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2014-09-29 12:21:35

Magma is the first backer of successful opportunities including: Waze, Onavo, DesignArt, Provigent, Hola, Valens, Magisto, TabTale, Appsflyer and CorePhotonics TEL AVIV, Israel, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magma Venture Partners, a leading Israeli early stage technology-focused venture capital fund with US$500 Million under management, today announces the completion of fundraising for Magma Venture Capital IV with $150 million in new committed capital. The fund received...

2014-09-05 12:23:35

New "Surprise Me" video editing feature uses artificial intelligence technology to produce and deliver personal movies made from smartphone media content without any manual input NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform that uses artificial intelligence to create high-quality movies from users' photo and video footage, today announced the launch of a fully AI-powered editing feature called Surprise Me. The new feature automatically...

2014-08-07 16:25:48

Magisto will enable attendees to make mobile movies of their experience and share them with friends SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outside Lands is a three-day music, food and arts festival that takes place in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. Performers at the festival this year include Kanye West, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Killers, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and many others. This year, the festival has teamed up with Magisto, the cloud-based video...

2014-07-31 16:32:15

LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mobile Photo Connect, an industry conference serving the mobile photography ecosystem, is pleased to announce its 2014 program featuring an outstanding initial lineup of speakers and sponsors. In response to customer demand, the conference has expanded with a second day focused on workshops and a move to a larger venue that will accommodate the event's increased popularity. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140731/132140 The...

2014-07-24 20:22:19

Automated video editing platform Magisto launches optimized experiences for Kindle Fire, Amazon Fire TV, and the new Amazon Fire Phone NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform, today unveiled a new version of Magisto optimized for Amazon's newly announced Fire phone. The Magisto app enables users to easily create movies from videos and photos living on their Fire phone and Kindle Fire, and to access them via the cloud across multiple...

2014-06-26 08:24:32

Magisto Adds New "Tweak" Tool So Users Can Remix Movies, Music, Themes and Content, Personal Video Storytelling Just Got Easier for Magisto's 38 Million Users NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform, has seen over 100,000 personal movies created with the new World Cup editing theme in only two weeks. Users in 85 countries are creating an average of five movies every 60 seconds with top countries making Magisto videos being the U.S.,...

2014-06-19 08:26:23

Award-Winning Video Editing App Uses BlueSnap to Fuel International Growth WALTHAM, Mass., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global payment gateway BlueSnap today announced that Magisto, a video editing app with over 35 million users, has chosen to support global sales with BlueSnap's BuyNow hosted checkout page. BuyNow will help Magisto reach customers in over 90 countries with checkout pages that are automatically localized according to the buyer's location. A cloud-based mobile video...

2014-06-10 16:24:45

Magisto Expands Movie Themes to include NHL Playoff Hockey NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform with over 35 million users, created the "Celebrate Stanley" NBC Sports Playoff Fan Video Contest making it easy for die-hard NHL fans to create dynamic movies of their hockey experiences; combining professional sports teams with personal video footage and photos expanding the sports fan experience. The announcement marks the introduction...

2014-05-22 08:34:28

Discovery Footage Now Available for Mash-up Into Magisto Personal Videos; Cable, Online Brand Accesses New Audience NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform, today announced that through a new alliance with Discovery Digital Networks, the original web video division of Discovery Communications, consumers can now mash-up Discovery Digital Networks' video content with their own Magisto videos, marrying for the first time branded,...

2014-05-09 08:29:32

Magisto Launching Additional Contest #StartupLife Open to Any Global Startup NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechCrunch Disrupt -- Magisto, the award-winning mobile video editing application, today announced Telller as the winner of the first TechCrunch Disrupt movie competition, which invited entries from TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield and Startup Alley companies to use the Magisto app to tell their startup stories....


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