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...]

Featured Startup Pitch: By tapping into unused call center agent time, LiveAnswer offers small businesses access to live, 24/7 customer support

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By Adam Boalt, LiveAnswer founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH LiveAnswer improves small business customer service and sales by answering their phones quickly and accurately with a live person at an affordable price. LiveAnswer provides small businesses with a custom scripting tool that empowers … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: FirmPlay is out to upset the online job search paradigm by giving job seekers insight into companies’ cultural ‘DNA’

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By Vasilios Alexiou, FirmPlay co-founder ELEVATOR PITCH FirmPlay is a new job search platform that takes job seekers behind-the-scenes at companies through in-depth videos, photos and other rich content. The result—job seekers have a better chance to find a job and employer that’s right for … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: dough has built a mobile financial trading platform with an eye on Millenials

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By Kristi Ross, dough co-founder and co-CEO ELEVATOR PITCH dough is a free interactive mobile app for do-it-yourself investors of all ages and stages of trading experience. dough is the first educational trading app that provides a repeatable, logical, mechanical approach to investing, while … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: With a focus on customer service, Wagepoint wants to take the pain out of payroll for small businesses

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By Shrad Rao, Wagepoint co-founder and CEO ELEVATOR PITCH Wagepoint is an online payroll software built just for small businesses in the USA and Canada, backed by the world’s friendliest team. Over 500 customers have chosen to trust Wagepoint with their payroll—you should, … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: ZootRock wants to bring the capabilities of a social media staff to small businesses

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By Audrey Melnik, ZootRock co-founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: ZootRock aims to change the way small businesses present themselves on social media platforms. We can provide an affordable, personalized service using adaptive, high-powered algorithms that scour the Internet for the best content, … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Waygo’s translation app translates Chinese and Japanese to English via smartphone camera

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By Ryan Rogowski, Waygo co-founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: Waygo is the only mobile app that instantly translates Chinese and Japanese into English with the wave of your smartphone camera. The app breaks down language barriers for business and leisure travelers, making it easy to read street … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Gradestack wants to make test prep more social and convenient for Indian students

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By Shobhit Bhatnagar, GradeStack co-founder Elevator Pitch: GradeStack is an educational companion which helps students discover courses of their choice and connect with their peers to compare and discuss their performance. The courses are built in partnership with educational publishers who own … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Beyond LinkedIn: Chef’s Roll wants to reinvent career networking for chefs

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By Frans van der Lee, Chef’s Roll co-founder and president/COO Elevator Pitch: Chef’s Roll is an online platform for professional chefs to tell their entire culinary story through media rich profiles and connect with opportunities around the world. We have been called the ‘LinkedIn for chefs’ and … [Read more...]

Featured Startup Pitch: Quippi is on a mission to fundamentally disrupt the international remittance business

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By Michael Aleles, Quippi founder and CEO Elevator Pitch: Quippi helps consumers living in the U.S. financially support their family and friends in Mexico by offering a fee-free alternative to the costly remittance services that charge high fees and hide extra charges through currency exchange … [Read more...]