On Tuesday, February 25th, OLC attended Queens Tech Meetup held at Hunter’s Point Plaza, 10th floor Event Space in Long Island City. The evening featured presentations by 5 startups including RapGenius, Vengo, Confide, Style Scan, and TribeReminder. The evening was co-organized by Aaron Christopher Cohen, Dave Yang and Jukay Hsu. At the end of demos, the moderator opened up the floor to Q&A and audience feedback. Below is a quick rundown of the startups and founders presenting.
Co-founders Mahbod Moghadam, Tom Lehman and Ilan Zechory describe RapGenius as “the brain we all share.” It is a site that demystifies rap lyrics through annotation and interpretation of lyrics, now also available as a native mobile app.
Brian Shimmerlik is a Co-founder of Vengo where they build miniature vending machines across New York offering a digital media platform with point-of-purchase.
Ever wonder how to share with your co-workers how you really think about a new hire or program implementation? CEO Howard Lerman has created Confide which “takes you off the record with a twist: confidential messages that self-destruct.
Style Scan (http://stylescan.co)
StyleScan allows you to share the latest trends in fashion. A distinctive feature is a bar code scanner allowing users to style recommendations as they shop.
TribeReminder helps you stay in touch with your most important contacts.
Previous event’s recap: TodayTix, Hishortcut, 3 other apps featured at NY Mobile