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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 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.

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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 to allow individuals to take back their personal data from Facebook.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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 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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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 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.

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A tool to help companies with marketing on Instagram and Facebook

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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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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 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.

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

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

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

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

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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 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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"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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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 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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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 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 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.

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

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

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

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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 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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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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Making customer data more actionable through simple, tangible interfaces.

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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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A Facebook-like chat app for gamers

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

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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 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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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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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 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 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.

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A digital advertising company that helps companies sell directly on Facebook

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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 dig up on-demand and unpaid digital labor on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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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 search engine that surfaces open source code.

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

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A visual interface for the management of insurance policies.

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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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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 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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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 “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.

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

53

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

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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 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 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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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.

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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.

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

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

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

48

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 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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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.

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

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

46

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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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 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 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.

42

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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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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.

37

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.

37

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

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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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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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.

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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.

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

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

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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 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 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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Crowdtap lets you send and receive money through Facebook Messenger.

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

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

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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 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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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 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 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 people run their own ad campaigns on Facebook for a small fee

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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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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 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 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 "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 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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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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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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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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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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