Chill Launches Livestreaming Lounge

Los Angeles-based Chill, the social video streaming service created by Brian Norgard and Dan Gould, said Wednesday afternoon that it has launched a new feature around its "Chill Lounge". The firm said that anyone can now create a "Chill lounge"--essentially, a place to view a live stream of video and chat and interact with other users--around any live stream from Ustream,,, YouTube Live, or Chill also said it would be creating branded versions of the lounge feature for content providers, beginning next week. Among the first live streams featured on the Chill Lounge is ThisWeekIn. Chill is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Redpoint Ventures, Atlas Venture, Paul Kedrosky, and Michael Arrington.