Jeb Corliss was tapped by Megastar App as a co-judge alongside R&B superstar Usher. Megastar is poised to be the biggest online talent competition which will seek out the next big star in several categories including dance, music, magic, extreme and sports…to name a few. The winner of the competition, as judged by app users and Megastar judges, will win $1,000,000.00. This is the largest prize ever given in an online competitions of this sort.
Jeb is currently working with Usher and the Megastar team to give out “golden tickets” to push special talent all the way through the final.
RPRT has announced a new division called RPRT Ventures. RPRT will be working with start ups to help them tap into lifestyle, action sports and influencer networks. The first announcement comes with an advisory position with invite app, HobNob. Easy and beautiful invites created in less than a minute from your iPhone and sent via text. The company aims to replace the tedious process of creating an eVite or Facebook Event. With already tens of thousands of monthly users, HobNob recently took on seed investment of $2.25mm from Norwest Venture Partners, Aspect Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Greycroft.
The app plans to release V. 2.0 in the coming weeks and are currently working on an Android version.