Featured Startup Pitch: Phontabulous offers a mobile social photo app focused on private, secure sharing

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By RAHUL CHABUKSWAR, PHONTABULOUS FOUNDER AND CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Simple, private and fun photo sharing. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Phontabulous is a simple, private, and fun photo sharing app for Apple and Android devices that enables you to share memories privately. Select photos and friends to begin the private sharing party, and keep the annoying people … [Read more...]

Lightning Pitch: Traklight – Spot legal issues and business risks for free

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COMPANY: Traklight ELEVATOR PITCH Spot legal issues and business risks for free. Share files securely via free Basic Vault. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Traklight offers free versions of the paid SaaS products ID your IP and IP Vault, known as the free Business Risk Assessment and Basic Vault, respectively. The main difference between ID your IP and the Business Risk … [Read more...]

Lightning Pitch: Workshop – Sending clients who need websites your way

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COMPANY: Workshop ELEVATOR PITCH Sending clients who need websites your way. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Workshop is a tiny private newsletter that sends gig opportunities to freelance web designers and developers. Instead of having to scour the web for leads, I send the top 10 best opportunities to your email every day. It's like cloning yourself so you never have … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Snaffu enables mobile development teams to find and report bugs in real-time


By DEEPAK CHOPRA AND SANJAY MALHOTRA, SNAFFU CO-FOUNDERS ELEVATOR PITCH Mobile QA, simplified. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Snaffu is an in-app bug reporting tool that streamlines the issue creation process and allows mobile app developers/testers (or really anyone) to submit issues directly from their device. With a simple shake, Snaffu takes a screenshot, … [Read more...]

Lightning Pitch: Whatfix – Enhancing self-service capability of any web product

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COMPANY: Whatfix ELEVATOR PITCH Enhancing the self-service capability of any web product. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Whatfix helps businesses to simplify the online experience of users by eliminating confusions and doubts. Use Whatfix and enhance the self-service capability of your product. Whatfix features: -  Create walkthroughs with just a few clicks: No … [Read more...]

Lightning Pitch: Vizzy – Comment on your life in video


COMPANY: Vizzy ELEVATOR PITCH Comment your life in video. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Vizzy is a simple video app which allows you to comment the scenes you film. Capture what you see, comment it with a video selfie, and share the moment. People can see you while seeing what you are sharing. It helps the user to deliver a more personal content and make his … [Read more...]

Lightning Pitch: Codesmith – Immersive software engineering academy

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COMPANY: Codesmith ELEVATOR PITCH Software engineering immersive academy and learning platform. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Codesmith teaches students across the U.S. modern programing with JavaScript so they can take roles as software engineers or launch their own ventures after graduating. We’re transforming software engineering education through our immersive platform … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Rokk3r Labs has created a program that brings entrepreneurs together to ‘co-build’ new companies

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By JUAN MONTOYA, CO-FOUNDER, ROKK3R LABS; MANAGING DIRECTOR, ROKK3R COBUILD ELEVATOR PITCH Rokk3r Labs is the platform where entrepreneurs partner with our strategists, creatives, and engineers to co-build and launch exponential companies that leverage the business opportunities created by the new technologies and fundamental societal changes resulting from this new … [Read more...]

Working to make the Hyperloop a reality: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has a plan, a location, and is moving full steam (or tube) ahead

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By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat editor This is a bit of a departure from StartUp Beat’s usual Q&A format, but I thought this was an interesting enough project to change things up a bit. The team at Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) are working to make Elon Musk’s much-discussed idea to build a new kind of high-speed, long-range transportation … [Read more...]

Lightning Pitch: LingosMio – Learn the language not the phrases

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COMPANY: LingosMio ELEVATOR PITCH Learn the language, not the phrases. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION LingosMio is a language learning platform where you can learn a language fast and with ease! What makes LingosMio different? We believe that languages are a thought process, and it’s important to understand that thought process in order to be fluent in the … [Read more...]