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Techcrunch Interviews: Laugh.ly The Digital Comedy Play

Media Jobs Laugh.ly The Digital Comedy Play

Dave Scott got the idea for Laugh.ly after spending a year doing stand up comedy.  He realized how much everyone loves a good laugh and he thought he could be the first one to laugh all the way to the bank for the right reasons.  Scott says that 50 million tickets were sold to comedy clubs in 2015 and believes that is an indicator of the potential for his business. With a similar business model to Spotify, a freemium option with commercials and a $7.99 per month option sans commercials, Laugh.ly will be both an app and a website. But comedy is all about context and Dave explains how he will catalog, archive and present his humor in a way that will keep you laughing.  Listen in as Roy Weissman of Media Jobs interviews Dave.     Roy: This is Roy Weissman from Mediajobs.com. We’re talking with Dave Scott, the CEO of Laugh.ly. Dave: The reason I started Laugh.ly was because I actually did stand-up comedy for a year. After I sold my last company, I did open mics and then worked my way up to big headliners and I realized how much people love comedy. In fact, of the 160…

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2016 Media Jobs in Fintech – Companies to Watch

2016 Media Jobs in Fintech - Companies to Watch

Once upon a time there were banks, and there were only banks. This was the extent of the financial industry for the most part, and then came fund management and other extensions of the banking and finance industry. But they were, for the most part, just that – extensions of the existing structure. Then the Internet became ubiquitous, and out of the primordial online ooze crawled PayPal. Suddenly things were different. Since then we’ve been introduced to a new version of the financial industry, known as fintech. A merging of the financial industry and the digital revolution, fintech crawled slowly after PayPal become the major player, and to some the only player, in the emerging fintech world. But as all disruptive industries do, fintech progressed from crawling to walking, and today it is running in full stride and gaining speed. Now we have mobile payments everywhere, online banking, and even cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin that threaten to crush the old banking system and pave the way for a new financial world altogether. It’s no wonder that VCs are carefully considering new fintech startups and throwing significant investments at some. If you’re considering jobs in fintech, it would be great to know…

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Techcrunch Interviews: Piqed – Optimizing Beauty Products for Consumers

Techcrunch Interviews: Piqed - Optimizing Beauty Products for Consumers

Can data lead to a more beautiful you?  Helen and Annie from Piqued (pronounced like picked) think so.  They have created a product designed to help you find the best beauty products for your skin and look.  Using a data driven model and information from your past experiences Piqed will help you choose the beauty products that will work best for you. The global cosmetics market was $460 billion in 2014 and, according to Hahn, their focus is on the premium segment of the business which she estimates at $50 billion. Available now as an IOS app the service is expected to have a more formal launch in the fall. I spoke with Helen Hahn and Annie Peng from Piqed and learned why they started this business,  the problems they are solving and about the business opportunity. Roy: This is Roy Weissman from MediaJobs.com. Today we’re talking with Helen Hahn and Annie Peng from Piqed.   Helen: We tried to solve a problem that a lot of women face when choosing skincare products. You walk into a store and maybe from hearsay or a friend’s recommendation, you pick up a product. You try it and then you realize that it doesn’t…

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Techcrunch Interviews: Timelooper takes You Back in Time

Timelooper media jobs

If you’re looking for a virtual reality media job and you are a history buff then Timelooper could be the place for you. Travel back 750 years of more using this new mobile app from Timelooper.  Timelooper is a location based virtual reality mobile application created to provide more dimensions to your travel.  In the UK experience the German bombers from World War 2 or witness the great fire of London. Virtual Reality technology seems to be developing faster than the programming for it.  Timelooper makes deals with locations and venues to bring their stories to life.    The monetization is obvious.  You’ve got to pay to play but the possibilities are endless. While the Timelooper folks are looking forward to putting together partnerships with the great historic landmarks from around the world, I see the opportunity to be much larger.  Imaging going to a location in New York, Los Angeles or anywhere and being able to experience the the great fire of London or the colonists landing at Battery Park in New York. Currently available at some locations in London, Timelooper is expected to open in New York in 2016. I was able to talk with Alper Ozyurtlu, the Chief…

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10 Hot Media Companies You Should Work For

10 Hot Media Companies You Should Work For

Media Jobs are constantly changing these days, so sometimes it’s difficult to keep up with which companies you should be looking at when you’re pursuing your dream job. One key component to always consider for future employment opportunities is which are the most innovative media companies, those that are pushing boundaries and exploring new possibilities. Innovation drives the future. We’re only halfway through 2016, so a good place to start is to look at the companies who were considered at the top of the media jobs innovation curve last year. The good people over at Fast Company made a list early last year of the top 10 media companies in terms of innovation for 2015. Media Jobs decided to recap these for you so that you can do your own retrospective analysis and see if these companies are still worth putting on your short list. We think you’ll decide that most of them are. 1. The Washington Post A newspaper? Yes indeed. While many newspaper companies are already dead and just don’t know it yet, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos breathed new life into the Post when he acquired it in 2013. Not only has the Post survived, it’s now thriving in the digital…

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