FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hang w/, the premier live-streaming video, social-media platform, announced today that Andrew Maltin, Founder and CEO, will be presenting Hang w/ at the prestigious Venture Summit Silicon Valley on February 13, 2014.
The Hang w/ platform allows users to "hang with" each other via live streaming video and simultaneous chat. The company recently announced that the app has passed the coveted million-download milestone. Using Hang w/, anyone with an iPhone, iPad or Android device is able to broadcast and share experiences live with friends, family and followers worldwide.
Hang w/ is one of only 10 companies invited to present at what is considered the premier annual gathering of the brightest minds and top entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate players in the Global Silicon Valley. This one-day exclusive event treats attendees to a high-level debate and discourse on top trends and opportunities in the booming digital media and entertainment and on-demand and cloud computing sectors. Venture Summit Silicon Valley is taking place at the new Draper University.Tim Draper, founder of the global venture capital firm, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and arguably the creator of the concept of "viral marketing", will be the keynote speaker. At Venture Summit Silicon Valley, AlwaysOn editors will honor the Venture Capitalist 100 and Top 10 VC Firms of 2013. "Being invited to present at the Venture Summit Silicon Valley is both an honor and an opportunity," said Andrew Maltin. "For the last year, we've had our noses to the grindstone, growing the user base, improving the technology, gaining traction and increasing value. We are excited to have the opportunity to step back and share the story of our growth with such an illustrious audience from across the venture capital community." About Hang w/ The "Hang w/" app connects people through live streaming video and simultaneous chat, allowing anyone with an iPhone, iPad or Android device to broadcast live to thousands of viewers revolutionizing the social media landscape. To date, the Hang w/ platform has attracted more than 100 celebrities and athletes including Larry the Cable Guy, 50 Cent, Timbaland, Julius Thomas, Kaskade, Paula Abdul, Terrell Owens, Cheech and Chong, and Jamie Kennedy.