Glip Launches $5,000 Hackathon For Creatives

Los Angeles-based Glip, a startup developing project communications and coordination tools, said today that it is running a $5,000 "hackathon" style contest for creative agencies. According to the company, it will offer up $5,000 to creative agencies to help create the company's brand mascot, as well as free subscriptions for teams and more. Glip said that its tools are already being used by many creative agencies. The company said its "hackathon" starts this weekend, on Sunday, March 23rd, with submissions due two days later. Glip provides document sharing, shared calendar, task management, and social conversation tools used by project teams.