Wael Ghonim Famous Egyptian Protester Launches in Private Beta Parlio a Social Network for Discussions With Funding from Marissa Mayer and Others
Wael was google MENA marketing head when his facebook page We are All Khaleed Saed called for the Egyptian revolution in Egypt January 25, 2011 a revolution that turned now into a guerrilla warfare by the Islamic State in awake of Al Sisi coup his army’s atrocities in killing thousands of Muslim Egyptians. and his continued collaboration with the Jewish State, USA and the west in general.
Wael last year joined google ventures and he tweeted in December 23 that he is leaving them.
Yesterday, His Linkedin update revealed that he has started a new startup called Parlio its description in angle list goes as “is a global online community to share and discuss perspectives on what matters. Our mission is to elevate online discourse and create an experience centered around thoughtfulness, diversity, and civility. Parlio is an early stage seed funded startup founded in 2014.
The angle list profile of Parlio mentions 3 cofounders, Wael Ghonim, Osman Ahmed Osman from Egypt and Karim Fateem.
It says that it received funding from Marissa Mayer CEO of Yahoo, Google analytics founder Wesley Chan, founder of Amrex and Chairman of Wamda Fadi Ghandour, Lebaneas Early Googler Georges Harik and VC firms Betaworks and Founder Collective.
Right now Parlio enables users to request an invite to join.
Wael Ghonim has 1.5 million followers on Twitter, and a person who managed to rally people to start the Jan 25 demonstration has the capability of succeeding a social network around topics that matters to people around the world.