For almost all the startup founders, a big money valuation is just half of the goal and many of the startups are motivated by the singular drive to change the way how we view and interact with the world around us. Here is the list of 10 new startups as they change the landscape of business.
10 new startups that are changing the world
Instagram is the popular online mobile photo and video sharing and social networking service which allows the users to take the pictures and videos and share them on the different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. After releasing it to the Android platform, it sets the download records and built the community of more than 50 million users. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and started services in October 2010.
Adaptly is the online platform which brings you the easiest method of advertising and increasing the engagement of the social networks. It uses the APIs for different social media services in order to send the messages to multiple services at one time. It allows the large agencies to create and analyze their advertising campaigns. It also offers the social analytics services to measure the cross social media service campaigns.
4. Global Giving
Global Giving is the non-profit organization which is headquartered in United States which provides the global crowdfunding platform for charitable projects. It has transformed the way people invest in the developing world and since 2002 more than 4 lac donors on Global Giving have raised more than $148 million to support more than 10,650 project around the globe.
Pinterest is the virtual pinboard which allow the users to easily and quickly share the images. It is founded by Ben Silbermann which has started its operations since 2010 and grown as the third largest social network in very less span. With the growing community that shares more than thousands of visual collections, Pinterest has re-invented the social network.
6. Enterproid’s Divide
Divide is an online platform which allows the companies to manage the IT needs without the expense of hiring the new staff. It offers the workspace container which encrypts the business data and applications which keep them separate from the personal data on the employee’s mobile device. It gives enterprises an opportunity to build their own devices and manage their own work personal without need to compromise their employee’s privacy.
Airbnb is the online service which allows the people with the extra space rent for the travelers, which took the hotel industry and turned it upside down. It is founded in 2008 and headquartered in San Francisco, California and it has more than 800,000 listings in more than 33,000 cities and 192 countries. This company has grew to $1 billion valuation in 2011, but some huge PR scandals are involved but everything is solved and it has improved the customer service too.
Square Inc, is the financial services, merchant services aggregator and the mobile payments company based in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 2009 by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey and launched its first service in 2010. It has grown into billion dollar company and this company relies on growing its user base by giving the device and the app away for free and generates the revenue with small percentage on transactions.
Docstoc is an electronic document repository and an online store founded by Jason Nazar and Alon Shwartz in October 2007. Users can upload, share and sell their own documents or purchase the professional documents. Though it has began the document hosting and sharing site, it now evolved first by allowing the users to sell the uploaded documents, then by encouraging the business professionals to participate. by hiring the house by professionals and lawyers.
10. Better Place
Bette Place is the forward thinking company that builds the transportation infrastructure for the electronic vehicles. It is headquartered in Palo Alto, California but the bulk of its planning and the operations were conducted from Israel. It is paving the way for greener and more efficient automobile technology.