Dave Lukas Chats with Moran Chamsi and Issy Livian
48: The Power of Voice with HearMeOut Founders, Moran Chamsi and Issy Livian
In this episode, we have a special treat for you. Dave is excited to welcome, Moran Chamsi and Issy Livian, the founders of HearMeOut. HearMeOut is fast growing social network and IOS/Android/Web platform that enables users to upload and share short 42 second audio posts to the app's native feed and to various social platforms. The platform has been described as “Audio Twitter.”
HearMeOut’s unique interface enables users to listen to customized feeds based on specific topics and interests. The unique platform brings the consumers a focused, sharp and time efficient content consumption experience.
If you listen to the short Misfit Morning Minute that Dave puts out each morning on all Misfit’s social networks, you’ve experienced HearMeOut.
HearMeOut also allows people to interact while driving – Most recently, the company has signed a deal with Ford, integrating with their technology and allowing a hands-free social network for connected cars.
Dave, Moran, and Issy explore a lot in this episode, from what it takes to create a social network to taking their company public on the Australian stock exchange.
Moran and Issy have watched social media grow and change for a number of years and they saw the evolution from just posting updates to media to marketing to how it has become a way of life, but the one thing they were not seeing it a platform specifically for the voice. And with everything being automated these days, the one thing you cannot fake is the voice. People want to hear what others have to say and want to be able to feel the humanness of it from their tone, inflection, emotion, etc. They need a quick way to share their thoughts, jokes, ideas, etc. with the world in a more intimate way. That is why HearMeOut was born.
At the 8 min mark, Issy talks about how they were able to take the company public on the Australian stock exchange, pre-revenue, and some lessons learned.
At the 14 Min mark, Issy and Moran talk about how their original goal was to make things safer and easier when driving, but still allow people to connect with all their social networks and share their thoughts and opinions. This is how they connected with Ford and have created “Social Radio.”
What is it like to pursue your dream and follow through to make it a reality?
Biggest challenge in building the business?
What have you learned about yourselves as entrepreneurs going through your journey?
Best advice for entrepreneurs starting out today?
Biggest lessons you have learned about success?
HearMeOut is one of the hottest new social nework and communication platforms in the world. They believe talking needs a comeback, and are thrilled to see users who feel the same. The app allows you to share a message up to 42 seconds long and post it to all of your social networks and share it with your friends and followers. It's been called the "Twitter of Voice."
The app is FREE and is available in the App Store and Google Play Store.
And HearMeOut is excited to partner with Misfit Nation! Each month they are giving you a chance to win $100! Just sign up for the app, and record your best piece of advice on success and then post it using #MisfitSuccess. At the end of each month, we will pick a winner and send you $100!
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