Periscope CEO & Cofounder Kayvon Beykpour on This Week in Startups

Periscope’s CEO/Cofounder Kayvon Beykpour on selling to Twitter, going supernova, and leading the future of live video streaming

Live-video streaming is shaking the tech world and today Jason talks to major player Kayvon Beykpour, CEO & Cofounder of the recently Twitter-acquired Periscope. Jason periscopes this rollicking conversation (see those hearts fly!), as Kayvon (@kayvz) shares his views on the perceived dogfight with Meerkat, why Periscope sold to Twitter before launching, his current & future product strategy, and why the time is now for live-video streaming. They also dive into Periscope’s lessons from early adopters, Kayvon’s inspiration for the product idea, where exactly monetization sits on his radar, how Kayvon’s Iranian-born parents sparked his entrepreneurial spirit, and much more. Tune in!

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