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World Startup Ideas



3 years ago

A startup that wants to bring personalized tutoring to the world’s most remote regions, including rural India.

1,761
3 years ago

Idea: A platform for connecting students with mentors from the world's top universities

1,687
1 year ago

A team of designers that makes beautiful things for the world.

735
10 months ago

A digital native bank that lets you deposit and withdraw money from anywhere in the world.

698
3 years ago

This startup aims to help people around the world donate their excess stuff to the needy. The startup helps people donate excess stuff to those in need by finding charities that accept donations.

669
3 years ago

A network of tutors across the world that get paid per student, with students able to take lessons from anyone.

645
3 years ago

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

621
1 year ago

A messaging app that helps people in the UK and Europe communicate with those in the UK, Europe, or the rest of the world.

527
3 years ago

Build a database of every tree in the world, using satellite imagery.

504
10 months ago

A company that makes a tiny camera for cell phones that can see around corners and capture 1080p video. The startup says it’s making a better m18, one of the most popular cameras in the world.

493
3 years ago

“Together, dreamers and doers can do more than ever before.” It’s a “startup for humanity” that wants to provide rapid solutions that “help change the world for the better”

462
3 years ago

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

453
2 years ago

A decentralized worldwide marketplace where members can buy, sell, and trade cryptocurrencies.

354
3 years ago

A startup for finding and reserving gyms, as well as a digital membership card. The startup wants to be the world’s first digital gym, using an app to track and manage memberships.

334
3 years ago

This is a water purification company that wants to provide clean, safe drinking water to poor people in the developing world.

316
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help you save money on your toilet paper, but also wants to be the company to make the best toilet paper in the world.

315
5 months ago

A startup that wants to help schools, libraries, and museums share their books and other media with the wider world via the web.

307
3 years ago

A software company delivering software to keep track of the world’s trash.

306
2 years ago

A global marketplace for local goods that requires zero inventory or storage costs. The startup says it can deliver goods from anywhere in the world to anywhere in the world within 48 hours.

295
3 years ago

A way to help teams manage their work from any location across the world.

266
3 years ago

“An online platform that provides the opportunity to discover and hire top talent from around the world. They are already generating $4 million in annual revenue with a team of 8.”

259
3 years ago

A startup that builds "the world’s first decentralized, open source, student portal.” Its goal is to connect students around the world to their professors through a global network of university digital classrooms.

247
2 years ago

A company that specializes in developing innovative products to help the visually-impaired. The company has developed a range of solutions to help blind users interact with the world around them.

241
3 years ago

A new way to buy and sell items in the world of cryptocurrencies

238
3 years ago

A new startup that wants to make the world’s smallest USB hub, allowing users to plug in multiple USB devices (keyboards, monitors, etc) into a single port

237
10 months ago

 Founded in 2011, with offices in Venice, San Francisco, and New York, Seed&Click is a global online marketplace for art. They offer art and design services from artists around the world. The platform was built specifically for art and design professionals who need a safe, secure and professional environment to advertise their skills to the world.

231
1 year ago

A credit card designed for use in the developing world that charges low interest rates and has lower transaction fees.

226
2 years ago

A company that tries to make the world's best artificial intelligence-powered chatbot.

223
2 years ago

A company that makes a comprehensive, searchable database of the world’s universities.

223
2 years ago

A directory of the world’s best remote job sites, curated by the founders of Remote Year.

223
3 years ago

This is “a healthcare startup for the world’s largest democracy” – India. It aims to help patients get their prescriptions filled at the lowest prices possible, and is already working with several pharmaceutical companies in India for a $3 million revenue run rate.

222
2 years ago

A news application that focuses on sports games and the sports world.

220
2 years ago

 A blockchain-based solution for streaming Chinese TV to the world

218
3 years ago

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

215
2 years ago

SaaS business that provides a platform for companies to manage their payments and invoices from anywhere in the world.

215
2 years ago

A “social network for the professional dog groomers in the world”, allowing them to connect with customers and each other.

214
3 years ago

a social network for people who want to learn about the world. The startup has over 100,000 users, and now has clients in the US, Europe, China, and India.

213
2 years ago

A book about the startup world, due out in October 2019.

213
3 years ago

A software platform that lets brands communicate with marketing departments around the world — making workflows easier and more cost-effective.

211
3 years ago

6,000 employees worldwide use this company’s service to connect with, and manage, their boss’s calendars.

207
2 years ago

A startup that lets you track your mileage on a car, bike, or moped. It’s like a mileage tracker but for the world’s most commonly owned modes of transportation.

207
3 years ago

The startup wants to bring the cloud to the world of physical data. It claims it can build a data warehouse out of any physical machine in the world — even from a broken down machine.

205
1 year ago

A technology that helps people in the developing world make full-time travel arrangements for work-related trips.

204
2 years ago

As of 2018, YC has graduated over 2,000 companies, including some of the most well-known startups in the world, including Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Reddit, and Lyft.

202
2 years ago

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

200
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make “banking for the world’s poor” easier by providing access to financial services.

196
10 months ago

A mobile-first, web-first platform for capturing and analyzing the decisions of consumers on-the-go. The platform allows consumers to share their personal data with brands, streamlining the process of capturing data from the real world, and making it actionable.

196
2 years ago

A software company that powers the world’s largest video sharing platform. The startup helps users watch videos on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and others. It has over 2 billion daily active users.

195
3 years ago

An online platform for hiring and managing temps. The company wants to be the platform that bring together the world of temp agencies and temps to make it easier for employers and employees.

192
2 years ago

This startup is building a “cloud” of data centers around the world, so that the data center closest to the user is the most reliable. It’s similar to Amazon Web Services, but more localized.

192
2 years ago

A database of all the world’s public companies, which includes their stock market valuation and most recent transactions.

192
3 years ago

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

189
2 years ago

A tool to help people find out what’s going on in the world, or what’s happening around them.

189
2 years ago

It’s a game for the modern age. It’s a fully 3D world that feels like a “world of computer generated reality.”

189
2 years ago

A calendar for the corporate world.

189
3 years ago

A digital currency for the global market. It’s first product is a stablecoin for local currency payments in the US and across the world.

188
3 years ago

Big Data maps the world’s food. The startup analyzes agricultural data in real time to help farmers make more informed decisions about which crops to grow, where to plant them, and when to sell them.

187
3 years ago

A platform for helping the developing world manage the increasingly important issue of climate change.

186
2 years ago

This startup wants to bring the vision of autonomous cars to the world of batteries and energy.

185
2 years ago

A software company that makes “tools that help the world’s leading brands and agencies build and run their multi-channel customer engagement programs.”

182
2 years ago

A platform that lets you explore the world’s top events, including tickets, business deals, and travel itineraries.

181
3 years ago

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

180
2 years ago

A platform to help employees and startups navigate the legal complexities of the corporate world.

178
3 years ago

A startup that is working on a location-based ad platform. Their pitch is that they are the only ones building a smart ad stack that works across all channels, including the web, apps, and the physical world.

176
2 years ago

A company that wants to build software that helps footballers around the world look at the footage of their matches and understand how they could be better.

176
2 years ago

This startup wants to make it easier for people to create their own videos, with the goal of helping them share their stories with the world. The platform can be integrated into other services or used standalone, and has a number of corporate customers including the likes of Airbnb.

176
3 years ago

A platform to help the world’s refugees find homes. It’s currently in beta.

175
3 years ago

A startup that aims to be the Wikipedia of the veterinary industry, by building a community for vets across the world.

174
3 years ago

This startup is building an “interactive map of the world” and wants to be the Uber of mapping.

174
3 years ago

A startup that helps engineers manage the full lifecycle of their software projects. It’s a B2B SaaS platform serving developers worldwide.

174
3 years ago

 A SaaS platform that uses machine learning to optimize lead generation. The startup’s customers include Monster Worldwide, the world’s largest job site, and the US’s largest insurance company.

174
2 years ago

One of the two startups in the Finalist batch to make the Demo Day pitch, Haptik is another VR system that allows you to create VR-based simulations of the real world. Haptik is targeting the market for VR training simulations, which is an idea that’s already working for real estate agents and other companies.

174
3 years ago

A new company changing how people think about the world.

173
3 years ago

A startup that makes it cheap and easy to order products from around the world

172
3 years ago

A startup that is a search engine for the world's best creative work.

172
2 years ago

• How the founders of two startups from opposite sides of the world are working together to solve the same problem of how to find and hire talented engineers in remote areas.

172
3 years ago

Builds a retail website for selling products via Instagram. The startup’s founder says that the website is “the world’s first” to use the social platform to sell physical products online.

171
3 years ago

A tool for sharing your portfolio of creative work with the world

171
3 years ago

A platform that helps recruiters find and screen candidates in cities around the world.

171
3 years ago

If you own a home in the US, you can log into an app and see what the utilities are costing you in real time. However, the founders say that households throughout the world can benefit from a similar application.

171
2 years ago

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

171
2 years ago

QuickBooks for the cryptocurrency world

171
11 months ago

A company that helps businesses get cash quickly from any bank in the world

171
9 months ago

A startup that aims to be the official platform for the “world’s leading conversational commerce platform”.

171
3 years ago

A physical token that can be used to unlock any door in the world

170
3 years ago

A startup that helps people explore the world through photography and film. It wants to help people find the “right shot” for their travel photos.

170
2 years ago

A company that builds satellite-enabled internet connectivity for rural areas of the world.

169
3 years ago

A startup that wants to make the process of bringing a new child into the world as seamless as possible.

168
3 years ago

"We're a team of entrepreneurs who formed to create a company that helps the world's most powerful brands get more relevant and influential messages sent their way."

168
3 years ago

This machine learning startup is building a program to identify problems in the world’s food supply

168
1 year ago

A world-changing language that enables people to program computers like they do with smartphones.

167
3 years ago

A company that helps people around the world make online donations to charities

166
3 years ago

A company focused on the web and mobile performance, making the world’s largest distributed network for web and mobile services.

166
3 years ago

A startup that creates a database of all of the world’s music and helps musicians get discovered

165
3 years ago

As of 2016, accelerator programs are across the world, from Silicon Valley to London, with India, China, Singapore and Israel also hosting their own.

165
3 years ago

A tool for working with data in order to understand the real world. For instance, a medical researcher can use it to investigate how much stress the human body can handle, or to understand how people interact with their surroundings.

165
3 years ago

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

165
3 years ago

Jurassic Park came out in theaters 20 years ago. Its sequel Jurassic World was released in theaters two years ago.

165
3 years ago

A digital platform for managing and monitoring medical and health records in the developing world.

165
3 years ago

An educational tool that helps students in the US get certificates from universities around the world. The startup helps students get their credits in real time, with a guarantee that their credits will transfer to the school they’re attending.

164
3 years ago

A platform for self-hosting, on-demand virtual reality content, allowing users to access VR worlds without a headset.

164
2 years ago

This company is building a platform for global NGOs to better track and respond to the needs of vulnerable people around the world.

164
2 years ago

The company is building a new kind of augmented reality headset that pairs with your phone, allowing users to see the real world blended with computer generated images.

164
3 years ago

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

163
3 years ago

A New York-based startup that claims to be the first in the world to offer a virtual reality-based storytelling course designed for the music industry.

163
3 years ago

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

163
3 years ago

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

162
3 years ago

A platform to connect suppliers to restaurants with the goal of increasing food security in the developing world.

162
3 years ago

This startup is building a digital banking platform for the developing world, enabling mobile banking across all of Africa.

161
3 years ago

A startup that helps people get their minds around the idea of “a world without cash”

161
1 year ago

A network for the world’s most influential people and organizations to share ideas, knowledge, and impact

161
3 years ago

A startup that uses artificial intelligence to predict where companies will be in three years. They’re based in Philadelphia but working with clients around the world.

160
1 year ago

A startup bringing a piece of the hotel-management world to the Airbnb world.

160
3 years ago

A system that helps connect people across the world who are interested in doing freelance work, such as writing, editing, and design. The startup was founded in March and is looking to raise seed funding.

159
3 years ago

A startup that wants to “make the world a better place” by helping small farmers sell their crops for fair prices.

158
3 years ago

"The world’s first social dating app for underrepresented groups,” which is to say, people of color.

158
3 years ago

A startup that helps people explore the world around them by allowing them to connect with those who live near them and share their local knowledge

157
3 years ago

This startup started in the Y Combinator summer 2017 batch and has a goal of “empowering people around the world to express their identities, express their gender, and be accepted for who they are.”

156
3 years ago

A startup that’s building an online marketplace for visual artists to sell their work to the world, with payment handled by Stripe.

156
3 years ago

A platform for sharing and curating the world’s best startup teardowns.

156
3 years ago

A platform for sharing and tracking all of your fitness activities. The company developed a stand-alone iOS app called MyFitnessPal in 2011, which has over 150 million users worldwide. In 2017, they launched the fitness tracking and calorie logging platform Fitbit.

155
3 years ago

Chargeback is an online platform that helps users dispute utility bills. It’s a B2B startup catering to utility companies. The founders hope to build a worldwide network of users.

155
3 years ago

A platform for the design and manufacture of solar cells. The startup wants to make solar cells more accessible for people in the developing world, with a focus on the Middle East.

155
3 years ago

A startup that wants to connect the world’s waste to buyers.

155
3 years ago

A startup that helps you learn the dates of birth of the world’s most famous people.

155
2 years ago

A startup that brings a digital experience to the world of yoga and fitness. The startup wants to build a community for “yoga enthusiasts”, which it says is a huge market.

155
2 years ago

A “mission-driven” startup that works to provide education to low-income kids in third-world countries. It’s working with a social enterprise in the Dominican Republic.

155
1 year ago

In this product, you pull up a map of the world and it shows you the closest ATM to your location.

155
3 years ago

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

154
3 years ago

In June 2018, the Startup Genome Project released data on the 100 most active venture-backed startups in the world. Of the top 100 startups, 12 were based in the San Francisco Bay Area. That was more than any other single city in the world.

154
3 years ago

A question-and-answer startup where users can ask questions of and then be answered by people all over the world.

154
3 years ago

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

154
1 year ago

A tool for people who want to make an extra $300,000 a year doing what they love and earn an average of $20,000 a month by teaching others how to do the same. It’s a freelance teaching platform that allows anyone to make money teaching web development, programming, and more for clients around the world. It’s a flexible, scalable option for people who want to reach their personal goals.

154
3 years ago

A platform for families to connect and communicate with other families around the world.

153
3 years ago

A startup that provides merchants with a secure, spam-free e-commerce platform to sell their products and access marketplaces in the US and around the world.

153
2 years ago

A startup that collects data on the world’s grains to help companies monitor and improve sustainability.

153
1 year ago

Meantime wants to make it easier for the world’s farmers to connect with the global market.

153
3 years ago

A new app that helps fans book flights, hotels, and other travel services from any location around the world.

152
3 years ago

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

152
3 years ago

This startup is building a new way to access and use the world’s most popular programming languages. The company is now working with Google on its Material Design language team.

151
2 years ago

A digital escrow service for Bitcoin that built upon a similar service for fiat currencies. The startup says they’ve already signed up 15,000 customers and are working on launching around the world.

151
1 year ago

A platform that aims to teach people using “word of the day” style lessons, by using the words they know in a real-world context.

151
3 years ago

A tool to help people navigate the world of legal marijuana through a simple, easy to use interface.

150
3 years ago

A startup for hiring and retaining freelancers that allows businesses to find, hire and pay people from anywhere in the world.

150
3 years ago

Building a decentralized model to connect businesses across the world, with a focus on the $3 trillion international business-to-business market.

149
3 years ago

A virtual assistant that predicts the weather for cities around the world, including New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris, Tokyo, and Mumbai.

149
3 years ago

A market for the world’s farmers, specifically those who want to start selling their excess produce in bulk.

149
3 years ago

A startup that helps people build their own websites so that they can share their content with the world

148
3 years ago

Collaborating with organizations like the United Nations and the World Bank, Geotime provides demographic, economic, and climate data in a user-friendly way that’s useful for businesses.

148
3 years ago

A startup building an app that helps companies manage their international workflows. The solution is aimed at companies that have multiple different offices around the world, be they full-time or digital nomads.

148
3 years ago

A chatbot that helps you navigate the world of digital marketing.

148
3 years ago

A startup that helps small-business owners around the world get paid for the work they do — and then get paid again for the work they do on the side.

148
3 years ago

A company that pays people in the developing world to write content for a fee. They’ve already signed up one client (Watsi, a non-profit that helps poor people in medical emergencies) and expect to sign up another soon.

148
3 years ago

A tool that lets you explore the world of retirement savings without having to read financial statements or do any complex math. As a nudge to get you started, it’s free.

148
3 years ago

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

148
3 years ago

The founders of this startup are building a device to help you identify the origin of your food. It can be used to eliminate food fraud, and help the world’s poorest populations.

146
3 years ago

A startup that makes learning about the world more accessible to people around the world

145
3 years ago

A startup that lets you compete in a virtual world against other players to become the best trader

145
3 years ago

A startup that aims to bring the transparency of online voting to the world of online retail, where many retailers don’t always do their best to represent their products to their customers.

145
3 years ago

A platform for connecting with an expert on the other side of the world, contracting workers from global markets.

145
3 years ago

A platform that helps people manage their contact lists. The startup says it’s dealing with a half-billion contacts with 70% of the world still not connected.

145
3 years ago

A startup that wants to enable connectivity to the Internet in the remotest parts of the world. The company wants to bring affordable Internet to the world’s most remote places.

144
3 years ago

A company that sells “the world’s first wearable data science platform”.

144
3 years ago

"We believe that the world’s 2.5 billion farmers deserve access to information they can trust. We believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to improve their lives. We believe that, in the long run, this is good for the planet."

144
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a personal assistant for people across the world, and has conducted interviews with over 100 individuals for the role. The company wants to build a team that’s available 24/7 in every part of the world.

144
1 year ago

A platform for the new, heavily-interconnected world of AI. The startup wants to allow artificial intelligence to leverage the data it’s constantly retrieving from the internet.

144
3 years ago

A “Kiva for the world”, allowing investors to crowdfund for loans to entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

143
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for all of the contract recruiters in the world, connecting them to employers and customers.

142
3 years ago

This startup wants to make it easier to get a headshot taken in an interior studio — anywhere in the world.

141
3 years ago

A tool that helps anyone in the world track their spending in real-time. The startup is building an app for users to report their spending and personal finance habits.

141
1 year ago

A startup that provides a platform for government agencies to collaborate on information sharing, which helps agencies across the world make better public policy decisions.

141
1 year ago

A startup that wants to help businesses more easily collaborate, share, and delegate work from all over the world. The company is building a desktop app and a mobile app for all different stakeholders to use for project management.

141
3 years ago

New York - New York City is home to the largest financial district in the world, but the cost of living for interns in this area is so high that it’s difficult for companies to entice young talent to stay. This startup, known as Give, wants to make it easier for companies to hire interns.

140
3 years ago

A free chat app for developers. The company has already raised $5.5M in funding from some of the largest VCs in the world, including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, and more.

140
3 years ago

A company that provides a platform for the ability to manage, track and process all of the data generated by the billions of sensors that are embedded in the world’s devices.

140
2 years ago

A startup building a peer-to-peer voice over IP (VoIP) app that lets you call anyone in the world on the same app, even over mobile. The founders said they’ve already signed up over 35,000 users, who can call each other for free.

140
3 years ago

A startup that lets you buy, organize, and sell artwork from artists around the world, with the option of searching for art by artist or subject. ArtGen is based in New York City.

139
3 years ago

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

139
3 years ago

Sphere is a new approach to online education based on the idea that online education is too expensive for many students and doesn’t provide high enough quality instruction. Sphere offers a free, high-quality education to anyone in the world.

139
3 years ago

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

139
3 years ago

A company that maps the world’s urban areas using satellite imagery. It’s currently working with six cities: London, New York, San Francisco, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Hong Kong.

138
3 years ago

A tool used to connect small businesses with customers and suppliers, allowing the businesses to manage their finances from anywhere in the world.

138
3 years ago

A “worker-owned cooperative” that will put a new spin on the working world, pairing freelancers and clients with each other to help them co-create a working space, and to help members through a “micro-retirement” plan.

138
3 years ago

A startup looking to make the world’s best desktop security software, and taking advantage of the increasing need for it as the world becomes more connected.

138
3 years ago

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

138
3 years ago

This startup wants to build a marketplace for the world’s most trusted brands.

138
3 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.

137
3 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.

137
3 years ago

A startup that wants to bring a similar UI to the world of online banking, except that instead of generic banks, the startup offers a wide array of financial products.

137
3 years ago

A startup that helps people find and book flights around the world. "We're not trying to be a travel booking site but more a package." The platform lets users see prices and deals from a variety of airlines, which is useful for travelers.

137
3 years ago

A startup that launched in May, Empowered Launchpad is a marketplace for a variety of services including legal, accounting, and engineering, with the goal of making it easier for startups to get off the ground. They’re already working with 100 companies around the world.

136
3 years ago

 A “Global Credit Network” where you can borrow money from anyone in the world — no credit checks and no collateral. The startup is building the infrastructure to make international microlending easy.

136
3 years ago

A company that helps companies access the best people in the world to fill their IT needs

136
3 years ago

A platform to recruit and hire remote developers and designers from any location in the world.

136
3 years ago

An API that lets customers pay any merchant in the world, directly through their website, with no credit-card processing fees.

136
3 years ago

"We are a group of experienced marketers and developers who believe in building companies that are powered by users and not investors. We want to move from a world of transactional businesses to ones that are built on relationships. Our mission is to build a platform that allows people to create and share their own content in the same way that they share links or photos on Facebook."

136
1 year ago

A video platform with a focus on user-generated content from around the world.

136
1 year ago

A platform for maintaining a database of information about the world’s languages, the language you’re speaking, where you learned it, and so on. The startup aims to create a common repository of knowledge across the W3 community.

136
1 year ago

A social network that helps people with disabilities share photos, videos and events with those without. It’s a self-contained platform that helps those with disabilities get social media posts and content out to the world.

136
9 months ago

 A LBS product meant to help blind people navigate the world, and has more than 50,000 users. It’s a smartphone app that uses audio changes of traffic sounds to detect obstacles ahead and helps guide users to their destination.

136
3 years ago

This startup is building a browser for the startup world. Its goal is to create a simplified version of the startup experience with tools for research, fundraising, and community engagement.

135
3 years ago

A startup that builds apps based on data from the real world. For example, the startup has a tool for data scientists to visualize the conversation of a crowd and see what words and concepts are trending, and a tool for the government to monitor traffic.

135
3 years ago

The creators of this startup want to bring the world a universal, open-source, and non-profit search engine.

135
3 years ago

A startup building an online platform for people to sell their used electronics. The idea is to be a free marketplace where sellers can sell and buyers can buy used electronics from people all over the world.

135
3 years ago

A hub for sharing the locations of all the world’s bike-share bikes

135
1 year ago

This startup is building an app to help people explore the world of subscription-based services and subscriptions in a way that’s more helpful and less overwhelming than the usual options like Mint or Mint.com

134
3 years ago

This startup wants to create a new digital currency that’s backed by a bank, and that can be used to pay for transactions in the physical world.

133
3 years ago

A platform for creating social connections around events, which is currently a popular form of entertainment. The startup wants to help users curate real-world events and build a community around them.

133
3 years ago

A platform for people to connect, share and discover the hidden world of hiking, backpacking, and camping.

133
3 years ago

The idea of this startup is to fill the void that the daily news leaves out. By aggregating and creating content from the hundreds of sources they partner with, they aim to provide a complete picture of the news events happening around the world.

132
3 years ago

A texting platform for groups of people to communicate efficiently. The startup wants to leverage its popularity in the soccer world to make the company a household name.

132
3 years ago

A free app that helps people keep track of coming up with ideas, with the goal of helping them get their ideas out of their heads and into the world.

132
1 year ago

A platform that lets people who want to help others organize where they can find the best of these groups. The company wants to help people see where others are doing good in the world.

132
3 years ago

A system that helps people connect the dots between their physical and digital lives, that helps them understand the world around them. People can use the app to find out if someone has talked about them on social media, see if they’ve visited a particular location, and snap a photo of an item they want to buy and see if they can find it elsewhere.

131
3 years ago

A startup that brings in a freelance marketer from anywhere in the world, and pays them a commission for their work.

131
1 year ago

The top US accelerator is Y Combinator, which has been the top accelerator in the world for the past three years.

131
1 year ago

A group of people who want to see a company that’s doing good things for the world

131
3 years ago

A “collaboration platform for freelance workers,” allowing them to find one another and take advantage of their “world of expertise”

130
3 years ago

A startup that wants to process the world’s raw materials into finished products. The startup currently has $8.5M in funding.

130
3 years ago

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

130
3 years ago

In an effort to identify people who are interested in starting a business, the Y Combinator Summer School offers select entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from Y Combinator fellows while also receiving mentorship from Y Combinator partners. Since the school’s launch in 2011, over 400 students from around the world have participated.

129
3 years ago

This is a company that makes a way to map the physical world of information. The startup is building a suite of open data products and services that will allow users to visualize and understand the world around them.

129
3 years ago

A project management tool built for teams that want to organize their projects. It’s already been used by a lot of the world’s biggest brands.

129
3 years ago

The accelerator is based in New York's Brooklyn neighborhood, and was founded in February 2015. It is sponsored by MasterCard, and has attracted companies from around the world, including Colombia, Kazakhstan, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

129
3 years ago

Produces maps of the world’s street address systems, using data from the U.S. Census, U.K. Post Office, and Google’s Street View.

129
3 years ago

A startup that wants to teach young people in the developing world about money management and financial literacy. It hopes to do this through written workbooks, games, and a messaging platform that supports peer-to-peer learning.

129
3 years ago

The e-commerce company wants to be the Amazon of the professional world.

129
3 years ago

Loft, a startup that collects and compiles a range of industry data about startups, has named YC as one of the top three organizations in the world that are "helping to produce the next generation of startups."

129
10 months ago

A startup aiming to create a map of the world’s public transit systems.

129
3 years ago

A startup that offers a tool for consumers to use to shop for and compare real-world products. The startup says it is the only shopping service that allows users to buy online-only products, while also allowing customers to see products in person and try them for free.

128
3 years ago

A product that helps businesses scale their operations across the country and around the world.

128
3 years ago

A bridge between the two worlds of professional and amateur soccer.

128
3 years ago

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

127
3 years ago

A digital assistant that helps people find their way in the world, using location-based search and mapping.

127
3 years ago

A startup that helps connect the world’s food supply chain, from farmers to factories to distributors and restaurants. It will also offer apps to help track and improve inventory management.

127
3 years ago

This startup wants to make the world’s most durable tablet, one that can withstand a drop from a boat in the ocean, or a puddle of coffee.

127
3 years ago

A software platform that allows small businesses to “pay anyone in the world in less than a second”.

127
3 years ago

“The most comprehensive digital personal assistant in the world”

126
3 years ago

A platform for planning and executing projects, often in the developing world, that are too expensive or too risky for governments or charities to take on.

126
3 years ago

A startup that helps guide companies through the often confusing world of employee equity.

126
3 years ago

A startup that builds a new kind of chair, with the goal of being the first chair in the world to help with back pain and to be completely customizable.

126
3 years ago

A company that wants to move the world from centralized to decentralized data storage.

126
3 years ago

A startup that helps companies in the most remote areas of the world expand their operations, and most of all, connect with customers.

125
3 years ago

A fix for the “gig economy”, offering a comprehensive insurance package for independent workers. Their product is designed for the future and will work for any independent worker, anywhere in the world.

125
1 year ago

A startup that uses artificial intelligence to make the world's largest database of geographic information.

125
3 years ago

A company that aims to help marketers adjust their Facebook ads in real time based on the user’s interests. The startup is working with various marketing teams all over the world to build out a proprietary algorithm.

124
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for doctors to take care of their patients in the digital world. The company wants to create a better patient experience, and help patients get the right information faster.

124
3 years ago

A project of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community is the largest global network of entrepreneurs, young professionals, and innovators. The network’s purpose is to connect the global network of young professionals with the global community of entrepreneurs. The network was founded by the World Economic Forum and Swiss Re in January 2016, with the first annual Global Shaper Summit taking place in Davos, Switzerland. Over the summer of 2016, the World Economic Forum announced that it would be partnering with the Global Shapers Community to create the World Economic Forum Young Entrepreneur Council, which completed its first meeting in October 2016.

124
3 years ago

A mobile app that helps people plan their trip to see the world’s best art. The app comes with a network of over 1,000 locations of art museums and galleries from around the world. The startup is profitable.

123
3 years ago

A company that plans to create a new kind of payments system that is more secure, transparent, and consistent across the globe. It aims to be a way for the entire world to transact in cash.

123
3 years ago

This startup is building a toolset for HR managers that lets them manage their company’s “Human Resources” from anywhere in the world.

123
3 years ago

A company that uses computer vision to detect objects in the real world and allows the user to zoom into them to see a live-updated model of the object.

123
3 years ago

Record your thoughts, and then share them with anyone in the world without ever leaving your couch.

123
3 years ago

A digital service that let’s you connect your job in the digital world to your real world job. The startup helps HR departments better manage the digital talent they’re hiring, and helps companies that are hiring use the digital world to recruit better. The startup has raised $110,000.

122
3 years ago

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

122
3 years ago

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

122
3 years ago

A startup that helps users create digital assets and manage them. It's a sort of self-hosted Dropbox for the digital world.

121
3 years ago

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

121
3 years 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.

121
3 years ago

 There’s a huge amount of open software in the world, but there’s also a huge amount of open source software. The company has built a platform that curates open source projects, allowing others to easily see what’s out there. The team is currently working on a browser extension, and says they’ve had “hundreds” of companies use the platform to create software.

120
3 years ago

A way for students to learn about the world’s best universities while earning college credits.

120
3 years ago

A company that makes the world’s first smart fabric for outdoor clothes.

120
3 years ago

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

119
3 years ago

A startup working to democratize credit in the developing world, creating a new financial product that would give people access to credit in a way they haven’t had before. The company, which was founded in India, wants to make it more affordable for people in the developing world to use and maintain credit.

119
1 year ago

A platform for social impact investment (a funding model that invests in companies that benefit the world) that focuses on early stage startups and entrepreneurs.

119
3 years ago

A company that’s looking to disrupt the insurance market by providing a platform for users to buy and sell insurance plans across the web, essentially creating the world’s largest market for insurance on the internet.

118
3 years ago

The startup is looking to help people who are disabled take advantage of the online world to improve their lives, whether it’s a wheelchair-bound person who needs more information on how to use YouTube or a blind person who needs better search tools for the web.

117
3 years ago

A startup that offers entrepreneurs support and advice on their business idea in the form of a “venture coach”. They’re working on a way that their coaches can help entrepreneurs with their projects from anywhere in the world.

117
3 years ago

A company that wants to make the world’s largest database of solar data. The company says it has built a platform that helps companies like Google and Amazon make billions of dollars in sales from solar power.

117
1 year ago

This company’s goal is to create the “Google for movies”. They aim to be the largest movie database in the world.

117
3 years ago

In India, startups are still mostly in the B2B space, with a few exceptions. India’s largest startup is Flipkart, which is the world’s largest online retailer. It was founded in 2007 by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal.

116
1 year ago

This is a platform that helps software engineers build and test their own apps, giving them the tools they need to test their ideas in the real world.

116
1 year ago

“The world's most powerful account reconciliation tool.”

115
3 years ago

A startup that connects women to special events and activities around the world, such as virtual tours, culinary classes, and pop-up shops. Women can choose from a list of events and activities and be notified when they’re ready for them.

114
3 years ago

A startup that aims to create the Google search for the physical world. The company is building a search engine for the physical world, and is currently in the process of building a prototype.

114
3 years ago

This startup is building a closed social network for people who are physically or emotionally unable to socialize with others in the same way as most of the world. The idea is that they’ll want to be part of a social network, but they can’t be fully active because of a physical or emotional impairment.

114
3 years ago

 A company that gathers data from 10 million office spaces around the world and uses AI to predict how offices will be used in the future. The startup, which launched in May, will use this data to help companies with building out spaces in the future, by using it to determine which workspaces are most needed.

114
3 years ago

Startup seeking to make the world’s first computer small enough to fit into your pocket.

113
1 year ago

A startup that wants to improve parking in cities around the world. The startup currently focuses on San Francisco.

113
1 year ago

A tool that lets people share files with other people across the world, using the BitTorrent protocol.

113
1 year ago

This startup, being spun out of the MIT Media Lab, is building a way to tell if a video is real by looking at the physical world around images. It uses a combination of color and motion to detect if you’re watching a real video or a fake, and is currently in early alpha.

113
3 years ago

The company behind the $500,000 World Cup prize pool, FanDuel is building a baseball-based fantasy game. FanDuel has a head start in the US and UK, but will need to grow in other countries to have an impact.

112
3 years ago

Image-based gaming that’s “a big, open world role playing game experience” that lets you explore and interact with other players.

112
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help farmers in the developing world sell their produce, and thus increase their income.

112
1 year ago

A digital curator for the art world, connecting galleries and collectors.

112
1 year ago

A startup that aims to bring a free, ad-free alternative to the world’s most popular lifestyle app, Tinder.

112
3 years ago

A company that wants to help people create their own virtual reality worlds.

111
3 years ago

A platform that allows people to find and buy products throughout the world. The startup is developing a global marketplace for goods and services.

111
2 years ago

A startup that helps small businesses around the world hire employees and find talent.

111
3 years ago

Building a tool to help women navigate the world of work and start their own businesses, with a focus on Africa.

110
3 years 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)

110
3 years ago

A platform for companies to send and receive money from customers and suppliers very cheaply. It aims to be the PayPal of the developing world.

110
3 years ago

It’s a brand new concept in the world of advertising, using the “perks” of a travel-based credit card to show you ads you’d be interested in on a flight.

109
3 years ago

A startup that has built a visual, crowd-sourced map of the world’s nuclear weapons.

109
2 years 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.

109
2 years ago

A start-up that maps the world’s food systems, trying to create a “living resource” map of where food grows.

108
1 year ago

A bicycle sharing system in cities worldwide. The startup plans to launch in the UK in early 2016.

107
3 years 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.

106
3 years ago

A product that allows people to share their ideas with the world, giving the idea a vote of confidence and possibly even funding.

106
3 years ago

This startup is building a digital revolution in the world of trash. Trash2Use converts waste into useful products, and gives you the opportunity to pay for the items you use.

106
3 years ago

A wearable device meant to help people with visual impairments navigate the world. The startup is looking to deploy its product in the US and UK, and has raised $2.5 million in seed funding so far.

106
2 years ago

A platform that helps small teams get paid for sharing their research and results with the world.

106
3 years ago

A platform that aims to build a “bespoke” container for goods between any two ports in the world. They’re working on building a tool to help ship companies quickly and cheaply move stuff across the ocean.

105
3 years ago

Startup looking to make it easier to receive medical care in the developing world.

105
2 years ago

In the world of artificial intelligence, there’s always one who’s ahead of the curve.

105
9 months ago

This startup is building a platform for businesses to advertise products and services, but the business doesn’t necessarily have to be in the company’s physical space. The startup wants to bring the physical world online by creating a virtual storefront for physical businesses.

105
3 years ago

A platform that allows users to sign in to various apps, and then track and monitor their health and fitness through their device. The startup, which launched in 2017, is now in over 30 countries across the world and has over 100,000 members.

104
1 year ago

A digital wallet for Mexico and Central America. The company wants to be the “world’s first digital wallet” to help people move money.

104
3 years ago

A platform that makes it easier to sell and ship products online. CEO Jairaj Habbal has raised $100,000 in seed funding and says he wants the company to be the eBay of the e-commerce world.

103
3 years ago

A new OTT video platform that wants to merge the video world of YouTube with the viral nature of Snapchat.

103
3 years 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.

103
2 years ago

A startup that lets you move money between your bank accounts anywhere in the world, including in real time

103
3 years ago

 A startup that brings together the digital and physical worlds to make sure you’re prepared for any situation. Exos is a communications platform that will help you be ready before an earthquake hits, a hurricane hits, or a tsunami strikes.

102
3 years ago

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

102
2 years ago

A platform to make it easier for farmers to sell their crops. It helps them organize themselves and sell their produce, and also connects them with buyers all over the world.

102
2 years ago

This is a software platform for building customized software. The startup claims to have more than 1,000 clients worldwide, including HP, AT&T, Nest, and Dreamworks.

102
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a text-based payments platform for the people of the developing world. The company offers an alternative to Venmo for users in countries like Kenya, Nigeria, and India.

102
1 year ago

A company that wants to aggregate and standardize data on the world’s diamonds, and help people buy the diamond they love.

102
3 years 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.

101
3 years ago

Open data platform that lets people create and discover data visualizations. The startup has built a platform that allows people to create data visualizations and share them with the wider world.

101
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
1 year ago

A company that manufactures a line of cheap smartwatches aimed at the developing world. The majority of its customers are in Latin America.

101
1 year ago

This is a collective of startups that want to use the power of the internet to build an open-source marketplace for physical goods. The startups will join forces to offer goods from around the world at low prices to anyone in the world. There’s a lot of competition in the space, but it’s an interesting idea.

101
3 years ago

The company plans to be the first in the world to bring 5G mobile to the masses. Its founders want to offer the first 5G mobile internet service in the world, with the first cities getting service in early 2019.

100
3 years ago

This is an online platform that tracks the top-grossing films worldwide

100
2 years ago

A startup that wants to build a decentralized banking system. The founders say that banks are creating systems that are too expensive and too clunky to be used, and that the market is underserved — especially by credit cards, which are used by everyone in the world, but for which there’s no good way to transfer money across borders.

100
2 years ago

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

100
2 years ago

A platform for sending money to people who don’t have bank accounts, allowing users to send money to anyone in the world.

100
3 years ago

 A decentralized encrypted messaging platform for the world’s 2.4 billion unconnected citizens. Decent has built a messaging app that uses its own cryptocurrency, BitShare, as the medium.

99
2 years ago

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

99
9 months ago

An open-source platform that lets you shop for insurance, credit, and loans anywhere in the world.

99
9 months ago

A platform that connects companies and customers around the world by way of video and artificial intelligence.

98
3 years ago

A company that gives businesses a way to buy and receive custom work from people around the world. It’s selling the ability to have a new logo, website, or app design delivered in 15 minutes.

97
1 year ago

A startup that wants to build the system to manage US military-funded humanitarian aid to the world. The company wants to build a “Google for relief”, building a system where donations come in a bottom-up approach and then the money can be distributed to the people in need.

97
3 years ago

Idea: Put a camera in the kitchen and tell the world about what you make

96
3 years ago

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

96
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a way for people to explore and explore a world of their own around their city. It lets you drop in for a day, look around, and get a sense of the neighborhood without having to physically travel to it.

96
1 year ago

A news aggregator and content discovery app for the Middle East, pitched as “one place where you can find the latest news, and your favorite articles from across the Arab world.” The startup is working with the Saudi Arabian government and hopes to expand to other countries.

96
3 years ago

Idea: Bringing the first new generation cryptocurrency to the real world

95
3 years ago

A tool that lets neighborhoods around the world participate in a mobile barter system, where a group of neighbors can trade items like furniture they no longer use or tools they no longer use. The startup has raised $8 million in funding to date.

95
3 years ago

A news product built to help people better understand the world they live in.

95
3 years ago

This startup is building a storage system for virtual reality developers that allows them to create large-scale worlds that interact with each other and with users.

95
2 years ago

A wearable for the visually impaired, which uses machine learning to convert a video of the world, like a restaurant or a landscape, into an audio guide.

95
2 years ago

A SaaS platform that helps companies raise capital more easily. It’s like the Uber of the fundraising world.

95
2 years ago

A $25 credit card that connects to your bank account that can be used anywhere Visa and Mastercard are accepted. The card can be used anywhere in the world.

95
1 year ago

A startup to help you, your friends, or your family members get the best price on an insurance claim. Based on the idea that insurance companies are using the same pricing models across all of the world, the app claims to provide a personalized experience.

95
3 years ago

"FastCo" lists the top startups in the world every year. The list is based on revenue, but also factors in the startup's presence on other "fast-growing" lists, including those published by "Forbes", "Inc." and "Forbes Europe".

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
2 years ago

An API for funding startups from the world’s largest banks.

94
1 year ago

A startup that lets you hire a lawyer without having to go to an office or pay a lawyer. It offers a legal tech solution for small businesses, and has signed on about 100 customers worldwide.

94
3 years ago

A card that can be used to withdraw cash from ATMs in over 200 countries in the world, with no fees and no limits on how much a person can withdraw. The startup is currently testing in the UK, and wants to go worldwide. It’s a competitor to non-native cards like the Delta SkyMiles card.

93
3 years ago

A platform that lets users book vacation rentals around the world.

93
2 years ago

The founders of this startup are best known for building the most popular and successful startup accelerator in the world. They’re now moving into a new area, with a new accelerator format that’s aimed at helping teams build products for specific industries.

93
2 years ago

 Tapping into a $30bn market, the startup wants to create “e-commerce for the developing world.”

93
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies find and recruit talent anywhere in the world. The company says they have over 1,000 clients ranging from top Fortune 500 companies to startups to large AIs.

93
2 years ago

A way to organize Facebook groups, particularly those that take after the real-world meetup and community model

93
2 years ago

A company that claims to have the world’s smallest solar power system. It’s for homes, but can be used anywhere.

93
1 year ago

A startup that wants to bring a tactile interface to the virtual world, allowing users to see and interact with holograms.

93
1 year ago

An international service that helps people find the best price and best flight to Mexico, whether they are planning a vacation or relocation. The startup’s product is a comparison engine that pulls flight data from the world’s leading travel website and aggregates it into a set of user-friendly comparisons. Users can search for and book flights, hotels, and car rentals, and check the price of a flight against competitors.

93
1 year ago

Launched by former Googler Ricardo Baeza-Yates, who led Google’s mobilefirst, responsive web initiative, this startup is building a search engine for everyone, with a focus on helping users find great content from the world’s most trusted sources.

93
3 years 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.

92
2 years ago

The company wants to become the Amazon of US foreign aid. It wants to help US citizens save money on international travel and give non-profits and governments more money to spend in the developing world.

92
2 years ago

A startup that will allow you to “track your position in the world of work” by allowing you to track how you’re doing in your job search.

92
2 years ago

A portfolio site for illustrators that lets creators sell their work to the world.

92
2 years 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.

92
2 years ago

A mobile game that teaches kids about the world.

92
1 year ago

A startup that helps users find and authenticate their identity in the real world.

92
2 years ago

A tool that helps teams work together in real time, across the world.

91
2 years ago

A finance startup with a focus on microloans. It wants to connect the world to tiny credit that they can use to make small purchases like groceries or pay small bills.

91
2 years ago

A company that tracks the health of the world’s forests

91
3 years ago

The Brooklyn-based coworking space is a community of startups and entrepreneurs working to change the world. It’s located at 625 Kent Avenue, and has a membership program that ranges from $50 to $250 per month.

90
3 years ago

Transports data around the world in under a second and converts it into a visual format for users.

90
2 years ago

A social network that allows users to chat and play games with their friends who are currently hanging out in the physical world. Users can also play games against friends at home, meanwhile.

90
2 years ago

In the last decade, the number of startups has continued to grow, making the San Jose area "the best place to start a business in the world."

90
2 years ago

A startup with a camera that allows you to snap a photo into a virtual world. This lets you snap a photo of your friend’s room, for instance, and then walk into that room in VR and be able to explore it.

90
2 years ago

The founders have a vision of a world where everyone can pay rent or a mortgage, and have a constant stream of income without having to get a job.

90
2 years ago

A bike sharing app for bike rentals in cities around the world.

90
2 years ago

A solution for managing and storing information in the physical world, from paper records to files to folders.

89
2 years ago

A credit card processing tool for people in developing countries. The credit card can be used to buy goods online from retailers all over the world.

89
2 years ago

This startup helps people connect and collaborate with others across the world, so they can get better at their job.

89
1 year ago

A startup to help big businesses manage their legal contracts from anywhere in the world. Hubdoc takes legal contracts, translates them into natural language, and then translates them back into legal language for the user. Hubdoc says it has $1.6 million in funding.

89
9 months ago

This company has a card that is a smart card that you can use anywhere in the world to get on a train or pay for a cup of coffee on the street. It has built a platform to allow airports to charge for any amount of time left on the cards.

89
3 years ago

A web and mobile app for restaurants, allowing them to manage their kitchen operations from anywhere in the world. The startup also works with the restaurant delivery companies Postmates and DoorDash.

88
2 years ago

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

88
2 years ago

A company working to connect “smart cities” around the world, hoping to connect smart devices and smart city infrastructure.

88
2 years ago

A platform that helps the 500,000 companies around the world with their live events. It helps them find, book and pay for speaking engagements, build an event calendar, and create a speaker’s profile for their attendees.

88
2 years ago

A startup that aims to “make it easier for everyone in the world to have a home internet connection” with a hardware product that plugs into an electrical outlet.

88
2 years ago

This company is constructing a virtual reality gaming platform for users to play games together in a virtual world.

88
2 years ago

A social networking tool for the fashion industry. The company says the platform will allow the fashion world to make more informed decisions about buying, selling and marketing.

88
2 years ago

A startup that focuses on creating the world’s first video game for the blind.

88
2 years ago

A startup that enables users to create a ‘vision profile’ and share it with friends. Created by a couple in their twenties who wanted to know how other people were making it in the world.

87
2 years ago

A solution for companies to provide real-time expense tracking and invoicing from anywhere in the world. The company is currently charging for the early access of its beta, but plans to launch publicly in early 2019.

87
2 years ago

A startup that is building a website that allows users to look at the world like an architect.

87
2 years ago

Citymapper is a map app that helps people navigate cities around the world.

87
2 years ago

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

87
2 years ago

An artificial intelligence that can understand your mood, amplify your happiness, and then re-share it with the world. The AI is used to make positive social media posts, rather than negative ones.

87
2 years ago

An online marketplace for beauty products from around the world. The startup helps people find the best products from all over the world, and gets a commission on the sale.

87
1 year ago

A credit card that converts to cash at any ATMs in the world

87
1 year ago

This startup is building an AI-based platform that helps organizations aggregate and visualize data about the world’s supply chains.

87
3 years ago

A new platform for data analysis and processing. The company’s platform is built on a decentralized network of computers that run on smart contracts, directly connecting scientists with researchers across the world.

86
2 years ago

A company that’s building a “worldwide”, “unified” payments system for the oil and gas industry.

86
2 years ago

A company that connects people in small cities with jobs in big cities. It’s trying to solve what it sees as a low-density problem around the world.

86
2 years ago

An AI-powered app for pairing workers with projects around the world.

86
2 years ago

A platform that lets people book air travel using their phones, with a focus on connecting people on opposite ends of the world.

86
2 years ago

"Personalized video products for customers in the US. The company's technology is focused on making videos as engaging as possible, and it has already built technology to personalize videos for TV channels, but is now bringing it to the world of online video."

86
1 year ago

A startup that aims to connect cities around the world through a virtual trade show.

86
9 months ago

Translating text into the “world’s most human-friendly language”.

86
2 years ago

This startup is building a platform that allows anyone to post a video of their favorite place anywhere in the world, then share the link with their followers.

85
2 years ago

A startup that wants to take a person’s health, from a doctor’s perspective, and put it in a dashboard. It’s a “free radical”, a company in San Francisco, California, that wants to change the way the world thinks about health. It has a commercial in production with a director who’s won a couple of Oscars, and a book in development.

85
2 years ago

A micro-loan company that converts energy into cash for the poorest people in the world.

85
2 years ago

A publishing platform for the world’s top brands that allows them to create branded iOS app experiences. Branded apps are those which have full access to the app’s functionality, enabling brands to create exclusive experiences for their customers.

85
1 year ago

A project management startup that aims to bring project management concepts from other industries to the tech world, by basing its software off of concepts like "flow" and "constraint management."

85
2 years ago

A startup that allows you to type out a tweet, then share it with the world, letting it be picked up by any message platform, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Instagram.

84
2 years ago

A platform that aggregates the content and deals of all of these deals to help investors get a comprehensive picture of deals happening across the world.

84
2 years ago

A startup that allows photographers to share their work easily and collaborate, with a focus on the travel photography world.

84
2 years ago

 A new way to build apps. The startup is building a way to build apps that are triggered by sensors in the real world.

84
2 years ago

This startup is building a new type of monitor that can be worn while exercising or working out to help you see the world in 3D. The company says the technology is like a Google Glass or Oculus Rift, but is made out of plastic and has a lightweight frame. It also comes with a built-in Bluetooth speaker.

84
1 year ago

A startup that helps groups of people find free concerts in cities across the world. The startup, which was founded in May, has been featured on Forbes and has 2,000 users for the app.

84
2 years ago

A product-focused company that helps companies in the developing world get products manufactured locally.

83
2 years ago

A startup that aims to create an app that lets people create, share, and curate content, with the goal of making the creative world more accessible.

83
2 years 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.

83
2 years ago

The world’s first ad-free news app, designed to be a more ethical and trustworthy alternative to services like Facebook, Google and Twitter.

83
2 years ago

A startup that allows you to request a specific craft beer from any bar in the world and get it shipped to your home for free.

83
1 year ago

A way to help children explore the world through a virtual world. Kidoosh wants to create a place where kids can explore and learn without fear of other kids.

83
1 year ago

A startup that connects you to the world’s best doctors, who are vetted based on ratings on a website.

83
1 year ago

This startup is building a platform to let businesses and consumers take advantage of the data from the billions of sensors embedded in our world.

83
2 years ago

A mapping tool that helps users find their way around the world.

82
2 years ago

A startup that uses the blockchain to help the World Bank manage the crises in the developing world.

82
2 years ago

The idea is that this is a kind of online “buddy system” that helps people get out of the house and out into the real world. The startup has an event calendar and a forum for users to share what they’re up to.

82
2 years ago

A company that provides software for companies to track the performance of their employees. The company’s software is currently serving more than 30,000 organizations around the world.

81
2 years ago

This startup makes the “world’s first build-it-yourself” device that connects to a mobile app to consume, record, and transmit data from various medical devices to a mobile phone.

81
2 years ago

This startup is building a “connector” for B2B companies to get their voice and image out to the world and get their products and services in front of the right people.

81
2 years ago

A startup that provides a platform for users to publish, organize, and share all kinds of files. The startup is aiming to use a mobile app to help rebuild a fragmented world of file sharing and content.

81
2 years ago

A startup that has crowdfunded a device that translates the physical world into digital code

81
1 year ago

A tool for creating and publishing online courses, with the goal of simplifying the way the world learns.

81
1 year ago

The startup claims to be the only startup in the world to manufacture their own smart phone. eCanter is a ruggedized, waterproof, and dustproof smartphone that can withstand drops from up to two meters and has a waterproof case.

81
1 year ago

A startup that wants to organize the world’s supply chains using blockchain. The idea is to track each step of a product’s journey from raw materials to final packaging to shipment.

81
2 years ago

A way to bring the B2B world back together in the form of a platform for companies to manage the sales process. Proposer uses a local sales rep to act as a “gatekeeper” who can then go out and talk to customers on behalf of the company.

80
2 years ago

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

80
2 years ago

A platform for connecting job seekers with employers, where employers can find cheap, skilled labor from around the world.

80
2 years ago

A platform for students to take classes and tests online, with a focus on education in the developing world.

80
2 years ago

A platform for people to explore and share the best restaurants in the world

79
2 years ago

A startup that aggregates all of the world’s data on climate change and presents it in an easy-to-digest format.

79
2 years ago

A startup that is offering a graphical way to explore the world’s most epic landscapes in 3D, including the Alps, Everest, and Kilimanjaro. It’s an easy-to-use 3D modeling platform that lets users build their own worlds, or explore places like Machu Picchu, the Great Wall of China, or the Falkland Islands.

79
2 years ago

A content platform that helps keep people in the loop about social movements across the world.

79
2 years ago

A marketing platform to help companies measure their impact on the world by tracking their impact on the environment.

79
2 years ago

a startup building the world’s first platform for online dating.

79
2 years ago

A platform that allows users to design and build their own virtualized world, including 3-D building tools, scripting, and mesh networking.

79
1 year ago

A startup that wants to bring insurance to the world’s unbanked and underinsured populations. The company is building an app that allows people to get a variety of insurance policies from a variety of different providers without having to deal with the paperwork and documentation required to get a traditional policy.

79
1 year ago

The next generation of the world's largest social network and one of the world's largest messaging platforms, with 1 billion monthly active users. Facebook is the largest social network in the world and has over 1 billion monthly active users or MAUs with over 2.8 billion daily active users or DAUs.

79
1 year ago

This is a mobile app that analyzes and organizes restaurant reviews, with the goal of simplifying the notoriously impenetrable world of online restaurant reviews.

79
11 months ago

The Glance app aggregates and analyzes Instagram data, allowing users to take a look at the trends in the world of fashion and food.

79
2 years ago

Another product for running virtual meetings, this time focused on the enterprise. The startup helps companies organize large-scale conference calls even though they could be anywhere in the world.

78
2 years ago

 “The world's most powerful way to compare health care plans.” The startup wants to be the Google of health insurance with their free platform, which covers most people under the Affordable Care Act.

78
2 years ago

A consumer mobile banking mobile app for the developing world. It’s meant to bring mobile banking to consumers in places where banking infrastructure isn’t robust, and where there are often mobile networks that are poor quality or nonexistent.