Before bxblue, Brazilians who wanted a payroll-secured loan had to talk to bank agencies or count on freelance street brokers who often directed them to loans that paid the agent the highest commission. bxblue is taking a shady offline practice and replacing it with a transparent online marketplace.Aug 21, 2017
Traditional cooking classes are expensive and intensive, but CocuSocial wants to make them affordable, easy to access and fun. In one year, CocuSocial has become the largest cooking class provider in New York City. You can learn more on TechCrunch, Product Hunt, and Hacker News.Aug 14, 2017
As more of the world falls in love with digital audio, listeners will gravitate toward the best storytelling. But many of the best storytellers aren’t all making podcasts — they’re writing for The Atlantic, WIRED, Esquire, BuzzFeed News, The Daily Beast, Foreign Policy, and Audm’s two dozen other partners. Audm is eliminating the gap between writing for the printed page and reaching the exploding digital audio market.Aug 11, 2017
Health Wiz brings transparency and information to a messy healthcare system that allows employees to better navigate their benefits, resulting in less wasted spend and a faster return to health. They are rolling out three paying customers in August have a waitlist of additional customers that will launch in the fall.
64% of Indonesia’s population is unbanked — that represents 120 million adults and 80 million children. Yet, half of the adult unbanked population in Indonesia currently have a smartphone. With PAYFAZZ any Indonesian with a smartphone can get access to mobile banking.
Marriage is central to many Muslims’ upbringings yet ethnic, family, and religious pressures make this a difficult search. Muzmatch offers: chaperones in keeping with Islamic tradition, full privacy, fully verification and relevant search filters. Learn more on Product Hunt and Hacker News.Aug 8, 2017
Dropleaf helps players discover games that they can connect with and help developers grow their audience, and business. They’re launching with 41 games (adding 10-20 per month) and an initial price point of 4.99/month. You can sign up, download the client, install some games and get playing!Aug 7, 2017