Users' questions

Is Cycloramic successful?

Is Cycloramic successful?

In the days after the episode, the app topped 8 million downloads and Cycloramic again jumped to the top spot for most-downloaded apps in the Apple App Store. “It felt amazing,” Francois says, but “it was hard to go beyond the viral consumer bar trick app and translate that to an actual business,” he says.

Was Cycloramic sold?

All Bruno Francois wanted to do was to make a viral app. The Atlanta-based entrepreneur did exactly that, and then he sold the resulting start-up — backed by Mark Cuban — to online used car-seller Carvana for $22 million.

How does Cycloramic work?

How does Cycloramic work? Cycloramic uses the iPhone’s vibration motor, as well as other sensors, to control speed and distance to take a hands-free 360° video and panoramic photo without the use of a tripod. Cycloramic will only work in portrait (vertical) mode, and not in landscape (horizontal) mode.

How much did Cycloramic sell for?

The app was a hit with both the judges and viewers. The judges, including billionaire Mark Cuban, gave Cycloramic US$500,000 at a US$3-million valuation. The creator, Bruno Francois, was only seeking US$90,000. When the episode was filmed over the summer, Cycloramic had 660,000 downloads.

Did Mark Cuban invest in Carvana?

“This is a great story because the entrepreneur had a great idea, made great money,” Cuban explained to DeGeneres. “Then when Apple changed, they had no business. And so they pivoted… and then we sold it to a company called Carvana.”

What is Cycloramic shark tank?

YouTube Last week, iPhone video app Cycloramic premiered on ABC’s invention show, “Shark Tank.” Cycloramic lets you take 360-degree videos on your iPhone without using your hands at all. The app uses the phone’s vibrations to turn itself in a circle. The app was a hit with both the judges and viewers.

Did Snacklins get deals on Shark Tank?

Samy Kobrosly from Rockville, Maryland came to the Shark Tank seeking $250,000 in exchange for 2.5% of his company, Snacklins. As a Muslim, Samy is unable to eat pork products but was always drawn to the idea of pork rinds.

What is Cycloramic Shark Tank?

Who is Steve in shark tank?

Steve Baxter
Steve Baxter is an Australian investor and entrepreneur. He was one of the ‘sharks’ on the Australian television series Shark Tank….Steve Baxter (entrepreneur)

Steve Baxter
Born 1971 (age 49–50) Cloncurry, Queensland
Nationality Australian
Occupation Investor, entrepreneur
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How did the cycloramic app become a success?

It became such a huge success that the Cycloramic App and the Pro version both made it to the very top in the App Store ranking #1 and #2.

How many pictures can you take with cycloramic app?

You simply balance your smartphone upright on a smooth flat surface and let the Cycloramic do its thing as it magically rotates in a 360 degree circle while taking pictures. In total this App takes14 pictures as it walks its way around as if controlled by an outside source.

How does cycloramic take 360 degree photos on iPhone?

Once the phone is in motion, Cycloramic takes multiple images or videos and stitches them together in sequence to create the 360-degree effect, as the iPhone’s own panoramic photo mode can only capture 240-degree shots. Then “I Googled ‘How to promote an app,’” Francois now tells CNBC Make It while laughing.