Japan-based holding company Nanameue today announced securing JPY 30 million (US$291,149) from East Ventures and Skyland Ventures to grow its smartphone movie maker app SlideStory, and expand into Asian markets.
Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer (CCO), Nanameue, Takahiro Ishihama, tells e27 that SlideStory has garnered more than 400,000 users in two months. While the product can be promoted worldwide, he notes that the company will focus on Asian countries like Japan, Thailand, China, Taiwan, Indonesia and Singapore. ...continue reading...
e27 12/9/2013 [en]
- SlideStory allows users to create short video using photos that they took with effect and music. The app recently added a new feature to take a video adding effect and music later. Mobile video is getting hot like Vine but there still seems no dominant player. It is interesting to see how the app and the startup will establish a position in the market.