New Video Chat Platform Launched Yep, Founders Have Fresno Connections


FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – Video chat is changing due to the founders of the new Yep platform.

“You can grab a link, and you can send it to anyone, and they can connect instantly,” said Bryan Lord, founder and CEO of Yep.

Lord is one of the founders of the new video calling platform, which aims to make it easier to chat without a formal meeting.

It allows different mobile phone users to connect instantly, be it Apple or Android, and those by computer.

Lord’s wife is from Fresno and he lived in the valley.

Co-founder Layne Lev is based in Fresno.

“There are a lot of cool tech things going on in Fresno and everywhere. Part of the reason something like this has drawn us the ability to work remotely is obviously you know has become considerably more important since COVID. , and it doesn’t go far, ”Lev said.

Yes, it just came out on July 20.

Yes, grew rapidly in early testing and was used in over 150 countries by tens of thousands of users in its first six months.

They think that a simple way to do video chats is necessary.

“We also believe that 80-90% of calls made on a video conferencing platform should just be video calls. We don’t need chat filters and changing our backgrounds, we just want to talk in the face. face, and usually it’s in a very small group, ”Lev said.

Yes, up to 16 people can participate in a call, and there is no time limit or connection required.

They hope this free tool will gain traction among everyday users and industries like healthcare.

The founders hope to secure Series A funding to help them grow. Their goal is for Yep to help people stay connected, no matter where they are.

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