If Mattermark Was Judging the Crunchies

The Crunchies took place tonight in San Francisco, awarding startups for achievement in several categories. We thought it would be fun to rank the companies based on their Mattermark Scores (scroll to the bottom read more about our scoring methodology).

We’ve placed a * next to the company that actually won in each category at the awards.

Best Collaborative Consumption Service

  1. Homejoy (Growth Score: 1195, Weekly Momentum: 768, Percentil: 99th)
  2. DogVacay (Growth Score: 976, Weekly Momentum: -203, Percentile: 99th)
  3. Lyft
Read more.
© Mattermark 2015. Sources: Mattermark Research, Crunchbase, AngelList.

Looking For Mobile Apps with Traction? 20 To Try Out This Week

I love helping our clients look for promising deals, and I’m starting to recognize certain patterns for exceptional signals of growth that go beyond what our UI exposes in an obvious way. The most surprising thing the data has revealed lately is how few startups have widely used mobile applications.

Of the 200,000+ companies in our database just 6,386 received a mobile growth score, indicating they are or have been ranked in Apple’s iOS App Store in the United States … Read more.

© Mattermark 2015. Sources: Mattermark Research, Crunchbase, AngelList.

IPO Watch 2014: 25 Late Stage Startups Showing Significant Growth

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As 2013 draws to a close, we’ve seen a healthy uptick in IPOs of technology companies and many more heavily funded startups waiting in the wings to IPO in the months and years ahead. With this in mind, we have pulled together a list … Read more.

© Mattermark 2015. Sources: Mattermark Research, Crunchbase, AngelList.

CornellFetch Went Live 4 Days Ago – Already Has 1 Million Views, 400,000 Votes, Death Threats

[Update: According to the hit counter on the site their visits are hovering just shy of 2 Million – currently 1962053 as of pubishing.]

Sometimes when you build a summer project it takes off, and for the founders of CornellFetch the last 96 hours have probably be sleepless. The website, modestly built with plenty of Twitter Bootstrap, allows anyone to vote on the comparison between 2 sorority girls at Cornell, and with kids returning to campus to start … Read more.

© Mattermark 2015. Sources: Mattermark Research, Crunchbase, AngelList.

How Mattermark Ranks 10 Frequently Hyped Consumer Startups

Their names echo in the pages of tech media publications and are constantly on the lips of famous investors. Among entrepreneurs they’re often met with a chuckle, a shrug, and occasionally a sneer. This issue examines how some of the startups with the most hyped media coverage are really doing, ranked by Mattermark Score.

1435Twitter – realtime communication platform

The Hype: IPO chatter
Reality Check: Growing across every signal other than Facebook followers and mentions – which are flat.… Read more.

© Mattermark 2015. Sources: Mattermark Research, Crunchbase, AngelList.

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