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A data-driven tool that helps companies build better websites by looking at the user journeys they’re taking across the internet.

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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.

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Merkle is an AI-driven search engine that helps you find the best way to spend your money based on the things you’ve bought in the past. They’re based on a “Netflix for shopping” approach.

125

A platform for the creation of community-driven training videos.

122

A platform for restaurants to offer delivery and delivery drivers to order delivery items.

121

This startup is building an app that lets drivers pay for parking in advance from inside the app.

108

A way to book a ride-share with a friendly driver to your exact location.

104

An online marketplace for the sale of used bikes and other goods. It’s also a user driven marketplace where users can connect with sellers.

104

A startup that lets users anonymously rate their Uber drivers and drivers rate them.

103

A mobile app that pairs with a “machine-learning algorithm” to help drivers find the best routes to their destinations.

102

The 2017 batch was selected based on their work in the field, their potential to drive positive social impact, and their fit with Y Combinator’s mission. The following companies were selected:

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A startup for Uber drivers, offering them tools to make their job easier.

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A startup that trains drivers for rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft.

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A mobile app that helps people find nearby parking as they drive for their carpools, ride-hailing, or public transit.

98

A startup that sends a text with the location of your delivery driver to your phone

98

A startup that hires and trains drivers to deliver groceries and other items within a 20-minute window.

96

A startup that promises to be the next Uber for the taxi industry. Instead of incentivizing drivers by paying them directly, they’ll pay the driver’s customer base.

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 A platform for connecting ridesharing services along with their drivers. The startup is targeting the US market, but has already expanded into Europe.

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A tool for building, hosting, and connecting with data-driven digital products

94

This startup has created an out of office messaging app that lets you send all of your team members an email with a message and a URL to a video recording that you’ve made. The app is all about helping small teams manage their in-person workflow and avoid technology-driven distractions.

94

A startup that wants to give people more control over their data by letting them store it on their own USB drives

93

A company that creates AI-driven widgets for SMS. The startup’s CTO called out the company’s AI as a “turnkey solution” for businesses to send messages from a single point.

93

A tool for managing and communicating with a team’s shared Google Drive and Google Photos.

93

A startup that’s building a platform for small businesses to find and book their delivery drivers for their groceries, for delivery.

93

A product that helps transport companies find and hire drivers, with a focus on the U.S. trucking market. The startup is marketed towards companies that already use a third-party recruitment or “driver matching” service.

91

An IoT startup that uses sensors and algorithms to predict when a vehicle is getting a flat tire, and then alerts the driver.

91

A company that wants to help drivers get inexpensive fuel and drivers’ education through its website and mobile app.

91

A startup making data-driven, machine-learning-driven, and AI-driven messaging tools for SaaS companies. It’s unclear what they will be selling to SaaS companies.

91

A platform for running and publishing community-driven events, such as hackathons and meetups.

91

An insurance-focused startup that collects data from drivers using their Android phones and then uses the data to sell insurance to them. It’s an insurance company that doesn’t actually write the policies.

91

A company building a platform to enable "goodwill-driven" giving by connecting donors to nonprofits

90

Spots on the map that help you find the closest ride to your destination. The startup wants to make it easier for drivers to find the best ride deal by letting them mark where they want to be picked up and dropping off.

90

A system for managing and tracking IT systems for distributed teams, using an event-driven approach.

90

App that helps travelers find and book carpools. The startup is equipped with a whole suite of tools for drivers looking to share the driving costs with others in the car.

90

A B2B startup that helps companies like Uber and Lyft figure out how to best use their driver fleets.

89

A startup that helps to ensure that you’re not being cheated by local taxi drivers. The startup offers a database of pre-vetted taxi drivers, helping to ensure that you’re taken to the right place, and not taken to a dodgy place.

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A company that pairs with local taxi drivers to make group rides more affordable.

88

A “mobile-first” market research app that helps companies make more data-driven decisions.

88

This is a collaboration tool that helps teams collaborate on projects by integrating tasks across email, Slack, Trello, and Google Drive.

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A startup that provides a suite of mobile-first eCommerce tools to help drive business growth. They’re building a platform to help brands create a single, seamless customer experience across all sales channels including online, mobile, social, in-store and in-app.

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A free, open-source and community-driven email client built on the Electron framework.

85

A startup that aims to bring on-demand services like Uber to the B2B travel sector with a new service called Travia that will allow travel managers to hire drivers for their clients on-demand.

85

A system to help people get their driver’s license in 15 minutes

84

A company that offers data-driven marketing automation to B2B companies.

84

An AI-driven platform that comes with a team of data scientists, software engineers, and designers, and which wants to help companies find talent in India.

84

A startup that offers a mobile app that helps people schedule a ride with a licensed driver through the Uber app.

84

A smart parking meter that allows drivers to pay for parking by the hour.

83

A startup that is building an AI-driven customer service platform that automates phone support for tens of thousands of its customers.

83

A VC-backed startup that’s building a car that can be driven by people with limited mobility.

83

A data-driven research and reporting platform for companies to help them do in-depth research. The company is building for both business use and academia, with a focus on the latter.

83

This app is designed to help users learn to drive new vehicles and learn in a way that’s more visual and less boring.

83

A loyalty app driven by a points system. Loyalty points can be earned and redeemed at over 3,000 retailers including Target, Best Buy, and Whole Foods. The startup says they are adding new retailers every week.

83

An AI platform to help retailers generate more revenue by surfacing data and trends to help them drive in-store sales. The startup has a goal of helping retailers spend less time managing and more time connecting with customers.

82

This startup is building a better way to find local services. The company is taking a data-driven approach to finding services for residents in a given city and helping them find what they are looking for.

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A “Social Commerce Platform” that allows brands to tie social media to their sales. The startup wants to help brands take advantage of social media to interact with their customers and drive sales. It’s working with a number of brands including Lululemon, Gatorade, and, most recently, Kia.

82

A startup for rideshare drivers.

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A startup that aims to help realtors automate their sales process, using a digital agent that keeps track of the status of a property and opens real estate listings on the internet. The startup is pitching the service as a way to drive down “the average home sales cycle” from six months to two.

82

A platform that helps cities manage their parking data, allowing cities to make data-driven parking policies.

81

A navigation app for drivers that uses data from real-time feed from traffic cameras to give you turn-by-turn directions.

81

A platform for paying people who do things like plow your driveway and mow your lawn.

81

A startup that wants to get a person into the driver’s seat with a new way to track driving behavior using mobile phones. It’s a bit like the sorts of things that Sonar and others are building.

81

A SaaS-based startup that helps retailers and brands connect with influencers and bloggers to create content that drives social media engagement and sales.

81

A company that wants to make self-driving cars into a commodity product. They want to offer the same experience to driverless cars that people use in cars today.

80

A platform for managing and operating autonomous vehicles without the need for a driver to be on board.

80

A car insurance company that helps drivers who are blind or visually impaired

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A startup that provides a service for people who are looking to buy a new car to go to a dealership and test drive cars and get a feel for what the car is like before they buy it

79

A digital “wallet” for rideshare drivers (that’s UberX, Lyft, etc.) to pay expenses like deductibles, gas and maintenance. The digital wallet eventually will allow drivers to take rides anywhere and pay their expenses without having to have cash on hand.

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Does marketing automation for Indian startups with product-market fit, using a data-driven approach to help them optimize their marketing.

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The company has a fleet of self-driving delivery vans that can deliver anything from groceries to dry cleaning to furniture. The startup has 100 drivers in its first city of Los Angeles and plans to expand to other cities in the US and abroad.

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A gaming platform that connects developers and gamers. It’s a community-driven platform that connects gamers to developers.

79

A parking app that matches drivers with parking spaces based on availability, demand, and proximity to events. In this case, it’s a pop-up that shows up in the app when there’s a space available, whether that be in a lot or garage.

79

The CEO of this startup started out as a professional taxi driver and quickly realized that there was no way for him to know how to maximize his taxi revenue. He set out to solve the problem and came up with a solution. As a result, he says, “I’m making a lot more money than the taxi drivers in Bangkok, and they’re never going to tell me how to make more money.”

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This startup is building an AI-driven platform for finding freelance contractors, similar to Upwork or Freelancer. The startup has raised $4 million and is based in the UK.

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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.”

77

An API-driven platform for companies to send invoices, track customers, and also for small businesses to ship online.

77

This startup is building a service that helps match strangers in cities to rent cars. Drivers can use the startup’s platform to find, secure, and book a car, and then get paid on the spot.

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An AI-driven platform to create a healthy work environment. The app uses machine learning to analyze employee behavior at work and at home, and then gives employees a set of actions they can take to improve their health and productivity.

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A student-driven airline that’s been in operation for less than a month. Its founders are trying to get the airline off the ground by asking students to fund the startup, but now they’re asking for $25,000 to accelerate growth.

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It’s an app that recruits drivers and cooks. The startup is looking to build a rideshare business on the back of its app.

75

An AI-driven (no more than 20 people) enterprise software company that is using “human intelligence” to predict and prevent customer churn.

75

An AI-driven coaching platform helping companies hire the right people for the right job.

75

A startup that helps businesses better understand their data and make data-driven decisions. The startup is building a platform for businesses to aggregate, visualize, and visualize their data.

74

Digital training for self-driving cars, with courses that teach people how to become better drivers.

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A new app that helps drivers find nearby parking spaces, navigate parking garages, and pay for their parking through their phone.

73

A platform that provides data-driven analytics to help guide companies in making the right decisions. They’re currently in early seed, with the founders describing their value as helping companies “make better decisions with less data”.

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A platform for carpooling driven by carpool apps like Lyft.

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The “Uber for Taxi” ridesharing service has a million drivers in India. UberGo gives them a way to turn their cars into cabs.

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An AI that helps people find a good Uber or Lyft driver.

71

A startup that offers data-driven insights into the performance of a restaurant’s kitchen team.

71

A startup that sells an “HDMI board” that sits on top of a television (or other display) and allows you to plug in a USB drive and use it to show content from a computer.

69

This startup wants to turn the monthly headache of renewing your driver’s license into a web-based process.

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A company that makes custom-designed pens that attach to a USB thumb drive. The startup looks to disrupt the $1.3 billion market for replacement pens.

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A company that provides vehicle and driver safety solutions. The startup helps people find insurance for their cars by matching them to their driving habits.

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This startup’s utility is powered by the sharing economy. The app allows people to connect with local drivers and couriers to take care of what can be a labor-intensive activity, like moving a couch to a new apartment or delivering art to a new home.

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A mobile app that allows users to report and receive ride-hailing pickups in real time, and to track the progress of drivers as they carry out both scheduled and unscheduled pickups.

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This startup is building an encrypted, decentralized, and community-driven marketplace for buying and selling drugs.

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A venture-backed, data-driven performance marketing company that helps companies find out what people are talking about, what they’re talking to each other about, and what people are saying about their brands.

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A team of data-driven analysts that helps colleges and universities answer difficult questions about their data.

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A tech company focused on helping startups and entrepreneurs increase retention of new hires through a data-driven approach.

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A platform for on-demand valet parking. The startup provides in-car valet parking services for thousands of drivers in San Francisco.

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A platform that allows drivers to earn money by sharing their knowledge of different cities.

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This startup is building a toolkit that allows users to take screenshots of videos and images and then add annotations to them, allowing the annotated media to drive sales.

63

An online platform for sharing and selling small tools like screwdrivers, wrenches, and other DIY goods. The company’s founders say they want to make it easy for people to find and sell their tools, and the startup is planning to add more categories and tools in the future.

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A startup that lets people book rideshare services, place trips, and get suggestions from the app. It’s already working with over 5,000 drivers.

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A mobility platform that connects businesses with the right tools to make it easier for drivers to earn income by delivering packages and other items. The startup’s co-founder, Alex Boussard, says they’ve already seen interest from a number of major companies and has even managed to raise a few million dollars in funding.

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A member-driven credit union that allows members to invest their money in peer-to-peer lending. The startup raised an $8 million round in April 2019, and plans to roll out to the UK and Germany in 2020, as well as other countries.

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A data-driven B2B platform that helps companies manage their contracts and contracts management.

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A startup that uses artificial intelligence to create a set of data driven, predictive models that can be used to predict possible customer behavior.

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A platform for zero-emission cars, building off the technology that makes electric cars drive themselves.

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Making it easier for people to get licensed and insured to drive in the US. The startup wants to offer a “licensed motorist app” for the US market.

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A startup building an AI-driven virtual assistant that aims to make hiring and firing employees just as easy as firing a drone.

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A startup that helps companies connect with their customers via videos and images in order to drive conversations and engagement.

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A tech company that provides data on the city’s road network, and the people who drive them.

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A data-driven company that makes a program that helps people pay their utility bills every month. The startup is focused on helping customers keep their utility bills at a minimum.

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This Israeli startup is building a self-driving vehicle that, unlike Uber's autonomous cars, is purely electric and doesn’t need a human driver at the wheel. The company is planning to launch a service in Tel Aviv in July.

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The company’s product is the same thing as the company itself — a platform for "instant" test-driven development. They’ve raised $25 million in funding to date.

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A self-driven car service for people who want to be driven around

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A chatbot to help people learn on the fly about deep learning, AI, and AI-driven technology.

58

A software company that builds apps for Slack teams, adding features like the ability to share Google Drive documents, integrate with Giphy for GIF sharing, and add pre-built templates to your channels.

58

A recruiting platform for tech-related positions, which they say is “designed for professionals with a track record of building technology-driven products”.

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A parking app that uses remote parking sensors to find available parking for drivers.

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A tool for managing a company’s fleet of self-driving cars. The startup is building a system for letting a driver take control of a car during a traffic jam, or for when a driver wants to take a longer break.

56

“The last mile” of ride-hailing apps is the last mile to a person’s home. The startup wants to build an app that helps people find a driver to take them home.

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A mobile app that tracks the mileage a person drives on their car, for use in calculating miles per gallon taxes. The startup has signed up more than 300,000 drivers, and has just begun rolling out to more drivers in the UK.

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A utility that allows you to control your home appliances remotely and with an app. The company wants to use the same tech to let you control your car like you do your computer, so you can remotely lock and unlock your car (like BMW’s ConnectedDrive feature) or even get notifications when it’s being driven.

54

A company that sells a service to companies that want to test drive new business ideas.

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Another tool for managing your Google Drive documents with Markdown.

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A Chicago-based startup that wants to make parking a breeze using an app that allows drivers to pay for parking via their phone.

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A data-driven way to price insurance.

52

A music app that lets you share a playlist with other people in real time, rather than sending them a link to a Dropbox or Google Drive copy.

52

A startup that is building a mobile app to help drivers avoid parking tickets. They’re also looking to partner with local governments.

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A platform that helps pay for and schedule a ride with a driver in minutes. The startup has raised $200,000 and has 2 employees.

51

A company that aims to make the process of paying for parking more efficient, by allowing drivers to pay for parking on-the-go.

50

A platform for data-driven advertising

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A shared vehicle rental service where drivers can split the cost of a ride.

49

A specialized car that can be driven while you sleep

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 This is a startup that wants to make it easy for companies to build and monetize apps with Google Drive.

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A platform that makes it easy for companies to test the performance of their marketing campaigns. It’s a data-driven platform that shows the impact of different marketing channels and lets companies easily see how changing the mix of campaigns affects performance.

46

Some people like to own a car, which is usually a pretty big financial investment. Zendrive aims to be the Uber of cars, providing a way for people to get around without having to deal with insurance or renting or buying a car.

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A startup that offers a distributed human-powered AI that can help organizations build AI-driven chatbots.

46

A tool for finding and hiring professional drivers. The idea is to give customers access to a marketplace where they can find drivers and vice versa.

46

A digital point-of-sale system for restaurants that minimizes friction and drives more sales. The platform uses a credit card reader and is simply hooked up to an existing Wi-Fi network.

45

A “street level” mobile app that helps users select a local driver to take them to their destination, and pay for the trip via the app.

45

A data-driven platform for B2B businesses looking to make smarter hiring decisions. The company says they have over 10,000 customers, including YC partner Stripe.

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A camera system that “drives and fixes” things. “Drive and Fix” is a smartphone app that tells you when your car needs a repair, and sends you a video of it being done.

45

The company targets the unlicensed, unregistered, and uninsured driver market in the US.

45

A ridesharing app that will pair people with drivers who have a car that can fit the rider’s luggage. The startup wants to make it easier for people to visit the city on vacation.

45

A way to track every action you take on your phone — from every app, to every game, to every message you send — and turn it into a data-driven game engine that lets you play games without the need for a giant library of content.

43

A “machine-learning” startup that builds self-driving cars that can navigate in most environments and drive itself.

43

Predicts and enables “data-driven innovation”. The company is looking at building a machine learning platform to help their customers find new ways to use analytics to make their businesses more profitable.

42

An AI-driven investing app that uses algorithms to invest across stocks, bonds, and cryptocurrencies.

42

This startup is working to ensure that your home insurance policy covers home repair, and will alert you if you’re not getting the protection you need. They’re already in the process of introducing a data-driven product to the US market.

42

A program for giving tips to Uber drivers. It’s a mobile phone app that facilitates the sharing of tips and information with drivers.

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In mid-2016, the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics launched a data-driven blog, “The BLS Blog”, to provide updates and analysis of the state of the American economy. The blog is written by an editorial team of BLS economists and content managers.

41

A tool that allows people to find out the cheapest way to drive to a particular location.

41

A B2B service for transportation management, which helps clients book transportation, manage supplies, coordinate with drivers, and track data.

41

An AI-powered, data-driven small-business analytics tool that helps businesses with a focus on operations, HR, sales and marketing.

40

A startup that lets you get paid to order and share photos of food, to drive up healthy meal sales

40

NzDrive is a software company that makes it easier for people to get their hands on a car, even if they don’t have a credit score or a down payment

40

A company that helps restaurants, cafes and other foodservice entities track social media and driver reviews, and use those to increase sales.

39

A tool for bringing employees together. The tool allows you to add tasks by dragging and dropping from an online spreadsheet to a shared Google Drive.

39

A startup that lets people ask Uber to have their drivers arrive at all kinds of remote locations, including airports, stadiums, and parks.

39

A platform for booking a ride-share with Uber or Lyft. It is a competitor to UberRush, a company founded by former Uber and Lyft employees that allows ridesharing users to book a ride from a driver without a credit card.

37

A company that helps businesses focus on the customers that matter most to them to drive more revenue.

37

This startup is building a service that helps small businesses build trusted brands that can drive sales and lead to repeat customers.

37

A startup that has built an automated rail system focused on the trucking industry. The rail system is connected to the trucking fleet, allowing drivers to scale back to a more leisurely pace and still maintain a safe route.

37

A video game that teaches how to drive a car. Players control a virtual car and drive around a course, following the rules of the road, and avoiding obstacles such as other cars and pedestrians. The game is meant for the very beginning of novice drivers, teaching them to drive without the risk of crashing.

37

A platform for the sharing economy. The startup’s idea is to “unlock” the sharing economy by making the legal process simple for drivers and allowing them to charge hourly for their services.

37

A company that provides data-driven marketing for small and medium sized businesses.

36

A flash drive that can be taken to a kiosk and used to pay for goods.

36

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

36

A startup that lets companies receive real-time feedback on their customer service. The founders say that customer feedback is the number one driver of company growth.

35

A startup building a carpooling app for busy people who need to drive to work.

35

A platform that automates the process of getting a temporary license for a new driver in a foreign country. It’s a temporary insurance that helps new drivers who sometimes don’t have a valid license.

35

A company that provides Google Drive-like productivity tools to manage work. The company has just launched.

34

A startup that’s working to help companies with their data-driven decision-making. They are building a product that empowers teams to make data-driven decisions and automate the process.

33

A B2B company that allows banks to choose between an AI/ML-driven platform and a human-driven platform for OCR, fraud detection, and other similar tasks.

33

The startup is building a platform that tracks a driver’s career, optimizing the way companies hire and manage their drivers.

33

A software company that provides a mobile platform that helps brands use mobile campaigns to drive customer acquisition.

32

A lightweight, mobile app that allows you to work with the same notes across your phone and desktop, allowing you to sync them all to your Google Drive account.

31

A platform for vendors to test drive their services before selling them to their potential clients.

29

A startup called Ava is the first to offer a solution to the “last mile problem” in ride-sharing. It’s a payment system that allows riders to send money to driver partners via Venmo.

29

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.

29

A London-based startup that wants to sell a service that helps auto-rickshaw drivers get paid for their rides.

29

A web-based app that allows truckers to both hire and manage their drivers remotely. The company is also working on an app for drivers to manage their trucks remotely, and to improve safety in their trucks.

28

A company that lets users create and manage automated tasks in Google Drive.

28

A startup that helps truck drivers manage the products they’re carrying, getting products loaded and unloaded correctly.

28

A data-driven platform that helps brands find new customers on Instagram. Each week, it finds tens of thousands of new customers that are likely to buy based on data such as recent activity and location.

27

An API marketplace for scheduling and booking workers. It’s an API-driven marketplace for arranging for human labor.

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A platform for drivers to find customers via chat. Currently operating in New York City.

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A startup that searches and identifies the best places to drive for any given route.

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A mobile app that connects restaurants with nearby drivers, who can pick up and drop off diners on their way home.

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A ride-sharing service that uses algorithms to match drivers with customers, as an alternative to the taxi companies that dominate the market. The drivers are paid when they’re matched with customers with a ride, and the startup is profitable.

25

A way to find and book your Uber driver faster than ever.

25

A company that helps people pay for car rentals by tracking their driving habits and charging them for how much they drive each week

25

This startup is building a platform to drive down the cost of healthcare professionals.

24

 A smartphone app that allows you to leave a tip for your Uber driver at the end of a ride.

24

Seems like the startup is building a lightweight, stylus-driven browser that looks like Chrome, but is actually built from scratch. The company is looking to make it a more natural way to interact with your phone’s browser, and create a more “personal” experience.

24

A startup that wants to help people get a driver’s license from their phone, which can be used as a form of identification.

24

A data-driven software platform for in-house property management. The company plans to charge customers monthly for the success of their properties, with a goal of building a multi-million dollar business.

23

A company that helps companies like Uber and Lyft to gain access to a large number of drivers for

23

A startup for on-demand drivers that allow them to find customers and get paid quickly.

23

A solution for the “on-demand economy”, giving users the ability to book drivers through their phone. Users can book drivers through the app or through an API.

22

is a startup that uses an AI-driven search engine to find freelance gigs. is currently being built as a per-project app that pays 40% of each job’s total bill.

22

The engineers behind this startup are using a “data-driven” approach to build a better email marketing platform. The company’s CEO says that email marketing is better than ever.

22

A startup that wants to get into the R&D process for drug discovery. The startup wants to make the process more efficient through an AI-driven system that can read and interpret thousands of data points to determine the best possible drug targets.

22

A connected car service that uses data from the car for the driver and the device for the company. It uses the data to create personalized recommendations and “intelligent insights”. It currently has over 3,000 cars on its platform.

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A company that aims to make it easy for you to create your own version of Dropbox or Google Drive.

21

This startup is building an AI-driven, image-matching tool for marketers. At first, it’d be used to build ad campaigns, but it’d eventually be used to improve content creation and moderation.

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A company that sells a system for autonomous vehicles to detect traffic and road hazards. The company is also building a self-driving car platform called Drive.AI

20

A company that helps people store and manage content on Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, OneDrive, and Microsoft OneDrive.

20

A utility token for the global ride-sharing and car-sharing sector. The startup wants to bring a new level of transparency and collaboration to the industry, by creating a platform for drivers and riders to manage all their accounts on one platform.

20

A company that helps banks protect their data and helps them maximize their data-driven insights, technology and services.

20

A startup that wants to create an Uber for the enterprise, connecting businesses with drivers who want to make extra income on their own time.

20

This app allows you to rent a car from other drivers in your area, without having to do business with traditional car rental companies. The app operates on a peer-to-peer business model.

19

An AI-driven tool for helping banks detect fraud and other financial crimes, and for the public sector to visualize and understand their finances and data.

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A technology that allows companies to drive better pricing for their customers, and thus increase their revenue.

19

A startup that allows people to request a ride with a driver, and then pay for it with a single tap of their phone.

19

A platform for recruiting drivers. The startup claims to have reduced turnover and increased productivity by 30 percent.

18

A platform connecting customers with the best service providers through an AI-driven chatbot.

18

A company that connects riders with drivers for ridesharing and carpools.

17

Becoming a New York City taxi driver is a good way to make good money, but only if you have a clean record. The startup, which has a number of New York City employees, wants to make the process of getting a taxi license more efficient, and safer. They’ve gotten a lot of traction in New York City, and have promised a monthly income of $1,000.

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The startup behind a new parking app that uses a “floating fee” to charge drivers for the time they spend looking for parking.

17

A B2B platform that lets companies measure and optimize their sales pipeline, with plans to integrate with other tools like Slack, Google Drive, etc.

17

A platform for data-driven marketing, with features that help consumers find the best deals.

17

A startup that’s taking a data-driven approach to building a model of who people are and what they like. They say that if you know who you are, you’ll be able to reach more people.

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A help desk and service management tool for users of the internet of things. The startup is building its service management tool on top of Xively, the IoT standards and toolset that drives a variety of connected products.

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 A startup aiming to compete with Uber drivers by letting the public order rides the same way they order food.

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We’re used to hearing about billion dollar startups, but none are aiming to create a unique operating system to process data like this one. A startup that wants to entirely re-invent industry standards and create a new “standard” for data-driven industries like the medical industry.

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A way to drive down the cost of hiring legal help for small businesses.

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An AI that helps drive the decision-making process of buying and selling real estate.

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A startup that allows users to “apply to be on a team of people who solve enterprise problems and drive innovation and product development.”

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A startup founded by former Uber employees to help Uber drivers connect with riders through a network of private messaging

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A web app that allows you to pay a delivery person with a credit card or a mobile app that lets you tap a picture of a receipt and pay the driver directly.

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A startup that helps buildings track energy usage and use data to drive a more energy efficient building.

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Founded by a former product manager at Google, OnSwipe is building a platform that helps major brands and retailers drive sales. OnSwipe is working with a number of major brands, including Neiman Marcus, Neiman Marcus, and Target, as well as a number of retailers, including Build-A-Bear, Lowe’s, and Home Depot.

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The founders of this toolset are building an app that lets drivers find gas stations in their area.

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A social network for drivers. It’s meant to help drivers find new and interesting drivers to carpool with.

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The startup is building an AI-driven customer service product for online retailers.

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A healthcare startup that helps doctors make better decisions on patient diagnoses and treatments. The startup is a data-driven company that uses machine learning to help doctors make better decisions.

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This is a SMS service that’s used to hire on-demand delivery drivers. The startup is working to make payments and routing as seamless as possible.

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The startup is building a data-driven platform to help companies measure their marketing effectiveness and ROI. They say they’ve already built a $200,000 product — but they’re looking for $75,000 to build out the data science.

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A platform for organizing and tracking group rides. The company is also working on its own app, but it’s working on turning volunteers into drivers to spur growth.

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A SaaS company that helps clothing designers with their marketing and sales process, unlike current fashion marketplaces which typically drive high traffic to designers' e-commerce websites.

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A visual dashboard for Uber's drivers, letting them see how many hours they've driven, what they've driven, and what they were paid.

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 The startup aims to disrupt the Ubers and Lyfts of the world by creating an app that allows rideshare drivers to make money by making their own deliveries.

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This startup wants to help restaurants with their delivery needs by creating a system that uses an app to manage and organize delivery drivers.

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A company that helps drive the “internet of things” by creating a platform that allows devices to connect over the internet.

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A company that takes on the role of the “Google of the trucking industry,” iCars is building an app that will allow truck drivers to make payments, track their expenses, and connect with others like them.

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This is a carpooling service for drivers looking to save money on gas and time. It’s also a way for drivers to find fares for ride-share services like Uber and Lyft, as long as they’re willing to take a longer drive.

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Idea: A customizable, machine learning-driven planning engine for autonomous vehicles

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A cloud-based service that helps companies build internal apps and websites. The startup wants to be the go-to company for all those internal apps that drive employee productivity, like scheduling and reporting, and simplify the process of building and managing internal apps.

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A startup that sells a tool for people to learn how to drive (for example, they can get lessons on how to parallel park)

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A startup that sells a tool to help someone prepare for the Spanish or French exam required to get a driver’s license

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A startup that provides a service where people can hire someone to help them get their driver’s license (maybe they’re from out of state and don’t have one, or maybe they’ve had problems with bad driving and need help getting

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Idea: This is a mobile app that makes it easy to get a ride using your smartphone Riders can also use the app to manage their ride, directly with the driver, without speaking to a dispatcher It’s currently available in the Bay Area, with free rides during the trial period

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Idea: A tool that helps you develop “driverless” presentations for business

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Idea: Data-driven process to help people use all of their vacation time

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Idea: Data-driven software for prosecutors and public defenders that aims to reduce incarceration and recidivism

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Idea: An ML-driven job candidate ranking platform

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Idea: A “data-driven” solution to help e-commerce companies sell more goods online The startup wants to help them make more informed decisions about what products to sell

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Idea: A programmatic way to hire people on-demand, with data-driven validity checks

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Idea: An AI-driven tool for filtering resumes for tech and engineering jobs

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Idea: A company that connects car mechanics and drivers to make repairs easier

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Idea: This startup is making a wearable device to help train new drivers The device plugs into a car’s OBD-II port and tracks various metrics like steering speed and braking force

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Idea: A company that will clean up your old hard drives

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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 market for people who want to rent their vehicles to others for a few hours or the day The company has grown to 15,000 drivers in the Boston area They’re aiming to be a trusted marketplace that makes it easier to rent cars, and more profitable for their drivers

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Idea: A mobile app that will help truck drivers save money on gas, with a companion physical device that trucks can plug into and get gas price recommendations

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Idea: A startup that wants to bring data-driven insights to the human resources world.

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Idea: An AI-powered marketing platform for small companies. The startup plans to launch a tool that can help companies like physical therapists and yoga teachers market themselves to nearby customers who are looking for similar services. The startup claims that their AI-driven marketing campaigns have a double or triple digit ROI.

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Idea: Building a platform for the logistics industry to manage their fleets and drivers.

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Idea: A data-driven chatbot for hiring and managing remote workers and contractors. It’s built for managing teams of freelancers.

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Idea: A SaaS business that wants to help companies create and publish data-driven web content. The startup wants to make it easier and more efficient for companies to publish content on the web.

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Idea: A startup that collects different data sources and makes them intelligible, allowing people to make data-driven decisions.

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Idea: A startup building a data-driven tool for portfolio management for investors. The software mines a portfolio for things like tax losses and areas for growth in order to help investors make better decisions with their investments.

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Idea: A data-driven advisory service for venture capitalists

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A startup that provides affordable vehicle insurance to people under 25. The startup wants to become the go-to resource for young drivers and disrupt the current auto insurance industry which targets only the high-risk demographic.

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A community-driven platform for sharing product usage data.

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A startup that helps people find services for hiring ride-sharing drivers

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