25 NYC Start-ups With Future Potential

25 NYC Start-ups With Future Potential

Business Insider lists the most promising fledgling companies you should keep an eye on.

Emma Hutchings
  • 21 july 2011

Business Insider has a great collection of the 25 New York City start-ups to watch out for, selecting the companies on the right track to becoming the next big thing in tech. Here’s the list with links and a brief description:

  1. Neverware – makes old computers run like new by updating them with the latest software via the cloud.
  2. Artsicle – transform your home into a gallery by renting original artwork by the month.
  3. Tutorspree – an online marketplace for high quality tutoring for finding private tutors near your location.
  4. – “Pandora for groups”, multiple people can listen to the same playlist from different locations and add songs to it.
  5. BillGuard – antivirus for your bills, scans your credit cards and alerts you to hidden fees, fraudulent charges, billing errors and scams.
  6. Kohort – “Facebook Groups meets Evite”, a social network for groups of people.
  7. Turf – location-based video game.
  8. SpotOn – personalized recommendations for places to go.
  9. JIBE – find jobs with help from your personal connections.
  10. OnSwipe – create app-like experiences on tablet and phone browsers.
  11. Sonar – mobile app that uncovers connections between strangers.
  12. Fridge – share photos, messages, events with specific groups of people.
  13. Quartzy – free online management software for life scientists.
  14. Shelby.TV –  discover and enjoy videos your friends are sharing.
  15. Goodsie – easy-to-use e-commerce site for setting up an online store.
  16. Lot18 – exclusive discounts on wines and spirits.
  17. SignPost – searchable group deals platform.
  18. SinglePlatform – helps local businesses manage their digital presence and gain customers.
  19. CrowdTwist – marketing via social media that rewards loyal fans.
  20. ThinkNear – location-based ad targeting platform.
  21. Immersive Labs – software for digital signs that deliver tailored messages to customers in real-time.
  22. SkillShare – crowdsourced teaching, a marketplace of classes to learn anything from teachers in your community.
  23. Nodejitsu – cloud hosting for individuals and enterprises.
  24. Movable Ink – real-time content for email marketing.
  25. Of a Kind – discover new designers, learn their stories and purchase limited-edition pieces.

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