Dave McLure’s 500 startups announced their new class today, and since 9 of those 33 teams are members are BizSpark teams, we have reason to celebrate. Percentage-wise, Microsoft BizSpark members made up nearly 30% of those teams.
Here’s a rundown of those companies, and what they do. Congratulations to the teams.
Cinemacraft – Produces an interactive pictorial summary of videos, making video thumbnails come to life
CompStak – Creates transparency in commercial real estate by gathering information that is hard to find, difficult to compile, or currently unavailable
Cubie – A free messenger app for creating drawings and sharing them with friends
Dealflicks – Offers movie tickets and concessions for up to 60 percent off, like Priceline or Hotwire for movie theaters
LaunchGram – Aggregates news about products and launches coming soon in verticals such as movies, electronics, video games, and cars
Privy – An automated digital ad agency that lets customers set a budget and promo, and automatically delivers customers
Repairy – A web-based customer relationship and resource management system for car repair shops and dealerships, integrated with a spare parts marketplace
TouristEye – A travel planner application for the web and mobile devices
WhoAPI – Delivers extensive information about domain data (on a side note, we met the founder of this team in Zagreb at a tweetup held at a bar. Great guy.)