Shodogg Wins 2014 Techweek New York LAUNCH Competition

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After competing against 46 companies, New York-based startup Shodogg won the 2014 Techweek LAUNCH competition, including over $50,000 in cash and prizes from Techweek sponsors.

Shodogg wins Techweek New York LAUNCH startup competition

Shodogg EVP and Co-founder, Jamie Cohen, and PR Manager, Cait Gossert, accept the 2014 Techweek New York LAUNCH competition trophy.

On October 2, a panel of five startup experts recognized Shodogg, a next generation content mobility platform, as the 2014 Techweek New York LAUNCH competition winner with over $50,000 in cash and prizes from sponsors including American Airlines, Ruckus Marketing, and Rackspace. Shodogg competed against 46 startups in the competition, and was chosen as a top five finalist to demo their platform on-stage for five judges.

During the competition finals, Shodogg's EVP of Business Development and Co-founder Jamie Cohen demoed Shodogg’s patented technology, which allows users to cast content stored in the cloud or a secure server, from any mobile device to any other connect screen in the world, without additional hardware or peer-to-peer network restrictions.

“Demonstrating the power of Shodogg’s technology to Techweek’s audience of startup experts and entrepreneurs was extremely powerful,” said Jamie Cohen. “The topics and trends we’ve seen during this event prove the need for continued mobile innovation as software gets smarter and businesses get more agile. We’re introducing more content to our connected ecosystem than ever before, and businesses need a smarter way to access, distribute and analyze that digital equity.”

"It's an amazing honor to win the Techweek New York LAUNCH competition after being evaluated by such successful startup founders, leaders and innovators in the technology industry,” said Herb Mitschele, Shodogg CEO and Co-founder. “Shodogg is on its way to power the next generation of content mobility and streamline content access and distribution for companies across the world."

Shodogg competed against CleanCube, Padspin, Notely and Admittedly in Techweek New York’s LAUNCH competition finals. Expert panelists included John Frankel, partner at ff Venture Partners, Jeff Wald, CEO of Aria Multimedia Entertainment and Creston Enterprises, Mark Josephson, CEO of bitly, Karen Griffith Gryga, Managing Partner at DreamIt Ventures, and Vince Ponzo, Director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School.

To experience the power of Shodogg’s technology, download the free Shodogg Connect app on the iOS App Store to instantly present files, videos and presentations from an iPhone or iPad to any other connect screen in the world.

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About Shodogg
Shodogg is a next generation content mobility platform on a mission to unleash every screen and streamline the way businesses access, distribute and analyze content across all connected devices. Shodogg’s patented technology allows mobile devices to access files and videos stored in the cloud, and cast that content to an unlimited number of computers, tablets, phones or smart TVs anywhere in the world, without additional hardware or network restrictions. As a web-based technology, Shodogg has integrated with leading companies in the enterprise, hospitality, media and medical industries. Founded in 2011, Shodogg operates out of New York City and Sydney, Australia.

For more information on Shodogg’s products and partners, please visit http://www.shodogg.com.

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