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December 2, 2016 

San Jose named funniest city in America

If cities had yearbooks, San Jose would definitely make the superlatives list. Maybe it wouldn’t receive the honor of being named “best dressed” or “the life of the party,” but it would get the coveted “class clown” title—that is, if a new stand-up comedy streaming app had a chance to vote.

Read More: Mercury News

November 15, 2016 

Report calls Cincinnati ‘America’s least funny city’s

CINCINNATI — A guy walks into a bar.

If you’re in Cincinnati, there’s no joke after that because it’s the least funny city in the U.S., according to a new analysis by Laugh.ly, which is an app for jokes or something.

October 3, 2016 

The Week’s Top Android, iPhone, iPad, and Windows Apps

There are plenty of streaming services out there for video, music, and even podcasts, but how come stand-up comedy never gets any love? If you’re a comedy fan, and you’ve grown tired of the offerings on Netflix, this is the app for you. It’s a free to use streaming service, offering recording of stand-up shows throughout the years.

Read More: Gizmodo

September 29, 2016 

Laughly Wants to Be the Spotify of Comedy

Laughly wants to be Spotify, but for comedy. Yes, its CEO Dave Scott knows that Spotify already has comedy albums, but if you tell him that he’ll counter with a fact that’s sobering for even the most casual of stand-up fans: only 10 percent of all comedy catalogs are available for streaming.

Read More: PC Mag| Fox Business

September 28, 2016 

Laugh.ly Streams Your Favorite Standup Comedians

Laugh.ly has over 400 standup comedians that you can stream, including current favorites like Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Sarah Silverman, and Amy Schumer. You can sort sets by comedian, genre, topic, what’s trending, or have the app pick randomly. Besides being a way to listen to comedians you love, you can use Laugh.ly to discover new comedians. Each comedian’s profile includes a bio and their sets Laugh.ly has available. Listen for free, with ads, or purchase an ad-free $3.99 per month subscription.

Read More: Lifehacker

August 31, 2016 

The Ten Best Comedians Streaming On Laugh.ly

The streaming comedy app Laugh.ly debuted recently, and the company just sent over the top comedians users listened to during the service’s beta test.

Laugh.ly streams more than 10,000 recorded shows and spots from more than 400 comics, and its beta test earned 4.8 stars out of 5 from users. The company says that’s the result of its Context Comprehension Project, a three-year research endeavor that transcribed jokes from speech to text, then analyzed them for context.

Read More: Forbes

August 28, 2016 

Booed off stage: 5 things standup comedy taught me about launching a startup

In September 2013, I sold my second startup, automated lead-generation platform Marketfish, and found myself with the free time to pursue one of my great passions on the side of my professional pursuits: standup comedy. And while my experimentation on the New York City comedy scene lasted only a year, I’ve come to realize that the insights I picked up as a comic proved invaluable as I set out to launch my most recent startup, comedy streaming app Laugh.ly. In fact, five lessons I picked up as a comic could apply to any entrepreneur, beginning with wisdom instilled in me by a breathless Tracy Morgan:

Read More: Venture Beat

August 28, 2016 

7 can’t-miss apps: Habitica, Weather Whiskers, ‘Rolling Sky’ and more

According to every profile I’ve read on Tinder, no one hates to laugh. So Laugh.ly is a great place to find recordings of your favorite contemporary comedians (Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Margaret Cho, John Mulaney), or a treasure trove of classics (Richard Pryor, George Carlin, LaWanda Page). Hopefully, it’ll expand soon (it could stand to add a few more women of color to the selection), though they’ve launched with recordings of 400 comedians that’s pretty impressive already.
Free: iOS and Android

Read More: Mashable

August 19, 2016 

Laugh.ly-comedy your way

In the past decade, technology has fundamentally transformed how most of us consume and discover media. The rise of services like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Pandora, and Spotify, along with the development of smartphones, DVR, and social media, have changed the way that we discover and consume movies, television, and music. It has become a consumer-driven world.

Read More: Appolicious

August 16, 2016 

The App Laugh.ly Is Trying To Be The Pandora Of Standup Comedy — Here’s Why You Should Download It

“The only difference between you and Michael Douglas from the movie Wall Street,” notes comedian Anthony Jeselnik about Donald Trump in one of his epic standup routines. “…is that nobody’s going to be sad when you get cancer.” And whether that’s true or not – and at this point, odds are on the truthful end – this joke and thousands of others from about 400 of the top comedians in America are now available through a new mobile app.

Read More: Bro Bible

August 15, 2016 

AUDIO – Comedy Alternative to Spotify

Finally there is an APP for that! US Comedy has finally joined the online world with an app tailored specifically for streaming the best comedy content out there.

Stand-up comedian David Scott has just launched his new app Laugh.ly. He has combined the on-demand capabilities of Spotify with the neglected listening genre of stand-up comedy. Up until now it ended up being a rigorous task to listen to comedy via the web. Scott saw a gap in the market and began working on the app early this year.

Read More: Grintage Island

August 13, 2016 

Laugh.ly brings comedic content to the masses with new streaming app

For audio enthusiasts, there’s Spotify. For late-night TV bingers, Netflix is the place to be. But where do comedy lovers go for their kicks?

Laugh.ly, a comedy streaming app, officially launched to the public on Thursday, bringing an enormous library of comedic content to the masses. The library includes recordings from famed joke-crackers like Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Hannibal Buress, Sarah Silverman, George Carlin, Chris Rock, and more than 400 other comedians…

Read More: Digital Trends|Yahoo

August 12, 2016 

Laugh.ly streams stand-up comedy routines on demand

A new streaming service lets comedy fans listen to the world’s largest library of stand-up comedy for free.

Stand-up comedy fans can now get laughs on-demand through a new streaming app called Laugh.ly. Pitched as the “Pandora for stand-up,” Laugh.ly launched this week for iOS andAndroid.

Read More: CNet

August 11, 2016 

Laughly, The Spotify Of Comedy, Gives Users Louis C.K. And Other Comedians On Demand

David Scott may be the perfect person to combine the on-demand capabilities of Spotify with the neglected listening genre of stand-up comedy. He’s an experienced founder who, after he sold his marketing technology company, Marketfish, in 2013, started writing his own comedy and landing stand-up gigs. At one point, he was performing two to three nights a week. He did more than 150 shows in all.

Read More: Forbes

August 11, 2016

Laugh.ly wants to put streaming comedy in your hands

Comedy is no longer just the live show. It’s YouTube clips, vines, tweets, Snapchat, streaming specials, and podcasts. The demand for more comedy means more revenue streams, but also more access and ownership.

Laugh.ly debuts today as a mobile app aimed specifically at comedy fans, boasting the licensed work of more than 400 comedians. Its founder and CEO, Dave Scott, is a startup veteran, having previously headed Marketfish and Next Planet Over.

Read More: Daily Dot

August 11, 2016

“Louis C.K. Bests Some 400 Standups as Laugh.ly Hits App Stores”

Apparently being a balding ginger is not so bad if you’re really funny. Or at least, so it would seem as standup routines from comedian Louis C.K. were more frequently streamed during the three-week beta trial of the new Laugh.ly mobile app, which today officially launched in app stores.

Read More: The Huffington Post

August 11, 2016 

Laugh.ly Is The Pandora-Like App For Streaming Stand-up Comedy

Whether you love a good laugh or are in need of a good laugh, there is now an app strictly dedicated to making its users smile through the power of comedy.

Launched on Thursday for iOS and Android, Laugh.ly is the app that allows users to stream tens of thousands of stand-up comedy routines from an impressive library of more than 400 comedians.

Read More: TechTimes

July 21, 2016

“Laugh.ly” inks deals with Comedy Central, Comedy Dynamics, and others

When we first brought to your attention back in May a new streaming app that was exclusive to comedy, we knew that said app, Laugh.ly, was going all in. And now we can easily say that’s the case.

The comedy streamers have announced content partnerships with all of the leading names and brands in the game including Comedy Central, Comedy Dynamics, Uproar Entertainment, Laughing Hyena, Stand Up! Records, BSeen Media, and MyComedyStore.com. Laugh.ly is the first and only streaming app built from the ground-up for stand-up comedy…

Read More: The Laugh Button

July 21, 2016

Laugh.ly Beta Launches En Route Towards August 10 Launch

As demand for comedic content continues to grow, the most bankable actors in Hollywood have become names like Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen ― whether or not their most recent films flop.

Indeed, comedy has become big business.

“Comedy represent a $10 billion market and consumers are deeply interested in finding new avenues to access stand-up content in particular,” says David T. Scott…

Read More: Huffington Post

July 20, 2016

Laugh.ly, a Pandora for comedy, launches into beta

Laugh.ly, a startup that’s something like a Pandora – but for comedy – is today launching into public beta. Via its website and forthcoming mobile application, users can stream stand-up sets and other routines from over 400 of today’s leading comics, including big names like Kevin Hart, Louis CK, Amy Schumer, Lewis Black, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Chris Rock, Jim Gaffigan, Bill Hicks, Aziz Ansari, Dave Attell, Daniel Tosh, and others.

READ MORE: : TechCrunch

June 21, 2016

5 Thought Leaders Changing How Business Is Done in 2016

While many businesspeople aspire to be seen as thought leaders, only a few truly have the unique combination of characteristics to justify this title. Each of the following entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators profiled in this article possess the blend of ingenuity and tactical brilliance that place them in this elite category.

READ MORE:  Inc

May 19, 2016

Laugh.ly is a Streaming Radio App Dedicated to Comedy

If you, like Dick Van Dyke, love to laugh loud and long and clear, then Laugh Radio hopes you’ll tune in. This standalone audio app offers a searchable achieve of streaming comedy for fans of chortling, guffawing, and snorting.

“We’re building great technology from the ground up, designed for spoken word and applied to comedic performances,” said the founder Dave Scott…

READ MORE:  TechCrunch

May 10, 2016

Laugh.ly Set To Deliver The Laughs This Summer With Its New Streaming Service

Once summer rolls in, you won’t need to go far to find a good laugh. Laugh.ly, founded by Dave Scott, is set to launch within the coming months to provide a Pandora-like comedy service. More than 400 comedians are involved with Laugh.ly, and when the service becomes available to the public, its downloadable iOS app will let users to take the laughs on the go…

May 9, 2016

Laugh.ly Aims to be the Pandora for Stand-Up Comedy

A company called Laugh.ly wants to make streaming sets from the best comedians as easy as streaming music on Pandora. Though not yet available to the public, Laugh.ly’s iOS application will allow users to follow both big-name comedians like Louis C.K., Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer, among others, as well as emerging stand-up comics looking for a way to grow and monetize their fan base…

May 6, 2016

Tech Nerds and Comedy Nerds Join Forces for Stand-Up Streaming App

Music streaming services like Pandora and Spotify offer stand-up comedy content, but they’re not the ideal platforms for people who want to laugh but don’t want to click on the wrong thing and accidentally hear music instead. At least that’s the basic pitch for Laugh.ly, a new app that’s in the works from David T. Scott (who the press release calls a “Silicon Valley veteran”) and Funny Or Die board member Randy Adams…

READ MORE:  A.V. Club

Press Releases

August 11, 2016

Louis C.K. Stand-Up Routines Rank Most Popular on Laugh.ly – New Comedy Streaming App Launching Today

Laugh.ly, the first and only streaming app built from the ground-up for stand-up comedy, goes live today in the App Store and Google Play Store. The launch follows a successful beta during which Louis C.K. content was the most accessed among more than 400 available comedians in the app.

July 20, 2016

Stand-up Comedy Streaming App Laugh.ly Announces Content Partnerships with Comedy Central, Comedy Dynamics and Other Leading Comedy Producers

 

Laugh.ly, the first and only streaming app built from the ground-up for stand-up comedy, today announced major new content partnerships with the world’s leading comedy production studios and labels.

June 21, 2016

Former Comedy Central, Pandora, Warner Music Group Executives Join Advisory Board of Comedy Streaming App Laugh.ly

Laugh.ly, the first and only streaming app built from the ground up for stand-up comedy, today announced the additions of former Comedy Central executive Larry Lieberman, former Pandora general counsel Delida Costin and former Warner Music Group executive Elliott Peters to the Board of Advisors…

Read More: PR Web

May 5, 2016

Silicon Valley, Funny Or Die Veterans Team Up to Launch First Stand-up Comedy Streaming App

With a growing demand for online comedic content, Silicon Valley veteran David T. Scott today announced plans for a mid-summer launch of Laugh.ly, the first and only streaming app built from the ground up for stand-up comedy…