New startups on the block: October
Startups are launching faster than we can write about them, so here’s our list of raw newbies to watch.
Suplift is an online platform that allows users to find educational classes, learn new hobbies, and look for people who have common interests to study together. Launched in February 2016, Suplift teaches topics including fashion drawing and styling, writing comics, and basic photoshop skills among others. Classes open on dates specified on the website.
For all the large items that need to be shipped, this application launched in May 2016 allows users to request a pickup, identify the location, time and date, the size of the truck and track the delivery.
Z-Cube 3D Solutions
This Saudi startup is an authorized seller for 3D printers from Mcor technologies and Makerbot, as well as Shakeer 3D, a 3D printer with an Arabic interface, manufactured locally.
Aiming to solve the issue of not knowing what to order and splitting the bill at restaurants, Keza helps users at a specific restaurant, to use the app to pick their order, split the bill and pay for it without the interference of a waiter. Keza is B2C and B2B, offering a restaurant dashboard for its clients which include food listing, restaurant info, order management, reports, payment processing, loyalty program among other features.
Still in its beta version, this Saudi app pronounced Baytak, which means your house in Arabic, lets people order home maintenance services such as plumbing, electrical, IT and air conditioning services.
The platform has launched its first mobile game Sweven. Aside from developing games, the startup offers workshops on programming, virtual reality apps, mobile app development and other topics.