Featured Startup Pitch: Tutors App – Connecting students with nearby tutors for on-the-fly sessions

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COMPANY: Tutors App ELEVATOR PITCH Work smarter, not harder. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Tutors is an iPhone application that connects students with nearby tutors to book sessions on the fly, or for later. It saves students and parents time and money by matching students with a qualified tutor on the first session, for 50-to-80 percent less than with a typical … [Read more...]

Video Pitch: Ideator

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“We are the Y Combinator for everyone.” https://youtu.be/RaOJ_sh91nY HEADQUARTERS: San Francisco WEBSITE: ideator.com YEAR FOUNDED: 2014 FOUNDERS: Jeremy Sanders, Charlie Smith TWITTER: @IdeatorInc FACEBOOK: facebook.com/ideatorinc LINKEDIN: linkedin.com/company/ideator-com … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Lemon Group Messenger – A new, privacy-focused approach to group messaging

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COMPANY: Lemon Group Messenger ELEVATOR PITCH Create group chats without sharing your phone number. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Lemon Group Messenger is a new group messaging app that prioritizes on privacy and efficiency. You can create or join groups without ever having to give away your personal information like your phone number or Facebook account. This is how … [Read more...]

Video Pitch: MicroHero Surveys

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“Ask questions, get instant answers from your iPhone.” https://vimeo.com/130783007 HEADQUARTERS: San Francisco WEBSITE: microhero.com YEAR FOUNDED: 2015 FOUNDERS: Ryan Walker, Steve de Brun TWITTER: @microheroapp FACEBOOK: facebook.com/microheroapp LINKEDIN: linkedin.com/company/microhero … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Featured Startup Pitch: People as a Service – A freelancer marketplace with a unique approach

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ELEVATOR PITCH People as a Service, a new cloud-based solution, allows companies to take advantage of the growing freelance economy in a unique way. Unlike traditional time-consuming methods of searching through a large pool of untested freelancers, companies can now hire the freelancer with the skill set best suited to their project. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION People … [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...]