Genies is an app that creates personalizable look-alike and expressive emojis that react to relevant daily happenings in real-time - ranging from breaking news (politics, sports, pop culture) to cultural holidays.
Meet "Genies", the lifelike personalized avatars that reenact news"We plan on making Bitmoji obsolete" says Akash Nigam, CEO of Genies. Bragging about beating one of the world's top apps before his has even launched is emblematic of Nigam's and Genies' brash style. But with $15 million in funding at a valuation over $100 million, top investors like NEA and Hollywood royalty like CAA are buying into the avatar startup.
Shawn Mendes Gives Support To New Genies App - Get The Details Here!Shawn Mendes is giving his stamp of approval to a brand new app, ! The app actually allows users to create personalized look-alike and expressive emojis that react to relevant daily happenings in real-time. You can react to everything from Twitter trends, to breaking TV news, and more, in real time.
Pop star Shawn Mendes invests in smart emoji app GeniesThe pair swapped thoughts on Nigam's upcoming platform Genies, which lets you create an avatar that changes expressions, moods, outfits and accessories, based on news headlines or holidays. Nigam, 25, calls it "Bitmoji with a brain." "We [sat] on a couch going through the app up until the last second and [Mendes] had to [perform]," said Nigam, recounting the experience to CNN Tech.
Genies are like bitmojis that try to make millennials care about the newsA startup has launched what may be the most adorable news app ever.
Genies are like bitmojis that try to make millennials care about the newsA startup has launched what may be the most adorable news app ever. The company, Genies, Inc., has launched the Genies app, where you can create an adorable clone of yourself that will bring you news throughout the day, and can be shared with friends on iMessage, Facebook Messenger, Instagram Direct Message, Snapchat, and SMS. "If you ask Gen Z millennials where they get their news, nine times out of 10 they'll say they get it on Snapchat or Instagram," said Genies CEO Akash Nigam.
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