We’ve always prided ourselves at StartupSmart on the ability to pick out the next big thing.
It’s not an exact science, of course, but a good indicator of the brightest up-and-coming businesses is involvement in the Startmate seed accelerator scheme.
All five graduates from last year’s inaugural program secured funding with one, Grabble, acquired by US retail giant Wal-Mart.
So, how will this year’s crop fare? Today, we profile four of the class of 2012, with the other four to follow tomorrow.