Netrepid Awards $5K In VPS Hosting To Startup Weekend Harrisburg Winners

Netrepid Awards $5K In VPS Hosting To Startup Weekend Harrisburg Winners


ENOLA, PA, September 18, 2013 — Netrepid announced today that it will be providing over $5,000 in VPS hosting to three Harrisburg-area entrepreneurial teams that were awarded top prizes at Startup Weekend Harrisburg, held the previous weekend at Harrisburg University.

The three winning teams were each awarded the same prize package, with different subscription lengths based on the order of finish. Specifications for the VPS hosting package includes:

  • Windows Server 2008R2 or 2012 (winners will be automatically upgraded to 2012 if available)
  • 4Gb of RAM
  • Single Processor
  • 200Gb of Storage

The winning startup team will receive subscription to Netrepid’s VPS hosting services for a period of 12 months following the setup of their account. The second place and third place teams will receive subscriptions for 6 months and 3 months once they setup accounts with Netrepid, respectively.

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“VPS hosting is one of our most in-demand services because each plan can be customized to meet the demands of any business,” said Sam Coyl, President and CEO of Netrepid. “For startups, VPS hosting is an ideal platform to build the technology of their business because it can start small and scale very quickly.”

Want to learn more about virtualization for small businesses? Read Sam’s Top 5 Q&A on small business virtualization here!

Coyl was one of 13 Harrisburg-area entrepreneurs who served as coaches during the Startup Weekend event, where area entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs get hands-on experience building the various areas of a new venture and determine if their startups are viable. In addition to offering a prize to the top startups from the weekend, Netrepid also served as an event sponsor.

“We were thrilled to have Sam and Netrepid sponsor our inaugural event,” said Chuck Russell, Co-organizer of Startup Weekend Harrisburg. “I greatly appreciate their contribution and commitment to the Central PA startup community.”

According to published reports, Startup Weekend Harrisburg 2014 is scheduled for October 3 to October 5, 2014. Netrepid’s involvement in Startup Weekend Harrisburg 2014 will be forthcoming.

For more information on VPS hosting services from Netrepid, please visit netrepid.com.

About Netrepid

Netrepid provides enterprise class technology services for a large variety of industries including health care, financial, education, and government. Since being founded in 2004, Netrepid has also positioned itself as a key partner to many other services and solutions providers. Rather than becoming a vendor or a partner, Netrepid creates a relationship that allows them to become part of their clients’ team. This strong relationship based culture enables Netrepid to provide quality advice, support, and direction to their clients as they match technology to their business.

To learn more about Netrepid, call 717.730.0780, visit netrepid.com or follow the company on Twitter @netrepid.

About Startup Weekend Harrisburg

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Startup Weekend Harrisburg is a grassroots movement of active and empowered Central Pennsylvania entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.

We are an active member of Up Global, the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1200 past events in 150 countries around the world. The non-profit organization is headquartered in Seattle, Washington but organizers and facilitators can be found in over 300 cities around the world. From Mongolia to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe are coming together for weekend long workshops to pitch ideas, form teams, and start companies.

PRESS CONTACT

Jonathan Bentz
Marketing Manager
Netrepid
717.730.0780 x 1000

Sam Coyl
sam.coyl@netrepid.com

Sam Coyl is Netrepid's President & CEO. A US Marine with 9 years of service, Sam is an award winning 'Vetrepreneur', one of Pennsylvania's top executives under 40, and a member of multiple tech councils, business incubators and education boards. Connect with Sam on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter @netrepid.