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Mawdoo3 is an arabic online encyclopedia platform - The site has 40,000+ articles and more that 20 million visits Read more
Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed. Read more
StockTwits is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. We provide real-time streams of insights, ideas and information that are used by investors, analysts, media and others as they research stocks and manage their investments. More than 300,000+ investors, market professionals and public companies share information and ideas about the markets and stocks using StockTwits. The content is viewed by an audience of over 40 million across the financial web.  Read more
Zoosk is a leading online dating company that learns as you click in order to pair you with singles with whom you're likely to discover mutual attraction. Zoosk's mission is to empower everyone to lead a more fulfilling love life. Zoosk’s Behavioral Matchmaking™ technology is constantly learning from the actions of over 25 million members in order to deliver better matches in real time. With the #1 grossing online dating app and a top 20 grossing app overall in the Apple App Store, Zoosk is a market leader in mobile dating. Available in over 80 countries and translated into 25 languages, Zoosk is a truly global online dating platform.  Read more
Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 9,000 groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities. Meetup's mission is to revitalize local community and help people around the world self-organize. Meetup believes that people can change their personal world, or the whole world, by organizing themselves into groups that are powerful enough to make a difference. Read more
Viber freely connects users around the world with the people that matter to them most, sending good vibes every day and making great things happen. With more than 606 million people on the platform, Viber gives people all over the world the ability to connect in the way that works best for them, whether it is through individual messaging, video calls or group chats or following brands and celebrities on Public Chats. Viber can be used on iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Windows Phone, Windows®, Windows 8®, Mac, Linux and Symbian devices over 3G/4G or WiFi connections. Viber is a Rakuten Group company. Read more
Foursquare is a technology company that uses location intelligence to build meaningful consumer experiences and business solutions. We have two mobile apps: Foursquare and Swarm, and a suite of enterprise and advertising tools. For consumers, we believe the world is full of amazing experiences. We make two apps to help guide you to them: Foursquare and Swarm. The Foursquare app helps you discover new places, with recommendations from a community you trust. Find a better experience, anywhere in the world. Read more is a conversation-based social network made to help people communicate in a new way. was launched in 2010 and is currently used by more than 180 million people around the World. Read more
CrunchBase is the free database of technology companies, people, and investors that anyone can edit. Read more
Gleam helps businesses better engage with their customers through a growing number of apps: Competitions ( - Run beautiful competitions directly on your own site, fast setup and entry options that align with business objectives. Currently driving over 100k business actions per month. Rewards ( - Create one time rewards that a user can redeem by completing defined actions. The reward can be a coupon, redirect, free sample or download. Feedback (coming soon) - Get feedback from customers direclty on your website or at any point in the sales process. What's more, you can incentivize your user to provide the feedback - POS, Thank You Page, Via Email, In-Store or via onsite widget.  Read more
ChatWork is a communication platform designed for companies and teams. Our goal is to simplify business communications, and help you make faster decisions at work. Read more
Buffer allows you to share all the great content you find more intelligently across Social Networks. You drop posts and tweets in your queue and we post them for you at the best times, well spaced out over the day. Try it at  Read more
Kiwilimon is the largest community of food recipes created by users in Spanish. Within our site you will find the best selection of recipes for desserts, meats, salads, snacks and many more recipes, complete with ratings and photos. Read more
The first digital hub for all recipe and social interaction around cooking & coupons. Engagement rivals largest social networks: •17 minutes per session1-3x daily The fastest growing food site: •largest user-posted recipe database •20,000+ recipes saved daily Proprietary coupon linking to recipe ingredients “Pinch it!” functionality allows “pinch” (capture) and share anywhere online integrating to digital recipe boxes, menu planners and dynamic grocery lists. Half a dozen revenue engines  Read more
Plurk is a social network with a heavy focus on game mechanics, short messaging and emoticons. It's real time, interactive and addictive (average time spend/day is 2 hours per active users). Read more
BiggerPockets is a one-stop-shop online platform that simplifies and enhances networking, deal making, data evaluation, education, marketing and transactions for real estate investors. Read more
Moz, formerly known as SEOmoz, is the world’s most popular provider of SEO software. Their easy to use tools and tutorials make search engine optimization accessible to everyone. The powerful Moz API delivers our Linkscape web crawl data to their campaign-based web app, SEO tools, Open Site Explorer and dozens of third-party applications. Moz home offices in Seattle, WA serve as the base of operations, but mozzers are frequently found globetrotting across the planet, speaking at conferences & participating in local events. They have participated in search events in more than 15 countries since 2007. The company’s goal is to provide exceptional software and education to businesses, individuals, non-profits and government organizations so they can best leverage the unique reach of the Internet to increase visibility and achieve success. The company received an A round of financing from Ignition Partners and Curious Office in September of 2007 to build their Linkscape web index. Read more
Yammer is the free private social network for your company. Yammer brings the power of social networking inside the enterprise in a private and secure environment. Yammer has the same level of usability as great consumer software like Facebook and Twitter, but its applications have been designed for business collaboration. Why waste time and money trying to mandate tools that your employees resist adopting? Yammer is productivity software that employees love to use. Read more
Tailwind is the leading Pinterest analytics and marketing platform. We offer robust intelligence and listening capabilities, powerful campaign tools and account management support. Our over 3,000 brands range from SMBs to Fortune 100 enterprises. Over 300 agencies have also adopted Tailwind as their preferred Pinterest marketing solution. Start today for Free and grow at your own pace: Read more
The leading network & guide for expats in 390 cities worldwide. Connect with fellow expatriates at top events and receive tips & advice on expat life. Read more
Bitrix24 is a social enterprise network that's 100% free to small businesses (under 12 employees). It combines Yammer (social intranet), SalesForice (CRM), FaceBook (likes), BaseCamp (project management), DropBox (file sharing). Read more
Only Kik lets you connect with friends, groups, and the world around you through chat. Just ask, “What’s your Kik?” JOIN THE CONVERSATION Looking for a new and engaging way to interact with your audience? Have amazing content or a cool experience you'd love to get discovered? Kik offers brands and content providers unique ways to talk with their fans, and find new followers too! Read more
House Party is a social networking app that allows up to eight people to video chat at once in a "room." Read more
Pearltrees is a place to organize all your interests. This free service lets you organize, explore and share everything you like. Save web pages, files, photos or notes and organize them naturally. Explore amazing collections that relate to your interests and subscribe to their updates. Access your account anytime and share anything from your computer, mobile and tablet Read more lets hardware hackers and makers share their projects, collaborate and find inspiration. Read more
CrowdTangle is an easy way to see what's trending on Facebook. We're currently in private beta but already working with over 100 organizations, including some of the leading social teams in the world like USA Today/Gannett, Upworthy, Wieden + Kennedy, the American Red Cross, UNICEF, Droga5, NowThis News and even the White House. Read more
An online photo community that awards and shares photography through contests. Our community has been used by Foodspotting, NYIP, Greenpeace, Pic-Collage, Photofocus, Intuit among others. Read more
ToneDen is a service for musicians to easily create beautiful personal profiles that integrates content from multiple social media services. Apart from intuitive design and smart content aggregation, ToneDen provides powerful analytical tools to measure fan traction and growth across multiple streams all in one place. Artists also have access to a press kit generator which they can easily use to pitch to blogs, record labels, booking agents, and managers. The ToneDen platform is the one consolidated destination for musicians to manage and develop their personal brand. Our vision is to make it easier for musicians to connect to the music industry and for the music industry to invest in the musician's talent. Read more
AdEspresso is a SaaS tool that allows to quickly create, analyze and optimize your Facebook Ads in an incredibly simple way. If you're not an enterprise you need two things: a) simplicity, to quickly get it done, b) automation, to save time. On average our users (startups, merchants and small agencies) save up to 70% of the manual work needed to setup a Facebook Campaign and improve their performance up to 40%. The other players in the space are super sophisticated tools that only work best with a lot of training and/or very high volumes of Ad Spending. Our strength: AdEspresso is dead simple and blazing fast. We empowers users to quickly split test every aspect of their Facebook Campaigns. In a couple minutes users can create hundreds of Ads, testing everything from the creativity to the targeting. Once the campaign is created, simple yet meaningful analytics allow to understand what is performing best and optimize their campaigns both manually or automatically. Read more
Mixlr is a platform for social live audio. Mixlr allows people to broadcast live audio and engage with fans, friends and listeners in real-time. Read more
The Internet's first social nostalgia site (and mobile app). Helping people create and manage their memories. Introducing The Timeliner, a mobile app that places user memories directly on Facebook Timeline. Fills in the spaces between birthdate and date of first Facebook activity. Read more
AgoraPulse is an affordable, all-in-one, Facebook CRM platform that empowers businesses and agencies to grow and engage a fan base, measure performance, and optimize Facebook presence with advanced publishing and moderation tools. Grow and Engage by launching unlimited campaigns with self-service applications. Measure ROI and performance with post level, and page wide metrics built to drive action. Optimize Facebook presence with publishing and moderation tools that work while you sleep. Read more
Postcron helps companies to optimize their posts on Facebook and Twitter with an easy to use and easy to learn interface with the ultimate goal of building strong lasting relationships with their customers. Read more
Tinybeans lets busy parents keep a journal for their child simply and quickly. Using a mobile app the parent can upload photos and check off developmental milestones in no time at all. The journal can be shared with close friends and family and also allows parents to measure their child's progress against real developmental benchmarks. Read more
Mirror is a social discovery platform that allows users to promote their best qualities and connect with others for dates, gigs, new friends or even jobs. Have your friends endorse your unique qualities and skills, make yourself searchable, rankable and more appealing to everyone from potential dates to potential employers. We’re doing a lot of firsts, from the first Facebook-based endorsement platform to the world’s first skill/interest ranking system. Mirror’s mission is to make connecting with those you don’t already know easier and more meaningful. Founder funded.  Read more
This brand is about making money n music. I want to prebook venues in cities were they lack teen events and throw events there. This should make 1000s of dollars weekly with the blueprint drawn up for it.This will not only make money but give teens something to do with their time. Moneywill be reinvested into brand. ( spins (bds which are paid quarterly for royalties)marketing..more venues studio time for artists ,flyers etc). Radio spins n paid promo from major labels should result in booked shows with adult crowd adding income as well. Read more
PastBook provides a unique customizable experience for users to tell their story, to share with others both online and offline. PastBook enables users to easily collate photos and interactions from different social media sources ( or different people ( into a digital book format, which can be viewed and shared online or printed offline into a beautifully bound book. The company is on a mission to help people relive memories, solving the problem of the fragmentation of memories between social networks as well as between their friends and relatives. Its technology is also available for business in white-label or through RESTful API integration. Read more
Easy-to-use email marketing and social media marketing software for small-businesses and non-profits Read more
Fast & Free temp emails in 2 easy steps! Free temporary email to protect your privacy and from spam. Get a free temp email address that you can use for any site or app. Stop advertisers from tracking your purchases, shopping habits, and website visits. Keep your personal email address private for any site that requires an email for use. Reduce your spam emails by using temporary email for any web property, newsletter or mailing list. Use Emailondeck for confirmation links or forum signatures. Get as many email addresses as you need. No registration required. Read more
A Personal Page About You. Show people what matters the most to you. Read more
Betabrand produces new, real-world products every week, which are consistently covered in publications such as the New York Times, Wired, Gizmodo, and Boing Boing. We’re also developing new models of social interaction and community development in e-commerce. Take a spin through our site to see Betabrand’s unique approach to online retail and social commerce.  Read more
JOINNUS is a one-stop web and mobile service that allows users to quickly match their interests with those of other like-minded users in their community by allowing them to register and pay for a spot in the group activity of their preference. JOINNUS facilitates the meeting offline to perform the group activity as organized. Users can find, create, and join any group activity in their local communities on one single website and they can charge for a spot (if necessary) in the group activity or pay online to participate. Local leisure companies offering group activities and activity organizers can increase their operational efficiency and create economies of scale by attracting more customers and thereby consistently organizing groups of optimum size.  Read more
Virtru is the first company to make email privacy accessible to everyone. Through its browser plug-ins and mobile apps, Virtru empowers individuals and business to control who receives, reviews, and retains their digital information -- wherever it travels, throughout its lifespan. The company has set a new standard for digital privacy based on the Trusted Data Format (TDF), created by Virtru Co-founder Will Ackerly and used by the intelligence community to secure some of the nation's most sensitive data. Virtru requires no special skills or knowledge, supports all popular email and file types, and can be used on a PC, Mac, or mobile device. Read more
The Inner Circle ( is a Private Members Club for inspiring singles with similar backgrounds and interests. Our goal is to connect members through the website, app and at our exclusive events. The Inner Circle is by invitation only, which results in a trustworthy network of like-minded people. The Membership Committee screens each application to ensure the highest quality. Currently The Inner Circle is active in Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Paris, Milan and Stockholm. Mid 2014 we will roll out in the US.  Read more
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