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2 years ago

A tool for sharing public files and folders in groups.

336
10 months ago

A company aiming to sell memberships that allow people to join together in real-time to buy on the same day as a big event. It’s a spin on the “groupon” model for events, and wants to build a marketplace for like-minded people to buy tickets on the same day.

315
3 years ago

A tool for coordinating a group’s shopping trip with a single destination by using an app to do the driving.

292
2 years ago

 "We’re a group of people who are interested in learning about the art of conversation"

290
3 years ago

A hospitality company that provides standardized guest rooms in a hotel, either customized to the needs of a customer or a group of customers.

242
3 years 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.

239
3 years ago

Chatty is a free service to help people make more friends via group chat.

235
3 years ago

A platform that allows users to create digital, social, and physical products by sending messages to a group of people in a bid to crowdsource their ideas or get feedback.

231
2 years ago

A group of former software engineers and developers who are building an automated dog-training platform to help pet owners train their pooches.

227
3 years ago

A company that’s building a platform for group communication. It’s building a way to easily voice chat and share information with groups. It’s a product for big companies that want to communicate with internal teams, but it could also be used by small startups to communicate with teams.

221
2 years ago

A platform for students to find study groups

218
2 years ago

A collaboration platform that encourages group work.

215
2 years ago

A video chat platform that allows users to have group chats with 1,000 people.

210
3 years ago

A startup that provides group therapy sessions for women who experience domestic abuse

194
3 years ago

A platform that connects people looking to buy and sell goods and services for a commission. It’s similar to Groupon, but focused on more niche products and services.

194
2 years ago

A group of friends who are building a kind of alternative to LinkedIn, with more emphasis on connections and less emphasis on the algorithm.

194
2 years ago

A toolset that helps organizations manage their business continuity and disaster recovery. The startup has raised nearly $2 million in investor money, and is run by former CIO of IBM's Digital Solutions group.

193
2 years ago

A communication app that lets people exchange messages, photos and videos with a group of friends or family members.

193
2 years ago

A Skype-like video calling app for group chats, designed for small teams.

191
3 years 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.

190
2 years ago

A group of four co-founders who launched the software for digital assistants in February, who then later launched a hardware startup.

186
2 years ago

A startup to help meet-up groups connect online

181
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for remote workers to work together. The company lets companies create Slack groups for their employees.

181
2 years ago

Bot Camp is a platform for building bots for Slack or Facebook Messenger. The company, which launched in May, is backed by Abraaj Group, a global investment firm whose portfolio includes e-commerce startup Shopify.

178
3 years ago

"Authentic" is the name of an app that provides a secure, private and audited chat platform for businesses. The app allows users to create a private chat room for a group of up to ten people, with a group administrator who can add new members, delete or block members and monitor chat content. The company was founded by former Googler and Google Ventures partner Misha Chellam.

175
3 years 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.

173
1 year ago

A video-chat app for groups, like Slack or Facebook.

172
2 years ago

A group of entrepreneurs and executives from large companies like Google, Amazon, and Walmart are working on a new startup called Kip, a platform for tech-enabled collaboration. The company’s goal is to help large companies share resources more effectively, and will launch in the fall of 2020 in the U.S.

170
2 years ago

A startup that enables organizations to get their peer groups to review each other’s work. Currently supporting nearly 2,000 groups of over 25,000 members.

169
2 years ago

This startup is building an app to help people find the best prices on healthcare. It’s similar to Groupon, but it’s geared for hospitals and insurance companies to use to provide discounts to their clients.

167
3 years ago

A company that helps companies buy the most cost-effective insurance coverage for their employees as a group.

166
2 years ago

A platform that aims to help people connect with a small group of local businesses to find the best deals and lowest prices on local goods and services.

166
3 years ago

A startup for students that promises discounts on textbooks, access to free online content, study groups, and more.

165
3 years ago

A group of MIT engineers are building a robot that will be able to remove contaminated oil spills from beaches.

164
3 years ago

A platform for employers to send out offers in bulk, targeted towards a group of people.

164
3 years ago

A tool to create and share group content on Slack.

164
3 years ago

A visual way to understand what your network of friends and contacts are doing, which the startup says will eventually include things like board games, sports, and other group activities.

164
2 years ago

The startup is building an app for helping meet-up groups book and pay for events.

163
3 years ago

A company that pairs with local taxi drivers to make group rides more affordable.

162
3 years ago

The annual list is compiled by a group of judges, including founders and investors such as Paul Graham, Michael Arrington, Fred Wilson, and others.

162
3 years ago

A group of designers who create custom UI/UX mockups for companies, turning their ideas into real product or website designs.

161
3 years ago

A company that manages “affinity communities”, or groups of like-minded people who share a similar interest.

160
3 years ago

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

159
3 years ago

"The world’s first social dating app for underrepresented groups,” which is to say, people of color.

158
3 years ago

Meetup is a platform for people to meet up in person and interact with each other. It's especially useful for groups that have members spread across different cities or different countries.

157
1 year ago

A tool created by a group of architects to allow architects to share sketches and architectural ideas among themselves.

157
3 years ago

Slack is a project management and chat platform for teams and groups. Slack builds software as a service (SaaS) products, which are web-based applications that companies or organizations can use instead of having to install or maintain software on their own computer.

156
3 years ago

A digital platform for group-buying, with the goal of making it simpler and cheaper for people to order directly from the group, and helping them better manage the group.

156
3 years ago

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

154
3 years ago

A platform to help companies build working group meetings that promote collaboration and shared understanding.

154
2 years ago

A group of New Zealanders are looking to start a social network for travel, exploring the possibility of creating a travel network for people to post pictures, share stories and ideas about traveling.

152
8 months ago

A group of developers who are building a new email app to rival Gmail. The only thing they’re not letting Google know about is their plans. The company is currently in stealth mode.

152
3 years ago

a startup that wants to help you find an electrician or plumber from a group of local pros. All you have to do is plug in the city and zip code.

151
3 years ago

The startup is building a platform for event hosts. The app is aimed at small to medium size events, and includes features like group chat and live streaming.

150
3 years ago

A tool to help teachers identify students who need extra support, and groups them together so they can receive help and support.

149
3 years ago

A platform for managing multiple email addresses, groups, and more.

149
3 years ago

A way for people to buy and sell things online. The company also works on a feature to group items into “rooms” that users can browse by category.

148
2 years ago

A content platform that curates and helps marketers reach their target groups. A team from Google Ventures is behind the startup.

148
3 years ago

 A startup that helps you find your friends in real-time on your phone, and groups them with similar interests.

145
3 years ago

A messaging app focused on messaging and group creation.

145
3 years ago

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

145
3 years ago

A video chat app that also allows group video chat rooms and video conferences, with the ability to draw and annotate on your screen.

145
3 years ago

A local delivery service that uses the power of group buying to bring the price of a meal down to a single total cost per person.

144
3 years ago

A legally binding contract between a party and a group of people that has a set of terms to comply with the contract. The company plans to build the first “legal” app in the US.

144
3 years ago

A company building a social media service that brings the power of a highly engaged Facebook group to a brand’s Facebook page.

144
1 year ago

Just launched in August 2019, this is a platform for machine learning chatbots. The company uses the messaging platform for large-scale online shopping and is backed by a group of investors including Dropbox and Salesforce.

144
3 years ago

The startup wants to help students study in groups and learn from each other. It’s an app that makes it easy to create a study group.

143
3 years ago

A group of publications that allow users to create personalized editions. Previously called “my publisher”, the startup is currently focused on personalizing a magazine subscription.

143
3 years ago

A group of employees at a company that make up a “workcommittee” that can be used to solve internal conflicts.

143
3 years ago

A group of entrepreneurs working to redesign the dating app from the ground up.

142
2 years ago

“A very simple messaging app that allows you to send and receive one-to-one and group messages.”

142
1 year ago

A group messaging app with an Android and iPhone app. The app is free with ads, and in-app purchases of $1.99 unlock a subscription to group chat.

142
3 years ago

A startup that enables a group of people to share their carpools and public transportation with one another. It’s a bit of a meta application in that the startup is building an app to help companies integrate carpooling into their business models.

141
3 years ago

A platform that helps people find and join classes, workshops, group-mentorship sessions and more

141
3 years ago

A startup that helps you find people who want to buy from you, and who want to buy from you. The company is currently in closed beta testing on a small group of users.

140
3 years ago

A startup that helps developers build apps that can be shared, with a focus on grouping events together.

139
3 years ago

A way to quickly create and administer private group chat messages for teams.

139
3 years ago

Idea: Schedule, organize, and pay for a group vacation

138
3 years ago

A platform that allows groups to set up private social media accounts and run them as a group. The teams you’re a part of can choose their own rules and restrictions, so it’s a sort of Slack with a self-controlled community.

138
3 years 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.

138
3 years ago

This startup wants to help business owners communicate with customers in a private group in real time.

138
3 years ago

A group chat app that helps groups communicate, with video capabilities

137
3 years ago

A tool to help get the word out about an activist group’s actions, like a call to action or a march. The startup’s slogan is: “There’s more to activism than Facebook.”

137
1 year ago

A smartphone application that finds you a local babysitter, or a group of friends to go to a concert, or a ride home. The startup is planning on soft launching in the second half of 2020.

137
3 years ago

A startup that brings together the best deals from Groupon and Yelp.

136
3 years ago

"We are a group of experienced marketers and developers who believe in building companies that are powered by users and not investors. We want to move from a world of transactional businesses to ones that are built on relationships. Our mission is to build a platform that allows people to create and share their own content in the same way that they share links or photos on Facebook."

136
3 years ago

A startup that provides a mobile app for group bookings, with a smart algorithm that learns how guests prefer to travel together.

135
2 years ago

A tool for planning events with a group of people in mind, similar to a calendar but for smaller groups. The startup is looking to partner with Indian companies that organize team events.

135
1 year ago

A “follow-on to the Alibaba Group”, this is a social network for small businesses in China.

134
3 years ago

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

133
3 years ago

A platform that makes it easier to run a club or bar. By giving people a place to meet up, they can stay organized and avoid the headache of managing group purchasing and logistics.

133
3 years ago

A company that helps companies deal with the challenge of web sales. It was founded by the former chief executive of Gilt Groupe, an e-commerce fashion company.

132
3 years ago

A texting platform for groups of people to communicate efficiently. The startup wants to leverage its popularity in the soccer world to make the company a household name.

132
1 year ago

A platform that lets people who want to help others organize where they can find the best of these groups. The company wants to help people see where others are doing good in the world.

132
3 years ago

A tool for coordinating group projects

131
1 year ago

A group of people who want to see a company that’s doing good things for the world

131
3 years ago

A group of engineers is building a Cloud-based service that wants to help companies with internal and external security. It’s designed for companies to manage their security operations and provide a single place for customers to get in touch with their security teams.

130
3 years ago

A video-sharing platform that allows groups to create their own short-form video content

130
3 years ago

Not just a one-click solution for saving and transferring contacts, but a true platform for managing them. It allows users to create branded groups of contacts, and then schedule calls among them. It’s ad-free, secure and can be used on both iOS and Android.

129
3 years ago

A platform that helps companies create and manage an employee group, with tools to find new hires, measure engagement, and reward engagement and performance.

128
3 years ago

Idea: Building a digital platform for real estate brokers to close business deals. The startup is currently working with a group of Indian business-to-business startups to make their onboarding easier.

127
3 years ago

A dating app that serves to connect people with the same interests through a private group. It is a spinoff of the successful PopSurvey, which was acquired by LinkedIn

127
3 years ago

The company chose the name “Trouble” because they’re thinking about building a community of troubleshooting groups that comes together to solve a problem.

127
3 years ago

A way for people to crowdsource their legal advice, getting online help from a group of attorneys.

127
3 years ago

A platform that lets you build an ad-hoc group of people who can buy and sell things in real-time.

126
3 years ago

Saving autonomous mapping startup HERE from bankruptcy. A consortium led by the German car maker and German insurance company has acquired the self-driving mapping software startup, with the group looking to merge HERE’s mapping data with Nokia’s mapping assets and use it to build its own self-driving car platform.

125
3 years ago

A profitable startup that provides software for businesses to create and operate their own community-based group insurance plans. It also provides a platform for businesses to track and control their health care costs.

125
3 years ago

A “social network built for the modern millennial”, with features like a group chat, a profile page, a newsfeed, and social networking features to connect with nearby people.

125
3 years ago

A set of business-focused events for women. The company wants to start with a small group of founders in the SF Bay Area.

125
3 years ago

A startup that aims to improve the quality of communications by helping teams improve their efficiency via group chat and video.

124
3 years ago

A tool that helps team members at any level of an organization stay in touch, with tools like group video chats, a team calendar, and more.

124
3 years ago

A group of startups that help companies manage enterprise technology including support and maintenance.

123
3 years ago

A tool to help people manage large groups of employees and keep track of their expenses, payroll, and benefits.

122
1 year ago

The Startup Battlefield match-up features three teams and one team will win the prize of $50,000. The winner of the Battlefield will also receive a $25,000 investment from the founder of Groupon, Andrew Mason, and if they are successful, the winner will also have the option to have their company reviewed by Groupon.

122
3 years ago

A group of teachers who help people learn how to invest. The startup is using a subscription model to deliver the lessons, and has a minimum of 25 students per class.

120
1 year ago

ThinkUp is a social network based around the idea of a “digital night out”. The company wants to help people check in with a group of people in the same physical space, and then turn that into a “digital time capsule” for the future.

120
1 year ago

A group of entrepreneurs starting a new software company.

120
3 years ago

A company that makes software to help manage large group trips. It helps groups of people communicate itineraries and organize everything from hotel reservations to transportation to food.

119
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service for people in their 20s+ to find a small group of people to live with

118
3 years 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.

118
3 years ago

A platform for sharing content with a group of friends to create a group conversation

117
3 years ago

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

116
1 year ago

It’s a way to organize a group of people around an idea, goal or cause. The company’s first use case is organizing meetups and events.

116
3 years ago

A group of startups and investors that want to build a new, more inclusive type of urban campus

115
3 years ago

A group of young filmmakers with a collective vision to build a film studio from the ground up, and will use the Y Combinator seed money to hire a chief operating officer and other staff to help them do it.

115
2 years ago

A startup that connects shoppers with crowdsourced personal shoppers. It has been acquired by Groupon.

115
3 years ago

A platform that helps large restaurants that cater to groups share information about menu items and manage catering orders.

114
2 years ago

DesiRad is a college group for Indian students in the US that makes it easier to find events and connect with others in the local community.

114
3 years ago

A startup for crowd-sourcing, developed by the founders of Yelp, to help providers compete for customers. It’s currently a beta app, but the founders say it will be available for businesses to use in the coming weeks. If it catches on, it could disrupt the way users find and book services by grouping a person’s needs in front of a provider that has been vetted by the community.

113
1 year ago

A health insurance company that offers affordable, individual, and group plans.

113
3 years ago

A startup that analyzes data from email and group chat to create a visual map of how conversations are taking place within a company.

111
3 years 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.

111
3 years ago

This is a messaging app for nonprofit organizations. The goal is to make it easier for groups to send information and announcements, but also to build a social network for the groups.

111
3 years ago

A startup for sending and receiving bulk SMS messages to groups of people.

111
3 years ago

A tool that lets someone create a Facebook Ad with a group of friends in it for a specific cause or purpose.

111
3 years ago

A virtual assistant that can help you manage your finances, track your investments and get you the best rates. The SaaS platform is currently in private beta with a soft launch for a small group of users.

110
3 years ago

A startup for groups to build online communities, with the goal of saving money on travel and bringing people together in more meaningful ways.

110
1 year ago

A social network for photographers, which lets you join groups of photographers, and collaborate with them on shoots.

110
1 year ago

A group of tools for producing and managing content for social networks like Facebook.

110
2 years ago

A video chat product that allows you to call up a video, group chat, or voice call with friends from your phone whenever you want.

109
1 year ago

A group of online freelancers that helps people find various gigs online, including design, marketing, and writing.

109
3 years 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.

107
3 years ago

A tool that enables you to create custom groups of contacts on your smartphone and send targeted messages to them.

107
3 years ago

This is a mobile app for group shopping.

107
3 years ago

A way for groups to keep track of ideas and projects that are in progress.

107
3 years ago

A “SingTel Moments” app that lets groups of people share photos, videos and text and then customize the product with different filters.

106
3 years ago

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

105
3 years ago

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.

105
2 years ago

A tool for people to create their own version of Slack where they can host a chat group at their own location.

105
3 years ago

A group of former AOL employees are building a new kind of digital product, in a new kind of space. Their goal is to build a product that’s creative, inspiring, and that has a social component — a way for people to share their work with their friends and followers.

104
3 years ago

A software company that helps companies like restaurant chains track and improve customer loyalty, as well as use the data to segment customers into groups that can be targeted with different marketing.

104
3 years ago

 A startup that’s building a new and more user-friendly way to create and manage group texts, similar to GroupMe.

104
3 years ago

A platform that helps users find great deals from local businesses, but don’t have to go to the store. The startup sees itself competing with Groupon, although it hopes to target smaller businesses and compete with Groupon’s recent move to focus on higher-margin, bigger deals.

104
2 years ago

A group of founders from NYC, San Francisco and Mumbai came together to solve the challenge of securing data in the cloud. The startup provides a way to encrypt and decrypt files and data in the cloud that’s compliant with HIPAA and GDPR standards.

104
1 year ago

A telephone hotline for women in the US to call for tips and advice on sexual assault and harassment. It lists hotlines, counselors, and rape centers and people can also search for a group in their area.

103
1 year ago

A team of four that wants to build a tool for booking and organizing small group events.

103
3 years ago

A platform that helps companies manage their voice and video calls and lets them share those calls with other people and groups.

102
2 years ago

A way to share video, images and documents with a group of people, even if they’re hundreds of miles from each other.

102
1 year ago

A selling app that’s like Groupon, but for selling your own products.

102
3 years ago

A group of technology companies that are building a “novel” way for companies to track the progress of their products through the design process.

101
3 years ago

A startup that creates a secure and private messaging platform for Slack, providing a secure channel for groups that need to share sensitive information. It’s a Slack competitor.

101
3 years ago

Another way to track your health and wellness. The startup is currently working with a major health care group in NYC.

101
3 years ago

A startup in the fitness-tracking space that’s giving people an app that provides them with on-demand workouts. The startup is selling workouts that are already designed by a group of experts, for $12 a piece.

100
2 years ago

A group of companies that want to make it easier for companies to construct custom products from metal and plastic.

100
2 years ago

A subscription-free, open-source messaging platform for teams. The startup’s founders say they want to transform how groups collaborate.

98
1 year ago

A startup that provides services to product managers and designers. Its software helps design groups collaborate on visual assets and share them easily.

98
2 years ago

A group of engineers building a simple way to convert between different styles of engineering drawings.

97
2 years ago

A group of students at Carnegie Mellon University are building a wearable that tracks the human heart rate, breathing, and activity. The technology is meant to be used for home wellness, but also to help with medical research.

97
1 year ago

A daily deals site, similar to Groupon, but with a focus on smaller, local deals.

97
1 year ago

A new way to securely communicate with family and friends through text, phone calls, video calls, and group chats

97
1 year ago

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

97
3 years ago

A group of companies that provides software for physical therapists and other healthcare professionals to more easily provide patient care. It’s a software as a service that works on laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

96
3 years ago

A tool for building interactive maps, allowing users to organize things like sports teams, book clubs, and other social groups.

96
3 years 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.

95
3 years ago

Spots are a blockchain-based social network powered by artificial intelligence. The company lets users create and manage their own chat groups, with each group being able to run a mini-economy.

95
1 year ago

A tool that allows VoIP and messaging apps to support group messaging over a mobile network.

95
2 years ago

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

94
1 year ago

A team-based game that’s meant to be played on mobile with a team of four to six people. Each team has a player that controls a single character with a group that controls a group of characters.

94
2 years ago

A way to organize Facebook groups, particularly those that take after the real-world meetup and community model

93
1 year ago

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

93
3 years ago

 A group of women who teach other women how to be more confident in being sick. The founders say that their videos have over 1 million views.

92
1 year ago

A web service for building private connections. It’s a web-based network of private connections for individuals and groups.

92
3 years ago

This startup services a small group of clients in the UK who are looking to invest in more than one property. They help investors plan out their portfolio and don’t charge any fees.

91
2 years ago

Popular with millennials, GroupMe is a messaging app geared towards sharing content. It’s also popular with influencers, with some celebrities using it to share content with their fans.

91
3 years ago

A group of startups that wants to build a more flexible alternative to the more common SaaS model. The startups want to build tools that let people customize their solutions into “custom apps” that can be sold to customers directly.

90
2 years ago

The startup is building its own 2-way messaging service for local groups in the U.S., which it says will help groups organize their events and events organizers get in touch with people.

90
3 years ago

A tool that makes it easy for businesses to manage customer on-boarding and user experience. The product has been used by more than 300 companies, including Mozilla, Airbnb, and Groupon.

89
2 years ago

A messaging app that’s meant to help groups of people collaborate and share documents.

89
2 years ago

A data science startup that helps small groups of people get together to solve specific problems.

88
2 years ago

A startup that helps people manage their mental illness, hosting support groups and offering free support.

88
2 years ago

A group of engineers building a “scalable, secure, and private” platform that allows developers to build applications that run on a personal computer, a group of devices, or a network of devices.

87
1 year ago

A group of people who want to build a health IT startup.

87
1 year ago

A solution that helps large groups of people to connect and collaborate while keeping things organized.

86
2 years ago

A group messaging platform for professionals, which uses a native iOS and Android app and a web site to enable messaging, file sharing, and a unified inbox.

85
2 years ago

 A group messaging app that gives users of all ages the ability to text and call their friends, including the elderly and the disabled.

85
1 year ago

A company that sells a series of “smart” tables, with a companion app that lets you create and manage schedules, while allowing you to send out notifications to everyone in your group.

84
1 year ago

A startup that helps groups of people find free concerts in cities across the world. The startup, which was founded in May, has been featured on Forbes and has 2,000 users for the app.

84
2 years ago

A way to set up a group that gives support to people who are experiencing life-threatening illnesses, helping them access basic medical care.

83
2 years ago

The company wants to do the same thing that Groupon did for local deals, except for flights.

83
2 years ago

A group of 3 engineers and a graphic designer, Capital’s goal is to disrupt the legal sector of the marketplace by providing a full service

83
2 years ago

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

83
1 year ago

A startup that hopes to help people build better online dating profiles. It’s building a service that will do the work for you and make your profile personalized, similar to how Groupon, LivingSocial and other startups have done for offline events.

83
2 years ago

A group of app makers, including a former YC batch, started a startup to enable broadcasters to promote their content through Snapchat.

82
2 years ago

A group for Facebook groups of people who want to learn to code.

82
2 years ago

A group of freelance writers who have agreed to work unpaid on a monthly basis to write content for a startup.

81
2 years ago

Mentioned on Forbes as an example of “a group of entrepreneurs who are making some smart decisions for the future of transportation.” They’re making an electric scooter that’s more than just a toy and aims to build a fleet of them for riders in places where people deal with traffic and don’t have a car — and to not just be a toy for rich people.

81
2 years ago

Builds a platform for connecting patient care groups to healthcare providers.

81
1 year ago

Building a tool for online shopping for large groups of people, also known as "multi-store shopping".

80
1 year ago

A messaging app that helps people overcome their fear of public speaking by helping them practice their speaking in groups.

80
1 year ago

is a group of Indian business owners that help one another improve their operations, as well as provide education and guidance. Founded in early 2019, the company has just launched its first product, an automated program that helps owners of small businesses track and pay their employees.

80
1 year ago

A group of friends, who used to be engineers at a Fortune 50 company, wanted to create a new startup. They wanted to build a SaaS-based platform that could help companies do more with less. The company has a $1.2 million seed round and is planning to have a platform available for companies to use in the first quarter of 2018.

80
2 years ago

A startup that helps you create an online community for your business by letting you manage groups of people, send and receive messages, and set up polls, surveys, and other interactive content.

79
2 years ago

A SaaS business that supports small businesses with a “hub and spoke” model, where a local business acts as a coordinator for a group of smaller businesses.

79
2 years ago

The technology at work here is a bit obscure, but it’s a patent-pending way of helping schools and other groups create a geographically differentiated curriculum.

79
1 year ago

A platform that allows users to create their own private messaging apps for different groups of people

79
1 year ago

The startup is working on a product that is meant to be worn by large groups of people in very crowded spaces to create a “personal bubble” that helps isolate people from the noise.

79
1 year ago

A startup that builds real-time real estate data for the real estate industry. It’s working with a diverse group of real estate companies, and says it has $200,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

79
2 years ago

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

78
2 years ago

A startup that allows groups of people to create polls, surveys, and quizzes, then share the results with a Slack channel.

78
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps brands book appointments with doctors and support staff. The company is building a platform for groups to book appointments for their offices and can also be used for first-time patients.

78
1 year ago

A startup that helps a network of local non-profits collaborate. It aims to make it easier to organize a group of people to do something in the city.

78
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for people to offer paid vacation time to their employees. It has funding from an angel group including Y Combinator alum Jonah Peretti.

77
2 years ago

A company that sets up a meeting with a group of people who might have similar interests, similar values and similar goals, to help them find common ground.

77
2 years ago

A platform for group buying that combines social interaction with a win-win negotiation process.

77
1 year ago

A tool for teams to make decisions in a divided way that produces a better outcome. It lets groups come to decisions by voting on a majority vote but also has a “synthesis vote” that lets each individual in the group vote on the decision.

77
2 years ago

An online service that helps non-profit foundations and research groups compete with for-profit companies by matching them with expert volunteers.

76
2 years ago

Project management software for groups of people who don’t work together frequently.

75
2 years ago

A company that’s building a marketplace for professional services, to be run by a group of professional service providers, who will be paid via a system of peer-to-peer payments.

74
1 year ago

A startup that uses the app Strava to run physical activity tracking on a group of people. The startup gives you a real-time map of all the activity in the group, and then lets you see the real-time shift of each person’s location over time.

74
11 months ago

A platform to facilitate group events like book clubs.

74
2 years ago

A group of professional marketers and designers with a background in creative agencies and marketing startups.

73
2 years ago

A platform for managing and tracking the public records of a large group of users. It helps a school, a city hall, or a large organization keep track of its records.

73
2 years ago

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

73
2 years ago

A startup that aims to turn any website into a social network, using a customizable experience to foster invite-only groups that can be shared with friends and family.

73
2 years ago

A software that allows a group of people to collaborate on a project through multiple channels in real-time.

73
1 year ago

A startup that helps people connect and collaborate via a group chat app, similar to Slack or Facebook Groups.

73
1 year ago

A meetup app that helps small groups and groups of friends to organize events.

73
9 months ago

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

73
1 year ago

A social network for women in the US and India that helps young women find the role models they want, speak to them, organize group events and share stories.

72
2 years ago

A group of engineers and designers developing a scanner and mobile app to make it easier for people to find parking and ticket free spots.

71
2 years ago

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

71
2 years ago

This startup provides a way for educators to set up a private Facebook group for their students to discuss problems and solutions in their field, with the private group being able to take part in online discussions.

71
2 years ago

A platform for organizing and tracking group rides. The company is also working on its own app, but it’s working on turning volunteers into drivers to spur growth.

71
2 years ago

A platform that helps small business owners book affordable group reservations, cutting their cost from 25% to 10%.

71
1 year ago

A startup that wants to “break the tyranny of email”. It’s a group messaging tool that allows you to create groups, memberships, and events tied to a single email address.

71
9 months ago

A platform that allows people with common interests to find others and organize themselves into groups.

71
2 years ago

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

70
2 years ago

This company is building a platform for people to message, chat, and share content with each other in a private, secure, and encrypted group chat.

70
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help you stay organized with a tool that helps you create, group, and manage to-do lists.

70
2 years ago

A group messaging app that uses artificial intelligence to make group calls more efficient, offering suggestions on topics to discuss. It’s currently available in beta.

70
2 years ago

A group of designers and developers building a basic platform to help people create and share drawings and designs, similar to how Shapes is used to share images. It is currently in private beta, with a public launch scheduled in Q1 2015.

70
1 year ago

A platform for creating and connecting to groups of people who are passionate about a particular topic, like education or business. The B2B startup is looking to build a platform for teachers, students, and workers to collaborate and get better at their skills.

70
1 year ago

A crowdsourcing platform for local conservation groups

70
2 years ago

A platform that helps groups of people find the right mentors, streamline team management, and create a single unified team.

69
2 years ago

A network of local groups that help immigrants learn English and find jobs in the US.

69
2 years ago

This startup is building a messaging app that won’t let you send a group text message, but will instead send you a notification on your phone and let you respond via an in-app message. It’s an attempt to develop more effective messaging and improve how people deal with notifications.

69
1 year ago

A place for groups of people to schedule and pay for events.

69
1 year ago

A group email app that enables you to set rules for who can see what.

69
1 year ago

As the name suggests, this is a group of people who want to help you find your best friends in college. The company is targeting colleges right now, but will eventually expand to the rest of the world.

69
1 year ago

A platform that connects diverse groups of people with similar interests

69
3 years ago

A platform that helps groups of people share information about the same thing, like an event, like a protest, like a job opportunity.

68
2 years ago

A video-chatting app for group video-chatting that also lets you set up custom video calls.

68
2 years ago

The startup is building a platform that behaves like a combination of a group messaging app, a social network and a social graph. The app is designed to help groups of friends or co-workers communicate and share information, and is targeted for business use.

68
2 years ago

This startup is building a tool to give coaches, trainers and business owners the ability to create and track group fitness plans.

68
1 year ago

Small group of developers building financial products for the next generation of digital natives.

68
1 year ago

The organizers said they received over 500 invitations from companies in India and elsewhere to submit ideas, and decided to invite a group of startups and investors to pitch their ideas at the conference.

68
5 months ago

 A distributed chat system for volunteer groups.

68
2 years ago

A group of entrepreneurs in San Francisco who are building a tool for managing the logistics of selling a house. The app, called Apprise, is meant to help sellers manage their home and prepare it to list on the market.

67
2 years ago

A micro-purchase tool for students to pay a particular school a specific amount, and also a tool for teachers to track the progress of a group of students. The startup was founded in July.

67
2 years ago

A group of investors in Turkey who are looking to provide a central platform for venture capital investment. They want to help connect investors with startups and help investors feel more comfortable with the market and process.

67
2 years ago

In this business, the CEO says, “we are working with a small group of partners and we are finding that it is almost impossible to get a loan from a bank.” The startup uses its own software to help companies quickly verify their ability to repay a loan.

67
2 years ago

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

67
2 years ago

A startup that allows users to build customized community support groups

67
2 years ago

A messaging app that puts the power of group chat into the hands of individual users.

67
2 years ago

A venture-backed startup that is taking the human element out of new hire communications. The startup has a test group that it says has reduced employee turnover by 25%.

67
2 years ago

A software company that enables a group of people to build a website or a mobile app, with a single platform.

67
2 years ago

The startup was started by a group of ex-IKEA designers and engineers after they saw the retail giant’s ability to sell furniture online cut into their ability to sell products. It’s available in the US and UK markets, with plans to expand to other countries soon.

67
1 year ago

A company that provides credit data to banks and financial institutions. The company is part of an institutional group called “Funding Circle”

67
1 year ago

A group buying service for “pre-vetted products” that is “a great place for startups to find their product’s early adopters”.

67
2 years ago

A new feature for Slack (which is a messaging/chat application), allowing users to create a group of people who could potentially be interested in a product or service. The startup says it’s already working with a small team of companies and that it plans to roll out to the 1.1 million Slack users.

66
2 years ago

A social network for millennials. The company wants to create a community of like-minded people. They want to be different from Facebook and Twitter because they want to be more of a group than a brand.

66
2 years ago

This startup wants to be the Uber of weddings – a group of wedding planners that work with couples to plan and execute their weddings.

66
1 year ago

A tool for sharing text, pictures, and video in real-time for a group of people.

66
1 year ago

A company that makes it easy for people to join a group on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other network.

66
1 year ago

A system that lets schools and other groups send their members on paid volunteer service projects.

66
2 years ago

A SaaS platform that helps user groups grow by empowering them to manage all of their conference or event logistics.

65
2 years ago

This startup is building a new generation of web browsers, called “containers”, that work like operating systems. Containers are like virtual machines (VM) in that they run programs inside them, but they’re a lot more flexible. You can build a container that can run a Ruby or a Python, for example, and you can run a container that runs a ton of different kinds of programs. Containers can also be used to run a group of VMs, and VMs can run each other, too. The tech is still in its early days, but it’s a promising tech that’s been used to run the Linux operating system.

65
2 years ago

Is a way for people to wirelessly charge their Apple Watch. The startup has been shipping Apple Watch chargers to customers around the world, and recently received a $1.2 million investment from a group of angel investors.

65
2 years ago

A startup that wants to build a mobile app for managing a team, serving as a social network for project managers. The company says its goal is to help avoid the “fragmentation of group communications.”

65
2 years ago

A new way to book travel, with a single app that works across all of the major booking platforms. RedMart is building a collaborative travel app that encourages groups to book together at a lower cost.

65
1 year ago

A platform for creating “microlibraries”, a digital collection of books shared by a small group of friends.

65
2 years ago

A private chat app for groups that allows for encrypted group chats with shared access to files, photos and other media

64
1 year ago

The startup is building a $2.5 million Series A that is being led by a group of angel investors including Larry Kim and Evan Sharp, who are launching a new venture fund that will support startups that work on mobile messaging and payments.

64
1 year ago

A group chat app for real estate agents that allows them to quickly chat in groups about listings, compare notes on listings, and even set up meetings in the same app.

64
1 year ago

A platform that connects groups using the API, allowing people to access the platform independent of their operating system and app.

64
2 years ago

A group of software engineers that want to build an app that allows car buyers to buy a car without a dealership.

63
2 years ago

The startup has built a product that enables brands to send targeted ads to a specific group of consumers. The startup says it has already sold over $100 million of its software to a number of companies.

62
2 years ago

The best ideas are usually the simplest. And in the startup world, simplicity and finding a way to solve a problem is not easy to execute. We’ve selected the best ideas from the last two months to help you jumpstart your next idea. We’ve grouped them by market.

62
11 months ago

A startup that makes it easier to manage a group of people who share the same set of interests, sent messages to each other, and get updates from each other. It’s basically a more robust version of a group text.

62
2 years ago

A tool that helps teams improve their communication and productivity in a group setting

61
1 year ago

A video conferencing and live-streaming app for classrooms and student groups, meant to help people learn together.

61
1 year ago

Service that offers a group of friends the ability to make reservations and pay for them as a group without money being split up.

61
1 year ago

A way for consumers to save for retirement, especially for those in the gig economy. The startup helps people set up individual saving plans, and also promotes saving for groups like churches, schools, and teams.

61
2 years ago

A company that helps startup companies find funding through a network of investor groups.

60
2 years ago

A tool for businesses to manage their group fitness memberships, allowing businesses to offer group plans in a much more flexible way than the big vendors.

60
1 year ago

A free, forum-based online support group for cannabis users.

60
1 year ago

 A platform for sharing photos, videos, and links to webpages with your friends via email, SMS and other social networks. The platform caters to a wider group of users than just professional photographers, and has been used by celebrities, brands and musicians to share their works and ideas.

60
1 year ago

A group of three former Amazon employees have built a tool that helps guide people to the best deals. The company says they’ve had over 10,000 purchases through the app since launching in May.

60
2 years ago

A messaging platform that helps foster connections between coworkers and customers. The app, which is based on the GroupMe model, is meant to be used in your spare time, during lunch, or after work.

59
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easier to share a room as a group, both with friends and with strangers. The company also wants to be a way to connect people with roommate matches, and also plans to support free housing for people who need to stay in a certain city for a certain amount of time.

59
1 year ago

A group of mentors and alumni help startups by giving them advice, introductions, and access to their networks.

59
1 year ago

A group of businesses that want to do something fun together. They’re looking for: non-profits, non-profits with low overhead, non-profits in the Bay Area, and non-profits with a good story.

59
1 year ago

This company is building a digital platform for building and managing groups of physical assets. It’s first products are intended to be used by real estate developers and property managers.

59
1 year ago

A group of data scientists who have created an app that helps people keep track of their blood sugar levels.

59
2 years ago

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

58
2 years ago

A collaboration tool for groups of people in a team, where each member gets their own channel and a shared channel where they can chat, share files, etc.

58
1 year ago

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

58
1 year ago

A web-based tool for helping groups to organize themselves.

58
1 year ago

The startup is a joint venture between Alibaba’s personal shopping arm and the group’s sports and fitness arm, S.F. International, to create an app that lets users compare prices and get daily shopping tips from their favorite personal trainers. The company is based in Hangzhou, China.

58
1 year ago

The startup is building an application to find, book, and take group trips to the same locations.

57
1 year ago

A group of developers in Seattle who wanted to create a tool that would help them manage their workflows, and save time and money. The business is a “workflow management tool” with a suite of features geared towards the software development industry.

57
1 year ago

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

57
1 year ago

A startup that allows people to create a private network with a custom URL, for private group chat. A chat room or “discord” could be created, with access tied to a specific email address, or linked to a username.

57
2 years ago

An AI chatbot that helps developers with technical support, giving them access to the knowledge of a group of developers who specialize in different areas. The startup was founded on May 11th.

56
1 year ago

SaaS product that helps businesses manage their marketing data, with a focus on helping organizations increase productivity by segmenting and grouping the data, and using it to create predictive analytics and forecasting tools.

56
1 year ago

A product that helps businesses set up user groups for employees, so that employees can collaborate with each other in real-time.

56
1 year ago

A collaborative space with a focus on technology. They have a job board, a blog, and a meetup group.

56
2 years ago

A platform connecting people and companies that want to give back to the community. The platform lets companies create and pay for work to be done in the community, allows groups to organize projects, and allows people to find work that matches their skills.

55
1 year ago

A tool for groups to gather and share feedback on docs, with a focus on collaboration and ease of use.

55
1 year ago

A startup that aims to bring the benefits of group health insurance to the individual market. It’s the first “individual product” on the market that looks to help individual consumers afford insurance, and the company plans to have a full product ready within the next year.

55
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easier for teachers to collaborate on lesson plans, from running groups to organizing projects.

55
1 year ago

A platform that helps group companies, such as restaurants, connect to each other.

55
11 months ago

This startup building on the idea that many people don’t know how to be good networkers. It helps people build their LinkedIn profile, and then helps them practice their networking skills in a group setting.

55
1 year ago

A group of photographers who create a “worldwide portfolio of travel images”, focusing on “underrepresented cultures”.

54
2 years ago

This startup is building a new way to group and classify news stories.

53
1 year ago

Builds and sells tools to help create and manage campaigns that highlight what’s going on in local communities. These could range from the neighborhood watch group to a local community group trying to raise funds for a new park.

53
1 year ago

A utility that allows people to easily and efficiently find out who they do and don’t know in a group chat.

53
2 years ago

A startup that adds a layer of socialization and shaping to video games, allowing users to interact with other players and build group communities, while also allowing gamers to “build a real world persona” in the game.

52
2 years ago

This is a game-like tool for creating, connecting, and interacting with users in a group. Users can create their own rooms, and can invite others to join. The founders want to find a way to enable users to create and moderate spaces that are unique to them, and that can help them to connect with people in a larger community.

52
1 year ago

A tool for sharing data between doctors, especially in a group practice setting. It’s a tool for doctors to share patient data electronically, and is focused on revamping the way that doctors communicate with their peers.

52
1 year ago

A tool for people to share aspects of their life with a trusted group of friends. The startup’s goal is to make it easier for people to ask for help when they don’t know how to do something: “When you’re in a situation that you don’t know how to handle, you can reach out to a group of friends who are there to help you,” they say.

52
1 year ago

GroupKit is a tool for HIPAA compliance that lets users create and manage HIPAA-compliant app groups.

52
1 year ago

A video platform that allows you to group together people of similar backgrounds and interests and other users who want to join their group. It’s similar to other social networks like Meetup, but different because it’s built for groups of specific interests, like comedy or hiking.

51
1 year ago

A social network for fitness groups, built around “identifying areas of strength, improving weaknesses and celebrating victories”. The startup says they have more than 3,000 members, many of whom are already using the app for yoga, dance and other types of physical training.

51
1 year ago

A secure messaging app that offers end-to-end encryption. The company was founded in 2014 by a group of WhatsApp co-founders as an alternative to Facebook’s Messenger service.

51
1 year ago

The startup has a platform to help groups of people organise events through booking software, a Facebook-like to-do list, and a website to book tickets. The founders are also building an event organiser machine learning engine, which they plan to use to help them build a better booking engine.

51
1 year ago

In 2018, the group of startups included:

51
1 year ago

A version of Airbnb for restaurants. The startup offers a way for restaurants to set up a listing and accept reservations, and to group reservations into a calendar of events to manage.

50
1 year ago

A chat service that can be used with a single app on any device to create groups of friends and family, such as parents and kids.

50
6 months ago

“A group chat app that uses AI to manage conversations, and check off items as they happen”

50
3 years ago

A startup for meeting planners and event services. A software company that helps companies manage their capital, cash, and expense budgets. A SaaS company that provides companies with an easy way to predict how much inventory they will need to order. An online marketplace that connects hotel merchants, small businesses, and other groups with the company’s hotel partners. A solution for real-estate brokers to manage and share MLS data securely.

49
2 years ago

 This is a platform for event tickets, offering the ability to sell tickets for parties and events that later convert into a Facebook group.

49
1 year ago

A way to create an online network for selling products with the help of a community of people and products. The startup helps customers find the right products to buy by grouping them into categories. The company is working on a platform in the US.

49
1 year ago

A new way to bring your contacts to the web where they can be shared and brought into groups.

49
1 year ago

A startup that connects groups of friends to meet up, this startup wants to help people organize and plan their events.

49
1 year ago

A SaaS platform for restaurants that helps restaurant teams manage their ordering, delivery, and payroll operations. The startup was recently acquired by Groupon.

49
2 years ago

A group of friends launched a startup racing to build a go-anywhere, accessible, and affordable modular electric car. The car is a lightweight, urban electrical vehicle, with a range of about 500 miles, a top speed of about 70 mph, and a starting cost of $10,000.

48
1 year ago

A startup that wants to bring AI to a new level of collaboration by allowing work to be done faster by groups of people in real-time, rather than one person at a time. They’re building a “universal document editor” meant to be easy enough for IBM’s Watson to use.

48
8 months ago

A group that makes it easy for homeowners to track and understand their home’s energy use.

48
7 months ago

A group messaging and communication platform for small teams.

48
1 year ago

A “social network for all employees”. The startup wants to bring a more human element to the remote work community by way of group discussions, informal chats, and shared knowledge.

47
1 year ago

This startup is working on a social network for group-living. It’s similar to AirBnB for housing, with a focus on making it easy for families to share living space.

46
1 year ago

A company that acts as a “voice of the customer” to help businesses improve the quality of their products. The startup, which launched in July, is funded by Foundry Group, and has a team of experienced consultants.

46
1 year ago

A web-based tool that allows employees to create video calls with any employee in their organization. Voice calls, video calls, and group calls all support integrations with Slack and Google Hangouts.

46
1 year ago

A startup for group-chatting with a twist: It’s for people who can’t talk to each other face-to-face.

46
1 year ago

A group of companies working to build a single website for purchasing tickets for events of all shapes and sizes, from conferences to live performances.

46
2 years ago

This is a platform that allows people to build a custom social network with a wide range of different types of users, like families, groups, or people of a particular interest, like the board game Risk. Eventually there will be a “universal” platform that allows people to build a custom social network, which will be valuable because custom social networks can grow faster.

45
1 year ago

A real-time social network for collaborative content. It’s a video-based platform where users can choose what content to share via comments, and users can join groups for specific topics.

44
1 year ago

A tool that helps users create and find tasks in a group chat. The startup is gathering feedback on the beta app through their website.

44
1 year ago

The New York Tech Meetup is a group of New York City engineering and technology professionals that meet monthly to meet, share ideas, and have fun. The group is supported by Inveneo and supported by the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment.

44
1 year ago

A data-analytics platform for the cannabis industry. It’s a cloud service that helps marijuana dispensaries run their businesses more efficiently. The startup’s makers say it’s hosted by The ArcView Group, one of the nation’s largest cannabis consulting firms.

44
1 year ago

A platform for making special flights available to a select group of customers. The startup’s founder says that the goal is to decrease business travel in general.

44
2 years ago

The startup is building a cloud based “data hub” specifically for social impact companies. It aims to “make it easier for social enterprises and nonprofits to integrate their data with the rest of the world, and for those people to access it.” The startup’s first customers are a group of nonprofits in the Bay Area.

43
1 year ago

A tool for building sales strategy to determine how to best coordinate advertising, marketing and sales. The startup is pitching to companies that sell a single product and want to be able to increase sales by targeting different groups of customers at various times of the year.

43
1 year ago

This startup wants to be the Spotify for art. They’re launching their first feature, “Artists In Focus”, which takes a group of artists, curates their best songs and videos, and then, in collaboration with the artists, offers the best of their work to both the artist and their fans.

43
1 year ago

An online platform that helps professionals give presentations online, either in front of a group or to a single person, who can then edit those presentations and share them via email or other services. They also claim that their platform has a higher percentage of “live” presentations than competitors like Slideshare.

43
1 year ago

A travel-booking app that aggregates travel booking data from any number of travel sites, and provides the ability to group related trips.

43
1 year ago

A company that creates a platform for groups to create and fund student hackathons. The startup is looking to capitalize on the popularity of hackathons by providing a platform for students to get funded for projects.

42
1 year ago

A startup that is trying to set up a "pre-order" business model for prescription drugs. It’s currently at work with a few drug companies that would like a way to distribute their drugs more efficiently. The startup is also working with a patient advocacy group to help get more people covered by their government’s medical system.

42
8 months ago

A company that makes restaurant delivery services more efficient and cheaper using a group of riders on scooters.

42
1 year ago

A startup that creates an online community for people with mental illness. The company wants to use a network of local groups in the U.S. to connect people who are trying to quit their mental illness.

41
1 year ago

A way to use group texting to take group photos and share them.

41
1 year ago

A group of companies with a shared goal of changing the world through IT automation. The companies use different technologies (like chat bots, AI, and machine learning) to automate many of the steps in business tasks and make them faster, cheaper, and more accurate. They’re all profitable, and they’ve turned down a bunch of acquisition offers like Slack’s because they want to keep their autonomy.

41
7 months ago

A startup that allows users to send messages to large groups of friends, using a “scheduler” to send messages at the right time in a day.

41
5 months ago

A group of engineers and scientists that want to create safe, cheap access to space. The company wants to build an extremely low-cost space launch system that can be used to launch small satellites into orbit.

41
1 year ago

A system for monitoring and tracking all of a group of employees’ business expenses, like travel and expenses, helping businesses manage more efficiently.

40
9 months ago

A group of friends who met through an online dating site have created a version of a “Fitness-First” dating app, designed to help people find someone with similar body types and goals.

40
8 months ago

A platform for group video chat. Currently in Beta.

40
1 year ago

A startup for group apartment managers that helps them manage multiple properties.

39
1 year ago

A way to securely share documents and other files within a group.

38
1 year ago

This is a company that is building an online, decentralized marketplace for the sharing economy. The startup has already launched, allowing users to split household tasks like cleaning, yard work, and dog walking among a group of users.

37
11 months ago

A group of people who want to help startup founders by sharing their network (and the occasional beer) with them.

37
8 months ago

A group messaging app that has been around for three years and has millions of users. It was acquired by Facebook for $19 billion in 2016.

37
6 months ago

This startup is building a way to group and organize your files and documents, providing a file management system on one platform.

37
6 months ago

A startup that delivers food and ingredients to your doorstep at a time that works best for you- and handles all the logistics and delivery. The company’s first customers include a group of chefs that have started an all-vegetarian food delivery service in Palo Alto.

37
7 months ago

A software platform that helps with communication in teams, helping you to set up group-wide communication.

35
1 year ago

A group of four companies that are all still in stealth mode, all of which are looking to provide encrypted messaging and blockchain technology to the healthcare industry, including pharmaceuticals.

34
11 months ago

A platform that allows users to easily share their personal travel plans via a website or Slack. The startup wants to take the guesswork out of travel planning, and provide a check-in system that benefits everyone in the group.

34
8 months ago

A new type of smartphone that can be controlled by a select group of people. The device is controlled by a few people who can call, text and video chat. The founder, Shai Bantum, was born with a rare heart defect that made it necessary for him to have a pacemaker. The company is in beta in the US and Israel.

34
7 months ago

A startup that helps you group together all of your contacts to make it easier to find the people you want to connect with.

34
5 months ago

A group of friends in the LA area are building an app that will help you find the best local restaurants in your area with a few taps of your phone.

34
11 months ago

A group of buddies who like to own and operate barbershops.

33
10 months ago

A group of scientists who are trying to help develop a blockchain-based protocol for making global health data more accessible.

33
1 year ago

A group of “tech entrepreneurs, designers, and thinkers” who want to build a better way to pay for things. The startup is building tools that are more frictionless and transparent, letting users pay with their preferred currency and get a receipt in the mail.

32
1 year ago

A group of people who are trying to build the first chatbot that can handle more than just one single sentence.

31
1 year ago

A group of companies that use artificial intelligence to help companies spot fraud in their finances. They’re working with companies like Capital One and Wells Fargo.

31
1 year ago

A startup that lets users receive payments via group texts, with the option to refund the sender, allow the sender to get paid, or convert the payment to a gift card.

31
11 months ago

A Slack-like platform that allows teams to have discussions about work-related topics in real-time, with the ability to post or delete comments. The startup is the brainchild of two former Facebook engineers and is building out a platform for media companies, advertisers, and other groups to use.

31
11 months ago

A group of engineers building machine learning tools for data scientists. They’ve built a vectorization and graph-based language for identifying patterns in text.

31
11 months ago

A startup that searches for relevant local events on Groupon, to help users get their tickets.

31
9 months ago

A group of engineers at Google, Amazon, and Microsoft who are building a new operating system for self-driving cars.

31
8 months ago

The “Goats” are an emerging group of young entrepreneurs who are creating businesses with a focus on helping people make money through crypto-currencies.

31
1 year ago

A messaging app that lets you send group texts, group pictures, group GIFs, and group video.

30
1 year ago

Wunder is building a platform that helps users organize their social media connections into teams and groups.

30
10 months ago

A Chrome extension that makes it easy to find and redeem coupons on sites like Groupon and Living Social. Coupons for the essentials like groceries, electronics, and restaurants are built into the extension.

30
9 months ago

A family of startups that specialize in helping employers manage employee health and benefits. It includes a number of components including a health plan that helps manage a group of employees, a system for managing a group of employees’ health plans, a team of doctors that are contracted with the employer, and a system for sharing medical data between employees' health plans.

30
6 months ago

Y Combinator is a group of investors who invest in companies with ideas they think have “big market potential.” YC is based out of Mountain View, and focuses on everything from mobile/web startups to medical-tech startups.

30
1 year ago

This is a group of medical experts who are building a subscription-based platform that will help people manage and understand their health.

29
9 months ago

A startup that aims to make it easier for people to cancel their cable subscriptions. The team is currently focused on developing a customer engagement platform that allows them to build individual and group campaigns.

29
6 months ago

A way to manage web-based commerce for online stores. The startup is working with 30 big e-commerce players including Groupon and Etsy.

29
1 year ago

A startup that helps people build a community around a shared interest, like a shared passion for food or learning a language. You sign up, start a Facebook group, and invite others to join.

28
1 year ago

The startup is building a platform that allows a company to send commands to a group of workers to execute an order or specific task. This means that a company can send the same command to hundreds of workers at once.

28
11 months ago

A startup that’s focused on making online education more interactive. Its service, called ReadyBuddy, allows students to receive personalized feedback from their instructors for every lesson. It works by having a group of students take a quiz up front, and then having their instructor review it.

28
11 months ago

A text-based messaging communication platform that allows groups of people to communicate with each other in ways that traditional text messaging doesn’t. Users can also tag each other and share content, and the service can be used for team messaging, personal messaging, or private personal messaging.

27
8 months ago

A new Slack-like messaging app for intranets and workgroups at companies that need to coordinate activities and share information.

27
1 year ago

A ride-sharing company designed for small businesses who want to be able to take a group of employees or clients to a meeting, on very short notice.

26
11 months ago

A video chat company that wants to create a sort of video hangout platform for small groups.

26
10 months ago

The companies were selected by the Startup Battlefield judges: Ankit Gupta, Founder and Managing Partner of Y Combinator; Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Partner at Y Combinator; and Brad Feld, Partner at Foundry Group, an investor in the Y Combinator portfolio.

25
8 months ago

This is a way to connect people who want to help clean up the environment to those who want to help them. The startup wants to connect environmental groups with volunteers and companies that want to hire them.

25
8 months ago

A group of high school students who founded a startup to help college students gain skills for finding internships and jobs.

25
8 months ago

Helping users save money and buy the best deals on Groupon

25
5 months ago

A platform that allows video game developers to take advantage of a group of players’ collective purchasing power to expand their business.

25
11 months ago

A group of Canadian entrepreneurs are building a way to let people in multiple countries share a single map of their city. The startup want to let people share their city with others, but most people in the world only have access to maps from their own country.

24
10 months ago

This is an online group for people who want to start a business. The company helps entrepreneurs network, providing free tools to help them get funding and advice.

24
9 months ago

A group of former BuzzFeed employees who left the company to start a media startup that would let their users “play with words”. The startup currently has more than one million monthly users who play with words by making memes.

24
6 months ago

 A startup that enables people to build and manage private groups and events.

23
5 months ago

Grouper is an app for finding groups to join. It launched in June and has clocked over 1,000 people joining groups.

23
3 years ago

Idea: A mobile app for small businesses and local community groups

22
6 months ago

Wealth is the founder of the app Wealthify, which was recently acquired by Citigroup. They’ve also recently launched a new financial platform called , which helps people manage their wealth.

21
10 months ago

A groupware platform that connects teams of distributed workers, helping them collaborate and communicate.

20
7 months ago

Bizgroup is a digital marketplace that helps companies build and scale their businesses. The company is one of the few to have started with a focus on the B2B side of the market, an area that has seen little innovation in the United States.

20
7 months ago

A B2B company that helps large corporations plan and negotiate a multi-city trip, building a global itinerary for the group.

19
7 months ago

A startup that makes it easier for people to coordinate events with an app. Users set up a group and invite others to attend, and can get reminders and updates sent to their phones.

19
7 months ago

 A team of designers and developers who want to create a new kind of collaborative pricing tool for restaurant owners. Restaurateurs can invite their customers to participate in a party to get a group discount. The team is also working on the food delivery side of things, having recently released a marketplace.

19
3 years ago

Idea: A tool for connecting people with a “community partner” like a co-working space or business incubator. It’s a way for people to find and join groups to collaborate on projects, host events, and share resources.

18
7 months ago

A group messaging app that allows photos to be sent and shared in a group at a set time and date. The app’s founders say it’s built for events like weddings and birthdays, and that the group chat feature allows for a lot of customization.

18
8 months ago

Their software helps moving and relocation companies streamline the process of moving and packing, especially for large groups.

16
6 months ago

This startup promises to revolutionize the way we do feedback to our coworkers. The video feedback platform is similar to a video chat, with the added benefit of taking a digital snapshot of the employee at the moment they need some feedback. The software is meant to be used in a group setting for multiple people to give feedback and have it be easily sent to the person in question.

16
5 months ago

A startup that wants to use technology to make downtowns safer and more vibrant. The company says it can use machine learning to identify high-risk groups and crowd-source intelligence to identify where urban violence is most likely to occur.

16
7 months ago

a startup creating a way for people to create and manage 1:1 video classes with a small group of students, and then charge a fee for having done so.

15
7 months ago

A group that unites musicians from around the world to create and sell original music.

15
7 months ago

A startup that wants to build a dedicated group of investors who source deals for companies in the social media space.

14
6 months ago

A group-buying site for high-end fashion, with a focus on expanding to international markets.

14
6 months ago

A piece of software that lets users schedule meetings with a group of people, plan the agenda, and share those plans with others.

14
5 months ago

An invite-only platform for a person or group to market their skills.

14
7 months ago

A platform for secure group communication and collaboration.

13
6 months ago

A messaging app for people in the workforce, combining group messaging and working together on projects.

13
6 months ago

This startup is building a focus group-driven tool that helps teams to better understand their users.

13
8 months ago

A business meeting software platform that allows small groups of coworkers to communicate effectively, including sharing files and documents via an integrated cloud-based network.

11
7 months ago

A platform for community building, allowing people to broadcast their daily activities and post them to a specific board or group of people. The company says that it’s been used in more than 40,000 communities to date.

11
5 months ago

A tool that helps companies track and measure their brand reputation. It offers a free version for small companies that have fewer than 100 employees, and then a paid version for larger companies. The company was recently acquired by The Economist Group.

11
5 months ago

A group of startup-minded undergraduates at UC Berkeley who want to connect students with interesting classes.

11
7 months ago

A startup created by a group of former Square employees that allows companies to manage their Square payments more easily.

10
6 months ago

A self-serve restaurant ordering system that’s integrated with the back-end of a group’s POS.

10
6 months ago

A tool built on a decentralized protocol that allows groups to crowdsource tasks and verify their completion.

10
6 months ago

A company that wants to bring its own version of Groupon to the travel business, using deals to bring customers back to the host.

9
6 months ago

A startup that essentially allows you to build a group of friends or a small team to work together on certain tasks, then assign tasks to them.

9
6 months ago

A startup in the “creative space” that aims to give visual artists a one-stop shop for their work. Created by a group of former Google employees.

9
6 months ago

Built by a group of UCLA Ph.D. students, noXplore is a self-driving car that can be driven by a human driver, who can take the wheel for short periods of time. The company is pitching itself to advertisers who want to run test ads on real public streets but can’t afford a full-scale fleet of cars.

8
6 months ago

A group text for parents that allows them to text their friends with a search function and a chat function. It’s a way to give parents a place to stay connected.

7
3 years ago

A startup that provides an app for finding people who are interested in being a part of a mastermind group

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3 years ago

A startup that gets people to pay for access to a private training group with a professional

-1
3 years ago

Idea: App store for university social groups

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3 years ago

Idea: A Slack group to help you shop for and buy local produce

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3 years ago

Idea: A group chat app for communities and groups that want to have a private conversation with a single person

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3 years ago

Idea: This travel startup helps travelers book group trips, like tours and cruises The startup is focused on building a marketplace that helps small businesses find customers

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3 years ago

Idea: A platform that helps people discover, share and find a mentor or a group of people with common interests, which helps people find jobs.

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3 years ago

Idea: A social media app that uses a multi-level, multi-person game mechanic to help people try to figure out who in their friend group are the most popular.

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3 years ago

Wekan is a calendar with a twist: it’s a shared calendar that can be used by teams or groups.

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