Press Coverage
We love the press, and occassionaly they love us back. Below is where we brag about the occassional mentions we get by the media. Enjoy.
JULY 2013: Mixergy - Bootstrapping With No Coding Experience - Mixergy's Andrew Warner does a steller job of interviewing Hatchwise founder George Ryan on his personal and professional journey. Watch as Andrew and George dig deep and discuss the very real challenges of starting a business from scratch with no prior experience. Video interview aired July 26th, 2013
JUNE and July 2013: Coachville - Crowdsourcing Super Hero! - Founder of Hatchwise, George Ryan, participated in Coachville's Engage 2013 Epic Tribal Gathering event, first being interviewed by several of Coachville's incredible coaches, and then giving a talk on crowdsourcing and empowering yourself with the ability to free up time in your life.Video interview aired June 25, 2013 - Audio of talk + question and answer period from July 23rd, 2013
FEBRUARY 2013: Small Business Big Marketing - From timber yard lackey to business owner! - Hatchwise founder George Ryan chats with Timbo Reid, host of Australia's #1 marketing podcast, Small Business Big Marketing. Gain insight into George's journey as he tells the story of how he quit his day job, started Hatchwise and turned it into a thriving community of thousands of designers and small business owners.. Aired on February 13th 2013
FEBRUARY 2013: The Business Experience Show - The Business Experience Show hosts Lisa Caprelli and Brian Gaps interview Hatchwise founder George Ryan on how to get the perfect design by crowdsourcing it to the huge crowd of designers on Hatchwise. Aired on February 3rd 2013
JANUARY 2013: The Mind Aware Radio Show - Mind Aware Radio Show host Dana Wilde does a superb job of interviewing Hatchwise founder George Ryan about how Hatchwise was started and how to get the most out of a design contest. Aired on January 26 2013
JUNE 2011: Inc Magazine - June Issue: " "Some business owners maintain that it's worth ponying up thousands of dollars for a logo from a professional design firm. But if you don't have that kind of budget, you can get one for less by holding a logo contest." - Best Business Deals
APRIL 2010: Mashable -15+ Great Ways to Find Web Design and Development Work: "...worth checking out no matter what type of design you specialize in."
APRIL 2010: Inc Magazine - April Issue: "From Hatchwise, I received the most entries — 219. They were also the highest caliber."

Inc Magazine ran an article in it's April issue in which it held a field test of several logo design services. Hatchwise was selected as providing the "highest caliber" designs.

The web version of the Inc magazine article can be read on the Inc website:

Our blog post about the article:


August 20th 2009: Yahoo! News " Popular Design Contest Site Relaunches With New Name And Broader Focus"

Yahoo News picked up our press release about our name change (we were previously known as eLogoContest).

Although the article has since expired you can still read the press release on PRWeb:

October 15th 2008: Help! My Business Sucks! " I wanted to tell you about ... ... I’m impressed, so I encourage you to check it out."
August 14th 2008: Small Business Trends Radio " How to revolutionize your logo design"

Hatchwise founder George Ryan was interviewed by popular weekly radio broadcast "Small Business Trends Radio". This was back when Hatchwise was called eLogoContest.

You can listen to the archived show here:

April 23rd 2008: Killer Startups " Design Contest Supersite"

Hatchwise (at the time "eLogoContest") was selected as as "Killer Startup". We were psyched about that.

Check it out: