Interesting Startups

There are some really great things about being a part of StartUpHire. Given the current economic times, it’s good to be working on something that helps both folks who need jobs and the engines of growth for the world’s economy.

The other great thing is being exposed to some really cool startups. The amount of innovation we run in to daily is really exciting. Today’s post is a short list of some interesting companies we’ve come across; by no means is this an exhaustive list of cool startups.

Cogo Labs – this is actually a startup incubator. There are many of these, but any group that can claim over $1 million in revenue per employee is worth a look.

Invincea is a Fairfax, VA based startup company with a very novel approach to browser security. If you’re worried about zero-day attacks on the most used application in your company, give them a look. If you’re interested in stopping malware before it’s known, take a look at their jobs.

Want in at the ground floor of what could be the next big startup? Check out the posting from Yapsee. They’re working on a new way to make friends online.

Roblox is mixing elements of Legos, Minecraft, and user-created MMO content to make some interesting web-based games. They’re hiring like crazy, which is usually the sign of a company doing great things.

We’ve previously posted about startups making tools for developers. Another example is Version One. They have a widely used tool to support agile development teams. If you’re interested in helping accelerate the pace of change in every industry, check them out.

Hopefully you’ve seen some interesting companies from today’s post. If you know of other interesting startups, drop us a line using our contact form.

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