What Makes An
Epic Product?

In the past, challenging Gillette would have been impossible. It would have required billions of dollars to invest in a distribution network and advertising to get the product on store shelves. No more…Dollar Shave Club may be an uncommon event. But it is no doubt the wave of the future.

New York Times

Mint’s big appeal is its access to your financial soul…You’ll excuse this, but it brings a hint of freshness to the stale morning breath of bookkeeping….Intuit bought Mint ‘to enhance Intuit’s position as a leading provider of consumer-software-as-a-service offerings.

– Time

Apptio is the leading provider of cloud-based Technology Business Management (TBM) software that helps CIOs manage the business of IT. Apptio’s suite of applications use business analytics to provide facts and insights about technology cost, value, and quality, so IT leaders can make faster, data-driven decisions.

Between them, they have had significant roles in creating two of the most iconic technology products of recent history, the iPod and iPhone…Rogers and Fadell have done the same at Nest, delivering a product that is both easier to use and more powerful than those that came before.

– MIT Technology Review

Anaplan brings together an unrivaled planning and modeling engine, collaboration in the cloud, and a simple interface for business users. Anaplan customers can choose from over 100 pre-built planning apps from the Anaplan App Hub, or easily build their own apps.

Nextdoor is the free and private social network for neighborhoods. Using Nextdoor’s platform, neighbors create private neighborhood websites where they get to know one another, ask questions, exchange local advice and recommendations, and organize virtual neighborhood watches to reduce crime. More than 82,000 neighborhoods across the country are using Nextdoor to build happier and safer places to call home.

Survios is creating immersive environments unlike anything experienced before. The gaming experiences and software applications that emerge from this are lifelike and visceral. Move freely throughout digital space in three dimensions. Peek around corners, dodge oncoming fire, and put your whole body into the game. Be physically free to explore your imagination.

Smule’s mission is to connect the world through music. In 2008, the company set out to create apps that enabled anyone to create, discover, love and enjoy music. Today, 125 million people and counting have used Smule’s apps and they are creating communities, meeting new like-minded friends, and having fun making music together on Smule.

Zuora’s Relationship Business Management solution helps enable businesses in any industry to launch or shift products to subscription, implement new pay-as-you-go pricing and packaging models, gain new insights into subscriber behavior, open new revenue streams, and disrupt market segments to gain competitive advantage.

Vector plans to reshape the multi-billion launch market with affordable and reliable space vehicles.  Their launch system is dedicated to the needs of microsatellites and allows for maximum operational flexibility at low cost.

Fundamentally reshaping how goods are shipped, delivered, and make local deliveries.

Turo connects people who need a car with vehicle owners whose rides would otherwise just be sitting idle. Rent any car you want, wherever you want it, from their nationwide community of local car owners, or make extra money renting out your car.