Galactic Toys & Collectibles offers the coolest toys, action figures, plushes, and games straight to your door

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I love startup companies based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan since I have live here most of my life. One of the coolest companies out of G.R. is Galactic Toys & Collectibles that offers collectible toys, action figures, plushes and board games. The company started out in 2013 out of a garage and now operating out of a 15,000 sq foot warehouse in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They are the Amazon.com for specialized toys and collectibles. Galactic Toys & Collectibles also has a large collection of Funko Pop! Vinyl and pop-culture licensed toys at great prices.

You can place an order on their site HERE and have it delivered to your door.

SteadyFare – Grand Rapids based Ride-sharing app takes on Uber and Lyft


SteadyFare is a Grand Rapids based ride-share app that can be downloaded for either iOS or Android. The app is similar to popular ride-sharing apps such as Lyft and Uber. Some of the features of this ride-sharing app include better background checks of drivers, drivers keep all tips, better rates for those needing a ride, every ride a portion of the proceeds will go to ending child hood hunger through Will Play For Food Foundation.

Check out the website HERE

Sideplayer – Watch Youtube all the time while browsing the web


I use Youtube daily to watch music videos, watch video product reviews, and the latest news. Sideplayer has made it easy to watch Youtube while browsing the web. Today most people multi-task on their computer and now you can watch Youtube while viewing Facebook, searching on Google, or just browsing the net. The Google Chrome extension adds Youtube to every page you visit.

Check out SidePlayer HERE

zTailors – On Demand Tailors created by Men’s Wearhouse founder George Zimmer


George Zimmer the founder of Men’s Warehouse was ousted from his company and now is back with his own startup zTailors. The zTailors service is a website and app that allows you to book a tailor for a home or office visit. Master zTailors with at least 5 years of experience will tailor both men’s or women’s clothing and then delivery your perfectly fitted clothes with guaranteed fit.

Check out zTailors HERE

Hoopla – Borrow streaming movies, TV & audio through your library card


Hoopla is a service that offers on-demand internet streaming media of movies, TV and audio. The service is free to the user while the local library pays a fee for the service. The service allows you to borrow audiobooks, movies, music and television online using your library card. A Hoopla app is available to download on iOS and Android devices.

Check out Hoopla HERE

Net On The Run – Unlimited Voice, Txt, 1GB 4G LTE Data on T-Mobile’s Network $25 per Month


With Google entering the wireless market and companies like Freedompop and Republic Wireless disrupting the market for cheap and free plans, a new entry is on the market from Net On The Run.

Net On The Run offers Unlimited Voice, Text, 1GB 4G LTE Data on T-Mobile’s Network (Valid for New Customers Only) for $25/month. The SIM card and fees are included in to the $25 per month fee. The service is using the T-Mobile network as the backbone of the service.

Includes

Unlimited Voice
Unlimited Text
1GB 4G LTE Data w/ Throttling

Check out Net On The Run HERE

Scr.im – Share your email without the spam


Scr.im is a service that converts your email address to a shareable link that you can use in your social media pages. Instead of showing your email address that will target spam, Scr.im adds an additional level of protection.

Share your personal Scr.im link and people looking to contact you will have to pass a simple test to reveal the email address. I am always uneasy about revealing my email address as I get a lot of spam and unsolicited emails. Scr.im limits the amount of spam you get so you can read only the important emails.

Check out Scr.im HERE