Launched in July 2013, Set Scouter is a Toronto-based marketplace connecting filmmakers looking to book the perfect set with location owners looking to rent out their spaces. The website has over 100 locations currently listed and a constantly expanding catalogue of spaces. Since launch the site has received consistent requests from producers looking for new and different locations around our city, surely a sign that this startup is on to something.
Launched in the App Store in October, Woof is a free app for iPhone. A social network and mapping tool for dog lovers, Woof allows you create a profile, look for nearby parks, mark your dog's territory on a map and see where other dogs have been, and get stats about your walks. Woof has also partnered with the Ontario SPCA, and will soon be adding features that integrate with the organization's adoption matching program for shelter dogs.
Officially launching this week, Boxit is a self-storage solution catered to Torontonians short on space. Boxit will pick up items from your home or business and store them for $7 per month per box. When you need to retrieve your items, they'll simply deliver them to you within 24 hours. Currently available as a web app, with a mobile app on the way, Boxit is an affordable, quick and convenient take on storage.