Win an Awesome 500px Account!

Fresh from Zerply:

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To celebrate the integration of 500px on Zerply, the fine folks at 500px are giving away 5 Awesome accounts to some lucky Zerply users.

To be in with a chance to win, simply add the 500px integration to your Zerply portfolio and we will select our five favorite 500px photosets to win a years subscription.

To see the 500px integration in action check out our integration page for more info, including how to connect your account. Winners will be featured on our blog and announced on twitter February 21st.

(Photo courtesy of Michael Woloszynowicz: http://zerply.com/vibrantshot)

 


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LinkedIn, Thanks For The Product Validation

Fresh from Zerply:

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so we would like to extend our thanks to the LinkedIn product team 🙂

 


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Zerply @ 500 Startups Demo day

The CEO and Co-founder, Christofer Karltorp of Zerply present at the Demo day at 500 Startups, in-front a crowd of the most prominent bloggers, angel investors and VC’s in Silicon Valley.

Zerply is the professional networking service done right, that offers a social and beautiful way to connect with the people you need to connect with.

New York Times: Zerply: A Non-Corporate LinkedIn, Built For and By the Web Generation

Great article about Zerply in the New York Times:

Despite its recent IPO, there’s a strong feeling among many people online that the professional network LinkedIn doesn’t quite work for them. Despite its millions of users, it isn’t necessarily easy to find people on LinkedIn that you’d want to work for you. And just as importantly, young people in particular feel as though you have to “put on a suit and tie and become part of a corporate structure” in order to participate.

Read the full article here

Dave McClure invests in Zerply!

We are very happy to share that Dave McClure is investing in Zerply!

Congratulations Christofer, Taaniel and the rest of the team!

Zerply will also work with the 500 Startups program, which will greatly help Zerply accelerate their momentum. BootstrapLabs and the advisory team here will continue to support Zerply moving forward, and we are all very excited about having Dave McClure and 500 Startups involved with Zerply!

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Arctic Startup: Zerply Wants To Be The Next Generation Professional Network

ArcticStartup writes about Zerply:

Zerply is California based startup, that has its roots in Sweden and Estonia, through its co-founders. Zerply aims to be the best way to present yourself in a professional way. What they currently have available to the public, is bunch of very stylish profile pages which integrate relatively seamlessly to other online services. However, there’s a lot more in store according to Christofer Karltorp.

Read more here.