52 San Francisco / Bay Area Startups To Watch in 2014

TechCrunch-Disrupt

During our stay in San Francisco / Bay Area we’ve attended a lot of meetings – not only with our Clients but also fellow entrepreneurs. Those were very stimulating and resourceful meetings. After few meetings we decided to make a list of startups which, in our opinion are so good, unique and cool that we are convinced that we should keep an eye on them in 2014 (the list is in random order). Enjoy, and let us know which tools, products, services and solutions you’ve already tried!

1. Kahuna

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www.useKahuna.com

Customer Engagement Platform for Mobile and Web.

 

2. Shopseen

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shopseen.com

Simplified retail for small business.

 

3. Love With Food

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lovewithfood.com

Marketing Platform + Survey monkey for Food CPG brands.

 

4. Conspire

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goconspire.com

Unlocking your email network.

 

5. Funders and Founders

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fundersandfounders.com

Explaining startups and entrepreneurship visually.

 

6. Directly

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www.directly.com

Better customer service.

7. Sidelines

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sidelinesapp.com

Doubles time-on-site and increases revenue for content publishers via smart discussions.

 

8. Whale Path

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www.whalepath.com

On-Demand Business Research.

 

9. LiveRamp

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www.LiveRamp.com

Focused on data onboarding and is integrated seamlessly with all the leading online ad tech platforms.

 

10. Stitch Labs

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www.stitchlabs.com

Democratizing Commerce for Businesses.

 

11. Prizeo

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www.prizeo.com

Celebrity/Brand-Driven Fundraising for Charity.

 

12. Survata

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www.survata.com

Fast, accurate, affordable survey research.

 

13. DataHero

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www.datahero.com

Unmask the answers in your data.

 

14. imgIX

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www.imgix.com

Your images, rendered on-demand, properly cached, served fast.

 

15. Preact

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preact.com

The Customer Success Platform that Learns.

 

16. RolePoint

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rolepoint.com

Reimagining sourcing for the enterprise.

 

17. Jetlore

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www.jetlore.com

Automated marketing platform that semantically auto-tags merchandise and processes user data from a variety of channels.

 

18. EdSurge

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www.edsurge.com

Edtech insights for decision makers.

 

19. Intercom

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www.intercom.io

Simple, personal messaging service for businesses and their customers.

 

20. Booshaka

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www.booshaka.com

Consumer CRM software to engage and convert fans on the social web.

 

21. Everest

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everest.com

Tools and a community to help achieve personal goals of any kind.

 

22. ShopInterest

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shopinterest.co

Powering Social Storefronts for Retailers.

 

23. Rallyware

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www.rallyware.com

Driving action for the enterprise.

 

24. Smore

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www.smore.com

Build beautiful, effective online flyers and publish instantly.

 

25. Statwing

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www.statwing.com

An easy to use data analysis tool.

 

26. InfoScout

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www.infoscoutinc.com

Real World Analytics.

 

27. InstaGIS

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www.instagis.com

Geographic Intelligence SaaS platform, focused on Geo-spatial analysis and visualization of real-time and historical data.

 

28. Iterable

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iterable.com

Enterprise e-mail platform that lets marketers create highly personalized emails optimized for both mobile & desktop.

 

29. Kippt

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kippt.com

Social knowledge management platform.

 

30. LiveMinutes

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www.liveminutes.com

One-stop service that lets you keep all your team work in a shared workspace, where you can add and review content, take notes, and of course host conference calls.

 

31. ShareDesk

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www.sharedesk.net

ShareDesk provides Flexible Workplace Solutions for Enterprise.

 

32. YouEye

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www.YouEye.com

UX Lab in the Cloud.

 

33. Keen IO

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keen.io

Analytics Backend as a Service for modern developers (web + mobile + internet of things).

 

34. Contacts+

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www.contactspls.com

Universal Contacts Platform.

 

35. AdEspresso

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adespresso.com

Facebook Advertising Optimization Made Easy.

 

36. Heap

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heapanalytics.com

Heap automatically captures every user action in your web app and lets you measure it all.

 

37. NextUser

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www.nextuser.com

Deliver relevant customer experiences combining user data & interactions.

 

38. BrightFunnel

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www.brightfunnel.com

Connect the dots between marketing data silos to generate predictive, actionable revenue insights.

 

39. Algolia

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www.algolia.com

Algolia Search as a Service enables developers to make their apps and websites smarter with an outstanding search experience.

 

40. uniRow

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www.unirow.com

uniRow offers a remote training and assessment platform for enterprises.

 

41. Moolta

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www.moolta.com

Fundraising with video challenges.

 

42. Pick1

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www.pick1.com

Surveys to Social CRM and Retargeting.

 

43. Parakweet

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www.parakweet.com

Actionable Signals from Social Media.

 

44. TubularLabs

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http://tubularlabs.com

Audience intelligence and growth platform for YouTube and the future of video.

 

45. BrightBytes

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www.brightbytes.net

Google Analytics for learning.

 

46. Scripted

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Scripted.com

Scripted.com helps businesses get great content for their blogs, websites, and newsletters.

 

47. DataRank

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www.datarank.com

Social intelligence platform for brands.

 

48. LocalOn

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www.localon.com

Web Marketing Platform For Small Businesses.

 

49. CapRally

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www.caprally.com

Salesforce + Mint.com for Fundraising and Investing.

 

50. Tint

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tintup.com

Helps brands drive deeper engagement with their audiences by allowing them to integrate any social feeds onto their digital properties.

 

51. dakwak

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www.dakwak.com

Effortless website translation and localization technology.

 

52. New Hive

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www.newhive.com

The Blank Canvas on the Web.

 

All right, that’s all! Does anyone else come to your mind? Let us know in comments, and don’t forget to share!


Top image: Image by Dan Taylor/Heisenberg Media 

Karol Pokojowczyk
karolpokojowczyk

Karol Pokojowczyk is the CEO and Founder of Colibri.io – an online Growth Hacking Tool. Previously founded 2.0 Web Solutions (Drupal Agency), managed developers and helped number of companies grow online.


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