Author Archive: Sam Wakoba

Stained Glass Labs has changed its name to Wearable World Inc., effective December 2, 2013 in a move to emphasize its commitment to Wearable Technology and the Internet of Wearable Things (IOWT).

Cloud-based secure deal platform CapLinked, has received a $1 million expansion round from Subtraction Capital, FF Angel, 500 Startups, and other investors. This follows the company’s $3million Series A round it closed in the first quarter this year from 500 Startups and FF Angel and Jason Portnoy, the founding partner of Subtraction Capital.

Parking information provider Parkopedia has today partnered with automaker Volvo in a move that will introduce in-car parking service globally.

The service, only available in Volvo cars will help drivers easily find a place to park, and save them time and money. Another example of connected devices on the rise.

Coin, a Y Combinator and K9 Ventures backed startup is promising to end the woes we have with payment cards with its new all-in-one card.
Coin Card is approximately the size of a single credit card but can store all your swipeable cards and be used to pay everywhere cards are accepted, all in real time.

Analytics and optimization startup, FlxOne, aims to deliver insights and actions for real-time advertising by use of cloud-based infrastructure and data crunching to deliver insights and actions, making it the first platform to optimize performance automatically.

Los Angeles-based cloud-based talent management software solutions firm with over 13 million users, Cornerstone OnDemand has launched Cornerstone Innovation Fund, to invest in disruptive LA-based cloud startups building cutting-edge solutions for organizations.

The World’s largest network of business brokers Sunbelt has today partnered with enterprise business transaction platform CapLinked in a move that will simplify buying and selling of businesses by brokers and franchise owners.

The Internet of Things, a movement to connect the physical and digital worlds to provide humans with an easier user interface for real-world life is becoming more real everyday, just before our eyes.
According to Cisco the number of connected “things” will balloon to 50 billion by 2020. 2020 seems like a decade away into space, however Motreal-based reelyActive, the winner os Startup World Competition, is doing just this.

Smart matching offline connections startup, At The Pool, has today launched a mobile app that is set to reinvent the way people connect and interact.
The new iOS app utilizes a contact list that’s organized by geographic proximity making it easy for people with like interests to connect through “shouts.” The app allows easy photo sharing, existing contact list, push notifications and geo-awareness.

Forget visits to random restaurants, myfab5 uses the power of the crowd to help you search for the best restaurant in town. The platform connects foodies to restaurants for a win-win situation for both parties.