Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Pinterest
Founded:
January 3, 2011
Founders:
Fritz Lanman
Funding:
$2M
Categories:
Curated Web
Description:
Livestar is a mobile app that lets users get movie, music, app, restaurant and other recommendations instantly from critics and friends.

Detailed Description

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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.

Current Team (1)

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Past Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Investors (11)

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