Top 10 Apps for
CEOs and Entrepreneurs
Apps tested and approved by Safeguard Scientifics’ Partner Companies.
Apps listed in alphabetical order.
The Bloomberg app provides you up-to-the-minute finance and
business news. Track market data and your portfolio as well as headlines
from one of the most trusted names in the business world. You can also
personalize your news feeds to monitor industries, regions, or trends
that are critical to your business.
CardMunch instantly digitizes business
cards so you don’t have to worry about
carrying around a pocketful of cards after
a conference or finding a card when you’re
interested in reaching out to that contact.
Cardmunch helps you build a contact
list directly on your phone.
CardMunch – Business Reader by LinkedIn
Access your files from
anywhere with Dropbox.
Drop a document into
Dropbox on your desktop
and you’ll be able to access
it from your phone, tablet,
and the Dropbox website.
It’s secure, sharable, and
even works when you
aren’t online— key for
when you lose your
The last thing you want to do after a trip is
sort through receipts. Expensify is a great
solution. It will sync with your credit cards
and bank accounts to track purchases as
they happen. In addition, by snapping a
picture of a receipt, the app can pull
the important information from the
transaction and make an expense report.
Expensify – Expense Reports
GoDocs brings the convenience of
Google Docs to your mobile device.
If you need to read, edit, or share
documents on the go, this is the app
for you. You can also use multiple
Google accounts and download
documents to your mobile device in
case you won’t have Internet access.
Best of all, you can sync music and
videos to get you through those
long plane rides.
GoDocs for Google DocsTM
Search by taking a picture. Google Goggles uses image recognition
technology to recognize objects and return relevant search results.
Identifies products, famous landmarks, storefronts, artwork, and
popular images found online. Goggles can translate words in
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese & Russian.
When you need to schedule an
important lunch or dinner meeting,
Open Table can help you make those
reservations EASY. Search from over
restaurants in the United States,
Canada, and United Kingdom. Specify
the date, time and party size to view
available tables at nearby
restaurants—listed by proximity or
plotted on an interactive map―and
download the reservation to your
If you like to listen to
music while you work,
Spotify gives you access
to millions of tracks
whenever you want them,
leaving you with extra
memory space on your
device. The music streams
live from the cloud, so
there’s no need to
download songs, and you
can easily find new music
by sharing with
CEOs are frequently
pulled in many directions
and have a long list of
tasks they need to
achieve. ToodleDo tracks
tasks in one central
location, allowing you to
check off your to-dos, set
goals and priorities, and
even track the amount of
time tasks take—vital
knowledge for executives
One of the banes of travel is
keeping track of all reservation
and confirmation numbers. TripIt
helps eliminate scheduling issues
by centralizing all your travel
plans. TripIt develops an itinerary
that lists your flight, hotel, car
rental, and other accommodations
so you can focus on your
conference presentation or
business meeting instead of how
you’re getting there.
TripIt – Travel Organizer