A to Z of cool startups, apps, fundings and acquisitions in 2013

A to Z of cool startups, apps, fundings and acquisitions in 2013

Summary: We take a look back at what has been happening across the startup world and discover some great new apps, ideas and companies that made the news during 2013.


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  • Ping.it

    Ping.it is a discovery platform that puts you in touch with the most exciting, useful and relevant stories of the web. Simply subscribe to the content you find interesting and watch your feed build up.

    Using “Intersecting Feeds” technology, stories on Ping.it are connected by what users find interesting. This means you will only ever be connected to likeminded people. You won’t get ‘information overload’ or see the same article over and over again. You will see the best pieces that personally resonate with you.

    Credit: Ping.it

  • Qeepr

    Qeepr is a social media site dedicated to memorializing the lives of the departed with the aid of modern technology: the QR code. By placing a QR code on a gravestone, urn, or other monument, you will allow others to discover your lost loved one’s story.

    You can create a profile where friends and family can leave condolences, upload photos, like, share, comment, connect, and remember those who are dearly missed.

    Credit: Qeepr

  • RebelMouse

    RebelMouse is a social front page for anything or anyone. It is a content management system built from the ground up around the social real-time web. It also has a responsive mobile web view that ensures content displays on all devices. 

    You can curate and publish from anywhere: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, RSS and original content. Publish to anywhere - including pages, apps, email and social platforms. Implementation uses a single line of code.

    The plugin has just launched in the Wix App market. It received $10.3M in series A funding in August 2013.

    Credit: RebelMouse

Topics: Start-Ups, CXO, Social Enterprise

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  • Wrike


    Graphite was launched in August 2013 promising to reshape online project collaboration. Wrike is a social collaboration and task management startup in Silicon Valley.

    Graphite promises a “new, clean and evolved way for workers to collaborate in the office or across the globe” and it intends to “contemporize digital and social project management”.

    Credit: Wrike"

    ROFL....Give that copy editor more 'lice'....lol