Event Recap: Product Hunt Meetup

On Tuesday night, IPG Lab attended as Product Hunt held its first-ever New York meetup at the AlleyNYC space near Times Square. Backed by Y Combinator, the platform enables the discovery of dozens of new startups every day, and has grown rapidly due to its tight community and addictive interface.

The meetup, which was packed with fans of the platform, allowed Product Hunt to highlight new features: founding member Erik Torenberg gave an AMA on the future of Product Hunt, and developers showcased tools that interact with the Product Hunt API, as well as their own projects. In addition, Cameron Hendrix displayed a Chrome extension called Internet Smoke Break to search through the database, and Trevor Owens presented QuickMVP, which enables startups to launch quickly and effectively.