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Sound Gera’s First-Ever International DJ Competition on kumu

June 18, 2021 | 4 mins read

It was a battle of the beats and the greats last month, as the most talented DJs from all over came together to showcase their best sets on Sound Gera (@SoundGera), the group’s first international DJ competition on kumu. Streaming live on kumu were the 8 talented finalists DJ Gavin Skewes (PH), DJ Bitesize (USA),…

Dads in the Kumunity: KC Montero and James Rumohr share their experience for Father’s Day

June 17, 2021 | 5 mins read

Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad. Parenting in this time has been exceptionally challenging, with the stresses of facing an uncertain future while protecting and providing for one’s growing family. Fortunately, a lot of dads have become figures of calm and stability in the household. As a…

“Wheel You Be Mine”? Yes! Cars, scooters and motorcycles to be won at this kumu campaign

June 16, 2021 | 3 mins read

Need a ride? Well, if you go live on kumu this month, you might just win yourself your own car! The new “Wheel You Be Mine” kumu campaign has just raised the standard for hot prizes, with cars, a motorcycle and scooters to be won. Running from June 16 to 30th, 2021, “Wheel You Be…

“Absolute Madness”: Nadine Lustre’s first-ever online concert will be on kumu Live Events

June 11, 2021 | 3 mins read

Nadine is back on the concert stage! After the success of her debut album “Wildest Dreams” which was released last October in kumu, Nadine returns to the #1 Pinoy live streaming app. This time to grace kumu Live Events with her concert “Absolute Madness”, set for July 3, 2021 at 5:30PM. Described as “a sonic…

kumu collaborates with “Dama Ko, Lahi Ko” to help promote Filipino Culture on Independence Day

June 11, 2021 | 3 mins read

In celebration of the Philippines’ 123rd Independence Day, over 200 Filipino-rooted brands, enterprises, communities and individuals from around the country and overseas are joining forces to share and promote Filipino culture. This Saturday, June 12th, we’re having a “Dama Ko, Lahi Ko” special feature on @kumusocialtv, 1pm – 5pm. It’s a feast of the senses,…

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Gojek growth leader Crystal Widjaja joins kumu as Chief Product Officer

June 11, 2021 | 3 mins read

Crystal Widjaja, former Chief of Staff and SVP of Growth at Gojek,  has joined Filipino livestreaming startup kumu as its Chief Product Officer. Widjaja joined Gojek as its first technical data hire and helped grow Gojek from a Series B startup to a decacorn. As SVP of Growth and Business Intelligence, she led the team…

kumu’s SVP of Business Development Paolo Pineda shares his insights on start-up culture

June 11, 2021 | 8 mins read

In one particular meeting, kumu’s virtual town hall is abuzz with excitement. The Pinoy livestreaming app had just wrapped up its quarter-year goals, which included new ventures such as Shopkumu, Gaming and Brand Partnerships, more commonly known as ad sales. A disruptive yet remarkably expansive year had gone by; but with it came a cautious…

kumu’s “ArtiSTAR Ka!” campaign wants to make you famous

June 10, 2021 | 3 mins read

Are you ready to take your place under the spotlight? kumu, the most dynamic app for aspiring artistas, extends its campaign platform for you to be discovered with ArtiSTAR Ka! Launched in partnership with Cornerstone Entertainment (@cs_entertainment), the ArtiSTAR Ka! campaign runs from June 1 to June 15, 2021, with the top prize offering a…

kumu closes Series B funding round from SIG, Openspace Ventures, PH Conglomerates, and Endeavor Catalyst

June 10, 2021 | 5 mins read

Filipino live-streaming app Kumu announced that it closed a Series B funding round to roll out new features in the app and scale its operations. The round closed less than 12 months after the company announced its Series A in April 2020. In that time, and in the midst of an unprecedented pandemic, Kumu has…