Checky – app that monitors how many times a day you check your phone

Checky answers the simple question of how many times you check your phone. By knowing the answer to your check habits you can become aware of your phone usage. Today people are becoming too reliant on their phones and need a reality check. Checky lets you know that you are checking your phone way too often.

Checky also allows you to compare your stats with friends. Check out Checky HERE

Android app HERE

WorkInStartups – Perfect meeting point for startups and talent

Work in startups allows startups to post job openings at their company. Talented workers can signup and browse for jobs in the startup world. Work in startups is currently based in London with the U.S. and Canada coming soon.

At Work In Startups you can find jobs as an Intern, Co-Founder, Programmer, Manager, Tester, Sales and more. The company launched in summer of 2011, and many startups have used the service to find team members. Check out Work In Startups HERE

Delectable – Wine Scanner & Journal

Delectable is a free app that helps you know your wine. The app allows you to take a photo of a wine label and instantly get ratings and descriptions. You can also keep track of your favorite wines and share recommendations with friends.

See what’s trending and learn about wine from the top winemakers, sommeliers and win critics. You can even buy wines you love from your phone.

• Instant wine recognition: snap a photo and your phone identifies the wine’s name and winemaker in under 3 seconds.
• Wine profile: get reviews and tasting notes on any wine from the world’s leading wine community.
• Personal wine journal: add your own ratings and tasting notes to keep track of your favorite wines.
• Celebrate the moment: tag friends and locations to remember great times and great tastes.
• The world’s largest database of wines: search for any wine by winemaker, grape, vineyard and more.
• Learn from wine superstars: follow top sommeliers, winemakers and wine pros from Napa, Bordeaux, Burgundy, and other top wine regions.
• Buy wine right from your phone and we’ll deliver it to your doorstep! Might we suggest some silver oak cabernet ?

Check out Delectable HERE

Salary Fairy – Personalized salary predictions

Salary Fairy predicts your salary by crowdsourcing it’s members to predict your salary based on similar people in the field. You create a profile and login with LinkedIN. This will include your work, education, skills and location.

Salary Fairy has a community of members that signup using LinkedIN. This allows them to find similar people in your job field and location. Those members that are in the same location and field can predict your salary. The crowd and Salary Fairy algorithms will determine how much you should be earning. Now you can either ask for a raise or find a higher paid job through the FairPay program. Check out Salary Fairy HERE

Circumrent – Game changer for apartment renters

Circumrent is a better way to rent that benefits all. The service allows renters to post when they plan to move out of a residence. The renter will show the apartment to prospective new renters. The renter will get paid for moving out.

The new renter will be allowed to find apartments that become instantly available and see the place in advance before it becomes public. The new renter will avoid broker fees of 15% annual rent.
The owners of apartments will continue to have renters paying each month without an wait. The owners will have new renters before the rental unit becomes vacant. Check out Circumrent HERE

Sinch – Add calling and messaging to your app in minutes

Sinch SDK which is available for iOS and Android, allows you to add voice calling and instant messaging to your app in minutes. The SDK features the ability to call app to app, app to phone calling, instant messaging and SMS to your app. The service is free for the first 25,000 users and you pay as your business grows.

Sinch makes it simple by hosting everything in the cloud and is available 24/7. With Sinch you can use our existing UI for your app to offer customers a seamless experience. Check out Sinch HERE

Oweyaa – Online Marketplace to exchange a service for a service

The idea of Oweyaa is to do a favor for someone and then earn your own favor to be completed by someone else. You can earn 1 favor by just signing up to You can next earn favors by competing for a favor someone else needs. An example of a favor is to create a logo, advice, web design help, trip advise and everything in between.

Once you complete a favor for someone else, you will be credited with a favor and review & rated by the buyer. You can now use the favor to bid for services you need from other providers on Oweyaa. Check out Oweyaa HERE

Google Cloud Platform – $100,000 in credit and 24/7 support for eligible startups

Google is offering an awesome deal to startups that qualify. If you are a startup that is in an approved Accelerator, Incubator or VC fund, haven’t received previous Cloud platform credits, have less than $5 million in funding and less than $500,000 in annual revenue are eligible to receive $100,000 credit.

Google Cloud Platform is used by startups such as Snapchat, Leanplum, Getaround, Udacity and more. Check out Google Cloud Platform HERE

AngelList Funds – Invest in 100 startups at once

AngelList is introducing funds, a new way to invest in 100 startups at once. AngelList hand-picks startups by an investment committee at AngelList. The Funds allows you to diversify your investment to 100 startups and doesn’t cost you any more than investing in each startup individually.

Check out AngelList’s Funds HERE

Basis Points – News in payment industry

Basis Points is a curated list of articles on the payment industry. If you want to know the latest news in the payment industry then Basis Points is the right site to go to. Basis Point allows you to upvote articles, share articles, and discuss articles on the site.

Basis Points also has a daily newsletter of the best of the Basis Points delivered to your email inbox. Check out Basis Points HERE