WHAT IS YOUNOODLE? YouNoodle connects top startups with opportunities for growth. Corporations powered by startups grow faster and outperform their peers. Investors with the right dealflow produce better returns. Cities and colleges with thriving startup ecosystems produce more jobs and economic growth. This is what YouNoodle is all about – powering the global startup revolution. WHAT’S THE SECRET SAUCE? YouNoodle powers hundreds of startup competitions and innovation engagement programs around the world, giving us a unique picture of the global startup ecosystem. Based on opinions and evaluations from thousands of expert investors and advisors around the world, YouNoodle knows which startups are cut out to be tomorrow’s leaders. We put this to use through introductions between top startups and corporate executives, investors, or even endorsements for government grants or prizes. We want to bring you the magic of Silicon Valley, no matter where and how you work. YOU CAN WORK WITH US TOO You may already know us from our work on projects like Start-Up Chile, Verizon Powerful Answers Award, or your local college startup competition. We work with competition organizers to solve big challenges with the power of startups and entrepreneurs. You can also run your next competition or startup engagement program on our platform, source amazing startups, invite external judges and find the right winners. Try YouNoodle Judge today, no matter the size or scope of your challenge. WE ARE A STARTUP OURSELVES YouNoodle was founded by Torsten Kolind and Rebeca Hwang in 2010, and is funded by VegasTechFund and an international group of business angels. The company was spun off an ambitious project started by Bob Goodson and Kirill Makharinsky in 2007 with support from Peter Thiel (Founders Fund), Max Levchin (PayPal) and Charles Lho (Amicus Group). YouNoodle is run by a dedicated team of 11 different nationalities with a global headquarters in San Francisco and a growing presence in Santiago, Chile and Barcelona, Spain.
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