Last Updated on February 17, 2017 by Tim
Let’s meet Startup, JustSeen:
In a few sentences, tell us what your start-up is all about!:
JustSeen is a new App for iPhone that introduces Collaborative, Curated & Connected Photo Sharing.
JustSeen is a strong, viable alternative to Instagram and other photo sharing apps, with an added dimension.
JustSeen is a fusion of Instagram, WhatsApp Groups & Pinterest: If you combine the photo sharing of Instagram with the collaborative, connected group element of WhatsApp and the curated collections functionality of Pinterest you get JustSeen…
JustSeen is not just about posting a photo; it’s about telling stories with photos. Every post on JustSeen can be the start, or part, of a great story.
JustSeen offers not only followers, but also friends – 2 users who follow each other. Users can invite Friends to join and collaborate on their stories, as well as share Privately where only friends of those involved can see posts.
When was your startup founded? And what stage is your startup currently at?:
2014 – MVP is live
Let us know a bit about your team, who are the key team members and what is their role?:
Karim Halwagi is the Founder and majority shareholder of JustSeen.com Limited, the company registered to develop the collaborative visual storytelling App, JustSeen.
Karim has a diverse background in media design and production. He has always enjoyed the power of the visual medium for storytelling, and it is through this passion and his desire to see more context as well as longevity in the social photo sharing space that he now focuses his efforts on developing JustSeen.
If applicable, what is your growth like? And what milestones has your startup achieved so far?:
Only recently went live
Why did you choose this particular idea and concept to build your start-up on?:
Through the desire to learn more about the contact behind single photo posts, the idea of JustSeen’s visual storytelling was created to allow users to build photo collections that tell the full story.
Additionally, social media has become quite isolated so the collaborative element allowed us to collaborate with others to build these rich visual stories together.
Are you looking for funding or are you open to partnership opportunities, and if so, what’s the best way for people to get in contact with you?:
Yes we would be interested in both funding and strategic partnerships so please drop me a line at: [email protected] if interested
Finally, do you have any other comments or information about your product that you would like to add?:
JustSeen is not just about posting a photo; it’s about telling stories with photos.
Every post on JustSeen can be the start, or part, of a great story.
No ‘hero’ shot pressure: where other platforms make you anxious about posting the best shot possible, with JustSeen story you just post what you experience… and there’ll be an amazing shot or two in there, we’re sure.
JustSeen stories last forever – stories are worth more than 24 hours, right?
Great stories usually take more than 24 hours to unfold.
You can’t own a #hashtag, but you can own a Story.
No algorithmic Timelines, just chronological posts. It’s called JustSeen because it’s about what you’ve JUST seen…
No Ads… Ever. We know how we’re going to monetize without filling your feed with Ads.
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