Switchcam shut down at some point recently yet word didn't get out till a close Facebook watcher was tipped that the co-founders, Brett Welch and Chris Hartley, were new hires at Facebook. It appears that it wasn't an acquihire and so an initially promising startup leaves the game rather quietly. Though not the first music tech startup I followed from the early stages to death, it's become a bit unsettling to start seeing the stats I read about startup survival playing themselves out in Hypebot posts. Switchcam first appeared in 2011 at HackLolla as Veokami. It gradually developed from a...

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