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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.

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A B2B service for helping retailers automate the process of accepting credit cards.

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A smartphone app that allows employees to find the nearest cash and card-accepting ATM.

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A startup that lets companies handle payments in a more transparent way. It’s an API that connects payments platforms and third-party data, and helps companies figure out which payments to accept and which not to.

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This startup is building a payment platform to help rural local businesses accept credit cards. The startup is based in the Philippines and has been working with both credit cards and bank-issued debit cards in the country.

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A startup that goes after the 5 million small businesses that have yet to accept payments online. Their vision is to be able to “complete, manage, and reimburse small business invoices”.

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A startup that wants to solve the problem of allowing businesses to accept credit cards and bank accounts in one place. After launching in April, the company is now working on making the process seamless for customers.

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This startup is building a mobile banking platform that will allow small business to accept payments from their customers easily through their SIM cards.

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A platform that helps small business owners in India use their app to accept payments, and enables customers to pay with a couple of taps.

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This list does not include every startup that has accepted into YC, but only the startups that have launched since the program started.

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In January 2018, Y Combinator announced that it was accepting applications for the 2018 batch. The 2018 batch is smaller than the 2017 batch, with only 25 companies accepted.

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A platform that connects companies to freelancers via a web app. The startup accepts payments via PayPal and credit card.

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A way for companies that accept cryptocurrency to convert it into fiat currency.

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A startup that makes it easy for retailers to accept payments from third-party app integrations, with plans to expand internationally.

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A startup that helps people find the best deal on a car insurance policy. The founders say they’ve already signed up 20,000 users and have been accepted to Y Combinator.

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A startup to help people find a doctor with a doctor in their neighborhood. The San Francisco-based startup, which was launched in May, is a crowd-sourced network of doctors and patients that offers a list of doctors who accept Medicaid.

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A platform that enables local retailers to accept payments from shoppers using mobile phones.

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A quick and easy way to pay, accept donations, and market for nonprofits on the web using just a mobile number, email address, and name.

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A startup that allows restaurant workers to accept tips with their smartphones rather than just their cash registers

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A digital wallet for micro-businesses that allows them to accept payments online and get payment cards in the mail. It provides a merchant account and payment card.

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A company that makes it easy for small businesses to accept payments via mobile phone. The startup says they’re working with 250+ companies in the UK, and have $3 million in revenue.

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A payments platform that allows merchants to accept credit card payments in-app.

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Given that it was the first company to launch in the YC Demo Day, the list below is the most complete list of all of the startups that have been accepted into YC.

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A startup run by former Microsoft employee Jason Pelczer, that’s developing a system for companies to accept crypto payments for their enterprise software. The company is targeting companies in the financial services sector.

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A messaging app that lets you chat with your friends using GIFs and stickers. Like Kik, the app uses a chatbot to accept your messages and then creates your messages out of existing ones in your phone.

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In 2018 Y Combinator accepted a total of 250 companies.

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This startup helps businesses accept payment in cryptocurrency through a platform that breaks up transactions into small, everyday transactions that are easier to process.

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Currently, we are only hiring for full-time roles. We are not accepting applications for internships at this time. We are not accepting applications for part-time roles.

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A micro-payment platform for small businesses and freelancers. The startup is building a platform that enables small businesses and freelancers to accept micropayments via PayPal or their own branded payment processor.

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This startup wants to create a unique way to pay for items online that goes beyond a checkout. It allows payment to be made with a phone’s fingerprint, and will allow merchants to accept payment in-app. They have released a beta app which has been downloaded by 2,000 users. It plans to release a full app in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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A platform for companies to more easily and securely accept digital currencies, with plans to integrate with all major payment gateways.

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This startup is building a software platform to help people, from mom-and-pop shops to large retailers, to accept payments from more than one bank at a time.

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A “complete-home automation platform”, with a home security, lighting, and HVAC system in one box. The startup is one of the first companies to be accepted into the InnovateHER program, and has a partnership with Amazon Alexa.

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This company wants to be a payment platform for businesses that want to accept cards from both Visa and Mastercard, including Square of course.

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A digital payment solution for baristas that allows them to accept credit cards, debit cards, and Apple Pay payments. The startup is currently focused on the US market.

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 A bitcoin ATM service that doesn't accept cash.

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A platform for online retailers to sell products, primarily on Amazon, Shopify, and AliExpress. The startup wants to provide more of a full platform for e-commerce companies, allowing them to accept payments, manage inventory and payment processing, and integrate with Stripe to get paid.

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A payments startup that helps merchants accept all major credit cards by charging them the same price. PayMill charges the merchant a flat 2.5% fee for every credit card transaction.

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A digital wallet that allows merchants to accept a variety of digital payments with the same phone-based experience.

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A mobile payments company that uses a combination of SMS and M2M to allow merchants to accept payments directly from their customers.

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Ideas is organized by YC staff and features the companies that have been accepted into the program. Past speakers include the founders of Airbnb, Stripe, and Reddit.

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A point-of-sale application for restaurants, allowing them to accept payments online and mobile.

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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.

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A startup that allows businesses, restaurants, and other organizations that have a point of sale system to accept payments with just a swipe of a card.

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A bitcoin exchange for retailers and small businesses that want to accept the cryptocurrency. The startup is currently focusing on the US, with plans to expand internationally.

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A product that helps merchants accept payments over a mobile phone, without requiring a merchant account.

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 A credit card linked to your bank account, like a debit card with your bank’s approval. The card can be used everywhere the bank accepts credit cards. The startup has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from a single investor, Andreessen Horowitz.

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A credit card payment platform that lets merchants accept credit cards on a physical retail location, without the risk of that location failing to pay the merchant.

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This startup wants to give people a way to donate money to causes that don’t have any existing infrastructure to collect or accept donations. It’s building out a platform that allows users to donate money to charities of their choice — with no fees or transaction fees, and no minimum amount. The company is building its own user base, with the goal of being a partner with any charity that wants to work with them.

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The following startups have been accepted to the 10th batch:

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A company called SmartPay that claims to be building a service that allows merchants to accept digital currency payments without having to install a terminal.

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Imagine you’re a CEO who wants to maximize your company’s profits. One way to do it is to accept credit cards, but most companies struggle to get the rates they want. Debit-on-demand startup Debitize lets companies accept credit cards and debit cards on demand.

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A company that’s building an API for making payments with Bitcoin, which could make it easier for companies to accept Bitcoin payments.

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A financial app for students that helps colleges accept payments directly from a student’s bank account, instead of charging fees or taking checks.

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A payments startup for small businesses in India, which wants to make it easier for SMBs to accept payments from major banks.

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A software company that hopes to make it easy for Indian businesses to accept online payments.

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A startup building a platform to host and share videos from remote teams. It’s currently accepting applications.

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A payment system for retailers that allows them to safely accept payments via mobile carriers.

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A company that helps local businesses accept payments via the blockchain, using the Stellar blockchain.

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Idea: A payment processing startup that offers a “one stop shop” for merchants to accept payments. They’re currently working with a few large online retailers and are looking to go international.

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Idea: A hardware product that seamlessly integrates with your existing credit card reader so that you can accept credit card payments in person.

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Idea: A B2B company that sells an API for acquiring and managing merchant accounts, and another API for accepting credit cards. The company says it’s processed $2 million in transactions.

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Idea: A startup that wants to become the Stripe of Brazil. It has a payments solution to help anyone accept payments online and in-person.

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Idea: A Brazilian startup that wants to be the Stripe of Brazil, helping e-commerce companies accept credit card payments.

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Idea: A startup helping businesses in emerging markets manage inventory and orders using a mobile app and a desktop dashboard. The founders say they’ve already signed more than 50 customers in the past month (and have been accepted to Y Combinator,) and that the business has been profitable since it launched at the end of May.

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A software company that makes it easy for Indian businesses to accept payments and track customer information via a mobile app.

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A startup that helps businesses that are accepting bitcoins to better manage their expenses

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A startup that provides a platform for small businesses to accept and manage payments online.

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