Company / App Name: Coverstory
What does it do?
Coverstory is an iOS app that simplifies and personalizes today’s biggest news. The app shows news as “Covers” with headlines superimposed on vivid imagery, much like the front page of a magazine.
Why do we need it?
Let’s face it: reading the news is boring. We’re accustomed to photos and videos in our social lives, and we ought to have the same engaging experience for news. Coverstory delivers trending headlines with photos, videos, and minimal text.
Who is it for?
Coverstory is designed for individuals who want to be aware of what’s happening here and around the world but lack the time and patience to rummage through lengthy articles.
What makes it stand out from the crowd?
Coverstory combines articles with prominent Tweets, including photos and videos, to express the news as a story. Tweets from witnesses, stakeholders, and media outlets provide diverse insights and let users experience news in real time.
Link to Company / App Demo video
When and how are you opening up your beta to new users?
New users can download Coverstory from the Apple App Store and request an authorization code once they launch the app. We issue invites on a first come basis.
When do you plan on launching?
We plan to launch on September 30, 2016.