LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2014) - Upper Street Marketing Inc. (OTC Pink: UPPR) (PINKSHEETS: UPPR), a business that acquires unique and distinctive businesses with proven strengths and potential for growth, announced today the company will acquire the photo sharing engagement platform, MagMo.
MagMo, derived from "Magazine Moment" is a technology start-up built with the goal of strengthening the conversation between well-known brands and their audience online. It's a tool brands use to create short story's using a combination of pictures and text that is published through their social media channels to their audience.
MagMo was founded by technology industry veteran, Stephen Meade, whose track record includes creating, incubating and launching 9 successful technology-based companies in the past 20 years. Currently, Mr. Meade serves as Chairman at BigBamboo LLC, a holding company that incubates start-up companies from innovative idea to market-ready. Mr. Meade creates and builds successful businesses by knowing how to gather a team with the precise skills, knowledge and expertise to move his ideas to market. After building human capital, he then raises the financial capital necessary to help bring the idea to market.
"The desire for brands to have a better experience and 'engagement platform' is high," says MagMo's Founder and CEO, Stephen Meade. "Our platform creates a story book, or mini magazine. MagMo allows you tell a story in a few short steps. It's as simple as click, create, and share. For Major Brands, Celebrities, and companies with a large social audience, MagMo allows the brands to share customized stories ranging from product announcements, specials, to trends. MagMo can also be used as a contest platform for brands to drive better interaction with their customers and audience. MagMo's proprietary technology allows for the creation of a dynamic, interactive, targeted message specifically tailored around a brand's unique, online community."
"The MagMo platform is an impressive piece of sophisticated yet user-friendly software that I am excited to be working with," said Gordon McDougall, Upper Street Marketing CEO and Director. "It augments the relationships that already exist on Facebook and Twitter and other Social Media by expanding the storytelling ability."
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