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2 years ago

A photo app that turns video into a beautiful photo book

746
1 year ago

A startup that captures photos and videos of parking spots available at an airport, so that drivers can find them when they return.

686
3 years ago

A company that works with independent artists to help them turn their music videos into YouTube plays.

639
3 years ago

A tool that simplifies the process of turning a Kindle book into an audiobook.

581
3 years ago

A machine-learning based platform that can predict the likelihood of you turning into a customer by looking at your behavior on other sites.

437
3 years ago

The “Uber for Taxi” ridesharing service has a million drivers in India. UberGo gives them a way to turn their cars into cabs.

376
3 years ago

A company that helps coaches and athletes turn their personal exercise routines into business opportunities.

366
2 years ago

A tool that can take an idea, turn it into an app or website, and then help it take off.

343
3 years ago

A startup that wants to turn every conference room into a training room, and track fitness progress for employees.

332
3 years ago

 A micro-funding platform for entrepreneurs, reducing the cost of startup capital for high growth startups by providing a mechanism for investors to match their own funds with the startups they care about. The goal is to save startups money on the front end while generating real returns on the back end.

305
3 years ago

A way to help people file tax returns for free.

283
3 years ago

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

269
3 years ago

A way to help human resources departments get a better picture of how workers are doing and whether they are happy in their jobs. The startup is looking to help HR departments with new tools to reduce turnover and better focus on employee retention.

267
2 years ago

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

257
3 years ago

A company that helps retailers manage product returns and make refunds faster, more efficiently, and cheaper.

244
10 months ago

A video game studio that uses the latest artificial intelligence techniques to turn crowd-sourced video into a game.

242
3 years ago

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

231
3 years ago

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

223
3 years ago

A startup building a software platform for retail that automates product returns, credit, and refunds on all e-commerce sites

211
2 years ago

A startup that is building an engine that turns broken cars into a network that can be repurposed.

207
10 months ago

A turnkey payment processing platform for online businesses. Instead of a bank’s monthly fee, they charge a flat fee based on the size of the transaction.

207
2 years ago

This startup is working on a new type of door handle, called a “keg handle,” that turns any door handle into a beer tap.

205
2 years ago

A startup that lets you turn your Instagram profile into a directory for all your social media accounts.

204
3 years ago

A startup that helps you learn to code by making you build a simple tool that you eventually turn into a real product. The startup’s co-founder saw a need for the same kind of bootcamps in the area, and created the site to fill it.

202
2 years ago

A platform that connects contractors with homeowners looking for work. The company aims to offer a turnkey service to contractors by connecting them to homeowners.

195
3 years ago

This B2B SaaS company is building a program that helps companies manage their product delivery services and handle issues like returns and warranty claims.

191
3 years ago

 A startup that turns unused kitchen appliances into bitcoin mining rigs

189
2 years ago

A startup that turns grocery shopping into an interactive game, where users can create and share grocery lists with friends.

188
3 years ago

A tool that turns a photo of a painting into a 3D model that can be shared on the web.

187
2 years ago

A voice recognition software that turns any video into a voice-activated digital music playlist

187
3 years ago

A platform that helps advertisers to optimize the return on investment for their digital campaigns.

184
3 years ago

A platform designed to help car dealers make the most of their inventory, and lower inventory turnover.

182
2 years ago

A solution for data scientists to turn their computer code into visualizations that can be used in presentations.

182
2 years ago

A company that wants to bridge the gap between internal teams and customers. They allow companies to do customer interviews via email or phone, which they then turn into a survey.

181
3 years ago

A web service that takes a single photo and turns it into a 3D model.

180
3 years ago

A food truck that turns every meal into a voucher, for use at any restaurant. The startup wants to make food more efficient, so that everyone can eat more.

178
3 years ago

A company that makes LED light bulbs that instantly turn on when they detect motion. It wants to make the bulb’s visibility an even more important feature.

175
2 years ago

A company that makes a platform to help companies in developing countries find and buy in-demand products in the US and in turn ship them back.

175
3 years ago

This is a startup that aims to help entrepreneurs raise money by turning to friends and family for loans.

173
3 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.

172
2 years ago

A startup that allows companies to build a DIY system for payments, offering a free turnkey solution that can be built quickly and inexpensively.

172
2 years ago

This is a startup that aims to make it easier for financial institutions to raise capital by using machine learning and AI to identify potential high-return investment opportunities.

172
3 years ago

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

170
2 years ago

A mobile application which provides the user with information about the location of points of interest and allows the user to consult them by turn.

170
2 years ago

 A company that helps people find and sell their old HDTVs, turning them into augmented reality products.

170
3 years ago

A platform that turns Slack into a tool for building and managing bots. Currently in beta.

168
3 years ago

A company that helps people get their taxes done on time. The startup, which is looking to launch in January, wants to eliminate audits for clients with simple returns but complex returns, and is getting help from Y Combinator.

165
3 years ago

A company that creates AI-driven widgets for SMS. The startup’s CTO called out the company’s AI as a “turnkey solution” for businesses to send messages from a single point.

165
3 years ago

This startup is building a “sugar factory” that will use a patented process to turn sugar beet waste from the food industry into ethanol.

165
3 years ago

In-person job recruitment turned into a crowdsourced game.

165
2 years ago

In the spirit of the “Uber for X” model, a startup that aims to “turn every car into a self-driving vehicle” for ridesharing services.

165
3 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.

164
3 years ago

A startup that turns waste into compost, fertilizer, and fuel through a patented process.

164
2 years ago

A turnkey vertical farming system, where a large greenhouse can be built, which grows a variety of vegetables and fruits.

164
2 years ago

A platform to help consumers get the best return on their money in their financial accounts. The startup wants to take on a large part of the financial industry and make it more transparent to consumers.

164
3 years ago

A group of designers who create custom UI/UX mockups for companies, turning their ideas into real product or website designs.

161
3 years ago

A visual tool for turning product prototypes into wireframes for developers.

161
3 years ago

A platform that helps small businesses manage their coffee orders online. It’s free to use for customers, but the company hopes to make money by turning the system into a recurring subscription.

161
2 years ago

This startup wants to turn food waste into a commodity. It is developing a process to turn used food into a liquid waste product for use as a fertilizer for farmers.

160
3 years ago

A startup that creates a turnkey system to help entrepreneurs get started in the right direction

159
3 years ago

A platform that pulls in all your social data and turns it into a dashboard for you to use.

159
3 years ago

This startup aims to make it easier for people to take pictures of their food, and to turn them into a food blog.

158
3 years ago

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

158
3 years ago

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

156
3 years ago

A startup that takes your photo and turns it into a 3D model. The app lets you print it into a model that you can then take on a journey.

156
3 years ago

A startup that makes it easy for SMBs to create landing pages and turn them into websites for all sorts of purposes.

155
3 years ago

A startup that helps people to write down their ideas and turn them into a reality

154
3 years ago

A software company that makes it easy for organizations to save energy with their buildings, turning off lights when the room isn’t needed and using the heat generated by other machines.

154
3 years ago

A startup that helps you repurpose your personal photos and videos by turning them into memes, gifs, or even videos

154
3 years ago

A startup that allows you to create a “move” between friends, effectively turning a video call into a video-text-chat.

154
3 years ago

A location-based service for turning people into mobile baristas

152
3 years 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.

152
1 year ago

A product that turns your phone into a remote control for your TV

152
3 years ago

A $30,000 investment in a machine that turns raw coffee beans into a beverage.

151
3 years ago

A startup that turns the receipt from a restaurant into a QR code. The startup is looking to turn receipts into a way to promote restos and one-off experiences.

151
2 years ago

 A company that makes a low-cost, high-capacity drone that can drop off packets of goods in a package attached to an airplane. The drone can then land at the destination, drop off its payload and return to the airport. The startup has already secured $1.2 million in funding.

150
3 years ago

A startup that uses the power of past sales information to predict returns on investments, helping investors make better financial decisions.

149
3 years ago

A startup that helps realtors and agents manage their listings more effectively, by allowing them to create a calendar of appointments, and turn it into a marketing tool.

149
3 years ago

This startup is building a tool to help developers build chatbot applications and turn them into standalone mobile apps.

148
3 years ago

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

148
3 years ago

A digital photo book service that turns your photos into a digital book.

148
2 years ago

A company that takes photos of everything, then turns them into a library of product imagery that can be used to sell products online.

148
2 years ago

A startup that claims to make it easier to convert your product ideas into real products. The company takes your idea, converts it into a product design, and then orders the parts they need to turn it into a real product.

147
2 years ago

A startup that turns your phone into a bank for the unbanked. It’s looking to bring financial services to the 15% of people who are unbanked.

147
3 years ago

A bot that can automatically find lost items and return them to their owner.

146
3 years ago

A startup that turns your photos into a series of stories

146
3 years ago

A startup that makes a tool that helps explain your tax return to your accountant

145
3 years ago

A SaaS product that allows people to scan artwork and turn it into digital drawings.

145
3 years ago

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

144
3 years ago

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

144
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for sharing pictures of food. It’s simple and turns the act of eating into a social activity. It’s a way to get people together around food and helps businesses promote their products in a way that’s both fun and useful.

144
3 years ago

A navigation app for drivers that uses data from real-time feed from traffic cameras to give you turn-by-turn directions.

144
3 years ago

Yieldbot is a property management software startup looking to help people manage their real estate investment properties, and get an extra return on their investment.

143
3 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

142
3 years ago

The startup is building an alternative to the traditional paycheck. The company gets paid by employers, and in turn, pays employees in cryptocurrency.

142
3 years ago

A company that helps companies turn data into insights, allowing them to spot trends and make better decisions. Their data platform is built on top of SQL and Python.

142
3 years ago

The startup is building a way to turn any website into a real-time, web-based video viewer that can send viewers the ability to follow along with a video in real time.

142
3 years ago

A startup that provides free consulting to people who are looking to take a side hustle idea and turn it into a real business

141
3 years ago

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

141
3 years ago

A startup that turns webcams into security systems.

140
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for turning the data generated from social media posts into leads, and then pushing that data out to sales teams.

139
3 years ago

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

138
3 years ago

A company that helps developers use machine learning to help turn apps that are live right now into future-proofed and useful apps. The company’s software is meant to help developers avoid common pitfalls when building apps, like forgetting to correctly define dates and times.

138
3 years ago

 A “frictionless” payments app that lets businesses turn debit card payments into direct deposits, enabling customers to pay without even having a card in their hands.

135
3 years ago

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

135
3 years ago

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

133
3 years ago

 A cloud-based company that helps fund managers build portfolios based on algorithms that match the risk and return of specific types of bonds.

132
2 years ago

A startup that turns your blog post or story into a video and helps you publish it to social media.

132
1 year ago

The New England Aquarium has just added a new exhibit called the “Eco-Dome”, which is a way to turn the existing aquarium into a living representation of the ocean. The exhibit will be a hands-on experience that allows visitors to see the conditions of plastic, microbeads, and other ocean waste in the wild.

131
3 years ago

A new kind of search engine that gets results from dozens of sources and instantly returns more relevant results to users. Its search engine can also be connected to digital assistants like Alexa or Google Home

130
3 years ago

This startup is building a new version of the Apple TV. The new device will be a small, small sized device that will turn the TV into a smart TV.

130
3 years ago

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

130
3 years ago

The following startups are no longer in YC but will be returning for the 11th batch in June:

130
2 years ago

A startup that helps businesses have a better time making phone calls with their customers. Calling by Landline is a suite of tools for salespeople, agencies, and businesses that helps them capture data and turn it into contextually relevant messages.

130
1 year ago

In July, the Brazilian government canceled a $500 million investment in Uber. In response, Uber Brazil has been building a team of 150 to prepare for its eventual return to the country.

130
3 years ago

A startup for SMBs to quickly turn data into apps that are compatible with their specific business systems.

129
3 years ago

A Chrome extension that turns any website into a mobile app shop. Employs a “re-imagined” version of Google’s well-known design language.

127
3 years ago

A solution that helps large retailers and manufacturers avoid expensive damage and return costs.

127
3 years ago

A company that turns any spare bit of hardware into a secure cloud server.

127
3 years ago

A smart alarm system that can detect motion and will turn on if it senses an intruder.

125
3 years ago

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

125
3 years ago

A startup developer for building apps that can turn users into brand advocates.

125
3 years ago

A startup to help people make money by turning their run-down car into

124
3 years 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.

123
3 years ago

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

121
3 years ago

This startup wants to turn the monthly headache of renewing your driver’s license into a web-based process.

121
1 year ago

ThinkUp is a social network based around the idea of a “digital night out”. The company wants to help people check in with a group of people in the same physical space, and then turn that into a “digital time capsule” for the future.

121
1 year ago

A spinoff from the now-defunct cloud-based gaming service Chuggaaconroy. This startup-turned-company is now building a platform for social media influencers to sell advertising on their Instagram and YouTube channels.

121
3 years ago

A tool that converts your tax returns into a report for the government. It’s built for people who do not have access to a tax professional.

120
3 years ago

A startup that helps customers decide what they want to buy with a digital tool that turns price into recommendations.

120
1 year ago

 A platform that lets people unlock their doors, turn on the lights, or unlock their cars via their smartphones.

120
3 years ago

A data analytics company that turns data into stories that can be used to tell stories. They have a big focus on the criminal justice system, using real-time court data to help their clients make predictions on when a suspect will be released on bail, or when they will be convicted.

119
3 years ago

A startup that turns trash into building materials in under a month

118
3 years ago

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

118
1 year ago

 A company that can turn any website into a podcast, with some basic studio tech and a Dashboard for the host to manage subscribers.

118
3 years ago

We live in the age of the multi-tasking app. But it turns out that multi-tasking is a bummer, and it definitely leads to a stack of unfinished work items. SoluMe solves the problem by allowing you to save all of your tasks in one place, and then prioritize them in one place.

117
3 years ago

This is a tool that helps small business with their tax returns. The startup is called TurboTax because it claims to be a more comprehensive and efficient way to get your taxes done.

117
3 years ago

A log analytics company that wants to turn the data from the billions of rides taken every day by its customers into actionable insights for its customers.

117
2 years ago

A startup that tries to deliver a “return on investment” for security, allowing businesses to get a lot of value out of a physical security guard.

117
10 months ago

An API that helps you pull out “the best parts of your conversations” by pulling out the best quotes from a conversation, and returning those quotes. The startup helps you easily pull out the best quotes with information about the conversation such as when it happened, who was in the conversation, and more.

117
3 years ago

A startup that allows anyone to turn any object into a smart home accessory.

116
3 years ago

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

114
3 years ago

A startup that will take waste from 3D printers and turn it into bricks.

114
3 years ago

A data science tool that automatically turns data into “actionable, knowledge-rich insights” about any given user, looking for insights like “which users are most likely to convert to customers, or which users spend the most money”.

113
3 years ago

A home automation company that lets users program lighting and appliances to turn on when they arrive home in the evening.

113
3 years ago

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

112
1 year ago

A B2B company that helps customers keep track of the products they own and track returns, maintenance, and other services. The startup has $1.2 million in recurring revenue.

112
2 years ago

A tool that turns your Dropbox account into a

110
3 years ago

A company that aims to create a unified market for global enterprises to buy and sell global inventory. The startup is taking a basic model of eBay for sourcing global products and turning them into a full-service marketplace.

109
1 year ago

A tool that helps users make GIFs from video clips. Introduced in January, the application is meant to be a simple way to turn video clips into GIFs.

109
3 years ago

A startup that sells an innovative model of “waste-to-fuel” that turns waste into electricity.

108
3 years ago

A way to track every action you take on your phone — from every app, to every game, to every message you send — and turn it into a data-driven game engine that lets you play games without the need for a giant library of content.

108
1 year ago

This startup is trying to take the hassle out of finding a flight for an upcoming vacation. Rather than waiting for multiple websites to return the results, FlightHub finds the cheapest flight for a given route, then books it for you automatically.

108
3 years 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.

106
3 years ago

A home security startup that monitors in-home security cameras and allows customers to turn on their lights or lock their doors remotely. The startup, which has raised a $750k seed round from a variety of investors, is already working with a dozen customers.

106
3 years ago

A platform that helps retail merchants with third-party logistics and returns.

106
3 years ago

A company that helps millennials save money on their mortgage. It takes a percentage of the savings that are returned to the customer after applying the savings to the mortgage.

106
1 year ago

A software company that creates a “Digital Oven” that turns old ovens into new ovens and can add new functions to old ovens.

106
3 years ago

A company that aims to make low-risk, high-return investments in real estate.

105
3 years ago

This company wants to replace the often-painful experience of filling out a tax return with a more automated process. The startup is working on a software program that will work with H&R Block’s online software to take the pain out of filing a tax return and streamline the process. The company says it has $1.5 million in monthly revenue.

104
3 years ago

A tool for turning large images into small GIFs that can be shared on social media.

104
2 years ago

A “turn-key” email marketing automation software that helps businesses meet their marketing goals using email. It’s currently in the pilot phase.

104
3 years ago

A platform that helps businesses manage their inventory. It provides alerts on sales, insurance, shipping, and returns.

103
3 years ago

A platform that lets anyone run a small business by turning their home into a co-working space.

102
2 years ago

A startup that is building a way to tackle the issue of the generation of toxic waste in the home. The startup’s product is a way to turn your water waste into a nutrient solution.

102
3 years ago

Of course, that’s just a sampling. And some of these companies are still in the idea stage, so they might not turn into actual businesses. But this list shows that there’s a lot of revenue to be made building new tools for the online world. Now it’s up to entrepreneurs to decide what sorts of products to build.

101
3 years ago

A startup that is building a smart home system for the elderly. The system is designed for seniors who need assistance with tasks like opening doors and turning lights on and off.

101
3 years ago

A startup that turns the web into a better form of research and analysis. The company choose to focus on medical research, where the company is seeing a huge benefit to using the web to perform medical research. It’s using machine learning to turn the web into a better research tool.

100
2 years ago

A home automation platform that turns your light switches into smart light switches.

100
3 years ago

This startup is building a service that turns your iPhone into a platform for helping you find a doctor or emergency room. You’ll be able to call any medical professional or hospital directly from your iPhone, and they’ll provide you with directions and a diagnosis.

98
3 years 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.

98
2 years ago

A startup that allows people to make local videos, and then sell them to advertisers, essentially turning them into a YouTube-style video creator.

98
2 years ago

A startup that wants to use image recognition to turn any object (including food) into a barcode.

98
2 years ago

A platform for sellers of physical goods to get digital goods in return, which can be sold on other platforms.

98
1 year ago

A tool for smart home light bulbs that lets you dim or turn off lights at scheduled times.

98
1 year ago

A streaming platform that provides all the funding a business needs by encouraging investors to give them money in return for rewards.

98
3 years ago

A shower scene with voice and motion that turns the water off and on when you turn around.

97
3 years ago

A company that wants to turn grocery shopping into a personalized, on-demand experience

97
2 years 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.

97
3 years ago

A software company focused on creating web-based tools for managing the logistics of turning raw materials into finished products.

96
3 years 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”.

96
1 year ago

 A bike-sharing program, with docking stations located in neighborhoods, and users renting and returning bikes at their homes.

96
3 years ago

Senses , a service that turns your smartphone into a personal assistant, is being developed by a team of veterans of Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as a company that sold the Siri app to Apple.

95
2 years ago

A platform for recruiting drivers. The startup claims to have reduced turnover and increased productivity by 30 percent.

95
2 years ago

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

95
2 years ago

Cybersecurity startup. A hacker could turn off the security controls on a machine, causing it to create a backdoor for someone else to use.

94
2 years ago

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

94
1 year ago

Next Jump is building a platform that allows consumers to sell their e-waste, turning it into a material that can be made into keychains, necklaces, and other products.

94
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easier to turn physical products into digital ones, turning physical products that could be easily replicated into ones that are harder to duplicate.

93
2 years ago

A platform for people wanting to turn their ideas into businesses in Rhode Island.

92
2 years ago

A startup that helps merchants manage the process of returning items. This startup is run by CFOs for major retailers.

89
2 years ago

 A startup that wants to create an on-demand service where users can turn their less-than-perfect photo into a work of art.

89
9 months ago

A startup that aims to use a technology called "Dissociative Inhibition" to turn AI into a tool to help cure psychological disorders. The technology is currently in a clinical trial.

89
2 years ago

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

88
2 years ago

A startup that aims to help people track their food intake and share it with others. The app turns the act of eating into a game, where you can play with friends or compete with other people, as well as track your food intake.

88
1 year ago

A startup that helps people share their experiences with others. It pulls this content from Instagram, Reddit, and Twitter and turns it into a daily newsletter.

88
1 year ago

A startup that wants to turn people who don’t have a desk or office into full-time remote workers.

88
1 year ago

A student loan company that aims to help students avoid debt by offering them a variety of options for dealing with their loans. The startup says that more and more students are turning to it to help them pay off their loans, with its average customer paying off their loans after five months.

87
3 years ago

The company’s first product is an AI-enabled conversational assistant, available in the US and spoken in English, Spanish, and French. It turns a user’s smartphone into a virtual assistant, with text-to-speech capabilities, a voice dialer, and other features

86
2 years ago

Smart WiFi is building a platform that lets users control their home WiFi networks with an app, allowing users to adjust their devices’ bandwidth to network-appropriate levels, and to turn the network off altogether.

86
2 years ago

A startup that turns your phone into a virtual reality unit, letting you stream VR videos and games from your phone to your headset.

86
2 years ago

A $10 app that turns any smartphone into a learning tool.

86
2 years ago

A platform that allows people to crowdsource their ideas and work with others to turn them into reality. The startup hosted its first hackathon in Tel Aviv in October.

85
2 years ago

A startup that uses the smartphone’s accelerometer to automatically turn on fans and heating/cooling systems when it’s cold outside.

85
1 year ago

A filing app that helps people file tax returns while they’re on the go. Filing is a big pain point, especially for the elderly.

85
1 year ago

A company that helps companies reduce their operational cost while reducing employee burnout and turnover.

85
3 years ago

A platform for connected, voice-controlled appliances. For instance, a homeowner could speak to the system to turn on the lights in their home.

84
3 years ago

A “a mobile app for anyone who wants to become an artist”, designed for “artists who have previously been turned down by art schools” to help them learn to draw.

84
2 years ago

A company that provides indoor voice commands for Amazon Echo or Echo Dot in the home, including turning on and off lights, opening doors, and playing music.

84
2 years ago

A startup for buying and selling used cars, part of a larger company that also offers car-sharing services. Their customers can use the company’s vehicle for their work, then turn it back in when they’re done.

84
2 years ago

An investment platform that looks at past investment returns to give investors more information on companies they might want to invest in.

84
3 years ago

This startup is building a way to capture your thoughts and turn them into illustrations. The startup has built a web-based platform that allows users to draw using their webcam.

83
2 years ago

A tool to help nonprofits create their own call-to-action campaigns, by turning their event pages into a call-to-action page.

83
2 years ago

A tool for marketers to collect customer feedback across multiple channels (web, email, phone, social media, etc.) and turn it into actionable data. The tool is meant to be used by marketers to help them improve their marketing strategies.

83
1 year ago

A platform for researching new drugs, based on a mechanism called “Optogenetics” that allows scientists to turn cells on and off with light.

83
2 years ago

A startup that asks the question “What does it feel like to be a doctor”. It turns physicians into training robots that can read vitals, progress through patient history, and do the doctor interface.

82
2 years ago

A startup that turns your smartphone into a digital assistant, allowing you to set reminders, automate tasks, and track your spending.

82
1 year ago

A social service that helps families coordinate their care. The idea is to give parents a hub that allows them to connect with family members around the country, who can in turn request care for their loved ones.

82
3 years ago

A company that plans to disrupt the supply chain by assembling “smart factories” in the home. Their prototype is a $1,500 kit that helps turn home-based tools into smart factories that can automate production and produce customized products.

81
2 years ago

A startup that wants to turn medical transcription into a project management tool.

81
2 years ago

A startup that helps advertisers manage, monitor and analyze the return on investment for all of the advertising that a company does, using proprietary data sets.

81
2 years ago

This startup makes software for a company that makes custom parts for cars. CNC Solutions creates parts for specific cars, like a wheel hub for an Audi R8. The startup claims that if a company has a client they can't make a part for, they'll be able to turn around an order in six hours.

79
2 years ago

A startup that wants to use AI to help you get into shape by using real-time feedback to turn your workout into a game.

79
2 years ago

This startup helps manufacturers of consumer goods track their products and efficiently manage customer returns.

79
2 years ago

A mobile app that helps users take pictures of their food waste, then turns them into compost.

78
2 years ago

This startup is building a smart home device that can help you turn on lights and get the thermostat balanced while you’re away.

78
1 year ago

A startup that turns the camera into a point-of-sale terminal, letting you buy drinks and food with a wave from your phone.

78
8 months ago

This startup wants to turn self-driving cars into a service, allowing users to book a ride in advance so they can go home from the airport, or just get a ride to a nearby restaurant. Uber has a similar service in a few cities.

78
2 years ago

This startup wants to create a marketplace for freelance content creators and help them turn their content into direct revenue.

77
2 years ago

Helping people put their home into a rental portfolio. The startup’s platform is meant to help investors see the potential return on investment of the investment portfolio, and to help them decide when to sell or hold out for a higher return.

77
2 years ago

This company is building an app that turns your camera phone into a 3D camera, allowing users to capture 360 degree pictures and videos.

77
2 years ago

A startup that turns everyday objects into impulse buys, with a home decorator-like service for shopping and buying things you don’t need but want.

77
2 years ago

A company that provides a way to quickly and affordably hire an individual on an as-needed basis. It allows the worker to walk into a company and get paid for a short period of time, and then return to the company on a different schedule.

76
2 years ago

A startup that aims to help people take advantage of the data in their lives and turn it into more efficient digital products. In practice, it’s a company that helps companies make use of the data on their apps

76
1 year ago

By taking a person’s smartphone and putting a radio in the headphone jack, Forever’s app turns the phone into a walkie talkie, sending and receiving messages to and from other users. After launching in June, the startup has collected 100,000 users.

76
1 year ago

A startup that focuses on how to take a social network and turn it into a revenue source. The company is looking to have users pay $5 per month (or $150/year) for a package that allows them to have their own private social network of friends.

76
1 year ago

A startup that turns any storage space into a locker, and lets users pay for their stuff and get access.

75
2 years ago

A tool for turning text into GIFs and other image-based images, and also for sharing GIFs and images.

74
2 years ago

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

74
2 years ago

A company that offers a new way to invest in real estate. The startup’s platform offers monthly payments of invested capital with a fixed rate of return on a pool of real estate investments. It’s a p2p lending platform, and its first customers are on a waitlist.

73
2 years ago

A startup that turns Facebook into a universal customer service ticketing system for companies. There are no fees for companies to get their tickets listed on the platform and brands can post customer service conversations on the site.

73
2 years ago

A data pipeline for data scientists, letting them turn data from a variety of sources into a cohesive and actionable product.

73
2 years ago

A startup that aims to turn any website into a social network, using a customizable experience to foster invite-only groups that can be shared with friends and family.

73
1 year ago

A tool to help employers integrate the performance of their employees, their employees, and their team into their overall goals, such as reducing turnover.

73
10 months ago

A startup that simplifies the hiring process for human resource departments, making it easier to track applications and turning HR into a more nimble, responsive organization.

73
2 years ago

A turnkey set of products and services for product managers including management of leads, sales, and marketing.

72
2 years ago

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

72
2 years ago

Ordering dry cleaning on the phone, meeting delivery times, charging for lost items, and tracking returns.

72
2 years ago

A subscription-based service that makes it easier for retailers to manage their shipping and returns.

72
2 years ago

A piece of software that turns any iOS or Android device into a mobile 3D scanner.

72
2 years ago

A startup that helps small businesses and nonprofits sell merchandise online. The company provides the software, but it also handles the returns, shipping, and customer service.

72
2 years ago

A tool for streamlining the entire process of building a website. It aims to provide its customers with a turnkey web builder service meant to reduce the time taken to build websites with one-click tools.

71
2 years ago

A 3D app that allows users to scan and digitize old books, turning them into searchable, accessible PDFs.

71
2 years ago

A digital platform for journalists to gather information from sources and then turn it into a story.

71
2 years ago

A platform for organizing and tracking group rides. The company is also working on its own app, but it’s working on turning volunteers into drivers to spur growth.

71
2 years ago

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

71
1 year ago

 The startup wants to turn to-do list apps into more of a “next action” list, replacing the need for a separate todo list app.

71
2 years ago

A platform that helps you discover the best doctors and hospitals for your medical needs, and in turn, helps them earn their money.

70
2 years ago

A video production tool that helps you turn your video clips into music videos, gifs, and multi-media content.

70
2 years ago

A startup that wants to replace the old “bunch of keys” business model that requires manual labor to file tax returns from tax preparation services to online forms.

70
2 years ago

The startup wants to help you take better pictures and videos and save them in a single place. It’s called SoundSnap and it’s basically a mobile app that turns any camera into a video recorder.

69
1 year ago

A platform for recruiting external developers and designers, with a focus on turning work out quickly without the time and costs of traditional recruiting processes.

69
10 months ago

A “startup for the people” that wants to help people become entrepreneurs. It wants to help people build businesses, share their ideas, and turn those ideas into products.

69
2 years ago

A company that helps business owners “sell their soul”. The startup turns businesses into franchises, allowing them to sell their brand to others, who buy the rights to use it. The idea is that the founders of the business “sell” them to a network of franchisees who can make money off it.

68
1 year ago

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

68
2 years ago

The startup wants to help employers get more out of their employees by making the job experience more personalized. They have a service that tracks the details of a worker’s life and turns it into a personalized, detailed online resume.

67
2 years ago

This startup wants to take the pain out of the process of creating a resume for a job, turning college transcripts into a resume that can be shared across the internet.

67
2 years ago

A venture-backed startup that is taking the human element out of new hire communications. The startup has a test group that it says has reduced employee turnover by 25%.

67
1 year ago

A startup that helps people, who are on the go and need to return a product, to find a nearby drop-off spot and pay for it.

67
1 year ago

We all have our favorite messaging apps — whether it’s Whatsapp or Telegram or Signal. But what if you could have them all Chatbuddy turns all your messaging apps into a single chat app, so you can use them all at once.

67
1 year ago

A payment gateway that lets consumers take cash back from their monthly bill, and turn it into gift cards.

67
2 years ago

A product that helps slow-cookers get up to 600°F, via a material that turns into a conducting plate when heated.

66
2 years ago

A fashion platform for buying clothes with easy returns and no re-stock fees

66
2 years ago

A company that turns old TVs into smart displays that can tell you what’s happening in real time.

66
1 year ago

A startup that allows restaurant owners to scan their receipts and have them turn into email receipts.

66
1 year ago

The app takes standard paper forms and turns it into a digital document that can be shared with others. The platform allows participants to fill in the information they need and share it with others.

66
2 years ago

A startup looking to use artificial intelligence to turn irregular data into usable knowledge.

65
1 year ago

A startup that helps developers get a better return on their capital and provide an efficient way to build products.

65
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easy for people to turn their phone screens into videos for Instagram Stories and Twitter videos.

64
2 years ago

A tool to help with product management by allowing you to reuse assets, or “sketches”. One example the company gives is an ultrasound sketch of a fetus that can be turned into a 3d model to be used as a marketing collage.

64
2 years ago

A platform for developers to build IoT devices that can trigger actions, such as turn on lights and appliances. It’s like Kickstarter for IoT.

64
1 year ago

A company that tries to help replace the traditional annual tax return with quarterly tax returns

64
1 year ago

A startup that hopes to make retail experiences more personalized, rather than having a one-size-fits-all approach. The startup is building a tool that lets retailers track their customers’ buying habits and turn them into recommendations automatically.

64
1 year ago

A company that specializes in turning 3D data into 2D maps for real estate clients.

64
2 years ago

A company that wants to help companies take “long-form” questions, like “What should I do next” and “How do I get started”, and turn them into short, digestible answers.

63
2 years ago

Typeform is a premium form builder that turns any text into a form.

63
2 years ago

A civic tech startup working to improve voter turnout for elections in the US

63
2 years ago

A SaaS company that helps customers optimize their returns and prevent fraud.

63
1 year ago

A company that uses the power of partnerships to help individual people invest in tiny startups and get a return.

63
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a GPS tracking app that keeps tabs on your kids and can turn on your lights if they wander out of the house.

63
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform that allows users to create and share “text-washing”, where text is turned into images.

63
3 years ago

Idea: A home security company that is turning your door into a touchscreen

62
2 years ago

Convey is a startup that uses machine learning to help retail and other companies identify places where potential customers are shopping online and offering those companies a share of the purchase in return for data.

62
1 year ago

A tool to help small businesses in the UK and Ireland manage their tax filing. The company offers a free, self-service tax filing tool that lets businesses file their tax returns online, and pay their tax electronically.

62
1 year ago

A product that turns watches into speakers.

62
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform for B2C e-commerce that provides a seamless checkout process, with shipping and returns built in.

62
11 months ago

This startup is building a tool that helps retailers and their customers sort and track returns. According to the founders, the company is on track for a $1 million seed round.

62
2 years ago

A potentially life-saving medical device that turns a patient’s blood into a gel that they can inject into their bloodstream. It’s currently being tested on a few hundred people with a waitlist of thousands.

61
2 years ago

A tool for helping people manage their tax filings by seeing who’s owed what and for what. The company tracks nontaxable income and credits, and helps you fill out your tax returns.

61
1 year ago

A startup building a predictive analytics tool for restaurants. Rather than manually input data, users can choose their ingredients and the startup will tell them what it believes will turn out best.

61
2 years ago

The startup wants to “turn any couch into a smart couch”. The idea is that connected smart furniture can be an entry point into the connected home.

60
2 years ago

A startup that turns your Facebook and Twitter accounts into a personal assistant to manage your marketing and other tasks, including scheduling appointments and reminders.

60
2 years ago

A hardware startup that wants to make your home a smart one, with smart products like lights and door locks that could detect when you’re at home and turn on.

60
1 year ago

A way to turn your Pinterest boards into tangible products, allowing you to make physical terrariums with your floral pins, or turn your recipe pins into cooking supplies or even a box of cupcakes.

60
1 year ago

A startup that turns your phone into a business card. The app wants to make it easy for you to hand out your business cards as you go about your day. You can even use it to request a meeting with a contact via text.

60
1 year ago

This startup is building a hardware hub that can turn any old computer into a hotspot, allowing users to connect to faster Wi-Fi and mobile networks.

60
1 year ago

Transcriptionist software that turns your phone or tablet’s microphone into a dictation tool.

60
11 months ago

A database for tracking the sales, returns, and inventory of products.

60
7 months ago

A tool that helps you turn your Instagrammed photos and videos into Instagrammed photos and videos for your own Instagram.

60
2 years ago

This is what happens when the team behind Meetup, the platform for organizing local events, turns their attention towards the more consumer-focused side of the world. It’s a platform that helps merchants sell directly to their customers and serves as a hub for sales, marketing, and support.

59
1 year ago

A company that helps people find the people they want to hire, turning job boards into a place where people can express interest in a job rather than looking through disparate listings.

59
2 years ago

A tool to help companies hire and manage a distributed workforce in the age of on-demand services. In a world of on-demand services, companies are looking for tools that will allow them to manage the people who work for them. Jobbird’s founders have already turned down $500,000 in investment.

58
2 years ago

A virtual assistant for office tasks, like getting a return email to a client or scheduling a conference call.

58
1 year ago

A way for companies to use the internet of things to automate small tasks around their buildings, like turning the lights on and off.

58
1 year ago

A company that helps organizations quickly turn unstructured data into usable information.

58
1 year ago

Develop a smartphone app that can help diagnose a variety of conditions and recommend treatments. The startup wants to turn AI into a form of healthcare concierge that can help patients navigate their health, regardless of their ability to pay.

58
1 year ago

This is an algorithmic company that claims to be able to predict whether an investment will make money. They’re not in the business of selling, but of helping investors make better decisions that can help them get a better return.

58
1 year ago

This company is building a blockchain-based marketplace for small and medium businesses. The marketplace would allow companies to bid on services from other businesses, which would in turn be paid in their cryptocurrency of choice.

57
1 year ago

This startup wants to grow a network of “smart” parking spaces that can hold a car’s information and automatically pay the driver when they return. The idea is to keep cars from sitting idle and losing value.

57
2 years ago

A Milwaukee startup that’s building a platform to help firms like Lyft and Uber make sense of the data they’re collecting on their customers. It’s a tool for taking real-time information and turning it into data models and visualizations.

56
1 year ago

A tool to help people with e-commerce businesses better understand the return of their inventory and look at their data quickly and visually.

56
1 year ago

A startup that helps people pick up and return things to a central location quickly. It’s an Uber-like service, but for things.

56
1 year ago

The company makes a home security system that uses geofencing to automatically turn on lights and unlock doors when a person is near the house.

55
1 year ago

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

55
1 year ago

A company that sells a cheap smartphone that connects to a Wi-Fi router in the home and turns it into a smart home hub.

55
1 year ago

A startup that turns the data collected by your fitness tracker into a dashboard, allowing you to analyze the data and make smarter changes in your lifestyle.

55
1 year ago

A startup that aims to capture big data from the internet and turn it into knowledge about people, allowing companies to target advertisements at specific audiences. It’s “Siri for big data.”

55
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies test their messaging to ensure they’re turning customers into customers. A/B testing and analytics firm.

54
1 year ago

A consumer app that helps with the “lifecycle of a purchase”, helping users order products then return them, saving the merchant money and decreasing waste.

54
1 year ago

A startup that lets you upload an image and text and automatically turns it into a professional-looking business card.

53
1 year ago

Evalues how likely a user is to return to a place or site. The company wants to provide a platform for merchants to determine how likely they think a customer is to return to their location.

53
1 year ago

A B2B company that helps manage software deployments for enterprise companies, which are in turn used to manage the development and deployment of software for multiple startups.

53
1 year ago

A company that’s building a predictive analytics platform that tracks customer behavior to provide predictions on things like when a customer might make a purchase, what they might buy, and how they might make a return.

53
1 year ago

A “smart” outdoor lighting system that works with an app to automatically turn on and off when people walk into the room. The product is currently in a limited release.

53
1 year ago

A startup that’s trying to build a single platform that wants to aggregate all of the world’s PhDs and turn them into “the world’s most advanced, most productive, most intuitive, and most connected PhD community”.

53
11 months ago

A startup that turns data into actionable intelligence quickly.

53
2 years ago

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

52
1 year ago

A tool to turn a 360-degree video into a layered, interactive experience.

52
1 year ago

A web-based platform that allows consumers to share their personal data with companies and in return get discounts and other perks.

52
1 year ago

A startup that provides a marketplace of freelance illustrators and digital artists who can help turn your ideas into reality with a professional illustration, illustration/art direction.

52
1 year ago

A white label startup that helps companies with co-branded eCommerce experience management by providing prebuilt eCommerce pages and websites, full shipping and returns processing, and a dashboard for tracking and monitoring the results of a customer experience.

51
1 year ago

This startup’s platform allows people to turn their home into a shared office space.

51
1 year ago

A platform for online retail where shoppers can try before they buy. They’re looking to offer a trial period for clothes and accessories, and then a 30-day return policy, to ensure you’re happy with your purchase before committing.

51
1 year ago

A startup that wants to turn old pallets into high-quality, sustainable, and inexpensive shipping cases using an innovative plastic injection process.

51
2 years ago

A team of students who want to turn their passion into a business. They’re looking to build a product that allows users to take an image with them on the go and have it instantly printed on a variety of different products, like t-shirts, posters, and even phone cases.

50
1 year ago

A tool that helps people manage their investments and track their returns, with a team of professional investors ready to help answer questions.

49
1 year ago

A startup that offers mobile phone repair at its storefronts, with the first location opening in June 2015. The company says that most of its repairs cost $70, but that it can return a phone to a customer for free if it doesn’t work.

49
1 year ago

A device that turns a smartphone into a large screen monitor. It’s an inexpensive way to stream content on a big screen.

49
1 year ago

Tern is building a way to take video clips from your phone and turn them into stand-alone “scrapbooks” for easy viewing. It’s a bit like a combination of Dribble, Pinterest, and Instagram.

49
1 year ago

A SaaS solution for employers to help their employees better understand their needs and make a more informed decision about benefits. Its goal is to help companies cut down on expensive employee turnover.

49
1 year ago

A financial planning app for investors who want to track their investments. The app is free for individual investors, and is designed to help people save money, get better returns, and make better decisions.

48
1 year ago

Since the economic crisis, companies have been struggling to find the best way to track their internal performance. HR software company TheWorkPlace has launched a new product that turns spreadsheets into actionable information, presenting managers with data on employee performance in real-time.

48
1 year ago

A text-based game that turns education into a game and game into a tool. The startup wants to improve learning outcomes and make it more fun.

48
1 year ago

A browser extension that turns your browser into a full-fledged game board with a deck of cards, game pieces, and game rules.

48
1 year ago

A business that turns any car into an autonomous vehicle. The startup wants to use a combination of sensors to create a “self-driving car for the masses.” It’s been through YC twice, and says it has a working prototype with a working business plan.

48
1 year ago

This startup is trying to make it easier for small businesses to access capital. The company is building a marketplace where borrowers can connect with investors who are willing to invest small amounts of money in exchange for a higher return.

47
1 year ago

Startup that takes a concept like crowdfunding – selling a project or idea to the public – and turns it into a digital marketplace for a wide variety of funding options.

47
1 year ago

A platform that turns your smartphone's microphone into a recording device. The startup hopes to remove the hassle of recording audio, which they say is the most common use case for the app.

46
1 year ago

A Chrome and Firefox extension that turns a link or a picture into a QR code.

46
1 year ago

A startup that brings a “GIF-ified” version of the popular virtual reality game, Pokémon Go, to the real world. In the game players collect virtual creatures called “Pokemons” by moving around in the real world. The startup is building a mobile app that uses your phone’s GPS and camera to track your movements and turn them into Pokemons.

46
11 months ago

A startup that brings the same functionality as a credit card to the bank account of any small business. It’s a way for small businesses to turn their capital into say, a $20,000 deposit into their business account.

46
1 year ago

This startup wants to help turn the average American’s car into a carpool and help cities run more efficiently. The startup is currently working with big cities such as Chicago and San Francisco.

45
1 year ago

A company that helps clients of an additional cost-sharing program get reimbursed by their insurance company. The company charges a flat fee and can return the money to the client in a check. Their price depends on the state of the client’s insurance.

45
1 year ago

A company that created a platform that turns expenses into “smart expenses”. Smart expenses can be adjusted based on other expenses, giving you a more accurate picture of your spending.

45
1 year ago

A startup that is creating a new type of screen that allows users to interact with their TV as if it were a tablet, as well as other devices, without needing to turn off the TV.

44
1 year ago

A startup that wants to give users the ability to turn their cell phones into a video recorder in case of an emergency, and potentially get a bit of extra money for their footage.

44
1 year ago

A system letting people keep track of the calls on their phone even when the phone is turned off, using the phone’s microphone to record ambient sound to create a virtual ‘call log’ that can be searched, searched, and searched.

43
1 year ago

This startup wants to reduce the vacuum of small-time investors. It wants to help small-time investors to make money by helping them invest in the startups that are providing them with the best return on investment.

42
9 months ago

EyeEm is a startup that wants to be the Kodak of photography. The company’s app aims to be the place you go to find great images of whatever you are looking for. The startup is also building a new generation of digital cameras and a film stock that allows people to turn their smartphone into a high-end camera.

42
8 months ago

A personal finance app that uses machine learning to show you the best financial decisions for your life. The app uses data from your credit cards, loan, and debit cards to build financial reports that show you which of your expenses you can cut off for higher returns.

42
1 year ago

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

41
8 months ago

A tool for bookkeepers and accountants to create and store their tax return data in a way that allows them to easily retrieve and analyze it.

41
1 year ago

A “health-tech startup turned insurance startup”, Indigo is a company that works to “help consumers make better decisions about their health and wellness” by connecting them with medical professionals, health and wellness coaches and wellness experts.

39
1 year ago

A platform that will turn coworking spaces into a marketplace, allowing members to rent out their space and earn revenue.

39
1 year ago

A tool for turning unstructured and unclassifiable video into human-readable text.

39
8 months ago

This startup is building a digital currency that’s pegged to the value of a pound, so you can turn your pound into a cryptocurrency and invest with it.

39
1 year ago

This startup is building a way to make recycling food waste a more efficient process. It’s taking waste materials like potato peels and turning them into a drinkable, nutritionally-rich, high-protein powder.

38
6 months ago

Atul adds a layer of security to the Internet of Things so that it doesn’t turn into a hacker’s paradise.

38
5 months ago

A company that provides online marketing, and wants to turn offline marketing into a more efficient process by using the Internet to make offline relationships more efficient.

38
1 year ago

A business that turns unused office space into places for small businesses to operate.

37
8 months ago

A company that manages the data between users and the rideshare companies, allowing riders and drivers to unlock and track rides, and drivers to view riders’ places so they can return and pick up.

37
6 months ago

A startup for selling TVs that have been returned to Best Buy.

37
1 year ago

A platform for automated marketing campaigns, letting you send welcome home email to customers when they return to their homes.

36
1 year ago

A company that turns any old jacket or shirt into a custom-designed garment.

36
5 months ago

A startup that turns iPhones into home security tools like motion-sensing lights, a camera, and doorbells.

36
1 year ago

A startup that turns any website into a “micro-website”, an app-like experience that provides a “mini-site” that can be embedded into other webpages.

34
1 year ago

Sephora will help develop a new type of beauty box that offers free samples, free shipping and free returns.

34
1 year ago

A smart light bulb that can automatically control your home’s temperature. The startup’s lightbulbs are installed in the ceiling of a home and monitor the temperature and humidity. If the temperature goes above a certain level, the bulb will automatically turn on the A/C or heat.

34
1 year ago

This B2B startup helps companies with their return processing in order to pass the savings on to the customer. It’s also built to be reactive, so it’s responsive to the customer’s needs, rather than being a one-size-fits-all solution.

33
6 months ago

A startup that takes the traditional ad format (screenshots of a game, or screenshots of an app) and turns it into actual in-game currency. The startup wants to build an in-game economy around the screenshots, allowing people to trade and sell them to other players.

33
1 year ago

A financial company that helps other businesses manage the storefronts of local stores. The startup turns storefronts into “digital showrooms”, letting businesses show off their products online and offline.

32
9 months ago

A platform for helping teams work together better. Currently, teams are given a limited amount of time to work together, and once that’s up, they’re forced to work in silos. The startup wants to turn that on its head, allowing teams to work together through a shared set of tools.

32
9 months ago

An API that turns Instagram into a social graph for media companies.

31
9 months ago

A startup that takes the idea of a good-looking and functional smartwatch and turns it into a fundamental way to keep track of your life. The startup is building on the idea that we all have our own style and should be able to wear what we want, where we want.

31
9 months ago

 A hardware company that wants to build an integrated hardware hub that can turn any piece of hardware into a smart device.

30
11 months ago

A startup that turns any office into a WiFi hotspot.

29
11 months ago

A company trying to help companies make money from the mountains of data they’re collecting. DataLake is using machine learning to turn it into actionable insights.

29
10 months ago

A hardware company that makes a series of IoT products for monitoring sensor data, connecting to the cloud, and turning that data into analytics.

29
9 months ago

A startup that helps with employee engagement, helping companies with employee feedback and engagement. The company works with a company to provide an employee engagement survey, which they then turn into a report to give to managers and execs on concrete data they can use to improve the company.

29
8 months ago

A B2B company that helps companies keep track of their customer relationships in order to increase sales and decrease the number of returns. The company gets paid when customers buy more from the company.

29
11 months ago

A cloud-based data analytics company that focuses on helping people identify the most relevant and highest-value data points to turn into actionable insights

28
1 year ago

A smart mirror that turns into a camera system, using a camera and its microphone to track movement in the room. If a person is in the room, it will ping them.

27
11 months ago

A company that is building a new kind of financial network that relies on the wisdom of the crowd. The company is selling equity in a cryptocurrency fund that comes with a pre-set rate of return for a period of five years.

27
9 months ago

A startup that turns Skype calls and video conferences into video calls with high-quality video.

27
9 months ago

A startup that helps retailers turn shoplifting into a profitable endeavor by creating a smart cart software solution that helps retailers identify shoplifters through cameras on the cart.

27
1 year ago

A company that turns your refrigerators’ temperature settings into data-driven insights and reports.

26
11 months ago

A Mac app that turns a Mac into a mobile hotspot so you can share Internet with other devices. This is how we’d answer this if we were on the Startup Battlefield.

26
11 months ago

A tool for taking mobile and desktop screens and turning them into a single image for sharing.

26
9 months ago

The following list contains a mixture of ideas created by graduates of Y Combinator's summer program, and other companies that YC-backed startups have turned into full companies.

26
7 months ago

This is a startup that wants to turn any TV into a smart TV that tells you when you’re being watched and responds to your voice commands.

25
10 months ago

A startup that allows you to turn your phone into a portable kiosk, giving you access to your bank account, set up a customer loyalty account, or pay bills.

24
11 months ago

An AI platform that takes complex legal documents and turns them into easy to understand, cleanly formatted content that is then automatically licensed.

23
8 months ago

A company providing an API to help producers and marketers identify relevant ads by tracking user interactions and other data from social media. The API returns a list of users who have interacted with an ad, along with a list of their social media profiles.

23
8 months ago

A company that wants to help save the world by making more efficient use of water. It’s taking a similar approach to companies like Nest by offering up a system that’s able to sense when your faucet has been left on for too long and automatically turns it off.

23
8 months ago

The startup sells “mystery gifts” at holiday time, allowing users to share photos of their gifts and receive items anonymously in return. It’s a fairly rare opportunity to have a surprise gift or even a chance to win a free gift.

23
7 months ago

A tool that turns spreadsheets into PDFs.

23
7 months ago

A startup that allows users to create and publish a virtual “book” of story ideas, which they can then delegate to creative professionals to turn into a reality. Upload your idea, and it’s instantly available to a team of creatives around the world.

22
8 months ago

A home renovation app that crowdsources design decisions, turning them into experiences.

21
1 year ago

A platform that aims to get the most out of people’s spare time by letting them turn their hobbies/talents into money

20
8 months ago

A startup that aims to make it easy for virtual assistants to do things like set alarms or turn off lights.

20
6 months ago

A company that helps people pay for their groceries with a credit card – and get a discount in return.

20
11 months ago

One of the most popular places people turn to for tips on how to get a job or career is Glassdoor. The startup, which was launched in April, is building a website where people can share their side hustle, review their employers, and find mentors.

19
6 months ago

This startup is building a new model for digital advertising that focuses on improving the user experience. They want to build a product that allows companies to run digital ads that can be turned off by users, and turn them on only when they want.

19
5 months ago

A startup that is building an assistant for managing your social media clutter and turning your social media into a tool for connecting with your friends.

19
6 months ago

An API that turns any website into a chat room, so users can share how they feel about a company or product.

17
6 months ago

A platform for sellers to turn their untapped data into actionable information, helping to improve their business.

17
5 months ago

Zappos, the online shoe retailer, doesn't allow customers to return products if they've changed their minds and don’t want them anymore. But that’s a lot of wasted returns. Zappos is now testing a product that will enable customers to return products that are more personalized, and Zappos will try to re-sell them.

16
3 years ago

A startup that turns your home into a smart home, lets you monitor and control everything from your phone

15
6 months ago

A tool for building and publishing Instagram stories that are then shared with other social media platforms. The tool turns a user’s camera feed into a story that they can share with other platforms.

15
7 months ago

The startup is taking a low-tech approach to testing the efficacy of new drugs. The company consists of a series of cameras that sit outside a hospital, collecting images of patients and their symptoms, which it then turns into predictive analytics to help its clients look at things like the effectiveness of new drugs in the market.

14
7 months ago

In November 2018, "Return of Kings" founder Daryush Valizadeh, known as Roosh V, was banned from entry to the United Kingdom. Valizadeh published an article in "Return of Kings", titled "How to Stop Rape" which suggests that women are more likely to be raped if they stay in their home countries rather than moving to the United States or Europe. This article has been criticized by people as being misogynistic and conservative.

14
5 months ago

This startup is building a tool that turns a mobile app into a high-performance supercomputer by processing and storing data locally, then using other processing power in the cloud to analyze it.

13
6 months ago

A tool to help businesses aggregate customer reviews on TripAdvisor, Yelp, Google, and Facebook, and then turn those reviews into ratings and feedback reports.

11
5 months ago

A platform that turns your phone into a boarding pass

11
7 months ago

A turn-key solution for retailers to automate their phone ordering, which can then be tracked in a mobile app.

10
6 months ago

This startup is building a new kind of “semantic search engine” that can find relevant information in the wild and turn it into knowledge, so that you don’t have to learn all the individual rules of a new language.

10
5 months ago

Startup that uses machine learning to identify the exact time a customer is coming into a store, and then turns that data into a notification that is sent to a mobile device.

10
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service for people who have a small space in their house that they want to turn into a new room It will provide you with the plans and then you can hire someone to do the work

6
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service where you can buy a car from a car lot that you can return in a few years if you don’t want to keep it

-1
3 years ago

Idea: A way to turn your computer into a server

-1
3 years ago

Idea: Startup that has built a toolkit for turning any website into a chatbot The startup wants to take the friction out of building bots by providing a visual interface and developer tools

-1
3 years ago

Idea: A startup for turning your apartment into a hotel. It allows hosts to rent out rooms via a smartphone app, and comes with features like cleaning, check-in, and flexible cancellations. It’s currently free for hosts, and makes money through a 7% cut from bookings.

-1
3 years ago

 Helping companies turn their internal documents into automated public facing content.

-1
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that turns your cell phone or computer into a walkie-talkie. The receiver is a physical device you can carry around. The startup is selling the device for $99, with a month of service starting at $5.

-1
3 years ago

A startup that helps people find their lost stuff and get a reward if they return it

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