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1 year ago

A company that sells technology to help the elderly maintain their independence.

3,134
1 year ago

A startup that helps colleges and high schools provide students with career and technical education.

1,490
6 months ago

A high-tech restaurant platform that tracks how food is being served and how it is being prepared in real-time.

413
1 year ago

A startup that aims to help companies automate the hiring process for tech positions. The startup has raised $1.4M.

345
2 years ago

A fintech startup that is building a platform that will let users import financial data from different platforms and create a financial dashboard that can be integrated with other platforms.

307
7 months ago

This is a startup that wants to bring restaurant table reservations to the web. The startup works with restaurants and offers a way for them to provide table reservations via the web. They’re looking to partner with companies who have a big customer base but have been slow to adopt technology.

292
1 year ago

A technology that offers a way to pay bills online.

235
2 years ago

A startup that wants to combine the accessibility and fun of YouTube with the technical accuracy and depth of a college course

230
2 months ago

A team of researchers, investors and techies with a penchant for creating startups that help people find and save money, and then build a digital broker that matches people with specific lenders.

208
2 years ago

Imagine an app that tells you when all of your favorite brands are offering some new deal. With their tech platform, the company is building a business that runs “brand-specific loyalty programs.”

206
1 year ago

A company that helps small businesses find tech talent, with a focus on recruiting developers and designers in cities where they are based.

193
6 months ago

A startup focused on developing new materials and technologies for the 3D printing industry. The startup is building a 3D printing machine that prints metal, glass, ceramic and plastic materials.

189
8 months ago

A way to remotely monitor/control smart technologies using a mobile app.

182
2 years ago

A company that helps teachers who don’t have access to iPads and other education technology tools.

177
2 years ago

A company that allows users to buy and sell cryptocurrencies without having to handle the technical side of it.

172
1 year ago

A platform for keeping an eye on police in your neighborhood. The technology does not yet exist, but the startup is looking to build it and get it to market.

166
1 year ago

A company that makes it easy for non-technical people to develop apps

155
2 years ago

A startup that uses affordable technology to help farmers in India learn to use technology to make better decisions

149
1 year ago

A company that creates smart home accessories and technology for people who don’t want to deal with the technology themselves.

141
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.

140
6 months ago

An autonomous electric vehicle technology company.

139
1 year ago

A company aiming to make tech easier to set up and use. Offerings include a virtual office, HR and payroll services.

136
1 year ago

A game that uses blockchain technology to make it easier for users to bet on the NFL

134
1 year ago

A toolkit that helps people avoid the pitfalls of modern technology and stay connected to their loved ones.

132
1 year ago

A technology company that offers remote support for small businesses. It has the potential to impact millions of small businesses.

132
1 year ago

This startup is building a startup incubator for technology startups in China.

131
2 years ago

A tech startup that wants to pick up where USAA left off.

130
1 year ago

A platform that suggests tech tools for specific jobs.

130
2 years ago

A solution for startup founders to find and hire technical talent.

128
1 year ago

An e-commerce platform for the fashion industry. They say that their technology can help fashion brands save billions of dollars in handling admin tasks.

128
2 years ago

A technology company that helps insurance companies manage claims, follow up with patients and reduce fraud.

127
1 year ago

This year’s judges were Jason Ho, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures; Kristi Puller, Founder, and CEO, Techstars; Bill Gaver, General Partner, 500 Startups; and Sanjay Dastoor, Founder, and CEO, InVenture Partners.

127
2 years ago

This startup is trying to teach users how to use tech to do more good.

126
2 years ago

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

126
2 years ago

A platform for ad-tech startups to compete with Google and Facebook

125
1 year ago

A visual analytics tool that helps non-technical people understand what their data means. The startup is backed by Y Combinator.

125
1 year ago

Working with healthcare systems and pharmaceutical companies, Aptara is providing a platform to help hospitals optimize the clinical processes they use across a range of different technologies.

125
2 years ago

A health tech company that helps low-income families manage their health insurance.

122
2 years ago

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

120
2 years ago

This company is building technology that combines the best practices of the world’s ride-sharing companies into a single platform.

120
2 years ago

A company that helps people work remotely by building a platform that helps them easily book conference calls, connect with co-workers, and handle all the other technical details that come with working remotely.

120
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a 3D printing platform for mixed-use buildings. The tech allows for 3D printing of 3D models to be used in building construction.

120
2 years ago

A software company that helps companies with new hires, with a focus on those with no experience in tech.

119
2 years ago

A startup that uses a combination of machine learning, chatbot technology, and artificial intelligence to provide real-time intelligence for corporate clients.

119
1 year ago

A startup that allows developers to easily develop apps for blockchain technologies and ICOs.

119
2 years ago

A “cool” conference that focuses on both thought leadership and new technological trends.

118
2 years ago

A pet tracking technology that lets you see where your dog is, even when they’re asleep

118
2 years ago

A company whose goal is to bring better health to all people, leveraging emerging technologies to help people get more out of their health care.

118
2 years ago

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

118
2 years ago

A technology that helps retailers track customer activity from the moment a customer opens the door to the moment they leave.

118
1 year ago

A startup that helps you find a ride share for a trip by using a variety of technology to help you choose a car that’s right for you. The startup has raised $3.5 million in two rounds of funding.

118
2 years ago

This startup has created an out of office messaging app that lets you send all of your team members an email with a message and a URL to a video recording that you’ve made. The app is all about helping small teams manage their in-person workflow and avoid technology-driven distractions.

117
1 year ago

Tech company that builds bots and machine learning tools to help companies build chatbots and build intelligence into their digital interactions.

117
2 years ago

A platform for forging relationships between people and businesses through technology and entertainment events.

116
2 years ago

A health care technology company that wants to build a device that can measure your body’s cortisol levels to determine your stress levels.

116
2 years ago

Another startup accelerator program, Techstars was originally called TechStars but shortened its name in the summer of 2010.

115
2 years ago

A company that wants to make it easy for large companies to take advantage of technology and automation to save money, while still ensuring employees have access to human resources, benefits, and security.

115
1 year ago

A technology that helps employees plan and execute their work better, in real time.

115
2 years ago

A new fintech app that aims to make it easier for consumers to make payments

114
2 years ago

A company that provides global data analysts with insights into consumer trends in real time. The startup is growing its team and expanding globally. It has raised $2 million to date from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and CrunchFund. It will be based in San Francisco.

114
2 years ago

A mobile app that connects people to other travelers and hosts. The startup wants to use technology to make the world’s hotels and hostels more efficient and make it easier for people to find a place to stay.

114
2 years ago

A platform for hiring experts to provide remote technical support

114
1 year ago

A tech-focused project management platform for small to midsize teams.

114
2 years ago

Media startups are often built on the back of a single product, such as Skype or YouTube. The company’s founders say its technology can help companies figure out whether a new product is worth the investment.

113
2 years ago

Web-based technology for managing and publishing content across all of a business’s digital channels.

113
2 years ago

A self-driving car platform for developers and auto manufacturers. The startup wants to make it easy for carmakers to integrate self-driving technology into their vehicles.

113
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies find and pay contractors and service providers across the world. The company will use the P2Pool tech popularized by bitcoin to help larger companies find and pay out thousands of contractors more efficiently.

113
2 years ago

Adams, Tim (2017, August 7). "The Changing Tech Industry’s Labor Crisis", The New York Times, .

113
1 year ago

A tech company that creates a platform for companies to market their apps and services, in a way that is more likely to catch the attention of consumers.

113
10 months ago

A technology platform that helps doctors make more personal connections with patients through a network of “health coaches.”

113
2 years ago

A startup that wants to put technology in the hands of complete beginners, in order to teach them how to use the internet.

112
2 years ago

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

112
2 years ago

A platform that helps improve the user experience of customer support and sales. The company wants to help companies make better use of the technology they have.

112
2 years ago

A real estate technology company that helps agents across the country with their home shopping and marketing needs.

111
2 years ago

A digital technology platform that helps companies build and manage a single, unified customer database for customer relationship management. The company combines the best features of CRM software with the functionality of a customer relationship management platform.

111
2 years ago

A new service to help users find and manage tech tools, services, and gadgets they use every day.

111
1 year ago

 A company that helps companies hire and train in-person apprentices. The company works with a network of companies to match up novices and experienced businesses, creating a system of apprenticeships that lets companies save money and still have their hands on the newest tech.

111
2 years ago

This is a satellite company, which wants to provide connectivity between islands through satellite tech. It’s targeting the Pacific, but it’s also in talks with other remote parts of the globe.

110
2 years ago

In May 2018, TechCrunch ranked the top 50 innovation in Indonesia.

110
2 years ago

A monthly membership service that helps companies identify and recruit technical talent. The company boasts $1 million in recurring revenue and says it has already grown its team from 10 to 30 people.

110
2 years ago

Cofounder Alex Zabludowicz co-founded this fintech company with his brother, Alex. It wants to make payments faster, cheaper, and more secure, with a focus on the developing world.

109
2 years ago

A company that uses a patented optical-recognition technology to read barcodes and replace QR codes.

109
2 years ago

A startup that uses AI to identify what companies will be impacted by the city’s transportation-tech initiatives, so they can be more strategic in their expansion plans.

109
2 years ago

A company that creates technology that can detect defects in products before they're shipped to customers.

109
1 year ago

A company that helps companies find and hire top tech talent. It has a network of experts and a pipeline of candidates that it can invite to interviews.

109
2 years ago

Idea: This startup is building a new productivity tool that lets users scroll down a page to view content, rather than clicking from one page to another The startup currently has a prototype and has already been featured in TechCrunch

108
2 years ago

Leading-edge technology company that offers software and services to help Internet companies manage their content, protecting them from copyright infringement and piracy.

108
2 years ago

A platform for recruiters, with a focus on tech companies.

108
2 years ago

A use case-based apprenticeship platform for nurses, health technicians, and other healthcare professionals.

108
2 years ago

A startup that creates white label services for tech giants that want to offer cloud-based services to SMBs

107
2 years ago

A startup that helps fintech companies with compliance work, enabling them to better support clients.

107
2 years ago

A B2B fintech startup that helps insurance companies price policy coverage, applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to their data.

107
2 years ago

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

107
2 years ago

A next-gen ad-tech company that’s building a content-targeting tool for online publishers.

107
2 years ago

The following startups were all listed in the “premier” category at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, but didn’t make the final cut to the demo stage of the event.

107
2 years ago

A fintech startup that wants to make it easier for financial advisors to do their job better.

107
2 years ago

The startup says it’s a better version of the traditional “pay-once-and-get-everything” package that’s popular with consumers, which works well for a lot of products but can be hard for more high-tech products.

107
1 year ago

Recruiting a new generation of workers for the tech industry by creating an online platform where college students can learn how to code and get jobs.

107
2 years ago

A startup that offers a service where basketball players can learn the right techniques to shoot a free throw

106
2 years ago

A company that wants to help hospitals build better technology. It's building cloud software that allows nurses to prioritize patient care, use a shared calendar, communicate with doctors, and more.

106
2 years ago

A crowd-funded project to bring the benefits of underfloor heating and cooling to the underdeveloped world. The startup’s founders came up with the concept for a client-focused project as a way to combine the technology with other humanitarian efforts.

106
2 years ago

A startup that helps quickly build custom web pages for brands, selling them to clients at a fixed price. The startup wants to replace the very expensive full-page print ad with a mobile-friendly digital display ad. Their potential clients include agencies, brands and ad tech companies.

106
2 years ago

A technology that helps companies understand what customers are looking at on their mobile devices.

106
2 years ago

A company that’s building a detailed map of the world’s supply chains, put together using new satellite technologies. The startup wants to create a more efficient and transparent supply chain for all manufacturers.

106
2 years ago

An adtech startup that provides a way for publishers to target users based on their browsing history, to help them understand their behavior and improve their ad content.

105
2 years ago

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

105
2 years ago

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

105
2 years ago

CTO of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he has helped build a $100M startup.

105
2 years ago

A medical-tech startup that wants to provide a digital health record

105
2 years ago

An adtech startup that has created a network of sites where users can view relevant ads across a network of sites.

105
2 years ago

A high-tech way to enable people to communicate with their doctors remotely. The company hopes to make that easier for everyone: patients, doctors, and caretakers.

104
2 years ago

Work-at-home tech support for small businesses. The startup is based in the Bay Area and recently raised $3 million to expand internationally.

104
2 years ago

TechCrunch’s IPOs have been pretty good over the past decade. The 14 most recent IPOs have collectively brought in $2.4 billion as of April 2018, according to research from Pitchbook.

104
2 years ago

Part of a $100 million venture fund that’s investing in food technology startups, including a company that’s building a delivery service for food, and another that’s building a delivery network for food.

104
2 years ago

This is a water filtration system that claims to remove 99.9% of all bacteria, viruses, and cysts, using FOSS technology.

104
2 years ago

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

103
2 years ago

The app is meant to help people feel connected to their communities and to learn about local government, news, and weather. It’s being built by the tech team of a Philly-based newsroom and has been in the works since 2013.

103
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies with their HR technology, from recruitment to onboarding to payroll.

103
2 years ago

This startup is building a telepresence technology that allows you to virtually work from home.

103
2 years ago

A startup that makes it possible for anyone to use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as a customer service call center without having to re-enter their information. The company has already secured funding from Y Combinator, AngelList, and Techstars.

103
2 years ago

"Idea 2.0 is a tool for entrepreneurs to help them learn about new technologies in the market and network together. It’s the Uber of technology conferences. The conference is in its second year and has had over 1,000 attendees and 300+ speakers from 45 countries. The conference’s format is based on the model of Airbnb, where the host gets to pick the guests. The guest list is highly curated and the speakers are handpicked by the company’s CEO. The conference has been very well received by attendees and has been named a Top 10 conference in the US in 2018.

103
2 years ago

This platform helps tech companies that would like to sell software as a service (SaaS) to clients. The platform allows for businesses to reach their clients directly, and also helps them understand how much money their clients are spending on software.

103
2 years ago

A “fintech for the legal industry”. It wants to make legal contracts easier to understand and fill out, so they don’t need lawyers to review them.

103
2 years ago

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

103
1 year ago

An online video learning platform for people to watch other people work on different technologies.

103
1 year ago

A software company that helps companies with the tech-heavy job of finding and interviewing candidates. Clarity has a free version for small teams and a $4,000/month paid option, which it says has “well over 100 customers”.

103
2 years ago

A mobile payment platform that partners with existing retailers to offer secure, easy payment solutions. Its technology is based on the QR code, and the company says its product is more secure than the current “contactless” payment methods.

102
2 years ago

This startup, which is a subsidiary of a government agency in Brazil, is focused on building technology to provide transparency into the country’s elections.

102
2 years ago

A financial technology company that helps retail clients with business expenses and operations.

102
2 years ago

A platform for creating individualized content in bulk. It helps small businesses create advertising campaigns through its machine learning based technology

102
2 years ago

A company that helps lawyers fight fraud and stop identity theft, as well as help businesses prevent tech support fraud and hacking.

102
1 year ago

An eco-friendly conference for startups, focused on innovation, sustainability and technology.

102
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.

102
1 year ago

An ad-tech startup focused on helping brands to better understand their ad campaigns.

102
2 years ago

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

101
2 years ago

A platform that uses machine learning to help companies improve their technical operations by identifying and removing technical debt and outdated code.

101
2 years ago

A startup that extends the integration of the Fintech API to make it easier for developers to integrate payments into their own app or website.

101
2 years ago

A startup that helps startups in the Middle East and North Africa build apps. The startup allows the companies to build their own mobile apps, but then handles the back-end development and provides tech support.

101
2 years ago

A clean water startup that wants to help rural areas access their own clean water. The startup currently has a beta version of their product in the Amazon rain forest and plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for their water technology in 2021.

101
2 years ago

A tool for hiring and managing staff for tech companies

101
2 years ago

A startup that conducts research on the effects of technology on society, and then works with companies and government to find solutions

100
2 years ago

A digital product that allows users to create, share, and remix their favorite songs. The startup is working on its own proprietary technology that will help music creators and artists track their songs, and manage their royalties.

100
2 years ago

A technology company providing a way to help companies manage employees’ expenses and track their compliance.

100
2 years ago

A place to go to get the latest news on emerging technologies, like drones, 3D printing, and robotics.

100
2 years ago

This company, which is now a subsidiary of software giant IBM, is trying to make enterprise software simpler for smaller organizations. They have a new product called “Navigator”, which is designed to help organizations of all sizes (from a startup with 3 people to a Fortune 100 company) navigate the complex technology stack they have today.

100
2 years ago

A financial-tech startup that is trying to provide small business owners and independent contractors with better ways to manage and pay their bills.

100
2 years ago

An ad tech company that’s building a new technology that they say has the potential to significantly change the way digital advertising is purchased and sold. The company’s technology has the potential to revolutionize the digital advertising market by giving advertisers complete control of their ad campaigns, directly from their desktop and mobile devices.

100
1 year ago

A startup that sells modular smart-home devices aimed at delivering better ‘integrated’ home technology.

100
1 year ago

This startup is producing the next generation of technologies that can detect and remove water in buildings to prevent mold, bacteria, and other harmful microbes from growing.

100
2 years ago

A platform to enable a “smart pool”. The startup is building technology that allows for robotic pool maintenance so pool owners don’t have to spend hours performing maintenance tasks.

99
2 years ago

This startup is building an app that helps people design their own personalized delivery drones. The drones will be powered by the startup’s own solar-powered drone charging technology.

99
2 years ago

A platform for sharing science/tech knowledge that goes beyond just classrooms. The platform aims to break down the barriers between academia and the next generation of scientists and engineers. It’s currently in the private beta testing phase.

99
2 years ago

Tech that helps build companies in the US that are startups in other countries. The startup’s founders say that over $500 million is being raised in new funds in the US, but only $10 million is being raised in these other countries.

99
2 years ago

A technology company that takes photo and video content, and makes it into a product that can be resold as an image or video stock. They’re also developing a platform to enable photo and video creatives to get paid for their work

99
2 years ago

A tool that helps you adapt to new technologies quickly and easily.

99
1 year ago

A software company that helps real estate agents deal with new technologies like digital photography and online marketing.

99
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help teachers use technology in the classroom

98
2 years ago

A startup that wants to empower employees to make their own technology decisions, rather than giving them a limited set of options.

98
2 years ago

A startup that develops wearable technology for runners. The company is selling a smartwatch that tracks things like pace, distance, and calories burned.

98
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make open-source software for 3D printers. The founders are tech veterans who have built digital fabrication tools before.

98
2 years ago

This startup is building a platform that helps sports teams track players’ health and performance in real-time. They are hosting a hackathon for developers to build the tech they’ve been developing in stealth mode.

98
2 years ago

Cleantech startup that uses data, AI, and blockchain to make it easier to optimize energy use.

98
2 years ago

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

98
1 year ago

VR-based technology that lets people experience things like medical and scientific procedures in virtual reality.

98
1 year ago

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

98
2 years ago

In addition to the startup projects listed here, some startups have been incubated at Techstars in its program.

97
2 years ago

A company that provides AI-powered technology for online retailers, including an AI-powered website that can automatically suggest new products and changes to products based on consumer behavior.

97
2 years ago

A startup to help workers make better business decisions, with a focus on helping them make the right strategic decisions in the long term. It’s currently part of the Techstars accelerator program.

97
2 years ago

A startup that builds software for managing technology and data for colleges. The company claims to have over $6 million in monthly recurring revenue, and counts Dow Jones as one of its customers.

97
2 years ago

This startup is building a way to create virtual reality experiences for brands, using a technology called “phantom display”.

97
2 years ago

Founded by two former McKinsey consultants, Talent App is a startup that helps companies find the best candidates for roles using ATS technology. Talent App is a membership-based service that includes features like a powerful candidate analytics tool, a job board, and insights into candidate behavior.

97
1 year ago

A company that uses data and technology to help companies sell to businesses like investors.

97
2 years ago

This is a fintech startup that wants to make it easier for companies to send money to their employees. It currently has two employees and 10 customers.

96
2 years ago

A startup that wants to be the first-mover in creating a new class of wearable computing technology. The company wants to make wearable technology that’s more comfortable, fashionable, and unconstrained.

96
2 years ago

A patent-pending technology that allows companies to build a “firewall” between their corporate networks and the internet, to protect data from unauthorized access.

96
1 year ago

A fintech startup built for natural gas industry. It allows users to collect and monitor their natural gas usage, and allows companies to monitor over their entire natural gas network.

96
1 year ago

A health startup that was part of the Techstars accelerator.

96
2 years ago

A company that will help you “re-purpose your technology,” where you can take old tech and either sell it to someone else, or build something new out of it.

95
2 years ago

A platform for developing mobile apps that connects clients with developers. They’re not looking to compete with big agencies, but trying to fill a gap between startups and agencies. They’re currently attracting interest from small businesses with a few employees who are looking for a way to get high-level visibility and technical support to manage the complexity of building apps.

95
2 years ago

Fintech company for unbanked and underbanked customers in Latin America and Brazil.

95
2 years ago

A startup that helps you build your own custom bow ties. The startup is targeting the millennial market with a more tech-savvy way to wear a bow tie.

94
2 years ago

A B2B company that helps banks take advantage of underutilized data in their systems. The company claims its technology can help banks save up to $500m a year.

94
2 years ago

Baker, Justine (2017, August 27). "How These Two Women Are Driving the Future of Tech", The New Yorker, .

94
1 year ago

A tech company that makes digital services for the public health sector. They’re focused on getting government agencies to talk to each other.

94
2 years ago

A startup for managing customer service and technical support conversations, with the goal of reducing the amount of time it takes to get in touch with a company.

93
2 years ago

Founders: Marta, Ryan. The two want to build a tech hub for the Latin American startup community. They want to give startups discounted office space, mentorship, and access to capital.

93
2 years ago

PetMD is a vet-tech startup that helps pet owners with a range of services, from consulting to pet care. It has a “pet concierge” service to help owners with questions like what to feed their pets when taking them to the vet, and what food to pick up on the way home.

93
2 years ago

A company that “helps businesses buy and build from a wider, more diverse set of technology services”. The startup has raised $6 million from investors and says it has already helped companies grow from “the size of a small company to a well-staffed, highly functional team”.

93
2 years ago

A platform for software developers to be able to build and test mobile apps and websites with ease. In a press release, the company said that its technology was “designed to reduce the time and cost of development for mobile applications.”

93
1 year ago

A micro-invention technology startup that lets anyone print 3D objects using simple DIY kits.

93
2 years ago

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

92
2 years ago

A startup that provides a recruiting service for tech talent, where companies can use any payment method they want

92
2 years ago

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

92
2 years ago

The company is pairing the digital technology used by banks to process payments to the physical elements of a cash machine, such as a keypad and a printer, to create an end-to-end solution.

92
2 years ago

This startup is building an all-in-one platform for Fintech services, with the goal of bringing them all under one roof.

92
1 year ago

CEO and co-founder, Josh, is a self-proclaimed "Serial Entrepreneur." He's built startups in the past five years, including a few that were acquired by larger tech companies.

92
1 year ago

A software company that is building a technology platform that helps e-commerce retailers and merchants deliver tailored messages to consumers based on their gender and demographic information.

92
1 year ago

A platform designed for the non-technical employee to communicate with their managers.

91
2 years ago

A startup that wants to develop a technology that allows cities to track air quality.

90
2 years ago

"Wired" magazine named the list of the "75 Smartest Entrepreneurs in Technology" on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the magazine.

90
2 years ago

A technology that helps to monitor the health of workers, including health risk factors and physical activity levels. The startup believes that the technology will be important for companies who want to make sure their employees are healthy.

90
1 year ago

Blockchain hardware for smart homes. The company wants to build a $200 smart lock that would allow owners to automate their home with blockchain tech that would allow them to unlock the door remotely.

90
1 year ago

Fintech company that offers investors a way to borrow against their crypto holdings.

90
1 year ago

A company with an $8 million Series A led by First Round Capital, Techstars, and Citi Ventures

90
1 year ago

Fintech startup that wants to help small businesses with cash flow and credit management.

90
2 years ago

A payment technology company that works with online retailers and e-commerce platforms. The startup uses blockchain technology to enable payments between the retailer and the customer. It has been featured on the “top 10 under-the-radar blockchain startups” from CB Insights.

89
2 years ago

A company that uses real-time technology to make sure that your home security system is always on, and that it can be accessed by your family members and friends. It’s also a tool to protect against cyber thieves who could potentially hack into your devices.

89
1 year ago

A startup in the heart of one of the biggest tech hubs in the world that wants to help startups find genius.

89
1 year ago

A “tech startup” which, in their words, “builds and operates a network of high-speed automated parking garages for self-driving vehicles.”

89
2 years ago

A “smart seating” technology that provides real-time feedback for physical therapists and other health care professionals.

88
2 years ago

A startup that is building a platform to allow high school students to build a career in technology.

88
1 year ago

A VC-backed startup that is looking to bring financial services to the unbanked in India. The company has started piloting its technology in Chennai and Hyderabad.

88
1 year ago

A digital media studio that helps brands create top-quality videos by combining story-telling and media technology. The startup is looking to create a platform that is easy for people to use, allowing for professional-level video production at a minimal cost.

88
2 years ago

This is a SaaS startup that aims to help small businesses with their marketing and branding needs. The company says it has over 700 customers, with the majority of those customers coming from the tech industry.

87
2 years ago

A company that’s building a web app that makes it easy for non-technical users to create and update documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.

87
1 year ago

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

87
1 year ago

A startup that helps developers work more effectively with their code. The startup’s technology is built to help developers more effectively work with their code.

87
1 year ago

The startup uses digital technology to help prevent fraud in the food supply chain, essentially helping to prevent food poisoning in a way that’s less intrusive than the E. coli outbreak that occurred in the fall.

87
1 year ago

The world’s first interactive robot taxidermist. It combines 3D scanning technology and a robotic arm to automatically fuse together a stuffed creature out of real animal parts. The startup says the process is simple for consumers to use, and can be done from their homes.

87
2 years ago

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

86
1 year ago

An online platform for retailers to manage the customer experience through technology.

86
1 year ago

A fintech startup in the Philadelphia area that has a platform that lets users compare loans to see the best deal

86
2 years ago

A decentralized platform for supply chains. The platform builds on a blockchain technology, which is a way of managing digital assets which is mainly popular in the crypto world. The platform is meant to help companies automate their supply chains and manage their inventory better.

85
1 year ago

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

85
1 year ago

A computer vision startup that wants to use machine learning and image recognition to make product photos more complete. The startup says their technology can improve the accuracy of product photos 40% with claims to be able to identify colors, shapes and other features of products.

85
1 year ago

A startup developing a novel technology allowing people to exchange information in a way that is secure and private.

85
1 year ago

A podcast that focuses on the intersection of technology and business, including interviews with entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.

85
2 years ago

A high-tech startup that wants to use its virtual reality to help people turn their natural surroundings into their classroom.

84
2 years ago

An AI-based system that scans your website and analyzes the technical data to help you improve your site’s performance.

84
2 years ago

A platform that helps developers of internet of things devices get their software into the hands of end users. The startup is focused on the “Internet of Stuff”, or the internet of things — a technology that allows everyday items to be connected to the internet and have their state monitored.

84
2 years ago

A company that makes it easier for businesses to adopt and use technology. They’re currently working with 10 customers, including two large enterprise customers, and offer solutions in computer vision, speech recognition, natural language processing, and machine learning.

84
2 years ago

An easy way for techies to share development projects

84
2 years ago

This startup is going after the $2.5 trillion PBOC, or People’s Bank of China. A financial technology startup that wants to serve the Chinese populace that isn’t as online-savvy as westerners.

84
1 year ago

A real estate tech company that automates the process of entering and compiling data for a house’s sale. They’ve raised more than $500,000 in seed funding.

84
1 year ago

Works with companies to provide non-technical training, like how to write a resume, how to respond to an interview question, or how to talk about your experience.

83
1 year ago

This startup is building software to help companies hire technical interns.

83
1 year ago

A company that’s building a technology platform to help the public sector figure out the best way to use technology when it comes to delivering public services.

83
1 year ago

Builds a temporary software platform based on Docker container technology for developers.

83
2 years ago

A company that helps build technology for banks to provide online banking through telepresence. A few months ago, it was reported that Facebook was looking to invest in VR company Magic Leap to help make this possible.

82
1 year ago

A Boston-based startup with a focus on clean energy. Their product is a roof tile that pulls energy from the sun. This project is a spinout from Techstars.

82
1 year ago

“The world’s largest decentralized flight management system”, helping pilots and air traffic control systems coordinate location and navigate flights. The startup says that its technology is already replacing “50% of an airline’s total operations” with a fleet of more than 30,000 aircraft.

82
1 year ago

A startup that helps hotels in Europe and the Middle East book rooms for corporate events with Fintech companies, using their own websites, without the need for a native reservation system.

82
1 year ago

A tech company that provides data on the city’s road network, and the people who drive them.

82
2 years ago

 App that helps teachers find and collaborate on common content. The company’s technology works with Google Docs to organize a shared content space and show when content has changed. The product serves over 2,000 schools.

81
2 years ago

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

81
2 years ago

A Fintech startup that helps retailers like Macy’s and Neiman Marcus better manage inventory to help them slash their costs and increase sales.

81
2 years ago

A suite of tools for visualizing, sharing, storing, and analyzing technical data in the field. It’s built to work with multiple data sources, and output is easily readable for the end user.

81
2 years ago

A platform for data science and machine learning that’s meant to be accessible for non-technical users.

81
1 year ago

a technology service to make people’s lives easier by letting them manage their health records from a single source. The startup has a partnership with WellPoint to bring its service to hospitals and doctors.

81
1 year ago

A way to track dog and cat behavior. The startup is building a technology that monitors pet behavior, including sleep patterns, mood, and exercise.

81
1 year ago

A health care startup that aims to make the best use of technology to help doctors and patients manage their health.

81
1 year ago

An affordable, internal IT service for small businesses. The startup aims to be a technology partner for small businesses, offering a package of IT services to keep employees productive and the business running.

81
2 years ago

A startup that aims to make it easy for companies to “find and hire the best tech talent, without the hassle of a hiring process.”

80
2 years ago

A decentralized communications company with a focus on legal and regulatory compliance. The company is building out its technology to allow lawyers to create and manage documents via a chatbot.

80
2 years ago

America’s digital magazine is a digital magazine that is central to its mission is to cover the changing landscape of the media industry, and how technology is affecting it. Since February 2014, it has published a new issue every other Thursday and has a print-on-demand model, so subscribers receive their copy directly.

80
2 years ago

A company that helps tech companies prevent and integrate compliance with GDPR

80
1 year ago

A utility that allows you to control your home appliances remotely and with an app. The company wants to use the same tech to let you control your car like you do your computer, so you can remotely lock and unlock your car (like BMW’s ConnectedDrive feature) or even get notifications when it’s being driven.

80
1 year ago

This app helps employers and candidates find each other in a process known as telecommuting. It uses the same technology that’s used to find talent at LinkedIn.

80
1 year ago

A platform for recruiting tech talent for local startups

80
2 years ago

The Startup Grind is a podcast produced by TechCrunch and Rolling Stone. It features interviews with top entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders in the startup community.

79
1 year ago

This startup will help banks manage risks by creating a sandbox for fintech startups.

79
1 year ago

Predictive modeling technology that can help marketers understand where consumers are and what they’re interested in at any given time.

78
1 year ago

This startup’s goal is to help hotels and other hospitality businesses save money by using the same technology that powers self-driving cars to know where their employees are, and be able to send them on a break.

78
1 year ago

A tech company focused on helping startups and entrepreneurs increase retention of new hires through a data-driven approach.

78
1 year ago

A text-to-speech service for the blind that uses the Amazon Echo to convert written words to audio. WordBlind uses a technology called "on-the-fly" speech synthesis to convert text to audio that sounds like the original.

78
1 year ago

A startup that uses its own technology to construct a new type of credit reporting agency, which will offer credit score and credit monitoring to people who do not have access to traditional credit reports.

78
1 year ago

A company that’s building a way for organizations to manage their safety oversight. Their service is built on a system that helps organizations keep track of employees and their licenses, and it can be integrated with other safety technologies like cameras and sensors.

78
2 years ago

A startup that builds custom smart shoes for people with disabilities. The shoes use a wireless accelerometer and Bluetooth technology to detect movement and alert a person when they’re about to fall. The startup is currently working with the military, but is looking to expand into consumer markets.

77
1 year ago

A platform for zero-emission cars, building off the technology that makes electric cars drive themselves.

77
1 year ago

The startup builds a digital marketing platform for B2B software development companies. The startup has raised $2.5 million from investors including GSR Ventures, Techstars, and others.

77
1 year ago

In an interview with TechCrunch, the company said it was building a “mobile first,” “on-demand” fully-distributed video streaming platform.

77
1 year ago

Cofounder of the company, a former commercial real estate agent, says she knew nothing about the fintech industry until she started researching it in 2017.

77
1 year ago

A recruiting platform for tech-related positions, which they say is “designed for professionals with a track record of building technology-driven products”.

77
1 year ago

The fund focuses on two themes: 1) creating new tools to enable better access to financial services (including micro-credit, financial products, and payment systems) and 2) creating new technologies for improving the quality of health care.

77
1 year ago

A 3D printable gun that allows you to modify the shape of your weapon. The idea behind the technology is that it can be used to make semi-automatic weapons capable of being fired more quickly.

77
6 months ago

A startup that makes wearable tech for people with disabilities, like those with visual impairment. The startup is building software that helps people with disabilities to be more independent.

77
2 years ago

A group of technology companies that are building a “novel” way for companies to track the progress of their products through the design process.

76
1 year ago

 A company that aims to bring remote tech support to the UK. It’s currently in the midst of an $8.5M seed round led by Union Square Ventures.

76
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies learn about the best technology for their business, and then negotiates the best rates for their clients.

76
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform for the fintech industry that aims to help banks manage their lending, investments, and risk. The platform was built to sit alongside the CapitalOne API.

76
1 year ago

An AI-powered tool for building mobile apps with a focus on helping non-technical people.

76
1 year ago

A technology company that makes software for the telemedicine market.

76
1 year ago

A company that provides support for enterprise organizations that want to adopt blockchain tech. The company has more than 2,000 enterprise customers, and recently announced a $1.1 million seed round.

76
1 year ago

A company that designs and produces tech-enabled wearables that allow users to connect with their body and health data

76
1 year ago

A tool for non-tech students to learn about programming.

76
1 year ago

A fintech startup that provides a service that let’s users fund their bank accounts with cryptocurrencies. The startup has raised $18 million in seed funding to date.

75
1 year ago

 A  researcher of AI technologies.

75
1 year ago

A real estate technology company which provides a technology platform to the home-selling industry.

75
8 months ago

A Fintech startup that provides technology to help SMBs.

75
1 year ago

Fintech startup looking to capture the $1.7 trillion market for international currency exchange.

74
1 year 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.

74
1 year ago

A chatbot to help people learn on the fly about deep learning, AI, and AI-driven technology.

74
1 year ago

An AI-powered platform that helps travel companies and agents book seats and deals on the most popular airline websites. The startup's proprietary technology is a SaaS product that can be integrated with any travel site.

74
1 year ago

A mobile platform that helps users find nearby parking via mobile device. The startup is building the technology from ground up, with a new API that can be used by parking lot owners and app developers to get parking data.

74
1 year ago

A tool for medical product development, aimed at pharma companies and biotech startups.

74
1 year ago

A digital payments application for small businesses that replaces a bank account, credit card, and direct debit. The B2B business uses the same technology that allows a company to charge purchases to a credit card.

74
1 year ago

A company that helps businesses stick with their promises to consumers, an increasing number of which are increasingly tech-savvy.

74
1 year ago

A startup that helps remote teams organize and automate recurring tech tasks and build shared services.

73
1 year ago

A financial technology company that wants an AI-based product that will help users track their spending and help them avoid financial crime.

73
1 year ago

A group of startups that help companies manage enterprise technology including support and maintenance.

73
1 year ago

A tool for search and discovery of technical talent

73
1 year ago

A startup that wants to use blockchain technology to create an alternative to Wall Street. The company wants to connect investors with funds and manage risk.

73
11 months ago

A startup that aims to solve the problem of long-distance relationships between people who are both working in the tech industry. The app takes advantage of voice and video chat to help people remain connected to one another.

73
10 months ago

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

73
2 years ago

A health technology platform that aims to bring together doctors and patients in a single platform.

72
1 year ago

A “real-time messaging application that enables people to communicate online in real-time”. They’re working with tech firms in the Washington DC area, and say they expect to expand beyond their current market by 2020.

72
1 year ago

A remote support tool for technical and non-technical users

72
1 year ago

A company that helps bring back the romance of gardening and growing plants in the age of technology.

72
1 year ago

A startup that allows retailers to use existing technology to create a shop-within-a-shop experience.

72
1 year ago

While the idea of a self-driving car might look like far-fetched science fiction, the reality is that the technology is already at work on the roads of the United States and Europe. However, it is still too expensive for consumers to access. The startup, which is still in stealth, is working to make the technology accessible at a consumer level.

72
1 year ago

A technology company that helps doctors manage and teach medical students and residents.

72
1 year ago

Helping tech companies find the best international talent to fill tech jobs.

72
2 years ago

A startup that provides a SaaS platform for SaaS companies to build high quality content. The startup is backed by some of the largest tech companies in the world, including Google, Microsoft and Twitter.

71
1 year ago

This app is designed for people with mobility issues to schedule and manage their indoor activities. The startup wants to bring technology to a new market of people with mobility issues.

71
1 year ago

A library of community and networking events for professionals in the creative and technology industries, including conference and meetup planning, networking and events

71
2 years ago

A real estate technology platform that is a hybrid of Homejoy and Airbnb, letting landlords rent out their properties on the platform.

70
1 year ago

A technology that helps people create and share videos on the web, building a community around their videos.

70
1 year ago

An automation platform for recruitment technology products.

70
1 year ago

This startup wants to use blockchain technology to help companies cancel contracts as efficiently and as cheaply as possible.

70
1 year ago

A process control startup that enables companies to monitor and control processes that don’t have sensors. It’s a more accurate way of gauging process performance than the traditional approach of sending a technician to the site.

69
1 year ago

A B2B company that aims to help B2B brands with marketing and sales by leveraging the power of B2B data and CRM technology. They have customers including Royal Bank of Canada and American Express.

69
1 year ago

A startup that provides a way for tech companies to manage their digital marketing as one source for all their marketing needs.

69
1 year ago

A platform for connecting small tech companies with big brands that wants to help bridge the distance between them.

69
1 year ago

A gamification startup that wants to take the traditional business school process of teaching sales techniques and make it more gamelike.

69
1 year ago

A technology company that creates “smart” thermostats for home and business use, allowing homeowners to control their thermostats via their smartphone. The company is led by CEO and founder Rajat Pahuja, who previously built a business in India called Shubh Loans that went “very profitable,” according to Pahuja.

69
1 year ago

A technology platform that helps businesses identify new markets, customers, and business opportunities.

69
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.

69
1 year ago

A health-tech startup that works with hospitals to manage treatments and operations

69
11 months ago

A platform for mediation of disputes like contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duties, or employment disputes. The platform is built on blockchain technology.

69
10 months ago

This mobile payments company is building the technology that allows companies to collect payments on their apps through Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or other mobile payment options, instead of sending out checks or cash.

69
1 year ago

A company that uses Artificial Intelligence to help banks and credit unions make loan decisions, with a focus on fintech and small business.

68
1 year ago

FinTech startup that allows people to send payments via text message.

68
2 years ago

An AI-based assist-ive technology for elderly patients. It’s built on Amazon’s Alexa platform and uses artificial intelligence to predict what the doctor will say before he says it, allowing the patient to adjust their behavior based on the doctor’s instructions.

67
1 year ago

This startup wants to help facilitate the digitization of art in a way that is more focused on intangible aspects like inspiration and emotion, rather than just the technicalities of how the work was created.

67
1 year ago

A startup that’s building technology that can detect when to deploy new products or features based on data and customer feedback.

67
1 year ago

A technology that helps people shop and eat healthier by offering personalized recommendations based on their health history.

67
6 months ago

A technology company that makes it easier for users to share contents and collaborate with each other in a video platform.

67
1 year ago

Looking to build the next generation of command-line tools, this startup uses a “push technology” that allows you to push notifications and updates to your phone from the command line.

66
1 year ago

An advertising platform for artists that uses blockchain technology to smooth out the payment process. ArtPro is building a DApp on Ethereum that will allow artists to sell their digital work directly to their fans.

66
1 year ago

A real estate tech company that focuses on digital marketing for individual agents.

66
1 year ago

An online marketplace for buying and selling used items and goods. The company is using a technology called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) to allow consumers to scan an item and find out what they’re worth on the platform, which they say is a cheaper way to buy used goods, and helps sellers by cutting out the middleman.

65
1 year ago

A new financial technology company that’s building a software platform that allows anyone to invest in a new business.

65
11 months ago

An online platform for buying and selling tech products. The startup says it’s the only tech company in the physical world, allowing people to buy tech products from other tech people.

65
1 year ago

A software company that tracks and analyzes water usage in the United States. The startup is led by a guy who also founded a company called Aquatech that tracked water usage in the US in the 1990s.

64
1 year 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

The Startup Grind Philly Meetup is a group of local entrepreneurs, investors, and other startup enthusiasts who regularly gather to talk about entrepreneurship, funding, and startups in Philadelphia. The event is organized by a variety of organizations including the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, The Foundry and the Philadelphia Technology Alliance.

64
1 year ago

A fintech company that creates portfolios for companies to manage their employee retirement savings. It allows companies to track employees’ investment performance while offering a platform to help them manage their own retirement savings.

64
1 year ago

A tool that helps consumers create a budget and track their spending. The startup has raised $12 million for its technology thus far, and is looking to pivot into a basic financial management tool as it grows.

64
4 months ago

The company that makes the Tiny Guide app is building an app that will help the blind navigate the streets of cities. The app uses a combination of technology and human volunteer navigators to point out street names, traffic lights and other landmarks. It also is likely to be the first app to integrate with the Apple Watch.

64
1 year ago

 The coworking space is part of a larger effort to help women get into technology, either by connecting them to mentors or allowing them to work at an office without the need for a co-founder.

63
1 year ago

A map of New York that acts as a digital billboard, providing advertising and location-based services. It was one of the winners of the NYC Tech Challenge.

63
1 year ago

A way to make tech-savvy people in the Philippines who don’t have access to the internet to use the internet.

63
1 year ago

This company is looking to create a system for building and selling homes that incorporates the latest construction technology.

62
1 year ago

A platform that helps retailers and brands use the right technology to get a leg up on the competition.

62
1 year ago

This is an “automated” loan application process for small business borrowers. The startup says its technology can analyze the financials of a business in minutes and make a quick decision on whether or not to give them a loan.

62
1 year ago

A platform that connects borrowers with financial services and technology to transform the way they borrow and pay. They have a $2.5M seed round and are close to a round of growth.

62
1 year ago

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

62
1 year ago

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

62
1 year ago

The startup wants to help companies meet the needs of their customers with a new tech platform that lets users talk directly to their bank services, like the automated teller machines of the future.

61
1 year ago

A platform for advertisers to find and target the right demographics and psychographics. The startup is also working on an ad tech platform for brands that want to target “hard-to-reach” consumers.

61
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a “self-serve” payment system for restaurants. It’s a product of the food-tech world, with the goal of streamlining the process of paying for orders.

61
9 months ago

Recode is a project from Cheddar that provides video interviews with the founders of startups in the technology sector.

61
1 year ago

A startup for sustainable tech goods

60
1 year ago

A tool for electronics repair technicians that is now available in the US. The idea is to give them better tools beyond the manual they’re given to learn.

60
7 months ago

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

60
1 year ago

A startup that specializes in helping law firms manage their legal affairs, and create custom legal documents. A legal tech startup, it started with more than 250 legal professionals and is now raising a $10 million round led by Sequoia Capital.

59
1 year ago

This company builds digital assistants for developing countries, aiming to make it easy for them to get work done while using technology in ways that are not possible when living in resource-limited areas.

59
1 year ago

Cofounder of the company, a former financial industry analyst, began researching the fintech industry in 2017. She found a dearth of female founders in the space. In her startup’s pitch deck, she highlights several female founders as part of the company’s advisory board.

59
1 year ago

A platform for groceries that uses RFID technology and point-of-sale terminals to track the history of each item in inventory and notify employees when inventory is nearing its expiration date

59
1 year ago

The world of finance is changing dramatically, and there’s a lot of confusion around how new technologies like fintech will impact financial services. Fintech can take the form of apps, startups, and platforms, or it can be composed of a mix of all three. Fintech is a catch-all term that can include everything from cryptocurrencies, to artificial intelligence, to machine learning, and more. Fintech startup solutions help companies navigate these changes.

59
1 year ago

A company that lets businesses test and manage their technical infrastructure remotely.

59
1 year ago

A digital platform for training and mentorship, founded by user-experience designers. A platform to foster a community of designers, technical writers, and marketers who share their expertise.

59
1 year ago

A startup that aims to be the "Uber of dog walks." The company plans to use the same GPS technology that powers Uber rides for a service that will be more convenient for pet owners.

59
1 year ago

The startup founded by a former General Electric executive, wants to use AI and a custom-designed nanotechnology solution to make drinking water taste better.

59
1 year ago

On-demand service that provides technical support to businesses.

59
11 months ago

A tech platform for tech people. The startup’s tech tools are designed to be intuitive, so tech people can use tech without being techy.

59
1 year ago

A fintech platform, helping companies with their transactions.

58
6 months ago

A company that provides hourly workers with technology and training to get their own small business off the ground. Come Up Now has grown from a handful of contracts to 200 employees in the past six months.

58
1 year ago

Dedicated to helping tech companies build more sustainable products, it’s a platform for tracking products’ carbon emissions and life cycle, and helping companies figure out what to do to reduce them.

57
11 months ago

A mobile app that uses the same technology as Uber to get you a taxi.

57
10 months ago

The startup is building an automated “tech support bot” that helps you get your problems resolved.

57
8 months ago

A technology startup that wants to use the power of data to make stuff like robot pets and virtual reality games more interactive. It’s currently focused on Pokémon Go, where it is working with Niantic on a new feature that allows users to interact with characters in the game.

57
8 months ago

A medical technology startup that’s been working on a smart bracelet that tracks the wearer’s vital signs and analyzes that data to help determine the best course of action.

57
6 months ago

This startup wants to build a marketplace for cars that is “like Uber, but with less regulations and more cars”. It’s currently working on those “less regulations”, having driven its first car at the end of May. It’s also working on having a mobile app, working with auto insurance companies, and building out its in-car technology.

57
1 year ago

A new startup that builds tools for freelancers in the creative and tech industries to help them get paid faster.

56
1 year ago

A technology company that is building a “truly universal” Bluetooth smartwatch for the masses.

56
1 year ago

A startup that makes online shopping easier for people with less tech experience

56
6 months ago

A high-tech incubator that helps companies raise money and build their businesses in Silicon Valley.

56
1 year ago

A virtual assistant with a chatbot-like interface to help schedule meetings, find flights and help with transfers. The startup doesn’t have any funding yet, but has a strong technical team.

55
1 year ago

A startup that uses high-tech, low-cost sensors to monitor the quality of the air around us.

55
1 year ago

A tool that aims to help companies manage contract negotiations, especially in the tech industry.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A platform that allows users to host their own events online, using a mix of location-based technology to lure attendees and social media to attract attendees.

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1 year ago

A company that is developing a technology that uses blockchain to track and trace a product’s journey from the farm to the home, to protect farmers and consumers from pests and contaminants.

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1 year ago

A startup that uses technology to connect the self-employed with customers and clients.

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9 months ago

A fintech product for US credit unions for managing bank accounts.

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7 months ago

A seed-stage tech startup that’s building a business on automating the process for a person to start a business in Singapore. They’re working with a small number of clients and focusing on operations but have a business model that allows them to hire more people as the business grows.

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6 months ago

A company that helps companies “employ remote workers more effectively,” building out technology that can help teams manage communication, tasks, and team building in a remote environment.

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1 year ago

Indiagames is a venture backed company that is building technology to help Indian game developers and publishers grow their market.

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9 months ago

In addition to the main list above, a number of companies that were not selected for the finals were chosen for a special list of honorable mentions in three categories: Technology, People and Process. The Bottom Line is the only company that was not chosen for the finals from this list.

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7 months ago

A group of entrepreneurs and executives from large companies like Google, Amazon, and Walmart are working on a new startup called Kip, a platform for tech-enabled collaboration. The company’s goal is to help large companies share resources more effectively, and will launch in the fall of 2020 in the U.S.

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5 months ago

 A startup working on a technology platform that helps manage all of the workflows across an enterprise.

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1 year ago

The startup wants to build a way for people to manage their digital assets via their mobile device. The startup says they’ve built a mobile app that can be used to create a digital presence for local businesses and brands. Co-founders say they’ve been doing extensive research on the best way to adopt blockchain technology.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to help reduce the cost of creating and publishing original video content by using Adobe’s technology.

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10 months ago

Team managing the creation of a digital version of a physical game. Started as a team working on video games, it now has a mobile game in production, with the goal of using the startup’s technology to expand into a broader gaming experience.

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5 months ago

The founders of this startup are building a platform to connect “tech people who want to do things but can’t afford to buy equipment” with people who want to give them advice.

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1 year ago

VentureBeat is an American technology news and media company based in New York City. It was founded in 2009 as a print publication, and has since expanded to include a website and mobile apps, and became a venture-backed startup.

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1 year ago

Companies that have benefited from Y Combinator are focusing on the problems of the modern worker not because they’re trying to build the next Klout or IMVU, but because they think these problems will be solved by technology.

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1 year ago

A startup building software to help companies in the US become more energy efficient. The company’s technology is aimed at helping buildings achieve the same level of energy efficiency as a home, but can scale to large commercial or industrial buildings.

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1 year ago

A company that helps doctors use technology to keep track of patients who are already in the hospital and notifying them in case of emergencies

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6 months ago

This startup aims to make it easier for companies to find candidates with the right technical skills to fill open roles. They use a proprietary database to find candidates with the right skills.

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1 year ago

Once a year, the company hosts a conference to educate its customers about the latest technology and trends in the industry.

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1 year ago

A “pure adtech” solution for publishers, allowing them to sell video inventory across various online platforms.

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6 months ago

A video-based platform for training and technical support for homeowners.

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1 year ago

A tech company that has created a new platform to allow people to donate some of their blood to help others in need.

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1 year ago

A technology company that helps to keep track of the creative process for artisans.

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11 months ago

Another Fintech company looking to bring a bank of tools, platforms, and services to the new generation of the unbanked.

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10 months ago

A team of futurists based in Tel-Aviv, Israel, that uses data science to predict how human behavior will change in response to various technologies.

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10 months ago

A company that helps investors find the best opportunities in sectors like solar, wind, and clean-tech.

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9 months ago

A technology startup that is building a platform that will be able to help companies evaluate, discover and manage talent — it’s essentially a way for recruiters to manage their entire talent pipeline and onboard candidates.

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6 months ago

A startup focused on helping Indigenous communities in Canada. The startup aims to build a platform to help Indigenous people unite, and use technology to help them create their own economic independence.

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4 months ago

Having grown from 10 employees to 160 in the last three years, the company is the fastest-growing startup in the city and Pittsburgh's largest private technology employer.

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1 year ago

A voice-activated assistant that uses machine learning and a proprietary technology to identify critical situations and send messages to users’ phones. The app is meant to serve as a safety companion when users are out and about, guiding them through social situations, helping them get home safely, and handling the occasional emergency.

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1 year ago

Innovation in the US has become a flashpoint for the rest of the world. From its inception in 2010, the French government has invested in French Tech. In France, startups have received €4.5 billion in funding in recent years, according to INSEAD.

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1 year ago

A group of students at Carnegie Mellon University are building a wearable that tracks the human heart rate, breathing, and activity. The technology is meant to be used for home wellness, but also to help with medical research.

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8 months ago

The founders walked away from their jobs in the technology industry to focus on food, and built a tech app that makes it easier and cheaper for restaurants to source from local farmers.

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7 months ago

A fintech startup that provides a service for investors to buy bonds in emerging markets.

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1 year ago

A tech-enabled market for finding and hiring high-quality freelancers. The company’s aim is to help small businesses expand their reach and have access to a more comprehensive pool of talent.

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9 months ago

A wearable technology company, based in San Francisco, that makes apparel and accessories that measure in real time and track your activity. It has some of the lowest prices in the industry, and is a contender with the other big players.

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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.

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9 months ago

A startup that aims to create a more transparent and secure supply chain for the fashion industry, using blockchain technology.

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1 year ago

The $1.4 million seed round was led by James Proud, and also included participation from First Round Capital, Village Global and Techstars.

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1 year ago

This startup allows people to create green screen videos using their own photos. The technology is used primarily by professional filmmakers, and the company also hopes to tackle the commercial market.

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1 year ago

A technology that helps lower-income people from taking out loans to pay for college

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11 months ago

An online platform that helps women find better jobs in tech by connecting them with companies with open positions.

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6 months ago

A platform for self-driving car startups to work with automakers and test their new technologies, and for automakers to do the same for self-driving startups.

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5 months ago

A platform for developing and learning about tech skills and building a career in tech.

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1 year ago

The startup's founders say they help companies in the $50B+ technology industry find top technical talent and make sure they spend the right amount of time and money on the right people.

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1 year ago

An adtech startup that targets ads to users based on what they’re doing on the web. They’re currently focused on mobile apps and are looking to expand to other platforms.

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1 year ago

Fintech startup for facilitating money transfers between countries. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Myanmar, its beta version allows users to send and receive money online via mobile phones.

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1 year ago

 A technology for managing pharmacies with AI and machine learning.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps tech companies hire engineers from India, the US and elsewhere.

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11 months ago

A tool for audio signal processing that can help vocalists learn new notes faster, with a similar approach to techniques used in speech therapy.

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6 months ago

A real estate startup that uses technology to help all parties involved in a property transaction.

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2 years ago

Idea: Website builder for non-technical people

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1 year ago

Last year, I wrote about how some of the most successful Y Combinator companies are focused on solving the problems of the modern worker, like home care, transportation, and education. The most successful YC companies are built on the idea that technology should be helping workers, not fighting them.

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1 year ago

A sports tech startup that makes a platform that combines wearable technology with data to help athletes improve and improve their performance.

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1 year ago

One of the largest investment firms in the US, Union Square Ventures, has been investing in a number of consumer tech startups. They’re focused on building services that make it easier to sell and manage products through the internet, and they’re actively looking for seed stage opportunities.

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1 year ago

As part of the Make Tech Easier project, the team is building a tool to help non-tech folks make tech purchases. They have a custom loyalty card that helps users identify the problem they want to solve, then build a purchase workflow. The startup now has $6,000 in monthly recurring revenue after just a year in business.

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to “be the go-to destination for students and professionals to discover, apply, and begin their careers in tech”.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps distribute the wealth of people who are well-known in tech.

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10 months ago

White Rabbit is a tech startup that provides an on-demand app for those with relationship problems

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10 months ago

A tech startup that was founded in 2017 and already has a working product, which they say is a “way for people to find, follow, and communicate with the brands they love”

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10 months ago

People in the US are getting older, but the cost of healthcare is rising faster than the CPI. This startup wants to make healthcare affordable for everyone by merging technology with universal healthcare.

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1 year ago

A company that promises to make owning a house a more transparent and understandable process for consumers via their online platform known as RealtyShares. The company is a real estate marketplace that uses blockchain technology to help potential home buyers and sellers compare properties to find the best deals on the market.

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1 year ago

A tool that helps smaller tech companies understand their technology costs and profitability

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1 year ago

A chatbot platform that helps restaurants manage the back of their house. It’s built on top of the same language processing technology that Facebook uses to turn user chat messages into ads.

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1 year ago

A tech company that helps tech companies scale their tech. Through software, they help tech companies foster teams, manage tech debt, and make tech decisions, with a tech debt of its own, they say. They have a tech debt of their own.

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6 months ago

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

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5 months ago

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

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1 year ago

A startup has built a technology to predict and prevent stock market crashes. The company wants to use its technology to manage the flow of capital into financial markets.

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1 year ago

A new company called Aranner is building a technology platform that helps digital marketers provide better customer-experience-based marketing solutions to clients.

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1 year ago

An on-demand pest control service for homeowners that finds pests, estimates how much it will cost to remove them, and then, in a few days, sends the homeowner a text message to let them know a technician is on its way. It’s a $500 million industry in the US.

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11 months ago

This startup aims to help fund the development of autonomous vehicle technology.

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6 months ago

A mobile app for scheduling appointments. Currently focused on the tech talent market in New York.

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6 months ago

A school with a curriculum focused on the arts. The startup aims to create a curriculum that will help students learn “skills and techniques that they can put to use in a diverse range of fields”.

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3 months ago

Green Tech helps small businesses grow by helping them access financing and other services.

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1 year ago

A startup that’s looking to help the global microfinance community use new technology to reduce losses.

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11 months ago

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

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10 months ago

This tech startup is building tech for tech companies to help employees manage tech risks. The tech team at this startup is comprised of former tech execs at tech companies like Google. They’re working with tech companies in the US, Israel, UK, and France.

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1 year ago

A startup that provides mobile money services for emerging markets. The company has developed the technology for mobile money across Uganda, Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania.

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11 months ago

A collaboration between the MIT bionics lab and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology that means that patients can be fitted with robotic prosthetics.

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11 months ago

A small company focused on building automation technology for HVAC, lighting, and other building systems.

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11 months 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.

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11 months ago

A technology that will allow robots to follow human movements and do physical tasks for humans. The startup is getting $1M from the Singapore government.

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10 months ago

“We’re a real estate tech company that helps real estate professionals get paid.” The startup wants to help people lease out their homes and get paid — and make sure everything is done in compliance — all in real time with a mobile app.

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10 months ago

The startup’s mission is to make the internet as cheap as a phone call. Its technology uses existing cellular networks to make cheap local and international peer-to-peer calls.

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9 months ago

For better or worse, a startup that sells “smart furniture”. The startup is building furniture that works alongside existing home automation technology and also lets you control it with your smart phone.

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8 months ago

A company that’s building a technology platform for insurance companies that enables them to automate the most labor-intensive parts of their claims and billing processes.

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8 months ago

A patent-pending technology that turns smartphone screens into touchscreens by projecting them onto any surface.

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6 months ago

A startup that wants to help you run in-person events with “social networking” technology. The company wants to help you plan and sell events, so you don’t have to.

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5 months ago

A business-to-business-to-consumer (B2B2C) platform for engineers and other tech workers.

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1 year ago

TechCrunch’s startup of the day, which aims to be a tool for people to share their discoveries of what’s next in the world of tech and business.

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11 months ago

A process that makes it easier to ship and track packages, for both consumers and businesses. They aim to use the same technology that's in most FedEx and UPS sorting centers to create a more streamlined process for businesses and delivery agencies.

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10 months ago

A startup that wants to reverse the trend of technology companies closing manufacturing facilities in the US, and instead bring manufacturing back to the US.

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9 months ago

A company that helps banks protect their data and helps them maximize their data-driven insights, technology and services.

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8 months ago

A company building an AI for ad-tech and data to help target ads better and more accurately.

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6 months ago

This is a product-based startup with a focus on using machine learning to power the internet. Their early focus is on developing new features for their email service, but they are starting to consider how they can apply their technology to other industries.

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1 year ago

Helping companies with the tech and process of simplifying their supply chain management.

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1 year ago

Philadelphia has a long history of technological innovation in the medical and engineering fields.

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1 year ago

A comprehensive set of tools for biotech and pharmaceutical companies to manage and track their path to market.

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11 months ago

A hospital-based startup working with hospitals to implement new technologies in the emergency room.

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10 months ago

A startup that lets people book flights, hotels, and events. The startup is building a technology platform that allows people to book flights, hotels, and events together, without the overhead of setting up each separate booking through a separate web form.

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10 months ago

Customer support software, aimed at wearable tech and health care providers.

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6 months ago

This is a startup that wants to help companies understand and make sense of their data by providing a digital repository of all their data. The company’s technology automates the process of gathering, cleaning, and storing all of the data, which is then accessible to employees through a dashboard.

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6 months ago

Building a marketplace for tech companies that allows them to sell to startups and small businesses in the US.

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6 months ago

A company that develops technology for private jets and helicopters.

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5 months ago

A platform that helps students find jobs, with a focus on students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields and veterans.

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2 months ago

A startup to help people learn how to use technology, like how to use Google Docs.

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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.

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1 year ago

A platform to help talented people find jobs in the tech industry. Its founder, Aaron Jaffe, says he’s working with a number of the Valley’s most prominent startups.

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1 year ago

The CEO of the company is a veteran of the automotive industry, and the startup is building a platform to help auto dealers use technology to help them better serve their customers.

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1 year ago

In October 2017, AdExchanger ranked them as the #7 ad tech company to watch, and as of February 2018, they were ranked as one of the top 50 ad tech companies. In July 2017, they won the Red Herring Europe Award in the Enterprise Solutions category.