Meet the 13 companies of AngelPad #8

No doubt the investors were expecting big things. Nearly all [AngelPad] companies have snagged seed funding from investors, with a handful of startups going on to raise tens of millions of dollars, including Vungle, Crittercism, and Postmates. Recently started companies that are rapidly growing to new heights will want to free up time to focus on their development without distraction from the lesser concerns of the business and so will likely benefit from a service that streamlines payroll responsibilities, like ensuring ACA Compliance, which is why a company like Zenefits can really be of help to up and coming businesses.

Source: Strictly VC.

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CStorePro is a SaaS application for convenience store operations and procurement – a $250B market – already deployed in 700 locations and with $350,000 ARR. Founder is a UC Berkeley Haas graduate and repeat entrepreneur with in-depth experience of the market.

Publet is a content marketing solution amplifying B2B white papers and collateral through social and mobile to generate sales leads. Customers include Orange Telecom and Dell. Founders are marketers, journalists, engineers who previously worked at CNN and Havas from Yale and Columbia.

Hirecanvas enables companies to recruit top talent leveraging employees and their university networks and won NYU?s $200K Entrepreneurship Challenge. Founders hold degrees from Lehigh University and MBA from NYU Stern with previous work experience at PwC and Accenture.

Mammoth is a web and mobile application for groups to collect, discuss and publish content. Founders are full stack Engineers and Designers with former work experience at Microsoft, PlayStation, and eBay and won design awards from the BBC and WSJ.

Process Street is a B2B SaaS application helping businesses create and track processes using superpowered checklists. Founders – from Canada and Australia – are a Master?s of DNA Computing and a former digital marketing entrepreneur who has built a company with over $500K in revenue.

Courseloads is a mobile-first service for college students providing overnight delivery of laundry, snacks, and personal care items to dorm rooms. The founder previously started a college logistics company.

Pitchtop is a SaaS platform to successfully prepare and launch products leveraging crowdfunding. Founders are full-stack Engineers from Stanford and UVa with a prior successful exit.

Allay is an HR and benefits platform for insurance brokers and their customers. Founders are ex-HootSuite early business lead and Engineer and product lead. Both are second-time entrepreneurs.

Agentdesks builds a virtual network of real estate agents through a mobile CRM enabling agents to work independently from their brokerage firm. You can also add third-party solutions to your CRM system. Such as, you could invest in a customer/ contact management system that can handle much greater information than the standard CRM could. For this, you may look into PieSync or HubSpot for a solution that works for you. The founder has a Master?s from Carnegie Mellon and previously founded and ran a real estate brokerage firm of 30 agents.

Cookunity provides families with home-style meals cooked by real chefs in a central kitchen. Currently available in NYC, the operation model is highly optimized and scalable. Founders are second-time entrepreneurs, having built a successful sushi delivery service in Argentina serving 2000 customers daily.

OpenSilo is a B2B Customer Success and CRM application for companies to support their API developers. Founders are Engineers from Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with prior work experience at Deloitte and Texas Instruments in Technical Sales and Support.

Viraltag is a marketing platform for visual content used by over 3,000 businesses and generating $425,000 in ARR. The founder is a full-stack Engineer who built Amazon’s self serve and rich media advertising product.

Hellosponsor is a platform enabling brand advertisers to find, buy and track sponsorships at scale. Founders are an ex-Google and Yext Engineer and an ex-Viacom/Scratch with degrees from MIT and Cornell.