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1 month ago

This startup tackles a problem that many startups and venture capitalists face: how to manage the startup’s finances. The startup wants to be a one-stop shop for accounting, taxes, and financial planning for startups.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for companies to create their own customized videos. Video is a huge part of many companies' marketing efforts, but traditional tools are often too clunky for the task.

303
2 years ago

Groceries are a necessity for many people, but the process is often expensive and frustrating. The startup wants to simplify the process of ordering groceries and delivery by offering a concierge service and integrated ordering platform on their website.

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1 year ago

Startup that wants to make it easier for restaurants to better manage their waitstaff, using a real-time scheduling system that will allow managers to see how many customers are waiting.

228
1 year ago

A startup that helps businesses find out how many customers they have, how much they spend and where they came from.

226
3 years ago

According to a report by TechCrunch, the San Francisco based coworking space, WeWork, is looking to raise another round of investments at a valuation of $8 billion. WeWork has been growing rapidly, and has been a major success in the US. However, the multi-billion-dollar valuation has not been met by the pace of growth, and many question how sustainable it will be.

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2 years ago

The startup helps companies build their own security products using AI, drawing on data from many different systems.

214
2 years ago

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

213
2 years ago

This startup wants to build a new type of credit card for the underbanked, especially in developing countries. It takes the form of a prepaid card and is available in any currency. Given the lack of banking options in many such countries, the startup sees a lot of potential for growth.

210
2 years ago

A brain training app for people who want to improve their focus and memory. The app is currently free for users in the US, UK, and Germany.

203
2 years ago

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

192
2 years ago

While many startups have been building virtual reality products to help improve cognitive or physical therapy, this startup is specifically built to help people with mental illness. The app works as a video support system to help people with anxiety and mood disorders.

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2 years ago

 A startup that wants to help companies make sense of the many different financial transaction systems that they manage.

177
3 years ago

A platform for remote workers, offering all the perks of a traditional office, including lounge space and good coffee, and many more.

165
1 year ago

A payments app that allows you to lend or borrow money in minutes, for under 1% interest. The app is in the process of getting Fintech licenses in the UK, France, and Germany.

161
1 year ago

A company that allows companies to hold meetings remotely. The startup is doing well in Germany.

160
1 year ago

A company that brings OpenID Connect-based authentication to Slack. It also allows users to share their Slack logins as a login on websites, allowing users to manage their IDs across many different platforms.

160
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.

154
3 years ago

A startup that wants to put a common API between many banks and start to allow consumers to take debit card payments anywhere.

154
1 year ago

A tool for understanding the many different ways in which people can make money online, such as blogging, affiliate marketing, and paid video production.

151
2 years ago

Philadelphia is home to many notable media companies, including:

150
2 years ago

The startup holds a patent on a new type of printing process that uses a liquid to transfer the ink to the paper, eliminating many of the problems with traditional printing. The startup now wants to take that technology and apply it to the production of everything from paper to fabric.

150
1 year ago

A startup where dog owners can sell their pets, keeping in mind that many dogs can be abused.

149
3 years ago

Idea: A startup for tracking and keeping tabs on the cost of a medical procedure. The idea is to allow patients to shop around for prices, and also to provide a level of transparency that many hospitals don’t have.

147
3 years ago

A startup that connects high school students to internships and part-time jobs at startups. It operates in the US, Canada, and the UK, with plans to expand to Australia, the Netherlands, and Germany in the future.

145
3 years ago

A chatbot that can be used to verify email addresses. The startup is still looking at options on how to make money with the platform, and it’s not clear how many people are using it yet.

145
3 years ago

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

144
3 years ago

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

141
3 years ago

A tool for managing your finances in a single place. The startup wants to help people take care of their money, and also wants to help people manage their money, as many people are not doing so.

141
3 years ago

There’s a lot of startups out there that are building tools to make our lives better, like TaskRabbit and Airbnb. But not so many that are building tools to make our lives worse.

140
3 years ago

A startup that helps find and execute on real estate deals, and automate the many processes involved.

140
3 years ago

The list is not all-inclusive, but we've tried to include a representative sample of the many companies, startups, and other organizations in the Philadelphia tech scene.

139
3 years ago

A startup that aims to bring the transparency of online voting to the world of online retail, where many retailers don’t always do their best to represent their products to their customers.

138
3 years ago

In the past, a person could get insurance through a company and then write off the cost of that insurance. With the advent of the individual market, many companies are no longer offering insurance because the rate they would have to charge is too low.

137
3 years ago

This startup is building an automatic speaker that turns an existing home stereo into a smart speaker, with the idea that many people have a smart speaker for their home, but not a home stereo to hook into it.

136
3 years ago

A platform for photography that lets users sell photos against their copyright. The startup’s co-founder, Jake Sion, says it started as an homage to the Instagram addiction many have to sharing their photos.

136
3 years ago

A digital product that detects, tracks, and pays a user’s monthly rent payments. Due to rent laws, a tenant in many areas may not legally be able to sign for a check until it’s been deposited. By the time they can, the landlord has already moved on to the next tenant, which means the tenant may have to pay the holdback fee.

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1 month ago

While many startups are looking to disrupt the existing supply chain, and some are even trying to create new supply chains, no one is trying to solve the problem of the supply chain from the customer's end.

135
3 years ago

A customer service platform for large-scale customers. The company says it has nearly 100 customers (many of them in the Fortune 500) that use its platform.

133
1 year ago

In the last year, we’ve seen the creation of several new VC-backed startups, many of which we expect to grow into companies worth $50 million or more in the next year. (A few are already there.) Here’s a look at some of the most promising:

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3 years ago

This startup is building a tool that allows companies to build a shareable video about their business. Users can clip the video and share it on social media, and companies can see how many views it generates.

128
1 year ago

A search engine that’s meant to handle searches across many different apps so you don’t have to open each one to perform your search.

128
1 year ago

A platform for hiring freelance developers, who can be paid in monthly subscription fees. It’s currently trying to build a business in Germany and the Netherlands.

128
3 years ago

Sphere is a new approach to online education based on the idea that online education is too expensive for many students and doesn’t provide high enough quality instruction. Sphere offers a free, high-quality education to anyone in the world.

125
2 years ago

A B2B platform for finding and sharing freelance technical talent, with a focus on Germany.

125
3 years ago

Say Hello is a video messaging app for the deaf community in the US. The company is looking to expand internationally, and has expanded to Brazil and Germany.

123
2 years ago

A tool for developers to get track of what’s happening in their app, with a series of reports that show you how many users have opened your app, how many users have closed it, where those users are coming from, and how they’re using your app.

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1 year ago

A digital voice assistant, or digital assistant, that can be used by anyone to enter tasks, appointments and a slew of other information. A digital assistant is a common consumer feature on many of the most popular smart speakers today.

123
3 years ago

A project management platform: “Many small businesses are managing their projects themselves,” said CEO Ben. “We want to help them have access to the same data and value proposition that large companies have.”

122
2 years ago

A company that helps restaurants see how many people are dining in their restaurants. They are currently working with over 80 restaurants in the UK.

122
3 years ago

The startup offers some of the lowest-cost dental insurance in the United States. It wants to win over the many people with gaps in insurance coverage that many large companies have.

121
2 years ago

The startup is bringing its AI to 100,000 small businesses in Germany and the Netherlands to help them run better.

121
2 years ago

Hammer is currently available in the United States, Canada, India, United Kingdom, Australia, United Arab Emirates, Germany, France, Indonesia, and Japan.

121
3 years ago

The startup is trying to bring the benefits of a traditional shared workspace to remote workers. The startup is building a system that allows users to take part in many different workspaces, and then get the space where they work.

120
2 years ago

A startup that aims to simplify the creation of email marketing campaigns. A typical campaign might include dozens of email addresses, personalization, and a list of recipients. The startup empowers marketers to create a single email campaign, and include as many personalized variables as they want.

120
1 year ago

One of the most popular travel websites in Germany, weka.de is the best-known example of a startup that built a successful website and was then acquired by the the German travel agency TUI.

120
2 years ago

Social network for content creators that wants to be the next Instagram. It’s already active in France, Spain, and Germany with plans to expand to the U.S. and Asia.

118
2 years ago

A company that’s building a network of food delivery services that can deliver meals at a time when many restaurants are closing at night

116
2 years ago

Many of the startups on this list have been mentioned in other lists of the best startups in other countries.

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2 years ago

A member-driven credit union that allows members to invest their money in peer-to-peer lending. The startup raised an $8 million round in April 2019, and plans to roll out to the UK and Germany in 2020, as well as other countries.

111
2 years ago

A tool for finding out how many people have downloaded your app, and how many have used it in the past week. The founders say that it’s been integrated into 75 different apps, and that they’ve seen a 20% increase in user retention and engagement once they started using it, with a 50% increase in revenue.

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1 year ago

A consumer card that can be used at many places where plastic credit cards are accepted. It’s meant for the Indian market to replace a plethora of different forms of payment.

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2 years ago

A business plan for a startup is like a sales pitch. It’s vague. It’s hard to see its potential. And it’s hard to know if it’s worth checking out. So many founders miss out on the chance to grow their business because they don’t have this thing called a business plan that explains how they’ll do it. The goal of this startup is to make it easy for anyone to write that plan. It’s currently only available in the Bay Area.

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2 years ago

Want to find out how your friends are doing Lookalike is a tool that can tell you how many shares someone has on Facebook, how many times they’ve posted, and the likelihood that they’ll post again.

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2 years ago

The founders of this cloud-based recruiting startup say that they’ve discovered that many people don’t have a good idea of what their job responsibilities are. They’re building an application that can help people figure that out, and then identify the best fit for each position in the pool.

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2 years ago

A platform for low cost college housing. The startup is now working with one university, and plans to expand to many more in the coming years.

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6 months ago

A “mobile pharmacy” that aims to solve a problem faced by too many small companies — employees who work from home often need prescription refills.

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2 years ago

This August, TechCrunch reported that Instagram was in talks with Facebook to acquire the company for as much as $1 billion. Instagram, which was founded in 2010, is based in San Francisco, and is a popular photography app that has more than 300 million users around the world. It was acquired by Facebook in 2012, and Facebook has since used Instagram to promote its other products, including Instagram Stories, and advertisements. Instagram has been a big investment for Facebook, and many think it has been one of the company's most successful acquisitions. However, Instagram's popularity has led to a lot of negative press coverage about the user data that Facebook has access to.

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2 years ago

This is a startup that builds financial products for the European travel industry, with a focus on the global student market. It offers a student loan re-finance product in the UK, as well as a personal loans product in the UK, Germany, and Ireland.

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2 years ago

A platform that helps saving for retirement, based on the idea that many Americans’ retirement savings come from old-fashioned and not so old-fashioned vehicles: cash deposits, a Roth IRA, or a 401(k).

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1 year ago

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

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2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for people to donate to nonprofits. The startup takes the hassle out of processing donations by replacing the 3-5% processing fee that many nonprofits pay for online donations with a 2.5% processing fee.

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2 years ago

A way for employers to offer incentives to employees based on how many people they refer through the company’s referral system.

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1 year ago

A commerce platform for the Indian market, where many consumers have previously had to go through multiple vendors to make a purchase.

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2 years ago

A platform for selling and buying used cars, introduced at YC’s Demo Day in 2015. The startup brings a car buying platform to a market where many people don’t have credit or don’t want to deal with the hassle of financing. It’s already in use in the Bay Area, and is looking to expand to other areas of the country.

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2 years ago

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

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2 years ago

A startup that wants to give people a digital home and help them share that home with others. It’s one of many companies that are hoping to make the sharing economy less of a weird thing only people who can afford to live in San Francisco do. The startup is already using its own properties to earn $5,000 monthly.

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8 months ago

A new startup is trying to be a sort of digital safe deposit box for all your files. Instead of keeping your digital assets on a single cloud, on one platform, the company’s solution will keep them on as many as four different cloud platforms, and in an easy-to-access location. The company wants to replace your password-protected Dropbox, Google Drive, and iCloud accounts with a single, secure place on their platform.

86
10 months ago

A predictive analytics tool for helping businesses make decisions about their employees. The startup looks at things like how many hours people work and how many days they’re on vacation, and works with companies to help them make better hiring and retention decisions.

85
2 years ago

We’ve covered many e-commerce startups in the past year, but this one is different. An e-commerce startup that is focused on helping people find the right products for their needs.

82
2 years ago

A startup offering a way to manage the many e-commerce and shipping accounts on a single platform.

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1 year ago

The idea is to provide a home base for travelers, since many are uncomfortable with the idea of being fenced in.

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29 days ago

This list is incomplete as there are many other startups that have not yet been featured here.

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2 years ago

This startup is building a system for multiple types of sellers to meet up to sell their product. The startup is building a marketplace for many types of products including food, services, and experiences.

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1 year ago

A tool that helps companies in France, Germany, and Belgium connect to Chinese suppliers.

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1 year ago

A solution for “scaling” public schools. It lets school districts work with an “empowered community” to decide how schools should be run, including how many teachers and administrators are required.

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10 months ago

A tool for finding and prioritizing the most important tasks for a project or business. It’s built around the idea that it’s easier to reorder an item after you’ve finished it than it is to pick a new one, and many other “to-do” management tools have copied this model.

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2 years ago

Using a combination of data science, machine learning, and blockchain, this startup is building a tool for scammers to analyze how many people are joining their scheme, and the type of people joining, in order to better tailor their scams.

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1 year ago

A startup that tracks your dog’s nutrition and exercise levels (for instance, how many walks and how much exercise it gets each day)

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2 years ago

A tool for school districts to track their student populations, including how many absences are being taken and whether those absences are needed.

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1 year ago

College employment data is hard to get, and many prospective students are unaware of job-seeking opportunities in their region.

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2 years ago

A company doing what many startups are doing: automate their admin tasks and help them spend time on what makes them money.

73
2 years ago

A new way to train employees without the usual expense of traditional employees. The company says they’re working with many large universities on a new way to train employees in areas like documentation, procurement, and project management without the need for a full-time employee.

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1 year ago

A platform to give users a “just in time” grocery delivery in a few minutes in a city where in many places a delivery can be a two hour wait.

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1 year ago

A startup that brings the best talent from the world's best schools to teach you how to be a better coder. The startup is an elite teachers program that has sold out its next batch of spots to students from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, and Israel.

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1 year ago

A workout program that keeps track of how many calories you’re burning.

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8 months ago

A mobile platform for universities and colleges to manage their sports facilities. Works out of the UK, with working relationships with universities in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

70
8 months ago

A startup that makes it easy for restaurants to accept online orders. They, like many other startups, are trying to tackle an all-too-common issue in the digital space: how to make online ordering a seamless experience for customers.

70
2 years ago

A software company that works on “automated customer service.” They’re building a platform that will allow companies to automate many of the tedious tasks of customer service.

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2 years ago

Sends a reminder to a person’s phone to take a pill at a certain time, and also tracks how many pills they take. The startup is planning an update that will include an app that will help people keep track of what they’re supposed to be taking.

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10 months ago

A tool to help startups figure out if they need to hire another member of their team, and what they should pay them. The startup wants to charge a small fee (between $10 and $50 per month) to help startups understand if they have too many employees, and if so to help them find the right level of staffing.

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1 year ago

Online training platform that builds on the idea that many different companies and organizations would like to train their employees and customers on the same topic and that it is difficult and expensive to purchase and maintain all these training materials. The company creates a marketplace of these courses and delivers them to people, allowing them to take the training on-the-go.

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1 year ago

At the end of the day, most of us want to be able to sleep well. But sleeping well can be complicated, as many of us have trouble sleeping on planes, in unfamiliar beds, and with new roommates.

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1 year ago

A platform that simplifies the process of creating, distributing, and monetizing digital assets. Their goal is to get as many people using their platform as possible.

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10 months ago

Many startups on the list came from India, a country that has been a "fintech powerhouse" in recent years. The country has a large population of engineers and a growing consumer base, and the availability of capital and technology has led to a boom in the number of startups in the country.

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1 year ago

A digital platform for managing and organizing the PTO requests at many places. The platform uses artificial intelligence to help employees make requests and track which ones get completed.

64
1 year ago

A startup that curates user-generated content from many of the most popular social networks.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps people find the best prices on flights from different airports, based on the distance between airports. It’s just one of many startups in this growing field.

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1 year ago

A tool that brings together the many different systems a small business needs to run smoothly and help them keep track of that information.

63
1 year ago

A platform for sellers and brands to grow on the Shopify platform by providing an alternative to the storefront that many sellers already use there.

63
1 year ago

A startup that helps students in college and grad school build better resumes by having them share everything from their job board activity to how many hours they’re spending on side projects.

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7 months ago

A food delivery app that pays their drivers based on how many deliveries they make. It’s currently in beta with a signup fee of $15.

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7 months ago

In 2018, YC Labs selected a total of 36 startups from the batch to continue on to the next phase of the program. The majority of the founders were based in the US, with three from Israel, two from Canada and one each from Germany, Singapore, Thailand, Netherlands, Hong Kong, France, Hungary, India and England.

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6 months ago

Many people like the idea of a contactless debit card, but find the process of activating it confusing. Apply is building a tool that makes the process a lot more streamlined.

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1 year ago

IFTTT, that connects the Internet of Things to your other applications and services. The startup is trying to build a “connected” kitchen in India that can monitor how clean the kitchen is, how many times the door has opened, and how much food is left in the fridge.

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1 year ago

A tool that uses data analytics to help companies predict how many customers they’ll be able to retain, allowing them to make decisions before they hit a point of diminishing return.

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1 year ago

A startup that sells a plan integrating engineering teams with the design team, managing the product and its entire life cycle, and automating many processes.

60
1 year ago

 A software company that helps drivers deliver packages to their doorsteps. The company says they’ve had to deal with many different delivery platforms, and there isn’t one that works well for drivers.

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1 year ago

A visual dashboard for Uber's drivers, letting them see how many hours they've driven, what they've driven, and what they were paid.

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1 year ago

A platform that makes it easy for others to build on top of it, eventually leading to a platform that can be built on by many others.

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1 year ago

Many people don’t realize that the costs of insurance, medical care, and even funeral services are tax deductible. While these are often major expenses, they are often taken for granted and not considered tax-advantaged savings.

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1 year ago

In the US, many people live in places with multiple local currencies. Arbitrage builds a platform that allows people to buy and sell these different currencies, with the platform acting as the middleman for a profit.

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1 year ago

An enterprise phone system that allows companies to change their phones to a different number and have it ring as many times as they need. It’s similar to RingCentral’s business model where you can get a phone number on the side of your business.

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1 year ago

A startup working in the fintech space that wants to make it easier for businesses to categorize and label currencies, which many companies struggle to do because of the complexities of ISO 4217.

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1 year ago

A company that helps “sophisticated” investors, like hedge funds and investment banks, find the best opportunities for investment funds. The startup is one of many that want to create an app that helps investors filter through the abundance of data in the market.

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7 months ago

 A startup that aims to bring cheap and fast molecular DNA sequencing to the masses. The company believes that with a machine that can sequence DNA at a cost of $100, many labs won’t need to buy expensive machines any longer.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a “smart” bike that can tell you how many calories you’ve burned and how far you’ve ridden. The device is designed to help people get fit, and is a spinoff of the company’s original product, a smart wristband that used to measure blood oxygen levels.

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1 year ago

A company that attaches to a user’s existing email accounts to monitor and track the open, active and archived messages in those accounts. The startup delivers reports based on the metrics they collect, which they say will show how many times a person opens an email and what it said in a more-granular way than a lot of other email tracking solutions.

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1 year 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.

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1 year ago

A company that creates and services custom “device-agnostic” software, building on the idea that most organizations don’t just have one, but many devices that need to be managed.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to use AI to replace the risk assessment that goes into many financial products.

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6 months ago

A "smart" drug that blocks many of the effects of alcohol, such as tingling and blurry vision, but doesn't get you drunk.

50
1 year ago

A startup provider, where subscribers can get their hands on a curated list of products based on their preferences, instead of having to sift through so many options.

49
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make fast, easy, and cheap food at home, with a system that cooks rice, noodles, and many other items. You set the time, temperature, pressure, and food and it produces a bowl of ready-to-eat food.

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10 months ago

 A tool for helping the many people in the world who are visually impaired to read documents.

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2 years ago

A software company building a web platform for small businesses to use for marketing and sales, with many of its customers already using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The company claims it’s already had over 1,000 customers sign up to use its platform, and has raised $1.2 million.

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1 year ago

A digital distribution platform for publishers. The startup houses ad inventory for publishers who want to sell ads on their website, and pays publishers a cut of the revenue each month based on how many ads the publisher sells

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1 year ago

A startup that aims to help retail and hospitality businesses in the US using a mobile app that keeps track of how many people are currently waiting for items in each store.

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10 months ago

A marketing platform for the legal industry that wants to use AI to automate many of the low-value tasks associated with the industry such as correspondence management.

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9 months ago

A B2B company that provides a digital toolset for companies to manage their human resources. The company is using the product to help the HR departments of a firm in Germany hire over 1,000 new employees in the next 12 months.

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6 months ago

A startup for freelance developers that aims to remove the friction from finding and using their services. It’s a marketplace that matches developers with specific projects, and resembles a job board in many ways.

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11 months ago

A startup for lending money to credit unions, with no fees. The company has a lot of traction on this front, with many credit unions currently looking at the platform.

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1 year 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.

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9 months ago

In 2018, more than half of the companies in Y Combinator had been founded within the previous three years, with many of the companies founded in 2017.

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9 months ago

"Philadelphia is a hotbed of tech startups, with more than its fair share of innovators. But with so many talented people hitting the streets, it can be hard to distinguish the real innovators from the pretenders." -  Philadelphia Magazine

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1 year ago

A credit card that might do what many other credit cards do, but also has a built-in debit card. The startup is building on the existing credit card infrastructure (swiping a card) and is looking to use the debit card infrastructure to make purchases via the credit card.

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1 year ago

A tool for managing the many different aspects of a car’s maintenance.

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1 year ago

A new way to pay the bills with digital currencies, not tied to a bank or credit card. The company’s digital wallet currently has over 1,000 users and is available in Germany.

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1 year ago

A platform that helps people get paid for taking photos of food, which is a common use case for many businesses.

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1 year ago

A “Social Wallet” that works like Venmo combined with an online bank account. With so many online banking options available, why would a startup want to create a “Social Wallet” Because it’s easy to use and they can get a lot of money from small companies.

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11 months ago

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

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5 months ago

This is a company that wants to make selling your old books easy and fun. With a combination of delivery, digital storefront, and mobile app, they aim to help both the seller (who can get $20 per book) and the buyer (who can buy many books at once).

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3 months ago

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

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4 months ago

The idea is that a virtual assistant can help people keep track of things like how many miles they travel each week, how often they go out to dinner, how much they spend on toiletries, and what they eat at home. Groopay is a subscription service that allows people to pay a monthly fee to automatically track their spending.

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3 years ago

Idea: A fintech startup that provides consumer loans in the Philippines to customers who don’t have many credit options.

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4 months ago

Doing well in the startup world means handling a lot of different responsibilities. Most startups don’t have time to hire full-time employees, which is why many of them rely on contractors to handle the bulk of the work. Why Because they don’t have the capital or staff to come up with solutions from scratch.

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9 months ago

A platform that makes it easier for retailers to find and hire customers. The startup is built on the idea that many retailers struggle to find good customers and are therefore missing out on sales.

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9 months ago

The founders of many of these startups have connections in the Philadelphia tech scene. Some, like Zuddle and Zpack, are backed by angel investors in the region. Others, like Farmako and Tella, were founded by students at the University of Pennsylvania.

36
3 months ago

A social network for people with many different interests, including a retail element.

36
10 months ago

A multi-functional tool for managing TV shows, currently in beta, with a focus on binge watching. The app lets users create a watchlist and then track how many episodes they’ve watched, and how many are left.

35
9 months ago

A startup for restaurants to track customer behavior, like “which panelists are eating the most often, and how many times they’re ordering”.

35
5 months ago

A startup that wants to build a decentralized network of credit unions in Latin America. It’s a peer-to-peer lending network and payment infrastructure that it says is more financially secure and open than many others.

35
7 months ago

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

34
4 months ago

A company that uses a combination of machine learning and predictive analytics to show you how many miles you need to drive to earn a certain amount of miles for your next flight.

34
3 months ago

A new kind of on-demand organic food delivery service, which has already signed up with many fast food chains.

33
9 months ago

San Francisco - Home to the headquarters of Google and many other tech companies.

32
2 months ago

A tool for tracking your gym workouts, giving you insights like how many calories you burned during a workout and how many times you worked out.

32
11 months ago

 A tool for cleaning up your photos, with a focus on removing many of the imperfections that make modern photos look similar to each other. The startup says it has already had 5 million downloads and 4 million photos deleted.

31
3 months ago

In the US, 1 in 5 women is diagnosed with breast cancer. Many of them can’t afford the high cost of surgery, and don’t have access to screening tests. Screenings for breast cancer are mostly done with mammograms, which have a high rate of false positives.

30
5 months ago

A mobile payments platform for merchants with a focus on high-risk merchants like bars and restaurants — places that have a high volume of transactions, with many customers with few accounts, or where the customer has a lower credit score.

29
2 months ago

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

29
3 months ago

A cloud-based scheduling solution for employers, currently available in trials with many large companies including BlackRock and Dropbox.

27
5 months ago

The company is building a media platform for working moms, with a focus on the many different ways moms of all backgrounds use media to find and maintain balance with their busy lives.

26
2 months ago

A startup that lets users automate many of their most common tasks, like paying bills and managing their finances.

26
4 months ago

The startup’s co-founder, who goes by the name Jacob, says that the main problem with the current credit-scoring models is that they’re too old. The current models don’t consider the latest credit scores, he explains, and only look at how many credit cards a user has. Jacob’s co-founder, who goes by the name Tim, says that his startup is working to solve the problem with an algorithm that models a user’s credit score based on their behavior and also looks at their credit card usage.

23
3 years ago

A software company that helps companies give their employees more vacation time. The startup makes it easy for employees to take time off, and it gives managers more information about how many days they’ll have to fill.

22
3 months ago

While there are many chatbots out there, none are as simple as the one being developed by the founder of the startup. The founder of Kibo, a chatbot that helps people understand, manage and adopt their investments, says that it is the easiest and most straightforward chatbot out there.

22
1 month ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for companies in Germany to offer their employees paid time off. It’s currently in the pilot phase with companies in the US, the UK, and Germany.

22
24 days ago

A payment platform for the B2B Internet of Things. IoT devices have limited or no access to credit or banking, which means many companies need to rely on traditional banking services to pay for them.

22
3 months ago

A company that offers a “self-driving” app that generates a report of how many steps you’ve taken and how many calories you’ve burned

21
3 months ago

On the opposite end of the spectrum, the startup was the subject of many headlines and news reports that it was a scam. The company was sued by the FTC for running a “schemes that dupe consumers into paying up to $2500 for bogus weight loss guides,

19
2 months ago

The startup wants to be a “one-tap” solution for retailers to provide real-time inventory updates to their customers, as well as a way to make sure they’re getting the best prices. Like many e-commerce startups, the startup only wants to sell to businesses.

19
2 months ago

A company that sells proprietary software that lets companies manage and track their data as an alternative to the “big data” approach of many tech companies.

19
15 days ago

A global real-time payroll and HR service that’s used by many of the world’s largest companies, including Oracle, Netflix, and Baidu.

18
3 years ago

Idea: A platform for insurers to call and text patients regularly about their health and to encourage them to get physicals. The startup aims to be a replacement for the “wellness programs” that many insurers have offered in the past.

14
3 months ago

A company that helps companies access all their financial transactions using API. It’s a way for organizations to aggregate financial transactions from many different systems, and create a single view of the data.

14
2 months ago

A startup to help workers determine the best time to take their vacation. The company helps people find out how many hours they’re working and how much vacation they can take.

13
5 days ago

A weight loss tracker, that integrates with many different health apps.

12
3 years ago

A startup meant to help people with albinism in Tanzania, where many people are discriminated against, find employment

4
3 years ago

Idea: A company that helps brands manage their “influencers”, a new media channel that has emerged alongside more traditional ones like print, TV, and radio. There aren’t many tools for brands to use to manage this new channel, and the team wants to solve that problem.

4
3 years ago

Idea: A software platform that helps retailers serve their customers better, with many of the features of a CRM but specifically for retailer use

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