The company will also receive industry expertise and networking, office space, mentoring and marketing support.
Founded in 2011 and backed by New York City-based Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Wizpert is a platform that connects advice seekers with qualified experts for real-time conversations on a wide range of topics such as nutrition, exercise, cooking and parenting. It allows experts to monetize their advice by joining Wizpert and placing a customized button on their blogs. There are also hundreds of experts (“wizperts”) available for free.
The company, which will release an iPhone app in April 2012, is currently hiring.