SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - Blink [www.blink.la] today unveiled the world's first platform that connects media companies with a global network of freelance media professionals. The announcement was made at DEMO Enterprise 2014, world-renowned for launching the most innovative companies in enterprise, mobile, cloud computing, consumer and social media technologies.
Blink is a first-to-market platform combining the power of real-time location updates from professionals positioned around the globe with a searchable map interface used by industry-leading media and publishing companies. The network provides a fast and efficient solution to the problem of locating high-quality professionals on location around the world.
"Our founding team combines a decade of experience in media and technology to deliver a seamless tool for finding, hiring and managing teams in real-time," said Matthew Craig, Blink's co-founder and CEO "This is a huge step forward for media companies that need talented professionals on location to produce original content." Blink will provide a live, four-minute demonstration on the DEMO Enterprise 2014 stage on April 3, 2014, and will host live demonstrations beginning immediately afterward at Booth D13 in the DEMO Enterprise 2014 pavilion.
"After traveling the country and vetting hundreds of companies on the DEMO Tour, we are excited to select Blink to be one of the 27 companies launching new products solving big problems at DEMO Enterprise," said Erick Schonfeld, DEMO's executive producer.
Blink opened its invite-only beta in early 2014, attracting over 3,000 media professionals, including 150 industry leading media companies. Our founding team includes senior editors from The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and Magnum Photos, serial entrepreneurs and senior developers.
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