Favorize – Social Network for News & Content Sharing

by Mike88Apr 14, 2015

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Ed: Not sure the landing page does this app justice. When I took a look inside there is a real time feed of peoples shared content in a way which is different to what you get from twitter or other social networks.

Not disimilar to Quibb but a nicer interface. Worth a look.

 


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Favorize

What problem are you solving? Know when you’re reading an article, and you come across a paragraph that you’re thinking, wow, that’s a really good point! I have to share it! But you can’t share a paragraph while keeping it in-context with the article.
What is your solution? Favorize is place to find and share knowledge. We created a Chrome extension that let’s you highlight a paragraph, click a button, and instantly share it. Highlighted paragraphs are aggregated on favorize.com, which is a social network for knowledge. In other words, a Pinterest for paragraphs, where you can enjoy 5-10 of short reads throughout the day.
Why is this a great opportunity? Pinterest for paragraphs
Target Market 25-34 year olds, similar to the Reddit archetype – techies, writers, bloggers, marketers, students, yuppies.
How will you make money? Subscriptions, Advertisement
Founders Names Yoni Shechter
Website http://favorize.com/
What type of funding has the company received Bootstrapped/self funded

 

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Mike88
Mike NichollsAustralian Inventor + Entrepreneur working with a small team of engineers building prototypes from Inventions including two medical devices.Publishes Startup88.com and has assessed/reviewed +500 inventions and +200 startups in the last 3 years.Mentors Sydney Startups via Incubate and other incubators and helps members of the Australian Startup Community via the Startup88.com website with free publicity and advertising.Experience in numerous industries including Digital Publishing, Cloud Computing, Apps, Hardware, Aviation, Real Estate & Finance and Health/Medical Devices.