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San Mateo, USA

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Co - Founder
Co - Founder

Acquisitions

Trunk.ly, 11/2011
Tap11, 5/2011
delicious, 4/2011
Zannel, 3/2011

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AVOS Systems

AVOS Systems is an Internet company led by YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen.

AVOS is headquartered in San Mateo, California with additional offices in Beijing, China and Dunedin, New Zealand. AVOS recently closed a Series A financing led by New Enterprise Associates and Google Ventures with participation from Madrone Capital and China-based incubator Innovation Works.

AVOS is committed to building great products that people use in their everyday lives. We demand excellence both in the products we build and in the team members we hire.

In 2011, AVOS acquired Delicious.com, the leading bookmarking service.

Previously, Hurley and Chen co-founded YouTube, the world’s largest video site, in 2005, which was acquired by Google 18 months later for $1.76B. Hurley and Chen were early employees at PayPal, a leading online payment service which is now part of eBay.

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MeiWei

Websitemeiwei.fm
Launch DateNovember, 2011

MeiWei is a sister-site of Delicious focused with the Chinese consumer in mind.

Launched in November, 2011 specifically for Chinese users, MeiWei enables its users to find, collect, and share interesting content in a visual manner.

MixBit

Websitemixbit.com

MixBit is a new app that helps people create dynamic videos together.

AVOS Systems screenshot
Above: MixBit Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 8/8/13
AVOS Systems screenshot
Above: MixBit Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 8/8/13
AVOS Systems screenshot
Above: MixBit Screenshot -- #3
Uploaded: 8/8/13

Zeen

Websitezeen.com
StageBeta
Launch DateJuly, 2012

Zeen is a smart, new way to share what matters. Whether you are a creator, a curator or a casual surfer, we make it easy for you to create something beautiful. Zeens are portable, bite-sized pieces of content that are easy to make and fun to share.

Zeen is a new product created by AVOS Systems, an Internet company led by YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. AVOS is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with additional offices in Beijing, China, and Dunedin, New Zealand.

AVOS Systems screenshot
Above: Zeen Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 5/16/13

Sources

  1. AVOS Acquires Link-Saving Service Trunk.ly (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. After Delicious, YouTube Founders Acquire Business Intelligence Platform Tap11 (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Yahoo Sells Delicious To YouTube Founders (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. twitter.com [edit]
  5. AVOS Systems Secures Series A Funding From New Enterprise Associates, Google Ventures, Madrone Capital, and Innovation Works (nea.com) [edit]
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