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New York is now considered the new growing Silicon Valley for the American Startup industry. We present to top 10 fastest growing New York Startups of this month, with a goal to bring more light on the Startups that are becoming more and more popular among their audience.
Top 10 Fastest Growing New York Startups of this month
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The no.1 in this week’s top 10 fastest growing New York Startups is PINCHme, a company founded by Jeremy Reid in 2013 that wants to change the FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) exposure system.
Yes, people love things, but they love them more if they are free. Bringing free products to customers is the best way to win them over, but so is listening to their opinion, so PINCHme is trying to bring brands closer to their customers and enable the last category to speak out their minds.
Even if it initially targeted the Australian market, the Startup expanded for the US one after seeing that 2% of Australian have become “pinchers”, or at least this is what they declare on their website.
With more than 800,000 monthly estimated unique visitors and a M/M growth rate of 66%, Peekyou takes the second position in our top 10 fastest growing New York Startups reports.
The concept behind it is to connect any piece of content available online with a person, and not a keyword. Peekyou was initially built in 2006, but the current version has been launched on November 2nd, 2012.
Its founder is Michael Hussey, a social-media and tech entrepreneur veteran, the mastermind behind the “RateMy” websites, which have gathered millions of visitors throughout the years.
It seems investors have found Peekyou worthy of their attention, and most of all, funds, several angels deciding to invest in it:
2006-08-01 – Angel – $1.5 from: Duggal Visual Solutions
2010-07-01 – Angel – $50K from: Peter Bordes
2011-08-01 – Seed – $100K from TMT Investments
A new type of social media is presented by Younow, which enables free, live broadcasting using a webcam or a smartphone. The website launched on June 6th 2011, but has only recently begun to gain popularity among its users.
The current stats indicate they have a little over 400,000 monthly estimated unique visitors a month and they are growing rapidly, with an M/M rate of 52%, according to the RocketCompanies database.
The purpose is to enable users to broadcast and gain recognition by interacting with their fans. Its popularity might grow even more, as it is a young website, where the opportunity to get discovered is far greater than on other reputable broadcasting platforms. At the same time, it raises the level of interaction with fans, creating a transparent channel for communications.
Even if it still young, Younow is steadily growing and we are welcoming them in the top 10 most growing New York startups report!