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1 year ago

A startup that makes the process of paying taxes fun.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a tool to help brands find the best influencers for their products. They have $1.5 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to combine the accessibility and fun of YouTube with the technical accuracy and depth of a college course

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1 year ago

A startup that’s building a crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs. The company is working with the Stars Foundation, which helps invest in startups in developing countries, to create an online platform to help entrepreneurs raise funds.

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1 year ago

A startup that lets users “check-in” to any retail location and receive a discount or free gift. The company has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A company that helps you get your tax refund faster.

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1 year ago

A company that helps retailers manage product returns and make refunds faster, more efficiently, and cheaper.

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1 year ago

 A micro-funding platform for entrepreneurs, reducing the cost of startup capital for high growth startups by providing a mechanism for investors to match their own funds with the startups they care about. The goal is to save startups money on the front end while generating real returns on the back end.

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1 year ago

A credit card that is funded by users rather than banks, with a cap on monthly spending.

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1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform specifically for beginner producers and small businesses.

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1 year ago

A "smart home monitoring" startup focused on energy efficiency. It's currently in a pre-launch stage, with a device that allows users to remotely turn off lights and lock doors with a smartphone, and the company says it has acquired $2.4 million in seed funding

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1 year ago

A startup that’s building an AI-enabled chatbot for legal services. The company has $1 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

Y Combinator has funded a wide variety of companies such as Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, and Reddit.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps small businesses take advantage of a new type of insurance: self-funded insurance.

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7 months ago

This is a product-tracking app for restaurants, allowing them to track all their orders, send notifications to employees, and manage payments. It’s currently only available in the US but has recently secured seed funding.

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1 year ago

A startup building a software platform for retail that automates product returns, credit, and refunds on all e-commerce sites

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1 year ago

A food delivery startup that wants to take on Uber Eats. The company is currently only available in Seattle and has $3 million in funding.

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1 year ago

A messaging app that lets people with special needs connect with others who can help them build functional relationships.

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1 year ago

A seed round was raised in 2015 to fund development of the company. The company is now looking to expand into India.

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1 year ago

A toolkit to help non-profits build and manage websites. Its pre-built themes include a person-powered fundraising site, an environmental website, and a donation-based site.

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1 year ago

 A tool for managing and scaling social media campaigns. The startup is based in the UK and has raised $4 million in funding.

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1 year ago

A tool to help non-profits raise money with an online crowdfunding campaign

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1 year ago

A group of four-hour-old startups that are still around from Demo Day in June. The goal is to help early stage founders get funding and grow their businesses.

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1 year ago

A messaging app for groups of friends that functions like a Slack with a focus on getting a dinner invitation to a bunch of friends.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps people on crowd-funding platforms avoid scammers

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1 year ago

A web-based platform that helps you start and manage your own investment fund

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1 year ago

A platform where people can create a profile and upload photos of themselves to be rated by other users. The site is mostly for fun at this point, but it could be a useful tool for dating.

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1 year ago

A tool for automating and streamlining the many steps it takes to launch a startup. Currently focused on the US, they want to help companies “bootstrap faster, raise better and get funded more easily.”

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1 year ago

A way to ‘hack’ the iPhone to allow custom functions. The startup tells us it sells to one customer, a company that makes custom apps for the iPhone.

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1 year ago

A company that helps retailers grow their online sales by selling them on Amazon.com. The startup has $2.5 million in funding.

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1 year ago

The startup is looking to “help people make the switch from their personal funds to a workplace 401(k) retirement plan”, by allowing employers to build automated 401(k) plans for their employees, and giving employees the ability to move their 401(k) funds to their own bank accounts.

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1 year ago

A video and virtual reality game where you play as a character from the universe of "My Little Pony" and create an avatar. The startup is looking for a partner to help fund its effort to create a game, which started in November.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a self-learning platform to help teach people the fundamentals of coding. The startup’s founders say that the product they have built is already powering over 20,000 students in 300 schools.

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1 year ago

A company focused on corporate software for the cannabis industry. The founders say they’ve already secured $2m in funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that’s building a way to help people get their gas cheaper. The company is now in the process of raising funds to launch its platform.

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1 year ago

A platform to make it easier to run fundraisers.

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1 year ago

A platform that brings the benefits of crowdfunding to the traditional credit card industry.

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1 year ago

A consumer credit card that’s crowd-funded

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1 year ago

A tool for using the internet to create and sell video content. It functions more like a go-between for videographers and content owners, creating a more direct, streamlined process for rights and payments.

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1 year ago

A white-label SaaS for managing real estate, which includes a CRM to help companies manage their tenants and clients. The startup has raised $1.5 million in funding.

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1 year ago

Ideas are submitted in the form of a “challenge” to an existing startup. The startup picks the best idea, and then tries to bring it to life using their own funds.

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1 year ago

A company that makes a fully-functioning smartwatch that charges itself.

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1 year ago

A tool to help startups with the cost of raising seed funding, that seeks to integrate the big four of Kickstarter, AngelList, DigitalTilt, and SeedInvest in one platform.

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1 year ago

Startup founders are being more aggressive in the US, with a few companies in the last year getting VCs to fund them at seed or Series A-level, when they may have previously been too early.

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1 year ago

A startup that lets you take a selfie and choose where you want it to appear – like Facebook’s ‘Camera Effects’ – in an Instagram-like interface that’s meant to show you how you look, not what you look like. The company has raised $2 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

Newfund is building a platform that uses big data to make it easier for companies to raise capital from investors.

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1 year ago

A tool to help broadcast companies understand how their content is being consumed. The company is currently seeking $5 million in funding, and is looking for a $2 million seed round.

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1 year ago

A fundraising platform that helps investors and fundraisers raise money more quickly.

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1 year ago

A funding platform that offers loans to startups

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1 year ago

A platform for employees to communicate with each other, share files, and review client work. The company uses Slack as a communications platform, and has raised $1.5 million in funding to date.

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1 year ago

A product that helps users organize and find their files. The startup has raised $1.6 million in seed funding from investors including Y Combinator partner Ryan Dunn, and is now seeking to raise a Series A.

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1 year ago

A crowdfunded service that helps people get their photos on the TV screen with their voice.

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1 year ago

A way to help people share their calendars with family and friends and collaborate on events. The company has already raised $2.5 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

Wheelchair-mounted fans to cool you down while you’re sitting in a wheelchair. The startup is among the first contestants into a new category for Kickstarter called “Mobility” that the company says is meant to help bring people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to take part in crowdfunding to the platform.

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1 year ago

A platform that allows people to invest in the stock market in a more transparent manner. The company has over $30 million in funding and is the first company to offer a cryptocurrency fund to their users.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

In 2018, the company raised $1.5 million in funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that’s bringing equity crowdfunding to the US.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps you find a ride share for a trip by using a variety of technology to help you choose a car that’s right for you. The startup has raised $3.5 million in two rounds of funding.

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1 year ago

An investment platform for early stage startups composed of a distributed network of partners who provide seed funding and advice.

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1 year ago

A marketing tool for crowdfunding platforms that helps founders and project managers track projects and keep track of fundraising progress.

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1 year ago

This startup wants to make it easy for real estate agents to manage their online marketing. The startup has $1.6 million in funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to make social media more fun, enabling people to share their stories in a more immersive way.

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1 year ago

A platform that helps businesses share their data and information with other businesses by sending out data feeds. The startup says it has taken in $1.5 million in funding to date.

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1 year ago

A cloud-based service allowing customers to track their shipments in real-time. The startup says it has already signed up around 500 customers, and has raised $1.6 million in funding.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A startup using crowd funding to raise money for a home automation platform.

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1 year ago

 TinyDesk is an online service that lets remote workers have “a desk in their pocket”. This is a product that helps employers manage their remote workers’ desks, and allows employees to take their work with them. The startup is funded by Y Combinator and CRV.

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1 year ago

Zuji is building a platform that lets users create and share virtual reality experiences with friends. It has raised $5 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A marketing tool that lets you track your social media interactions, and see which customers are most engaged, most likely to buy, or engaged at all. The company has raised $2 million in funding.

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1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform that aims to help startups get their products to market.

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1 year ago

Find and book a personal chef, who then delivers food to your home. The startup has raised $1.4 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A platform that helps writer’s sell their work, producing a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

Helping fund startups by allowing anyone to invest in a startup’s venture fund.

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1 year ago

A platform for organizations, including universities and non-profits, to raise money through crowdfunding.

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1 year ago

A venture-funded mobile app that helps users book hair and makeup services.

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1 year ago

A platform for independent contractors to build apps and have them approved by investors. The startup wants to help the more than 5 million independent contractors in the US get funding.

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1 year ago

This is a company that wants to help companies keep an eye on their employees. The company launched in late May and has already taken over $100,000 in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps automate the "gifting" of funds to people with special needs.

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1 year ago

A mobile app that helps users save money by suggesting the right balance for their credit cards. The startup has raised $1 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A mobile app that uses crowdsourced data and AI to improve real-time messaging on messaging apps. The startup has raised $6M in funding to date.

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1 year ago

This is a startup that helps start-ups and entrepreneurs get funding from family offices and institutions.

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1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform for artists and musicians looking to live off their art after record sales dry up.

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1 year ago

A system that helps connect people across the world who are interested in doing freelance work, such as writing, editing, and design. The startup was founded in March and is looking to raise seed funding.

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1 year ago

A startup which wants to build a marketplace for car rentals, with the goal that driving will be more fun and less stressful.

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1 year ago

A tool to enable employers to create and manage their podcasts. The company is taking a very dry subject and making it fun, like “How to be a great manager”

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1 year ago

A startup that connects restaurants with home delivery services, so that customers can order food that’s ready when they get it. The startup has already raised $2.4 million in funding.

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11 months ago

A startup that’s building a platform to help companies manage call center operations. The startup says it has $1.5 million in funding from investors including Birchmere Ventures.

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1 year ago

A new form of social networking where users input specific preferences about the people they want to meet, rather than using the usual “like” or “dislike” functions.

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1 year ago

A live video app that allows you to broadcast and watch live video from your smartphone. Wibson has already raised over $14 million in venture funding.

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1 year 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.

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1 year ago

Bizion is a network of companies that provide more than $1 million in annual revenue. Bizion enables companies to have a single point of contact for funding (usually a bank) for their entire business, saving a lot of time and money.

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1 year ago

A company that makes AI-powered software to help nonprofits, raising funds from the community.

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1 year ago

A tool for stores to sell goods online, funded by an angel investor.

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1 year ago

A crowd-funded project to bring the benefits of underfloor heating and cooling to the underdeveloped world. The startup’s founders came up with the concept for a client-focused project as a way to combine the technology with other humanitarian efforts.

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1 year ago

A tool that helps companies manage their employees’ vacation time. The startup currently has $750,000 in funding from investors including Allen & Company, SV Angel and 500 Startups.

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1 year ago

A digital technology platform that helps companies build and manage a single, unified customer database for customer relationship management. The company combines the best features of CRM software with the functionality of a customer relationship management platform.

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1 year ago

A startup for home buyers and sellers to find and hire contractors to do things like paint or tile their homes. The company is currently in an early stage of fundraising.

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1 year ago

Innovative SaaS startup that helps brands and agencies create sales funnels, eliminating the need for manual lead expansion.

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1 year ago

A startup that provides software for people who want to create crowdfunding campaigns for their own startup

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1 year ago

A “one-click” platform that helps businesses create, edit, and schedule funnels. The platform is focused on making it much easier for businesses to digitally market and promote products and services.

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1 year ago

A tool that allows you to create and manage your own variety of financial instruments. Think of it as a Pinterest and Facebook for financial funds, with a focus on helping people raise money from friends and family.

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1 year ago

A company that wants to fund and manage the creation of new content in the form of online videos or podcasts. It is backed by former CNN president Jonathan Klein and has raised $7 million from investors and is already active in several markets, including the UK.

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1 year ago

A platform that lets people raise money for crowdfunding campaigns via their mobile phones.

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1 year ago

The startup recently raised $800,000 in seed funding, and has been using this to build a platform for people to tell stories and create video content in a “curated, structured, and safe environment”.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A digital platform that helps make purchasing music more convenient. A user can choose a song and buy it in a few clicks, or use its app for group buying. The company has raised $3.2 million in funding.

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1 year ago

Helps users sell to the right people at the right price. The startup says it has already secured $1 million in funding from investors.

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1 year ago

A “Kiva for the world”, allowing investors to crowdfund for loans to entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

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1 year ago

Simplifying the process of getting an investor on board. The company offers $2 million in funding to companies that have $20,000 in annual revenue plus have a proven track record of revenue growth.

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1 year ago

A subsidiary of Bowery Capital that helps companies raise capital from private investors. Bowery Capital and its parent company Bowery Labs have raised $32M across six rounds of funding.

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1 year ago

Ability to locate and talk to friends and family who are in the same place as you. The startup is building functionality to make phone and messaging more like texting, with the ability to send and receive emojis, stickers, and photos.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a student loan calculator for borrowers, to help them understand how much they will need to borrow in order to fund their degree.

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1 year ago

A startup that aims to help nonprofits better track donations, gain more funding, and convert their biggest donors.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a browser for the startup world. Its goal is to create a simplified version of the startup experience with tools for research, fundraising, and community engagement.

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1 year ago

An artificial intelligence-powered system that lets businesses see how their employees are performing. The underlying AI platform is able to understand the inner-workings of a company. The company recently closed a $4 million Series A funding.

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1 year ago

Tech that helps build companies in the US that are startups in other countries. The startup’s founders say that over $500 million is being raised in new funds in the US, but only $10 million is being raised in these other countries.

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1 year ago

This is a startup that lets you raise and manage funds for your startup, as well as make personal loans at 0% interest

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1 year ago

A tool meant to help companies and startups get funding and raise money from investors.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to help people sign up for and manage their health insurance through their phone. The startup recently raised $1.5 million in seed funding from NY Health Investment Funds.

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1 year ago

A startup that provides an in-app chat function for websites, intended to replace contact forms

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1 year ago

A company that aims to connect B2B companies with service providers and allow people to view, request, and rate those service providers. They’ve raised $10 million in funding and are a Y Combinator alumni.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

is a new startup that wants to help HR departments keep track of employee performance. The company has raised $7 million in Series A funding from investors like Accel, Founders Co-op, The Battery Ventures, and others.

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1 year ago

A way to hook up with a freelance designer for in-house design, build a site, and then manage it all from one app. The company says it has $6 million in funding and has been profitable since 2014.

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1 year ago

A mobile app that helps runners find races and the closest running paths. The startup has raised $4.5 million in funding and is based in Chicago.

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1 year ago

A SaaS-based email marketing tool with an emphasis on design. The startup’s founders have raised nearly $500,000 in seed funding, including from Y Combinator, and have been named as YC’s top-ranked summer 2019 company.

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1 year ago

A startup with a $50 million-plus funding round, which makes networking events and events for startups much easier – with a central platform for event organizers and attendees.

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1 year ago

A tool for setting up radio stations, which is self-funded, but a side-project.

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1 year ago

A startup for nonprofits to support their membership, fundraising, and communications via an API.

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1 year ago

Part of a $100 million venture fund that’s investing in food technology startups, including a company that’s building a delivery service for food, and another that’s building a delivery network for food.

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1 year ago

A startup that “aims to help entrepreneurs build products that are fit for the mainstream market” with their software as a service platform. They have $4.5 million in funding.

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1 year ago

This is a non-profit that gives "micro-loans" to entrepreneurs in Laos so they can start businesses. The startup has raised $50,000 in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A team of fundraisers that want to help companies with their fundraising needs by offering free fundraising services. They charge companies based on the time spent on fundraising, with a maximum of $500 per month.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to make last-mile delivery more efficient by using GPS on your phone to find the nearest delivery vans. It currently has $10 million in funding and has raised $20 million in total funding.

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1 year ago

A platform that allows financial advisors to provide their clients with a mobile app that helps them save more money. The startup has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that enables businesses to create a custom work product for their employees. The company has only run early stage trials, but has already attracted more than $3 million in funding from investors like 500 Startups.

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1 year ago

Founded in 2015, Y Combinator is a Silicon Valley-based startup incubator and seed fund. Y Combinator has invested in several companies that have gone on to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. It has also had several companies drop out of its program.

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1 year ago

A company that helps non-profits with online fundraising.

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1 year ago

A clean water startup that wants to help rural areas access their own clean water. The startup currently has a beta version of their product in the Amazon rain forest and plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for their water technology in 2021.

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1 year 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.

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1 year ago

The startup is building a service that replaces the traditional sales funnel with a series of interactions that make the process more intuitive for customers. The company’s platform is meant to help small businesses “tap into the power of the digital,” with a product that helps businesses pitch, pitch, pitch, and finally close.

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11 months ago

A tool that helps people create and share their own GIFs. The startup has raised $200K in seed funding from AngelPad, Kapor Capital, and others.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps online retailers manage transactions and inventory transactions on its platform. It handles payments, verification, tax, and refunds for its customers.

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1 year ago

This company is building a stock market for real estate, which it says is worth $1.4 trillion. The startup says they have $100 million in seed funding from investors like Accel, Greylock, and Andreessen Horowitz, as well as a $50 million Series A round led by Sapphire Ventures.

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1 year ago

A startup that promises to improve the reliability of your WiFi, by giving you a constant connection to the internet even when you’re in an area with weak signals. The idea is pretty simple — by bouncing a signal off of a cell tower, the startup is able to provide a stronger signal to the device. At the moment, it’s in a sort of alpha stage — the company will be launching a Kickstarter in early 2016 to help fund a smartphone app, which will then be released for the general public.

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1 year ago

A startup that offers a platform for building micro-communities online. The company wants to bring the community dynamic of crowdfunding to communities in which people have a shared interest.

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1 year ago

The startup pitches its platform as the “one-stop shop for all things HR”. It will offer HR software, payroll, and benefits management. It also recently raised $1.5M in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A messaging app, with a mobile web client to allow for SMS-based communication without a smartphone. The company is working on a browser-based client for non-mobile devices and has raised $3.5M in funding from Y Combinator.

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1 year ago

A startup that makes it fun for anyone to submit a link to a site they’ve created, have it reviewed by real people, and feature on the site. They’re currently working with a few sites, like the website for an artsy bar in New York City.

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1 year ago

A set of design patterns and functions that helps teams organize their product.

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1 year ago

A “Mobile-first enterprise” platform that offers “one-to-many communication” for companies. It’s meant for companies with a “live, real-time workforce.” The startup has raised $150MM in venture funding.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

An online book-buying service that manages to sell books at a 25% discount, then refunds money to customers if the book doesn’t arrive on time.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to make decentralized identity management that’s cheaper and more secure. It’s highly ambitious, and the company has raised $2 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

What’s a startup to do when they’ve secured $500,000 in funding and they don’t know what to build Unity is a tool that helps founders go from idea to prototype to product, all in a matter of weeks.

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1 year ago

A tool that helps you find the best interest rates for your credit card. The startup says they have more than 1,000 users and are growing by 100 users a month. The founders say they’ve raised $1.3 million in funding from angel investors.

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1 year ago

A secure, automated email-based system for handling sensitive transactions. They’ve built a tool that uses the public keys of people’s email accounts to take payments and even file taxes. The founders tell us they have $6 million in funding from participants in Y Combinator and have received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from YC.

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1 year ago

A peer-to-peer money transfer service for friends, families, or businesses. The startup plans to fund the business via a $1.5 million seed round, and is building a mobile app to help its members send money internationally.

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1 year ago

An organization for entrepreneurs and start-ups in the New York area. The startup is building a digital community with a curated marketplace for mentors, events, and funding.

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1 year ago

This is a SaaS platform that helps companies manage their “data lake”, or data that’s not readily available to analysts. The company raised $2.1 million in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that makes it possible for anyone to use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as a customer service call center without having to re-enter their information. The company has already secured funding from Y Combinator, AngelList, and Techstars.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a platform for sharing pictures of food. It’s simple and turns the act of eating into a social activity. It’s a way to get people together around food and helps businesses promote their products in a way that’s both fun and useful.

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1 year ago

A way to sell products with limited supply through Kickstarter and other crowdfunding websites.

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1 year ago

A team of three has raised $1.4 million from investors including First Round Capital, HLM Ventures, and Mayfield Fund. The company is building an AI-based software platform to help businesses optimize their supply chain operations.

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1 year ago

The company is interested in building a new type of crowdfunding platform for businesses and non-profits.

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1 year ago

A tool for brokers to help sellers find properties. It’s first product is an apartment finder in San Francisco. The company has raised $5.5 million in funding.

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1 year ago

Cofound.it is a platform for fundraising, with a $50 million fund to invest in startups. It has already distributed over $40 million to startups.

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1 year ago

This is a toolset that makes it easy to integrate artificial intelligence into customer service interactions. They’re close to launching and have raised $12k in seed funding.

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1 year ago

A startup that makes it easier for companies to build, test, and deploy software. They have raised $8 million in funding from investors, including Y Combinator.

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1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform that aims to help entrepreneurs pitch their projects on a more intimate level. It’s a tool to help founders speak directly to the crowd without the need for a large team of people. It’s currently in private beta.

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1 year ago

A text messaging service that uses automated language translation to translate the words of a conversation between two people in real time. It was started in 2012 by a group of PhD students and has raised just under $5 million in funding.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A tool that allows employees to manage their expenses so they can take accounting to the next level (and hold their bosses accountable for it). The team has raised $500,000 in seed funding and is based in NYC.

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1 year ago

This startup helps people track the status of their favorite charitable causes. They helped raise $50,000 from the Center for Global Development and the Connected Ventures Fund in NYC.

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1 year ago

A free digital interface for app developers, allowing them to create virtual machines for testing. It was crowdfunded by the company’s own customers.

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1 year ago

A B2B company that helps companies manage their insurance policies and costs. The company is currently in the process of raising a new round of funding.

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1 year ago

 A cloud-based company that helps fund managers build portfolios based on algorithms that match the risk and return of specific types of bonds.

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1 year ago

An API that helps companies create “live” chat functionality that is entirely private.

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1 year ago

A crowdfunded loans startup that helps credit unions offer small business loans to their members. It partners with Fiserv and its lending platform.

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1 year ago

A secure messaging service for websites, allowing companies to communicate securely over the internet without having to worry about eavesdroppers. The startup has raised $9.5M in funding so far, with a $20M valuation.

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1 year ago

A “a service that helps users learn about their health and wellbeing by connecting them to a network of health professionals”. The startup recently raised $1.8 million in seed funding.

88
1 year ago

They want to build a platform where employers and freelance workers can “communicate, connect and collaborate”. They have raised $1.1M in seed funding as of September 2019.

88
1 year ago

A startup that helps SMBs in the US and UK hire and manage their employees. The startup has raised $1.1 million in funding.

87
1 year ago

A web-based collaboration platform that helps people brainstorm and write down ideas. The company just closed $1.1M in seed funding from investors like Fidelity Investments and Bain Capital Ventures.

87
1 year ago

A company that is building an app that helps people find other people to go out and have fun with. They already have a team of over 250 people and raised $50 million in their first funding round.

87
1 year ago

The following are the companies that Y Combinator has funded.

87
1 year ago

A new startup that aims to fund, develop and launch new startups through a crowdfunding platform.

87
1 year ago

A startup that wants to process the world’s raw materials into finished products. The startup currently has $8.5M in funding.

87
1 year ago

A company hoping to make it easier for companies to own and manage their IP, bringing a digital licensing alternative to the enterprise. The company is based in NYC, has raised $1.5 million, and is looking to use the funding to expand.

86
1 year ago

A startup that helps people get their hands on a shorter-term loan without having to go through the hassle of getting a credit card. They recently raised $600,000 in seed funding.

86
1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform for equity-based projects

86
1 year ago

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

86
1 year ago

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

86
1 year ago

An online marketplace for buying and selling used goods. The startup has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

86
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies manage their supply chains by automatically matching products in inventory to orders. The founders have raised $1M in seed funding, with plans to expand to Europe.

86
1 year ago

A startup that helps people find the right funeral home for their loved ones

85
1 year ago

A startup meant to let sellers manage their online listings, the company is building an automated platform to help sellers manage their listings. The team raised $5 million in funding in 2014.

85
1 year ago

An internal startup within Forte to create a series of products for the company. They wanted a brand that was fun and modern, but not too distracting for customers. The new app was designed to be a reward for people who were servicing Forte’s customers.

85
1 year ago

A free chat app for developers. The company has already raised $5.5M in funding from some of the largest VCs in the world, including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, and more.

85
1 year ago

A platform that lets companies and organizations create and manage a portfolio of video shows. The platform makes it easy for anyone to create a show and for it to be consumed, including viewers on mobile devices. The company is in seed funding, and planning to launch in Q4 2019

85
1 year ago

A platform for selling, buying, and shipping drugs online. The startup is now profitable and has a $2.5 million round of funding.

85
1 year ago

A platform that helps developers get paid in cryptocurrency. The company also wants to tackle the problem of freelancers not being able to get paid in cryptocurrency. The company currently has 10 employees and has raised $500,000 in seed funding.

85
1 year ago

A company that helps high net worth individuals invest their money into private equity funds, using their own data and assets.

85
1 year ago

A company that “helps businesses buy and build from a wider, more diverse set of technology services”. The startup has raised $6 million from investors and says it has already helped companies grow from “the size of a small company to a well-staffed, highly functional team”.

85
1 year ago

A company that makes it easier for developers to build apps for every device they can imagine: phone, tablet, tv, car, etc. The business is bootstrapped and has had a $1.3M in seed funding.

85
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easier to get funding from community sources, such as crowdfunding sites.

84
1 year ago

A startup that is building a tool to help non-profit organizations raise funds. It’s an SBI platform that allows donors to donate in their own currency and for donors to specify how much they’d like to donate.

84
1 year ago

This is a startup that makes hardware that makes it easier to pick up and carry your coffee without scalding yourself. The company is currently only selling to the US, but they’re looking to expand internationally, and have raised $1.3M in funding from DFJ.

84
1 year ago

This is an application for trading 2nd, 3rd, and 4th mortgages. The startup has raised $1.4 million from investors like Alphabet’s GV and Comcast’s NBCUniversal Ventures. Prior to YC, the company raised $1.2 million in seed funding from investors like Cowboy Ventures, Lerer Ventures, Social Starts and Social Finance.

84
1 year ago

A startup that provides remote workers with the tools to efficiently monitor, report, and communicate their team’s progress, with the goal of giving managers the ability to manage teams, with less need for face time. The company has raised $1.2 million in funding, and has customers in the UK, Canada, and Australia.

84
1 year ago

A web-based tool meant to help teachers connect with parents of their students. The startup has $1.8 million in funding and a $5 million valuation.

84
1 year ago

A startup that sells customer acquisition services for B2B companies. They’re focused on funding growth for their clients by providing free, one-time services such as marketing and customer support.

83
1 year ago

A tool that raises money from investors from your current bank account, and then converts it into a hedge fund.

83
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help people make money off their pets. It’s in early stages, but has already raised $145,000 in seed funding from AngelList.

83
1 year ago

The company is a funding-and-dissemination platform for science projects. It’s funded by Y Combinator, and has raised $2.6M in seed funding.

83
1 year ago

A tool that enables anyone to set up a crowdfunding campaign for their startup or product.

83
1 year ago

A startup that wants to improve the ability to chat in real-time over video by providing chatbot-like functionality.

83
1 year ago

A smartphone-based navigation app that can read your GPS data and build a map of where you’ve been. The startup has raised $2 million in seed funding.

82
1 year ago

A financial services startup that helps companies and employees track their cash flow and financial status. The company is building a software platform that says can help companies manage their funds, from paying employees and issuing paychecks to buying inventory.

82
1 year ago

A new way to make small investments in companies via a traditional stock exchange, where a fund manager buys shares in a private company and sells them to public investors. A good example of a startup that is trying to bring the benefits of high-frequency trading to a more traditional model.

82
1 year ago

A software platform that allows users to crowdfund for products, service, or ideas.

82
1 year ago

A platform that helps brands get social media engagement from their customers. The company is developing a micro-blogging platform for brands, with a focus on its “Brand Advocates”, who are Instagrammers who are paid to share and promote the brands with their followers. The company is nearing $2 million in funding after raising $800,000 in seed capital.

81
1 year ago

A hardware startup that’s building a way for software to run on physical products, such as a keyboard or a mouse, instead of being software-only. The startup wants to create a device that can connect to a computer and transform a physical object into a fully-functional computer.

81
1 year ago

A company that aims to reinvent and recruit the human resources function for startups in the US.

81
1 year ago

Simpled is a tool that helps companies manage their employee related data and conversion funnels.

81
1 year ago

A startup formed by former partners of the crowdfunding site Kickstarter.

81
1 year ago

A platform that allows teachers to create interactive class lessons and distribute them to their students. The startup has raised $9.6 million in funding to date.

80
1 year ago

A tool for investors to track down private funding for their companies.

80
1 year ago

The startup is looking to help independent restaurants compete with the larger chains. It’s currently in closed beta and is looking for a round of funding.

80
1 year ago

This is an ongoing list of startups that have raised funding. This list is compiled from Crunchbase and other news sources.

80
1 year ago

A company that makes tools for the non-profit and humanitarian space. It recently raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

80
1 year ago

A startup that wants to be the “Yelp for small businesses”, helping them connect to customers and other local businesses in their area, and help them grow and engage with their customers. Currently has $100,000 in seed funding.

79
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easier for people to send and receive money using the built-in SMS functionality on their phones.

79
10 months ago

An enterprise-focused Slack alternative, with focus on teams that need to collaborate. The company has also been expanding into other areas like marketing, design, engineering, and other business functions.

79
1 year ago

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

78
1 year ago

This startup is building a custom, AI-intelligence bot that will help users track and manage their own investments. The startup currently has more than $1 million in funding.

78
1 year ago

A startup that helps students with their college funding by letting them save for it in a way that’s much easier than applying for a loan.

77
1 year ago

Personal assistant software for Android and iOS that helps people keep track of their finances. The startup has raised $1 million in seed funding from investors including 500 Startups.

76
1 year ago

The company’s founders have raised over $400,000 in funding to date, making it one of the fastest-growing startups in the space.

76
1 year ago

A crowdfunding website with a different twist. Currently popular in the UK, the platform allows users to use online loans for funding instead of just credit cards.

75
1 year ago

The company’s product is the same thing as the company itself — a platform for "instant" test-driven development. They’ve raised $25 million in funding to date.

75
1 year ago

UnionX is a platform that can be used to organize a union or similar group for a group of employees. The startup has seen interest from unions in private companies, like Uber, and recently secured $1 million in seed funding.

75
1 year ago

A company that makes business software for small businesses. In February 2017, Infusionsoft closed a Series B funding round led by Greylock Partners that raises the company’s valuation to $200 million.

74
1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform for healthcare startups. The company is pitching an app that helps prompt patients to schedule appointments and get lab results.

74
1 year ago

A tool to help nonprofits do their fundraising. By taking in donations and giving them out to their clients in a direct, transparent manner, the startup wants to help nonprofits grow their donor bases and improve their bottom line.

74
1 year ago

A team of designers and engineers building a digital prototype for a custom-built laser cutter. The team is building the product as a way to fund the research of a laser cutter they hope to build themselves.

74
1 year ago

A real estate tech company that automates the process of entering and compiling data for a house’s sale. They’ve raised more than $500,000 in seed funding.

74
1 year ago

A tool to help finance teams and executives track their spending and generate reports that can be used to improve management of funds.

74
1 year ago

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

74
1 year ago

A fundraiser app for the music industry

74
1 year ago

A company that wants to create a GIF-like function for GIFs. The app allows people to make their own GIFs, and then share them through social media or email.

74
10 months ago

Codeacademy is a web-based learning platform that allows users to complete online courses. The company raised $1.4 million in Series A funding in July 2015.

74
1 year ago

Designed to help clients define and measure their social impact, Consequence is a software company helping nonprofits and for-profits better track their impact. It helps clients measure the effectiveness of their programs and measure employees’ impact, too. The company has a $10 million Series A, with $1 million raised in its first round of VC funding.

73
1 year ago

A digital time machine, building on the seed money of $20 million in funding from investors. The company wants to get to the year 2045, “one hundred years from now” with every product, every service, and every interaction being digitally recorded and stored for posterity.

73
1 year ago

A free app for connecting with your friends outside of Facebook. It’s a platform where people can create digital walls and a platform to share photos and videos. They have a team of 30 people and have raised $3.5M funding.

73
1 year ago

The summer school is for students interested in learning programming and fundamental knowledge in computer science, with the intent of helping them be successful in college.

73
1 year ago

A new startup that wants to create a platform for the sharing of knowledge, data, and expertise in the global marketplace. The startup is also planning a crowdfunding campaign to help build out their platform.

73
1 year ago

A fintech startup that provides a service that let’s users fund their bank accounts with cryptocurrencies. The startup has raised $18 million in seed funding to date.

72
1 year ago

The startup wants to make it easier for investors to invest in early stage companies. It wants to make it easier for angel investors to back startups and give them information about startups they’re interested in. The startup wants to put money into startups in a way that’s similar to how a hedge fund would, but also make it possible for retail investors to put money into startups like they would an IPO.

72
1 year ago

A company that provides automated software for product development teams to manage their internal development processes, including functionality for code reviews, bug tracking, and test automation. The company is growing and had $1.5 million in monthly recurring revenue in 2019.

71
1 year ago

A web-based platform that offers customized reports and analytics for projects that are funded or in progress.

71
1 year ago

An investment platform to help startups from the seed stage through growth. The company wants to help startups raise funds and make pitch decks quickly and easily.

71
11 months ago

 A cloud-based review platform for dating apps, with a funding round that was reportedly led by Facebook

71
1 year ago

Managed software to help HR professionals manage employee relationships. Works like a personal assistant, handles everything from HR processes to employee benefits. The startup has raised $1.25 million in seed funding from the likes of Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan.

70
1 year ago

This is a startup that wants to build a system that automatically detects and captures video of police interactions and the surrounding community. The startup recently raised $1.2 million from Digital Ocean’s Venture Fund.

70
1 year ago

A startup that helps people who are self-employed or in small businesses understand their taxes. It’s building a better tax calculator and tax software for small businesses, with some initial funding from Accel Partners.

70
1 year ago

The company launched an online tool to help local governments manage payroll and other administrative functions.

70
1 year ago

A startup for running crowdfunding campaigns, granting donors access to exclusive perks and early access to the product.

70
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easier to obtain pension funds for small businesses in India.

70
10 months ago

Seed funding for a free online course on investing in Chinese stock markets and investing in Chinese businesses.

70
10 months ago

They’re building an app for crowdfunding microloans to SMEs in India.

70
9 months ago

The fund focuses on two themes: 1) creating new tools to enable better access to financial services (including micro-credit, financial products, and payment systems) and 2) creating new technologies for improving the quality of health care.

70
1 year ago

A company that helps companies manage their HR functions. The company’s software enables companies to manage their employee records like mortgages, healthcare, and credit cards, and their payroll, benefits, and retirement.

69
1 year ago

A company that aims to help people who don’t have money invest in mutual funds. It’s based in New York City.

69
1 year ago

This is an app that allows people to pay their taxes with bitcoin, in a program that’s funded by Coinbase.

69
1 year ago

A platform for launching new companies, and for helping investors find the right fund to back.

69
1 year ago

Fostr is a marketplace where people sell their unused clothes. The company has raised $1.5 million in seed funding and says they’ve sold over 30,000 items in the last two years.

69
1 year ago

A company that wants to use the concept of a “community of practice” to help small businesses get funding in the form of peer-to-peer network. It’s currently in testing phase.

68
1 year ago

A mobility platform that connects businesses with the right tools to make it easier for drivers to earn income by delivering packages and other items. The startup’s co-founder, Alex Boussard, says they’ve already seen interest from a number of major companies and has even managed to raise a few million dollars in funding.

68
1 year ago

A startup that helps its users automatically take better screenshots, including those of mobile devices. It’s like a smartphone’s automatic screenshot function but for computers.

68
1 year ago

A company that is building a new kind of global product development and prototyping platform to give businesses the ability to create and test products with cross-platform functionality.

68
1 year ago

A product that allows people to share their ideas with the world, giving the idea a vote of confidence and possibly even funding.

68
1 year ago

A company that promises to make travel booking and finding flights as easy as posting a free, ad-supported message on Facebook. The startup has raised $40 million in funding.

67
1 year ago

Everyone has a friend or acquaintance that they’d like to loan money to, but they have no way to do so. MoneyBroker does just that, pairing people with other people in need of cash with those who have funds to give. The startup has already raised $2.5 million and is currently on-boarding more than 2,000 users a month.

67
1 year ago

The Y Combinator summer school is a four-week program that teaches computer science fundamentals to top-tier high school students. The program was launched in 2010 by Paul Graham, the founder of Y Combinator.

67
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help doctors and nurses make the best decisions about patient health. The company has raised $1.5 million A round of funding and plans to do its first trial in Texas.

67
1 year ago

The equity crowdfunding platform for startups, which is working on a financial services platform for small businesses.

67
7 months ago

A startup that delivers expert advice to help you make the right investments, such as mutual funds or stocks.

67
1 year ago

A file sharing and collaboration tool for veterinarians, with a focus on recording and sharing patient data. They’ve already secured $3.2 million in funding.

66
1 year ago

A new way for entrepreneurs to get funding. The startup, which launches today, wants to give entrepreneurs access to a “constant stream of regular, predictable investments”.

66
1 year ago

A 4-year-old company that makes a programmable, connected-home appliance that can be programmed to do things from turning the AC off and on to turning lights on and off to listening to music and turning the TV on and off. The company has raised $7.3 million in funding.

66
1 year ago

A business that wants to create a bank that runs on the Ethereum blockchain. It’s planning to use revenue from that bank to fund the company’s own blockchain development.

66
1 year ago

A startup for hiring refurbished items. The company’s CEO, who is also CEO of a shipping company, has been refurbishing old shipping containers and reselling them on the site. The company has raised $1.5 million in funding.

66
1 year ago

Seed funding was provided by First Round Capital and AngelList.

66
11 months ago

A startup that’s raised $300,000 in seed funding. No details on product yet.

66
10 months ago

A fun app for finding the cheapest car rental when traveling abroad.

66
1 year ago

A group of “startup veterans” that want to build a platform for startups to raise capital. It aims to help startups raise $500,000 in seed funding, as well as $1 million in Series A funding and $5 million in a Series B. The startup is in pre-launch mode, with a staff of 15 that includes YC alumni.

65
1 year ago

A platform that makes it easier to sell and ship products online. CEO Jairaj Habbal has raised $100,000 in seed funding and says he wants the company to be the eBay of the e-commerce world.

65
1 year ago

A startup building a new way to manage email and marketing efforts for companies. In May, the company raised $7 million in seed funding from investors like Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator.

65
1 year ago

A startup that lets you buy and sell stocks and mutual funds.

65
1 year ago

The startup’s platform aims to help people mitigate the risk of receiving bad credit and loans. It has already secured $5 million in funding.

65
1 year ago

Provides a way to identify, and then communicate with, identified individuals who are in the process of going through a government program. The startup is currently in the process of raising funding.

65
1 year ago

A crowdfunded fundraising platform for startups. The startup wants to help startups get better funding, and wants to do it by bringing together investors and startups.

65
1 year ago

The team is building a platform for independent contractors, freelancers and consultants to find clients. The company says it has already raised $5 million in funding.

64
1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform for groceries, with a twist. The startup has built a technology that allows customers to scan the barcode of a product and order it for pickup at a grocery store, then pay via the platform.

64
1 year ago

A startup aimed at employers. The startup has raised $2.5 million in funding to date. It helps employers manage employees on the fly and quickly generate reports.

64
1 year ago

A company that allows businesses to fundraise, and invest in pre-seed deals.

64
1 year ago

A startup that aims to connect investors to mutual funds. The company wants to make investing more accessible to people who don’t have a lot of assets.

64
1 year ago

This startup is building a service that helps you find and schedule your home doctor appointments online. It’s currently in the pilot stage, but has raised seed funding from a group of investors.

64
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help designers build out physical prototypes for their apps, giving them a way to interact with features and functionality of their designs with a few clicks

64
1 year ago

A way to help businesses manage their energy consumption. The startup has over $2 million in funding and a number of pilot programs in the works.

64
1 year ago

"This list of startups is a non-exhaustive collection of the best companies funded by YC. It's not intended to be a comprehensive list of all startups funded by YC. Regardless, we'll be publishing additional startups funded by YC at a later date."

64
11 months ago

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

64
9 months ago

The startup’s pitch is that “we help people save money by visiting restaurants that are good, but not the best.” The app now has 100,000 users in the UK, and its founders say they’ll be able to expand globally if their funding round meets its goal.

64
5 months ago

A startup that allows nonprofits to fundraise online and sell merchandise. The startup matches donors with nonprofits that need money, and allows users to also donate money to certain causes.

64
3 months ago

A $100 million investment fund for startups.

64
1 year ago

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

63
1 year ago

A software-as-a-service platform that allows merchants to have a fully functional self-service checkout lane via a webpage.

63
1 year ago

A company building a “personal assistant” for home. The startup, based in New York, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from investors like Sam Altman and Garry Tan.

63
1 year ago

This startup’s business is taking the laborious process of logging in to a website and making it more streamlined. Sola does this by creating what it calls a “lazy login” which says, “If you’re not logged in, you don’t need to log in.” Sola has raised $500,000 in seed funding.

63
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies avoid the pitfalls of selling online. To do this, they use a series of tools to help businesses onboard new customers, track the performance of their site, and optimise their sales funnels.

63
1 year ago

This company is building a platform to help sports teams with fundraising and managing their community. They’re working with a large number of MLB teams.

63
1 year ago

The startup is developing a new product in the self-serve kiosk market and is looking for seed funding

63
1 year ago

A company that wants to help people store medical records. Medtronic shares the same vision, but has been unable to land deals with hospitals and doctors. Medtronic has raised $1.7 million in funding from investors including GE Ventures and the National Academy of Medicine.

63
1 year ago

A way for publishers to advertise a collection of content, not just one article. The startup has raised $1.6 million in seed funding.

62
1 year ago

A complete package of functionality for startups to implement into their iOS and Android apps. Its founders say that it’s different from a framework in that it is its own full stack.

62
1 year ago

SaveUp is a one-stop shop for college savings plans in the US, Canada, and the UK. It works to save people money with a tool that automatically sends pre-tax contributions from employer to student's 529. The company has raised $1.5M in funding.

62
1 year ago

A travel-service platform that aims to help you book flights, hotels, car rentals, and tours with a single login. And it has over $2 million in funding from investors that included Y Combinator and Union Square Ventures.

62
1 year ago

A startup that wants to use blockchain technology to create an alternative to Wall Street. The company wants to connect investors with funds and manage risk.

62
1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform for cities and countries that want to fund infrastructure like clean water, sewer, and roads.

62
9 months ago

A company that provides paid mobile data for people on limited data plans, which it says is the only one in the US. The startup has raised $2.3 million in funding from investors including Y Combinator.

62
7 months ago

A SaaS platform for investors who want to track the performance of their funds.

62
1 year ago

A startup that built an app that enables people to create custom messaging channels on WhatsApp. The startup, which has already raised funding from Y Combinator and other investors, is currently working with WhatsApp to enable its customers to sell premium products in their chat channels.

61
1 year ago

This startup wants to combine the functions of an insurance broker, a credit broker, and a loan officer into one company.

61
1 year ago

This company is building a platform that helps people manage and grow their wealth for retirement. It’s a robo-advisor that works with both individual investors and large investment funds.

61
1 year ago

A “digital bookshelf” where people can collect and share their favorite books. The company has received $1.25 million in seed funding.

60
1 year ago

 A credit card linked to your bank account, like a debit card with your bank’s approval. The card can be used everywhere the bank accepts credit cards. The startup has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from a single investor, Andreessen Horowitz.

60
1 year ago

A health management software platform that helps health plans manage their members’ data. The company has raised $8.1 million in funding.

60
1 year ago

A startup that helps people make “life-saving” decisions by using data and AI to guide them. The startup has already raised $2.3 million in funding.

60
1 year ago

A company that combines the reach of Facebook, the functionality of Slack, and the simplicity of email. The startup is aiming at small businesses and enterprises that want a way to collaborate across teams to stay connected without spending a lot of time in the office. The company is currently in private beta.

60
1 year ago

A platform that helps people make music together using the tools they’re already using. The startup has raised $1.6 million in seed funding from investors including Union Square Ventures, SV Angel, ZipCar founder Robin Chase, and Dropbox founder Drew Houston.

60
1 year ago

A platform to help patients with diabetes manage their condition and track the progress of their condition. The startup has raised $2 million in seed funding from venture capitalists from Union Square Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz.

60
1 year ago

 A way to streamline the process of getting a loan for a startup (or other company in need of financing). The company provides a marketplace for financing and a loan application, with providers ranging from big banks to crowdlending sites. They’re currently in the process of raising Series A funding.

59
1 year ago

An educational video platform that funds new educational videos through a non-profit membership model.

59
1 year ago

A company that helps filmmakers to create and distribute videos. The startup has raised $2.5 million in funding and has 10 customers on board, including Filmora.

59
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for companies to launch crowdfunding campaigns, with tools like interactive video and a toolkit that helps people run their campaigns.

59
1 year ago

A startup that helps small businesses in India build their websites, they were bootstrapped with seed funding from Y Combinator.

59
1 year ago

A SaaS app for U.S. non-profits. The startup says it helps “non-profits and donor-advised funds” keep track of their donors.

59
1 year ago

A set of tools to help build out a mobile app without having to know a lot about how to code. The startup’s founder, Sam Om, has been working on the startup for over a year, and says they’ve already secured $300,000 in funding.

59
1 year ago

A platform that allows teams to collaborate on their code without ever needing to leave Slack. The company has already raised $3 million in funding.

59
1 year ago

A platform for makers to connect with people who want to make their products. The company is funded by Maker’s Mark and Breyer’s among others.

59
1 year ago

A software stack for claims processing. The company, founded by a former legal executive, aims to reduce the cost of claims processing by 10-20%. It has raised $5.1 million in funding.

58
1 year ago

A digital wallet for people who need to make international transfers. The startup, which has raised $7.5 million to date, says that customers can now use their accounts to transfer funds to other countries while paying lower fees.

58
1 year ago

The startup is building a platform for online poll creators. It’s a company that’s already in early-stage talks with buyout funds.

58
7 months ago

A tool that helps manage grants and contributions for non-profits. The company has been funded by YC and the National Endowment for the Arts.

58
1 year ago

A way to track and communicate with homeowner associations that manage common areas like pool, parking and landscaping. The startup has raised $40,000 in seed funding from angel investors.

57
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a service to help hedge fund clients make better decisions by providing active asset allocation models.

57
1 year ago

A retail solution that allows customers to order groceries from a variety of retailers and have their goods delivered to their doorsteps within a few hours. In the first year of operations they had 10,000 customers and raised $1 million in seed funding.

57
1 year 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.

57
1 year ago

A startup that helps fundraising professionals send real-time messages to donors using Facebook Messenger.

57
1 year ago

The A16Z crypto hedge fund has a startup incubator called Alight Labs, which is building a machine learning platform to detect fraud in the industry.

57
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easy for people to share their experience of buying a home. The startup (now with $750,000 in funding) wants to leverage its existing platform to be a broker for homebuyers, selling the service to other realtors.

57
1 year ago

A venture fund and incubator for startups working with AI.

57
9 months ago

A California-based startup that makes a low-cost, low-power, solar powered charger for phones and other devices. It’s a rival to the crowd-funded Fission, which offers a similar product.

57
1 year ago

 A funding platform where a company can take a “drip” approach to fundraising, instead of a full-on “spray”. It allows a company to get funding without all the hassle of pitching, negotiating, and offering equity, while still getting the full equity portion.

56
1 year ago

The startup’s name is an acronym for “SeedMe,” which is a wordplay on “seed funding,” as it looks to “seed” equity financing for startups.

56
8 months ago

An on-demand software development shop meant to help companies build, maintain, and grow their apps. The company has worked with companies like Uber, Warby Parker, and GoFundMe.

56
7 months ago

Talent Management solutions for HR teams. The startup is building a platform for HR teams that helps them build a stack of applications that can focus on specific functions.

56
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for new startups to get funded by providing an online platform for finding investors.

55
1 year ago

Gives people the ability to “give back” in a way that’s easy, cost effective, and fun. It’s a platform that lets people donate a percentage of their income through a daily survey, which is then split between the nonprofit of their choice and the charity of their choice.

55
1 year ago

A SaaS that serves as a “commercial intranet” for companies, developed by a former Microsoft executive. The company says it has nearly 1,000 customers and has raised $30 million in funding.

55
11 months ago

SaaS that brings mobile banking to underbanked businesses, with a freemium model that starts at $20 per month. It offers a mobile app with check-deposit functionality, but also wants to build out a premium platform for mid-sized businesses.

55
9 months ago

A tool for finding the right contractor to fix a job, and making sure they’re getting paid for it. It’s currently working with 500 clients and funding 500 jobs per month.

55
9 months ago

a service that facilitates a mutual fund for a specific goal, such as retirement or a down payment

55
1 year ago

The Startup Grind Philly Meetup is a group of local entrepreneurs, investors, and other startup enthusiasts who regularly gather to talk about entrepreneurship, funding, and startups in Philadelphia. The event is organized by a variety of organizations including the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, The Foundry and the Philadelphia Technology Alliance.

54
1 year ago

A digital marketing agency for mobile app developers, focused on helping them to grow their businesses. The startup is a spin-off from a digital marketing agency, and has raised $1.1M in seed funding so far.

54
1 year ago

A wearable device meant to help people with visual impairments navigate the world. The startup is looking to deploy its product in the US and UK, and has raised $2.5 million in seed funding so far.

54
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a new type of product management and sales product for law firms. The startup wants to make legal firms’ product management and sales functions more efficient.

54
1 year ago

A financial literacy app for students. The startup is in the final stages of funding and gearing up to release its product.

54
1 year ago

This company is making it easier for small businesses to invest in their own ventures, by providing them an online platform for managing investments. The seed round has already been funded, and the company is looking to the next round to help it scale.

54
11 months ago

A platform that allows users to create events and sell tickets online, now in the third round of funding.

54
11 months ago

A medical records app that lets patients access their medical records from their phone. The startup has raised $2 million in seed funding.

54
9 months ago

A fundraising platform for startups in the Philippines.

54
1 year ago

A crowdfunding platform for crypto projects looking to raise funds. It’s an “all-in-one” platform that allows investors to participate in ICOs and other forms of crowdfunding. The company has raised $34 million to date.

53
1 year ago

A company that creates a bot that helps you find the best deals on flights. The startup is in stealth mode, but is looking to raise $3 million in seed funding.

53
1 year ago

This startup wants to help people manage their finances by allowing them to invest their money in index funds that are managed by a team of professionals.

53
1 year ago

A company that helps companies handle a wide array of different things from HR functions to compliance.

53
11 months ago

An agency that was founded in 2016 and has raised $4.7M. The company has raised $500k in seed funding. It was selected as a Gartner Cool Vendors in Healthcare CSP in 2017.

53
9 months ago

A platform for employers to manage benefits and payroll. The company has $13.6 million in funding and 1,000 employers on board.

53
8 months ago

A company that provides software that helps small businesses to operate better, faster, and more efficiently. It’s a cloud-based service that helps small businesses staff sales, accounting, and other functions. The startup has raised over $4.6 million in funding, and found itself in the news recently for an employee lawsuit.

53
1 year ago

A platform that helps you track down the best C-suite candidates among your employees. It’s a recruiting platform that uses a combination of algorithms and social media for finding top candidates for specific roles. It’s currently being used by YC and other startups including FundingPost and Foodspotting.

52
1 year ago

Thoughtful home services that provide concierge services, cleaning, and other household issues. The company has $10 million in funding from investors including Michael Moritz.

52
11 months ago

A payment processor for local Malaysian online sellers. It serves as a gateway between sellers and local banks, allowing sellers to deposit funds or make payments into their accounts.

52
1 year ago

Helping small businesses manage all of their IT needs. The startup has 100 clients already and is looking for $1 million in seed funding.

51
11 months ago

A startup that launched in 2009, The Ophelia Project is the original "crowdfunding for women" platform, meaning it enables female entrepreneurs to raise money from female investors. It has raised $133 million since its inception.

51
1 year ago

A virtual assistant with a chatbot-like interface to help schedule meetings, find flights and help with transfers. The startup doesn’t have any funding yet, but has a strong technical team.

50
1 year ago

The startup is looking to build a platform that will allow organizations to “build, launch and track a new app within minutes”. The startup built a demo app, called “the app builder”, that allows users to build and launch an app within minutes. The startup has raised $2.7M in seed funding as of September 2019.

50
11 months ago

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

50
10 months ago

A startup that wants to help you manage your money by automating your investing and investing in index funds.

50
8 months ago

A crowdfunding app that helps raise money for popular movies.

50
7 months ago

This app is building a vast community of builders. The startup’s goal is to make building fun again, for young people, who are driving the construction industry.

50
1 year ago

A digital HR solution for companies that want to access information about their employees from anywhere. The startup currently has $300,000 in funding.

49
1 year ago

A startup that helps bars, restaurants, and retailers engage customers with digital menus and order-ahead functionality. It’s currently running pilots in Chicago and New York.

49
1 year ago

A self-funded startup that’s looking to solve the problem of acquiring large amounts of data without having to pay a lot for it: they sell data as a service.

49
1 year ago

The startup, which is raised $2.5 million in seed funding, provides an integrated digital library that lets you keep track of your books, movies and music.

49
10 months ago

A $40 Bluetooth Smart speaker. The startup has raised $1.6 million in seed funding from Play Ventures.

49
1 year ago

A startup that makes a 3D printer designed for makers that’s affordable for schools and other startups. It also offers a crowdfunding platform for projects that need a 3D printer.

48
1 year ago

A tool that lets neighborhoods around the world participate in a mobile barter system, where a group of neighbors can trade items like furniture they no longer use or tools they no longer use. The startup has raised $8 million in funding to date.

48
1 year ago

A startup in the health space is building a new device that connects people with a local doctor on demand, allowing them to get diagnoses and prescription refills on the spot. The startup has raised $3.1 million in funding.

48
1 year ago

A subscription-based service that provides remote employees with a $1,000 emergency fund.

48
11 months ago

A startup for ordering local delivery food from restaurants, with delivery promised in under 30 minutes. The startup has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding.

48
11 months ago

A software platform that helps companies manage the customer data and retention process. The startup says it’s been customer-funded for 2 years and raised seed funding for another 6 months.

48
6 months ago

A startup that helps hedge funds and investment managers make better decisions. The startup is based in Silicon Valley, but is also working in China and the UK.

48
2 months ago

A company that helps people who live in countries with no access to capital raise funds online.

48
1 year ago

GoPayroll is a payroll software platform that allows small businesses to self-fund their payroll. The company is also building a freelance marketplace.

47
1 year ago

A tool for social entrepreneurs that tracks fundraising milestones and goals, preventing over-promising.

47
1 year ago

A B2B company that connects startups to investors, providing them with funding and other services.

47
11 months ago

A food delivery platform for small businesses that is focused on reducing the financial burden of running a brick and mortar restaurant. It aims to lower the cost of running a restaurant by providing the owner with the tools to order their own food and have it delivered. The company has raised $10 million in funding.

47
3 months ago

 A tool for managing crowdfunded products, focusing on the last mile of crowdfunding, helping scalability and distribution.

47
1 year ago

A massive community for startups and investors to learn about company funding, get advice and connect with each other.

46
11 months ago

The startup is building a “social tool” that helps millennials find and connect with one another to “help them grow their social capital”. The social platform has already built a $1.2 million round of funding and has raised another $3 million in a seed round.

45
1 year ago

Y Combinator is not a startup accelerator in the traditional sense, as it does not provide capital, mentorship, or other startup-specific services. Instead, Y Combinator provides seed funding and office space for startups that have already been bootstrapped for over a year and a half. Y Combinator has five cohorts a year, each of which lasts for 14 weeks. Participants are required to pay for their own flights and housing, which are taken care of by Y Combinator.

44
11 months ago

A platform that makes it quick and easy for anyone to start a crowdfunding campaign.

44
1 year ago

A startup that aims to make it easier for startups to raise money and scale. It wants to provide a “one-stop shop” for digital fundraising.

43
1 year 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.

43
1 year ago

 A function that can be applied to any type of email. The goal is to be able to remove and manage spam and reduce email volume.

43
1 year ago

Tribute functions as a shared custody platform for various family members, allowing them to track spending and keep track of things like medical records. The startup is currently only focused on family members, but is looking to expand to other kinds of multi-family sharing.

43
11 months ago

This startup is building a tool that lets people create websites in the cloud, and then upload them for companies to access with specific functions by using a mobile app or desktop.

43
1 year ago

A digital platform that offers storage, sharing, and analysis of all of its client’s social media content. The company has raised $21 million in funding to build out its public beta product, which went live in May.

42
1 year ago

A community-based crowdfunding platform for artists

42
11 months ago

Cryptocurrency exchange where users can send funds to one of their own accounts and then exchange currencies at a lower price.

42
10 months ago

A web and mobile app that helps small businesses manage their entire back end, including accounting, payroll, and e-commerce. It’s backed by a bunch of VCs, including Andreessen Horowitz, and has raised $10 million in funding.

42
9 months ago

A crowdfunding platform that allows app developers to get funding from users.

42
4 months ago

A platform that connects brokerage firms with mutual fund investors. It uses machine learning to provide portfolio recommendations based on a minimum of 15 years of historical data.

42
1 year ago

A startup that offers investors access to startups looking for funding. The company has raised $500,000 from investors such as Y Combinator, SV Angel, and Second Home Ventures.

41
1 year ago

This startup is building software for businesses to keep track of their expensive items, which they can then take to their local jeweler instead of paying a check out fee. They also plan to expand to offer an app that allows customers to track the location of their purchases, so they can get a full refund if the item is lost or stolen.

41
1 year ago

A three-way partnership between a university, a local government, and a private company that connects local governments and non-profits that want to find funding to their projects in a more efficient way.

41
11 months ago

A startup that wants to be the go-to service for creating branded video and digital publishing for enterprises. The company recently raised a Series A led by Collaborative Fund.

41
11 months ago

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

41
10 months ago

A “crowd-funded credit card” for people with bad credit.

41
9 months ago

A software company that makes it easier for crowdfunding campaigns to get verified by the SEC.

41
9 months ago

A “one stop shop” for startups that want to add a crowdfunding component to their business

41
1 year ago

A system that can provide a refund or credit to a customer for services not rendered by their doctor.

40
1 year ago

Non-profits in the U.S. and abroad rely on donors and volunteers to get their work done. Unfortunately, they aren’t always able to rely on these people to do what they promise. BitGive is a platform for non-profits that operates on the Ethereum blockchain. The platform lets non-profits raise money through cryptocurrency and use those funds to make donations to the causes they care about.

40
11 months ago

A platform that helps with the creation of products, such as through crowdfunding.

40
11 months ago

A platform for trading cryptocurrencies. The company has raised $1.3 million from investors including Y Combinator, Foundation Capital and Founders Fund. The company has raised $2.2 million total.

40
11 months ago

A way to earn loyalty points for things like retail shopping, with top-up functionality to spend them at any store.

40
11 months ago

The story of how the founder of a company that makes protective filters for mobile devices moved to China, raised funding, and founded a rival company.

39
10 months ago

A group of investors who want to help new companies find funding.

39
10 months ago

A “sales funnel that helps you understand if your leads are ready to buy from you”.

39
10 months ago

A startup that helps you learn how to do things like sign a contract, write a thesis, and fundraise on Kickstarter.

39
8 months ago

A job site for freelancers and small businesses. They’ve raised $500k in funding from 500 Startups.

39
8 months ago

A small-business loan platform that provides funding for community banks.

39
6 months ago

An online platform that connects companies with a shared mission, where they can pool funds, create a common goal, and help each other. Startup is based in Silicon Valley and has launched in San Francisco.

39
11 months ago

A company that helps small businesses with credit, lending them funding in exchange for a percentage of the business.

38
10 months ago

The company wants to solve the startup funding process. They are currently in talks with investors.

38
10 months ago

A company that wants to make it easier for high schools to pay for science instruments. It’s raised $1.3 million in seed funding.

38
10 months ago

A B2B company that integrates with other tools for businesses. It wants to replace the need to use different tools for digital marketing, CRM, and other functions. It’s also a B2B company.

38
10 months ago

A "B2B" platform for small businesses to connect with other businesses for materials, services, or funding.

38
1 year ago

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

37
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform to help crowdfunds make decisions about which crowdfunding projects they should support.

37
1 year ago

A video analytics platform for measuring video quality and engagement. The company recently raised $3 million in Series A funding and has 40 employees.

37
11 months ago

A workplace collaboration tool that seems to be built to compete with Slack, while building on the instant-messaging functionality of Riot.

37
11 months ago

This startup wants to make it easy for people to set up and manage their business in the cloud, but with the security of a physical office. They currently have over $100,000 in seed funding.

37
11 months ago

A connected home solution that is a white label version of the Eufy smart light bulbs. The startup is building an IoT developer platform for other brands to create connected devices. It has a very early version of the app and is looking to raise funding to continue development.

37
9 months ago

A company that helps recruiters, called “instaCandidate,” compete with LinkedIn by posting candidates in a more fun and unique way. InstaCandidate has a branch in India, and is looking to expand to the United States.

37
3 months ago

A publishing platform for the world’s top brands that allows them to create branded iOS app experiences. Branded apps are those which have full access to the app’s functionality, enabling brands to create exclusive experiences for their customers.

37
10 months ago

A B2B company that helps companies manage their ticket inventory. After being founded in March, the startup is already has raised $4.6 million in Series A funding.

36
10 months ago

A platform connecting founders with investors for seed-stage funding.

36
9 months ago

A solution for companies to hire, manage, and train remote employees, who can then do their work from anywhere. They’ve raised $1.5M in seed funding.

36
9 months ago

A new type of credit card that functions like a debit card but with the ability to make payments without any money changing hands.

36
9 months ago

The startup has built a software platform that lets its customers create, manage, and publish road-side signs in multiple languages. The company, which was founded in 2012, has raised $4.5 million in funding, including a $1.5 million investment from Digital Garage in August 2017.

35
8 months ago

A video platform that makes it easier for people to create and share video content. It’s just closed $11.5 million in funding to build the product, which it says is well on its way to launching.

35
8 months 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.

35
7 months ago

A point-of-sale (POS) software that allows merchants to integrate their existing POS systems into the fund platform.

35
4 months ago

This startup is building a platform for developers to ship apps faster and make them more successful. They have $3.3M in funding.

35
4 months ago

Yolt is building a credit card without interest that refunds customers’ purchases if they make a payment within a year of making them. It’s a credit card for the unbanked, but it’s currently only in the United States.

35
3 months ago

The startup is building a way to make it easier for the average person to sell their used goods on the internet. They’re currently crowdfunding a product that helps you list your used goods and get paid immediately via PayPal.

35
10 months ago

This list is based on companies that have raised a Series A, B or C round. Crunchbase tracks companies that have raised funding. It does not track companies that have acquired companies, or those that are now defunct.

34
10 months ago

A startup with a $25,000 prize fund focused on the development of an app that could help you optimize your sleep.

34
10 months ago

An online marketplace that connects people who need services with people who offer them. The startup has raised $5.5 million in funding and is in the process of launching their marketplace.

34
9 months ago

A SaaS platform that helps companies raise capital more easily. It’s like the Uber of the fundraising world.

34
9 months ago

A content marketing platform that enables users to create content marketing campaigns. The startup has raised $1.4 million in funding in the past.

34
9 months ago

A mobile app that helps individual teachers track and manage their students. The company is headquartered in New York and has over $5 million in funding.

34
9 months ago

A professional services firm that has raised $1.25 million in seed funding.

34
9 months ago

A startup that helps users find the best rates on credit cards, loans, and insurance. They also provide tools to help people understand their credit score, get a financial plan, and get access to the best rates. The company is currently having trouble funding their expansion, but they are continuing to get new customers.

34
8 months ago

This startup aims to help fund the development of autonomous vehicle technology.

34
8 months ago

A network of women who are interested in trading services/products online for fun, personal, or professional use.

34
11 months ago

A crowdfunding platform for retired athletes, the startup wants to help people who want to give back to the community while providing innovative ways for athletes to get funding.

33
11 months ago

 A connected device that connects a person’s body to their social network via a bracelet, allowing them to monitor their fitness and coaching needs, connect with friends, and be more active. The device, which is being developed by a team of former Google employees, raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

33
11 months ago

A startup aiming to build an app for companies to manage and track all of their customer service interactions. The startup has received $20 million in seed funding to build the app.

33
10 months ago

LIFX, a light bulb company, raised $20 million in its Series A funding round.

33
9 months ago

A platform that aims to replace the traditional credit card with a prepaid card that allows you to load funds to it at stores, without having to register it.

33
9 months ago

Cofound.it is a Swiss startup that launched a year ago with a goal of helping seed-stage companies raise funding. It has a platform that helps investors only invest in startups that it has vetted, and a “crowd” that can help vet companies.

33
9 months ago

A tool for building and managing teams, with tools for managing schedules, planning, and other functions.

33
8 months ago

A platform that provides a “secure, automated way for businesses to get paid”. It’s currently in private beta, with a minimum of 10 customers, and has raised an undisclosed amount in funding.

33
8 months ago

A startup that pulls live market data into a dashboard for investment and trading. The startup says it has $1.2 million in funding and has worked with the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.

33
7 months ago

An API for funding startups from the world’s largest banks.

33
7 months ago

A company that provides a platform for non-profits and schools to fundraise, track donations, and manage their donors. The app currently has 1000+ users.

33
6 months ago

A platform that helps fund your first 100,000 dollars in your business.

33
6 months ago

A food delivery service for those on the go. It’s currently in the pilot stage and is accepting $50k in seed funding.

33
4 months ago

An AI that helps cities identify and fight crime. The startup is currently seeking a $2 million round of funding.

33
4 months ago

A crowdfunding platform that specializes in helping startups and small businesses get off the ground by lending them money and by providing them with a platform to raise money.

33
4 months ago

A startup that helps small businesses manage their inventory and sales, and the sales and inventory of the stores they sell to. The business has $2.2M in funding.

33
11 months ago

A startup that helps you set up new accounts in seconds, and instantly transfers funds from your other accounts

32
10 months ago

A more intelligent email client. The startup says it will target the enterprise market with a suite of better email functions.

32
10 months 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.

32
10 months ago

This startup wants to build “a new form of healthcare,” specifically for elderly people in the US. The startup has already raised $14 million in funding.

32
10 months ago

A new way to crowdfund for a startup. The company raised $1 million in Series A funding in July.

32
9 months ago

A startup founded in 2014 in Tel Aviv, which has since raised $4 million in funding.

32
9 months ago

A company that wants to help companies reduce their carbon footprint by using solar power for their offices. The startup has raised $20 million in funding.

32
9 months ago

A SaaS platform that helps companies create, manage, and get feedback on their campaigns. It’s currently being used for over 100 campaigns, raised over $30 million in funding, and the founders have spent over a year building it.

32
9 months ago

A crowdfunding platform for people who have been denied loans from banks.

32
8 months ago

A “middleman” for moving foreign currency between banks, the startup will offer a service that automatically transfers a customer’s funds from a U.S. bank account to a foreign bank account.

32
8 months ago

A project-based funding program that lets companies quickly raise money when they need it.

32
11 months ago

A location-based entertainment platform that allows for 100% pay-as-you-go consumption of music, video, and TV. The startup says it has over one million users and has raised $20 million in funding.

31
10 months ago

A startu