Flicksup

  • Bangalore, India
  • Social Network, Media & Entertainment, AI, Consumer Internet, Platform, Mobile

AI meets Entertainment Content Discovery.

Founded:
2016
Stage:
Beta Launched
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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Content discovery app Flicksup shortlisted for Facebook’s FbStart programme | Techcircle

Flicksup is a social network where users can follow their favourite movies and TV shows, write reviews, have discussions and create collections.

Nov 14, 2016

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Content Discovery Social Network Flicksup Gets $40K Grant From Facebook | NextBigWhat

Bangalore-based startup Flicksup has been selected by Facebook to be a part of FBStart, a global programme by the company that provides assistance to startups. As part of the programme, Flicksup will receive $40,000 to build, grow, and..

Nov 14, 2016

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Facebook selects 7-month old Flicksup for FbStart program | Economic Times

Social network Flicksup aiming to enhance content discovery, was founded by IIT-Roorkee alumni Tarun Valecha, Siddharth Maheshwari and IIT-Bombay alumni Pawan Nagwani.

Nov 11, 2016

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Content Discovery Platform Flicksup Gets Accepted To FbStart Programme | INC42

he platform allows movie and web series enthusiasts to share their perspectives and content with each other. It uses Artificial Intelligence to curate relative content on users’ news feeds.

Nov 10, 2016


Customer

Private Beta - 400 signups over next 3 weeks.

Apr

2016

Customer

Public Beta

Aug

Customer

4000 users in 3 months.

Nov

New Product Release

Launched Native Android App. Accelerated Growth initiatives.

Mar

2017

Customer

WoW Growth of 15% for past 2 months. Weekly UGC crossed 500 Posts.

Apr

Jobs


Team Summary

Pawan worked as Associate Engineer at AI Labs, Samsung Electronics Korea, building Knowledge Graph for Smart Homes within Samsung's Intelligent Home Project. He studied CSE at IIT Bombay.

Siddharth worked as SDE in the InMobi SDK team where he rewrote the android SDK in a team of 3. He singlehandedly created the native ad javascript sdk end to end - coordinating with various teams and seeing the product through production. He studied CSE at IIT Roorkee.

Tarun worked as a Business Analyst at Flipkart where he worked on marketing strategy as part of Seller Marketing Team, and on product development as part of Warehouse OD Team. He was awarded for outstanding performance in both teams. He studied BT at IIT Roorkee.

Team

Founding Team

Current - Founder @ Flicksup, Building The Flick Social Network, Past - Business Analyst @ Flipkart, B.Tech - IIT Roorkee

WORK

Flipkart (2014 - 2015)
Business Analyst

Teach For India (2012 - 2014)
Campus Ambassador

International Student Organisation - ShARE (2011 - 2014)
Project Manager

EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) • 2010 - 2014

Campion School
High School • 1996 - 2010

Co-Founder @ Flicksup, Earlier worked as an engineer at AI Lab, Samsung Software R&D in South Korea. B.Tech, CSE IIT Bombay.

Product/Service Summary

Flicksup is the Movies-TV Series-Web Series content discovery platform. You can follow your interests like movies, tv series, web series, genres, topics, celebrities and friends and get an AI powered content feed. Your feed has trailers, songs, clips and content created around Movies, TV Series and Web Series like spoofs, parodies, memes, news, reviews and lists.

Flicksup is presently for English and Hindi speaking Indian audience. We would scale it to other Indian regional languages as we grow. For most Indians almost all content consumption is around Movies, TV Series and Web Series, and we are building the platform for the next 400 million Indian users who will consume content in their native language.

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