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2 years ago

A startup that’s building a new kind of shopping cart that lets buyers seamlessly buy products at multiple sites without leaving the online store.

833
2 years ago

A startup on the App Store that helps users manage their apps, promote and sell them, and help users find updates and new features.

236
1 year ago

A platform that enables online retailers to offer their customers the option to create their own exclusive in-store experiences.

173
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

170
1 year ago

A tool for quickly creating an online store for physical goods.

157
2 months ago

This company wants to create an app that will catch the attention of people who are passing by storefronts and then tell them about the experiences within.

152
2 years ago

A startup that helps retail stores find out which products their customers like best

148
1 year ago

A company that uses Microsoft Azure to help businesses create and manage online store fronts

148
1 year ago

A tool meant to help store managers and their employees deal with peak seasons. The tool works in a similar way to Southwest Airlines' Rapid Rewards program, connecting the store manager to the employees who help them at the store. The idea is that with the company's software, the store manager and employees can find out what rewards are best for the store and plan accordingly.

145
2 years ago

A software company that uses machine learning to manage and handle re-ordering and inventory for online stores.

144
2 years ago

This startup is building a platform for American farmers to sell their goods to consumers worldwide. The startup aims to use a mix of digital store fronts and technology to deliver to consumers in countries like India and China, where the rural population has been growing.

144
2 years ago

A startup that helps customers change loyalty cards without physically going to the store.

140
2 years ago

This app helps content creators sell their products on Amazon, using a digital storefront.

137
2 years ago

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

136
2 years ago

A digital store of recipes and ideas for cooking

134
2 years ago

A company that makes it easy to build out e-commerce sites for mom and pop stores

132
2 years ago

A platform for brands and retailers to sell products from other stores in their network.

132
2 years ago

The startup is building a platform to record and store every single note an employee takes.

130
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.

130
1 year ago

A company that helps brands create and distribute in-store marketing content across traditional and social media, allowing for a more efficient way to reach customers.

127
2 years ago

A startup that helps retailers “find the right kind of people to hire” for their stores. The startup is also building out a talent platform for retailers using job data from LinkedIn to help them find the right people to hire.

126
2 years ago

A software that automates the process of taking high-quality photos of products for online stores and catalogs

126
2 years ago

A company that helps retail stores run their inventory at the right price.

125
2 years ago

A platform that powers “digital stores” in the physical world

125
2 years ago

This company wants to replace the need for cashiers in grocery stores. It’s not just a vending machine that dispenses goods, but a multi-modal platform that handles payment and inventory. The company has partnered with major grocers, including Publix, Kroger, and Albertsons.

124
2 years ago

A warehouse service that can provide a complete solution for small businesses that need to store inventory, with a focus on fulfillment and shipping.

124
2 years ago

A $1 cloud-based platform for sharing your music, where friends can listen to it for free. The app is already on the Apple Store, and the company is looking to expand to Android and Windows.

123
1 year ago

A startup that helps small business owners sell more from their store by allowing them to display sale items from retailers that they don’t normally sell from.

123
2 years ago

A startup that helps people save money by helping them find discounted deals on things they buy frequently at stores like Walmart, Target, etc.

122
2 years ago

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

122
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easy to buy, sell and store cryptocurrency

121
2 years ago

A platform that helps companies create custom, branded t-shirts, available to buy online and in-store.

121
2 years ago

A hardware wallet that allows users to store and use any cryptocurrency.

120
2 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants manage their supply chain and order inventory to keep the stores stocked. The startup was acquired by the parent company of Whole Foods.

120
2 years ago

A startup that is working to create a cryptocurrency that helps people stay organized by helping them store and share their photos.

120
2 years ago

Share3X is a platform that lets people store, share, and manage their work and financial tools. The startup offers a “Workplace as a Service” for companies to house their employees’ tools.

120
2 years ago

The startup wants to show people the right stores in their area to buy virtual goods, like video games, virtual pets, and more.

120
2 years ago

Plant-based protein startup that uses aquaponic systems to grow its products. The startup is looking to raise $750,000 to enter into a big box store like Walmart.

119
2 years ago

A company that helps home builders like ApartmentPlace, ApartmentGuide, and Zumper create a single-page listing that embeds all of their properties into an app that they can distribute through the Apple Store and Google Play.

119
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for consumers to find quality products for their homes. Its app is similar to Amazon’s Dash, but for finding products in a physical store.

119
2 years ago

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

118
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easy to create and manage an online store

117
2 years ago

A digital store for home users of medical equipment

117
2 years ago

They’re the modern version of a “grocery store”, with a storehouse of over 400 in-demand items that can be added to a wish list. They’re free for consumers, but can have a fee for businesses with 500 or more items in stock.

117
2 years ago

Delivery service that promises to get an item to you after a certain interval, following a route that minimizes driving, and lets you pick up items from a store.

117
1 year ago

A startup which helps producers of consumer goods in India get their products from a supplier to a store.

117
2 years ago

A startup that lets you store documents online as if they were in a shared Google Docs account.

116
1 year ago

A new type of restaurant that delivers meals, but instead of ordering food online, you get to pick it up at a store. The app will be available in the next few months.

116
1 year ago

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

116
2 years ago

An AI that helps power the “emotional intelligence” of retail stores, which are expected to grow in importance.

115
1 year ago

A platform that allows users to store and manage their tiny home remotely. It’s like Airbnb for tiny homes.

115
2 years ago

A company that develops web applications for businesses, such as e-commerce platforms or online store builders.

114
2 years ago

The startup is building a system that lets restaurant operators do inventory management automatically, which is difficult because of the high number of variables involved in managing inventory, from the type of food to how it’s portioned and stored.

114
2 years ago

A digital store for collectible cards that helps users build a collection by tracking and sharing their collection, and by selling cards in a marketplace.

114
2 years ago

This “new era of vending machines” wants to help grocery stores sell beverages at a lower cost

114
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a tool that automatically designs and builds ecommerce stores for you

113
2 years ago

A startup that wants to give people more control over their data by letting them store it on their own USB drives

113
1 year ago

A startup that provides a suite of mobile-first eCommerce tools to help drive business growth. They’re building a platform to help brands create a single, seamless customer experience across all sales channels including online, mobile, social, in-store and in-app.

113
2 years ago

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

112
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.

112
2 years ago

The company was a Google product that made it easy to connect with people in nearby stores.

112
1 year ago

A platform that authenticates and stores medical records, allowing patients to share their own information with their doctors.

112
2 years ago

A start-up using AI to help retailers maintain their store inventory.

111
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for businesses to build their own online store. Instead of a lengthy process of building an e-commerce site themselves, the startup will make it easy for a business to buy in to a pre-built site.

111
2 years ago

A startup that provides an online toolkit for building ecommerce storefronts.

111
2 years ago

A platform that helps retailers sell offline. The startup lets retailers sell their products in physical stores, and then also sell it online for buyers. Basically it’s a way for brick and mortar retailers to sell online and to their customers.

111
2 years ago

A software-as-a-service tool for automating product support in ecommerce stores.

111
2 years ago

An iOS app that helps people schedule and manage tasks. It’s available on the App Store and also through the website.

111
1 year ago

A mobile app that allows users to schedule grocery stores for pickup and delivery

111
2 years ago

A startup operating in the European market that is building a network of e-commerce sites that allow users to shop from multiple stores in one place

110
2 years ago

A tool to help creatives manage their store from anywhere using an app or website.

110
2 years ago

This startup is building a cloud-based platform to help shop owners manage their stores. The company is building a platform that allows owners to manage their stores from the cloud, and lets them use the software to access their inventory and receive notifications on sales.

110
2 years ago

A tool for stores to sell goods online, funded by an angel investor.

110
2 years ago

A "grocery delivery and store-of-value" app, allowing users to order groceries, have them delivered to their door, and then sell them for a profit.

110
2 years ago

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

110
2 years ago

This is a startup that helps businesses demo their products on the web, using pre-made widgets that look like online store pages.

110
2 years ago

A company that allows owners of small kiosks, restaurants, cafes, and retail stores to sell their wares via a mobile app.

110
1 year ago

A startup that provides professional services for marketing, design, and technology to brands that want to set up their own online storefronts.

110
1 year ago

A tool that helps businesses make and manage their own digital storefronts, which they plug into their website.

110
2 years ago

A company that wants to re-create the good old days of the local neighborhood hardware store for modern consumers. They want to build a modern version of the mobile app that lets people buy and sell their stuff in a local community.

109
2 years ago

Localized and hand-curated content for small businesses, such as a website’s homepage, blog, and store.

109
2 years ago

A platform that gives musicians the tools to create and distribute their music, as well as an online store.

109
2 years ago

Builds software for the retail industry that monitors security cameras in stores, then tags and collects data about those customers, whether they spend money, who they are, and what they’re looking at.

108
2 years ago

A tool that helps you get all sorts of things done, like a virtual grocery store, virtual or actual clothing store, or virtual or actual license plates.

108
2 years ago

A company founded by a team of Stanford and Berkeley researchers that uses AI to detect and prevent fraud. The software aims to detect when a person is trying to make a credit card purchase in a store and notify the appropriate employees, who can then stop the transaction.

108
2 years ago

A startup that sells a service where people can sell their old stuff and have someone deliver it to a store for them

107
2 years ago

A platform that helps retail companies track and manage transactions in their stores and offices.

107
2 years ago

This is an online tool that helps companies manage their physical stores by helping them track inventory, maintain data on the condition of their products, and keep up with trends in their markets.

107
2 years ago

A wearable that helps you find the best places to park during a trip to the grocery store.

107
2 years ago

A startup that wants to create an online store that uses artificial intelligence to automatically find and purchase items that match a customer’s taste and preferences.

107
2 years ago

An eCommerce company that offers virtual and physical storefronts for customers to order from.

106
2 years ago

This company builds apps for the Lockbox app, a lockbox service that lets people store valuables in a secure location.

106
2 years ago

A text-messaging app that allows people to pay businesses via text message. The startup wants to replace the cashier at your local store.

106
2 years ago

A tool for retailers to manage returns, store inventory, and track inventory and sales

106
2 years ago

A company that provides a platform that allows companies to operate mobile-only stores.

106
2 years ago

An “App Store for Doctors”, which uses artificial intelligence to recommend treatments and therapies for patients.

106
1 year ago

A company that claims to have created a system to automate the process of order fulfillment on web stores. The idea is to get a handle on a tangle of order-tracking tools and automate them into a single interface.

106
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.

105
2 years ago

A tool for people to create bespoke retail experiences for their customers. The startup is looking to bring a similar experience to brick and mortar stores as opposed to startups that have to build their own stores.

105
2 years ago

A tool that helps businesses track inventory for their e-commerce site, which is the dream of every store owner but impossible to do manually.

105
2 years ago

A startup with a similar idea to Fancy, with stores that focus on seasonal goods.

105
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where a personal shopper goes to a store and picks out items they want for them

104
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where you can get a house cleaned for you and then get a certificate to get a discount at a local store

104
2 years ago

A product for grocery stores that helps them take the guesswork out of their product ordering process.

104
2 years ago

This startup is selling a B2B service that helps restaurants, drug stores, and grocery stores bring back leftover food from customers.

104
2 years ago

A startup that provides software to help eCommerce store owners who are trying to grow their business

103
2 years ago

A company that wants to help retailers and restaurant chains build their own online storefronts from scratch. The startup helps with building the critical first step of a business, from creating a landing page to getting the store’s inventory all set up.

103
2 years ago

The app allows you to identify and customize the songs you hear in stores.

103
2 years ago

A tool that lets you create and manage your own personal e-commerce store. The startup aims to help you create a storefront, or online shop, on Shopify or WooCommerce that will be managed entirely by you.

103
2 years ago

A way of creating a digital storefront to sell products on Amazon.com with 3% of sales going to the seller.

102
2 years ago

A platform that makes it easy for authors to build their own websites from scratch, selling their content to publishers and charging them per view or per download. The startup is also working on a platform to run e-commerce stores.

102
2 years ago

A startup building a platform for the healthcare industry to store and share patient information.

102
2 years ago

A company that provides a platform for businesses to build and promote their own e-commerce stores. The company acts as a clearinghouse for inventory and shipping, taking a commission on each sale, plus a minor fee for each product.

102
1 year ago

 A platform for recording and sharing video, including the ability to store, search and share clips.

102
1 year ago

allows companies to create online shopfronts for their products, eliminating the need for physical storefronts. It’s growing quickly, and recently closed a $3.8 million series A round.

101
2 years ago

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

100
2 years ago

Builds and operates pet stores for online retailers.

100
2 years ago

A platform that helps retailers figure out how to attract more customers through social media. It uses a combination of data and algorithms to predict who will sign up for their credit card, and who will visit their physical store.

100
2 years ago

A solution for the $4 trillion global oil market where producers don’t have reliable inventories and retailers don’t have a clear picture of demand or low prices. Oil can be stored in underground tanks and is more valuable if it’s in the right place. Oil Tracker aims to connect all the different stakeholders in the oil market.

100
2 years ago

 A startup called eCredentials is building a connected ring that stores and connects to your medical records, and lets you keep track of changes and see a history of everything you’ve ever had done.

100
2 years ago

This startup is building a “smart” card that runs on a local RFID (radio frequency identification) chip. The card is intended for use in vending machines and retail stores where sales occur, but the company is also looking to use it in other contexts like credit/debit cards and membership cards.

100
2 years ago

An “app store” for the cloud that “helps companies move their applications into the cloud, without losing their data”.

99
2 years ago

A marketing platform that allows e-commerce platforms to track and analyze the effectiveness of in-store marketing campaigns.

99
1 year ago

A company that connects retail stores with talented baristas. The startup offers the ability to get coffee from the comfort of one’s own home, and pay with a credit card.

99
2 years ago

A product that combines the best of Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel, and West Elm into one store.

98
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.

98
2 years ago

A startup that sets up an online store and connects it to a peer-to-peer market

98
1 year ago

A digital warehouse that helps artists store and stream their work.

98
2 years ago

A startup that is an online store that sells wedding accessories (IE People can buy wedding buntings, table decorations, etc)

97
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where you get a $200 gift card to an online store and you get to keep 10% of the value of the gift card

97
2 years ago

A platform that helps people design and manage their own websites and apps, including social media apps, online stores, and email.

97
2 years ago

A fitness tracking device that’s been downloaded over 3 million times, has a 4.5 out of 5 star rating on the App Store, and was sold to Apple. It’s been used by over 60 million people and is now the best-selling fitness tracker on the market. It’s profitable and has a $300 million valuation.

97
2 years ago

A startup that helps small business owners manage and grow their business across the internet by allowing them to create a virtual storefront, and tap into the expertise of other entrepreneurs.

97
2 years ago

Pinlighter is an online service for drugstores that gives customers a fast, easy, and personalized way to comparison-shop for prescription drugs. The startup, which has raised $2.3M, was founded in October 2015 and now has more than 1,000 customers in the Chicago area.

97
2 years ago

A company that helps brands co-create merchandise for sale, using a virtual store front to sell the items.

96
2 years ago

In theory, this company can help retailers build better loyalty programs for their customers. Instead of rewarding customers with discounts and other perks, this startup says it can help retailers build loyalty programs that allow customers to earn rewards and discounts based on how often they visit the store.

95
2 years ago

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

95
2 years ago

A startup that wants to replace the need for cashiers at your local grocery store. It’s a kiosk with a full-sized grocery store inside, with plans to expand to more locations in the future. They’re currently in beta in Philadelphia.

95
2 years ago

A startup that wants to bring the benefits of a big-box retailer’s store-within-a-store model to small businesses.

94
2 years ago

This startup is building a way to help farmers market their products without the hassle of selling via a big, impersonal store. Instead, farmers can have a more intimate and less expensive selling experience when selling directly to the consumer.

94
1 year 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.

94
1 year ago

How do you make a standard 100ml bottle that’s easy to use and store without things falling over

94
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.

93
2 years ago

A startup that aims to build a “smart” shopping bag for consumers that can be tracked as it’s being moved from store to store.

93
2 years ago

A software platform for retail companies to “find and engage customers in the moment”, with an emphasis on in-store experiences.

92
2 years ago

An AI platform to help retailers generate more revenue by surfacing data and trends to help them drive in-store sales. The startup has a goal of helping retailers spend less time managing and more time connecting with customers.

92
2 years ago

A company that wants to help developers monetize their apps by bringing an app store to the desktop. The company wants to serve as a way to test and monetize apps across devices and platforms.

92
2 years ago

A platform that enables customers to rate and review their favorite stores. The startup uses a crowdsourced model to encourage customer feedback and use it to guide the company’s product development.

91
2 years ago

The company operates in a similar fashion to Uber, but instead of driving people around, it takes shoppers to retailers. Shoppers use the app to locate stores and their location, then use the app to walk into shops and purchase items.

91
2 years ago

“A premium app store with an emphasis on quality,” aiming to have a “curated selection of apps” that are not available anywhere else.

91
2 years ago

An effort to build a more efficient and humane way to process and store food for the future. It starts with a food-loss tracking app and is working on a connected fridge.

91
2 years ago

A platform for travel agencies to manage their inventory, even when they’re not physically in the store.

91
1 year ago

BizCloud is building an app that allows companies to turn any website into a digital storefront. This would allow them to create an “app store” and sell digital products and services.

91
10 months ago

This is a platform that allows people to swap their old furniture, shoes, and accessories for store credit.

91
2 years ago

Arist is a cloud-based project management and accounting tool that helps small teams manage projects and budget. Arist is a free plan with paid options that offers more features. Arist is available on the App Store, Google Play, and the Arist website.

90
2 years ago

Directs and optimizes customer interactions with brick-and-mortar stores. The company has developed a proprietary virtual assistant software which has already been integrated into 88 retailers, including Barnes & Noble, Petco, and Whole Foods.

89
2 years ago

A company that helps charities and nonprofits raise money through online platforms. The company’s current product allows organizations to create an online presence, convert and store donations, and use the data to build and optimize their online marketing campaigns.

89
1 year ago

A cloud-based platform for e-commerce that allows sellers to create their own storefronts.

89
1 year ago

A utility-scale solar plant in the US that stores excess power and sells it into the grid.

89
1 year ago

This startup is developing a new way to handle and store real-time data, with a focus on sharing across industries.

89
2 months ago

A user-friendly and secure digital passport store that brings biometrics to the forefront of travel documents.

89
2 years ago

The idea here is to make it easy for people to find, store and share their photos and videos.

88
1 year ago

A startup that provides a point of sale (POS) system for retailers, allowing them to manage inventory and run their store without a lot of the overhead of a traditional store.

88
2 years ago

Its goal is to be the next generation of open-source apps in the Apple App Store.

87
2 years ago

A digital storefront for selling and marketing your art. The company is currently focused on artists whose work is sold by galleries, but it wants to expand into more verticals.

87
2 years ago

Notion is a platform that aims to simplify the purchase process for small businesses. Rather than buying products online, you can link their local brick-and-mortar store to the website and have the products delivered to you.

87
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.

87
1 year ago

A company that helps retailers in India make money on data they collect on customer behaviors. Currently, they’re using the company’s software to manage their cash desks in stores.

87
1 year ago

A new way to communicate with customers that helps stores create an experience similar to that of an in-person visit.

87
2 years ago

A company that creates software for individuals and small businesses that allows users to digitize and store paper documents in the cloud. The company was founded in 2014.

86
2 years ago

A digital time machine, building on the seed money of $20 million in funding from investors. The company wants to get to the year 2045, “one hundred years from now” with every product, every service, and every interaction being digitally recorded and stored for posterity.

86
2 years ago

A startup that lets companies build online stores with very little overhead.

86
2 years ago

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

86
2 years ago

A consumer-facing app that allows users to make online purchases of items from their local grocery store, like milk and bread.

86
1 year ago

A feedback loop for e-commerce stores, allowing them to ask customers for feedback on their experience right after a purchase. Also offers a native app for the web store.

86
2 years ago

A concept that stores up to 1 million possible “ideas” in the cloud, and allows anyone to access them, whether to brainstorm, test new product ideas, or find inspiration.

85
2 years ago

The app helps people track the health of their food, from when it was planted to how it was stored to how long it was kept and how it was cooked.

85
2 years ago

The company is building a platform so that retailers can create personalized in-store experiences based on what people are buying online.

84
2 years ago

The startup is looking to help people who have a lot of different data sources gather information about themselves, and then store it in the cloud.

84
2 years ago

A blockchain-based platform that helps independent software vendors monetize their software via a network of app stores.

84
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a self-checkout system for grocery stores. The company says that they’re already working with over 20 grocery chains.

84
1 year ago

A startup for vintage clothes, with a focus on selling vintage clothes to customers who can’t find what they want in stores.

84
2 years ago

This startup is building an “app store for white-label content marketing” for companies. It’s called “branded content” and has a lot of the same features as Pinterest’s official app store.

83
2 years ago

Help large companies save money on marketing campaigns by letting them create their own micro-websites on the Shopify platform, with custom-designed pages and a store location.

83
2 years ago

A company that helps businesses manage data from virtual assistants. The idea is that the assistant can ask for and get information and then send the request to the company's website, where the data is stored and can be accessed.

83
1 year ago

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

83
1 year ago

A complete solution for data management. The idea is to let customers control where their data goes, then track and store it to eliminate errors and improve accuracy.

82
1 year ago

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

82
2 years ago

This startup has a software-as-a-service that helps homeowners build custom products online, which they sell to their local brick-and-mortar stores through an e-commerce platform.

81
2 years ago

This startup is building a tool that allows small businesses to sell items on their own websites, without worrying about offline inventory or storefronts.

81
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies manage their travel expenses via a new system that stores all of the travel data they have across systems in one place.

81
1 year ago

A new way to store and manage your digital media. The team at Briefly is building a platform that enables users to “train” their computer to automatically organize and discover their files, and then creates a “smart folder” that’s a digital representation of the physical one.

81
2 years ago

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

80
2 years ago

A startup that used machine learning to automatically identify the best apps for people based on their demographics, to help navigate the app store.

80
2 years ago

A startup that builds the tools for any retailer to build a store in the cloud and manage it from a single platform.

80
2 years ago

The online version of a brick-and-mortar store that sells new and different products. The startup currently operates out of 9 stores in 4 countries.

80
1 year ago

A digital storefront for low-income people to buy used items from other people across the country, with a focus on items that are hard to find in the country.

80
2 years ago

A B2B company that aims to help retailers manage all of their account receivables (credit cards, store cards, and payment cards) from a single platform. The company is selling to retailers and merchants in the US and Latin America.

79
1 year ago

A company that helps stores manage their supply chain, keeping them from wasting money and time on inventory.

79
1 year ago

This software platform for music creators helps them manage their royalties, stores music and downloads, and monitors sales.

79
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.

78
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies and students organize their schoolwork, store it, and share it

78
1 year ago

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

78
2 years ago

A crowdfunding platform for groceries, with a twist. The startup has built a technology that allows customers to scan the barcode of a product and order it for pickup at a grocery store, then pay via the platform.

77
2 years ago

A startup for flowers that lets customers customize bouquets. The company is trying to eliminate the need for in-store shopping.

77
1 year ago

The company wants to make it easier for people to sell their old games online with a digital storefront, and also make it easier for people to get paid when they find bugs in games.

77
1 year ago

A new way to store clinical and research data that’s fast, safe, and secure.

77
1 year ago

A tool that helps fuel station cashiers and shopkeepers make accurate purchases from in-store kiosks, and creates new revenue opportunities for both.

77
1 year ago

A company that sells a mobile app that lets you store and access your medical records.

77
1 year ago

A startup that allows people to print out a physical receipt for their purchase. The startup wants to build a digital receipt option for stores that doesn’t require a printer.

77
2 years ago

Builds on the idea of an online store for workers to make money by selling items people need — and allowing them to earn up to $15 an hour. The company says it is currently operating in the San Francisco Bay Area.

76
1 year ago

A startup that provides all-in-one software for shoppers who want to compare prices on goods. It’s an Amazon-style price-comparison engine, but with a focus on regional stores and local prices.

76
1 year ago

A tool for those who sell their own art, such as artists, musicians, and writers. It allows people to set up a storefront and sell their works to paying customers.

76
1 year ago

The startup has a personalized recommendation engine for buying clothes, but does so in a way that makes it easy for the consumer to shop in the store.

76
2 years ago

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

75
2 years ago

A company that connects large retailers with local farmers, allowing them to buy produce directly from them and have it delivered to their store locally.

75
2 years ago

A company that connects stores’ cashiers with our grocery delivery apps. Express Grocer lets customers order groceries from a local store and have them delivered to their door step.

75
1 year ago

A project management tool that helps teams store all their documentation in one place.

75
1 year ago

A company building a tool for e-commerce companies to find the best possible locations to open new stores.

75
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help companies around the world use robots to move goods from warehouses to retail stores.

74
2 years ago

A company to help online retailers in China tackle the country’s ever-present counterfeit goods problem. The startup offers services such as in-store analytics, product testing, and education.

74
2 years ago

Professional and semi-professional athletes and influencers are seeing their profiles get hacked. This startup wants to build a way to securely store influencer data so that it’s not lost in an ex-boyfriend’s phone.

73
1 year ago

A file storage service for people who need to store large amounts of data, including for human rights activists, journalists and whistleblowers.

73
1 year ago

A social grocery store that allows users to order groceries through a single platform to have them delivered.

73
1 year ago

A company that wants to help people store medical records. Medtronic shares the same vision, but has been unable to land deals with hospitals and doctors. Medtronic has raised $1.7 million in funding from investors including GE Ventures and the National Academy of Medicine.

73
1 year ago

A startup that’s designing a better way to consume, share, and store video.

73
2 years ago

A startup that wants to bring affordable, secure storage to small and medium sized businesses. The company is focused on providing remote access to business owners who would otherwise have to pay high prices to store things in their own homes.

72
2 years ago

An analytics platform that helps retailers optimize in-store program time, and give salespeople better insights into what their customers are doing in their stores.

72
2 years ago

A company that helps retail chains and radio stations travel agency and tour operators to create their own digital storefronts.

72
2 years ago

A startup that creates a mobile app that can track inventory at retail stores.

72
1 year ago

Creates software for small businesses to create and manage their own online store. The company is offering a cloud-based platform that gives businesses a set of tools to create an e-commerce store without any coding knowledge.

72
1 year ago

Shoppers are no longer satisfied with the bulky, slow, and expensive payment options available today. Shift wants to provide the option of paying with cash at local stores.

72
1 year ago

A startup that offers a tool for store owners to visualize their inventory on a single platform.

72
1 year ago

A digital library for art and music that’s built using blockchain technology. It’s a decentralized system, built on top of the Ethereum network, that tracks and stores art pieces, but also allows for them to be accessed via a web interface.

72
1 year ago

A startup that wanted to combine the ease of Instacart and the ability to order from local stores on the web. The app lets you order groceries from local stores, but also from a list of your favorite local restaurants.

72
2 years ago

The startup is initially focused on the US, but plans to expand into Europe in the future. It’s a “one-stop shop” for local food, covering restaurants, grocery stores, and specialty shops.

71
1 year ago

A platform that provides an online store for small retailers or artisans, selling products they created themselves. The startup is based in India and is looking to expand to other South Asian countries.

71
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

71
1 year ago

A smartphone case that stores a business card, works as a stylus, and can charge your phone. The case is developed by a local craftsman in Taiwan.

71
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build a one-stop-shop for home improvement. It builds at-home stores with a variety of products, and sales tools that make it easier for customers to make decisions about products and services.

71
1 year ago

This is a Shopify-like app for online clothing stores. It’s available in the US and Canada for now.

70
1 year ago

A platform for selling LED lights to businesses. The product is currently only in the prototype phase, but the team is working on creating an online store in the next 60 days.

70
1 year ago

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

70
1 year ago

The startup delivers everything you need to get started with your brick-and-mortar store on Amazon.

70
8 months ago

A startup that automates the process of finding the best prices for food and other items at Whole Foods, Jet.com, Amazon, and other stores.

70
7 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.

70
1 year ago

A startup that helps doctors create their own patient portals, with patient data stored in a secure environment.

69
1 year ago

Founded by a pair of former Stripe engineers, this startup helps companies store and deliver their data in a way that is accessible to developers.

69
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build a decentralized app store, like Google Play. The startup wants to connect developers with users directly.

69
1 year ago

This is a service that helps restaurants and stores collaborate with their customers. The startup’s platform helps businesses use the customer data they already have to better serve them.

69
4 months ago

A startup that helps you book grocery stores and get discounts for the same

69
2 years ago

A grocery delivery business in the UK. Postmates offers services like same-day grocery delivery, which is especially useful to people living in urban environments where it’s hard to get to grocery stores.

68
1 year ago

A startup that partners with local retailers to curate a handful of in-store activities for users to enjoy. These “experiences” are curated by the user’s location and can be anything from a free cup of coffee to a free library book.

68
1 year ago

A startup aiming to make people’s lives easier by helping them store and track important physical and digital documents.

68
1 year ago

A startup that’s bringing Bitcoin into the physical world, with a prepaid debit card and a physical debit card. The founders want to make Bitcoin universally usable, and are building a physical card to use at stores, ATMs, and anywhere else.

68
1 year ago

A platform for small businesses to rent or lease their storefronts, with a backend API that developers can use to build apps for managing rental inventory and payments.

68
2 years ago

A platform that helps automate the day-to-day operations of retail stores, including customer service.

67
1 year ago

A Web-based service that helps retailers find the right people to sell their products to. It’s currently only available to retailers with a large network of stores.

67
11 months ago

A startup that doesn't have a specific use case but wants to be a store of last resort for people seeking to borrow money.

67
7 months ago

A startup that lets people earn extra money by taking photos of products in a store and posting them to social media.

67
2 years ago

 The startup wants to store and share original fashion and beauty imagery from photographers and brands.

66
1 year ago

A way to store and share photos and videos in 360 degrees, allowing users to see their friends in 3-D. The startup wants to use the service to create virtual reality video by stitching together photos and videos.

66
1 year ago

A Y Combinator alum, this startup wants to help online retail stores sell physical products.

66
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easy to pay for goods at brick-and-mortar stores via mobile phone

66
11 months ago

A digital storefront for artists and designers to sell their own artwork and designs.

66
9 months ago

A consumer-facing startup that’s looking to create a marketplace for grocery store brands.

66
1 year ago

A startup to help companies manage the data they collect in their stores, for example, that can be used to help them find new products or make marketing plans.

65
1 year ago

A platform that can enable businesses to scale their sales in a way that’s closer to conventional brick-and-mortar stores.

65
2 years ago

What’s the future of retail A startup that helps retailers visualize, optimize, and design their stores using the latest AI and machine learning technologies.

64
1 year ago

A startup that wants to create a “digital safe deposit box” for the cloud. The company has raised $3.1 million to allow users to store files in the cloud with a secure encryption key.

64
2 years ago

This is a marketplace for buyers and sellers of vintage clothing, with the goal of helping both sides find more efficient ways to do business. The startup is working with a brick and mortar store in Amsterdam.

63
1 year ago

A startup that builds robots that deliver groceries. The first robot is going into a store in Berlin in early October, and wants to expand to other countries.

63
1 year ago

A platform that helps companies build their own “anchor stores” — the “experiences” that people want to do in a particular city. For example, a company like Amazon might want to open up a store in San Francisco, but they’re not the first company to do so. The startup builds out a list of all the other stores in the area, and allows companies to apply to open up a new one.

63
1 year ago

A web app to help users find low-cost or free items to buy at retail outlets. The company says it has over 100,000 users and 2,500 stores.

63
1 year ago

This facial recognition app from two MIT grads has gotten attention for its integration with a number of services. People can use it to verify their identity in places like checking their bank account, paying at a store, or using a credit card.

62
1 year ago

A platform that allows small businesses to create and manage their own online store. The startup, which is based in New York, is looking to help small business owners avoid the pitfalls of other e-commerce platforms while scaling their business.

62
1 year ago

A startup that helps people get the most out of the 1.5 million items they have stored in their kitchen and pantry with a web-based software that allows them to create shopping lists, organize items, and track purchases. They’re also developing a separate mobile app.

62
1 year ago

This startup wants to be the all-in-one platform for managing mobile repair and maintenance. It serves companies like Best Buy, which have over 1,100 stores, and wants to help them easily manage and pay for repairs.

60
6 months ago

A wireless, location-based personal assistant that helps you find the nearest coffee shop, store, or restaurant while walking or riding your bike.

60
1 year ago

A software platform that stores and shares your memories in a private, secure and public-facing format.

59
1 year ago

A startup that is working to build the world’s first augmented reality grocery store. The idea is to create a way for users to scan a barcode to get an augmented reality display of what a product looks like in a store, before they’ve even left the house, with a camera view of what a product looks like at their homes.

58
8 months ago

A startup that is building a platform to help brands create in-store experiences that are more engaging, personalized, and relevant.

58
1 year ago

A company that enables online stores to have a “dashboard” for viewing deals and keeping track of their inventory.

57
1 year ago

A blockchain startup that’s building a way to store and share intellectual property using smart contracts

56
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easy for companies to build apps for their customers, by building an app store for developers to build apps for their customers. The startup’s founder tells us that he’s gotten 10,000 signups in 2 weeks.

56
1 year ago

A company that helps apps get verified in the Apple App Store

55
7 months ago

A food delivery service that uses a combination of machine learning and data science to predict how busy a restaurant or store will be, and places the orders accordingly.

55
7 months ago

A startup that allows users to send requests to merchants, get alerts when they’re available, and place orders. The startup is aiming to decrease the friction involved in getting products from a store to a person’s house.

55
1 year ago

A platform for brands to run e-commerce experiments in which they test new products, store designs and other experiments.

54
1 year ago

Everyone is doing it: Amazon, eBay, Walmart, then you have Home Depot and Lowe’s. But Meijer, a Midwest-based retailer that operates grocery stores and a number of other retail chains. Meijer is looking to use the e-commerce trend to stay ahead of its rivals and has begun selling products that haven’t been available in stores in the past, like wine and cheese.

53
1 year ago

A tool that helps brick-and-mortar stores stay on top of inventory and customer data, helping them reduce labor costs and increase profits.

53
9 months ago

A startup that helps small businesses manage their inventory and sales, and the sales and inventory of the stores they sell to. The business has $2.2M in funding.

53
1 year ago

A software company that helps small businesses run their inventory, from stocking to payment processing. The startup wants to make the process of running a retail store “easier, faster, and cheaper”.

52
1 year ago

Aaa is a network of Aaa-branded stores which use the platform to sell used textbooks, backpacks, luggage, etc.

52
1 year ago

Companies can use Made.io to upload and store their files in the cloud, so that they can easily be accessed when needed. The company then provides its own hosting and security, and then takes a small cut of the revenue.

52
1 year ago

A startup that provides a way to store and manage patient records, with a focus on the overworked physician.

52
1 year ago

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

51
8 months ago

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

51
1 year ago

A payment platform that allows stores to take credit card payments directly from customers. The startup provides technology to stores to collect credit cards and data on customers. It also operates a cashier-less store with integrated technology.

50
1 year ago

In this world, your phone knows what song you’re listening to, when you’re at work, when you’re in bed, when you’re in a restaurant, and when you’re in a grocery store. The startup wants to turn that into a single app that can be used to control your music.

50
1 year ago

A startup that aims to build a “digital bank vault” for mobile consumers in India. The startup plans to allow mobile users to store funds in their phones in the form of mobile wallets, with secure storage in escrow.

50
1 year ago

This startup wants to build a “C-store” where you can buy things from various online retailers and have them delivered right to your door.

50
1 year ago

A global network of local markets, with local farmers who are able to sell their produce directly to consumers. The company’s customers are typically top-tier restaurants and grocery stores.

50
1 year ago

A startup that wants to make it easier to get fresh produce from a local farm. The startup wants to use data from the farm to help shoppers pick out the best varieties of produce in the store.

49
1 year ago

This company helps consumers compare credit cards, and also helps retailers understand the costs of credit cards on their in-store cards. The company charges an annual fee, but it’s so far been able to build a strong network of merchants and credit card issuers.

49
1 year ago

A multi-location physical store that sells items like bicycles, fitness equipment, and outdoor gear. The company has $2 million in revenue and 20 employees, and is based in New York and LA.

49
11 months ago

An AI-based web-to-mobile-app (W2M) platform that lets retailers connect with their customer’s smartphones to enhance in-store experiences.

49
8 months ago

IPFS, the protocol powering the immutable web of the Internet, allows users to store and share files across the Internet without a central server and without relying on the permanence of a file's contents.

49
7 months ago

A SaaS product that helps businesses optimize their in-store POS systems. The company currently has 12 employees and is based in San Francisco.

49
5 months ago

Building a platform for decentralized applications on Ethereum, a native app store for Ethereum, and a wallet for storing ether.

49
1 year ago

A way to earn loyalty points for things like retail shopping, with top-up functionality to spend them at any store.

48
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform for companies to create and manage their online stores. The company’s software and tools help companies manage and create and update their online store and sell products online.

48
1 year ago

Soho is building a digital store for physical products that is optimized for the mobile phone.

48
1 year ago

 A mobile app that lets you pay for groceries at the cash register using an Android phone, without having to leave the store or wait in line.

47
1 year ago

A platform that lets users manage their e-commerce stores from within Shopify. It allows users to add products, create and manage inventory, and commission a team of retail employees to help manage the store.

47
1 year ago

A decentralized social network for users to exchange personal data, but which does not store any personal data.

47
1 year ago

A local grocery store that lets you order and pay for groceries remotely. The startup has raised $1.6 million.

47
1 year ago

A platform that helps retailers to manage their in-store inventory. It’s a mobile app that allows the retailer to upload an image of the item, pop it in the system, and then have the system order the item for them.

47
1 year ago

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

47
1 year ago

A company that helps people store and manage content on Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive, and Microsoft OneDrive.

47
1 year ago

A productivity tool for artists, allowing them to manage their portfolio, manage their commissions, manage their social media, manage their online stores, and more.

47
1 year ago

This startup lets retailers build a custom app for their business. The idea is to let retailers build a store-specific app that gives them the tools to keep track of inventory, take reservations, and handle loyalty programs. It’s like a storefront made for the store.

46
1 year ago

A startup that enables users to find the best deals on home improvements, by aggregating data from local stores.

46
1 year ago

Convenience store chain in California.

46
1 year ago

A company that makes an app that lets you order a real-time pickup of groceries from a local grocery store — for when you don’t have time to go out and pick up your food.

46
7 months ago

A cloud storage product that will allow mobile developers to continue building apps and distribute them for free. All of the data will be stored in the cloud and accessed via an iOS and Android app.

46
6 months ago

A company that helps businesses create online stores and their online shopping carts without coding skills.

46
4 months ago

A company that builds software that lets companies make online stores that are searchable and have a shopping cart

46
1 year ago

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

45
3 months ago

A cloud platform that connects hotel guests, restaurants, and stores.

45
1 year ago

Software that helps auto dealers negotiate with manufacturers and stores

44
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build the next generation of bookstores for the digital age. Using technology like artificial intelligence, sensors, and 3D printing, Bookuality is building the next generation of bookstores.

44
1 year ago

This startup is building a new kind of store for farmers around the world, where farmers can sell directly to consumers at a discount.

44
8 months ago

Mobile-first applications are a thing. So is the idea of a mobile website. But one startup, UpFront, wants to take it a step further, allowing users to create mobile websites from their mobile apps. The company is looking to build a mobile-first CMS, and one of its clients, Humble Bundle, is already using the tool to create a mobile-first website for its App Store.

44
8 months ago

A program that brings e-commerce to mom and pop businesses in India. The startup only has one client so far, a mom and pop store in Gujarat, but says it’ll expand to more cities soon.

44
8 months ago

A marketing platform for products that are only available in selected stores.

44
7 months ago

A startup to help e-commerce stores in China manage their inventory.

44
6 months ago

A company that offers “digital signage,” or message-enabled displays in stores, restaurants, and other venues.

44
4 months ago

A startup that makes it easier for iOS and Android app developers to track their app installs from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store, as well as download statistics.

44
1 year ago

A platform that aims to replace the traditional credit card with a prepaid card that allows you to load funds to it at stores, without having to register it.

43
1 year ago

A set of connected apps that create a digital diary of a person’s life. The app stores a person’s life in a personal database, and can be used to create a digital version of a person’s life.

43
1 year ago

A way for retailers to track their items in-store. The startup wants to explore how customers interact with products in-store, in an effort to make the shopping experience more efficient.

43
8 months ago

A store where people can buy full-length videos they’ve taken on their phone.

43
7 months ago

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

43
1 year ago

A startup that wants to bring an inventory-based mobile commerce platform to the store of the future. It wants to track inventory in real-time, without the need of a physical store.

42
1 year ago

A company that wants to be the fabric store for the home, allowing consumers to order custom-fitted clothing.

42
1 year ago

A “truly decentralized Internet”, where all of the data is stored on computers that are spread across the world, and none of the data is stored on any single computer.

42
10 months ago

This startup wants to use big data to predict which customers are most likely to leave a store and where they’ll go next.

42
6 months ago

A startup that wants to build a decentralized store, working model of its own. The company wants to take the “store” out of retail so people can sell their goods and services directly to people online.

42
1 year ago

A way to report fraud, which is a huge problem for both the customer and the store — especially when it happens over the phone.

41
1 year ago

A startup that allows people to manage their own data while still using the cloud. It aims to help individuals manage their own data, while still using the cloud to store it.

41
1 year ago

A way for retailers to customize their stores for different sales

41
11 months ago

Home stores that use 3D printing and holograms to show off products in neat environments.

41
11 months ago

Drugstore.com is a startup that wants to offer people drugstore-like products at the pharmacy, like contact lenses and hair care products.

41
8 months ago

A grocery delivery service that aims to combine the best of Amazon Prime, Instacart, and GrubHub. It’s a business that makes sense in a city that has no grocery store within a half mile of most homebuyers.

41
8 months ago

A startup that connects customers with local employees that can help them take care of household repairs, like carrying groceries upstairs, or going to the grocery store for you.

41
8 months ago

A startup with a concierge-like ordering and delivery feature where users can request items and wait for them to arrive, then be billed for those items by the store.

41
5 months ago

A SaaS startup that makes it easier for retailers to sell products, including their own, via email. The company wants to help brick-and-mortar stores convert to e-commerce.

41
4 months ago

A secure and private way to store and process documents, like contracts and contracts that have been signed

41
1 year ago

A startup that lets users pay for their own ads on websites and social media. The startup is also announcing its first acquisition, a company called ad optimization engine Storefront that has developed a technology to show ads to people based on their demographic profile.

40
1 year ago

A digital storefront for physical objects, similar to Etsy but focused on travel and experiences.

40
1 year ago

A tool that helps small businesses, often in the food industry, track inventory and track store sales.

40
1 year ago

The California-based company, which previously had raised $16 million, is selling custom-designed power banks, which are basically portable chargers for smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other devices. The company is selling them through its website but is also looking to partner with retailers to sell them in their brick-and-mortar stores.

40
1 year ago

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

40
1 year ago

A startup that helps store managers coordinate store store maintenance tasks for larger chains.

40
1 year ago

This company builds software for online stores, helping them keep track of the different labels they sell.

40
1 year ago

A software product that automatically sends out marketing reminders for things like follow ups, social media posts, and store store openings. The startup’s founder claims that most startups have missed out on the marketing effort because they have forgotten to do marketing.

40
11 months ago

The problem with a lot of online shopping apps is that they are difficult to find, with users sometimes having to search for it. They want to change that by building a one-stop shopping app for finding anything from a local store to a nearby restaurant.

40
10 months ago

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

40
6 months ago

A mobile app that creates an online store for any product to help you sell more of it online.

40
4 months ago

This company is a marketplace for shared storage, storage on remote servers, with a network of people that store their stuff there. They charge a monthly fee, and they say they’re profitable with over 60,000 users.

40
4 months ago

An e-commerce platform that helps merchants design and promote their own physical stores.

40
1 year ago

A startup for secondhand goods to help you get the best deal on that old furniture you’re using to store your old cat’s remains.

39
1 year ago

A platform that helps people build their own online stores. Customers that build their own online stores can then order their products through Amazon, eBay or any other platform.

39
1 year ago

An AI platform for retail that takes all of the data from loyalty cards and other sources and makes it all accessible to stores, allowing them to engage with customers in a more personal way.

39
11 months ago

A sort of storefront for people selling their used items, with a focus on selling “non-traditional” goods, like vintage clothing or vinyl records.

39
7 months ago

A digital wallet for headphones, designed to allow users to store credit cards and loyalty cards in the headphones, and then use them in-store or online.

39
7 months ago

A document-sharing platform built for the legal industry. Lawyers and law firms can have their documents stored and shared in a secure manner, with the company handling the storage, storage, and sharing.

39
6 months ago

This L.A.-based startup is building a solution that connects “millennials” with their favorite brands and stores.

39
5 months ago

A tool that allows users to quickly take a picture of a document and have it immediately digitized and stored in the cloud.

39
4 months ago

A startup that’s building a way for people to test ride the Tesla Model S at their local Tesla store before they buy one.

39
3 months ago

Businesses that have a permanent physical presence in a city can now use Google Maps to check the status of their storefront — whether it’s open or closed — and see when it will open.

39
1 year ago

This startup aims to help users of the cryptocurrency Ethereum create and manage DApps on their own platform. The DApp Store will let users deploy and manage their apps, and will be powered by a decentralized transaction system that allows users to send and receive payments for their work.

38
1 year ago

This product enables grocery stores to take in-store photos of their products, which are then uploaded onto a centralized platform. The startup takes a small percentage of each transaction.

38
1 year ago

A “cash back” app that lets users earn cash back on purchases made in-store.

38
1 year ago

A startup that helps stores integrate digital marketing efforts, with an eye on optimizing marketing spend so they can grow their businesses.

38
1 year ago

a startup building a search engine that crawls the internet for duplicates, then presents a list of options to the user. They’re building a free version that’s already available in the Chrome store, and a paid version that’s not yet.

38
11 months ago

A decentralized storage network that wants to make it easier to store and share photos and other files.

38
10 months ago

A platform that combines an online store with a membership club

38
8 months ago

A business that’s building a “staging” system for retail stores. It’s a platform for stores to sell products on consignment and for customers to buy the products and then return them if it doesn’t fit their needs.

38
7 months ago

puts a centralized home for app developers that helps them store code, manage apps and track their performance, and submit them to app stores.

38
1 year ago

This is a platform for securing private data. The startup aims to make it easier to manage, store and share sensitive data.

37
1 year ago

A B2B software company that helps hardware manufacturers and distributors sell to retail stores. The company’s founders say that in the past year it’s already signed and closed on 125 deals and has more in the pipeline.

37
1 year ago

A software company that helps retailers sell more products in-store by giving them tools to measure sales in real-time.

37
1 year ago

A startup that wants to give new restaurant owners the tools they need to start a food-focused business. It’s a digital menu, a store, and a way to book reservations from a single app.

37
1 year ago

This startup wants to let people pick up items from stores and drop them off at home, giving them a chance to earn extra cash without having to haul everything around themselves.

37
1 year ago

A company that allows people to track their expenses in real-time, creating charts to track how much you spend at a specific store

37
7 months ago

GZ delivers gadgets, such as a $300 Apple TV, to customers’ homes and charges a convenience fee for delivery, which is cheaper than going to a brick-and-mortar store.

37
1 year ago

An online clothing warehouse delivering to local boutiques and independent stores in the U.S. A recent move into the UK has brought in $100,000 in sales in their first month, while they say they’ve already received interest from other retailers.

36
1 year ago

A startup that gives users the ability to manage and store their personal data, giving them control and transparency over their data.

36
1 year ago

This startup helps companies manage the traffic at their physical stores, including everything from displays to staffing.

36
10 months ago

A startup that lets you order fresh food from a local restaurant, stored in the app so it can be ready the moment you arrive.

36
8 months ago

 A platform that allows stores to use GPS to track shopping carts, pay for parking, and more. These features are now available on more than a dozen Android devices in the US.

36
1 year ago

A platform that aims to make it easier for developers to create great online stores that are engaging and easy to use.

35
1 year ago

An on-demand movie streaming service that aims to make using video on demand (VOD) more like using a VHS tape store. The startup wants to lay the groundwork for a business model that rewards users for sharing their own videos.

35
1 year ago

A platform for online shoppers to compare prices from different stores. The company’s CEO says they have a large database of IP addresses from all over the world. The startup helps people find the lowest prices on products they’re looking for.

35
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help retailers offer discounts to their customers when they spend in multiple stores

35
8 months ago

A credit card processing startup that links up with online stores between online payments.

35
8 months ago

This startup wants to make it easier for people to store and find their important documents, and make them available on their phone. The startup also offers remote storage as well.

35
7 months ago

It’s a startup that helps start-ups and entrepreneurs sell their products through physical stores.

35
4 months ago

This is a shop that’s trying to bring the best of a physical bookstore to the digital world. The startup is currently working with a handful of brick-and-mortar stores and wants to use partnerships with retailers like Barnes and Noble’s and Amazon to bring their digital storefront to those physical stores.

35
3 months ago

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

35
1 year ago

 A startup that lets people create online resumes, store them online, and export them to other formats like Craigslist.

34
1 year ago

A company that helps auto dealers build a better online store on top of a standard eCommerce platform.

34
11 months ago

A company that allows businesses to create personalized discount coupons that are good in stores across the country.

34
11 months ago

A way to store your photos from Facebook and Instagram, with a social network of sorts to foster more sharing.

34
10 months ago

A startup that gives you the ability to make transactions at physical stores using your phone

34
5 months ago

A platform that acts as a digital storefront for artists, connecting them directly to fans, and allows them to sell digital downloads as well

34
3 months ago

A “cooler than a fridge” that stores food for 24 hours and uses a combination of temperature, humidity, and time to maintain food quality.

34
1 year ago

A digital representation of a physical card game for the internet, replacing the physical card deck with a virtual one. The startup’s founder says they’re close to the top 500 in the iPhone app store. They have a few hundred users.

33
1 year ago

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

33
1 year ago

A way for companies to create and store data about their customers, so they can be targeted with personalized advertising.

33
1 year ago

The concept is a “dynamic price guide” that helps consumers decide on the best price for a product. It’s a knowledge base of price comparison numbers and historical data to help users decide which store has the best price.

33
1 year ago

A tool for small businesses to create a “digital storefront” for their products, which then appears on their website.

33
1 year ago

A product for business owners, in which you can sell your products directly in your Shopify store. The company’s founder says there are over 25,000 people in the US using his app.

33
1 year ago

A company that helps people create a customized online store that sells their products. Their customers include companies like Nike and Starbucks.

33
1 year ago

This startup wants to replace the fees charged by traditional banks by building a platform that allows people to store money in a secure, open, and transparent manner

33
11 months ago

A way for companies to store and sell their data. The company was founded with the idea of “solving the data supply chain”, and is building a platform that helps companies sell and collect their data.

33
9 months ago

A SaaS for customer support that provides customer service agents with real-time access to their customers’ data via their Slack channel; customers can also store their data in the system and keep it organized

33
8 months ago

Startups with a “retail-first” mindset, focused on selling a product through a web-based storefront, rather than in a physical store. They tend to be larger, with 4–7 employees.

33
8 months ago

A platform that allows a business to rent space in their storefront for shoppers to use to do their own shopping. This is done either by the business itself or by a third party that acts as an agent.

33
6 months ago

A startup that aims to become a store-front for health insurance that helps you shop around for the best prices, based on which plan is best for you. It’s currently in the beta phase of development.

33
1 year ago

A tool for handling the note-taking process in meetings. The note-taking app helps teams organize meetings, store meeting notes, and store the notes in a database.

32
1 year ago

A startup that promises to “make it easy to integrate your store with your store”. The startup provides a “store-to-store” feature that allows a company to allow a customer to buy a product without a store. The startup tries to optimize a company’s supply chain for this use case, and talks about the idea of a “virtual store”.

32
1 year ago

A startup that aims to make it easier for small business owners to have a storefront presence on the internet. Instead of opening a website the company works with businesses to have a simple storefront integrated into their existing business.

32
1 year ago

An online clothing retailer that’s already built an online store for its own clothing line. They’re looking to expand their product line with new designers and consumers, who can find their products in the app.

32
11 months ago

A company that helps developers get their apps into the Apple App Store. The startup is a marketplace for “apps that are too specific or too niche to go through the regular process” and helps developers get their app approved in about 10 days.

32
10 months ago

A platform for connecting physical retail stores with customers in the same country. The startup wants to make it easier for people to find the stuff they need when they need it.

32
9 months ago

 A startup that guides travelers to products it claims are better than the ones they could buy in the store.

32
7 months ago

A way to store files and share them with others in a secure way.

32
5 months ago

In the next several years, traditional brick and mortar stores might start to be replaced by online shops, like Zara and H&M. But instead of going to an actual store and waiting in line, online shoppers can order and pick up products from home in mere minutes. Joy is building a way for online stores to connect with customers and handle inventory for them, giving shoppers with no employees the experience of shopping in person.

32
4 months ago

A startup that is building a software platform that allows stores to more easily and accurately track inventory on their shelves.

32
1 month ago

A product that helps households store water, power, and food for a disaster.

32
1 year ago

A physical store that sells groceries to consumers, which they deliver to their homes or offices. The company wants to reduce the costs of grocery delivery by 1,000% and offer food delivery service to consumers who don’t want to shop for groceries themselves.

31
1 year ago

The company is looking to provide an “app store” for home-based businesses, letting them easily create custom apps for their business, using the startup’s API, hosted on their own servers

31
1 year ago

A mobile app that lets people easily make and track purchases at stores and restaurants

31
11 months ago

A platform that makes it easier for consumers to buy gift cards online. The startup will also partner with retailers to create in-store mobile ordering apps.

31
7 months ago

A platform for building virtual stores in real-time and selling them to customers with a real-time inventory system.

31
5 months ago

A company building a platform to help people sell the things they’ve collected through thrift stores and charity shops.

31
3 months ago

A platform to store and share data across multiple clouds, which it says will make data migration easier and more efficient.

31
3 months ago

A startup that claims to have created the “Windows Store of the future”.

31
1 month ago

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

31
11 months ago

This startup helps retail stores avoid theft by monitoring in-store cameras for bad actors, and alerting store managers in real-time.

30
11 months ago

A platform for online stores to sell their inventory in bulk, as well as a marketplace where people can buy and sell on-demand inventory.

30
10 months ago

The company, known as “The Pick”, is building a system that helps users find the products they need when they’re not in the store. The Pick offers a digital storefront and mobile app that allow users to search products, compare prices, and get delivery times.

30
10 months ago

A platform that enables people to pay their bill online, skipping the need to go to the store to pay.

30
9 months ago

An online marketplace that connects fashion brands with customers at high-end retail stores.

30
9 months ago

This startup makes it easier for companies to have a centralized, secure place to store and share articles, videos, and other digital content—particularly for content that’s both time sensitive and highly valuable.

30
8 months ago

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

30
8 months ago

A startup that helps retailers improve the in-store experience by delivering contextual push notifications to their customers on the go.

30
7 months ago

A startup that helps companies manage their online storefronts. The tool is meant to help small retailers, who currently have to manage their storefronts themselves. The startup is offering the tool as a monthly subscription with a free one-month trial.

30
4 months ago

A startup that lets you create and store a personalized list of favorite TV shows, films, and actors.

30
2 months ago

A grocery delivery service that integrates with grocery stores and delivers groceries to customers, who then pay them via credit card at the store.

30
1 month ago

A $2 billion enterprise software startup. It’s looking to solve problems that traditional software can’t, like helping retailers do in-store loyalty programs and managing credit card accounts.

30
2 years ago

Idea: A software company that helps restaurants, grocery stores, and other food businesses manage waste data and track what gets thrown away.

29
1 year ago

A smart wallet that syncs with your phone to pay for purchases at NFC terminals in stores.

29
11 months ago

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

29
10 months ago

A platform that allows the owners of physical stores to digitalize the shopping experience. The company is building an app that lets customers scan and order products, then pay for them via their smartphone.

29
10 months ago

A 3D-printed gadget that looks like a baseball cap that can be used to store and carry your phone in your pocket. The company calls it the “Portable Pocket”.

29
9 months ago

 This startup is building an app that helps companies keep track of their inventory. Its architecture is modular so it can be expanded over time to handle other data like product rights, products on store shelves, and more.

29
6 months ago

A system for anyone to manage how they get their groceries delivered, from the stores where they buy to the stores that are closest for them to get their groceries.

29
4 months ago

A tool that helps design stores based on real-world data.

29
1 year ago

A company that sells a “price guarantee” guarantee that if a store’s price is lower than a customer’s online price, the latter will be refunded.

28
10 months ago

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

28
10 months ago

Most of the world’s money is stored in centralized banks, but these institutions are often unreliable. This startup wants to build a decentralized banking system that is as robust as the banks themselves.

28
9 months ago

A startup that helps grocery stores rank their products using signals from consumers, such as if they have a history of purchasing specific items. The startup uses data from retailers like Walmart, Amazon, and Target to develop a way to determine the best items for sale.

28
7 months ago

A company that wants to make it easy to shop at brick-and-mortar retail stores with the ease of an online e-commerce experience.

28
7 months ago

An online platform that provides customers with coupons and other promotional offers when they spend a certain amount in a particular store.

28
3 months ago

This startup is trying to bring the convenience of online shopping to the offline world by creating a physical store that uses the internet and robots to deliver. The store would do the same things you can do in the online shopping world, but in a more physical space.

28
1 year ago

A new way to do direct-to-consumer retail, using a modern e-commerce system to create a virtual store on a company’s website.

27
10 months ago

A modular, customizable, turnkey store for brick and mortar retailers. The startup is building its own e-commerce platform to allow customers to build their own stores.

27
9 months ago

A company that wants to give people a way to securely store and share files over a distributed network of computers.

27
7 months ago

A company that provides a platform for customers to rate and review products on their phones, without having to go to a store.

27
7 months ago

This startup helps small businesses sell branded goods online, but it also helps them figure out how to get their products into US stores. The company has a marketplace for small businesses to sell their goods, and it helps them identify the best way to get their products onto Amazon and other US retailers.

27
5 months ago

A startup that helps companies in the world’s fastest growing markets manage, store, and share documents.

27
4 months ago

A startup that builds tools for developers to push their apps to the Apple App Store

27
4 months ago

This startup wants to be Amazon for medical equipment. It will help medical device companies automate manufacturing, build online stores and sell online, and then leverage its existing distribution network to take these products from a warehouse to a customer’s doorstep.

27
4 months ago

A company that aims to provide a mobile app that allows people to monitor the status of their favorite sports team's stadium and team store.

27
3 months ago

They’re building a tool to help companies make decisions about where to open new stores based on a person’s purchasing history.

27
9 months ago

What do you do when you have the typical set-up of an L.L.Bean outfitter in a small town in Maine, or a small-town biker shop in South Dakota, or a local bike shop in New Hampshire You could build a mobile app, or you could build out a small physical store in that town, or you could build out a membership program to then sell memberships in that store. This startup works with local machines to do that, delivering a local bike shop experience to the wider world.

26
6 months ago

A solution for e-commerce stores that want to sell gift cards and gift cards for international markets.

26
5 months ago

A startup building products for home improvement stores to bring in more high-end customers.

26
4 months ago

A food delivery service for delivery stores. It’s like DoorDash, but for grocery deliveries.

26
11 months ago

A software platform for hospitals to manage patient data, allowing patients to store their medical records online, view them, share them with doctors and nurses, and access their records for wellness purposes.

25
11 months ago

A way for books to be read on a smartphone and stored in the cloud.

25
10 months ago

A technology that allows you to receive a text message with a code that lets you know when your package has arrived. It’s similar to the Amazon Prime Now service, but for local stores.

25
9 months ago

A startup that brings a digital assistant to the grocery store. This service allows customers to request items by name, then have the store deliver the items to their homes.

25
9 months ago

A startup that wants to help people find a doctor appointment or store. It’s essentially an online concierge service that connects consumers to local providers.

25
6 months ago

A product that helps small businesses track their inventory across all their different platforms, like online shopping cart, their own website, and local retail stores, to ensure they are able to track inventory across all their sales channels at all times.

25
6 months ago

A startup that helps retail stores find new customers by linking them to users of their favorite retail apps.

25
6 months ago

A secure, encrypted store that allows users to sell their old smartphones through a mobile app, and then get a cut of the cash.

25
5 months ago

Fintech startup that helps collect and store mortgage data.

25
5 months ago

A platform that allows businesses to easily manage their inventory, whether it’s the number of cases of beer in their warehouse or the number of shoes they have in the store.

25
5 months ago

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

25
4 months ago

A startup that’s building a data analytics platform that can help retailers determine the most profitable locations to open new stores.

25
3 months ago

A tool that helps users digitally store and organize their books, CDs, or other media.

25
3 months ago

A technology company that helps make it easier for people to shop at stores that don’t have physical stores. The startup’s customer base is run by e-commerce companies and brands that want to sell to consumers.

25
21 days ago

A mobile app that allows you to search for and buy local products at brick-and-mortar stores

25
10 months ago

A company that helps organizations like law firms, nonprofits, and schools safely store, access, and share sensitive information online.

24
9 months ago

A network of retail stores that share sales data and support each other, so that they can all make more money.

24
7 months ago

This startup is building a digital platform for the financial services industry. The startup wants to help companies collect, verify and store financial data, so they can make sure they’re getting paid for the right thing.

24
6 months ago

Maven built a platform to help companies choose the right furniture and decor items for their space. The startup is looking to build selection into every major furniture store and home improvement store in the country, but has just a few hundred customers.

24
6 months ago

A blockchain-based ‘digital store’ that stores data alongside a user’s information, allowing for a more secure and less prone to hacking system

24
5 months ago

A platform that aims to make it easier for users to get around the challenges of shopping for products at physical retail stores. The startup makes it easier to shop online, but still lets people see what items are in-stock at physical stores.

24
11 months ago

A new way to help consumers buy environmentally-friendly products. The startup is a small team that’s looking to build a better way for consumers to get their hands on environmentally-friendly products from all over the world. While it’s not quite a marketplace, it does offer a centralized marketplace that connects the consumer to one online store for all their environmentally-friendly products.

23
11 months ago

OnBoard is a service that helps businesses capture data from their customers visiting their physical stores and then automate the collection of that data.

23
10 months ago

A B2B startup that helps retailers manage their supply chains. It gives retailers visibility into their stores, inventory, and shipping. It’s a way for retailers to get real-time information on their inventory, and for suppliers to get a more accurate picture of their supply chain.

23
7 months ago

A provider of enterprise software that helps data-rich organizations store and access their data in a single place.

23
7 months ago

 A self-serve platform that allows anyone to create an online store or e-commerce storefront. The startup has 13 employees and is bootstrapped.

23
6 months ago

An “app store for apps” designed for businesses.

23
5 months ago

A mobile shopping app for Indian shoppers. It allows users to order food and pick it up from an assortment of stores in their neighborhood.

23
5 months ago

A product that makes it easier to store and manage tens of thousands of email addresses, phone numbers, and other contact information. The startup wants to reduce the amount of passive storage space used by organizations.

23
5 months ago

This mobile banking startup is launching a new mobile app that removes the need to carry around large amounts of cash, allowing users to simply store their cash and cards in their phones, which also act as wallets.

23
5 months ago

This healthcare startup is working on a new way for patients to store and manage their medical records, using a 3D printer.

23
4 months ago

A company that helps retailers sell in-person, in-store and online. I’m not sure how well they’ll do considering they’re only in the US.

23
3 months ago

A startup that partners with local stores to make a delivery service that can get food to people within an hour. In the past month the company has already launched in London, and is planning to expand to the US.

23
1 month ago

A platform that helps companies and brands launch their own store on Amazon.com. The startup is already operating the first store, The Real, which sells apparel and jewelry.

23
6 months ago

A startup for “proxies” that lets you run your own hardware without having to purchase, store and maintain your own servers. The service lets you rent a virtual server that runs the same software and is located in the same data center as your own.

22
5 months ago

A startup that is building a platform for the wholesale and distribution market. They’re looking to help retailers and store managers sell more and find new customers.

22
4 months 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.

22
4 months ago

The company has a new product that lets small businesses use the same tools as larger companies to set up a storefront. The product is meant to be a more accessible alternative to the Shopify platform.

22
3 months ago

A startup that curates, stores and cross-sells expert knowledge on a single topic. It’s a website that also has a mobile version that curates and cross-sells expert knowledge on a single topic with a focus on finance.

22
1 month ago

A hybrid marketplace that connects customers with store owners who want to sell their goods and services.

22
2 years ago

Software that helps people set up their online store with Shopify.

21
10 months ago

A digital store for renewable energy equipment, which the founders say is the only one of its kind in the US.

21
6 months ago

An easier, more cost effective way to manage family health records, which are usually stored in a single place and difficult to find. HealthMap is building a searchable database that allows you to look up information about family members who have certain conditions.

21
6 months ago

This startup is building a “decentralized crypto wallet” that allows users to store their crypto on their own device, rather than a centralized cloud.

21
6 months ago

A startup that helps retail stores create a single business listing for all their brands, allowing shoppers to shop for one site and all the brands for a single order.

21
5 months ago

The startup’s focus is on helping brands drive more sales by taking their product to the consumer before it hits the shelves. It's building an online store that helps retailers decide what consumers want before the items are sold in the stores.

21
5 months ago

This startup helps businesses sell more stuff online by helping shoppers buy online, then driving them to a physical store.

21
5 months ago

The startup wants to use artificial intelligence to create a platform that will allow people to easily create data visualizations of all the data and data points they have stored in the world, then use those to communicate with their customers.

21
4 months ago

A startup that wants to bring grocery stores to the internet, allowing consumers to order groceries online and have them delivered to their homes.

21
4 months ago

Pays developers to enter their apps into the App Store, and then gives them revenue share when they they are featured on the App Store.

21
4 months ago

Telematic is an online distribution platform that turns any online-based seller into an actual physical retail store. It’s a bit like Overstock or Ebay or Amazon, but instead of buying an item through an online-based website, you can actually buy the item in a physical store. The company was founded in 2016.

21
7 months ago

A shopping app that allows you to search for local stores that sell what you’re looking for and send them a request. When you receive a notification, you’re able to go directly to the store.

20
7 months ago

An online service where you can store your credit cards, bank accounts, and other important documents in the cloud.

20
6 months ago

A company that wants to use its machine learning to help you find the best deals at local stores. The company is self-funded and has already built a prototype. The company says it will use the funds from YC to scale its team and move into a warehouse in San Francisco.

20
5 months ago

A tool for online retail stores to scan and capture sales data, allowing them to do business analytics and automate back-office functions like shipping and returns.

20
4 months ago

A software platform to store and manage a company’s social media accounts and work with all the different sites a company uses to manage its social media.

20