After thousands of votes for 48 brilliant early-stage startups that are taking part in this year’s Boost competition, co-hosted by WeTransfer, the scores are in.
We witnessed the leaderboard change countless times, but the final 16 startups that will get to pitch their product at The Next Web USA Conference in front of our expert jury – including Natt Garun (US Editor at The Next Web), Adriaan Trouwee (Creative Innovator & Strategist, WeTransfer) and Marvin Liao (Partner at 500 Startups) – are listed below.
“The most awesome stage”
Last year, Facebook's VP of Design thought the TNW Conference main stage was the best she'd ever been on.
Congratulations to these companies and we look forward to seeing what all 48 of our handpicked startups have to offer on December 10th. If you’d like to see the show that these startups will put on for yourself (as well as 38 other awesome speakers), it’s not too late to purchase your conference pass. Just click here for more information.
Tweet pitch: Places is the most private file-sharing, messaging and video-calling application that exists today. As private as PGP, with more services than Dropbox.
Tweet pitch: The urLeaving app finds you free parking spots at the tap of a button, lets you collect points & redeem them for cool perks.
Tweet pitch: The place to share high quality content in carefully curated collections. Forget click-baiting, edgee is a sanctuary for context and human insight.
Tweet pitch: Meekan lets you share your availability options with everyone, on any calendar. A cross-vendor scheduling platform that changes the way people schedule meetings.
Tweet pitch: Chordify is an intuitive, music e-learning platform that automatically transforms your favorite music into chords – using any source on the web.
Tweet pitch: Accumenta makes customer management smarter, simpler and engaging. Real time schedule & queue management, analytics and a unique customer recognition system.
Tweet pitch: Lionsharp builds VOICEBOARD, The world’s first voice and gesture controlled presentation tool. Minority Report style PowerPoint on steroids with Siri.
Tweet pitch: Seat Serve is a full technology solution for stadiums to deliver food, drinks and merchandise to every seat in the house! Simply order with your smartphone.
Tweet pitch: Grwo helps you to excel by rewarding you for your academic and personal achievements.
Tweet pitch: Trimaps turns any image into an interactive mobile map! From ski resorts to festival maps and more, Trimaps brings all of these custom maps to your mobile!
Tweet pitch: Infinit is a fast and beautiful file sharing application that allows sending files of unlimited size in a matter of seconds through a single drag & drop.
Tweet pitch: Way2stage is the couchsurfing and dating platform for musicians. The goal: gig together and push each other to reach a new level of success!
Tweet pitch: SmartMail is the future of mobile email. Fewer clicks and no app swapping.
Tweet pitch: Artist Radar transforms staying up-to-date with 6 million of your favourite artists (including bands, authors and actors) and 200k+ events.
Tweet pitch: DormChat is literally the easiest way for people to communicate and connect with their local community.