Consumer

Avogy provides total systems solutions for power electronics applications utilizing GaN on GaN discrete devices, modules and systems. Their mission is to increase the efficiency and reliability of power conversion systems while dramatically reducing their cost, size and weight.

Bitly is committed to the power of the link and allows users to save, share and discover links from around the web. Bitly shortens more than 1 billion links per month as an integral part of social, SMS, email efforts (and more) from publishers, brands, government organizations, educational institutions, non-profits and individual users. Processing more than 6 billion clicks on those links per month, Bitly remains the leader in an optimal sharing experience, and continues to unveil new products while generating one of the most valuable proprietary data sets in the world today.

Canary is a systems integration peripheral hardware manufacturer and software development company. The company has developed a complete security system packed into a single, beautiful device. Canary adapts to a home over time and sends intelligent notifications with high definition video directly to their users’ smartphones.

Donna

Alumni

Donna is a mobile personal assistant application that aims to make life easier for users by proactively anticipating things they need and providing them. The company was acquired by Yahoo.

DoorDash enables delivery in areas where it is not otherwise available. Their mission is to empower small business owners to offer delivery in an affordable and convenient way.

Everlane designs, manufactures and sells luxury clothing items at a low retail markup via an online e-commerce website. They aim to provide low-cost, high-quality goods by cutting out middlemen.

Grokker is an expert video network aiming to offer the best content in cooking, yoga and fitness from chefs and teachers worldwide.

GroupMe

Alumni

GroupMe is the best way to chat with everyone you know. It’s absolutely free and works with group or individual chats on nearly every phone, via push or SMS. With GroupMe, it’s easy to reach anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Idibon helps companies understand their language data. Using cutting-edge natural language processing, Idibon takes unstructured data like emails, instant messages and social media and provides structured answers to key business intelligence questions.

IndieGoGo is a global crowd funding platform empowering people around the world to fund projects that matter to them.

Instacart is a same-day grocery delivery company offering delivery in as little as one hour. The company is focused on delivering groceries and home essentials from a variety of local stores.

Jawbone develops human-centered wearable technology and audio devices that are unparalleled in their technical innovation, ease-of-use and sophistication of design.

Jetpac provides mobile travel recommendations by combining image processing, big data, mobile and social technology.

littleBits is an open source library of electronic modules that snap together with magnets for prototyping, learning and fun.

Narrative is an innovative market leader in wearable cameras and intelligent image analysis. The Narrative Clip is an automatic, stamp-sized camera that the user clips on to her clothes to capture photos and location data without conscious interaction. Narrative’s image analysis service analyzes the photos and data and serves the user with her most meaningful and memorable moments in a mobile app photo stream.

oneID offers a digital identity system using public key cryptography instead of passwords. The company believes that people should be able to manage their own identity online in a way that is both simple and secure.

Opendoor is a new and easy way to sell your home.

Peek curates activities that travelers can browse and book directly.

Rumble Entertainment is an online game company that develops its own games and invests in and publishes games by third-party developers. All their games are free-to-play and available across devices and social networks.

rumr is a mobile messaging app that allows users to chat privately and anonymously in real-time with theirr friends. rumr allows people to have conversations that identity prevents. It’s like having a conversation with the lights off.

SeatMe

Alumni

SeatMe provides a reservations and guest management system for restaurants. SeatMe’s complete restaurant ERB solution handles guest, floor, book and wait list management and provides a variety of promotional tools. The company was acquired by Yelp.

SignNow

Alumni

SignNow allows individuals to sign their documents online with an e-signature using any compatible device. The company was acquired by Barracuda Networks.

Snip.it

Alumni

Snip.it allows users to keep an annotated, shareable library of content which was “snipped” from the web. The company was acquired by Yahoo!

Sōsh is a social mobile app that enables members to discover local activities, events and places.

Storify

Alumni

Storify is a social curation service that helps making sense of what people post on social media. Users curate the most important voices and turn them into stories, which provides a new information network with a social perspective on any event. Storify was acquired by Livefyre.

Tapingo is disrupting the way people shop on and around college campuses.

Teespring is a custom commerce platform that enables anyone to design and sell products that people love. Its world-class platform powers all aspects of bringing merchandise to life from production and manufacturing to supply chain, logistics, and customer service. By simplifying commerce, Teespring is creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs, social media influencers, community organizers, sports fans, and students who rally communities around particular causes or specific passions.

The Hunt is changing the way that people shop online. As an increasing number of people draw their inspiration from the visual web, the demand for the items featured in images rises. People on the Hunt for things that they saw in social media images can post the image and their specific requirements like budget and size as context. The community then solves the Hunt by posting links to stores where the products can be purchased, channeling their problem solving skills and penchant for online shopping into a generous action that betters The Hunt community and solves the age old question, “Where did you get that?”

At Thync, we believe that when you conquer your mind you can conquer anything. The founding team, which is comprised of leading neuroscientists and consumer technologists, conceived the company with the intention of bringing together brain science with consumer technology to make lives better. Our passion is creating lifestyle wearables that shift your state of mind.

Timeful is a technology company dedicated to reinventing the way that people manage their most precious resource: time. Through the collaboration of some of the leading minds in artificial intelligence, big data, behavioral science and product design, Timeful is helping people take back their lives by making time for what really matters – each other. The company takes an algorithmic approach to time management, and leverages big data and behavioral science to best determine how people can maximize their lives.

Trendabl is a fashion-focused photo-sharing iPhone app.

Vox Media is an online publisher focused on sports, personal technology and gaming.

Wattpad is an online community that allows individuals to read, write and share stories. It’s a free and fun way to read on the web and across all mobile devices. Everyday millions of people use Wattpad to read unique new fiction or share their own creative writing. For both avid readers and aspiring writers, Wattpad is the best place to discover and share unlimited stories. It’s the only community that offers a mobile, social, eReading experience.

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