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Ones to Watch: 2017’s Top Startup Businesses

Why Choose A Startup Business In 2017?

Launching your own startup business will require a little work and sufficient business knowledge, but it can be the first step towards your financial freedom. Seemingly, this year has become the right time to take the initiative of becoming your own boss and enjoying want you do. Liberate yourself from being overworked, underpaid, or unappreciated by your employer by creating a startup business.

Top 5 Startup Businesses Of 2017

Fortunately, co-founder and CEO, Tyler along with co-founder and COO Steve, have put a perspective on resolving the incidents of rape with the date rape drug through wearable technology. The Raleigh, NC based Undercover Colors ( sets the precedent the invention of wearable technology and startup businesses. Putting your finger in a class with their wearable technology will indicate the presence of date rape drugs in any beverage within minutes. A startup business like Undercover Colors can save lives and transform the future.

Eaze is a streamline startup business that ensures California residents get their medical marijuana from local dispensaries. Forbes has them featured as one of the highest paid startup’s of 2017 with a worth of $13M. Surprisingly, they offer a 15 minute delivery time with an eighth for $25. Their online application is still in the beginning stages because of state regulations and statues while successfully competing with other startups including GreenRush and Nugg.

Are you interested in an amazing chat that allows you to instantly see each other face-to-face and notify someone when you’re available to chat? HouseParty is a popular 2017 social networking app that is utilized by many young. This amazing startup business allows you to find a party any time and any where. Have a party in your own home and let them bring the fun. They continue to grow strong amidst growing competition.

Drones are here to stay and the air space that they utilized with soon be regulated by startup business AirMap ( They are well known for being an airspace intelligence company navigating drone air space. AirMap also creates drone technology, software, and parts. Their goal is to provide a quality flight plan for drones similar to current aircraft navigation.

These startup businesses will be talked about and highly sought after services in the new year, innovating the lives of millions of people on a global scale.

Why Businesses are Choosing to Operate in South America

One hears much in the media these days about corporations pulling up roots and moving to other countries. But in addition to giving rather limited explanations for these companies’ rationales in doing so, the media gives the impression that they’re only moving to a couple of countries overseas.

In 2012 the U.S. Department of Commerce began a major campaign to promote and expand trade between the United States and a number of South American nations called Look South. The initiative helps American countries understand the benefits of international trade and expansion and business opportunities with these countries. In addition to participating in the Look South program, in 2012 Colombia also signed a trade agreement with the United States that makes this country a very attractive business partner for American corporations. Why?

Over the last decade, Colombia’s GDP has shifted from 2.4% to 4.8%, making it one of the most prospering economies (ranked fourth) in the developing world. And with a population currently just under fifty million, the nation provides an attractive market base of consumers.

While the country has struggled in the past with political instability, a vastly improved climate within the country’s government has led to successful negotiations with insurgent groups. Among the results are sharp drops in violence and drug trade. The country’s homicide rate has dropped in half since its height in 1996, and major urban centers such as Bogota have shown marked improvement as a result.

Trade Gateway
Bordering both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Colombia is especially poised to offer American companies opportunities for tariff free trading and exporting with companies such as China and other members of the Pacific Alliance within South America. And Columbia’s improved economy and political climate offer exciting new investment opportunities within the country itself, in areas such as mining, engineering, infrastructure, and tourism.

One country taking advantage of Colombia’s business opportunities is Mannatech (, one of the world’s best known manufacturers of nutritional supplements and other health care products. Mannatech opened a Colombia branch in 2016, spearheading their Latin America drive to bring their products to that part of the world. Company executives have indicated that they think everything from the country’s population to its trade practices are a good match for them. Other American companies wishing to expand south of the border would do well to take heed.

In reality, just as there are a number of reasons for international moves, there are many countries who would happily welcome these relocating firms. And a number of them are located in South America. Brazil has gotten a lot of interest over the past decade as a country with both impressive national business growth and as one that’s a welcoming location for international corporations to put down roots.

Other South American nations have made impressive gains in business over the last decade, such as Chile, Peru, and Columbia. This is attributed to a number of factors, such as reinvestment in major cities here, and important investor initiatives like the Pacific Alliance and the Integrated Latin Market.