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This startup is building a tool to help brands find the best influencers for their products. They have $1.5 million in seed funding.

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A startup that’s building a crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs. The company is working with the Stars Foundation, which helps invest in startups in developing countries, to create an online platform to help entrepreneurs raise funds.

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A startup that lets users “check-in” to any retail location and receive a discount or free gift. The company has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

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A company that helps you get your tax refund faster.

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A company that helps retailers manage product returns and make refunds faster, more efficiently, and cheaper.

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A credit card that is funded by users rather than banks, with a cap on monthly spending.

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A startup that’s building an AI-enabled chatbot for legal services. The company has $1 million in seed funding.

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A tool to help non-profits raise money with an online crowdfunding campaign

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A "smart home monitoring" startup focused on energy efficiency. It's currently in a pre-launch stage, with a device that allows users to remotely turn off lights and lock doors with a smartphone, and the company says it has acquired $2.4 million in seed funding

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Y Combinator has funded a wide variety of companies such as Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, and Reddit.

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A startup that helps small businesses take advantage of a new type of insurance: self-funded insurance.

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 A tool for managing and scaling social media campaigns. The startup is based in the UK and has raised $4 million in funding.

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A seed round was raised in 2015 to fund development of the company. The company is now looking to expand into India.

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A startup building a software platform for retail that automates product returns, credit, and refunds on all e-commerce sites

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A toolkit to help non-profits build and manage websites. Its pre-built themes include a person-powered fundraising site, an environmental website, and a donation-based site.

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A crowdfunding platform specifically for beginner producers and small businesses.

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A startup that helps people on crowd-funding platforms avoid scammers

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A group of four-hour-old startups that are still around from Demo Day in June. The goal is to help early stage founders get funding and grow their businesses.

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 A micro-funding platform for entrepreneurs, reducing the cost of startup capital for high growth startups by providing a mechanism for investors to match their own funds with the startups they care about. The goal is to save startups money on the front end while generating real returns on the back end.

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The startup is looking to “help people make the switch from their personal funds to a workplace 401(k) retirement plan”, by allowing employers to build automated 401(k) plans for their employees, and giving employees the ability to move their 401(k) funds to their own bank accounts.

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A food delivery startup that wants to take on Uber Eats. The company is currently only available in Seattle and has $3 million in funding.

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A platform that brings the benefits of crowdfunding to the traditional credit card industry.

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Ideas are submitted in the form of a “challenge” to an existing startup. The startup picks the best idea, and then tries to bring it to life using their own funds.

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Startup founders are being more aggressive in the US, with a few companies in the last year getting VCs to fund them at seed or Series A-level, when they may have previously been too early.

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A web-based platform that helps you start and manage your own investment fund

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A startup that’s building a way to help people get their gas cheaper. The company is now in the process of raising funds to launch its platform.

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A platform that helps businesses share their data and information with other businesses by sending out data feeds. The startup says it has taken in $1.5 million in funding to date.

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A consumer credit card that’s crowd-funded

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 TinyDesk is an online service that lets remote workers have “a desk in their pocket”. This is a product that helps employers manage their remote workers’ desks, and allows employees to take their work with them. The startup is funded by Y Combinator and CRV.

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A platform to make it easier to run fundraisers.

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Newfund is building a platform that uses big data to make it easier for companies to raise capital from investors.

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A tool to help broadcast companies understand how their content is being consumed. The company is currently seeking $5 million in funding, and is looking for a $2 million seed round.

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In 2018, the company raised $1.5 million in funding.

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A company focused on corporate software for the cannabis industry. The founders say they’ve already secured $2m in funding.

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This is a company that wants to help companies keep an eye on their employees. The company launched in late May and has already taken over $100,000 in seed funding.

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A video and virtual reality game where you play as a character from the universe of "My Little Pony" and create an avatar. The startup is looking for a partner to help fund its effort to create a game, which started in November.

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A tool to help startups with the cost of raising seed funding, that seeks to integrate the big four of Kickstarter, AngelList, DigitalTilt, and SeedInvest in one platform.

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A venture-funded mobile app that helps users book hair and makeup services.

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

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A platform for employees to communicate with each other, share files, and review client work. The company uses Slack as a communications platform, and has raised $1.5 million in funding to date.

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A company that helps retailers grow their online sales by selling them on Amazon.com. The startup has $2.5 million in funding.

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A fundraising platform that helps investors and fundraisers raise money more quickly.

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A way to help people share their calendars with family and friends and collaborate on events. The company has already raised $2.5 million in seed funding.

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

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A startup that’s bringing equity crowdfunding to the US.

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A cloud-based service allowing customers to track their shipments in real-time. The startup says it has already signed up around 500 customers, and has raised $1.6 million in funding.

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A funding platform that offers loans to startups

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Founded in 2015, Y Combinator is a Silicon Valley-based startup incubator and seed fund. Y Combinator has invested in several companies that have gone on to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. It has also had several companies drop out of its program.

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A startup using crowd funding to raise money for a home automation platform.

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A startup that provides software for people who want to create crowdfunding campaigns for their own startup

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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 platform for organizations, including universities and non-profits, to raise money through crowdfunding.

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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 system that helps connect people across the world who are interested in doing freelance work, such as writing, editing, and design. The startup was founded in March and is looking to raise seed funding.

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A platform for independent contractors to build apps and have them approved by investors. The startup wants to help the more than 5 million independent contractors in the US get funding.

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A mobile app that helps runners find races and the closest running paths. The startup has raised $4.5 million in funding and is based in Chicago.

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This startup is building a self-learning platform to help teach people the fundamentals of coding. The startup’s founders say that the product they have built is already powering over 20,000 students in 300 schools.

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Find and book a personal chef, who then delivers food to your home. The startup has raised $1.4 million in seed funding.

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A tool for stores to sell goods online, funded by an angel investor.

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Zuji is building a platform that lets users create and share virtual reality experiences with friends. It has raised $5 million in seed funding.

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A crowdfunding platform for artists and musicians looking to live off their art after record sales dry up.

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The company is looking to raise a round of funding that values the company at $1.3 billion. The round is expected to close in February 2019.

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A marketing tool that lets you track your social media interactions, and see which customers are most engaged, most likely to buy, or engaged at all. The company has raised $2 million in funding.

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Bizion is a network of companies that provide more than $1 million in annual revenue. Bizion enables companies to have a single point of contact for funding (usually a bank) for their entire business, saving a lot of time and money.

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This is a non-profit that gives "micro-loans" to entrepreneurs in Laos so they can start businesses. The startup has raised $50,000 in seed funding.

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Helps users sell to the right people at the right price. The startup says it has already secured $1 million in funding from investors.

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A white-label SaaS for managing real estate, which includes a CRM to help companies manage their tenants and clients. The startup has raised $1.5 million in funding.

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A peer-to-peer money transfer service for friends, families, or businesses. The startup plans to fund the business via a $1.5 million seed round, and is building a mobile app to help its members send money internationally.

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A company that makes AI-powered software to help nonprofits, raising funds from the community.

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Simplifying the process of getting an investor on board. The company offers $2 million in funding to companies that have $20,000 in annual revenue plus have a proven track record of revenue growth.

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This startup is building a browser for the startup world. Its goal is to create a simplified version of the startup experience with tools for research, fundraising, and community engagement.

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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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A crowdfunded service that helps people get their photos on the TV screen with their voice.

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A crowdfunding platform that aims to help startups get their products to market.

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A way to sell products with limited supply through Kickstarter and other crowdfunding websites.

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A startup with a $50 million-plus funding round, which makes networking events and events for startups much easier – with a central platform for event organizers and attendees.

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A company that aims to connect B2B companies with service providers and allow people to view, request, and rate those service providers. They’ve raised $10 million in funding and are a Y Combinator alumni.

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A startup that helps automate the "gifting" of funds to people with special needs.

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A startup that wants to make last-mile delivery more efficient by using GPS on your phone to find the nearest delivery vans. It currently has $10 million in funding and has raised $20 million in total funding.

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A mobile app that helps users save money by suggesting the right balance for their credit cards. The startup has raised $1 million in seed funding.

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Tech that helps build companies in the US that are startups in other countries. The startup’s founders say that over $500 million is being raised in new funds in the US, but only $10 million is being raised in these other countries.

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A crowd-funded project to bring the benefits of underfloor heating and cooling to the underdeveloped world. The startup’s founders came up with the concept for a client-focused project as a way to combine the technology with other humanitarian efforts.

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A platform that lets people raise money for crowdfunding campaigns via their mobile phones.

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The startup recently raised $800,000 in seed funding, and has been using this to build a platform for people to tell stories and create video content in a “curated, structured, and safe environment”.

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A clean water startup that wants to help rural areas access their own clean water. The startup currently has a beta version of their product in the Amazon rain forest and plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for their water technology in 2021.

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An artificial intelligence-powered system that lets businesses see how their employees are performing. The underlying AI platform is able to understand the inner-workings of a company. The company recently closed a $4 million Series A funding.

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A mobile app that uses crowdsourced data and AI to improve real-time messaging on messaging apps. The startup has raised $6M in funding to date.

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A subsidiary of Bowery Capital that helps companies raise capital from private investors. Bowery Capital and its parent company Bowery Labs have raised $32M across six rounds of funding.

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A startup that promises to improve the reliability of your WiFi, by giving you a constant connection to the internet even when you’re in an area with weak signals. The idea is pretty simple — by bouncing a signal off of a cell tower, the startup is able to provide a stronger signal to the device. At the moment, it’s in a sort of alpha stage — the company will be launching a Kickstarter in early 2016 to help fund a smartphone app, which will then be released for the general public.

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A company that helps non-profits with online fundraising.

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A messaging app, with a mobile web client to allow for SMS-based communication without a smartphone. The company is working on a browser-based client for non-mobile devices and has raised $3.5M in funding from Y Combinator.

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Helping fund startups by allowing anyone to invest in a startup’s venture fund.

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The San Francisco Bay Area is home to more than 200 companies that have received a total of more than $80 billion in venture capital funding as of Q3 2017.

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The company is interested in building a new type of crowdfunding platform for businesses and non-profits.

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A startup that helps online retailers manage transactions and inventory transactions on its platform. It handles payments, verification, tax, and refunds for its customers.

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A tool for setting up radio stations, which is self-funded, but a side-project.

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A “Kiva for the world”, allowing investors to crowdfund for loans to entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

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A company that wants to fund and manage the creation of new content in the form of online videos or podcasts. It is backed by former CNN president Jonathan Klein and has raised $7 million from investors and is already active in several markets, including the UK.

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This company is building a stock market for real estate, which it says is worth $1.4 trillion. The startup says they have $100 million in seed funding from investors like Accel, Greylock, and Andreessen Horowitz, as well as a $50 million Series A round led by Sapphire Ventures.

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A startup that enables businesses to create a custom work product for their employees. The company has only run early stage trials, but has already attracted more than $3 million in funding from investors like 500 Startups.

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A startup that offers a platform for building micro-communities online. The company wants to bring the community dynamic of crowdfunding to communities in which people have a shared interest.

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A startup for nonprofits to support their membership, fundraising, and communications via an API.

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Part of a $100 million venture fund that’s investing in food technology startups, including a company that’s building a delivery service for food, and another that’s building a delivery network for food.

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A platform that allows people to invest in the stock market in a more transparent manner. The company has over $30 million in funding and is the first company to offer a cryptocurrency fund to their users.

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A platform that allows financial advisors to provide their clients with a mobile app that helps them save more money. The startup has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

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A startup that wants to help people sign up for and manage their health insurance through their phone. The startup recently raised $1.5 million in seed funding from NY Health Investment Funds.

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A “a service that helps users learn about their health and wellbeing by connecting them to a network of health professionals”. The startup recently raised $1.8 million in seed funding.

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

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A startup that “aims to help entrepreneurs build products that are fit for the mainstream market” with their software as a service platform. They have $4.5 million in funding.

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A startup that aims to help nonprofits better track donations, gain more funding, and convert their biggest donors.

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A platform that helps writer’s sell their work, producing a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

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A tool for brokers to help sellers find properties. It’s first product is an apartment finder in San Francisco. The company has raised $5.5 million in funding.

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A way to hook up with a freelance designer for in-house design, build a site, and then manage it all from one app. The company says it has $6 million in funding and has been profitable since 2014.

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An online book-buying service that manages to sell books at a 25% discount, then refunds money to customers if the book doesn’t arrive on time.

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What’s a startup to do when they’ve secured $500,000 in funding and they don’t know what to build Unity is a tool that helps founders go from idea to prototype to product, all in a matter of weeks.

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“Ask.fm for the Enterprise” is a chat app for enterprises that lets employees be more productive, and more importantly, more social. The company has raised $150,000 in seed funding and aims to launch in April.

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A “Mobile-first enterprise” platform that offers “one-to-many communication” for companies. It’s meant for companies with a “live, real-time workforce.” The startup has raised $150MM in venture funding.

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Zapier wants to help small businesses automate physical tasks using web tools. It’s currently in private beta with a few thousand users, and the startup is seeking to raise funding to grow it.

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A team of three has raised $1.4 million from investors including First Round Capital, HLM Ventures, and Mayfield Fund. The company is building an AI-based software platform to help businesses optimize their supply chain operations.

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A tool meant to help companies and startups get funding and raise money from investors.

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A SaaS-based email marketing tool with an emphasis on design. The startup’s founders have raised nearly $500,000 in seed funding, including from Y Combinator, and have been named as YC’s top-ranked summer 2019 company.

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The startup pitches its platform as the “one-stop shop for all things HR”. It will offer HR software, payroll, and benefits management. It also recently raised $1.5M in seed funding.

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This is an application for trading 2nd, 3rd, and 4th mortgages. The startup has raised $1.4 million from investors like Alphabet’s GV and Comcast’s NBCUniversal Ventures. Prior to YC, the company raised $1.2 million in seed funding from investors like Cowboy Ventures, Lerer Ventures, Social Starts and Social Finance.

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A financial services startup that helps companies and employees track their cash flow and financial status. The company is building a software platform that says can help companies manage their funds, from paying employees and issuing paychecks to buying inventory.

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An online marketplace for buying and selling used goods. The startup has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

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A startup that makes it easier to get funding from community sources, such as crowdfunding sites.

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

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A live video app that allows you to broadcast and watch live video from your smartphone. Wibson has already raised over $14 million in venture funding.

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A startup that wants to help people make money off their pets. It’s in early stages, but has already raised $145,000 in seed funding from AngelList.

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This is a toolset that makes it easy to integrate artificial intelligence into customer service interactions. They’re close to launching and have raised $12k in seed funding.

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A startup for home buyers and sellers to find and hire contractors to do things like paint or tile their homes. The company is currently in an early stage of fundraising.

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A startup that is building a tool to help non-profit organizations raise funds. It’s an SBI platform that allows donors to donate in their own currency and for donors to specify how much they’d like to donate.

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This is a startup that lets you raise and manage funds for your startup, as well as make personal loans at 0% interest

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Cofound.it is a platform for fundraising, with a $50 million fund to invest in startups. It has already distributed over $40 million to startups.

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A tool that helps you find the best interest rates for your credit card. The startup says they have more than 1,000 users and are growing by 100 users a month. The founders say they’ve raised $1.3 million in funding from angel investors.

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A text messaging service that uses automated language translation to translate the words of a conversation between two people in real time. It was started in 2012 by a group of PhD students and has raised just under $5 million in funding.

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A team of fundraisers that want to help companies with their fundraising needs by offering free fundraising services. They charge companies based on the time spent on fundraising, with a maximum of $500 per month.

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A free chat app for developers. The company has already raised $5.5M in funding from some of the largest VCs in the world, including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, and more.

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 A cloud-based company that helps fund managers build portfolios based on algorithms that match the risk and return of specific types of bonds.

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A secure messaging service for websites, allowing companies to communicate securely over the internet without having to worry about eavesdroppers. The startup has raised $9.5M in funding so far, with a $20M valuation.

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This startup helps people track the status of their favorite charitable causes. They helped raise $50,000 from the Center for Global Development and the Connected Ventures Fund in NYC.

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A startup that sells customer acquisition services for B2B companies. They’re focused on funding growth for their clients by providing free, one-time services such as marketing and customer support.

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A tool for investors to track down private funding for their companies.

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This is a startup that makes hardware that makes it easier to pick up and carry your coffee without scalding yourself. The company is currently only selling to the US, but they’re looking to expand internationally, and have raised $1.3M in funding from DFJ.

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A tool that helps companies manage their employees’ vacation time. The startup currently has $750,000 in funding from investors including Allen & Company, SV Angel and 500 Startups.

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

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This startup is building a student loan calculator for borrowers, to help them understand how much they will need to borrow in order to fund their degree.

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A digital platform that helps make purchasing music more convenient. A user can choose a song and buy it in a few clicks, or use its app for group buying. The company has raised $3.2 million in funding.

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A company hoping to make it easier for companies to own and manage their IP, bringing a digital licensing alternative to the enterprise. The company is based in NYC, has raised $1.5 million, and is looking to use the funding to expand.

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A platform that helps brands get social media engagement from their customers. The company is developing a micro-blogging platform for brands, with a focus on its “Brand Advocates”, who are Instagrammers who are paid to share and promote the brands with their followers. The company is nearing $2 million in funding after raising $800,000 in seed capital.

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A web-based collaboration platform that helps people brainstorm and write down ideas. The company just closed $1.1M in seed funding from investors like Fidelity Investments and Bain Capital Ventures.

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A tool that raises money from investors from your current bank account, and then converts it into a hedge fund.

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A platform that lets companies and organizations create and manage a portfolio of video shows. The platform makes it easy for anyone to create a show and for it to be consumed, including viewers on mobile devices. The company is in seed funding, and planning to launch in Q4 2019

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A company that is building an app that helps people find other people to go out and have fun with. They already have a team of over 250 people and raised $50 million in their first funding round.

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is a new startup that wants to help HR departments keep track of employee performance. The company has raised $7 million in Series A funding from investors like Accel, Founders Co-op, The Battery Ventures, and others.

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A platform that helps developers get paid in cryptocurrency. The company also wants to tackle the problem of freelancers not being able to get paid in cryptocurrency. The company currently has 10 employees and has raised $500,000 in seed funding.

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An organization for entrepreneurs and start-ups in the New York area. The startup is building a digital community with a curated marketplace for mentors, events, and funding.

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A B2B company that helps companies manage their insurance policies and costs. The company is currently in the process of raising a new round of funding.

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A platform for selling, buying, and shipping drugs online. The startup is now profitable and has a $2.5 million round of funding.

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A smartphone-based navigation app that can read your GPS data and build a map of where you’ve been. The startup has raised $2 million in seed funding.

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A tool that enables anyone to set up a crowdfunding campaign for their startup or product.

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A new startup that aims to fund, develop and launch new startups through a crowdfunding platform.

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A startup that wants to be the “Yelp for small businesses”, helping them connect to customers and other local businesses in their area, and help them grow and engage with their customers. Currently has $100,000 in seed funding.

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The following are the companies that Y Combinator has funded.

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A product that helps users organize and find their files. The startup has raised $1.6 million in seed funding from investors including Y Combinator partner Ryan Dunn, and is now seeking to raise a Series A.

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A startup that helps SMBs in the US and UK hire and manage their employees. The startup has raised $1.1 million in funding.

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A crowdfunded loans startup that helps credit unions offer small business loans to their members. It partners with Fiserv and its lending platform.

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A startup that wants to process the world’s raw materials into finished products. The startup currently has $8.5M in funding.

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A startup meant to let sellers manage their online listings, the company is building an automated platform to help sellers manage their listings. The team raised $5 million in funding in 2014.

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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 tool that allows employees to manage their expenses so they can take accounting to the next level (and hold their bosses accountable for it). The team has raised $500,000 in seed funding and is based in NYC.

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A startup that helps students with their college funding by letting them save for it in a way that’s much easier than applying for a loan.

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A web-based tool meant to help teachers connect with parents of their students. The startup has $1.8 million in funding and a $5 million valuation.

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A tool for automating and streamlining the many steps it takes to launch a startup. Currently focused on the US, they want to help companies “bootstrap faster, raise better and get funded more easily.”

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This is an ongoing list of startups that have raised funding. This list is compiled from Crunchbase and other news sources.

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A startup that helps companies manage their supply chains by automatically matching products in inventory to orders. The founders have raised $1M in seed funding, with plans to expand to Europe.

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This is a startup that wants to build a system that automatically detects and captures video of police interactions and the surrounding community. The startup recently raised $1.2 million from Digital Ocean’s Venture Fund.

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The startup is looking to help independent restaurants compete with the larger chains. It’s currently in closed beta and is looking for a round of funding.

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A company that makes business software for small businesses. In February 2017, Infusionsoft closed a Series B funding round led by Greylock Partners that raises the company’s valuation to $200 million.

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

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A new way to make small investments in companies via a traditional stock exchange, where a fund manager buys shares in a private company and sells them to public investors. A good example of a startup that is trying to bring the benefits of high-frequency trading to a more traditional model.

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A software platform that allows users to crowdfund for products, service, or ideas.

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Designed to help clients define and measure their social impact, Consequence is a software company helping nonprofits and for-profits better track their impact. It helps clients measure the effectiveness of their programs and measure employees’ impact, too. The company has a $10 million Series A, with $1 million raised in its first round of VC funding.

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This startup wants to make it easy for real estate agents to manage their online marketing. The startup has $1.6 million in funding.

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A digital time machine, building on the seed money of $20 million in funding from investors. The company wants to get to the year 2045, “one hundred years from now” with every product, every service, and every interaction being digitally recorded and stored for posterity.

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A company that makes it easier for developers to build apps for every device they can imagine: phone, tablet, tv, car, etc. The business is bootstrapped and has had a $1.3M in seed funding.

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The summer school is for students interested in learning programming and fundamental knowledge in computer science, with the intent of helping them be successful in college.

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UnionX is a platform that can be used to organize a union or similar group for a group of employees. The startup has seen interest from unions in private companies, like Uber, and recently secured $1 million in seed funding.

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A crowdfunding website with a different twist. Currently popular in the UK, the platform allows users to use online loans for funding instead of just credit cards.

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A startup formed by former partners of the crowdfunding site Kickstarter.

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A team of designers and engineers building a digital prototype for a custom-built laser cutter. The team is building the product as a way to fund the research of a laser cutter they hope to build themselves.

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A startup that connects restaurants with home delivery services, so that customers can order food that’s ready when they get it. The startup has already raised $2.4 million in funding.

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A startup for running crowdfunding campaigns, granting donors access to exclusive perks and early access to the product.

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A company that aims to help people who don’t have money invest in mutual funds. It’s based in New York City.

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This startup is building a custom, AI-intelligence bot that will help users track and manage their own investments. The startup currently has more than $1 million in funding.

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A fintech startup that provides a service that let’s users fund their bank accounts with cryptocurrencies. The startup has raised $18 million in seed funding to date.

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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 people who are self-employed or in small businesses understand their taxes. It’s building a better tax calculator and tax software for small businesses, with some initial funding from Accel Partners.

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 A way to streamline the process of getting a loan for a startup (or other company in need of financing). The company provides a marketplace for financing and a loan application, with providers ranging from big banks to crowdlending sites. They’re currently in the process of raising Series A funding.

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A real estate tech company that automates the process of entering and compiling data for a house’s sale. They’ve raised more than $500,000 in seed funding.

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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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A crowdfunding platform for healthcare startups. The company is pitching an app that helps prompt patients to schedule appointments and get lab results.

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A “digital bookshelf” where people can collect and share their favorite books. The company has received $1.25 million in seed funding.

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A startup that makes it easier to obtain pension funds for small businesses in India.

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A way for publishers to advertise a collection of content, not just one article. The startup has raised $1.6 million in seed funding.

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A crowdfunding platform for groceries, with a twist. The startup has built a technology that allows customers to scan the barcode of a product and order it for pickup at a grocery store, then pay via the platform.

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A group of “startup veterans” that want to build a platform for startups to raise capital. It aims to help startups raise $500,000 in seed funding, as well as $1 million in Series A funding and $5 million in a Series B. The startup is in pre-launch mode, with a staff of 15 that includes YC alumni.

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Everyone has a friend or acquaintance that they’d like to loan money to, but they have no way to do so. MoneyBroker does just that, pairing people with other people in need of cash with those who have funds to give. The startup has already raised $2.5 million and is currently on-boarding more than 2,000 users a month.

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A platform that makes it easier to sell and ship products online. CEO Jairaj Habbal has raised $100,000 in seed funding and says he wants the company to be the eBay of the e-commerce world.

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A business that wants to create a bank that runs on the Ethereum blockchain. It’s planning to use revenue from that bank to fund the company’s own blockchain development.

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A platform for launching new companies, and for helping investors find the right fund to back.

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A tool to help nonprofits do their fundraising. By taking in donations and giving them out to their clients in a direct, transparent manner, the startup wants to help nonprofits grow their donor bases and improve their bottom line.

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A product that allows people to share their ideas with the world, giving the idea a vote of confidence and possibly even funding.

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They want to build a platform where employers and freelance workers can “communicate, connect and collaborate”. They have raised $1.1M in seed funding as of September 2019.

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A file sharing and collaboration tool for veterinarians, with a focus on recording and sharing patient data. They’ve already secured $3.2 million in funding.

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This is an app that allows people to pay their taxes with bitcoin, in a program that’s funded by Coinbase.

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A tool to help finance teams and executives track their spending and generate reports that can be used to improve management of funds.

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A startup that wants to make it easier for companies to launch crowdfunding campaigns, with tools like interactive video and a toolkit that helps people run their campaigns.

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The A16Z crypto hedge fund has a startup incubator called Alight Labs, which is building a machine learning platform to detect fraud in the industry.

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Fostr is a marketplace where people sell their unused clothes. The company has raised $1.5 million in seed funding and says they’ve sold over 30,000 items in the last two years.

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A 4-year-old company that makes a programmable, connected-home appliance that can be programmed to do things from turning the AC off and on to turning lights on and off to listening to music and turning the TV on and off. The company has raised $7.3 million in funding.

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This startup is building a service that helps you find and schedule your home doctor appointments online. It’s currently in the pilot stage, but has raised seed funding from a group of investors.

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A startup building a new way to manage email and marketing efforts for companies. In May, the company raised $7 million in seed funding from investors like Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator.

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A retail solution that allows customers to order groceries from a variety of retailers and have their goods delivered to their doorsteps within a few hours. In the first year of operations they had 10,000 customers and raised $1 million in seed funding.

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A new startup that wants to create a platform for the sharing of knowledge, data, and expertise in the global marketplace. The startup is also planning a crowdfunding campaign to help build out their platform.

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A startup aimed at employers. The startup has raised $2.5 million in funding to date. It helps employers manage employees on the fly and quickly generate reports.

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A company that allows businesses to fundraise, and invest in pre-seed deals.

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A startup that built an app that enables people to create custom messaging channels on WhatsApp. The startup, which has already raised funding from Y Combinator and other investors, is currently working with WhatsApp to enable its customers to sell premium products in their chat channels.

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This startup’s business is taking the laborious process of logging in to a website and making it more streamlined. Sola does this by creating what it calls a “lazy login” which says, “If you’re not logged in, you don’t need to log in.” Sola has raised $500,000 in seed funding.

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A startup that helps small businesses in India build their websites, they were bootstrapped with seed funding from Y Combinator.

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A startup that helps you find a ride share for a trip by using a variety of technology to help you choose a car that’s right for you. The startup has raised $3.5 million in two rounds of funding.

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The startup wants to make it easier for investors to invest in early stage companies. It wants to make it easier for angel investors to back startups and give them information about startups they’re interested in. The startup wants to put money into startups in a way that’s similar to how a hedge fund would, but also make it possible for retail investors to put money into startups like they would an IPO.

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The Y Combinator summer school is a four-week program that teaches computer science fundamentals to top-tier high school students. The program was launched in 2010 by Paul Graham, the founder of Y Combinator.

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A new way for entrepreneurs to get funding. The startup, which launches today, wants to give entrepreneurs access to a “constant stream of regular, predictable investments”.

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The Startup Grind Philly Meetup is a group of local entrepreneurs, investors, and other startup enthusiasts who regularly gather to talk about entrepreneurship, funding, and startups in Philadelphia. The event is organized by a variety of organizations including the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, The Foundry and the Philadelphia Technology Alliance.

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A startup for hiring refurbished items. The company’s CEO, who is also CEO of a shipping company, has been refurbishing old shipping containers and reselling them on the site. The company has raised $1.5 million in funding.

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A company that wants to help people store medical records. Medtronic shares the same vision, but has been unable to land deals with hospitals and doctors. Medtronic has raised $1.7 million in funding from investors including GE Ventures and the National Academy of Medicine.

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The team is building a platform for independent contractors, freelancers and consultants to find clients. The company says it has already raised $5 million in funding.

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A startup that lets you buy and sell stocks and mutual funds.

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A health management software platform that helps health plans manage their members’ data. The company has raised $8.1 million in funding.

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Provides a way to identify, and then communicate with, identified individuals who are in the process of going through a government program. The startup is currently in the process of raising funding.

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The startup is developing a new product in the self-serve kiosk market and is looking for seed funding

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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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A tool for vets that makes it easier to track and manage vet bills. They’ve secured $3 million in funding.

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An educational video platform that funds new educational videos through a non-profit membership model.

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A startup that wants to help doctors and nurses make the best decisions about patient health. The company has raised $1.5 million A round of funding and plans to do its first trial in Texas.

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A way to help businesses manage their energy consumption. The startup has over $2 million in funding and a number of pilot programs in the works.

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An investment platform to help startups from the seed stage through growth. The company wants to help startups raise funds and make pitch decks quickly and easily.

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A company that helps filmmakers to create and distribute videos. The startup has raised $2.5 million in funding and has 10 customers on board, including Filmora.

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A fundraiser app for the music industry

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A crowdfunding platform for cities and countries that want to fund infrastructure like clean water, sewer, and roads.

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A digital marketing agency for mobile app developers, focused on helping them to grow their businesses. The startup is a spin-off from a digital marketing agency, and has raised $1.1M in seed funding so far.

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This company is building a platform that helps people manage and grow their wealth for retirement. It’s a robo-advisor that works with both individual investors and large investment funds.

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A startup that helps people make “life-saving” decisions by using data and AI to guide them. The startup has already raised $2.3 million in funding.

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A SaaS that serves as a “commercial intranet” for companies, developed by a former Microsoft executive. The company says it has nearly 1,000 customers and has raised $30 million in funding.

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A system that can provide a refund or credit to a customer for services not rendered by their doctor.

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A travel-service platform that aims to help you book flights, hotels, car rentals, and tours with a single login. And it has over $2 million in funding from investors that included Y Combinator and Union Square Ventures.

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A startup that makes it easy for people to share their experience of buying a home. The startup (now with $750,000 in funding) wants to leverage its existing platform to be a broker for homebuyers, selling the service to other realtors.

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A SaaS app for U.S. non-profits. The startup says it helps “non-profits and donor-advised funds” keep track of their donors.

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A platform that allows teams to collaborate on their code without ever needing to leave Slack. The company has already raised $3 million in funding.

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A platform to help patients with diabetes manage their condition and track the progress of their condition. The startup has raised $2 million in seed funding from venture capitalists from Union Square Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz.

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

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A new startup that wants to provide a way for investors to connect with companies in the early stages of development, with a focus on B2B companies. The founder said it has around $24 million in funding so far, and has already worked with companies like TaskRabbit, Instacart, and Stripe.

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SaveUp is a one-stop shop for college savings plans in the US, Canada, and the UK. It works to save people money with a tool that automatically sends pre-tax contributions from employer to student's 529. The company has raised $1.5M in funding.

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The startup’s name is an acronym for “SeedMe,” which is a wordplay on “seed funding,” as it looks to “seed” equity financing for startups.

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Seed funding was provided by First Round Capital and AngelList.

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A platform that helps people make music together using the tools they’re already using. The startup has raised $1.6 million in seed funding from investors including Union Square Ventures, SV Angel, ZipCar founder Robin Chase, and Dropbox founder Drew Houston.

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A platform for makers to connect with people who want to make their products. The company is funded by Maker’s Mark and Breyer’s among others.

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 A credit card linked to your bank account, like a debit card with your bank’s approval. The card can be used everywhere the bank accepts credit cards. The startup has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from a single investor, Andreessen Horowitz.

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The startup’s platform aims to help people mitigate the risk of receiving bad credit and loans. It has already secured $5 million in funding.

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A startup that wants to use blockchain technology to create an alternative to Wall Street. The company wants to connect investors with funds and manage risk.

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A digital wallet for people who need to make international transfers. The startup, which has raised $7.5 million to date, says that customers can now use their accounts to transfer funds to other countries while paying lower fees.

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The startup is building a platform for online poll creators. It’s a company that’s already in early-stage talks with buyout funds.

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A crowdfunded fundraising platform for startups. The startup wants to help startups get better funding, and wants to do it by bringing together investors and startups.

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A startup that aims to make it easier for startups to raise money and scale. It wants to provide a “one-stop shop” for digital fundraising.

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Thoughtful home services that provide concierge services, cleaning, and other household issues. The company has $10 million in funding from investors including Michael Moritz.

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The equity crowdfunding platform for startups, which is working on a financial services platform for small businesses.

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A set of tools to help build out a mobile app without having to know a lot about how to code. The startup’s founder, Sam Om, has been working on the startup for over a year, and says they’ve already secured $300,000 in funding.

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A B2B company that connects startups to investors, providing them with funding and other services.

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An investment platform for early stage startups composed of a distributed network of partners who provide seed funding and advice.

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A financial literacy app for students. The startup is in the final stages of funding and gearing up to release its product.

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A software stack for claims processing. The company, founded by a former legal executive, aims to reduce the cost of claims processing by 10-20%. It has raised $5.1 million in funding.

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"This list of startups is a non-exhaustive collection of the best companies funded by YC. It's not intended to be a comprehensive list of all startups funded by YC. Regardless, we'll be publishing additional startups funded by YC at a later date."

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A platform that helps you track down the best C-suite candidates among your employees. It’s a recruiting platform that uses a combination of algorithms and social media for finding top candidates for specific roles. It’s currently being used by YC and other startups including FundingPost and Foodspotting.

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This startup wants to help people manage their finances by allowing them to invest their money in index funds that are managed by a team of professionals.

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A self-funded startup that’s looking to solve the problem of acquiring large amounts of data without having to pay a lot for it: they sell data as a service.

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The startup, which is raised $2.5 million in seed funding, provides an integrated digital library that lets you keep track of your books, movies and music.

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A startup that’s raised $300,000 in seed funding. No details on product yet.

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A startup that wants to make it easier for new startups to get funded by providing an online platform for finding investors.

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A company that creates a bot that helps you find the best deals on flights. The startup is in stealth mode, but is looking to raise $3 million in seed funding.

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

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A community-based crowdfunding platform for artists

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A venture fund and incubator for startups working with AI.

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A wearable device meant to help people with visual impairments navigate the world. The startup is looking to deploy its product in the US and UK, and has raised $2.5 million in seed funding so far.

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This company is building a platform to help sports teams with fundraising and managing their community. They’re working with a large number of MLB teams.

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The startup is building a “social tool” that helps millennials find and connect with one another to “help them grow their social capital”. The social platform has already built a $1.2 million round of funding and has raised another $3 million in a seed round.

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What if the internet let you check on your stocks, find a doctor, and pay your bills The company’s app connects users to the information they need, from financial news to local restaurant reviews. The company has raised $6.4 million in funding.

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GoPayroll is a payroll software platform that allows small businesses to self-fund their payroll. The company is also building a freelance marketplace.

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The startup is looking to build a platform that will allow organizations to “build, launch and track a new app within minutes”. The startup built a demo app, called “the app builder”, that allows users to build and launch an app within minutes. The startup has raised $2.7M in seed funding as of September 2019.

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A platform that allows users to create events and sell tickets online, now in the third round of funding.

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A subscription-based service that provides remote employees with a $1,000 emergency fund.

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A digital HR solution for companies that want to access information about their employees from anywhere. The startup currently has $300,000 in funding.

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A tool for social entrepreneurs that tracks fundraising milestones and goals, preventing over-promising.

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A startup for ordering local delivery food from restaurants, with delivery promised in under 30 minutes. The startup has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding.

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Helping small businesses manage all of their IT needs. The startup has 100 clients already and is looking for $1 million in seed funding.

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A payment processor for local Malaysian online sellers. It serves as a gateway between sellers and local banks, allowing sellers to deposit funds or make payments into their accounts.

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A food delivery platform for small businesses that is focused on reducing the financial burden of running a brick and mortar restaurant. It aims to lower the cost of running a restaurant by providing the owner with the tools to order their own food and have it delivered. The company has raised $10 million in funding.

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This company is making it easier for small businesses to invest in their own ventures, by providing them an online platform for managing investments. The seed round has already been funded, and the company is looking to the next round to help it scale.

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A startup that launched in 2009, The Ophelia Project is the original "crowdfunding for women" platform, meaning it enables female entrepreneurs to raise money from female investors. It has raised $133 million since its inception.

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A startup that wants to be the go-to service for creating branded video and digital publishing for enterprises. The company recently raised a Series A led by Collaborative Fund.

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A startup that offers investors access to startups looking for funding. The company has raised $500,000 from investors such as Y Combinator, SV Angel, and Second Home Ventures.

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A startup that’s building a platform to help companies manage call center operations. The startup says it has $1.5 million in funding from investors including Birchmere Ventures.

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Non-profits in the U.S. and abroad rely on donors and volunteers to get their work done. Unfortunately, they aren’t always able to rely on these people to do what they promise. BitGive is a platform for non-profits that operates on the Ethereum blockchain. The platform lets non-profits raise money through cryptocurrency and use those funds to make donations to the causes they care about.

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An agency that was founded in 2016 and has raised $4.7M. The company has raised $500k in seed funding. It was selected as a Gartner Cool Vendors in Healthcare CSP in 2017.

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Cryptocurrency exchange where users can send funds to one of their own accounts and then exchange currencies at a lower price.

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A startup that helps you set up new accounts in seconds, and instantly transfers funds from your other accounts

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A crowdfunding platform for retired athletes, the startup wants to help people who want to give back to the community while providing innovative ways for athletes to get funding.

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A platform that helps with the creation of products, such as through crowdfunding.

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A platform that makes it quick and easy for anyone to start a crowdfunding campaign.

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This startup wants to make it easy for people to set up and manage their business in the cloud, but with the security of a physical office. They currently have over $100,000 in seed funding.

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A software platform that helps companies manage the customer data and retention process. The startup says it’s been customer-funded for 2 years and raised seed funding for another 6 months.

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In 2015, a total of 9,615 seed-stage deals in the US were led by women with 108 companies, a 2% increase from 2014. A total of 1,906 companies from women-led startups raised a total of $1.1 billion in funding.

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 A connected device that connects a person’s body to their social network via a bracelet, allowing them to monitor their fitness and coaching needs, connect with friends, and be more active. The device, which is being developed by a team of former Google employees, raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

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A medical records app that lets patients access their medical records from their phone. The startup has raised $2 million in seed funding.

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An advertising-focused startup that helps brands better target potential customers. It has raised $2.5 million in funding.

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The story of how the founder of a company that makes protective filters for mobile devices moved to China, raised funding, and founded a rival company.

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Idea: An online marketplace for work-at-home jobs, like editing, transcription, and customer service The startup has raised $125 million in funding from angel investors and is currently paying out $1,000 per week in revenue

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Idea: A startup for insurance companies to sell risk to interested buyers, like hedge funds The startup offers a way for insurers to get better at evaluating risk, and a way for hedge funds to get better at buying risk

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Idea: A startup providing free credit scores to customers, funded by a paywall around their credit report They believe this will generate better engagement than the traditional credit monitoring model, which pays customers to read their credit report

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Idea: A software company that’s building a tool that helps lawyers and other legal professionals manage their case load It does this by building predictive models that help lawyers understand how they’re spending time, who they should be billing, and how to allocate their time more efficiently It also helps process payments The startup has $0 in funding and was founded in 2017

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Idea: Node is building a microwave that can connect to a smartphone and cook food It's crowdfunding the device on Kickstarter and claims that it can cook a frozen pizza in 2 minutes

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Idea: A platform that helps people start a business and access funding (either from investors or through a loan program)

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Idea: A startup that is building a “daily deal for venture capital”. Users pay $10 per month to get access to a curated list of venture capital funds, startups and VCs.

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Idea: A startup that helps companies offer employees an easy way to invest their savings into a long-term retirement fund.

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A SaaS company that helps small businesses manage their capital flow. They help companies figure out when to take partners on, and how to best fund their businesses.

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Idea: A B2B company that provides software to help freelancers and contractors in the US legally collect funds from employers.

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Idea: A startup that is building an end-to-end solution for businesses making hardware to help them get funded and bring their product to market. They want to automate a lot of the backend work needed to launch hardware like creating a company and getting funding.

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Idea: This startup is building software that helps restaurants manage their employees’ schedules and payroll. It’s already working with 200 restaurants, and has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

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Idea: A software company that sells a free version of its software for up to 10 team members. The software helps teams track their time and sell their products or services. The startup is self-funded and

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A startup for “on-demand” online tutoring They’ve already raised $1m in seed funding

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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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A startup that specializes in helping startups acquire funding

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