Featured Startup Pitch: Brussels-based Point Shout has built a mobile app that enables instant consumer feedback for brick-and-mortar retailers

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By Ionut Danifeld, Point Shout co-founder ELEVATOR PITCH Established in 2013, Point Shout is a subscription-based mobile and web app solution that enables businesses to listen, engage, and react more effectively to their customers’ needs. We facilitate easier customer feedback while improving … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Decorist wants to make interior design more affordable and personalized for the masses

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By Gretchen Hansen, Decorist co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Decorist is an interior design platform—consisting of an expert team of brand managers, consumer software solutions, and online fashion retail—that connects users to affordable and personalized design solutions. PRODUCT/SERVICE … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Originally founded in Poland, now Silicon Valley-based Sher.ly has built a private cloud network that makes security a priority

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By Blazej Marciniak, Sher.ly co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Sher.ly is a software-based, localized private cloud network that allows for invite-only, limited-access file sharing and keeps information on connected hardware devices. PRODUCT/SERVICE DESCRIPTION Sher.ly is a … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: ClutchPrep’s textbook-specific videos are made to help college students get better grades

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By Marcio Souza, ClutchPrep co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Clutch Prep helps college students actually understand concepts and score higher in tests by offering high quality, in-depth and textbook-specific supplemental videos. PRODUCT/FEATURE DESCRIPTION Our supplemental, … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: MartMobi’s ecommerce platform is built to enable more merchants to optimize for sales via mobile device

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By Satya Krishna Ganni, MartMobi co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH MartMobi’s mobile ecommerce platform helps online retailers dramatically improve their mobile conversions. The platform enables seamless connectivity with a retailer’s existing shopping cart solutions—such as Shopify, … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: The Baby Burp is a marketplace for independent baby- and mom-focused retailers that features an integrated gift registry

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By Amy Lingawi, The Baby Burp founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH The Baby Burp is an online marketplace of everything baby, toddler and mommy. It is unlike any other baby-related marketplaces that are found on the web that focus on used or gently-used baby items. The Baby Burp has new, handmade, … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: SEWORKS is on a mission to help developers identify and fix real vulnerabilities in mobile apps

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By Min-Pyo Hong, founder and CEO, SEWORKS ELEVATOR PITCH The mobile app client is often the weakest link targeted by hackers, yet a majority of security solutions focus exclusively on protecting the device or the server data. SEWORKS provides layered, comprehensive security for mobile … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Lithuanian startup BatCrab wants to make mobile devices around the world into full-feature business phone systems

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By Edvinas Mancas, BatCrab co-founder ELEVATOR PITCH BatCrab turns any cell phone into a fully-featured business phone system in 60 countries, allowing SMBs to manage their calls better and sound professional. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION BatCrab is a tool to turn any cell phone into a … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Bubblews is a social network built on the principle that its users should be compensated for their activity

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By Jason Zuccari and Arvind Dixit, Bubblews co-founders ELEVATOR PITCH Bubblews is a social network that brings a new meaning to ‘sharing’ on social media. Unlike other social platforms, which we believe to be the largest unpaid workforces in the world, we share ad revenue with our users. … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: RAZ Mobile wants to help nonprofits go mobile and make it easier for individuals to give

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By Dale Knoop, RAZ Mobile founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH RAZ Mobile seeks to disrupt the philanthropy space first by delivering an iTunes model for nonprofits. With credentials in the Cloud, any donor can give to any cause on RAZ Mobile in 20 seconds. Secondly, RAZ Mobile will encourage … [Read more...]