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Max Bluvband, CEO at FlyOnWall, Co-Founder & CEO at Silent Communication[/caption] On May 1, 2014, Bluvband, CEO of Livelens at the time, said in connection with a press release announcing he had raised a “$2M Round”: “We’re excited to introduce this new platform of video sharing to the social media world, filling a void that was clearly missing in the social platform market. As the industry continues to evolve, transforming on what seems like a daily basis, we can now welcome live video into the mix.” The highly competitive live video streaming market is expected to grow dramatically and holds potential across a wide range of applications, from sports and events to politics, news, marketing, religion and much more. FlyOnWall is facing serious competition from Twitter’s Periscope (acquired in January for an estimated $100 million), and Meerkat (based in Tel Aviv and San Francisco), which has so far raised over $18 million in 4 rounds from prominent venture, corporate and super-angel investors such as Greylock Partners, YouTube founder Chad Hurley, David Tisch, Jared Leto, Universal Music Group, Broadway Video Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Sherpa, Vaizra, Slow Ventures, Kevin Colleran, Soma Capital, Entree Capital, and Aleph. flyonwallFlyOnWall CEO Max Bluvband, is also co-founder and CEO of Tel Aviv-based Silent Communication, a provider of Device and Network Agnostic (DANA) mobile client solutions. Silent was funded in 2007 by Sequoia Capital and Yair Goldfinger, former founder and CTO of ICQ and credited with the creation of Instant Messaging. Bluvband’s previous professional experience ranged from VOIP telephony to advanced mobile and multimedia technologies for nearly a decade. He served as an IDF infantry unit captain.]]>