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A startup that helps people figure out the best way to buy a house (e.g. whether to buy an older home or to renovate an existing one)

1,764

A startup that helps people draw up plans for their dream home and then helps them find contractors to build it

1,176

A startup that provides a service to help people with physical disabilities exercise at home

749

A platform that pairs people who have a spare room in their home with those who need a place to stay.

668

This startup has built a medical app to help in-home care providers manage their client’s data.

603

A startup that sells furniture for people who live in tiny homes

529

A platform to help people find the best care for the elderly, with a focus on home healthcare.

497

A startup that aims to take care of your apartment while you’re away. InstaHome provides cleaning services, maintenance, and security for your apartment, with plans starting at $16 per month.

452

A startup for tracking your home energy efficiency for free.

435

A startup that creates online courses that teach people how to do common home repairs

343

A company that sends physical boxes to your home or work after you place an order on their website. The boxes are filled with the product you’ve ordered and then shipped back to you.

325

A software company that makes a device that allows users to monitor their home energy use and adjust it remotely.

285

A way to help people navigate the process of buying a home.

271

A startup that’s helping power outages by letting people share their homes’ energy usage with others and get compensated for it.

244

A startup that wants to sell insurance to people who own property, and who want to protect it in the event of a fire. The startup has already built a platform for homeowners to claim their coverage, but needs to raise $5 million to build out a back-end system and additional products.

217

A company that helps the homeless get jobs. This startup helps them find jobs by helping them get onto the web.

191

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.

191

A startup that uses 3d printing to create custom constructed homes for people who need homes quickly

190

A startup which helps users track their homes’ energy usage, helping them to plan how to pay for energy and save money.

172

Company that will help people buy and sell homes using their mobile phones.

158

An AI with a mobile app that helps homeowners sell their unused real estate.

154

A startup that aims to create a “digital wallet for the home”, allowing you to pay for products and services using apps on your phone.

152

A startup that creates a directory of local home repair experts so people can find someone to do small home repairs

151

A home delivery service for groceries, fully automated. Currently working in San Francisco.

146

A startup that provides a service where people can book a trainer to come to their home and workout with them

144

A company that manufactures unique air filters for the home.

144

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

142

A meal delivery app for consumers who want healthy food at home.

140

A startup that provides a service to help people design their home

132

A social network that lets users find homes for pets

129

Mobile app for home cleaning services.

129

A startup that allows users to hire someone to help them organize their home

126

A startup that delivers a box of things to do when you’re bored at home

124

A monthly subscription service that sends home delivery and grocery shopping to your doorstep.

124

A startup that aims to make the process of building a home more efficient. It connects users with professional contractors and helps them find the best contractor for their needs.

124

A startup that will come to your home with a drone and take pictures of your house

121

A startup that helps the homeless and mentally ill get connected to services.

121

A startup that helps people who have bought a home and are moving in, and then helps them find a contractor to make small home improvements

120

This startup that wants to let people earn money from their home by offering a variety of on-demand services.

120

A startup that promises to be able to show its customers how to save money by optimizing their home’s energy consumption.

119

The startup makes on-demand cleaners available for home services, largely to help cities manage their waste. By putting the service in the hands of users, it helps cities cut costs and be more efficient.

118

A startup that provides homeowners with discounted rates for insurance and home repairs.

117

A company that sells modular home accessories designed to make building a home more efficient.

116

An online marketplace for people to list real estate in their homes for sale or rent.

114

A startup that sells a USB-connected device that allows you to remotely control your home’s lights and television, and allow users to launch and log into apps on their phones.

114

The aim is to let consumers to pay for a 3D-printed object. One feature is that the 3D-printed object is scanned and then the user can print out an accurate digital version they can then use in their homes.

112

A startup that helps companies support their employees’ work-life balance by allowing them to work at home.

111

A company that wants to be the “Uber of home security”, letting people pay for home security devices with their credit cards and then let the company handle the rest. The company has raised $10 million in a Series A.

109

A startup that’s looking to build a chatbot that can serve as a digital concierge for your home. The startup is already working with a few dozen home service providers to offer its AI-powered service.

109

The company is building a platform that will allow people to land on a page with a listing of homes for sale, to create a profile, and then receive a personalized email to show homes that match their preferences.

107

A startup that provides a service where parents in China can pay to have someone with a degree in education check their kid’s homework

106

A social network for home improvement contractors to compare and rate each other’s work.

106

If you own a home in the US, you can log into an app and see what the utilities are costing you in real time. However, the founders say that households throughout the world can benefit from a similar application.

106

A new type of virtual reality experience, where people can interact with others in a “virtual school” or “virtual community” without leaving their own home.

106

A startup that provides a service for people who are interested in learning how to do their own home repairs

105

A startup that aims to help parents get their kid’s homework done. The company builds a platform for teachers to provide online computing to students via web-based apps.

105

Idea: A company that helps homeowners who are selling their home make it look its best for buyers, cutting their job out of the real estate sales process. The startup has raised $150,000 in the last month.

103

A platform that allows people to monitor and control their home environment. Their central product is an IoT hub that collects data from things like lights, thermostat, and leak detectors, then sends it to a smartphone app.

103

An ecommerce platform for the Chinese market, allowing customers to purchase items online without leaving home.

103

Home automation startup that wants to help people manage their home energy usage with a mobile app.

103

A platform to help the world’s refugees find homes. It’s currently in beta.

102

This startup is building a way to find homes to rent on a per-minute basis for under $1 a minute.

102

This startup is looking to bring Airbnb-style home sharing to the US.

102

A startup that sells a $100 smart plug that does everything from controlling the lights in your home to allowing the owner to read text messages on their smartphone from anywhere.

102

This startup wants to build a service that will help homeowners learn more about energy efficiency.

102

New York City’s drone delivery startup. The startup wants to get packages from warehouses to homes in a half hour.

102

A startup that helps people who are buying or selling real estate to find local contractors to do work on their home

101

A software platform that helps people shop for second-hand furniture and home decor

101

A tool to help teachers grade homework by grading it automatically, in real time.

100

A digital platform for the home, with an API to help developers build apps and integrate with smart home devices.

100

A platform that connects homeless and low-income people to home-ownership programs

100

A startup for home services and maintenance, with a focus on big ticket items like HVAC and plumbing.

99

An on-demand home health care service, built on the promise that “people don’t want to be dependent on others” and the idea that “your doctor is your friend”. The startup is currently in 10 markets with plans to expand to 10 more markets.

99

A wearable sensor that helps detect motion and alert you when someone is approaching your home.

99

A platform that allows people to rent out spare bedrooms and/or spare bedrooms with other household members. It’s designed to help people earn additional income from their homes while also giving their families the chance to stay in their homes in times of need.

99

Bringing good food to your kitchen and your home.

99

A “smart mirror” for the home that helps people track their sleep quality, with an optional “sleep coach” feature.

99

A platform that helps people find jobs that they can work from home, where they don’t have to pay for a whole office.

99

Philadelphia is home to many notable media companies, including:

99

A startup that provides a service where people can rent a home in a foreign country with other

98

A startup working on a program to prevent water damage in homes.

98

A startup that helps people find and buy homes for $1,000, and is backed by former President Bill Clinton.

98

Trunkable wants to build a web-based home that can be rented as a vacation home.

98

A tool for real estate agents that helps them track and communicate with all the different people involved in a home buying process.

98

A company that creates smart home accessories and technology for people who don’t want to deal with the technology themselves.

98

A startup that aims to help employees manage their work from home workflows on Slack, Github, and other services.

98

A startup that sells a device that measures the humidity in your home and helps you manage your dry air

97

A startup that builds smart, weatherproof and green homes in the US, and sells them to people for $5,000.

97

A startup building an in-home showroom for buying, selling, and renting real estate. Starting at $5,000 up to $25,000, the company is currently operating in the Washington D.C. area.

97

A company that looks to take the data from the medical devices in your home and learn what your body needs to stay healthy. CIMA aims to build an AI-powered platform that can help you better manage all your health data, and then recommend medications based on what your body needs.

97

A real estate agent with a smartphone app that helps home-owners connect with contractors.

97

A startup that lets users create a database of their home inventory so they can easily sell their home if they need to move

96

A startup that sells a collection of various items to help people organize their home

96

A startup that wants to help people find and hire home cleaners who are local, and who have the right experience. They want to help the market for home cleaning, which often lacks liquidity, by bringing order and transparency to the market.

96

Builds a simple, secure, and anonymous way to rent out a private room in your home.

96

A B2B platform for women to find and book professional services for their homes.

96

A speech recognition app that helps users get around in their home.

96

This startup wants to let people buy and sell their old electronics in their own homes. The company’s goals are to make it easier to resell items, and to educate people about how they can reduce their clutter.

96

A startup that sells the homes of people who are traveling abroad for long periods of time and stay

95

A startup that provides a service where people can get a haircut from the comfort of their own home (you visit their home and they cut your hair)

95

A startup that sells a service to help people who have been evicted from their home find a new place to live

95

This startup wants to improve the process of buying and selling homes by using algorithms, AI, and machine learning to make the process faster and more transparent.

95

A company that helps with home repairs and renovations, letting customers research and book local contractors

95

A startup for home-based businesses that connects them with customers, and gives them a way to find people to hire.

95

A company that helps home builders like ApartmentPlace, ApartmentGuide, and Zumper create a single-page listing that embeds all of their properties into an app that they can distribute through the Apple Store and Google Play.

95

A platform for finding home cleaners that an individual can use to set up recurring cleaning appointments.

95

The company is building a platform that will allow users to take a picture of the items in their home and have it translated into a virtual reality experience.

95

An education platform that teaches women about safety in the home. It’s currently in private beta with select customers.

95

A smart home system that uses AI to manage lighting, connected devices, and thermostats.

95

A platform for building applications for homeowners using the Nest thermostat.

95

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

95

A startup that provides a service where people can rent out their unused vacation home for 2 weeks a year and make extra money

94

A real estate technology company that helps agents across the country with their home shopping and marketing needs.

94

A platform for managing and sharing your home’s interior design.

94

A tool that helps people find and hire contractors, as a way to streamline home-improvement projects.

94

A tool for helping physicians see patients via video conference from their home office.

94

A company that helps match people who have the same taste, background, and interests to make it easier to find collaborators, whether it’s for a band or a new home.

94

A startup that helps people set up their first home gym Sells mats, weights, kettlebells, etc

93

A real estate marketplace for people looking to buy or sell a home.

93

The idea is to redefine the way people think of and approach real estate as a place to live. The company plans to use marketing, design, and data to help people make smarter choices about their homes.

93

A startup that offers a platform for bringing the Internet of Things into physical spaces, such as homes and offices. The startup uses a physical router to overlay the Internet of Things onto a physical network.

93

A startup for short-term rentals. The startup helps vacation homeowners skip the traditional agency process and run their own rentals on their own terms.

93

A startup helping real estate agents sell homes by providing a marketplace for their clients to find a buyer.

93

A startup that provides a service where people can rent out air mattresses in their homes when they’re traveling

92

A digital store for home users of medical equipment

92

A startup that helps people find new homes, apartments or roommates on behalf of landlords

92

Work-at-home tech support for small businesses. The startup is based in the Bay Area and recently raised $3 million to expand internationally.

92

A startup that helps people set up and maintain a home security system in their own homes, and is being marketed towards DIYers.

92

An online marketplace for home health-care services to cut down on paperwork and increase efficiency.

92

A platform for sharing home services and letting customers compare costs and quality.

92

A startup that provides a service where people who are interested in buying a home can hire someone to walk through homes that are for sale to tell them if they’re a good fit

91

The startup offers a service for home healthcare providers to create a payment plan for clients and get paid over time. It’s a service that competes with services like Care.com.

91

Smart locks that let you control your home from anywhere with a smartphone

91

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.

91

Business software for the home that allows homeowners to manage their utilities. The company’s founders say they’re targeting the $80 billion home and building automation space.

91

A software company that helps advocates for the homeless, veterans, and other vulnerable populations track the status of their cases with the government.

91

A home energy service software company that helps users track and manage their energy usage in real-time. Anyone can install the service, which allows users to subscribe to a specific time frame or a whole week and pay $5 to $8 per day. Meant to help people save money on their energy costs.

91

This startup wants to be the Amazon of the home. The idea is to make a marketplace for house-goods, where sellers can list what they have and buyers can filter options and place orders.

91

A startup that helps you find out exactly how much your home is worth. It’s a handy way to compare properties in your area.

91

A startup that is building an alternative repository to Airbnb for people to find rentable resources This includes everything from homes to lawn mowers, from the startup’s own website

90

A startup that provides an online marketplace for services that help to find apartments for people who would otherwise be homeless

90

A real estate website, with listings for apartments, houses, and condos, as well as a guide to nearby amenities and things to do in the area. The company wants to be one of the tools that helps people buy a home, and then helps them settle in.

90

This startup is building a telepresence technology that allows you to virtually work from home.

90

A network of community-based care providers that helps seniors stay in their homes. The startup has raised $24 million to date.

90

Similar to Airbnb, this company aims to connect homeowners with travelers looking for places to stay.

90

A startup that makes it easier for consumers to find quality products for their homes. Its app is similar to Amazon’s Dash, but for finding products in a physical store.

90

A delivery app that lets couriers send beer and wine deliveries to people’s homes for the same cost as ordering a pizza.

90

A platform that lets home buyers and sellers trade home inspections.

90

A smart home monitoring system that can send alerts about smoke and carbon monoxide leaks in a home.

90

A platform for managing connected devices in the home, that connects devices to a single hub.

90

This startup is building a platform that lets users scan in their groceries, learn how much it costs, and then print the bill at home.

90

A startup that provides a directory of contractors for people who are looking for a contractor to do work on their home

89

A startup that provides a service to help people with their immigration paperwork (basically lawyer) A startup that provides an alternative to Airbnb for people to rent out their homes (which they are not living in)

89

A startup that makes a kit for making kombucha at home You can buy a kit with all the supplies you need to make kombucha plus a starter batch of the brew

89

A mobile app that allows customers to book services from home doctors. They’re also focusing on providing privacy for health services, by ensuring that the doctor never sees the patient’s name, phone number, or address. The company is currently working with a hospital in NY.

89

A home cleaning startup that’s focused on getting people to do more of their own house cleaning.

89

A voice-activated, speaker-free assistant for your smart home

89

A way to let people crowdsource their ideas (like Kickstarter) from the comfort of their home, where they can focus on the creative process without having to deal with logistics.

89

A real estate company that helps buyers find homes in the best neighborhoods, comparing homes to similar homes in the past.

88

Helping people find the right home by matching them with builders based on their budget and lifestyle.

88

A smart home server that can automate and integrate a person’s personal devices (lights, thermostat, etc.). The company is also an app developer, with a marketplace for other companies to integrate with their products.

88

A startup that wants to build a platform for alternative medicine, like homeopathy.

87

A global insurance company that helps people buy and insures their homes via a mobile app. The startup is looking to operate in 30 countries.

87

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.

87

A startup that aims to take the power out of microgrids and put it into the hands of consumers. The startup is working on a battery pack with solar panels that can be installed on the rooftops of homes and offices and be used to supply electricity for a certain period of time, much like a powerbank.

87

A digital platform to help consumers compare home loans at a low cost

87

Grid wants to make energy consumption more transparent, by giving customers a meter on their home in a box, and then giving them a way to manage their energy consumption.

87

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

87

The startup uses AI to guide you through the process of buying a home, starting with a base salary and home costs, then dividing up the costs per square foot and getting a personal loan.

87

A tool that allows you to create and sell virtualized physical objects, like a virtual home, or a virtual gym.

87

A food delivery service that will deliver “all-natural” meals from a community of home cooks that the company says will be better for the environment than restaurants.

87

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

87

A startup that offers a platform for digital nomads to rent out their homes in a peer-to-peer fashion. It’s in the early stages of development, but the founders say it will be “like Airbnb, but also a concierge service and protocol for renting out your home when you’re away”.

86

This is a platform for on-demand home services, like plumbers, electricians, and everything else.

86

A startup that creates a “personalized customer journey” for a customer that goes through a number of services in their home, including electricians, cleaners, and more.

86

A B2B company that helps people sell their homes by taking photos, sending listings, and handling payments.

86

A social network for people who work from home. The startup is built for those who want to bring more community into their lives, helping them to connect with others who have similar jobs.

86

Teamwork makes the corporate office a coworking space, allowing employees to work together from home.

86

A startup that pairs you with a community of debt-free, budget-conscious people who are willing to split the cost of a car, home, furniture, or other major purchase.

86

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.

86

A startup that provides a service for people who want to sell their stuff The service will come to their home and photograph their stuff and list it on online marketplaces

85

A startup that provides a convenient way for property owners to rent out their homes on a short-term basis

85

Smartphones, tablets, and laptops have all become computers. This startup wants to make the home a computer. The company is based in San Francisco. The company’s name comes from the idea that a home computer is the center of the home.

85

A Waze for real estate. This startup wants to help people find the right home for them, and sellers get access to a broader set of buyers.

85

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.

85

A real estate focused business that connects tenants and landlords. The startup is a bit like Rocket Mortgage, a company that helps people with bad credit refinance their home loans — the startup’s focus is more on the landlord side of the equation. The startup charges a monthly fee of $50 for their service.

85

A different kind of charging station for electric vehicles, focusing on the home. Rather than wirelessly charging vehicles, the startup's stations are stationary and have a separate charging port for plugging in phones and tablets.

85

This startup is building a comprehensive online marketplace for the sale of assets like real estate and cars. The startup is focused on rural markets like India, where the costs of buying and selling homes and commodities is often prohibitively high.

85

A startup that allows people to rent their homes to Airbnb hosts on a per-night basis, charging a fee to those hosts.

85

A platform to help people buy and sell homes in the US. The company is currently building a platform that will make it easier for people to sell their houses on their own.

85

This startup is building an AI that responds to big data and has the ability to make last minute changes to a home’s heating and cooling systems.

85

Localized and hand-curated content for small businesses, such as a website’s homepage, blog, and store.

85

Marketplace for home repair, including licensed contractors.

85

A product that helps people determine the right time to move homes.

85

A startup that wants to help connect apartment tenants with home repair services.

85

A startup that provides people with a custom-made suit and then sends a tailor to their home to help them get fitted

84

This startup wants to bring robotics to the home, allowing you to connect your computer to a robot arm that can grab things like food and medicine, and do the things you don’t want to do.

84

A startup based out of Israel that’s building an online platform to help people with their homework.

84

A startup that powers the internet of things by allowing any connected device to be programmable for voice control, whether that be a home security system or a self-driving car.

84

A system for home health aides to manage their clients’ care from anywhere.

84

A home assistant that can help you control home appliances, data, and entertainment from your phone.

84

A kitchen system called the “KitchenPod” that’s meant to let you cook, then take the result home for later. The kitchen has a base unit, and a separate pod that connects to a smartphone. The fridge is connected to the base unit via Bluetooth, so it can track things like what you’re eating and how much of it you’re eating. When the pod is connected to the base unit, it can track the fridge’s temperature, as well as how much food it’s holding.

84

This startup is building a tool that allows teachers to share school content with parents at home. Teachers can use it to video and text share, saving time and money.

84

A startup that connects users with local experts to help with everything from home projects to personal finance.

83

A company that’s moving the power of the “internet of things” from the world of large manufacturing plants and factories to the world of small-scale manufacturing and manufacturing at home. The company is working with over 50 manufacturers to make it easier to connect their products to the Internet.

83

A platform that allows consumers to rent out their homes. The B2B platform is targeting real estate agents, who the startup says can earn up to $100k per year.

83

A startup that aims to replace on-demand laundry services with in-home washing and cleaning.

83

A startup that wants to take the friction out of the process of purchasing a home. Instead of going through a bank, you can do all the paperwork online.

83

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

83

Helps employees take their work home, work remotely, or set meetings via messenger with up to four people.

83

A startup building a location-based app to help homebuyers and sellers find each other.

83

A startup that makes a universal remote that can control all the devices in your home

82

A way for people to rent out their spare bedrooms and living rooms on Airbnb, or even to create an entire home on the platform.

82

An online marketplace for home services and the services of other contractors. Users can find services and contractors by keywords, and pay with a credit card or PayPal.

82

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.

82

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

82

A mobile app that connects people looking to buy a new home with a realtor who can help them get an offer in writing. The founders say they’re already working with over 100 companies in real estate, including Robinsons Homes and Landmark.

82

A tool to help people buy and sell homes in different cities, in a way that’s similar to e-commerce. It’s currently in private beta.

82

A social network for the diaspora, connecting expats with family and friends back home.

82

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

82

A startup that provides a service for people to have someone come to their home and give them a hand with cleaning, etc

81

A startup that allows people to rent their home to travelers for a period of time when they’re not using it

81

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.

81

A startup that allows homeowners and renters to search for rental houses or apartments based on amenities, price, and neighborhood. It doesn’t charge any commission, so it’s free.

81

There are a lot of companies that help people find parking, but now there’s one that helps people find parking at home.

81

Smart home system that helps eliminate the need for people to put down their phones to manage their homes.

81

A startup that lets you split your take home pay between your employer and your spouse.

81

An online tool for estimating the amount of money they’ll need for a down payment on a home.

81

A startup that helps people who live in tiny homes learn how to be more efficient with their space

80

A startup that make a tool that allows you to make your home automation system available on the open web

80

The app helps put together a picture of your life, from your health to your home, and lets you share it with family and friends.

80

A full stack “platform for the modern home” that allows users to control all of their devices from one dashboard. It connects to Nest, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant.

80

This startup wants to help first-time home buyers who don’t have the money for down payments. It’s hoping to help people who have saved for years but still need a bit more cash to close on a home. It wants to take a few thousand dollars and give it to the buyer.

80

L2L is building a platform that connects people who are looking to buy or sell properties to those who are looking to rent. The company wants to build a marketplace where people can buy and sell homes without going through the hassle of a real estate agent. The company also has a deal with Century 21 in the Philippines to build a realty app that can help people sell and buy real estate.

80

Designing new, custom-made furniture for the home. The startup is working with builders and architects to create bespoke furnishings for the home.

80

A startup making it easier to build a visitor management system for work-from-home companies.

80

Home security startup that uses geofencing to detect when burglars are in or near the home.

80

A startup hoping to help the homeless and veterans get housing. It uses a hybrid model of providing for-profit housing and non-profit housing.

80

This startup wants to bring more transparency to online rental listings by creating a search engine that sorts and ranks homes based on their location, amenities, and price, as well as the number of reviews they have.

80

A company that connects retail stores with talented baristas. The startup offers the ability to get coffee from the comfort of one’s own home, and pay with a credit card.

80

A food delivery service that works with caterers and provides home delivery to over 100 cities in the US.

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PetMD is a vet-tech startup that helps pet owners with a range of services, from consulting to pet care. It has a “pet concierge” service to help owners with questions like what to feed their pets when taking them to the vet, and what food to pick up on the way home.

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This startup is working on a new way to manage storage for in-home vaults, which it plans to eventually work with banks and other large financial institutions as well.

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Startup to connect buyers with retailers in a more efficient way, by allowing them to order products online and have them delivered to their home.

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A company that designs, manufactures, and sells wireless sensors that can be used to detect motion, temperature, and moisture in homes and offices.

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A platform that helps people make money by sharing their home with Airbnb guests.

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This is a startup that’s building a ‘smart’ lock that will let you control your home’s lighting remotely.

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An on-demand marketplace for your home, pitched as a more effective, more satisfying alternative to Airbnb.

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A company that builds smart machines so that robots can help people in their homes

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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.

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A restaurant delivery app for Miami. The startup helps restaurants deliver food to customers in their homes for pick up.

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This app helps people decide which services they should rent out their home for extra money.

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This company is building an app called “MyBeds” for homeowners to create a “bespoke bedroom” for their home. The app lets you create a “dream room” from a set of customizable, curated items.

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A startup that provides a service for helping people who are looking to buy a home with assistance in the form of mortgage brokering and other financial services

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A piece of software that helps people with homeschooling get the most out of their hobby, and helps them with classroom management.

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A platform that helps people find products and services that fit their needs, be it products for their home, furniture for their office, or services for their pets.

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A startup that helps users build “smart” homes using the Amazon Echo smart speaker.

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A new kind of search engine that gets results from dozens of sources and instantly returns more relevant results to users. Its search engine can also be connected to digital assistants like Alexa or Google Home

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A home services marketplace that helps users coordinate with contractors and service providers to make repairs and renovations. The startup also offers a concierge service that lets users put the app on a desk, and it works with home services companies to help them grow.

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Plans to allow folks to leave their cars at home and get around on public transport in cities

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Blockchain hardware for smart homes. The company wants to build a $200 smart lock that would allow owners to automate their home with blockchain tech that would allow them to unlock the door remotely.

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The startup has developed a tool that can print a custom home-pickup menu for nearby restaurants. The startup’s first customer is a chain of Mexican restaurants in the US.

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A startup working with AAA automobile associations to give car owners access to in-home maintenance, repair, and tracking services.

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A company that uses real-time technology to make sure that your home security system is always on, and that it can be accessed by your family members and friends. It’s also a tool to protect against cyber thieves who could potentially hack into your devices.

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

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A food delivery app that uses the same home delivery process as Uber Eats and Instacart, but for restaurants. It’s currently in the beginning of a round led by a VC firm that recently invested in Zume Pizza.

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A platform that allows landlords to manage their rental units, connecting them to homebuyers and letting agents. The pitch is that it gives landlords a new way to run their business, helping them collect rent and keep track of their properties. It’s available in the UK and Australia at the moment, although they’re looking to expand internationally.

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This startup is building an automatic speaker that turns an existing home stereo into a smart speaker, with the idea that many people have a smart speaker for their home, but not a home stereo to hook into it.

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A network for home insurance agents that helps them find customers and get them claims faster

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A platform for teachers and students to interact that can be used to share notes, assignments, and homework via a visual interface. They are developing a way for teachers to grade students' work in real time, as well as a way for students to get feedback from teachers and classmates in real time.

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Want a pager You’re out of luck, you have to go to the office to get one — but your colleagues have them. Proximity is a startup that lets you order a handheld pager for $15 a month that’s delivered to your home.

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A digital assistant for managing accounts for home and business owners. The startup’s web interface gives users access to all of their accounts and allows them to make transactions.

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A venture-backed startup that’s building a platform for home builders that helps them manage their quality assurance, build projects faster, and reduce costs.

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The startup’s goal is to make it easier for people to shop for vacation homes. They’re building a platform for people to search for vacation homes that they can then book and pay in one place.

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Homejoy is building a platform that helps home cleaners book appointments at the best times for their clients and their customers’ schedules.

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App that helps you estimate the cost of your home renovations based on your own inputs.

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A way for people to find home services providers.

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Food delivery and home services in India with no delivery fees. The startup is looking to deliver a wide range of goods, from food to cleaning products, from thousands of businesses that have been vetted by the company.

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This is a company building a platform where an existing customer can find and hire a contractor to repair or remodel a specific item in their home. It’s a marketplace for homeowners looking to hire contractors, and the startup is profitable.

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A company that helps people hunt for and find the right home for them. The B2B business takes a more detailed look into the details of a home’s design and location, while the B2C service takes a more granular approach to the home’s amenities and location.

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A startup that sells modular smart-home devices aimed at delivering better ‘integrated’ home technology.

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A company that’s building an app for helping people plan when to hit the road and when to stay home.

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A platform that allows users to store and manage their tiny home remotely. It’s like Airbnb for tiny homes.

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A tool for ordering food from home, selling it to neighbors, and then delivering it.

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A platform that connects people looking to buy or sell their homes with real estate agents. The startup wants to be the middleman between owners and agents.

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This company is looking to take the “labor of love” out of home ownership, offering a simple way to save money and time on renovations by having the homeowner hire out the work.

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A consumer-to-business marketplace for home improvement products and services.

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A “digital concierge” that helps users personalize their own homes. Instead of searching around for different products, users can ask their digital concierge to come up with ideas and send them to the user.

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A startup focused on making home security more affordable and accessible. The company has raised $5 million from investors including General Catalyst, T. Rowe Price, and others.

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A business that brings a suite of software and hardware tools to help home cooks learn to cook from scratch.

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A startup that helps real estate agents with "after-hours" showings The startup wants to grow into a managed marketplace that serves as a broker for all home services, from repairs to insurance

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The idea is to help homeowners get a mortgage without paying a mortgage broker.

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This is a startup that’s building an app and platform to help people in countries like India save money on their utility bills by installing solar panels on their homes, which are already building excess energy into the grid.

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An AI that helps the elderly and homebound with “frequent flyer miles” points and gift cards.

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A startup that provides a “digital home” where someone can design and build a custom home online, and then have it shipped to them. The startup creates a 3D model of the house, and then puts it into a CAD program, which allows them to directly see the design, and put in every detail.

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Pitching itself as “YELP for your personal life”, this startup attempts to make home-sharing a lot easier.

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A startup that’s working on building a “smart home-building platform” that uses AI and sensors to optimize energy usage.

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A startup that wants to help employers prevent employee fraud by allowing them to manage their work-from-home policy and budget via a mobile app.

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A virtual assistant that can respond to people in over 70 languages, and who can also be integrated into the Amazon Echo and Google Home products. The team is also developing a smart speaker that can take in natural language input and respond with a preset answer.

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A startup that helps small businesses market to homebuyers. Their product is a “premier content marketing platform” that utilizes detailed data about a dozen variables, including income, credit score, and the type of property they’re looking for.

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This startup specializes in taking the hassle out of home security.

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A startup that’s building a platform that can let people pay rent with their phones. The company is focused on the homeless population, which is more mobile than the average person, but their platform could be used across all sectors.

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A mobile app that helps people fast-track their home buying decisions.

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A startup that is building out a system to help people invest in both the stock market and their own homes, with a goal of making investing affordable for everyone.

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A platform for volunteer-powered projects that allows citizens to crowdsource solutions to local problems. It helps cities and nonprofits connect with volunteers to solve challenges like pollution, hunger, homelessness.

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A startup that aims to be the Uber of short-term rentals, allowing people to rent out their spare rooms or entire homes. Ethos currently has a pilot in place with over 10,000 users.

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A software platform that helps buyers get quotes for their homes from multiple companies in the same day, while also giving the seller a price for what they can get for the home and how quickly they can close.

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A company that brings internet of things-style technology to the previously non-internet-connected, like home appliances. It’s a home monitoring hub that allows you to control things like your lights and heating from your smartphone.

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Using AI to provide help and support to students in the classroom, school and home.

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A platform for managing, sharing, and tracking home improvement projects, with a focus on DIYers.

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Rethinking the way we build and manage software is the goal of BuildZoom. The startup allows users to compare home improvements from a variety of vendors and service providers from the comfort of one website. It's an online marketplace that allows consumers to shop for home improvement projects from the convenience of a desktop computer or mobile phone. BuildZoom makes it easy to find the right contractor, and provides a level of transparency that other home improvement websites do not.

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Online discovery service focused on solving the problem of finding the right home for your next vacation. The startup uses data and algorithms to help vacationers find the right home for their next trip.

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A startup that creates a new kind of smart home audio experience Their idea is to create a “high quality, yet affordable, audio experience”

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A health service for people with persistent mental problems. The company wants to provide safe homes for people with mental illnesses, to help them get the services they need to lead productive lives.

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A personal cloud for home security.

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Bots that make the complex work of managing a home remodeling project more manageable. The company is working with HVAC contractors and property managers to aggregate data from hundreds of homes to help them do a better job of forecasting and managing their projects.

68

A device that allows people to sync and manage their home energy usage, with an app to help users understand their energy usage and plan expenditures.

68

A startup that helps students who are too busy to do their homework.

68

A delivery service that gives customers the option to order a dozen or so items from a list of popular restaurants, which will be delivered to the customer’s home or office within an hour.

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A startup that lends out the tools necessary to set up a basic office at home, whether it’s for a small team, an individual freelancer, or even a single room. The startup has a platform for users to manage and share their work books, collaborate with other team members, and track team progress.

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A DIY platform for home repairs, from painting to drywall installation to building a deck. The company wants to make it as simple as possible to have something built and out the door.

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A product that aims to “make ‘smart’ home appliances easier to use.”

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A company that helps homebuilders and architects create and share 3D renderings of properties

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An API for home energy management.

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A company that helps people who want to be independent living at home avoid the costs associated with needing an in-home caregiver.

67

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

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A startup for home services, featuring local contractors and service providers.

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A startup that wants to take your home security camera and turn it into a smart camera with the ability to send alerts to your phone.

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A home security app that aims to make it easier for residents to keep track of the people and things entering their homes.

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A startup that helps people find the right funeral home for their loved ones

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A startup that matches employers with employees that are looking to work from home. The startup is currently in beta mode and is available for use on the iOS version of the app.

65

A tool for in-home massage therapists to open up their own business, working in their spare time.

65

A company that builds 3D-printed prosthetic hands and other medical devices that can be 3D-printed at home, with a focus on helping veterans.

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A 1-click home insurance quote app that combines pricing from multiple insurance carriers, and provides a risk assessment to help customers choose the best policy.

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Ex-Google engineers are building a new living room device they call the “Echo” that’s essentially a giant voice-controlled speaker. The device is a stripped-down, Google-made version of the Google Home, and can be controlled by voice, music, and TV apps. It’s set to launch in November.

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A company that wants to help people find a way to use a home like a hotel. People can rent out their home for a day, two weeks, or longer, with Airbnb-like booking options.

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A home security system for renters, allowing them to lock and unlock doors on their own and record video.

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An online platform that allows people to rent out their homes while they travel. The company’s founders say that the business is growing rapidly.

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A startup that helps in-home care workers coordinate their schedules with clients, and with each other.

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Lending Club is looking to create an online community for home and condo owners to get access to financing to pay down a mortgage or refinance a home. The company’s loans are backed by the equity in the house, and rates for the loans are competitive.

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This startup helps employees work from home, or take meetings remotely, but still get paid for time spent working.

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A peer-to-peer marketplace for reclaimed building material, with a well-documented process for sourcing and ensuring quality before selling. The company’s founders are also part of a collective that works to repair Habitat for Humanity homes.

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A voice-activated assistant to handle different aspects of a person’s life by connecting to their bank account, home automation, and messaging/calling services.

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A startup that’s building a unique product for the retail industry, an online marketplace for bringing in contractors to remodel your home or help you get around town.

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A cell phone service for the homeless that allows them to send and receive money via text message.

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A home improvement platform that lets users purchase materials and products and have them delivered to their home.

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A platform that helps people who are selling their homes sell quickly for maximum value.

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One of the leaders in the IoT market, Flow creates a large range of connected devices for homes and businesses that automate things like lighting and security.

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A startup that aims to reduce the cost of renting out a house while also making it easier for homeowners to rent out properties through apps and online portals.

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A platform that connects people looking to go back to school with students willing to help each other out with things like homework, tutoring, and test prep. The founders say they’ve already helped more than 6,000 students fill out their applications and get into the class of their dreams.

60

This startup has a software-as-a-service that helps homeowners build custom products online, which they sell to their local brick-and-mortar stores through an e-commerce platform.

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This startup is building a consumer-facing marketplace for the home-sharing economy, where people can find a roommate to live in their home.

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A medical system that aims to be “patient centric”, providing a digital doctor’s office at the patient’s home. The startup wants to make it affordable and easy to book appointments, get prescriptions, and book tests.

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A digital solution for people to reliably secure their home and personal property with a cell phone.

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A startup that wants to be the Amazon for home services, making it easier for customers to buy a service without having to rely on a retail retailer. The company has already signed up a number of local hardware stores.

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A platform that helps people purchase home insurance and other insurance products

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A startup that allows anyone to turn any object into a smart home accessory.

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 A startup for buying and selling home appliances. Their current focus is on selling used appliances, which they want to make a one-touch online purchase process.

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This startup is building a solution for online merchants to get in-person estimates from home-based contractors. It’s aiming to help companies compete with those that don’t offer this service, and will charge a fee for the service.

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A company that is developing an app to help low-income families save money on their energy bills by taking advantage of the government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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A “complete-home automation platform”, with a home security, lighting, and HVAC system in one box. The startup is one of the first companies to be accepted into the InnovateHER program, and has a partnership with Amazon Alexa.

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A program that helps people with disabilities to work from their homes. The company behind this product offers a service that helps employees schedule and manage a work routine in a way that keeps their jobs and responsibilities in order.

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The digital home improvement store, HomeDepot, is still trying to figure out where to go next. It launched a new website in late 2016, but it felt more like a home services site than a home improvement one.

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A start-up that builds small devices for the home to measure temperature, humidity, and other factors. The company is also developing an indoor location service.

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A company building a kit to help you create your own “smart” home — for a fraction of the cost of similar systems.

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The Social Home is a new way to think about home security. It’s a combination of a security system and a smart home that’s meant to be a “set it and forget it” lifestyle.

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A startup in India that helps manage the relationships between home builders and contractors.

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This startup is building a way to manage insurance claims for auto, home, life, and business insurance.

58

A home security company that uses sensors to monitor the security of a home or building, paying users a fee for each intrusion detected.

57

A SaaS-base app that helps buyers of home services find the best deal on a service.

57

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.

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Helping its customers to find the best rates on energy usage for their own home. EnergyIQ is building a platform to help its customers save money by offering personalized energy rates.

57

A business that lets people take their unused gym equipment home.

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A real estate company that helps people buy pre-owned homes via a mobile app.

57

A monthly subscription service for home laundry detergent that offers recommendations for how much to buy, when and how to use it. The startup has already sold more than $2 million in the past year from its first customers–with over 25,000 subscriptions.

57

A real estate technology company which provides a technology platform to the home-selling industry.

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A device for the elderly that monitors what’s going on with their blood pressure, pulse, and oxygen levels. The company also wants to build a “elderly safe” home that automatically adjusts itself to the needs of the elderly.

56

A platform for building connected home products with a focus on security and automation. The startup aims to compete with existing standards like Thread and Nest that can manage connected devices.

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A competitor to Amazon Echo that brings the Google Assistant to your home. The company is raising $50 million from investors and has drawn interest from Google and Apple.

56

A tool for people to search for home insurance, with options for low-income renters and those who have no credit history.

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A startup for managing and comparing all of your home loans, credit cards, car loans, and other loans.

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OpenPlans is a software company that helps people find a new home to buy, using data from real estate brokers and public records. They’ve raised over $5 million to date, and are now focused on building a platform for other developers to build on.

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A personal financing tool that helps consumers save for retirement, borrow against their homes, refinance student loans, and reduce debt.

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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 “uniquely-designed” home security system that’s supposed to be “very simple to install and use”. Its price is low, and it’s meant for smaller homes.

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

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A home security startup that monitors in-home security cameras and allows customers to turn on their lights or lock their doors remotely. The startup, which has raised a $750k seed round from a variety of investors, is already working with a dozen customers.

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A home rental platform. The startup wants to let people rent out their homes. It’s a very young company, so it’s not clear how they’ll get the number of renters needed to make a dent in the real estate market.

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 A platform for smart homes that puts together a bunch of different sensors into one device that can control all the lights and appliances.

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A home-based virtual assistant that takes care of chores for you, using your smartphone to help you keep track of tasks. It’s first product is a voice-activated concierge.

55

A company that lets people borrow a single printer that can print out 100,000 copies of a document. This smart printer will print at an incredibly high resolution — the company claims it will print at “40 times the resolution of a typical home printer”.

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

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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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A home cleaning service that aims to be the Uber of its industry, connecting customers to local cleaners

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A company building a platform to make it easier for people to buy and sell homes that would integrate with CRMs and other sales tools.

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This startup is building a smart home device that automatically detects and prevents fires. The company is looking to raise $100,000.

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The startup wants to make it easier for people to shop for eyeglasses without leaving their homes.

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A company that wants to connect your assets – from your home to your car – with the services you use at home, at work, and on the road.

53

A startup that helps teachers and students collaborate on homework and projects in real-time by connecting them through a chatroom.

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A tool that helps users automate the process of cleaning the air in their homes. They’re already working with a Fortune 500 company to make their product available to their customer.

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A food delivery service that delivers meals from local restaurants to users' homes

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A company that makes small, affordable homes from shipping containers. The company has built “a new kind of modular home that can be made in as little as one week, on site”. The first models are coming out in October.

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A “smart” home that uses your smartphone to monitor your energy usage, giving you a report on how much heat you’re putting out and how much your bill is going to be

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A platform that helps women get back to work after being stay at home.

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A hardware company that makes sensors, including ones for weight and hydration, for home and for athletes. The company believes consumers will use devices such as the Nike FuelBand to track their health and exercise habits.

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A company building a “personal assistant” for home. The startup, based in New York, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from investors like Sam Altman and Garry Tan.

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A startup that wants to help people who are looking to sell their home listed on Zillow or Trulia.

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A digital health system that connects people with health professionals in their home country. The startup just launched in Brazil in May.

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A home care services startup that helps seniors living in their own homes with tasks like cleaning and laundry.

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 A micro-sanctuary for homeless pets in New York City. The startup aims to make it easy for people to adopt homeless pets while keeping them in a safe environment.

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A startup designed for real estate agents to help customers find the right home, with real estate agents in the background.

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A platform to let people rent out their extra space on their homes.

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A startup that’s using artificial intelligence and blockchain to build a better way for homeowners to manage their homeowners insurance.

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A startup in India that helps homebuyers navigate the confusing and tedious process of buying an apartment

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A technology company that creates “smart” thermostats for home and business use, allowing homeowners to control their thermostats via their smartphone. The company is led by CEO and founder Rajat Pahuja, who previously built a business in India called Shubh Loans that went “very profitable,” according to Pahuja.

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An on-demand on-demand surgery service. Patients go to a hospital, get a procedure done, and go home the same day. The company is still bootstrapped, but has been working with both the UK government and the NHS.

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A platform for homes where homeowners can share tools and services, and get paid for doing so, similar to AirBnB.

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A real estate technology platform that is a hybrid of Homejoy and Airbnb, letting landlords rent out their properties on the platform.

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A startup that builds a homegrown alternative to the likes of Instagram, PicsArt, and Snapchat

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This startup is working on a new type of storage for the connected home, where it can be both a sort of “in-home cloud” as well as an “in-home NAS”.

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A similar service to Slack for teams working from home

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Home services for seniors, such as home cleaning, housekeeping and grocery shopping.

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A startup that manages the maintenance of rental homes using a mechanical arm that moves the oil and water that oil and water, and then cleans and inspects them.

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A company building a marketplace for providers of clothing, accessories, and home decor. The startup aims to eliminate the middle-man and help customers find the best deals, no matter if they live in São Paulo or Seattle.

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This startup wants to make it possible to rent out spare space in a person’s home.

49

A tool for helping people set up and manage their own Wi-Fi networks at home or in the office, with a focus on security.

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A start-up that is building a platform that will connect homeowners to homeowners insurance companies and save them money.

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Focused on helping the elderly pay bills, Vayvadex allows users to pay for services, like a nursing home, with a swipe of their debit card. Users can also use the app to find a doctor or a home aide.

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A food delivery service for home chefs. The startup aims to make food delivery from home as easy as ordering pizza from Domino's in the US.

49

A startup that wants to build a one-stop-shop for home improvement. It builds at-home stores with a variety of products, and sales tools that make it easier for customers to make decisions about products and services.

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A company that builds “smart” homes for elderly people. The startup offers wireless, automated home assistance systems to help people age in place. They’re currently only available in a small number of homes, with plans to expand to more.

48

A company that builds a platform for employees to apply for and manage their own benefits. The service started out as a way for employees to manage their health benefits, but it is now being used by employers to manage everything from work-from-home policies, to retirement plans, to tuition reimbursement.

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Businesses in the Netherlands can create a marketplace for people to sell their home-grown products and services. The startup has already helped 30 small businesses rent out their homes.

48

Fusion is a real estate software company that allows real estate agents to list their listings online and receive notifications whenever a home is sold.

48

A platform for sharing and selling meals for home chefs, and a way for those chefs to interact with each other.

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The company takes an “Uber for Home” approach. The startup’s app helps homeowners find and book handyman, electrician, and handywoman services.

48

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.

48

Home services platform that connects customers to handymen and professionals in the area, and allows them to hire online.

48

A company that makes a service that turns any connected device into a smart home hub, enabling users to control various smart home devices with their smartphone.

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The world’s first interactive robot taxidermist. It combines 3D scanning technology and a robotic arm to automatically fuse together a stuffed creature out of real animal parts. The startup says the process is simple for consumers to use, and can be done from their homes.

48

A home security platform that uses facial recognition to let users see who is at the door, even when the doorbell isn’t ringing.

47

A tech startup whose product is a home-based network of technicians that fixes your home’s issues or installs equipment. The company says that since it launched in early 2019 it has already had several million dollars worth of work.

47

A platform that connects builders and homeowners, allowing for customized and unique designs.

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This company is looking to create a system for building and selling homes that incorporates the latest construction technology.

46

A way to track and communicate with homeowner associations that manage common areas like pool, parking and landscaping. The startup has raised $40,000 in seed funding from angel investors.

46

A platform that lets anyone run a small business by turning their home into a co-working space.

46

A startup where you can buy and sell your homegrown vegetables, herbs, and fruit.

46

A startup that is building a way to tackle the issue of the generation of toxic waste in the home. The startup’s product is a way to turn your water waste into a nutrient solution.

46

A home-sharing platform for students on the move. It allows students to rent out rooms in their homes for short periods.

46

A startup that builds apps for the home to help consumers track their energy usage.

45

This startup is building an all-in-one, modular smart home that can be installed in minutes and connected to the internet.

45

A startup for people who want to donate their old home appliances, furniture, and other items for reuse. The startup says that in the US alone, more than 10 million items go unused in storage every year.

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Smart objects that can track and report on temperature, light, humidity, and CO2 levels in a home.

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A startup that connects home owners with homeowners insurance. The startup has raised $3 million to expand its product to 43 states.

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A company that aims to build the next generation of smart homes. The team has already raised over $5 million from investors, including Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz.

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A platform for homeowners looking to sell their homes, allowing them to easily list their properties for sale and hire a virtual agent to show the property to interested buyers.

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A way to buy and sell everything from a car to a house. They’re focused on the mom-and-pop home remodeling market in the US

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A global real estate marketplace for global investors. The startup wants to revolutionize the way homebuyers and sellers transact, and have raised $6 million.

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A startup meant to help people find the best rates on apartments, vacation homes, services and more.

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A tool that helps people in the U.S. and UK buy and sell furniture and home goods online.

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This company is looking to connect home buyers with people looking to rent out their basements, garages, and spare rooms. The startup has raised $1.6 million, and is interested in getting users to share their spaces with strangers.

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A platform that helps people buy and sell single family homes. Currently focused on the UK. The company is using a combination of software and crowdsourced data to help buyers make smarter decisions.

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A platform for preparing and serving meals at home, which allows users to order food from a menu and have it made when they arrive.

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A home automation company that lets users program lighting and appliances to turn on when they arrive home in the evening.

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A SaaS platform that helps people find products and services in 35 categories, such as home and auto.

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 A startup that is building a “sharing economy” platform for home rentals, where people can post their homes for free and offer them for short-term rentals.

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A digital test that makes it easier for home buyers to solicit bids from contractors and find the best fit for their needs.

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Open-source, distributed computing that allows people to build and manage their own supercomputers. The company wants to provide people with the means to build their own supercomputers, allowing them to “live in the cloud” at home.

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A cloud-based form software for home improvement projects and construction jobs

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A startup that helps people develop a retirement plan, track what their savings are and transfer them to a new retirement home. The startup is in nine other countries in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

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A platform that connects people with home services and connects those services to people in need.

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A tool designed for insurance adjusters to manage claims and automate the process of getting a home inspection.

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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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A tool that helps you create your own intelligent power plugs for your home. The team says it will launch in Q3.

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A home-improvement platform that allows homeowners to get paid to help other people with their renovations.

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

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A startup that aims to connect the world through the Internet of Things at a global scale. It aims to use the Internet of Things to enable the connected devices in homes and businesses to communicate with each other and the world while offering new services for consumers.

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A platform that allows users to easily find and book home services, and then pay once services are delivered.

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A new startup that makes your living room into a “smart home”, with smart lighting, connected appliances, and smart security cameras.

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A startup that offers a way for people to book rides from their homes to the airport. UberX rides are typically cheaper than cab rides, but even after the startup’s recent troubles, it has a market share of over 30%.

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A platform for helping people find their dream homes. The founders say they’ve helped people find their dream house in as little as 10 days.

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A 3D printing service for home renovation projects, with custom-built walls and other materials.

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The company’s founders speak of a future where the internet of things (IoT) and the internet of everything (IoE) converge, allowing users to control the devices in their homes directly from their phones.

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A company that provides indoor voice commands for Amazon Echo or Echo Dot in the home, including turning on and off lights, opening doors, and playing music.

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A startup that is building an AI-powered app for home delivery of plant medicine.

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The founders of this company want to build a more connected and secure version of Amazon’s Alexa, one that can work with smart home devices and allow users to access the internet through their voice.

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A real estate marketplace for homes that are moving.

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A web-based personal trainer that creates workouts on demand for people who want to do it in their own homes

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The startup will deliver custom-made soundtracks to the home, so you can listen to it in your own car, or at work.

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A startup that is building a smart home system for the elderly. The system is designed for seniors who need assistance with tasks like opening doors and turning lights on and off.

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A grocery delivery service that’s part of the Amazon Fresh network. Dash delivers groceries to customers’ homes with the promise of same- or next-day delivery.

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E-commerce site for America’s small towns, offering everything from electronics to home goods. The company is looking for more partners to grow the business.

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A startup that calls itself the Amazon of homeopathic products. The company sells and ships over a hundred products to consumers, including aromatherapy oils that help people relax. It’s the leading homeopathic e-commerce site in the UK.

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A credit app that allows you to save money on your utility bills by charging you for times when you don’t use your home.

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This company has developed a way to help homeless people decide if an apartment is worth locking down before signing a lease. The app, which is currently being tested in San Francisco, is meant to help people make better decisions about where to live, and could be particularly helpful for the homeless.

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A startup for long-term rentals, allowing renters to find a home and a landlord to find the right tenant. Both sides can be verified by credit checks and the landlord can maintain control over the rental.

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A product that enables buyers to save money when buying a home.

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A platform for the delivery of home services, such as cleaning or fixing your AC.

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A voice-activated assistant that uses machine learning and a proprietary technology to identify critical situations and send messages to users’ phones. The app is meant to serve as a safety companion when users are out and about, guiding them through social situations, helping them get home safely, and handling the occasional emergency.

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Pint is a voice-controlled home assistant meant to help users keep track of things like what’s in the fridge and the weather. The startup aims to have a voice assistant that can understand what you mean and act on your behalf, with a smart speaker also available.

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A platform for connected, voice-controlled appliances. For instance, a homeowner could speak to the system to turn on the lights in their home.

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A mobile app that ensures you don’t leave home without your phone charger.

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A startup for people who want to renovate their home, and need a contractor.

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A startup that helps homebuyers find the best rates on mortgages. Users can compare rates and get quotes in 30 seconds or less.

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A startup that creates a home WiFi system that automatically connects to the nearest WiFi hotspot.

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A startup that is working to build the world’s first augmented reality grocery store. The idea is to create a way for users to scan a barcode to get an augmented reality display of what a product looks like in a store, before they’ve even left the house, with a camera view of what a product looks like at their homes.

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A chatbot that can help users book and manage home services.

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A company that helps the real estate industry make more money by helping people rent their homes from the comfort of their phones

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A digital assistant for the home, bringing together control of lighting, audio, and security into one platform, along with a series of smart gadgets.

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A real estate startup that connects home buyers with remodeling contractors.

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A new way to sell and manage mortgage loans. The company wants to disrupt the industry by using artificial intelligence to manage home loans and lower cost by removing the middleman.

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A “smart” speaker that works like a smart home appliance, but which can also control your smart home appliances (like your lights and thermostat). It can work with a variety of IoT devices, and the founders say it will be in the market in the next 12 months.

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This is an effort to build a social network around the "sharing economy" that "provides more complete information related to people and homes" on the sharing economy than exists anywhere today.

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A startup building software to help companies in the US become more energy efficient. The company’s technology is aimed at helping buildings achieve the same level of energy efficiency as a home, but can scale to large commercial or industrial buildings.

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A company that provides on-demand delivery of grocery items to homes in the US. The startup, which was founded in July, is focused on expanding its brand to other cities.

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This startup aims to be a “Pinterest for the home”.

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A startup that helps people who don’t want to leave their house and travel to a remote server to control their home. For instance, they can open their front door, see if their dog is barking, and see how far away it is from their neighbor’s home.

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This is a platform for buying and selling homes. The company uses a combination of AI and mobile devices to facilitate the process.

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An iPad app that helps you find a matching style for your home and then shows a 3D model of your home in 360 degrees.

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A mobile app that allows people to measure how much energy they are using, from the comfort of their own home, for a small fee.

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This startup aims to bring a more human-centric approach to home security, offering a combination of a smart lock, a door sensor, and a camera.

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A startup that is building a tool that helps companies map out employees' preferred work hours and locations so they can more easily schedule work from home.

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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 company building a platform that allows consumers to buy accessories for their smart home devices from a single marketplace, thereby simplifying the buying experience.

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A social network that allows users to chat and play games with their friends who are currently hanging out in the physical world. Users can also play games against friends at home, meanwhile.

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A way to make a variety of products from a variety of sources, from a variety of retailers, and have them delivered to a customer's home.

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In a bid to improve the lives of the elderly, Inmar is building a platform for home care services that focuses on four areas:

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A tool that lets retailers build out-of-home experiences.

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A company that plans to disrupt the supply chain by assembling “smart factories” in the home. Their prototype is a $1,500 kit that helps turn home-based tools into smart factories that can automate production and produce customized products.

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A company that is developing a technology that uses blockchain to track and trace a product’s journey from the farm to the home, to protect farmers and consumers from pests and contaminants.

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A health care startup in New York City that provides home care to seniors.

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A startup looking to create an API that helps developers build applications that can help people in need monitor and control their home appliances from a smartphone and a connected thermostat.

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A digital platform that connects people looking to buy homes with contractors, making the process smoother.

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A platform that helps first-time homebuyers finance their first home.

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A startup that helps you find contractors for construction, home repairs, or even getting a new dog sitter.

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A platform that connects contractors with homeowners looking for work. The company aims to offer a turnkey service to contractors by connecting them to homeowners.

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A real estate brokerage that helps people buy and sell homes in Brazil. The startup makes it possible to get an apartment in Brazil in under 30 minutes. It currently has 1,500 agents, but wants to expand to other countries.

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A real estate startup that helps customers find the best value on homes. It’s currently testing a model where customers can set their own price and get paid 20% of the difference between that and the property’s actual value.

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This startup is building an AI tool that helps in-home care providers monitor and log their work while still being able to be hands-free. Caregiversoft currently has a small contract with a big company for $50k.

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A startup that is building a framework for developers to build apps for the home, using a smart home-oriented set of APIs.

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A startup that helps home and business owners find and book contractors and services (like plumbers and electricians) online.

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Everyone is doing it: Amazon, eBay, Walmart, then you have Home Depot and Lowe’s. But Meijer, a Midwest-based retailer that operates grocery stores and a number of other retail chains. Meijer is looking to use the e-commerce trend to stay ahead of its rivals and has begun selling products that haven’t been available in stores in the past, like wine and cheese.

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Helping homebuyers locate the perfect home, and helping buyers work with builders to negotiate the best deals on new construction.

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A company that builds and manages a more secure and efficient way to pay bills for homeowners and businesses.

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A startup that aims to give you a better way to pay for a home’s mortgage. It’s a mobile app that lets you see, manage, and pay for your home’s mortgage from your phone.

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A startup that helps developers build smart-home systems. The startup has raised $20 million in venture backing and currently has a team of 15 in San Francisco.

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

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A “artificial intelligence” system that allows homeowners to program lighting, music, and other home automation features via voice commands.

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