As you’re sitting in front of your computer screen, reading this ridiculously awesome article, a few things probably crossed your mind. Whether you clicked on this post to bring more enlightenment to your day or you unconsciously clicked on it during your office hours because you “might” have been procrastinating (don’t worry, we won’t tell), either way, we’re glad you’re here. Because we want this year to be one of the best years yet, we decided to share with you some cool-kid-approved startups to help make 2017 even better. So let’s get this party started with all eight picks below, shall we?

Words by Raven Ishak at Taste The Style

[Photo via @annaalexia]