9: Interview with Yonatan Caras, Co-Founder & CTO of Glide

Awesome interview with Yonatan Caras, Co-Founder & CTO of Glide. Glide is a live video messaging app founded in 2012 that has raised more than $30,000,000, has over 15,000,000 users just in the USA and as of now has had more than 1.2 billion videos messages sent. In this great story we take you through Yonatan’s beginnings from learning at Machon Lev, walking out of class after getting an email from Apple,  to starting App Studio in Jerusalem to Co-Founding Glide.

Name: Yonatan Caras

Website: www.glide.me

LinkedIn: Yonatan on LinkedIn

Twitter: @madcapslaugh

From: Columbia, Maryland Lives: In Yerushalayim 

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Quote: “The Power of Video with the Convenience of SMS”

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Apple Watch

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Facebook Messenger

What’s App


Israeli Military

Israeli Navy


AOL Messenger

Chabad of Morristown

Machon Lev

Crystal Plaza (Where Yonatan Got Married)

Dos to Windows 3.1 on the 286 IBM Clone



Ari Roisman

Adam Korbl

Rami Levi (Hey, got to buy milk from somewhere, even though they still come in bags)

Gary Levitt

Mad Mimi

Chaim Hass



The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers By: Ben Horowitz

The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything By: Guy Kawasaki

The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything (Revised Edition 2015)



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About the author, Nachum

Nachum Kligman is the co-founder and CEO of Book Like A Boss software. Nachum is a visionary entrepreneur, brand builder, marketer and business consultant through his company, Ideago LLC.

He has founded or co-founded more than twenty companies and entrepreneurial projects such as Viewbix, ZipUp Inc, NextDor Inc., and others.

He is the only man in history to own a Pizza Store on Rechov Meah Shearim, and he was a two-time Color War winning General at Raninu Day Camp back in the 90’s.

He has consulted hundreds of business owners and non-profit organizations and is also an author, speaker and an amateur photographer. He holds three technology patents for his vision and ideas that resulted in Viewbix Inc. He also has a very successful weekly podcast, “The Frum Entrepreneur,” which is consistently one of the top Jewish podcasts on iTunes.

His biggest aspiration in life is to be a ben Torah and to help his fellow Jews succeed in the business world. He lives with his wife and children in Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel.

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