Startup Grind

Staying True to the Vision with Ben Rubin Founder of Meerkat

Oct. 19, 2015

Hey there and welcome’s to Monday's episode of the startup Grind podcast! Today we have the founder of the virally popular live streaming app Meerkat. Ben Rubin is the Israeli born founder of Life on Air whose primary product is Meerkat, a real time streaming application that grew to over 700k users in just 8 weeks after blowing up at the SXSW festival last year. Prior to founding Meerkat Ben was the founder of Yevvo an similar app that allowed users to tune into live on air video broadcasts. Life on Air has currently raised 18 million dollars to continue to create ephemeral and real time experiences. Ben is interviewed by Startup Grind’s founder Derek andersen at our Chapter in San Francisco. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.