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Web Events (more headlines) 01-18-2013

Artists Network See.Me Taps Hip-Hop Legend Q-Tip As Competition Judge, Surpasses 600,000 Users

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Website: http://www.see.me

- Newly re-launched site awarding $125,000 in cash and grants

January 18, 2012 – See.Me, the fast-growing visual social network for artists, has announced that hip-hop legend Q-Tip will serve as a judge for its upcoming music competition, one of several that will reward the site’s winning users with $125,000 in grants and awards. Additional judges for the music contest, which will reward winners with $30,000 cash, production and promotion contracts with Okayplayer & Downtown Records, and a feature in i-D Magazine, include DJ Spooky, Flosstradamus, Kate Earl, and Stretch Armstrong.

See.Me’s expanded focus on music comes on the heels of the site surpassing the 600,000-user milestone earlier this month. Members with portfolios range from renowned artists like Questlove and Reggie Watts to unknown painters, musicians, and photographers around the world, with thousands of new members joining each day.

“Having a musician of the stature of Q-Tip work with See.Me on the music competition is an honor,” said William Etundi, Founder and CEO of See.Me. “We are a company built by artists for artists. Our simple goal is support creative people with recognition, shows and grants and we are super excited to bring Q-Tip into that process.”

See.Me (formerly known as Artists Wanted) recently re-launched after receiving $1.5 million from investors, expanding its community to other creative pursuits beyond the art world including photography, fashion, and music. This week, See.Me debuted a brand new layout on its website, showcasing the profiles of its users as well as the grants and awards available to them.

The most notable of these awards is the Times Square Award, in which the winner will have a video created about their work that will then be played on the largest video screen in Times Square, the American Eagle billboard at 46th St. and Broadway. In June 2012, Pennsylvania light graffiti artist and substitute teacher Vicki DaSilva had her work displayed on over a dozen signs, thanks to the company’s partnership with Times Square Alliance. Her work, seen by an estimated 500,000+ viewers, earned her a feature on the cover of the New York Times.

For more information on See.me, visit www.see.me.
For videos from previous See.Me (formerly Artists Wanted) projects, visit: ourhistory.see.me

About See.me
See.me is a global community of more than 600,000 artists, musicians, photographers, designers, and creative enthusiasts that has hosted dozens of art shows and events while distributing over $1.2 million in cash grants and other awards to its members. The company also runs an exhibition space in New York City. Founded in 2008 under the name Artists Wanted, the company lets members upload their work to create an online portfolio that can be easily shared across the web and on the See.Me mobile app. The profiles are connected through an elegant custom social network that is mostly visual, allowing members from over 180 different countries to connect and interact with each other’s works without the barrier of language.

The company closed a $1.5 million seed round of funding in 2012 from Founder Collective, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), SV Angel and NYC Seed.

For more information, visit www.see.me.

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Laurie Jakobsen
Jaybird Communications
646-484-6764
laurie@jaybirdcom.com

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