Jumpcut (YC S16)

Jumpcut (YC S16)

Jumpcut creates online courses and is based in Los Angeles, California.

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On AugustIn 24th,Fall 20142016, Jumpcut received $2M1.75M in seed funding from Y Combinator.

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Jesse and Kong started Jumpcut with Peter who areis now the company’s COO, respectively.

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Jumpcut is a digital media company that creates online courses about business and entrepreneurship. It was founded in 2014 and is located in Los Angeles, California.

Their third course, Art of the Startup, is taught by Y Combinator partner and Twitch co-founder, Justin Kan.

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Jumpcut is a digital media company that creates online courses about business and entrepreneurship. It was founded in 2014 and is located in Los Angeles, California.

Their third course, Art of the Startup, is taught by Y Combinator partner and Twitch co-founder, Justin Kan.

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Jumpcut (YC S16)

Jumpcut creates online courses that look and feel like movies.

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Jumpcut is a digital media company that creates online courses about business and entrepreneurship. It was founded in 2014 and is located in Los Angeles, California.

According to CEO and founder Kong Pham, the company’s goal is to employ entertainment and video production techniques in order to make online courses more engaging.

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Jumpcut specializes in creating online courses about entrepreneurship. Their flagship course is called Viral Academy and it focuses on social media growth marketing. It is taught by various Youtube content creators like Ownage Pranks, Simple Pickup, Just Kidding Films, Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, and David So.

Their second course, Automated Income Machine, teaches how to create and sell digital products through the use of email automation and sales funnels.

Their third course, Art of the Startup, is taught by Y Combinator partner and Twitch co-founder, Justin Kan.

Students are taught how to start their own startup company directly from Justin’s 10+ years in the startup world. Lessons range from how to create a startup idea, to building a product from scratch, to finding investor funding. Art of the Startup also includes interviews with 39 other founders and venture capitalists from companies like Teespring, Weebly, and Maveron.

Funding

Seed Round

Jumpcut was among the 48 startup companies that presented at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day.

On August 24th, 2014, Jumpcut received $2M in seed funding from Y Combinator.

Jumpcut also received seed funding from the following investors:

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Outbound Ventures

Maveron (Lead Investor)

ZhenFund - Seed Round

Argonautic Ventures

Liquid 2 Ventures

Wei Guo

Chris M. Williams

Struck Capital

Zillionize Angel

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Bo Li

Engineering Manager

Brandon Shrair

VP of Marketing

Jesse Jhaj

Advisor/Founder

Kel Livson

VP of Content

Kong Pham

CEO/Founder

Peter Lu

COO/Founder

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10 Amazing Los Angeles Companies Hiring in December

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14 Companies That Are Going to Be Huge (So Why Not Join Them Now?)

Aja Frost

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Art of the Startup launch

Jumpcut launched their third course called Art of the Startup, which is taught by Y-Combinator partner and Twitch co-founder, Justin Kan. It also features interviews of founders of several startup companies like Teespring, Patreon, and Weebly, as well as some venture capitalists.

Automated Income Machine Launch

A year later, Jumpcut launched their second course, Automated Income Machine, that teaches students how to create and sell their own digital products.

Viral Academy Launch

Jumpcut launched the re-branded version of Jumpcut Academy (then referred to as Jumpcut Academy 2.0, but was later called Viral Academy).

First Jumpcut Meetup

Jumpcut hosted its first official meetup in Santa Monica, California. It was attended by over 50 Jumpcut students as well as Viral Academy instructors, Aryia Emrani (SimpleSexyStupid) and Vitaly Zdorovetskiy (VitalyzdTv). Kong and Jesse talked about various viral marketing strategies.

Jumpcut Academy Launch

Jumpcut launched their flagship course, Jumpcut Academy, that teaches students how to be a successful YouTube influencer.

Jumpcut Founding

Jesse and Kong started Jumpcut with Peter who are now the company’s COO, respectively.

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Jumpcut creates online courses and is based in Los Angeles, California.

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