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A startup that provides cleaning and maintenance for Airbnb properties
Y Combinator has funded a wide variety of companies such as Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, and Reddit.
A software company that helps companies build new websites quickly and easily. It has helped companies like Kiva, IBM, and Airbnb build websites.
A company that builds the “Airbnb for internships”, connecting students with companies looking for summer interns. It’s a platform that allows both internships to be created and offers a marketplace for applications.
A travel app that claims to be fully integrated with Airbnb. The startup’s founders say they’ve already been in talks with Airbnb about using their platform.
This startup is looking to bring Airbnb-style home sharing to the US.
The first YC-backed startup to reach unicorn status was Airbnb, in 2009. Airbnb was followed by Dropbox, Stripe, Uber, Instacart, and Wayfair.
This authentication app is made for Airbnb and other service providers. It lets you use your phone to make a secure token to authenticate yourself to an app.
A startup that is building an alternative repository to Airbnb for people to find rentable resources This includes everything from homes to lawn mowers, from the startup’s own website
Similar to Airbnb, this company aims to connect homeowners with travelers looking for places to stay.
This startup is a real estate marketplace for owners to rent out their properties for short-term stays, like Airbnb. They have over 25,000 properties on their platform.
A startup that provides a service to help people with their immigration paperwork (basically lawyer) A startup that provides an alternative to Airbnb for people to rent out their homes (which they are not living in)
There’s a lot of startups out there that are building tools to make our lives better, like TaskRabbit and Airbnb. But not so many that are building tools to make our lives worse.
A startup that brings the power of an “off-the-shelf” product like Uber or Airbnb to the small business owner. It makes the process of hosting, booking, and paying for a service as easy as booking a flight or an Uber.
A startup that offers a platform for digital nomads to rent out their homes in a peer-to-peer fashion. It’s in the early stages of development, but the founders say it will be “like Airbnb, but also a concierge service and protocol for renting out your home when you’re away”.
A startup that allows people to rent their homes to Airbnb hosts on a per-night basis, charging a fee to those hosts.
"Idea 2.0 is a tool for entrepreneurs to help them learn about new technologies in the market and network together. It’s the Uber of technology conferences. The conference is in its second year and has had over 1,000 attendees and 300+ speakers from 45 countries. The conference’s format is based on the model of Airbnb, where the host gets to pick the guests. The guest list is highly curated and the speakers are handpicked by the company’s CEO. The conference has been very well received by attendees and has been named a Top 10 conference in the US in 2018.
A take on the “room-sharing” model of Airbnb, Mio is a peer-to-peer marketplace connecting guests and hosts.
A startup known as “The Human Body on Demand”, which aims to be the Airbnb of medical testing. The company is currently testing a system which allows you to get a blood test on-demand, with the possibility of charging for the service.
A startup that allows you to create an “Airbnb for Food”, allowing you to find and discover local restaurants that also allow you to book tables in advance. The company says it has already helped to book a hundred tables in New York City.
A startup that helps you find the perfect Airbnb for your needs
A startup that’s building a mobile app that lets you rent out your spare room on Airbnb.
A way for people to rent out their spare bedrooms and living rooms on Airbnb, or even to create an entire home on the platform.
A software company for building apps with Facebook Messenger. The startup has built apps for the likes of Unilever and Airbnb. It’s a platform for chat bots, and allows companies to build chat bots in minutes.
A tool for booking rooms, like Airbnb but for short stay hotels.
A startup that provides a service where you can rent a house on Airbnb and they’ll come clean it with their own cleaning crew before the next tenant arrives
A startup that provides a service for renting servers, using a model similar to Airbnb Users can rent a server by the hour, day, week, or month They rent out their unused servers, which helps keep them up to date, and clients get cheap hosting
A platform for small business owners to rent their property out. The company is a joint venture between a local business incubator and the co-founder of Airbnb.
A startup that helps users book Airbnb-style rentals, which is still a very new industry in the U.S.
A platform that helps people make money by sharing their home with Airbnb guests.
An on-demand marketplace for your home, pitched as a more effective, more satisfying alternative to Airbnb.
A platform that allows users to store and manage their tiny home remotely. It’s like Airbnb for tiny homes.
Jeeves is a service that lets people reserve rooms on Airbnb, post photos, and chat with hosts. It’s currently running in San Francisco and Los Angeles and has plans to expand to New York City, Chicago, and Washington, DC.
A legal analytics startup that wants to help companies like Airbnb and Uber navigate regulations. The startup wants to provide data that would be required for an uber-like app to operate in a country.
A company that wants to help people find a way to use a home like a hotel. People can rent out their home for a day, two weeks, or longer, with Airbnb-like booking options.
A “co-living” startup focused on the business side of student housing and aiming to become the Airbnb of college housing
A startup for people who are hosts on Airbnb. The startup is looking to make it easier to manage multiple properties
A startup that lets guests book rooms and restaurants directly on Airbnb, without having to go through the service’s own reservations system.
A company that’s building a mobile app to allow travelers to search for hotels and airbnb listings in cities they’re visiting.
A tool that builds customizable online guides for listing services like Airbnb and Etsy.
A platform that helps local governments make decisions about vacant properties. It's similar to other services like Airbnb, but for rentals.
A tool for the hospitality industry to manage attendee profiles. One of the founders previously worked at Airbnb.
The startup is building a traveler marketplace for South American cities. It’s a place where travelers can find roommates, book flights, and even share their rooms on AirBNB-like websites.
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.
A platform for homes where homeowners can share tools and services, and get paid for doing so, similar to AirBnB.
A real estate technology platform that is a hybrid of Homejoy and Airbnb, letting landlords rent out their properties on the platform.
A new kind of Airbnb for flower deliveries. The company hopes to have 10,000 commercial partners by the end of the year.
The company is building a toolset for building and selling items on Airbnb. The company is already working with a few startups in Silicon Valley, and says they’ve raised $1.2M but aren’t disclosing their valuation or amount raised.
This startup wants to be the Airbnb of after-hours travel for dentists. Dentists can use the service to help students and interns for practice trips, and offer their own services to travelers looking for a dentist while on vacation.
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.
A startup that advertises itself as “the Airbnb of villages.” The company is building a marketplace for rural villages in India, where villagers can rent out their rooms for short-term stays.
A tool that makes it easy for businesses to manage customer on-boarding and user experience. The product has been used by more than 300 companies, including Mozilla, Airbnb, and Groupon.
A tool for local SEO, which helps marketplaces like Etsy, Airbnb, and Shopify promote their products on the local level.
Settle.me is a video hosting platform for Airbnb hosts, helping them tell and share their stories.
A startup that wants to be the Airbnb of car rental with an app that matches drivers to riders with specific car requirements. The business gives drivers a way to earn extra income without having to own a car.
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.
A startup that wants to be the Airbnb of bike rentals, connecting bike shops with bike rental companies, and helping people find the best bike for their needs.
Co-founders said they were inspired by the success of Airbnb but found themselves frustrated by the startup’s inability to deliver on its promises. Rival hotel booking site Hotels.com filed for an IPO in April 2016.
A startup that wants to automatically match people with the best Airbnb rentals for them.
A startup that wants to build a building management system to help buildings adapt to sharing economy demand. It monitors energy usage and billing, to help buildings adapt to the Airbnb-style short-term rental.
A company that aims to be the Uber of Airbnbs by connecting people with shared interest and letting them share their dwelling with others who want to stay or need a place to stay.
A startup that lets people earn money by helping their friends book trips. At present, the company has partnered with Airbnb and Kayak to help people book their own trips.
This startup wants to be the Airbnb of the hotel industry. Its mission: to make corporate events a lot more social.
A platform that aims to capitalize on the power of the “frictionless” commerce that comes from services like Uber and Airbnb. The platform will allow consumers to use apps to order groceries, ride-sharing, or take-out, and the company will cover the cost of delivery.
A startup that aims to be a kind of Airbnb for salespeople, connecting salespeople to sales leads and helping them find new clients.
This company is building a platform that connects real estate agents with short-term rentals, making it easier for agents to make money. The startup's founders are both previous Airbnb employees.
A platform that helps small businesses get into marketplaces like Airbnb and Airbnb for Business. The startup says it has already signed up over 100 companies.
A company that makes a looping video meant to be watched from the user’s couch. They’ve raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors including Airbnb and Airbnb co-founder, Brian Chesky.
A platform for renting and selling goods on Airbnb, with tools to help hosts manage their listings and reduce costs.
A recent engineering graduate who landed his first job at Airbnb after dropping out of college. He’s building a startup that helps homeowners manage the process of selling their homes after leaving their landlords. Clients work with Clew to clean out their homes, give professional photos, publish their listing online, and receive bids.
A startup similar to Airbnb but for hosting companies
An online check-in and messaging system for travelers, like Airbnb.
A startup that aims to make the process of selling on Airbnb easier, with a new product that automates tasks like collecting payments.
This startup aims to become the Airbnb for Healthcare. The company wants to help patients manage their healthcare costs and make healthcare more affordable by allowing people to share their medical expenses with other patients.
A startup that provides a service where people can book a room to stay in for a night like AirBnb but instead of an entire house it’s just a room
A startup that helps people find affordable housing and makes money by charging rent (like airbnb does)
Idea: A startup that wants to be the “Airbnb of cars”. It’s an inventory management app that helps car rental agencies manage their fleet.
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