YouTube Co-Founders Break Up As Chad Hurley Spins Out His Own Company And Steve Chen Joins Google Ventures

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

YouTube Co-Founders Break Up As Chad Hurley Spins Out His Own Company And Steve Chen Joins Google Ventures

YouTube Co-Founders Break Up As Chad Hurley Spins Out His Own Company And Steve Chen Joins Google Ventures
Replay video
Up next

Facebook Finishes Aquila Solar-Powered Internet Drone With Span Of A Boeing 737

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to NFL.com

YouTube Co-Founders Break Up As Chad Hurley Spins Out His Own Company And Steve Chen Joins Google Ventures

by Wochit 0:49 mins

YouTube Co-Founders Break Up As Chad Hurley Spins Out His Own Company And Steve Chen Joins Google Ventures

by Wochit 0:49 mins

Consider this the end of an era. After 15 years of working together, first at PayPal and then at YouTube and most recently at incubator Avos Systems, YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are headed in different directions.“We won’t be fine,” Chen said with a smile. “Actually, it was a very personal and difficult decision to make, but with the decision to turn Avos into MixBit it became pretty clear. MixBit was Chad’s idea before we started Avos and even at YouTube, and if I feel driven to work on other projects, then I’m just getting in the way of MixBit and the team.” That said, the duo seems excited about the new opportunities ahead. “I can always stop by Steve’s and steal some food every once in a while,” Hurley said.

Wochit

Must Watch

  1. 1:02

    Stunning Views of Dwarf Planet Ceres

  2. 2:13

    Family Finds Scissors In Birthday Cake

  3. 0:29

    8 Totally Refreshing Fruit Waters

  4. 1:24

    Billy Corgan on Sad Disneyland Photo: 'What Do You Want from Me?'

  5. 1:26

    Reporter Showcases Some Seriously Slick Dance Moves

  6. 1:53

    Jimmy Kimmel Presents The Story Behind Rick Springfield's 'Jessie's Girl'

Community

  1. 27:26

    Community Episode 1: Ladders

  2. 27:26

    Community Episode 2: Lawnmower Maintenance and Postnatal Care

  3. 24:40

    Community Episode 3: Basic Crisis Room Decorum

  4. 30:58

    Community Episode 4: Queer Studies and Advanced Waxing

  5. 28:45

    Community Episode 5: Laws of Robotics and Party Rights

  6. 28:13

    Community Episode 6: Basic Email Security

Must Watch

  1. 1:02

    Stunning Views of Dwarf Planet Ceres

  2. 2:13

    Family Finds Scissors In Birthday Cake

  3. 0:29

    8 Totally Refreshing Fruit Waters

  4. 1:24

    Billy Corgan on Sad Disneyland Photo: 'What Do You Want from Me?'

  5. 1:26

    Reporter Showcases Some Seriously Slick Dance Moves

  6. 1:53

    Jimmy Kimmel Presents The Story Behind Rick Springfield's 'Jessie's Girl'