Startup Spotlight: Kapture Audio

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Don’t you hate it when you’re talking to someone, you have a great idea in the middle of your conversation, but you forget it later? Those days may be a thing of the past, thanks to Kapture.

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MediaPost Online Spin: Red Bull Gives You Whinge

Last week, Red Bull, iconic “media company” — and in its spare time, energy drink manufacturer — lost a landmark (and borderline insane) lawsuit. It was sued by customers who said they were misled by the famous slogan: “Red Bull gives you wings.”

As it turns out (and this may be a shock to you), Red Bull does not (I repeat, not) give you literal wings. Buffalo wings prepared in Red Bull, perhaps — but when it comes to providing real wings, that task is reserved for angels and not mere mortals like us (at least while we are alive).

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Appsessed: Findery

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Do you love travel and photography? Are you always keeping an eye out for your next vacation destination? Now, you can get information in the form of photos and blurbs on a new app called Findery.

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MediaPost Online Spin: Marketers’ Challenge: How To Slay The Marketing SERPENT

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I was in Athens, Greece last week. I am not telling you this to make you jealous, as the reason for my trip was not to enjoy a lavish holiday but to spend time with the media, digital and procurement teams from a very large global firm.

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Did you miss last night’s NY Tech Meetup? Don’t worry!

Once again, the Evol8tion team has you covered. Check out some of our favorite startup pitches from the evening in our recap below.

As always, be sure to follow us here and on Twitter (@evol8tion) for the finest in startup news!

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Startup Spotlight: numberFire

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Are you a sports fanatic? Do you watch any of the three major American sports, or are you a member of a fantasy league? If you said yes to any of those questions, then you should check out numberFire.

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Evol8tion @ EmTech 2014

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This past week at MIT Media Lab, a mixture of  gifted academics, start up hustlers, eager Venture Capitalists  and seasoned Fortune 500 executives converged on the world-renowned MIT EmTech Conference. It was a riveting, insightful and eye-opening look into some of the most interesting new technologies and pressing initiatives on the planet. Examined were a mix of topics such as The Internet of Things, Precision Medicine, and Sustainability in the Growing World.  We had the fortune to attend the conference this year and boy, was it a treat. For a Full List of the topics covered, please Visit Here.

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MediaPost Online Spin: Apples, Honey & Racism

Apples, honey and racism. Two of them go together. One does not.

Need a hint? I’ll give you another set of three words: football (soccer), social media and racism. Two of them go together. One does not. Can you guess which one?

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Appsessed: BreakFree

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Let’s be honest—a lot of people these days are addicted to technology and, specifically, their phones. Our choice for this week’s appsessed is actually a bit ironic because we’ve chosen an app that helps you break that addiction—and it’s called BreakFree.

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You Are Cordially Invited…

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We’re thrilled to be offering our Evol8tion friends VIP registration access for Unify 2014!

Hosted by one of our own database startups, OneSpot, Unify 2014 is a half-day event focused exclusively on the next major chapter of content marketing: building audiences, driving engagement and maximizing business results from content.

Click here to register early for the event, use the discount code evol8tion to receive 50% off your ticket price, and we’ll see you at The Standard!