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A startup that helps consumers get their money back from airlines for delayed flights.

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A startup for lawyers and consumers that helps them rate and review legal services. The company has raised $3.5 million to date.

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A platform for helping consumers shop for and price items

283

A startup that is building a consumer-facing app that’s essentially a data-driven diary. The startup wants to help people understand what they’re eating, how much they’re exercising, etc.

272

A platform that connects consumers with products and services they want to buy directly from a mobile phone.

158

A startup that helps people manage their money, including budgeting and paying bills. The company wants to become a finance hub for consumers.

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An online platform that asks you to rate products and services before you buy them, allowing you to compare them on the same scale as Amazon or Consumer Reports.

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The startup is a spin-off of a company called Hint, which was founded in 2015 to help people make better decisions about personal finance. The data can be used to help consumers identify opportunities for savings and investments, and Hint says one in three Americans don’t have enough money saved.

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A platform that allows brands to build mobile apps for their business and for consumers to find them.

128

A platform that allows both consumer and business users to collect and share data about their lives with the goal of helping them improve their health and save money.

127

A meal delivery app for consumers who want healthy food at home.

125

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.

102

The aim is to let consumers to pay for a 3D-printed object. One feature is that the 3D-printed object is scanned and then the user can print out an accurate digital version they can then use in their homes.

98

A SaaS company that offers a platform for managing employee benefits. It provides a software dashboard for insurance providers to compare health plans and find the best benefits to offer without having to communicate directly with consumers.

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A startup that’s building a way for businesses to share their products with consumers.

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They’re the modern version of a “grocery store”, with a storehouse of over 400 in-demand items that can be added to a wish list. They’re free for consumers, but can have a fee for businesses with 500 or more items in stock.

88

A startup aiming to develop a “smart pill bottle” that monitors and helps consumers better manage their medicine.

88

A digital platform for buying and selling e-books, with services like a price guarantee for authors, and direct-to-consumer sales.

86

A platform that helps consumers manage their telecoms bills. Their goal is to cut their bills by 15% and increase their bill by 5%.

86

A consumer credit card that’s crowd-funded

86

A new fintech app that aims to make it easier for consumers to make payments

86

A software for consumers to share their credit with friends without going through a bank.

85

A self-funded, fast-growing accelerator for retail ventures and consumer brands.

82

A company that helps consumers create a financial plan and then makes it easier for them to execute that plan, with the goal of helping people who don’t have access to traditional financial planning.

82

A credit card issuer that focuses on low-income consumers.

81

A startup that wants to allow consumers to buy directly from makers, like they would from Etsy.

81

This startup is building an online and mobile platform to help consumers research credit cards, loans, and credit scores.

81

A logistics company building an app to let consumers plan their own personal deliveries with the help of a robot.

80

A company that wants to help oil and gas companies get their data to consumers in a way that’s less confusing than the existing version of Google Earth.

80

Skip is a direct to consumer platform for retailers to create their own branded subscriptions.

80

A company that lets consumers sell pre-owned goods. The company is currently in an early stage of fundraising.

80

A 3D-printed eyewear company that’s looking to disrupt the eyewear industry with a direct-to-consumer approach.

80

A platform that helps big companies manage their supply chains, taking on the role of a middleman between suppliers, distributors and consumers.

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The goal of this startup is to help consumers shop for services that match their needs, rather than relying on recommendations from friends and family. The company looks to compete with platforms like Groupon and LivingSocial by selling subscriptions that will take care of the customer. The startup is already working with a number of Wal-Mart and Kroger stores.

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A social media platform that brings brand power to the local community. It works by giving brands a platform on which they can interact with consumers and promote their products.

79

A startup to take the guesswork out of buying tickets to events. It helps consumers find the cheapest ticket and compares deals from around the web, thus making the experience of buying tickets simple and convenient.

79

A CRM for retailers that uses machine learning to predict consumer behavior and then recommend what products to sell based on their past purchases

78

A platform that makes it easier for online retailers to connect with consumers at physical locations.

78

A platform that allows consumers to make payments online for new or used products, and then track their orders.

78

A company that wants to re-create the good old days of the local neighborhood hardware store for modern consumers. They want to build a modern version of the mobile app that lets people buy and sell their stuff in a local community.

78

A platform that aims to bring transparency in the consumer data industry with a set of tools that help customers understand what data is being collected about them

78

An online service that serves as a comparison site for consumers that helps them find the best price for the best product.

77

A phone app that lets consumers track their car and its maintenance. The startup is working on a new charging dock that will operate with a single cable, so consumers can charge their cars without having to worry about cables.

77

A startup that makes it easier for consumers to find quality products for their homes. Its app is similar to Amazon’s Dash, but for finding products in a physical store.

77

A peer-to-peer lending company that focuses on college students. The company says it’s in talks with a few large consumer finance companies and would like to see itself included in student loan refinancing programs. They’re based in Delaware.

77

A mobile app that allows consumers to pay bills by scanning QR codes or barcodes.

77

A digital loyalty program for retailers that rewards consumers for their loyalty.

77

A free database of all consumer credit cards, available online and allowing users to search for cards, compare them, and see where they’re used.

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A platform that helps consumers find the right financial options for them.

76

A consumer-targeted business that allows the user to share and rate products, and build a community around them.

76

A digital platform to help consumers compare home loans at a low cost

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A startup backed by Sequoia that helps developers monetize their apps by converting them into subscription-based services for consumers.

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A tool for connecting consumers with sales opportunities. It’s currently in beta.

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A payment startup with a focus on offering a simpler payment experience for consumers in emerging markets.

76

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

75

A way to give consumers a decentralized payment system that they can use on all their favorite mobile apps. The startup wants to replace the existing centralized payment system for mobile payments with a more decentralized system.

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A startup that wants to be a consumer-facing for the trade-only ICOs.

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This startup, which wants to make it easy for retailers to use AI to keep shelves stocked with different items for consumers to buy.

74

A consumer-facing platform that enables publishers to curate content for users with the goal of increasing interaction with content and driving more revenue for publishers.

74

A leaderboard that uses push notifications and social media to let consumers know when their favorite brands are engaging with them.

74

A startup that sells the first commercial drone to have a consumer version available, with a price tag of $1,000. The drone is made for those who want to experiment with aerial photography and videography.

73

A startup that aims to help consumers get a better idea of how a product is being made, from labor sourcing to sourcing of materials.

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Launched in August, this is an open-source chatbot that can handle both finance and consumer-facing business.

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The startup is launching a digital platform to improve the quality of on-demand clinics. The platform aims to offer a way for doctors to easily post their services and for consumers to find a nearby clinic that offers appointments they need. The company is currently operating in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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A platform for sharing and rating products across the web, where consumers can go to see what the top products in a category are and rate them.

72

This startup helps consumers identify which products are made from recycled materials.

72

The company has begun to experiment with a plan to bring a $10/month subscription service to consumers that would provide a weekly Amazon Prime-like service to customers. The company could be an alternative to people who don’t like Amazon Prime’s current offerings.

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A way of organizing a person's social life through a calendar. The startup is backed by Y Combinator, and the company is currently focused on the enterprise market, but plans to bring it to consumers soon.

71

A startup that helps American companies sell to consumers in China and other Asian markets by taking over the process of getting a Chinese partner to buy their product.

71

A “product discovery platform” for consumers, that helps them quickly find products that meet their needs.

71

A startup that aims to take the power out of microgrids and put it into the hands of consumers. The startup is working on a battery pack with solar panels that can be installed on the rooftops of homes and offices and be used to supply electricity for a certain period of time, much like a powerbank.

71

A platform that allows consumers to rent out their homes. The B2B platform is targeting real estate agents, who the startup says can earn up to $100k per year.

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A travel booking app that lets consumers book airfare, hotels and car rentals all at once.

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The startup is looking to disrupt the $2.8 trillion consumer credit industry, which it says is ripe for disruption by building a better credit scoring system for micro and small businesses using data from a company called Credit Karma.

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A platform that helps consumers identify “high quality” products from “low quality” ones.

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PowerMeter is a smart meter data company. They want to provide “a data-driven mobile application for consumers and businesses that uses data from the smart meters to provide insights about power consumption, cost savings, and energy savings on a monthly and annual basis.”

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A consumer-facing startup that offers a subscription-based service for finding and saving a place to stay.

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A "small business marketplace" that helps small businesses sell to consumers through a web and app interface.

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A $100 million startup that works with “large group of healthcare providers” to offer direct-to-consumer health insurance.

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A financial app that helps consumers buy insurance through their smartphones and mobile apps.

69

A platform that connects manufacturers and consumers to make online purchases.

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 A new type of meal-kit delivery service that aims to save consumers money by offering discounts when they order in bulk. The startup already has a few thousand customers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Online brokerage which helps consumers better understand their investment products and gives them access to a licensed broker.

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A company that wants to build a SaaS platform for “convenient, direct, and secure” exchanges for consumers and businesses.

68

A platform for direct-to-consumer health care that allows users to share health data and receive treatment recommendations from a variety of doctors and hospitals. The company says it is the only platform of its kind and has raised $1.2 million to date.

68

The startup, which has raised $15 million in funding, aims to help consumers save on energy by acting as middleman between big energy providers and consumers.

68

A new way to pay for goods and services. The app helps you request a payment and the mobile network operator (say, a mobile operator or telecom company) will generate a token that is then transferred to the merchant. The app will then notify the consumer to confirm the payment.

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A startup for consumers with a long-distance relationship.

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The startup says it’s a better version of the traditional “pay-once-and-get-everything” package that’s popular with consumers, which works well for a lot of products but can be hard for more high-tech products.

67

A management-software tool for companies that sell their own products directly to consumers.

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A platform to pay bills, make payments, and send money internationally. The company says it can save money for consumers and businesses by making it easier to pay bills, send money internationally and transfer funds overseas more easily.

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The company's app is designed to help consumers monitor the health of their finances, including credit scores, debt and income. The application, which is in beta, is available for Android and Apple iOS smartphones.

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This is an app that helps consumers find an apartment for rent by allowing them to search and compare all listings in San Francisco and beyond.

66

A company that provides AI-powered technology for online retailers, including an AI-powered website that can automatically suggest new products and changes to products based on consumer behavior.

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A platform that connects businesses with data science resources in a way that makes it easy to collaborate and get work done. The company also plans to launch a consumer app that will allow customers to sign up for machine learning-based advice.

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A small business loan marketplace for consumers.

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A digital insurance platform that allows consumers to manage insurance policies online.

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A new way to buy and sell media. The company wants to provide a new lens on marketing and advertising and help brands use data to reach consumers more effectively.

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A SaaS platform that helps a company “improve its brand by engaging with its customers and creating a more compelling experience for the consumer.” It helps brands create content, establish a presence and grow their customer base.

65

A startup that sells local marketplaces for food, alcohol, and other goods to consumers. It’s been in the works for over a year, though they haven’t yet been able to launch their app.

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A market research app that helps companies understand the wants and needs of their consumers better. It’s paid for by a company like SurveyGizmo or SurveyMonkey that charges a small fee every time a survey is completed.

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A company that is building a tool that allows consumers to make use of the data from their fitness tracker to better understand what they’re eating and how they’re exercising. The company is working with fitness trackers like Fitbit and Jawbone, and has also been working with the makers of the Nike+ FuelBand.

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A startup that wants to put a common API between many banks and start to allow consumers to take debit card payments anywhere.

63

A software company that is building a technology platform that helps e-commerce retailers and merchants deliver tailored messages to consumers based on their gender and demographic information.

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A startup that buys household items in bulk for consumers, and delivers them in bulk After shipping the products, the startup makes money by selling those items on the secondary market

62

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

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A new way for consumers to buy music and pay directly to artists. Sounding is a new way for fans to directly support artists they like with a “tip”, or a donation, that goes directly to the artist.

62

A consumer-to-business marketplace for home improvement products and services.

60

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.

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A startup that uses cryptocurrency to help consumers buy products online with a lower transaction fee.

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A startup that helps startups in the US save money when they need to send a large amount of product to consumers, which they say they’re currently doing by renting a truck to which they attach a giant cooler.

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Bringing the consumer’s head into the product design process by using 3D printing.

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A digital bank account for consumers and businesses in Latin America. The startup wants to bring account management to the small and medium enterprises in the region.

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A startup that helps companies in Brazil manage all of their consumer credit with the help of a single dashboard.

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The startup provides software, training and data to help consumers achieve their fitness goals. The company’s software, which is built on the premise that “it’s not about the number of times you go to the gym, it’s about how much you get done when you go”, has won the Best Startup Award at the Philadelphia Startup Weekend.

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A digital payment platform that allows consumers to pay with their accounts without ever entering a card number.

56

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

56

A way for advertisers to measure the success of their ads, and for consumers to see which products get the highest engagement.

56

A company that wants to make it easier for consumers to buy and sell their used goods by connecting them with people who use it.

56

A platform that helps businesses manage their social media accounts. The company sells social media management for businesses at $10 a month, and has plans to launch a consumer version.

55

A platform where consumers can try out products before they buy them.

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A startup that’s building a platform for online consumer engagement campaigns. It also aims to bring more transparency to the online advertising industry.

55

A platform that allows retailers to sell to consumers across various online marketplaces.

53

A consumer-facing app that allows users to make online purchases of items from their local grocery store, like milk and bread.

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A tech company that creates a platform for companies to market their apps and services, in a way that is more likely to catch the attention of consumers.

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A hardware startup that’s building ruggedized bitcoin hardware that can be sold to businesses and consumers. The company is currently working on a $1,000 device that it says can be used for up to a year on a single battery.

51

A startup that aims to build a “smart” shopping bag for consumers that can be tracked as it’s being moved from store to store.

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A data platform that allows brands to buy and sell customer data in a decentralized way, while protecting consumer information.

50

Build a business that brings the customer service model to the cannabis industry, and helps the industry better serve their customers by creating a network that supports the needs of both the consumer and the industry.

50

A SaaS platform that helps consumers and businesses manage their advertising and marketing budgets and track ROI.

50

A digital network that connects American businesses and consumers with the same spending habits.

49

This startup is building a consumer-facing marketplace for the home-sharing economy, where people can find a roommate to live in their home.

49

A company that makes it easy for small businesses to get in touch with consumers. The startup is making it easier for companies to market to a large, specific group of consumers by creating a one-stop resource for companies to find and contact consumers.

49

A consumer credit score for the US that scores potential customers on their creditworthiness.

48

A product that helps consumers make clothes look like they’re in the 1960s.

48

 The startup is building an intelligent vending machine that allows consumers to receive personalized offers based on their offline behavior.

47

A travel booking platform that connects consumers with local businesses to offer services like free airport parking, meal discounts, or access to free Wi-Fi.

47

A digital mortgage application for consumers.

47

DropBox for consumer goods, allowing you to send an item to your DropBox account, get a notification when it arrives, and have it sent back to you.

47

A SaaS that helps artists sell their work directly to consumers in a way that’s more efficient than selling through a gallery or commercial gallery.

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Predictive modeling technology that can help marketers understand where consumers are and what they’re interested in at any given time.

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 A consumer app that pairs with a free service that helps consumers track their spending.

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A commerce platform that allows small businesses to sell their wares and services directly to consumers online.

45

An on-demand e-commerce marketplace for consumers, like those found on Etsy and Shopify. The startup wants to help consumers buy the right products and get the right discounts, while helping businesses manage their online sales and inventory.

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A company that builds a platform that allows consumers to pay for their memberships in advance. The startup is in the US, but has plans to expand to Europe.

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The company aims to be a “banking for millennials” that offers high-yield savings accounts. It’s a way for younger consumers to build their savings without having to pay a premium for the privilege.

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The startup makes a “diagnostic X-Ray” for consumers, and is selling it to hospitals for $25 per unit.

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A digital payments service for US consumers

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A startup that helps consumers track their bills, get alerts when bills are coming due, and pay off them early with interest.

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A product that helps consumers get a clear perspective on their finances

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As the problem of health data for consumers becomes more complex, the company is building a tool that can help people view and manipulate their own health data.

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A way for retailers to deliver their products directly to consumers without any human interaction. The startup’s goal is to make consumer interaction with products as invisible as possible.

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A way for consumers to sell their old electronics and get paid for it, using an app that makes it easy for the buyer to scan barcodes.

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A platform for aggregating and selling data from consumer-facing apps. The startup has raised $20 million to date, and has partnerships with companies like Tastemade, Twitter, Spotify, and Soundcloud.

38

This startup wants to replace the inefficient and often criminally-run trucking industry with a new way to move freight that’s better for consumers, the environment, and the economy as a whole, by using autonomous vehicles.

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A consumer-facing travel app now in beta

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A hardware company that makes sensors, including ones for weight and hydration, for home and for athletes. The company believes consumers will use devices such as the Nike FuelBand to track their health and exercise habits.

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A company that wants to create a new way to package and ship consumer electronics.

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While the idea of a self-driving car might look like far-fetched science fiction, the reality is that the technology is already at work on the roads of the United States and Europe. However, it is still too expensive for consumers to access. The startup, which is still in stealth, is working to make the technology accessible at a consumer level.

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A digital tool to help retailers sell to consumers.

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A company that conducts regular polls to help companies measure consumer sentiment.

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A startup that lets consumers rate their favorite places, with the goal of making those rating visible to potential customers.

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A tool to help people find and buy direct-to-consumer items on the web.

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A company that wants to help consumers build and grow their own personal brands by selling them on merchandise and experiences, similar to what Amazon does with Amazon Prime.

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A platform for fashion brands to manage their products, with a lean startup that seeks to build a marketplace where brands can sell their products directly to consumers.

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A startup that gives you a way to help manage your finances without having to go to a full-service bank. The startup wants to serve as a more simple way for consumers to manage their finances and wants to be a part of the conversation around empowering consumers.

32

A startup that builds apps for the home to help consumers track their energy usage.

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An online marketplace for buying and selling used items and goods. The company is using a technology called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) to allow consumers to scan an item and find out what they’re worth on the platform, which they say is a cheaper way to buy used goods, and helps sellers by cutting out the middleman.

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The startup says it is “a bridge between the consumer and the supplier,” and is “optimized for fast response and the real-time transfer of information.”

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A tool that lets consumers make their own flowers and plants, with the spirit of a DIY flower kit.

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A digital platform that makes it easy to book flights for consumers, while also providing information on flight delays, prices, and more.

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This startup is building a way to connect merchants and consumers to their products and services through a deeper understanding of their personal needs and habits.

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A consumer-facing product that helps users manage their money by giving them access to their bank account and budget, with the help of an AI.

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A platform that links manufacturers and the people who buy their products (consumers and businesses). The service helps retailers find the best suppliers and creates a better purchasing experience.

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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.

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A software company that aims to provide a suite of tools to help people avoid missing payments. It handles a lot of the back end for consumer finance companies, including student loans and credit cards.

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A platform for consumers and brands to build out ads for their own sites and the company will do the rest. The company claims to have a six-figure monthly run rate, with $100 million in monthly ad revenue. The company says they have 1,000 brands running campaigns on their platform.

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A consumer service that helps consumers collect on credit card debt from their personal loans.

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A tool that helps consumers create a budget and track their spending. The startup has raised $12 million for its technology thus far, and is looking to pivot into a basic financial management tool as it grows.

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A platform that connects innovators with consumers and businesses. Their app allows people to rate items they’ve purchased with a star system and makes it simple to find more suppliers and products.

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The startup is trying to solve the problem of the lack of consumer choice in the longtail economy by introducing a service to help consumers find the best products at the best price.

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A company that’s building a credit scoring system that predicts consumers’ creditworthiness, then helps them build a credit score.

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A platform that allows consumers to learn about pesticide safety, through videos, quizzes, and a database of information.

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A B2B company that provides a platform that allows the sharing of inventory data between companies, which can then be used to more efficiently target consumer and brand marketing.

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A startup that lets consumers and businesses create their own private, encrypted email addresses.

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

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This startup is building a digital way to help consumers choose the right hospital for their family member.

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A platform for advertisers to find and target the right demographics and psychographics. The startup is also working on an ad tech platform for brands that want to target “hard-to-reach” consumers.

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The following is a list of notable consumer product startups in North America that have raised venture funding, according to Crunchbase and its sources.

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A company creating a consumer credit score, charging a monthly fee to help you get a better credit score.

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An AI-powered chatbot that helps consumers with their payments, including mobile wallets.

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A software that uses a data-driven approach to help identify potential drivers of consumer sentiment.

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A startup that connects shopper accounts to e-commerce sites, allowing consumers to spend their shopping dollars more wisely.

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A startup that’s building a platform that helps retailers and manufacturers ship products directly to consumers. The company wants to offer a new model for connecting consumers with businesses that will bring down costs, and potentially lower shipping costs, and increase convenience.

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A startup that wants to give people the same ability to browse and shop for food that they have in the US. It’s designed specifically for Indian consumers who don’t have a bank account.

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A software package that helps create threadless repairs for consumers.

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A startup which helps producers of consumer goods in India get their products from a supplier to a store.

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A web-based packing list maker that helps consumers stay organized during travel.

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A personal financing tool that helps consumers save for retirement, borrow against their homes, refinance student loans, and reduce debt.

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A company building a platform that allows consumers to buy accessories for their smart home devices from a single marketplace, thereby simplifying the buying experience.

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A startup for gadgets and consumer goods with an emphasis on women.

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A consumer loan app for the unbanked. The startup aims to scale its startup base, paying them to lend to unbanked consumers.

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The startup is building a way for consumers to check their credit scores on their phones, so they can see what if they were to refinance a mortgage, apply for a credit card, or shop for a new loan.

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A consumer credit product for Latin American and Caribbean companies.

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Builds a platform that allows companies to create and sell customized virtual reality experiences to consumers.

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The company wants to make it easier for consumers to pay bills. The startup, which launched in June, has partnered with about 200 companies, including ADT, Best Buy, and Etsy, to offer bill payments via text message.

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A company that is developing a technology that uses blockchain to track and trace a product’s journey from the farm to the home, to protect farmers and consumers from pests and contaminants.

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Idea: An enterprise solution for people to create their own consumer apps

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Idea: To provide a central platform for people to sell and trade used goods, and for brands to directly connect with consumers

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Idea: A mobile-first consumer financial services company for emerging markets

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Idea: A platform for consumer brands to easily launch and manage short-form video channels, aimed at the short-form video creators

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Idea: A startup for small, local businesses to sell directly to consumers The startup says they already have earned $10,000 in revenue after only 5 months

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Idea: Event-centric marketplace connecting online retailers with high-volume consumers

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Idea: A startup that connects consumers with local, sustainable food products The startup says it’s already working with over 50 local food producers, and has customers in New York City, San Francisco, and Montreal

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Idea: A software company that’s building a consumer-facing interface for the up-and-coming world of automated vehicles The company is meant to help people understand how to interact with driverless cars

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Idea: A startup that allows medical service providers to network with organizations that need help, providing a way for consumers to get needed healthcare services

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Idea: A startup that makes it easy for US consumers to buy Mexican avocados. The company is doing this by helping consumers order avocados online, then providing a service that ships the avocados to them from Mexico, taking care of taxes and other details. It’s already working with several large grocery chains, including Costco.

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Idea: A startup that wants to make shopping more convenient for consumers by personally taking pictures and videos of items on a store’s shelves, and allowing shoppers to buy the items immediately.

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Idea: A fintech startup that provides consumer loans in the Philippines to customers who don’t have many credit options.

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Idea: A startup for hand-made products. The startup is looking to disrupt the marketplace business by focusing on a niche of handmade goods. The startup claims it can make handmade goods more profitable for producers and more affordable for consumers.

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Blackbox is trying to tackle the problem of consumer credit scores, which are used to help determine creditworthiness, but are not very accurate. The startup is building a credit scoring tool that uses data from places like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to determine creditworthiness.

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Idea: A new consumer-focused mobile payments app to replace credit cards The company aims to reduce friction by letting users buy things with their phone instead of having to pull out their wallet They want to replace everyone’s credit card information The startup has processed over $1MM in payments

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Idea: A startup that aims to help pharmaceutical companies get consumers to take their drugs.

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