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Guide

Guide helps publishers solve their video strategy by transforming their existing online news posts into video instantly.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Miami, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2013
  • Employees 10
  • Website gui.de

Company Summary

Guides proprietary technology takes online news and blogs and transforms them into video using a combination of avatar and text to speech technology. Guides provides this technology directly to publishers as a valuable tool to enable their video strategy including increasing revenue-per-post by transforming existing content into video, increasing engagement and shareability, and creating experiences that are unique to their content and audience.

Team

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    Freddie Laker
    CEO

    17 years of experience building successful companies. Founded and sold an agency. Most recently a VP at Sapient.

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    Leslie Bradshaw

    University of Chicago graduate with 10 years of experience. Co-founded data visualization agency JESS3.

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    Lars Furtwaengler
    VP of Product

    Lars brings 13 years as a detail-orientated leader. Most recently a VP at Univision Digital.

Advisors

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    Albert Maggio
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Felicia Murciano
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Knight Foundation
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    Sapient
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    Bob Pittman
    Unconfirmed