G-Startup Worldwide Silicon Valley Top 50 Startups

In Press Releases, Startup Competition by MeganL

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G-Startup Worldwide Silicon Valley is excited to announce the Top 50 Innovative Startups in our 2016 competition who will have a chance to pitch leading investors for a $300,000 grand prize. We’re ecstatic to have received 700 applications from over 60 countries!  Roughly 60% of the applications were from classic tech hubs like Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, New York, and Boston domestically. The other 40% were largely represented as Canada, India, Israel, Europe, Mexico, and Africa. We’re happy to see all the new startups coming together with driving innovation that will enable global changes.

The top 50s are:
Aptonomy – Self-flying security drones
Webee Life – Artificial intelligence activated smart home ecosystem
Fueloyal Techonology – Smarter fuel cap that prevents fuel misuse and theft for trucks
Opinary – Help users visualize complex debates and let millions of users share their opinion with one simple tap
iWABOO Inc – B2B marketplace for indie tech vendors, quirky markers and emerging hardware startups
FuelPanda – Subscription service that refuels your car every week while it’s parked
Krtkl Inc. – Low-cost reconfigurable hardware for building intelligent systems
EVELO Electric Bikes – Smart, beautiful electric bicycles delivered fully assembled to your door
MoBagel – AI-as-a-Service that enables smarter IoT businesses
Preemadonna Inc.– Smart female consumer company that invented the Nailbot
Hiretual – Artificial intelligence for recruiting
MORI – Direct-to-consumer babywear essentials brand
Kickfurther – Inventory and invoice financing crowd-funding platform
Laugh.ly – Pandora for standup comedy
CareerLark – Redesigning performance feedback for today’s workplace
Skylights.aero – VR on planes as inflight entertainment
Tress App – Social community mobile app for black women to find hairstyle inspiration
Looklive – Make images of cultural influencers shopable for men
CaliberMind – B2B buyer intelligence and psychographics SaaS
CNote Group – High-yield savings account that earns 2.5% yield
Lab Sensor Solutions – Life science sensors as a Service
Healthiest –  WebMD for alternative/natural medicine
Scoutible – Game-based hiring platform
BeVisible – Career platform for US Latinas, particularly millennials
OhmniLabs – Affordable easy-to-use, and useful home personal robots for elder care
Neutun Labs – Tracking healthcare with wearables
triMirror – 3D virtual fitting room with real-time clothing simulation
ConceptDrop – Easiest way to outsource project work
Nuco Inc –Next generation blockchain networks
Tallyfy – Prevent human error and streamline your business processes
Italist.com – Globalizing Italian luxury retail
Isono Health – Ultrasound + AI platform for regular and accessible breast health monitoring
GoodParents Inc – Health focused wearable for kids providing real time wellbeing insights
Bitwage – International wages for contractors and employees
Wivity – Twilio for IoT, hardware/Saas connectivity solution
Foundersuite, Inc. – Ultimate funding stack: investor search + CRM + Updater
Whatsgoodly – Anonymous campus polling app
Boostinsider.com – Hollywood 2.0 for social media influencers and brands
GetWala – Digital banking platform for emerging market consumers
The/Studio Corporation – On-demand custom manufacturing platform for apparel and fashion accessories
Memora Inc. – A new way to communicate moments in 360VR with AI
CUJO – Smart home internet security – IoT Security
Bridgefy, Inc. – Embeddable software that makes apps work without internet
Volans-I – On-demand delivery service using high-speed long-range drones
ProximityGrid – Bookmark any location on Earth
ItsMeSee Fashion Technology – B2B2C Online digital fashion solution
Legal Robot – Automated legal document review using artificial intelligence
AVIO – Wearable tech eyewear accessory to 3 million smartphone
NCX-National Carrier Exchange – Web-based platform to disrupt the $1.4 trillion dollar freight industry
On Second Thought – Google undo for text messages

15 of the above startups will be chosen by our evaluators to pitch our world famous venture capital judges (listed below) for $50,000 investment regional winner +$250,000 investment global winner. Silicon Valley Top 15 will also receive complimentary demo table at G-Startup Worldwide Global Finals, 2 months complimentary at the AI co-working space, RobotX, mentorship from Google Developers Launchpad and Entrepreneurship training at Pitch Camp (our closed-door one-on-one mentoring session to help founders communicate to investors).

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A huge thank you to our evaluation committee including of over 20 VC’s including Sequoia, Greylock, GGV, Precursor Ventures, Nokia Growth Partner, 500 Startups, Translink Capital, Tandem Capital, Techstars, Google, and others.

We will announce Top 25 on our Facebook page on Monday, Sep 12th and Top 15 on Wednesday, Sep 14th. Look out for our announcements and share our Facebook post of getting in Top 50 (top 7% of the most innovative startups from the pool of global applications) with your families, friends, and fans.

Special thanks to our Global Partners Sequoia CapitalCheetah MobileGoogle Launchpad and Cutler PR! With their support, we are able to help build startup ecosystems around the globe and help enable startups to change the world!

If you would like your startup to participate in future G-Startup Worldwide competitions please apply here. We have applications open for Bangalore and Seoul.

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G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find the most innovative, early stage startups, invest over $1,000,000 in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world.G-Startup Worldwide will be hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2016 including Tel-Aviv, Beijing, Tokyo, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Bangalore, Taipei, Seoul and San Francisco. G-Startup Worldwide will invest over $1 million into 27 companies around the world in 2016. The winner of G-Startup Worldwide will receive a $50,000 investment prize, the second place winner will receive a $30,000 investment prize and the third place winner will receive a $20,000 investment prize. The winner will also receive a free trip to Silicon Valley to compete to become the 2016 G-Startup Worldwide Global Winner. The second place winner overall will receive an additional $120,000 winner and the Global Winner will receive an additional $250,000 investment! Our winners also gain access to the exclusive G-Network, our private network for global tech executive as well as support from our mentor network. Any eligible startup from around the world may apply.

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