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1 year ago

A toolset for wedding planners, with a goal of making organizing a wedding easier and more accurate.

835
10 months ago

A company that makes a tiny camera for cell phones that can see around corners and capture 1080p video. The startup says it’s making a better m18, one of the most popular cameras in the world.

493
2 years ago

A startup that helps people make travel plans easier. The business is working with hotel chains and airlines to help them develop better online tools for making travel plans.

368
2 years ago

A desktop-based tool for making mockups of websites and apps.

349
10 months ago

Shifts is a startup focused on making the tools people need to succeed at work more intuitive and easy to use.

308
2 years ago

A company that helps brands do email marketing by making it painless for them to set up a local mailing list.

294
3 years ago

In addition to making new sodas, this startup is looking to take on the soda industry as a whole by introducing healthier alternatives to soda, such as carbonated teas and fruit-flavored water.

273
3 years ago

A chatbot that tracks the status of a shipment by tracking the shipping carrier and making deliveries.

265
3 years ago

In the middle of April, Lyft announced it was making $1.25 billion in revenue per quarter, with over $1 billion in cash. In the middle of May, Uber announced that it had $7.4 billion in cash.

265
2 years ago

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

233
3 years ago

A startup that aims to unify the real estate market by making it easier to bid for real estate listings across multiple platforms.

232
2 years ago

A platform that lets people make their own videos using their voice, and works with a library of stock images and sound effects. The app is for anyone interested in making their own video clips without knowing how to edit video.

231
3 years ago

A platform that makes it easy to program drones, with a focus on making it easy for people to build and control drones with a mobile app.

227
2 years ago

 Founded in 2013, QuizUp is a trivia game where you compete against others for high scores. The startup has raised $1.5 million and is now making its way into Asia.

225
3 years ago

A startup that aims to reduce the cost of renting out a house while also making it easier for homeowners to rent out properties through apps and online portals.

215
1 year ago

A platform that lets people buy, sell, and trade books, with the hope of someday making them readable by machines.

212
3 years ago

A software platform that lets brands communicate with marketing departments around the world — making workflows easier and more cost-effective.

211
3 years ago

Making it easier for people to start a business, helping them enter the market and get the tools they need to succeed.

210
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make banking more like social media. The startup is building a “challenging” banking experience that integrates notifications, product recommendations and social aspects. A new way to bank that would be more like checking your Facebook stream for information and then making a purchase.

210
2 years 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.

210
2 years ago

A graduate of Y Combinator and Google Brain, a startup spun out of Stanford’s machine learning lab that wants to make machine learning accessible to researchers by making it easy to train models without having to write code.

210
3 years ago

A startup making it easier to buy and sell wholesale, for companies that want to buy in bulk.

209
3 years ago

This is a startup that’s using machine learning to provide a new way of making and selling guacamole.

206
2 years ago

A tool for making it easier to create product prototypes without having to build them.

204
1 year ago

An online video platform for learning film making and production

203
3 years ago

A startup that helps you learn to code by making you build a simple tool that you eventually turn into a real product. The startup’s co-founder saw a need for the same kind of bootcamps in the area, and created the site to fill it.

202
2 years ago

This startup offers a platform to help companies and organizations collaborate on content, from making public records to organizing conferences. Its founders describe it as a “LinkedIn for events”.

200
3 years ago

This startup is changing the way real estate agents do business, making it easier to book appointments and manage their own inventory.

198
10 months ago

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

196
2 years ago

This startup has a cryptocurrency that stores value, making it a valuable digital currency

195
3 years ago

A startup that provides matchmaking services for empty-nesters in their 60s+

192
2 years ago

A startup that helps individuals focus on their goals by making it easier to link behavioral data to tasks.

192
2 years ago

A platform for making and selling jewelry and creative crafts

189
10 months ago

A machine for making small batches of customized printed materials, like utility bills, or business cards.

188
10 months ago

A company that has developed a method for making clothes out of recycled water bottles.

186
3 years ago

Idea: A platform for making, distributing and monetizing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) games The company says it’s already built over a dozen AR and VR games and is currently monetizing them through app stores, advertising, premium content, and in-app purchases

185
2 years ago

This startup wants to streamline the college application process by letting students manage their entire application through a single portal, with the goal of making the process easier and better for students.

183
2 years ago

A team of Ph.D.s and VCs is building a new language for smart contracts, making it easier to write and read smart contracts that run on the Ethereum blockchain.

182
10 months ago

A company that specializes in making air conditioners for people who can’t afford them.

178
2 years ago

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

177
2 years ago

This company is building a robotic process automation platform that helps companies automate data collection, analysis, and decision-making processes.

177
2 years ago

A digital music store focusing on independent artists. The startup has signed up about 300 independent musicians to date, most of which are making money through streaming services.

176
2 years ago

A startup that helps people with chronic conditions get better at managing their condition, with a focus on making sure it doesn’t get worse.

176
3 years ago

A mobile application that takes care of all the background tasks of running a business. It allows you to focus on making your business more efficient.

175
3 years ago

A company that makes the process of filing taxes easier by automating it and making it as simple as possible.

175
2 years ago

Building a platform to allow people to make music together. The company wants to bring the “self-expression that comes from music-making together with the community that comes from sharing music on the Internet.”

174
3 years ago

Symmetry is building a digital taxidermist, a tool to help users turn their photos into 3D digital models. It can be used for anything from creating a doll of a family member to making a taxidermy mount of a dead animal.

173
3 years ago

This startup is building a money-making product for the younger generation.

173
2 years ago

This startup wants to help educators and parents quickly communicate what's going on with their kids, making it safer for them to do things like go to school or play in the park.

172
3 years ago

A tool for teams to manage their Microsoft Dynamics 365 contracts, making it easy to see who has been paid and which tasks have been completed.

171
2 years ago

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

170
2 years ago

This startup is building a system for making food trucks more sustainable by allowing them to buy in bulk directly from suppliers.

169
2 years ago

A tool for making a one-of-a-kind personalized ringtone for your phone, that’s only yours, and can’t be uploaded to a cloud music service.

169
1 year ago

A matchmaking app that lets you find people who need help with their hobbies, which is like a community of hobbyists and enthusiasts. Founded in March.

169
3 years ago

A company that makes customized, local, dog treat recipes. The startup is making a recipe book for pet owners.

168
3 years ago

This startup wants to connect people who are making music with a marketplace for publishing.

167
3 years ago

A new startup that aims to modernize the payments industry for businesses, making it faster, cheaper, and more secure.

167
3 years ago

Messenger is a messaging app that makes automated music recommendations to users based on their music library. The company claims that it’s already making millions of dollars in revenue, and that it’s not reliant on ads. It’s making money through subscriptions, which it says is a way to get around the ad-tech competition.

167
3 years ago

An AI-based matchmaking system that pairs job seekers with employers.

166
3 years ago

A company focused on the web and mobile performance, making the world’s largest distributed network for web and mobile services.

166
3 years ago

A system for visualizing all financial data for a company, and making it actionable.

165
3 years ago

A technology that helps companies collaborate and communicate with one another. The startup is currently making $36,000 per month from two customers.

162
3 years 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.

161
3 years ago

A company that’s making online payments and invoicing seamless for businesses.

161
3 years ago

A text-based chat service for healthcare providers, with the aim of making it easier for patients to get a doctor’s appointment and communicate with their care teams.

161
2 years ago

This startup is building a real-time financial dashboard for entrepreneurs, allowing them to track how much money they are making and how much they’re spending.

161
2 years ago

This startup is building a system that helps retailers organize their inventory, making it easier for them to manage their supply chains.

161
2 years ago

A platform for making custom-fit clothes. The startup wants to make clothes that are custom fit for every body, and not just one size.

159
3 years ago

A platform for managing your entire spend, tracking your bills, managing your expenses across different payment systems, managing your accounts, and making it easy to compare everything against each other.

157
3 years ago

A health-maintenance company for the elderly, focusing on their social needs. The company’s founder and president, Alejandro Ortiz, said that for many older people, social engagement often goes missing, making it harder for them to stay healthy.

156
3 years ago

The startup was founded in May with the goal of making banking more accessible in the US.

156
3 years ago

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

156
3 years ago

A company aiming to expand the college degree market by making an alternative to the traditional college experience.

156
3 years ago

A simple way to track and manage the money you’re making on various streaming services, like Spotify or Grooveshark. It’s currently in stealth mode and has raised $3.1M.

156
2 years ago

A startup that’s making a hiring platform for tech startups, enabling companies to find qualified candidates quickly.

156
2 years 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.

156
3 years ago

A startup making data-driven, machine-learning-driven, and AI-driven messaging tools for SaaS companies. It’s unclear what they will be selling to SaaS companies.

155
3 years ago

A company making products for businesses that help them with their sales and marketing.

155
3 years ago

A company that helps banks with digital transformation. The startup wants to help banks develop their online presence by making it easier for them to communicate with customers.

155
3 years ago

A startup looking to help auto dealers sell their used cars quickly, offering a broader selection of cars, and making the process easier for auto dealers.

155
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help companies manage inventory, shipping, and other logistics through game-like mechanics. The startup wants to help people track their inventory via a mobile app and understand what goes into making a sale.

155
3 years ago

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

153
3 years ago

The startup is building a social network for people who love to cook, with an emphasis on making it a place where everyone can learn from each other’s cooking.

153
3 years ago

Digix wants to create a gold standard for digital currencies, with the goal of making a digital currency that can be stored and transferred digitally. The company wants to create a way for buyers, sellers, and investors to exchange digital currencies and reap the benefits of a global digital currency.

152
3 years ago

A startup that is making a set of protocols to standardize how to build smart contracts

151
3 years ago

A startup focused on making it easier for employers and HR professionals to manage the onboarding process. The company is building a process for hiring new employees that’s “one of the most frustrating parts of the process”. It would be used to help the company add new employees, fix the onboarding process, and help identify the right kind of jobs for the company.

151
3 years ago

A platform for making virtual reality content. The startup is looking to build a “virtual reality video studio” that lets creators stream their VR content.

151
3 years ago

Celadon is making a platform that helps companies recruit, hire and pay for freelancers.

150
3 years ago

A platform that will allow you to make adjustments to your iPhone or iPad without having to open it up. The startup is focused on making it easier for people to tweak their iOS devices.

150
3 years ago

A startup that’s making it easier for users to supercharge their mobile devices by pairing them with high-performance wireless chargers. Its 10K program is now open for sign-ups.

150
3 years ago

 A tool for making 3D-printed furniture and other DIY items.

148
3 years ago

This startup wants to make bank deposits and withdrawals more efficient by making them more user-friendly and integrating with various systems.

146
3 years ago

Retail startup that works with retailers to get merchandise into the hands of customers on an evening delivery service, making it more likely that customers will buy.

146
3 years ago

A startup focused on offering a new way for people to get around. The company is focused on making public transit faster, more reliable, and more accessible, and it wants to do that by buying out bus companies and running them as its own private transportation network.

146
3 years ago

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

144
3 years ago

A digital health platform for employees that allows them to book medical appointments, track usage, and get feedback from a doctor. The company wants to use machine learning to predict when employees are likely to need care, and to allow for more timely and personalized care, making it more efficient for employers.

142
3 years ago

A content management system for fashion brands. The startup says it can help fashion brands stand out by making their online content more interactive and engaging.

142
2 years ago

A startup that’s helping small businesses work out of their homes, with the goal of making it more easy for small businesses to work remotely, with lower start-up costs and lower overhead than a traditional office space.

142
10 months ago

Focuses on on improving dental health for women, by making it easier for them to get fillings and other procedures without having to worry about the pain.

142
3 years ago

The company is building a tool for makers to test their products, with the goal of making failure less painful and more predictable.

141
3 years ago

A platform for making lists and reminders. The startup is led by the former CEO of a company called Reminders, which was acquired by Google in 2010.

141
3 years ago

A platform for making and editing 3D models and rendering them in real-time, with a cloud-based service for sharing and collaboration.

141
3 years ago

A system that lets companies quickly and easily build their own hardware products, with a goal of making it easier for companies to build hardware at scale.

141
3 years ago

A startup that makes a kit for making kombucha at home You can buy a kit with all the supplies you need to make kombucha plus a starter batch of the brew

140
3 years ago

An online dating platform for young people that focuses on their education and career. The company wants to normalize youth dating by making it easier and more attractive to have a career as well as a dating life.

140
3 years ago

 Another company making its own version of the Nest Thermostat that also offers a smart lighting system.

140
3 years ago

A tool for making it easier to measure and optimize employee productivity.

140
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help people who are trying to sell their cars The startup connects people with potential buyers by making a marketplace for

139
3 years ago

A platform for professional book authors who want to sell their books through Amazon. The startup’s founders say they’re working on integrations with other retailers like iTunes and Google Play and are making it easier for authors to sell their books to readers.

139
3 years ago

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

138
3 years ago

A way of making food shopping more efficient, like a digital grocery list, but with a “personal shopper”.

138
2 years ago

This startup is working on a biotech company that focuses on making insulin more effective. They’re testing a new way to make insulin that’s meant to allow the body to more effectively use it without the issue of insulin resistance.

138
2 years ago

A college student product design team working to build an app that will “make life easier for international students” by making it easier to navigate the visa process in the U.S.

138
3 years ago

A tool for HR leaders to manage employee reviews, with a focus on making sure employees have a voice in their reviews, and that the company is using the information to its advantage.

137
1 year ago

A startup focused on making it easier for grocery stores to acquire and market products as diverse as produce, dairy and meat

137
3 years 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.

136
3 years ago

A chatbot-powered automated service for making purchases at the airport.

136
3 years ago

A company making an AI-powered HR assistant that learns from employees and helps them work better. The startup was recently acquired by a bigger startup called TalentBin.

136
3 years ago

A startup making it easier to build a visitor management system for work-from-home companies.

136
3 years ago

This is a startup making it easier for digital publishers to build interactive content.

136
3 years ago

This startup is making lifestyle capture devices that help people remember what they’re doing and where they’ve been at all times. It’s like a Fitbit and a Misfit combined.

136
1 year ago

A startup that uses blockchain to build a protocol for building smart cities. The startup is working on a system for making it easier for cities to communicate with each other, to reduce traffic and pollution, and to inform citizens about environmental conditions.

136
3 years ago

A startup that hopes to bring back the art of making cocktails and mixology

135
1 year ago

A company that helps people photograph and publish their lives online with the goal of making them more relatable.

135
3 years ago

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

134
3 years ago

An AI system for decision-making, designed to work hand-in-hand with human decision-makers.

134
3 years ago

A mobile app that allows users to find the exact product they want at a local store, making it easier to shop for groceries by location.

134
3 years ago

A startup that aims to democratize the profession of “salesman” by making the sales process more effective and efficient.

134
3 years ago

The startup is building out an app that helps small businesses with accounting and cashflow. It’s meant to help businesses manage their finances by making it easy to create invoices, track sales, and keep track of cash.

134
3 years ago

A platform for healthcare startups to grow their partnerships, build scale, and get investors. It aims to help sales efforts by making salespeople more efficient and giving them access to sales data in real time, which can help them close deals.

133
10 months ago

Fathom is a company that is making it easier to connect people with people who can help their ideas come to life. The company offers an alternative to the traditional approach of cold-calling people, instead offering a “media service” in the form of a “virtual assistant” that handles the follow-up.

133
3 years ago

The CEO of this startup started out as a professional taxi driver and quickly realized that there was no way for him to know how to maximize his taxi revenue. He set out to solve the problem and came up with a solution. As a result, he says, “I’m making a lot more money than the taxi drivers in Bangkok, and they’re never going to tell me how to make more money.”

132
3 years ago

The startup is currently in stealth mode, but it’s building a venture backed company that’s making a “set of automation services” for enterprise customers in the financial services industry.

132
3 years ago

A startup that is focused on building an internet platform for newsrooms. The startup is building a news platform that allows users to easily curate their news feeds, making it easier to find the news they care about.

132
3 years ago

A startup focused on making home security more affordable and accessible. The company has raised $5 million from investors including General Catalyst, T. Rowe Price, and others.

132
3 years ago

A platform that enables salespeople to better manage their pipeline of opportunities, getting better results and making more money.

132
3 years ago

A device to help people manage their energy usage, with the goal of making it easier to track, and incentivizing efficiency.

132
1 year ago

A modern, open-source, web-based platform for making 3D models. The idea is to make it easier for companies to make 3D models so they can create apps and products better.

132
3 years ago

Making customer data more actionable through simple, tangible interfaces.

131
3 years ago

A startup that is building out a system to help people invest in both the stock market and their own homes, with a goal of making investing affordable for everyone.

131
3 years ago

A team of PhD students and professors are building a system to allow “mostly science-based” investors to bet on the stock market with a goal of making it accessible to those who are currently excluded from investing.

130
3 years ago

A startup that helps people manage their social media presence, making sure they aren’t posting the same content too often.

130
3 years ago

A tool for making mockups of websites, to make it easier for designers and developers to collaborate.

130
2 years ago

A startup that helps businesses have a better time making phone calls with their customers. Calling by Landline is a suite of tools for salespeople, agencies, and businesses that helps them capture data and turn it into contextually relevant messages.

130
3 years ago

A startup that helps with matchmaking, the startup says it sifts through users’ Instagram photos, looking for common themes. It then uses machine learning to analyze what it’s seen and suggest new friends.

129
3 years ago

A tool for measuring traffic patterns in real time and making predictions

129
3 years ago

A startup that’s building an app to allow people to buy and sell products from one another who are local to each other, with the goal of making local commerce easier.

129
3 years ago

A way to sell excess inventory from a company. For example, if a company is making a lot of cases of a product that’s not selling very well, it can sell those cases to someone who needs cases.

129
3 years ago

A platform for making custom beverages.

129
3 years ago

A startup that wants to be the Amazon for home services, making it easier for customers to buy a service without having to rely on a retail retailer. The company has already signed up a number of local hardware stores.

129
3 years ago

A startup that plans to decentralize the media industry, making it more democratic and giving users more control. The company wants to allow creators to be paid by their fans.

129
1 year ago

A tool for managing and making sense of your personal expenses.

129
3 years ago

 A tool for making it easy to track the time spent on all of your projects, and how much you’re being paid for it.

128
3 years ago

A note-taking app that has a tab for the pen you’re using, making it easier to switch from pen to pen, and to save lists and sticky notes.

128
3 years ago

A software platform that facilitates the integration of payments into software apps, making it easier for developers to build and monetize their apps.

128
3 years ago

A company that uses machine learning to create products that help senior citizens with activities of daily living, such as shopping, banking and making phone calls.

127
3 years ago

Making it easier for people to get licensed and insured to drive in the US. The startup wants to offer a “licensed motorist app” for the US market.

127
3 years ago

Making your online shopping experience more personalized.

126
3 years 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.

125
3 years ago

A platform that provides data-driven analytics to help guide companies in making the right decisions. They’re currently in early seed, with the founders describing their value as helping companies “make better decisions with less data”.

125
1 year ago

A startup for making business cards for employees and their families.

125
3 years ago

This company builds a virtual assistant for the health care industry to improve the efficiency and quality of patient interactions, from scheduling to documentation to making phone calls.

124
3 years ago

A startup that helps retailers manage inventory, increasing efficiencies and making more money.

124
3 years ago

A platform for businesses to pitch their services to event organizers, while also making it easier to manage them.

124
1 year ago

We’re used to going to a retail store and buying a product from a single brand. The startup wants to make it easier to find the product that’s right for you by making a detailed product finder in a new kind of retail store.

124
3 years ago

A platform for making tasks, and time, more efficient. The company is working closely with the US military.

123
3 years ago

A startup that aims to help businesses streamline their SaaS efforts by making it easier to onboard customers.

123
3 years ago

A startup that aims to make it easy for companies to pay contractors and freelancers by making it easy to build and manage a payment system.

123
2 years ago

A tool for making e-commerce more efficient.

123
3 years ago

This is streamlining the process of managing employees in-person and remotely by making it much easier to communicate with employees, set up meetings, and review schedules. The company is currently piloting with large retailers, and plans to expand to other verticals in the future.

122
3 years ago

The startup does everything from selling pallet racks to making sure your Facebook is not blocked.

122
2 years ago

A tool for making your own video games

122
9 months ago

A company making a platform that enables brands to build online and offline marketing programs that are more powerful and personalized for their customers.

121
3 years ago

A startup that provides a way for people to book and pay for their medical appointments from their mobile phones, the startup plans on democratizing the healthcare system by making it more accessible to the general population.

120
3 years 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.

120
3 years ago

A platform for making free, web-based 2D and 3D models.

120
3 years ago

Combining the ease with which inter-city carpooling apps like UberPool and Lyft Line can be found with a new approach to making the rides more affordable, by adding a personal concierge to the ride to help with navigation, scheduling and other tasks.

119
3 years ago

A web app for making artisanal soap, in which users can set up recipes and create their own soap. The startup’s founder says it’s like an online Tupperware party for soap-makers.

119
1 year ago

A company who makes a small device for making sense of large volumes of data and looking for trends.

118
3 years ago

An AI-powered AI assistant, Pexel is building a bot that will handle tasks like making phone calls, scheduling appointments, and even answering questions.

117
3 years ago

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

117
3 years ago

An online marketplace for making and selling custom-made products using 3D printing. The startup is building a one-stop shop for all 3D design, 3D printing, and 3D scanning needs.

117
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help you manage your social media accounts with the goal of making it easy to run the same account across multiple devices.

117
3 years ago

A 24-hour customer service bot that's capable of making appointments, booking hotels, and purchasing airline tickets.

117
3 years ago

A tool for creating collaborative music. The startup wants to provide a new kind of music making experience.

116
3 years ago

A quick start-up that aims to help companies with cloud computing & data storage, making life easier for companies who want to use cloud services but don't have the time to manage all the moving pieces.

116
3 years ago

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

116
3 years ago

A company making a “smart” dryer, with an internet-connected app that helps users set the temperature on their washing machine and adjust the duration of the dryer cycle.

116
3 years ago

A startup that helps freelancers take their clients on a time-definite tour of the country of their choice, tracking the itinerary, and making reservations for them.

115
3 years ago

Building a company focused on making modeling, simulation and optimization more accessible to researchers, engineers and scientists.

114
3 years ago

A social network designed to help people make friends with those from different cultures, which works as a matchmaking service for travelers.

113
1 year ago

A company that helps schools develop a curriculum for kids between the ages of 6-16. It focuses on making kids learn in a way that will help them make the most of their time in school and ultimately get better jobs.

112
3 years ago

A startup that specializes in making it easier for customers to do commerce without using the web.

111
9 months ago

A restaurant management platform for mobile devices, with the goal of making it easier for restaurants to manage all of their restaurant technology from a single app.

111
3 years ago

A platform that allows teams to manage their workflows collaboratively. The team is focused on making it useful for ride sharing companies and other companies that work with multiple contractors.

110
3 years ago

A way to help people make better decisions in healthcare, by making it possible to compare the cost and effectiveness of different treatments.

110
3 years ago

Platform for making apps in the form of games, by having users build a game from a set of instructions.

110
3 years ago

A startup that is building an AI platform for making sure the right messages get to the right people at the right time.

110
3 years ago

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

110
1 year ago

A tool that makes a person’s personal data available to any other person, with the goal of making it easier to share and share with various social networks.

110
9 months ago

A startup making it easier for small businesses to accept credit card payments through their website.

110
3 years ago

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

109
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for brands and agencies to build and customize mobile games with the goal of making it easier for brands to leverage the power of mobile.

109
3 years ago

A startup that helps users keep track of their transactions, making it easy for them to make sure that they don’t over- or under-pay for mundane items.

108
2 years ago

A startup for keeping track of your credit cards and bank accounts, with the goal of making it “as easy as possible for millennials to deal with money”.

108
2 years ago

A SaaS platform that helps companies take advantage of the new EU GDPR regulations by making compliance faster and easier. The startup has raised $1.4M.

108
1 year ago

A big data startup focused on making it easier to understand the risks associated with financial products to make more informed decisions.

108
3 years ago

A platform to shop for and share used cars, trucks, and SUVs by searching for and comparing available inventory via a mobile app, and then making an offer on a car with a simple swipe.

107
2 years ago

A platform that provides users with a way to set up and schedule payments, sending invoices and money requests, and making payments.

107
3 years ago

New York-based startup that’s building a marketplace for bike parts. They want to disrupt the market by making their own parts available and making it easy for people to find and buy them.

106
2 years ago

A company that claims to make the barcode into a more useful tool, making it possible to track things like copies, subscriptions, and more.

106
5 months ago

A startup that helps companies with the logistics of shipping by making sure incoming goods are in-stock, and helping managers keep track of what’s in-progress.

106
2 years ago

A company that’s building an API for making payments with Bitcoin, which could make it easier for companies to accept Bitcoin payments.

104
3 years ago

The startup is building a tool for customizing software for a particular application or job, and making the process of creating custom software easier.

103
1 year ago

A startup that combines cloud data storage and analytics to help improve IT decision making.

103
2 years ago

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

102
1 year ago

A digital ticketing platform for live events, selling tickets directly to attendees and making it easier for fans to purchase tickets and manage transactions.

102
3 years ago

A company that’s building a product that lets people share their ideas with people who work in similar fields, with a goal of making it easier for people to find new jobs.

101
2 years ago

A company that allows people to create customized “banking services” for themselves, from getting their paychecks directly deposited to arranging overdraft protection or making payments online.

101
2 years ago

A “tame” version of a chatbot, with the goal of making it easier to communicate with the company’s marketing team.

101
9 months ago

An API for making it easier to integrate third party software into Slack.

101
3 years ago

A system that helps people make and share lists, with the goal of creating more shared lists than the traditional email/Google Docs/etc. style of list-making.

100
1 year ago

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

100
3 years ago

A women-led startup making a tool that helps telecommuters to work and spend time with their families.

99
1 year ago

A startup that is building a “mobile-first” version of the popular website Reddit. They want to make Reddit more social, making it easier to find what you want and to interact with the community.

98
1 year ago

A startup that helps people organize their personal information, such as budgeting, travel, and investments, by making it easy to import data from multiple sources into one place.

98
9 months ago

A startup that aims to disrupt the pharmacy space. The company wants to take the doctors out of the loop, allowing patients to see their doctors online, and making it easier than ever for patients to fill prescriptions.

98
2 years ago

A cloud-native, multi-tenant application platform that focuses on making it easier to manage a company’s backend infrastructure. It’s the company’s first product, and the company is targeting $100 million in revenue as it adds new features.

97
2 years ago

A startup that helps small businesses get paid faster via a mobile app for making online purchases.

97
3 years ago

A platform where users can earn cryptocurrency for taking surveys, answering questions, and posting content. The Maven team says they’re already making $200+ per month on the platform.

96
2 years ago

A tool for making presentations in a Google Doc.

96
2 years ago

 A startup that wants to “make it easy to replace the old-school process of making a reservation with a web app”.

96
2 years ago

A startup that offers power-neutral switching power supplies, making it easier for people to power their products with off-the-shelf parts.

96
3 years ago

A company that wants to change how people pay for electric vehicles. It’s currently working with several large corporations and making a name for itself in the space.

95
3 years ago

A subscription-based service for making video calls to other people that connects you to the person you’re calling with a data connection, not the person you’re calling.

95
1 year ago

A startup that takes the Dropbox platform and adds social features, making it easier to collaborate with other business or family members.

95
2 years ago

One of the winners of the YC Engineer Day, providing a service to help companies automate their user onboarding process, making it easier for them to onboard users without needing to manually create a signup flow.

94
2 years ago

A free service that helps employees track their expenses, automatically categorizing them and making it easier to reconcile them.

94
2 years ago

A platform for the sharing economy. The startup’s idea is to “unlock” the sharing economy by making the legal process simple for drivers and allowing them to charge hourly for their services.

93
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a “book-making app” for creatives and writers, with a focus on lifestyle and self-improvement.

93
2 years ago

This is a startup that has the goal of “making it easier” for home-schooling parents to manage their families’ finances.

93
2 years ago

The mobile payments company is looking to create a new way for people to store their credit cards, making it easier for them to pay for things with one card.

93
1 year ago

A way to gather data about local businesses, making it easier for customers to find local businesses and make them better known.

93
1 year ago

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

93
2 years ago

A company building a $10,000 smart kitchen device that can track and measure food production, helping people get to know the nutritional value of their food, and making it easier to cook healthier food.

92
2 years ago

This startup is looking to create a digital tool that allows people to make and manage their own legal agreements, aiming to improve efficiency, and making the legal process faster and more accessible.

92
2 years ago

A company that is making a platform that helps other companies by letting them power their own call centers through AI.

92
2 years ago

A new way to manage team expenses, with the goal of making it easier for teams to collaborate on expenses.

91
2 years ago

A digital platform that connects people looking to buy homes with contractors, making the process smoother.

91
2 years ago

A real estate company that aims to use software to automate the process of buying and selling property, streamlining the process and making it accessible to the average Joe.

91
2 years ago

An open-source platform to store and share visual assets, with the goal of making it easier to build products with computer vision.

91
2 years ago

In the last decade, the number of startups has continued to grow, making the San Jose area "the best place to start a business in the world."

90
2 years ago

This startup is making a tool to help people track their buying behavior and improve their decisions. It counts companies like Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, and Nike among its customers.

90
2 years ago

A startup that pairs a user’s phone number with a set of features that are only available during a certain time of day. It’s meant to help users fill out surveys faster by making the process more convenient.

90
2 years ago

A product that helps people better measure their credit score, with the goal of making credit accessible for everyone.

90
1 year ago

A hardware startup making smart lock hardware that can be used with the latest smart home platforms.

90
1 year ago

A place for home cooks to share their recipes and get feedback. The company has built a community of chefs and foodies who are making the recipes and giving feedback. Today, the company has over 10,000 recipes on hand, and its users are writing in at a rate of 10 recipes per day.

89
2 years ago

This startup aims to build a “magic mirror” for a person’s bathroom vanity, making it possible for someone to see what their face would look like, without any makeup, in real time.

88
2 years ago

A startup that enables users to create a ‘vision profile’ and share it with friends. Created by a couple in their twenties who wanted to know how other people were making it in the world.

88
1 year ago

A platform that enables companies to manage their customer relationships on the Internet, making it easier to collect and analyze data and provide better customer service.

88
1 year ago

A startup that helps your business grow by helping it gain visibility through well-branded, easy-to-share content. It aims to make content marketing for small businesses much easier by hosting their content on its platform and making it easy for people to find.

88
2 years ago

A management platform for managing the data of people on your team, making it easily accessible to all team members. It’s currently used by organizations like the Department of Defense, the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, and the National Park Service.

87
2 years ago

Making it easier to use a range of legacy databases to build modern web apps.

87
1 year ago

A social network focused on athletes, with the goal of making athletes lives easier by helping them find sponsors, an agent and other people to help them manage their careers.

87
1 year ago

Recurly is a startup that helps companies build recurring billing into their APIs by making recurring payments easier to automate.

87
2 years ago

A company that builds and operates data centers for other companies. One of the big challenges in server design is making sure they don’t get too hot, which can lead to more energy consumption. The startup is building a new type of data center that’s made for hot environments.

86
2 years ago

"Personalized video products for customers in the US. The company's technology is focused on making videos as engaging as possible, and it has already built technology to personalize videos for TV channels, but is now bringing it to the world of online video."

86
1 year ago

A super-lightweight (and secure) messenger app, making it easier for users to send and receive encrypted messages.

86
3 years ago

A startup that’s working to help companies with their data-driven decision-making. They are building a product that empowers teams to make data-driven decisions and automate the process.

85
2 years ago

A platform that helps people with no access to banking services, get small business loans and savings accounts. They’re a nonprofit and are building a platform to help people build their own financial products and have it administered by a bank, thus making it more accessible.

85
2 years ago

A platform which aims to cut the cost of organizing and managing events by making it easy to book riders and vendors, and to collect payments.

85
2 years ago

This startup is making a sleek, wearable bottle opener as a way of extending the life of a beer bottle.

85
2 years ago

A startup aimed at making it easy for regular people to take a vacation. The startup aims to make travel less expensive, more accessible and more enjoyable.

85
2 years ago

A tool that helps you find the best deals on credit cards, bank loans, and insurance, using your personal data to optimize your decision making.

84
9 months ago

A startup that helps retailers get back to their roots by re-introducing the craft of making things.

84
2 years ago

A platform that connects small farmers to buyers. The platform’s mission is to eliminate the middlemen in global trade by making it easier and more cost effective to purchase local produce.

83
2 years ago

A startup that aims to create an app that lets people create, share, and curate content, with the goal of making the creative world more accessible.

83
2 years ago

A startup to help you think about what you want and how to get it. The app is meant to help people think about what they want and how to get it. The team says they’re working on making the tool even more personal. It’s currently in private beta.

83
2 years ago

A new way of making yogurt. Instead of a starter culture, they grow the yogurt with probiotics.

83
1 year ago

IFTTT, the company that makes your favorite web services work better together, has a new app that helps you find and share recipes, with the goal of making meal planning easier.

83
1 year ago

A platform that improves the process of search by giving users more likely results, making it easier to find answers to their questions.

83
1 year ago

A tool to help remote employees stay more engaged with their work, by making it easy to respond to work email from their smartphone. The startup is now focused on helping people stay organized and manage their inboxes, with a focus on helping people work from home.

83
9 months ago

A digital health and lifestyle journal with the goal of keeping users’ health information up to date and organized for better decision-making at all stages of their lives.

83
2 years ago

A company focused on building a “universal” drone that can be built for any kind of use, from anything from agriculture to photography to filmmaking.

82
2 years ago

This software product, which connects people who suffer from chronic pain with doctors who can treat them, has its sights set on making chronic pain a thing of the past.

82
2 years ago

A platform that connects content creators to publishers, making it easier to find and sell content.

82
2 years ago

A platform for hiring in the restaurant industry, connecting restaurant owners to workers and making it easier for restaurants to get their staff and pay them.

82
2 years ago

Making office supplies more environmentally friendly, allowing a company to buy paper cones and cups in bulk, rather than using them up and throwing them away.

82
3 years ago

A platform for managing secure crypto wallets. The startup is making it easier for small businesses to manage their digital assets.

81
2 years ago

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

81
2 years ago

This startup is building a way to create a personal news feed in which you can share posts and photos, while also making it easy to search and browse the feed. It's best known for co-founder Daniel Kottke's parody of Facebook, which he called "The Facebook."

81
2 years ago

Notion is building an AI-powered platform for collaborative editing of online documents in real time. It would allow users to collaborate on documents in real time, with the team reviewing each other’s work and then making edits on the fly.

81
1 year ago

Marketing software for the beauty industry that helps by making the customer experience easier for both customers and beauty brands. The beauty industry is growing at a 40% rate, but is plagued by archaic processes. For example, the industry is split into about a dozen different channels, each with its own customer service department and customer support teams.

81
2 years ago

A startup that makes the process of making a college application more streamlined and effective, by providing free tools and support to students.

80
2 years ago

A startup that connects farmers with buyers. The startup helps farmers find buyers with the goal of making agriculture more profitable and sustainable.

80
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform to help retailers better understand their customers. The idea is that retailers can use the platform to track customer behavior, and then use that information to better understand what’s going on inside stores and why customers are making the decisions they do.

79
2 years ago

A platform for making it easier for people to integrate their health and fitness data into their daily lives. The startup is currently trying to get the FDA on its side to call its technology a medical device.

79
1 year ago

A company that wants to bring the concept of a trip planner to travel, with an app that helps users find and book hotels, flights, and car rentals. The company is focused on making travel easier for first-time users.

79
2 years ago

A startup making a web app that lets users build and play games. Users can create new levels and share them on the platform. The site also has a marketplace for users to sell their games.

78
2 years ago

A startup aimed at making buying groceries online much easier, including one-click checkout.

78
2 years ago

This startup helps companies by helping them automate the tedious processes in their call center. The company helps companies “automate the pain” by making it easier for workers to handle certain tasks in the call center, such as making customer greetings, answering simple questions, and transferring a call to another agent.

78
2 years ago

A startup that focuses on making it easier to find, manage, and track the health of an employee. It’s free to use and currently has more than 1,000 users.

78
2 years ago

A 3D scanner for making 3D models of things, like building prototypes or product packaging. The startup is backed by the CEO of Makerbot.

78
1 year ago

A startup called Grapher has developed a visual map tool that allows travel companies to visualize their operation in real time, making it easier to figure out how to allocate labor and resources.

78
1 year ago

A platform for making deals with small businesses who offer their products as “flash sales” for a set amount of time.

78
2 years ago

This startup offers an alternative to the traditional lockbox for data centers. It’s a tamper-resistant container that can be set to be unlocked by a single person, making it easier to ensure that data is secure.

77
2 years ago

Making it easier for people to store and sell their belongings on the internet.

77
2 years ago

A web and mobile app that helps anyone interested in buying a home. Users can search for homes, find listings, and get contract details before making a purchase.

77
1 year ago

Decentralized marketplace that pools freelance services, making it easier for businesses to get things done around the world.

77
1 year ago

A startup that uses AI to bring virtual assistants to work, including scheduling meetings, making calls, and more.

77
1 year ago

A startup for making and sharing lists of things you need to buy, like groceries, cleaning products, and software.

77
1 year ago

A company that helps remote workers improve their product quality by making them more accountable and more productive.

77
9 months ago

A platform that brings together creative and technical expertise from startups across the country to help build a community of people who are making things in the US.

77
9 months ago

This startup is making a digital currency that’s backed by the value of its users’ data and can be used as a way to buy and sell things online.

77
2 years ago

A start-up focused on making it easier for individuals to invest in real estate. It wants to take away the complexity of investing in real estate and building an investment portfolio.

76
2 years ago

The company’s vision is to make the process of creating a video game “as simple as making a PowerPoint presentation”. It wants to make video game creation accessible to non-programmers, and today’s software for that is too difficult to use.

76
2 years ago

A company making medical equipment for hospitals

76
1 year ago

A coffee-making company that wants to be the Amazon of coffee. The company is already in the Philippines and the US, and is looking to expand to Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

76
1 year ago

A Dallas-based startup making it easy for users to automate the creation of a sales pipeline.

76
1 year ago

Hoping to “democratize” the process of making art. The startup wants to create a “curatorial” platform that allows artists to crowdsource art, curate it and share in the profits.

76
2 years ago

A company that builds apps for handling logistics, including managing inventory, scheduling activities, and making payments.

75
1 year ago

A company that simplifies the data analytics process for health insurance companies, making it faster and more accurate.

75
1 year ago

An API that allows other apps to better integrate their products into the Startup Institute. The company is also working on making the API open source if it takes off.

75
2 years ago

A software platform that helps companies create an online presence. It helps businesses manage their websites and online marketing campaigns while making it easier for customers to contact them.

74
2 years ago

A platform for freelancers that allows freelancers to bid on open roles, making it easier to find work.

74
2 years ago

A matchmaking website that matches people up based on their shared interest in the same topics

74
2 years ago

A tool for making your home a smart home. The app is a one-stop shop for managing all the smart devices in your home.

74
2 years ago

This company is making it easier for people to create a cloud-based office that automatically syncs with their phone, computer, and other devices.

74
1 year ago

This app is meant to help business owners make purchases of services that travel to a person’s house. Instead of making a trip to the store, you can use a smart phone app to purchase a service like a plumber or a carpenter.

74
1 year ago

A team of engineers from Apple, Google and Samsung are building a platform for all organizations to access machine learning for better decision making.

74
1 year ago

A startup making crowd-sourced and AI tools to help people make better financial, insurance and investment decisions.

74
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that lets you gift someone the ability to see the world, rather than a specific destination. The startup has 2 mentors and 7 founders, all of whom have traveled the world and are building an online community of people who are making the world a better place.

73
2 years ago

 A platform that helps companies manage multiple databases on a single platform, with a goal of making it easier to manage the most important pieces of core business software.

73
2 years ago

A patent-pending technology for making 3D-printed objects from photos.

73
2 years ago

 A platform that allows users to stream live video on their site, making it easy for customers to see what’s happening in the physical world.

73
2 years ago

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

73
2 years ago

A messaging platform to facilitate in-person meetings between people who never actually met before. It’s designed to streamline the matchmaking process by connecting people with similar interests, and to make it more efficient for those who like meeting in-person.

73
2 years ago

A startup that builds a software platform for making financial decisions for seniors. It allows seniors to make financial decisions through a mobile app, and is currently working with two dozen Medicare beneficiaries.

73
1 year ago

A blockchain startup that’s working on an end-to-end solution for managing cash, making it easier for businesses to move money internationally.

73
1 year ago

A company that wants to help people with their mental health needs by making it easier to see a counsellor by providing scheduling and appointment information online.

73
1 year ago

A software company that’s making it easier for people to manage their passwords.

73
10 months ago

A software platform that helps companies with “data quality management” (or making sure data is clean or accurate.) It aims to be a “data science suite” that helps companies make decisions faster and be more efficient.

73
9 months ago

A startup that simplifies the hiring process for human resource departments, making it easier to track applications and turning HR into a more nimble, responsive organization.

73
3 years ago

Idea: A B2B startup making a new kind of AI for managing oil wells. They say their AI’s can help reduce costs, make oil wells more efficient, and reduce environmental impact.

72
2 years ago

A company making a smartphone app that can make you sound like a bullfrog

72
2 years ago

A computer vision startup that wants to help computer vision researchers get access to more data by making it cheaper and easier for them to process images. The startup currently has a small team of 7, but they’re looking to grow that to 15 by the end of the year.

72
2 years ago

A tool for app developers to create apps on the web, with a focus on making it easy to get and share feedback from users.

72
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies automate their customer support, typically by making it easier to collect data and send out automated responses to customers.

72
2 years ago

Their product, Mint, is making it easier for people to track their spending, saving and investments and does it in a visual way that helps people understand the effects of their choices.

72
2 years ago

A startup that allows you to create, manage, and share your own audio and video podcasts. The startup wants to compete with the likes of Anchor and Pocket Casts by making it easy for the average user to create a podcast.

72
1 year ago

"A platform for philanthropy," focused on making it easier for individuals to give to causes.

72
1 year ago

A color-coded tool for tracking product usage in retail stores, making it easier for stores to manage inventory.

72
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for companies to hire doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals by making it clear what they’re worth and how they can become a part of the company.

71
2 years ago

San Francisco startup that aims to take the “chaos” out of making decisions by providing a mobile app that helps users decide between a variety of options and then buy the one that’s best for them.

71
2 years ago

A startup that specializes in HR software for startups, focusing on self-service. The company wants to help people make their HR software work for them, making it easier for startups to get things done without needing to pay for HR services.

71
2 years ago

A company that’s in charge of making sure all the companies in the same industry are using the same product, to make it easier for companies to make decisions and get support.

71
2 years ago

A new tool for food entrepreneurs to make their delivery services more efficient, with a focus on making it easier for them to share their locations with customers.

71
2 years ago

A tool for making video, software, and audio calls from a mobile phone.

71
2 years ago

This startup is making a “personal data marketplace” so people can sell back their data in a way that’s not creepy.

70
2 years ago

This company is building a platform that connects real estate agents with short-term rentals, making it easier for agents to make money. The startup's founders are both previous Airbnb employees.

70
2 years ago

A new technology for making visual recognition systems, which will be a first use case for “cognitive computing” - a bundle of technologies that use a computer’s ability to learn, as opposed to a good ol’ fashioned camera.

70
2 years ago

A toolkit for making the transition from physical to online storage.

70
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for people to replace their phones, by making it easier to buy and replace your phone. They’re focusing on the repair side of the equation and working on the software side of things.

70
1 year ago

A startup focused on making it easier to build apps with Parse. The company provides infrastructure and tools to allow developers to build better apps.

70
1 year ago

A tool for making it easier to book conferences and events online, with a focus on the B2B space.

70
1 year ago

A payment company for the $2.5 trillion market in India, where cash is still the dominant way of making payments.

70
1 year ago

A startup that wants to disrupt cleaning companies by making it easier for people to get their homes cleaned online.

70
1 year ago

This company wants to make it easier for people to use their bikes as a form of transportation, including making bike-sharing easier and faster.

70
1 year ago

A visual search engine for mobile devices, aimed at giving you more control over what you’re looking at and making it easier to find relevant content.

70
1 year ago

Pager is building a platform to help companies manage their customer service operations, with a goal of making it easier for businesses to keep track of calls and service tickets. The startup is working with a number of companies in the retail, healthcare, and legal industries.

70
2 years ago

This company is building a tool to navigate the growing field of insurance compliance, making compliance easier for insurance agents and their clients.

69
2 years ago

A company that decides what online course you should take next, making it easier for people to learn new skills.

69
2 years ago

A health care startup that wants to democratize the patient record by making it open-source and opening it up to the development community.

69
2 years ago

A platform that lets companies manage the telecommuting employees, making it easier to get them back to the office.

69
1 year ago

A startup that wants to create a financial ecosystem that rewards you for making smart financial decisions

69
1 year ago

A startup making cashless, cardless payments in the US.

69
1 year ago

A startup that helps people find a new job by making it easy to upload and share their LinkedIn profiles.

69
1 year ago

A bunch of people want to build a better Airbnb. Airy is building an open-sourced platform that helps travelers find and book places to stay on the platform, making it easier and quicker to book a place to stay.

69
1 year ago

A smart watch that can do a lot of things, from tracking your activity to making phone calls.

69
2 years ago

A Y Combinator-backed company making a product that helps companies hire remote workers

68
2 years ago

An AI that helps drive the decision-making process of buying and selling real estate.

68
2 years ago

A tool that helps employers who handle a lot of travel spend less time on their plane seats and more on making their travelers happy. It offers tools like a daily email that you can get in the seat next to you, and a 3-D interface showing you where you’ll be going.

68
2 years ago

"A video chat app for people with disabilities", which is making use of the latest machine learning.

68
2 years 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.

68
2 years ago

This startup is building an open-source, open-access platform for large-scale data pre-processing, making large data sets more readable, usable and beautiful.

68
1 year ago

A startup focused on making video calls with mobile phones, for locations where “calling is not possible.”

68
9 months ago

A platform for making, sharing, and discovering new music. The company has built a music streaming platform, which it says is more interactive and fun than services like Spotify.

68
2 years ago

The startup wants to help employers get more out of their employees by making the job experience more personalized. They have a service that tracks the details of a worker’s life and turns it into a personalized, detailed online resume.

67
2 years ago

A company that allows people to find and rent out their unused furniture and appliances. The startup wants to upend the industry by offering a way to sell the stuff you own while making money on the stuff you don't.

67
2 years ago

Prim is a content management system for people who want to manage their own, personal website. It’s similar to WordPress and Squarespace, but offers more options for branding, like colors and fonts. The startup has 20K users, but it’s not yet making any revenue.

67
2 years ago

 A text-to-speech app that converts text from your email into spoken words, making it easier to communicate through email.

67
1 year ago

A company that’s built a real-time marketplace for used cars in Australia where buyers can find cars to buy at great prices, with sellers making money from the variety of cars available to buy.

67
1 year ago

A platform for making payments, building credit, and analyzing financial performance. It’s the first platform in India to offer the ability to make payments in a smartphone app and access information about spending habits through a dashboard.

67
1 year ago

A digital health platform that aims to help people get into shape. The startup’s goal is to take the pain out of exercise by making it less of a chore and more of a habit.

67
2 years ago

Making payments easier for the unbanked, this startup says it is building a crypto-enabled, off-the-grid payment system that will let users send and receive money to their phones.

66
2 years ago

A tool for making, sharing, and selling 3D models that you can use to create physical objects. The company has over 100,000 models that users can buy or download.

66
2 years ago

A startup that aims to make student loans more affordable through peer-to-peer lending. They’re making a loan from a pool of other students.

66
2 years ago

A platform for on-demand laser hair removal that uses infrared light instead of lasers, making it a more affordable option.

66
2 years ago

Making it possible for designers to create and secure online shopping carts for retailers.

66
1 year ago

A platform to help people who want to live more sustainably, making it easy to track energy, water and food use in your home.

66
1 year ago

A community forum for sharing and organizing advice around making and growing a business, aimed at helping budding entrepreneurs and SMEs.

66
1 year ago

A platform to help private equity firms speed up the deal-making process.

66
1 year ago

This startup aims to make it easier to ship products by making it easier to build something on a 3D printer, selling kit tools designed to make assembly and fabrication of complex products simple and easy.

66
2 years ago

This startup is making it easier for people to take dental photos, and then use these photos to get better treatment.

65
1 year ago

A tool for marketers that helps them learn about their customers by making them answer a survey about their habits and preferences.

65
1 year ago

Eclipsum is a startup that is making it easier for users to create visual presentations with the use of “smart” software. The software runs on a laptop, tablet, or smartphone and allows users to create and share interactive graphs, charts, and maps.

65
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easier to pay bills online by making it easy to access the information they need. It’s a bit like Bill.com and a bit like Mint.com.

65
1 year ago

An online platform that helps doctors sell off unused prescriptions while making it easy for patients to get their refills.

65
1 year ago

A platform for making AI more accessible and less complex.

65
2 years ago

A startup that takes crowdfunding to the next level, by making a crowdfunding platform for charities

64
2 years ago

A startup that connects people in need with dentists by reviewing their X-rays, helping them find the closest location and making sure they’re equipped with the right equipment.

64
2 years ago

This startup wants to help fintech companies get a handle on their data, making it easier to crunch numbers and more effective for the startup to explore new markets.

64
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies track their credit, loan, and delinquency risk. Helps the company manage their own risk data and automate their decision making.

64
1 year ago

This is a fitness-related app that’s “all about making exercise fun.” The app tracks your workout and helps you discover new exercises, but is also centered on making exercise a social experience. Users can share their workout with friends, and even challenge one another.

64
1 year ago

A company that claims to be making a product that will reduce the amount of time that companies have to spend on their data.

64
1 year ago

A tool for making automatic subscriptions to media outlets from a variety of content types.

64
1 year ago

A company that raises the bar for what people can do with their phones by making them better cameras and more data-driven.

64
1 year ago

A team of three that wants to help doctors create better-informed decision-making by giving them data on cognitive apps and brain scans.

64
3 years 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.

63
2 years ago

Carrot is an on-demand platform for the enterprise that brings assets together for more effective data management, decision making and analytics.

63
2 years ago

Catch is a video platform that works across devices, allowing users to curate and share video, making it easier for visitors to consume content from the startup’s library of 2,500 videos. The startup’s focus is on editorial and curation of video content.

63
2 years ago

This is a service that allows customers to make payments via SMS. The startup has already worked with a few customers to start making payments via SMS

63
1 year ago

A tool for making fashion and lifestyle designs more accessible to the visually impaired. It’s designed to be a sort of digital notepad, allowing users to record and share their ideas, or “riffs” as they call them.

63
1 year ago

A software company that wants to create a platform for digital advertising, making it easier for companies to customize ad campaigns for their customers.

63
1 year ago

This startup helps healthcare companies take better care of their employees and their families. They say they’re also working on making health insurance more accessible to the under-insured in India.

63
1 year ago

 A fashion startup that is making a clothing subscription service for women.

63
1 year ago

A tool to help startups and small businesses better target custom audiences, making marketing personal and relevant.

63
9 months ago

A tool that allows users to share and collaborate on their personal data, making it accessible to a broad range of customers.

63
2 years ago

A startup aimed at making the whole process of filling out job applications easier.

62
2 years ago

A web-based platform for selling and buying tickets to your favorite baseball, football, basketball, or hockey teams, with a goal of making it easier to get tickets to events.

62
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help small businesses manage their finances by making it easy for them to save and invest money, with a focus on retirement.

62
2 years ago

 The startup aims to disrupt the Ubers and Lyfts of the world by creating an app that allows rideshare drivers to make money by making their own deliveries.

61
2 years ago

Filmmakers want to keep track of their own costs while they’re making a movie. They wanted a way to track what they’re spending on equipment and how long things take. They also wanted to be able to follow their work in real time. They’re both very common problems, and the startup helps solve them.

61
2 years ago

A startup that helps HR managers take on a more strategic role in the process of recruiting, making sure they’re not missing out on candidates they’re interested in.

61
2 years ago

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

61
2 years ago

A platform that helps companies manage the customer relationship with their customer data. It’s a customer growth platform for startups, but it’s not about helping customers learn about the business, instead, it’s about helping companies keep track of the data they have on customers, and making it easy to analyze and reach out to them and use those insights to grow their business.

61
2 years ago

A way to save and share photos of what you’re making, not just what you’re eating and drinking.

61
2 years ago

A way to connect people with jobs in a city, making it easier for job-seekers to find work in an area, and more efficient for employers to find employees.

61
1 year ago

The company claims that its software allows people to get paid for their time spent texting and talking to their customers, making it easier for social media influencers to generate a living from promoting brands without having to have an expensive advertising budget.

61
1 year ago

A company that helps determine if a loan is worth making. Fundera’s technology is based on smart contacts, which match up borrowers and lenders and run predictive analytics to determine if a loan is worth making.

61
1 year ago

Making it easier to receive payments in the US.

61
3 years ago

Idea: A job search app for college students and recent grads in the US It takes a gamified approach, with a focus on making the process of finding a job more fun

60
3 years ago

Idea: With over a billion people in China, the potential for a successful B2C company is there, but most of them are making money on the internet and not offline.

60
2 years ago

A new type of hardware, the “fiducial marker,” which is meant to replace the fiducials in your product data, making it more accurate and useful.

60
2 years ago

A startup making a visual, easy to use platform for curating and sharing podcasts.

60
2 years ago

Using machine learning, artificial intelligence, and a series of algorithms, this startup aims to make the process of making a movie cheaper and easier. Using a combination of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and a series of algorithms, this startup aims to make the process of making a movie cheaper and easier.

60
2 years ago

 A company with a service that allows customers to purchase gift cards for their favorite retailers and then ship them to their loved ones for the holidays, making it easy for everyone.

60
2 years ago

A company that wants to move the world away from screen-based learning to more hands-on learning. Whether it be through a LEGO kit or the latest augmented reality app, they’re making the physical world easier to understand.

60
1 year ago

Making it easier for companies to create and manage employee benefits programs. Built on top of the Forza platform, it’s designed to be more than a simple HR platform.

60
1 year ago

A cloud-based platform that helps people use their personal credit cards to buy things online. The company is aiming to make the process of paying with a credit card as easy as making an in-store transaction.

60
2 years ago

"A new platform for making your company's software more accessible to the world. Your software's code will be available for anyone to see, download, copy, and run without the need to sign up for anything."

59
2 years ago

A company that wants to build an artificial intelligence-powered assistant for the home that can help with many everyday tasks like making a reservation, paying bills, and buying things online. The startup is based in San Francisco.

59
2 years ago

This startup is building a smart, easy-to-use digital health platform for the elderly to keep up with their own health. It lets users track their health, record symptoms, and check up on their doctors without making appointments or taking medications. The startup currently has a backlog of 2,000 people waiting to be accepted.

59
2 years ago

A company that helps retail businesses get the most out of their point of sale systems, with a library of free apps, including one for tracking customer giveaways, making grocery lists and more.

58
1 year ago

A software-as-a-service solution that helps companies identify potential candidates for their open positions before making a hire.

58
1 year ago

A startup focused on making the process of hiring more efficient and scalable. It helps employers find new hires and employees identify potential employers worth applying to.

58
1 year ago

A startup building a set of tools for the legal marijuana industry in the US. The startup aims to automate the process of banking and financing marijuana, while also making it easier for legal marijuana businesses to pay their monthly bills.

58
1 year ago

A platform that helps salespeople track and manage leads, while also making it easier to get paid for the work they do.

58
1 year ago

A customer service platform for restaurants. The startup is building out a service that helps restaurants easily manage a reservation system by making it easy to create and assign a customer service agent to a table based on availability.

58
1 year ago

A startup that is focused on making it easier for brands to build, manage and distribute their own branded content.

58
1 year ago

This startup is building a tool for making “rational” decisions about money and life insurance.

58
1 year ago

A startup that is using AI to help companies assess their hiring practices and prevent bias by making hiring more objective. The startup says its AI can identify the type of bias that occurs when unconscious biases are triggered.

58
11 months ago

A startup that helps people buy an iPhone for the best price. The company is also looking to improve the buying process by making the buying process faster.

58
7 months ago

A tool that helps employees and employers organize their calendars and tasks, with a focus on making it easier to share and collaborate on projects and goals.

58
2 years ago

This startup aims to transform the face of venture capital by making it more accessible, more transparent, and with more fairness to investors. The startup aims to provide investors with a better way to manage their portfolio, and better tools to manage their investments.

57
2 years ago

A platform for measuring, and managing, how companies pay back their loans. The startup helps companies intelligently manage their debt portfolios, and provides software for financial planning and decision making.

57
2 years ago

A startup focused on making education more accessible to international students.

57
2 years ago

A company that helps big companies get their employees to be more data-driven. They’re working with several large companies in Boston to help their teams focus on more data-driven decision making.

57
1 year ago

This startup solves problems for the for-profit education industry by making it easier for students to file complaints, gain access to records and seek out new teachers.

57
1 year ago

A startup building a platform for businesses to collaborate with each other. Its focus is on making it easy for small companies to collaborate with other small companies. It’s been incubating for five years, with a small team of 10.

57
1 year ago

A non-profit that’s using a platform for urban farmers to sell their produce to nearby restaurants, making the product accessible to low income communities in cities like Philadelphia.

57
1 year ago

A medical device that makes it easier for patients to take care of their diabetes by making them more aware of their blood sugar levels with a pulse sensor.

57
1 year ago

A company that creates communication and decision making tools for the digital classroom.

57
1 year ago

A toolkit for making websites that looks like they were built in the 1990’s. The startup developed this software to make programmers feel more comfortable writing in C, a programming language that hasn’t been updated since the 1990’s.

57
1 year ago

A platform that helps you manage your monthly payments. It’s a way for people who have credit cards to manage their monthly expenses rather than making one large payment each month to a company.

57
1 year ago

A tool that uses a web browser to visualize financial markets, with the goal of making trading more transparent.

56
1 year ago

A “virtual assistant” startup that aims to make it easier to hire virtual assistants and get more out of them by making it easier for them to schedule their own time. The startup is currently hiring, and is looking for a head of operations.

56
1 year ago

A platform for making your own custom-designed products. The startup wants to build a platform that allows you to make things you need, where you need them.

56
1 year ago

A platform for linking employees with HR data and other information, then making it available for independent contractors.

56
1 year ago

A tool for lawyers to manage case work, including researching documents and making connections.

56
1 year ago

The startup is making a game that teaches children about science, and they’re building out the game in a way that makes it easy to improve the game over time.

56
1 year ago

As the world’s largest online furniture retailer, Wayfair has open data on over 80 million pieces of furniture products. The startup wants to make it easier to access and analyze this data by making it accessible through APIs.

56
2 years ago

A platform for the market for organic and non-GMO foods. The startup is focused on making it easier for consumers to buy and sell locally-grown and organic foods.

55
2 years ago

A software platform for managing, tracking and reporting on a project’s finances. The startup aims to help companies simplify their finance, streamline decision-making, and get all the data they need on a project, in real-time.

55
1 year ago

This startup is “making it so that you can get a cup of coffee with a tip on the app” by using the app to order coffee, order ahead, and tip.

55
1 year ago

A platform for developers to build mobile apps on, with a focus on making it easier for users to switch between different versions of their platforms for collaborative engineering.

55
1 year ago

Ovo is a startup building a tool to serve as a shopping assistant in the web browser. The startup says the tool can predict what you’re going to buy, and recommend products with the intent of making online shopping more efficient.

55
1 year ago

A matchmaking service that also handles background checks and drug screenings for prospective dates.

55
1 year ago

A SaaS platform that helps businesses adopt, and deliver, digital products. It aims to help companies accelerate their digital transformation while making it easier to adopt and operate new technology.

55
1 year ago

Making it easier for big companies to manage their supply chains by making all of their suppliers’ data, payment systems, and invoicing work together.

55
1 year ago

A SaaS product that helps SMBs automate their invoicing, with an emphasis on making it easier to send invoices.

55
1 year ago

A startup that provides “a smarter, more accurate way to manage your money”, with a goal of “making sure you’re always getting the right interest rate on your savings”. The company is planning to launch in early 2020.

55
2 years ago

A tool that lets companies see how many employees are making calls for them online, with an eye toward measuring up on the competition and seeing which employees are spending too much time on the phone.

54
1 year ago

A software platform that helps brands understand their audience, by making use of CRM, sentiment analysis, and other data and insights. They have over 50 customers with a combined annual recurring revenue of $10 billion.

54
1 year ago

Form is a way to make payments online, with a focus on making it easy to use. It’s a web-based service that allows people to pay their bills online, with a focus on people who are still too young to have a credit card.

54
1 year ago

A company innovating on the low-end of the payroll software market by making it easier to manage business payroll.

54
1 year ago

In a world where companies work with dozens of suppliers, sometimes on a daily basis, it doesn’t make sense to have to use multiple tools. This B2B company wants to help companies manage their suppliers on a single platform, making it easier for them to do business.

54
1 year ago

A machine learning platform for training recommendation algorithms and making them easier to use.

54
2 years ago

A mobile app for making and sharing recipes for food, featuring over 30,000 recipes

53
2 years ago

A B2B company making international invoicing and payment tools.

53
1 year ago

A product-based startup dedicated to improving the experience of e-commerce while making it easier to purchase products

53
1 year ago

An artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant that can read through and learn from text, making suggestions to improve.

53
1 year ago

A platform designed to help couples find the right matchmaking site and match with other couples looking for the same thing.

53
1 year ago

 A Y Combinator alum, Cityzen is building a marketplace for events that boasts a 90% conversion rate. The company is also looking to offer a web-based event-planning platform, with a focus on making events easy to organize.

53
1 year ago

A platform that helps users stay safe on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) by making sure they don’t share content that violates their privacy settings.

53
2 years ago

This “mobile-first” investment management app is based on the idea that most users are going to be making a lot of their investment decisions on their phone.

52
1 year ago

A tool for building mobile apps that integrates with iOS’s Address Book. It’s working on integrating with other apps to let you see profile pictures, and eventually on making profiles a real-time system for figuring out who’s around.

52
1 year ago

 A CPG startup making a product called "Coffee.io" that uses the same smartphone-based sensor technology as Fitbit, but with coffee instead of steps.

52
1 year ago

A podcasting app for listening to or making podcasts

52
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help everyone make the most of their company’s wellness program by making it easy for employees to track their health data.

52
2 years ago

Platform for sending and receiving invoices, payments and bills, making sure you never miss a payment or payment deadline again.

51
1 year ago

A platform that helps people share the stories of their lives, a project of the social news site Upworthy. The site has been around since 2009 and has a history of making viral posts that go viral.

51
1 year ago

A company that aims to take on Amazon’s dominance in the online shoe market by making cheaper shoes and selling them online.

51
1 year ago

A platform that helps freelancers manage their work, while making it easy to find jobs, and pay month-to-month.

51
1 year ago

A Slack-like chat platform that focuses on business, making it easier to collaborate across projects.

51
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help organizations manage data in the cloud by making it easy to design, deploy and manage private and hybrid clouds.

51
1 year ago

The startup’s goal is to change how we interact with the people around us, making every interaction more powerful and meaningful. The startup’s solution is a mobile app that lets you select the type of interaction you want with someone, such as them calling you, them sending you a text, or you sending a text to them. The startup is looking for users to test this new app.

51
1 year ago

A company that makes it easier for employers to get insurance for their employees through the state and federal marketplaces. The startup is also making it easier for employers to offer health insurance to their employees by streamlining the process.

51
1 year ago

A startup that helps stores sell more products by making inventory management easier. They are currently testing their software in a variety of stores.

51
1 year ago

A startup that takes the power and reliability of clinical trials to the next level by making them available online, in real time, and to a global audience.

51
11 months ago

A way to make collaboration between teams and departments easier. The startup is looking to make communication faster and more comprehensive, and also is developing an AI-based tool to help with decision-making in corporate settings.

51
2 years ago

A health startup that’s working on a way to get people to be healthier by making exercise less painful.

50
1 year ago

A startup that makes the decision-making process in-house more efficient with an end-to-end decision support platform.

50
1 year ago

A simple method to avoid the hassle of making cold calls to candidates and instead let a company’s own hiring managers and recruiters interview candidates.

50
1 year ago

The founders of this company want to build a common platform for all of the communication tools that people use for their company. They’re working on making Huddle, Slack, HipChat, and other tools work together.

50
1 year ago

A company that wants to build software to help hospitals manage their financials, making it easier to forecast and manage healthcare costs.

49
1 year ago

A platform that helps companies with their open-source contributions, which often involve making the right changes to a codebase.

49
1 year ago

A startup that aims to bring retail and commerce to the masses by making the user experience designed with sight and sound in mind. The startup is working towards building a retail experience that’s designed to be more immediate and immersive than the stuff we’re used to today.

49
1 year ago

A toolkit to help organizations track inventory around the world, with the goal of making supply chains more efficient.

49
1 year ago

A bitcoin wallet for iOS users, with a built-in trading app for making trades in and out of bitcoin. Launched on iOS in July.

49
1 year ago

A tool that helps fashion brands create digital products that are more authentic and personal, with a focus on making the process easier and more fun.

49
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps you book a doctor’s appointment, making it easier to make an appointment with a doctor in a doctor’s waiting room.

49
11 months ago

This startup is working on a way to allow people to store their documents in the cloud without having to send them to a company’s server, thus saving bandwidth and making sure files are always up-to-date.

49
1 year ago

A startup that builds a simple, visual way to organize and track projects. The startup aims to help teams be more productive by making it easy to create tasks and access them later.

48
1 year ago

A platform for managing hardware and software settings, and making it easier to manage settings using a simple interface.

48
1 year ago

A food delivery app with a one-hour delivery guarantee, that targets customers that want to make food and order it in, but don’t want to be stuck in the kitchen making it.