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“Kuhcoon is an interactive social media education and management platform. Kuhcoon’s goal is to provide users with a simple comprehensive solution to maintain their social media connections and make new ones across multiple networks. The platform helps users learn to use social media and improve over time through custom interactive video lessons.”

We really like the idea behind their product and wanted to share with you an invite to become an exclusive beta tester. If this interests you, please contact press@kuhcoon.com or visit http://www.kuhcoon.com for more.

We also recommend learning a little bit more about the company. The snippet above is taken from the following Press Release, so take a quick read and visit them online.


Scranton-Based Technology Startup Announces Private Beta Test and Move to Incubation Space

SCRANTON, PA – March 19, 2012-  Kuhcoon LLC. Kuhcoon, a Scranton based technology start-up, announced today that it will begin accepting 2000 users for a closed beta test, the launch of the Company’s new landing page and promotional video, and the incubation of the Company in the office of Appek Mobile Apps on Wyoming Avenue in Scranton.

Kuhcoon is an interactive social media education and management platform. Kuhcoon’s goal is to provide users with a simple comprehensive solution to maintain their social media connections and make new ones across multiple networks. The platform helps users learn to use social media and improve over time through custom interactive video lessons.

Kuhcoon was co-founded by Andrew Torba (CEO) and Charles Szymanski (CTO) in October 2011. Over the past five months Andrew and Charles, who are also undergraduates at The University of Scranton and Drexel University respectively, have bootstrapped the development of Kuhcoon with no outside funding. In February 2012 Kuhcoon brought on Mike Toma, a senior at Kings College, as the Chief Marketing Officer. The Company is also working with one intern, Jeff Katra of Kings College, and is currently looking for two marketing or communications interns who use and understand multiple social networks.

“We recognized the need for both social media education and a simplified comprehensive management tool. Social media changes so rapidly it’s hard to keep up, even for geeks like me who have a passion for it. The truth is there are a lot of snake oil salesmen who claim to be “social media experts,” and charge hundreds of dollars an hour to create a basic Facebook page. With Kuhcoon, we’ve built a powerful tool that offers an intuitive and fun way to learn, manage, and grow social media accounts from one place.” – Andrew Torba, CEO.

On February 18th, 2012 Kuhcoon placed 2nd in a business plan presentation held at Wilkes University by the Greater Valley Technology Alliance (GVTA) as a part of the 10th Annual Entrepreneurship Institute. The Company is currently registered and will be participating in the GVTA’s 10thAnnual Business Plan Competition where they will be presenting their plan in the collegiate competition for up to $30,000 in cash and services.

Over the past six weeks Kuhcoon underwent its first successful private beta test with dozens of local students, business owners, and musicians. The Company is announcing the launch of their new landing page and promotional video at Kuhcoon.com and will be accepting 2000 users into the 2nd round of beta testing in April.

Appek Mobile Apps, located on 224 Wyoming Avenue in Scranton, was co-founded by Adam Ceresko and Andrew Herman in early 2009. APPEK announced their graduation from the Scranton Enterprise Center and the opening of their 2200sq. ft. office in December of 2011 and will now be incubating Kuhcoon in the early stages of Company growth.

For additional information, please contact press@kuhcoon.com or visithttp://www.kuhcoon.com

Kuhcoon LLC Contacts:
CEO Andrew Torba
Andrew@kuhcoon.com
(570) 780-3644
@Torbahax

 

Mitchell Cuevas
(@mcuevasm) I am the Sr. Marketing Director here at Techstars, am passionate about helping entrepreneurs, and am obsessed with finding, playing with, and implementing all the best new marketing (and other) technology I can get my hands on.



  • Thanks for the great article! I met the Kuhcoon guys at Startup Weekend Columbus (Ohio) where they worked on their idea and they’re an awesome, talented team. I can’t wait to test Kuhcoon out and see what else they come up with!