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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.
A startup that helps young job candidates get a sense of what’s going on within the company they’re applying to so they can tailor their cover letter and resume toward what’s expected.
A startup on the App Store that helps users manage their apps, promote and sell them, and help users find updates and new features.
A startup that helps companies locate and hire the right candidates, including people who are blind or visually impaired.
This startup is building an artificial intelligence-based platform for hiring, where customers can create a job description and AI will do the background check, find the best candidate, and schedule an interview.
Idea: A startup that helps companies hire entry-level engineers by arming them with a set of pre-screening questions that help them identify potential candidates
A fake account that updates you on trending topics and stories that others are talking about, but are too boring or too niche to actually care about.
A toolset that helps small businesses receive updates from the government and other stakeholders in an organized and timely fashion.
This company is building an alternative to the social networks that people use to connect with others. Rather than posting updates about yourself, you can post updates about other people.
A company that helps recruiters find candidates by tracking their activity on platforms like LinkedIn and Facebook.
A platform for employers to share their job listings, allowing them to see which candidates are the right fit for the role.
A software company that provides an interface between manufacturers and distributors, helping them consolidate their sales and order fulfillment processes.
A platform that helps businesses share their data and information with other businesses by sending out data feeds. The startup says it has taken in $1.5 million in funding to date.
A platform for employees to communicate with each other, share files, and review client work. The company uses Slack as a communications platform, and has raised $1.5 million in funding to date.
A startup for companies with out-of-date Apache and Nginx configurations.
A business calendar app that helps employees in a company collaborate on project updates.
A startup that lets people in the US upload their resumes to a centralized platform, allowing the hiring managers to search for candidates and see their backgrounds.
A “smart wallet” that uses crypto to make purchases and payments. The startup has raised $11.5M to date.
A platform that uses machine learning to help companies improve their technical operations by identifying and removing technical debt and outdated code.
A way to bring transparency to the hiring process, as well as a way for candidates to vet companies and find out who’s looking for them.
A platform that helps recruiters find and screen candidates in cities around the world.
A company that helps companies find and hire top tech talent. It has a network of experts and a pipeline of candidates that it can invite to interviews.
A startup that allows people to buy groceries online, and have them delivered at a later date The user can also schedule the delivery for a specific date and time
A platform for “jobs that work for you”, allowing companies to find the right candidates for the right positions. The startup is currently operating in the US and UK.
A mobile app that uses crowdsourced data and AI to improve real-time messaging on messaging apps. The startup has raised $6M in funding to date.
A new way to handle team communication. People can write, send, and schedule emails from a single platform. The startup has raised $2.5 million to date.
A software company that helps companies with the tech-heavy job of finding and interviewing candidates. Clarity has a free version for small teams and a $4,000/month paid option, which it says has “well over 100 customers”.
A startup that automatically bookmarks the location of where you’re going for your next Uber ride and updates it each time you call.
A digital, searchable file of your medical records to make it easier for you to access information and keep all your records up to date.
A network of community-based care providers that helps seniors stay in their homes. The startup has raised $24 million to date.
A tool for recruiters, that lets them upload their resume to a centralized network and have it automatically filtered to candidates that are a good match for a given job.
A company that helps developers use machine learning to help turn apps that are live right now into future-proofed and useful apps. The company’s software is meant to help developers avoid common pitfalls when building apps, like forgetting to correctly define dates and times.
Changing the way companies find and hire talent. Based in London, the startup is building software meant to give companies a better idea of who’s available that can make them more open to hiring candidates. They have a large set of clients in the UK.
With the help of The Next Web, Recruiterbox has raised $3.5 million to date.
A company building a database of information about divorces, from the date of separation to the date of the final decree.
aims to aggregate all the deals and coupons for a given region or city. Users can search, compare, and subscribe to the best deals in their area, then get updates on new deals, or even unsubscribe.
A restaurant-booking app that pairs with your favorite restaurant so you can just look at the menu and book a table. The company has raised $1.3M to date.
A company that helps recruiters find candidates, working with them to find the best candidates and build out their database. The company has raised over $1.6 million and has over 100,000 candidates in its database.
A solution to help people remember important dates and meetings. The startup is looking to help people automate reminders for the most important events in their lives.
A booming business for managing and cutting out the middleman when buying and selling real estate. The company has raised $32 million to date.
A company that consolidates all of the different personal injury claims you’ve filed against your employer into one easy-to-manage system.
A startup that helps students and parents collect donations for their college education. The startup, which was founded in September, has raised $35,000 to date.
In the UK, an increasingly important part of the economy isn’t bricks and mortar stores but phone apps. And one startup wants to replace the app store with a custom-built version. The idea is that you buy an app once and then get the updates for free. The company is giving away its first product for free, called The App Store, in order to gain feedback.
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.
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 social app that lets you go on dates with people who are single and looking for dates, or have a date picked out for you.
A platform that helps recruiters lower the barriers to getting in front of candidates, even when candidates are only in the US and abroad with different time zones.
A pair of heavy-equipment spare parts specialists in the Midwest. These guys help companies find used equipment, they’ve made over 200 sales to date.
A startup that creates a marketplace for companies to outsource their recruiting to on-demand recruiters, with the promise of matching candidates to available jobs within a week
Startup that helps small businesses with up-to-date data on what people are saying about them online.
An email app that lets you set up alerts for specific topics, and lets you get email updates from a growing number of organizations including the White House.
A tool for recruiters to help them find and hire candidates for their job openings. The startup has built a toolkit that helps recruiters automate their hiring process, with the help of artificial intelligence.
If a company has an international lease in place, it can often forget to update it when it moves to a different jurisdiction. This startup, which is based in San Francisco, aims to make that process easier.
A tool to help recruiters find and manage their candidates through an iOS app.
The startup wants to democratize the hiring process for college graduates, using Facebook to find job candidates.
The software lets employers manage the careers of anonymous employees. The startup is using the data to help companies recruit talent from candidates who have the best qualifications.
A startup that wants to help employers quickly hire by profiling candidates with their own apps.
A B2B platform that helps restaurants manage their food delivery operations. The startup, in operation in San Francisco and New York, has raised $5.6 million to date.
An API that allows companies to create, update, and share user profiles across platforms.
A software company that helps companies make better decisions by using data from their sales team, warehouse workers, and other employees. It has raised $1.7 million to date.
A company that helps recruiters and hiring managers find, select and train the right candidate for the job.
A startup that helps you learn the dates of birth of the world’s most famous people.
An online translation service that enables online support and communication with patients. Pronix has raised over $4 million to date and has clients in the UK, Canada, and the US.
A new service that offers a way to automate marketing tasks like advertising, email marketing, and follow-up/updates.
Helping companies review, rank and purchase equipment such as tickets, office supplies and food. They have raised $35 million to date and have a database of 15,000 to 20,000 clients.
A startup that makes it easier to hire freelance workers through a platform that allows managers to post jobs, and then compare candidates based on credentials, previous work, and social recommendations.
A SaaS application meant to help recruiters manage the process of calling and hiring candidates, and keep track of who they’ve interviewed and what they’ve asked.
A tool for recruiters to manage, organize, and communicate with candidates. The startup wants to help companies like LinkedIn and Zappos with their Hiring Processes.
A platform that connects employers and job seekers, letting both sides build a profile of the other, and then matching candidates with the right employer.
A tool that helps employers find candidates that can fill a vacant position. BuildVac has built a market of more than 300,000 candidates in the US and Canada.
A startup that helps users keep track of potential dates by showing them who they’re most compatible with
A tool for parents to connect with other parents for playdates, etc.
A SaaS platform that aims to provide real-time updates for companies on their brand's social media activity.
A platform for companies to manage their supply chain, with products like tracking inventory and forecasting shipping date.
Playboard is an AI-powered tool that helps automate the search for new hires and finds data to validate job candidates.
The startup’s goal is to help those who’ve lost their jobs to find new jobs. The startup aims to help employers and job seekers reconnect by giving people instant access to candidates.
This startup helps companies update their websites in a more professional way.
A startup that builds a hiring platform that allows users to fill a job description with a string of keywords and get a list of candidates who match.
This startup wants to help people manage their finances through a simple, smart, and mobile-friendly interface. It has raised $1.3 million to date.
This startup is building a software platform that helps people find the right candidate for a job. The company is trying to help HR teams increase the number of hires by helping them manage their hiring pipelines.
A startup that helps employers and HR departments manage the hiring process and recruitment. They’ve raised $1.2 million to date, and their 10-person team has already signed on to work with 500 startups.
A fintech startup that provides a service that let’s users fund their bank accounts with cryptocurrencies. The startup has raised $18 million in seed funding to date.
A company that provides up-to-date information on the weather using AI.
A tool that helps teams manage their product backlog. It’s built on Trello and has built-in integrations with a number of other tools. It has raised over $400 million to date.
Dates of service, and exit history of current YC companies
A startup that helps recruiters find candidates with the right experience and background.
This startup helps recruiters with finding the best candidates and matching them to jobs.
A software platform for HR managers and recruiters to find the right candidates for their job openings.
A digital library for insurance claims denials that allows users to search by claims date, policy number, and treatment. The app also provides a log of all denials by date and saves a copy of the denial letter for each policy.
OpenPlans is a software company that helps people find a new home to buy, using data from real estate brokers and public records. They’ve raised over $5 million to date, and are now focused on building a platform for other developers to build on.
A multi-platform tool that makes it easy to create a website and get it live on the web. The startup has raised $3.5M to date.
A distributed blockchain that can accommodate the 100,000 transactions per second that will be needed for the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
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.
A B2B software company that helps recruiters manage hiring on their side, allowing them to easily search for and hire candidates.
A startup aimed at employers. The startup has raised $2.5 million in funding to date. It helps employers manage employees on the fly and quickly generate reports.
The idea is to be an online marketplace for companies to buy and sell their parts. Each part has a unique identifier that allows them to track their whereabouts. The founders say they have raised $8.5 million to date and are already working with over 10 companies.
A social media tool that allows users to upload selfies and then tag them with certain details. The startup wants to make it easier for people to tag a photo with information, whether it be the date or a description.
This app helps employers and candidates find each other in a process known as telecommuting. It uses the same technology that’s used to find talent at LinkedIn.
Inspired by the Robinhood phone app, a startup wants to build a digital banking app for millennials that will not only give them the ability to check their account balances, but also update and deposit checks.
A start-up that wants to replace the messy and outdated process of filling out tax forms with a website that will do the whole job for you. Taxcobo’s CEO says his company can save you 10 hours of work a year, or about $1,000, and its employees are former tax professionals.
A tool that helps companies hire talent in the San Francisco Bay Area, connecting them with candidates.
A startup that wants to make it easier to find and share data sets from different sources. It has raised $3.3 million to date, and is targeting enterprise customers.
A phone app for sending automated text messages to people who are at an event. Great when a speaker gives an update to a crowd and they are lost for a moment, and also great for sending reminders about things like a doctor’s appointment.
A startup that uses “crunchtime” to help companies and teams get things done. The startup’s core product is a web application that helps teams manage tasks and shares status updates.
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A customer service app that helps you manage your customer service cases and provides real-time updates on how your customer is doing.
A company that builds an app to help companies manage the design and build of their websites, including features like site-wide updates.
Looking to build the next generation of command-line tools, this startup uses a “push technology” that allows you to push notifications and updates to your phone from the command line.
An on demand service that will ship you the best flower for your date, according to their personality type.
A startup that wants to help people build a retirement plan that can be adjusted and updated as the needs of their life change. The startup’s platform is built on top of a series of APIs and a software development kit.
A way for people to take a photo of their food, and see where it came from and what was in it. It’s already up and running, and aims to keep customers up to date on the food they eat.
A company that helps employers find candidates that match their job description.
A company that helps people with student debt consolidate their debts and pay them off, sometimes with a single monthly payment.
This is a recruitment tool that centralizes applicant data. The startup makes it easy to manage applicants, including uploading resumes, tracking dates and scheduling interviews, and then acting on the results.
A startup that wants to bring a “hybrid” approach to the online dating market, focusing on creating a community for people to find dates on the platform, but also connecting them with people they know in real life.
A platform that helps companies find and hire talent. The company wants to be the LinkedIn for the hiring process, allowing companies to do a search for their needs and then being able to find candidates who match the roles easily.
This startup is building a platform to help companies find and vet talent. It’s based on “The Apprentice” format, where candidates are selected by a panel of experts and then compete in a series of challenges (e.g. an improv comedy show.)
A startup to help you manage your data and stay up to date on what’s legally allowed access to your data
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.
A design and data platform for the modern retail market. The startup has raised $11 million to date and has signed up 1,200 customers.
This is an app that allows users to create lists of their favorite things and have it automatically update to their current location.
A startup that wants to help connect businesses with people who need jobs. It uses social networks and other online networks to find candidates.
A software company that helps healthcare providers organize and manage clinical trials. The startup has raised over $1.4 million to date.
A startup for professional foreign exchange (forex) traders. The startup wants to disrupt the industry’s outdated, fragmented approach to trading, and provide a platform for trading 24/7.
An artificial intelligence applicant tracking system for healthcare IT jobs. It helps companies find the best candidates for healthcare IT jobs.
An online community for entrepreneurs and innovators. With over 3,000 members, it’s hosted by a number of founders, including Evan Williams. The startup has raised $8M to date.
A platform that helps you track down the best C-suite candidates among your employees. It’s a recruiting platform that uses a combination of algorithms and social media for finding top candidates for specific roles. It’s currently being used by YC and other startups including FundingPost and Foodspotting.
A platform that matches employers and talent, allowing recruiters to tap into a large pool of candidates via social networks.
The startup is building a tool that helps people visualize and share data from video clips. The startup has raised $4.5 million to date, with most of that coming from Y Combinator.
A digital wallet for people who need to make international transfers. The startup, which has raised $7.5 million to date, says that customers can now use their accounts to transfer funds to other countries while paying lower fees.
A company that is working on a peer-to-peer lending marketplace platform that connects lenders with borrowers. CommonBond has raised $30 million to date.
A platform for recruiters to manage and find candidates from social networks. They charge companies by the number of applicants they get, and are already working with Y Combinator.
A platform for groceries that uses RFID technology and point-of-sale terminals to track the history of each item in inventory and notify employees when inventory is nearing its expiration date
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A tool that helps recruiters find the best candidates for a job. They’re building a team of recruiters, who can make the company’s pool of applicants appear highly qualified.
A tool to help recruiters identify the best candidates for each job. For instance, if an ad says a certain job is in Chicago, the tool can look up the average salary and job openings to determine if this job is a good match.
A tool for realtors to track potential deals and keep clients up to date on the status of their market research.
Take a multi-pronged approach to recruiting, matching a candidate with multiple companies, and then helping them understand the role they’re interviewing for.
A startup that lets users share status updates with the press and other stakeholders. The startup wants to become a single point of contact for journalists and other stakeholders, allowing them to build relationships with journalists, send them updates, and more.
A food-ordering app that evens out the randomness of food delivery and allows users to track their order from real-time updates on the app.
A startup that allows employers to find candidates to do side hustle tasks, like writing blogs or social media posts, for a small fee.
This startup is building a cloud-based tool to help small businesses create and manage their websites. It allows companies to create and update their own websites with a single click and without having to buy a domain.
A startup that aims to make it easier for companies to manage the hiring process. The company’s first product allows companies to post job openings, then when a candidate applies, the company can review the application, send interview offers, and conduct interviews all in one place.
A “programmatic” ad platform that changes the way ads are bought and sold, letting companies create ads in real-time, without having to have an existing relationship with a publisher. The startup has raised $4.3 million to date, and has plans for an IPO in the next year.
The startup has raised over $2.5 million to date. New York-based
A startup looking to make it easier for companies to hire and fire employees. The system’s algorithms help companies find the best people, and eliminate the high-conflict humans in the process. The company also offers a “health score” for each job candidate. The company says they’ve operated in New York and LA and are now expanding to other parts of the country.
Founded in May, this startup wants to connect job-seekers to employers. In addition to helping people find jobs, the startup promises to help employers find the best candidates, and even suggests the best language and time for job interviews.
An underground “mixing” app that uses the concept of the blind date to pair people up based on shared interests and provide a means for them to meet.
A company that provides remote workers with a way to manage time-tracking via a chat interface. The startup, which has raised $12 million to date, has raised $13 million since launching in March.
A new kind of digital currency for the healthcare industry. It’s aimed at allowing treatment plans to be set up for a patient, which can be adjusted at a later date based on their progress.
An HR startup that helps companies hire and manage software engineers. They focus on a unique interview process of tracking answers and listening to the answers and use machine learning to sort candidates, give feedback, and determine how to move forward.
A book publishing platform by the founders of Medium, which has raised $23.5M to date. The company wants to automate book publishing, and focus on short books.
A new way for employers to hire workers. The startup uses a live video chat to help employers hire workers quickly. It uses AI to match candidates to employers, and allows employers to ask questions and validate candidates before hiring.
A startup that helps people who have trouble remembering dates and times to add them to their calendars automatically.
A tool for corporate recruiters to pitch job candidates to companies directly, cutting down on the time spent managing the process.
A startup that helps companies bring in new talent, by matching them with employees in similar roles and locations. The company has been operating since 2017, and claims to have hired over 1,000 people to date.
A startup that wants to replace the block of text displayed in a status update with a GIF
This startup wants to be the next generation of online dating. Their product, LoveButler, is a software that helps people find dates based on personality.
A startup that wants to bring machine learning to the world of financial trading, using advanced computer vision and AI to help traders make better investment decisions. It's raised $3.4 million to date from investors like GV and Flatiron.
A startup that’s building a dating app for people over 50. The app lets users browse by interests, post photos, and build their own profiles. Money is kept separate from the app, so the founders don’t have to have people have to delete their profiles if they don’t want to date.
The startup is developing a mobile app that allows employers to post jobs, receive applications, and send messages to candidates.
A web-based voter registration platform that allows election officials to register voters and update their profiles with an easy system.
An open-source platform that allows employers to create and manage a social safety net for their employees, including healthcare and retirement benefits. The startup has raised $8.8 million to date and has 1,000 employers on board.
A company that helps recruiters, called “instaCandidate,” compete with LinkedIn by posting candidates in a more fun and unique way. InstaCandidate has a branch in India, and is looking to expand to the United States.
A platform to help people manage their finances on their phones. The startup has raised $7.2 million to date and has a series A led by Accel.
This startup is building a platform for companies to create and manage their online stores. The company’s software and tools help companies manage and create and update their online store and sell products online.
This is an app that helps users track their own GPS data, rather than relying on an app that has to be updated manually
A hiring app that matches candidates with different companies, allowing them to work remotely
An engineering staffing startup that partners with companies to bring in new talent. After a company does a demo, Minimum runs a search for top candidates using its proprietary algorithm. The company says they’ve so far found candidates at top engineering schools, raised $1.4 million in VC funding, and secured over a dozen jobs.
The company’s product aims to help businesses hire new employees by providing a platform that connects them to the right candidates.
A tool for scheduling remote work sessions. The startup hopes to be a one-stop shop for remote work scheduling, helping companies and remote workers find dates and times that work for everyone.
A mobile app that helps make better coffee. It’s a big problem, which is why the startup has already raised $5 million to date from investors including Andreessen Horowitz.
A company that makes AI-based apps to help companies track their users' whereabouts. The startup launched in June, saying it has clients in the US and UK. The startup has raised $2.5 million to date.
A tool that helps legal firms hire top legal talent, connecting them with candidates in the top law schools.
A platform for finding, interviewing, and screening candidates.
A computer for your car. The startup is in the process of prototyping a car computer that replaces the car’s in-dash screen. It’s compatible with most vehicles and smart home systems already on the road. The startup has raised $1.5 million to date.
A startup that’s building a platform where employers can post jobs and candidates can apply for them, and also manage their profiles and cover letters. It’s currently in its beta version and growing in the SF Bay Area.
A startup that will help you find events for a specific date, location, or time period. It helps you find events for a specific date, location, or time period.
A tool for software developers to help them create a new product or update a product on a new platform.
ChatOMatic is building a chatbot for Slack channels that can automatically write status updates, notes, and reminders for users.
A way to organize the “real-time” data that’s coming out of sensors on your phone. The startup has raised $850,000 to date.
An AI-powered hiring platform that gets inside the hiring process and helps candidates find the best opportunities.
Sends a reminder to a person’s phone to take a pill at a certain time, and also tracks how many pills they take. The startup is planning an update that will include an app that will help people keep track of what they’re supposed to be taking.
A startup that wants to “take the pain out of hiring” by allowing companies to screen candidates without them needing to travel to the company. They’re currently in a private beta with a few clients.
A startup that wants to make it easier to remotely and securely manage and update home and office devices.
A startup that provides software for companies to use when they are hiring and interviewing job candidates
Idea: An ML-driven job candidate ranking platform
Idea: A platform to help recruiters engage with potential candidates on social media The startup wants to give recruiters more time to spend on candidates that matter most
Idea: Software that allows companies to screen candidates in real time A bit like a Facebook Q&A tool
Idea: A tool to help recruiters source candidates and apply for jobs
Idea: The founders of Recruiterbox have started a new company called Proxee, which is a “CRM for recruiters” The app promises to help recruiters source and manage candidates
Idea: A startup that wants to use machine learning to solve the problem of sifting through job applications to find the candidates who are likely to be a good fit for your company
Idea: A company that wants to help businesses refine their hiring process by looking at past candidates. Specifically, they want to help companies discover talent in their town without having to go through the costly process of headhunting.
Idea: The startup is building a tool that automatically writes a person’s will and will updates, letting you track wills from multiple users in the same account. It’s built on top of a free service that lets you write a will once and store it with them. They’re aiming to replace legal representatives with their software, while still giving users the option to use a lawyer.
A startup that makes it easier for companies to change their terms of service. Teams can create and update a company’s terms of service in one place, and use the platform to easily push the updates out to customers.
Idea: An AI-based recruiting tool. The startup wants to handle the entire resume screening process, reviewing resumes and suggesting candidates for a job.
A software platform for helping HR departments with open jobs find the most qualified candidates. They’ve raised $2.2 million.
A tool for helping companies manage their vendor information on their website. The tool creates a standardized list of vendors and allows employees to update it as necessary.
A startup that helps people meet potential dates through curated events
A startup that aims to be the "Tinder for jobs" by connecting people with job openings to potential candidates
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