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10 Startups managing images in the cloud - Part 8

10 Startups managing images in the cloud, Part 8
 
The new year always brings with it fresh ideas, motivations and resolutions. In our case, we were lucky to have some awesome new companies sign up with Cloudinary! Check out the  exciting startups that have recently joined the Cloudinary family below.
For past issues: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6 & Part 7
  
Eventum is a cool Norwegian startup offering a marketplace for venues and event spaces, allowing an organizer to find and book the perfect place for an event with ease. All their images are uploaded, stored and managed with Cloudinary of course, making everyone’s life easier.
 
SepioSepio
With Sepio you can easily create high quality scanned images using your smartphone, by simply capturing the print photo through the app. Sepio utilizes Cloudinary’s Viesus add-on to make sure each image is enhanced to its fullest. 
 
Read more about our Viesus add-on here
 
Klook’s mission is to be your one-stop shop for booking amazing travel experiences online and on mobile, by seeking out the best activities in every location. These exotic destinations are beautifully presented on both website and app with Cloudinary’s comprehensive image management solution. 
 
Buildcloud is a rising startup in the building industry, with a newly developed mobile and web app made for architects and building professionals. Easily accessible and managed everywhere, they are utilizing Cloudinary to cut development time and focus on their main product.
 
Gatheredtable help make dinner planning a breeze - with customized weekly meal plans, grocery lists, and optional grocery delivery in the palm of your hand, a homemade meal will be ready in no time. 
 
PocketHighStreet promotes your local shop and everything in stock today across London's most popular online newspapers, city guides, directories, blogs, apps and more. All this attention will not go unnoticed, as the shop & stock images are fully optimized with Cloudinary. 
 
Beepi is the new way to buy and sell cars online and on your mobile phone. With a certified inspector, guaranteed sell and a bow on every car, what’s not to love? And how can you know the car images are of the best quality? Cloudinary takes care of that...
 
Any parent knows how short the life cycle is of a new toy: once bought, unwrapped and played with for a week - it’s often discarded. That’s where Pley comes in, offering an online toy library where your kids get to play with the coolest toys and swap them as often as they like. Beyond the reduced spending and clutter - you’re helping the environment :)  
 
Tipser is a plugin marketplace - making it easier for consumers to find and purchase products from hundreds of brands, e-retailers, publishers and bloggers, while remaining on the same platform. With Tipser, your shopping cart follows you, regardless of which brand you buy from or where you found the product. 
 
Intrawest is a North American mountain resort, adventure and real estate company. With hundreds of resorts and locations, each more breathtaking than the last, what better way to manage the images than with Cloudinary? 
 
We hope you enjoyed our latest roundup! If you would like your cool startup to be featured as well - let us know! We would love to hear who you are, what you do, and how Cloudinary makes your life better :)

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