Airtime, the super stealth video startup from Napster cofounders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, is launching at a press event this morning at Milk Studios in NYC, and celebrities on Twitter are apparently really, really excited about it. It’s perhaps unsurprising, though, considering the company that Shawn & Sean are used to keeping: Airtime’s investors include Ashton Kutcher, will.i.am and Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun. But who knew Martha Stewart was so plugged in to the startup scene? Perhaps Nick Bilton was right about tech being the new Hollywood.
He may not be all that great at articulating his advice about startup culture, but movie mogul and serial investor Ashton Kutcher must know something about successful startups: Tinychat, a web-based video chat service backed by celebrities like Mr. Kutcher and P. Diddy, announced today that it has surpassed 20 million users. Read More