- Revenue potential
- Leadership team
- Brand/product traction
- Competitive landscape
Additionally, all companies must be independent (unacquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round of funding in order to qualify.
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1. Jam City
“Jam City is a leader in mobile entertainment, providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to broad global audiences.
Jam City was founded in 2009 by MySpace co-founder and CEO Chris DeWolfe and former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado.
Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest grossing and most enduring social gaming franchises for mobile, including Cookie Jam (Facebook “Game of the Year” winner) and Panda Pop.”
“Our mission is to make the world a convenient place.
We aim to consistently provide hassle-free and affordable services by investing in exceptional people, smart technology, and pristine spaces.
Clutter is a storage and moving technology company headquartered in Los Angeles. We’ve built an end-to-end logistics and supply chain platform that is disrupting the $50B/year self-storage and moving industry. We’ve raised $300M from a number of VCs, including Softbank, Sequoia Capital, Atomico, and GV (Google Ventures).”
“Founded in 2011, Scopely partners and collaborates with elite game developers and global entertainment companies to bring industry-leading distribution and monetization technology to free-to-play games. Scopely oversees marketing, analytics, ads, business development, live ops, quality assurance, community management, and more, empowering developers to focus on building and refining great gameplay experiences to earn the loyalty and love of millions of players around the world.”
4. GOAT Group
“GOAT Group is the world’s largest marketplace for authentic sneakers. Its brands offer the greatest selection of sneakers available through company-operated retail stores, e-commerce sites and mobile apps under the GOAT and Flight Club brands. Through its innovative technology and service, GOAT Group has changed the landscape of sneaker commerce and has quickly become the world’s most trusted source to discover, buy and sell authentic sneakers.
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.”
“SteelHouse is an AI-driven, self-service advertising software company for brands of all sizes. The SteelHouse Advertising Suite provides marketers with everything they need to build their own ads then launch retargeting and prospecting campaigns through display, mobile, native, connected TV, and social media. Our solutions give advertisers total transparency and complete control over their campaigns – all with the fastest go-live in the industry.
SteelHouse Wins: built in Los Angeles Top 100 Digital Companies in LA, Hermes Creative Award Winner, Telly Award Bronze Award Winner, AVA Digital Award Platinum Winner, EMA Innovator Award Winner, LA Business Journal’s Top Places to Work in LA.”
“On a mission to improve workplace efficiency, Openpath creates smart security solutions for the modern office. The company’s flagship product, Openpath Access, combines sleek hardware with an app, enabling employees to enter the office using their smartphones and making office management easier than ever. With encryption at every level and powerful, user-level permissions, Openpath Access is both more secure and more dynamic than traditional systems.”
“PacketFabric is developing world class technologies which are changing the way networks communicate with one another. Our first-of-its-kind infrastructure was strategically built to deliver automated and cost-effective capacity from 1Gbps to 100Gbps and beyond. Our powerfully simple user interface enables you to instantaneously provision highly scalable network connections between any two or more points across our private and secure network.”
“CreatorIQ is the global system of record for managing and optimizing creator-driven campaigns at scale. Powerful enough for the world’s biggest enterprises and nimble enough for its most innovative, CreatorIQ’s Enterprise Creator Cloud enables intelligent creator discovery, streamlines end-to-end workflow, ensures brand safety, and drives meaningful measurement. Airbnb, CVS, Dell, Disney, Mattel, Ralph Lauren, Salesforce, Tiffany&Co., and Unilever utilize our platform to drive real business results across their storytelling ecosystems.”
“We’re experts at Online Ordering Management for Restaurants. We help you succeed at online ordering so you can focus on customers, staff and food. We offer a system that takes your orders from different online ordering services and sends all of them to a single thermal printer in your kitchen. We also analyze your location, menu, and customers and suggest the right online ordering services to use. We can help set up each online ordering service and we’re available to help you arrange delivery drivers and troubleshoot problems that arise. We’d love to help you! Visit us at ordermark.com.”
“Embrace improves mobile apps by revealing hidden technical issues harming your user experience. Typically, we uncover 8X unreported bad user sessions for every monitored app crash.
Stop wasting time on bug hunts and defensive code patches – by recording every user session, we enable mobile developers and QA/customer service reps to reproduce any issue to quickly identify the root & extent of a problem. No other service provides our level of monitoring (which includes Out-of-Memory (OOMs) and Application-not-Responding (ANRs)).”