Original startup ideas that raised millions

These innovative products and services have attracted plenty of funding without making the list of the year's top young disruptor companies.

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Aug 28, 2014 1:04AM

I want to invent a device that forces saggy pants to rise to their standard location above the waist.

Its called a job!

Jun 27, 2014 4:18PM
Can somebody make a time machine (besides Stewie Griffin on Family Guy) & we can select the date & time we want to go back to for a better life because right now with rising costs across the boards on everything from gas to food, etc.  and no salary increases to offset it this is not a good time for millions. 
Jun 26, 2014 12:32AM

Borro loans average 15k to the 'mass affluent'?? If they are affluent, why are they needing to borrow 15k on average and put up there acquired material items as collateral?? Reads like some risky loans to me.

Aug 27, 2014 9:52PM
Here's a billion dollar idea, a new company that will show elected officials how to save taxpayer money and get this tax reductions, yes tax reductions can you just imagine keeping more of what you earn ! You could eat lunch again or buy new underwear or OMG even save money it for a rainy day. Yes you read it right save money for yourself ! Wow I gotta go and patent this right away ..............
Jun 25, 2014 8:47PM
Aren't we in RECESSION TERRITORY ?                                                                                                             YOU KNOW,,THE ONE WE REALLY NEVER GOT OUT OF  ????

Jun 25, 2014 7:19PM
GDP  down 3 %   and market up    Yea right
Never figured out why Ron Popeil's Spray-On Hair hadn't raised millions...
Aug 28, 2014 3:29AM

Hey First Opinion, dads take care of children too you know.  Or, maybe you don't know; but you should, because they certainly do.


Wish all these startups well. Hopefully, they cut into big businesses, go make

their IPOs (Initial Public Offers) get some monopoly to do a hostile takeover

and the investors will get richer! Everyone wins - everyone gets richer in their

401Ks and will be able to retire.

Aug 28, 2014 9:53AM
Msn sure buried that article about the 10 highest taxed states in the USA fast!
Aug 28, 2014 9:40AM
The problem with the dog collar GPS idea is dogs can get out of their collars, or if someone steals your dog, they can take off the collar. The app might alert you that the collar is off, but by then the dog will be long gone.

more evidence that people are only willing to spend money on three things, and if what you do doesn't fall into one of these categories, you will be accused of being too expensive no matter what it is that you do.

fashion, vanity and entertainment.

the high end hair care crap,

the cars people get are nothing more than fashion statements.

people will spend thousands on a TV that actually only cost just maybe a few hundred to produce.

wait till the next Iphone goes for sale, how many people who already cry and complain about how expensive things are and they can't afford someone trying to work and earn a living but will take time off from school, work or what ever it is they claim to be worth so much for just so they can be the first to brag to their idiot friends, family and neighbors they got the newest and latest.

but then as they cry and complain about the people willing to provide them with what they need being too expensive, they then wonder why they can get more for what little they actually do.

when people claim everything is too expensive, they need to take a long look in the mirror and think how expensive they are for everyone else, most people are far more expensive for others, than others are for them.

Jun 26, 2014 9:01AM

Opps- I thought this was about my upstarts in Volusia county, Fl. But the creation of small business has been the backbone of every recovery in our history- and just look at what these about have grown into ? Great successes ! 

But now, we're heading out to a couple of shark dives. We've taken some amazing pictures of these incredible animals so far and we'll be back next week. C-YA !

P.S.- Did I hear right that the house is suing the executive branch (WH) ? oh-boy !
Jun 27, 2014 5:18PM
Who will pay to close the borders?   How much?  A trillion to build and man?    Then listen to agriculture, chicken plants, construction tell us they can't get labor.
Aug 28, 2014 5:55AM
We need a machine that tells people that while the federal debt continues to rise, the budget deficit has been falling in significant amounts for the last six years in a row thanks to lower spending and higher taxes on the wealthy. Oh we have that already? Well then what channels do you watch?
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