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Viddy, Once Touted As ‘The Instagram For Video’, Will Shut Down On December 15

Remember Viddy? The one-time red hot mobile video app is closing down, that's according to Fullscreen, the company that bought it for $20 million -- a snip of its peak valuation -- earlier this year.

Viddy Rebrands As Supernova, Launches New Slo-Mo Video And Anonymous Group Messaging Apps

Supernova is made up of the core engineering team that had been behind Viddy, about a dozen in all. It's led by technical co-founder and new CEO JJ Aguhob along with chairman Jason Rapp, and is using

After CEO Departure, Mobile Video Startup Viddy Cuts Staff By More Than A Third

It was just a year ago that Viddy was flying high, quoting massive user growth and raising a massive $30 million round of funding from NEA, Goldman Sachs, Khosla Ventures, and Battery Ventures. Viddy

Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation

Someone wise once said "If Instagram for video were to happen it would look nothing like Instagram" but, because it was on Twitter, I briefly saw that tweet before it got lost in the ether and now I c

With Help From Facebook Timeline, Viddy Becomes Top Free iPhone App

With the skyrocketing popularity and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/09/facebook-to-acquire-instagram-for-1-billion/">billion-dollar sale of Instagram</a>, there's an ongoing race to appl

From T-Pain To $6 Million In New Funding: Viddy Attempts To Become The “Instagram Of Video”

People really like <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/instagram/">Instagram</a>. Founder Kevin Systrom <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/02/05/tech-bowl-best-buy-spotlights-mobile-innova