Dollar Shave Club for Flowers
The Bouqs Company is disrupting a slow, outdated and inefficient industry through a direct supply chain and a modern, premium, and simplified consumer experience.
Team: John Tabis (Founder)
Men's Jeans, $20 a Pop.
20JEANS.com is the first ultra-value, direct-to-consumer menswear brand on the net offering high-quality, high-style men’s jeans for $20 + other stylish basics for the cost and style conscious everyman.
Team: Team: Corey Epstein (Founder), Ryan Jaleh (CMO), Marcus Martinez (CTO), Michael Browne (VP Digital Advertisting)
The Kive Company
Using Technology to Make Parent's Lives Easier
The Kive Company is a mobile media company dedicated to delivering best in class mobile apps that make parents’ lives easier. Their first app is called ARTKIVE – the fastest and easiest way to take, tag, and chronologically store kids’ artwork.
Team: Jedd Gold (Founder), Jeff Lipp (Founder)
Let's Get Ship-Faced
Ship Mate allows users to prepare for their cruise vacation and to make the most of their time while at sea and at port. Features include Cruise Chat, Deck Maps, Ship & Port Info, Excursion Booking, Ship Tracking, Postcards, Web Cams, Packing Checklist, Budget, and much more. Available for the iPhone and Android, Ship Mate has the largest and most active user base of any existing mobile, cruise-community.
Team: Michael Jirout (Founder), Jan Jirout (Founder)
Keep Control of All Your Reward Programs
Loyaldash (@Loyaldash) is a consumer facing mobile and web based loyalty management service based on an intelligent recommendation engine that allows users to manage their points, miles and rewards through an innovative single user interface.
Team: Daniel Delshad (Founder), Bjorn Laurin (Founder)
Next Generation Mobile Learning
GetBonkers (@letsgetbonkers) is a game publisher and aggregator building a large suite of fun and engaging mobile learning apps for children. Emphasizing attention to individual learning style, GetBonkers is committed to making games that both stimulate the mind and entertain the soul.
Team: Charles Chase (Founder)
Flash Sales Platform for Digital Tools/Services
StackSocial (@StackSocial) is a white-label eCommerce platform enabling technology-focused publishers to generate additional revenues by offering exclusive flash sales on software, apps, video tutorials, and other digital tools.
Team: Josh Payne (Founder), Stefan Wrobel (Founder)
Live Support Plugin for Mobile Apps
Look IO (@lookioapp) overlays live chat support with visual feedback into mobile apps (with an easy to install plugin). The cool part is the screen sharing, this allows the app’s customer service agent to view & click into the user’s screen to provide ‘visual feedback’ & actually show the user what to do. It could be described as “LivePerson for mobile apps.”
Team: Marc Campbell (Founder), Grant Miller (Founder)
SaaS Made Easy
Bitium is a tool that helps companies manage web-based Apps like collaboration tools, CRM, social networks, accounting programs, bug trackers, customer service dashboards, marketing tools, and other Software-as-a-Service.
- Use one password to access all Apps, and get to them with a single click
- Collaborate, interact, and share App content with co-workers
- Get more out of Apps with features like custom bookmarking and a consolidated message center
- Give employees – or groups of employees – access to corporate Apps
- Quickly revoke a user’s ability to access corporate Apps
- Delegate access to Apps without sharing passwords
- View reports to see who is using corporate Apps and how often
Team: Scott Kriz (Founder), Erik Gustavson (Founder)
Netflix of Wine
Club W is the first customized continuity site for wine. Our proprietary Palate Profile gives us unique insight into a customer’s wine tastes based on a handful of basic questions. Our software then makes recommendations from our monthly selection of curated wines and adds those choices to your next delivery. The customer can accept the recommendations, change them, or skip a month. It’s a better way to buy wine.
Team: Mark Lynn, Xander Oxman, Geoff McFarlane (Founders)
Social Commerce Platform
15Things is a social commerce platform built to inspire members of the social media community to share curated, “shoppable” items with their followers. Leveraging expert and celebrity editors, 15Things identifies trends and provides its members with a selection of new products daily. Identifying a need for Pinterest links that resulted in continuous dead ends, all of 15Things selections can be purchased seamlessly online. We also reward members who drive commerce through our revenue sharing and gifting programs.
Team: Steve Stanford, Will Lyons, Kevin Callaway
Find or List an Awesome Pad
Finding a great place to live really isn’t an easy experience. In fact, for most renters it’s painful. It’s also a lot of work for listers to find the right renter.
We’re changing that.
RadPad makes it incredibly easy for renters to browse nearby pads using our iPhone app or website. Listers also love RadPad because we’ve made it dead simple to list a pad and find a great renter.
What makes RadPad so awesome is the beautiful and intuitive user experience.
Team: Jonathan Eppers (Founder), Tim Watson, Tyler Galpin
Organize, Play, and Watch eSports
Battlefy is the online destination for gamers to organize, play, and watch e-sports. Battlefy is giving aspiring gamers a channel to challenge their skills, build their resumes, and capture recognition from fans and major leagues.
Team: Jason Xu (Founder)
Visa Prepaid Debit Card for Everyone on Facebook
Card is issuing Visa Debit Cards to everyone on Facebook. Each card issued will be branded based on the Facebook Users “Likes” or Interests.
Team: Ben Katz (Founder), Ron Lin (Founder)
Invested.in’s (@investedin) platform makes it easy for anyone to raise money for anything, online. On Invested.in, you can quickly and easily create a completely customizable and interactive fundraising campaign.
Invested.in offers licensing and partnership deals to entrepreneurs, media companies and businesses that would like their own customized “crowdfunding” platform.
Team: Alon Goren (Founder), Yadid Ramot (Founder)
Matching, Not Recruiting
Tidepool (@TidePoolInc) is building a sophisticated real-time complexity analytics platform to assess and track the psychological characteristics of internet job seekers. Relying on a patent-pending assessment system that utilizes visual stimuli in a gamified environment, we validly assess seven key psychological characteristics. We provide companies with customized hiring algorithms developed to match new employees specifically into their company culture.
Team: Dr. Galen Buckwalter (Founding Scientist), Kabir Sagoo (Founding CEO)
Squabbler (@Squabbler) is a video comparison and debate platform that allows publishers to embed customized modules into their web properties, social media and mobile applications to increase the level of engagement of their users and redefine the way people interact with their content.
Team: Team: Mike Bender (Founder), Matt Bijur (Founder)
Discover Your Next Look
Makeupbee (@Makeupbee) is user generated catalog of looks and tutorials that offers a fun way to discover new looks and makeup products. Users upload looks, tag the looks with the products they used and add tutorials to make it easy for others to get the looks. The site is useful when browsing for new look ideas, or when looking for looks for a specific occasion such as a night out on the town, a wedding or a prom.
Team: Brent Francia (Founder), Tiomi Gao (Founder)
Estify automates manual data entry by collision repair shop employees. Shops save 30 minutes to 2 hours on each estimate that they would have needed to enter manually with Estify’s innovative software. Estify is causing a lot of excitement in the collision repair industry.
Team: Jordan Furniss (Founder), Taylor Moss (Founder), Derek Carr (Founder)