(The Hosting News) – Datapipe, a leading provider of managed hosting and IT services, announced today that they are sponsoring Startup 2010: The Mobile Revolution. Startup 2010 is a one-day conference and business plan competition co-hosted by Silicon Alley Insider and New York University’s Stern School of Business. On May 20, 10 startups will compete for the grand prize which includes $5,000 in managed hosting services from Datapipe.
“Building partnerships with exceptional service providers is critical in the early stages of a startup. We’re thrilled that Datapipe is offering $5,000 of managed hosting to the winner of Startup 2010,” said Julie Hansen, Publisher and COO for Business Insider. “Datapipe’s industry leading hosting service should position the winner of Startup 2010 for success, just as it has for Business Insider,” Hansen added.
“Datapipe is proud to sponsor such a dynamic event uniting innovative leaders, cutting edge technology, and experienced business professionals from the NYC metro area,” said Robb Allen, Datapipe CEO. “Our portfolio of clients feature numerous mobile technology companies, many of whom we’ve worked with from the ground up. The Startup 2010 contest finalists are poised for growth and we look forward to partnering with the grand prize winner,” Allen added.
Startup 2010 focuses on entrepreneurship in digital businesses, specifically in the New York City region. Speakers and panelists from emerging mobile companies will be featured at the event, including Dennis Crowley, CEO of Foursquare, Bob Bowman of Major League Baseball, Justin Shaffer of Hot Potato, Eric Litman of Medialets. Details about Startup 2010 are available on the Business Insider website — http://www.businessinsider.com/startup2010
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