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A startup that helps colleges and high schools provide students with career and technical education.
Idea: A startup that uses AI to help restaurants optimize their menus, ensuring that no item is priced too high or too low for the quality that it offers
People love their pets, but when it comes to veterinary care, there’s a shortage of vets, and a high cost. PetMeds is building a subscription service that integrates with veterinarians to deliver pharmaceuticals and supplies to pets at home, where they can get better care and less expensively.
A startup that provides financial planning for high net worth individuals and families, and which has worked with the likes of Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, and Fidelity.
A startup that offers a highly customisable, easy-to-use platform for designing employee relocation packages
A startup that provides a directory of doctors that are high quality and charge a flat fee for specific procedures
A company that makes high-end reusable coffee cups.
A startup that provides a service where you pay $50 and then a photographer takes photos of your house from different angles and then you get the high-res photos
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.
Characteristics: “Urban, intellectual, and educated.” High-earning professional women over 50.
A company that makes a pair of Bluetooth headphones that are like a high-end pair of AirPods, but with a subscription service to make them more affordable.
This is a photo sharing app that lets you send your friends a “snapshot” of whatever you’re looking at. The startup monetizes via selling advertisers the ability to target specific geographic areas or high-traffic areas.
A company that wants to make it easy to find high-quality, cheap health insurance to fill a gap in the market
A software that automates the process of taking high-quality photos of products for online stores and catalogs
A high-tech way to enable people to communicate with their doctors remotely. The company hopes to make that easier for everyone: patients, doctors, and caretakers.
“A platform for high-growth companies to grow their community,” which has a plan to bring in more than $100,000 in revenue in 2019 (as of July).
A dashboard that tracks the number of open jobs and hires, highlighting the best places to find work.
A way for companies to pay the bills of their employees in multiple currencies, with higher rates for those who live in the area.
A company that helps companies manage highly distributed teams. It provides a toolkit for companies to build chat, file sharing, and collaboration tools.
A company that connects high-quality and reliable dentists to patients, also offering a digital dental records service.
A platform for medical transcriptionists to get paid for their services, which are in high demand but difficult to find.
There’s a really big market for high-end home security systems. The startup is building a system that helps you get the best one for your needs, with a $5 monthly subscription.
A network for users that pay for comedy to get access to higher-quality content from sponsors.
A startup that wants to build a system that helps patients get more affordable, higher quality, and faster-acting healthcare. The startup is starting in the UK and Ireland.
A platform for developing mobile apps that connects clients with developers. They’re not looking to compete with big agencies, but trying to fill a gap between startups and agencies. They’re currently attracting interest from small businesses with a few employees who are looking for a way to get high-level visibility and technical support to manage the complexity of building apps.
The startup is building a system that lets restaurant operators do inventory management automatically, which is difficult because of the high number of variables involved in managing inventory, from the type of food to how it’s portioned and stored.
A startup that looks to make it easier for the elderly to get a second smartphone. They’re looking to make it easy for the elderly to get a second smartphone when they’re already paying high smartphone bills. They’re launching in a few months and have already received a $250,000 investment from an angel group in the Valley that helps solve “pioneering problems in emerging markets.”
A way to sell high-end items like luxury cars and art on an auction site. The startup is currently working with the University of Washington to create a marketplace for school auctions.
A platform that helps consumers identify “high quality” products from “low quality” ones.
A company that creates high-end perfume and other luxury goods for the Chinese market. The company offers traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Chinese medicine-infused products.
New York - New York City is home to the largest financial district in the world, but the cost of living for interns in this area is so high that it’s difficult for companies to entice young talent to stay. This startup, known as Give, wants to make it easier for companies to hire interns.
A company that helps people in the US get discounts, gifts, and discounts on their prescriptions. It’s currently for people with high-deductible insurance plans.
A company building a social media service that brings the power of a highly engaged Facebook group to a brand’s Facebook page.
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A startup that connects high school students to internships and part-time jobs at startups. It operates in the US, Canada, and the UK, with plans to expand to Australia, the Netherlands, and Germany in the future.
The startup says it’s a better version of the traditional “pay-once-and-get-everything” package that’s popular with consumers, which works well for a lot of products but can be hard for more high-tech products.
A “high-touch customer service concierge”, providing inbound customer support and on-demand service.
Online learning platform for high school students.
A startup that aims to deliver affordable, high-quality storage to the home. The company is focusing on a particular vertical, which is a new one.
A company that uses AI to help make low-cost, high-quality face-to-face video calls.
A startup that’s building a location-based search engine for restaurants, highlighting the cuisine of a city via an interactive map.
A tool for high-frequency traders to help them build algorithmic strategies. The startup also wants to make the process of building algorithms easier for researchers to understand.
The startup is building a B2B website for hairdressers to sell clients on services like color, highlights, or trim, and to manage payments.
A platform for creating and selling e-books, but targeted at high school students
A personal finance startup that helps you have money at a higher level of granularity.
A new app that turns your phone into a high-tech thermostat so you can set it and forget it. The app talks to the temperature sensors in your home and adjusts your system to your energy usage and comfort level.
Builds high-end VR content for the fashion industry. The startup, which was founded in May, wants to rapidly iterate on a VR experience before its peers.
A discovery platform for specialized high-end clothing that’s based on the feedback of customers
A startup that aims to make it easy for high-net-worth individuals to have their own “pension” accounts
A startup that gives people access to low-cost, high-speed wireless internet in a place they’d otherwise have to pay for a fixed line.
A startup that provides a platform for the creation of high-end products that helps you collaborate with other artists to create custom products.
A startup that helps farmers and businesses avoid the high cost of getting loans, especially through microfinance.
A payment processor for small businesses that provides low-cost ATM withdrawals and cash-back payments. The company wants to partner with ATMs that have locations in underserved areas that have a high concentration of cash-carrying customers.
A startup that is building a platform to allow high school students to build a career in technology.
"Idea 2.0 is a tool for entrepreneurs to help them learn about new technologies in the market and network together. It’s the Uber of technology conferences. The conference is in its second year and has had over 1,000 attendees and 300+ speakers from 45 countries. The conference’s format is based on the model of Airbnb, where the host gets to pick the guests. The guest list is highly curated and the speakers are handpicked by the company’s CEO. The conference has been very well received by attendees and has been named a Top 10 conference in the US in 2018.
A B2B company that helps brand managers create higher quality voice-to-voice campaigns.
A startup that’s making it easier for users to supercharge their mobile devices by pairing them with high-performance wireless chargers. Its 10K program is now open for sign-ups.
A solar panel that is cheap, durable, and highly efficient.
A startup that connects high-quality tutors and students Tutors can set their own price
A high-speed and cheap way to create custom-made, high-resolution 3D printed parts.
The high cost of online advertising means that marketers struggle to find the right people to reach with their ads. Yieldly wants to automate the process of finding the right people, using a system of algorithms that finds the right person to target for the right job, based on the criteria the company needs.
The startup is working with partners to bootstrap the growth of a small-scale 3D printing community by providing the equipment and resources to move from a maker-model printer to a high-quality commercial printer.
A startup looking to help high-risk traders get access to the tools they need to manage their portfolios.
This startup is building a system that helps companies recruit and retain high quality talent. With a $100,000 investment from Andreessen Horowitz, the company is working with companies like Hubspot, Zendesk, and The New York Times to do so.
A way for advertisers to measure the success of their ads, and for consumers to see which products get the highest engagement.
A startup that brings the “higher education experience” to students by connecting them with tutors. Notable alumni include Sarah Lawrence College, Harvard, and the University of Michigan.
A company that “helps businesses buy and build from a wider, more diverse set of technology services”. The startup has raised $6 million from investors and says it has already helped companies grow from “the size of a small company to a well-staffed, highly functional team”.
A startup that aims to help US cities build 100,000 solar powered charging stations across major highways to help people get around.
A company that markets and sells “performance” clothing for men. The startup is trying to make sure that the clothes it sells are comfortable and high quality.
A startup that’s building an online marketplace for used cars, with a focus on low-mileage, high-quality cars.
A startup that creates a new kind of smart home audio experience Their idea is to create a “high quality, yet affordable, audio experience”
A “tech startup” which, in their words, “builds and operates a network of high-speed automated parking garages for self-driving vehicles.”
Sphere is a new approach to online education based on the idea that online education is too expensive for many students and doesn’t provide high enough quality instruction. Sphere offers a free, high-quality education to anyone in the world.
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.
A platform that helps companies “create and manage high-quality video content” by coordinating video production and distribution.
A video-sharing platform for high school students to share their work and connect with each other. The company’s goal is to provide a forum for high school students to share their work with each other, inspire each other, and connect with mentors.
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A startup that wants to help people in developing nations to access the global stock market in a way that helps them avoid high fees and complicated paperwork.
A payments company that serves high-volume ecommerce merchants. It’s in the process of launching a service that will enable online sellers to offer rewards to buyers.
A startup that wants to sell high-end football jerseys for the NFL.
A company that provides “next-generation” insurance solutions to companies with higher liability risks. The company’s approach is a bit atypical, as they say they’re not “selling” insurance, but rather “managing” the risk of the company. The startup says they’re already working with more than a dozen clients with plans to expand to 20 more before the end of 2019.
As an online continuing education course for lawyers, this startup is hoping to enable higher education for lawyers without charging tuition.
The company aims to be a “banking for millennials” that offers high-yield savings accounts. It’s a way for younger consumers to build their savings without having to pay a premium for the privilege.
A startup that wants to bring affordable, secure storage to small and medium sized businesses. The company is focused on providing remote access to business owners who would otherwise have to pay high prices to store things in their own homes.
The startup is simplifying the process of encrypting files by bringing high-end encryption to small businesses, with an API that lets developers create their own encryption tools.
A startup that helps businesses market to high school students, instead of relying on the university market.
A community of freelance designers with an emphasis on high-end products like furniture, ready-to-wear, and toys.
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.
“A startup for the exchange of surplus data between companies, where data producers can sell their data to the highest bidder.”
A health plan that combines the ease of a Health Savings Account (HSA) with the security of a high deductible.
A payment solution for contractors and service providers. The company has a base of high-volume users in the US and is looking to expand internationally.
A startup that collects data on your phone and then turns it into a map of crowdsourced traffic conditions along major roads and highways.
A startup that aims to solve the problem of re-marketing in higher education recruiting by building a way to help schools replace the need for multiple applications.
A startup that wants to use a similar process to build a marketplace for music rights, letting creators sell their rights to their songs to the highest bidder.
A startup that provides a SaaS platform for SaaS companies to build high quality content. The startup is backed by some of the largest tech companies in the world, including Google, Microsoft and Twitter.
A company that aims to make low-risk, high-return investments in real estate.
A startup that uses high-tech, low-cost sensors to monitor the quality of the air around us.
Allows users to create a “smarter” calendar, with a focus on things like highlighting “no shows”, removing “redundant” events, etc.
This startup helps identify fraud in the ecommerce industry by identifying network traffic patterns that indicate a high level of fraud.
A tool helps auto manufacturers create highly efficient car designs. It can review thousands of designs, pick out ones that are more efficient, and make suggestions to manufacturers to try.
A platform that helps users find great deals from local businesses, but don’t have to go to the store. The startup sees itself competing with Groupon, although it hopes to target smaller businesses and compete with Groupon’s recent move to focus on higher-margin, bigger deals.
A payment system for small businesses in the Philippines, with a focus on remittance, based on a user’s location. The startup wants to target merchants with a high volume of transactions but low capacity, such as small shops and restaurants.
A tool that helps recruiters find the best candidates for a job. They’re building a team of recruiters, who can make the company’s pool of applicants appear highly qualified.
A company that creates a line of high-end electric scooters for use in urban areas, no motorcycle license required.
A startup that is building a service that highlights the best of the media industry, rather than the best of YouTube.
A software company that helps retailers sell their products on Amazon.com. The founders say they are seeing 100% conversion rates on Amazon and “super-high” sales numbers.
A startup that makes it possible to play League of Legends without loading up 20 minutes of video. The app pulls high-level play out of the video and presents it in a condensed format, with highlights and stats.
A tool for finding the highest-rated local restaurants, bars, or retail locations.
A startup that helps high school students build their own websites. They’re launching in the US in 2019
A startup that’s creating a platform for sharing high-quality, low-cost medical images.
A credit card for people who don’t want a traditional card. The startup gets merchants to opt-in to their service, and since they don’t have a traditional credit history, they don’t have to pay as high interest rates.
The founder of Code.org, a nonprofit working to make computer science education more accessible, wants to create a foundation to encourage high school students to learn software and programming.
Founded in 2013, QuizUp is a trivia game where you compete against others for high scores. The startup has raised $1.5 million and is now making its way into Asia.
A company that helps people create high-quality videos for their websites and social media channels.
A tech-enabled market for finding and hiring high-quality freelancers. The company’s aim is to help small businesses expand their reach and have access to a more comprehensive pool of talent.
A startup that sells a subscription box that provides users with a variety of high-end beauty products
Idea: A remote digital marketing agency for high-growth tech companies The startup has worked with a few dozen clients since launching last year, and is currently available to startups that are a $1 million in revenue or less
Idea: A peer-to-peer lending marketplace The startup offers an alternative to traditional banks, which the founders say offer high interest rates, but often have hidden fees
Idea: E-Commerce for High-Quality, Handmade Goods
Idea: A company that makes high-tech socks that help athletes recover from foot injuries The startup has $10,000 in monthly sales, counting Y Combinator itself as one of its customers
Idea: A startup that pairs businesses with highly-rated freelancers
Idea: An ‘online gym’ for high frequency traders
Idea: An open source CSS framework for building accessible, high-performance interfaces
Idea: Event-centric marketplace connecting online retailers with high-volume consumers
Idea: A C2C marketplace for high-end travel, renting out hotel rooms, yachts, and other high-end travel experiences The startup has already managed to produce $20k in revenue per month after launching in June
Idea: A startup that’s building a tool that lets you share your high school student’s grades and progress with colleges
Idea: A business that builds custom, localized WordPress websites for small businesses in the US, with a focus on high quality and low prices
Idea: A web app that makes it easy for people to sell the stuff they don’t want anymore. It’s an “eBay for the rest of your stuff”, meaning it’s not just for things with a high value.
Idea: A new twist on insurance for freelancers. The startup is a high-deductible plan with a really low premium — that also includes a loan component. The startup says it’s looking to compete with a 1500% APR loan and offer a 1% interest loan.
Idea: A startup that creates single-page websites for companies to highlight what they do.
Idea: A machine-learning service that helps companies build products that are customized for their users. The company says it’s built for high-touch, high-volume businesses like ticketing, travel, and e-commerce.
Idea: The team is building equipment for the workplace, like medical supplies. It’s trying to scale into a high growth business by partnering with large companies.
Idea: A company that builds a mobile app that provides a “visual, interactive experience” for the middle school/high school students to buy and sell items to one another.
A startup that provides high quality, low cost legal services
A startup that provides affordable vehicle insurance to people under 25. The startup wants to become the go-to resource for young drivers and disrupt the current auto insurance industry which targets only the high-risk demographic.
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