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Startup that connects musicians to venues takes home $20,000 prize


The InnoVention Society hosted an event on Thursday at the Tandon School of Engineering where six teams of student entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to a panel of four judges in a Shark Tank-style competition. GigFinesse, a startup that connects musicians to venues, took home the $20,000 top prize. The InnoVention Society is a club that seeks to help students launch startups by providing mentors, startup competitions and other resources. … On GigFinesse, musicians can create profiles that detail the genres of music they play, their availability and ratings from past venues. Venues are able to post time slots and types of artists they are looking for.

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