Archive for August, 2012

Sponsorist mentioned in Miami Herald

Sponsorist is 1 of 8 South Florida startups to be showcased during Republican National Convention

Eight South Florida-based companies will be among the 25 Florida high-growth startups that will be showcased at an exhibition highlighting job creation during the Republican National Convention next week. According to Susan Amat, executive director of the University of Miami’s Launch Pad and chair of Startup Florida, the South Florida companies that will be exhibiting are: •  Bookigee, which offers groundbreaking tools and analytics for the publishing ecosystem; •  Cloudshopper, which helps digital retailers increase customer value by offering incentives based on customer behavior and key event interactions; •  GradSave, an online college savings registry that helps parents, family and friends save for a child’s college education; •  Intellocorp, which provides cloud-based fuel optimization and business intelligence solutions for the maritime industry; • Sponsorist, a marketplace where anyone can buy and sell sponsorships online easily; •  SyncPad, the ultimate whiteboard for remote and local collaboration; •  The Fresh Diet, the only national catering company offering fresh gourmet meals and snacks delivered daily; and •, a cloud-based inventory system for protecting your home or business assets.
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Official Small Business Partner of 2012 Presidential Debate

Sponsorist has partnered with the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce as an Official Small Business Partner for the 2012 Presidential Debate taking place October 22, 2012 at 9 P.M. EDT. The presidential debate coming to South Florida is exciting for the local community as journalists from around the globe will be in town to cover the event which takes place at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Sponsorist will be attending the viewing party at Mizner Park in Boca Raton, and listed in the South Florida Business Journal’s ad on September 7 and October 5. Estimated on the ground media coverage for the debate is between 2,500 – 3,000 people, and estimated television viewership is from 52.4 to 63.2 million.

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Charity Minute Partnership with Atlas Party Rental and Sunny 107.9

Sponsorist is proud to announce a partnership with Atlas Party Rental and its Charity Minute that airs on Sunny 107.9. The Charity Minute provides South Florida charities with free publicity by airing a one minute commercial on 107.9 to raise awareness for their charity, fundraiser or event. The Charity Minute helps local charities get the word out about their fundraising missions and provides a way for Atlas Party Rental to support to the local community. Through the program Sponsorist can strengthen its built-in, cause marketing component as well as promote the nonprofit listings on the Sponsorist website. It’s a win-win-win for everyone! Starting in early September, select charities will be promoted on the air on Sunny 107.9 during peak driving hours. Each nonprofit’s Charity Minute will promote the charity’s goals and fundraising activities, as well as announce any upcoming events or sponsorship opportunities that are also listed on The Charity Minute reaches thousands of people in Palm Beach County and South Florida! How to enter: To get your charity involved, please fill out three simple questions here. Note: This promotion is limited to registered nonprofits located in South Florida.  

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Sponsorist participating in the Huffington Post Startup Expo

Sponsorist will be participating in the Huffington Post Startup Expo on Wednesday August 29th during the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL.  The goal of the expo is to showcase local entrepreneurs, small businesses and innovative ideas. As a member of the Startup Florida initiative, Sponsorist is proud to be representing Florida’s startup companies. The Huffington Post has partnered with Startup America and Startup Florida to highlight entrepreneurs and small businesses that are generating jobs and training a strong workforce. The event gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to interact and share ideas with policy makers and high level business executives. Coverage from several media outlets, including NBC, will provide national exposure for participating startups.

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