Indi Selected as One of 12 Finalists Representing University of California Alumni at Recent Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation Summit

IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 21, 2019- Indi, the digital word of mouth engagement and monetization platform, was selected as one of 12 finalists in the third annual UC Entrepreneur Pitch Competition. Selected by a panel of prominent investors, these finalists representing alumni from the 10-campus University of California system won the opportunity to present their companies to more than 750 business leaders and venture capitalists at the 2019 Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation Summit held in Monterey, Calif., on Jan. 29 to 31, 2019.

Indi Founder and CEO Neel Grover presented on behalf of the firm. The Indi platform empowers seamless, performance-based engagement between brands, celebrities, athletes, influencers, customers, employees, followers and fans with high-converting, authentic, shoppable video and photo content. [should we focus more on the content management system and brand ambassador programs on the brands’ side]?

“The University of California campuses generate some of the world’s most innovative thought leadership. We were very honored to be one of the 12 companies chosen from this highly distinguished community,” said Grover. “It was also a tremendous opportunity to hear what other organizations are doing to transform their industries as well as gain valuable feedback from the attending executives.”

Indi enables organizations, individuals and brands to disintermediate social media engagement by creating direct relationships and connections. Benefits of this technology include extended reach, trackable performance data, improved ROI, ownership of user-generated content, and email addresses for ongoing communication. The Indi platform embeds into client websites and apps for complete integration into the engagement experience, ease of use and optimum utilization of user-generated video and photo content.

The annual summit provides CVCs, corporate strategy executives, C-level innovation officers and corporate development executives with ways to maximize innovation strategy business practices and drive strategic investment opportunities. This year’s theme of “Riding The Innovation Wave Of Disruption” addressed corporate strategy design and investment approaches set against the backdrop of innovation disruption and corporate organizational shift.

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About Indi

Indi is transforming engagement and commerce through a unique platform that enables performance-based brand ambassador programs with high-converting, authentic, shoppable content. Benefits include ownership of the engagement by brands, athletes and celebrities as well as new income and reward opportunities for all types of influencers. Ownership of the engagement includes user-generated content and email addresses with remarketing rights as well as robust data to track and optimize performance while accurately managing influencer compensation.