Startup Showcase: FoxyTasks, Cloudswave, Birdvision, Megavenues and Picks

FoxyTasks is an intuitive online project management application that engages team and customers for get projects done.

What problems it is solving: FoxyTasks aims to overcome existing barriers – by giving the possibility to plan and oversee project portfolios, by assigning responsibility, prospects and prioritization and by having dashboards under control. The company focuses on real relations, on people and their collaboration, as it believe that the transparency in projects increases trust, engagement and probability of success.


Key services offered: FoxyTasks focus on Team Management, Project Portfolio Management, Budgeting and Customer Collaboration. As money counts FoxyTasks enables users to forecast incomes and plan their cost as well as helps in measuring project progress, track tasks, monitor their cash flow. It can also manage unlimited number of projects, plan, distribute them and keep up to date.

Main Competitors: Basecamp, Wrike, Asana

More Info: Gdynia-based, Foxytasks was launched in 2012, as a venture of CEO Aleksander Kowalczyk and CTO Przemysław Berliński. It has secured USD 170K led by Capital Fund of Pomerania Development Agency


Cloudswave‘s mission is to help consumers make an informed decision when choosing a business software. It distills many software experts voices into the single Cloudscore, a weighted average of the experts writing reviews online.


What problems it is solving:
The firm aggregate Software expert reviews on one platform computed into one unique rating, the cloudscore. In addition to that, it offers discount deals on softwares available on its site.

Main Competitors: Software Advice, Get app, Capterra

More Info: Launched by CEO Reda Sedrati and CTO Brahim Sedrati, helps users to find out the right Web Applications and Software for their business and personal needs. Canada-Headquartered, Cloudswave had raised USD 500K, till date. It having 50 employees in its current team.

See Also: Startup Showcase: Chemik, BlissBasket, Time Doctor and Yasoon


Birdvision is a Customer Engagement Management (CEM) company and is developing technology products in the CEM landscape, such as its latest platform called ‘SBVC CEM’.

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The platform enables brands (or their mktg. consultants/service providers) to run engagement programs, promotional campaigns (both short-term& long-term), as well as rewards & loyalty  programs that generate brand engagement, leading to rises in loyalty. The target audience could be anyone from the brand’s value chain – end-customers, distribution channel partners, employees or an intelligent mix of them.

SBVC-CEM is a cloud-based platform that enables brands in diverse industries to understand, engage and reward their target audience in a manner that can lead to sales uplift, better brand advocacy and optimal life time value.

Main Competitors: Capillary Technologies

More Info: Pune-based Birdvision began its operations in 2011 with the backing of angel investors.


Megavenues is a marketplace for event venues that allows venue owners to list their properties i.e. banquet halls, open air venues, meeting & conference rooms, wedding and reception venues, art galleries and enables users to search and connect to venues instantly.

What problems it is solving: It is creating a marketplace where any event – from a small get together to a large convention can be planned and organised.

Key services offered: provides a well designed user friendly interface for users to quickly shortlist a venue, be it for a wedding, reception, birthday party, get together, meeting, conference or any other event. This will help them to compare and book venue for their event or function.


Main Competitors: Venuebookingz, Localoye

More Info: A backend venue relationship management team makes sure that consumers using the website to connect to venues directly & get the best deals and turnaround is fast. Venue owners get complete cloud based software to manage leads.

The firm has expanded across 7 major cities in India including Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Goa and Delhi. It is also planning to expand the list of city with other major cities of India. and later on USA and UK. Pune-based, Megavenues, was founded by Co-Founder and CEO,  Rahul Rane and COO Shrinivas Chaphalkar.


US-Headquartered, Picks is an app that brings together users favorite things and their favorite people. Picks can help users to find, save, discover, and share the things they love. When people ask  what you are reading, or watching on Netflix, or what podcasts they should listen to while waiting at the airport, Picks helps to answer those questions.

Users can make lists of all the movies, books, local hangouts, TV shows, podcasts, and music they want, and then share their lists with friends. They can check out their friends feeds for updates on their latest activities. They can also send out a broadcast to friends or followers, which creates a place to have a group chat to discuss, make plans, get feedback from people they trust, and much more.


What problems it is solving: Picks provides an simple and fun way to keep track of the things users actually want to do. It also gives a better ways to discover new things to do, and form users own community around what they enjoy.

Key services offered: Seamlessly keeping track of the things you have done, want to do, and providing user’s with as much information about those items as possible.

Main Competitors: DoneNotDone

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