Beyond Demo Day: An Update on TechStars Alumni

Aaron Gibralter of Urtak

Aaron Gibralter also graduated from TechStars New York’s Summer 2011 program and is co-founder of Urtak, collaborative polling technology that goes beyond traditional surveys by allowing participants to also create questions and to easily share interesting queries and results on social media. Urtak raised $500,000 after TechStars.
 
  
“Being able to go into meetings with investors that were already vetted was really much easier than what we have experienced prior to being in the program,” Gibralter says. Urtak has been used by media sites such as The Daily Beast and The Huffington Post, and is working on a “revenue version” that will allow publishers to insert sponsored questions into the flow of Q&A.

Aaron Gibralter also graduated from TechStars New York’s Summer 2011 program and is co-founder of…

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