Are you the best at uploading over-edited pictures of trite New York landmarks to Instagram? Does that picture of the Freedom Tower from the base looking upward really resonate with your audience and garner you the social media validation that you so desperately crave? Read More
Thrillist and Samsung’s 30-Second Pitch Contest is ‘Speed Dating for Startups,’ (Hopefully) Minus the Weirdos
New York is teeming with startups aggressively elbowing for their moment in the spotlight, but sometimes obnoxious levels of networking and gimmicky marketing can only get you so far. Enter Speed Dating for Startups, a new contest born of a Thrillist/Samsung collab that gives wantrepreneurs a chance to strut their stuff on video for the chance to win a prize package.
From July 23 to September 30, users can submit a 30-second video explaining their startup: think of it like a filmed elevator pitch performed on a very, very slow elevator. The top three winners will get face time with some of New York’s most beloved techies, including TechStars cofounder David Tisch and Thrillist’s own Ben Lerer. Read More