Meet the Newest Batch of Hottest Showcasing Startup Winners

September 17, 2014

9:00 am

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Who’s competing in Las Vegas…here are the results!

 

Tech Cocktail recently launched a poll to find out who’s Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Charleston, Detroit and Fargo hottest startups. The winners will represent the cities mentioned at Tech Cocktail Celebrate on October 6-7 in downtown Las Vegas. Each city will have two startups competing at Celebrate, including a booth to showcase their company and a chance to win a big check at the end. Readers voted for their favorite startup, and Tech Cocktail’s team of experts an additional startup to compete.  The results are in:

Charleston

Readers’ Choice is Go Where I Go

You can always trust your friends for referrals. Go Where I Go (GWIG) is an app that allows people to share business referrals without spam and review of strangers.

Tech Cocktail Choice is HomeTrackR

HomeTrackR aims to save homebuyers time and money by eliminating homes from consideration early on before they get involved in a sales and rent transactions. The online platform supplies an in-depth customized home history reports to consumers and real estate professionals.

Buenos Aires

Readers’ Choice Winner is Tambero

Tambero is the first free web based cattle software with users in over 150 countries. The software is a free tool to help farmers around the globe, even in unthinkable and isolated places, where they have for the first time access to leading edge technology to improve their production yields.

Tech Cocktail’s Choice is GitColony

Matchmaker for codes and developers, I know, sounds sexy yet techy! GitColony gamifies the code review experience by giving incentives for developers to help other improve the quality of their of their code. It matches developers with codes to work and develop.

Fargo

Readers’ Choice Winner is Medytex

Medytex is an online platform that uses the latest technology to create short surveys for healthcare providers. The startup targets both providers and patients by creating an easy system to gather information about patients and their needs.  Patients are able to answer by selecting easy to read icons available in different languages. On the back-end, clinic administrators can view the survey answers and comments in terms of easy to view charts based on feedback and demographics.

Readers’ Choice Winner is Booth

As business owners and entrepreneurs we are constantly stretched thin with our time. We want to be reachable by our clients and customers, but our cell phone is for our convenience, not theirs, and you can’t take your desk phone with you. Booth lets you keep the the professional phone number but have it routed where you need it when you need it. Imagine that you don’t want to receive calls before 8 am when they dial your extension, not a problem, your callers receive a custom pre recorded business voicemail.

Tech Cocktail’s Choice Winner is Simply Made Apps

Simply Made Apps is an easy approach to app development. Started by a group of guys who like both web and phone apps that are drop-dead easy to use. Their dead-simple interface allows users to sign in or out with custom status messages as well as check on the statuses of others

Los Angeles

Readers’ Choice Winner is Tengrade, Inc. 

The Tengrade™ social rating tool enables users to rate an endless list of hashtag topics from politics to pizza to pop culture. Tengrade lets people quickly express their opinions on a scale of 0-10, share them with friends, and compare them with the world at large.

Tech Cocktail’s Choice Winner is SocialTagg

Who needs to carry business cards around when you can have all your business information digitally stored in a QR code technology? SocialTagg lets people check in at any networking event using a QR code to uniquely identify its users.

Detroit

Readers’ Choice Winner is 6th Man Apps

If you’re into statistics and sports…this one is for you! 6th Man Apps is a software that uses advanced statistics to identify strengths and weaknesses of basketball teams. It identifies basketball players performances and provides users with the numbers they need to keep track of their favorite teams.

Tech Cocktail’s Choice Winner is Snapsure

Snapsure is trust on tap. Easily tap the people you trust for instant feedback on the things you want to buy. It’s super simple – Snap a picture, choose the friends that you want feedback from and set a timer for how quickly you need their response. Your friends immediately get an alert and are able to respond with the world’s simplest vote screen. And YOU get the results, instantly, in an awesome infographic! Tough decisions are made easy with Snapsure.

 

Congrats to all the winners. See you in Vegas, baby!

 

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Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

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