Social Start-Up

Entrepreneurs use social platforms as a base for building businesses

Implications - Fighting against tough economic times, young entrepreneurs are seeking to maximize their skills, particularly in technology, in the business realm. Using platforms such as Instagram and Facebook as a source for both retail and exposure, tech-savvy youths are leveraging their online capabilities to promote their brand in a digital and easily adaptable manner.
SCORE: 5.7
Warm Top 6 Examples: 16,244 Total Clicks Dec 13 - Jun 15
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechGamesBusinessNew Ventures
Social Media-Inspired Shops - The Online Startup 'Keep' Lets You Buy Items You See on Instagram
SCORE: 6
Warm 6,525 Clicks Pub: Dec 21, 13
Social Media-Inspired Shops
The Online Startup 'Keep' Lets You Buy Items You See on Instagram
If you’ve ever gone through the pain of seeing items of clothing, accessories or just about anything on Instagram but you’re left with an excruciating desire to find out where you can... [More]
Giant Round Stuffed Animals - Squishable is a New York Start-Up that Capitalized on Social Media
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 3,821 Clicks Pub: Sep 12, 14
Giant Round Stuffed Animals
Squishable is a New York Start-Up that Capitalized on Social Media
When it comes to independent toy stores, the market can be tough, especially being in direct competition with giants such as Toys R Us and Walmart; yet Squishables managed to surpass the challenges... [More]
Start Up-Supporting Campaigns - Jack Daniels' Independence Project Turns Dreams into Realities
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 1,334 Clicks Pub: Feb 4, 15
Start Up-Supporting Campaigns
Jack Daniels' Independence Project Turns Dreams into Realities
Jack Daniels took to social media to create a powerful campaign dubbed the Independence Project. Focusing on the freedom Americans have to turn their dreams into a reality, it encourages people to... [More]
Bouquet Bike Deliveries - Petalon is a Flower Service Powered by Cyclists and Social Media
SCORE: 4
Mild 2,137 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 15
Bouquet Bike Deliveries
Petalon is a Flower Service Powered by Cyclists and Social Media
Petalon is an independent florist business that operates via bicycles and social media. It was founded by Florence Kennedy, who decided to evolve the business of her husband, James Kennedy, aptly... [More]
Video Streaming Payment Systems - Audiam Helps Musicians Get Paid for Their Music on YouTube
SCORE: 5.1
Mild 1,117 Clicks Pub: Mar 7, 14
Video Streaming Payment Systems
Audiam Helps Musicians Get Paid for Their Music on YouTube
New York start-up Audiam has raised $2 million from music industry heavyweights for its service, which will help musicians be fairly compensated for use of their music on YouTube videos. Audiam&#... [More]
Entrepreneur Simulation Games - StartupAdventure is a Business Game Where You Choose Your Own Path
SCORE: 5.2
Mild 1,310 Clicks Pub: May 29, 15
Entrepreneur Simulation Games
StartupAdventure is a Business Game Where You Choose Your Own Path
StartupAdventure is a business game styled like a choose-your-own-adventure where players must battle the ups and downs of launching a start-up. The game is set up as a text-based adventure that... [More]