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Summary and Background
Yurth is a video streaming and community-building Web site featuring a unique map-based
interface that allows users to upload, browse, organize and share video – for entertainment, for news and
Yurth combines the fun, personal nature of internet communities with the exploding, viral universe of Web
video. Yurth users can build groups around common interests – from local to global, from Town Square to
Universal. As Yurth communities grow, users can buy, sell, rent, rant, meet, date, share and entertain
each other – in their community, around the block or around the world.
Yurth version 1.0 is live right now at www.yurth.com
Yurth will generate revenues in ﬁve principal ways:
1. video classiﬁed ads
2. video ads and brand sponsorship of content
3. graphical advertising
4. premium subscription-based services
5. licensing the Yurth engine as a video hosting solution for commercial Web sites
Yurth seeks strategic investment of $750,000 to meet business development goals and achieve
capability releases, including:
‣ hiring management and engineering talent
‣ key market testing
‣ key afﬁnity group testing
‣ Buildout of Tabs function: Users create, share and subscribe to custom networks
‣ Mobile uploads capability
‣ Improved map data
COO + co-founder
CEO + co-founder
is a writer and television producer. He began his career writing on has over 20 years experience in the
TV's long-running quot;Cheers,quot; and served as co-executive producer entertainment business as an actor,
in its ﬁnal season. writer and television producer.
His most recent television series were quot;George and Leo,quot; starring As an actor, he starred with Bob
Bob Newhart and Judd Hirsh, “Love & Money,” on CBS, and “Men, Newhart in the CBS series “Bob”. He
Women & Dogs,” on the WB – all three of which he created with was a series regular on UPN’s “Pig
his writing partner, Dan Staley. Their Sty” and CBS’s “Good Company”.
production company, Staley/Long Productions, He has performed in more than 50
is currently based at Touchstone Television. television shows and ﬁlms.
Mr. Long has been twice nominated for an
He was a writer on the WB’s “Men, Women & Dogs” and co-
Emmy Award, the Golden Globe award, and
executive producer of two ABC pilots. He is currently the producer
has received a Writers Guild of America
of two animated pilots for half hour television.
award. He is a contributing editor of
His articles have appeared in Great Expeditions; in The Career Book;
National Review, and Newsweek
in the anthology Travelers Tales:Thailand, published by O’Reilly &
International, and writes for The Wall Street
Associates; and elsewhere.
Journal and the Los Angeles Times. His weekly radio commentary,
“Martini Shot,” is broadcast in LA on KCRW-FM, is distributed He holds a B.A. from Memphis State University.
nationally and is available for podcasting on iTunes.
John Long, CFO
His ﬁrst book, Conversations with My Agent, chronicled his early
career in television. It was published in the US, the UK and in France. served as Partner in the retail strategy practice of Accenture. He has
His second book, Set Up, Joke, Set Up, Joke, was published in over 19 years of deep experience in all facets of the retail and consumer
November 2005 by Bloomsbury. products industry.
Mr. Long worked for 7 years in a variety of executive-level positions at
Mr. Long graduated from Yale University, and spent two years at UCLA
Macy's, SunVision, Beiersdorf and The Walt Disney Company. For 12
School of Film, Theater and Television, where he has served as an
years he has designed, led and delivered strategy and value creation/
Adjunct Professor of Screenwriting.
turnaround projects for the senior executives of Neiman Marcus, Jones
Apparel Group, Best Buy, The Home Depot, NIKE Retail, McDonald's,
The UPS Store, LEGO, Linens'n Things, and The Bombay Company.
Mr. Long holds an M.B.A. from The Anderson School at UCLA and a B.A.
from the University of Virginia.
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