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Acquired byPinterest
Date3/2013

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Websitelivestar.com
Twitter@livestar
CategoryConsumer Web
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Founded1/2011
DescriptionRecommendations app

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Livestar

Livestar is a mobile app that lets you get recommendations quickly and easily from critics, friends and people with the same taste as you. Currently Livestar provides recommendations for restaurants, movies, music and apps, with more categories coming soon.

Livestar is founded by former Microsoft executive and investor Fritz Lanman, whose angel investments include Square and Pinterest, and its engineering team is comprised of primarily of former Amazon engineers. It is backed by world class investors in Silicon Valley, Seattle, LA and New York, including: SV Angel, Allen and Co, Betaworks, Paul Buchheit, Mitch Kapor, The Chernin Group, William Morris Endeavor, Hank Vigil, Ray Ozzie, Hadi and Ali Partovi, Matt Mullenweg, Morado Ventures and others.

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Livestar Demo Disrupt SF 2012

Added: 9/12/12

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  1. Pinterest Acquires Livestar, The Mobile Recommendations Startup Founded By Fritz Lanman (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Citation Needed [add]
  3. Microsoft Corp Dev Exec Bails, Raises Angel Round for Hot Stealth Startup (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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