Featured Startup Pitch: DataRPM wants to enable business to ‘talk’ to their data, literally

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By Sundeep Sanghavi, DataRPM co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Leveraging the power of cognitive computing, DataRPM’s smart machine analytics solution delivers the unprecedented ability for business people to talk—literally—to their data in plain English and immediately receive visually … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: From the Lab is on a mission to make luxury beauty products with quality ingredients available at lower prices

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By Lorraine Dahlinger, From the Lab co-founder ELEVATOR PITCH There’s a widespread misconception in the beauty industry that women must pay exorbitant prices for luxury beauty and skincare products that actually work, but From the Lab believes that all women deserve access to incredible, … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Project Fellows gives creatives the chance to connect with each other for collaborative projects

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By Andrei Marchenko, Project Fellows founder ELEVATOR PITCH Project Fellows is a platform where people who have an idea can find fellows to create some project together or find an interesting project to join. Also it gives opportunity to have a blog of the project to inform followers about … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Braineet enables brands to elicit proactive feedback and new ideas from customers

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By Jonathan Livescault, Braineet co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Braineet is a web and app platform to share your smart ideas—in 140 characters starting with ‘What if’—with every brand to improve the products and services you use every day. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Today, millions … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Health food for pets: Barker Kitsen brings specialized pet brands to the masses

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By Candace Dannenbaum, Barker Kitsen co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Barker Kitsen is a discovery platform for urban pet parents to discover under-the-radar brands, new services and ultimate experiences. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Barker Kitsen is a resource—a dog lover’s guide to … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: UpdateZen seeks to simplify status reporting for managers and employees in the enterprise

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By Paul Ruderman, UpdateZen founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH UpdateZen is a simple status-reporting solution designed for executives and managers who prefer short updates from their people, consolidated and presented in one simple interface. We limit updates to 250 characters so that managers … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: EQtainment offers educational toys, games and books focused on teaching emotional intelligence

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By Sofia Dickens, EQtainment founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH EQtainment helps parents and teachers practice social skills and behavior with their kids through fun and affordable games, toys and videos. FOUNDER’S STORY Years ago as a student at Harvard, I came across the groundbreaking … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: 3D Control Systems wants to be the secure OS for 3D printing

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By John Dogru, 3D Control Systems co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH 3D Printing allows us to radically disrupt the way we design, manufacture and distribute products. We’re making secure distributed manufacturing via Secured3D possible, and bringing the 3D Printing process as close to one … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Non-profit startup Shopping for a Change wants to bring local artisan products from around the world to the global market

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By Stacey Horowitz, Shopping for a Change founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH & PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Shopping for a Change (SFAC) is a non-profit that helps artisans, artisan co-ops and companies from impoverished areas sell fair-trade goods online. Profits are donated to international … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: OVAL’s connected sensor is built to enable consumers to better keep track of the things most important to them

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By Michael Harry, OVAL co-founder ELEVATOR PITCH OVAL—a small, affordable, wireless, and versatile sensor that protects the people, pets, and items you care about most by sending an alert to your phone or email by way of a push notification, text, email, or direct telephone call whenever it’s … [Read more...]