MightyMeeting Wins the Founder Showcase - Mobile Collaboration and Social Publishing Company Wins Top Pitch at TheFunded.com's Start-Up Pitch Event

Jan 15, 2010, 19:36 ET from The Founder Institute

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- MightyMeeting, Inc. (www.mightymeeting.com), the mobile collaboration and social publishing company, won last night's Founder Showcase (www.foundershowcase.com) pitch event in Silicon Valley by an open-ballot of the 200 investors, founders, and members of the media in attendance. The company demonstrated its unique mobile web conferencing solution that lets users present and connect anywhere, in real-time and anytime -- bringing the audience to a surprise applause in the middle of his their 3-minute pitch.

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"We are absolutely thrilled by the recognition that we received at this event," says Dmitri Tcherevik, the Founder and CEO of MightyMeeting, Inc. "This is an important validation of the concept behind the company and the strategy that is driving our day-to-day execution. Getting this kind of support in Silicon Valley, the epicenter of tech innovation, is doubly exciting."

MightyMeeting is a cloud-based service that can be used to manage a private library of presentations in multiple formats. This library can be accessed anytime and anyplace from a range of mobile devices, such as the iPhone, iPod Touch, or Android phones, and can be easily shared via email, blogs, Twitter or Facebook. Most importantly, users of MightyMeeting can start or join web conferences directly from their mobile devices.

"MightyMeeting was certainly deserving of the top prize," says Adeo Ressi, the Founding Member of TheFunded.com. "It's great to help companies like them get the exposure they need at these events."

The Founder Showcase is a quarterly event that helps to democratize access to Silicon Valley for seed stage companies. Almost 50 companies applied to the Founder Showcase competition, with the top 12 as voted on TheFunded.com presenting at the event. As the winner, MightyMeeting wins a host of prizes, including $2500 in cash, $1000 in free legal services from Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, a Ferrari rental, and more.

A full demo of MightyMeeting's solution can be seen at http://www.mightymeeting.com/web/demo.html.

-About TheFunded.com-

TheFunded.com (www.TheFunded.com) is a private membership community of over 13,000 CEOs, who use the site to research, rate, and review funding sources worldwide and to discuss operating challenges of growing a business. The site lists over 5,000 funding sources and 17,500 investment professionals worldwide. Monthly readership includes nearly everyone involved in the funding of start-up companies.

-About MightyMeeting Inc.-

Mighty Meeting (www.mightymeeting.com) is a mobile collaboration and social publishing platform that is used by entrepreneurs, business executives, lawyers, scientists, educators, and students in every part of the world to share ideas and connect in realtime and anytime.

SOURCE The Founder Institute