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2 years ago

A software company that develops custom software for automotive manufacturers.

299
2 years ago

A company that designs, manufactures, and sells wireless sensors that can be used to detect motion, temperature, and moisture in homes and offices.

231
2 years ago

A startup that aims to replace the human factor with machine learning to make sales and customer service easier.

222
3 years ago

A small business loan, based on factors like location, team, and amount of traffic. It also offers business owner coaching to help them grow their business.

213
2 years ago

A new kind of grocery store that takes advantage of the fact that many people can’t shop alone. The concept is that it’s one person browsing the store while the other is cooking.

200
2 years ago

A company that manufactures unique air filters for the home.

195
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies that make physical products of any kind manage their manufacturing with a single platform.

190
2 years ago

Waze is a software company that builds autonomous driving systems. Waze partners with car manufacturers to produce autonomous driving systems for cars, buses, and trucks.

189
1 year ago

A startup focused on the development of specialty plastics. It’s got a factory in the US, and its first product is a sustainable, nontoxic version of the plastic used to make fiberglass.

185
2 years ago

A universal barcode reader for all industries, including retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. The startup wants to develop a barcode reader that can read the same barcode across all industries.

184
2 years ago

A cloud platform for companies handling high-volume data including financial services, utilities, manufacturing and media.

181
2 years ago

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

179
2 years ago

A platform for managing supply chains for small businesses, connecting them to factories, distributors, and suppliers. It’s currently working with factories in China and Vietnam.

174
1 year ago

A venture-backed company that is creating a new, cloud-based platform that helps manufacturers manage and track inventory.

173
2 years ago

An online marketplace for buying and selling used cars and getting dealer-level prices and prices from auto manufacturers. The startup is in the pilot stage.

164
3 years ago

This startup is building a “sugar factory” that will use a patented process to turn sugar beet waste from the food industry into ethanol.

162
3 years ago

They help connect foreign workers with U.S. companies in the manufacturing industry. Their platform helps companies with the process of hiring foreign workers after they’ve arrived in the U.S.

162
3 years ago

A software company that provides an interface between manufacturers and distributors, helping them consolidate their sales and order fulfillment processes.

160
3 years ago

A startup that will help businesses secure their websites and email accounts with a two-factor authentication (2FA) system.

159
3 years ago

A “factory farming” startup that plans to take over the entire process of raising and slaughtering animals from the farm to the table.

157
3 years ago

A company that builds tools for companies to track employee satisfaction and make changes to improve it.

155
2 years ago

A company that provides fact-checking and verification services to publishers and media companies

155
1 year ago

A startup that aims to bring together the entire supply chain of a product to help manufacturers sell more. The startup is working with a sample of 50 companies and says they have secured $1 million in funding from investors.

155
3 years ago

A digital platform for small-scale manufacturers, partnering with companies like Google and Intel, to produce and market their products.

153
3 years ago

A company that makes both low-cost and premium products for the fashion industry. The premium products include the T-shirt, the slim-fit denim, and the leather jacket. The company is also manufacturing a line of eyewear, and it recently launched a line of knitwear for women.

153
3 years ago

A social media platform that focuses on live video, rather than posting to a timeline after the fact. Users can watch and interact with other users live.

153
3 years ago

A self-driving car platform for developers and auto manufacturers. The startup wants to make it easy for carmakers to integrate self-driving technology into their vehicles.

152
3 years ago

A small batch manufacturing business meant to help customers get their hands on the newest, shiniest (and most expensive) gadgets the minute they’re released.

152
3 years ago

A social enterprise in Indonesia that sells bedsheets made of recycled plastic. The company is building a factory that can make up to 50,000 bedsheets a week.

151
1 year ago

A startup that allows people to build and custom-order the furniture they want, even if the factory can’t make it yet.

151
3 years ago

This startup is building a B2B platform that connects freelancers and agencies with manufacturing manufacturers.

150
2 years ago

A startup that will take any video and allow its creators to port it to any of the top 30 mobile phone manufacturers, using a digital-rights-management-free model. The company has already built an app that allows anyone to convert any video to any phone.

150
3 years ago

Apple’s iOS operating system lacks a centralized directory to find and open files. Filefactory has built a solution that will let you “find files and get notifications for files that are important to you—in any app”.

149
3 years ago

A platform for self-driving car manufacturers to build their own maps and run their own fleets

149
3 years ago

A company that’s building a detailed map of the world’s supply chains, put together using new satellite technologies. The startup wants to create a more efficient and transparent supply chain for all manufacturers.

148
3 years ago

A platform for the design and manufacture of solar cells. The startup wants to make solar cells more accessible for people in the developing world, with a focus on the Middle East.

147
3 years ago

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

147
3 years ago

A platform that enables big businesses to automate their customer service, using AI and ML to predict customer satisfaction and easy ways to solve customer problems.

147
3 years ago

A company that can assemble furniture from a factory in China, and ship it directly to a customer.

146
1 year ago

A startup that sells a product to help companies organize their supply chains. It’s a software solution that helps manufacturers manage their inventories.

145
3 years ago

An online marketplace that connects manufacturers with large-scale distributors. The marketplace is built on the idea that there are many manufacturing companies that want to do business with large companies, but are unable to do so because of their small size.

144
2 years ago

A platform for social media content curation, with a focus on the financial sector. The company has been pitching the idea of creating “content factories” which can create content and deliver it in real-time to markets.

144
1 year ago

A new way for companies to manage their supply chain, including everything from specifying products and manufacturing processes to shopping for the best rates from suppliers.

144
3 years ago

A startup that is building a tool to help apparel designers find the right factories.

143
3 years ago

This enterprise software company is designing a SaaS app for running a large manufacturing facility. The company is currently in a pilot with a large manufacturer in the US.

142
3 years ago

The startup is building a teaming platform focused on the education, construction, and manufacturing sectors.

142
1 year ago

A startup that designs and manufactures 3D printed electronics, working with companies like Google, LG and Samsung.

142
3 years ago

A B2B company that connects companies with Indonesian factories that can produce goods at a lower cost than competitors outside the country.

141
1 year ago

This startup is building software to help food factories better manage their production lines. The startup wants to help manufacturers reduce waste and improve the quality of the product.

141
3 years ago

Future of Food is building an API that will allow food manufacturers to build custom labels for their products, allowing buyers to scan a QR code along with their smartphone and get product details and pricing.

140
3 years ago

An online service that wants to help companies manage their manufacturing process. Their first product is a $2,000 kit that comes with a 3D printer and 3D printer-compatible materials.

140
1 year ago

Low-cost, low-overhead video conferencing, made possible by software that sends the video through the internet rather than over a traditional phone line, is a key factor in bringing remote workers to a company. This startup is building software for companies to use to host audio and video calls.

140
2 years ago

A company that develops a computer vision system for manufacturing equipment to reduce downtime to 15%.

138
2 years ago

This SaaS platform helps hospitals reduce medical errors and increase patient satisfaction with their medical appointments. It’s already been implemented at three hospitals in the U.S. and is at 25 others now.

138
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a computer vision platform to help people scan products for defects at the factory level.

138
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a tool for retailers to manage their sales, rather than the typical ERP tools that are meant for manufacturers

137
3 years ago

A company that manufactures and sells protein shakes. The company is looking to build a community around their protein powders that would help them get customers.

137
1 year ago

A startup that partners with Indian restaurants to automate their ordering processes. This can help restaurants better manage inventory and deliveries, save money, and increase customer satisfaction.

137
3 years ago

A company that helps automate supply chain processes for companies in the food and beverage industry. The startup’s software allows manufacturers to build a single, dynamic, supply chain plan, and it can adjust based on changes in demand and supply.

136
3 years ago

A company that manufactures and distributes high-end headphones, digital cameras, and other electronics. The startup is focusing on the “high-end” market by offering higher quality products priced at the same range as its competitors.

136
3 years ago

The App Factory is building a platform to build, distribute, and manage applications from a team of developers and designers. It’s a mix of Slack, Trello, and Jira.

136
1 year ago

A company focusing on building an AI-powered platform to help manufacturers plan and think through production processes.

136
3 years ago

The startup helps B2B companies sell their wares to retailers in the US. The service works for companies that design, manufacture or market goods for retail.

134
1 year ago

A mobile app for restaurants to easily manage their wait times and track customer satisfaction.

134
3 years ago

A technology that helps to monitor the health of workers, including health risk factors and physical activity levels. The startup believes that the technology will be important for companies who want to make sure their employees are healthy.

133
3 years ago

A platform for small factories in Asia to manage and grow their supply chains.

133
3 years ago

A tool for maintaining the peace between warring factions.

133
2 years ago

A real-time sales intelligence platform that helps retailers, manufacturers, and distributors manage orders and optimize logistics.

133
1 year ago

A platform that connects Etsy sellers with fashion brands and manufacturers. The startup’s aim is to help brands and manufacturers easily find and transact with sellers on Etsy.

133
3 years ago

A St. Louis-based startup that helps suppliers and manufacturers connect with employees, suppliers, and parts.

132
3 years ago

A product that helps manufacturers manage their supply chains, including knowing how much of their inventory is in stock and which retailers are in the best positions to buy it.

132
3 years ago

A “social marketplace for manufacturing”, where manufacturers can find and price items from suppliers, and suppliers can find customers.

132
3 years ago

This startup is looking to prevent the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito borne illnesses by manufacturing naturally repellent sunscreen that users can apply to their skin.

132
3 years ago

A start-up that builds small devices for the home to measure temperature, humidity, and other factors. The company is also developing an indoor location service.

132
3 years ago

A company that’s moving the power of the “internet of things” from the world of large manufacturing plants and factories to the world of small-scale manufacturing and manufacturing at home. The company is working with over 50 manufacturers to make it easier to connect their products to the Internet.

131
3 years ago

A company that transforms raw materials into finished products. The company is looking to take on big manufacturers like Nike, using 3-D printing to prototype and scale production.

130
3 years ago

A company that wants to help manufacturers build smaller products, including sensors.

129
3 years ago

A startup that lets people take care of their bikes, which are serviced and fixed by their manufacturers.

129
2 years ago

A digital platform that provides accounts and payment solutions to service providers, retailers and manufacturers. It claims to have an 85% market share in India.

128
3 years ago

One of the key differences between this year’s class and last year’s was the level of public interest in highlighting the work of the companies that were accepted. This year that level was very high, with over 10,000 people visiting the project page. That interest was a major factor in the growth of the class.

127
11 months ago

A B2B company that works with distributors, manufacturers, and retailers to help them create a community of buyers.

126
3 years ago

A B2B Internet of Things platform for the construction industry that offers a platform for construction companies to make products that can be automated, from construction vehicles to buildings. The company is building a “smart factory” that offers a low-cost manufacturing model that can be automated, allowing construction companies to run on lean manufacturing principles.

125
3 years ago

The startup aims to make complicated environmental accounting and reporting for companies easier, with a platform that helps companies track their carbon footprint, water use, and other environmental data. It’s currently testing with a few companies in the energy and manufacturing verticals.

125
3 years ago

A startup that helps connect the world’s food supply chain, from farmers to factories to distributors and restaurants. It will also offer apps to help track and improve inventory management.

123
3 years ago

A tool for optimizing product designs for ease of manufacturing.

121
3 years ago

A solution that helps large retailers and manufacturers avoid expensive damage and return costs.

121
2 years ago

A startup that is building a software-defined radio for IoT, allowing devices to connect directly to the internet. It’s a layer of software that sits between the radio chip manufacturer and the end user.

119
3 years ago

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

118
3 years ago

The startup, which was founded in June, wants to help manufacturers scale up their production of custom items quickly and easily.

118
3 years ago

A startup that wants to build an analytics platform for restaurants, which they claim will allow restaurants to engage in more precise, targeted marketing, and track employee satisfaction.

117
3 years ago

A B2B platform that helps car dealerships and dealers find each other and purchase cars. They work with the manufacturer, and then sell the car through a few partner dealers, which is the core part of revenue.

117
10 months ago

A company that helps small businesses with inventory management, especially in the manufacturing space.

116
3 years ago

A platform for helping people build and sell customized products. They’re currently focused on building a platform for small businesses to access to the manufacturing supply chain.

115
3 years ago

A B2B company that offers tools for wholesalers to manage their supply chain and produce manufacturer catalogs.

114
3 years ago

A platform that allows retailers to sell their products online without buying wholesale, lowering costs and maximizing margins. They’re building a marketplace that connects retailers directly with manufacturers.

114
2 years ago

A San Francisco-based startup that wants to disrupt the way that flexible manufacturing is done. Its purpose is to help customers determine the optimal amount of materials needed for products, and help companies manage materials.

114
3 months ago

The idea behind Crowdcast is to leverage the crowd to fund the covering of physical assets, like the building of a new college library or the refurbishment of an old factory.

113
2 years ago

A startup that has built an RFID-based sensor to help factories monitor the health of their equipment.

112
2 years ago

A startup that’s developing an app that allows users to crowdsource design work in real time. As the company says, “the platform is set up in a way that allows site visitors to create a profile, to rate designs, and to leave feedback on the designs of other site visitors. The power of the platform comes from the fact that it’s powered by a community of designers that are incentivized to be helpful.”

112
3 years ago

A tool that lets you make an image that looks like you’re looking at a phone, but in fact you’re looking at the real world through a video camera.

111
2 years ago

A company that designs and manufactures 3D printed medical devices. The startup wants to build a device that helps the blind navigate and helps the visually impaired to see better. It’s working with an area hospital and hopes to have a product out this year.

111
3 years ago

A startup that helps manufacturers source materials and organize their supply chains.

110
2 years ago

-Two-factor authentication, much like Google Authenticator, but for every service, including cloud-based software and device apps.

110
3 years ago

A startup that helps programmers write beautiful code, built on the fact that we’re all just doing the best we can with the tools we have and doesn’t expect its users to be professional programmers with developer-level command of the language it’s written in.

105
3 years ago

This company is building a software platform that connects manufacturers with small and medium-sized businesses that need digital printing solutions, including direct mail, invitations, catalogs, posters, and more.

105
2 years ago

Startup that wants to disrupt the traditional, outdated, and inefficient process for hiring workers for manufacturing. It allows manufacturers to hire workers from a pool of applicants, and set terms and conditions.

105
11 months ago

This is an “integrated supply chain management” system for home building and remodeling that hopes to cut down on wasted materials, lower construction costs, and improve customer satisfaction.

105
2 years ago

A platform that helps people identify viable business opportunities. The startup helps entrepreneurs identify markets, feasibility, and other factors that make their business ideas viable.

104
3 years ago

People are tired of waiting on hold for customer service, so they’re putting their calls into a queue to be answered and retrieved. The startup is aiming to be the de facto customer service app for the next generation of companies, and says it’s already working with several major companies in the space.

103
3 years ago

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

103
2 years ago

A tool helps auto manufacturers create highly efficient car designs. It can review thousands of designs, pick out ones that are more efficient, and make suggestions to manufacturers to try.

103
3 years ago

A startup that wants to turn the internet of things into a powerful business tool. The company, founded by former GE engineers, wants to build a platform that combines everyday objects into a platform that can help with manufacturing, distribution, and inventory management.

102
2 years ago

A platform for companies to get a better handle on their runways of suppliers, factories, and partners.

102
2 years ago

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

102
3 years ago

A B2B specialist that connects global buyers with local manufacturers. The company is building a supply chain management platform for businesses that is meant to be faster and cheaper than traditional methods.

99
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help people book last-minute flights and hotels by bringing together factors like price, travel time, and flight delays.

99
11 months ago

An AI-powered e-commerce platform that allows customers to shop and buy items direct from manufacturers and importers. The company is also building out a supply chain management system.

99
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.

98
2 years ago

A company that helps retailers, manufacturers and distributors run promotions that are tailored to the specific needs of their customers, with the goal of increasing the lifetime value of customers.

98
1 year ago

A startup for selling outside of Ebay. The company is building out a marketplace for manufacturers and suppliers to list their goods for sale.

98
1 year ago

An e-commerce site for buying a wide variety of healthcare products from over 4,000 manufacturers.

98
2 years ago

A B2B platform for pharmaceutical manufacturers, letting them get products to market faster at lower cost.

97
2 years ago

A startup that wants to use a new “ecosystem” of sensors to monitor the output of factories.

97
3 years ago

A platform that documents the human factors that go into the design of things, like adding a button for “Delete’ and a “Save” button to a plastic toothbrush. The startup is currently working with startups and designers to build out its product.

96
2 years ago

A startup that’s creating a container that makes it easier to ship electrical components to manufacturers

96
10 months ago

A company that builds hardware for manufacturers. The company is a hardware startup looking to disrupt the supply chain.

95
3 years ago

It’s a company that hires independent researchers to evaluate the credibility of news stories. The startup says it has a staff of more than 30 researchers in the US and Europe and claims to be the fastest growing news-biased fact-checking startup in the US.

93
3 years ago

With this company’s “socially intelligent” inventory management system, manufacturers can better predict demand for their products in real time, and thus lower their costs. It integrates with factories’ inventory systems and takes orders and shipment predictions from social networks to figure out where to place a product’s next shipment.

91
2 years ago

"FastCo" lists the top startups in the world every year. The list is based on revenue, but also factors in the startup's presence on other "fast-growing" lists, including those published by "Forbes", "Inc." and "Forbes Europe".

91
2 years ago

A tool that helps manage inventory, allowing manufacturers to track their supply chain.

89
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies create all-in-one online marketing campaigns. The startup helps companies target their ads to specific customer types, and helps them segment and target ads by geography and other factors.

88
2 years ago

A “B2B marketplace for contract manufacturing” that connects manufacturing orders to suppliers.

88
1 year ago

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

88
11 months ago

A company that manufactures a line of cheap smartwatches aimed at the developing world. The majority of its customers are in Latin America.

88
2 years ago

A business that connects equipment manufacturers with construction workers so they can collaborate on projects from start to finish.

86
2 years ago

A company that makes modular office furniture that can be built by a customer, shipping it in 5 parts. It currently has 3 large manufacturers that it works with building its products in China.

86
2 years ago

The other factor is the service-based nature of B2B companies. B2B companies typically spend on services, such as accounting or legal services. The most common B2B service businesses include accounting, banking, and legal services. B2B marketing startups are therefore more likely to be targeting B2

85
2 years ago

A company that helps manufacturers quickly and cheaply produce prototypes of new products

84
1 year ago

In the past year some over 500 new startups have launched in Seattle’s startup scene and the number of new startups in the city has increased by a factor of 10 since 2013. We’ll be looking at some of the most exciting startups in the city in the coming weeks.

83
11 months ago

This startup offers an affordable, integrated supply chain management platform for manufacturers and distributors in the US, Canada and Southeast Asia.

83
2 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.

82
10 months ago

A digital platform to help people create and distribute 3D models of products, which they can then print at home. The startup wants to introduce manufacturing to the masses.

82
2 years ago

A company that wants to build a network of robot arms for factories.

81
2 years ago

A low-cost, high-speed, high-capacity network for manufacturing. Each hub is designed to be small, modular, and scalable.

81
9 months ago

A startup for checking out and buying expensive artifacts, like guitars and art, that you can’t afford, but still like the look of.

81
2 years ago

A company that plans to disrupt the supply chain by assembling “smart factories” in the home. Their prototype is a $1,500 kit that helps turn home-based tools into smart factories that can automate production and produce customized products.

79
2 years ago

A startup that helps manufacturers of air fresheners, air purifiers, and air purifying devices scale their operations. The startup creates software that automates the design of these products for overseas manufacturers, allowing them to keep costs down.

79
2 years ago

A startup that wants to reverse the trend of technology companies closing manufacturing facilities in the US, and instead bring manufacturing back to the US.

79
1 year ago

A social network for parents, with features like group chats and fact-finding on the best places to take kids to eat. It’s already on over 50 college campuses, with plans to expand to over 200 in the next few months.

79
1 year ago

A platform for manufacturing and distribution of solar energy products

79
2 years ago

A company that provides a software platform to help manufacturers manage and optimize their scrap metal inventories.

78
2 years ago

A product-focused company that helps companies in the developing world get products manufactured locally.

78
1 year ago

The business is a “B2B SaaS platform that connects manufacturers and distributors with manufacturers and distributors in other countries. The business is built on top of the global trading network of the SFL Group, a European multi-country network of a network of factories and distributors.”

78
2 years ago

The startup aims to build a global network of systems integrators who can leverage its platform to help companies with other integrations, including those that require products to be manufactured overseas.

77
1 year ago

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

77
1 year ago

A WeWork-esque coworking space in NYC that has memberships that are priced based on a number of factors, including what you’re working on, where you’re working, your gender, and more.

77
10 months ago

An industrial robotics platform that wants to help manufacturers quickly and cost-effectively design and build their own autonomous robots.

77
3 years ago

An e-commerce marketplace for the European market, which relies on a collaboration between sellers and manufacturers.

76
2 years ago

A self-driving car startup that builds its own hardware, to create a platform for car manufacturers to build autonomous cars.

76
2 years ago

An AI-based platform for managing and improving product lifecycles, the company wants to enable manufacturers to make their products safer and more reliable.

75
2 years ago

A company that provides software to help retailers and manufacturers save energy and money, especially in the new era of low-carbon regulations.

75
2 years ago

A platform for people to raise capital from the public with the goal of solving problems. The company is working on a survey-artifact interface, which they’re using to get feedback about the products they’re building.

75
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies create better customer profiles, including demographic data, psychographic data, location data, preferences, and other factors.

75
1 year ago

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

75
1 year ago

The startup claims to be the only startup in the world to manufacture their own smart phone. eCanter is a ruggedized, waterproof, and dustproof smartphone that can withstand drops from up to two meters and has a waterproof case.

75
2 years ago

Software that helps auto dealers negotiate with manufacturers and stores

74
1 year ago

A platform that allows people to test out and share their own designs, called Viva Labs. The startup calls it “Uber for manufacturing” and is already helping people test their ideas out at the Maker Fair in New York City.

74
9 months ago

A global marketplace that allows people to buy and sell products online, in their local market. The startup will help manufacturers reach new markets and increase sales.

74
8 months ago

A startup that wants to build a better credit score by factoring in your balance and payment history.

74
2 years ago

A startup that helps travelers rent cars for a day or a week at a time. The startup wants to rent vehicles from manufacturers like BMW and Mercedes Benz.

73
1 year ago

This B2B software company aims to make the retail space more predictable. They’re using machine learning to help retailers predict sales by combining a customer’s purchase history with weather, seasonality, and other factors.

73
2 years ago

A startup that designs and manufactures a line of fitness equipment for women, including a weight loss belt, a ball of resistance, and even a workout glove that makes you feel like a superhero.

72
1 year ago

A self-driving platform for the automotive industry, the startup claims to allow car manufacturers to build cars that can be steered by a human driver, but that can also navigate on their own in the case of an accident.

72
2 years ago

A startup that allows people with intellectual property rights to more easily sell their designs to manufacturers.

71
2 years ago

Dedicated to helping businesses in the medical device industry, the startup helps manufacturers understand the regulatory landscape for selling medical devices in the US, Canada, and Europe.

71
1 year ago

A B2B company that aims to connect manufacturers and wholesale distributors in the US.

71
1 year ago

The company wants to help marketers predict which city will see the most growth in mobile app usage. They’ve built a machine-learning algorithm that generates possible markets based on a number of factors, including population density and the amount of money spent on mobile devices.

71
1 year ago

The startup touts its software as a “robust suite for manufacturing operations”. The company offers real-time risk analysis, as well as mobile apps for managing business operations.

71
2 years ago

This startup is aimed at manufacturers, selling them automation equipment that can cut down on labor costs.

70
2 years ago

The company wants to create a platform that brings users together to find the best deals on manufactured products.

70
1 year ago

A chatbot that will be available in ten languages and can recognize over 500 “emotional states” through facial expressions, tone of voice, and other factors.

70
1 year ago

A Seattle-based startup that develops computer vision technology for robotics that can be integrated with industrial systems, like factories and warehouses, to automate and streamline operations.

70
6 months ago

A digital platform that helps small businesses manage their supply chain, with a focus on small and medium sized companies. They’re also working on a platform for manufacturers to get more visibility into their supply chain.

70
2 years ago

A platform for small businesses to sell and manufacture goods, with a focus on food and beverages.

69
1 year ago

An enterprise-focused “platform for employee success”, focusing on employee engagement and satisfaction.

69
7 months ago

A platform that helps businesses in the B2B space — like manufacturing or IT — automate or restructure their business to remain competitive in the changing economy.

69
2 years ago

This startup is building a product for manufacturers and distributors to track and monitor the production of their products.

68
2 years ago

A B2B software company that helps hardware manufacturers and distributors sell to retail stores. The company’s founders say that in the past year it’s already signed and closed on 125 deals and has more in the pipeline.

68
1 year ago

A startup that helps SMBs (small to medium sized businesses) through their supply chain by tracking products, manufacturing, and shipping.

68
2 years ago

A dating app for millennials that uses location as a major factor in the matchmaking process

67
2 years ago

A blockchain-powered two-factor authentication provider that claims to prevent phishing, improve user security, and reduce fraud.

67
1 year ago

A tool for manufacturers and retailers to track shipments and inventory from one end to the other.

67
1 year ago

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

67
1 year ago

A decentralized supply chain platform that helps suppliers and manufacturers create a better supply chain and to get paid faster.

67
1 year ago

A startup that wants to bridge the gap between technology and the manufacturing industry, with a focus on 3D printing and the industrial IoT.

67
2 years ago

The startup offers a tool for companies to make their own custom, branded products, using a 3D printer and a factory in China. The company has partnered with Unilever, United Parcel Service, and Chipotle among others.

66
1 year ago

A startup looking to make the world’s best, high-end machine parts with a focus on precision machining. Their idea is to build a factory that can produce any size and shape part, anywhere in the world, with high precision and great quality.

66
11 months ago

A company that makes the process of creating and managing bulk orders of microchips much easier. It’s building software that allows manufacturers to print out microchips, rather than cutting them up, and has customers like Micron, Broadcom, and Renesas.

66
2 years ago

A machine learning platform that helps companies make more accurate predictions about when they’ll run out of inventory. The startup is looking to build a “data factory” to make its predictions more accurate.

65
1 year ago

Rethink Robotics is building a competitor to the industrial robot arms that dominate factory floors, building a robot that is more efficient and flexible. Its robot, called Sawyer, is also more human-centered, with arms that can be repositioned, and arms that can pick up and move things.

65
1 year ago

A way to manage the global supply chain with a network that connects businesses and factories directly.

65
1 year ago

A company that builds out the infrastructure for building a new car. They work directly with the auto manufacturing industry, which they say is the only industry in the world that doesn’t have a good online way for customers to assemble the car they’ve bought.

65
2 years ago

A startup that helps businesses manage their supply chain by providing a database that connects them with manufacturers and suppliers. The startup has raised $1.8 million in seed funding.

64
2 years ago

A company that helps manufacturers print their own labels that include QR codes.

64
1 year ago

A platform that helps companies “form-factor” their products and services, bundling multiple offerings into a single account.

64
10 months ago

E-commerce site that helps users compare products by price, function, and other factors, with a focus on helping women, who are not as well-represented in comparison sites.

64
2 years ago

A platform for breaking down supply chain data to help companies find labor, physical labor. The company is looking to target manufacturers, who it says are the only group that is currently prevented from putting labor into their own supply chain data.

63
2 years ago

Not only does this startup make a cheap, disposable pen that works like a ballpoint, its CEO is also a pen manufacturer. The startup sells its pens for $5, and are made in China similar to Apple products.

63
1 year ago

A startup that helps you find the right restaurant based on a few factors, including the price, the food, and the location.

63
1 year ago

A startup that plans to reinvent sourcing, matching up factories with buyers.

63
2 years ago

A startup building systems for the cloud-based network for manufacturers. It wants to build out a network for manufacturers to sell products to customers, with the system using the “blockchain” for recording transactions.

62
1 year ago

This group of investors is working on a new kind of credit score that factors in a person’s ability to pay back a loan. The startup aims to help borrowers quickly understand and compare the information available to them in order to make their own credit decisions.

62
1 year ago

A digital tool to help manufacturers stay in compliance with regulation by tracking their supply chains.

62
9 months ago

A SaaS platform for managing and tracking industrial machinery that’s used in manufacturing plants and warehouses.

62
2 years ago

A platform for improving product quality by reviewing and correcting all of a product's components. It’s a service for manufacturers to make sure each step of their value chain is performing to the best of its abilities.

61
1 year ago

A company that builds and sells a device “that helps prevent errors and bottlenecks in manufacturing and distribution.”

61
1 year ago

A startup that helps Russian companies in the manufacturing industry source materials and negotiate deals.

61
1 year ago

This startup wants to be Amazon for medical equipment. It will help medical device companies automate manufacturing, build online stores and sell online, and then leverage its existing distribution network to take these products from a warehouse to a customer’s doorstep.

61
9 months ago

A tool for contractors to build websites in a way that takes advantage of the fact that they’re not employers.

61
1 year ago

A startup that uses a “rules engine” to provide a predictive model for understanding the relationship between various risk factors and their effects on health.

60
1 year ago

A platform that accelerates the market for industrial sensors, helping manufacturing companies save money on setup and maintenance.

60
1 year ago

A place to buy and sell used electronics, with a focus on working with manufacturers to build up the supplies for sellers.

60
9 months ago

A platform for building and sharing apps, which claims to be the fastest way to build an app, and one that is less expensive, thanks to the fact that the platform is a marketplace and not a builder.

60
8 months ago

A customer satisfaction platform that helps businesses improve their customer engagement and retention. The startup helps businesses improve their brand image, customer satisfaction, and customer retention.

60
1 year ago

A “one-stop shop” for packaging and shipping, shipping products between manufacturers and distributors.

59
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps people figure out what they should be eating based on factors like their genes, their age, and their health needs.

59
1 year ago

An API for Facebook and Twitter data. The startup is building out its API based on the fact that Facebook and Twitter are constantly changing how they operate, and that their APIs are often difficult to use.

59
1 year ago

People are frustrated by the fact that they have to manage multiple credit cards, bank accounts, and current accounts, so Connect is offering a new way to connect all your accounts with one mobile app so you can do one thing with them instead of dozens.

59
1 year ago

A startup that designs and manufactures electric bikes and scooters to be used on public transit systems.

59
1 year ago

Startup is building a platform for customers, based on the blockchain technology, to purchase products directly from manufacturers and avoid retailers. The company, which was founded in March, currently has more than 400 brands on its platform.

59
2 years ago

The startup is building software that helps manufacturers track raw materials from supply to finished product to improve supply chains and reduce waste.

58
1 year ago

A mobile-first blockchain solution for manufacturing to provide transparency and efficiency to the supply chain.

58
1 year ago

A startup that helps digital marketers understand which of their customers are most engaged on social media, with tools to measure various factors.

58
1 year ago

A startup that provides subscriptions for a “smart” kitchen in which everything on the market is connected to a central system. It’s working with a hardware manufacturer on a modular smart refrigerator that works with an app.

58
1 year ago

A platform for removing tobacco from the market using a new technique called “vapor extraction”, which pulls the nicotine out of tobacco with water. The startup manufactures the product in a factory in Israel.

58
1 year ago

This startup is building a technology for finding spare parts for manufacturing machines, including 3D printing parts.

58
1 year ago

A startup that builds smart, flexible and collapsible furniture. The startup says it has built a $5.5 million SaaS platform that uses automated 3D printing to create furniture in a factory and ships it directly to customers.

58
1 year ago

A startup that helps manufacturers and retailers improve the quality of paper and cardboard products without compromising their cost-effectiveness or safety.

58
1 year ago

A startup that connects tooling companies and manufacturers to help them integrate with their companies’ manufacturing processes.

57
1 year ago

A mobile app for hotels that helps them better understand and serve their customers. The app provides analytics and tools for marketing, and helps hotels improve their own offer by factoring in real-time data from the customers themselves.

57
1 year ago

A startup that wants to become the de facto platform for web security in the enterprise.

57
1 year ago

This startup says it’s using machine learning to build a tool aimed at finding the right balance of labor and automation for manufacturing.

57
11 months ago

A platform for manufacturing companies that wants to help them manage their supply chains. The new platform aims to help companies find and manage the suppliers that make their products and track what they’re doing.

57
9 months ago

The founder of B2B startup, which is building a texting app for the B2B space, gives the startup a lot of credit for the fact that it was able to raise over $30 million in funding in less than a year.

57
2 years ago

A tech startup focused on improving the industry of tech and tech journalism and tech media. The organization aims to “promote tech as a force for good, and tech innovation as a key factor in improving people’s lives.”

56
1 year ago

 A platform that allows manufacturers to track their raw materials and parts, with the goal of making sure they’re used only once.

56
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies make their data more transparent to share with the public. It’s meant to give journalists and researchers data to help them uncover facts not often displayed on company websites. The startup says they’ve developed a prototype to help journalists and researchers get data that is more often than not hidden from public view.

56
1 year ago

A company that develops and manufactures smart devices, including a voice-enabled robot that can make purchases and get service information, which they’re hoping to sell to big box retailers.

56
1 year ago

A startup building an inventory management system for manufacturers that sifts through the internet and aggregates data from a variety of sources such as warehouses, manufacturers, and shipping companies to provide a more complete view of inventory.

56
2 years ago

A platform for manufacturing, offering a suite of tools for companies to buy, manage, and scale their manufacturing process.

55
1 year ago

A 3D printing service for the travel industry, with a focus on “bringing the benefits of manufacturing to the global travel industry”, with a focus on the hospitality and tourism sector.

55
1 year ago

Dyson is a British vacuum cleaner manufacturer that has been in business since the 1950s. The company is known for its trademark bladeless vacuum cleaners and high-end design.

55
1 year ago

A startup that promises to help you know what your current income is and where it will be in the future. The startup uses an algorithm that tracks past income and predicts future income using a number of factors, including job history, location, and the current economy.

55
1 year ago

A platform for the manufacturing and distribution of medical supplies. The startup wants to simplify the ordering process for medical supply providers, allowing them to react more quickly to changes in demand.

55
1 year ago

A startup that helps large producers simplify the paperwork involved in manufacturing, packaging, and shipping.

55
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build smart manufacturing products for the auto industry. The company is building sensors into cars to monitor parts and produce a report of each car’s performance.

55
1 year ago

A blockchain startup that is using artificial intelligence to build a data marketplace for IoT devices. It’s working with companies in 8 different verticals, including manufacturing and healthcare.

55
1 year ago

A “social network for the manufacturing supply chain”, helping companies track the location of parts, parts suppliers and manufacturers.

54
1 year ago

The B2B startup puts online services directly from manufacturers of goods like tools, and retailers like Home Depot, into mobile apps for professionals to buy products

54
1 year ago

The company is building a “complete B2B accounting platform for the manufacturing sector”.

54
1 year ago

A system to automate the process of managing contracts and workers for construction, manufacturing, and other companies. The startup says it’s working with $15 billion in annual contracts.

54
1 year ago

PRPS is building a platform that aggregates data from AI and machine learning and converts it into a visual format that humans can use to predict and prevent failures of things like cars, factories, and the like.

54
10 months ago

A tool that helps people budget by using a spreadsheet of their monthly income, expenses, and other factors.

54
9 months ago

A startup that wants to allow you to run a one-person shop on your phone or laptop. It relies on the fact that any business that allows customers to take payments in person can easily expand to other channels.

54
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform to help middlemen brokers buy direct from manufacturers, helping to reduce costs, increase supply, and make sure all the right products are in the right places at the right time.

53
1 year ago

A group of four college friends who decided to start a company to help create a more efficient way to source and manufacture electronics. The company wants to be the first company to completely eliminate the middlemen of electronics manufacturing and create more manufacturing in the U.S.

53
1 year ago

This startup is building a “Kiva for manufacturing” for logistics and manufacturing, allowing for more efficient order fulfillment.

53
1 year ago

A company that manufactures reusable plates and cups that are used once and then recycled

53
1 year ago

The main purpose of this startup is to help people make their own products at home and sell them. It uses the Amazon marketplace to take orders and deliver products, and has a whole suite of tools for manufacturers to use.

52
1 year ago

A platform to measure employee satisfaction with a company.

52
1 year ago

The team behind E-commerce Startup Factory is pitching to help businesses that have grown but need to scale their operations. They are looking for startups that have launched a business, but are not yet ready for expansion.

52
1 year ago

A platform for startups that want to bring their products to life through hardware. It’s meant to be a cheaper alternative to other prototyping and hardware startups, by linking to their own manufacturing partners.

52
1 year ago

This startup wants to help manufacturers manage their supply chains, from sourcing raw materials to manufacturing their goods.

52
1 year ago

A platform for creators of custom-made products to sell their wares to other manufacturers.

52
9 months ago

A startup that’s building a way for manufacturing companies to sell their products to the public, and not just to a small group of large corporations.

52
9 months ago

A startup for manufacturers, agents and manufacturers to help them manage and store inventory.

52
8 months ago

A platform to allow brands and retailers to create, sell, and ship top-shelf and authentic products directly from the manufacturer.

52
8 months ago

A company that is building a platform for merchants and manufacturers to sell their products on Amazon.

52
3 months ago

A startup that helps businesses get their products to market faster by offering a one-stop shop from design to product development to manufacturing.

52
2 months ago

A SaaS that help businesses measure their customer satisfaction levels. The startup is offering a platform that allows companies to see how satisfied they are with their current customers and how that compares to other businesses in their industry.

52
1 year ago

This startup has developed a system that can be used by the military or a company to monitor their assets, from the price of a single barrel of oil to the temperature of a factory. They’ve been able to use the system for a car dealership to monitor the condition of their cars, for instance, and more.

51
9 months ago

A robot that manufactures and dispenses custom mugs and teapots.

51
1 year ago

A business-to-business marketplace that connects manufacturers and distributors with retailers so they can sell products to consumers directly.

50
1 year ago

A company that builds a “single-source, global component supply chain management” platform for manufacturers.

50
1 year ago

A company that aims to help companies get more out of their existing data without having to hire expensive data scientists. It’s called DataFact because it’s not just about data, it’s also about factoring in other factors like quality, quantity and timeliness.

50
1 year ago

A startup that wants to design and manufacture open source 3D printers for schools and home workshops.

49
1 year ago

A software company aimed at the auto industry, building a platform to help auto manufacturers and dealerships communicate with each other on the same platform.

49
5 months ago

Zendesk has a lot of power over the customer experience, but many people aren’t aware of that fact.

49
8 months ago

A medical grade robot that operates like a vacuum and can lift up to 50 pounds. The robot is used at hospitals, but it can also be used on the farm, in the manufacturing space or in other “high-risk” environments.

48
1 year ago

This company, currently based in the Bay Area, builds software to help companies manage their customer-facing website, sales and support teams. The company also builds software for call centers and call center managers to help them improve their efficiency and customer satisfaction.

47
1 year ago

A mirrorless camera and lens manufacturer that’s starting with a line of Sony-branded products that are designed to work with the company’s in-house SLR lens system.

47
1 year ago

A startup that uses mobile and cloud-based technology to help companies better manage the manufacturing of products and materials. The company’s app allows users to track and monitor shipments.

47
1 year ago

A startup that builds and markets consumer electronics. It provides manufacturing solutions to companies in the consumer and industrial electronics space.

47
1 year ago

The startup is looking to build new smart homes in partnership with manufacturers.

47
1 year ago

A cloud-based platform for manufacturers to manage their supply chain and collaborate with their suppliers. It’s first use case is for the automotive industry.

46
1 year ago

This startup is building an e-commerce platform for the world’s small manufacturers — including those in the US. They’re hoping to help 1 million small manufacturers by 2020.

46
1 year ago

The startup is building a complete container shipping solution, using technology that was originally designed to support a mine-to-rail system in the mining industry. The startup plans to use this technology to build an end-to-end solution for shipping all international goods, from the moment products are picked up from manufacturers to the moment they reach the customer.

46
1 year ago

The startup provides a platform for people to design apps that allows users to draw on the screen, taking advantage of the fact that they’re drawing with a touch screen.

46
1 year ago

A product management software for manufacturers that allows them to apply customer feedback and improve their products.

46
11 months ago

This mobile application helps restaurant owners make better decisions about what to order when. The app makes it easier for them to order based on factors like the last time a dish was ordered, a chef’s recommendation, and what ingredients are available in the kitchen.

46
8 months ago

A cloud-based, automated payment processing service for small and medium-sized businesses with the goal of cutting business costs, while also improving customer satisfaction.

46
1 year ago

This startup is building a full-stack, enterprise-grade software platform for gaming that can be embedded into other businesses. Reasons for this include the growing e-sports market and the fact that there are now more than 1.5 million gamers, with a projected growth rate of 50% a year.

45
1 year ago

The startup, which was founded in May, wants to become the de facto “productivity companion” for people who want to do their own research and stay on the cutting edge of tech.

45
11 months ago

A startup that aims to improve the insurance industry by giving consumers more transparency into the claims process and a better way to comparison shop, improving satisfaction rates.

45
11 months ago

An AI engine for investing. It’s a tool that helps users choose which stocks to buy, based on their factors like risk appetite, movement, and price.

45
1 year ago

A company that helps manufacturers get their products to market faster. The company uses automated tooling facilities to produce prototypes.

44
1 year ago

This is a tool that helps you find a product’s best price and most popular reviews, based on a variety of factors.

43
1 year ago

This company is working on a prototype to help people get around cities via autonomous cars. The startup is working with auto manufacturers to get cars that can be controlled by a phone app.

43
11 months ago

A company that’s been selling computer chips to semiconductor manufacturers for more than 35 years.

43
8 months ago

A company that has created a software platform to help restaurants plan their menus. The startup has 250 restaurants using it and has partnered with 7,000 restaurants, including The Cheesecake Factory and Cafe Boulud.

43
1 year ago

A startup looking to reduce costs and increase reliability for appliance manufacturers. The company is in the process of building a platform for manufacturers to automatically test their products for failures, and then automatically repair the failures when they happen. It’s an idea similar to the AirWatch platform that Apple uses to manage its software updates.

42
1 year ago

A platform for selling and buying things from local factories that are in the same area, essentially providing a local version of Uber.

42
6 months ago

A platform for building custom and connected devices. It provides a hardware development kit for manufacturers to build IoT devices.

42
3 years ago

Idea: A data analytics platform for the petrochemical, energy, and manufacturing industries, helping them stay aware of the cost of their product and the impact their product has on the environment

41
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform for auto-updating software that works with auto manufacturers to build an app that helps support and troubleshoot consumers’ cars.

41
1 year ago

 Armed with an AI-powered chatbot and an online marketplace, Pepper is a service that helps retailers find suppliers and manufacturers. Pepper claims that its buyers and sellers connect directly, saving them time and money.

41
8 months ago

A software company that wants to help manufacturers track inventory and manage their supply chain through the use of IoT sensors.

40
1 year ago

A startup that allows a person to do “self-service” for their home and car. The application, which is built on the Salesforce platform, allows users to change their locks, adjust thermostats, and get the latest on manufacturer recalls.

39
6 months ago

A company that sells raw materials to Chinese manufacturers. The startup is hoping to build a virtual supply chain to distribute steel and aluminum to China, which is a huge consumer of these materials.

38
5 months ago

A tool for consumers to learn about products, and for manufacturers to sell them.

38
4 months ago

"a collaborative research platform for advanced manufacturing tech", which is building a “virtual 3D environment and virtual manufacturing environment where engineers can design, simulate, and simulate and design.”

38
1 month ago

A startup working to help companies in the pharmaceutical industry align their manufacturing, supply chains, and billing systems.

38
11 months ago

A startup backed by the government of Israel that uses artificial intelligence to sniff out fake news and propaganda online and provide granular fact-checking and narrative correction.

37
7 months ago

A software platform to make it easier for manufacturers to create 3D printed parts.

37
7 months ago

 A startup that helps businesses with predictive analytics, and allows the company to track their clients' data in order to predict future revenue. The company provides reports which are color-coded according to risk factors, allowing the CFO to have an easy overview of their client's cash flow and revenue.

37
6 months ago

A hardware and software startup that is aiming to help manufacturers of the world’s most expensive cars develop and test their vehicles. The startup is working with Audi and Ferrari to make their cars more reliable.

37
1 year ago

A broker that connects companies looking to buy or sell manufacturing equipment and helps them find the right equipment at a fair price.

36
1 year ago

This software company helps manufacturers build products faster and more accurately.

35
8 months ago

An e-commerce platform for selling prescription drugs. The startup hopes to handle the entire lifecycle of prescription drugs from manufacturer to pharmacy to patient.

34
6 months ago

An AI that develops recommendations for sports products, including shoes, equipment, and apparel, based on an athlete's style, preferences, and other factors.

34
7 months ago

A platform that helps customers find the best deal on a flight, based on factors like when they fly, what they’re bringing on the plane, etc.

33
6 months ago

A platform for Swiss-German-English-French-Japanese-Mandarin-English (SGEJEF) translation, aiming to bring “a new level of human factor to AI” for voice interfaces.

33
5 months ago

A startup that helps manufacturers with the production of custom furniture. The startup wants to help manufacturers build furniture that can be made with a 3D printer. The startup is looking for real-estate spaces in the US for its manufacturing plants.

33
5 months ago

This startup is building a platform where celebrities tweet out facts about themselves, such as their height or favorite book. The company says they’ve seen a 30% increase in retweets since partnering with the NBA.

33
1 year ago

A tool that helps operators of factories and warehouses manage their inventory.

32
7 months ago

A product that helps reduce noise and limit the potential for spillage in the manufacturing of PCBs and electronic components.

32
7 months ago

A software company that helps manufacturers streamline quality control measures and create a more engaging, transparent and effective product development process.

32
6 months ago

A startup that aggregates thousands of art, design, and manufacturing job listings into a single portal to help people find the right job for them.

32
1 year ago

Tango helps manufacturers and retailers identify and create branded merchandise on demand. It’s an online platform that facilitates customizable merchandising solutions. Founded in November 2017.

31
3 months ago

The startup helps manufacturers use the teardown process to improve production and reduce costs. This helps them track and manage their product lifecycles in a way that makes sense for their business.

31
1 year ago

A tool for managing and organizing data in CRM systems. It’s designed to make it easier to manage different customer types and to make it easier for companies to use analytics to improve customer satisfaction.

30
8 months ago

This startup is building a platform for companies to manage their supply chains. The startup does this by connecting companies with manufacturers and brokers in China. The company also uses its own facilities as a “hub” to make parts and assemble them into finished products.

30
6 months ago

A software-as-a-service platform for business-to-business (B2B) sales for manufacturing companies.

30
1 year ago

A company that aims to help manufacturers develop and customize their own customizable product and packaging designs. The company is building a platform to do the design work, while the customer is able to create their own design and change it however they want without the hassle of contracting with a third party.

29
2 months ago

A company that helps clients find the right credit card to use for their business. The startup's software platform helps businesses choose the best credit card, based on factors like rewards, fees, and rewards.

28
2 months ago

A global distribution platform that helps manufacturers source and distribute goods to retail channels. The startup is building out a supply chain management platform by digitizing factories, enabling a new level of transparency and efficiency.

28
6 months ago

This startup is building out a digital learning platform for workers in industries that need skilled workers, like construction, manufacturing, energy, and healthcare. The founders say the platform is already being used by some of the largest construction companies in the US.

25
2 months ago

A tool for improving the performance of LAMP stack applications, which are the de facto web server software of the Internet.

25
7 months ago

A company that helps people “build trust” on the internet by making it easier to fact check claims.

24
5 months ago

A start-up that has created a car that can be driven without a driver and can perform as well as a factory-made car.

24
3 months ago

A startup with a team of former Google employees. Their goal is to boost the speed of email delivery for users by a factor of 10.

24
29 days ago

A video chat platform that takes advantage of the fact that most people have a phone with a camera and a few minutes to spare.

24
7 months ago

A platform to help manufacturers create direct-to-consumer products, like a new consumer-branded toothbrush or baby clothes.

23
6 months ago

A full-service logistics company that works with manufacturers and retailers to deliver and pick up their goods.

23
5 months ago

A startup for restaurants, where the idea is that the startup will use a proprietary algorithm, machine learning, and data to help restaurants increase revenue and customer satisfaction by predicting the best times for peak meals.

23
3 months ago

A startup that offers GIS and mapping services for manufacturers, helping them manage capacity, inventory and more. They’re working on an app that allows people to view the location of items they’re looking to buy in their area.

23
2 months ago

A startup that helps users create digital “artifacts”, like a transcript of a video, that can be shared with other people.

23
5 months ago

A tool for managing manufacturing operations. The startup wants to build a “digital factory” that brings together the tools companies need to manage production.

22
2 months ago

An enterprise app for managing industrial equipment in factories, warehouses, etc. The company is currently focused on B2B customers, although it’s open to B2C.

21
8 days ago

Image recognition software for warehouses and factories.

20
6 months ago

 The company aims to connect vendors with businesses, with a focus on factories in China, and to help foreign businesses get cheaper products from China. Their service, for example, aims to help companies rather than individual consumers get cheaper products from factories, helping manufacturers to get better prices for their goods and to communicate.

19
2 months ago

Builds software infrastructure for the manufacturing industry.

19
2 months ago

A company that helps manufacturers scale up using a simple, cloud-based software for managing their operations.

18
5 months ago

A business that identifies “best practices” for businesses across industries, from restaurant operations to manufacturing to repair and maintenance. It’s currently in beta.

17
1 month ago

An intelligent supply chain service for manufacturers. It uses AI and sensors to improve efficiencies in shipping and transportation.

17
1 month ago

A solution that manages “artifact” data for companies, combining data from different digital systems into one platform. Artifacts are created by the company’s customers, and the startup aims to build a platform that helps companies make the best of them.

16
1 month ago

This is a startup with a very specific customer in mind: Amazon sellers. Sellers on Amazon are often frustrated by the fact that they can’t get buyers to buy from them on Amazon.com. Sellers can buy ads on the site, but the ads have a $100 minimum.

15
28 days ago

A startup that helps companies do “global sourcing”, and which enables them to predict where their products will be manufactured

15
5 months ago

A startup that helps manufacturing companies manage their supply chain, with a web-based tool that allows companies to track inventory, manage orders, and send invoices directly to vendors.

14
1 month ago

The company is an e-commerce platform that connects manufacturers with distributors looking to buy and sell goods on the internet. The startup is looking to hedge excess inventory and drive down prices.

14
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that provides software for scheduling employees on factory floors, allowing them to match production capacity with demand and prevent under- or over-production of goods.

12
2 months ago

This startup is trying to fix the fact that it’s usually easier to remember the last name of someone than their first name. With people’s names being uniquely complicated, it’s often easier to remember the last name.

12
2 months ago

A startup that aims to make it easier for small businesses to connect with each other via an app. The startup is also building a platform that helps small businesses find local suppliers and manufacturers for their products. The company is based in San Francisco.

12
1 month ago

A company that wants to help small businesses get their products to market faster. The company, which was launched in October, wants to help businesses reduce lead times, by connecting them with manufacturers which will produce their products.

12
1 month ago

A platform that connects small businesses with a network of manufacturers capable of producing unique products. The startup is launching in Canada on a trial basis.

12
1 month ago

A platform that helps large-scale manufacturers sell their excess inventory to third-party sales channels.

11
25 days ago

Bedford is a startup that helps factories and warehouses manage the huge number of workers they have by automating the scheduling process.

10
3 years ago

A company that provides a way to keep track of all the machines in a factory.

8
1 month ago

A collaboration platform between healthcare providers and manufacturers, allowing them to better communicate with each other.

8
1 month ago

A way to take advantage of the fact that many employers don’t require specific certifications for entry-level positions, such as Uber drivers.

8
3 days ago

An on-demand service for home service professionals that offers a concierge service and guarantees customer satisfaction.

8
3 years ago

Idea: A “self-driving” AI-based assistant that helps companies identify and solve problems within their manufacturing processes.

7
22 days ago

This startup wants to help manufacturers of consumer goods get product data from their suppliers, so they can improve their processes.

7
19 days ago

A software platform that helps companies manage and analyze their supply chain. The startup wants to help companies buy from a variety of manufacturers while still running a single supply chain.

7
4 days ago

A job platform for manufacturing companies that allows them to post jobs online and manage which employees are working on them.

6
3 years ago

Idea: Another B2B startup that helps manufacturers manage their supply chains in Asia The startup wants to help people in the US find more specialized manufacturers in China, and claims to have a signed contract with a Fortune 500 company

3
22 days ago

A company that wants to help different industries make their supply chains more efficient, like factories, restaurants, and hotels.

3
3 years ago

Idea: A startup for buying and selling used machines from factories

1
3 years ago

Idea: This startup is building a software-as-a-service app that allows sellers and manufacturers to build their own online marketplaces

-1
3 years ago

Idea: A self-driving car company that aims to give its vehicles to auto manufacturers for use in fleet operations and shuttle services

-1
3 years ago

Idea: A tool that allows companies to schedule their own customer satisfaction surveys and then analyze the data

-1
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that makes sense of the different data that’s collected from different parts of a factory, or a building

-1
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that makes a smart, wearable sleeve for injured athletes. The startup is meant to help athletes get back into the game faster after an injury. It is manufactured in the US and helps keep athletes safe from further injury.

-1
3 years ago

Idea: Two-factor authentication for banking. The founders say that banks are terrible at protecting their customers’ information, and that they can do a better job with two-factor authentication.

-1
3 years ago

A solution for optimizing the supply chain of a manufacturer

-1
3 years ago

Software that could help banks and other businesses prevent fraud by vetting new accounts for risk factors.

-1


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