Mabbly lists the seven must-watch startups in Pheonix, Arizona:
Agriscaping’s M.O. is in creating edible landscaping. This startup believes in creating a more sustainable local food economy.They truly practice the age-old adage, “give a man a fish, feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime,” by providing free online interactive classes to improve garden productivity and community member ships. They also create custom edible landscape design packages.
Bevdog is a real-time directory for restaurants and bars to post their daily menu and happy hour specials. Restaurant and bar owners can use their unique profile to make fast and easy updates. Bevdog’s goal is to improve restaurant sales by correcting, enhancing and managing information.
iMemories (a cloud-based service) takes videos, movie films and photos to DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. You can simply upload family memories and share them with family and friends. It’s an online site that enables organization and storage capabilities. It’s a way to digitally preserve treasured family moments, caught on camera or video. iMemories transfers memories regardless of any size or format.
Authority Labs allows easy access to an understanding of SEO efforts. Simply put, they help companies understand how people come to your site. Authority Labs shows how search engines are displaying your branding efforts, over time. It is designed to be a simple process that doesn’t involve bulky software products or a deep knowledge of how these interactions work.
Addoway is an online marketplace that helps people buy from sellers they can trust. Users can share and see what their friends are buying, within a safe community. Addoway uses Facebook’s Social Graph to recommend merchants your friends have used, or know personally. They take the seller’s reputation, credibility and influence scores to give the consumer the inside look.
With RubyRide, you do not need to own a car. The idea is to just use the part of the car that you need through a tiered subscription. You can schedule drop-offs, pick-ups and more. It’s an alternative approach to using cars, creating a community that is greener and more hassle-free.
Avnet is a distributor for the world's leading technology products, from semiconductors to enterprise computing products. Avnet is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology. They connects the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions.
Spotlight is a communication and task management platform for the distributed workforce. Using social media based networking and Agile task management, Spotlight provides a collaborative and engaging system for distributed teams to manage projects and tasks from anywhere, any time, on any device.
Contatta is the reimagining of email, in a way that makes it collaborative. It makes email more functional in terms of: task management, file management and group collaboration. Shared contacts, tasks, files and collaboration tools are built right into email. This creates less The result is less time spent in the inbox, and more time on the things that move business forward.
10. Misto Box
MistoBox is making quality coffee accessible with a coffee sampling subscription box. The goal is to introduce coffee lovers to new coffees from roasters across the country. It’s an online store for people to order their fresh-roasted favorites. It’s about delivery artisan coffee to your doorstep.
Onvard is an employee onboarding and training software for small businesses with 20-100 employees. Onvard is a platform that centralizes training materials and automates the onboarding process for new employees. Target market includes small businesses with a high turn over rate and small businesses. Onvard creates a way for employers to create, distribute and track employees’ progress of training materials.
12. Tuft & Needle
Tuft & Needle make exceptional mattresses while eliminating unfair markups and gimmicks. Their goal is to have one product and keep it exceptional. They also give back quality beds to underprivileged children.
Wepolls intends on being the future of social polling. Their mission is to discover what people think on an array of important issues in the fastest, most accurate and revealing way possible. Currently, Wepolls is offering free poll creation, free voting, and the ability to add poll options to all of our visitors.Members have the benefit of being able to view their profile page, see the history of questions they’ve voted on, gain experience, and the ability to add comments on polls.
Mealmatch is a social campaign that helps get meals to people who need them, all over Sub Saharan Africa. They fundraise and account every dollar spent to a feeding project and inform users of the ongoing progress. The idea is to have a meal at a partnering restaurant, match the meal using the mealmatch app and the restaurant will donate another meal to a feeding project.
15. Y Scouts
Y Scouts is the executive search firm organizations for leadership talent. The goal is to present leaders who lead with “why.” Y Scouts uses their executive search firm to ensure that every leader has the right mix of professional skills, personality and purpose that fits within an organization.
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