in 2013 the birth of a number of hot start-up companies, into the new year, what will be the development of start-up companies. BusinessInsider on which one of the most promising to make their own judgments. Some of them are currently facing human or technical difficulties, but the new year will be staged a counter attack, is also one of the attraction. PS. these 13 have to do the payment or financial management, it seems that this is a big trend, oh,!
Birdi: the next Nest?
mentioned intelligent Home Furnishing, we first thought should be Nest (on behalf of the product with temperature controller and intelligent alarm, click to see, but the function of intelligent alarm reports) Birdi production is more comprehensive, can detect the smoke and the content of nitric oxide, and through the intelligent mobile phone alarm when an emergency occurs. In addition, this intelligent detection device can also determine other ingredients in the air, the air quality of the family breathing. At present, the public investment in the site IndieGogo Birdi $50 thousand financing plan, has raised $25473.
Circle: bitcoin into the mainstream payment currency
Circle for enterprise and individual users to use bitcoin to provide a more convenient payment platform, compared with other means of payment transaction costs lower, it is also said to be able to better protect user privacy. For businesses, may reduce transaction costs and financial fraud risk.
2013 October, Circle received $9 million in financing from the A round of financing (at that time is a digital currency start-ups get the maximum amount of financing, click to see reports), investors including Jim Breyer, Accel Partners, General Catalyst Partners.
Snapchat:2014 success or failure in this year
figure: Snapchat company CEO Evan Spiegel
believe everyone to burn after reading Snapchat chat application is not unfamiliar, 2013 is a brilliant year for Snapchat, but its realization depends on how the effectiveness of development in 2014.
Snapchat huge user base, the number of users has exceeded four hundred million, but compared with Instagram, the total number of downloads and the number of monthly active users is less than the latter. At present, the daily application of the APP sent photos of up to 400 million.
Snapchat rejected the acquisition request of Facebook and Google, its purchase price was up to 3 billion and $4 billion.
Snapchat recently as the storm continued at the end of November, the company’s founder Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy by Reggie Brow> of Stanford University in Neiguan