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Update May 30 – The final list of entrants is listed below. Check out their submissions! Also, the winner will be announced this evening. Check back later!
I have created this page to serve as the hub for all communications and posts/articles related to the Video Startup Opportunity. More details and information will be forthcoming. Grab the RSS feed to be notified of updates. The full press release is listed below and feel free to use it in its entirety. If you have questions, comments or other feedback, contact us.
You submit a video about your startup, also called an “elevator pitch” or infomercial. Video must be four minutes or less. Each video will be featured on CenterNetworks and will include an expert review of your product or service. The best video will win the prizes below. More details on entry are listed here
Entrants (final list as of May 30, 1007)
Confirmed prizes to the best overall video:
- 2 months advertising on CenterNetworks
- Subscription to CrazyEgg
- 1 hour of consulting with Neil Patel
Press Release (download PDF)
CenterNetworks Announces Unique Exposure Opportunity for Web 2.0 Start-Ups; Leverages Online Video to Link Entrepreneurs with Insight and Investors
Atlanta, GA (April 4, 2007) – CenterNetworks.com, a source for Web 2.0 news, reviews and insight, today announced an online video contest to help internet start-ups and tech entrepreneurs “tell and sell” their story, generating expert feedback for young Web 2.0 companies.
Starting now through April 30, entrepreneurs are invited to record and submit a video pitch about their company, which will then be featured on the CenterNetworks.com site. In addition to exposure on CenterNetworks, they will also receive an expert review from CenterNetworks writers, including feedback and insight on crafting their corporate pitch and message.
“The video contest is an excellent way for entrepreneurs to get their message out to the masses without the high cost of traditional exposure outlets,” says Allen Stern, CenterNetworks Editor. “Events charge upwards of $20,000 for a two-minute spot, but this is free of charge, plus a chance to get expert, industry insight to help hone their message and shape their story. The value to a start-up is immeasurable.”
The best video of the submissions will win a 2 month advertising slot (May/June) on CenterNetworks, giving winning companies the opportunity to gain visibility and reach the business/VC audience. The judging panel responsible for selecting winners will be made up of industry experts including:
To learn more and submit a video of your web startup, visit:
CenterNetworks (www.centernetworks.com) is the online guide to the next generation of the Internet, Web 2.0 and social networking. CenterNetworks has been recently cited by established leaders such as: Mashable, TechCrunch, News.com, and LifeHacker and has made multiple appearances on the Digg front page in 2007. CenterNetworks helps readers keep up with the latest news, trends, interviews with influential personalities and conference coverage from around the world.