July 11, 2014. Brooklyn. Huge is pleased to announce that Honey, a leading enterprise social network, was awarded first place at this month's Ultralight Startup Competition in New York. Developed at Huge Labs, Honey is a private social platform that improves company-wide internal communication and enhances information sharing and discovery. This is the second major honor for Honey over the past two months. Honey was also crowned the winner of the Global Startup City Demos competition at Internet Week New York 2014.
- Brendan Dickinson, Associate at Canaan Partners
- Ian Sigalow, Co-Founder and Partner at Greycroft Partners
- Matt Turck, Managing Director at FirstMark Capital
- Matthew Witheiler, General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners
Judging was based on the best pitch evaluation, as well as popular vote from the audience. Additional participants included:
As the first place winner, Honey has received an automatic bid to pitch at New York Angels, New York City's oldest and largest angel investor network. Honey will also be provided with a first round interview with StartFast Venture Accelerator, a firm that is run by serial entrepreneurs and angel investors.
About Honey: Honey is a better way to communicate at work. Share company news, latest industry trends or innovative ideas with your team. Honey's beautiful interface, smart social features, intelligent search, and customizable admin permissions are designed for teams of all sizes. With Honey, employees are more informed, engaged, and connected. Get started at honey.is.
About Huge: Huge is a digital agency that provides business strategy, design, marketing and technology services to some of the world's largest businesses and best-known brands. The company is known for successfully harmonizing user needs and business goals to create industry-changing digital experiences for its clients. Huge has offices based in the United States, Europe and Latin America, and is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies.