Contigo Financial, Inc., aims to bring financial freedom to millions of hard-working Americans by helping them manage their finances responsibly and break away from financial predators. Contigo partners with employers to provide a short-term, low-cost, loan offered as a voluntary benefit to employees. With a robust web-based platform, we are able to provide financial wellness solutions and responsible loans with an APR that is one-tenth of what an alternative financial services provider offers.
Evermind monitors a senior’s daily activity by observing usage of any 3 electrical appliances, e.g., a microwave, television, or lamp. The power sensors connect in-line with home appliances; the sensors use a wireless network to alert each other when an appliance is switched on or off. One of the sensors has a cell modem that tells the Evermind server of appliance activity. A scheduling interface helps to track usage and can send the caregiver an email or a text message.
Kiwi is the easiest, most elegant way to see and share the world through video.
Jamplify is a social marketing platform that turns fans into active promoters of online content. With Jamplify, a digital content creator, such as an online retailer or recording artist, can crowdsource their promotion by rewarding their fans based on the amount of traffic each fan drives to a content release. Jamplify combines the fan-engagement of Kickstarter and the game dynamics of Foursquare to incentivize fans to get the word out and compete to drive traffic to a content release.
The Skillery is an online marketplace for affordable, offline classes and workshops led by experts in your community.
OurVinyl allows its users to discover new music through video. Services like Pandora have changed the way we listen to music on our radio, we are changing the way you watch it. Our music discovery algorithms recommend music based on your musical preferences. Our blog currently averages over 12 Million monthly impressions via our social media networks. We are excited about our momentum and can’t wait to redefine the way you watch and experience music in your home!
PhotoRankr is the first online photography marketplace to leverage the power of social media. PhotoRankr allows anyone with a digital camera to upload, license, and sell their work. Through a social network that filters out the best user-generated photos, an easy-to-use marketplace, and an image crowd-sourcing feature, PhotoRankr brings image buyers content that is more affordable and fresh than existing stock sites.
Status: iAgree is bootstrapping operations.
Wannado is a mobile app that makes sure you don’t miss out. The most comprehensive aggregator and curator of local events, Wannado connects users to thousands of local opportunities – everything from concerts to job postings, community events, or chances to volunteer. More importantly, Wannado is personalized: it learns from user behavior and can be customized to keep track of updates and notifications that matter most. Whether you’re a college student, young professional or busy Mom or Dad – Wannado is the the smartest, simplest way to discover and share all the stuff you ”wannado” in your community.
Status: Wannado has raised additional growth capital.
Daio Stupid fast wireframes. Seriously.
Make screens. Add stencils. Show clients. Get feedback. Lather, rinse, repeat. We’ve painstakingly streamlined DAIO to focus on getting the basics done fast!
Status: Daio has raised additional growth capital.
RentStuff lets anyone rent out their own stuff to people nearby in order to make extra cash.
It’s an enhanced aggregator and marketplace of all of the available items in your city from both individuals and businesses. RentStuff’s technology allows our members to securely rent almost anything from anyone, anywhere.
Status: RentStuff has raised additional growth capital.
Meevl. Communication without borders.
Meevl is a tool that connects you and lets you share anything with your friends, family and favorite communities, spread on separated networks.
Status: Meevl is bootstrapping operations.
Status: Cold Crate is no longer in operation.
Status: Good Job is no longer in operation.
New Found SolutionsNew Found Solutions
The Sponsored Programs Administration and Research Compliance System (“mySPARCs”) was developed out of necessity by New Found Solutions President, Susan Newbill, through her work with The University of Tennessee at Martin. When the system was demonstrated at national conferences it became obvious that educational institutions throughout the US had similar data management needs for grant administration and federal research compliance issues. New Found Solutions was formed for the purpose of commercializing mySPARCs.
Status: New Found Solutions is bootstrapping operations.
Bizen Helping small businesses make better decisions.
For franchise and business owners looking to reduce operational ambiguity and increase profitability, Bizen is the web-based business-intelligence tool that provides peace of mind by interpreting trends and metrics and communicating data via SMS and an easy-to-read dashboard.
Created by franchisees with experience in the business-intelligence sector, Bizen integrates directly with point-of-sales systems to ensure seamless and reliable data transfer.
Status: Bizen has raised additional growth capital.
Mobile CampaignMobile Campaign SMS tools for small business.
Mobile Campaign’s mission is to bring the power of SMS – the most popular non-voice medium on the planet – to small business brands. The initial product provides text message-based tools for retailers, taking their #1business generator and mobilizing it with a text messaging front end and a business intelligence backend. Mobile Campaign was founded by Matthew Fisher who has more than 15 years startup experience in both the software and telecom sectors including with NeuStar, the exclusive registrar of mobile common short codes for CTIA and the US wireless carriers.
Status: Mobile Campaign is bootstrapping operations.
NextGxDxNextGxDx Helping physicians order genetic tests.
Today, physicians can utilize genetic tests to diagnose over 2,000 diseases. Proper diagnosis leads to more effective treatment and improved clinical outcomes. However, most physicians are not trained in genetics, and have little understanding of how to utilize these tests.
NextGxDx is filling this gap with the creation of a one-stop, web-based marketplace that physicians can utilize as resource for all their genetic testing needs. Through this tool, we will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the market between physicians and genetic reference labs.
Status: Next GxDx has raised additional growth capital.
SourceYourCitySourceYourCity May the best source win.
May the best source win. Improving upon best practices from Help A Reporter Out, SourceYourCity is a virtual community connecting local reporters with local experts to enhance the quality of local news through confidential news sourcing in real-time. What differentiates a news story from a blog? A source. So all reporters must adequately source their story before they can go to print.
By enabling reporters to post confidential source requests to find the best source in real-time, SourceYourCity caters to three unique user-types—reporters, experts and PR professionals. After posting to the site, these requests are instantly emailed to a mix of local experts and communications professionals who’ve all opted into this service for the sole purpose of helping reporters source their stories faster.
Status: SourceYourCity is bootstrapping operations.
splitsecndSplitsecnd When seconds count.
splitsecnd is the only user-installable, after-market automatic crash notification (ACN) system for automobiles and is compatible with all 254 million vehicles on the road today. ACN systems, like splitsecnd or OnStar, save lives by alerting emergency personnel immediately in the event of an accident and transmitting precise coordinates to first responders. splitsecnd works by plugging a special device into a standard cigarette lighter or 12V power source in a vehicle.
The system can be configured in less than five minutes providing immediate safety and security for vehicle occupants. Once it’s configured, it will automatically protect your loved ones every time they get in the car. It’s also completely portable so you will always have the peace of mind that if something should happen, help is on the way.
Status: splitsecnd has raised additional growth capital.
UrgeUrge Save for what you really want.
Have you ever thought to yourself, ‘If I don’t buy this then I’ll save myself some money,’ only to then spend that money later in the day? Now more than ever, individuals need tools that help them save money and encourage financial discipline. With URGE, every time you make the decision not to spend money you make money to save for the things you really want. URGE is a point of decision mobile savings platform that incorporates innovative game mechanics, principles of behavioral science, and social networking to promote financial well-being. Through URGE, consumers immediately realize the benefit of making small tradeoffs of foregoing impulse purchases by enabling real time micro-transfers from a checking account to an URGE savings account.
Status: Urge has bootstrapped operations.