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2 years ago

A tool to help you build an A/B test without having to code anything.

1,717
3 months ago

A startup that tracks the value of things you own and how much you can get for them.

606
5 months ago

A digital day planner that helps you map out your day, helps you organize tasks, and helps you remember things.

491
5 months ago

A supply chain management tool for small businesses that manages everything from physical inventory to internal supply chains. The service is aimed at businesses with under 100 employees and is currently in private beta.

438
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where people can pay a professional to do something for them that they are procrastinating on

358
2 years ago

A platform that connects customers to doctors and patients in a way that doesn’t require uploading even a single file. Patients can ask any doctor questions about anything, and get a personalized response in a few minutes.

308
8 months ago

A dating app that focuses on the small things.

276
2 months ago

A social networking app that helps you to find things to do with friends and family.

255
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service to help people learn how to fix things around the house

206
1 year ago

Merkle is an AI-driven search engine that helps you find the best way to spend your money based on the things you’ve bought in the past. They’re based on a “Netflix for shopping” approach.

179
1 year ago

A startup that uses AI to create images of everything from mountains to people's faces

171
1 year ago

This is a startup that uses a mobile app and a camera to find street-level recycled products and sell them to the public. They started with old library books and DVDs, but are now selling all sorts of things.

171
1 year ago

A platform that connects people looking to travel with people looking for people to do things while traveling.

166
1 year ago

 A startup that creates low-cost, programmable electronics for the Internet of Things.

165
1 year ago

A company building a browser extension that adds web-based editing to Microsoft Word, enabling users to do everything from adding images to creating tables and charts.

164
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service to help people create a bucket list of things they want to accomplish

160
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service to help people make their own clothing (picking the fabric, selecting and combining patterns, etc)

160
1 year ago

A mobile app that helps business reduce expenses by keeping track of how much they spend on things like office supplies, bank fees, and marketing.

160
2 years ago

A startup that sells a kit for people who want to do the things they have always wanted to do but never had the time to do

158
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easy for people to learn how to fix things themselves

155
1 year ago

A new online service for monitoring food safety by connecting restaurants to their city’s local health department, so they can get regular reminders about things like food safety.

155
2 years ago

A social network that helps you find like-minded people and discover things to do.

151
10 months ago

An Internet of Things company that buys and sells data to help companies create better products for consumers.

151
4 months ago

An “Uber for all things”, which would be a company that helps people find and book contractors who can install or fix their house.

149
2 years ago

A startup that sells a service where they take your clothing and make it in to new pieces of clothing

146
2 years ago

A software company that helps companies with their landing page optimization, helping them do things like better target their ads to different customer segments and track their content performance.

145
1 year ago

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

144
2 years ago

A startup that delivers a box of things to do when you’re bored at home

141
2 years ago

A startup that wants to change how people perceive the idea of “the next big thing”.

141
1 year ago

A dating app for people who want to have casual sex, focused on avoiding pressure from other users. The app is meant to be a safe place for people who want to do something that’s not going to last.

140
1 year ago

A company that makes it easy to get started with your own mobile marketplace, selling everything from your couch to your prized mementos

138
16 days ago

A tool for people to find and connect with other people in their area to do things like go to dinner, hike, or see a movie.

138
2 years ago

This startup is building an automatic repair system for the Internet of Things, a term for everyday objects with sensors and connectivity.

137
2 years ago

Internet of Things startup that wants to build a “health-care-in-a-box” for $2,000 that can be plugged into a drone, allowing doctors to give patients remote care.

137
2 years ago

A “social media productivity tool” that helps you get everything done by prioritizing tasks and scheduling them out.

136
1 year ago

A company that wants to offer a “new kind of personal relationship” by getting people to know each other on a deeper level and then do things together.

135
1 year ago

A visual way to understand what your network of friends and contacts are doing, which the startup says will eventually include things like board games, sports, and other group activities.

128
2 years ago

A startup that creates a platform for people to get together and work out by doing things like hiking, biking, etc

127
2 years ago

A digital society where people can share the things they love and connect with other people who like things they love.

127
2 years ago

A startup that connects people who have things to give away with those who need them. It’s a sister-focused startup to Giveaway and Charitybuzz, which helps people find others who are looking for things to give.

127
2 years ago

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

126
2 years ago

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

125
2 years ago

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

125
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where people can buy a box of random stuff for $100 and see if they can sell anything on eBay If they sell it, they get a portion of the profit If they don’

124
2 years ago

A company focused on doing the same thing as Freshbooks, but for freelancers.

124
2 years ago

The startup wants to build a global “decentralized, distributed version control system” where users can collaborate directly with each other to do things like improve code or collaborate on core products.

123
2 years ago

A wearable device that monitors your heart rate and breathing patterns to help treat sleep apnea.

123
2 years ago

A wearables startup that wants to help people run more efficiently and exercise better. It says its product is worn like a wristband and tracks things like steps taken, calories burned, distance traveled, and sleep.

123
2 years ago

A company that provides a way to buy and trade crypto at the best prices. It’s an app for iOS and Android that allows users to use crypto to pay for things.

123
2 years ago

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

122
2 years ago

A developer of “disruptive products for the Internet of Things”

122
2 years ago

A Texas-based startup that provides a service that allows anyone to buy anything with Bitcoin, including buying everyday items.

122
1 year ago

This startup wants to be the Netflix of dating. It wants to connect couples by matching them based on what they’re looking for in a partner. It also wants to keep track of everything couples do together.

122
2 years ago

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

121
2 years ago

A web app that helps people keep track of all the things they’ve bought online.

121
1 year ago

PlaceShare is a marketplace for sharing places, and is backed by Y Combinator. This startup is building a new payments system for sharing things.

121
2 years ago

An executive assistant that makes scheduling meetings, calls, and everything else easier.

120
2 years ago

A clothing company and platform that allows users to create and sell custom-fitted clothes online.

119
2 years ago

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119
2 years ago

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

119
2 years ago

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

119
2 years ago

A startup that produces a checklist for people who are going on vacation Gives them a list of things to do before they leave and things to do when they return

118
2 years ago

A startup that creates a directory of people who are trained to do repair work on a variety of things like plumbing, electrical wiring, and AC work

117
2 years ago

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

117
2 years ago

A real estate website, with listings for apartments, houses, and condos, as well as a guide to nearby amenities and things to do in the area. The company wants to be one of the tools that helps people buy a home, and then helps them settle in.

117
2 years ago

A Chinese-American startup that’s building an app that makes it easier to pay for things online. The app is in private beta and is already available in Shanghai, Shanghai and other parts of China.

117
1 year ago

A platform where people can ask questions to experts, and get answers and advice. The idea is that millions of people can use it to get help with anything from career advice to questions about their own health.

117
2 years ago

A startup that helps people who are going through a divorce by providing a calendar of all the things that need to be done

116
2 years ago

A platform for product managers and engineers to collaborate on building software products, with a focus on helping teams at big companies get things built quickly and iterate rapidly. They charge a percentage of monthly revenue.

116
2 years ago

A simple social network where people can post things, and follow people on the network. Users can then comment on each other’s posts, or post their own.

115
2 years ago

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

115
2 years ago

If you want a car, the first thing you do is call your insurance company, and then you call your bank. The startup wants to automate this process and allow users to pay for their car insurance online with their bank account. It’s already working with AAA.

115
2 years ago

A startup that sells a service that helps people who are visiting a new city find interesting things to do

114
2 years ago

A startup that connects businesses with local people to help them do things that require a lot of hands-on labor, like construction or gardening.

114
2 years ago

A free mobile app that helps you find things to do in your neighborhood for free, offering nearby events, nearby restaurants, nearby bars, and more.

114
2 years ago

An “organic social network” for concerts, sports, and events. It’s like Eventbrite for everything.

113
2 years ago

A startup that helps people buy and sell things locally through the app. Pricy is hoping to compete with services like Carousell and OLX, which have been operating in the same niche for years.

113
1 year ago

The startup is building a marketplace for social and environmental benefits that companies can offer to their customers. The idea is that companies can leverage these “social benefits” to boost the loyalty of customers who want to do the right thing.

113
2 years ago

A tool for creating video tutorials on how to do things

112
2 years ago

A company that lets you “quickly build out your own restaurant”, with a kit that includes everything you need to get going.

112
2 years ago

Helps small business owners find the right talent, like accountants, lawyers and consultants. Things like word-of-mouth, LinkedIn, past client referrals and referrals from the company’s own customers are used to get business owners to the right talent.

112
2 years ago

A startup that helps people explore the world to learn new things

111
2 years ago

A company that helps its customers build their own hardware. Once they have the specs for the product, they can create a 3D design, and get it printed at Shapeways at a fraction of the cost of other companies that do the same thing.

111
2 years ago

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

111
2 years ago

A personal assistant that helps you organize your life by helping you keep an eye on the things you are most likely to forget.

111
1 year ago

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

111
1 year ago

Serves as an “Amazon” for the “prosumers” who buy and sell things on Amazon that they can’t sell on Amazon, which handles shipping, returns, and customer service.

111
2 years ago

This is a platform for on-demand home services, like plumbers, electricians, and everything else.

110
2 years ago

An all-purpose tool for both small and large businesses, for everything from invoicing to asset management. The business is currently doing $20M in annual sales.

110
2 years ago

A search engine that aims to create a Wikipedia for the internet of things

110
2 years ago

A platform for connecting borrowers with investors, allowing for investments in anything from clothing and food to cars and real estate.

110
1 year ago

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

110
1 year ago

Monzo has raised $1.43 million to bring a new way to pay for things to the UK.

110
2 years ago

A way for people to buy and sell things online. The company also works on a feature to group items into “rooms” that users can browse by category.

109
2 years ago

A startup for home buyers and sellers to find and hire contractors to do things like paint or tile their homes. The company is currently in an early stage of fundraising.

109
2 years ago

A “checking card” to help startups get paid. It’s a card that can be used for all of a company’s purchases, including things like affiliate marketing or advertising.

109
2 years ago

A company that wants to help you use the power of the cloud to create and design things.

109
2 years ago

A platform that enables people to buy and sell things like furniture, cars, and apartments, and rent out unused rooms. Borrowers can use the platform’s software to manage the loan, and borrowers can access the property remotely. The platform is currently focused on the UK.

108
2 years ago

A company that helps software engineers gather data from the Internet of Things and bring it in a common format, allowing them to better understand what their end-users are doing.

108
2 years ago

A group of entrepreneurs who were tasked with building out the Internet of Things for the US government. The team is building a programmable thermostat, which they say will “change the way people live and work”.

108
2 years ago

A company that wants to take the lead in creating a system to pay for things at the point of delivery.

108
2 years ago

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

108
2 years ago

A platform that connects users with the accounts where the things they buy are delivered.

108
2 years ago

A company looking to do something similar for movies, using machine learning to identify patterns in images.

107
2 years ago

A startup that wants to compete with the likes of Yelp and Uber with a streamlined, all-in-one platform for restaurants and small businesses. It’s a one-stop shop for everything from customer scheduling, to sales and marketing, to communication between staff and owners.

107
2 years ago

A platform for streamlining the process of managing rental properties, meant to save landlords money on things like insurance and repair work.

107
2 years ago

A digital tool for remembering things, aimed at customers with memory deficits.

107
2 years ago

A startup that offers a platform for bringing the Internet of Things into physical spaces, such as homes and offices. The startup uses a physical router to overlay the Internet of Things onto a physical network.

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
2 years ago

This startup in the US is building an app that helps people avoid buying things from retailers that then sell it to consumers at a loss, for instance by Amazon or Target.

107
2 years ago

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

107
2 years ago

A startup that is building an alternative repository to Airbnb for people to find rentable resources This includes everything from homes to lawn mowers, from the startup’s own website

106
2 years ago

Their goal is to build a platform that allows people to earn money off the things they love to do, with the idea that there are countless opportunities to earn money from social media.

106
2 years ago

“A new type of data marketplace, we are creating a marketplace where you can buy and sell your data. Everything from your browsing history to your location data, and from your health data to your social media data. We are building a data marketplace that enables you to monetize your data.”

106
2 years ago

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

106
2 years ago

A single app that lets you manage all of your work, from payments to invoicing, to taxes, and everything in between.

106
2 years ago

A software company that brings “conversational” UI to the web, allowing users to simply talk to a service to get things done.

106
1 year ago

Jet.com is a startup that will sell anything from household items to clothes to groceries to a single user, with no membership fees or minimum purchase requirements. It’s been called the Amazon of online shopping that will work on the ground. The company says it has 1.1 million active buyers already, and a $3 billion run rate.

106
2 years ago

A startup that helps people pay for things, whether it’s a ride or a cup of coffee. The startup charges a fee of $5.95/month to charge and pay for things, and there’s an option to opt in for free.

105
2 years ago

A company that helps employees with allergies prevent reactions to the things they eat, rather than just dealing with them after a reaction occurs.

105
2 years ago

A web-based dashboard for financial advisors to access real-time data and get instant notifications when something is wrong.

105
2 years ago

Giving Demo Day startups advice can only go so far. So Y Combinator does a bit more to help startups. YC has created a forum for startup founders to share information and advice with one another. They also host “Ask-Me-Anything” sessions for founders to talk about their companies.

105
2 years ago

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

105
2 years ago

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

105
1 year ago

A startup that does “one thing, but really, really well”.

105
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where people can get a virtual assistant to do anything they want online

104
2 years ago

This startup wants to bring robotics to the home, allowing you to connect your computer to a robot arm that can grab things like food and medicine, and do the things you don’t want to do.

104
2 years ago

A platform that makes it easier for people to find, save and share information about the things they love. The startup’s goal is to make it easy for people to discover new things.

104
2 years ago

There are also a handful of open source startups doing interesting things:

104
2 years ago

A startup that helps people who live in the city get things they need from the country (IE I live in the city but need a goat to sacrifice, hire someone to go out into the country and find me a goat

103
2 years ago

This company uses algorithms to predict what things you like based on your online browsing history and then matches you with like-minded people for future purchases.

103
2 years ago

A startup that helps you pay for things with credit cards for merchants who may not have the traditional infrastructure.

103
2 years ago

A platform for people to sell their old belongings on Craigslist. The startup wants to take the pain out of selling your things while also guaranteeing that they’ll show up at your doorstep.

103
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build an AI-powered chatbot that allows your Facebook friends to talk to your bot for all the things.

103
1 year ago

A company that creates digital prints from the images of people, who upload their own images and the company’s prints are then rendered by using a computer vision. The prints can be sold as prints, clothing, or art.

103
2 years ago

A startup that wants to build a platform for managing and organizing your entire digital life. It’s a way to keep things organized on all your devices, including a “calendar of everything” that can be accessed from any device.

102
2 years ago

This startup is building a social network for people to share their favorite places in their city, the things they like about them, and maybe even buy things from them.

102
2 years ago

A new kind of online marketplace that takes on the Amazon model, without the warehouses. Carousell is the type of site that sells things in person, like a swap meet.

101
1 year ago

A mobile app that helps people get local deals and coupons for things like a haircut, lunch, and a movie

101
2 years ago

A startup that is a virtual assistant app that tracks everything you need to do and reminds you of it throughout the day

100
2 years ago

A company that’s moving the power of the “internet of things” from the world of large manufacturing plants and factories to the world of small-scale manufacturing and manufacturing at home. The company is working with over 50 manufacturers to make it easier to connect their products to the Internet.

100
2 years ago

The startup pitches its platform as the “one-stop shop for all things HR”. It will offer HR software, payroll, and benefits management. It also recently raised $1.5M in seed funding.

100
2 years ago

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

100
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service to help people who are about to go on vacation to plan it out so that they don’t miss out on anything

99
2 years ago

A startup that connects users with local experts to help with everything from home projects to personal finance.

99
2 years ago

In the past year, the startup has grown to have over 500 media outlets and over 1,000 reporters and editors, covering everything from sports to politics, and local to international. They’re aiming to grow that to 10,000 members and double the number of journalists that cover the news.

99
2 years ago

Something similar to Apple Music for Spotify, but for podcasts.

99
2 years ago

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

99
2 years ago

A way to increase the efficiency of office supply purchases. The company wants to use a rewards program for office supplies to encourage companies to spend more on the right things.

99
1 year ago

A digital credit card designed to help people pay for things by charging a small amount each time they use it.

99
2 years ago

A startup that powers the internet of things by allowing any connected device to be programmable for voice control, whether that be a home security system or a self-driving car.

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 fashion marketer that sells online clothing at $20 per dress. It’s already sold over 5,000 dresses and is on track to make $10 million in revenue in 2019.

98
2 years ago

An automated subscription service that promises to send you a box of the best things it finds on the internet for you — and it’s free. It’s based on a Reddit post from early January in which the founder said he was “unemployed and bored” while on a trip.

98
2 years ago

A way to create a custom electronic “recipe” for how to do things, so you could, for instance, create an app to play a specific video file, or need to know how to cook a certain dish.

98
1 year ago

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

98
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help small-business owners run their businesses without hiring a full-time employee. They provide a suite of tools, from a scheduling app to a CRM to help you get things done.

98
1 year ago

A new way to get paid for writing things, especially for writers who don’t want to write things for pay.

98
1 year ago

A home security app that aims to make it easier for residents to keep track of the people and things entering their homes.

98
9 months ago

An AI-powered search engine that learns from your searches to create personalized content. It’s meant to serve as a search engine for all things like local events, weather, news, and sports, with a focus on the “people-centric” aspects of the internet.

98
2 years ago

A startup focusing on the hardware side of the IoT ecosystem, building a “smart battery” for things like refrigerators and air conditioners.

97
2 years ago

A system for automating the process of sending out mass emails, inspired by things like TaskRabbit.

97
2 years ago

A company that is building a platform that lets artists sell their work directly to customers, including things like stickers and greeting cards.

97
1 year ago

They’re building a credit scoring platform that looks at your credit history, social media presence, and other things to predict your creditworthiness.

97
1 year ago

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

97
2 years ago

Caringo is a startup that is building a new category of Internet of Things (IoT) device – a SaaS platform that lets you create a device of your own with a few simple clicks, and then deploy it into the world as a service.

96
2 years ago

Stem is an app that lets you create a virtual assistant to help you with work. Users can ask the virtual assistant to do things like send an email, remind you to call a client, or read your calendar. The virtual assistant can even help you out with tasks like creating a to-do list or learning a new language.

96
2 years ago

A mobile app that helps people find their friends and family in a community, and you can share what you’re doing with them in real time, without sharing everything.

96
2 years ago

A search engine for things that have been read. The company’s co-founder was a former search engine developer who was frustrated with the state of the industry.

96
2 years ago

A startup that provides a service where you can hire someone to do grocery shopping for you but the twist is that they will only buy one of everything so you don’t have to worry about extra stuff taking up space in your fridge

95
2 years ago

A discovery platform for specialized high-end clothing that’s based on the feedback of customers

95
2 years ago

A platform for paying people who do things like plow your driveway and mow your lawn.

95
1 year ago

Unisex clothing brand that envisions a future in which energy consumption is decentralized, and you can just charge up your clothes.

95
2 years ago

A secure messaging app that allows users to share personal information with apps. The idea is to make it easier for users to share things like medical records and other sensitive information with third party apps.

94
2 years ago

A startup that allows you to take a photo of something and get a price estimate for it.

94
2 years ago

A place where you can find courses in the US on everything from wine to yoga to machine learning.

94
1 year ago

This is an app that allows users to create lists of their favorite things and have it automatically update to their current location.

94
2 years ago

A startup that installs a vending machine for various things (IE: A vending machine that sells a 3-month supply of dental floss for $10)

93
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.

93
2 years ago

A social network for the humanitarian sector, not unlike Care2 but more focused on the humanitarian side of things like conflict zones, refugees and the like.

93
2 years ago

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

93
2 years ago

A startup that helps users organize their to-do list in a manner that’s most useful to them. It’s like a digital planner, but it also handles things like reminding you of deadlines and counting down the days until a big event.

93
1 year ago

A platform for identifying “problems” with your photos. The company has built an algorithm that identifies things like “your face looks too small” or “your background looks weird in this photo”.

93
1 year ago

A company that markets and sells “performance” clothing for men. The startup is trying to make sure that the clothes it sells are comfortable and high quality.

93
6 months ago

A digital assistant for people with mental health issues, meant to help with things like scheduling and reminders.

93
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

A startup that helps people create and sell custom clothing through a web browser without having to design the entire garment from scratch. Loom wants to help consumers sell their clothing as a service — it’s essentially an Uber for fashion.

92
2 years ago

A B2B Internet of Things platform for the construction industry that offers a platform for construction companies to make products that can be automated, from construction vehicles to buildings. The company is building a “smart factory” that offers a low-cost manufacturing model that can be automated, allowing construction companies to run on lean manufacturing principles.

92
2 years ago

A suburban hacker space, the Haus will provide low-cost hack and maker spaces for people to build “things”. The business, which is also an answer to the trend of “maker spaces” in cities like San Francisco and New York, is built around a single shared space, where members can come to build and learn.

92
2 years ago

A “personal assistant” for media companies: It helps content creators find the people who can do certain kinds of things for their videos, and connects them. It also provides analytics and other tools for content creators.

92
2 years ago

The company has a fleet of self-driving delivery vans that can deliver anything from groceries to dry cleaning to furniture. The startup has 100 drivers in its first city of Los Angeles and plans to expand to other cities in the US and abroad.

92
2 years ago

A media company that provides videos for doctors on evidence-based medicine, and for patients on everything from how to take their diabetes medication to how to use a wheelchair.

92
1 year ago

Software that helps people understand and calculate their personal risk of missing out on the next big thing.

92
1 year ago

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

92
2 years ago

A startup that helps people who are too picky about other people's apartments to find something that they like

91
2 years ago

A digital personal assistant app that helps users build a list of people and things they want to do. The startup wants to use the platform to build customizable travel itineraries.

91
2 years ago

A software company that helps companies with legal needs to manage everything from legal agreements to legal research.

91
2 years ago

A startup that connects users with local businesses, so they can find services and goods to buy and use. It also generates revenue by helping consumers save money on things like groceries, dry cleaning, and layaway.

91
1 year ago

The company wants to make negotiating harder than it already is by providing a simple, searchable interface for employees to search the market for best deals on everything from Amazon Prime subscriptions to a new suit.

91
10 months ago

A startup that aims to reduce the amount of noise on the web by allowing people to pay for things with their voice.

91
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help companies better analyze and use data from the Internet of Things.

90
2 years ago

A digital tattoo that is meant to be a proxy for software development. The tattoo can be worn by developers and shows things like code, project statuses, and more.

90
1 year ago

A distributed blockchain that can accommodate the 100,000 transactions per second that will be needed for the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

90
2 years ago

A startup aiming to create a platform that makes it easier for people to share things like photos, videos and files.

89
2 years ago

The company is building something called “Zero-Effort”, which allows you to get a lot of stuff done at once without actually doing anything. When you get the app, you get a list of tasks that have been done for you.

89
2 years ago

A platform that lets you build an ad-hoc group of people who can buy and sell things in real-time.

89
2 years ago

A DIY platform for home repairs, from painting to drywall installation to building a deck. The company wants to make it as simple as possible to have something built and out the door.

89
2 years ago

The company’s product is the same thing as the company itself — a platform for "instant" test-driven development. They’ve raised $25 million in funding to date.

89
1 year ago

A decentralized, privacy-focused, social platform for the sharing and discussion of taboo things, like porn and sexuality.

89
2 years ago

A platform for customers to customize the fit and feel of their clothing, the startup was founded in October of 2018 and has an iOS app that launched in November of 2018

88
1 year ago

A company that makes a system for keeping track of the things that need to be taken care of while you’re on vacation

88
2 years ago

A game a la “Whack-a-mole” that’s designed to help people get out of their own way. It’s designed to help people get past their own limitations to help them focus on the things that matter most in their lives.

87
2 years ago

A software solution that empowers people to make, share, and sell things on Instagram. The startup is building a marketplace where users can post products for sale, and buyers can buy products.

87
2 years ago

An enterprise software company that works with local governments and educations systems, pitching its product as “the one app for everything.”

87
1 year ago

A Tinder for the runway, using an algorithm to find the looks that are most likely to be the next big thing.

87
1 year ago

An AI assistant that can take pictures of the things you’re looking at so you can save them to the AI assistant, which you can use to find other images that share similar subject matter.

87
1 year ago

As startups have left their desks behind, founders have become increasingly worried about their physical whereabouts, and have invented apps to help. In the new book, “Fearless: How to Be Unafraid and Do Anything,” entrepreneurs and founders like Dave McClure, David Karp, and Adam D’Angelo share their stories of building their companies in secret, and how they’ve gained confidence and fearlessness.

87
2 years ago

A company that powers the chat experience in messaging apps. It allows users to completely customize the appearance and behavior of their chats, especially with respect to things like changing background colors and fonts.

86
2 years ago

A platform that helps people “find and share the best deals” for everything from gym memberships to long-distance driving.

86
1 year ago

A platform that lets businesses share their data with their customers, enabling customers to do things like recommending items to each other or sharing pictures like Instagram.

86
1 year ago

This company is building a way to add gender-neutral language to websites and applications. It’s a way to extend the gender-neutral language that’s already been created for things like vacation rentals or the LGBTQ community by defaulting to “them” whenever they’re not specified.

86
2 years ago

A startup that sells high-quality, locally made clothes for men who want something more stylish than what you can find at Old Navy

85
2 years ago

This is a new “virtual assistant” app that allows people to hire a personal assistant on demand. They handle everything from scheduling meetings to emails to helping with travel arrangements.

85
1 year ago

Shopify is a B2B company that helps companies with the e-commerce side of things. It wants to be the go-to platform for companies like Ikea and others that want to sell products on the web.

85
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
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easier for restaurants to manage their supply chain through a single software tool. The startup is trying to take on the role of the general contractor, managing everything from inventory to ordering to delivery.

84
1 year ago

"It’s in the works," said Guy Kawasaki, a venture capitalist who has invested in the company. "We’re thinking about a lot of things that I can’t talk about today."

83
2 years ago

This is a one-stop shop for help with software installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. The company’s network of software experts can help people with “anything from the basics to the not-so-basics.”

82
1 year ago

An online platform that gives people access to credit for the things they need.

82
2 years ago

A platform that connects people looking to go back to school with students willing to help each other out with things like homework, tutoring, and test prep. The founders say they’ve already helped more than 6,000 students fill out their applications and get into the class of their dreams.

81
2 years ago

A SaaS platform that takes the pain out of doing things like setting up a blog, managing a mailing list, and publishing content online.

81
2 years ago

A Y Combinator alum is building a system to help companies build their own enterprise-grade mobile apps, saving them from having to build everything themselves.

81
1 year ago

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

81
1 year ago

A company that makes software to help manage large group trips. It helps groups of people communicate itineraries and organize everything from hotel reservations to transportation to food.

81
1 year ago

This company is building an artificial intelligence engine that can build 3D models of anything in real time.

81
9 months ago

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

81
2 years ago

A startup for businesses to do online marketing and advertising for themselves, including things like advertising on Instagram.

80
2 years ago

Managed software to help HR professionals manage employee relationships. Works like a personal assistant, handles everything from HR processes to employee benefits. The startup has raised $1.25 million in seed funding from the likes of Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan.

79
1 year ago

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

79
1 year ago

A company for people who want to earn money from their data. The startup is building a marketplace for data that matches people with companies that would like to use their data for things like predictive algorithms and marketing.

79
1 year ago

This startup helps small businesses build websites from scratch using HTML5, CSS, and Google Fonts. The startup takes care of things like a logo, social media, fancy blog posts, and of course, the website itself. The startup is based in New York.

79
1 year ago

 This startup is building software to help Canadian insurers provide better information to patients about things like drug costs, clinic visit costs, lab visit costs, etc.

79
1 year ago

A company that lets you use the internet to buy and sell everything from iced coffee to air mattresses to motorcycles.

79
1 year ago

A tool to help users plan their day and manage their tasks. The startup wants to be a productivity tool that lets users do all kinds of things: get work done, learn new things, organize and schedule tasks, and create time blocks.

79
2 years ago

A company that says it is building an “ideal testing environment”, something that could replace the traditional lab environment.

78
2 years ago

7thSky is building a startup that provides customtailoring services for clothing, aiming to offer the best fit possible and to deliver like a boutique shop, and charge less.

78
1 year ago

A system that lets people take pictures of their clothing and upload the images to a database for tailoring. When a customer goes to buy something, the system compares the images to the existing inventory to recommend what’s closest to what they’re looking for.

78
1 year ago

A startup that wants to use blockchain to ensure that doctors and patients can be sure that the products they buy, from vitamins to birth control, are the real thing.

78
1 year ago

A startup that aims to help organizations be more efficient by “minimizing the amount of time, energy, and resources required” to manage the things that can’t be automated.

78
1 year ago

A company that makes a men’s clothing line and allows customers to create their own tailored suit

78
2 years ago

A startup that sells a tool where you can upload a video and it gives you a list of things that could be wrong with it to help you figure it out

77
2 years ago

Building a tool to help publicly traded companies file for an IPO faster, something that’s typically a multi-year process with multiple roadblocks.

77
2 years ago

It’s not uncommon for someone to wake up with a hangover, but it’s often a hassle to find something to drink that doesn’t taste gross. The startup wants to make sure there is always a drinkable alternative to the morning-after-party staple, water.

77
1 year ago

A company building a marketplace for providers of clothing, accessories, and home decor. The startup aims to eliminate the middle-man and help customers find the best deals, no matter if they live in São Paulo or Seattle.

77
1 year ago

One of the leaders in the IoT market, Flow creates a large range of connected devices for homes and businesses that automate things like lighting and security.

77
1 year ago

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

77
1 year ago

A company that helps companies with things like payroll, benefits, and HR services

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 tool to help people organize their to-do list, allowing them to see everything they need to do at a glance.

77
1 year ago

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

76
1 year ago

A health insurance, retirement planning, and investment platform. The company is building a full stack product, taking everything from claims to investment management out of a user’s hands.

76
10 months ago

A $500+ tool that measures and tracks weight loss and the overall health of a person. The service is built to help people with diabetes and other health conditions, and tracks things like blood glucose and weight.

76
2 years ago

A startup that wants to bring digital design tools for clothing to the masses. Clothe is a service that helps customers create a unique design for a single item of clothing using a photo, or from a library of templates. Users can design items like dresses for $19, or can also sell items they’ve designed on Clothe. The startup says they’re targeting the women’s fashion industry, which is worth $500 billion in the US alone.

75
1 year ago

This is a “virtual personal assistant” that helps users with things like scheduling, shopping lists, and budgeting.

75
1 year ago

A 4-year-old company that makes a programmable, connected-home appliance that can be programmed to do things from turning the AC off and on to turning lights on and off to listening to music and turning the TV on and off. The company has raised $7.3 million in funding.

75
1 year ago

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

75
1 year ago

A social recommendation platform that hopes to organize recommendations by people, places, and things.

75
1 year ago

A web-based service that aggregates and provides access to public data about real estate, letting people search for information and data about everything from price and listing inventory, to property tax rates and construction information.

74
1 year ago

A company that wants to build a “blockchain for the real world”, allowing users to build things on Ethereum based on real-world things like physical spaces.

74
1 year ago

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

74
1 year ago

A way of organizing parts of your life in a way that makes sense, allowing you to “organize everything in one place, and all the right things are right where you need them.”

74
1 year ago

The startup is working to create an interface for the entire world’s supply chains, creating a single, centralized map that can be used to track and manage everything from production to delivery.

73
1 year ago

A business that helps other business run themselves. They have a platform for scheduling and tracking time for employees, and an app that helps employees find time for personal things.

73
1 year ago

A new payment option for cities. The startup is giving cities a new way to pay for things, with programs that work with existing infrastructure but also with the company’s own private network.

73
1 year ago

A startup that wants to turn the internet of things into a powerful business tool. The company, founded by former GE engineers, wants to build a platform that combines everyday objects into a platform that can help with manufacturing, distribution, and inventory management.

72
1 year ago

A startup that uses “crunchtime” to help companies and teams get things done. The startup’s core product is a web application that helps teams manage tasks and shares status updates.

72
1 year ago

Allows users to create a “smarter” calendar, with a focus on things like highlighting “no shows”, removing “redundant” events, etc.

72
1 year ago

A startup using AI to help companies and individuals find the best price for everything from auto insurance to life insurance.

71
1 year ago

A camera system that “drives and fixes” things. “Drive and Fix” is a smartphone app that tells you when your car needs a repair, and sends you a video of it being done.

71
1 year ago

A learning platform that helps people learn how to do certain things through a variety of different means.

71
1 year ago

A micro-task marketplace to help people find work, and help businesses manage the process of hiring and paying, while getting more things done.

71
1 year ago

This startup is building an app that helps you browse and buy clothes in a world where it’s hard to find a style you like. At launch, the app will feature over 1,000 brands from across the world, but the plan is to expand to everything.

71
1 year ago

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

70
1 year ago

A new startup that creates “micro-apps” for Web sites and apps, which are small pieces of software that can be embedded into a site or app to do powerful things like pull data from an external API and present it in a way that’s easy to use. For instance, one startup called Jingo lets small-business owners track employee schedules by giving them a “checklist” embedded in their website.

70
1 year ago

A communication and collaboration tool that compiles everything from your calendar into a single location. It’s meant to help an employee manage all their communication and project management needs.

70
1 year ago

A startup that used to be about doing silly things and now is about investing.

70
1 year ago

A platform that helps people ask for things on their phones. The startup has been working with a number of companies and wants to expand their platform into other verticals.

70
1 year ago

A product for athletes that helps them train smarter and more effectively, using breathing exercises, temperature monitoring, and other data.

69
1 year ago

An online tool to help employees track and control the costs of things like conference calls, or to help them split up phone bills.

69
1 year ago

A startup that helps you find the best person to help you with the things you want to do.

69
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a “frictionless” marketplace for buying and selling everything from cars to houses.

69
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a personal assistant that helps you out organize your life. The platform aims to be the one assistant that does everything for you.

68
1 year ago

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

68
1 year ago

A “dynamic ad platform” built for the Internet of Things

68
1 year ago

A startup that offers a subscription service for small businesses that comes with a free package of everything you need in order to set up your business.

68
1 year ago

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

68
2 years ago

How do you do something as simple as creating an online resume

67
1 year ago

A platform that documents the human factors that go into the design of things, like adding a button for “Delete’ and a “Save” button to a plastic toothbrush. The startup is currently working with startups and designers to build out its product.

67
1 year ago

A company that builds a platform for employees to apply for and manage their own benefits. The service started out as a way for employees to manage their health benefits, but it is now being used by employers to manage everything from work-from-home policies, to retirement plans, to tuition reimbursement.

67
1 year ago

A platform that facilitates local sales of used clothing. It allows users to post their items, and then lets a user who is looking to purchase an item find an appropriate buyer.

67
8 months ago

A mobile app that helps parents keep track of their kids and make sure they’re not doing anything they shouldn’t be.

67
1 year ago

A digital lending platform that helps people with bad credit get loans for things like cars and appliances. They currently have over $100million in loans in the pipeline and a few hundred customers.

66
1 year ago

A digital platform for buying and selling things to other people.

66
1 year ago

The company is building a tool that lets you browse and buy things online without having to provide your credit card numbers.

66
1 year ago

 A live-streaming app for the same kinds of things that Livestream does, except for video and the focus is on live events such as concerts and conferences.

66
11 months ago

A tool for building custom, customizable, 3D models of things.

66
1 year ago

A company that helps companies with bookkeeping, and aims to do it all online. They pitch themselves as something like a “full-service accounting platform,” complete with invoicing, payments, and accounting integrations. The company was founded in 2015, and has been profitable in its first year.

65
1 year ago

These are tools that help people manage their personal finances — including things like credit cards, bank accounts, budgets, and investments.

65
1 year ago

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

65
1 year ago

An on-demand, on-the-go learning platform for executives that helps them quickly learn anything from marketing to HR to finance to sales. The company recently raised $1.5 million in venture capital.

65
1 year ago

A product that aims to use machine learning to predict when things like a bag of chips or a soda will go bad and sell it to local grocers at a lower price to keep fresh foods on the shelves.

65
1 year ago

An operator of a machine learning platform that helps users discover new things to do in their cities.

65
1 year ago

A startup that wants to create a platform for managing the growing number of products that are connected to the internet, and which want to be part of the Internet of Things.

65
1 year ago

The company’s founders speak of a future where the internet of things (IoT) and the internet of everything (IoE) converge, allowing users to control the devices in their homes directly from their phones.

65
1 year ago

A startup for freelancers to offer their services, with everything from programming to writing.

65
1 year ago

A startup focused on, of all things, helping travelers navigate the world. The company wants to help you book hotels, flights, rental cars, and other travel arrangements using an app, a website, and a mobile messaging platform. (1)

64
1 year ago

A way to buy and sell everything from a car to a house. They’re focused on the mom-and-pop home remodeling market in the US

64
1 year ago

A virtual assistant that helps people run their businesses. The startup’s job board is unique in that it’s also a full-service platform that helps users manage their careers, including job-seeking, interviewing, and salary negotiations, among other things.

63
1 year ago

 A startup that wants to provide insurance for freelance content creators, giving them a way to secure their gigs against things like blackouts and injury. The company is looking to grow into more than just content creators, proposing to add insurance to other types of industries.

63
8 months ago

A SaaS company that helps clothing designers with their marketing and sales process, unlike current fashion marketplaces which typically drive high traffic to designers' e-commerce websites.

63
1 year ago

A company that sells ‘smart’ access cards for venues/events, allowing guests to swipe their cards, turn on an app, and receive push notifications of things like door status and food and drink orders.

62
1 year ago

"Mashape’s mission is to help small businesses grow and scale. Mashape has developed a suite of tools that allow small businesses to manage their businesses from a central platform. This can be anything from scheduling a meeting to processing invoices. Using Mashape, small businesses can focus on running their business and not their IT. Mashape’s platform is designed to be easy to use and free for small businesses."

62
1 year ago

A platform that allows users to build their own websites with an easy to use drag and drop interface. The site automates things like social sharing and other links.

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
10 months ago

A subscription business that sends you a box of everything you need for a vacation, including items like wine, cheese, and a new toothbrush.

62
6 months ago

A recurring expense management tool that lets you schedule and track the money you spend on the things you use most often, like coffee, groceries, or travel.

62
1 year ago

A platform that allows customers to make recurring payments — and keep money in the bank — for things like gym memberships or recurring mortgage payments.

61
1 year ago

A startup that helps companies manage and track their supply chain with a software platform that creates “an inventory of everything”.

61
1 year ago

This is a tool that helps people and companies see how long it takes to get things done in different cities

61
5 months ago

This is a platform that helps companies that want to start a business in a location they’re not in, find an employee in that place and work together remotely. They handle everything from recruiting to HR to employee pay, with the employee paid the same rate in their home country as the company is. The company is profitable, with $2M in recurring revenue and $1M in ARR and growing.

60
1 year ago

If you’re a regular user of Basecamp, you might like the new Slack integration that lets you do almost everything you can do in Basecamp using a Slack channel. The startup is building a Basecamp for the Slack crowd.

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

While all of these startups are doing great things, are they actually doing anything

59
1 year ago

A platform to let consumers connect with the right people and businesses for their needs, and then to take advantage of the discounts and services that are available. The startup is building a "social commerce" platform, designed to make “bid-for-deals” a thing that users want and businesses want.

59
1 year ago

A platform for devices and makers to build internet-connected things and sell them.

59
1 year ago

A tool that helps organize things in a way that’s more accessible for the blind.

59
1 year ago

A shared grocery shopping service that lets you buy items for someone else at a discount, with a promise of never having to run out of things again.

59
11 months ago

A platform for people to get their credentials verified, backed by a “verified badge” for each user. The company wants to help people get into cool things, like coding bootcamps or startup events.

59
1 year ago

This is a tool that helps you mark you as having read, commented, and suggested items on a project, so you can know when you’re done with an assignment and move on to the next thing.

58
1 year ago

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

58
1 year ago

A startup that aims to connect the world through the Internet of Things at a global scale. It aims to use the Internet of Things to enable the connected devices in homes and businesses to communicate with each other and the world while offering new services for consumers.

58
1 year ago

A platform for people to shop, share, and rate products using Internet of Things devices as a signal.

58
1 year ago

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

58
1 year ago

A startup that helps users remember and visualize things like their childhood, their favorite foods, and the time of day. The app is like a visual scrapbook and helps users keep track of important memories and events.

58
1 year ago

A plan to build a messaging app that’ll be a hybrid of Slack and WhatsApp. The founders say that messaging apps are the fastest growing apps in the world, and that they want to create something that’s better than both.

57
1 year ago

A tool for people to track and visualize their financial transactions. The startup is building the platform around the idea that people don’t want to track everything, but they want to track their finances.

57
1 year ago

A company that helps companies handle a wide array of different things from HR functions to compliance.

57
1 year ago

A tool that helps people find local services that they need, including things like dog walking, cleaners, and plumbers.

57
11 months ago

A startup that wants to make it easy for people to buy the things they need on a schedule. The company says it’s already working with over 1,000 customers.

57
7 months ago

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

57
1 year ago

A startup that tracks the things you buy, and lets you know when you’re running low on a product

56
1 year ago

A SaaS company that builds software for a Fortune 500 company that helps brokers do things like keep track of real estate contracts and track clients.

56
9 months ago

A startup that’s building a toolset to help companies build a customer lifecycle. By tracking things like a customer’s first interaction with the brand, their engagement, and their final purchase, a company can better track how their customer is used across the brand’s products and services.

56
6 months ago

A tool that helps teams manage projects, update their workflows, and get things done by simply dragging and dropping.

56
6 months ago

The startup is building an app that makes it easy for people to buy and sell used clothing online, cutting out the need for a middleman like eBay.

56
1 year ago

A tool for building and managing social networks, with plans to add in things like a calendar, task management, document sharing, etc. through a new collaboration platform.

55
1 year ago

A startup that helps businesses to do more things with their data, including extracting actionable insights and analyzing their interactions with their customers.

55
1 year ago

A tool for building interactive maps, allowing users to organize things like sports teams, book clubs, and other social groups.

55
1 year ago

A system that helps you figure out if a new product is a good fit for your business based on past purchases. It helps you identify the things you buy and where you buy them, then uses that information to make recommendations.

55
1 year ago

A mobile payment app that allows you to pay for things like groceries, utilities, parking, etc. in real time, allowing you to settle your bill instantly through your phone.

55
5 months ago

A startup for parents to share and collaborate on all the things they need to do to take care of their kids. The app is targeted at new parents and parents of multiple kids, and makes life a lot easier for the parents.

55
1 year ago

Something for artists to show off their work.

54
1 year ago

A method to get people to pay for content that they want to watch, rather than what they already watch. It’s a brand new idea and the company is currently in stealth mode. The challenge is that people are very price-conscious and don’t want to pay for things they don’t want to watch. The company is building a platform that lets them build customized content catalogs to get people to pay for content they want to watch.

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1 year ago

A business that seeks to create the next generation of data reporting for agencies, which are tasked with crunching the numbers on everything from city budgets to loan applications.

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8 months ago

A platform for scheduling and managing taxi-cab service via smartphone. The startup is in the early stages of scaling, but the goal is to offer all of the things you could expect from a taxi cab service — like GPS tracking, real-time communication, and a dispatch system. The company is profitable and small but growing in the San Francisco Bay area.

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1 year ago

A startup that makes it easy for organizations to manage a portfolio of digital and physical assets. The startup wants to help companies manage everything from physical files to web assets to partner websites.

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1 year ago

A new app that aggregates everything from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube to allow you to find a specific song or video, plus the biggest trending songs and videos.

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1 year ago

This startup wants to give each person on the planet a personal shopping assistant, building a platform that helps them buy things at the best prices and get the best deals.

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1 year ago

A tool for mobile developers to integrate their apps with third-party tools in order to save time and money, and a more efficient way to do things.

53
1 year ago

A startup that wants to allow you to buy and sell things online from your phone

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8 months ago

A new way for companies to manage their supply chain, including everything from specifying products and manufacturing processes to shopping for the best rates from suppliers.

53
1 year ago

A computer-aided design app with an emphasis on the “2D” side of things. The startup is looking to do two things: first, it’s trying to “democratize” design, a notoriously expensive and time-intensive process, by helping people do their own designs. Secondly, it takes some of the things people do on their own and turns them into a “compelling product”.

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1 year ago

E-commerce site for America’s small towns, offering everything from electronics to home goods. The company is looking for more partners to grow the business.

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7 months ago

A programmable robot that can be programmed to do things like inspect machinery and equipment.

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6 months ago

A startup that tracks how much time people spend on various things, and then automatically pays them. Aimed at product managers who want to make sure people aren’t getting distracted.

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5 months ago

A tool to help with “data identification,” allowing users to search through files and pictures in their computer or mobile device to ensure they’re not accidentally deleting or erasing anything.

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5 months ago

A startup building a platform for users to buy and sell anything from used cars to timeshares.

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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

A Google-designed browser that makes everything on the web searchable.

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1 year ago

A wellness tool for people with mental health issues to track their symptoms and stay on top of things. The startup is backed by Outcome Health, the company behind enterprise wellness company Medical Health Network.

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1 year ago

A new app that lets people in the US track the cost of their utility bills. Energy management platform, YieldClerk, aims to help people save money by giving an overview of their bill and what they could be spending on other things. It also gives them a way to request service credits from their utility companies.

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8 months ago

A digital wallet for small business owners that keeps everything in one place and lets them create recurring billing and recurring payments.

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1 year ago

Pint is a voice-controlled home assistant meant to help users keep track of things like what’s in the fridge and the weather. The startup aims to have a voice assistant that can understand what you mean and act on your behalf, with a smart speaker also available.

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1 year ago

A platform that lets people rent tools, repair their own things, and get their things fixed instantly through the app, which uses a subscription-based service to keep costs down.

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5 months ago

A platform to help companies manage and track their safety and security needs, which can include everything from fire safety to accessibility standards.

50
1 year ago

A video analytics company that can be used to track and improve everything from a salesperson’s performance to the effectiveness of a training program.

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11 months ago

The company wants to do the same thing that Groupon did for local deals, except for flights.

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9 months ago

A platform that lets you share the things you love with the people around you, helping you find new contacts and discover new things to love.

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7 months ago

A decentralized blockchain platform to help people share expenses. The startup wants to help people find friends and families to help them pay for things like vacations and household maintenance. The app uses an algorithm to match people up, then goes to the third party to make the payment.

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6 months ago

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

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1 year ago

A platform for helping people take better photos of the things they buy online. The company is based in the UK, whose startup ecosystem is known for its strong apps.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps you learn how to do things like sign a contract, write a thesis, and fundraise on Kickstarter.

48
1 year ago

An ecommerce-focused startup selling T-shirts and other clothing. The app is powered by a backend API that makes it possible for retailers to integrate their offline commerce into their online platforms.

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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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6 months ago

A startup that claims to be the first “Internet of Things” company that is also building a SaaS platform for developers.

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1 year ago

Tribute functions as a shared custody platform for various family members, allowing them to track spending and keep track of things like medical records. The startup is currently only focused on family members, but is looking to expand to other kinds of multi-family sharing.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A shopping service for large retailers that serves as a “digital concierge”, helping shoppers find everything they’re looking for, and ensures they get it, including delivery and returns.

47
11 months ago

A company that aims to be the “Google Maps” of the sharing economy — a place to look up and rent everything from homes to cars to storage units to vacation rentals.

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10 months ago

A platform for sharing, selling, and trading everything from cars to houses.

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10 months ago

A "social-first" payment app that lets anyone with a credit card, debit card, or PayPal account pay for things online.

47
10 months ago

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

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7 months ago

An online marketplace for families, offering a place for the family to share and buy things together, from toys to gifts to babysitting

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7 months ago

A NYC-based startup that’s creating a way to view and convert regular photos into beautiful art. The startup is also creating a gallery experience that doesn’t require the user to know anything about art in order to have a beautiful experience.

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6 months ago

A bot that helps you research and discover interesting things on Twitter.

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6 months ago

A content creation platform that helps you make things like online courses

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1 year ago

There are hundreds of small companies and startups that help businesses find partners for all kinds of things, whether it’s for data analysis or marketing. Liminal thinks it can be more of a middleman, helping businesses find more opportunities to partner with other companies.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A utility for "smart" homes from the makers of Nest, Dropcam and Honeywell. Eko is a new company that aims to bring more automation to everything from thermostats to security cameras. The company started with a thermostat that can be programmed through an app and communicate with a connected garage door, but it’s now also trying to develop a home security system that will stop someone by recognizing their face and sending a message to their phone.

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1 year ago

The app allows people to pay off their student loans with a 25% monthly discount, which they say can be used for a wide range of things.

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6 months ago

A product that helps users plan their grocery trips without the use of a computer. It’s designed to help walk people through their selections and make sure they don’t forget to pick up something they need.

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3 months ago

A CEO of a software company in the Middle East told me that while he liked the idea of Hinge, one of the things missing was a way to easily find matches outside of New York, Toronto and LA. Hinge wants to be the place to find matches where you aren’t a celebrity.

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2 months ago

A tool that matches people with places to go and things to do.

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1 year ago

A startup that creates a digital trail of products for consumers to track and manage, from an item of clothing to a car. The founders aim to make it easy to track your life’s possessions.

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1 year ago

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

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7 months ago

The startup makes a smart eye mask with a bluetooth connection to your phone. The startup says “the only thing that can disrupt your sleep is the sound of your phone ringing.”

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1 year ago

The idea is to offer a place where you can order custom-made clothing, and have someone else choose your colors, fabrics, and patterns.

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1 year ago

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

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6 months ago

An online marketplace for local household goods that allows you to buy anything from a couch to a crib. Its currently run in 20 cities across the US.

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1 year ago

A peer-to-peer marketplace and online marketplace for exclusively selling used goods. The company wants to bring a new way to buy and sell things, but it’s not quite a marketplace. Instead, it’s a service that connects buyers with sellers, and a platform where sellers can share their goods.

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1 year ago

This startup is building a “digital” tool to help people with things like vacations, travel, or spending money. The startup is on a mission to make saving money as easy as booking a trip. They have an Android application and a web app.

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6 months ago

A ‘productivity assistant’ that helps users get more done by connecting everything from email to calendars to files.

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4 months ago

A startup that lets you ask a bunch of questions, and then gives you personalized answers from experts. You’re presented with a bunch of questions, and then given a series of answers from other users. The answers are often things you wouldn’t have known to ask.

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1 year ago

An AI-powered product that helps you determine whether you’re likely to succeed at something, like getting into a top university.

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1 year ago

A platform that helps groups of people share information about the same thing, like an event, like a protest, like a job opportunity.

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1 year ago

The idea: a data platform for the sharing economy. The startup wants to take a lot of the manual labor out of the process of sharing things like vehicles, pets, or tools.

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11 months ago

A startup that launched in January that aims to add augmented reality to the world of dating. The startup plans to take things further than just showing potential dates using AR to hang out, and give users the ability to see what the one other person is seeing in the real world.

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1 month ago

An AI-powered tool to help people plan their morning. It’ll suggest things like a workout, breakfast, coffee, etc. for each user based on their location, time of day, and what they’ve done in the past.

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1 year ago

A tool that helps you discover the best deals on things like car insurance, airfare, and flight miles.

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11 months ago

A startup that helps people manage their credit card debt, manage their finances, and stay on top of the things they owe. It claims to have helped over 1 million people, and is profitable.

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6 months ago

A company that helps users manage their money using a mobile app. The app does this by sending alerts to users whenever certain things with their accounts change, such as when a payment is made.

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4 months ago

A social network for people who love to shop, where they can share their favorite things, and see the ones their friends have bought.

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2 months ago

“A social network for people that have a lot of different things they do.”

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1 year ago

A B2B startup that aims to provide a B2B version of Slack, which would allow companies to create channels for everything from HR to marketing. The startup is currently only in the pilot stage.

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1 year ago

The startup is working to make the task of maintaining and protecting clothes easier and more efficient. The company’s app helps users scan clothing into the app at home, and then sends them to a “laundromat” where they can drop off their clothes for washing.

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1 year ago

The founder of this startup wants to bring the benefits of the Internet of Things to the point of sale. The company is building a system that will allow consumers to interact with products in a more intuitive way.

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1 year ago

A startup that allows members to connect with others in their city and import their address book to find things to do, see what’s open and when, and share with friends and family.

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1 year ago

A wireless network for Internet of Things devices in public places

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11 months ago

A company that makes a tool to help companies get their payroll done faster. The platform is based on the idea of a traditional monthly payroll cycle, but instead of hiring a payroll company to handle things, companies can outsource it to a company like Payroll Master, which runs the payroll for them for a monthly fee.

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10 months ago

A startup that helps you manage your thinking, with a tool that allows you to see patterns in your life and what you’re doing that makes you happy, and make sure you’re not wasting time doing things you don’t like.

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10 months ago

A clothing brand that uses blockchain to help build trust in the fashion industry.

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9 months ago

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

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6 months ago

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

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6 months ago

A startup that’s building a platform that’ll enable you to give a speech, or even just share your thoughts with the world, without ever having to write something down.

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1 year ago

A startup that lets you ship almost anything to almost anyone in under one day. It’s kind of like Postmates but it’s for people who are buying in bulk.

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1 year ago

A personal finance app that helps people track their spending and save money. Based on a survey of over 1,000 people, the company found that the top things most people wanted to track were their net worth, credit, and income.

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11 months ago

“Echo” is a new retail platform that allows customers to buy goods from a selection of over 1,000 brands, with a selection of goods from 70,000 product designers. In addition to a platform for customers to search for things to buy, Echo also offers a sales channel for retailers.

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11 months ago

A startup that helps companies track everything they’re spending on marketing, with a dashboard for key insights.

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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

Designing clothing for the fashion industry, providing a way to create and share designs with customers.

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8 months ago

A self-branded purveyor of millennials-focused products, including clothing, furniture, and other items.

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8 months ago

A turbo charger for commercial vehicles. The startup makes energy efficient chargers for trucks and vans, which it says is at a disadvantage because truckers don’t want to “waste” money on something that’s unnecessary.

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6 months ago

A platform that allows people to sell their things, whether they’re used or new.

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1 year ago

A company that helps people buy and sell things on the internet. The startup wants to create a marketplace to help people buy and sell things faster and easier, without the middleman.

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1 year ago

A startup that makes it easy to pay for things through your phone, leveraging the phone’s GPS, camera, etc.

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10 months ago

A tool for searching the web for specific text, which can be used for things like tracking things you

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9 months ago

A new way of paying for things on the internet that’s supposed to be faster, more secure, and more user-friendly than PayPal. It’s meant to be the next step up from cash.

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9 months ago

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

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5 months ago

A sensor for measuring sweat and moisture in the clothing of people who are active. The startup, founded in January, wants to create a product that will help people get more out of their workout, helping them analyze their body’s performance and also offer a tool for people to compete with others in the same workout.

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1 year ago

A startup that helps retailers manage the “last-mile” of their business, selling anything from everyday items to large appliances.

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1 year ago

A startup to help people sell their used clothing and get a fair price. The company has a partnership with a charity that helps needy people in India.

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1 year ago

The unique thing about the startup is the way it uses AI to create new content (the company was recently named one of “Coolest Companies in San Francisco”)

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11 months ago

A tool that will help students learn how to code, using a code-based framework to teach everything from HTML to CSS to JavaScript.

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11 months ago

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

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10 months ago

A company that wants to build a hardware-based solution to the security problem of the internet of things. The startup wants to build a chip that can secure a device through a physical security system.

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10 months ago

Ideas: A chatbot for Slack. A bot for Slack that helps you find the cheapest flight to a destination, among other things.

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10 months ago

A company that uses AI to detect when someone is using the internet to pay for things with their credit cards. They’re currently in the pilot phase and plan to use the results to help other companies get customers to sign up for their products instead of stealing their data.

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8 months ago

An online marketplace for buying and selling second-hand goods, where a community of users can post items for sale, and buyers can check things out and message sellers to arrange a pickup.

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6 months ago

A business that helps companies create and test new products. The startup takes the form of a virtual office that helps clients test new product ideas on everything from mobile apps to hardware.

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1 year ago

Insight is a “socially conscious marketplace”, with the goal of connecting people to good causes. Platforms include an online donation service, a marketplace where people can buy and sell things that help a cause, and a marketplace where people can communicate with the causes they support.

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1 year ago

The startup is building an open-source library of all the design patterns, languages, and paradigms that make up the internet. This will serve as a foundation for the internet of things.

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11 months ago

A “social productivity app” that makes it easy to create a to-do list, track your tasks, and keep track of things you need to do.

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11 months ago

 A startup creating a platform that serves as a single source for all of a person’s online and offline credit and debit cards. The startup wants to make paying for things as easy as swiping a credit card.

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11 months ago

A search engine that finds doctors and other professionals by matching them with individuals who are looking for the same thing.

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11 months ago

A startup that cuts fees for employers by allowing them to use their existing employee data (things like their social security number, for instance,) to verify who’s legally allowed to work in the US.

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9 months ago

A startup that helps users organize their calendars, including reminding them about things, creating to-do lists, and setting up events

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7 months ago

A platform for monitoring the status of equipment for customers, which can do things like send alerts and notifications when a machine breaks.

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6 months ago

A personalized recommendation platform that helps you discover new apps and games. The startup offers a $1 per month premium subscription that displays recommendations based on your taste in games or other things.

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1 year ago

A startup that connects business users with nearby vendors who can help with things like installation, maintenance, or repair.

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10 months ago

A financial management tool for people who want to stick to a budget. The company wants to help people use their credit cards to buy things they actually need.

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10 months ago

A 3D printing service for businesses, which promises to bundle all the 3D printing services together so customers can find everything they might need under one roof. The 3D printing startup, which was founded in September 2018, is based in Silicon Valley.

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10 months ago

The startup is a social platform for people to share and watch videos about the uses of things like vacuum cleaners, scissors, and extension cords.

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9 months ago

A company that makes home security systems that can be monitored from anywhere. It takes a user-friendly approach to things like dummies, cameras, and sensors to make a security system feel like a home.

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7 months ago

A startup that helps businesses create native ads. The startup provides services to help brands create ads that look like the real thing, but are actually branded content.

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7 months ago

A startup that connects “everything in your life, from your fitness tracker to your fitness coach,” according to the website.

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6 months ago

Uptime is a software company that helps IT teams monitor and fix their network equipment. The startup takes a “no-cost, no-hassle” approach to fixing all kinds of problems, fixing everything from broken routers to server backups.

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5 months ago

A platform for tracking kids’ safety, built on the premise that kids can’t always tell you when something has happened.

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1 month ago

A way to pay your friends back for things they’ve done for you, like a small payment that can be sent as a text message.

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1 year ago

A startup that makes it easy to manage and track things by using your voice or mobile device.

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1 year ago

A startup for third-party data and insights for publishers, which provides data on things like which news publishers have the most pageviews, most shares, etc.

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1 year ago

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

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1 year ago

A startup that wants to be a one-stop shop for all the things that a small business needs to do to get paid and do business. The company’s founders say that companies that use their platform spend up to 80% less time on account-related tasks.

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10 months ago

A platform that aims to help marketers understand their customers better by tracking their data, including things like their age, income, education, and location.

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10 months ago

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

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10 months ago

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

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10 months ago

A small-business website that’s a “one-stop shop for all things small business — from marketing to accounting.”

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