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Top 10 Startups You Need To Check Out ASAP!

Posted by: on May 4, 2015 | No Comments

TechGeniux is proud to share the most innovative startups you haven’t heard about in 2015 top 10 list. These startups are developing amazing new technologies and services that are making life easier for all of us. From mobile shopping to online banking our top 10 list will explore the these ground-breaking companies  services, technology and investment valuations. With all that said…Drum roll….


1. DoorDash- This startup is on fire, DoorDash deliver food from local restaurants. DoorDash is an on-demand delivery service that connects customers with local businesses. Through the DoorDash marketplace, people can purchase goods from local merchants and have them delivered in less in 45 minutes or less. The company has already raised $60 million dollars at a reported $600 million valuation. This startup hires its own drivers which allow restaurants that don’t have drivers appear on the company’s app. With notable investors include Pejman Mar Ventures, Caufield & Byers, Sequoia Capital and Y Combinator. The upside for this startup looks great with major players like Google and Amazon looking to be major players in the on-demand delivery business.

2.Docker-Docker is a open platform for distributed applications for developers. The platform allow developers to build, ship and run  Docker container-based applications inside your firewall. Here is another remarkable startup that changes the space for developers. Docker enables apps to be quickly assembled from components and eliminates the friction between development, QA, and production environments. As a result, IT can ship faster and run the same app, unchanged, on laptops, data center VMs, and any cloud. This startup has raised $55 million on a reported $400 million valuation. With notable investors like AME Cloud Ventures, Lowercase Capital, Y Combinator, Greylock Partners, Insight Ventures Partners, Trinity Ventures and Sequoia Capital.

3. Kreditech-This startup is about to change how you bank and obtain loans. Imagine obtaining a loan in a matter of seconds. With the Kreditech system loans don’t hinge on outdated credit score systems, their system is based on the borrows online footprint and data information. Kreditech already has 2 million customers and growing daily. Kreditech is growing at 70 to 80% per quarter, that’s more than 1000% per year. So how does Kreditech work? The startup uses a self-learning algorithm to analyze data. The algorithm is capable of calculating an individual’s credit score in seconds using up to 20,000 data points. Some key investors firms include HPE Growth Capital, Blumberg Capital, Point Nine Capital, Kreos Capital and Global Founders Capital. The company has raised $269 million with a current valuation of $159 million.

4. Raise-This new startup offer a marketplace for unused gift cards. Raise give users the ability to save on gift cards, before you shop online or in stores, check out the Raise marketplace to find discounted gift cards for the top brands. Customers can buy or sell their gift cards on the Raise marketplace with a few simple steps. The startup has raised an amazing $87 million on a reported valuation of $500 million! Here are some of the notable investors for Raise is Bessemer Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Accel Partners.

5.Zenefits-Zenefits is a free online HR Software gives your team a single place to manage all your human resource needs — payroll, benefits, health insurance and compliance. This startup has over 10,000 companies using it’s free service to manage over 100,000 employees. Zenefits has been identified as one of the fastest growing software as a service companies in history. This company has raised $84 million from very notable investors such as Y Combinator, Venrock, Andressen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners and Institutional Venture Partners. The startup has a whooping reported $500 million valuation.

6. Wish (app)-Shopping has never been so easy with the mobile shopping platform Wish. The startup has over 30 million customers buying goods from its store. This startup is definitely making people take notice with astonishing investments of $78 million from notable investors GGV, Founders Fund, Formation 8 and Felicis Ventures. With a reported valuation of $1 to $3 billion this is definitely a startup to keep your eye on this mobile shopping platform in 2015!

7. Teespring- This e-commerce platform is the 100% free way to sell high-quality t-shirts. Have an idea for a t-shirt? Customers can design t-shirts with ease, just design a shirt in Teespring easy designer, set a price, add a goal and start selling! Once you collect enough pre-orders and Teespring will print & ship directly to buyers, and the designer (you) keep the profit. This evolutionary platform has raised $55 million from key investors such as Y Combinator, Andressen Horowitz and Khosla Ventures with a reported $94 million.

8. Beepi- This startup is a online-marketplace for used cars. The next generation of buying and selling cars will start with Beepi amazing platform. The process is simple, register your car on Beepi website, share basic information on your car. Once Beepi has all the information on your car the company will dispatch a professional pre-purchase inspection. Once your car has passed the inspection Beepi will send your car info to their community for bids. Here is the kicker, the startup will come and pick up your car once sold, and deliver to the buyer. The company has several  key investors Redpoint Venture and Foundation Capital. This startup has a bright future with total current investments of $79 million with a $200 million valuation.

9. Blue Apron- Feeling hunger…well with Blue Apron has you covered with its subscription meal service. This hot startup has already surpassed 1 million meals in one month. There is absolutely a big market for fresh farmed foods with a reasonable cost. Blue Apron has raised a whooping $58 million to serve you and has a Rolex of notable investors such as Bessemer Venture Partners and First Round Capital. Some reports also claim that the startup has an incredible $500 million valuation.

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10. Cyanogen-CyanogenMod is open source firmware based on android mobile platform used with smart phones and tablet computers. The unique features provided by CyanogenMod are not offered by vendor of such devices in other firmware distributions. Even with the public disagreement with Xiaomi the young software startup is focus on working with others mobile vendors to get its custom OS on other devices. The amazing hot startup has raised around $110 million from notable venture capital firms such as Benchmark, Redpoint Ventures, Andressen Horowitz and Tencent Holdings. The company has a current valuation close to $1 billion.


There you have it, the top 10 startups you need to know for 2015. Look for more TechGeniux startups and entrepreneurs list on companies and people that are changing the world.

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