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The Brightest Ideas in the World. The entrepreneurial revolution is spreading to nearly every nook and cranny on the planet. Even countries plagued with political strife or in the midst of a deep recession are seeing a surge in start-up activity. These innovators bring ideas to life, drive economic growth & expand human welfare. They can be found far from Silicon Valley, in such outposts as Uganda, the Philippines, Israel, Chile & Ukraine.
AeroAnalytics.. New York City, Andres Perez-Benzo, Founder
Is developing a SW platform that leverages Drones to solve the construction industry’s toughest problems. Those issues include inaccurate ground-based surveys, expensive aerial mapping & dangerous site inspections. The organization’s mission is to enable construction companies to operate more accurately, cheaply & safely.
AppleDoc, Portugal, Arlinda Rezhdo, Founder.
Is an application for SmartPhones & Tablets that assesses the social behavior of children with chronic diseases, using art therapy methods. Resembling a digitalized version of a therapy session, AppleDoc provides the service to families who can’t afford regular clinic visits or who are unaware of the social & psychological repercussions of chronic conditions in children.
Crik Nutrition, Canada, Alex Drysdale, Founder
Has developed a protein powder made primarily out of crickets. This particular insect has a high nutritional content and easy sustainability versus other protein sources. The goal is to use crickets, and potentially other insects, not only because of their nutritional value,but because of their minimal eco-footprint. The organization says crickets produce 71 grams of protein per 100 gallons of water versus the 6 grams of protein that beef produces. Currently, Crik Nutrition comes in a vanilla-flavored powder.
EuropeOnline, London, Ekaterina Matveva, Founder
Is an online language program that helps users achieve a conversational level in a foreign language in just 3 to 6 months. Founder speaks 7 languages and wanted to condense learning into a more convenient time frame what can take someone years to learn.
FreeSkies, San Mateo, CA, Jay Mulakala, Founder
Provides autonomous SW for drone technology. FreeSkies CoPilot, the organization’s flagship SW, provides autonomous & manual flight, automated flight paths, simple launch and landing capabilities & flight stability for a user’s drone or drones.
KindHat, Mill Valley, CA, Levi Webb, Founder
Mission is to reduce global consumption, strengthen local communities & increase human happiness. With this in mind, the organization has created an app that enables neighbors to share skills, tools & common household items. (ie, , a user can enter into the app, a tool they need to borrow, and the app will ask nearby friends & neighbors.
Lishtot, Israel, Netanel Raisch, Founder
Their products identify changes in water electro-magnetic properties resulting from the presence of problematic materials in drinking water. Its TeStraw is a personal water-testing device that will allow anybody, from Manhattan to Kathmandu, to check their water for drinkability.
Petiole, Ukraine, Andrii Seleznov, Founder
Is a mobile-based recommendation system for precision agriculture. It monitors dynamics of plant growth using leaf-area measurement, helping to understand how a plant reacts to different factors (weather, growth promoters, etc.). It is like a smart tracker for plant growth.
PriceLizer, Sweden, Kari Lillrud, Founder
Their Web service, RevaLizer, enables e-Commerce merchants to re-acquire customers who have abandoned their online shopping carts. It accomplishes this by making it possible for the consumer — who is likely discouraged by the product prices online — to set up automatic price-drop alerts.
RumaRocket, Philippines, Kathleen Yu, Founder
Built a cloud-based, artificial neural network with an attached application programming interface that uses machine learning to help companies hire & manage employee performance more efficiently.
Solar Cold Storage, Uganda, Ray Sseguya, Founder
Fights food insecurity in Uganda by reducing the amount of perishable foodstuffs – especially fruits & vegetables – that go to waste before being either sold or consumed.
Comment: Do you know any other – fast growing – cool Startup?