The Top 20 Startups 2011
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The Campaign for Free Enterprise tries to constantly showcase the newest startups for our readers. From mobile banking to hip new firms looking to make a DJ out of you, these startups have created some impressive innovations that are transforming the way we live, while creating much needed jobs in America. Check out Business Insider's 20 Best New Startups of 2011: [caption id="" align="alignright" width="252" caption="Courtesy of Business Insider"][/caption]
GetAround is like Airbnb for cars. Rent your vehicles to neighbors when you're not using them Founders: Elliot Kroo and Jessica Scorpio Funding: $3.4 million from CrunchFund, Netflix founder Marc Randolph, Time Warner’s largest shareholder Vivi Nevo, Redpoint Ventures, and others. What it is: Car rental service for you and your neighbors. Rent cars from each other instead of from Hertz.
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="256" caption="Courtesy of Business Insider"][/caption] Oink is a new app from Digg founder Kevin Rose that already has 100,000 users. Founder: Kevin Rose Funding: Parent company Milk raised $1.5 million from angel investors What it is: Oink is a recommendation app that lets you rate items at the venues you visit, like hamburgers and coffees. For more information, here's a walkthrough of Oink.
Check out the other 18 best new startups here.