Elegant News and Information
Made by Rabbit is a disruptive SoCal-based team that develops applications and communities that are focused on converting users into influencers.
Their first product, FLUD News, is an application for all of us to follow, share and discover hyper-relevant news content via mobile devices.
Solving Mysteries, Sharing Adventures
Gumshoe is a game of clue right in your back pocket. One that creates a new layer of mystery and intrigue that can quickly transforms social behavior, like a Foursquare “check-in,” into a rich alternate reality game.
As players compete against friends and a community of sleuths to solve mysteries, they earn awards, social cred and the occasional real life cache along the way.
Gumshoe. Life’s Gaming platform.
Motor City Innovation
Detroit Labs is a tech start up and entrepreneurial launchpad within the Quicken Loans family of companies. Developers build Web, iOS, and Android applications for businesses ranging from local start ups to Fortune 500 Companies.
With a culture of passion, collaboration, and innovation, developers build their own side projects that have the support to branch off as their own company. Detroit Labs aims to help revitalize Detroit by producing cutting edge technology in the heart of downtown and fostering a strong community of entrepreneurs.
Data-driven marketing intelligence
Sociocast provides social intelligence to help companies optimize advertising targeting across web and mobile platforms.
By understanding real-time user content behavior across viewing, searching, and social sharing activity, Sociocast’s dynamic social graph helps advertisers and ad platforms find and reach likely converters for individual campaigns.
Style to the People
StyleCaster Media Group is the social media company for people that have a passion for style. The disruptive digital media company empowers style enthusiasts and the brands that want to reach them. StyleCaster combines the art of traditional media with the science of new media to create premium content, engaging experiences and integrated advertising solutions for all of its online destinations.
TechCrunch has called StyleCaster “a one-stop shop for fashionistas” and AOL named it one of the five best startups of 2009. The privately held company was founded in January 2008 and is based in New York City. For more information about StyleCaster MediaGroup, please visit www.StyleCaster.com.
A New Reality for Retailers & Brands
Marxent’s Mobile Augmented Reality solution powers interactive catalogs and circulars, POP signage, in-store displays and dynamic 3D animated products. From app development, content management, campaign execution, program analytics, image tracking and FX modules that supports games, promotions, video, commerce and social sharing – Marxent’s AR SasS solution makes creating extraordinary customer experiences easy.
Jobs: a better way
HiredMyWay offers a simple solution to the biggest problem facing the online job search industry – – overcrowding.
Job seekers buy MYtokens that they use to pay to post their resumes, ensuring that they only post resumes to job listings for which their skills and interests are a strong match. Employers get quality resumes, not just quantity. Job seekers have a higher likelyhood of getting noticed. Everybody wins.
Security meets Fun
Are You a Human? has developed a game-based human authentication platform that replaces the distorted text images known as CAPTCHAs.
These games solve the three main pains associated with CAPTCHAs: awful user experience, poor security, and reduced conversions by being simple, intuitive, and more secure. Our games can be customized to incorporate effective brand messaging in an engaging way.
Social Point of Sale
Own is a social point of sales system that changes the game for small and medium businesses. Own combines software and hardware solutions that enable stores from restaurants to retailers to integrate with Groupon, LivingSocial, and more while affordably helping storeowners manage their staff and grow their business.
It’s About Time
UpTo gives your current calendar a social makeover by allowing you to share future events with your social circles, straight from your existing calendar. Let your family circle know when you’ll be nearby or friends in your college network know that you’ll be showing up for the homecoming game this weekend. UpTo is the easiest way to sync up with your social network, ahead of time.
Quiklys are short term offers to places you know and brands you love. The quicker you claim them, the bigger the deal. They are released at random and players are notified the moment they go live.
Miso Media is a startup that develops ground-breaking music technology and mobile applications. By combining polyphonic note detection and real-time feedback, Miso Media is revolutionizing music education and music notation, and teaching people how to play music in creative new ways.
Be the DJ at your favorite bars, restaurants, gyms and more! RockBot lets you decide what gets played, discover new music, and connect with other DJs right from your phone.
Stik makes it easy to find professional help you can trust for life’s most important purchases. Finding the right mortgage banker or insurance agent is a pain we’ve all had to deal with. Stik helps you save money and time through personalized referrals using your existing social network. In this brave new world of social media, Stik to who you know.
LevelEleven develops enterprise gamification and CRM solutions that help sales and other managers keep their teams focused on the right things. The company’s flagship product, Contest Builder, is a salesforce.com app that gives companies new ways to motivate salespeople to make more calls, book more meetings, and close more business, which in turn spikes adoption of Salesforce.
Chalkfly is the ‘Zappos for office supplies.’ We offer 50,000 products, 24/7 customer services, free over-night shipping, and a 365 day return policy. Most importantly, Chalkfly gives 5% of all sales directly to teachers in your local community. Make a difference, support education and fulfill all your office supply needs with Chalkfly.com.
iRule, LLC is a Detroit-based cloud software company offering a platform for the connected home and home entertainment control. iRule’s control and automation software, available for both iOS and Android, is loved by its customers for its functionality, versatility, and value, and is sold by professional dealers in 50 countries.