Our Story

Shindig is a NYC start-up committed to unleashing the unrealized potential of video chat. Shindig's proprietary technology enables you to give an online reading, talk, or interview in front of an online group of 50 to 1000. In Shindig, you can share the stage with fans and take questions from audience members. Additionally Shindig adds a unique social dimension to events by allowing fans themselves to also interact with one another in private video chats.

The company was founded in 2009 by Yale College, Harvard Law grad Steve Gottlieb. Steve's prior entrepreneurial successes include the founding of TVT Records, one of the most successful independent labels in the history of US recording industry. Steve's discovery of such artists as Nine Inch Nails, Ja Rule, Lil Jon and Pitbull powered the label's achievement of some 25 plus Gold, Platinum and Multi Platinum releases. Steve also served on the Board of MusicMatch and Tune Up as well as the Advisory Board to Napster. In 2001 he appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee testifying on the subject of Digital Music Rights. He was also a Founding Director of A2IM, the American Association of Independent Music.

Our Investors

Shindig is funded by the Pritzker/Vlock family office. The enterprise owns and manages a broad portfolio of public equities, real estate, consumer, biotech, industrial and medical equipment, and technology businesses, several venture capital entities including Launch Capital, and has substantial private equity ownership of Global Hyatt Corporation, TransUnion LLC, Triton Container International Corporation and the Marmon Group.

Michael Vlock and Karen Pritzker are involved in numerous national philanthropic efforts individually and through their family foundation with emphasis on literacy, education, medicine, theatre and land preservation. Ms. Pritzker received a B.A. from Northwestern University. Mr. Vlock received a B.A. from Hampshire College and a J.D. from Boston College School of Law.

Contact Us

Shindig Inc.
41 East 11th Street, 11th Floor
New York, New York 10003
Tel: (212) 699-3650