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11 months ago

A new company, made possible with the launch of the new iPhone X, is developing a smartphone that looks like a watch and can be used to take selfies.

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11 months ago

M-KOPA is a tool allowing developers to create their own specialized hardware. The founders say the company has sold $4M worth of hardware over the last two years, though they’ve only launched on Kickstarter today.

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1 year ago

A food delivery service that uses a network of personal chefs to create a personalized meal based on the order. The startup has also launched a restaurant-delivery service that provides delivery 24/7.

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11 months 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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11 months ago

Zelle is a digital payment company that’s launching in early 2020, and is meant to make it easier for people to send money to others.

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1 year ago

In May, the startup launched its first version, a $300 PC that it said could run as much as 40% faster than similarly priced machines. The company’s second version is a $1,000 PC that it says is twice as fast as its first version.

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11 months ago

This is a subscription tool for nonprofits that helps them keep track of donations and donors. The company is launching in the US in early 2019.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

In January 2018, Instagram launched IGTV, an app designed to let people watch longer videos.

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11 months ago

A startup that sells a USB-connected device that allows you to remotely control your home’s lights and television, and allow users to launch and log into apps on their phones.

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1 year ago

A company that helps freelancers and consultants manage their work. It’s currently in private beta, with plans to launch out of beta in 2019.

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1 year ago

A platform that helps music artists with marketing, merchandising, and tour management. They have also launched a new app, PressPlay, that’s a digital music locker.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to help companies get a head start on building a social media presence before they launch.

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1 year ago

In the summer of 2016, the Y Combinator Summer School launched a $100,000 scholarship for students who attend the program. The scholarship is awarded to graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds.

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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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11 months ago

A developer platform for building and managing software applications. The company is launching with one product, but plans to scale across several verticals.

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1 year ago

A platform that helps users take better care of their data and their digital life. They’ll be launching an app where users can manage their data automatically and use it to optimize their lives.

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1 year ago

In August 2019 they launched, a “natural hair care line for black women”.

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1 year ago

An online marketplace for local services and products. It launched in June 2018 with a focus on renovations and childcare.

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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 monthly subscription service that sends you an e-book on a topic you’ve selected every month. The company launched in December, and is signing up more than 50,000 new subscribers every month, the founder tells me.

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1 year ago

An AI-powered bot that helps people find and stay in touch with their friends. The bot, which launched in beta in May, has over 100,000 users and is being tested with some of the biggest social media companies.

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1 year ago

This’s the second time around for the company, which previously launched a version of its product in China in 2017, and lost most of its customers after the Chinese government blocked its service.

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1 year ago

A company that makes it easy for brands to build and launch their own social media accounts, for free. They charge brands for the pages they create rather than charging a fixed subscription fee.

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1 year ago

A travel booking app that uses AI to create itineraries for users based on their preferences. It launched in early July.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to help people in Latin America track their expenses and grow their credit score The company’s founders say that after launching in early august, they’re already working with over 3,000 retail accounts

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1 year ago

A startup that helps e-commerce businesses expand globally. The company says it has helped over 1,000 merchants expand into more than 60 new countries. The company has already launched its first product, a global e-commerce marketplace, to the public and has launched in six countries.

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1 year ago

A platform where users can create virtual islands for multiplayer gaming. It launched in 2014, with the founders saying that it’s on track to reach $1.5 million in annual revenue.

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1 year ago

A startup that provides crowd-sourced human testing on new products and software. They have built an internal tool to help the company evaluate software and services that it wants to launch.

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6 months ago

Indeed.com launched in 2003, but has since grown into a market leader. Indeed.com has also been acquired by The Walt Disney Company in December 2018.

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1 year ago

A platform for sharing and tracking all of your fitness activities. The company developed a stand-alone iOS app called MyFitnessPal in 2011, which has over 150 million users worldwide. In 2017, they launched the fitness tracking and calorie logging platform Fitbit.

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1 year ago

A mobile first video messaging app. Launched in July and already has over 1 million users.

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1 year ago

A startup for self-employed people to connect with clients and charge per hour. The startup is launching in June.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A company that makes an API and platform for app stores to allow developers to launch their apps on a variety of platforms.

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1 year ago

A software company that helps companies hire and manage on-call workers. They’re launching in early 2019.

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1 year ago

A startup for business and personal professional services, with plans that start at $14 per month. The company is planning to launch in the US in mid-2019.

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1 year ago

The startup’s founders say that since launching a year ago, they’ve had over 6,000 paying customers.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps users find and connect with events near them. Since launching in May, the startup has seen over 2,000 new users join their platform.

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11 months ago

A natural language processing startup that is building software that helps companies better understand user conversations, especially in chat. The company is launching in the US in 22 countries and is working on a US expansion for early next year.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to solve the problem of allowing businesses to accept credit cards and bank accounts in one place. After launching in April, the company is now working on making the process seamless for customers.

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1 year ago

A software platform that helps small businesses, freelancers, and independent contractors obtain loans and invoice financing. They have a $50,000 seed round with a 4x growth rate since their launch in May 2019.

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1 year ago

A Facebook Messenger bot to order groceries from local stores and deliver them to your home. The company launched in 2017 as a way to increase delivery speeds, with the goal being to make deliveries within 30 minutes of the order being placed.

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1 year ago

A self-serve platform for saving money on auto insurance or just comparing rates, which they say is “faster, cheaper, and more comprehensive then any other website”. They currently have $2.5 million in monthly recurring revenue and are looking to launch in Miami and Atlanta.

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1 year ago

A tool that can build an inventory for a company’s product, or an E-commerce site for a product. The startup says it already has $2,000,000 in sales per month after launching in February.

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1 year ago

A company that helps people get their taxes done on time. The startup, which is looking to launch in January, wants to eliminate audits for clients with simple returns but complex returns, and is getting help from Y Combinator.

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1 year ago

These are companies that have raised money from Y Combinator, but haven’t yet launched on the platform.

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1 year ago

The startup behind Pachube has expanded into the market for connected devices that allow users to collect and share data. The company has launched two other products since the acquisition: the Pachube Watch, which is a customizable wristband that can be paired with smart devices to collect fitness data and share data with other devices, and the Pachube Photo, which is a way for users to capture and share their photos with other users.

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1 year ago

A tool for financial advisors that brings together data to help them make more informed financial decisions. It was launched as a beta in October.

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1 year ago

Launched in July, this startup is building a network of fitness centers that work with local gyms, and can charge you less at each location.

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1 year ago

The startup is launching an app to allow people to build their own personal websites, with various themes and templates.

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1 year ago

A startup that sells smartphone accessories for the enterprise. It’s launching in the UK and the US.

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1 year ago

The founder of a company that re-skins the Windows operating system has launched a company that wants to make it possible to put Windows 10 on your phone.

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1 year ago

A startup that lets you order a batch of custom-made grilled cheese or pizza from 24 different restaurants, and have them delivered to your door. The startup is still in the R&D phase, but hopes to launch the service early next year.

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1 year ago

A company that helps crews build and launch new apps without a lot of upfront capital. It’s launching with an app that helps small businesses with the software development process—from project definition to iteration on a prototype to launch.

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1 year ago

A do-it-yourself insurance company for self-employed people. The company, which launched a year ago, is using tech to help people underwrite their own risks.

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1 year ago

A startup that is launching a new kind of retail store It allows customers to customize the fit of

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1 year ago

A company is planning to launch in August 2020, working on a way to better integrate ad tech, which often gets in the way of native advertising.

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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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11 months ago

A startup that helps businesses manage their risk and compliance exposure with regulatory reporting. The company is currently in “batch”, with plans to launch on March 1, but has already signed up 10 clients.

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1 year ago

A startup that sells a product that helps people learn to invest They have a patent pending on the product They have a beta version of the product and plan to launch in January 2019

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A platform for companies to hire, manage, and engage their freelancers. They are looking to introduce a marketplace of sorts that allows companies to post and search for the service of a specific individual. They are also looking to launch a marketplace-style app for freelancers and clients to find each other.

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1 year ago

A startup looking to help people launch their own businesses.

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1 year ago

An AI-based chatbot that will help investors make better investment decisions. The startup says it is currently in the “soft launch” phase of their $1 million seed round.

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1 year ago

A digital bank account for the Philippines. The startup is currently in pre-launch, and has nearly 200,000 members.

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1 year ago

A company building a platform for employers to offer flexible work arrangements to their employees. The company, which was launched in August, is already working with over 500 companies.

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1 year ago

A SaaS platform for marketers and businesses to create their own digital ads for Facebook. The startup is in a third round of investment and will launch in the first half of 2020.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A digital tool for borrowing money from friends and family for small business purchases. The current model is still simple: the startup is working to launch an app that lets you borrow money in seconds from your friends and family. The company has raised a seed round, and is launching today

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1 year ago

A company that takes a subscription-based model for health insurance, and looks to make it as affordable as possible. The startup is also looking to launch in January.

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1 year ago

A San Francisco-based startup working to make it easier for people to share their photos, videos, and other media while on the go. The startup has an iOS app and plans to launch an Android app soon.

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1 year ago

This list does not include every startup that has accepted into YC, but only the startups that have launched since the program started.

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1 year ago

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

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11 months ago

A company that helps people live longer, healthier lives by providing health tech to doctors. The startup’s founders say they’ve already raised $7.5 million, with plans to launch in early 2018.

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1 year ago

 Gives entrepreneurs and startups easy access to the hardware they need to build and run their business. Founded by a former Microsoft engineer, the company has raised $2.5M and is launching in beta today.

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1 year ago

Postmates for the well-to-do is a new startup that’s launching in Chicago in September looking to deliver food and beverage at a higher price point than its delivery competitors. It’s currently testing out its service in the area around Lincoln Park, Chicago.

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1 year ago

A video food delivery service. The startup is planning to launch in Mexico City in the fourth quarter.

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11 months ago

A startup launching its own Bitcoin exchange.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A digital health platform that provides a much better, more complete view of a person’s health. The company has been in stealth mode for a couple of years and is now publicly launching.

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1 year ago

A startup for buying and selling used cars online. At the moment, the marketplace offers about 20,000 used cars, but they’re planning to launch into the US in 2019, with plans to expand to Europe and Asia in 2020.

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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

This startup is building a tool that helps companies launch a new product easier and cheaper. It’s currently focused on B2B customers and is looking to partner with the B2B startups that come through YC to help them with their product launch process.

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1 year ago

A startup for freelancers and contractors, with a goal of helping businesses fill projects quickly. The startup is launching in June.

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1 year ago

A startup that makes crockpot meals. Crockpot enables users to pre-order a custom meal from a variety of restaurants and have it delivered. It’s currently in the test phase, and looking to raise a seed round to grow and launch.

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1 year ago

A startup that launched a few years back that provides remote workers with instant access to their team. It’s now in beta with a few Fortune 500 companies.

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1 year ago

A venture-backed accelerator that prepares social-media influencers to launch their own online ventures, helping them manage their social-media buzz and their brand and how they interact with the public.

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1 year ago

A tiny startup with a big mission: it wants to find out what happens to coral reefs when they are threatened by climate change. The company has launched a stand up paddleboard to see how much pollution and sediment a reef can handle, and wants to combine this with data from satellites and drones.  The startup also wants to restore coral reefs and is building a drone to do this.  It plans to use this data to create predictive models of how reefs could react to climate change.

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1 year ago

A B2B company that helps companies create a network of suppliers and vendors based in other countries to help save their clients money and prevent fraud. The company is launching in the US to manage supply chains in the US, China, and Europe.

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11 months ago

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

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A startup in California that wants to help businesses set up and manage Internet-connected locks — a trend that’s seen by some as a “fourth industrial revolution”. The startup is in the process of raising $1.6 million to launch.

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1 year ago

A startup to help people find a doctor with a doctor in their neighborhood. The San Francisco-based startup, which was launched in May, is a crowd-sourced network of doctors and patients that offers a list of doctors who accept Medicaid.

90
1 year ago

A startup whose product is a service that "lets users create an avatar for their email addresses It then uses that avatar to send email" The startup launched in October 2018 and received a seed round of $17M in February 2019

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1 year ago

The startup wants to help smaller businesses get a loan through peer-to-peer lending, and has already closed more than $50 million in loans in an eight month period since it launched.

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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 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 weather app that shows the color-coded forecast for the next 2, 3, or 4 days for your city, added to your iPhone’s weather app. This startup is in the space currently, but differs in that it recently launched as a standalone iOS app.

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1 year ago

A startup that provides accounting software to small businesses. They started in late 2017 and have already launched in Brazil and the Philippines.

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1 year ago

A mobile application that lets you trade money via peer-to-peer, similar to Venmo and other P2P apps. The startup is currently in development, with plans to launch in Q1 2019.

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1 year ago

A platform for businesses to build their own private beta product and invite users to test it before launch.

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1 year ago

In an effort to identify people who are interested in starting a business, the Y Combinator Summer School offers select entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from Y Combinator fellows while also receiving mentorship from Y Combinator partners. Since the school’s launch in 2011, over 400 students from around the world have participated.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps you manage your morning routine. The app, which was launched in October, allows users to set daily routines that they can then share with friends or colleagues. With a daily routine, users can plan their day based on when they will be most productive, helping to keep their productivity levels up.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

This is a tool for businesses that want to reduce their carbon footprint. The company is focused on helping companies reduce their energy consumption, and plans to launch a product that does this by helping them track energy usage and then offset the usage with cash.

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1 year ago

A chat app for the former French colony in West Africa, the Ivory Coast. It was launched in August 2015 and has already built up a following among young people.

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1 year ago

A cloud-based telemedicine platform, which launched in May and claims to help doctors and patients bridge the gap that currently exists between in person and remote diagnosis and treatment.

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1 year ago

A startup that launched in May, Empowered Launchpad is a marketplace for a variety of services including legal, accounting, and engineering, with the goal of making it easier for startups to get off the ground. They’re already working with 100 companies around the world.

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1 year ago

A video-game startup that is building a platform that allows users to create and monetize their own mobile games. The company has been working on the idea for over two years, and is now ready to launch.

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1 year ago

A platform to help employers find and hire remote workers. The startup has launched in the UK, and is looking to expand to other countries.

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1 year ago

 A mobile app that helps men find their soulmates  that has been downloaded by 9,000 people since its launch in February.

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1 year ago

A new app that allows users to “virtually” connect with a well-known psychologist. The app was launched in April and is being used by students and their parents to help them better understand their experiences with mental illness.

85
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easier to shop on and off-line, launching in July 2019 in the UK.

85
1 year ago

Given that it was the first company to launch in the YC Demo Day, the list below is the most complete list of all of the startups that have been accepted into YC.

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1 year ago

A company that helps small businesses in the US grow faster by delivering online marketing, sales, and customer support. They have raised a total of $2.8 million since launching in 2018.

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1 year ago

A company that uses computer vision to identify objects and provide a simple way to find products that people are looking for. The company is launching on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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11 months ago

The company is building a digital marketplace for people who want to buy and sell their used goods at wholesale. The company is focusing on the US but they plan to launch internationally.

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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

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1 year ago

A startup that helps employees manage their expenses. The startup plans to launch in the first half of 2017.

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1 year ago

A software company that helps companies manage their customers' email communications. The startup is currently working on products for the US government, and hopes to launch an SaaS version of the product later this year.

82
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.

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1 year ago

A platform that uses artificial intelligence to let companies hire professional services firms to complete work. The company combines P&L data with its own data to help companies hire the right professionals. It only launched in August and is looking to grow its client base.

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11 months ago

A company that lets you buy a plane ticket without leaving your computer. The company is based in Spain and is launching its iOS app in 2019.

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1 year ago

A mobile payment app for the Philippines. The startup, which launched its app last month, is targeting the country’s growing middle class.

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1 year ago

An AI-powered personal assistant that finds the cheapest ride for the user. The startup has over 500,000 rides booked since launching in April, with a 2% take rate.

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1 year ago

A digital payments platform for small business owners that enables them to take payments in person, over email, or via mobile. It’s currently in private beta but plans to launch publicly next year.

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1 year ago

A startup that provides a tool to help small businesses quickly launch their own mobile apps. The company says it’s currently working with 1,000 businesses and is currently in talks with several others.

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1 year ago

This company builds technology that allows people to securely and easily send money to and from the Philippines. Their service, which launched in May of 2018, allows Filipinos to send money to family and friends without having to deal with the high fees associated with traditional remittance services.

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1 year ago

A startup that launched in March 2019 that provides real-time fraud protection for transactions on Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay.

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11 months ago

 Launching a tool that helps you create and edit sounds for apps in a “real-time” way

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1 year ago

A tool to make it easier for people to organize their documents and data. It’s currently still in a private beta, with a public launch in September.

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1 year ago

A startup that compares the costs of different lenders, which is what launched a year ago. The company aims to be a one-stop shop for people looking for loans, saving them time and money.

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11 months ago

A B2B company that provides “easy-to-use, but powerful” software that streamlines the data entry process of customer data, with plans to launch in 2020.

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1 year ago

A startup that connects business owners with moms who want to use their space for parties. The startup, which launched in June, is working with over 20 local businesses to help owners find moms to host dinner, bake sales, lunch meetings, and much more.

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1 year ago

A digital assistant that helps users book doctors' appointments and communicate with doctors. The startup launched in May in the US, with plans to expand to the UK, India, and Mexico.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a tool to help people find the best doctors, dentists and other medical professionals in their area. The startup is looking to build out a health care recommendation system based on personalized data from the patient’s current doctor. Gives the patient a recommendation, which is then sent to the doctor, where they can then make a decision on how to proceed. The company is looking to launch in early 2021.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

We’ve all shared our thoughts on the internet, so why not do it for a profit There are a lot of people with some expertise in the areas of screenwriting, video editing, and voice acting who’d like to work in their free time on projects without any pressure to launch.

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1 year ago

A platform that allows people to see how their city compares to others in terms of access to safe drinking water and sanitation. It’s currently in beta and launching in San Francisco.

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1 year ago

An AI-based solution for managing customer service, with plans to launch in February.

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1 year ago

Ex-Google engineers are building a new living room device they call the “Echo” that’s essentially a giant voice-controlled speaker. The device is a stripped-down, Google-made version of the Google Home, and can be controlled by voice, music, and TV apps. It’s set to launch in November.

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11 months ago

A product that helps people manage their digital content. The startup says they’ve been working with the Y Combinator alumni community since 2013 and has already helped them launch a number of products and services.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A decentralized email, file sharing, and storage company. The company currently has over 10,000 subscribed users, with the hopes of launching a free version in Q4 of this year.

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1 year ago

A startup for people to sell stuff, and a way to help the buyers and sellers find each other. A similar marketplace exists today called eCohort, which launched in March of 2019.

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1 year ago

A platform that helps entrepreneurs in the Middle East launch their own companies in the U.S.

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1 year ago

A platform for customers to customize the fit and feel of their clothing, the startup was founded in October of 2018 and has an iOS app that launched in November of 2018

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1 year ago

A startup that helps teachers track students’ progress, in a way that can be used to incentivize or sanction students. They had an initial launch at the beginning of October.

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1 year ago

A digital platform that helps people take exams for jobs, and that then prepares them for the job. It launched in June, and after a few weeks of beta testing, is now up and running.

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1 year ago

A company that builds “invisible” security cameras. With the launch of its new product, it’s gone from just a developer to a company with over 50 employees.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a marketplace for buying and selling cars, trucks, and SUVs. They’re launching in late 2019 with a beta version.

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1 year ago

A tool for helping people learn a new language. The startup is launching in early August.

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10 months ago

This Israeli startup is building a self-driving vehicle that, unlike Uber's autonomous cars, is purely electric and doesn’t need a human driver at the wheel. The company is planning to launch a service in Tel Aviv in July.

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1 year ago

The digital home improvement store, HomeDepot, is still trying to figure out where to go next. It launched a new website in late 2016, but it felt more like a home services site than a home improvement one.

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11 months ago

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

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1 year ago

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

67
1 year ago

A startup for freelance writers, editors, and translators. The startup is in its pre-launch phase, but has already sold $3,000 worth of services. It’s not a traditional marketplace, instead relying on a closed community of writers and translators who are all working on the same project.

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1 year ago

A startup that sends flowers to a person's phone. The startup, which launched in May, has partnered with over 50 retailers and plans to expand into more.

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1 year ago

The founders of this startup are former execs from major media companies including Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters. They’ve built a tool to help brands and agencies keep up with the news, and have launched in over 2,000 companies.

67
1 year ago

"A company that helps businesses go from idea to profitable reality. We help founders build ideas from day one and help them launch them successfully."

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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.

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1 year ago

A payments company that serves high-volume ecommerce merchants. It’s in the process of launching a service that will enable online sellers to offer rewards to buyers.

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1 year ago

Reduce the friction of scheduling interviews and making hiring decisions. The company says they’ve already raised $1M and have a job matching product that they’re launching in the next few months.

66
1 year ago

A company that brings together the wide range of services that people have to install to get a TV to work. It currently has 300,000 active users, with plans to launch in Canada and the US.

66
1 year ago

This is a startup that’s building a cloud-based collaborative document editing tool for business teams. The app is currently invite-only, but the startup is looking to launch by the end of the year.

65
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 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”.

65
1 year ago

A company that launched a Kickstarter campaign to find a team to help companies get better at implementing agile processes. They think they've found a winning formula, and want to hire people to help ten companies to adapt their processes to the lean startup model.

65
1 year ago

A digital health system that connects people with health professionals in their home country. The startup just launched in Brazil in May.

65
9 months ago

 A startup for women to track their periods and plan for it, launched in India in partnership with a doctor.

65
6 months ago

A podcast launching. It’s all about the startup scene, and the people who are part of it

64
11 months ago

A tool for quick and easy online payments. The startup’s founders say that customers are demanding a more efficient way to pay. They are planning to launch a product in the next few months.

63
1 year ago

A startup developing a platform for employees to be notified of their schedule, get a link to the correct file, and set up auto-expiring files. The startup is mainly focused on the logistics of building out their system and should have a better idea of when they’ll launch by the end of the year.

62
1 year ago

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

62
11 months ago

A digital platform that allows employees to write and publish content and get paid for it. The startup is looking to launch in a few countries in South East Asia.

61
10 months ago

Some of these startups are still in Y Combinator, but most have graduated and launched.

61
1 year ago

A simple tool that gives people a way to track their finances, with a focus on building a community. It’s just launched in beta and says it’s already gaining traction in the SF Bay Area.

60
1 year ago

 A company that gathers data from 10 million office spaces around the world and uses AI to predict how offices will be used in the future. The startup, which launched in May, will use this data to help companies with building out spaces in the future, by using it to determine which workspaces are most needed.

60
1 year ago

A platform that helps people hire a cleaning and housekeeping service on Demand. The startup also plans to launch an app for people to list their housekeeping services.

60
1 year ago

A platform that allows users to sign in to various apps, and then track and monitor their health and fitness through their device. The startup, which launched in 2017, is now in over 30 countries across the world and has over 100,000 members.

60
1 year ago

A “crowdsourced business intelligence platform”. The startup wants to help businesses predict and manage their growth. It launched in May with 1000 customers.

60
7 months ago

A set of tools for businesses to manage their online reputation. Reputation.com was a well-known startup that has been acquired by a large corporation, and is either relaunching as a separate company or being absorbed into that.

59
1 year ago

A new version of an online virtual-reality gaming platform that launched a year ago.

58
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.

58
1 year ago

This is a startup that wants to make it easier for people to make products in multiple languages. It currently offers a single language editor, aimed at creating text-based localizations for a single language, and plans to launch a tool for generating voiceover scripts.

58
1 year ago

The product is a hardware device that uses machine learning to help you take the best shot of a face. The startup uses AI to learn faces and pair them with photos of them taken by users. It’s the company's first product, which was launched in June, and was a finalist in the class of 2018.

57
1 year ago

Smart contracts platform for business ideas, with a focus on the B2B space (think legal contracts). The company is backed by Digital Garage, and has launched a program that offers $1k in credit to startups for signing up.

57
10 months ago

This startup is building a platform to help small businesses find the right staff for their specific needs. The startup said that they have now launched in Boston and New York.

57
1 year ago

A post-production tool to help journalists and videographers manage their workflows. The startup hopes to launch a desktop app in the spring of 2019, and a web app in fall.

56
10 months ago

This startup is building an app that helps you browse and buy clothes in a world where it’s hard to find a style you like. At launch, the app will feature over 1,000 brands from across the world, but the plan is to expand to everything.

56
10 months ago

A tech startup whose product is a home-based network of technicians that fixes your home’s issues or installs equipment. The company says that since it launched in early 2019 it has already had several million dollars worth of work.

56
6 months ago

Free-to-play game that’s essentially a “Neverwinter Nights” clone, allowing players to create their own character and craft their own story. Their goal is to allow players to create entirely unique experiences. The game will launch on Steam later this year.

56
1 year 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.

55
1 year ago

A company that wants to build a meal kit delivery service. It currently has 6,000 users, with a $17,000 monthly recurring revenue run rate, and plans to launch in the first half of 2020.

55
1 year ago

A startup that lets customers book appointments online. It has served 800,000 users since launching in August 2018. It will have a team of 10 by the end of the year, with a $2.5 million seed round led by Grishin Robotics.

54
7 months ago

The company is working on making the Starbucks app more like the Fandango app, and is working on building a social network for moviegoers. It currently has a few contracts, and has raised $6.2 million since it launched in the summer of 2019.

54
1 year ago

In mid-2016, the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics launched a data-driven blog, “The BLS Blog”, to provide updates and analysis of the state of the American economy. The blog is written by an editorial team of BLS economists and content managers.

53
1 year ago

A tool that helps you create your own intelligent power plugs for your home. The team says it will launch in Q3.

53
10 months ago

In January, the team at this startup launched a video-editing application that looks to improve the quality of videos with a focus on face detection and video stabilization. The startup claims to have gained 1,000 users since its launch.

53
1 year ago

 A new kind of e-banking system for Latin America, which is designed to improve the experience of active bank customers. The company plans to launch in Brazil in the next few months and expand thereafter.

52
1 year ago

This startup wants to connect investors to early-stage startups. They’re currently doing a soft launch in San Francisco.

52
1 year ago

 A free 3D printer for students and educators. The company is also launching a subscription service to provide access to more advanced models and features.

52
1 year ago

A startup that helps travelers with visa and currency exchange; clients include HSBC. The company has served over 3.2 million travelers since launching in 2011.

52
1 year ago

Launched in May, the startup is working with the FCC and other agencies to build a new framework for monitoring and certifying mobile devices in a more transparent and decentralized fashion. The startup is developing an app that uses AI to monitor the data and use it to provide performance and security information.

51
1 year ago

A company that helps small businesses build an online presence. They’re already working with a few small businesses who want to launch an online presence.

51
1 year ago

A coworking space that offers a space to network and work, and the tools to help organize the work that’s done there. It’s designed to be a place for entrepreneurs and freelancers to meet up, work together, and eventually launch their own companies.

51
9 months ago

A few years after launching in NY, the startup has expanded to three conference markets.

51
8 months ago

A startup that lets you buy and sell products via a marketplace. The company is launching a social network for users to network by sharing products they have for sale.

51
10 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.

50
5 months ago

This startup is building a new kind of fitness tracker that uses a smartphone app to track a person’s activity, then sends the data to a wearable device that’s connected to an account. The team is looking to launch in the second half of 2020.

50
10 months ago

A health insurance app which allows users to submit their medical claims and payment information with a couple of taps on their phone. The startup is a bit of an interesting case study for the healthcare sector. They launched in March and have over 1,000 customers already. They're profitable for the first time.

49
1 month ago

A music streaming service where you can stream music stored on your phone to anywhere. The startup is also building a subscription service, which it’s launching in the next few weeks.

49
1 year ago

A cloud-based service for connecting healthcare providers with their patients. The company launched in March and is part of the NYU health IT incubator.

48
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.

48
10 months ago

A startup that wants to “revolutionize” the way healthcare is paid for. It’s another startup that’s just about to launch, with a few clients including Harvard, Yale, and Tulane.

48
1 year ago

Launch is a period of intense growth and expansion, and the companies listed above are just a drop in the bucket. As the startup ecosystem continues to grow, a lot more startups will have good ideas. Here are the top startups that have launched in 2019, according to TechCrunch.

47
1 year ago

A money transfer service for the African market. The startup is launching in Cameroon in August and will expand to other countries as it progresses. The founders say their product is already being used in more than 60 countries.

46
1 year ago

A car-sharing service with a fleet of cars based on demand. The startup recently launched in Washington D.C.

46
1 year ago

A startup that lets companies and teams track how they spend money and how much they’re saving, for tax purposes. The startup was founded by two former PayPal employees and launched in May 2019.

46
7 months ago

A startup that offers online courses to help people learn languages, with plans to launch in the fall of 2020.

46
1 month ago

There are many more we could list, but these are some of the bigger startups that have launched in the last few months.

46
1 year ago

A tool for various health-related startups. The startup helps startups on the cusp of launching gather advice from experts in the field. It charges a small fee starting at $99, but founder Alex Goodyear says it’s worth it for the experience.

45
10 months ago

A company that provides Google Drive-like productivity tools to manage work. The company has just launched.

45
29 days ago

It helps companies grow their business by taking away the pain points in the process of creating and launching products.

45
1 year ago

A company that helps small businesses get off the ground, with a library of tools that help companies with marketing, accounting, and sales. Company founders started it after seeing that many small businesses are launching on Facebook and taking on extra expenses to grow.

44
10 months ago

A new way for startups to launch, with a “pay-as-you-go” model for founders and employees. It allows companies to grow without having to engage in the long, expensive process of raising a round.

44
10 months ago

A lot of startups ask for your email address, but few of them actually send you an email using it. Lab9 wants to be the company that helps you get emails from your favorite startups so that you can see what they’re working on and when they’ll be launching on their product.

44
7 months ago

An email marketing tool that integrates with all of your favorite email clients. The startup’s founders say they’ve already closed $1.5 million in pre-launch investment.

43
1 month ago

A credit score for people with bad credit. The startup plans to launch in Q1 2020.

43
11 months ago

A product design platform for retailers in the MENA region. The company wants to build a tool that helps offline retailers to design and launch their own online stores.

40
10 months ago

A digital platform for companies to develop and manage their social media accounts. The company has more than 1,000 clients, earning a revenue of $1 million in the first year of launch.

40
1 month ago

A startup making an AI-enabled digital assistant. They recently launched an AI chatbot that can help you set up video calls on Slack and has plans to launch it on other chat platforms.

40
7 months ago

A personal finance site that helps users keep track of their spending and budget. The company launched in April 2018 and claims over 10,000 users.

39
10 months ago

A startup that helps high school students build their own websites. They’re launching in the US in 2019

37
9 months ago

A startup that will be launched by Ben Horowitz, which will be the first project of his new Horowitz Center for Entrepreneurship. The company will create a social network for network engineers to receive and give feedback on code.

37
9 months ago

A company that helps small businesses improve their marketing. The startup’s founders say they’ve built a “universal marketing plan” that helps small businesses launch new products and services and grow sales quickly.

37
5 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.

37
2 months ago

A platform that helps women get into tech, by launching entrepreneurship bootcamps and mentorship programs.

37
3 months 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.

36
10 months ago

J.P. Morgan recently launched a drone delivery service that delivers medical supplies to the roof of a building.

35
10 months ago

A solution for companies to provide real-time expense tracking and invoicing from anywhere in the world. The company is currently charging for the early access of its beta, but plans to launch publicly in early 2019.

35
10 months ago

A tool that teaches people how to be more productive, launching in the fall of 2019. The founders describe their product as a "Netflix for productivity".

35
9 months ago

The company is currently working on marketing and launching its product in the US and UK.

35
7 months ago

This startup is building AI software that helps people find and rent the best fitting home for their needs. It’s designed to help people find homes, and it’s working with real estate agents and real buyers to launch the product.

35
4 months ago

A startup for on-demand, personalized, restaurant recommendations. The startup plans to launch in the fall of 2019.

35
9 months ago

In April, the company launched a new product: a platform that allows you to create, edit, and host videos.

34
1 month ago

A new way to build an app that can be used by anyone to create an app in minutes, from concept to launch. Users can build on top of a pre-built template to produce their own unique app.

34
10 months ago

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

33
8 months ago

A business that combines health and financial wellness, with plans to launch in the US in the fall of 2016.

33
7 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.

33
7 months ago

A startup that launched in January that aims to add augmented reality to the world of dating. The startup plans to take things further than just showing potential dates using AR to hang out, and give users the ability to see what the one other person is seeing in the real world.

33
6 months ago

A startup that wants to help people make a living from freelance writing. The company currently has a few thousand subscribers, and they’ve had a few hundred paid customers since launching in Fall 2018.

33
4 months ago

A digital escrow service for Bitcoin that built upon a similar service for fiat currencies. The startup says they’ve already signed up 15,000 customers and are working on launching around the world.

33
3 months ago

The startup helps companies build their own online communities. It launched in the UK, and has a small number of users.

33
1 year ago

A community of digital creators and a marketplace for their projects, helping them monetize their work. It’s currently in private beta and has just launched a new $5 monthly plan.

32
9 months ago

A company that provides remote workers with a way to manage time-tracking via a chat interface. The startup, which has raised $12 million to date, has raised $13 million since launching in March.

32
8 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.

32
8 months ago

Building a platform that lets users to buy and sell home goods via a marketplace. The startup has already secured a partnership with the Indigo chain of bookstores, and is looking to launch in New York City soon.

32
1 month ago

A company that helps companies that operate in a surge capacity — those that operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — manage their power usage and energy costs. It’s a 15 person company that launched in New York City in May, and is profitable.

32
17 days ago

AirBnb is launching in India, but more importantly, the startup is looking to grow its presence in other parts of Asia and even the Middle East.

32
9 months ago

A way to pay taxes in the Philippines. Tenpay became the first company to launch a digital tax payment system in the country.

31
8 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.

31
5 months ago

The company behind the “Tinder for Business” app is launching a new product in the U.S. that allows members to add employees to a shared account, customize their benefits, and pay payroll taxes.

31
5 months ago

A startup to help people set up and launch a crowdfunding campaign, like a Kickstarter

31
3 months ago

A platform that connects lenders with small businesses, helping them get financing. The startup currently has $1,000 in monthly revenue, after launching in November.

31
1 month ago

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

31
9 months ago

One of the most popular products on Slack is the “Giphy Bot.” The bot allows users to search for GIFs, which are the popular Internet meme, and add them to their Slack conversations. Giphy is working on turning the bot into an actual application and is launching it in Slack users’ Slack-ified app stores.

30
8 months ago

A company that just launched in August, is building a service that enables brands to sell their products on Instagram.

30
6 months ago

An online database of marine retailers. "Yachters" can find other yachties from all over the world by rating their experiences. The startup launched last month.

30
4 months ago

In addition to being a founder, Zebra has also built and launched eight startups in the past.

30
7 months ago

A startup that’s building a platform that lets people connect to local artisans, which it uses to sell their products. It has a Slack channel for vendors, and will be launching a “shop local” app in partnership with local government in September.

29
6 months ago

The startup provides software to help reduce food waste by connecting retailers with nearby farms. The startup has sold $115,000 worth of the software since its launch in January.

29
6 months ago

A company that allows customers to control their home’s temperature, lighting, and other systems using an app. The startup plans to launch in NYC first, but they're looking to expand to other cities soon.

29
5 months ago

A real estate startup in Spain and Mexico that provides a sign up and lease management platform for sharing vacation homes. The startup launched in January with 100 properties in Mexico and 100 in Spain, and is still in beta mode.

29
5 months ago

This startup is building a platform for the company to launch a hardware product that can automatically detect when a customer is about to run out of battery.

29
3 months ago

A CPA firm that helps small businesses go paperless by launching them into the cloud and offering them a low-cost, fully-hosted accounting package.

29
2 months ago

A startup building a distributed, decentralized exchange for digital currency. They’re a small team that’s launched on a low-budget.

29
10 months ago

A platform for connecting readers to products and creators. The company says it’s currently in talks with publishers, and has letters of intent from five publishers to launch the product in the next few weeks.

28
9 months ago

The startup launched in March, and has since focused on getting its holistic health and wellness app into the hands of people in the U.S.. The startup is currently working with more than 100 health providers across the country.

28
7 months ago

A startup that lets people sell their old smartphones for cash. It has processed over 10,000 phones since it launched in April.

28
6 months ago

After launching in May, the startup is now fully staffed and working on a product.

28
6 months ago

A startup that helps people learn how to work with their finances, both in one-on-one sessions, and through a “follow-along” plan. They’re launching their beta in mid-May.

28
5 months ago

A digital agency that helps companies like Facebook, Google and Apple with communications needs in China. They launched around the same time as startups like Bird and Paper City.

28
2 months ago

A B2C startup that aims to help users better identify the right tool for a given task. Resolve is a feature-rich, chrome-based extension that can be added to any website. Since Resolve launched, over 100,000 people have installed it, and they’ve already been able to make around $1,000,000 from the app.

28
2 months ago

These are the best of the best of the “good” ideas from YC’s Summer 2019 applications round. These companies hope to launch accelerated programs in the next 4 months.

28
1 month ago

A distributed worldwide network of unsung heroes, who can perform tasks in the name of the US government, like an Uber for the US military. First launched in 2016, it’s already deployed on more than 100 bases and is partnered with more than 100 federal agencies, including the US Department of Defense, NASA, and the Department of State.

28
1 month ago

A company looking to re-invent the voice-activated assistant. The company, which launched in May, has built an API that integrates with any hardware.

28
9 months ago

An online platform that helps small businesses create and launch crowdfunding campaigns, and do it in one place.

27
4 months 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.

27
22 days ago

A “global” coffee delivery service, launched in New York.

27
1 year ago

Idea: This startup is helping to launch a product called “Tinder for travel” where users can pick and choose flights, hotels, transport, etc. and then a concierge arranges the trip for them.

26
9 months ago

This startup is building a vision-enabled augmented reality tracking tool for wearables. The product, which launches this year, will be able to track eye movements, and allows users to see through the lens of another person’s smartphone.

26
8 months ago

A company that helps developers build and launch mobile and web apps, and monetize them by selling them to advertisers and other app stores.

26
7 months ago

An AI-based startup that lets you listen to your favorite songs without any advertising. However, the company has not yet launched any products or services.

26
5 months ago

A new kind of online sales platform for small businesses that’s built around a mobile channel. The startup wants to help small businesses build their own mobile app sales channel in two hours, with a demo version available now, and a full version launching in mid-2020.

26
1 month ago

An Ethereum-based security platform for ICOs and tokens. The company wants to help ICOs avoid some of the pitfalls of launching an ICO, like bad project management, and establish a standard for token security.

26
1 month ago

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

26
9 months ago

A company that makes AI-based apps to help companies track their users' whereabouts. The startup launched in June, saying it has clients in the US and UK. The startup has raised $2.5 million to date.

25
8 months ago

A tool for those who are on the fence about leaving their job to go on the job market, with tools to help them prepare for interviews, work on their resume, and define the kind of job they’re looking for. They are approaching companies and are set to launch the beta version of the product in the summer.

25
7 months ago

A startup that helps small businesses get more out of their social media advertising. Currently has a working prototype and aims to close a seed round and launch in early 2020.

25
7 months ago

A startup that uses AI to tailor your work environment by taking the psychology of your job and the company you work for into account. TRACE, which launched in early 2019, has found that when you work in a “high-energy” job, your brain feels more alert and focused, but that when you’re in a “low-energy” job, your brain feels more relaxed and unfocused.

25
7 months ago

The startup, which launched in December, is building an API that allows companies to design their own “gunmetal” color palettes for their apps. The startup wants to deliver a service that allows designers to create color palettes through a set of “gunmetal” swatches.

25
6 months ago

This startup, which launched in May, is building a tool that allows people to take on the role of a travel agent by offering to book their trips online.

25
3 months ago

The company makes a tailored set of business templates that are created for each company, and help entrepreneurs launch quickly, with little to no upfront costs.

25
1 month ago

This company is launching a platform that uses facial recognition and artificial intelligence to allow any phone to be used as a security token. The goal is to replace keys and biometrics.

25
8 months ago

“A self-storage management platform that automates the management of storage facilities, offering storage owners access to easy-to-use, smart service management solutions.” The company currently has $1.5M in funding, with plans to launch in Q4 2020.

24
7 months ago

A product that allows people to build mini-websites with content, all of which are connected to Twitter. The startup is using the funding to build more of a team, with the goal of launching the product itself.

24
5 months ago

On the heels of the success of its first product, the startup is ramping up to launch a new product, which it hopes will help landlords protect against the threat of stolen property and vandalism.

24
5 months ago

A social experiment platform that allows people to play pranks on each other. The startup is currently in stealth so it’s not clear how it’s going to launch.

24
4 months ago

A startup that makes a camera that works in underwater settings and can take 1080p video underwater. The startup has launched a $50,000 Kickstarter campaign for a “Nemo” camera.

24
4 months ago

A startup for school districts that provides teachers with the ability to interact more with their students. The startup is planning to launch a B2B version of the app later this year.

24
3 months ago

A startup that makes it easier for companies to manage their labor costs and track employees' work hours. They have $2.5M in funding after launching in 2016.

24
3 months ago

A plan for startups to pay corporate dividends to their employees. The company charges a $100 startup fee to launch, and then $10 a month thereafter.

24
25 days ago

A company that allows you to easily create and manage your digital marketing campaigns from one platform. The startup, which was founded in May, has just launched its beta

24
10 months ago

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

23
4 months ago

A startup that wants to help in-home care providers track patients’ needs, be it in the form of groceries or home medical equipment. The startup launched in Brazil, and plans to expand to other countries.

23
3 months ago

A startup that connects users with people who are willing to buy their used items in the US. The startup will connect you with buyers in your area and help facilitate payments. It launched in San Francisco in July 2015.

23
3 months ago

"A simple way to build, test, and deploy web applications", targeted at early-stage startups, who can use it to launch a product quickly.

23
1 month ago

A ticketing platform for small business. The startup was launched in June 2016.

23
1 month ago

The startup wants to provide a tool to help people find new friends based on their location and interests. The startup is launching in the UK in Q3 2019.

23
1 month ago

A startup that wants to create a platform that allows people to participate in virtual competitions using video chat. The platform will launch in the UK and the US in the second half of the year, and will allow people to compete in a range of different games, from puzzle solving to trivia.

23
18 days ago

A food delivery app that’s launching in San Francisco this month.

23
9 months ago

A platform to help small businesses with their digital presence and marketing. The startup is still in development, and only recently launched its website.

22
7 months ago

A product that allows developers to easily build and launch a custom app from a single library, with a focus on scaling those apps across multiple platforms.

22
7 months ago

A self-driving electric bike that can be rented by the hour that launches in Q4 2019.

22
5 months ago

 This startup launched in March in the UK and is planning to expand to the US. The company is building a phone app that connects people to someone who can perform home inspections for them, and is currently running a pilot in the UK.

22
2 months ago

This startup is building an automated sales tool that helps you find your most profitable deals, track their progress and communicate with vendors. The startup has two customers so far, but plans to launch in the San Francisco Bay Area in Q3.

22
2 months ago

This is a “social media for stores”, letting retailers create their own social media accounts to tell their cool stories and promote their products. It was one of the first startups to launch out of YC, and is 12 people now.

22
1 month ago

A platform that helps startups and educators connect over how to better support people with disabilities, especially as they launch their businesses.

22
6 months ago

 A startup that wants to help people use their own existing content as a source for their brands. It’s essentially a feed builder for social media, where a user can build a feed from their own feed. The startup’s founders say they’ve reached 10,000 users right after launching, and have doubled in size in the past month.

21
6 months ago

A platform that empowers artists to create and sell their own merchandise. To date, the company has sold $1 million in merchandise since launching in 2014.

21
6 months ago

A platform meant to make it easier for small businesses to manage their inventory. The startup launched in early 2019, saying it has already signed up 1,000 businesses.

21
6 months ago

In 2014, Y Combinator’s summer program accepted 14 companies, with four eventually being launched as companies. In 2015, Y Combinator saw 20% more applicants than 2014, with the startups 35% more likely to succeed. In 2016, the number of companies accepted has been set at 14 by Y Combinator.

21
5 months ago

A platform that helps users find and book appointments across the web and mobile apps. The startup, which launched in May, has already signed up over 1,300 professionals in its first few months of launch.

21
3 months ago

A platform to create, operate, and scale an online survey to gather information on a topic. The Startup has launched a beta in Boston and plans to launch in NYC for the fall.

21
2 months ago

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

21
2 months ago

Launched in April, a company that helps restaurants streamline their food ordering and payroll process.

21
1 month ago

is a complete digital design and development platform for startups. The platform is expected to make it easy for companies to build and launch products.

21
1 month ago

After launching in March, the startup has already signed up 7,000 customers (from only 5,000 in the past month). A customer can top up a phone to 100% in just a few minutes. The company charges 50 cents a day and $1 a month for unlimited recharges.

21
9 months ago

A startup that wants to make it easier to find and monitor the data you’re paying for in all your online accounts. The company has launched in NYC, San Francisco, and Los Angeles markets.

20
9 months ago

A “cloud-based platform” allowing companies to “streamline their feedback loops”. This is a relatively new startup, having only launched in February of 2019.

20
8 months ago

A mobile chat platform that lets you video chat with your friends. It actually built a mobile chat platform the same way it built the messaging platform, with no outside funding. It’s now in private beta after launching in December.

20
8 months ago

A company that creates a single platform to manage the entire sales, marketing, and customer support cycle for a product. Zolli currently has a pilot for a new product launch agency.

20
6 months ago

This company started as an internal tool to help small businesses manage their social media accounts, but has now launched its own social media app that helps small businesses manage their social media accounts. The startup says they have $250,000 in monthly active users.

20
5 months ago

A startup that wants to move from the “iPhone to the iPhone”. Instead of building apps for the iPhone itself, they’re building specialized apps for all of the things you can do with an iPhone. For example, they recently launched an app that lets you control your Nest thermostat with your iPhone and use it as a webcam.

20
5 months ago

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

20
4 months ago

A provider of “smart” tech for office workers. The startup wants to alleviate stress for office workers by using tech to monitor and analyze the mood of employees, reduce the need for time-consuming meetings and improve worker productivity. It’s planning to launch a product in November.

20
3 months ago

A startup for the exchange of goods and services in developing economies. The startup has launched in Bolivia and plans to expand to other countries.

20
3 months ago

A startup that helps companies that have yet to launch their own app, build a prototype of their app and has 50,000 developers already signed up.

20
1 month ago

A company that builds products to help farmers to negotiate better deals for themselves with their suppliers. The company is currently in the midst of an $8 million seed round after launching in May 2019.

20
8 months ago

Has launched in the past year in the US, in areas in which cannabis has been legalized in the past year in states like Ohio, New Jersey, Texas, and California. The company’s founders say they can apply their technology to any state/state-regulated cannabis industry, and are already in business in the US.

19
5 months ago

The startup behind the YourTango.com app and website is planning to launch a new online messaging app that will let people chat with their friends and family face to face, and the first users will be celebrities.

19
5 months ago

Workplace software that aims to make teams and companies more productive. The company, which launched in May, says it’s already working with over 1,000 companies and has grown its team from 14 to 30 in just four months of launch.

19
3 months ago

A startup that wants to help small businesses create personalized marketing campaigns by analyzing their websites. They’re currently working with companies in the UK, where they plan to launch in early 2020.

19
2 months ago

A tool that helps you map out a game plan when you’re on the road. The company’s software, which was launched in May, helps travelers manage their itineraries, organizing daily activities around the places they want to go.

19
1 month ago

A web-based app that helps you find and organize high-quality, verified local restaurants near you. The app has been downloaded over 5,000 times since its launch in early September.

19
5 months ago

A startup that helps people track their usage of wireless spectrum. The startup says they’ve collected data from over 2 million devices and is partnering with 5 other startups to launch in India and the US.

18
5 months ago

A real-time article curation tool for people who work remotely. The startup, which launched in May, allows people to find similar stories and add a brief summary of their own, or to simply read and learn from others.

18
4 months ago

A digital product management platform that helps teams plan, build and launch software faster.

18
4 months ago

A platform for sharing and tracking new music, launched in January 2019 and just announced a $10 million Series C round. The company wants to be the Spotify for new music.

18
3 months ago

A software developer that works with companies to help them design and build self-service sales and lead management systems. The startup, which launched in 2018, has 150 clients.

18
2 months ago

This startup wants to help small businesses manage their social media accounts. The startup, which launched in May, has customers in the UK and US, with plans to expand to Europe.

18
2 months ago

A platform for management and reporting of sales and expenses for small businesses. The company launched its first product in 2018 and is currently in a private beta.

18
5 months ago

An online marketplace for the sale and renting of automobiles. After launching in May, Carvana has signed up more than 4,000 dealers and is aiming for 1 million by 2020.

17
4 months ago

This is a system that’s meant to help retailers have better control of their inventory. The startup is working on simplifying the process of selling items on eBay. They’re planning to launch in November 2020.

17
4 months ago

A directory for finding the nearest dry cleaner, restaurant, and other types of businesses. The company launched in Boston with the goal of landing in New York and Los Angeles by December.

17
2 months ago

A startup that connects brands with influencers to help them launch new products and campaigns.

17
1 month ago

After launching in the summer of 2019, the company has already seen over 20,000 downloads.

17
4 months ago

This startup is building a platform to bring better, more efficient financial services to the world’s unbanked. They’re currently in talks with a major bank to launch their service in the fall.

16
4 months ago

A retail platform for brands to launch online-only stores.

16
3 months ago

A SaaS platform that helps real estate agents manage their clients’ loan applications. The company claims to have at least 1,000 users after launching in March.

16
1 month ago

The Yield Lab is a business accelerator focused on agriculture and food. The startup provides capital, office space, and mentorship to help early stage companies launch and grow.

16
1 month ago

A digital marketing platform that provides tools to help startups launch and promote new products and services.

16
28 days ago

This is an investment platform for young early-stage companies to raise money. Menlo Park-based Platform Capital is investing in 10 startups at a time and is launching a $10 million fund this summer.

16
1 year ago

Idea: A startup that is building an end-to-end solution for businesses making hardware to help them get funded and bring their product to market. They want to automate a lot of the backend work needed to launch hardware like creating a company and getting funding.

15
4 months 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.

15
4 months ago

A platform to help retailers sell their products. The startup recently launched a “marketplace” where it displays products from different retailers that it has teamed up with on a branded storefront.

15
3 months ago

A startup called Vostu is building a tool that helps users translate and interpret data into more accessible formats. The current service runs on Slack, but is also available as a standalone product. Vostu also offers a translator for users to translate into other languages, and plans to launch an AI-powered translation service in the future.

15
3 months ago

A virtual reality system allowing people to play games in virtual spaces. The startup is currently trying to raise money to launch their product.

15
3 months ago

A startup that has been in stealth mode since February and has just now launched their beta version. It’s a piece of software that helps teams build and scale predictive models using machine learning.

15
3 months ago

A tool for launching crowdfunding campaigns.

15
3 months ago

A tool for building and selling websites. The startup is focused on making it easier for developers to create websites on the web. The company has just launched its beta version, which is limited to 500 people, and offering an invite-only experience in exchange for a $40 monthly subscription.

15
2 months ago

A platform for buying and selling and exchanging surplus shoes that otherwise wouldn’t get sold. The company has sold about $4,000 worth of shoes since launching in December.

15
5 months ago

Sellout is a collaborative video editing platform that aims to build on the more popular iOS app Procreate. In addition to the apps, the team behind the app has launched a website and a community forum to promote and discuss the project.

14
4 months ago

A way for doctors to order medical supplies online to make sure they’re stocked up on the medication they need. It’s currently in its seed round with 2 doctors and plans to launch in India in the second half of 2020.

14
1 month ago

A business-to-business education startup that teaches companies how to run their own operations. The startup has already launched in the UK and Europe, and is planning to launch in North America in August 2020.

14
3 months ago

A startup that launched in India wants to help small businesses create a sales funnel, and their technology is already being used by brands like Urban Decay and Yakult.

13
2 months ago

This startup is building a new way for people to pay for things in the cloud. They’re working with brands like Walmart and Starbucks to launch a pilot.

13
14 days ago

A food delivery startup that’s looking to replace the delivery driver entirely. The startup’s model is to put a fleet of drivers on the road, and use a proprietary system to manage the orders, route, and delivery. It’s using tech from the company that built the Uber app, and is launching in San Francisco in October.

13
5 months ago

A credit reporting platform designed to make it easier for borrowers to understand their credit scores and learn from their spending. It was built by a team of three grad students from MIT and TWC Labs, and was launched in July.

12
4 months ago

A company that helps small businesses and companies of all sizes create “lean-forward” websites and apps. The company has a number of products aimed at helping this process, including an earlier app that lets you create templates and prototype a mobile app. This week they launched a new product called Twig, which is a platform that lets you create a prototype of your product in a matter of minutes.

12
2 months ago

A direct-to-consumer health insurance company that’s launching in the first half of 2018. The startup wants to be a one-stop shop for all of your health insurance needs.

12
6 days ago

A startup that helps hotels manage their inventory. The startup, which launched in May, wants to help hotels manage their inventory, ensure the right product is in front of their guests, and ensure that they’re tracking their inventory accurately.

12
2 months ago

A startup that connects people looking for Asian exchange students to those looking to make a move overseas. The startup, which was founded in May, launched with a $300,000 seed round in June.

11
27 days ago

The idea is to expand the number of brands in its platform, from the current 300+ to 1,000+. The company is looking to launch in the US, UK, and Australia.

11
15 days ago

A startup launching in the US and Canada that aims to disrupt the recruitment industry through machine learning and data science.

11
25 days ago

A virtual assistant that helps people with their day to day tasks. The startup, which was founded in May, says it has 2,000 daily users and plans to launch in the US and UK in 2020.

10
14 days 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.

10
3 months ago

A company that recently launched in India is building a platform to help medical practices connect with patients, and is aiming to move into the US next.

9
3 months ago

A platform for distributing video for online dating services, allowing people to find and date people in their area. The startup launched in January and is already working with 10 clients.

9
21 days ago

A startup with a mobile app that allows individuals to pay for parking by scanning their license plate. It is first launching in the Boston area.

9
16 days ago

A tool to help teams build and release small experimental products. It’s currently in pre-launch, with more features to come over the next couple of weeks.

9
13 days ago

A company that sells iPhone cases that double as an app-launching device, allowing users to launch their favorite apps by simply tapping their smartphone on the case.

9
16 days ago

An AI-driven platform that helps people get their credit reports updated and free. The startup is working with over 7,000 users and is launching in October 2019.

8
4 days ago

A tool to help developers create, test, and launch software more quickly. The startup, which launched in June, uses a system of libraries to help developers cut down on code maintenance and writing.

8
14 days ago

A calendar app for iOS, launched in early 2017, that enables users to share notes and other information about their day with their friends. It’s said to have over 500,000 users.

7
1 year ago

Idea: A remote digital marketing agency for high-growth tech companies The startup has worked with a few dozen clients since launching last year, and is currently available to startups that are a $1 million in revenue or less

6
1 year ago

Idea: A startup helping businesses in emerging markets manage inventory and orders using a mobile app and a desktop dashboard. The founders say they’ve already signed more than 50 customers in the past month (and have been accepted to Y Combinator,) and that the business has been profitable since it launched at the end of May.

2
1 year ago

Idea: This startup wants to build a “non-technical” interface for setting up web servers It’s building a platform that allows anyone to create a web-based service, and it’s been used to launch a website about the alt-right, among other things

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A B2B company that helps banks and insurance companies clean up their data The startup launched in March 2019 and has already made $2,500 in recurring revenue

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A platform for consumer brands to easily launch and manage short-form video channels, aimed at the short-form video creators

-1
1 year ago

Idea: Software for helping people launch podcasts

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A platform that helps users launch and run a social impact startup in 15 days

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A C2C marketplace for high-end travel, renting out hotel rooms, yachts, and other high-end travel experiences The startup has already managed to produce $20k in revenue per month after launching in June

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1 year ago

Idea: A way to help businesses run more efficiently by helping them integrate their separate sales and marketing platforms into one. The software has been in the works for a year and will be ready to launch in late August.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A subscription box that helps people get into the sport of boxing. The company is currently working on a second version of the box with plans to launch in late October.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: A startup that wants to help people who work from home manage the logistical and administrative side of it. The platform, which launched its beta in May, has already signed up hundreds of users.

-1
1 year ago

Idea: An AI-powered marketing platform for small companies. The startup plans to launch a tool that can help companies like physical therapists and yoga teachers market themselves to nearby customers who are looking for similar services. The startup claims that their AI-driven marketing campaigns have a double or triple digit ROI.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A startup for launching and managing a podcast, essentially a podcast-specific Wordpress or Squarespace.

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1 year ago

Idea: A social network for fantasy sports enthusiasts, with a “Play Money” currency that allows users to play for fun and for cash. The company launched in Australia in September and has since launched on Facebook in the US.

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1 year ago

Idea: A customizable webmail service, which aims to be a ‘safer’ alternative to Gmail. The startup has seen over $25,000 in monthly recurring revenue since launching in April 2019.

-1
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easy to start and run a non-profit organization. The company is launching its first product today.

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