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Glip to Kick-off First Hackathon-Style Contest for Creative Agencies

Glip, Inc., the developers of the Glip conversation platform, announced today a $5,000 ‘Glip-A-Thon’— challenging creative agencies to create the company’s brand mascot in 48 hours. Glip, a leading conversation and productivity platform, has been adopted by numerous creative agencies as a way to plan, share and organize work. Glip is looking for a mascot that will personify the company’s approach to teamwork and collaboration: simple, productive, approachable, and fun.

Starting Sunday, March 23 at 9 am PT/12:00 pm ET, teams of three or more have 48 hours to work in Glip to create a mascot image and name. Submissions are due Tuesday, March 25 at 9 am PT/12 pm ET. The top three submissions will be announced Wednesday, March 26 at the ad:tech conference in San Francisco. The winning mascot and team will then be unveiled Thursday, March 27 at ad:tech.

“Creative agencies are flocking to Glip because it’s a better, more productive way to get work done. We are continually developing new features that support the creative process and thought it would be fun to have creative teams dream up a mascot that is representative of what they love about Glip,” said Peter Pezaris, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Glip, Inc.

Glip-A-Thon Prizes:

  • First Place Team: $5,000 USD, the Glip-A-Thon Winner badge for your website, Glip T-shirts for the team, and a one year subscription to Glip for up to 50 people
  • Second Place Team: $100 gift card for up to 10 team members, Glip T-shirts, and a one year subscription to Glip for up to 50 people
  • Third Place Team: Glip T-shirts and a one year subscription to Glip for up to 50 people

All participants will receive a free Glip T-shirt and 20% off Glip for their team or company. Participants may also be included in promotional communications regarding the Glip-A-Thon contest.

Register to participate in the first Glip-A-Thon today!

A Team Conversation Platform to Plan, Share & Organize Work

Glip is the Conversation Platform with built-in productivity tools that keep everyone connected and in the know. Document sharing, task management, shared calendars, and universal search capabilities are seamlessly integrated into the conversation stream so teams can get things done quickly. Glip also interfaces with email, calendar, and document applications to help teams stay informed through multiple touch points.

About Glip

Glip, Inc. is the developer of Glip, a conversation platform to plan, share and organize work. The result of more than 20 years of research and development in the area of real-time communication, Glip is built with text and video chat at its core and includes file sharing, collaborative task management, shared calendars, automatic version control, all integrated into each conversation stream, saving time and providing context for faster, better decisions. Glip is designed to support teams of all sizes and flexible for working with large amounts of raw data in fast-paced environments. Be it application development teams, marketing teams or teams spread across continents, Glip is the conversation platform that improves business while organizing it all for you.

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