Published: March 20, 2014

Beatmerch, a startup company created by UT student Duncan Abdelnour, has been named one of the Coolest College Startups by Inc. Magazine for 2014. The group includes 16 startups, which were chosen out of a list of 100.

Beatmerch is an interactive and full service merchandising company that focuses on the biggest names in electronic dance music. It provides on tour merchandise services, online ecommerce platforms and the ability to put together creative licensing agreements for artists and brands. Inc. Magazine states that Beatmerch, which launched in October 2013, is “one of the largest merchandising companies in the electronic music space.”

Abdelnour, of Somers, NY, is a senior marketing and entrepreneurship major, and a business administration minor.

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Two years ago, BetterBoo, a startup created by former UT Student Government President Nick Chmura ’12, was named one of 19 of the Coolest College Startups by Inc. Magazine for 2012.

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