Here Comes ‘Quibi’

Here comes ‘Quibi’

by Abraham Khoureis, Ph.D., M.A.

Quibi is a name you will remember for years to come. You will hold on it dearly in your pocket, and as needed you will turn to it and view the Hollywood movie or content of your choice in less than 10 minutes.

That is right! 10 minutes are the promised planned time for this new start-up to bring #Hollywood into your pocket.

Quibi short for (QUIck BItes of content) is a new mobile video startup with an initial secured capital of around one billion dollars, which is based on the concept of ‘#Blinkist’ a mobile service where a #book is concised into 13 minutes of audio, or 11-15 written slides for busy subscribers to read or listen to under 15 minutes of time.

Imagine the same concept for Hollywood movies and contents to be streamed into your mobile devise. Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman a powerful duo of knowledge, experience and commitment are the ones who are making it happen.

So, if you have not heard of ‘#Quibi’ before, remember you read about it here first and in less than one minute.

Powerful and challenging medium indeed.

About the Author: In addition to his other professional ventures, Dr. Abraham Khoureis is also a SAG-AFTRA Hollywood #Talent Agent

Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg announce the start up of ‘Quibi’ at the Vanity Fair’s New Entertainment Summit. Photo courtesy of Vanity Fair.