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Keek Replaces Founder Then Gets Acquired By Oil & Gas Company

By Dave Forde / November 25, 2013

Keek which played in the same type of video-sharing space that Instagram and Vine have been succeeding in recently taken a turn for the worst. The Board of Directors recently replaced its Founder and CEO Isaac Raichyk back in October by David Kerzner who’s been named interim CEO until the board finds a full-time replacement. The company […]


Did Instagram's Video Service Just RIP Canadian-Based Keek?

By Dave Forde / June 25, 2013

Over the last week, the Intertubes has been flooded with stories about Instatgram’s (which Facebook bought for $1 billion) launch of a new video service to complement their already popular photo service. Of course rival Vine released a few updates to try and keep its use base active and happy. According to their blog and press release,


Could Twitter's Vine Be The Keek Killer?

By Dave Forde / January 29, 2013

Last week Twitter announced its newest product Vine which is “a mobile service that lets you capture and share short looping videos. Like Tweets, the brevity of videos on Vine (6 seconds or less) inspires creativity.


With 6 Million Users Worldwide, Keek Raises Another $18 Million In Funding

By Dave Forde / January 18, 2013

The startup has just closed their third round of financing with $18 million from AGF Investments Inc., Pinetree Capital Ltd and Plazacorp Ventures leading the round, and participation from Cranson Capital. To date this makes $30 million in runds raised by Keek, in October 2011 they raised $5.5 million, and then $7 million in September 2012.