Featured Startup Pitch: Beveragewala wants to tap the huge demand for premium tea and coffee in India

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By Manish Hada, Beveragewala co-founder Elevator Pitch: Beveragewala is a one-stop for all your tea and coffee purchase requirements. We have the widest variety and offer convenience to our customers. Product/Service Description Beveragewala, as the name suggests, is your online provider of … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Planet Jockey has built a gamified emotional intelligence training platform for developing better decision makers


By Kevin Allen, Planet Jockey co-founder and chairman Elevator Pitch: Planet Jockey is an employee engagement company that creates gamified learning and collaborative mentorship platforms based on emotional intelligence techniques. Product/Service Description The Planet Jockey Leadership Academy … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Netherlands-based FlxOne is helping digital advertisers use data to optimize campaigns in real-time

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By Matthijs Keij, FlxOne founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: Many real-time advertising analytics companies give insights and there it stops—FlxOne takes it a step further by automatically optimizing performance based on those insights. We focus on the trading specialists (trading desks, agencies, ad … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: DataXoom offers data services designed to address the pain points of the mobile enterprise workforce

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By John Tantum, DataXoom co-founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: DataXoom provides mobile data services for medium- and large-sized businesses. We connect tablets, mobile hotspots, and specialty devices to cellular networks, offering improved controls and lower costs. Market Opportunity Twenty-five … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Spin for Good was built to enable charities to tap into the big money in online gaming

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By Amee Kamdar, Spin for Good co-founder Elevator Pitch: Spin for Good combines social online gaming and charitable giving in a simple and meaningful way. Users play online games with actual money on the line—so, the stakes and the excitement are real—and winnings go straight to the charity of … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Timesly’s iPad-based facial recognition time clock could mean the end of ‘buddy punching’ and time theft in the workplace

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By Marc Aptakin, Timesly founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: Timesly is the first-of-its-kind facial detection time clock app for iPad. Using proprietary FaceCheck technology, Timesly allows employees from any organization and industry to clock in-and-out of work by snapping a quick picture and … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Househappy is working to improve real estate search with a photo-centric approach

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By Kevin McCloskey, Househappy founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: Househappy is a free, photo-driven real estate search for buyers and brokers to search and post property around the world. Product/Service Description Search and post property around the world—it’s free. Buyers, sellers, and … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Smartphone as real-world accessory: TaskLab’s iPhone cases are designed for users with active lifestyles

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By Addison Shelton, TaskLab co-founder Elevator Pitch: TaskLab builds smartphone accessories that empower users with useful, physical tools that are seamlessly integrated into a smartphone case. Our products provide on-the-go individuals access to the items they need when they need it. Product … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: iHear Medical shatters its crowdfunding goal for its web-enabled hearing aid system

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By Adnan Shennib, iHear Medical founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: iHear is developing innovative solutions for hearing loss by offering a revolutionary web-enabled hearing aid system. The new approach delivers high-quality invisible-in-the-ear hearing devices to the consumer’s home at a fraction … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Healthcare MarketMaker aims to bring order to the fragmented healthcare practice and equipment market with its comprehensive ‘matchmaking’ platform


By Tony Corley, Healthcare MarketMaker founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: Healthcare MarketMaker is facilitating transactions between healthcare buyers and sellers in a manner similar to the way Zillow facilitates transactions between real estate buyers and sellers. Product … [Read more...]