These are the startups you need to know about today….
Summer is here (or so you’d think judging by the 90 degree days last week) and ER Accelerator is announcing the ten startups that will be participating in ERA5. Drumroll, please….
Agolo makes Twitter a powerful, personalized communication service, detecting questions and providing answers derived from what friends and followers tweet and follow. Agolo gives Twitter users a new way to quickly get the info they want through the opinions of the people they care about.
Piiku provides a new alternative in video advertising, allowing users to earn and redeem digital currency by watching video ads on their own time in exchange for one-click access to content. It reduces friction for users to experience content while increasing monetization options for publishers and brands.
Admitted.ly is a college discovery platform that matches students with ideal universities based on personality metrics from psychometric tests. It shows students their chances of admission through personalized “Admittability Scores” and provides customized recommendations for improvement based on interests, location, budget, and goals.
Nutmeg Education gives teachers a better way to build tests, quizzes, worksheets and other student assessments through a crowd-sourced question bank. It uses the resulting data to connect students with free online resources to deepen their subject expertise and improve performance.
ClosetDash is the place to shop and swap the fashions women love. It takes the consignment model to the a new level by letting shoppers swap their clothes for credit toward merchandise in ClosetDash’s stylish inventory, making the experience easy, fun, green—and affordable.
Metropolist helps its community of users find places they will love through advice from friends and others sharing their tastes. Members find places to go, store favorite destinations, and then recommend to friends—all from Metropolist. It makes social recommendations easy and useful.
Gigzolo is an online marketplace for identifying and booking musicians, photographers and live entertainment for events. Users interact directly with artists through text or video chat, and easily compare pricing, videos and reviews.
RockerBox simplifies product discovery for consumers with a mobile-first experience and machine learning technology that adapts to each buyer’s tastes. Rockerbox transforms mobile product browsing into a simple, fun and social experience.
Machinio is a search engine for buying and selling new and used industrial equipment and machinery. It is the most comprehensive marketplace of its kind, currently delivering more than half a million listings via its unique platform.
Tapactive makes it easy and convenient to find and book private workout instructors based on the client’s schedule, goals and personality. Offices, apartments, parks — virtually any other space large or small, can become a Tapactive fitness studio.