For Immediate Release: October 16, 2019
SNAPSHYFT Selected as Top 15 Rising Startup at 7th Annual Startup of the Year Award at SOTY Summit 19
500 Startups portfolio company SNAPSHYFT competed in Memphis, TN against top startups from around the world, including another 500 Startups portco South Bend, IN-based Resonado.
Indianapolis – SNAPSHYFT announced that it was invited to participate in the 7th Annual Startup of the Year Global Competition & Summit from October 14 -16. The event, which took place in Downtown Memphis, was powered by Established and Start Co. The seventh annual installment of the event saw 100 startups from around the globe to showcase their game-changing products and services to seasoned investors, corporate accelerators and innovators, and industry leaders as they compete for a coveted spot as a top startup.
Being selected as a TOP 15 startup, SNAPSHYFT will join the ranks of great companies that have passed through their events over the past decade such as GrubHub, ShearShare (another 500 Startups portco), Maxwell Health, Groupon and Uber.
“We’re so very excited— to be included alongside hyper-talented startup founders from around the country and world, and this is a great opportunity to capitalize on the momentum we’ve generated since being lucky enough to be a part of nationally-ranked accelerator gener8tor as well as global powerhouse 500 Startups ” said SNAPSHYFT COO and co-founder Stephanie Corliss.
SNAPSHYFT competed in a private pitch round, showcasing their innovative Labor Marketplace at the SOTY Showcase on 10/15 at AutoZone Park, to esteemed startup judges.
“This was a great opportunity to continue to introduce SNAPSHYFT to those that aren’t yet aware of the staffing platform we’ve built specifically for food & beverage and hospitality operations and the millions of professionals that are employed in the industry, the staffing problems that exists on a global-scale, and the ever important social impact component of what we do. SNAPSHYFT has been growing over 40% month over month, and with over 350 customers and over 22,000 users we relished the chance to showcase the impact SNAPSHYFT is having in front of a global network of investors, influencers, and to the global startup community at large,” said Thor Wood, CEO.
SNAPSHYFT was also recently selected as a TechCrunch Top Pick for Social Impact at TC Disrupt SF 2019, which took place in San Francisco, CA Oct 2-4, at the Moscone Center. In total TechCrunch generally selects 5 startups per category: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education. 50 Startups were selected globally.
For more information on SOTY Summit visit: https://summit.startupofyear.com/
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The SNAPSHYFT Labor Marketplace is a cloud-based staffing software and mobile app connecting food & beverage and hospitality operations with actual industry pros, on-demand. We help fill shifts fast— combining the best attributes of the gig-economy and HR Tech— as the only true on-demand staffing solution dedicated to the food & beverage and hospitality industry. Built from the ground up, our platform is changing the way these businesses get the right talent for their immediate needs, while eliminating bias and discrimination. In turn, we are generating hyper-positive socio economic impact for the operations, the professionals, and the community at-large. SNAPSHYFT is a Delaware C-Corp, headquartered in Indianapolis, with an executive outpost in San Francisco. The company is currently working on pilots in cities throughout the midwest and mountain west, and anticipates additional opportunities in the south. SNAPSHYFT is currently available in the App Store and Google Play.