Giveit100 innovates in video. Videos play instantly when you hover your mouse over them. We also have hundreds of videos per page, which presents many performance challenges.
I make videos for startups. Previously: Co-Founder at Giveit100, Designer at Exec, Program Manager at Microsoft Excel
Co-founder & CTO at Shogun;
Senior Engineer at Exec, Pebble, Groupon;
Masters CS Strathclyde University, Glasgow
Karen X. Cheng (CEO)
Previously: Lead Designer at Exec, Program Manager at Microsoft Excel
Finbarr Taylor (CTO)
Previously: Senior Engineer at Exec, Groupon, Pebble
We met at Exec and have worked closely for almost 2 years.
We saw a market need when hundreds of people emailed Karen after watching her dance video, interested in doing a similar project.
There are 12 step programs and 4 hour work-weeks. These constructs make money, but they are short-lived. Giveit100 will last because what we have underneath is eternal: a story.
Giveit100 tells the untold stories of hard work and mistakes. It gives people a simple daily routine and a community of people going through the same thing.
540% growth mon/mon
100% growth mon/mon
519% growth mon/mon
500 Startups is a Silicon Valley seed fund & accelerator founded by PayPal/Google alums.
PDF version of deck: https://www.dropbox.com/s/s4u25s6ma8t4upq/giveit100-feb-11-2014.pdf