Tech Platform Quikly Selected to Compete in Techweek Competition

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Quikly to Compete Against 40+ Start-ups in a One-Day Detroit Event

Phil Okun

"Quikly has created a powerful way for brands to engage with their consumers."

Quikly, a marketing & engagement solutions platform, was selected to compete in Detroit Techweek’s 2nd Annual LAUNCH Competition, the expo’s main event, on April 16 at Ford Field in downtown Detroit. Techweek's mission is to build a better world through tech entrepreneurship. Visit

Techweek LAUNCH exhibits 40+ talented early-stage startups in a one-day competition for a chance to pitch to a panel of venture capitalists and seasoned tech all-stars. Anonymous judges will choose five finalists to pitch for $50,000 in cash and prizes. "We have been incredibly impressed by the applications we've received so far," said Techweek Executive Director Sam Kennedy.

Quikly, headquartered in downtown Detroit, is a technology platform that has an innovative way of motivating consumers in certain ways. It harnesses and maximizes the power of a brand’s consumer following, using gamification marketing in the social media, email, SMS and web spaces – all at once. The result being sales wins, brand engagement and advocacy, customer analytics and much more.

"Quikly has created a powerful way for brands to engage with their consumers," said Phil Okun, Quikly's chief strategy officer. "We have a game-changing product with a proven track record of successfully working with some of the biggest global brands in order to improve consumer relationships."

Quikly is a solution for the following industries: retail, food, automotive, CPG, travel & destination, and entertainment & movies. Consumers love Quikly, and it has helped brands drive 50 percent conversion on average.

About Quikly
Quikly, a marketing & engagement solutions platform, allows brands to captivate consumers at a significant rate using consumer psychology. We help build anticipation, urgency to act, and purchase intent through these four motivating factors: anticipating, scarcity, fear of missing out and competition. Visit

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