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Ten Awesome Startups from Chinaccelerator Batch VI
Chinaccelerator, one of the most active startup accelerators in China, kicked off the demo day for its latest batch this Tuesday. Ten projects covering a broad range of industries showcased their products in front of a throng of investors, mentors, fellow entrepreneurs and reporters. The ten startups are run by teams with international backgrounds and passion for entrepreneurship.
Here’s a full list of all of the presenting companies from yesterday’s demo day:
Bootdev was founded on the principle that website development can be very complicated. As a ‘Backend as a Service’ (BaaS) platform, Bootdev use the experience on Drupal to deploy the website backend to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account. The service offers a series of BaaS features, including S3, SOUR search, Google Map, email SMTP support (by AWS Simple Email Service), spam email control, and meta-tags for Facebook, Twitter and Google.CLAWZ are designer jewellery for your nails, which can be worn and removed multiple times, to avoid the functional problems of today’s outrageous nail art. CLAWZ are designed by the hottest nail art designers and are 3D printed in fine metals such as silver, brass and gold. Users can order online and the nails are shipped to your home.
Kliptap is a video platform for individuals to fundraise for causes and call friends to action. Working in a process similar to that for the ice bucket challenge, users on Kliptap can grow their circle of supporters by calling upon friends to upload videos so as to promote the cause to their own networks. Kliptap aims to trigger a chain reaction of video responses to raise money and promote the campaign.
Fancy Cellar is a wine importer and e-retailer specializing in boutique French wines. It simplifies, accelerates and guides the wine buying process via a Digital Sommelier. Fancy Cellar is now the wine supplier for several 5 star hotels in China, such as the Shangri-La and Waldorf Astoria. The company added that it is already breaking even.
Olifun is a mobile app that helps people find nearby happy hours. Olifun leverages location based services and the time of search to give the most relevant, up-to-date recommendations. Olifun is available as a WeChat public account and on the Apple App store, while the Android version is on the way.
RaVaBe is a digital content publishing tool that simplifies publishing across dozens of social media channels. It is aimed at businesses and individuals that lack SME functions, such as bloggers, CEOs, community managers, sales teams and marketing teams.
Rumarocket saves companies time and money through a set of patent pending automation tools that make hiring more efficient. Rumarocket is a search engine that summarizes performance data, evaluations and assessments for a particular individual to make it easier for companies to predict who would be the best fit to work for them. The startup was also the regional winner of this year’s global startup competition SeedStars World.
TQSurvey is a mobile research tool. Through TQSurvey, clients can have real-time feedback and real customer information. TQSurvey said they provide great content and rewards to engage a larger user base, while user analysis is conducted to guarantee the authenticity of research results. It claims to lower the cost of market research for clients by 90%.
WITYU.FM is a crowd-curated music platform that lets you listen to thousands of playlists that have been collaboratively curated by the Wityu.fm community. The startup plans to commercialize its service via ad sponsorship and API affiliate program.
Zhu-Lou is creating a Student Information System to digitize Chinese public schools. The system will make it easier for administrators to manage their schools, and relieve parents’ anxieties by providing the ability to monitor their child’s performance. Schools and parents will also gain access to quality third-party educational services and software. The company has launched pilot programs in two schools in Shenyang of Liaoning Province. It is expecting to generate revenue from annual fees from schools, data access fees from parents and promotion of third-party online educational services.
As Batch VI closes successfully, the three-month acceleration program for 2015 is now open for application. The deadline is 15th January and the program will start in March.
Editing by Mike Cormack (@bucketoftongues)