30 Under 30 2011: Cool Companies' Apps
Scvngr, Seth Priebatsch
Seth Priebatsch's company's first app, Scvngr, is billed as "a game about going places, doing challenges, and earning points." Like Foursquare, it points out via Google Places nearby locations to check in, with rewards like badges, or discounts at merchants for doing special challenges. This year the company also launched LevelUp, a daily deals app with incentives for repeat purchases at a local merchant. Both are free to download. Read more.