Product Hunt, a kind of ‘Hacker News for products’, has taken the startup world by storm over the past few months. While at its heart it’s focused on a daily contest in which users vote up and discuss their favorite new products, today it’s being used in a more timely fashion to highlight the startups presenting at 500 Startups‘ demo day in Mountain View. There’s nothing special in terms of features here, just a chance for the teams to compete not just for the attention of press and investors at the demo day itself, but also for upvotes from the…

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