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Phone Startup Ideas



2 years ago

A tool that allows you to create maps from your phone’s camera.

698
1 year ago

This startup is building a mobile app that delivers on-demand cleaning services to customers via the app. It comes with a mobile phone app and an autonomous robot that supports the platform.

517
2 years ago

A startup that collects data on the world’s 4.5 billion-odd cellphones and builds a giant map of their locations with all the phone data available.

481
3 months ago

A company that tracks your phone’s location in real-time so you can get notifications if you are getting close to dangerous areas.

232
1 year ago

This app will help you find your keys (on your phone)

211
1 year ago

A startup that aims to create a “digital wallet for the home”, allowing you to pay for products and services using apps on your phone.

206
1 year ago

A platform that connects consumers with products and services they want to buy directly from a mobile phone.

205
1 year ago

The startup is building an API for retailers to offer their customers the ability to pay for their purchases with their smartphone.

205
1 year ago

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

201
2 years ago

A company that makes smart front door locks that can be controlled remotely. The lock can be unlocked from a smartphone app, or from a website.

195
2 years ago

Company that will help people buy and sell homes using their mobile phones.

192
1 year ago

A startup that aims to give businesses a tool that allows them to turn their smartphones into an in-store point of sale

186
1 year ago

A startup that lets people buy tickets to events that they can attend from their phone, and their friends can recommend. Ticketfly is focused on events like concerts, sporting events and live theater.

182
1 year ago

The app acts as a digital wallet for your car, helping you use your phone to buy gas and get directions, and to pay for parking and tolls in the city.

177
1 year ago

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

176
1 year ago

A rewards platform that lets people earn points for doing things with their phones, like taking a photo, following accounts and businesses, and more. Bunch can be redeemed for cash, merchandise, or travel.

173
1 year ago

A platform that enables local retailers to accept payments from shoppers using mobile phones.

167
2 years ago

Idea: A digital identity platform that allows people to prove who they are to anyone with a linked mobile phone number The startup claims they can onboard a new user within minutes

162
1 year ago

A company that wants to use AI to identify fraudulent texts, emails, and calls before they’re delivered to your phone.

159
2 years ago

A startup that sells virtual phone numbers that people can use to have multiple business lines

158
2 years ago

For those who can’t afford to pay for a full-time financial advisor, this startup offers hourly advice via phone or video.

158
2 years ago

A startup that is building a platform to help the two billion people in the world who don't have access to the Internet or smartphones.

157
2 years ago

Automate your phone bill payments by having your phone bill automatically pay your phone bill.

155
2 years ago

A B2B company that provides software solutions to restaurants and bars wherein you can order ahead by text, email, and phone.

154
1 year ago

A chatbot that helps customers troubleshoot their phone bill with live chat support.

154
1 year ago

A tool to help users upload, edit, and share their computer or phone screens. It’s currently in private beta.

153
2 years ago

A startup that sells Android phones in bulk to the developing world

152
1 year ago

A startup that lets people create VR content using their phones. The company has already raised $8.2 million to build three apps that use different VR hardware.

152
1 year ago

A platform that aims to be the Uber of errand work. The idea is that an employee can tap into the service using a smartphone, and then an app will ping them for errands that will help them get stuff done.

152
8 months ago

A mobile app that turns your smart phone into a tiny Internet router and a way to share your phone's connection with others. It’s kind of like and VPN but for your phone.

152
1 year ago

This startup wants to create a unique way to pay for items online that goes beyond a checkout. It allows payment to be made with a phone’s fingerprint, and will allow merchants to accept payment in-app. They have released a beta app which has been downloaded by 2,000 users. It plans to release a full app in the fourth quarter of 2019.

151
2 years ago

A startup that sells a “next generation” app that’s “a more engaging way to interact with your phone”.

149
2 years ago

A maker of smartphones and tablets, the startup wants to sell its own operating system and make its own hardware.

149
2 years ago

A company that makes a pair of Bluetooth headphones that are like a high-end pair of AirPods, but with a subscription service to make them more affordable.

147
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where people can pay to have a phone call with someone who has been through something similar in their life

144
5 months ago

An automatic marketplace for business and personal users for those looking for an iPhone screen repair and other Apple repair services.

144
2 years ago

A hybrid of a car and a bike that can be unlocked with a smartphone app. It’s aimed at people who don’t want to own a car and are willing to go outdoors for errands.

143
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a service that allows users to search for nearby restaurants, bars, and other places to eat or drink, and then book reservations on their phone.

143
2 years ago

Makes your iPhone photos look better. The startup takes a lot of photos and fixes them up, including helping with color.

142
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants and hoteliers use their smartphones to manage reservations and reservations via SMS.

141
1 year ago

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

141
2 years ago

The company’s first product is a credit card reader that plugs into a mobile device. It’s meant to work with a smartphone’s wireless charging capabilities.

140
1 year ago

A tool that lets you build a phone number from a website

140
2 years ago

The startup is building an app that lets people instantly pack and ship their food using their smartphone.

139
1 year ago

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

139
2 years ago

A startup that allows users to stream music from their smartphone to any bluetooth speaker

138
2 years ago

A platform that allows people to monitor and control their home environment. Their central product is an IoT hub that collects data from things like lights, thermostat, and leak detectors, then sends it to a smartphone app.

138
2 years ago

A platform that turns any physical object into a digital token, like a phone case or a piece of clothing. The idea is that these tokens are collectible, to help people get the most out of their physical possessions.

137
2 years ago

A smartphone app that allows employees to find the nearest cash and card-accepting ATM.

137
2 years ago

When you want to buy a new coat, you order it from a store. When you want to buy a new car, you do the same, and your credit card company gets in touch with you. When you want to buy a new smartphone, you have to go through the same process. It’s a bit of a hassle, and it costs a lot of money.

136
2 years ago

Motion-tracking device that can be used with any smartphone.

136
1 year ago

A startup that collects data on your phone and then turns it into a map of crowdsourced traffic conditions along major roads and highways.

136
1 year ago

A startup that lets you scan a barcode and get a quote for repairs on your iPhone or watch in the UK.

135
1 year ago

A digital wallet that allows merchants to accept a variety of digital payments with the same phone-based experience.

135
2 years ago

This startup is building a tool that allows you to create your own “mini social network” across apps, like Facebook for your phone.

134
2 years ago

A startup that sells a physical card that lets you pay for things with your phone.

134
2 years ago

A company that looks to make it easier for people to order delivery from restaurants through their cell phone, using an app.

133
1 year ago

A company that lets people stream movies from their smartphones using the company’s app.

133
2 years ago

A startup that sends a text with the location of your delivery driver to your phone

132
2 years ago

A startup that takes all the things you have in your phone and turns it into a digital camera.

132
1 year ago

A startup that lets you schedule and pay for your dry cleaning, pick-up and delivery all through your phone's native phone app.

132
2 years ago

An iPhone app that helps people find and reserve concert tickets

131
2 years ago

A startup that allows restaurant workers to accept tips with their smartphones rather than just their cash registers

131
2 years ago

A device that allows workers to log their time and expenses on their phones, and share with their employer.

131
2 years ago

A platform that allows businesses to send out automated emails from a customer service representative. The company is building the technology to replace the phone call.

131
10 days ago

A digital insurance company that allows people to manage their health and wellness through a smartphone app. The startup builds on the success of Fitocracy, a fitness app that connects users with digital exercise challenges.

131
2 years ago

A SaaS platform for people to manage their cell phone accounts. It sits on top of a person’s existing carrier account and allows them to view their data and make payments. It’s in early beta.

130
2 years ago

A digital payment card that allows people to pay for things with their phones.

130
2 years ago

A smartphone-based contact management app, offering a built-in phone book, calendar, and a way to manage contacts.

129
1 year ago

A virtual assistant that lets you ask your phone questions and get answers without having to look at the phone or type on the keyboard.

129
2 years ago

A company that takes you through the process of getting a new phone. It’s an app that goes through the process of registering your phone, buying a SIM, getting a new phone and transferring your data with you.

128
2 years ago

A startup that lets you use your smartphone’s camera to take a selfie with your face sitting in the middle of a cloud.

128
2 years ago

A startup that makes a 3D printer that can print all of the components needed for a phone, including the glass and battery.

128
2 years ago

This startup in the UK is building a tool that helps people keep track of the time they spend on their phones and other devices.

128
2 years ago

This is an online platform for selling and buying used phones.

128
1 year ago

A new startup that wants to build a “super-headset” with a built-in Spotify subscription. The headset will be a hit with music fans who want to buy the current, highly-rated Apple Beats headphones but want something a bit more fashionable and portable.

128
1 year ago

Smartphone accessory that lets you put on another phone’s screen to give it the appearance of a bigger one.

128
2 years ago

A startup that provides mobile phone repair for $5, and a service in which customers can have their phones fixed by their friends.

127
2 years ago

A startup that sells a $100 smart plug that does everything from controlling the lights in your home to allowing the owner to read text messages on their smartphone from anywhere.

127
2 years ago

A tool for helping people collaborate and communicate via text, email, and phone. The startup’s product is a Slack chatbot that helps users talk about topics, track conversations, set reminders, and so forth.

127
2 years ago

A startup that makes a “personalized financial advisor” out of your phone.

127
2 years ago

A startup that helps users book doctors’ appointments from their phone, and provide medical history and pictures of themselves. It’s currently live in 10 major cities and has raised $1.6 million.

127
2 years ago

A startup that uses a sensor and a mobile app to monitor heart rate and push the data to a doctor’s smartphone. This ensures the doctor has a real-time read on the patient’s health.

127
1 year ago

This authentication app is made for Airbnb and other service providers. It lets you use your phone to make a secure token to authenticate yourself to an app.

127
11 days ago

A wireless charging system for phones that uses a magnetic field to charge your phone.

127
2 years ago

A startup that builds apps for the blind and visually impaired who want to use the the cutting-edge features of their smartphones.

126
2 years ago

A startup that allows your smartphone to operate as a wearable device that can track your movements, showing you how much exercise you’re getting.

126
2 years ago

A social network for the deaf, modeled after its popular iPhone app. The company has expanded its offerings to include audio versions of the app for the deaf and hard of hearing.

126
2 years ago

A startup that makes and sells a $25 hardware device that plugs into your smartphone and lets you make maps of the world.

126
2 years ago

A wearable device that tracks running and biking data and can communicate with a smartphone app. The startup wants to make it easy to get new workouts and track progress without having to purchase a wearable or smartphone apps.

126
2 years ago

A startup that builds custom-fitted protective cases for phones and other devices

125
2 years ago

A company that wants to sell you a phone case that not only protects your iPhone, but also allows you to charge it.

125
2 years ago

A mobile app for people who want to pay rent with their phones.

125
2 years ago

A home assistant that can help you control home appliances, data, and entertainment from your phone.

125
2 years ago

 A platform to help people pay for parking in a city using a smartphone.

125
2 years ago

The company’s first product is a suite of LED bulbs that can be controlled via a smartphone app. The bulbs are built with a Wi-Fi enabled hub and have a built-in motion sensor allowing the user to turn the light on and off, dim, or change its color.

125
1 year ago

A company that helps teachers teach their students about the impact of their smartphones

125
1 year ago

This company encourages people to trade in their old phones for a new one that’s refurbished and refurbished again.

125
1 year ago

A tool that helps companies monitor their employees’ smartphone usage, with the ability to monitor their location, time spent on their device, and screen time for each employee.

125
2 years ago

A software company that helps companies manage their phone service contracts, billing relationships, and customer service efforts.

124
2 years ago

A new app that turns your phone into a high-tech thermostat so you can set it and forget it. The app talks to the temperature sensors in your home and adjusts your system to your energy usage and comfort level.

124
2 years ago

A startup that helps people “own the data” they collect from their phone, so they can see it, control it, and share it.

124
2 years ago

 A tool that helps you search for and find your lost phone, on a map that shows it’s current location.

124
2 years ago

A way to make your phone’s battery last longer. The startup uses a sensor that tells the phone when it is being charged and when the battery is running low. It then adjusts the phone’s power management settings.

124
2 years ago

 A company building a weather app for iPhone that tells you what’s coming up next in your area.

123
2 years ago

The startup’s app, which is currently in beta, allows people to buy and sell used electronics by clicking between old iPhones and iPads. People can even keep track of the item’s age and condition which allows them to make smart purchases.

123
2 years ago

A real estate agent with a smartphone app that helps home-owners connect with contractors.

123
2 years ago

A startup that allows you to broadcast live video from your smartphone to a TV via your phone’s screen

123
2 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.

123
2 years ago

A startup that takes a photo of your license plate and sends a notification to your mobile phone

123
1 year ago

A platform for mobile service providers (e.g. cell phone companies, wireless carriers) to manage their business operations, and a business-to-business platform for mobile service providers to engage with consumers. The company has three contracts, all with mobile carriers.

123
2 years ago

A startup that lets you shop for groceries on your phone and have them delivered

122
2 years ago

Money does not work like it used to. It’s more like a series of cashier store charges. This company wants to make the experience of using cash for transactions more like the way we use our phones.

122
2 years ago

A mobile app that allows customers to book services from home doctors. They’re also focusing on providing privacy for health services, by ensuring that the doctor never sees the patient’s name, phone number, or address. The company is currently working with a hospital in NY.

122
2 years ago

A startup that allows you to order take-out from a local restaurant and pay for it with your phone.

122
2 years ago

A smartphone app that helps patients help themselves. The app helps users manage their prescriptions, so they can take medications at the right time, and refill them before they run out. It also serves as a reminder to patients that they’re taking their meds, and will remind them when their prescriptions are about to expire.

122
2 years ago

A mobile app that helps restaurants with inventory management. The app’s software syncs with a customer’s phone to check if a product is available and to notify the restaurant of changes in the status of the product.

122
2 years ago

A mobile health company that is creating a platform for users to access their medical records from their smartphone, and to find out more about their health.

122
2 years ago

A startup that’s building an online platform for people who want to build and sell their own custom iPhone cases. The startup’s founders say that about 1% of the cases sold in the US are custom-made, and a handful of startups have tried to build their own platform for selling such cases, without much success.

121
2 years ago

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

121
2 years ago

A new company that wants to help people in need, particularly those who can't afford to buy an iPhone. The founders say that for a typical customer, "you'd have to work about 30 years to pay off a plan that costs $350."

121
2 years ago

A provider of hardware and software for smart and connected products. The startup is working on a solution that can control industrial machines remotely via a smartphone app.

121
2 years ago

A company that sells a case that charges a smartphone via the headphone jack

121
2 years ago

Smart locks that let you control your home from anywhere with a smartphone

120
1 year ago

A platform for building apps for the iPhone that doesn’t require any coding experience.

120
2 years ago

A translator that translates the voice of a user's phone into text. The startup, which was founded in May, says that a lot of the time people are talking to themselves, and that voice-to-text software works great but is hard to use.

119
2 years ago

In this article, Rob writes about the startup’s plan to make a video service that lets you edit and share video from an iPhone through a web browser. A few months later, the startup pivots to focus on video editing and distribution.

119
2 years ago

The idea is that you could use a built-in chip that connects to your phone to allow your phone to act like a credit card. The idea is still in the early stages.

119
2 years ago

This startup is building software to allow retailers to offer a new way to pay for goods and to pay their employees. The software removes the need for cashiers, since customers can just request a payment from their phone.

119
2 years ago

A company that helps people save money on their mobile phone bills. The startup is focused on helping people in countries where mobile services are expensive, as is the case in Mexico. It currently offers a mobile plan on a monthly basis and has signed on the largest mobile company in Mexico.

119
2 years ago

A tool that helps users create videos without a smartphone, using a $1 webcam and computer

119
2 years ago

A kitchen system called the “KitchenPod” that’s meant to let you cook, then take the result home for later. The kitchen has a base unit, and a separate pod that connects to a smartphone. The fridge is connected to the base unit via Bluetooth, so it can track things like what you’re eating and how much of it you’re eating. When the pod is connected to the base unit, it can track the fridge’s temperature, as well as how much food it’s holding.

119
1 year ago

A company that sells 3D printed case covers for smart phones.

119
2 years ago

This startup is building a digital assistant that allows employees at real estate companies to do banking, scheduling, and other tasks from their phone.

118
2 years ago

A startup that wants to build a smartphone camera that can shoot video in 360 degrees.

118
2 years ago

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

118
2 years ago

Smartphones are great for task-tracking but lack any standalone tools to do things like keep a grocery list or plan a meal. Synapse is an app that takes all your shopping/cooking/meal plans and puts them into one place.

118
2 years ago

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

118
2 years ago

A company that makes a printable device for measuring the distance between two objects. The product is a small, inexpensive laser point that can be attached to things like cell phones, cameras, and other devices.

118
2 years ago

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

118
2 years ago

A network of kiosks that allows shoppers to pay for purchases with their phone. The startup wants to make mobile payments more convenient and easier to use.

118
2 years ago

This company is building the next generation of the internet of things device. The startup can send notifications to sensors, over Bluetooth, on smartphones, and even on laptops with a gesture.

118
2 years ago

A startup, phone app, and SMS platform for sharing and tracking health information.

118
2 years ago

This startup is building a mobile application that allows you to book hotels and flights from your phone.

118
2 years ago

A system that helps people who are blind assess the quality of their phone’s audio.

118
2 years ago

Builds on the company’s previous product, which allows users to create animated GIFs from their smartphone. Now the team wants to help people automatically make money from their GIFs.

118
2 years ago

A mobile app that allows you to manage your credit and debit card numbers with just your phone’s camera and a voice response. Circle uses the camera to take a picture of the card and then calls the number on the card to confirm it’s valid before linking it to your phone.

117
2 years ago

 A company that wants to make it easy for companies to monitor work performance and productivity through smart devices like phones and wearables.

117
2 years ago

A way for people to upload to their Amazon wish list from their phone

117
2 years ago

A next-generation operating system for your phone.

117
2 years ago

A phone app that lets consumers track their car and its maintenance. The startup is working on a new charging dock that will operate with a single cable, so consumers can charge their cars without having to worry about cables.

117
2 years ago

A wireless charger that’s designed to make it easier for people who have to hold their phone to their ear.

117
2 years ago

An online shopping marketplace that uses mobile payment technology to allow customers to buy and sell items from their smartphones.

117
2 years ago

A company that makes it easy for small businesses to accept payments via mobile phone. The startup says they’re working with 250+ companies in the UK, and have $3 million in revenue.

117
1 year ago

A startup that lets you get the best price on a flight and allows you to book it on your phone. The startup says they have completed over 750,000 flights.

117
2 years ago

A startup that sells phone cases where the back of the case can be customized to show a picture of your child

116
2 years ago

A platform that enables users to buy and sell their unused iPhone parts.

116
2 years ago

A smartphone app that helps people find the closest restaurant to them based on their proximity

116
2 years ago

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

116
2 years ago

A startup that is building an AI-driven customer service platform that automates phone support for tens of thousands of its customers.

116
2 years ago

The company's app is designed to help consumers monitor the health of their finances, including credit scores, debt and income. The application, which is in beta, is available for Android and Apple iOS smartphones.

116
2 years ago

A iOS app that uses the iPhone’s built-in GPS to help you figure out how far you have to walk to complete a given task.

116
2 years ago

An insurance-focused startup that collects data from drivers using their Android phones and then uses the data to sell insurance to them. It’s an insurance company that doesn’t actually write the policies.

116
2 years ago

A platform that enables users to customize their phones with accessories like stands and cases.

116
2 years ago

A social network for the connected car. It aims to make car ownership more accessible by providing access to smartphone-based services that include vehicle diagnostics, maintenance, and selling services.

116
1 year ago

A startup that will take any video and allow its creators to port it to any of the top 30 mobile phone manufacturers, using a digital-rights-management-free model. The company has already built an app that allows anyone to convert any video to any phone.

116
1 year ago

A 2 person startup that’s building a smart phone app that helps people speak in public and reduce their anxiety.

116
2 years ago

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

115
2 years ago

A digital assistant to teach people how to use their phones, helping people become more comfortable with their devices.

115
2 years ago

A digital assistant that helps users cut down on their phone bill by using their phone less.

115
2 years ago

A tool that allows programmers to build and edit .NET Framework applications directly from their smart phones

115
2 years ago

Smartphones, tablets, and laptops have all become computers. This startup wants to make the home a computer. The company is based in San Francisco. The company’s name comes from the idea that a home computer is the center of the home.

114
2 years ago

A GPS-based ride-sharing app that allows users to call a car directly from their phone.

114
2 years ago

A product that provides a “community of people who have lost their phone or know someone who has lost their phone.”

114
2 years ago

This startup is looking to make organic food shopping for the Whole Foods shopper a little easier. They’re working with farmers to create an easy-to-use app that allows users to buy produce from their smartphones. They’re currently working with three farmers in the Midwest and hope to add more in the future.

114
2 years ago

A company that wants to build a way to understand the meaning of phone calls (through audio) and help courts make educated decisions on them.

114
2 years ago

The startup wants to make it easier for people to customize their dog’s collar, so that they’ll show up on your phone, with special notifications, etc.

114
2 years ago

A company that will allow you to stream your favorite TV show to any TV device in your house. The company is building a platform to stream video from any streaming platform to any device, including TVs, computers, game consoles, mobile phones, tablets, and anything else that can play video.

114
2 years ago

A startup for users to sell their used cell phone and get it unlocked.

114
2 years ago

This is a tool for businesses to get a customer’s information, and then sell it to marketers. For example, if you want to get your name and phone number out to people, you can use their product. The company is centered around the idea of a “content spider,” a simple tool that can crawl the web and pull up information it needs.

113
2 years ago

This company is building a web-based system that will help users find a rental car via a smart phone or a car sharing service.

113
2 years ago

A company building advanced text messaging technology that turns your phone into a series of touch buttons and sensors. It’s supposed to help you take advantage of the latest machine learning and sensor technology.

113
2 years ago

A community of users who are willing to pay $1 for a service in which they can stream movies and TV shows (about 1,000 movies and 2,500 hours of TV) using their mobile phones.

113
2 years ago

Future of Food is building an API that will allow food manufacturers to build custom labels for their products, allowing buyers to scan a QR code along with their smartphone and get product details and pricing.

113
2 years ago

A company that lets you watch TV on your phone, using a smart speaker.

112
2 years ago

This app lets users shop at top retailers with their phone camera. The app allows you to scan a barcode and then shop on the same day. The app works with 25 major retailers like Sephora, Amazon, and Bloomingdale's to manage loyalty and reward programs.

112
2 years ago

A software that helps users track down their stolen or lost smartphones.

112
2 years ago

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

112
2 years ago

A personal emergency notification app for your phone.

111
2 years ago

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

111
2 years ago

A financial app that helps consumers buy insurance through their smartphones and mobile apps.

111
2 years ago

This startup wants to make a better platform for finding local business in your area by combining location data from your phone and the location data of your contacts.

110
2 years ago

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

110
2 years ago

In the UK, an increasingly important part of the economy isn’t bricks and mortar stores but phone apps. And one startup wants to replace the app store with a custom-built version. The idea is that you buy an app once and then get the updates for free. The company is giving away its first product for free, called The App Store, in order to gain feedback.

110
2 years ago

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

110
2 years ago

The startup’s first product is a pen that allows people to annotate documents on a computer screen. The second is a virtual keyboard that people can use on their phone to type and dictate on their computer. Second, it’s an app that tracks the time it takes for people to type on their phone.

110
2 years ago

A startup that wants to get a person into the driver’s seat with a new way to track driving behavior using mobile phones. It’s a bit like the sorts of things that Sonar and others are building.

110
2 years ago

This is a “tech-for-good” project that wants to build a marketplace where people can donate their old smartphones and tablets to be refurbished and repurposed into solar-powered lights for developing countries.

110
1 year ago

A way to buy and sell international phone numbers.

110
2 months ago

Humaniq wants to provide a system for users to buy and sell cryptocurrency, using mobile phones. The startup is building a mobile banking app that allows users to buy, sell, trade, and hold funds in cryptocurrency.

110
2 years ago

A startup that builds custom devices for businesses, such as a GPS-powered shelf for a refrigerator to keep track of stock, or a phone-controlled washing machine. It has raised $4.2 million in investments since it was founded in September.

109
2 years ago

The startup, based in the Netherlands, has built a device that turns any Android smartphone into a camera. It promises to ease the process of sharing photos, while also allowing users to take photos that are harder to take with a traditional camera.

109
2 years ago

A different kind of charging station for electric vehicles, focusing on the home. Rather than wirelessly charging vehicles, the startup's stations are stationary and have a separate charging port for plugging in phones and tablets.

109
2 years ago

A startup that lets you buy food delivery from your favorite cafes and restaurants from your phone.

109
2 years ago

A digital farm management solution which gives farmers a way to manage their farms on their smartphones.

109
2 years ago

A company that wants to help people get paid more for doing things they already do. You’re already writing emails on your phone, so you should get paid for that.

109
2 years ago

An iPhone-based app for tracking your health and habits, along with the data from your FitBit. The app averages out your personal data and presents a picture of how healthy you are overall.

109
2 years ago

An iPhone app that makes it easier to share data between devices.

109
2 years ago

A payment app that allows users to scan QR codes with the phone’s camera and pay the bill with a single click.

109
2 years ago

This is a “shortcut” to provide the same results as a traditional HR process, by using phone interviews, instant messaging, and video interview feedback to automate the hiring process.

108
2 years ago

The company is centered around a new product called the “Activity Tracker”, which is actually a wristband with sensors that measure the wearer’s activity throughout the day. The wristband communicates with a phone that then records the data on the app. The data can then be synced with a HealthKit-enabled app for tracking progress.

108
2 years ago

A startup that lets you send and receive payments with your bank account, but also with your phone.

108
2 years ago

A messaging app that lets you chat with your friends using GIFs and stickers. Like Kik, the app uses a chatbot to accept your messages and then creates your messages out of existing ones in your phone.

108
2 years ago

A platform for selling and buying things on your phone, similar to eBay and Craigslist, but with more personalization and a focus on local finds. In beta as of July, the company is not yet profitable, but has already signed up over 500 beta testers.

108
2 years ago

A company that builds smartphone apps for students, giving them access to course materials on the go.

108
1 year ago

This startup is building a real-time travel app that uses the GPS on your phone to help you navigate to your next destination.

108
1 year ago

A platform that provides data about how your phone is being used. The startup aims to tackle a problem that is increasingly important as the world becomes more connected: How exactly is my phone being used

108
1 year ago

A network for mobile phone users that connects them to legal services and legal professionals. The startup was founded in 2015 and is based in the UK.

108
2 years ago

A startup that lets users order flowers on the go, then have them delivered from a local florist, all made possible via a phone number the user can text. The app is currently free, but a paid version is in the works.

107
2 years ago

A product that allows you to draw on your smartphone so you can communicate with your friends in the same format as you do on the computer.

107
2 years ago

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

107
2 years ago

A platform that gives you the ability to broadcast live video from your phone. The startup wants to bring a “Facebook Live” like experience to mobile devices, but with better quality.

107
2 years ago

A startup that lets you send photos and videos from your phone to a rotating cast of actors for posterity.

107
2 years ago

A fingerprint-based unlock system for phones. The startup is trying to make fingerprint sensors more secure by having users open their phones in a certain way and secure them. This is a startup that has been around for a while, with a version known as SnapLock, but it is now rebranding itself as Fingerprint Lock.

107
1 year ago

An eye exam app that provides a digital photo of the eye taken from a smartphone camera

107
2 years ago

This startup is using mobile payments to help small businesses pay their vendors directly from their phones, reducing the need to invoice and avoid late payments.

106
2 years ago

A tool for companies which allows them to set up a phone line to text customers. The idea is that companies can have a central number where they can text customers and the app can notify customers of late payments.

106
2 years ago

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

106
2 years ago

This startup is selling a product that makes it easier to show off your pets on Instagram by allowing people to take photos of their pets with their phones. Users can then share those photos on Instagram.

106
2 years ago

The idea: A mobile phone that can be powered by your body movement, rather than by a battery. The goal is for the device to be small enough to fit in your pocket, but powerful enough to run a full computer. The company was founded in May 2016 by two ex-Apple engineers.

106
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies integrate their Slack teams with existing email and phone systems.

106
2 years ago

A customer-facing mobile app that helps people help themselves to nutrition advice from their phone.

106
1 year ago

A way to send money to friends, family, and employees using a free app on their phone.

106
1 year ago

A product that helps people get paid on their phone for sharing their car’s location with friends.

106
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service for helping people find their lost phone by having their phone ring, even if the phone is on silent

105
2 years ago

A company that brings internet of things-style technology to the previously non-internet-connected, like home appliances. It’s a home monitoring hub that allows you to control things like your lights and heating from your smartphone.

105
2 years ago

A platform that allows mobile phones to be used as keys to access secure physical spaces and buildings.

105
2 years ago

A platform that helps users find the best salon for their haircuts. The app stores salon location data in users’ phones and provides them with recommendations based on their location and needs.

105
2 years ago

A company that manufactures and distributes high-end headphones, digital cameras, and other electronics. The startup is focusing on the “high-end” market by offering higher quality products priced at the same range as its competitors.

105
2 years ago

B2B software company that’s looking to replace the phone-based process of booking appointments with a website that makes it easier and faster to set up appointments.

105
2 years ago

A company that provides a way for people to apply to jobs directly from the phone. It’s currently working in the UK, and has plans to expand to other countries.

105
2 years ago

Idea : A platform that helps companies arrange and book meetings with clients over the phone, in-person, or online.

105
2 years ago

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

105
1 year ago

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

105
2 years ago

A tool to give employees a simple way to talk to their bosses and coworkers at work and on the phone.

104
2 years ago

UrbanClap specializes in helping local businesses find customers through their mobile app. It’s building a tool that helps people book appointments at local businesses from their phones directly.

104
2 years ago

This startup is building a network for the more than 60 million people who don’t have bank accounts — but are still expected to receive a loan, rent payments, or pay utility bills. As a result, they often don’t have access to the basic financial services they need. Envelope lets them become a platform for next-day payment, and offers payment-by-phone for small transactions.

104
2 years ago

A cloud-based phone system for companies. It’s designed to be a suite of tools that works with the other tools the company already has in place, including a phone, PBX and computer system.

104
2 years ago

A startup to allow people to send money from their smartphones to a family member, no matter where they are in the world.

104
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where you can purchase a gift card that is redeemable for a 1 hour tech support phone call

103
2 years ago

A cloud-based version of Microsoft Word that lets people create and edit documents from their phones.

103
2 years ago

This startup is building an “intelligent” assistant that “helps you get the most out of your phone” and “helps you make the most of your time”.

103
2 years ago

A tool for creating quick and easy surveys on your phone. The startup is designed for survey creators, but anyone can use it. It offers a mobile-first platform that lets users create surveys and send them immediately to users, and then open the survey link in another app on their phone.

103
2 years ago

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

103
2 years ago

A telemedicine startup that connects patients to health care professionals via email, chat, video, and phone.

103
2 years ago

A startup focused on helping customers gain access to discounts and deals for their phones.

103
1 year ago

An open source framework that lets people edit smartphone videos with a finger, finger or stylus.

103
1 year ago

With this product, customers in India and China can pay for food and groceries from their phones.

103
2 years ago

A software company that provides a platform to help people, companies and organizations enter and manage their POCSAG traffic data from their existing mobile phone.

102
2 years ago

An iOS app and web-based service that helps people find the best deals on headphones, portable speakers, and more.

102
2 years ago

A startup that helps small businesses and startups interact with their customers. The app lets people create and manage a live broadcast from their phone.

102
2 years ago

A tool to make it easy for customers to control the power of their lights with their phones.

102
2 years ago

The company wants to be the software company that helps you create a shopping list and keep track of it on your phone.

102
2 years ago

A company that makes products that allow blind people to use smartphones

102
1 year ago

This startup wants to make it possible to order food and drink delivery from your phone, via 1-click on an app.

102
2 years ago

A startup that makes a device that attaches to your phone and acts as a bubble level

101
2 years ago

A company that turns a smartphone into a credit card terminal for money transfers.

101
2 years ago

A smartphone app that helps a person manage their finances in real-time, with the goal of helping people make better financial decisions.

101
2 years ago

Smart home system that helps eliminate the need for people to put down their phones to manage their homes.

101
2 years ago

A home-based virtual assistant that takes care of chores for you, using your smartphone to help you keep track of tasks. It’s first product is a voice-activated concierge.

101
1 year ago

A company that helps geospatial companies like Uber and Lyft better understand the best routes and pricing to reach customers by using data from their phone to track their location.

101
2 years ago

A startup that wants to build a smartphone-based payment system, with support for cryptocriteria like Bitcoin and Litecoin, to replace the credit cards people use to pay each other.

100
2 years ago

A new app that helps drivers find nearby parking spaces, navigate parking garages, and pay for their parking through their phone.

100
2 years ago

A startup that is building a platform for mobile phone companies and carriers to provide their services on the open web and in mobile applications, instead of requiring people to download an app.

100
2 years ago

App that helps you play games against your friends and pick up where you left off on your phone

100
2 years ago

A startup that allows users to securely access their digital possessions from anywhere with a smartphone. It’s currently working on an encryption layer that will allow users to access their files, which can be stored in the cloud, phone, or a computer.

100
2 years ago

The company’s target market is the 50 million people in India who have mobile phones but do not have bank accounts. The app uses SMS and a mobile number to allow the user to transfer money into their account.

100
1 year ago

A lightweight, mobile app that allows you to work with the same notes across your phone and desktop, allowing you to sync them all to your Google Drive account.

100
2 years ago

A company that combines a wearables platform, a wearable device, and a smartphone app to improve the health of its users.

99
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform that can let people pay rent with their phones. The company is focused on the homeless population, which is more mobile than the average person, but their platform could be used across all sectors.

99
2 years ago

A company that lets people easily sell and buy gift cards from their phones.

99
2 years ago

A startup that wants to take your home security camera and turn it into a smart camera with the ability to send alerts to your phone.

99
2 years ago

A company that uses a mobile phone app to help you find the closest car service to the spot you are at.

99
1 year ago

A startup that lets you sync your Microsoft Outlook calendar to your iPhone.

99
1 year ago

A messaging service for companies to send and receive messages without requiring employees to have smartphones. The company is working on a product that will work with existing hardware, like a tablet.

99
1 year ago

A platform that connects a mobile phone with a scanner to allow a person to scan and pay for goods with a mobile phone.

99
1 year ago

A startup that works with big companies to help them cut down on costs by eliminating unnecessary phone lines.

99
2 years ago

“We’re building a smartphone for your toilet.” The startup’s products are a toilet that has sensors and a smartphone app that lets you manage it remotely.

98
2 years ago

A digital solution for people to reliably secure their home and personal property with a cell phone.

98
2 years ago

A cell phone service for the homeless that allows them to send and receive money via text message.

98
1 year ago

A Bluetooth-powered bra that connects to a smartphone app to track exercise and sleep cycles.

98
1 year ago

A startup that aims to give you a better way to pay for a home’s mortgage. It’s a mobile app that lets you see, manage, and pay for your home’s mortgage from your phone.

98
1 year ago

A whiteboard for your phone… by drawing and sharing on your phone.

98
2 years ago

A company that provides financial planners with a tool that lets them manage a client’s retirement accounts from their phone.

97
2 years ago

A payment platform that allows users to make payments without constantly having to pull out their phones. It’s meant to allow payments to happen in the background and utilize location data to make sure the person paying the bill can’t pay it twice.

97
2 years ago

A subscription-based service that lets people manage their digital identity from their phone.

97
2 years ago

A company building a way for people to “rent” their phone data for a monthly fee, with text messages included.

97
2 years ago

A new kind of search engine that uses AI to give answers to questions. It also works with an app on your phone to let you get answers without having to search for them.

97
1 year ago

A tool that can be used to create “mini apps” that can be used to run tiny tasks on a business’s phone, like taking a picture with a tablet, or looking up a restaurant’s location.

97
2 years ago

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

96
2 years ago

A company that allows people to make “tweets” from their phone, or a software program that’ll be able to take a list of contacts and create a list of tweets to send to them.

96
2 years ago

“A low-cost, durable, and scalable solution for the enterprise that replaces the expense of traditional PDAs and cellphones.”

96
1 year ago

This is a service that lets you order groceries through the phone and text. The startup is working with a chain of grocery stores and hopes to expand to other cities.

96
1 year ago

A restaurant that allows customers to order food on their phones. The app is meant to be a more human interface to the kitchen and to reduce wait times at the restaurant.

96
11 months ago

A platform built to help people learn a new skill by encouraging them to practice it on their phone.

96
9 months ago

A text messaging platform that helps consumers get a cheaper phone plan.

96
2 years ago

A way to connect to the internet through a satellite, without a phone. The startup is building a satellite router for use in rural areas.

95
2 years ago

A B2C online platform that helps people look up the prices of products and services without having to use a phone or computer. It uses the Apple Wallet API to pull up prices from thousands of retailers and automatically applies a coupon.

95
2 years ago

The startup’s app allows users to browse, book, and pay for hotel services using their smartphone without any of the usual frustrations from booking a room with a tech-less hotel website.

95
2 years ago

This startup sells a device which allows you to use the power of your smartphone to map out and visualize the power consumption of any device connected to a power grid.

95
2 years ago

A desktop app for managing and monitoring a corporate smartphone fleet.

95
1 year ago

A digital communications company based in New York City. Their software is designed to help companies interact with their employees via phone, email, or chat.

95
2 years ago

This is an “ATM of the future” where you can quickly find the nearest cash machine and pay with your phone, with the machine having the capacity to be disassembled for easy travel.

94
2 years ago

A seed-stage medical tech startup focused on helping patients undergoing surgery and managing their pain through a smartphone app. The founders say they’ve been featured on 60 Minutes, and have raised a $1 million seed round

94
2 years ago

A startup that helps users sync their calendars and contacts in the cloud with their phones.

94
2 years ago

A virtual assistant for your phone that helps you deal with your to-do list.

94
2 years ago

A company that makes a device that lets you “reverse engineer” your phone to see what’s on the other side.

94
2 years ago

A startup trying to help iPhone users make in-store purchases without waiting in line

94
1 year ago

A company that turns smartphone screens into touch-enabled, virtual room controls

94
1 year ago

Manage your pets and keep track of their health from your smartphone

94
1 year ago

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

94
2 years ago

This startup is building a product that can make any physical object like a car, a laptop, a camera or a phone, into an IoT device. It’s currently testing products with big-name brands like Apple and HP already.

93
2 years ago

A smartphone app that allows you to use your fitness data to personalize your health and fitness goals.

93
1 year ago

A widget that helps you save money on your phone bill by automatically charging your phone only when you’re near a Wi-Fi network.

93
1 year ago

A healthcare company that has designed a device to use a smartphone’s camera to detect tumors

93
1 year ago

A social network for elderly people to check in and view pictures of their friends and family. The startup has already helped its first customer, a family member, locate her father and communicate with him (via text) over the phone.

93
8 months ago

A software solution to help people use their phones as a remote camera, which can be set to take photos when an event occurs, such as a baby crying or an alarm going off.

93
2 years ago

A complex, distributed system that turns your phone number into a digital identity. It aims to provide a digital identity for every person on the planet, allowing them to access online services.

92
2 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.

92
2 years ago

A platform for pet owners with chronic conditions to have more control over their care and more transparency into their health. The app allows owners to take phone calls from their doctors, get their medical records, and run tests for them.

92
2 years ago

A product for helping people create a daily habit of exercising. The startup helps people work through a workout routine on their phone, with the goal of helping them build a habit. It’s meant to be a replacement for people who have used apps like ChoreMonster or other similar products before.

92
2 years ago

A platform to help people do their taxes on their phones. The startup has created a companion app that helps people with their taxes, with an aim to help more people save hundreds of dollars on their taxes.

92
1 year ago

A company that wants to automate the process of converting a crypto wallet into a standard bank account over the phone.

92
11 months ago

A startup that creates and sells accessories that look like iPhones but are actually much simpler and cheaper versions.

92
11 months ago

A video editing platform that lets users edit 30-second videos that they’ve recorded privately with their phone.

92
2 years ago

Rethinking the way we build and manage software is the goal of BuildZoom. The startup allows users to compare home improvements from a variety of vendors and service providers from the comfort of one website. It's an online marketplace that allows consumers to shop for home improvement projects from the convenience of a desktop computer or mobile phone. BuildZoom makes it easy to find the right contractor, and provides a level of transparency that other home improvement websites do not.

91
2 years ago

An iOS app for smart locks that can be controlled remotely through the app or phone camera.

91
2 years ago

A “smart” home that uses your smartphone to monitor your energy usage, giving you a report on how much heat you’re putting out and how much your bill is going to be

91
2 years ago

A new kind of restaurant reservation platform that works across telephone, mobile, and web. The company says it’s building a “digital concierge” that can quickly answer questions on the fly and will be available in 6 languages.

91
2 years ago

Nextbit wants to deliver Android in a way that lets you take your phone with you everywhere. It cuts down on background apps and syncs only the apps that you want to use with your phone. Available on Android and iOS.

91
2 years ago

A customer support platform for small business, allowing them to connect with customers via chat, email, social media, and phone calls.

91
1 year ago

A startup for buying and selling airtime on prepaid phones, currently live in Sweden.

91
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build a system to help people in the developing world manage and track their food using a mobile phone. It’s building a platform that allows customers to buy and sell food using a mobile phone and a credit card.

91
1 year ago

An online service to help customers find the right phone case for their phone

91
1 year ago

The idea behind this startup is that there are 100s of millions of people who don’t use their car’s navigation system, but do know how to use their cellphones. The startup wants to solve the problem by building a service for people to use their phone’s GPS to give them directions.

91
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make fitness apps as accessible as possible. It’s developing a service that can do things like send texts to your phone with workout time reminders and sets reminders on your phone for you to work out.

90
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier to build internet services for internet-connected devices, especially those that aren’t smartphones.

90
2 years ago

 A startup for hotels to receive guest reviews. It allows hotels to easily build a phone application that allows guests to submit feedback. It’s also a way for hotels to tap into a big, untapped market of millennials who like to review things on their phones.

90
2 years ago

A drone startup that aims to make drones as useful as smartphones. The company is building a drone that can be mounted on a smartphone and used for a variety of uses, from viewing property to capturing video.

90
1 year ago

A social network for restaurants, startups and developers. It’s a platform where restaurants can find users to fix their tables, answer the phone, and do general upkeep.

90
1 year ago

A product that allows you to set a reminder on your phone for when you will receive a package and the tracking number. The startup has raised $1.8 million to build out its business.

90
1 year ago

A startup that provides customers with the ability to pay bills, bank transfers, and other expenses with their mobile phones. The company’s founders say they’ve already signed up 300,000 users and are working to expand their service to other countries.

90
16 days ago

A startup that allows users to link their phone’s camera to their car’s navigation system to take a picture of a license plate when passing by a location and gets the location to the user in real time.

90
2 years ago

A startup helping companies that use a lot of data or have a lot of data. The startup is looking to offer 24/7/365 support, with an automated phone call within two hours of an issue being raised.

89
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a tool to help people maintain their phone’s warranty, the company claims.

89
2 years ago

A startup building a platform that allows developers to build apps that work on a variety of different devices, such as an iPhone, a Samsung, or a Motorola.

89
2 years ago

A platform that allows you to take a photo of anything on your smartphone, and then upload it to Google Photos.

89
2 years ago

A startup that aims to help people get back to nature by getting rid of their smartphones. This startup wants to help people create a “digital detox” by getting rid of their phones and reconnecting to nature.

89
2 years ago

This venture helps people buy real estate using only their phone number.

89
1 year ago

Create a platform for companies to manage their own customer service phone calls.

89
10 months ago

A tool that helps secure personal photos on your phone and computer, helping to keep them private and secure.

89
2 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.

88
2 years ago

A startup with a mobile, blockchain-based identification system that allows a person to prove their identity and access their finances using a smartphone app and biometric data such as a fingerprint or iris scan.

88
2 years ago

This startup is building a tool that can help you create a parkour map using a smartphone’s camera, then share that map on social media.

88
1 year ago

A SaaS application that helps businesses manage and secure their customers by creating and enforcing rules for their phone numbers.

88
1 year ago

A “sticker printer” that prints QR codes to open apps on phones.

88
2 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.

87
2 years ago

The smart contract-based system will give customers their monthly phone bill, as well as their statement of account and the option to pay online.

87
2 years ago

A platform that allows for GPS-enabled payments where customers can pay for parking at over 3,000 locations in the U.S. via their smartphone.

87
2 years ago

A lot of companies are selling mobile phone cases with custom designs, but Nines offers custom design and production of phone cases, which will be sold in retail stores.

87
2 years ago

Manage your small business finances from your phone

87
1 year ago

A music discovery service that lets people upload music from their phones to play on all their devices, creating a sort of Pandora for your mobile devices.

87
1 year ago

A smart phone app that makes it easier to find the cheapest airfare for travel on Facebook. The startup has already seen success with the app, and says they’ve seen a 150% increase in the number of people in India who use it on a daily basis.

87
9 months ago

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

87
2 years ago

A startup that helps poor people earn money through their smartphones. The startup wants to replace the urban poor with a new type of labor force that’s more productive and less susceptible to exploitation.

86
2 years ago

A digital groceries store that integrates with other apps and allows users to view their purchases from their phones.

86
2 years ago

A startup for digital goods, taking a page out of the Apple model of selling new iPhone apps on the day of release. The startup is selling digital goods like digital photographs and videos that have already been processed.

86
2 years ago

A tool for mobile phones that creates custom sticker packs.

86
2 years ago

A company that sells a device that lets your phone read and translate text in over 100 languages. The startup has raised $3 million.

86
1 year ago

A company that makes notifications for mobile workers, helping them to stay in touch with clients and customers via text, email, and phone, and communicating with them in real time.

86
2 years ago

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

85
2 years ago

This is an app that turns your phone into an emergency hotspot to connect with friends and family, and to help you dial 911.

85
2 years ago

A phone app for sending automated text messages to people who are at an event. Great when a speaker gives an update to a crowd and they are lost for a moment, and also great for sending reminders about things like a doctor’s appointment.

85
2 years ago

LevelUp lets you buy mobile data for other people using your phone. You set a price and the app brings a buyer to the seller.

85
1 year ago

A personal computer for managing back pain. It’s essentially a smartphone that sits on a medical table and provides a diagnosis, treatment recommendations, and a system for collecting patient data.

85
1 year ago

The idea is to build a service that enables you to trade your Apple Watch and iPhone data with other people. The company wants to build a directory of sellers and buyers of Apple Watch and iPhone data.

85
1 year ago

A cellphone app that automatically suggests time-saving, healthy habits for you.

85
1 year ago

A platform that connects restaurants and their customers, and allows them to order take-out and delivery from their phones.

85
10 months ago

A parking app for drivers in the San Francisco Bay Area, which includes a phone app, an app for drivers and a website for drivers to browse available parking spots. The startup has about 3,000 drivers and about 3,000 parking spots.

85
2 years ago

A Chicago-based startup that wants to make parking a breeze using an app that allows drivers to pay for parking via their phone.

84
2 years ago

Manages over $20 billion of assets and manages this via a smartphone app. It’s also an e-commerce platform for other businesses to sell their wares on the platform.

84
2 years ago

A credit card for young people, targeted at millennials for whom traditional credit cards don’t suit their habits. The company has a physical card with a magnetic stripe that customers put on one side of their phones to pay their bills.

84
2 years ago

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

84
2 years ago

Inspired by the Robinhood phone app, a startup wants to build a digital banking app for millennials that will not only give them the ability to check their account balances, but also update and deposit checks.

84
9 months ago

A platform that helps you get your home ready for sale by taking pictures of it, writing a description and uploading it to a marketplace where buyers can view the home through a smartphone app.

84
2 years ago

A device that can act as a second screen for your smartphone, beaming to your TV or a projector. The startup is focused on the touchscreen issue, as the screen is often the weak link in smartphone use.

83
1 year ago

CaseReev is a mobile checkout company that allows users to scan the barcodes of items in stores and pay with their mobile phones. The startup raised $1.1 million last year

83
1 year ago

A “tame” version of the Snapchat app, focused on bringing its features to one’s phone.

83
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help people find and use better alternatives to plastic bags, by helping them make shopping lists in their phone’s email. The startup has only been live for a week, but is already seeing a 30% conversion rate.

83
1 year ago

A payment company that provides software to retailers to accept payments from customers using their phones. Currently, the company has over $2.6 billion in annual volume.

83
9 months ago

A way to get your phone to play music without learning the complicated alphabet.

83
2 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.

82
2 years ago

A backend platform for the “internet of things”, which connects all the devices in your house. The backend is a piece of software that runs on an app on your phone which connects all the devices in your house. It’s a way to connect all the devices in your house, give voice commands, and get things to do on your schedule.

82
2 years ago

A company that helps people manage their wine collections. The startup is building a wine database and app that lets users track their wine collection in real time, save it to their phone, and save it to the cloud.

82
1 year ago

A digital health startup that aims to bring a smartphone-based app to make health monitoring easier for people. The app aims to reduce anxiety, and encourage people to take action on their health.

82
1 year ago

A company that makes a service that turns any connected device into a smart home hub, enabling users to control various smart home devices with their smartphone.

82
1 year ago

A company that uses algorithms to direct automated phone calls to businesses to help them reach out to prospective customers who have similar interests. The startup offers a “campaign” for as low as $400 for up to two calls per day.

82
1 year ago

A new way of paying for groceries. Instead of swiping a credit card, shoppers use their phones to scan a QR code for payment and a receipt.

82
10 months ago

A hand-held device that makes it easy to take photos from your phone and transfer them to your computer.

82
18 days ago

A peer-to-peer marketplace for finding and buying used phones. The company says they have $10,000 monthly recurring revenue, counting YC as one of their customers.

82
2 years ago

A mobile app that generates income for the user - a college student who buys cheap phone cases from China and resells them at a profit.

81
2 years ago

A tool that lets you make an image that looks like you’re looking at a phone, but in fact you’re looking at the real world through a video camera.

81
2 years ago

A SaaS platform that helps customers purchase, manage, and monitor cellular phone accounts.

81
1 year ago

A customer service app that lets users send messages from their phones to the company and vice versa.

81
1 year ago

It turns any mobile phone into a live ID, and promises a “one-tap verification” that will be accepted by a growing number of retailers.

81
1 year ago

A startup that uses artificial intelligence to monitor your health and give you a counseling session with a live doctor over the phone. The goal is to make the call center a “one-stop-shop” for any kind of health issues.