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Yews

Your News: Wherever and Whenever You Want It

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  • Industry Mobile
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

Yews (patent pending) is the first app to deliver personalized video news “broadcasts” to watch wherever and whenever you want – even if not connected to the internet. Choose stories from dozens of top news sources and create a timeline: your own curated news ‘playlist,’ and share it with friends. Consumers watch it whenever they like: online or offline. Content providers finally have a way to monetize their video.

Team

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    Rohan Pyne
    Advisor

    VP of Finance, Experian, head of Financial Accounts, AOL/Seven Network, CFO Frontiers Group (Asia Pacific)

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    Eric Schmeltzer
    Co-Founder and CEO

    Press Secretary for Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Howard Dean, Principal, Schmeltzer PR.

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    Peter Mellman
    Co-Founder and COO

    CFO/COO VoteVets.org, Communications Director, NYC Council Member Brewer, CEO OberlinBooks.com

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    Chris Higgins
    Advisor

    Product manager and Deployment Manager, Kavi Corp., Tech Director, Night and Day Studios, Mobile App Expert, CloudFour

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    Marc Johnson
    Advisor

    Chief Officer, Resonate, Global Chief Marketing Officer. Experian Hitwise, VP Marketing and Development, NPD Group, Executive VP, BuzzMetrics, Senior VP, Jupiter Media Matrix

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    Mark Mooradian
    Advisor

    Director of Content Acquisition, Nokia, Senior VP for Business Development and Partner Relations, MusicNet, VP Jupiter Media Matrix

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    Evan Neufeld
    Advisor

    CMO, Ground Truth, VP comScore, M:Metrics, Senior VP Jupiter Research

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    Hank Close
    Advisor

    President of US Advertising Sales, MTV Networks, Senior VP Ad Sales, FOX , Founder Close & Co, consultants

Advisors

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    Craig Delsack
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed