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Announcing the finalists for Vator Splash SF!

10 startups are about to pitch their ideas to some of the top tech VCs in California

Technology trends and news by Steven Loeb
September 27, 2012 | Comments
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/2a7d

Vator Splash SF is finally here.

On deck and ready to present are 10 startups that were chosen through an a couple rounds, including an online popular and judges' voting round from more than 80 startups. In just a few minutes they will begin to take the stage to pitch their companies to some of the top tech VCs in California. 

At the end of the night, the judges will vote for their favorite! That startup will be the Vator Splash Winner. At the same time, the audience will vote for their favorite. That startup will become the People's Choice Award winner. 

Here are the startups vying to win Vator Splash SF!

Playmysong is a free app and web service that allows users to both play songs in social jukeboxes. Users can also host their own social jukebox experience in a matter of seconds. Users are allowed to choose the music that is playing around them, at bars, parties, and more, simply by using their smartphones.

Showbucks is a social app platform that brings  human interaction back to social apps by combining social video with social games. It develops a series of social apps on iOS and Android that allow users to play with their friends face-to-face on video.

Tie Society offers a monthly service, where members choose to have either 1,3,5, or 10 spots available in their online closet. Tie Society allows members access to hundreds of different ties each month to fill these spots. Shipping is free both ways, with all necessary packaging already provided.

Kismet connects you to your existing friends in the real world by simplifying getting together face to face. We show you which of your friends are nearby or alert you when the app isn't open, then make it simple to invite them to meet you.

Users can invite their friends whether or not they are Kismet users. Non-users can easily reply from the web or their phone without having to install the app.


Fandrop 
allows users to accurately capture the best part of their web browsing experience and share to any network. Any fragments (videos, maps, flash games, images, articles...) of a page can be saved and shared at ease, while preserving their original functionalities. 

Addvocate simplifies and systemizes the task of posting, scheduling, training, archiving, & governing the social voices of your employees.

It aggregates and connects employee personal social channels to extend the reach and impact of company messages.

Apartment List brings millions of listings from around the web into one elegant interface, drastically reducing the time it takes renters to find an apartment. Apartment List launched in September 2011 at TechCrunch Disrupt and won a 2012 Webby Award for Real Estate. 

Conga discovers the social relevance between people - whom you should know, within a group, at an event, or wherever you are. Its science applies sophisticated machine learning algorithms to understand the underlying factors behind your professional relationships 

Contur is a virtual assistant for email. It scans all incoming emails and determines whether those emails fits into existing labels, task lists, and projects. Contur infers how the user wants the emails organized based on metrics like the title, sender, and content of the email.

The interface also has an integrated to do list, and the user can turn any email into a task with a meaningful title, deadline, and reminder. With a dedicated space to keep track of the user's tasks, projects, follow ups and meeting, the user will be able to stay on top of everything.

KitchenNetwork is a multi-browser, cross-platform app that empowers cooks everywhere to publish, discover and share their favorite recipes. KitchenNetwork also includes broader recipe management solutions and a recommendation engine for discovery based online preferences – all wrapped with a unique social layer for the consumer.

 

 


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