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1 year ago

A startup that collects data on the world’s 4.5 billion-odd cellphones and builds a giant map of their locations with all the phone data available.

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11 months ago

A technology that offers a way to pay bills online.

217
1 year ago

A startup that helps people manage their money, including budgeting and paying bills. The company wants to become a finance hub for consumers.

193
11 months ago

This company sells a chatbot that answers work-related questions. The startup says there is a $22.5 billion market for this type of service.

139
1 year ago

A startup that is building a platform to help the two billion people in the world who don't have access to the Internet or smartphones.

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4 months ago

A company that helps people pay their electric bills by building apps that use your electric usage history to estimate your future bill, and allowing you to pay the amount you expect to pay.

131
1 year ago

Automate your phone bill payments by having your phone bill automatically pay your phone bill.

126
11 months ago

A startup that makes it easier to track medical bills, insurance claims, and other healthcare-related expenses.

126
1 year ago

A startup that plans to disrupt the $20 billion handbag industry with a new line of handbags by using 3D printing. The startup is teaming with luxury fashion brand Michael Kors for the launch of the first products.

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11 months ago

A chatbot that helps customers troubleshoot their phone bill with live chat support.

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11 months ago

A company that allows people to streamline financial transactions by providing a simple interface to pay bills.

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11 months 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.

121
1 year ago

A “crypto-fiat exchange” where customers purchase cryptocurrency with fiat money and then pay their bills with the money they’ve earned.

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1 year ago

Web Hosting that allows you to have 1 account for all your websites and email, and one billing.

118
1 year ago

A software company that helps companies manage their phone service contracts, billing relationships, and customer service efforts.

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1 year ago

In the middle of April, Lyft announced it was making $1.25 billion in revenue per quarter, with over $1 billion in cash. In the middle of May, Uber announced that it had $7.4 billion in cash.

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11 months ago

A startup that helps businesses reduce their energy bills by retrofitting their buildings with better insulation and more efficient heating and cooling systems.

115
1 year ago

A platform that helps consumers manage their telecoms bills. Their goal is to cut their bills by 15% and increase their bill by 5%.

114
1 year ago

A startup that sells a tool for people to help them save money on their monthly utility bills

113
1 year ago

A startup that helps you pay your bills online and via text message.

112
1 year ago

In the US, over $15 billion is spent on advertising for pet care services, but there is currently no app-based service that lets you find a good pet sitter. Pet Care Hero wants to be the first.

112
1 year ago

This is a startup that makes the process of issuing invoices, receipts, and bills as simple as possible.

112
11 months ago

A startup that helps people save money on bills and utilities, by connecting them to companies that can offer deals to them.

112
1 year ago

A platform for managing your entire spend, tracking your bills, managing your expenses across different payment systems, managing your accounts, and making it easy to compare everything against each other.

111
1 year ago

A text-based platform for sharing your photos, videos, and location over the Internet. The company is building a social network for photography that they say will be able to support 3 billion photos by 2028.

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1 year ago

This startup, which was founded in March, aims to make it easier to get and pay for health insurance. The startup’s goal is to save the US family health insurance market $300 billion.

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1 year ago

This is a solution to help small businesses manage their tax and financial obligations. Their platform is built on Slack, helping you bill, collect, and send payments to your customers, which can be done through a simple, intuitive interface.

110
1 year ago

A startup that helps people find and buy homes for $1,000, and is backed by former President Bill Clinton.

109
1 year ago

A startup that helps users send money and pay bills at no cost. Currently only available in the UK

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1 year ago

Provenance is a food tracking app, that has been billed as a startup that’s trying to get food to the same level of transparency as it has in other industries like banking or ride sharing. It’s a bit like the app Just Eat, but for food.

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1 year ago

A company that allows people to pay their bills using bitcoins

105
1 year ago

A company that claims to have “saved” over $2 billion for businesses and individuals.

105
1 year ago

A platform that helps people manage their contact lists. The startup says it’s dealing with a half-billion contacts with 70% of the world still not connected.

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1 year ago

The company is looking to raise a round of funding that values the company at $1.3 billion. The round is expected to close in February 2019.

105
1 year ago

A way for companies to pay the bills of their employees in multiple currencies, with higher rates for those who live in the area.

104
1 year ago

A SaaS startup that helps companies adjust their billing in order to get more money from their customers. The company says they have $1.2m in revenue, counting YC as their largest customer.

104
1 year ago

This is a toolkit for healthcare organizations to manage their operations, like billing, all from one location.

104
11 months ago

This startup is building a platform that lets users scan in their groceries, learn how much it costs, and then print the bill at home.

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9 months ago

This year’s judges were Jason Ho, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures; Kristi Puller, Founder, and CEO, Techstars; Bill Gaver, General Partner, 500 Startups; and Sanjay Dastoor, Founder, and CEO, InVenture Partners.

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1 year ago

Chargeback is an online platform that helps users dispute utility bills. It’s a B2B startup catering to utility companies. The founders hope to build a worldwide network of users.

103
1 year ago

A startup based in San Francisco that aims to help people more easily track their personal finances. The startup is building an app with an “expense tracker” that lets you add and organize expenses and bills.

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1 year ago

"We believe that the world’s 2.5 billion farmers deserve access to information they can trust. We believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to improve their lives. We believe that, in the long run, this is good for the planet."

101
1 year ago

A mobile-only bank account for Brazil. A tiered account that allows individuals to pay bills and receive transfers.

101
1 year ago

Shopify's Indian subsidiary is helping build an "online-only" (so no offline sales) marketplace that will sell goods made by small artisans and craftsman. While a combination of Alibaba and Amazon, the market size is expected to be between $500 million to $1 billion in 2023.

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1 year ago

A healthcare service that provides a platform for human resources to view and search through the health records of employees. Providers can also use the platform to set up secure access for their employees, and then billing details are sent automatically.

101
1 year ago

A mobile app that allows consumers to pay bills by scanning QR codes or barcodes.

100
1 year ago

A blockchain-based stock market that allows anyone to invest in a company. It’s aiming for a $1.5 billion market cap.

100
11 months ago

A startup that wants to use AI to create a more natural color palette in fashion. The company’s founder says that the color palette industry is “a $20 billion market, and it has been a very low touch market.”

100
1 year ago

A company that helps people save money on their mobile phone bills. The startup is focused on helping people in countries where mobile services are expensive, as is the case in Mexico. It currently offers a mobile plan on a monthly basis and has signed on the largest mobile company in Mexico.

99
1 year ago

A free and anonymous account of all of your medical bills, keeping you from falling behind on payments and giving you peace of mind.

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11 months ago

Jet.com is a startup that will sell anything from household items to clothes to groceries to a single user, with no membership fees or minimum purchase requirements. It’s been called the Amazon of online shopping that will work on the ground. The company says it has 1.1 million active buyers already, and a $3 billion run rate.

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1 year ago

A platform that makes it easier for people to pay their bills, like a digital version of money orders.

98
11 months ago

A software development company based in Utah. They’ve built a platform that helps small businesses get paid faster by automating the process of bill-pay and credit card collection.

98
1 year 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

97
7 months ago

A mobile app that helps you pay your utility bills and read your meter data.

97
1 year ago

A startup that lets users pay their bills via credit card orders.

96
1 year ago

Business software for the home that allows homeowners to manage their utilities. The company’s founders say they’re targeting the $80 billion home and building automation space.

96
1 year ago

A software suite for managing medical billing and collections. It was launched in July and is offered in the US.

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1 year ago

According to a report by TechCrunch, the San Francisco based coworking space, WeWork, is looking to raise another round of investments at a valuation of $8 billion. WeWork has been growing rapidly, and has been a major success in the US. However, the multi-billion-dollar valuation has not been met by the pace of growth, and many question how sustainable it will be.

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1 year ago

A digital assistant that helps users cut down on their phone bill by using their phone less.

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1 year ago

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to more than 200 companies that have received a total of more than $80 billion in venture capital funding as of Q3 2017.

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1 year ago

A last-mile delivery service for restaurants. The startup's founders say food deliveries are a $21 billion market and it's growing 15-20% per year.

93
1 year ago

A startup that bills itself as a “Facebook for travel”, it allows users to share travel plans with family and friends

93
1 year ago

A $1 billion startup that sells customized health insurance plans for startups and entrepreneurs.

93
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps people eat better. The startup is targeting the $20 billion global market in the next 5 years.

93
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make the process of buying a meal much simpler, giving restaurant owners online tools to manage and track reservations and billing.

93
1 year ago

A platform to pay bills, make payments, and send money internationally. The company says it can save money for consumers and businesses by making it easier to pay bills, send money internationally and transfer funds overseas more easily.

91
1 year ago

A company that provides a platform for the ability to manage, track and process all of the data generated by the billions of sensors that are embedded in the world’s devices.

91
1 year ago

A sustainability project that uses IoT sensors to monitor the environment. There are over 1 billion sensors in use today, but they’re not being used to their full potential.

91
1 year ago

A financial-tech startup that is trying to provide small business owners and independent contractors with better ways to manage and pay their bills.

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11 months ago

A bike-sharing startup that has raised $5 million and launched in Seattle. The company bills itself as the Uber of bikes, and promises bikes that arrive within five minutes of being requested.

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1 year ago

• "Future Billionaires" (US edition), Forbes, November 30, 2013

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1 year ago

The startup stems from the idea that a lot of people who have billions of dollars in reserve don’t invest it, and Aorta wants to be a place where anyone can start investing in a diversified portfolio of stocks seamlessly.

90
1 year ago

A product that helps people save on bills by switching to the cheapest energy provider in their area.

90
1 year ago

This startup wants to be the Uber of medical waste, connecting different waste disposal companies for pickup and billing.

90
1 year ago

A startup that looks to make it easier for the elderly to get a second smartphone. They’re looking to make it easy for the elderly to get a second smartphone when they’re already paying high smartphone bills. They’re launching in a few months and have already received a $250,000 investment from an angel group in the Valley that helps solve “pioneering problems in emerging markets.”

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1 year ago

TechCrunch’s IPOs have been pretty good over the past decade. The 14 most recent IPOs have collectively brought in $2.4 billion as of April 2018, according to research from Pitchbook.

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1 year ago

A startup for buying and selling donated furniture, which it says is worth more than $30 billion, has been in operation since 2012.

90
1 year ago

A startup that aims to solve the problem of the billion people on the internet with no credit cards.

90
1 year ago

A payment app that allows users to scan QR codes with the phone’s camera and pay the bill with a single click.

90
1 year ago

The startup is working on a new type of mobile banking that’s mobile-first, and designed to provide easy access to traditional banking services like check deposits, bill pay, and direct deposit.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to let you check your bank account online without leaving your computer — and even pay bills — without going to the bank. It’s a bit like Google Wallet, but with banks.

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1 year ago

A “socially conscious” credit card that doesn’t charge users extra for not using plastic. The startup has a $1 billion market cap.

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1 year ago

A company that helps to manage the accounting records of a business and allows them to easily pay their bills.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a network for the more than 60 million people who don’t have bank accounts — but are still expected to receive a loan, rent payments, or pay utility bills. As a result, they often don’t have access to the basic financial services they need. Envelope lets them become a platform for next-day payment, and offers payment-by-phone for small transactions.

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1 year ago

This is a startup that’s building an app and platform to help people in countries like India save money on their utility bills by installing solar panels on their homes, which are already building excess energy into the grid.

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1 year ago

In 2017, the U.S. Postal Service lost $65 billion, according to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General. The USPS lost $1.8 billion in FY 2016, and $2.8 billion in FY 2015. That is a drop of $3.4 billion from the $1.9 billion that they lost in FY 2014.

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1 year ago

A cloud-based billing software company that wants to integrate with wholesalers.

85
1 year ago

A startup that’s building an ecommerce platform for the toy industry, targeting a market that’s worth $100 billion by 2025.

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1 year ago

A tool for online bill pay. The company is in beta mode, but is already seeing traction with enterprises.

84
9 months ago

A platform for food and retail delivery in India. The startup wants to help the 1,100 billion rupee (US$14.8 billion) food and retail sector in India optimize its supply chain and distribution.

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1 year ago

A startup for on-demand car services in Singapore. The startup’s founder says he’s been offering the service with Uber for the past year and says it’s a $1 billion market in Singapore.

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1 year ago

A desktop application that allows people to quickly and easily pay their bills, from utility companies to credit card companies.

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1 year ago

A tool for helping people manage their families’ electric bills.

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1 year ago

A company that handles the billing for companies that offer paid subscriptions to their services. They’ve been in business for 5 months.

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1 year ago

A SaaS platform that allows users to manage their billing and invoices in a single interface.

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1 year ago

A solution for companies to streamline the billing process for their customers. Avastas has signed up 20 customers in the past month, including one of the 10 largest banks in the US.

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9 months ago

A billing service for B2B companies that’s designed to be simple, easy to use, and inexpensive.

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1 year ago

A company that makes custom-designed pens that attach to a USB thumb drive. The startup looks to disrupt the $1.3 billion market for replacement pens.

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1 year ago

A payment platform that allows users to make payments without constantly having to pull out their phones. It’s meant to allow payments to happen in the background and utilize location data to make sure the person paying the bill can’t pay it twice.

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1 year ago

A company that helps medical offices simplify the billing process for their patients.

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1 year ago

A messaging app for the US government that allows users to set up a “digital safety net”. Users can set aside extra money to pay for medical bills, car payments, or other expenses. The government’s been piloting the app with its own employees.

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1 year ago

A new startup from Google Ventures, this is their answer to the question, “How can we build a more customer-centric experience for the customer”. They want to be the company that builds out the digital interface for the customer, and bring it to billions of customers.

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1 year ago

Tired of paying hefty overdraft fees, this startup wants to make banks obsolete and hand them over to their customers, who can then pay bills and get cash advances directly from their bank accounts.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to take your credit card data and have it automatically pay your bills, so you never have to pay a late fee.

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1 year ago

A company that helps you track, manage, and pay for your cable and internet bill.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a platform that connects landlord’s with tenants in need of a place to live and gives them a credit score. The startup’s founders say that there are already over $90 billion worth of real estate assets currently sitting idle.

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1 year 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.

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1 year ago

A startup that bills itself as the “Uber for teachers”.

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1 year ago

The smart contract-based system will give customers their monthly phone bill, as well as their statement of account and the option to pay online.

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1 year ago

This is a startup that wants to help people find creative ways to pay their bills.

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1 year ago

A simple solution that allows people to track and pay for their electricity, gas, and water bills. The company wants to make paying bills easier than it is today and aims to cut costs for customers as a result.

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1 year ago

A tool that pairs with a customer’s bank account to automatically route money and send bills.

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1 year ago

A data-driven company that makes a program that helps people pay their utility bills every month. The startup is focused on helping customers keep their utility bills at a minimum.

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1 year ago

A company that aims to make it easier to pay utilities like electric and water bills.

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1 year ago

A company that is developing an app to help low-income families save money on their energy bills by taking advantage of the government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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1 year ago

Manages over $20 billion of assets and manages this via a smartphone app. It’s also an e-commerce platform for other businesses to sell their wares on the platform.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to bring digital design tools for clothing to the masses. Clothe is a service that helps customers create a unique design for a single item of clothing using a photo, or from a library of templates. Users can design items like dresses for $19, or can also sell items they’ve designed on Clothe. The startup says they’re targeting the women’s fashion industry, which is worth $500 billion in the US alone.

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11 months ago

A startup that focuses on helping businesses organize their bills, invoices, and other financial paperwork.

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1 year ago

A startup that makes a mobile app to help people find the closest pharmacy, whose market is worth $68 billion.

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1 year ago

A log analytics company that wants to turn the data from the billions of rides taken every day by its customers into actionable insights for its customers.

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1 year ago

A tool for vets that makes it easier to track and manage vet bills. They’ve secured $3 million in funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps consumers track their bills, get alerts when bills are coming due, and pay off them early with interest.

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1 year ago

A credit card for young people, targeted at millennials for whom traditional credit cards don’t suit their habits. The company has a physical card with a magnetic stripe that customers put on one side of their phones to pay their bills.

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1 year ago

A company that wants to make the world’s largest database of solar data. The company says it has built a platform that helps companies like Google and Amazon make billions of dollars in sales from solar power.

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1 year ago

A widget that helps you save money on your phone bill by automatically charging your phone only when you’re near a Wi-Fi network.

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10 months ago

In 2015, a total of 9,615 seed-stage deals in the US were led by women with 108 companies, a 2% increase from 2014. A total of 1,906 companies from women-led startups raised a total of $1.1 billion in funding.

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1 year ago

A company that wants to build a platform that helps companies manage their accounts, bills and invoices.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps employers hire and manage employees. The company is looking to get into the $1 billion contract staffing market. It is currently in closed beta. The company launched in 2016.

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1 year ago

 A decentralized encrypted messaging platform for the world’s 2.4 billion unconnected citizens. Decent has built a messaging app that uses its own cryptocurrency, BitShare, as the medium.

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1 year ago

In 2017, American companies spent $32.7 billion in shipping costs, according to a report by the Air Transport Association.

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1 year ago

A mobile money platform for emerging markets, where the company says it has already made $1 billion in loans to over 20 million customers.

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1 year ago

This company is going after the $1.5 billion USD market of people who have a ton of receipts, but can’t manage them. They’re building a toolset that uses artificial intelligence to scan receipts and automatically categorize them by month or a year to help people use them for tax filing.

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1 year ago

A company that helps SMBs with business development, marketing, and sales, which it says is a $1 billion market in the US.

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1 year ago

This startup wants to help healthcare professionals keep track of all the bills and costs associated with a patient.

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1 year ago

A “smart” home that uses your smartphone to monitor your energy usage, giving you a report on how much heat you’re putting out and how much your bill is going to be

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1 year ago

A startup that offers an online platform for medical billers to more easily collect payments from patients.

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1 year ago

The founder of this startup grew up in a remote village in India and remembers a time when he was able to get a computer for the family and a year later they were able to get the internet. The founder realized the internet had brought a lot of connectivity to the country, but the next step was to bring connectivity to the millions of people who still didn’t have it. That’s what led him to start Jana, a startup that aims to give 1.5 billion people in India access to the internet.

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10 months ago

A startup that helps pharmacy owners automate their drug dispensing and billing processes.

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7 months ago

A credit app that allows you to save money on your utility bills by charging you for times when you don’t use your home.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps doctors and patients find common ground, reducing the stress involved in insurance and billing questions.

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1 year ago

The startup wants to create a personal assistant that can get data from your bank account and auto-fill your bills, statements, and other transactions.

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1 year ago

Helps employers manage and track employee’s work hours and performance for per-project billing.

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1 year ago

Focused on helping the elderly pay bills, Vayvadex allows users to pay for services, like a nursing home, with a swipe of their debit card. Users can also use the app to find a doctor or a home aide.

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1 month ago

A company that sells batteries and chargers for electric cars, and is currently valued at $1.2 billion.

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1 year ago

A way to make payments and transactions easier for the 2 billion people that still don’t have access to credit cards.

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6 months ago

A software solution to help merchants manage customers’ credit cards and billing information. It’s built to work with any point-of-sale system and has already been deployed in the US and UK.

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1 year ago

A map of New York that acts as a digital billboard, providing advertising and location-based services. It was one of the winners of the NYC Tech Challenge.

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1 year ago

A company that integrates with the payroll system of a company to let employees pay certain bills with a single click.

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11 months ago

A company that tracks and lets users track their own electricity usage, to help them save on their monthly bill

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10 months ago

The company’s founders have been called "the Bill Gates and Steve Jobs of the Indian startup scene" by a reporter in Quartz.

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1 year 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.

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1 year ago

A utility bill management service for apartment owners.

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7 months ago

A software company that powers the world’s largest video sharing platform. The startup helps users watch videos on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and others. It has over 2 billion daily active users.

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1 year ago

 A maker of waterproof backpacks for the outdoors, a market that’s worth $1.2 billion and growing.

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1 year ago

A financial services company that offers loans to entrepreneurs. It’s a portion of a $1 billion personal loan portfolio.

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5 months ago

A startup that helps people choose a health plan and helps them avoid surprise medical bills.

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1 month ago

The company offers a platform to help users manage their expenses, including a dashboard that displays information on spending trends and allows users to set up automatic bills.

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11 months ago

A medical biller that gives users a way to compare healthcare costs across providers.

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10 months ago

A marketing platform for the 3.2 billion people without access to the internet.

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10 months ago

A startup that offers an app of more than $20 billion in ticket sales on the secondary market.

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10 months ago

A company that helps people save money on their energy bills. They’ve built a web app that allows people to compare energy providers to find the best deal.

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1 year ago

Expense sharing for travel is a growing trend, but Expense Buddy aims to do it better than others by creating a “predictive expense engine” that creates a bill for your trip before you leave, and serves it to you via email or SMS.

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10 months ago

A startup that manages the billing cycle for restaurants and other service companies, with a goal of reducing the number of times customers have to reconcile with their bank account.

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6 months ago

A company that builds and manages a more secure and efficient way to pay bills for homeowners and businesses.

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2 months ago

A startup that lets you pay your bills with cryptocurrency (traditionally a pain to pull off).

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2 months ago

A tool for paying bills that helps save you money and keeps track of your payments.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to bring the conversation around current events to the next three billion online users.

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10 months ago

What if the internet let you check on your stocks, find a doctor, and pay your bills The company’s app connects users to the information they need, from financial news to local restaurant reviews. The company has raised $6.4 million in funding.

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6 months ago

A tool for talent acquisition, actively seeking to disrupt the $1.25 billion recruitment industry.

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1 year ago

An online tool to help employees track and control the costs of things like conference calls, or to help them split up phone bills.

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1 year ago

A company that’s building a “personal assistant” for the United States government. The product is built for the US intelligence community with a $1.5 billion contract.

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1 year ago

This company is working on a solution to make medical billing easier for physicians.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps small businesses with their marketing and sales. The company’s software analyzes data and gives recommendations on how to best market and sell a company’s products. The startup says it has trained more than 150,000 salespeople and made more than $1 billion in revenue for clients.

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1 year ago

The company is focused on building a simple tool that helps users manage their personal finances, and has pivoted from an expense and bill tracker to a retirement planning tool.

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10 months ago

A software-as-a-service company that helps B2B companies automate and secure their supply chains, a niche the founders say is worth $50 billion.

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10 months ago

A platform for small businesses to manage their bookkeeping, invoicing, accounting and payroll. The startup, which was founded in 2017, has a mobile app that lets users pay their bills, check their accounts and get invoices.

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10 months ago

A mobile payment app that allows you to pay for things like groceries, utilities, parking, etc. in real time, allowing you to settle your bill instantly through your phone.

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7 months ago

is a startup that uses an AI-driven search engine to find freelance gigs. is currently being built as a per-project app that pays 40% of each job’s total bill.

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4 months ago

A startup that provides customers with the ability to pay bills, bank transfers, and other expenses with their mobile phones. The company’s founders say they’ve already signed up 300,000 users and are working to expand their service to other countries.

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1 year ago

This August, TechCrunch reported that Instagram was in talks with Facebook to acquire the company for as much as $1 billion. Instagram, which was founded in 2010, is based in San Francisco, and is a popular photography app that has more than 300 million users around the world. It was acquired by Facebook in 2012, and Facebook has since used Instagram to promote its other products, including Instagram Stories, and advertisements. Instagram has been a big investment for Facebook, and many think it has been one of the company's most successful acquisitions. However, Instagram's popularity has led to a lot of negative press coverage about the user data that Facebook has access to.

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1 year ago

A simple, online platform for paying bills.

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10 months ago

To help the fresh produce industry, which is worth $100 billion in the US, Farmako hopes to build a “smart warehouse” that uses artificial intelligence to track when and where fruit and vegetables are grown, to help ensure they’re grown locally.

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4 months ago

A digital currency for freelancers and small business owners to transact in person, billable software for independent contractors to manage their invoices, and a market for people to buy and sell freelance services.

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9 months ago

Innovation in the US has become a flashpoint for the rest of the world. From its inception in 2010, the French government has invested in French Tech. In France, startups have received €4.5 billion in funding in recent years, according to INSEAD.

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6 months ago

A financial advisor that allows you to use an app to pay bills and set up automatic withdrawals.

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5 months ago

A company that is looking to re-imagine the way people send money to each other. The company is processing over $5 billion in transactions a year, and says it has a monthly user base of over 3.2 million.

39
9 months ago

 A tool for building mobile applications for iOS and Android. AppLocale bills itself as the “Swiss army knife of mobile.” It is a full-stack UI toolkit with a drag-and-drop builder, APIs, and SDKs.

38
8 months ago

A finance startup with a focus on microloans. It wants to connect the world to tiny credit that they can use to make small purchases like groceries or pay small bills.

38
8 months ago

The startup is working to build a service that will help banks allow their customers to pay bills using their mobile devices.

38
4 months ago

The company is building a platform for managing citizen dialog on local issues. The cofounders say that more than $6 billion is spent on lobbying each year, and the platform would make it easier for citizens to have their voices heard in government.

38
18 days ago

A company that buys and sells cars. They’re on their second year and want to build a $5 billion car buying and selling business.

38
4 months ago

A payment company that provides software to retailers to accept payments from customers using their phones. Currently, the company has over $2.6 billion in annual volume.

37
9 months ago

A tool that allows businesses to get their bills paid.

36
10 months ago

This is an app for recording your expenses on the go, and a service that allows you to set up recurring bills and stay on top of your finances.

35
9 months ago

A new app that lets people in the US track the cost of their utility bills. Energy management platform, YieldClerk, aims to help people save money by giving an overview of their bill and what they could be spending on other things. It also gives them a way to request service credits from their utility companies.

35
8 months ago

A company founded to help people save money on their electric bills by investing in solar panels.

34
8 months ago

This company has built a system that allows users to pay bills on their phone.

34
8 months ago

A company that hopes to win the $2 billion global insurance market by reaching underserved populations and saving billions on claims.

34
3 months ago

A startup that helps people buy and sell their cars, a problem the company says is worth $17 billion in the US in a given year.

34
9 months ago

A startup that allows people to pay their bills and more online. It is a web and mobile app that helps people manage their expenses, track the status of their bills, and make payments.

33
6 months ago

A software company that helps doctors and healthcare providers to provide online and mobile services and billing and patient records.

33
3 months ago

A company that offers a way for small businesses to manage their accounts, from payroll to utility bills, and find financial advice from a certified financial planner.

33
1 month ago

A company that has built a tool for cafés to use for ordering food, billing, and tracking. It’s currently being tested in a few cafés in New York City.

33
7 months ago

This is a company that makes a "Budgeting for Beginners" app for parents, helping them get a handle on their bills and make a plan for the coming months.

32
5 months ago

A startup that helps people reduce their phone bills. It’s being announced today at the YC Demo Day.

32
4 months ago

A digital wallet for small business owners that keeps everything in one place and lets them create recurring billing and recurring payments.

32
1 year ago

A startup that provides a service where you can get a personalized letter from a celebrity (ie Barack Obama, Bill Gates, etc)

31
9 months ago

A chatbot that taps into the Facebook Graph API to build a more human-like conversational interface. The startup can tap into the billions of data points the Graph API has on you to provide more personal insights to its customers.

31
8 months ago

LendingClub is a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending company that aims to cut out the middleman lending market by allowing borrowers to connect with each other directly. The company’s P2P model is based on an algorithm designed to match borrowers with lenders. P2P loans were responsible for $2.7 billion in loans in 2017.

31
5 months ago

This startup is building a chatbot that helps college students with their college applications, applying for aid and paying their bills.

31
2 months ago

A startup that tracks how much you’re paying for electricity and other utility bills. The company won’t tell you how much you’re paying, but they’ll tell you what it’s worth and how long you may be paying for.

31
8 months ago

A company that helps people figure out what action they need to take to save money on their bills.

30
7 months ago

A startup that allows users to pay bills and data plans by sending SMS messages. The founder used to work at Groupon and is raising $1.4 million in seed funding.

30
5 months 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.

30
10 months ago

A startup that’s building a way for people to pay bills online. The startup is a YC alum and has raised $1.3M from investors.

29
8 months ago

A tool for managing a household’s information, from bills to schedules to grocery lists to recipes. The startup is building out a family social network.

29
7 months ago

A company that wants to disrupt the $100 billion legal industry, by helping lawyers and law firms bring their services to the web and compete on quality and cost.

29
6 months ago

A new mobile payment system that allows users to split a bill on their mobile phone, and pay both parties.

29
8 months ago

A startup for creative services that allows for a more efficient use of a person’s time, billing for services performed by the time they’re completed.

28
8 months ago

A startup that wants to help people save money on medical bills by connecting them with local doctors and hospitals. The company charges a monthly fee to provide the service.

28
7 months ago

A platform that allows advertisers to track and measure their Facebook ad campaigns, which is estimated to be $16 billion in ad spend.

28
7 months 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.

27
1 month ago

A startup with a concierge-like ordering and delivery feature where users can request items and wait for them to arrive, then be billed for those items by the store.

27
1 month ago

This company helps companies compare and optimize their telecom bills.

27
9 months ago

Similar to the idea of saving money on your electric bill, but for water. This service connects people who live in the same building and have the same water account in the same city.

26
5 months ago

A new way to pay bills that cuts the cost of paper and the need to use a credit card.

26
5 months ago

A startup that aims to help companies make sense of the billions of dollars they spend on marketing to find the best ways to use their money.

26
2 months ago

A digital assistant for your phone in India, to help you pay bills, book cabs, and get real-time info on fares.

26
8 months ago

A startup that wants to help companies track their suppliers and employees as they travel to places like China, which they say is a $350 billion market.

25
7 months ago

A startup that wants to build a building management system to help buildings adapt to sharing economy demand. It monitors energy usage and billing, to help buildings adapt to the Airbnb-style short-term rental.

25
7 months ago

OTX is building an open source marketplace for data sources, which it says will save businesses $600 billion in data expenditures.

25
6 months ago

A mobile app that helps you donate or pay bills to charities through

25
6 months ago

A $10 billion company that helps companies streamline their digital marketing and ads.

25
5 months ago

We’re used to hearing about billion dollar startups, but none are aiming to create a unique operating system to process data like this one. A startup that wants to entirely re-invent industry standards and create a new “standard” for data-driven industries like the medical industry.

25
4 months ago

A company that’s building a technology platform for insurance companies that enables them to automate the most labor-intensive parts of their claims and billing processes.

25
3 months ago

This SaaS business helps businesses keep track of their legal bills, including which law firm they’re paying the bill to.

25
1 month ago

A $2.5 billion a year market for the healthcare industry to move from paper to digital, but the current player, a paper based system, is not scalable. This startup is building a digital system that promises to get patients faster, cheaper, and more secure information for everything from appointments to lab results.

25
1 month ago

A startup that has built an app that allows people to automatically pay their utility bills with cryptocurrency.

25
9 months ago

A company that provides an in-app way to pay your bills directly from a credit card.

24
9 months ago

A platform that helps companies collect payments from customers, bill employees, and send payments to contractors.

24
7 months ago

This startup wants to take the rigmarole out of paying bills. The company aims to be the “Uber for payments”, the startup says it processes over $200 million in payments per month. It hopes to take a 15% cut of each transaction.

24
4 months ago

A system that helps healthcare providers cut down on costly billing mistakes.

24
10 months ago

The company wants to make it easier for consumers to pay bills. The startup, which launched in June, has partnered with about 200 companies, including ADT, Best Buy, and Etsy, to offer bill payments via text message.

23
8 months ago

A startup that wants to make it easy for companies to pay their bills, track service calls, and get invoices all in one place.

23
8 months ago

A mobile app that helps elderly people save money on their energy bills

23
7 months ago

A mobile app that helps you save money on your phone bill by getting you deals on mobile data and text messaging.

23
6 months ago

A company that is building a tool that will help the banks eliminate the “bill of lading” (which is an important piece of paper in the way of trade), and make it easier to track shipments.

23
5 months ago

A startup that helps small businesses promote themselves using a series of billboards in cities across the US.

23
3 months ago

A business that wants to connect with the 1.2 billion people without bank accounts and offer them the ability to get an account and receive loans.

23
1 month ago

A startup that helps companies keep track of their billing and payment history. Currently handles more than 300 clients in the US.

23
3 months 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.

22
8 months ago

A startup for organic, fair trade or locally-sourced coffee beans. The startup is targeting the $1 billion coffee market in the US, and has raised a total of $1.1 million in funding.

21
6 months ago

A startup aiming to save on your electric bills by not having a heavy AC unit in the summer and a heavy heater in the winter. It uses a mix of solar and propane.

21
4 months ago

A tool that helps consumers purchase and manage their credit data and manage their accounts. The app allows people to check their account balances, transfer money, and see all of their bills.

21
3 months ago

This startup aims to bring access to credit to the estimated 2 billion people without it. In countries that have traditionally had difficulty accessing credit, the startup has been able to build a credit scoring model, and is now looking to bring that model to places with more need.

21
1 month ago

The following companies have received funding from 500 Startups, a venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley with over $1 billion in funded companies:

21
7 months ago

A credit card that rolls bills into one monthly payment.

20
6 months ago

A payment app for the UK that lets customers pay their pre-approved utility bills without a bank account.

20
4 months ago

A startup that allows you to keep track of your billable hours on every project.

20
1 month ago

This startup is building digital signage for video advertisers that run on digital billboards.

20
1 month ago

A startup that helps people manage their finances and pay their bills. It’s “the first platform of its kind to help Americans ‘move money’ for free, at their own pace, and using only their mobile phone and internet connection.”

20
16 days ago

Lending platform for micro-lending for people in areas of the world where banks don’t work. Empowering people with capital where it is needed most. The company wants to lend $1 billion in the first year.

20
6 months ago

A startup that helps customers track bills from the end of the month to the end of the year. It counts Comcast, AT&T, and Time Warner Cable among its customers.

19
5 months ago

The company gives small businesses an easy way to pay their bills on time and in full. Once a business has been connected, the system sends them a notification when they’re due, and they can pay online.

19
5 months ago

A 4th grade student created a video explaining the new health care bill and has over 1 million views on YouTube.

19
4 months ago

A simple way to keep track of your bills, from groceries to utilities, or to calculate monthly payments by combining several bills.

19
4 months ago

This startup is developing software to help people pay their bills in a more timely, effective and personalized way.

19
4 months ago

A company that makes it easy to pay bills by linking with credit cards, bank accounts, and insurance.

19
3 months ago

A platform that enables people to pay their bill online, skipping the need to go to the store to pay.

19
2 months ago

A tool for helping people manage their medical bills. The startup, which launched in June, wants to help people manage their medical debt by setting up a payment plan with their credit card company.

19
15 days ago

This startup is building a system that’ll help healthcare providers in the US better manage their billing and patient records.

19
6 months ago

A platform for managing medical records, bills, and diagnostics. A SaaS platform designed for medical providers.

18
6 months ago

A startup working to take a big chunk of the market for private-label products – a market worth about $3 billion a year – and offer it to brands. The startup has a direct-to-consumer arm that’s been offering private-label products from the likes of Verizon to Target.

18
5 months ago

A tool for sharing and receiving invoices, bills, and receipts across all of your devices.

18
4 months ago

A B2B platform connecting companies with third-party service providers, giving companies a way to pay their bills and get repairs done.

18
3 months ago

A way for people to make money by sharing the things they already own. The founders say that with the average American household owning over 70% more items than they actually use, this is a $130 billion market that enables people to make money from the stuff they already own by selling it to others.

18
3 months ago

A medical billing and collection software that helps patients handle all their medical paperwork, including claims and billings.

18
2 months ago

A platform for people to compare their monthly bills to see what they can save

18
26 days ago

A platform that helps small businesses hire and manage service professionals (such as painters or electricians) at a fraction of the cost of traditional contractors. The company plans to take on the $3 billion market of service professionals.

18
5 months ago

"Tiny Bot" is a service that allows chatbots on any messaging service to speak to one another, with the goal of allowing businesses to create global chatbots. The company says it can scale up to chat with 1 billion users.

17
5 months ago

This startup wants to help the millions of people who have a credit card but aren’t the type of person who checks their balance every day. It wants to be the place where you pay your credit card bill and track your spending trends.

17
3 months ago

A platform for billing insurance companies, that works by analyzing the risk of patients and helping doctors write accurate prescriptions.

17
4 months ago

Platform for sending and receiving invoices, payments and bills, making sure you never miss a payment or payment deadline again.

16
3 months ago

A B2B company that allows companies to manage their international payroll taxes and receive payment from their overseas subsidiaries, all from one integrated platform. The company is currently working with $1 billion in clients.

16
1 month ago

A company that helps companies manage the design and production of their videos. Video creation is a $200 billion global industry and the startup wants to help companies in getting more creative and efficient.

16
1 month ago

In an effort to bring a local currency to impoverished areas of the Middle East, the startup is building a mobile app that allows users to earn money by paying their bills and buying mobile phone top-up credits on the go.

16
29 days ago

A startup that helps consumers manage their health insurance through a service that keeps track of copays and bills for them.

16
4 months ago

A startup for renters to automatically pay their bills, set up rental history, and even get alerts when the bills are paid late.

15
4 months ago

A web-based platform that helps legal professionals manage their cases. LegalZoom is focused on helping small businesses, with an emphasis on small businesses, and which thus does not provide deep bill pay services.

15
3 months ago

A tool that helps users know how much they’re spending on their phone bill.

15
3 months ago

 “Payments for the next billion people” by providing an easier way for companies to send micro-payments to people.

15
2 months ago

An automatic way to send money out of India using a credit or debit card. The startup wants to scale their business to get the equivalent of $1 billion out of India each year.

15
4 months ago

A global fintech company that provides a way for emerging markets to get loans from traditional banks. The startup has pulled in big names including Bill Clinton, who has joined its advisory board.

14
3 months ago

A startup that allows employers to bill employees for their time via the company’s payroll department.

14
3 months ago

An AI-driven platform for internet service providers to manage customer accounts and bill payments.

14
3 months ago

An AI-driven platform for insurance companies to manage customer accounts and bill payments. It will also offer insurers a way to present better offers to their customers. It’s already in the process of signing up a million customers in Brazil.

14
3 months ago

A startup that helps companies manage their property taxes. They’re a team of data scientists who have built a system for tracking and forecasting property tax bills, and a set of software tools that help companies assess their tax liability.

14
3 months ago

The term "unicorn" is used to refer to a startup that reaches a valuation of $1 billion or more.

13
2 months ago

A startup that lets people manage the lunch menus in their office buildings. The company, which was founded in June, is eyeing a $5 billion market.

13
2 months ago

A tool designed to help companies manage their debt, with the service claiming to have helped customers save $12 billion since 2011.

12
1 month ago

A startup that wants to give credit scoring to unsecured loans to help people get in the habit of paying their bills on time, thus getting better credit scores.

12
12 days ago

A payment and subscription service that lets you save money on your cell phone bill and get a discount on your phone plan.

12
6 months ago

A company that helps people pay their bills, offering a more simple and affordable alternative to the existing systems that charge users too much money for complex and unneeded features.

11
2 months ago

A startup that wants to bring in-home grocery shopping to a billion people.

11
2 months 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.

11
1 month ago

A company that wants to help manage people’s financial lives, from lending money to paying bills, with a focus on the elderly.

11
3 days ago

A startup that wants to help avoid medical bills by selling insurance for emergency services, for which it charges a premium.

11
3 months ago

As of 2017, China’s biggest internet companies are Tencent, WeChat, Weibo, and Baidu. These companies have all been spending heavily on Facebook and Instagram ads, which have grown rapidly in the region. For example, WeChat spent $6.5 billion on ads in 2018 and Baidu spent $3.6 billion. Top global brands are also spending heavily on Chinese social media. For example, Coca-Cola has spent $2.2 billion on WeChat ads since February 2018.

10
1 month ago

A smart card that can be used to pay your utility bills. The company also offers a subscription service that sends billed charges directly to your card.

10
22 days ago

A startup that helps small businesses send invoices and get paid on time, while saving them money in the process. The startup says it’s a $5 billion market.

10
2 months ago

A business to help companies manage their credit cards and make sure they pay their bills on time.

9
2 months ago

A startup that is building an app that allows people to pay their bills and get paid in one app. Currently in a private beta with a few thousand users.

9
2 months ago

A $3.5 billion market, Hopper aims to make it easier and more affordable for consumers to buy products on a digital platform, with a service that helps retailers track inventory and a system that lets consumers buy online and pay in-store.

8
8 days ago

A digital system to help companies monitor their energy usage. The startup will charge a small annual fee to monitor customers’ energy usage, and provide an automatic payment plan to reduce and offset a customer’s energy bill.

8
6 days ago

A SaaS billing solution for vendors and partners, with a focus on recurring billing

6
1 year ago

Idea: A startup to help people figure out how they will pay their hospital bills after being treated.

4
2 days ago

A company that helps users access their cable TV bill information online and pay their bills in real time.

4
6 days ago

A company that helps to keep a record of everyday things like expenses, bills, and appointments

1
1 year ago

A startup that provides a service where you can hire a personal assistant to help you with various tasks, such as booking travel, paying bills, etc

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A startup that lets you give friends and family a chance to pay rent and other bills

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A startup that helps people go into business together Say you have a friend that's a lawyer and another that's an engineer A collaboration tool could help them communicate, share files and bill clients more smoothly The company is currently bootstrapped, and has a 10-person team

-1
1 year ago

Idea: Software that helps digital agencies manage the billing process, making sure every team member gets paid on time and bills are clear

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A software company that’s building a tool that helps lawyers and other legal professionals manage their case load It does this by building predictive models that help lawyers understand how they’re spending time, who they should be billing, and how to allocate their time more efficiently It also helps process payments The startup has $0 in funding and was founded in 2017

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A mobile app for keeping laundry and dry cleaning on schedule and paying bills

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A startup that helps e-commerce businesses set up an online shop and streamline their payments processing, with a focus on offering recurring billing options for SaaS businesses and subscriptions

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A billing application for healthcare that allows hospitals to bill for a range of services like blood tests and radiology and then apply the hospital’s markup.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: With over a billion people in China, the potential for a successful B2C company is there, but most of them are making money on the internet and not offline.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A startup that helps addiction treatment centers find clients, and that offers billing and payment services.

-1
1 year ago

A startup that enables businesses to manage energy consumption, meant to save customers money on their utility bill.

-1
1 year ago

A startuplication that allows service providers to manage and track tasks and projects as well as manage time and billing.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A startup that’s building a marketplace for trucking companies to buy and sell empty cargo space. They’re targeting a market that they say is $25 billion a year.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A toolkit for creating custom voice apps for companies and brands. The company says it’s already working with $20 billion worth of companies and it’s now trying to add more enterprise customers.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A platform for SaaS companies to manage their customers’ subscriptions and billing, built for companies with thousands of customers.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A company that uses artificial intelligence to help businesses communicate with their customers. It is currently working with a large client that has over $2 billion in revenue, and plans to launch its first product in the next few months.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A startup helping to clean and disinfect homes for Chinese seniors. The company plans to tackle the $12 billion market for cleaning and disinfecting homes for seniors in China.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A startup that aims to replace the handwritten signature with a digital one. The startup makes a “signature” stamp that works with its app to digitally sign documents. The startup claims it’s a $30 billion market.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: For people in unmanaged rental properties in the UK, companies like Greystar and F&F manage their tenants and bills. Pocketsquare is a service for these landlords to make some extra money by facilitating the rental process.

-1
1 year ago

 A startup that provides people who don't have a phone with a phone that lets them pay their bills online

-4
1 year ago

A startup that creates and distributes a special kind of credit card that people can use to pay all of their bills online

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