What you need to know
- Mmhmm is a new company founded by the man behind Evernote.
- Mmhmm is working on a new video chat app.
Phil Libin might not be a name many are familiar with, but there's a good chance you've heard of his company. Libin created Evernote and now he's at it again with a new company he calls Mmhmm. And it's making a video chat app.
Ignoring that name for a moment, the new company wants to be what Bloomberg calls a "souped-up video communications service." The company has already raised 100 million from investors, too.
So what does Mmhmm do? Basically, it takes the video from your existing call via Zoom and whatnot, and then fiddles with it in some way.
There's no indication when any of this will be available, but with $100 million in the bank investors will want something soon. You can read more about the app, the company, and Libin himself over on Bloomberg.
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