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A “self-learning” bot that changes the color of the background of your Facebook profile pic based on your mood.

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A startup that uses AI to create images of everything from mountains to people's faces

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A startup that says it helps marketers target their Facebook ads by machine learning. The startup’s CEO says everyone is already familiar with the concept of machine learning, but the way it’s implemented in Facebook ads is confusing and not very effective.

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A startup that offers a service that allows users to have a face-to-face conversation with a psychologist for $25

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A social network built for black professionals. It’s a version of Facebook for black professionals that’s designed for different demographics, with features like a photo gallery and a newsfeed that’s tuned for black users.

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This startup is building a tool that allows you to create your own “mini social network” across apps, like Facebook for your phone.

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This startup is building an AI that can automate the process of composing music (in the vein of the “brain-computer” interface).

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A “Facebook for your finances”, enabling people to see where their money is going and how it’s being spent.

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A startup that allows users to search through their Facebook friends’ photos to see if they’re using their real name.

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A platform to help sales people connect with business partners in real-time. The startup helps sales reps and business partners connect using Facebook Messenger.

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A platform that allows users to share their thoughts, photos, and videos with each other. The idea is that this platform will help users share their experiences with each other in a more sharing-oriented way than Facebook.

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The company provides a single, unified interface for customers to access their data and resources, plus a suite of APIs that allow third-party developers to integrate their services into

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A software developer that helps users build apps using a drag-and-drop interface.

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A Facebook app that compiles all your Facebook activity into one place.

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A chatbot that gives real-time insight into what users are doing on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and helps them avoid the most toxic content.

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A startup that provides marketing services for small businesses, with a focus on Facebook advertising.

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A SaaS platform for companies to manage their social media accounts across Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

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A company that allows people to streamline financial transactions by providing a simple interface to pay bills.

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A tool for creating custom front-end web applications with a drag-and-drop interface

97

A company that helps recruiters find candidates by tracking their activity on platforms like LinkedIn and Facebook.

96

A platform for ad-tech startups to compete with Google and Facebook

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A startup that builds software for Facebook Ads that helps marketers understand how their ads work and how they perform.

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A startup that allows users to create and control their own online profiles, with the ability to customize their LinkedIn and email using a drag-and-drop interface.

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A startup that helps brands manage their social media accounts, including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

93

A cryptocurrency exchange that focuses on private investors. It uses a system of “certified wallets” with a touchscreen interface to allow investors to manage their holdings.

93

A visual interface for online shopping that helps users filter products by color, price, and brand.

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A software company that provides an interface between manufacturers and distributors, helping them consolidate their sales and order fulfillment processes.

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 This app helps you manage your Twitter presence by allowing you to post Tweets in bulk with an interface that helps you organize and schedule your posts.

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A platform that allows users to create and manage event pages on Facebook and Instagram.

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Founders: Austin, Elsie. They are building a platform for Facebook data scientists to easily access data in the form of lakes, rivers, and mountain ranges, and make data-based decisions to improve their products.

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The Startup Genome is a biannual report on the state of entrepreneurship. It is produced by a team of researchers from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. The report is based on interviews with founders about their businesses, the challenges they face, and their plans for the future. The report is intended to give entrepreneurs, investors, and other stakeholders a comprehensive overview of the startup ecosystem in a particular country, and to help predict trends between countries.

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A startup that lets you take a selfie and choose where you want it to appear – like Facebook’s ‘Camera Effects’ – in an Instagram-like interface that’s meant to show you how you look, not what you look like. The company has raised $2 million in seed funding.

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Slack is a chat system for teams that uses a chatbot-like interface. The startup’s bot is called “Dalai,” whose goal is to make the process of building a Slack team a smooth experience.

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A Chrome extension that makes it easier for brands to create Facebook Live videos.

90

A text message-based calendar that lets you schedule events and reminders, with a calendar interface. The app is available for iOS and Android

90

A tool to help people navigate the world of legal marijuana through a simple, easy to use interface.

90

The startup’s goal is to help scuba divers understand the visibility of their masks, how to optimize their gear, and get the best fit for their face and face shape.

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This is a solution to help small businesses manage their tax and financial obligations. Their platform is built on Slack, helping you bill, collect, and send payments to your customers, which can be done through a simple, intuitive interface.

89

This digital platform is for booking conferences, events, and meetings between companies. It aims to be a “Facebook for meetups” and has already raised $1 million.

89

This startup is building a tool to allow individuals to take back their personal data from Facebook.

88

Building a chat interface that relays data over a secure encrypted channel, so that people can chat and share files securely, and also build a platform for developers to build their own encrypted messaging apps.

88

A platform that allows interns to book their own Facebook Ads, so they’re not limited to the ones their company sets up.

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The startup’s goal is to help users achieve a more “authentic” online presence. They’re building software that allows users to design their own avatars, choosing from a variety of “personas”, which can be used on other platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, or other social networks.

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This startup is building tools to enable communication between teams and individuals across companies, using a unified interface.

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A Facebook-like app that lets anyone build and sell a mobile website. It’s a way for people who don’t build websites to earn money rather than create their own, and has a profitable model.

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An online marketplace for digital goods and services, built on the premise that a closed loop market can be established within an existing open market (e.g. Facebook)

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A Facebook-like chat app for gamers

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The platform is building a toolkit for designers to build custom user interfaces for their mobile apps.

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A startup that wants to make hotels a little more like Facebook, where you can see what friends are staying at the same hotel.

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A startup building a Facebook-style social network for the fashion industry

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A tool that allows you to create and manage your own variety of financial instruments. Think of it as a Pinterest and Facebook for financial funds, with a focus on helping people raise money from friends and family.

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A startup that wants to let you take a selfie of yourself, and send it to a friend who’s also taking a selfie, and then you two can see each other’s faces in real time.

83

A startup that allows travelers to easily access and compare the prices of flights from all major airlines in a single interface.

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A startup that allows people to share their real-time location with their friends in a way that’s more private than sharing your location on Facebook.

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A tool to help companies with marketing on Instagram and Facebook

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A company building an app to help companies manage the design process and the production of their marketing materials. It’s using the product to help customers with their design process, like deciding which typeface to use or what color palette to use, and providing it to them as a product.

82

Cone.io is a SaaS platform that allows companies to build their own social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.

82

Notify is a data entry platform used by companies like Facebook, Slack, and Etsy. The startup is building an email-based alternative, so companies don’t have to rely on their help desk.

82

A new product that adds a watermark to videos, which helps users monetize videos on platforms like YouTube and Facebook.

82

A company that wants to build a tool for automating retargeting campaigns on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

81

A startup that provides a service where people can hire someone to help them with their social media presence (ie post on facebook, tweet, etc)

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A Facebook Messenger bot that helps you order takeout or delivery without having to call a restaurant.

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A startup that bills itself as a “Facebook for travel”, it allows users to share travel plans with family and friends

80

A tool to help get the word out about an activist group’s actions, like a call to action or a march. The startup’s slogan is: “There’s more to activism than Facebook.”

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A startup that lets you use your smartphone’s camera to take a selfie with your face sitting in the middle of a cloud.

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"We are building a new kind of Facebook for professionals. We have a modern messaging app for professionals and a modern way for professionals to manage and share their professional content.”

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A startup that makes a product called “The Wig”, a wearable device that can tell you if you have a fever or not by reading your face

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A company that claims to have created a system to automate the process of order fulfillment on web stores. The idea is to get a handle on a tangle of order-tracking tools and automate them into a single interface.

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A toolkit for programmatic buying of ads on Facebook. The startup is pitching the tool to agencies and advertisers as a way for them to automate Facebook ad buying.

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A startup that lets you send money to your friends at scale, through a simple mobile interface. The startup wants to use data from users to build a better product, and it’s currently only available for iOS.

79

The company’s first product is a way to manage your social media posts across multiple platforms like Facebook Twitter and LinkedIn.

79

A startup that makes it possible for anyone to use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as a customer service call center without having to re-enter their information. The company has already secured funding from Y Combinator, AngelList, and Techstars.

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A digital payments app for merchants in India. It aims to connect merchants with their customers via a mobile-first and friction-free interface.

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A digital advertising company that helps companies sell directly on Facebook

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A SaaS platform for marketers and businesses to create their own digital ads for Facebook. The startup is in a third round of investment and will launch in the first half of 2020.

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This startup, which was founded in 2013, is building a tool for marketers to schedule Facebook ad campaigns.

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A tool that helps sell your own product or service on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

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An AI-powered chatbot that will guide buyers through the home buying process, with an interface that is designed to make the experience very similar to that of a real agent. The startup believes that this will lead to a significant increase in home sales.

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A company building a social media service that brings the power of a highly engaged Facebook group to a brand’s Facebook page.

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A business that will help people make the most out of their kitchen’s free-form surfaces, like cutting boards and cutting boards with built-in shelves.

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A company that will help people market their business on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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A software company for building apps with Facebook Messenger. The startup has built apps for the likes of Unilever and Airbnb. It’s a platform for chat bots, and allows companies to build chat bots in minutes.

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A startup that aims to help people who travel by air and face long delays. It’s a platform for travelers to stay connected and informed during delays.

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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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In mid-July, the startup said it has already raised $1.5 million from investors including Sequoia Capital and Union Square Ventures. It’s working on a similar product to Facebook’s Onavo.

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This company wants to make it easier to sell people's old cars for them. The startup uses a site to sync with a person's social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and then finds their car on VIN-based sites like CarGurus and AutoTrader.com. Then, they'll take a significant cut of the sale price to buy back a car.

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A Facebook Messenger bot to order groceries from local stores and deliver them to your home. The company launched in 2017 as a way to increase delivery speeds, with the goal being to make deliveries within 30 minutes of the order being placed.

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A company that uses AI to help make low-cost, high-quality face-to-face video calls.

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A new way to interact with your friends on Facebook. It’s a messaging app that lets you play games and compete against your friends.

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A platform that gives you the ability to broadcast live video from your phone. The startup wants to bring a “Facebook Live” like experience to mobile devices, but with better quality.

74

Amazon Alexa has invaded every household in the US. The company wants to make the device even more useful, by adding a voice-controlled interface for apps.

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The startup, called Picaboo, speaks to you via your webcam to make it easier to get the perfect selfie by applying a filter to your face.

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A startup that integrates with Slack to create a team chat and calendar like interface that helps people stay on track with their goals.

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A startup that allows small businesses to build a branded CRM in minutes by connecting to Facebook. The app is currently in beta.

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A startup that helps people stay motivated to stay off social media (like Facebook) for healthier lives. The startup has worked with over 1,000 customers, with over 1,500 employees using their product.

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 A messaging app for API providers that lets developers create a messaging interface for their apps without having to write a full chat bot.

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A platform for creating and publishing video content with multiple channels. The startup, which was founded in August, is building on the video-sharing platform LIV. It lets users create and publish video content via a combination of Instagram and Facebook.

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A company that aims to help businesses get more attention from the people they want to hire, by finding them on the job sites Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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A subscription-based social media platform that integrates with Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to share posts and access content.

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Quickly rolls out new features and apps across all Facebook properties, including Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp.

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This app, pitched as a “social marketing platform”, lets people create and organize their own Facebook pages.

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A way for people to send each other money, for a fee. You can transfer $50 of money to someone without them having to come to a bank. There’s a mobile app that allows people to receive and send money, and an online interface for people to see all their transactions.

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A tool that allows companies to engage with customers via Facebook Messenger and SMS. The company has built out a few integrations with vendors like PayPal, Uber, and Shyp.

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A startup that helps people find the best deals on flights. Inspired by Tinder’s “swipe left” interface, buyer’s hunt for the best fares and sellers compete to get the most attention.

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A startup that sells a subscription service that sends someone to clean your house once a month. The startup is advertising the service on Facebook, reaching a lot of potential customers that have seen its ads and are interested in it.

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The startup wants to democratize the hiring process for college graduates, using Facebook to find job candidates.

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A tool that helps people manage their investments and savings, using an app and online interface.

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The company, founded by two former Facebook engineers, is building a way to take existing and upcoming blockchains and enable them to be built and used easily across different platforms.

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Taking a modern approach to the marketing automation software that companies use to manage their Facebook posts.

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Making customer data more actionable through simple, tangible interfaces.

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A tool that provides an interface to connect to third-party data sources, like credit cards, loyalty programs, and other apps, to produce a complete customer profile.

68

A “Facebook for Real Estate” that combines a platform for real estate agents and sellers to find buyers and sellers with a native advertising platform (similar to Rent.com) that lets companies manage their presence on the site.

68

A cross-platform desktop application that allows users to log into their apps without their credentials and automatically logs them into their bank accounts. The startup is building the company off of Yodlee’s data and wants to build it further into apps like Facebook, Spotify, and others.

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Causes that want to communicate with people on Facebook and other social media platforms can now do so through a Facebook-style private messaging platform that will allow users to send and receive messages through a growing list of apps and services. The company says the community is growing rapidly and has over 200,000 members.

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A platform that connects employees to employers and allows them to connect directly through a chat interface.

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A company that wants to help people pay their taxes. It wants to use Facebook as a portal to pay your taxes and automate the process.

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A search engine that surfaces open source code.

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This startup is working on a way to help users create a chat bot in minutes through a simple, drag-and-drop interface.

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A visual interface for the management of insurance policies.

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"We are a group of experienced marketers and developers who believe in building companies that are powered by users and not investors. We want to move from a world of transactional businesses to ones that are built on relationships. Our mission is to build a platform that allows people to create and share their own content in the same way that they share links or photos on Facebook."

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The startup does everything from selling pallet racks to making sure your Facebook is not blocked.

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A startup that lets users select a theme for their home. It’s a web-based app that lets users customize their home’s look and layout via a user-controlled interface.

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A company that wants to dig up on-demand and unpaid digital labor on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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A SaaS platform that allows users to manage their billing and invoices in a single interface.

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A startup that provides remote workers with the tools to efficiently monitor, report, and communicate their team’s progress, with the goal of giving managers the ability to manage teams, with less need for face time. The company has raised $1.2 million in funding, and has customers in the UK, Canada, and Australia.

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A platform for identifying “problems” with your photos. The company has built an algorithm that identifies things like “your face looks too small” or “your background looks weird in this photo”.

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A customer support platform for social networks, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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The social network for stylists offering them a place to collaborate, share ideas, and build relationships. It’s a network for stylists, but it’s not like a LinkedIn. It’s more like a Facebook for stylists.

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A startup that aims to make it easier for newsrooms, news publishers, and TV channels to collaborate on sharing content and distribute video. They focus on sharing video content, and do so in a way that Twitter and Facebook can’t.

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In the US, 90% of people’s social media profiles use photos, but only 50% of those photos are actually being used for social purposes. A company that wants to solve the problem, BuildFace is a tool that uses facial recognition to curate a digital photo-portfolio, using contextual photos to augment a person’s personal brand.

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A Slack/Facebook hybrid app that helps you figure out where your friends live.

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A startup that wants to build an AI-powered chatbot that allows your Facebook friends to talk to your bot for all the things.

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A company that aims to help marketers adjust their Facebook ads in real time based on the user’s interests. The startup is working with various marketing teams all over the world to build out a proprietary algorithm.

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A startup that helps companies build mobile bots, or programs that interface with chat apps like Slack.

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App startup that plans to use a bot to send messages to people through their Facebook account.

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A startup that helps companies control their own brand and messaging through a single interface

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A new startup from Google Ventures, this is their answer to the question, “How can we build a more customer-centric experience for the customer”. They want to be the company that builds out the digital interface for the customer, and bring it to billions of customers.

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A company that helps build technology for banks to provide online banking through telepresence. A few months ago, it was reported that Facebook was looking to invest in VR company Magic Leap to help make this possible.

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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.

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A smart phone app that makes it easier to find the cheapest airfare for travel on Facebook. The startup has already seen success with the app, and says they’ve seen a 150% increase in the number of people in India who use it on a daily basis.

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A way to merge your Facebook and LinkedIn friends. The startup is currently in a private beta.

57

This startup is working on a way to make it easier for people to run their own mobile apps, by allowing them to build them using a drag-and-drop interface.

57

A tool with a very simple interface that can help designers create landing pages, sales pages, or purchase pages. The company says they’ve already seen 40,000 clicks on their landing pages.

57

An OS that uses Windows-style metaphors and a desktop-style interface to make it work like OSX, but with Windows-style applications.

57

This startup is building out a news aggregation platform for journalists and bloggers to gather content from sources like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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A video chat service based on Facebook’s Messenger platform.

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A live broadcast company for athletes and sports teams. The founders say they want to focus on live streams because of the way they’ve grown in the past few years. Their product is currently a free service, but the founders say they plan to add a paid service to compete with Facebook’s suite of sports and entertainment streams.

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A tool to help people create easily sharable images, using a simple drag-and-drop interface. Because of the way the attention economy works, every one of your images is worth more to someone else than to you.

56

A tool to help teams collaborate and create visual prototypes using a simple drag-and-drop interface.

55

This startup is building a tool that anyone can use to build a mobile app without coding. The tool is a drag-and-drop user interface that allows you to create a mobile app from scratch.

55

A platform that lets you manage your Facebook and Twitter accounts from a single app.

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A “Twitter for books” that surfaces conversations happening around those books.

55

A Chinese startup that’s building a global marketplace for movies. The startup wants to make it easier for people to buy and sell movies, with an interface that will integrate with sites like Vimeo and YouTube.

55

A free app for connecting with your friends outside of Facebook. It’s a platform where people can create digital walls and a platform to share photos and videos. They have a team of 30 people and have raised $3.5M funding.

54

A web app that brings a person’s social media accounts together into a single interface, for use with Slack or email.

54

A tool built for building mobile apps and websites that integrates with the Wordpress dashboard, allowing users to build content and manage the site from within the Wordpress interface.

54

An API platform for digital publishers to connect their content to Google, Facebook and Apple News.

53

A software platform that allows businesses to create sales pipelines with a simple drag-and-drop interface.

53

A company that helps people book appointments and make travel plans through a single interface, with an iOS app, a native app for Android, and a web-based app.

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A software company that simplifies the process of creating digital marketing campaigns for small businesses by using a drag and drop interface and AI.

52

The company wants to make negotiating harder than it already is by providing a simple, searchable interface for employees to search the market for best deals on everything from Amazon Prime subscriptions to a new suit.

52

The startup wants to create a one-stop-shop for all of your Facebook ads needs. The startup is currently only available to marketing executives.

52

Startup that’s building a platform for creating tools for publishers to manage their brands and products. It’s like a platform for brands to set up their own Facebook pages, but for e-commerce.

52

A chatbot that can answer questions about social security benefits. The startup is building a chatbot that is programmed to answer questions about social security benefits, creating a conversational interface between government and citizens.

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 Shave America is an app that helps adults find the right quality blade for their face.

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A tool that aims to help create a beautiful, custom, and interactive Facebook News Feed.

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A company that provides a way for customers to buy and sell vehicles on Facebook Messenger

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A platform for advertisers to bid on videos on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

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A company that promises to make travel booking and finding flights as easy as posting a free, ad-supported message on Facebook. The startup has raised $40 million in funding.

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A startup that helps small businesses create a social media presence, with a focus on Facebook and Twitter

49

A vertical website that allows people to write about their experiences with different products and services. It was built by the founders of HackerYou, a startup that helped people connect with each other and build software in the same way Facebook and other social networks did.

49

A startup that wants to bring Facebook Messenger-style voice calling to the desktop.

49

Activell is a browser-based service that helps companies track and report their social media efforts. The startup says it can manage Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram campaigns across the globe.

49

With this startup, you can get a custom, one-of-a-kind shirt, crewneck sweater, or a onesie with your favorite movie character’s face on it. They want to build a brand for fans of a particular movie or TV show to wear with pride.

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A mobile application that uses a custom demo version of Facebook’s Graph API to allow users to create and share an interactive digital business card that includes information about their company, including their team.

48

A startup that helps users organize their pictures and videos through a mobile app. The startup has partnered with Facebook, Instagram, and Dropbox.

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A digital library for art and music that’s built using blockchain technology. It’s a decentralized system, built on top of the Ethereum network, that tracks and stores art pieces, but also allows for them to be accessed via a web interface.

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A startup that helps Facebook pages and Instagram profiles monetize with advertising.

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A smart lock that unlocks with your voice, hands, and face.

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A startup that offers the ability to schedule meetings with anyone through Facebook Messenger. Social Calendar is an iOS app that aims to make scheduling meetings easier, with features like a calendar widget and a back-and-forth messaging system to make scheduling a breeze.

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A new startup that aims to bring the popular online chats of Twitch, Facebook, Reddit, and Twitter together into a single video-based chat platform. They’ve built a Chrome extension that lets you embed Twitch, Reddit, or Twitter into a video chat.

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A mobile app that creates “personalized news, alerts and recommendations for every user” — a sort of personalized news, or “Facebook for you”.

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 A cloud-based review platform for dating apps, with a funding round that was reportedly led by Facebook

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The startup is working to create an interface for the entire world’s supply chains, creating a single, centralized map that can be used to track and manage everything from production to delivery.

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A startup that helps fundraising professionals send real-time messages to donors using Facebook Messenger.

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An API for the U.K.’s government’s Open Data platform, which is released under a Creative Commons license. It allows users to interface with the data in a variety of ways, including filtering by utility.

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A way for mobile users to get notifications from different sources, including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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The startup is looking to create a platform that allows for the sale of virtual brands, like Google or Facebook, and collect a portion of that from advertisers.

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A dashboard for tracking Facebook ads to see what works, and what’s not working.

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A Facebook-style messaging platform for sharing photos, videos, and live streams. The startup is only looking at the US for now, as they want to avoid the potential regulatory and legal issues in other markets.

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An AI-enabled accounting platform for the travel and hospitality industries. This startup is taking a hybrid approach, using AI to make the process more efficient, and also manually coding the interface so it’s more intuitive.

40

A tool that lets someone create a Facebook Ad with a group of friends in it for a specific cause or purpose.

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A company that allows you to buy and sell goods on eBay directly from within a mobile app. Founded by former Facebook exec Justin Kan, Hangers was started in 2014 and has raised $5.5 million. and has over 30,000 users.

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The company aims to build a digital platform for self-driving vehicles that will allow users to manage their vehicles through a mobile app using a dashboard-like interface.

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A decentralized marketplace for web pages, where people can buy and sell ads. The startup offers buying and selling ads for web pages the same way that people sell and buy ads on Facebook.

39

A tool for selling digital products with a drag-and-drop interface, focused on ebooks and video games.

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A company that uses social media to track the performance of restaurants and other eateries. It’s created a system that automatically posts photos of food and service to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

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A company that combines the reach of Facebook, the functionality of Slack, and the simplicity of email. The startup is aiming at small businesses and enterprises that want a way to collaborate across teams to stay connected without spending a lot of time in the office. The company is currently in private beta.

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A tool that helps marketers and their clients create and amplify their Facebook Ads. It’s like a Proof of Concept with a free version.

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A new version of the popular private messaging app for Android, to be released in early 2018. It will have new features and a re-designed interface, and will allow people to purchase and download stickers and other content from the company’s partners.

38

This startup is building a way to build business plans with a visual interface.

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A platform to help businesses communicate with their customers through a visual interface

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A startup from the founder of Tumbr, which helps companies to engage with customers on Facebook.

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A tool that will take a photo of your face in the palm of your hand and then generate a 3D print of your face.

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A tool to help Facebook users delete their Facebook account from one place.

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A new app that aggregates everything from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube to allow you to find a specific song or video, plus the biggest trending songs and videos.

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Want to find out how your friends are doing Lookalike is a tool that can tell you how many shares someone has on Facebook, how many times they’ve posted, and the likelihood that they’ll post again.

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A startup that helps journalists publish content without going through Facebook’s “disengagement” process

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A startup that will help salespeople pitch more effectively using a “Playbook”-like interface with a combination of slides, infographics, and video.

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A social media management tool that helps companies optimize their Facebook page.

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A tool that helps companies and organizations get their customer interactions and payments into a single interface. The startup wants to make it easier for companies to get paid for their customers’ transactions.

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A platform for curating and distributing mobile games. The startup is focused on games that are designed for touchscreens, though they reference other platforms, such as Facebook’s Messenger and Apple’s iMessage.

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a free front-end application for Gmail that allows users to download and share their email directly to other messaging apps. The company’s aim is to provide a simpler, more intuitive interface for users to manage their email.

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A small software startup looking to get people to watch and share videos on Facebook and Twitter as a way to build awareness for their product.

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A platform that allows users to make their own websites and then connect them to Facebook and other social networks.

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Crowdtap lets you send and receive money through Facebook Messenger.

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A platform that allows users to build their own websites with an easy to use drag and drop interface. The site automates things like social sharing and other links.

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A restaurant that allows customers to order food on their phones. The app is meant to be a more human interface to the kitchen and to reduce wait times at the restaurant.

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A platform providing an interface for companies to manage and monitor their products, along with building a marketplace for reselling and supporting them. They’ve raised $2.3 million.

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 The company with the combined vision of Google, Facebook, and Uber: A new kind of messaging platform that allows you to send and receive a message with a set of actions. An example: You can send a message to a friend and then order them a pizza, with the message automatically being routed through the app and then to the pizza chain.

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This is a platform for building apps that can interface with your fitness tracker.

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In January, the team at this startup launched a video-editing application that looks to improve the quality of videos with a focus on face detection and video stabilization. The startup claims to have gained 1,000 users since its launch.

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A web-based platform for organizing your life, sharing with friends and family, and managing your daily activities. Notable for its “paperless” interface, which lets you create to-do lists and share them with others.

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A tool to help people run their own ad campaigns on Facebook for a small fee

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A startup that’s looking to put a face on the concept of “social impact” in a way that’s familiar to most people.

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A startup that wants to make a way for brands to quickly and cheaply build an Instagram-like social media account directly on Facebook. Great for influencers who don’t want to deal with complicated Instagram accounts.

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A company that helps small businesses get off the ground, with a library of tools that help companies with marketing, accounting, and sales. Company founders started it after seeing that many small businesses are launching on Facebook and taking on extra expenses to grow.

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An iPhone app that helps users minimize personal data collection on Facebook.

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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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A startup that helps companies manage retail contracts in a simple, easy-to-use interface. The startup says it’s already working with over 300 clients.

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Wix wants to be the “Facebook for small business owners”, connecting small businesses with a network of experts and allowing them to build their own custom pages and use Facebook’s advertising platform.

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A productivity tool that helps you organize the ever-growing amount of content you create. The startup builds a “knowledge base” of all your content in an easy-to-use interface.

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Subscribing to offers you can share on your Facebook feed, and then a “curated” feed of other people’s stuff you might like.

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This startup is building a way to protect the public from fake news, by offering a service that will check and verify which news stories you see on Facebook.

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A way to organize Facebook groups, particularly those that take after the real-world meetup and community model

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A free social network for the LGBT community. It’s a social network for LGBT people, like Facebook, but without the “friends” — it’s more of a “community” for LGBT people.

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A startup that lets people buy tickets to events with a text or a web interface.

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A "social media platform for people who already have social media accounts", with the goal of helping people create better profiles on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. In 2015, the startup raised a seed round from YC.

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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.

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A company that helps companies sell ads on other sites, like Facebook, Google AdSense, Fiverr, and Instagram.

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A product that helps people remember names and faces

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A startup that’s building a platform to let people easily build websites and web apps, using a drag and drop interface.

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A platform that brings together a variety of different service providers, like lawyers, CPAs, and consultants, to provide a single interface for a company, improving their efficiencies.

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A tool for creating ads for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. It allows you to create an ad from scratch and customize it.

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This startup is developing an Android SDK for building applications that can quickly enhance photos with face detection, blurring, or filters. The client-side SDK is for developers who want to build their own apps on top of the iOS app.

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A startup that wants to make banking more like social media. The startup is building a “challenging” banking experience that integrates notifications, product recommendations and social aspects. A new way to bank that would be more like checking your Facebook stream for information and then making a purchase.

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A remote brain-computer interface startup, which claims to be cheaper, faster, and more accurate than existing solutions.

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This startup is building a more accessible interface for data scientists to get more out of the data they have.

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In 2015, when asked about the app, founder and CEO of Asana, Dustin Moskovitz, said, "...it's not like you would have to go through and check every single piece of content on Facebook. It's not that hard to check if it's a link to a website. ... But we can't be 100% sure that the link is safe. And you want a social network that's not going to take you down."

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A platform that automates the process of doing social media advertising. It uses AI to match ads to consumers based on their interests on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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The startup is building a platform for users to share their “likes” and “favorites” across all social media channels. Nuzzel supports Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and offers a way to see what is trending across all three services on one page.

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This startup aims to build a “magic mirror” for a person’s bathroom vanity, making it possible for someone to see what their face would look like, without any makeup, in real time.

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A startup that allows you to type out a tweet, then share it with the world, letting it be picked up by any message platform, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Instagram.

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A startup that’s building a “Facebook for the workplace”, where employees can comment on and rate each other, and managers can see who’s being productive and who needs a raise.

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A modular website building platform allowing users to build their own websites quickly, in HTML or with a drag and drop interface.

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Idea is an interface to create and edit content for any electronic device that is powered by iOS or Android.

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A utility for "smart" homes from the makers of Nest, Dropcam and Honeywell. Eko is a new company that aims to bring more automation to everything from thermostats to security cameras. The company started with a thermostat that can be programmed through an app and communicate with a connected garage door, but it’s now also trying to develop a home security system that will stop someone by recognizing their face and sending a message to their phone.

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A startup that lets people put a smile on their face to make them more attractive for employers.

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A startup that helps users create and host video and video podcasts on their website and social media platforms, including YouTube and Facebook.

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Catch a Yacht is building a service that acts as a virtual concierge for wealthy travelers — it helps them book travel and manage their money. The company’s founders are former Facebook employees.

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An AI that helps people review restaurants. The AI can be used for speed dating, by restaurants to review their guests’ faces, and for booking books at restaurants.

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A way to manage a person’s rent payments and other living expense in a single, easy to use interface.

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 A tool for building and editing webpages with a drag-and-drop interface. Think of it like Medium, except for building sites.

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A front-end real-time interface for log management

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A wireless charger, designed to work on any flat surface, for any phone.

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A software company that helps companies build a “digital warehouse” that lets them organize and access their entire warehouse from a single interface.

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A software company that powers the world’s largest video sharing platform. The startup helps users watch videos on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and others. It has over 2 billion daily active users.

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This startup helps you create a custom, personalized social media account. Their first customers are people looking to save money on their LinkedIn and Facebook accounts.

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A data science platform that helps businesses discover correlations and patterns in huge amounts of data. The startup was founded by a former Facebook data scientist and has raised $1.5 million so far.

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A chatbot that taps into the Facebook Graph API to build a more human-like conversational interface. The startup can tap into the billions of data points the Graph API has on you to provide more personal insights to its customers.

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A tool for creators of videos, photographers, musicians, etc. to upload their work to various platforms, like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc. and sell it directly without having to deal with intermediaries like Facebook or Google.

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A chatbot that allows bank tellers to handle customer issues with a simple chat interface.

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The team made a video about how to use Slack, and the video has been shared over 100,000 times across Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit. As of the end of July, Slack has over 3 million daily active users.

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A startup that uses your Facebook or Twitter profile to sell you on the idea of a way to improve your credit history.

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The company’s aim is to use the cloud to let users manage their finances, with a very intuitive interface.

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A chatbot platform that helps restaurants manage the back of their house. It’s built on top of the same language processing technology that Facebook uses to turn user chat messages into ads.

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A company that combines data and knowledge to give people a better understanding of their personal data and what they do with it. The startup helps consumers better understand the data collection and usage involved with services like Amazon and Facebook.

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A company that helps companies automate their sales process with a “human machine interface” where salespeople can interact with the sales process via chatbots.

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A startup that allows users to “pay” with their face instead of their phone number.

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A startup that helps businesses identify, qualify, and acquire users on Facebook. The company has been framing its pitch as a way for businesses to organize and manage their Facebook pages and pages for their customers.

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This startup says they’re building a Facebook-style news feed for people to read news stories. It’s a way to let news sources share stories without having to pay for a platform.

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A platform to help advise and manage small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The startup’s founder says he wants his product to be like a “low-cost version of Facebook for SMBs”.

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A company that provides a platform for publishing short videos to YouTube, Facebook, and beyond.

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This startup helps companies manage their customer service through an automated chat bot on Facebook Messenger. Its first customer is Zoosk, the dating site and app maker.

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They’re building a new app that integrates with the company’s existing software to allow users to place orders and track shipments through a unified interface. The company says they’ve already built the app and are in the process of getting it out to customers.

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A SaaS service for companies that want to advertise on Google. The company also helps companies that want to advertise on Facebook.

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A tool that helps users create custom podcasts for their business or organization. Clients include Netflix, Fox, and Facebook.

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A startup that wants to help people sell more stuff on Facebook. It wants to build a plugin for Facebook that allows sellers to add a call-to-action to their ad to get someone to call them.

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Food preparation with an interactive interface.

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A company based in San Francisco that helps companies like LinkedIn, Google, and Facebook to attract and retain top talent.

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A community building platform that allows communities to create events and provide a calendar interface for their users. It’s similar to events.io in that it helps communities organize events rather than building them from scratch.

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A platform that allows advertisers to track and measure their Facebook ad campaigns, which is estimated to be $16 billion in ad spend.

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A company that allows users to manage their finances from a single interface, by securely storing all of their bank, credit card, and loan accounts.

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This startup provides a way for people to share and sell photos and video of their travels on Instagram. It’s a little like Facebook’s Marketplace, and it’s part of the reason Instagram users continue to post and like photos and videos.

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A software company building a web platform for small businesses to use for marketing and sales, with many of its customers already using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The company claims it’s already had over 1,000 customers sign up to use its platform, and has raised $1.2 million.

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A Facebook Messenger bot for finding good, cheap flights.

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A tool for businesses to create and share content using a drag-and-drop interface. It’s currently in beta for enterprise clients, and is also available as a mobile app.

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Plaid is a startup that wants to help companies get a better understanding of their customers through social media like Twitter and Facebook. The company wants to build a product that helps companies understand who their customers are, what they like, and if they should be spending money on ads.

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Building a video platform for small businesses, allowing them to make videos and upload them to YouTube and Facebook. The startup has deals with such companies as CafePress and Personal Creations.

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The startup is building a visual interface to help people understand which businesses they’ve interacted with via email. It aims to make the process of collaborating with businesses easy and engaging.

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A platform for selling products on Facebook, with revenue split between the user and the company.

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A tool that allows businesses to create a professional presence on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. The company is building a way for business owners to more easily manage their social media presence.

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Idea: Google Sheets interface for Google BigQuery

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Idea: A startup for helping companies sell stuff through Facebook and Instagram

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Idea: A chatbot for Facebook Messenger that helps people manage their finances

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Idea: A smart-home security system, combining video monitoring with an interactive voice-activated interface The startup raised $150,000 in a seed round led by Innovation Endeavors in September 2018

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Idea: This startup wants to build a “non-technical” interface for setting up web servers It’s building a platform that allows anyone to create a web-based service, and it’s been used to launch a website about the alt-right, among other things

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Idea: Software that allows companies to screen candidates in real time A bit like a Facebook Q&A tool

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Idea: Startup that has built a toolkit for turning any website into a chatbot The startup wants to take the friction out of building bots by providing a visual interface and developer tools

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Idea: A way to buy TV advertising through Facebook Messenger

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Idea: An open source CSS framework for building accessible, high-performance interfaces

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Idea: A platform for managing ad campaigns for small businesses, meant to compete with the likes of Facebook and Google The company says it already has a few enterprise customers

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Idea: A platform for authenticating users via the Slack application programming interface (API)

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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 mobile app trying to solve the ‘rejection’ problem that young students face when applying for jobs and internships A person can apply for jobs via the app and be notified if they’re not qualified, but it’s aimed at helping young people get over the shame of being rejected

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Idea: A software as a service solution for enabling B2B transactions on Facebook Messenger

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Idea: A chatbot building platform that lets people quickly build and deploy chatbots on Facebook Messenger, Kik, or Telegram

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Idea: A voice-activated “interface for the real world”, like a “JARVIS for the physical world”. The founders say it currently “works with every major cloud provider”, and that they’re looking to partner with companies that need the technology to build in-house platforms.

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Idea: A startup that allows you to send a text message to someone, and it’ll automatically be posted as a review to Google, Yelp, Facebook, and other places on the internet.

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Idea: A startup that helps companies who sell to other companies (B2B) to create proposals, with a very simple interface that reminds you of Salesforce’s.

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Idea: A music education startup that wants to provide teachers for music students in a Snapchat-like interface.

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Idea: A B2B company that helps pull financial data from multiple sources and makes it available inside a CRM-style interface. The founders say they’ve already worked with a few dozen companies.

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Idea: A tool for creating animated characters that can be used for chatbots and other kinds of interfaces, ranging from mobile apps to web apps.

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Idea: A startup that helps businesses easily connect to and onboard employees from social media profiles (like Facebook and LinkedIn)

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Idea: A software-as-a-service that helps publishers manage their presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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The event featured the first TechCrunch XR (extended reality) Hackathon in which teams built VR and AR experiences using HTC Vive and Facebook’s Oculus Rift VR headset. The event also featured a Startup Alley in which the most promising startups from the 2019 program showcased themselves to investors, mentors and press.

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Idea: An AI-powered email platform that integrates with Gmail, with a focus on the “personal touch”. The startup’s founder says there’s a generation of people who grew up on AOL’s chat interface and have since forgotten how to write emails (because they’ve been using chat).

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Idea: A live-streaming service for Facebook and Instagram. The startup wants to make it easier for people to livestream events and add social features like polls and Q&As.

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Idea: A startup that has built an interface for lawyers in the US to file patents. The software has been in beta for a few months and has 20 paying customers.

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Idea: A social network for fantasy sports enthusiasts, with a “Play Money” currency that allows users to play for fun and for cash. The company launched in Australia in September and has since launched on Facebook in the US.

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Idea: A white-labeled version of the video scheduling tools used by companies like Google and Facebook. It also helps companies manage their video ads — and is profitable now by helping companies make native videos.

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A startup that connects people with digital marketing experts, so small businesses can get help building their Facebook and Instagram pages, etc.

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A startup that allows you to transfer funds from a card (like a credit card or bank card) to a bank account using an API (application programming interface) instead of a physical card

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