Pick the Top Three Startups of 2007 – Will feature in an industrial report

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This year we introduced a bunch of startups to the industry.

Its now time for YOU – the reader – to make your pick for BEST STARTUP /Product OF2007, and TWO RUNNERS UP.

The Prize? These startups will be featured in an Industry Report that will be circulated to the top of the food chain, if you will. Also, they get one month of free branding on G&W if that counts for much.

This is great free exposure for these guys so lets help them out after all their mammoth hard work – Make your picks in the comments below and we’ll compile the results and send them onwards.

The full list of the startup candidates – in no particular order – after the jump:

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  • I don’t see Scrybe in the list! 😐

  • No takers? Dont worry your votes doesnt have to mean that you think the other startups dont deserve it.

    Its just a vote – we’ll tally them up.

  • i am debating between paktranslations.com and orgoo.com ..

    (can’t vote for my own startup ;))

  • i vote for amaana.

    the work they are doing is amazing and will solve one of the main problem IT sector in Pakistan is facing today.

    regards,
    younas

  • amaana is working on an important problem but they’ve taken ages and they’re still not out of beta.

    With the news of MulazamatTV’s acquisition today they’re certainly going to have a big edge. But now they’re no more startup 😛

    My votes are

    1) MulazamatTV
    2) BumpIn
    3) Orgoo

  • (1) Amaana
    (2) PakTranslations
    (3) Lootmaar

    I would’ve voted for Scrybe at #1 had it been in the list. So Osama, why exactly is it missing? :S

  • Hmm I suppose we could have added Scrybe and Pixsense on this too.

    The general motivation for this is to highlight young companies that could benefit from such exposure.

    Scrybe and Pixsense dont need the exposure – they’re also funded now so that means they’re moving out of startup mode into a professional company.

    My personal definition of ‘startup’ is a company that still hasn’t set up complete operations, i.e. isolated people handing sales, marketing, finance, support, maintenance, delivery, product management and more.

  • 1). BumpIn
    2). Orgoo

  • I don’t think some of the nominations are up for the competition (may be the company owners can comment, I was just trying to see each one of them..):

    > peanut labs/xuqa – this seems to have already outgrown startup stuff. Seems to have quite a lot of press and is way out of league of other companies on the list.

    > iRecord seems to be a product and not quite sure if the company qualifies as a startup.

    > helphee – the page is dead for months and confiz seems to be doing well as a company so may be not really a startup.

    > Perimeterlogics – this seems to be a project by uraan software, the company again seems to be doing good (i believe they have around 50+ employees) so not sure if they qualify as a ‘startup’ per se either..

    My choice would be Scrybe , weblo and amaana.

    Green&White’s CDF could also be in the race (primarily because of Green&White, as I don’t know about CDFs other offerings).

    Just my 2 cents :)

  • Osama,

    According to your definition of startup I think Bumpin, orgoo and workspace should be in the race. As you know, I haven’t been able to develop fondness for Mulazammat (they’ve not given me a chance yet :)).

    Pixsense, amaanaa, scrybe, confiz, uraan, weblo should be out – no offense to them :)

  • @ ammar

    why amaana should be out?

  • … because Osama’s definition of startup company is “a company that still hasn’t set up complete operations, i.e. isolated people handing sales, marketing, finance, support, maintenance, delivery, product management and more.” and I assumed that amaana has all these things.. :)

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