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Chatwith.io: Revolutionizing Customer Support with WhatsApp

Effective customer support is crucial for the success of any business. With the rise of messaging apps, customers now expect real-time and personalized support.
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Discover, Engage, and Win Customers with Founders Owl

Entrepreneurs face numerous challenges when it comes to identifying and engaging their target audience. This is where Founders Owl swoops in to offer its expertise. Founded by Jordan Moloney, a finance industry veteran with over 12 years of experience,
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MyItura: Simplifying Healthcare Access in Africa

In a world where healthcare is often plagued by inefficiencies and discontinuities, MyItura is a digital healthcare prov...
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Snorkell.ai: Revolutionizing Code Documentation with AI-Powered Automation

The inception of Snorkell.ai began with a pain point faced by one of its Co-Founders, Suman Saurabh: "Before ChatGPT, I was coding in Rust at Microsoft, facing a big...
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Creatifly: Empowering Businesses with Digital Solutions

Businesses are constantly seeking innovative solutions to streamline their operations and drive growth. One startup that has emerged as a digital powerhouse is
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RehabPath: Where Empathy Meets Expertise

RehabPath, a groundbreaking company in the addiction and mental health treatment industry, was founded by Ben Camp and ...
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Hermes Hub: Revolutionizing E-commerce for Buyers and Sellers

Hermes Hub was born out of Al-ameen Ogunyemi's frustration with existing e-commerce platforms. He envisioned a platform that would prioritize buyers and provide a seamless experience for both buyers and sellers. Ogunyemi recognized the challenges faced by buyers i...
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Ques.ai: The AI Assistant for Podcasters

In the world of digital content, podcasts have carved out a niche for themselves. They've become an essential tool for content creators and businesses alike, offering a unique platform for storytelling, brand promotion, and audience engagement.
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iWand: Revolutionizing Fashion with an AI Stylist

Finding the perfect outfit can be a daunting task. But what if there was a way to simplify the process and empower individuals to discover their best outfit effortlessly? Enter
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MINAGIE Energy: Harnessing the Power of Wind, to Light up Africa

Johannes Amo-Aye, the inventor of the Low Altitude MAGLEV Axial-Hybrid Wind Turbine (TIDAL), is no stranger to the struggles of living without electricity. Born and raised in Ghana, he experienced first-hand the discomfort of power outages. ...
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GoZigzag.com: Empowering Startups to Build the Future

Starting a startup can be a daunting task, but with the right guidance and support, entrepreneurs can navigate the entrepreneurial journey with confidence. GoZigzag.com is ...
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Beki AI: A Tool For Uncovering Internal Linking Opportunities

One challenge that has plagued web professionals for years is the time-consuming task of internal linking. Nedim Mehic, a seasoned SEO specialist, experienced this struggle firsthand. Determined to find a solution, he pitched the idea to his brother, a senior soft...
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The State of StartupStage: Q1 2024 Stakeholder Update

In many ways, 2023 was a fresh start for us. Back when we were Startup Founder Daily, companies who were interested in being featured would send us their materials. O...
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The Top Startups of 2023 According to YOU

2023 was a whirlwind. After launching our new voting platform in July, we've had over 250 companies launch on StartupStage. Today, I'm excited to share the top startups of 2023 by sector– as selected by you!
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Coda vs. Notion: A Comprehensive Comparison

In this article, we will compare Notion vs Coda, an alternative to Notion. While we aim for objectivity, we should let you know that we at StartupStage are big fans of Notion. We run our entir...
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Notion vs. Airtable: Choosing the Right Productivity Tool for Your Team

In this article, we will compare Notion vs Airtable, an alternative to Notion. While we aim for objectivity, we should let you know that we at StartupStage are big fans of Notion. We run our e...
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Obsidian vs Notion: A Comprehensive Comparison

In this article, we will compare Notion vs Obsidian, an alternative to Notion. While we aim for objectivity, we should let you know that we at StartupStage are big fans of Notion. We run our e...
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Trello vs Notion: Choosing the Right Project Management Tool

In this article, we will compare Notion vs Trello, an alternative to Notion. While we aim for objectivity, we should let you know that we at StartupStage are big fans of Notion. We run our ent...
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Free Notion Dashboard Template to Run Your Business and Life

We at StartupStage run our entire business through Notion. Our Founder's Second Brain dashboard contains all of our files, notes, tasks, projects, and resources. Because we believe so firmly in its ability to streamline our...
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Node Analytica: Empowering Businesses with Blockchain Analytics

Despite making great strides over the past decade, blockchain technology is still in its infancy. Recognizing its potential and the challenges surrounding access to comprehensive information, Manuel Miquel Uzquiano and Jaime Vaquero Snchez founded
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Loop HQ: Your Unified Inbox

In the world of startups, there are individuals who identify pain points and take it upon themselves to fix them. Greg Fragin, the leader behind
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Get More LinkedIn Impressions with PostNitro Carousel Generator

Founded by Muneeb Awan and Seerat Awan, PostNit...
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The AI Entrepreneurs: A Community and Newsletter for AI Enthusiasts

The AI Entrepreneurs is a unique blend between community and newsletter, dr...
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Digital Robots: Bringing Intelligent Automation to your Business

Introducing Digital Robots, a startup driven by a passion for innovation and a vision to revolutionize businesses through cutting-edge technologies. Founded by Alejandro ...
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RoboRecap: Simplifying Finance with a Personal Touch

Staying informed about market trends and expert opinions can be overwhelming. The flood of information from multiple sources often leaves individuals drowning in lengthy newsletters and endless daily emails. But what if there was a solution ...
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DhobiBin: Revolutionizing Laundry with Just a Tap

In the bustling world we live in, where time is a precious commodity, presenting yourself well is a silent testimonial of your commitment to work. DhobiBin, a groundbreaking startup, is poised to revolutionize ho...
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Ready to Send: Streamlining Email Communication with an AI Email Assistant

If there's a pain point we can all relate to, it's the overwhelming flood of emails that demand our attention and hinder productivity. Drawing from his experience working at previous startups, Brad Miller understood the need for an automated solution t...
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Startup Founder Daily is now StartupStage

We've grown a lot in 2023. As we grew, we felt that the name Startup Founder Daily' no longer captured who we are and where we're headed. In this post, I’ll get into the origin of the original name and more details a...
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How to Launch Your Startup on StartupStage

No matter how great your product is, no one will buy it if they don't know it exists' These words are all too familiar to startup founders. In an increasingly noisy world, it is increa...
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Focal Point: Procurement for the Digital Age

Introducing Focal Point– a single solution for procurement decision intelligence, data analytics and process automation. The visionary behind the enterprise is Anders Lille...
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Chaiz: The First Online Marketplace for Extended Car Warranties

When Ryan Hartman, co-founder of Chaiz, experienced a major engine failure just six months after his factory warranty expired, he found himself facing a hefty $10,000 repair bill. The incident made hi...
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Ruly: Unlocking the Power of No-Code App Development

Ruly, a startup founded by Stan Marsden and Viorica Trifan, aims to revolutionize the world of software development by providing a no-code platform that empowers businesses and in...
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Feedcoyote: The Global Freelance Network

Freelancers face unique challenges when it comes to finding trustworthy collaborators and managing projects that are constantly evolving. Feedcoyote, a Kentucky-based startup, has emerged as a...
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Better Interview Prep with AI

Acing an interview is not just about articulating your skills and experiences. The ability to anticipate and respond effectively to interview questions can make or break your chances of landing your dream job.
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Heyscribe: Transforming the Way You Monetize Your Audience

Even with the explosion in popularity over the past few years, the creator economy is still in its infancy. This movement is of course centered around the content creators themselves: they create, they entertain, they inspire. But, often the financial rewards of their creat...
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Sync: Revolutionizing the Remote Work Experience

In today's digital age, remote work has become increasingly common. But, while it offers flexibility, it can also come with challenges, such as finding a suitable workspace. Sy...
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Anthym's Musical Approach to Strengthening Remote Teams

In the modern world of work, the rise in remote teams has posed new challenges for leaders. One significant hurdle is creating an authentic sense of connection and engagement among team members who may be scattered across various locations. To address this issue,
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Marimo: The Next-Generation Python Notebook

Python has long reigned as a popular tool in the world of data science and machine learning. Now, the landscape of Python notebooks is evolving. Introducing marimo, the next-gen...
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Insured Nomads: The Complete Global Benefits Solution

Technology continues to reshape the way we live, work, and travel. It’s time the insurance industry caught up. Introducing Insured Nomads: Health insurance for the moder...
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Drip: The Dawn of Smart Apparel

Drip, an emerging startup, is revolutionizing the world of fitness tech by introducing state-of-the-art smart apparel aimed at optimizing physiological performance. T...
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Embracing Cultural Immersion with LikeLocal.io

Meet Gevorg Babayan, a seasoned veteran in the tourism industry since 2005. His journey from being a novice with no command over English to co-founding a tour company within two years was nothing short of a roller-coaster ride. His passion for bridging the gap b...
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Closing Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the pitch deck closing slide. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Ask Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the pitch deck ask' slide. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Team Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the pitch deck team slide. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Competition Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the pitch deck competition slide. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Market Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the market size pitch deck slide. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Go to Market Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the go-to-market' (GTM) slide of your pitch deck. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Business Model Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the business model/revenue model slide of your pitch deck. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Traction Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the traction slide of your pitch deck. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Solution and Product Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the solution & product slide of your pitch deck. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Problem Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the problem slide of your pitch deck. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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Cover Slide Pitch Deck Workbook

Below you'll find my high-level guidance on the cover/title slide of your pitch deck. Scroll to the bottom to jump to a different slide or download our free workbook.
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How to Pitch to Investors | Free Pitch Deck Workbook

In this article we're sharing some advice on how to pitch investors and get your company backed by the right people. We'll cover some general fundraising advice, pitch deck guidance, and tips for ...
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ChatFlow: Improving Customer Service with ChatGPT Integration

Providing efficient and instant customer service is essential for companies looking to differentiate themselves. Waiting on hold or delayed email responses can lead to frustration and dissatisfaction. That's where
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NAYA: Revolutionizing Fintech Infrastructure

The fintech industry is experiencing tremendous growth and innovation. Companies in this space are constantly searching for ways to streamline their operations, manage their financial data effectively, and scale their businesses. A startup that has emerged as a game-changer...
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Madelia: Bringing Transparency and Accuracy to Construction Cost Estimates

In the fall of 2017, a pivotal moment unfolded in the life of Nicholas Wright and his community. Nicholas, having left a role at Blizzard Entertainment to join the family construction business, witnessed the devastating Tubbs Fire that caused an estimated $1.2 billion in ec...
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AI in Software Testing: Revolutionizing Quality Assurance

Ensuring high-quality, bug-free software is essential to land and keep customers. However, traditional testing methods can be time-consuming and inefficient, often resulting in delays in product releases. This is where
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Fit Senpai: Leveraging AI for Fitness Planning

Fit Senpai, a cutting-edge AI workout generator and meal planner, is revolutionizing the realm of fitness and health. Behind its innovative technology lies a captivating sto...
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Corpora: Your One-Stop Startup Legal Solution

Meet the founders of Corpora, Stepan Khzrtian and Serop Serop. Both seasoned professionals in their respective fields, they bring a wealth of experience to the table. Stepan, a...
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COPILOT: AI Meets Apple Shortcuts

You can now bring the power of ChatGPT to your Apple devices with COPILOT. As a Product Manager by day and an iOS developer by heart, Founder Daniel Zaharia's love for Apple ru...
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Cloodo: The Facilitator of Digital Transformation for Businesses

In 2011, the concept of Cloodo was conceived by a team of tech enthusiasts who envisioned a platform that could streamline business operations and foster digital trans...
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ResolveAI: An AI Chatbot for Customer Service

ResolveAI, a startup seeking to empower your business with AI agents, was born out of a realization made by its founder, Rem Kim: Rem noticed a distinct lack of personality i...
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Discover Digital Focus: Pioneers in Blockchain Education and Consulting

The genesis of Digital Focus can be traced back to the personal journey of its Founder and CEO, Adeshina Ajayi. Adeshina's initial exposure to the world of digital curren...
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Introducing SparkReceipt: A Revolutionary AI Expense Tracker

The world of finance and accounting is experiencing a significant shift: Businesses are leveraging advanced technology to streamline their operations, and one such game-changer is Artificial Intelligence (AI). Among the innovations emerging in this landscape is
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Vizzly: Customer-Facing Analytics for Modern SaaS Businesses

Vizzly is a Y Combinator-backed startup offering a comprehensive customer-facing analytics solution designed to support modern Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses. This revo...
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Schoolyyy: Teaching. Transformed. - More Time for Teaching, Less Time on Admin

Meet Emmett Maher, the solopreneur behind the innovative AI content generation software, Schoolyyy. Emmett's journey began with a simple curiosity about the growing #NoCode c...
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Digital Novus: Revolutionizing E-commerce with AI

Digital Novus, a groundbreaking startup in the e-commerce industry, was founded by a dynamic team of forward-thinking entrepreneurs: Craig Ngidi, Bathandwa Masiko, and Da...
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Goblet: QA as a Service

Goblet is redefining the way Quality Assurance (QA) is perceived and executed. Let's dig into the journey, the offering, and the duo behind this up-and coming startup.
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The Magic of Returns: A Revolutionary E-Commerce Solution

Magic, a sustainable returns handling platform, was created by Leroy Kerry and Atul R. Their paths crossed on the Y Combinator co-founder matching platform, which served a...
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Montagix: Video Editing with Seamless Integration

Montagix was born out of a noticeable gap in the video editing landscape. Grigore Budac, a seasoned frontend developer with a rich portfolio of complex projects, notice...
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Unlost: Innovating Information Recall with AI Technology

In an era where data is the new oil, the ability to recall and access information effortlessly is a power that cannot be underestimated. Today, we spotlight an innovative startup that's revolutionizing the way we handle and retrieve data –
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Cyberfuse: Cost-effective and high-quality offensive security services

Cybersecurity is a crucial aspect of any business that operates online. However, the traditional approach to cybersecurity services can be costly and inefficient. Cyberfus...
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Dextego: Revolutionizing Learning in the Modern Workspace

Dextego was developed out of the personal need of its founder, Ioanna Mantzouridou Onasi. With a robust background in Human Resources and Talent Development, Ioanna ...
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Groubs: Revolutionizing Website Engagement

Featured startup, Groubs, is redefining how businesses engage with their online visitors.The Genesis Story
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Comigo: Revolutionizing Cognitive Enhancement with AI Technology

The digital era we live in often feels like a "perfect storm of cognitive degradation," as MIT Professor Earl K. Miller, PhD, aptly described. The constant barrage of information and distractions has led to what neuroscientist Susan Greenfield calls a "collective attention ...
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Peruz: Pioneering WiFi Advertising in Africa

Paschal Masalu, the Founder behind Peruz, saw beyond WiFi a...
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Datalatte: Empowering Individuals through Data Democratization

Datalatte is on a mission to revolutionize the data economy. Founded by Amir Mabhout, a microelectronics PhD holder turned tech innovator, datalatte aims to put da...
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Flincap: Democratizing the Crypto Exchange Space

The idea for Flincap was born out of Founder Nathaniel Luz's realization that there was a significant gap in the crypto market. He identified a pressing need for mor...
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SecureMyScholarship: Paving the Path for Affordable Education

The story of SecureMyScholarship is an inspiring tale of passion, determination, and the desire to make a difference. Its origin is rooted in the persona...
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Energi: Pioneering Secure Blockchain Technology

In the ever-evolving world of cryptocurrency, Energi has emerged as a promising startup, committed to addressing the most pressing issues plaguing the industry today ...
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Mimicry Solutions: Transforming Drug Safety and Animal Testing Paradigms

Learn more about Mimicry Solutions, a groundbreaking startup that is changing the landscape of drug safety and animal testing. Founded by t...
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Cloud Water Filters: The Future of Water Purification

In the realm of water filtration, a new player has emerged on the scene, bringing with it a revolutionary approach to ensuring your water is clean, healthy, and environmentally friendly.
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Blockride: Revolutionizing Vehicle Financing with Blockchain Technology

Blockride, a forward-thinking startup, is harnessing the power of blockchain technology to fundamentally change the auto financing landscape in Africa.
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Tudu: Empowering African SMEs in the Ecommerce Landscape

Tudu Africa is an innovative startup that is revolutionizing the ecommerce industry in Africa. Founded by Joseph Ekpaha-Kwofie and Enoch Aboagye...
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SORT IT AI: Revolutionizing Construction With AI

Every once in a while, a startup emerges that shakes up an industry. SORT IT AI is one such startup, our inaugural cohort winner, harnessing the ...
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Neucards: Revolutionizing Networking with Digital Contact Cards

In a world where networking and making meaningful connections are crucial for success, Neucards emerges as a game-changer. Neucards is a startup fo...
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Get Fractional Executive Assistance with Baton

Since founding in 2020, Baton has scaled from $0 to $40,000 MRR and shows no sign of stopping. Their goal is to hit 2 million dollars in revenue by December of 2023.Baton assists c...
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Plunk: Your Email Solution to Streamlined Communication

Dries Augustyns, a 21 year-old developer who landed a job at Microsoft straight out of Uni, has developed a software platform to bring all aspects of email automation into one place. In this case,...
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Eco Friendly Kapture Filters Make Diesel Generators Cleaner

Diesel generators are a vital form of energy generation used worldwide, but leave much to be desired when it comes to being environmentally friendly. These generators offer reliable and efficient methods of producing electricity in areas where power is unstable or non-exist...
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Travel Smart with Tern: Planning Made Easy

Tavishi Gupta has spent her life traveling to various destinations. Tavishi has moved across 15 cities and 3 countries between her childhood and adulthood, due to being an army brat, and then working at Microsoft's external arm that had her traveling every 2-3 weeks.&...
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Social Impact Travel Redefined with Painted Circle

There is a rising tide of travelers who want to take action and create a positive impact as they discover new destinations. Challenges relating to the significant influence and long term effects of mass tourism have incited many individuals to take action and make equitable...
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Enhance Your ChatGPT Experience with QuickyAI

If you’re like QuickyAI founder Basharath, having to open a new tab and prompt ChatGPT multiple times for multiple queries is cumbersome and time consuming. QuickyAI literally allows you to access the benefits of openai's technology instantly, without having to le...
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Cybersecurity Solutions for a 'ResilientX' Future

The team at ResilientX have ample experience in the cyber security industry and realized that there is a gap in the accessibility to cyber security products. Organizations looking to defend themselves from cy...
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Automotive Industry Embraces Web 3 Innovations with Klearcoat Labs

There is a problem in the automotive industry regarding the development of vehicles that consumers desire and navigating supply chain logistics to mitigate costs and increase revenues. Also, since motor vehic...
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Kumo Study: Your Ultimate Research Companion for Students

Founder, Alex Kerr, was working toward her degree at university when COVID hit. Everything went online and I found that there weren't any resources out there to help students with ADHD stay focused on tasks while working autonomously' stated Ale...
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Affiliate Marketing Made Easy with Reffilify and Stripe Integration

For content creators, bloggers, and anyone who uses Stripe to manage their payments and subscriptions, you know that creating an affiliate marketing program is a pain.
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Music Industry Pioneer Launches Nigerian Streaming Service

Azure Voice, a music streaming service founded by Nigerian music businessman Roy Amoo, is making waves in the African music industry by helping artists manage their intellectual properties and maximize their royalties. Azure Voice is the first mus...
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Umi Leverages AI To Learn Languages

Did you take a foreign language class in school? Do you try to use Google Translate to no avail? If you're like me, you took 4 years of Spanish, received passing grades, yet nothing stuck. The phrases I am most confident speaking are Hola', "&iq...
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Bringing Simplicity of Google Search to Your Personal Files

Imagine one platform that integrates your documents, images, and emails into an easy to use tool. Within this platform, you can query terms and related files from all your tools and they'll appear instantly. Sounds like magic? Nope. It's just Klu.
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Gemini Sports Analytics: A Game Changer for Sports Executives

Gemini Sports Analytics is making it easier for executives to ma...
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Linkr: A Platform for Creators to Share, Connect, & Convert

Jing Jing Yang is a full-time student at Brown University studying Economics and Behavioral Decision Sciences by day, and co-founder of Linkr by night. Her unique journey began two years ago, when she joined t...
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Chekkit Helps Local Businesses Step Up Their Digital Game

Daniel and his team at Chekkit
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Holistically Heal Your Emotional State with Breath Hub

Nevsah Karamehmet has devoted 20 years of her life to breath sciences. As the President of the Breath Coaching Federation, Founding President and leading teacher of
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Regiz Leverages Blockchain for Digital Document Verification

The manual processes of handling documents and cumbersome authentication procedures are becoming a thing of the past. Employers today are looking for paperless, streamlined approaches to verifying applications, documents, and other certifications applicants submit...
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New Photo Sharing App, Fitpick, Solves Fashion Dilemmas

Team FitPick is on a mission to help people make more confident fashion decisions and resolve their dilemmas. Validation for the concept com...
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Small Business Owners in Africa Benefit from Luca's Finance Tracking Services

Founder, Kunle Odebunmi, knows the pains small businesses in Nigeria face. As a management consultant, financial analyst, and 8 years of experience as an entrepreneur with a few exits under his belt, Kunle an...
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MyFig: Revolutionizing Life Insurance in Ghana

As a co-founder, Festus William Amoyaw encountered a prevalent issue in Ghana that he and his team were capable of resolving. With combined experience in Investment Banking, Digital Financel, and Software engineering, the team at MyFig is revolutionizing how...
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Scale Venture Capital Connects Resources to the Midwest

Brett Calhoun, William Schlacks,
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Qyro: Focus, Attention, and Balance for Companies.

Qyro derives its name from an ancient term from Greek archery. It represents the delicate moment when an archer finds the perfect opening to shoot an arrow and hit a target - a moment th...
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Decidable: Your 'Easy Button' For Data Driven Decisions

In today's digital age, data is king. With an abundance of metrics and figures available thanks to big data, businesses have the ability to make strategic decisions based on measurable numbers.
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Professionalize Your Product Photos with Stylized

Stylized was founded in June of 2022 and launched in alpha in November. The 6 months between June and November consisted of iterative testing, market research, and conversations betw...
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Flygrade: The Instant Grading Tool You've Been Waiting For

We all have nostalgic memories surrounding collectible cards, toys, or items. For me, it was My Little Ponies and Pokemon cards - don't laugh. For Kyle, he described the joy of going to the store with h...
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Toy Trader Revolutionizes Online Selling for Parents

Founder Julie Janides understands the pain of continuously cycling through clothes, toys, and the myriad of items needed when you have children. As a solo entrepreneur and mom of three currently bootstrapping her business, she doesn't have time for typical online selling ap...
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nōmad - The Portable Security System that Travels with You

A family of four are traveling for vacation and stop at a restaurant off the highway for a quick bite. While feasting and stretching their legs, an undisclosed person breaks into their car and promptly removes their luggage. A few miles away, a woman is backpackin...
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Organize & Visualize Everything with Emberly

You awake to waves gently lapping against the hull of your boat; the rhythmic sway stirs you into motion. Rubbing the sleep from your eyes you dive into the ocean for a brief morning swim before brewing your cup of morning joe. Coffee in hand, you head to th...
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Incorporate Effective 'Email Widgets' with Zaymo

Zaymo was founded in August of 2021 by Brice Douglas, Santiago Gomez, and Daniel Jones. These three friends met at
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Focus on Words is the Spotify of Personal Development

Focus on Words had a serendipitous and seemingly predetermined beginning. Django and Dom, his co-founder, met over Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankel.
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Build your Village with Instamommies

Instamommies was founded in the Summer of 2022 after Mimi Park became a mom herself and truly realized the pain points that many moms face. Problems such as finding quality child care, as well as child-friend...
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A personal Google for your things

Chris Payne has always had a creative mind and a passion for finding better solutions to everyday problems: The proverbial entrepreneurial spirit. Before founding myReach, he was working in a Venture Capital firm as an analyst. There, he looked at...
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Lirn: Building the Proof of Education Protocol

None of the Lirn Co-Founders have a college degree. They say this with pride and honor. They took the alternative pathway of educating themselves: using the internet and its resources to develop new knowledge...
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FOODe Found This FOODIE

Kenneth is a two-time founder who is absolutely obsessed with solving problems. He decided to join FOODe as a Co-Founder for the opportunity to work with former Nike & Jordan Brand executives and build a ...
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Quantibly: Helping the Impact Sector Deliver on its Promises

In 2021, the UN requested $6B from Elon Musk to help reduce world hunger. When he asked to prove how the money would be spent
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Connecting Families to Caregivers Across Cultures and Languages

Meet Willow Li, Founder of AyiConnect
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Empiraa: Strategy Execution Made Fun

After spending 15 years in sales, Ash was frustrated that his team continuously talked about strategy but never executed it. As a General Manager, Head of Sales and National Sales, Ash noticed that the strategies put in place were rarely implemented.
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Filma: The Video Editing App Created By A Solopreneur

Originally from a little town in Spain, Miguel Lorenzo moved to Sydney, Australia in 2016. He’s always been a very creative person, with music being his first creative outlet. He has been a keyboard player an...
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Craftmerce: More Than Just a Marketplace

With a combined decade of unique experiences in building technology platforms, export sales, and marketing, Sarah and Cynthia are forces to be reckoned with. Now, they are teaming up to build the ultimate B2B...
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Powering Web3 Companies

As a Computer Engineer with an obsession for problem-solving, Pratham has always been drawn to product management. Combined with an entrepreneurial gene inherited from stellar parental role models who've run their own business for 25 years, it's no sur...
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Travel Creators: Reimagining the Future of Travel

As a South African born to Lebanese immigrants, travel has always been ingrained in Janine's entrepreneurial path. After completing her studies in travel and tourism in South Africa, Janine's father, a vegetable trader, gave her an ultimatum: if she didn't f...
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Reinventing the Death Space: A Better Obituary

Starting with a VW van meeting in St. Paul, the Epilogg founding team knew that there was a better way to get the word out about a death and to celebrate a life. Using their experience with web development, d...
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Overlap: An App to Connect Digital Nomads and Travelers

Overlap is a multipurpose app that allows travelers to track their trips, receive notifications when travel plans overlap with friends, and receive travel recommendations from their community.The problem that Sharon, Nicholas, and Jason saw was the high likelihood...
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Increasing Access to Private Equity and Venture Capital for More Investors

John and Spencer met while undergrads at Tufts University. After graduation, they both ended up in New York working in finance. The two were frustrated that only the wealthiest investors could access top-tier alternative asset managers like the ones they worked at...
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Sustainable Shopping Made Simple

Irete's entrepreneurial journey started with her own personal journey to live a more sustainable life. She started looking into the products she was buying to see how sustainable (or not) they actually were. She realized that while we are all becoming increasingly en...
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VC? You don't need it.

Christopher Joyce, Founder and CEO of Gusher, says he became an entrepreneur because he was wired for it from a young age' and, tongue-in-cheek, the need for control." His superpowers are ...
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Atomix: More Than Fulfillment, Helping Ecommerce Businesses Scale

Meet Austin Kreinz, Founder of Atomix. Austin grew up in a small business family. His father, alongside his brother and business partner, started a last-mile logistics company in Milwaukee, WI, and have grown...
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Developing the Next Generation of Unicorn Leaders

Fahd's path to leadership began with philanthropy. Compelled by his background as the child of a low-income family that had recently immigrated to Canada, he raised over $1M for local charities, founded a camp for underprivileged children, and was awarded Ca...
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MotivateU: Enabling Community-Based Fitness at Home

At the age of 4, Jenn received her first computer from her grandfather. From there, she taught herself math at age 5, wrote her first screenplay at age 10, and developed her first webpage at age 12. She coded a novel program at age 20, and patented her first inven...
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Publit: Make a Personal Website in Minutes

Publit is a product of YJ's personal frustrations with the general website building process. With Jason Silberman, he co-founded Publit to make creating personal websites...
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The Coworking Founder Barista

Mario is a public health science graduate from UC Irvine. When he is not building Workps, a coworking space in Los Angeles, he enjoys long runs, trying new vegetarian recipes and...
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Pixurate Brings Web3 Technology to Your E-commerce Store

Faruk Yasar and Hayreddin Tuzel began developing Pixurate in early 2022. Pixurate incorporates blockchain technology with e-commerce platforms to engage users, activate word of mouth advertising, and authenticate purchases. They...
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A New Kind of Event Rental Marketplace

Kimberlee grew up in a house filled with music. Everyone from John Williams to The Temptations were on the daily record rotation. So, it was truly fitting that she started her events car...
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Ordr: Say Goodbye to Stadium Lines

Evan is an avid learner and sharer of knowledge, as well as a massive sports fan. He usually assumes that if he is interested in something, others will be as well. This led Evan to become a computer science teacher for half of his career prior to Ordr. Teaching was wonderfu...
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This Marketing Startup is Not a Dime a Dozen

Last year, Abby and two of her friends were sitting in the Duke University library working on homework (or scrolling social media, let's be honest) when a question arose: why are there so many in...
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Plexicam: Your Portable and Professional Broadcast Studio

Some 💗 for the StartupStage community: Use code STARTUPSTAGE for 10% off all Plexicam products. The PlexiCam concept had been brewing in inventor Thomas Koulopoulos' mind since 2012....
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Tackle SEO Optimization in a Day with Serpjoy

Founded in mid-December 2022, Serpjoy has already gained positive traction through daily average users and subscribers. Travis Street has been professionally building websites for 11 years and has experience as a data...
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Helping the Next Generation of Talent Join the Impact Tech Wave

Carwan Rasoal has an engineering background and learned early in life that significant progress in any field requires hard work, no matter how talented you are. He has previously worked for leading innovative technology companies and has always dreamed of making a...
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Nexton Labs: Linking Tech Companies to LATAM Talent

Nexton Lab's purpose is to connect tech talent with purposeful companies. Through this mission, the company levels the playing field for all LATAM-based tech professionals by boosting their careers beyond borders. Seeing U.S. companies struggle to find the right seni...
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A Robotic Solution to Nutrition

For as long as Marianna can remember, she has loved robots. She loves how they work, and she loves watching humans interact with them. Unfortunately, her love for robots and AI didn't outweigh her dislike for math enough to pursue the studies academically, s...
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How to make farts smell better

The idea for a pill that makes your farts not stink was a long running inside joke between Mark and his wife. Every year on January 1st, Mark would update his Facebook status with “Well Science, it’s a new ye...
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Sumio: The Democratization of Financial Planning

Luks has built a career as a Project Manager for banks and software companies. However, he has felt the urge to build his own business and products from an early age. He started his first company (LukyLab) as a way to achieve this. Unfortunately, he...
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Finish Your Work with BeforeSunset, Catch Beautiful Sights

Elif began studying computer engineering and worked as a cashier at KFC during her prep class. Being a student and an employee at the same time made her realize the importance of time. She didn’t know how to ...