Transcript of "European Startups to Watch - August 2012"
new companies on our radarOur regular pick of exciting new European start-ups August 2012
About VentureRadarOur goal is to make it easy for you to findinnovation and growth companies that canhelp drive your own company’s success.Companies that you can partner with, buyfrom, sell to, work for, invest in, or acquire.VentureRadars ‘New Companies on our Radar’ briefingbrings you our regular pick of exciting new European start-ups (most are only one to two years old) that we think youshould know about... www.VentureRadar.com
Chirp (Animal Systems) “Chirp is an new application for iOS that lets you share pictures with sound. A form of digital birdsong is used to send information from one iPhone to another. Data can also be sent from anything that makes sound - including radios, TV’s, PA systems... or even doorbells. Chirp was designed and built by Animal Systems, a spinout from University College London, Department of Computer Science.” Founded: 2012 – Spin out of University College London, Dept. of Computer Science Headquarters: UKKeywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.chirp.io www.VentureRadar.com
Sellfy “Sellfy is an e-commerce platform that enables anyone to sell digital products directly to their fans and followers using just a link. Whether its an e-book, music, video, photos, software, or any other type of digital content, just upload your product, enter the price and start selling on Twitter, Facebook or your own website. Sellfy takes care of file storage, payment processing and product delivery to the end customer.” Founded: 2011 Headquarters: LatviaKeywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.sellfy.com www.VentureRadar.com
Scrap Connection “Scrap Connection is an online platform for the scrap metal industry. Based in the Netherlands, India and Pakistan we provide a customized service for producers and consumers of scrap metals. Our 25 years of experience in the industry is the root cause for creating the platform, which allows users to sell and buy scrap metals in a safe and secure environment and also acts as a tool to foster and create business relationships.” Founded: 2011 (launched 2012) Headquarters: NetherlandsKeywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.scrapconnection.com www.VentureRadar.com
Clickandpay “Clickandpay is a Russian cash-back e- commerce platform. Launched in 2012, the site has enrolled more than 50 e-shops, including such market leaders as Ozon.ru, Lamoda.ru and Sapato.ru within a few months, with a total offer in excess of 100,000 items. Clickandpay has raised $60 million in its first funding round from Russian businessman Igor Grossman and undisclosed US sources.” Founded: 2012 Headquarters: RussiaKeywords from various sources. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.clickandpay.ru www.VentureRadar.com
NewsWhip “NewsWhip can calculate the social speed at which news stories travel. We live in a world of too much information. With thousands of stories published each day, how can you find the best quality and the most compelling? We’ve built a patent-pending technology that tracks all the news shared on Facebook and Twitter each day, to find the fastest spreading, most shared, highest quality stuff, and reveal it to the world.” Founded: 2011 Headquarters: IrelandKeywords from company website. Image by Tagxedo. Website: www.newswhip.com www.VentureRadar.com
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