Featured Startup Pitch: Brainstate – Stress reduction via binaural beats

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COMPANY: Brainstate ELEVATOR PITCH The app that helps you relax whenever you want. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Brainstate is a mobile application available on iOS created to help with meditation, relaxation, sleep and studying. Although originally created as a school project to help students reduce stress and anxiety, it is not limited to students. Binaural beats … [Read more...]

Video Pitch: Captio


“A better way to manage business travel expenses.”   https://youtu.be/6ui9XYgNYvM HEADQUARTERS: Barcelona, Spain WEBSITE: captio.com YEAR FOUNDED: 2012 FOUNDERS: Joel Vicient: CEO, Joaquim Segura: COO, Lluís Claramonte: CTO, Dan Moser: CMO TWITTER: @Captioapp LINKEDIN: linkedin.com/company/captio … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Toolwatch – Tool for measuring the accuracy of mechanical watches

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COMPANY: Toolwatch ELEVATOR PITCH Easiest way to measure the accuracy of mechanical watches. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Toolwatch helps watch aficionados around the world to measure and track the accuracy of their mechanical watches. This is, in fact, the only way of knowing if the expensive watch you bought is working fine. Our goal is to share our passion for … [Read more...]

Cornerstone OnDemand announces first series of investments through the Cornerstone Innovation Fund


SANTA MONICA, Calif.— August 27, 2015 — Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent management software solutions, today announced the first series of investments made through the Cornerstone Innovation Fund, the company’s strategic venture arm focused on investing in and collaborating with the next generation of cloud startups. The companies in … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: ProjectVision – Proactive data-based weight loss technology

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COMPANY: ProjectVision ELEVATOR PITCH Personalized, data-driven preventive care. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Our flagship product, Yabbit, focuses on helping patients overcome the key environmental, psychological, and social barriers that inhibit long-term weight loss. Combining behavioral data from our app, biometric data from connected devices, and GPS data from … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: RedraftHero – Seeking to ‘revolutionize’ the daily fantasy sports community

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COMPANY: RedraftHero ELEVATOR PITCH All-in-one fantasy sports platform. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION As daily fantasy users, we've grown tired of the standard salary cap and platforms available—there needs to be something more comprehensive, something that has variety. We decided it was time for a change. Time to revolutionize the daily fantasy sports community; … [Read more...]

Video Pitch: Glisser

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“Makes presentations interactive.”   https://youtu.be/byoxIBK4HfE HEADQUARTERS: London WEBSITE: glisser.com YEAR FOUNDED: 2014 FOUNDER: Michael Piddock TWITTER: @GlisserApp FACEBOOK: facebook.com/glisserapp LINKEDIN: linkedin.com/company/glisser … [Read more...]

Video Pitch: SmartSERP

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“The world's smartest keyword rank tracking tool.” https://vimeo.com/136196069 WEBSITE: smartserp.com YEAR FOUNDED: 2015 FOUNDER: Riyaj Rahmathali TWITTER: @SmartSERP FACEBOOK: facebook.com/pages/SmartSERP/614201638721815 LINKEDIN: linkedin.com/company/smartserp … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Usercard – Directory for social media handles

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COMPANY: Usercard ELEVATOR PITCH Discover and share everywhere you are officially online. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Usercard is a directory for social media handles. Usernames are not universal; Usercard gives individuals, organizations, and brands with multiple profiles a cohesive platform to distribute their complete online presence with authority. The … [Read more...]

With a new $1.1M funding infusion, BoardVitals seeks to help physicians better prepare for board exams

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A Q&A with BoardVitals co-founder and CEO Daniel Lambert. The New York City-based healthtech startup announced earlier this month that it has raised $1.1 million in Series A funding from Salt Lake City-based Rock Creek Capital. Previous investors in an initial Seed round include Blueprint Health and Rothenberg Ventures. The company was founded in 2013 by Lambert and Andrea … [Read more...]