January 25, 2010 09:00 ET to Showcase at Twiistup 7 Technology Conference in Los Angeles, Thursday, January 28th

EL SEGUNDO, CA--(Marketwire - January 25, 2010) - Lunch (, a social media website that connects people to their common ground with others, today announced that as one of the industry's most promising startup companies, it was selected to present at the Twiistup Entrepreneur Showcase taking place in Los Angeles, January 27-28. Lunch is among the top ten "Showoffs" chosen from over one hundred entries, based on overall value to the tech community (including contribution, innovation, entrepreneurship, and inspirational content). Lunch Founder and CEO, J.R. Johnson, will be presenting on Thursday, January 28, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

"Considering the economic roller coaster we've been on, to see people brave enough to venture out and start new businesses is fantastic," said J.R. Johnson, founder and chief executive officer. "It's an honor to be recognized among such great company."

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About Lunch

Lunch ( is a social media website where people share and discover genuinely useful information, connecting to others with common interests while uncovering common ground with those who may appear to be their total opposites. Fueled by curiosity, Lunch features reviews, lists and ratings created by members of the community, on almost any imaginable topic. From the latest TV show, to a politician, a charity, a baby stroller, or universal healthcare, it's a place for all interests. Launched in April 2009 by J.R. Johnson (former founder and CEO of, which was acquired by Expedia in July 2008), Lunch's proprietary Similarity Network engine calculates commonalities in taste and opinions among the site's members. In 2009, Lunch began hosting 'Lunch for Good,' an event series bringing together innovators and thought-leaders in the tech and Internet space to discuss how to evolve the way people participate and interact online. For more information, please visit or send an email to

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Contact Information

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    Aunny De La Rosa
    Direct: 310.640.0096
    Aunny [at] lunch [dot] com
    Twitter: @AunnyD