Connect with us

Business

Startups in 2018: Top Three to Look for

Innovation is in, what’s up for 2018?

Published

on

The years come and go, but innovation never dies. With ever-promising technology, partnerships, experienced leadership and a little bit of funding, these startups are on a pathway of success. Be sure to keep your eye out, because this won’t be the last you hear from them.

HackerOne: Paying hackers to do good, not evil

This startup is located in San Fransisco, and their mission sits right when you log into their site “Powered by the intelligence of trusted security researchers and ethical hackers from around the world, HackerOne solutions are designed to help companies and government agencies discover critical security vulnerabilities before they can be criminally exploited.” It has attracted some big names to the platform including Snapchat Uber, and the Pentagon. With a 40 million dollar investment, led by Dragoneer Investment Group, they are more than prepared for whats to come.

Orig3n: DNA Made Easy

By getting a cheek swab, the company provides customers with a DNA analysis that is meant to help people make informed choices about their health. With the rise of Ancestry and 23andme, this Boston based startup is destined for success. It’s expanded beyond the ancestry sector and into beauty, health and fitness. With this relatively low-cost science being accessible to many, in 2017, the Boston-based biomedical research company raised a $20 million round led by Hatteras Venture Partners to grow their business to the next level.

Slack: The optional work-chat.

Although Slack came out in 2014 this year Slack was on the rise! 77 percent of Fortune 100 companies use Slack. There’s a reason it’s working. Slack feeds into the multitasking mentality, allowing workers to communicate efficiently, while keeping conversations in neat, easy-to-access folders. Most importantly- this tool is free. With Slack valuing over 5 billion dollars, the company was attracting interest from technology giants, including Amazon.

 

Are you looking for digital journalism training and experience? Are you a journalism major who wants to take your career to the next level? CMN’s Digital Journalism course gives you real-time experience, intense feedback on your writing, exposure to journalism influencers and mentors, and a great place to display your work. You can get academic credit too. Check out the Digital Journalism Course here.

Erin Whitten is currently CMN's Senior Correspondent and is currently a student at Arizona State University majoring in Mass Communications and Media Studies.

Sign up for the Morning Scoop

and wake up with us each day.

CMN Reports

Government2 days ago

Bernie Sanders is Running for President in 2020

The Bern is coming back in 2020.

by , The Catholic American University
Government3 days ago

Utah Congressman Creates an Anti-Socialism Caucus in Congress

Is the Red Scare making a comeback in the 21st century?

by , The Catholic American University
Government1 week ago

Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Will Run for Senate in 2020

If elected in 2020, Kelly will become fourth-ever American astronaut elected to Congress.

by , The Catholic American University
Government3 weeks ago

Gen Z Alongside Millennials Prefer Socialism Than Capitalism

The kids are all left-wing.

by , The Catholic American University
Government2 months ago

New Year, New Laws for 2019

New year means new laws.

by , The Catholic American University
Equality2 months ago

Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House

Democrats continued to control the House on Thursday by electing Nancy Pelosi who returned to be the first woman to...

by , Mercy College
Government2 months ago

The House to Approve Legislation of Reopening of the Government

Late Thursday night, the new Democratic House passed bills that would reopen the government without paying for Trump’s border wall....

by , Mercy College
Government2 months ago

Elizabeth Warren Announces She is Running for President in 2020

On New Years Eve, Senator Elizabeth Warren, (D) Massachusetts, announced that she will become a candidate to enter the 2020...

by , Mercy College

Top Reads