Dallas Social Startup Wins Weekly National Competition
TangoTab App Continues To Dream Big America Finals Round, Next Week's Contestants Announced
April 18, 2014 --
KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us), the first-ever "reality radio show" hosting a weekly startup pitch competition, announces TangoTab as this past week's winner. Dream Big America also reveals the competition's April 22nd startup contestants from New York, Omaha, and Missouri.
TangoTab (www.TangoTab.com) based in Dallas, TX and presented by founder and CEO Andre Angel, is a phone app that provides restaurant offers to diners and a free meal to a person in need for every redeemed offer. To date, TangoTab has donated over 468,000 meals. On April 15th, Angel pitched against Ficks (www.FicksDrink.com), an all natural cocktail fortifier based in San Francisco, CA, and Blade Butter, a razor oil company from Odessa, FL. TangoTab secured the highest votes among the three startups, and will continue on to compete in the Finals Round on April 29th against last week's winner, Treeson Spring Water, and the victor of next week's competition.
"TangoTab is an inspiring social startup," said the Dream Big America host Doug Stephan. "They are just one example of the immense good that entrepreneurs provide to our society."
On April 15th, three more startups will compete to join Treeson Spring Water and TangoTab in the Finals Round: Scough, Nobl, and HallExchange.
Scough (www.WearAScough.com) based and manufactured in Brooklyn, NY is a fashionable scarf that incorporates an activated carbon filter to ward of germs. Scough will be presented by co-founder Alexa Nigro.
Nobl (www.NoblHealth.com) based in Omaha, NE improves the process of hourly rounding in healthcare facilities to increase efficiency and patient satisfaction. CEO Brett Byman will be pitching Nobl on Tuesday.
HallExchange (www.HallExchange.com) is a free classifieds service exclusively for college students based in Columbia, MO. HallExchange will be pitched by co-founder Connor Hall.
The Dream Big America Show features three entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas for two minutes each, followed by an expert panelist who offers feedback and suggestions. Tapping into the surging entrepreneurial movement spreading across the country, Dream Big America strives to educate and support startups, all while providing an exciting venue for America to choose which new businesses it wants to see hit the market.
Dream Big America airs each Tuesday at 9:10am to 9:40am EDT on Doug Stephan's Good Day Program (www.DougStephan.com), syndicated to over 500 markets across the United States with a weekly listening audience of 3.5 million. In addition to being broadcast on the radio, the Dream Big America Show can be heard via live podcast on the DreamBigAmerica.us website.
For more information about the Dream Big America competition or to schedule an interview with any of the Dream Big America participants please call Beth Chapman at 816.835.0306 or email her.
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