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11 months ago

A chatbot that helps you manage your money by asking you questions, then offering suggestions for what to do with your money.

4,984
3 years ago

A chat bot that helps you find the cheapest flights to your destination, set alerts for when prices drop, and handle tons of other travel-related tasks. The startup is focused on helping travelers manage their itineraries and get the most out of their travel.

1,065
10 months ago

A tool that makes it easier for people to “raise their hand” and ask questions during meetings.

895
1 year ago

A way to get more sleep for travelers via a sleeping mask that uses a smart alarm to wake you up at the right time.

801
2 years ago

A digital day planner that helps you map out your day, helps you organize tasks, and helps you remember things.

638
3 years ago

A productivity tool for managing your to-do list and keeping track of your tasks.

403
3 years ago

A platform that connects customers to doctors and patients in a way that doesn’t require uploading even a single file. Patients can ask any doctor questions about anything, and get a personalized response in a few minutes.

372
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for companies to create their own customized videos. Video is a huge part of many companies' marketing efforts, but traditional tools are often too clunky for the task.

336
1 year ago

A virtual assistant platform that manages the tasks of a remote employee.

304
2 years ago

An online forum for people to ask questions about their mental health.

297
1 year ago

A company that lets you find and hire a virtual assistant, who will do tasks for you at a rate you can afford.

290
3 years ago

A task management app and “social tool” for people who want to organize their lives.

280
1 year ago

A startup that connects companies with qualified freelance IT workers to help them complete projects and stay on-task. It’s “a digital concierge for your business.”

247
3 years ago

An online platform that asks you to rate products and services before you buy them, allowing you to compare them on the same scale as Amazon or Consumer Reports.

246
2 years ago

A tool for restaurant owners and employees that helps them with the everyday tasks of running a restaurant. With the app, you can order takeout, track tips, and review your shift.

246
2 years ago

A platform where people can ask questions to experts, and get answers and advice. The idea is that millions of people can use it to get help with anything from career advice to questions about their own health.

238
3 years ago

A virtual assistant that lets you ask your phone questions and get answers without having to look at the phone or type on the keyboard.

213
2 years ago

A B2C startup that aims to help users better identify the right tool for a given task. Resolve is a feature-rich, chrome-based extension that can be added to any website. Since Resolve launched, over 100,000 people have installed it, and they’ve already been able to make around $1,000,000 from the app.

213
3 years ago

A platform for small businesses that wants to help its users automate tasks like invoicing, tracking inventory, and managing transactions. The startup processes payments and can automate tasks.

212
2 years ago

A startup that lets people ask Uber to have their drivers arrive at all kinds of remote locations, including airports, stadiums, and parks.

208
2 years ago

A system that allows users to earn tokens for doing simple tasks (like shopping on Amazon)

208
3 years ago

A startup that is building an AI-powered chatbot to help you find and buy your favorite sneakers. Users can create an account with the startup and then have the chatbot ask them questions about their favorite sneakers.

207
10 months ago

Using machine learning, they can generate videos that will teach you how to do specific tasks faster.

202
3 years ago

A virtual assistant that works for small businesses, helping them in tasks like scheduling meetings with clients and gathering the necessary information to support their business.

201
2 years ago

A startup that helps make your everyday tasks more efficient, such as scheduling a meeting, creating a shopping list, or tracking a package.

201
2 years ago

A software platform that helps employers handle the administrative tasks that come with hiring.

201
2 years ago

A startup that helps individuals focus on their goals by making it easier to link behavioral data to tasks.

192
3 years ago

An e-commerce platform for the fashion industry. They say that their technology can help fashion brands save billions of dollars in handling admin tasks.

190
10 months ago

A company that creates software for scheduling tasks and time tracking for freelancers.

189
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform for people to connect, heal, and trade with their doctors. It’s already built out the first version of the app, which helps patients book appointments, view treatment plans, and ask questions of doctors.

188
2 years ago

A startup building a platform for outsourcing of digital tasks.

187
2 years ago

A startup that helps businesses manage the invoicing process through software, allowing them to focus their time on other tasks.

187
2 years ago

A community where you can ask a curated team of experts for advice on a particular topic.

186
2 years ago

A way to protect your privacy by using data from social media to “unmask the real, anonymous person behind a fake account”.

185
3 years ago

A “human-powered” startup that helps people to organize tasks and conversations around a particular topic.

184
2 years ago

A collaboration platform based on Slack and messaging, but with real-time polls and tasks, and the ability to set deadlines and budgets.

184
3 years ago

A SaaS service that helps small businesses and churches manage their finances and bookkeeping and other accounting tasks.

183
2 years ago

A feedback loop for e-commerce stores, allowing them to ask customers for feedback on their experience right after a purchase. Also offers a native app for the web store.

183
2 years ago

This startup asks the question: “What if you could make your kitchen more efficient” If you want to save money on electricity, the company says, you could make your kitchen more efficient, cut down on your food waste, save time, and eat healthier.

182
3 years ago

A “social media productivity tool” that helps you get everything done by prioritizing tasks and scheduling them out.

179
1 year ago

This startup is building artificial intelligence for the financial services industry, using machine learning and natural language processing to perform complex tasks.

179
1 year ago

A software company that creates text-based virtual assistants to perform tasks on behalf of the user.

179
3 years ago

A hardware company that wants to create smart hardware to help people manage their lives. The company wants to build smart devices that can help people find what they’re looking for, identify emotions, monitor health, and automate household tasks.

177
3 years ago

A mobile application that takes care of all the background tasks of running a business. It allows you to focus on making your business more efficient.

175
2 years ago

A “digital to-do list” for all the tasks you need to get done.

175
2 years ago

A crowdsourcing platform that offers rewards based on users performing routine tasks

175
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service where people can ask therapists questions and get an answer within 24 hours

174
3 years ago

A startup that gives users a way to find a nearby person that can help with any task, from dog walking to medical advice, for a fee of $15

174
2 years ago

Allows you to track your time spent on phone calls, direct message conversations, or meetings. The startup wants to help you know how much time you’re spending on tasks that are more important and track how you’re using the time you’re not using.

174
2 years ago

A web-based task management platform that allows users to track and schedule tasks for themselves and their team.

173
1 year ago

A software company that specialises in the creation of artificial intelligence for time-sensitive tasks like lead generation, web analytics, and predictive analytics.

173
3 years ago

A startup that creates an artificial intelligence helper that helps people complete tasks

171
3 years ago

A tool for teams to manage their Microsoft Dynamics 365 contracts, making it easy to see who has been paid and which tasks have been completed.

171
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a low-cost, low-power drone with software that allows it to do a variety of tasks, including aerial photography.

170
3 years ago

Idea: A mobile application that lets you hire people on-demand to do tasks around the house

169
3 years ago

A personal assistant that helps a person be more productive by suggesting actions, tasks and people to contact.

169
3 years ago

A startup that helps freelancers connect to other freelancers by letting them post their work and find others who need tasks.

167
2 years ago

A startup for hiring for gigs, or for employees to find short-term work. It asks users to complete a questionnaire and upload a photo, and then matches them with gigs via a chat interface.

167
3 years ago

A tool for developers to capture and schedule various tasks on JIRA

166
2 years ago

A startup that makes a smart device for helping people with ALS focus on the task at hand rather than the body’s uncontrollable tremors. The device is controlled by a smartphone app.

166
1 year ago

This startup is selling a database where people can see a list of all the people who have asked them out.

166
1 year ago

A social network where people can ask questions and get answers from a community of experts.

166
10 months ago

An AI assistant to help users with their daily tasks

165
3 years ago

A platform that allows users to record tasks that they’re going to complete, and the app then monitors what users do and makes sure they don’t miss any of their goals.

164
2 years ago

A startup that lets you ask your car’s computer to unlock the doors.

163
3 years ago

A customer service platform that lets customers ask questions about their accounts in a more accessible way.

162
3 years ago

This startup wants to build a “database of experts” that help companies with a variety of tasks, from research to coding.

161
3 years ago

This app helps users manage their time, organize tasks, and set goals. Users can track their hours, hours worked, and hours remaining, and be alerted to when they need to be at work. Users can also set goals, like working more or less, or getting more tasks done everyday.

161
2 years ago

There’s a lot of demand for this kind of help, but it’s hard to find that help. A company called Pay-Per-Request is looking to bring the help of a professional notary to the masses at a low cost. The idea is that people sign up for the service and then request notaries for various tasks, get them for a low cost, and then pay for the ones that they like.

161
3 years ago

A startup for managing knowledge management tasks for local government, such as data governance, mission management and knowledge management.

160
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service for people to run errands for others like picking up groceries, doing laundry and other tasks

159
3 years ago

A company that designs a system that helps a company’s employees be more productive, allowing them to perform more tasks, get work done more quickly, and be more efficient.

159
3 years ago

A startup for managing your team's projects and tasks from anywhere on the web. The company is currently focused on the US market.

159
3 years ago

A software company that helps small businesses create a single integration hub with tools that can handle all the administrative tasks involved in setting up a business.

158
3 years ago

A system for automating the process of sending out mass emails, inspired by things like TaskRabbit.

158
3 years ago

A B2B company that helps real estate agencies and property managers automate tasks to save time, reduce errors and improve compliance.

158
3 years ago

A peer-to-peer mortgage marketplace, where borrowers could get a credit score, FICO score, and a monthly payment quote by asking friends to lend money to them.

157
3 years ago

This startup is building a “tokenized reward basket” for employees to be rewarded for their productivity. The startup uses data from the web and their own analytics to help companies figure out how to incentivize their teams.

157
3 years ago

A project management tool for people with small teams, meant to make it easier to track tasks and track progress.

157
3 years ago

Introducing a proof of concept to help businesses use AI to perform tasks like customer service and sales.

157
1 year ago

A virtual assistant for task management and project management.

157
10 months ago

A digital marketplace for businesses to buy and sell healthcare administrative tasks.

157
3 years ago

This is a collaboration tool that helps teams collaborate on projects by integrating tasks across email, Slack, Trello, and Google Drive.

156
3 years ago

Founded in 2017, this startup makes a “computerized basketball training program” that’s meant to help athletes improve their shooting.

156
2 years ago

This startup is building a “social streaming” feed that allows users to track how others are watching videos or articles on their social media profiles. The founders say this is a way for brands to see how their content is being consumed without having to ask for permission.

156
10 months ago

A chatbot that asks users to type in their health concerns and then asks them questions about those concerns and provides recommended solutions. The startup has users in the UK, India, and the US.

155
3 years ago

A question-and-answer startup where users can ask questions of and then be answered by people all over the world.

154
3 years ago

A startup that offers a service where basketball players can learn the right techniques to shoot a free throw

153
3 years ago

This startup is building a bot that helps you build your website with an interactive quiz based on the questions you ask.

153
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service where you can hire an assistant to do a small task for you: pay a bill, order you a pizza, etc

152
3 years ago

A management platform for small companies that helps assign tasks to team members, manage plans and resources, and conduct audits.

152
3 years ago

A startup that creates a network of freelancers who can help you with your tasks on Amazon Mechanical Turk

151
3 years ago

This startup is building a digital assistant that allows employees at real estate companies to do banking, scheduling, and other tasks from their phone.

151
3 years ago

There’s a lot of startups out there that are building tools to make our lives better, like TaskRabbit and Airbnb. But not so many that are building tools to make our lives worse.

151
2 years ago

The startup makes a smart eye mask with a bluetooth connection to your phone. The startup says “the only thing that can disrupt your sleep is the sound of your phone ringing.”

151
1 year ago

This is an app that helps users find their friends on Facebook and ask them to come over to watch the game.

151
3 years ago

A tool that helps you figure out which of your friends are in financial trouble. It sends you a link to their profile and asks you a few questions to figure out if they’re in financial trouble.

150
3 years ago

Giving Demo Day startups advice can only go so far. So Y Combinator does a bit more to help startups. YC has created a forum for startup founders to share information and advice with one another. They also host “Ask-Me-Anything” sessions for founders to talk about their companies.

150
3 years ago

A iOS app that uses the iPhone’s built-in GPS to help you figure out how far you have to walk to complete a given task.

150
2 years ago

A company that helps companies “employ remote workers more effectively,” building out technology that can help teams manage communication, tasks, and team building in a remote environment.

150
3 years ago

A startup building a “cloud-based project management system that helps you manage projects and tasks, collaborate with people across the organization, and automate tasks.” The startup has raised $1.5 million from investors including Y Combinator.

149
3 years ago

The startup’s goal is to help scuba divers understand the visibility of their masks, how to optimize their gear, and get the best fit for their face and face shape.

149
3 years ago

A startup that lets you pay someone to help you out with a task. The startup claims to have more than 2,000 clients, with $4.7 million in paid labor.

149
3 years ago

A project management platform for freelancers and small teams, asking people to “realize their potential”.

148
3 years ago

A company that provides software for doctors to share information about their patients. The software automates the process of these records and allows the doctor to focus on more pressing tasks.

148
3 years ago

Smartphones are great for task-tracking but lack any standalone tools to do things like keep a grocery list or plan a meal. Synapse is an app that takes all your shopping/cooking/meal plans and puts them into one place.

147
3 years ago

A B2B company that helps property managers and agents manage rental properties by automating tasks like invoicing, collecting rent and taking care of repairs.

147
3 years ago

A group of entrepreneurs who were tasked with building out the Internet of Things for the US government. The team is building a programmable thermostat, which they say will “change the way people live and work”.

146
3 years ago

A tool for managing multiple people’s time and delegating tasks.

145
3 years ago

An iOS app that helps people schedule and manage tasks. It’s available on the App Store and also through the website.

144
3 years ago

A platform for communications between students and their professors, where students can ask questions and professors can respond.

144
3 years ago

A company that helps companies provide more services in-house. The startup helps companies go from outsourcing certain tasks to doing them in-house.

142
3 years ago

A SaaS application meant to help recruiters manage the process of calling and hiring candidates, and keep track of who they’ve interviewed and what they’ve asked.

142
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service where people can send a gift basket full of grocery items to new parents when they have a baby

141
3 years ago

A company creating a cloud-based service that helps businesses and employees collaborate in real time. It’s a visual collaboration app, allowing teams to see their work in real time, with live video, polls, comments, and tasks. They’re currently in beta.

141
3 years ago

A platform that allows teams to collaborate on their marketing and sales tasks. The platform allows teams to move through the sales cycle, from evaluating opportunities to closing. The company says it has over 1,000 customers and is on track to generate over $1.5 million in revenue in 2019.

141
3 years ago

An AI assistant that learns from your conversations and can perform a number of tasks like shopping, booking travel, and scheduling meetings.

141
3 years ago

A tool for managing and organizing a team’s workload. It’s a “simple” tool for managing tasks that can be integrated with Slack and Trello.

141
2 years ago

A digital voice assistant, or digital assistant, that can be used by anyone to enter tasks, appointments and a slew of other information. A digital assistant is a common consumer feature on many of the most popular smart speakers today.

141
1 year ago

A SaaS business that lets companies create and share “hierarchies”, or lists of tasks, in a format that’s easy to share and track. The goal is to help teams get organized and collaborate.

141
1 year ago

A startup for small businesses to find small projects to help with their daily tasks

141
3 years ago

A startup that aims to help people take over their day jobs by scheduling tasks for them online.

140
3 years ago

A tool that helps companies take advantage of their Amazon Web Services infrastructure, and helps them automate tasks.

140
3 years ago

A startup that allows users to have a virtual assistant to help with daily tasks, like scheduling

139
3 years ago

The startup is helping employers with HR solutions by providing a platform to manage all of the HR related tasks and projects through a single dashboard.

139
3 years ago

A new startup that wants to provide a way for investors to connect with companies in the early stages of development, with a focus on B2B companies. The founder said it has around $24 million in funding so far, and has already worked with companies like TaskRabbit, Instacart, and Stripe.

139
3 years ago

A software company that helps companies build out their marketing automation systems, allowing them to focus on the marketing tasks they know how to do well rather than managing spreadsheets.

138
3 years ago

A startup that allows companies to send a message to their employees and ask them to submit a fake review to help their company look more like a “top-rated” company.

138
3 years ago

Polite.com is building on the idea of “time banking” — people who trade their time for other people’s labor. They have a number of products that do this, including a new one that pairs people with tasks and then allows them to track their work.

138
1 year ago

A collaboration tool for teams and individuals to manage their time and tasks. Built for teams that want to keep team members accountable to their own schedules and goals.

138
3 years ago

A home-based virtual assistant that takes care of chores for you, using your smartphone to help you keep track of tasks. It’s first product is a voice-activated concierge.

137
3 years ago

“Ask.fm for the Enterprise” is a chat app for enterprises that lets employees be more productive, and more importantly, more social. The company has raised $150,000 in seed funding and aims to launch in April.

136
3 years ago

Fingers is a web-based email app for teams that aims to look familiar to those who’ve used Microsoft Outlook, and is for teams that are already using Microsoft Office. It allows users to set up and share meetings, schedules, and tasks.

136
10 months ago

A social network for remote teams and freelancers, allowing them to find tasks and manage projects, as well as schedule meetings and communicate.

136
3 years ago

A platform to enable a “smart pool”. The startup is building technology that allows for robotic pool maintenance so pool owners don’t have to spend hours performing maintenance tasks.

135
3 years ago

Helping companies in the legal industry to digitize and automate tasks that are currently done by hand, such as routine tasks like document searching and rights management.

135
3 years ago

A new service that offers a way to automate marketing tasks like advertising, email marketing, and follow-up/updates.

135
3 years ago

A student-driven airline that’s been in operation for less than a month. Its founders are trying to get the airline off the ground by asking students to fund the startup, but now they’re asking for $25,000 to accelerate growth.

135
3 years ago

A simple way to get a bunch of small tasks done all at once, using a single app.

135
3 years ago

A startup that wants to be the Uber of virtual assistants, using artificial intelligence to help people book appointments, schedule meetings, and conduct other tasks.

134
3 years ago

A tool for streamlining internal communications for teams, including lists, tasks, and documents.

134
3 years ago

Zapier wants to help small businesses automate physical tasks using web tools. It’s currently in private beta with a few thousand users, and the startup is seeking to raise funding to grow it.

134
3 years ago

A tool to help employees collaborate on projects efficiently, which includes an email platform, file sharing, and task management.

134
3 years ago

Handy is a startup that wants to take on Taskrabbit in the mobile cleaning space, bringing a cleaner to your house for a flat rate to do jobs like laundry, building, and moving.

133
3 years ago

A “digital concierge” that helps users personalize their own homes. Instead of searching around for different products, users can ask their digital concierge to come up with ideas and send them to the user.

133
3 years ago

This startup wants to provide a platform for businesses to build tools that automate marketing tasks.

132
3 years ago

Stem is an app that lets you create a virtual assistant to help you with work. Users can ask the virtual assistant to do things like send an email, remind you to call a client, or read your calendar. The virtual assistant can even help you out with tasks like creating a to-do list or learning a new language.

132
3 years ago

Intuition has created a connected digital device that can be used to help handicapped people with daily tasks.

131
3 years ago

The co-founders of the company Seers are trying to undo the stigma of the “office dog”. They had their first pup, Mitzi, on the playground of Spotify's offices, and the company asked them to bring her to work. Now, she’s a dog who visits office visits from time to time to make sure that everyone is having a good time.

131
3 years ago

A startup that helps employers automate easy tasks like payroll, benefits, and benefits eligibility.

131
1 year ago

A platform to help doctors ask patients about their medications and outcomes, to build a profile of the patient to help them later treat the illness.

131
3 years ago

A startup that provides a directory of people in your area who are willing to do small tasks for you (IE: I pay $25 and you go get my laundry washed and cleaned at the dry cleaner)

130
3 years ago

A goal-oriented task list app that helps you achieve your goals by tracking your progress and mapping it to a calendar.

130
3 years ago

A startup for real-time bidding on freelance tasks.

130
3 years ago

 This company is building a web-based tool for teams to use for managing their tasks. The app can be installed on any browser and the company says it’s seeing traction in the enterprise space.

129
3 years ago

A company that aims to bring the benefits of a business-class email into the inbox, with features like a calendar, task manager, and more.

129
3 years ago

A startup for freelance designers, meant to help them find work, keep track of their clients and spend less time doing administrative tasks.

129
1 year ago

You can’t just call up a former classmate and ask them, “Hey, can you help me get a job” But this startup can, and they can do it at scale.

129
3 years ago

A personal assistant for programming, with a mobile app that syncs with a PC. The startup wants to help coders find resources, learn new languages, and stay on task.

128
3 years ago

A startup that makes it easy for non-programmers to spread their own ideas together with others in real time. The company has been building a community of online users to ask and answer questions in a Q&A format.

127
1 year ago

This startup is building a way for people to create their own smart contracts, then use them to automate boring tasks and make them profitable.

127
3 years ago

A startup building a platform for mortgage brokers to manage their day-to-day tasks. They want to automate tasks that are often done manually, like pulling data from legal documents.

126
3 years ago

The startup is building digital signage for companies to let their employees know when tasks need to be completed, and will also allow them to use it to let customers know when they have stock available.

126
3 years ago

A startup that aims to use AI to automate tasks like loan underwriting, automating more human aspects of the process.

126
3 years ago

A digital assistant that helps you complete tasks, like finding a restaurant, booking a table, or helping with a reservation. The assistant is currently only available in the US, but the company wants to expand to more countries.

125
3 years ago

A team of entrepreneurs is building a platform that helps people with disabilities complete simple tasks, like filling out online forms, paying bills, or making restaurant reservations. The startup has raised $500,000 in seed funding, and is targeting a launch date of mid-October.

125
3 years ago

This startup is building an AI-powered and hyper-personalized digital assistant to help consumers with their day-to-day tasks like booking travel, flight status check, and tracking packages.

125
3 years ago

A micro-task marketplace to help people find work, and help businesses manage the process of hiring and paying, while getting more things done.

125
3 years ago

A platform for making tasks, and time, more efficient. The company is working closely with the US military.

124
3 years ago

A way to do peer review for scientific papers, allowing scientists to post their work directly as a paper on the internet and ask for feedback from the scientific community.

124
3 years ago

A startup focused on helping to lower the cost of the gig economy. They provide a platform for workers to outsource tasks as much as they need, and helps clients with tasks like hiring, HR, and payroll.

124
3 years ago

A startup that rewards employees for being more productive. Employees can earn points by completing tasks like answering customer service calls or helping with marketing, which they can then redeem for rewards or cash.

124
1 year ago

A platform where people can collaborate on small work tasks.

124
3 years ago

Software that provides a “personal assistant” for customers using the company’s software to perform tasks. The startup has raised $4.5 million in seed funding.

123
3 years ago

A startup trying to make the creation of a new app as simple as asking a friend to help you. The idea is that creative people will be more likely to give their own time free to help others who may need it, and the startup hopes to eventually help with getting new users on their apps.

123
3 years ago

A startup that helps businesses manage employee tasks and allows them to organize tasks into workflows.

123
3 years ago

A startup that builds AI-powered chatbots to help businesses automate customer service and other support tasks. Their aim is to replace human customer service agents with chatbots.

123
3 years ago

A company that helps businesses manage data from virtual assistants. The idea is that the assistant can ask for and get information and then send the request to the company's website, where the data is stored and can be accessed.

122
1 year ago

Ecommerce for the sharing economy, with an internal marketplace for tasks like dog walking and house cleaning, and an external marketplace for things like carpooling or Lyft, Uber or Lyft integration.

122
3 years ago

The company is building something called “Zero-Effort”, which allows you to get a lot of stuff done at once without actually doing anything. When you get the app, you get a list of tasks that have been done for you.

120
3 years ago

 A crowdsourced platform that will be used to crowdsource a variety of projects and tasks.

120
3 years ago

A tool that can be used to create “mini apps” that can be used to run tiny tasks on a business’s phone, like taking a picture with a tablet, or looking up a restaurant’s location.

120
3 years ago

Combining the ease with which inter-city carpooling apps like UberPool and Lyft Line can be found with a new approach to making the rides more affordable, by adding a personal concierge to the ride to help with navigation, scheduling and other tasks.

119
3 years ago

A virtual assistant that helps you prioritize tasks and stay on top of your inbox.

119
3 years ago

Flex is a tool for managing heavy tasks, like data-entry or proofreading. It gets rid of the “middle management” of the traditional task-management tool.

118
3 years ago

An “Ask-a-Vet” app that directs users to the nearest vet, and is backed by PetMed Express, a pet supply retailer.

118
3 years ago

An AI-powered AI assistant, Pexel is building a bot that will handle tasks like making phone calls, scheduling appointments, and even answering questions.

117
3 years ago

We live in the age of the multi-tasking app. But it turns out that multi-tasking is a bummer, and it definitely leads to a stack of unfinished work items. SoluMe solves the problem by allowing you to save all of your tasks in one place, and then prioritize them in one place.

117
3 years ago

A startup that helps teams track their time with an app, from team member to team member and on to projects, tasks, and invoices.

117
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a marketplace where companies can offer to do tasks on demand. The startup wants to replace the process of asking people to perform menial tasks with tasks that can be automated.

116
3 years ago

This app is meant to help users create and track multi-step tasks.

116
3 years ago

A platform that lets you select a task, and then automatically bids on it.

116
1 year ago

The startup helps users complete tasks with a simple command on a web app. It allows users to create tasks with a simple command on a web app. They can be as simple as “add a link,” for example, or more complicated like “run a test at https://x.x.x.x/y.”

116
3 years ago

A tool tasked with helping local governments and non-profits collaborate through digital tools.

115
3 years ago

A startup that uses “crunchtime” to help companies and teams get things done. The startup’s core product is a web application that helps teams manage tasks and shares status updates.

115
10 months ago

A company that helps employers create “micro-workforce” solutions, allowing employers to outsource tasks without hiring full-time employees. The startup is building a product that helps B2B companies scale without hiring.

114
3 years ago

A home care services startup that helps seniors living in their own homes with tasks like cleaning and laundry.

113
3 years ago

A B2B company working on a daily planner for teams working remotely that will allow them to synchronize their plans, tasks, and notes.

112
3 years ago

 A startup that makes it easy for people to find and hire freelancers to do tasks like build websites, edit and proofread documents, and more.

112
3 years ago

A tool to help users plan their day and manage their tasks. The startup wants to be a productivity tool that lets users do all kinds of things: get work done, learn new things, organize and schedule tasks, and create time blocks.

112
3 years ago

A tool for small businesses to set up their own internal and external Payoneer accounts, and use the platform to make payments, invoicing, and other tasks.

112
3 years ago

A team of engineers are developing a product platform for software development and automation. Their first product is a small team of bots that let you instantly communicate with anyone on Slack, and they are also developing conversational AI tools to automate tasks.

111
10 months ago

This startup is building a virtual assistant for people living in the suburbs that helps them organize the myriad of tasks they do every day.

111
3 years ago

A video editing platform that’s meant to make it easier to create and share videos without creating a video editing crew. The startup is powered by a virtual assistant that handles tasks like organizing clips, adding music, and fine-tuning the final product.

110
3 years ago

A platform for buyers to help sellers analyze their products. Sellers can upload pictures of products and ask buyers to review them, and the company will add the data to a database that sellers can use to improve their products.

109
3 years ago

A platform that helps people ask for things on their phones. The startup has been working with a number of companies and wants to expand their platform into other verticals.

109
2 years ago

A platform that pairs clients with freelancers to get the job done. It’s not quite an Uber, but it’s the next iteration of a task-based model.

109
1 year ago

The startup takes advantage of the fact that people often have to use their iPhones for multiple things, and wants to make it easy to manage multiple tasks at once. It’s a collaborative task manager for people who frequently use two or more devices. It’s treating its first paying customers via its crowdfunding campaign.

109
3 years ago

A task management tool that helps teams track projects, assign tasks, and discuss their progress.

108
3 years ago

A startup that helps small businesses with tasks like marketing, accounting, and social media.

108
1 year ago

DoubleWise is a company that hopes to create a better way of asking for forgiveness.

108
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help “thrive in an era of automation and cheap labor”. It’s a platform that helps businesses pick the right type of machine for the task, whether it’s for a B2B company or a manufacturing facility.

107
3 years ago

A startup that helps users find local businesses to buy their products from, and allows businesses to ask users to review their products.

107
1 year ago

A way to streamline and automate common tasks like:

107
1 year ago

A startup building a platform to help small businesses with their accounting, billing and other recurring tasks. It’s a SaaS offering.

107
3 years ago

A web-based platform that helps automate tasks for the e-commerce business, such as setting up a new website, or a new email campaign.

106
3 years ago

A new way to think about accounting, that is setting up a company to take on simple accounting tasks and automate them. The startup’s first customer is a grocery chain looking to set up a point-of-sale system.

106
3 years ago

This startup makes the most of the fact that employers like to have their employees on the same location. It connects employees with other employees in a private chat room, where they can discuss work and ask questions. It’s a more efficient use of time for employers who don’t want their employees talking to each other.

106
3 years ago

A startup that enables companies to easily manage their AWS accounts, with a managed dashboard that automates a ton of tasks including groups, billing, and monitoring. The company is starting to roll out to larger customers.

105
3 years ago

A mobile app that helps workers better organize their tasks on the go. The company’s co-founder believe that most of the information workers have on their phones isn’t being used.

105
2 years ago

 This startup wants to build a better way to keep track of people.  It’s the opposite of a “task management” app.

105
2 years ago

A startup that allows employers to find candidates to do side hustle tasks, like writing blogs or social media posts, for a small fee.

105
2 years ago

A tool for tracking meetings, tasks and projects in a very clear and simple way.

105
1 year ago

An online community for basketball where users can “create a team, join one and talk about the game”.

105
3 years ago

A platform that helps small business owners collaborate on projects and communicate with clients. The company has built a system that uses a “social network for online tasks” model.

104
3 years ago

A tool that helps teams track projects using real-time activity and tasks.

104
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a massive data warehouse for the government. The startup wants to tackle the gargantuan task of aggregating and organizing all of the government’s data points.

104
3 years ago

A personal development and productivity tool that helps you organize your day and tasks into a visual timeline.

104
2 years ago

A company that creates a suite of applications for small businesses to automate tasks and shave time off their work week.

104
1 year ago

This startup aims to help teams stay organized and stay on task, using chatbot technology and a combination of tools like visual task boards, workflows, and reminders.

104
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies manage expenses by automating common tasks related to accounting, finance, and payroll.

104
3 years ago

The startup helps users manage the time they spend on different computer tasks.

103
3 years ago

A B2B company that allows banks to choose between an AI/ML-driven platform and a human-driven platform for OCR, fraud detection, and other similar tasks.

102
3 years ago

A startup that is building a smart home system for the elderly. The system is designed for seniors who need assistance with tasks like opening doors and turning lights on and off.

101
2 years ago

A tool for bringing employees together. The tool allows you to add tasks by dragging and dropping from an online spreadsheet to a shared Google Drive.

101
2 years ago

A B2B company that promises to reduce the number of meetings that employees have to attend for a given task by as much as 40%, as well as bring meetings to a company’s employees.

101
3 years ago

A startup that lets you set up a virtual assistant who can carry out tasks on your behalf. The startup is intended to help those who don’t have full time help or who are too busy to help themselves.

100
2 years ago

A virtual assistant for small businesses, designed to be a one-stop shop for multiple tasks that employees might need.

100
3 years ago

A tool that helps designers and agencies collaborate remotely, building it into an all-in-one app for managing tasks and assets, helping them build cohesive teams.

99
3 years ago

This startup wants to be the business management software for people managing personal assistants (like Siri, Alexa, or Google Now). The company offers a “human-focused” interface that makes it easier for the user to put together a plan for how they want their assistant to carry out a task.

99
3 years ago

A tool for building and managing social networks, with plans to add in things like a calendar, task management, document sharing, etc. through a new collaboration platform.

99
3 years ago

A startup that helps remote teams organize and automate recurring tech tasks and build shared services.

99
1 year ago

A platform that allows companies to manage their workflows by assigning tasks, delegating tasks, and creating workflows

99
3 years ago

A digital assistant for scheduling and delegating tasks to employees.

98
3 years ago

A tool for finding and hiring independent contractors, allowing companies to outsource tasks to independent contractors with a single click.

98
3 years ago

A task management app built for startups. Some of the features include social sharing, time tracking, and a calendar that can push notifications to the phone.

98
2 years ago

A tool for managing your business with a built-in calendar, task manager, and messaging app.

98
1 year ago

Building a platform for agile software development, with tools for portfolio management, task management and user onboarding.

98
1 year ago

A startup that brings a majority of features offered by the office 365 productivity suite to the desktop, including tasks, calendar, contacts, and more.

98
3 years ago

This startup wants to help professionals manage their workload and collaborate with colleagues. It’s a tool that helps you set your priorities, and helps you delegate tasks.

97
3 years ago

A business that seeks to create the next generation of data reporting for agencies, which are tasked with crunching the numbers on everything from city budgets to loan applications.

97
2 years ago

An AI-powered chatbot that can help companies and employees schedule meetings, handle travel coordination, book rooms and even help with pre-determined tasks in the office.

97
1 year ago

A “groupware” solution for companies with remote employees. It provides a secure, password-protected chat and chatrooms, and integrates a calendar, task management, and file storage.

97
3 years ago

A developer tool for managing communication between sales and marketing teams, allowing teams to collaborate around projects and tasks.

96
1 year ago

An AI-based personal assistant for doctors. The startup, which was founded in March, aims to help doctors make more accurate diagnoses in their offices. The startup provides customers with a “smart” assistant that can be used for a variety of tasks, from scheduling appointments to sending reminders from the doctor’s phone.

96
3 years ago

A tool that helps teams manage their time, prioritize tasks, and coordinate across time zones.

95
3 years ago

This startup is building an app that enables workers to schedule tasks via a mobile app instead of an email. They’re currently working on a version for freelance workers, but they’ve also written a book on how to run your business without a web presence.

95
3 years ago

A software that helps companies track and manage the use of the various places their employees work. Repsoft allows managers to see where their people are, and to assign tasks from anywhere.

95
3 years ago

This startup is building a chatbot that lets people ask questions and get answers from doctors over the phone.

95
1 year ago

A tool for finding and prioritizing the most important tasks for a project or business. It’s built around the idea that it’s easier to reorder an item after you’ve finished it than it is to pick a new one, and many other “to-do” management tools have copied this model.

95
2 years ago

A tool that connects employers to workers who can perform tasks

94
2 years ago

A lot of startups ask for your email address, but few of them actually send you an email using it. Lab9 wants to be the company that helps you get emails from your favorite startups so that you can see what they’re working on and when they’ll be launching on their product.

94
2 years ago

A cloud-based tool for sales teams to manage their campaigns and follow-up tasks. What’s unusual is that it’s cross-platform, available on desktop, mobile, and web.

94
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies quickly and easily find and hire interns and low-cost labor for tasks like data entry, social media work, and other office tasks.

94
2 years ago

A collaborative task management app that connects teams from different companies together.

93
2 years ago

A social network where users can ask and answer questions about various topics like dating, fashion, and fitness.

93
2 years ago

A video-based learning platform where students can ask questions to their teachers, while the teachers’ answers are displayed as video lessons.

92
3 years ago

This company markets what it calls a "virtual assistant" to serve restaurant owners. The software helps manage the workflow of ordering, food prep, and more, allowing cashiers to focus on other tasks. The startup has raised $400,000 in funding to date.

91
3 years ago

Service giving people cash for completing tasks through their phones. Bemis has raised $10 million and has already onboarded more than 200,000 people in the US and Mexico.

91
3 years ago

The startup wants to build a marketplace for the next generation of employees, where companies can sell affordable part-time and contingent labor for tasks like cleaning, deliveries and other services. It wants to build a company that will be able to create a network of “micro-employers”, who can offer cheap labor, solve for the “short-term inconvenience of an extra employee,” and scale quickly.

91
2 years ago

A money management app for the underbanked that allows them to perform all their regular banking tasks in one app.

91
2 years ago

A tool that helps businesses with accounting, payroll, and HR tasks, now available in the UK.

90
2 years ago

A company that builds a software suite for bookkeeping, payroll, and other tasks

90
2 years ago

A company that teaches employees how to ask for a raise.  The startup, which was founded in May, takes survey data from employees and charts their salary levels, to help them identify areas for potential increases.

90
3 years ago

A startup that helps businesses manage all their customer data and automate tasks across the customer lifecycle. The company says revenue will be generated through the use of its software, which runs on the company’s API.

89
2 years ago

A software company that will help you plan out your day and manage your tasks and to-do list.

89
2 years ago

A task management app that helps teams collaborate by streamlining communication between colleagues.

89
2 years ago

A time management app that helps you prioritize tasks, prioritize projects, and stay on track.

89
3 years ago

An AI app that helps music producers and multi-taskers in the music industry.

88
2 years ago

A company that lets users create and manage automated tasks in Google Drive.

88
2 years ago

A dating app for people with mental illness. The app asks you to rate your symptoms and asks you how you interact with people, giving you a score between 0 and 10 based on how likely you are to get into a fight or be abusive.

88
2 years ago

A company that makes software to help with tasks like editing video and creating online training products.

88
1 year ago

An accounting tool that simplifies tax filings and minimizes errors by taking over tedium-heavy tax-prep tasks, like preparing W-2s and 1099s.

88
2 years ago

A platform that helps HR managers manage their workday, including scheduling, managing tasks, and social networking.

87
2 years ago

A video-editing startup focused on helping video creators and producers with their video tasks, including all the tools they need to record, edit, and share.

87
1 year ago

A platform to allow users to earn bitcoin via completing tasks on their phone.

87
2 years ago

A company doing what many startups are doing: automate their admin tasks and help them spend time on what makes them money.

86
2 years ago

A technology that will allow robots to follow human movements and do physical tasks for humans. The startup is getting $1M from the Singapore government.

86
2 years ago

 A mobile app that helps you find the most efficient way to complete a given task (like calling a business) based on your current location, time of day, and context.

86
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help companies help their workers manage their time better. To do this it builds a dashboard of the most important tasks that employees have on a daily basis, and automatically shows the tasks that need to be done to get them done.

86
2 years ago

A company that connects doctors with patients, asking for feedback on their medical record or treatment after each visit.

85
1 year ago

This is a chatbot that helps people ask legal questions. The startup said it has already seen results for their customers, with a client’s investment account growing by $4,000 in a month.

85
1 year ago

Takes on the task of getting your site onto Google and Apple’s search index.

85
2 years ago

A startup that wants to be a one-stop shop for all the things that a small business needs to do to get paid and do business. The company’s founders say that companies that use their platform spend up to 80% less time on account-related tasks.

84
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier to browse the web securely. The startup’s API can help users whitelist websites, encrypt their data, and mask their IP address.

84
2 years ago

A startup that allows users to create tasks in their calendar, which other users can then check off.

84
2 years ago

A startup that aims to make the process of selling on Airbnb easier, with a new product that automates tasks like collecting payments.

84
2 years ago

A startup that wants to optimize workflows for video and photo editing by ensuring that the right tools are available for the right task at the right time. The company, which was founded in May, has worked with partners including Adobe and Apple.

84
2 years ago

An AI-assisted chatbot in which the user can ask it questions about their data.

84
2 years ago

A new way for employers to hire workers. The startup uses a live video chat to help employers hire workers quickly. It uses AI to match candidates to employers, and allows employers to ask questions and validate candidates before hiring.

83
2 years ago

The startup will use its software to help companies track their employees’ time. It provides a real-time map of what everyone is doing, like seeing which employee is in a meeting with a client, which employee is checking in with a new client, and how much time they spent on each task.

83
1 year ago

A platform for hiring remote workers for on-demand/task-based work. The company is reportedly looking to raise $20M from investors to scale its business.

83
2 years ago

Real-time task management software for you to send your to-do items to team members.

82
2 years ago

A platform for managing HR tasks like time tracking, attendance, and budgeting.

82
2 years ago

A startup that asks the question “What does it feel like to be a doctor”. It turns physicians into training robots that can read vitals, progress through patient history, and do the doctor interface.

82
2 years ago

A platform for hiring people to complete tasks based on a digital contract. The startup wants to grow the market for contract workers by allowing companies to take a digital contract and have a contractor complete a task.

82
2 years ago

A startup that turns your smartphone into a digital assistant, allowing you to set reminders, automate tasks, and track your spending.

82
2 years ago

SaaS company that helps employees stay organized with choices like task-lists, notes, and to-do lists.

82
2 years ago

A tool to let users schedule and manage their workflows and tasks across services.

81
2 years ago

A startup that lets you build a customized daily workflow to automate tasks on any platform.

81
2 years ago

An API for robots in factories to help them run more efficiently, and to more precisely do their tasks

81
2 years ago

A new type of open education platform that would use gamification to teach basic skills and tasks, such as cooking, DIY, and cleaning.

81
2 years ago

A startup that lets you ask a bunch of questions, and then gives you personalized answers from experts. You’re presented with a bunch of questions, and then given a series of answers from other users. The answers are often things you wouldn’t have known to ask.

81
1 year ago

A platform for small businesses to collaborate on tasks. The startup offers free tools for tasks such as scheduling, invoicing, and payroll.

81
1 year ago

A tool to help you save, manage, and organize all of your tasks, notes, and things you want to do. It’s like a to-do list that can be viewed as a calendar or spreadsheet and helps you keep track of all of your projects.

81
9 months ago

A startup that helps you automate business tasks through an app, like deciding what to send an important email to.

81
2 years ago

 A startup that’s meant to help people with ADHD focus better on tasks and avoid distractions.

80
2 years ago

A startup that lets anyone—including home-based workers—get paid for their time doing simple tasks.

80
2 years ago

A “social productivity app” that makes it easy to create a to-do list, track your tasks, and keep track of things you need to do.

80
2 years ago

A startup that offers subscriptions to on-demand tasks, like cleaning, lawn mowing and house cleaning. The startup is the first to use an AI and deep learning to get accurate pricing for each task.

80
2 years ago

The startup is working to make the task of maintaining and protecting clothes easier and more efficient. The company’s app helps users scan clothing into the app at home, and then sends them to a “laundromat” where they can drop off their clothes for washing.

79
2 years ago

A company that uses artificial intelligence to help health care professionals enhance their experience with their patients. The startup wants to help doctors be more efficient by automating some of the more tedious tasks.

79
1 year ago

A patent-pending open source script to “attract, engage, and retain” employees, aimed at businesses large and small. The script asks applicants to design a custom experience, from an attractive user interface to how to react to job opportunities.

79
2 years ago

This startup helps companies by helping them automate the tedious processes in their call center. The company helps companies “automate the pain” by making it easier for workers to handle certain tasks in the call center, such as making customer greetings, answering simple questions, and transferring a call to another agent.

78
2 years ago

A food delivery service that’s also a delivery marketplace. It’s looking to do the same things that TaskRabbit does, but for food.

78
2 years ago

A web-based customer support platform, Help My Human helps teams prioritize and manage customer support tasks.

78
2 years ago

A software company with a product called Ask, which is a platform that helps you connect with others who are in the same position you are.

78
2 years ago

A platform for managing a team's projects. It provides an online dashboard for project management tasks, and allows employees to collaborate via an online version of Asana.

78
2 years ago

A social platform for students, with a focus on safety. It helps students connect with teachers, is a safe space for students to ask questions, and helps them find tutors or study groups.

78
1 year ago

A company that’s building a robotic system for packing and shipping small items that eliminates the labor-intensive tasks of sorting and collating.

78
2 years ago

A micro-job platform where people can earn a few dollars an hour doing a task for a company that already has a full-time employee doing that same task. The idea is that someone can have a few hours of work on Mechanical Turk each day already, and that’s the entirety of their work week.

77
2 years ago

A social network for people who run their own businesses. The company wants to help people find like-minded people who can help with tasks like bookkeeping and payroll.

77
2 years ago

A registered nurse who is also a social entrepreneur wants to build a startup helping companies with HR and payroll tasks.

77
2 years ago

A startup that aims to create a virtual assistant that keeps track of your inbox and reminds you of important tasks. It’s currently on a pilot program with a few companies.

77
2 years ago

 A platform that simplifies the task for retailers to manage and monetize their online customer behavior. The company provides analytics, customer engagement tools, and a “personality profile” for each customer.

77
1 year ago

An on-demand concierge that can do a wide range of tasks, including groceries and deliveries.

77
1 year ago

A project management tool that rewards team members for completing tasks.

77
2 years ago

Pomodoro is an app that allows users to set up timers and tasks that they then check off as they work to keep them on track. It plans to move into a full suite of personal and business apps and compete with the likes of Trello, and has $1.7 million in seed funding.

76
2 years ago

 A startup that wants to solve the problem of credit card fraud by using a smartphone to scan a QR code on a payment. The startup’s $10 app will then send a text to the cardholder, asking them to confirm the payment before it’s completed. The startup says that within the next 12 months it will have 100,000 users.

76
2 years ago

A platform that provides a way for small business owners to meet on-demand with a concierge for small tasks, like booking a car, managing a home project, getting a driver’s license, etc.

76
2 years ago

A team of students from the University of Cambridge are building a virtual assistant that learns from its users and automatically fills out tasks.

76
1 year ago

A platform that allows companies to create chatbots that can be used to automate tasks and provide customer service.

76
2 years ago

A software company that works on “automated customer service.” They’re building a platform that will allow companies to automate many of the tedious tasks of customer service.

75
1 year ago

A startup that helps students organize homework assignments, grades and other school-related tasks.

75
2 years ago

A web-based tool that connects customers with freelance professionals for a variety of tasks, ranging from website development to graphic design to transcription.

74
2 years ago

An online tool that helps employers with their recruitment process. Employees can apply and receive feedback on their online profiles, but can also be asked to complete real-world interviews with employers.

74
2 years ago

A startup that helps store managers coordinate store store maintenance tasks for larger chains.

74
2 years ago

 A startup that builds technology and tools for teams, including a project management platform, a task management tool, and a Slack integrations.

74
2 years ago

A web-based productivity tool for freelancers that lets them create and collaborate on projects, track their progress, and manage their projects with a shared calendar and task management.

74
1 year ago

Trello is more of an office productivity tool, with functionality for management of projects, sharing of files and tasks, etc. It supports a wide range of file formats and is accessible via web, mobile, or desktop. Trello also supports other services, such as Slack. Trello also offers a free plan to start, with a premium plan starting at $6/month.

74
2 years ago

 A company that’s building software that can help companies with data science tasks, like building machine learning models, building data warehouses, and otherwise automating the data science process.

73
2 years ago

This is a company that is trying to connect people with their local businesses, which can be a difficult task. Local businesses may not know how to reach out to a prospective customer, and customers may not know where to begin looking for a local business. The company is working with businesses to send out personalized emails to those customers, so that the business can reach out to the local customers.

73
2 years ago

A platform that helps you take care of your aging parent that helps you automate tasks like bill payment and doctor and dentist appointments.

73
2 years ago

A social app that lets you set up groups of friends and family to help you out with tasks at times you’re not able to do them yourself.

73
2 years ago

A startup that allows you to use your phone as a virtual assistant. It works with Siri, and allows you to ask questions and get answers (“How tall is Beyonce”)

73
1 year ago

An AI startup that wants to help human staffers work more efficiently by using machine learning to identify which tasks need attention.

73
1 year ago

A company that wants to be the Netflix for learning how to code. The startup does video lessons, with a focus on how to use the command line to do things like automate repetitive tasks.

73
1 year ago

A tool that helps workers estimate the time it will take them to complete a task.

73
1 year ago

A tool that’s meant to help workers save time and avoid mistakes when they’re doing repetitive tasks.

73
1 year ago

A tool for companies that want to hire independent contractors. Competing with TaskRabbit, TaskUs, and others.

73
1 year ago

A startup that wants to bring a “digital concierge” to hotels, where clients can ask for a concierge to book them a table at a restaurant or for a specific room, in exchange for a small fee.

73
2 years ago

A tool for managers to better manage teams and tasks. The B2B startup has a client list that includes Netflix and IBM.

72
2 years ago

A tool that helps coaches create custom basketball workouts for players.

72
2 years ago

A crowdsourced marketplace for people to connect with the services they need, including tasks like finding a cleaning service or a dog walker.

72
2 years ago

This company wants to make it easier for service companies to manage their customers' data. Its software will manage customer relations, customer support, billing, and other tasks. Its founding team includes veterans of companies like Google, Microsoft, and Box.

72
2 years ago

A product for professionals, Pivotal is a tool for keeping track of the various services and software they use for specific tasks.

72
2 years ago

The startup wants to make it easy to zone out of the world around you, tucking into a zone on your phone where you can focus on the tasks at hand. It also wants to make it easy to track your progress.

72
2 years ago

An AI that helps you intelligently manage your own teams and projects by using AI for tasks like scheduling, project management, and more.

72
2 years ago

A startup for hiring cabin cleaners and maids, similar to TaskRabbit. The company's founders say that with the average cleaning job taking about 45 minutes, a service like theirs would be a huge boon to busy modern families.

72
2 years ago

Helping people collaborate more easily via a mobile application and web app. The company is developing an AI-driven productivity tool that leverages the user’s location, time and day to automatically arrange meetings and tasks.

72
2 years ago

A way to create and manage microtask-based workflows.

72
1 year ago

A startup that has developed software to help small firms coordinate their billable tasks and automate their invoices.

72
2 years ago

A startup that helps busy executives get the most out of their time, with an emphasis on prioritizing tasks based on their leverage.

71
2 years ago

A platform for managing your life with a CRM, contacts, calendar events, and tasks.

71
2 years ago

A web-based platform for executing and checking off tasks from a single dashboard, built for project managers.

71
2 years ago

It’s a platform for developing personal finance apps that lets users build budgets, track spending, and automate tasks.

71
2 years ago

This is a consumer-facing app that helps small businesses test and learn how to be more efficient. It’s built to be used by SMBs of all sizes, and teaches them through a series of small tasks.

71
2 years ago

This startup is trying to figure out how to make a good clickable button, which has proven to be a difficult task.

71
1 year ago

A personal assistant that helps a person with daily tasks and also integrates with their calendar to remind them of upcoming events.

71
1 year ago

A startup that pairs riders with drivers to pick up groceries, or any other task.

71
1 year ago

A digital assistant for small business owners and people who have a lot of tasks to get done but don’t have a ton of time.

71
2 years ago

A tool for salespeople to generate new leads. The company’s co-founder used to go on sales calls where he’d be asked to generate leads, but then sit on his hands for days while he waited for new leads to appear. So he built a tool that automated this process, which has already generated 500 leads.

70
2 years ago

A tool to help people with autism, who have trouble with social interactions and repetitive tasks, learn to manage money.

70
2 years ago

A startup that provides a digital assistant to help with the everyday tasks on your to-do list. It helps you organize your schedule, pay bills, plan your meals, and even get personalized recommendations for restaurants.

70
2 years ago

A platform that lets people ask questions, share their expertise, and get paid to answer questions on Quora.

70
2 years ago

A distributed worldwide network of unsung heroes, who can perform tasks in the name of the US government, like an Uber for the US military. First launched in 2016, it’s already deployed on more than 100 bases and is partnered with more than 100 federal agencies, including the US Department of Defense, NASA, and the Department of State.

70
2 years ago

Evernote says it is building “a new type of tool” that lets you automate tasks like tracking donations, managing media, and keeping track of important people.

70
2 years ago

This startup is building an app for communicating with other people with Parkinson’s Disease, which enables users to create “scripts” with their movements for specific tasks.

70
1 year ago

A company that makes home care robots for seniors, which can be programmed to perform physical tasks like cooking and cleaning.

70
1 year ago

A virtual assistant platform meant to help the business owner carry out their tasks without the need for a full-time, remote employee.

70
2 years ago

In these polls, the respondents were asked to pick the most innovative young companies in San Francisco Bay Area.

69
2 years ago

A startup building a platform to help employers optimize lower-level employee management tasks, like scheduling and time tracking.

69
2 years ago

A project-management tool for small businesses. Users receive messaging and updates when tasks are completed.

69
1 year ago

Has a single, simple UI for a variety of sales and marketing tasks, such as creating a Google AdWords campaign. Currently on a $500,000 seed round.

69
1 year ago

A chatbot meant to help automate the process of having a new product idea. The chatbot begins by asking users questions about their product goals and then uses those insights to generate a list of potential product ideas that could be relevant to their needs. The startup says over 50% of their user-generated data is generated by their chatbot.

69
2 years ago

A startup that’s creating a digital concierge service for everyday tasks. The company hopes to expand into household services, driving their business model with the same $1 per month fee they charge for their concierge service.

68
2 years ago

A decentralized AI platform built on top of Ethereum that allows developers to build AI bots that can be programmed to perform tasks.

68
1 year ago

A business platform designed for one-person businesses that helps to automate tasks, manage finances and make people more productive.

68
1 year ago

A venture-backed startup that helps companies hire on-demand workers to complete tasks, rapidly. The startup is currently looking to expand to the US.

68
1 year ago

A collaborative task management app for professionals.

68
2 years ago

An AI-powered artificial intelligence system that helps optimize and automate the tasks of a salesperson.

67
2 years ago

A project management platform that allows anyone to set tasks and track progress, even if they don’t have a team.

67
2 years ago

A company that aims to help small businesses and freelancers manage their administrative tasks and cloud-based file storage.

67
2 years ago

A startup and delivery service that offers customized gift baskets to customers. The startup is looking to add an online delivery service to its service.

67
2 years ago

A platform that allows people to find, hire and pay for services, like a TaskRabbit, but for people who are trying to deal with personal difficulties.

67
2 years ago

A digital assistant to help with daily tasks like scheduling meetings, tracking packages, and more.

67
2 years ago

A company that helps people find the right credit union by asking them questions via text, with the goal of helping under-banked people save money.

67
1 year ago

An AI assistant for teams, helping them with tasks and projects.

67
2 years ago

This startup is building a platform for companies to use AI to create software that can perform customer service inquiries and other tasks that are too manual for the average employee.

66
2 years ago

A product manager for a small team of product managers, to help them communicate and organize tasks. The app is meant to be a management tool for a team of around 10.

66
2 years ago

A B2B startup that wants to make a “common operating system” for workflows. It wants to make tasks like HR administration and invoicing simple and easy.

66
2 years ago

A startup for people to ask questions, share their own experiences, and find answers from a community of medical professionals.

66
2 years ago

A task scheduler that enables users to create “micro-tasks” that can be scheduled and completed at a time of their choosing.

66
2 years ago

This is a digital assistant that claims to be able to answer questions and perform tasks on your behalf.

66
1 year ago

When you need help with a color scheme, you might ask your mom. Mom’s Color is a color matching app that helps people find the perfect hues by asking them how they feel about the color. It’s designed to be used by people who are colorblind or otherwise struggle to match colors.

66
1 year ago

The cloud-based database for salespeople that keeps track of their deals, tasks and follow-ups.

66
1 year ago

A platform that allows employees to make requests and see the process through to a resolution. The company helps employees make requests without having to ask their boss for a time-consuming process or leave a voice mail.

66
1 year ago

 A tool to help people run their business in a more efficient way — for example, the idea is to help people automate the scheduling of their employees. The firm is behind a tool called Taskify that can help companies run their businesses more efficiently.

66
1 year ago

A company with a suite of products for monitoring the safety of workers at construction sites. They are currently in negotiations with the United States President's Task Force on Safety and Health in Construction.

66
2 years ago

This startup wants to help small to medium sized businesses use machine learning to automate tasks that can be done by a single person.

65
2 years ago

A design and development studio that says it’s “a team of designers, engineers and startups” that helps “build and manage large scale web apps”. It’s interesting to see a startup that’s taking on the very same tasks that larger companies have historically outsourced to larger consulting firms like Accenture or PwC.

65
2 years ago

A “marketplace for bots”, where businesses can hire software agents to handle tasks on their behalf. The startup says they can automate tasks like scheduling, scheduling, transcribing, email, and chat support.

65
2 years ago

A digital assistant for the home, meant to help people with tasks like cleaning, dinner plans, and grocery shopping. The startup wants to make the “art” of home-keeping as easy as possible, and is looking to partner with larger companies to bring their product to the US.

65
2 years ago

This is a platform for building out personalized customer service — for instance, a startup called Chum’s can take the clickstream data from the customer’s website and use it to predict what questions the customer might ask and how long the customer will spend on their website.

65
1 year ago

This startup helps doctors with administrative tasks like billing and insurance claims, as well as doing patient intake

65
1 year ago

A tool for managing a mix of tasks, like insurance claims, and more complex projects, like a web app.

65
1 year ago

A platform to connect small and medium businesses to their workers, with the goal of helping companies collaborate and automate tasks.

65
1 year ago

A mobile app that allows people to connect on the fly with a community of people who can perform tasks like cleaning, dog walking and babysitting.

65
2 years ago

The company is building a digital assistant that works as a personal coach and confidant. The AI learns about your life and can help you with daily tasks. It’s a bit like the way Alexa is supposed to work, but for people.

64
2 years ago

A startup for small businesses to receive automated reminders for appointments and other tasks, built on top of Zapier.

64
1 year ago

A “software-as-a-service” company that creates tools for businesses and organizations to manage a variety of financial tasks, from accounting to payroll.

64
1 year ago

The startup’s headline feature is a website that allows you to create a four-digit passcode to share with others, instead of asking for their phone number. The company says they’re seeing traction with that feature, though they’ve also built an app that allows you to share with others your phone number, instead.

64
1 year ago

There’s a lot of hype around automation in the workplace, with startups promising ways to help make people more productive by removing the need for certain tasks altogether.

64
1 year ago

A personal assistant that takes over the tedious tasks in your morning routine.

64
11 months ago

A platform that allows companies to build their own online community for security and safety, like an online chat room for employees to talk and be engaged. The platform offers premium features such as live video conference calls for HR, sales or marketing, a Facebook-like chat room for customers to ask questions, and a forum for employees to engage on product issues.

64
2 years ago

A platform that allows users to customize the color of their sleep masks with a wide range of colors, patterns, and even images.

63
2 years ago

The startup has developed an app that helps people find independent contractors for tasks like writing, editing, or graphic design.

63
2 years ago

A platform for B2B customers to find outsourcers and outsource work, with a similar model to the startup TaskRabbit

63
2 years ago

This startup co-founded by basketball player Kevin Durant is building a platform for housing developers to find and sell homes online. The startup’s database of pre-vetted homes is curated.

63
2 years ago

A mobile app that acts as a personal assistant, allowing you to schedule your appointments, manage your tasks, and get reminders of things that need to be done.

63
1 year ago

A tool that can be used to organize, manage and make sense of all your files and tasks.

63
1 year ago

A company that focuses on hiring other people to do the tasks you don’t have time for, like selling your car or selling your house.

63
1 year ago

A company that helps big companies automate their marketing and sales teams. One of the co-founders used to manage the sales teams at Rackspace, and she noticed that the same tasks were being repeated over and over again.

63
6 months ago

A virtual assistant that lets anyone search the internet and ask questions. The startup is based in the UK, and is looking to build out its service in the US.

63
2 years ago

A freelancing marketplace with a premium membership that allows companies to outsource technical tasks to freelancers.

62
2 years ago

One of the most basic tasks for startups is a website. This startup wants to be the “Yelp for websites” and allows for users to rate their sites and let other people know where the site is located, what it does, and whether it’s worth your time.

62
2 years ago

A company building solutions in the area of AI, applied to consumer marketing, is looking to help salespeople close deals by asking them questions. The startup’s founders say that it helps salespeople become more efficient at closing deals by asking questions like “What are you looking for” and “What are you not sure about”

62
2 years ago

“The best way to discover interesting new things is to ask a friend.” Spare Room is looking to build out a marketplace for people to privately buy, sell, and share gifts.

62
2 years ago

The startup is built around an ad-hoc infrastructure for sharing small jobs (up to $100) between companies. Previously, small businesses have to either go through the pain of setting up their own internal app or use their own separate contractor management platform (like TaskRabbit). The startup uses its API to help companies manage their workforces, with a platform that allows for bid and project management.

62
2 years ago

A web-based sales person tracking system that helps employees get paid. The company is building features to make it easier to manage employees, who can share tasks and get rewards.

62
2 years ago

A web-based platform for selling and buying tickets to your favorite baseball, football, basketball, or hockey teams, with a goal of making it easier to get tickets to events.

62
1 year ago

A tool that helps you schedule your time, send reminders, and scan through your email to find the important events and tasks you need to do.

62
1 year ago

This startup offers a tool to help students better manage their time, giving them a way to break down their time into tasks and track their progress.

62
1 year ago

A platform that allows teams to plan out their day and manage their tasks, with workers reflecting on their work during the day.

62
1 year ago

A company that builds a system that lets humans and machines collaborate on tasks.

62
1 year ago

A tool that helps users find and assign tasks to remote contractors or freelancers.

62
1 year ago

A startup that helps you find, manage, and improve tasks in your todo list.

62
9 months ago

A way to stay organized and on top of your tasks by using a “pomodoro” timer to structure your day.

62
2 years ago

 A platform for hiring consultants and freelancers who can do tasks like translation, data analysis and proofreading.

61
1 year ago

Watermark uses a blockchain to create a digital workbook that can be shared with others and edited, allowing them to collaborate. It’s a solution for the “shared task” problem, where work has to be done in common but can’t be shared.

61
1 year ago

A collaboration platform that allows business teams to get tasks done more quickly. It helps companies avoid the problem of having a bunch of separate systems that need to work together.

61
1 year ago

A social network for people who want to share the 20% of their life that they spend traveling. The startup asks users to upload a photo of a destination and then share the photo with the community of travelers.

61
1 year ago

A suite of tools for managing micro-tasks on the internet, with a web app that helps workers manage their schedules, jobs, and tasks.

61
1 year ago

A team-work software that helps employees keep track of their daily tasks and projects.

61
10 months ago

A software-as-a-service company that handles HR-type tasks for companies, including benefits, payroll, and HR administration.

61
9 months ago

A startup looking to build a tool that helps you focus on what’s important, rather than how you get things done. The idea is to make the product work like a reminder system that pops up at pre-determined times throughout the day, asking you how you’re feeling and what you need to do, asking you to make a decision, or giving you an idea of what to do next.

61
3 years ago

Idea: This startup is building a product that helps people find the best time of the day to do some of their most important tasks

60
2 years ago

A distributed computing platform that helps businesses automate tasks they do every day.

60
2 years ago

A hybrid of Slack and Telegram, where users can chat with each other and their channels on the platform, and the company’s bots can do more dynamic tasks on the side. It’s currently available for beta on iOS.

60
2 years ago

A community of bot developers who want to make new bots that can help manage tedious and repetitive tasks.

60
2 years ago

SaaS business that helps businesses track the progress of their product development, allowing a breakdown of the different tasks and what needs to get done.

60
2 years ago

The startup is working to make it easier for people to find and hire caregivers. Currently, it helps people outsource the task of finding a caregiver and matches them with one.

60
2 years ago

A software for building and managing a calendar, with a goal of helping users "have the freedom to be productive" by allowing them to prioritize tasks and delegate them to colleagues.

60
2 years ago

A startup that turns your Facebook and Twitter accounts into a personal assistant to manage your marketing and other tasks, including scheduling appointments and reminders.

60
2 years ago

A company that aims to make it easier for businesses to help their customers with their tasks on collaboration platforms.

60
2 years ago

A digital assistant, currently focused on helping entrepreneurs plan events and prioritize tasks.

60
2 years ago

A business software company that helps with logistics, inventory management, and other operational tasks.

60
1 year ago

A startup that helps developers prioritize and track their projects. Instead of a long list of tasks, developers can create multiple tasks that run in parallel, with the app keeping track of their order. Other startups in the space include Asana, Basecamp and Trello.

60
1 year ago

A startup that helps your home become an office. The startup offers a set of tools to manage and organize tasks, like setting reminders and adding action items to an ongoing project.

60
6 months ago

A startup that enables organisations to create micro-jobs to manage small-scale projects. Typically, the company will manage tasks on an as-needed basis.

60
3 years ago

Idea: Personality-based dating app that predicts relationship compatibility It works by asking questions on a sliding scale of topics like religion, politics, sports, and more

59
2 years ago

A way to help people spend less time on social media using services like Trello that allow people to organize their tasks.

59
2 years ago

This San Francisco-based startup is building a platform for businesses to manage the entire range of legal and regulatory compliance tasks.

59
2 years ago

A company that wants to build an artificial intelligence-powered assistant for the home that can help with many everyday tasks like making a reservation, paying bills, and buying things online. The startup is based in San Francisco.

59
2 years ago

A startup that is building an AI assistant for home assistants, helping them take care of daily tasks for their users. The startup was founded in May and is looking to raise $1MM.

59
2 years ago

A customer service agent who offers a mix of customer support tasks, the ability to manage and automate tasks, and a customer advocate.

59
1 year ago

A “personal assistant and concierge app” that allows users to call and ask questions and provide feedback (“likes” and “dislikes”) without leaving the app.

59
1 year ago

This startup wants to help HR departments make better use of their technology and handle tasks with fewer errors.

59
10 months ago

A platform for hiring and managing large teams, built around “micro-tasks”, and available on the web or on mobile.

59
7 months ago

A tool that helps employees and employers organize their calendars and tasks, with a focus on making it easier to share and collaborate on projects and goals.

59
2 years ago

A visual calendar that lets you view data from your company, including upcoming events, meetings, and tasks, all in a single place. The startup’s app seems like a mashup of Google Calendar and Trello.

58
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a new paradigm for enterprise workflows. The idea is to focus on a single task, like a file, and deliver it to everyone on the team, rather than having everyone email the same file to themselves, which is a slow and inefficient way to manage it.

58
2 years ago

 A platform for helping HR managers with the laborious task of filling out employee time cards and paying employees.

58
2 years ago

A virtual assistant for office tasks, like getting a return email to a client or scheduling a conference call.

58
1 year ago

A personal assistant that helps you get your work done. (“The app helps you focus on your work through a notifications system, a daily task list, a to-do list and a do not disturb mode.”)

58
1 year ago

A way for companies to use the internet of things to automate small tasks around their buildings, like turning the lights on and off.

58
1 year ago

A group chat app for places like Slack. The app is built for groups of people who have different tasks that need to be completed, and helps you manage all of that in one place.

58
1 year ago

A startup that helps users find and organize their contacts in a single database, a task it claims is harder than finding a partner to a friend on Facebook. The startup is looking to build an app that brings together all of your personal contacts into a single place.

58
1 year ago

A startup pitching a tool to help you manage your daily tasks and make sure you’re getting the most out of your time.

58
1 year ago

A platform for employees to collect rewards for giving good feedback, without having to ask for it.

58
9 months ago

Their startup, The Bounty Hunter, helps people find, hire, and pay bounty hunters for a variety of other tasks, including finding a phone or missing person.

58
5 months ago

A tool for employees that helps them better organize their workflows, allowing them to keep track of all of their tasks and information.

58
2 years ago

In 2015, when asked about the app, founder and CEO of Asana, Dustin Moskovitz, said, "...it's not like you would have to go through and check every single piece of content on Facebook. It's not that hard to check if it's a link to a website. ... But we can't be 100% sure that the link is safe. And you want a social network that's not going to take you down."

57
2 years ago

A startup that helps users manage their "digital assets" including photos, music, text, and documents. The company says they already offer the ability to manage tasks, or "chores" in their app, which allows users to specify a daily or weekly routine, and the app tracks their progress. The company also offers a service that allows users to build "to-do lists" out of their digital assets.

57
1 year ago

A project management platform that helps teams manage projects and tasks, and has built-in support for time tracking, emailing, and more. The company is used by Y Combinator companies and has a team of 30.

57
1 year ago

A software platform that helps lawyers complete tasks like finding and managing documents, creating letters, and managing calendars.

57
1 year ago

A platform for small businesses to help them manage their team's work hours and tasks, with tools that help them manage their employees' time and spend.

57
1 year ago

A platform connecting companies with people who can help with tasks like finding a babysitter and packing a moving truck.

57
1 year ago

A web-based platform for finding a sales associate for a specific task, whether it’s an exhibition, an event, or a store installation.

56
1 year ago

A startup that tracks the time it takes to complete a task and checks to see if the user is spending too much time on it.

56
6 months ago

A platform that lets users make money by answering surveys and completing tasks.

56
1 year ago

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a technology that has been around for a while. RPA is software that runs the work of a specific job, like a bank teller or a stock trader, instead of a person. The goal is to free up people to do other tasks while allowing businesses to free up IT resources.

55
1 year ago

A technology-enabled startup helping with the massive, messy task of commercial real estate financing.

55
1 year ago

A startup that lets you schedule tasks for your employees from the Apple Watch.

55
2 years ago

This is a new service that helps people hire virtual assistants to do their work and manage their tasks.

54
2 years ago

 A platform for machine learning tasks, including image recognition and deep learning. The company has $3.6M in funding and seven employees.

54
1 year ago

A marketing platform for the legal industry that wants to use AI to automate many of the low-value tasks associated with the industry such as correspondence management.

54
1 year ago

A company that provides a virtual assistant service for product managers, allowing them to delegate tasks to the service.

54
1 year ago

The goal is to improve the educational experience for self-driving car engineers by replacing the monotonous work of copying and pasting data into a spreadsheet with the more creative task of creating a 3D model.

54
1 year ago

A B2B company that helps companies with back-office accounting tasks. They bill a flat rate based on the size of your business.

54
10 months ago

A project management platform that helps companies manage tasks and projects. It’s trying to bridge the gap between the often disparate tools available to businesses.

54
2 years ago

A wearable that helps people with disabilities to perform everyday tasks like getting dressed and walking.

53
2 years ago

"Idea" is a weekly feature on The Verge's technology podcast, The Vergecast. Every week, we ask a question about a company or a topic at the intersection of technology and culture. You can listen to previous episodes here . You can read more about the show at our dedicated hub . You can reach us at [email protected]

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