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Quiz: What Does This Startup Do?

If you can guess what Let's Wombat does, you're smarter than I am.

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  1. What is Shpoonkle?

    A Standalone Facebook Poke Service
    A Search Engine For Finding A Lawyer
    Instagram for Toddlers
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lawyers! Probably not the best name they could have picked.

    Lawyers! Probably not the best name they could have picked.

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  1. What Is Let's Wombat?

    Branding and Targeting for Event Organizers
    E-Commerce For Obscure Pet Supplies
    Grindr for Straights
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's event targeting!

    It's event targeting!

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  1. What is UberSense?

    A Social Consulting App
    Mobile Video for Athletes
    Twitter for the Preternaturally Wise
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is not a convincing recreation of a football game.

    This is not a convincing recreation of a football game.

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  1. What is Buzztable?

    Mobile Phone Service for Restaurants
    Table-based Touchscreen Hardware
    Pinterest for Industrial Saws
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The restaurant one!

    The restaurant one!

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  1. What is Ginger.io?

    FreshDirect with a Social Layer
    Mobile Behavioral Healthcare Analytics
    Friendster for Redheads
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Big Data Behavioral Blah Healthcare Blah Mobile Blah!

    Big Data Behavioral Blah Healthcare Blah Mobile Blah!

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  1. What is PivotDesk?

    Innovative Hinged Furniture Design
    A New UI for Desktop Management
    Trulia for Workspaces
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Rent-a-desk! The quest for a physically pivoting desk continues.

    Rent-a-desk! The quest for a physically pivoting desk continues.

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  1. What is SpareFoot?

    A Mobile Measurement App Suite
    A Fake Company We Just Made Up
    AirBnB for Self-Storage
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Store your own stuff!

    Store your own stuff!

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  1. What is Vozeeme?

    Augmented Reality Grocery Shopping
    Enterprise Surveillance Hardware
    eBay for the Freight Industry
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's a nice freight industry you've got there. It would be a shame if someone DISRUPTED IT!!!!

    That's a nice freight industry you've got there. It would be a shame if someone DISRUPTED IT!!!!

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  1. What is Schoox?

    An Online Education Tool
    Ad Targeting SaaS
    Pinterest for Enterprise Advertising
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's for online education!

    It's for online education!

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  1. What Is Flomio?

    Ad Tracking for Social Enterprise
    NFC Tech for Mobile Apps
    IMDb for Magicians
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    NFC tagging infrastructure! Definitely lives up to the exciting name!

    NFC tagging infrastructure! Definitely lives up to the exciting name!

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  1. What is Zello?

    Personalized Mobile eCards
    Jello with a Social Layer
    Twitter for Radio
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a combination of Twitter and HAM radio. Yeah, I don't really know what that means either.

    It's a combination of Twitter and HAM radio. Yeah, I don't really know what that means either.

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  1. What is Kagazzle?

    Fundraising by Text
    Real-Time Pinterest Analytics
    KaZaa for Zazzle
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Text money to your favorite causes! But only if you want to.

    Text money to your favorite causes! But only if you want to.

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  1. What is Kwelia?

    A Mobile Social Graphing App
    Big Data for Real Estate
    Tor for Virtual Reality
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    They can always use more data in real estate, I guess.

    They can always use more data in real estate, I guess.

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  1. What is Smore?

    Enterprise Database Software
    Flyer Publishing Template
    Kickstarter for Recipes
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The flyer thing! Kind of a weird name!

    The flyer thing! Kind of a weird name!

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  1. What is Helpjuice?

    Automated SaaS Customer Support
    Vegetable-Juicing Community Platform
    Siri for Food
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was the boring one!

    It was the boring one!

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  1. What is Cazoodle?

    Open-Source Robot Components
    Databasing Web Content for Search
    Tumblr for Prisoners
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Such a great name, such a boring product.

    Such a great name, such a boring product.

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  1. What is KidNimble?

    Agility Drill App for Wayward Youth
    Scheduling Tool for Summer Vacations
    AirBnB for BabySitting
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Overscheduled children, you have my sympathy.

    Overscheduled children, you have my sympathy.

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  1. What are Mind Snacks?

    Touch-based mobile multiplayer learning games
    Mind-control slug e-commerce platform
    IMDb for Science
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Not the slugs. Not yet.

    Not the slugs. Not yet.

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  1. What is Distil?

    Adaptive Word Count Reduction for Longform Articles
    SEO and Content Protection
    SeatGeek for Organ Transplants
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A laptop with a padlock. Do the math.

    A laptop with a padlock. Do the math.

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So...how did everyone do?

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