Hitpad is a trends discovery platform that provides the quickest, easiest and most comprehensive way to discover & consume relevant information for trends as they evolve over time within the chaos and noise of the social streams.
The company’s first product, Hitpad for iPad, provides users with a quick and easy way to see what’s up and important today.
The company was founded by Jay Meydad (CEO) & Nir Holtzman Ninio (CTO) at the end of 2010. The company is located in Tel Aviv.
Prior to moving back to Israel from Los Angeles, Jay spent four years as the Vice President of Products and Operations at Snap.com (backed by Idealab and Mayfield Fund) and three years as the Vice President of Products at Spark Networks (AMEX: LOV, parent company of JDate.com).
Prior to Hitpad, Nir spent four years as the Director for Consumer Websites at LivePerson (NASDAQ: LPSN) and two years as SW Development Manager at Kasamba.com (acquired by Liveperson).
The companyâ€™s investors include Pasadena-based Idealab and Tom McGovern, CEO of Snap.com. Advisors and directors to the company include Bill Gross, Allen Morgan, Marcia Goodstein and Tom McGovern.
Introducing Hitpad for iPadAdded: 5/23/11
Jay Meydad presenting Hitpad for iPad in Techonomy3Added: 5/23/11