Boutiques are the last type of store you’d expect to get technical, but Shoptiques co-founder Olga Vidisheva is confident she can bring the tiny shops to your digital doorstep.
If your friends are sick of seeing lovey-dovey status updates meant only for your significant other, it might be time to take your love to a new private social network.
The problem with kids these days is … actually a problem with smartphones. Parents are hard-pressed to find a safe way let kids have the smart-gadgets they really want. Kyte, however, believes it has found a solution for Android phones.
Priceonomics wants to be the service to tell you how much anything you want to buy will cost you. Following in the footsteps of FindTheBest, Priceonomics searches for prices on consumer goods so you can compare sellers and find the best deal.
Midnox wants to help maximize the iPhone’s great camera to shoot awesome video. Its app, Luma, stabilizes video as you record in real time to give it a more clean and professional look.
Crowdtilt wants you to take the pool of money your friends gather for a vacation and put it online. The company does crowdfunding for small groups of people who already know each other; friends and family looking to pool their money for a common cause.
Waiting in a mechanic shop while your car gets a new set of brakes can be incredibly boring. Your Mechanic takes the auto shop out of the equation and brings a mechanic to wherever you are, instead of you going to the repair shop. The company is raising a $1.2 million seed round.
Apple’s virtual-assistant Siri isn’t available on Android phones, so copycat apps are popping up all over the Android Marketplace. Sonalight, however, promises to not just be another voice-activated assistant app, but rather a life-saving voice-activated assistant app.
Old-fashioned paper resumes are starting to disappear, and Coderwall has a plan to replace them. The startup creates resumes for coders and developers that show off how great they are at the jobs they already have. Using gamification, developers can earn badges for projects they accomplish and skills they’ve obtained, also know as “geek cred.”
Celebrity investors are on the rise, with Justin Timberlake, Ashton Kutcher, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga, and a number of other big names throwing money into hot new startups. But what if they took advantage of their influence to boost crowdfunding in pet projects? That’s what Givespark hopes to do.
You’re jamming out to your favorite track on Spotify, and then all of a sudden a song that makes your want to scream starts playing. Instead of running over to your computer and frantically pressing keys and clicking at your screen to make the madness end, Flutter lets you wave at your webcam to change the track.