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Consumer Startup Ideas



1 year ago

A platform to help farmers in India to manage their crops and sell directly to consumers over the internet. In the short time since launch, it has sold $1.6 million worth of produce.

10,003
10 months ago

A social network for small-scale farmers. It’s a food network, which provides a way to connect farmers to consumers who want to buy their products. The startup was founded in May, and now has over a million members.

557
3 years ago

A startup that helps consumers get their money back from airlines for delayed flights.

543
3 years ago

A platform for helping consumers shop for and price items

511
3 years ago

A startup for lawyers and consumers that helps them rate and review legal services. The company has raised $3.5 million to date.

484
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for American farmers to sell their goods to consumers worldwide. The startup aims to use a mix of digital store fronts and technology to deliver to consumers in countries like India and China, where the rural population has been growing.

453
2 years ago

A startup which helps producers of consumer goods in India get their products from a supplier to a store.

420
1 year ago

This is a startup that makes it easier for people to sell gifts online. The company is focused on the consumer market, rather than the business-to-consumer market.

366
3 years ago

A startup that is building a consumer-facing app that’s essentially a data-driven diary. The startup wants to help people understand what they’re eating, how much they’re exercising, etc.

344
10 months ago

This startup wants to help Chinese consumers “buy the right products” online. The startup wants to build its own brand, Tmall Beauty, on Tmall.

333
1 year ago

A startup that gives consumers access to credit scores in exchange for their data.

322
3 years ago

A platform that allows brands to build mobile apps for their business and for consumers to find them.

311
3 years ago

A meal delivery app for consumers who want healthy food at home.

270
2 years ago

A startup that helps other startups sift through tons of consumer data to find the best ideas and trends.

266
3 years ago

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

253
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
10 months ago

An online marketplace that matches consumers with home sellers. The startup is looking to take the model of Airbnb, and allow people to list their homes for sale, or rent them out.

238
2 years ago

A consumer loan app for the unbanked. The startup aims to scale its startup base, paying them to lend to unbanked consumers.

235
3 years ago

A platform that connects consumers with products and services they want to buy directly from a mobile phone.

232
2 years ago

A platform for the real estate industry to offer a better user experience for consumers.

232
1 year ago

A startup that connects home improvement teams with consumers who need help with their projects.

227
3 years ago

The startup is a spin-off of a company called Hint, which was founded in 2015 to help people make better decisions about personal finance. The data can be used to help consumers identify opportunities for savings and investments, and Hint says one in three Americans don’t have enough money saved.

225
3 years ago

A tech company that creates a platform for companies to market their apps and services, in a way that is more likely to catch the attention of consumers.

225
3 years ago

A platform that helps big companies manage their supply chains, taking on the role of a middleman between suppliers, distributors and consumers.

220
10 months ago

A mobile financial services company that wants to help banks and consumers make better financial products for mobile users.

218
2 years ago

A personal financing tool that helps consumers save for retirement, borrow against their homes, refinance student loans, and reduce debt.

213
2 years ago

A startup with a focus on the beauty and grooming industry, aimed at consumers and retailers.

212
3 years ago

A platform that allows both consumer and business users to collect and share data about their lives with the goal of helping them improve their health and save money.

211
10 months ago

A startup that helps small businesses and brands create custom, one-of-a-kind products for customers. The Product Design team has built a consumer brand identity and packaging for a range of products, from coffee to power tools.

211
7 months ago

A platform that makes it easier for consumers to switch from prepaid to postpaid, based on their usage.

210
2 years ago

A startup that aims to build a “digital bank vault” for mobile consumers in India. The startup plans to allow mobile users to store funds in their phones in the form of mobile wallets, with secure storage in escrow.

208
2 years ago

An online tool for financial advising, allowing consumers to see their advisor’s track record and compare it to their peers.

203
2 years ago

This is a tool that helps companies create and manage a government-approved and regulated compliant digital wallet for their consumers.

201
2 years ago

The world’s first interactive robot taxidermist. It combines 3D scanning technology and a robotic arm to automatically fuse together a stuffed creature out of real animal parts. The startup says the process is simple for consumers to use, and can be done from their homes.

200
2 years ago

The startup is building a service that helps companies like consumer goods companies like L’Oreal, Unilever and Nestle create products that can be customized for local tastes. The startup works with companies to create their own version of the company’s product that is customized for the consumer by taking it to market.

196
10 months ago

A mobile-first, web-first platform for capturing and analyzing the decisions of consumers on-the-go. The platform allows consumers to share their personal data with brands, streamlining the process of capturing data from the real world, and making it actionable.

196
3 years ago

A commerce platform that allows small businesses to sell their wares and services directly to consumers online.

193
2 years ago

A platform that enables consumers to buy goods directly from manufacturers.

193
2 years ago

This startup is looking to use AI to find trends in the social media posts of brands, to help them better understand their consumers.

192
2 years ago

A company that helps businesses stick with their promises to consumers, an increasing number of which are increasingly tech-savvy.

191
2 years ago

An Internet of Things company that buys and sells data to help companies create better products for consumers.

190
2 years ago

A consumer-facing startup that’s looking to create a marketplace for grocery store brands.

189
5 months ago

The idea is to use a combination of machine learning and algorithms to help consumers understand investment risk in a way they haven’t before. The startup wants to build a “risk assessment” tool that takes into account the potential for a company’s product to go up or down and then advises consumers on the proper level of risk they should take.

187
2 years ago

A platform for mobile service providers (e.g. cell phone companies, wireless carriers) to manage their business operations, and a business-to-business platform for mobile service providers to engage with consumers. The company has three contracts, all with mobile carriers.

185
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for consumers to order pickup and delivery from local restaurants and businesses.

184
3 years ago

A consumer credit card that’s crowd-funded

183
3 years ago

A credit card issuer that focuses on low-income consumers.

181
3 years ago

A logistics company building an app to let consumers plan their own personal deliveries with the help of a robot.

180
3 years ago

The aim is to let consumers to pay for a 3D-printed object. One feature is that the 3D-printed object is scanned and then the user can print out an accurate digital version they can then use in their homes.

180
3 years ago

A SaaS company that offers a platform for managing employee benefits. It provides a software dashboard for insurance providers to compare health plans and find the best benefits to offer without having to communicate directly with consumers.

179
2 years ago

A software platform to help brands sell directly to consumers, using various channels including email, text, or social.

179
2 years ago

Smart contracts for the energy industry. The startup wants to use smart contracts to allow energy producers and consumers to negotiate and transact energy independently of the power grid.

179
3 years ago

A free database of all consumer credit cards, available online and allowing users to search for cards, compare them, and see where they’re used.

175
2 years ago

This app enables consumers to access over 50,000 books by reading on their mobile device. It’s meant to be a library of all the books a reader has ever read, and all the books they'd like to read.

175
3 years ago

A CRM for retailers that uses machine learning to predict consumer behavior and then recommend what products to sell based on their past purchases

173
3 years ago

A startup aiming to develop a “smart pill bottle” that monitors and helps consumers better manage their medicine.

173
3 years ago

A social media platform that brings brand power to the local community. It works by giving brands a platform on which they can interact with consumers and promote their products.

172
1 year ago

A company focused on helping consumers and small businesses manage their money using a single integrated app, including credit cards and checking accounts.

172
2 years ago

A text messaging platform that helps consumers get a cheaper phone plan.

171
3 years ago

A software for consumers to share their credit with friends without going through a bank.

170
3 years ago

A new fintech app that aims to make it easier for consumers to make payments

170
3 years ago

A company that lets consumers sell pre-owned goods. The company is currently in an early stage of fundraising.

170
2 years ago

The startup has a personalized recommendation engine for buying clothes, but does so in a way that makes it easy for the consumer to shop in the store.

170
2 years ago

China’s internet giants are increasingly dominating the global digital advertising market. A recent report from Digiday says: “Chinese social media and news platforms have commanded the lion’s share of ad revenue as global digital ad spend in the country has grown at a staggering compound annual growth rate of around 40% over the last five years.” How are these companies making money They’re using the vast audience of consumers on social media for traditional advertising.

170
2 years ago

There are over 2,000 cryptocurrencies. A finance startup called CreditChain aims to build a cryptocurrency that is more accessible to the average consumer. The company is seeking to build out a “credit blockchain” that allows banks to create and distribute digital and physical products, like insurance policies, to consumers in minutes.

168
3 years ago

A platform that makes it easier for online retailers to connect with consumers at physical locations.

167
3 years ago

This startup helps consumers identify which products are made from recycled materials.

167
3 years ago

A company that wants to help oil and gas companies get their data to consumers in a way that’s less confusing than the existing version of Google Earth.

167
3 years ago

A startup that aims to take the power out of microgrids and put it into the hands of consumers. The startup is working on a battery pack with solar panels that can be installed on the rooftops of homes and offices and be used to supply electricity for a certain period of time, much like a powerbank.

166
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build out a suite of consumer-facing services and products that can help users understand their health data and make decisions based on it.

165
3 years ago

A startup that wants to put a common API between many banks and start to allow consumers to take debit card payments anywhere.

164
2 years ago

A direct-to-consumer subscription service that focuses on providing tools for health and self-improvement. Offers access to workout plans, meal plans, and other content.

164
2 years ago

A platform to help consumers get the best return on their money in their financial accounts. The startup wants to take on a large part of the financial industry and make it more transparent to consumers.

164
2 years ago

A startup for consumers to help support and grow the community of restaurants they frequent.

164
3 years ago

They’re the modern version of a “grocery store”, with a storehouse of over 400 in-demand items that can be added to a wish list. They’re free for consumers, but can have a fee for businesses with 500 or more items in stock.

163
2 years ago

A toolkit to help the ad industry identify ads that convert to sales or keep consumers engaged.

163
3 years ago

A digital platform for buying and selling e-books, with services like a price guarantee for authors, and direct-to-consumer sales.

162
3 years ago

A peer-to-peer lending company that focuses on college students. The company says it’s in talks with a few large consumer finance companies and would like to see itself included in student loan refinancing programs. They’re based in Delaware.

162
3 years 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%.

161
3 years ago

A 3D-printed eyewear company that’s looking to disrupt the eyewear industry with a direct-to-consumer approach.

161
2 years ago

A tool for consumers to manage changing credit card numbers, enabling them to quickly update their info.

161
1 year ago

A company that provides a platform for brands to sell high-end products to consumers via eCommerce, via a social way of shopping.

161
3 years ago

A startup that uses AI to analyze online reviews to show consumers what to expect from a given product and service.

160
1 year ago

A startup that wants to connect businesses and consumers directly. It’s currently focused on one market that wants to be able to buy a physical product and also have that product shipped over the web.

160
3 years ago

A platform that allows consumers to make payments online for new or used products, and then track their orders.

159
3 years ago

A small business loan marketplace for consumers.

159
3 years ago

The goal of this startup is to help consumers shop for services that match their needs, rather than relying on recommendations from friends and family. The company looks to compete with platforms like Groupon and LivingSocial by selling subscriptions that will take care of the customer. The startup is already working with a number of Wal-Mart and Kroger stores.

159
2 years ago

A consumer app that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to help you learn how to cook and make food from scratch.

159
3 years ago

The startup is looking to disrupt the $2.8 trillion consumer credit industry, which it says is ripe for disruption by building a better credit scoring system for micro and small businesses using data from a company called Credit Karma.

158
3 years ago

A platform that aims to bring transparency in the consumer data industry with a set of tools that help customers understand what data is being collected about them

158
3 years ago

The company has begun to experiment with a plan to bring a $10/month subscription service to consumers that would provide a weekly Amazon Prime-like service to customers. The company could be an alternative to people who don’t like Amazon Prime’s current offerings.

158
3 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for consumers to find quality products for their homes. Its app is similar to Amazon’s Dash, but for finding products in a physical store.

158
2 years ago

A startup that wants to give people the same ability to browse and shop for food that they have in the US. It’s designed specifically for Indian consumers who don’t have a bank account.

158
3 years ago

A startup that aims to help consumers get a better idea of how a product is being made, from labor sourcing to sourcing of materials.

157
3 years ago

A travel booking app that lets consumers book airfare, hotels and car rentals all at once.

157
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a way for businesses to share their products with consumers.

156
3 years ago

A self-funded, fast-growing accelerator for retail ventures and consumer brands.

156
3 years ago

A $100 million startup that works with “large group of healthcare providers” to offer direct-to-consumer health insurance.

154
3 years ago

This startup is building an online and mobile platform to help consumers research credit cards, loans, and credit scores.

154
3 years ago

A digital loyalty program for retailers that rewards consumers for their loyalty.

154
1 year ago

A new startup venture with a focus on the growing trade of personal data. The startup wants to help consumers control their data and the tools companies can use with it.

154
9 months ago

A startup that lets users buy and sell tickets to concerts, sporting events, or theater performances. It works like StubHub and Ticketmaster, but the startup is trying to build a better experience for the consumer.

154
3 years ago

A startup that uses cryptocurrency to help consumers buy products online with a lower transaction fee.

153
3 years ago

Online brokerage which helps consumers better understand their investment products and gives them access to a licensed broker.

153
3 years ago

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

153
3 years ago

Skip is a direct to consumer platform for retailers to create their own branded subscriptions.

153
3 years ago

A startup to take the guesswork out of buying tickets to events. It helps consumers find the cheapest ticket and compares deals from around the web, thus making the experience of buying tickets simple and convenient.

153
3 years ago

InstaCart is a service that can move a consumer’s shopping cart from one website to another, or even to a competitor. That means customers can buy products from Amazon, Walmart, and other retailers without ever leaving the site.

152
3 years ago

A platform that connects businesses with data science resources in a way that makes it easy to collaborate and get work done. The company also plans to launch a consumer app that will allow customers to sign up for machine learning-based advice.

152
3 years ago

This startup, which wants to make it easy for retailers to use AI to keep shelves stocked with different items for consumers to buy.

152
3 years ago

This is a “mashup of digital marketing, customer service, and product management” app. It’s looking to replicate the experience of a digital agency, and is pitching it as a “digital assistant” to help consumer brands.

152
3 years ago

 A consumer app that pairs with a free service that helps consumers track their spending.

152
3 years ago

A startup that wants to be a consumer-facing for the trade-only ICOs.

151
3 years ago

A "small business marketplace" that helps small businesses sell to consumers through a web and app interface.

151
1 year ago

A startup that helps consumers with access to loans or debt consolidation find the best financial services partner for their needs.

151
3 years ago

A platform that helps consumers find the right financial options for them.

150
3 years ago

A way of organizing a person's social life through a calendar. The startup is backed by Y Combinator, and the company is currently focused on the enterprise market, but plans to bring it to consumers soon.

150
3 years ago

A digital bank account for consumers and businesses in Latin America. The startup wants to bring account management to the small and medium enterprises in the region.

150
3 years ago

A payment startup with a focus on offering a simpler payment experience for consumers in emerging markets.

150
3 years ago

"A much-needed, quality-assured, and secure way to get products from manufacturer to the consumer's doorstep."

150
3 years ago

A company that wants to build a SaaS platform for “convenient, direct, and secure” exchanges for consumers and businesses.

149
3 years ago

A company that helps consumers create a financial plan and then makes it easier for them to execute that plan, with the goal of helping people who don’t have access to traditional financial planning.

149
3 years ago

A startup that sells local marketplaces for food, alcohol, and other goods to consumers. It’s been in the works for over a year, though they haven’t yet been able to launch their app.

148
3 years ago

A tool for marketers who want to evaluate the effectiveness of their ad campaigns, including the ability to test various creative executions and social interactions with consumers.

148
3 years ago

Bringing the consumer’s head into the product design process by using 3D printing.

148
2 years ago

Not a consumer startup, but a tool for fertility centers to manage all the different fertility tests that come in over the course of a woman’s lifetime.

148
3 years ago

A way to give consumers a decentralized payment system that they can use on all their favorite mobile apps. The startup wants to replace the existing centralized payment system for mobile payments with a more decentralized system.

147
3 years ago

A consumer-targeted business that allows the user to share and rate products, and build a community around them.

147
3 years ago

A platform for sharing and rating products across the web, where consumers can go to see what the top products in a category are and rate them.

147
3 years ago

A company that provides global data analysts with insights into consumer trends in real time. The startup is growing its team and expanding globally. It has raised $2 million to date from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and CrunchFund. It will be based in San Francisco.

147
3 years ago

A tool for connecting consumers with sales opportunities. It’s currently in beta.

147
2 years ago

A micro-currency with no transaction fees. The startup is building a global payment solution for enterprises and consumers. It’s notable for being the first to integrate a cryptocurrency into an existing business.

147
1 year ago

This company is building a way to monitor the carbon footprint of various items, with a focus on helping consumers become more environmentally conscious. They have a contract with The Nature Conservancy.

147
3 years ago

A “product discovery platform” for consumers, that helps them quickly find products that meet their needs.

146
3 years ago

A digital insurance platform that allows consumers to manage insurance policies online.

146
3 years ago

A market research app that helps companies understand the wants and needs of their consumers better. It’s paid for by a company like SurveyGizmo or SurveyMonkey that charges a small fee every time a survey is completed.

146
3 years ago

A company that is building a tool that allows consumers to make use of the data from their fitness tracker to better understand what they’re eating and how they’re exercising. The company is working with fitness trackers like Fitbit and Jawbone, and has also been working with the makers of the Nike+ FuelBand.

146
3 years ago

A digital network that connects American businesses and consumers with the same spending habits.

146
3 years ago

Launched in August, this is an open-source chatbot that can handle both finance and consumer-facing business.

145
3 years ago

A leaderboard that uses push notifications and social media to let consumers know when their favorite brands are engaging with them.

145
2 years ago

A consumer drone that can take off and land on its own, fly up to 50 miles per hour, and stream HD video.

145
1 year ago

This app is meant to help you meet people and find dates, but it’s also a platform for B2B companies to do things like research consumers by querying their social media profiles.

145
1 year ago

A platform that allows travelers to book airfare and hotels in advance. The startup is building a software platform that will help airlines, hotels and consumers make better decisions on travel with technology that is both predictive and personalized.

145
3 years ago

A startup for consumers with a long-distance relationship.

144
3 years ago

The startup is launching a digital platform to improve the quality of on-demand clinics. The platform aims to offer a way for doctors to easily post their services and for consumers to find a nearby clinic that offers appointments they need. The company is currently operating in the San Francisco Bay Area.

144
3 years 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.

144
3 years ago

A startup backed by Sequoia that helps developers monetize their apps by converting them into subscription-based services for consumers.

144
3 years ago

This is an app that helps consumers find an apartment for rent by allowing them to search and compare all listings in San Francisco and beyond.

144
3 years ago

A consumer-facing startup that offers a subscription-based service for finding and saving a place to stay.

144
3 years ago

A platform for direct-to-consumer health care that allows users to share health data and receive treatment recommendations from a variety of doctors and hospitals. The company says it is the only platform of its kind and has raised $1.2 million to date.

144
3 years ago

A company that wants to re-create the good old days of the local neighborhood hardware store for modern consumers. They want to build a modern version of the mobile app that lets people buy and sell their stuff in a local community.

143
3 years ago

The company's app is designed to help consumers monitor the health of their finances, including credit scores, debt and income. The application, which is in beta, is available for Android and Apple iOS smartphones.

143
3 years ago

An online service that serves as a comparison site for consumers that helps them find the best price for the best product.

143
3 years ago

 A new type of meal-kit delivery service that aims to save consumers money by offering discounts when they order in bulk. The startup already has a few thousand customers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

142
3 years ago

A phone app that lets consumers track their car and its maintenance. The startup is working on a new charging dock that will operate with a single cable, so consumers can charge their cars without having to worry about cables.

142
3 years ago

A new way to buy and sell media. The company wants to provide a new lens on marketing and advertising and help brands use data to reach consumers more effectively.

142
3 years ago

A platform for aggregating and selling data from consumer-facing apps. The startup has raised $20 million to date, and has partnerships with companies like Tastemade, Twitter, Spotify, and Soundcloud.

142
3 years ago

A startup that wants to allow consumers to buy directly from makers, like they would from Etsy.

141
3 years ago

A platform that allows consumers to rent out their homes. The B2B platform is targeting real estate agents, who the startup says can earn up to $100k per year.

141
3 years ago

This startup is building a way to help farmers market their products without the hassle of selling via a big, impersonal store. Instead, farmers can have a more intimate and less expensive selling experience when selling directly to the consumer.

141
3 years ago

The startup says it’s a better version of the traditional “pay-once-and-get-everything” package that’s popular with consumers, which works well for a lot of products but can be hard for more high-tech products.

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
3 years ago

A startup that helps American companies sell to consumers in China and other Asian markets by taking over the process of getting a Chinese partner to buy their product.

140
3 years ago

A SaaS platform that helps consumers and businesses manage their advertising and marketing budgets and track ROI.

140
9 months ago

A digital credit card system that connects consumers with a variety of financial services, including loans, scholarships, savings etc.

140
3 years ago

A startup that buys household items in bulk for consumers, and delivers them in bulk After shipping the products, the startup makes money by selling those items on the secondary market

139
3 years ago

A startup that helps startups in the US save money when they need to send a large amount of product to consumers, which they say they’re currently doing by renting a truck to which they attach a giant cooler.

139
3 years ago

A startup that helps companies in Brazil manage all of their consumer credit with the help of a single dashboard.

139
3 years ago

A financial app that helps consumers buy insurance through their smartphones and mobile apps.

138
2 years ago

An online bank for consumers with low to moderate incomes.

138
1 year ago

This startup is building a way for companies to keep track of the impact their marketing has on consumer behavior.

138
3 years ago

A digital payment platform that allows consumers to pay with their accounts without ever entering a card number.

137
3 years ago

This startup in the US is building an app that helps people avoid buying things from retailers that then sell it to consumers at a loss, for instance by Amazon or Target.

137
3 years ago

The startup, which has raised $15 million in funding, aims to help consumers save on energy by acting as middleman between big energy providers and consumers.

137
3 years ago

A digital platform to help consumers compare home loans at a low cost

136
3 years ago

A company that provides AI-powered technology for online retailers, including an AI-powered website that can automatically suggest new products and changes to products based on consumer behavior.

136
3 years ago

A consumer-facing platform that enables publishers to curate content for users with the goal of increasing interaction with content and driving more revenue for publishers.

135
3 years ago

A platform where consumers can try out products before they buy them.

135
2 years ago

A startup for selling and buying used cars. The startup plans to build a national network of used car dealers to help consumers meet sellers of similar cars. The startup will take a moderate percentage of the sale.

135
3 years ago

A startup that aims to build a “smart” shopping bag for consumers that can be tracked as it’s being moved from store to store.

134
3 years ago

A consumer-facing app that allows users to make online purchases of items from their local grocery store, like milk and bread.

134
3 years ago

A software company that is building a technology platform that helps e-commerce retailers and merchants deliver tailored messages to consumers based on their gender and demographic information.

134
3 years ago

A new way to pay for goods and services. The app helps you request a payment and the mobile network operator (say, a mobile operator or telecom company) will generate a token that is then transferred to the merchant. The app will then notify the consumer to confirm the payment.

133
3 years ago

A product that helps consumers make clothes look like they’re in the 1960s.

133
3 years ago

This cloud-based platform for payments brings together payments processors, banks, and merchants to offer a service that is cheaper and faster for consumers than traditional methods.

132
3 years ago

A startup that connects users with local businesses, so they can find services and goods to buy and use. It also generates revenue by helping consumers save money on things like groceries, dry cleaning, and layaway.

132
3 years ago

A SaaS platform that helps a company “improve its brand by engaging with its customers and creating a more compelling experience for the consumer.” It helps brands create content, establish a presence and grow their customer base.

132
3 years ago

A digital mortgage application for consumers.

132
1 year ago

The startup is building an app that connects the consumer directly to the brand and allows them to select products and submit reviews and other feedback.

132
3 years ago

A startup that helps people create and sell custom clothing through a web browser without having to design the entire garment from scratch. Loom wants to help consumers sell their clothing as a service — it’s essentially an Uber for fashion.

130
3 years ago

A new way for consumers to buy music and pay directly to artists. Sounding is a new way for fans to directly support artists they like with a “tip”, or a donation, that goes directly to the artist.

130
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help the fashion industry eliminate the middleman. The company is developing a platform that lets fashion brands list their merchandise directly to consumers through their websites and apps, eliminating the need for a stockist.

130
3 years ago

A startup that builds custom smart shoes for people with disabilities. The shoes use a wireless accelerometer and Bluetooth technology to detect movement and alert a person when they’re about to fall. The startup is currently working with the military, but is looking to expand into consumer markets.

129
3 years ago

A way for advertisers to measure the success of their ads, and for consumers to see which products get the highest engagement.

129
3 years ago

A startup that offers a tool for consumers to use to shop for and compare real-world products. The startup says it is the only shopping service that allows users to buy online-only products, while also allowing customers to see products in person and try them for free.

128
3 years ago

Businesses in the mobile payments space have often struggled with security. Called SIV, it uses AI to make payments on a consumer’s behalf with a single tap.

128
3 years ago

A company that wants to make it easier for consumers to buy and sell their used goods by connecting them with people who use it.

128
3 years ago

A digital gift registry and shopping website that allows consumers to buy personalized gifts for loved ones without the hassle of a physical gift registry.

127
1 year ago

A banking solution meant to offer a new alternative to the credit card. The company is co-founded by former players from Stripe, who say they’re “creating a banking brand that works for the modern consumer”.

127
1 year ago

A consumer-focused bill payment service for businesses. The company is based in Bangalore, India.

127
3 years ago

A startup that wants to bring a 21st century version of the old magazine subscription model. The startup gives access to a variety of programming languages and news to consumers for a monthly subscription fee.

126
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform for online consumer engagement campaigns. It also aims to bring more transparency to the online advertising industry.

126
3 years ago

A platform that connects manufacturers and consumers to make online purchases.

125
3 years ago

PowerMeter is a smart meter data company. They want to provide “a data-driven mobile application for consumers and businesses that uses data from the smart meters to provide insights about power consumption, cost savings, and energy savings on a monthly and annual basis.”

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 travel booking platform that connects consumers with local businesses to offer services like free airport parking, meal discounts, or access to free Wi-Fi.

125
9 months ago

A financial platform that helps businesses and consumers budget for the next year in a single app.

125
3 years ago

A data platform that allows brands to buy and sell customer data in a decentralized way, while protecting consumer information.

124
3 years ago

A consumer credit score for the US that scores potential customers on their creditworthiness.

124
3 years ago

A way for consumers to sell their old electronics and get paid for it, using an app that makes it easy for the buyer to scan barcodes.

124
3 years ago

DropBox for consumer goods, allowing you to send an item to your DropBox account, get a notification when it arrives, and have it sent back to you.

124
2 years ago

A consumer card that can be used at many places where plastic credit cards are accepted. It’s meant for the Indian market to replace a plethora of different forms of payment.

124
1 year ago

A consumer credit monitoring service

124
10 months ago

A social network for corporations, with enterprise sales teams and executives working on behalf of the company. The company takes a commission off each sale made through their platform, and may also have access to data on consumers on top of that.

124
3 years ago

 The startup is building an intelligent vending machine that allows consumers to receive personalized offers based on their offline behavior.

123
3 years ago

A digital payments service for US consumers

123
3 years ago

This startup is building a digital tool that helps companies help people with disabilities. Assistly is a web-based platform that helps companies help people with disabilities. Assistly is focused on helping consumers with a disability buy products and services online.

122
3 years ago

A platform that allows retailers to sell to consumers across various online marketplaces.

122
3 years ago

The startup provides software, training and data to help consumers achieve their fitness goals. The company’s software, which is built on the premise that “it’s not about the number of times you go to the gym, it’s about how much you get done when you go”, has won the Best Startup Award at the Philadelphia Startup Weekend.

121
3 years ago

A platform that helps consumers identify “high quality” products from “low quality” ones.

121
3 years ago

A startup that sells the first commercial drone to have a consumer version available, with a price tag of $1,000. The drone is made for those who want to experiment with aerial photography and videography.

120
3 years ago

A consumer-to-business marketplace for home improvement products and services.

120
3 years ago

A hardware startup that’s building ruggedized bitcoin hardware that can be sold to businesses and consumers. The company is currently working on a $1,000 device that it says can be used for up to a year on a single battery.

120
3 years ago

A SaaS that helps artists sell their work directly to consumers in a way that’s more efficient than selling through a gallery or commercial gallery.

120
3 years ago

A way for retailers to deliver their products directly to consumers without any human interaction. The startup’s goal is to make consumer interaction with products as invisible as possible.

119
3 years ago

A consumer-facing travel app now in beta

119
3 years ago

Predictive modeling technology that can help marketers understand where consumers are and what they’re interested in at any given time.

118
3 years ago

An on-demand e-commerce marketplace for consumers, like those found on Etsy and Shopify. The startup wants to help consumers buy the right products and get the right discounts, while helping businesses manage their online sales and inventory.

118
3 years ago

A company that conducts regular polls to help companies measure consumer sentiment.

117
3 years ago

In 2018, the founders of OpenTable were awarded the National Venture Capital Association’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Consumer Products and Services category.

117
3 years ago

The company aims to be a “banking for millennials” that offers high-yield savings accounts. It’s a way for younger consumers to build their savings without having to pay a premium for the privilege.

116
3 years ago

A company that makes it easy for small businesses to get in touch with consumers. The startup is making it easier for companies to market to a large, specific group of consumers by creating a one-stop resource for companies to find and contact consumers.

116
3 years ago

Rethinking the way we build and manage software is the goal of BuildZoom. The startup allows users to compare home improvements from a variety of vendors and service providers from the comfort of one website. It's an online marketplace that allows consumers to shop for home improvement projects from the convenience of a desktop computer or mobile phone. BuildZoom makes it easy to find the right contractor, and provides a level of transparency that other home improvement websites do not.

115
3 years ago

A company that builds a platform that allows consumers to pay for their memberships in advance. The startup is in the US, but has plans to expand to Europe.

115
3 years ago

A product that helps consumers get a clear perspective on their finances

115
3 years ago

An AI-powered product recommendation platform that helps users find and shop for products across Amazon and other retailers. The startup wants to build the first recommendation platform for consumers in the US, where it’s been testing.

114
3 years ago

A management-software tool for companies that sell their own products directly to consumers.

114
3 years ago

A tool to help people find and buy direct-to-consumer items on the web.

114
3 years ago

A platform for consumers and brands to build out ads for their own sites and the company will do the rest. The company claims to have a six-figure monthly run rate, with $100 million in monthly ad revenue. The company says they have 1,000 brands running campaigns on their platform.

114
3 years ago

A platform that helps businesses manage their social media accounts. The company sells social media management for businesses at $10 a month, and has plans to launch a consumer version.

113
3 years ago

Build a business that brings the customer service model to the cannabis industry, and helps the industry better serve their customers by creating a network that supports the needs of both the consumer and the industry.

113
3 years ago

A digital tool to help retailers sell to consumers.

113
1 year ago

A mobile app that’s effective at helping consumers find the best deals at their favorite restaurant.

113
1 year ago

A startup focused on protecting consumer privacy and data. It’s built a product that monitors apps that have been downloaded by a user. The startup is based in Berlin and says it has “saved” 100,000+ users’ data.

113
3 years ago

A digital platform that makes it easy to book flights for consumers, while also providing information on flight delays, prices, and more.

112
1 year ago

An AI-powered, real-time credit score for consumers.

112
3 years ago

This startup is building a consumer-facing marketplace for the home-sharing economy, where people can find a roommate to live in their home.

111
1 year ago

A company focused on helping salespeople and sales managers in the consumer sector make sales more effectively by using AI. They’re currently in the early stages of development but have a team of 10.

111
3 years ago

A platform for fashion brands to manage their products, with a lean startup that seeks to build a marketplace where brands can sell their products directly to consumers.

110
3 years ago

A startup that builds apps for the home to help consumers track their energy usage.

110
3 years ago

The startup makes a “diagnostic X-Ray” for consumers, and is selling it to hospitals for $25 per unit.

110
3 years ago

A startup that lets consumers rate their favorite places, with the goal of making those rating visible to potential customers.

110
2 years ago

A startup that calls itself the Amazon of homeopathic products. The company sells and ships over a hundred products to consumers, including aromatherapy oils that help people relax. It’s the leading homeopathic e-commerce site in the UK.

110
3 years ago

A tool that lets consumers make their own flowers and plants, with the spirit of a DIY flower kit.

109
3 years ago

A startup that gives you a way to help manage your finances without having to go to a full-service bank. The startup wants to serve as a more simple way for consumers to manage their finances and wants to be a part of the conversation around empowering consumers.

108
3 years ago

A tool that helps consumers create a budget and track their spending. The startup has raised $12 million for its technology thus far, and is looking to pivot into a basic financial management tool as it grows.

108
3 years ago

A startup that lets consumers and businesses create their own private, encrypted email addresses.

108
2 years ago

A company creating a consumer credit score, charging a monthly fee to help you get a better credit score.

108
3 years ago

A hardware company that makes sensors, including ones for weight and hydration, for home and for athletes. The company believes consumers will use devices such as the Nike FuelBand to track their health and exercise habits.

107
3 years ago

This startup is building a way to connect merchants and consumers to their products and services through a deeper understanding of their personal needs and habits.

107
2 years ago

A software that uses a data-driven approach to help identify potential drivers of consumer sentiment.

107
1 year ago

A startup that connects users with money lending options by AI. The startup is building a consumer lending platform.

106
3 years ago

A new startup that’s looking to use artificial intelligence to help companies develop and test new products and services. They’re looking to build a platform to pull together all of the publicly available data about products and consumers and teach a neural network to help companies predict how people will interact with their products, which they believe is the key to increasing product adoption. Currently, the startup has $2.5 million in seed funding.

105
3 years ago

A company that wants to create a new way to package and ship consumer electronics.

105
3 years ago

The startup says it is “a bridge between the consumer and the supplier,” and is “optimized for fast response and the real-time transfer of information.”

105
3 years ago

A consumer-facing product that helps users manage their money by giving them access to their bank account and budget, with the help of an AI.

105
2 years ago

A company that is developing a technology that uses blockchain to track and trace a product’s journey from the farm to the home, to protect farmers and consumers from pests and contaminants.

105
2 years ago

A commerce platform for the Indian market, where many consumers have previously had to go through multiple vendors to make a purchase.

105
3 years ago

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

104
3 years ago

While the idea of a self-driving car might look like far-fetched science fiction, the reality is that the technology is already at work on the roads of the United States and Europe. However, it is still too expensive for consumers to access. The startup, which is still in stealth, is working to make the technology accessible at a consumer level.

104
3 years ago

An online marketplace for buying and selling used items and goods. The company is using a technology called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) to allow consumers to scan an item and find out what they’re worth on the platform, which they say is a cheaper way to buy used goods, and helps sellers by cutting out the middleman.

103
1 year ago

A platform to allow consumers to buy and sell second-hand clothing online.

103
3 years ago

A platform that links manufacturers and the people who buy their products (consumers and businesses). The service helps retailers find the best suppliers and creates a better purchasing experience.

102
1 year ago

A product that allows consumers to collect and share their life’s moments in the form of text, audio, video, and pictures. The company claims they’re the first company to blend AI-driven software, powerful hardware, and mobile-friendly design to create a stand-alone action camera, the Zing Camera.

102
3 years ago

A platform that connects innovators with consumers and businesses. Their app allows people to rate items they’ve purchased with a star system and makes it simple to find more suppliers and products.

101
1 year ago

The startup helps consumers buy the right product for the right price, and avoid overspending on things that don’t matter to them.

101
3 years ago

As the problem of health data for consumers becomes more complex, the company is building a tool that can help people view and manipulate their own health data.

100
3 years ago

A software company that aims to provide a suite of tools to help people avoid missing payments. It handles a lot of the back end for consumer finance companies, including student loans and credit cards.

100
2 years ago

Blackbox is trying to tackle the problem of consumer credit scores, which are used to help determine creditworthiness, but are not very accurate. The startup is building a credit scoring tool that uses data from places like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to determine creditworthiness.

100
1 year ago

A company that wants to allow consumers to rent out their home or space to earn an income. They’re building out a platform, including a search system for listing, rental rates, insurance, etc. and a platform for decision-making for renters, with plans to expand into other areas.

100
3 years ago

A consumer service that helps consumers collect on credit card debt from their personal loans.

99
2 years ago

A startup that connects shopper accounts to e-commerce sites, allowing consumers to spend their shopping dollars more wisely.

99
2 years ago

Local startup that uses AI to help consumers find real estate listings and make offers.

99
1 year ago

A network of brick-and-mortar stores and online retail sites that brings together consumers with consumers who are looking for products that aren’t in stock locally.

99
9 months ago

A startup that helps companies build and maintain an online presence that’s easily accessible to consumers.

99
3 years ago

A company that wants to help consumers build and grow their own personal brands by selling them on merchandise and experiences, similar to what Amazon does with Amazon Prime.

98
3 years ago

This startup is building a digital way to help consumers choose the right hospital for their family member.

98
2 years ago

An open banking platform that helps banks understand their consumers.

98
3 years ago

A SaaS platform for helping financial institutions and consumers manage their money.

97
3 years ago

A web-based packing list maker that helps consumers stay organized during travel.

97
3 years ago

A platform to let consumers connect with the right people and businesses for their needs, and then to take advantage of the discounts and services that are available. The startup is building a "social commerce" platform, designed to make “bid-for-deals” a thing that users want and businesses want.

97
2 years ago

A consumer credit product for Latin American and Caribbean companies.

97
3 years ago

This startup wants to replace the inefficient and often criminally-run trucking industry with a new way to move freight that’s better for consumers, the environment, and the economy as a whole, by using autonomous vehicles.

96
2 years ago

A company that’s building a credit scoring system that predicts consumers’ creditworthiness, then helps them build a credit score.

96
2 years ago

A blockchain-based loyalty program that rewards consumers for shopping at a merchant's site.

96
1 year ago

A platform that lets consumers buy products from their living room via a connected TV

96
3 years ago

The startup is trying to solve the problem of the lack of consumer choice in the longtail economy by introducing a service to help consumers find the best products at the best price.

95
2 years ago

This is a not-for-profit that provides a global marketplace to sell and buy durable goods. The marketplace is meant to help reduce the environmental impact of consumer goods, especially in developing countries.

95
1 year ago

A company that wants to make it easier for consumers to find affordable, vegan, certified organic food online, and has already signed on several retailers.

95
3 years ago

A platform that allows consumers to learn about pesticide safety, through videos, quizzes, and a database of information.

94
3 years ago

A B2B company that provides a platform that allows the sharing of inventory data between companies, which can then be used to more efficiently target consumer and brand marketing.

94
3 years ago

A software package that helps create threadless repairs for consumers.

94
2 years ago

A platform to help brands interact with consumers in the shopping malls of Asia using digital kiosks.

94
2 years ago

A startup that allows consumers to share their dining experiences

94
1 year ago

Next Jump is building a platform that allows consumers to sell their e-waste, turning it into a material that can be made into keychains, necklaces, and other products.

94
2 years ago

This company helps consumers compare credit cards, and also helps retailers understand the costs of credit cards on their in-store cards. The company charges an annual fee, but it’s so far been able to build a strong network of merchants and credit card issuers.

93
2 years ago

A startup for working out in the privacy of your own home. Coaches are often too expensive for these types of consumers, so the app helps them get started for free.

93
1 year ago

A platform that will allow consumers to shop at one store and get their order delivered to others.

93
1 year ago

A company building a decentralized credit scoring system, with a focus on making it easy for consumers to access credit.

93
3 years ago

A startup that aims to connect the world through the Internet of Things at a global scale. It aims to use the Internet of Things to enable the connected devices in homes and businesses to communicate with each other and the world while offering new services for consumers.

92
2 years ago

A platform to help merchants sell direct to consumers through Facebook.

92
2 years ago

A global network of local markets, with local farmers who are able to sell their produce directly to consumers. The company’s customers are typically top-tier restaurants and grocery stores.

92
3 years ago

A platform for advertisers to find and target the right demographics and psychographics. The startup is also working on an ad tech platform for brands that want to target “hard-to-reach” consumers.

91
2 years ago

A startup that connects consumers with their favorite TV shows in a more intuitive way.

91
2 years ago

A consumer-facing SaaS platform for the Indian market. The startup is focused on maximizing the efficiency of the home shopping experience, and is currently focused on a small segment of the online market.

91
2 years ago

A mobile payment processing platform for mobile-only retailers. It connects local retail businesses to millions of consumers, who can then pay for over 200,000 items at over 3,000 merchants through the app.

91
2 years ago

Solve a consumer problem by using the power of the internet to make the shopping experience faster and cheaper.

90
2 years ago

A consumer application for managing sales data

90
2 years ago

A startup that wants to build a cloud storage service that’s actually useful. The company wants to build a storage system that’s useful for organizations, not just consumers.

90
2 years ago

A platform that aims to capitalize on the power of the “frictionless” commerce that comes from services like Uber and Airbnb. The platform will allow consumers to use apps to order groceries, ride-sharing, or take-out, and the company will cover the cost of delivery.

90
9 months ago

A platform to allow consumers to pay for their subscriptions with cryptocurrency.

90
2 years ago

A financial and investment platform that facilitates and provides insurance and retirement plans. The company says it wants to take the fees and costs out of these products. The company says it wants to take the fees and costs out of these products. The company wants to simplify the insurance and retirement plans experience for customers and consumers, and for companies to manage their employees’ plans.

89
2 years ago

A business-to-business-to-consumer (B2B2C) platform for engineers and other tech workers.

89
3 years ago

A startup for gadgets and consumer goods with an emphasis on women.

88
2 years ago

A SaaS platform for digital advertising, which allows advertisers to manage their budgets and deliver more personalized ads by understanding the intent of the consumer. The startup says they have $5-6k in revenue since launching in May.

88
2 years ago

The startup is building a platform for developers to create tools that help identify and prevent fraud for both consumers and businesses.

88
2 years ago

A grocery delivery service targeting online consumers. It wants to be the fulfillment partner for all the curbside delivery services in the US.

88
2 years ago

A database for monthly sales of consumer products

88
2 years ago

An AI-powered chatbot that helps consumers with their payments, including mobile wallets.

87
2 years ago

A new electronic banking system for low-income consumers in Mexico.

87
2 years ago

An idea that lets the consumers to subscribe for some services and then receive it at their doorstep.

87
2 years ago

A global payments company that wants to reduce the friction of international money transfers and make them easy and seamless for consumers. The startup’s product is a platform that uses “local currency bias” to make international transactions as easy as possible.

87
2 years ago

A smartphone app for sharing and comparing insurance prices. The startup is hoping to make insurance shopping and comparisons easier for consumers.

87
2 years ago

A startup that helps consumers use Lyft in lieu of owning a car in order to save money.

87
2 years ago

This startup is building a new kind of store for farmers around the world, where farmers can sell directly to consumers at a discount.

87
2 years ago

A platform for data-driven marketing, with features that help consumers find the best deals.

87
2 years ago

This startup is building a consumer-facing tool that helps people track their carbon footprint and make their own personal plan to reduce their impact.

87
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build a system that would help breweries and distilleries sell their products directly to consumers, removing the need for distributors to manage the supply chain.

87
1 year ago

A platform that helps consumers track their spending and keep their money in savings. The company is focused on helping people save more, with goal of saving 5% of their income by 2022.

87
1 year ago

A startup that wants to use technology to help consumers find a great financial advisor. It’s a SaaS-based platform that helps consumers find a financial adviser through a series of questions.

87
3 years ago

This startup is looking to replace the insurance model with a “personalized protection plan” that will cover an individual’s insurance needs over time. The startup will help consumers assess their risks and choose the best coverage.

86
3 years ago

A software company that helps companies build services for international markets. The startup is working with the government of Japan to build services for Japanese consumers and businesses, and with the government of Canada to build services for Canadian consumers and businesses.

86
2 years ago

A company building a platform that allows consumers to buy accessories for their smart home devices from a single marketplace, thereby simplifying the buying experience.

86
2 years ago

A new way to make custom 3D printable accessories. The startup makes parts for consumer electronics and is looking to make a new business out of selling them to users of its existing apps.

86
2 years ago

A startup tackling the issue of data breaches with a range of products and services aimed at helping consumers regain control of their data.

86
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform that helps retailers and manufacturers ship products directly to consumers. The company wants to offer a new model for connecting consumers with businesses that will bring down costs, and potentially lower shipping costs, and increase convenience.

85
2 years ago

Reducing the cost of healthcare for consumers by empowering them to collect, manage, and share their own health data.

85
2 years ago

A product that helps companies and individuals track and control mobile phone and tablet usage through location and mobile network data, with a focus on consumer safety using data from apps and websites.

85
2 years ago

A team of students from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business built a prototype for a new way for consumers to share their data. The idea is to make the sharing of personal data easier and more social, and to use it to show users how to make better decisions.

85
2 years ago

A “destination marketplace” that helps consumers find and book experiences, like spa treatments and wine tours.

85
1 year ago

A facial recognition startup that makes it easy for consumers to snap photos of themselves and display them on a Facebook-like feed, allowing brands to analyze consumers’ shopping habits.

85
1 year ago

A startup building a system of “lenses” that allow users to scan their own eyes at home and then have a doctor prescribe the right medications. The technology is already available to consumers, and they are taking pre-orders with the goal of launching in 2017.

85
3 years ago

The following is a list of notable consumer product startups in North America that have raised venture funding, according to Crunchbase and its sources.

84
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform for managed content delivery for marketers, allowing them to get their messages to consumers via email, SMS, and apps. It currently has 4 customers.

84
1 year ago

This startup is trying to make the process of buying a car more transparent by helping consumers understand their financing options.

84
1 year ago

The startup is working with big brands to create a platform that lets brands create and run their own online shops where consumers can buy directly from them. The idea is to create a market for in-house brands without having to go through a wholesaler.

84
2 years ago

An online marketplace that connects Chinese consumers with imported fashion goods.

83
2 years ago

“A first-of-its-kind consumer credit-scoring product that’s powered by behavioral science.”

83
2 years ago

A consumer credit database of over 1.5 million credit reports and credit histories.

83
2 years ago

A startup that focuses on solving the problem of finding legal medical marijuana for consumers, especially for those who live in states where marijuana is illegal.

83
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform to let businesses and consumers take advantage of the data from the billions of sensors embedded in our world.

83
2 years ago

One of the largest investment firms in the US, Union Square Ventures, has been investing in a number of consumer tech startups. They’re focused on building services that make it easier to sell and manage products through the internet, and they’re actively looking for seed stage opportunities.

82
2 years ago

The startup wants to build a marketplace that connects brands and consumers based on what they want and need. They’re thinking of it as a sort of Amazon for branded products.

82
2 years ago

The company’s goal is to build a tool for consumers to track the air quality in their neighborhoods.

82
2 years ago

A consumer-facing ecommerce site meant to help travelers find and book last-minute flights.

82
2 years ago

A consumer app that allows wine connoisseurs to feel the difference in taste and identify the grapes used to make a particular wine.

82
2 years ago

A Saudi Arabian startup that’s looking to help Saudi consumers make more financial decisions, but also wants to disrupt the way banks work in the kingdom.

82
1 year ago

A healthcare company that aims to build a consumer-facing platform for doctors to collaborate and manage patient medical records.

82
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for consumers to buy fruits and vegetables online. It’s like Google Express of fresh produce — the startups wants to get fresh produce from farm to refrigerator.

82
10 months ago

A platform that helps local farmers sell excess crops to companies and consumers. The company also provides analytics to help farmers decide which crops are best.

82
2 years ago

Builds a platform that allows companies to create and sell customized virtual reality experiences to consumers.

81
2 years ago

A health-focused startup that aims to help consumers get their money back when they get cheated by credit cards.

81
2 years ago

A startup that measures and reports on the ethics and practices of companies and organizations. The startup shared a solution to a problem in which consumers and companies aren’t aware of the impact of their purchasing decisions.

81
2 years ago

An online health insurance marketplace in which consumers can compare plans, get quotes, and enroll in coverage.

81
2 years ago

A company that helps consumers apply for their driver’s licenses.

81
2 years ago

A startup that connects artists with consumers for music licensing.

80
2 years ago

A startup meant to help small business owners and consumers alike find and compare car insurance quotes.

80
2 years ago

It’s a service to help consumers and investors invest in cryptocurrency and crypto-based companies.

80
2 years ago

A platform that helps you find a loan faster and at a lower rate. The startup is developing a unique platform for personal loans that is targeted at consumers.

80
2 years ago

OpenSkies is a digital economy that aims to connect consumers to the products they want, in the places they want, at the times they want them. The company wants to be the Amazon of the web, selling items with a rating system, allowing consumers to review and share products.

80
2 years ago

A startup that allows consumers to merchandise their own photos and videos to sell on social media.

80
2 years ago

This is a tool to help consumers find a product based on the frequency of its use, such as “if you buy this product more than 3 or 4 times a month, you should probably buy it from us”.

79
2 years ago

A process that makes it easier to ship and track packages, for both consumers and businesses. They aim to use the same technology that's in most FedEx and UPS sorting centers to create a more streamlined process for businesses and delivery agencies.

79
2 years ago

A company that wants to be the fabric store for the home, allowing consumers to order custom-fitted clothing.

79
2 years ago

This startup helps manufacturers of consumer goods track their products and efficiently manage customer returns.

79
2 years ago

A startup for insurance policies that give consumers the freedom to choose their own doctors and hospitals

79
1 year ago

A startup that builds an app that functions as a personal foundation for the consumer, offering insurance and investments with a flat-rate annual fee.

79
1 year ago

An automated system that tracks and analyzes consumers’ spending habits, and automatically alerts them when they’re about to exceed their spending limit.

79
1 year ago

A social network for “conscious consumers”

79
9 months ago

A startup that helps retailers sell their products directly to people who have tried them before, via a unique algorithm that learns from the way consumers interact with their products.

79
7 months ago

A startup that tracks household spending to help consumers save money.

79
2 years ago

A startup that is building a way to help consumers find great deals and discounts on their favorite products and services. The startup has built an AI engine that scours the web to find the best deals and sends them to users through email.

78
2 years ago

A consumer mobile banking mobile app for the developing world. It’s meant to bring mobile banking to consumers in places where banking infrastructure isn’t robust, and where there are often mobile networks that are poor quality or nonexistent.

78
2 years ago

A company that helps urban farmers sell fresh produce directly to local consumers via a network of farmers.

78
2 years ago

A company that tracks fashion trends and provides a service to help consumers know which styles will be popular in a given season.

78
2 years ago

A system that allows consumers to save money by re-cycling plastic bags, keeping them out of landfills and out of the environment.

78
2 years ago

This is a startup that’s building a tool to help businesses set up payment gateways, allowing them to build payment systems for consumers.

78
2 years ago

This is a tool for offering credit to vendors in the US, mostly for consumers but also for businesses and retailers. The startup’s platform allows users to set up repayment plans, pay on their terms, and get approved.

78
2 years ago

A micropayment tool that allows consumers to pay less than a cent per item.

78
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help people find a doctor appointment or store. It’s essentially an online concierge service that connects consumers to local providers.

78
1 year ago

Farmers markets have a dedicated following of consumers and it’s a fairly small, but growing market. Andres Uribe and his co-founders are building a marketplace that allows farmers to sell directly to consumers. The company is currently in beta.

78
2 years ago

A startup that creates a digital trail of products for consumers to track and manage, from an item of clothing to a car. The founders aim to make it easy to track your life’s possessions.

77
2 years ago

A platform that automates the process of doing social media advertising. It uses AI to match ads to consumers based on their interests on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

77
2 years ago

A platform that lets restaurants share menus and business plans with local chefs, and then helps them get orders from consumers.

77
2 years ago

A startup that enables banks to use a single system for their consumer and commercial lending.

77
2 years ago

 A startup that allows consumers to request a refund from a product they’ve purchased from a retailer. The company has over 400 merchants in the US, including brands like Sephora, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, and Amazon.com.

77
2 years ago

A platform that lets people sell their unused gadgets; the startup is targeting consumers and entrepreneurs in need of cash for their tech.

77
1 year ago

A smart contract that allows for a seller to create a transparent way for consumers to buy and use a product without needing to go through a 3rd party.

77
2 years ago

The startup is building a way for consumers to check their credit scores on their phones, so they can see what if they were to refinance a mortgage, apply for a credit card, or shop for a new loan.

76
2 years ago

A startup that helps content creators like YouTubers and Instagrammers manage their brand, and offer guidance to consumers on how to use their content.

76
2 years ago

A Hong Kong-based startup that is doing a joint venture in China with a Chinese partner. The two companies will work together to build a consumer product in China, and then later in Hong Kong.

76
2 years ago

A startup that connects businesses to consumers to help them engage with each other. It helps brands engage with potential shoppers by helping them create a customized experience based on profile or interest.

76
2 years ago

This startup is building a tool that allows consumers to make calls to any business in the United States, based on a phone number.

76
2 years ago

 A company that helps consumers book hotel rooms by scanning a QR code with their smartphone, and then using a mobile app to pay for it.

76
2 years ago

A platform to help consumers connect with the right doctors and create a doctor-patient relationship.

76
2 years ago

This company is building a new way for people to get access to fresh, locally grown produce. The startup wants to make it easier for consumers to connect to local farmers and get them to market their products.

76
2 years ago

A platform to connect vendors to the consumers who want goods. In the “Amazon of China” Amazon, people can buy products from a vendor, collect shipping and payment information, and then use the platform to order goods for delivery.

76
2 years ago

A startup that provides a platform for utilities to create and manage their own “mobile and digital services”, offering a “single version of the truth” for utilities and a way for consumers to get information through an app or website.

76
1 year ago

A startup that connects consumers with products they’re interested in buying with individuals who have a similar taste in products.

76
1 year ago

A data visualizations and analytics tool that helps companies better understand the e-commerce space. The startup’s product, OneSource, is built on a software called TripWatcher, which allows companies to track their consumers’ online shopping habits and understand how they navigate the online space. It’s being used by over 80,000 businesses across 2,000 categories.

76
2 years ago

Trying to make the smart home as easy as possible for consumers.

75
2 years ago

An online marketplace for independent businesses to sell their products to consumers. The startup charges a monthly membership fee, but it offers a monthly bonus for businesses that sell a certain amount of products without going over a certain monthly threshold.

75
2 years ago

A startup that helps consumers shop for affordable products and services. As a consumer, you can search for products and services and make deals with the businesses.

75
2 years ago

A digital wallet that allows consumers to pay in cryptocurrency and convert it to fiat.

75
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for consumers to manage the paperwork required for car purchases from the dealership.

75
1 year ago

A network of young designers who use their own personal resources to make a product that can be sold online. The company offers a “design-to-order” service for consumers, who can choose from a number of product options, including customization of colors, fabrics, and packaging.

75
2 years ago

A 3-year-old startup that’s building an AI that can generate 3D models of objects using consumer video.

74
2 years ago

A supply chain startup that helps retailers buy in bulk and sell to consumers at a lower price

74
2 years ago

This startup is developing a digital bank that will allow consumers to send money between countries with zero fees. The company is building the product for the Nigerian market.

74
2 years ago

A SaaS tool that enables a user to create a profile of their health, including medical records, insurance, location, and allergies. The startup is trying to make it easier for consumers to get health care.

74
2 years ago

A platform that makes it easier for consumers to buy gift cards online. The startup will also partner with retailers to create in-store mobile ordering apps.

74
2 years ago

A platform for connecting people to services, services to each other and to consumers. Users can set up on-demand services which can be shared with friends, or have the option to contribute to the service’s revenue share.

74
2 years ago

A company that aims to create a “digital safety deposit box” for consumer goods they own and want to organize, all in one place.

74
1 year ago

A consumer-facing SaaS company that has built a platform to help brands, agencies, and retailers manage their social media presence.

74
1 year ago

A platform to help businesses and consumers on the US West coast find the best time to buy and sell homes.

74
1 year ago

A consumer financial technology company that helps millennials manage all their financial information in one place. The startup knows the power of millennials and is aiming to build a platform that helps them do so.

74
1 year ago

Coupons for consumers, available on their mobile phones.

74
2 years ago

An online platform for shoppers to find and buy merchandise directly from other consumers.

73
2 years ago

A startup that wants nothing more than to help consumers get their hands on a healthier, more sustainable, more convenient alternative to bottled water.

73
2 years ago

An influencer marketing platform for advertisers, designed to help them work with social media stars to influence the purchase decisions of millions of consumers

73
2 years ago

A company trying to get the price of medicines down with a direct-to-consumer sales channel. The company has partnered with big pharmaceutical companies to help them reduce their costs.

73
2 years ago

A startup for drinks and food in cities, where consumers can order food via text message and have it delivered to them.

73
2 years ago

A startup that acts as a matchmaker between consumers and local businesses — now.com. Customers can search for businesses and read reviews, while businesses can list their items, pricing and contact information. The company is based in San Francisco.

73
2 years ago

A secure, anonymous messaging app for consumers, privacy advocates, and journalists.

73
9 months ago

A new kind of consumer lending startup that engages customers in a way that allows them to become the lender to a peer group of friends and neighbors. Lending Club wants to build a decentralized peer-to-peer lending network where individuals can lend to or borrow from other individuals.

73
2 years 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.

72
2 years ago

A company that promises to make owning a house a more transparent and understandable process for consumers via their online platform known as RealtyShares. The company is a real estate marketplace that uses blockchain technology to help potential home buyers and sellers compare properties to find the best deals on the market.

72
2 years ago

A health startup that wants to be the Amazon of health insurance: a way for consumers to compare and buy plans to lower their premiums.

72
2 years ago

An alternative to the pay-per-click model of web advertising that’s based on a subscription model rather than a pay-per-click scheme. It’s pitching itself as a way for both marketers and consumers to get the information they want.

72
2 years ago

A new way to do direct-to-consumer retail, using a modern e-commerce system to create a virtual store on a company’s website.

72
2 years ago

Food delivery service that has set its sights on winning over consumers in Brazil.

72
2 years ago

A tool that helps entrepreneurs find customers by promising to help them find people who want to buy their products. The startup is currently in the process of being acquired by a larger consumer-facing company.

72
2 years ago

The startup is building an in-home PC that simplifies the process of purchasing and using digital, and cloud-based consumer products through the web.

72
2 years ago

A new way to demo products to consumers, connecting manufacturers with the buyers of their products through an easy-to-use site.

72
2 years ago

A consumer-facing company that helps users manage the productivity of their devices.

72
1 year ago

A programmable lock that can be used by consumers and businesses to control access to their homes, offices, and cars.

72
1 year ago

Many startups on the list came from India, a country that has been a "fintech powerhouse" in recent years. The country has a large population of engineers and a growing consumer base, and the availability of capital and technology has led to a boom in the number of startups in the country.

72
2 years ago

A company that combines data and knowledge to give people a better understanding of their personal data and what they do with it. The startup helps consumers better understand the data collection and usage involved with services like Amazon and Facebook.

71
2 years ago

A startup that’s buying up small companies, in an effort to create a list of “deal-of-the-day” companies in the UK. The company buys these companies for an undisclosed price, and then sells them to consumers via its website.

71
2 years ago

FuturePundit helps companies in the US and Europe to better understand how consumers’ online comments and reviews will affect their sales, and how such sentiment can be used to decide on future marketing and sales strategies.

71
2 years ago

A company that makes a software-as-a-service to help consumers or businesses see where their energy comes from.

71
2 years ago

A company that tries to make it easier for consumers to barter with one another. It uses social connections to make it easier for people to exchange goods and services without going through a middleman.

71
2 years ago

This startup is building a next-generation credit bureau that will give consumers more control over their credit files. They want to replace the current system with a more personalised model.

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

A startup that wants to build a digital health dashboard for consumers, much like My Fitness Pal.

71
2 years ago

The founder of this startup wants to bring the benefits of the Internet of Things to the point of sale. The company is building a system that will allow consumers to interact with products in a more intuitive way.

70
2 years ago

This company wants to build an app that can help consumers find childcare that’s appropriate for their needs.

70
2 years ago

A startup that connects consumers and brands to help them buy products online. The founder is a former Google engineer who was a co-founder of Instacart, a grocery delivery service, before launching this startup.

70
2 years ago

A high-end, high-margin business-to-business e-commerce platform for professional services that started off as a B2B tool for lawyers but has since expanded to business-to-consumer.

70
2 years ago

A credit card that rewards customers for paying down their balance. A consumer can get the card from a bank and pay off the balance each month, then increase the credit limit in increments. The startup then takes a percentage of that credit and invests it in the customer’s portfolio.

70
2 years ago

The startup’s goal is to make healthcare data more user-friendly for consumers, who it says want to know what the data means and how to access it.

70
2 years ago

An artificial intelligence powered platform that connects merchants and consumers to automate and simplify the payment process.

70
2 years ago

A product that helps you manage your home with a series of sensors — and it’s aimed at large-scale consumers.

70
2 years ago

One of the most interesting startups to come out of the fintech space, Nomiku is building a device that allows consumers to cook with precision.

70
1 year ago

A platform for managing the logistics and supply chain for a whole range of products, from consumer goods to industrial components.

70
1 year ago

The startup helps consumers in cities post short, free listings, and to pay rent via the same platform. The startup uses its data to give advertisers accurate analytics on customers and their preferences.

70
2 years ago

A company that builds technology that helps brands and retailers verify that the products they sell are genuine. The startup helps consumers protect themselves from online scams and helps brands and retailers protect themselves from fraudulent sellers.

69
2 years ago

A web and mobile app that helps consumers and businesses collaborate on price and availability.

69
2 years ago

 A product that uses AI to help you plan your day; for example, it can tell you if your morning commute is too long or too short. The startup wants to build out the AI to make the planning process more seamless and to make the product more attractive to consumers.

69
2 years ago

Curio is building an app that allows consumers to learn about the products they use, their health history, and their habits with the goal of helping them make better choices for their health.

69
2 years ago

A platform that helps companies access data they might not have access to, and facilitate matches between data providers and consumers.