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A tool for employee onboarding, designed to put employees through a process to get them up and running at their new job.

787

A company that offers an integrated service that helps businesses manage their HR, sales, and marketing in one place; they don’t say exactly how they do it.

581

A platform that helps employers manage remote workers. It also provides HR services.

440

A startup looking to help businesses hire experienced developers for $10/hr.

317

This startup wants to help companies get a better handle on their waste. It’s working on ways to monitor what they throw away, and to recycle more of it.

248

The company was founded by Ramy El Bannaoui and Chris Curtis, who had previously founded the company in 2007 and sold it in 2011.

205

Vertex is building an online marketplace for the construction industry, providing a way for contractors to sell their services through a web portal.

204

A startup that wants to help HR executives and their teams manage and track all expenses for their company.

168

A company that helps companies find and evaluate potential employees through video interviews. The startup says they’re working with Fortune 500 companies.

152

A platform for HR to contribute to a company’s culture.

152

The startup is a spin-off of a company called Hint, which was founded in 2015 to help people make better decisions about personal finance. The data can be used to help consumers identify opportunities for savings and investments, and Hint says one in three Americans don’t have enough money saved.

138

The list, in reverse-chronological order.

122

A recurring revenue startup that pays contractors for work they’ve performed through their software.

122

A startup that provides a service for people who are going through a breakup

120

The startup aims to help companies boost their sales through email marketing.

120

A startup meant to help people save money through a service that finds money-saving coupons for them

118

It’s a Chrome extension that helps you create a to-do list and also adds a new to-do item to your calendar. The startup has raised $2.2 million so far.

113

A startup that provides a way to buy and sell Amazon gift cards at a discount. The company makes money through affiliate revenue.

113

 A startup that uses a “virtual bank” to allow companies to get capital without having to go through a traditional bank. It is looking to extend its service to the UK, Europe and Asia.

111

A company that builds and manages software that helps the processing and management of HR, payroll, payroll tax and other human resource information.

110

A startup that helps people with chronic pain and anxiety to manage their symptoms

107

A startup that provides a service to help people with chronic illnesses track their health / share information with their doctors

106

A platform that helps businesses and job seekers find and connect with remote teams. Currently, they're working with a company in Brooklyn called Crave that hires people remotely through a third-party site.

106

A startup for local service providers to offer their services to customers in online or offline formats through a combination of chat and text messaging

106

The startup is building a platform to help people to buy and sell gently used items, like cars, without having to go through a third party like eBay or Craigslist. They have a plan in place to expand into new categories in 2020.

106

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

104

A startup that helps people who are going through a divorce by providing a calendar of all the things that need to be done

103

Idea: A platform for making, distributing and monetizing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) games The company says it’s already built over a dozen AR and VR games and is currently monetizing them through app stores, advertising, premium content, and in-app purchases

103

A startup that provides a service to help with the coordination of care for people with chronic conditions

101

A startup that provides a service where they go through a library and choose books that they think you would enjoy

101

A Chrome extension that lets you keep a record of sites and the articles you read.

101

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.

101

A company that’s building a platform that handles all of a company’s customer service and HR needs for a monthly fee of a few dollars.

100

A three-sided marketplace helping employers recruit, screen, and hire employees.

99

A company that wants to make it easier for people to access healthcare, through telemedicine.

99

A startup that lets people create VR content using their phones. The company has already raised $8.2 million to build three apps that use different VR hardware.

99

A startup that provides a service for people to get their resumes reviewed by someone who has a background in HR

98

A B2B SaaS provider of software to help companies automate their HR processes. It has a customer base of over 1,000 companies.

98

This online service lets people learn Spanish and English through games and video, and allows people to play games with a partner. It’s currently running in beta in the US.

98

An AI-based machine learning project to help identify specific threats to the public water supply in a specific area.

98

An API for companies to post job openings and filter through applicants.

98

A web-based platform for financial planning, with an AI that helps users make better financial decisions through behavioral psychology.

98

A software for consumers to share their credit with friends without going through a bank.

96

A CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program that provides customers with weekly deliveries of fresh produce and other items from local farmers. Customers pay for their weekly deliveries of local fruits and vegetables through a subscription model.

96

A chat bot that lets people through meditation than can be used to help people battle depression

95

A startup that helps you make your house a solar-powered, internet-connected network, allowing you to control lights, appliances and other devices through an app.

95

A company that is building an HR platform that connects employers and workers to make the hiring and onboarding process smoother and less error-prone.

95

A start-up that allows employers to streamline HR processes via a mobile app.

94

See Thru is building a tool to help entrepreneurs get their ideas into market faster.

93

An online marketplace for the trade of used books, trading them through a trusted system.

93

"One of the Biggest Breakthroughs of 2016”, “#1 Company to Watch in 2017”, “#1 Company to Watch in 2018”,

93

A web-based company that helps businesses track and manage their expenses. It is company that offers a “price tracking system” in which businesses create a spreadsheet, and then captures all their expenses through the software.

93

A startup that lets you schedule and pay for your dry cleaning, pick-up and delivery all through your phone's native phone app.

93

A startup that provides work for people who live with chronic anxiety

92

A company that takes you through the process of getting a new phone. It’s an app that goes through the process of registering your phone, buying a SIM, getting a new phone and transferring your data with you.

92

a company that helps customers in Europe manage their money quickly and easily. Its first product will be a prepaid Visa card that can be loaded with cash through a debit card.

92

A SaaS platform that helps businesses manage HR processes: onboarding, payroll, leave, benefits, training, etc.

92

The idea is to make it easier to register to vote, from anywhere, through SMS.

91

A way to help human resources departments get a better picture of how workers are doing and whether they are happy in their jobs. The startup is looking to help HR departments with new tools to reduce turnover and better focus on employee retention.

91

A platform for forging relationships between people and businesses through technology and entertainment events.

90

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

90

A web-based SaaS that helps businesses sell products with coupon codes, through the company’s own network of retailers. The startup sells coupons via a monthly subscription program, and will offer a “freemium” model to startups and small businesses who want to use the tool without it costing them.

90

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

90

A startup that helps small businesses get more customers and better ways to do it through marketing. It’s a timesaver for small businesses and a good way for startups to get a foothold in the market.

90

Idea: A scheduling app for hair salons, meant to streamline the process of booking appointments and also to provide a better customer experience by allowing customers to book their appointments directly through the app

89

A platform for small business buying and selling services, which it says is more cost-effective than going through agents.

89

A startup that allows anyone to create and promote a podcast, and then earn revenue through advertising and sponsorships

89

A startup that lets users search for random words and phrases to get a list of the most popular results.

89

A startup that helps people learn Chinese through video content that is designed to be slower paced, allowing for a more natural experience.

88

A new kind of payment system that allows taxi owners to compete with Uber and Lyft. Instead of needing to call a dispatcher, riders can hail a cab in real-time and pay directly through the app.

88

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.

88

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

88

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

87

A tool to help people manage their healthcare data. It integrates with EMRs, EHRs, and other medical records to allow patients to access their data in a single place.

87

A software company that wants to help people with chronic health conditions manage their care and keep on top of their medication.

87

A SaaS solution for HR teams that lets them manage a large number of employees quickly and easily. Encom is growing quickly, and recently raised $4.5 million on a $10 million valuation. It has over 2,000 customers from Fortune 500 companies such as Pepsi, Walgreens, and Verizon.

87

A startup for students to buy and sell textbooks through an online marketplace. The startup wants to simplify the process of buying textbooks for students and help them sell back their books when they’re done with them.

87

A tool to help companies manage multiple workflows and processes for a single project. It’s available as a Chrome extension.

87

A startup that helps people explore the world through photography and film. It wants to help people find the “right shot” for their travel photos.

87

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

86

A startup that helps people who are blind navigate their way through airports by teaching them which gates to use

86

This is a platform for students to sign up for courses at their college. The company offers an online service through which students can track their courses and take them at their own pace.

86

A company that wants to help drivers get inexpensive fuel and drivers’ education through its website and mobile app.

86

A web-based business that helps companies with a range of issues, including risk management, HR, and health and safety. The company uses AI and machine learning to make sense of insurance claims data.

86

 A company that wants to make it easy for companies to monitor work performance and productivity through smart devices like phones and wearables.

86

A company that aims to disrupt the transportation of hazardous cargo by using drones to fly through the air and drop off material to the ground.

86

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.

86

This company is building a platform to help businesses with their HR needs. The company’s software helps companies automate processes like hiring, tracking benefits and payroll.

86

A “mobile-first” enterprise software platform that helps companies manage talent, HR, and employee engagement.

86

This company wants to help businesses with employee engagement. The company wants to help companies with digital HR, specifically with recruiting, onboarding, and retention.

86

A startup that helps people who are going through a divorce get access to lawyers and other professionals who can help them get through the process

85

 A platform that allows patients to get medication through mail (mailorder)

85

This startup is building an HR management tool that integrates all of a company's HR systems.

85

A startup that helps people buy and sell things locally through the app. Pricy is hoping to compete with services like Carousell and OLX, which have been operating in the same niche for years.

85

This startup is looking to make organic food shopping for the Whole Foods shopper a little easier. They’re working with farmers to create an easy-to-use app that allows users to buy produce from their smartphones. They’re currently working with three farmers in the Midwest and hope to add more in the future.

85

A startup that uses artificial intelligence to predict where companies will be in three years. They’re based in Philadelphia but working with clients around the world.

85

This startup wants to make it easier for emergency departments to synchronize patient data with EHRs. They want to make it easier for patients to access their records in an emergency.

85

Aiming to make it easier for people to use digital cash, the startup wants to make it easier for people to pay each other without the need to send money through a bank. They’re working to make digital cash as ubiquitous as a credit card.

84

A startup that aims to make a service for college students that helps them find and pay for housing, then pay it off through a loan.

84

A personal trainer who has a special love for the Danish language. The startup is building a mobile app that helps people learn Danish, then helps them reach new goals through quizzes and gamification.

84

A tool that allows users to send and receive payments in Bitcoin through email. The company’s goal is to make it simple to pay friends and family with cryptocurrency.

84

This app lets users track the delivery status of packages shipped through the company.

84

A food delivery service that provides delivery at the speed of a “pepperoni pizza” to customers who order through the app.

84

A healthcare service that provides a platform for human resources to view and search through the health records of employees. Providers can also use the platform to set up secure access for their employees, and then billing details are sent automatically.

84

A Chrome extension that lets you monitor and report on the state of your own website.

84

A partnership between the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to educate and promote conservation of marine life through the sale of marine fish.

84

A company aiming to make tech easier to set up and use. Offerings include a virtual office, HR and payroll services.

84

A startup that offers a service where basketball players can learn the right techniques to shoot a free throw

83

A tool for building “segmented” email lists, with a focus on helping B2B companies find more customers through email.

83

A platform for small businesses to manage inventory through a mobile app, similar to Square.

83

A credit card that earns points for saving money. The startup helps people save money by helping them save points on their credit card through savings accounts.

83

A tool for HR that tracks a person’s job performance and evaluates their manager's actions.

83

A digital platform that provides what its founders call a “dynamic ‘recipe’—a step-by-step process that guides users through every step of the creative process from start to finish.”

82

Workers at companies like Google and Apple can get paid to do their job. The startup, which was founded in April, wants to make work day-to-day easier by integrating those jobs into payroll and HR, letting people switch jobs and be paid for the work they’re doing.

82

A company that is trying to create an online marketplace for networking through networking events.

82

A tool designed to help small- and medium-sized businesses get their online through a series of video interviews.

82

A decentralized platform for engaging with health and fitness, with a focus on people with chronic health conditions.

82

This is a satellite company, which wants to provide connectivity between islands through satellite tech. It’s targeting the Pacific, but it’s also in talks with other remote parts of the globe.

82

A startup that turns waste into compost, fertilizer, and fuel through a patented process.

82

A platform for letting people work remotely from anywhere. Currently working with three companies, including one in New York City.

82

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

82

A B2B e-commerce software that lets corporations sell products through Amazon.com.

82

A software business that helps companies build software that can be delivered through a web browser.

82

A startup that provides a service to help people who are getting divorced (I would prefer this to be a service that provides advice on how to get through the divorce)

81

A startup that helps users keep track of their groceries throughout the week, with the goal of saving them money on waste.

81

This startup is building software for business owners to sell their inventory through a marketplace.

81

A Chrome extension for user engagement with online content by “pinning” content to the top of the browser.

81

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.

81

A company that looks to make it easier for people to order delivery from restaurants through their cell phone, using an app.

81

The company was founded by former Google engineers, with the goal of creating a “Google for humans” where people can find information about products and services without having to search through a million different sites.

81

A startup that is developing a platform that helps creative agencies, brands and agencies capture and broadcast videos with social media. The idea is to help brands showcase their work and have the material distributed through a variety of channels.

81

A cloud-based HR platform for small businesses that lets them manage their employee and contract employees all in one place.

81

A company that lets small businesses to automate their HR, from hiring to hiring to firing.

81

A platform for creating individualized content in bulk. It helps small businesses create advertising campaigns through its machine learning based technology

81

A Chrome extension that converts your clipboard to a URL, allowing you to share it as a link.

81

A startup that wants to get more people to express themselves through GIFs in the hopes that people will create better-looking ones.

81

A startup focused on making it easier for employers and HR professionals to manage the onboarding process. The company is building a process for hiring new employees that’s “one of the most frustrating parts of the process”. It would be used to help the company add new employees, fix the onboarding process, and help identify the right kind of jobs for the company.

81

A startup that wants to help you get to work faster by providing an easy-to-use, low-cost way to book rides through Uber.

81

A platform that helps retailers figure out how to attract more customers through social media. It uses a combination of data and algorithms to predict who will sign up for their credit card, and who will visit their physical store.

81

A tool to help people quit smoking. The startup’s product, Patch, is designed to help people quit smoking through animations and imagery that help them break their habit. It’s designed to be used alongside other cessation products.

81

A way of organizing a person's social life through a calendar. The startup is backed by Y Combinator, and the company is currently focused on the enterprise market, but plans to bring it to consumers soon.

80

A startup that aims to be a “one-stop shop” for HR, payroll, benefits and legal.

80

This startup is building a mobile banking platform that will allow small business to accept payments from their customers easily through their SIM cards.

80

This startup wants to make it easy for small-business owners to sell their products and services through their social media channels.

80

This company is building a way to use the cloud to power next-gen B2B products that can adapt to changing customer needs. Three enterprise customers.

80

A startup that wants to make it easier to source and sell used cars, cars that have not been bought and sold through a dealership.

79

A startup that helps companies track and manage their energy usage through a holistic approach, rather than through a series of individual utilities.

79

This is a “shortcut” to provide the same results as a traditional HR process, by using phone interviews, instant messaging, and video interview feedback to automate the hiring process.

79

This is a B2B company that helps companies get the most out of their employees. It provides employee engagement tools, process management, and HR services like onboarding.

79

A software company that helps brands with crisis management. They want to simplify crisis communication through their application, which allows users to create a plan of action, rally staff, and engage with customers.

79

A platform with a web-based portal for doctors to access patient information, allowing them to talk to patients or patients’ families remotely through video conferencing, or call them into their office.

79

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

79

To help people make better financial decisions, the startup is building a mobile app that guides users through financial modeling, much like a savings calculator.

79

Tiller is a way to make workforce management more efficient, says the startup. It’s a B2B SaaS platform that allows companies to manage multiple company’s HR data, including benefits, payroll, time clock and benefits, and more.

78

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

78

A platform that allows teams to collaborate on their marketing and sales tasks. The platform allows teams to move through the sales cycle, from evaluating opportunities to closing. The company says it has over 1,000 customers and is on track to generate over $1.5 million in revenue in 2019.

78

This app wants to help you find a good plumber for your house, and helps you book them before the job, so you’re not standing in the rain for three hours waiting for a plumber to show up.

78

A startup that helps farmers and businesses avoid the high cost of getting loans, especially through microfinance.

78

A startup that builds security tools for the cloud. The startup aims to use threat intelligence from the NSA and other government organizations to create a platform that can help find and stop hacker attacks.

78

An iOS app that helps people schedule and manage tasks. It’s available on the App Store and also through the website.

78

A platform that enables people to interact with their favorite brands through video. The startup’s founders say they have 40,000+ customers for the product.

78

A financial app that helps consumers buy insurance through their smartphones and mobile apps.

78

A startup that helps companies with their HR technology, from recruitment to onboarding to payroll.

77

A browser extension for Google Chrome that allows you to search for and filter in-app ads.

77

A tiny startup with a big mission: it wants to find out what happens to coral reefs when they are threatened by climate change. The company has launched a stand up paddleboard to see how much pollution and sediment a reef can handle, and wants to combine this with data from satellites and drones.  The startup also wants to restore coral reefs and is building a drone to do this.  It plans to use this data to create predictive models of how reefs could react to climate change.

77

A startup that’s creating a “chatbot” for HR. The startup is currently working with companies on the backend of the recruiting process.

77

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.

77

A startup that has an online forum for people to talk about their problems For example, they would help people going through a divorce or would help people who are going through a hard time at work

76

A startup that focuses on wellness and health through sleep and meditation.

76

This is a service that helps companies sell their products to their customers through the use of apps.

76

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.

76

A platform that lets restaurant customers rate their experience and recommend nearby businesses. The startup, which has raised $400,000 from investors in three rounds, says they currently cover the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

76

An AI-powered HR platform that helps companies recruit and manage employees.

76

A company that wants to build a way to understand the meaning of phone calls (through audio) and help courts make educated decisions on them.

76

This startup helps online retailers capture customer data when someone visits their site. It helps retailers track how visitors move through their site, how they interact with ads, and what pages they visit.

76

The startup is building a suite of tools to help coders and engineers work through code faster and more efficiently.

76

A platform that helps businesses with payroll, HR, and more.

76

A tool for running your business through a more efficient, streamlined process that gets the information you need to inform your decisions and meetings more quickly. Tailspring is a software company that helps companies set up recurring meetings and manage those meetings more efficiently.

75

A startup for connecting freelance designers with clients. There are around 5 million professional designers in the US, and they’re frequently hired through agencies or by the hour. The startup is building a marketplace where designers can post their work, which clients can browse and hire.

75

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

75

A mobile app that helps you get to know your friends and family through video chat.

75

A tool that helps HR departments streamline hiring.

75

 A startup that wants to disrupt the HR market by automating the job application process.

75

This startup is building a tool that helps companies launch a new product easier and cheaper. It’s currently focused on B2B customers and is looking to partner with the B2B startups that come through YC to help them with their product launch process.

75

A startup that provides a service where you can hire someone to help you work through your problems/issues

74

A web-based tool for managing, organizing, and connecting the various tools that teams use to share files throughout the workplace.

74

In the past, a person could get insurance through a company and then write off the cost of that insurance. With the advent of the individual market, many companies are no longer offering insurance because the rate they would have to charge is too low.

74

Loose talk among friends and coworkers about work and life. You can learn a lot about people by what they’re discussing, and what they’re saying is more than just idle chatter. This startup wants to make that sort of content available to employers and HR departments.

74

A digital health startup that provides apps and services for people with diabetes and other chronic conditions. The company wants to create a platform that helps people manage their condition and record their medical history in a simple way. Patients can also track their meals.

74

This startup is building a tool for HR managers to give employees feedback that they can follow along with in real time.

74

This startup is building a tool to help small businesses quickly set up their own CRM systems by guiding them through the process.

74

A free, ad-supported service that allows musicians to offer their music for free but still make money off of it through ad revenue.

74

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

74

 A new kind of startup that’s looking to help you find a good roommate through the internet.

74

A platform for businesses to manage their HR — hiring, payroll, training, and more — from the cloud. The company’s pitch is that the platform can be used by all kinds of businesses, not just HR departments.

73

A platform that connects local shops with brands looking for wholesale deals through a one-stop shop.

73

A way to track the progress of a storm through social media and other channels.

73

The startup wants to help smaller businesses get a loan through peer-to-peer lending, and has already closed more than $50 million in loans in an eight month period since it launched.

72

In this article, Rob writes about the startup’s plan to make a video service that lets you edit and share video from an iPhone through a web browser. A few months later, the startup pivots to focus on video editing and distribution.

72

A software company that aims to help employers and HR departments manage the cost of employee benefits. It aims to make it easier for employers to understand what they’re paying and how to improve it. They’re currently in talks with banks to offer a new product.

72

A company that wants to use search engine optimization to help restaurants pay less in sales tax. Currently the startup is trying to go through the tax process to prove that it can save restaurants money.

72

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

72

This startup is building a personal finance app that lets users save money by exchanging their data for rewards, and then seeing the points they earn in real-time through an app for their mobile device.

72

A tool for HR leaders to manage employee reviews, with a focus on making sure employees have a voice in their reviews, and that the company is using the information to its advantage.

72

A platform for HR to do recruiting in-house, rather than using an agency.

72

A video-sharing site focused on sharing original content with the goal of earning revenue through ads and paid subscriptions

71

People are still not taking advantage of the benefits of peer to peer lending in the US, so Peervest is trying to change that through a marketplace that compares the best rates at peer to peer lenders in the US to traditional bank rates.

71

We want to let people organize their photos and videos as easily as they organize their text messages. We’re building a photo management app that’s simple and easy to use, and we’ll be selling our own photo storage product through the app.

71

A tool to increase product adoption through better customer engagement.

71

A tool to help recruiters find and manage their candidates through an iOS app.

71

A startup that offers a mobile app that helps people schedule a ride with a licensed driver through the Uber app.

71

An enterprise application designed to help companies manage the spread of malware and security threats. The startup is built on a platform that provides IT teams with a single view of all of the company’s security threats, allowing them to prioritize and control those threats without wasting time.

70

A startup that helps run a small business by helping you keep track of all your employees, customers, and products in one place. The startup wants to make the small business owner their own digital HR manager.

70

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

70

A digital health startup led by a former pharma executive that aims to help people with chronic conditions manage their health.

70

An open source software platform that helps companies manage their customer risk data through a unified and central platform

70

A startup that lets users find and rent an apartment or house, then pay rent and utilities through a single platform using cryptocurrency.

70

A startup that’s building a medical device that can be worn like a watch to measure a person’s heart rate throughout the day.

70

The online marketplace where used cars can be bought from sellers and sold to buyers. The startup is private and hasn’t released much information on its model, but it’s looking to build a local network of auto sellers and buyers who make purchases through a mobile app.

69

A Chrome extension that turns any website into a mobile app shop. Employs a “re-imagined” version of Google’s well-known design language.

69

building a tool to help small businesses manage their paper files, like sales invoices, in a way that’s really convenient for everyone. The startup’s CEO says that they’ve already sold their product to three big companies.

69

A startup that helps people create and sell custom clothing through a web browser without having to design the entire garment from scratch. Loom wants to help consumers sell their clothing as a service — it’s essentially an Uber for fashion.

68

Making customer data more actionable through simple, tangible interfaces.

68

A company that helps publishers sell their content through ads. The company says it has built an automated software system to help advertisers find the best content for their brands.

68

 A security/protection service for businesses, working to identify threats and mitigate them before they become a problem. The company has an AI component that’s meant to flag risky behaviors in real time, and has a proactive component that flags any unusual activity.

68

A seed-stage startup that features an AI-based platform for managing and automating the operations of supply chain logistics. The platform allows companies to move more goods and save money through the use of smart devices, AI, and robotics.

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Notebook, an online service for learning and notes, has a self-serve platform, through which users can send handwritten notes to their favorite teachers for grading.

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In addition, there are several other fast-growing startups that are also still working their way through the Crunchbase database, including:

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A company that helps people find a spouse through a combination of messaging, quizzes and other data.

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Using machine learning, Connect is building a platform that sorts through the clutter of online dating platforms to find the best match. The startup is currently in the process of raising its Series A.

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A platform for companies to facilitate “experiential learning” programs. They’re currently working with three startups, including one in the YC batch.

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A family-friendly AI chatbot that allows grocery shoppers to chat with the AI through voice or text to help them pick out the best deals. The company says it’s already up and running in grocery chains like Walmart.

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

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

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A platform that helps small businesses buy and sell excess inventory. The startup’s founder says that they have over 15,000 businesses using the platform and over $1 million of inventory moving through the system.

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For the past two months, the startup has been building a platform that helps people find jobs, with a focus on the job seeker. The solution is built on an AI that scours through job listings, and a platform that allows job seekers to better manage their resumes.

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A B2B platform that helps car dealerships and dealers find each other and purchase cars. They work with the manufacturer, and then sell the car through a few partner dealers, which is the core part of revenue.

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

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A company that wants to let people donate some of their income to charity through a digital wallet, and giving themselves a tax deduction to boot.

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

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UrbanClap specializes in helping local businesses find customers through their mobile app. It’s building a tool that helps people book appointments at local businesses from their phones directly.

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A way to connect to the internet through a satellite, without a phone. The startup is building a satellite router for use in rural areas.

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A dating app that serves to connect people with the same interests through a private group. It is a spinoff of the successful PopSurvey, which was acquired by LinkedIn

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A platform for professional book authors who want to sell their books through Amazon. The startup’s founders say they’re working on integrations with other retailers like iTunes and Google Play and are making it easier for authors to sell their books to readers.

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A platform that helps companies manage HR, including compensation, benefits, onboarding, and leave management.

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A startup focused on helping to lower the cost of the gig economy. They provide a platform for workers to outsource tasks as much as they need, and helps clients with tasks like hiring, HR, and payroll.

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A digital HR software from a company that helps companies hire and manage their workforce quickly and easily. The company is a licensed employer in North Carolina.

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A company that helps people manage their health and wellness through a digital platform

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A B2B platform that serves the needs of HR and finance departments to manage their rosters and payrolls.

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A healthcare provider that uses AI to help doctors identify chronic illnesses and recommend effective treatments.

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A startup that lets you share blog posts, products, and events with your social network through SMS. It’s free, and as you write you get paid in cash, in dollars or in bitcoin.

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An AI powered work scheduling app for HR managers, telling them who is available and what their availability is like.

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A startup that makes it easier to hire freelance workers through a platform that allows managers to post jobs, and then compare candidates based on credentials, previous work, and social recommendations.

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An enterprise SaaS startup that helps companies install and manage customer relationship management (CRM) systems through its platform.

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A web-based platform to make it easy for businesses to grow their social media presence, through tools like a social media management dashboard, a social media scheduling tool, and a social media optimization tool.

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This startup helps businesses accept payment in cryptocurrency through a platform that breaks up transactions into small, everyday transactions that are easier to process.

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A B2B platform for companies to connect their business and HR systems.

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An HR platform for employers to manage all of their employee data, from payroll to benefits, and employee data.

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A platform that makes it easy for people to find new jobs and internships, connecting employers and job seekers through the use of social networks.

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This startup offers an online HR software suite, which they say makes it easy for companies to recruit and onboard new employees.

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A tool that helps people track their health and wellness through data through a mobile app. The company says it has over $3,000 a month in recurring revenue.

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The company is centered around a new product called the “Activity Tracker”, which is actually a wristband with sensors that measure the wearer’s activity throughout the day. The wristband communicates with a phone that then records the data on the app. The data can then be synced with a HealthKit-enabled app for tracking progress.

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A platform that helps small businesses optimize their sites for search through visual conversion. The startup is currently in private beta.

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A company that’s building a software product that enables people to rent out their spare bedrooms to travelers through a website.

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The startup has built a software platform that gives brands the ability to create real-time webinars through web browsers or mobile applications. The company is based in New York City and is backed by a $3 million seed round from investors including 500 Startups, Forerunner Ventures, and Lerer Ventures.

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A startup for public safety and first responders, that informs decision-makers when there’s a threat or emergency.

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A mobile payments company that provides a way to pay in-app purchases through Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay.

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A startup that’s building an AI-powered email marketing platform, where emails are a lot more personal, without the need to go through a third-party service.

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A startup that’s trying to build a new kind of HR software that can help replace the old-school HR role. It is hiring in the US

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A group of technology companies that are building a “novel” way for companies to track the progress of their products through the design process.

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A system for automatically identifying potential threats on the internet and alerting users through push notifications.

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This SaaS platform helps hospitals reduce medical errors and increase patient satisfaction with their medical appointments. It’s already been implemented at three hospitals in the U.S. and is at 25 others now.

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A company that helps charities and nonprofits raise money through online platforms. The company’s current product allows organizations to create an online presence, convert and store donations, and use the data to build and optimize their online marketing campaigns.

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A tool tasked with helping local governments and non-profits collaborate through digital tools.

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A seed-stage medical tech startup focused on helping patients undergoing surgery and managing their pain through a smartphone app. The founders say they’ve been featured on 60 Minutes, and have raised a $1 million seed round

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

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

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A software company that helps HR teams with all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and onboarding. They strive to be a one-stop shop for talent as well as a human resource management solution.

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A startup that builds an e-commerce platform for the cannabis industry. The team has been operating in the Asian market for the past three years.

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An API that lets customers pay any merchant in the world, directly through their website, with no credit-card processing fees.

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

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A digital service that let’s you connect your job in the digital world to your real world job. The startup helps HR departments better manage the digital talent they’re hiring, and helps companies that are hiring use the digital world to recruit better. The startup has raised $110,000.

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A next-generation restaurant delivery app that allows users to order food, track it and pay, all through a mobile app. What They Deliver is putting a new business model on the table to help restaurant owners grow their companies.

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A startup that wants to teach young people in the developing world about money management and financial literacy. It hopes to do this through written workbooks, games, and a messaging platform that supports peer-to-peer learning.

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A Chrome extension that helps people find the best dog-friendly outfitters to take their dog hiking

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A program that helps businesses and nonprofits engage their volunteers through social media, newsletters, and email.

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This startup wants to help people manage their finances through a simple, smart, and mobile-friendly interface. It has raised $1.3 million to date.

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A company that wants to create a GIF-like function for GIFs. The app allows people to make their own GIFs, and then share them through social media or email.

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A health insurance company that covers “no-care” expenses for patients with chronic illness. Keeps health premiums low by covering expenses like dental and vision, with a background check.

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A company helping small businesses in India, mainly restaurants and food trucks, find more customers through SMS.

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A startup that’s building a blockchain powered tracking system for food. The startup is building a network of sensors that allow people to track their own food and what it’s been through.

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A startup trying to bring payments made through a physical credit card to cash-only establishments. The startup is pitching its service as a way to bring cash-only businesses into the digital age.

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A tech company focused on helping startups and entrepreneurs increase retention of new hires through a data-driven approach.

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This startup is building a three-dimensional, animated animation tool for clients in media and entertainment.

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This startup is building a software platform that helps people find the right candidate for a job. The company is trying to help HR teams increase the number of hires by helping them manage their hiring pipelines.

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A startup that helps employers and HR departments manage the hiring process and recruitment. They’ve raised $1.2 million to date, and their 10-person team has already signed on to work with 500 startups.

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An HR platform that focuses on employee engagement, and is aimed at small/medium size companies. They plan to announce a $2.5 million seed round in December.

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An iOS app for smart locks that can be controlled remotely through the app or phone camera.

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Tracr is a B2B startup that allows companies to buy and sell tickets on the same day. They currently have 50,000 tickets sold daily, with a 4% take rate through the app.

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A startup platform for managing and sharing biological samples. The startup takes samples from patients, runs them through a machine that identifies what is in the sample, and then uses that information to help doctors diagnose their own patients.

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A startup that aims to make it easier for B2B companies to find and hire remote workers. With an app and a website, HR professionals can find remote workers for their clients.

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This is an app that helps people practice the piano through video lessons and games. The company is part of the Y Combinator Winter 2016 batch.

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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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This healthcare startup is creating a web-based platform to help people with chronic pain connect with medical professionals who can prescribe pain medication.

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 A business that helps small businesses get paid online, through a service that takes payments online and then processes them later.

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A startup that allows people to make money by selling their used items, such as clothes, furniture, and books, through an online platform.

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On-demand software for human resources (HR) teams. It automates the hiring process, removes the stress of finding the right people, and streamlines data collection and reporting for HR teams.

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A software platform for HR managers and recruiters to find the right candidates for their job openings.

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A company that helps companies with things like payroll, benefits, and HR services

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A platform for independent content creators, allowing them to monetize videos and generate revenue through affiliate marketing, sponsorships, and selling ads.

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This is a service that lets you order groceries through the phone and text. The startup is working with a chain of grocery stores and hopes to expand to other cities.

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Connecting a company’s marketing and sales efforts through a single platform. The startup is looking to connect sales with marketing, allowing companies to track the effectiveness of their marketing efforts and the ROI of different types of advertising.

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The startup’s founders say they want to be the company that “solves the ‘I can’t find my team’ problem.” It wants to be the new way of tracking employees, replacing spreadsheets and HR systems with a single, secure system.

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A “HR SaaS” for companies looking to manage employee training by creating custom courses, delivering them to an employee’s desktop, or by hooking up with an instructor.

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A tool for HR to manage your online presence in one place.

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A tool to help employers and HR teams manage the onboarding and training of new employees.

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A SaaS that helps artists sell their work directly to consumers in a way that’s more efficient than selling through a gallery or commercial gallery.

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An online platform for retailers to manage the customer experience through technology.

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This startup is building an online service that will help companies define their own HR processes, allowing them to more easily hire new employees.

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A tool to create chatbots for businesses. The startup is building a chatbot that’s focused on helping companies build their branding. The startup is currently working with three clients.

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A startup that lets guests book rooms and restaurants directly on Airbnb, without having to go through the service’s own reservations system.

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A startup that makes it easier for restaurants to manage their supply chain through a single software tool. The startup is trying to take on the role of the general contractor, managing everything from inventory to ordering to delivery.

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Humanized AI, a website that walks you through how to change your habits for a healthier lifestyle.

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A messaging app that uses AI and machine learning to automatically generate text. After generating a list of the most common questions and phrases that people send, customer support can use this tool to pre-write responses.

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

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A company that builds software for HR and recruiting. It’s an HR software company, but it will also provide the software needed to make recruiting software, and it will include HR data integrations.

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An HR platform for startups and solo founders, offering a way to track progress on team building goals, and check in on how everyone is doing day-to-day.

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A team that says it’s building the “Netflix for video game streaming”. The startup is building a platform that allows game developers to sell their games through smart contracts that can be easily integrated into other platforms.

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A venture backed brand that makes nut-milk-based drinks and skincare products. The company has three products in the market already, and recently introduced a new product that uses a nutty brown rice protein called “brown rice protein powder.”

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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 for serving meals to customers who walk into your restaurant. The startup wants to enable customers to order food from a menu, have it made when they arrive, and pay for it through a mobile app.

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A startup that helps poor people earn money through their smartphones. The startup wants to replace the urban poor with a new type of labor force that’s more productive and less susceptible to exploitation.

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A platform which provides cost-efficient and secure cloud-based maintenance operations for IT infrastructure through a single API.

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 A company that creates a way for companies to engage with customers and prospective customers through video, with a focus on helping companies manage their brands through video.

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A company that helps companies manage their HR functions. The company’s software enables companies to manage their employee records like mortgages, healthcare, and credit cards, and their payroll, benefits, and retirement.

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A startup that provides a way to connect donors with nonprofits through the power of social media.

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A platform that allows users to sign in to various apps, and then track and monitor their health and fitness through their device. The startup, which launched in 2017, is now in over 30 countries across the world and has over 100,000 members.

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This startup is building a toolset for HR managers that lets them manage their company’s “Human Resources” from anywhere in the world.

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A platform that allows people to find and buy products throughout the world. The startup is developing a global marketplace for goods and services.

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A social grocery store that allows users to order groceries through a single platform to have them delivered.

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A Chrome app that enables web developers to debug their sites.

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A new content marketing platform that helps businesses create and distribute content quickly, with the goal of driving more leads through its platform.

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A startup that helps guide companies through the often confusing world of employee equity.

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A new way to help small companies make more money through marketplace lending, with a focus on the Middle East.

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

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A startup that wants to help “thrive in an era of automation and cheap labor”. It’s a platform that helps businesses pick the right type of machine for the task, whether it’s for a B2B company or a manufacturing facility.

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A “cloud-based” HR/recruiting. The startup will probably take a similar structure to what companies like Hubspot have done with customer service, and sell it to HR and recruiting companies.

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A tool to help people manage their social media presence, through reporting, curating, and scheduling.

45

A platform that helps customers pay for services from companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash through a single checkout page.

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

45

A cooperative that helps small-to-medium sized businesses with a number of issues. From customer service to marketing and HR, The Cooperative can help small-to-medium sized businesses with a number of issues.

45

A startup that offers a way to track employees’ use of the bathroom at work.

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A business model and platform that allows you to focus on what you want to do, rather than worry about some of the more tedious processes like accounting, HR, bookkeeping, and planning.

44

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

44

A startup that helps make buildings cool. In the past two years, it’s built a community of more than 60,000 people who have collectively built more than 100 buildings in more than 35 countries. The community is a nice complement to the three office buildings that are open to tenants in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

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A three-year-old company building a real-time communication and collaboration platform for businesses and teams. It’s a tool that helps teams stay on the same page, and communicate as they work.

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A tool that allows brands to sell their products through Instagram-like promotions.

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A company that builds a way to observe and track the movement of people in real time through a smartphone application. It’s a way to keep celebrities safe at festivals and other events. The founders say they’ve already been approached by several celebrities to use their product.

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

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A SaaS platform that lets businesses manage their customer lifecycle, from acquiring customers to servicing them and moving them through the purchase cycle.

43

A tool that lets you make an image that looks like you’re looking at a phone, but in fact you’re looking at the real world through a video camera.

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A platform for insurers, doctors, hospitals, and patients to communicate data about a patient without having to go through a third party. The data is used to improve care and reduce costs, and it’s currently being used in the UK.

43

A visual and auditory learning platform that enables users to learn through games, videos and images.

43

This startup is building an app that allows users to buy and sell local goods to each other directly in person, without going through a middleman.

43

Loft, a startup that collects and compiles a range of industry data about startups, has named YC as one of the top three organizations in the world that are "helping to produce the next generation of startups."

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A toolkit that lets companies through its own platform to administer their own payroll and benefits programs.

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

43

A learning platform that helps people learn how to do certain things through a variety of different means.

43

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

42

A tool that helps you manage your Christmas card list, and order cards from different suppliers.

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A gamified platform for remote employees, enabling companies to manage their systems through gamification.

42

A startup that helps small businesses in the US and beyond streamline their sales and HR processes, with a focus on increasing customer engagement and reducing costs.

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A company that’s building tools that send and receive money from people’s bank accounts. Using the software, people can send money to each other and keep an account for receiving payments. The app can be used by anyone in the country, and is available to customers through a bank account in the US.

42

The world of finance is changing dramatically, and there’s a lot of confusion around how new technologies like fintech will impact financial services. Fintech can take the form of apps, startups, and platforms, or it can be composed of a mix of all three. Fintech is a catch-all term that can include everything from cryptocurrencies, to artificial intelligence, to machine learning, and more. Fintech startup solutions help companies navigate these changes.

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A company that helps companies setup a single cloud-based site, on the site a mixture of physical and digital products can be sold through an e-commerce platform.

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A company that helps major brands like Target and Chipotle via a “three-second check-in” that lets customers add a fast, simple rating to a product to build a sentiment score for it.

40

A platform for short-term rentals through a combination of posting, ratings, and reviews.

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A startup for managing and sharing finances across teams. The startup helps teams like money managers and HR teams.

40

A platform that enables vendors to manage their inventory by connecting them to a network of marketplaces and selling through them.

40

A startup that seeks to help people with chronic pain by enabling them to connect their mobile device to a wearable device to track symptoms and manage pain.

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A company that builds tools to help people save money through a shared account

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A tool that uses AI to help you find interesting stories by looking for keywords and phrases.

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This is a web-based HR platform that focuses exclusively on startups, allowing them to manage their whole operations. The startup wants to help startups build their companies and build their teams.

40

A mobile app that lets people track how much money they’ve saved through a daily savings plan.

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A chatbot that helps automate customer service through customer engagement bots for companies.

39

An on-demand, on-the-go learning platform for executives that helps them quickly learn anything from marketing to HR to finance to sales. The company recently raised $1.5 million in venture capital.

39

A startup that helps businesses manage HR on the go, allowing them to keep track of employee benefits, vacation time, and wages.

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

39

A platform that allows users to have messaging conversations with their pets, with the company providing the service of getting their pets to say a phrase or a word through a mobile application.

39

A platform that helps companies host events, with a large focus on live events. It has a marketplace through which businesses can advertise their events, custom event tickets, and sell tickets to the public. Three big clients include LinkedIn, Twitter, and Visa.

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A startup that helps small businesses find and train new employees. It’s sort of like a LinkedIn for small businesses. In the past year they’ve hired over 300 people through the job board, and have a waiting list for others.

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This startup is building a tool that helps you connect with lenders who can provide you with capital for your business. Notable for being a woman-founded startup (two of the three founders are women).

38

A digital sign-in for survey respondents. The startup wants to let people sign up through a website in order to get paid.

38

An e-commerce platform for zoos and aquariums to sell souvenirs to customers. The startup is working with three aquariums in the United States, and has had over $360,000 in sales in its first year.

38

A B2B company working on a daily planner for teams working remotely that will allow them to synchronize their plans, tasks, and notes.

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Building a mortgage application and loan application that takes traditional paperwork out of the equation and runs it through an AI engine.

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A digital concierge for shoppers in Mexico. The startup helps shoppers throughout Mexico, the US, and other countries find the best way to buy a product that’s in demand.

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

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A tool to help people make and sell their own physical products online, particularly since they’ve already gone through the work of designing them.

37

A platform that allows consumers to learn about pesticide safety, through videos, quizzes, and a database of information.

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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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Service giving people cash for completing tasks through their phones. Bemis has raised $10 million and has already onboarded more than 200,000 people in the US and Mexico.

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This startup is building a way to connect merchants and consumers to their products and services through a deeper understanding of their personal needs and habits.

36

This startup offers a gamified service for calling Uber or Lyft, which works through the app.

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Gives people the ability to “give back” in a way that’s easy, cost effective, and fun. It’s a platform that lets people donate a percentage of their income through a daily survey, which is then split between the nonprofit of their choice and the charity of their choice.

35

A way for employers to offer incentives to employees based on how many people they refer through the company’s referral system.

35

A company that helps companies handle a wide array of different things from HR functions to compliance.

35

A company that helps HR departments with the onboarding, training and development of their employees.

35

A startup that helps companies manage the sales process from product development through to shipping. It’s a B2B software company that caters to B2C e-commerce companies.

35

A platform that helps companies sift through tons of data coming from various automation systems to get to “actionable insights”.

35

A startup that helps people with anxiety disorders learn to control their anxiety through meditation

34

This startup wants to reduce the cost of purchasing and transporting food, building a hub to connect farmers to buyers via the internet through the use of smart contracts.

34

Through its digital platform, the company provides an online marketplace for companies to hire out their excess workforce. It’s for businesses that don’t have the time to hire, manage, and track contractors, and whose employees don’t have the time to do it themselves.

34

A customer support app for businesses, that helps users get through to human resources, and allows them to receive specific customer service.

34

A social networking app that aims to give users a visual and chronological view of their social graph, enabling users to connect with people they know and like.

34

A startup that wants to bring the conversation around current events to the next three billion online users.

34

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.

34

A startup that helps businesses spend less on electricity costs by managing their energy usage (through usage monitoring and energy saving measures.)

34

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

34

Vape2Life is a packaging and fulfillment startup that’s trying to make it easier for e-cigarette companies to ship their products. The company is offering fulfillment through its own fulfillment centers, as well as working with partners like UPS and FedEx to get products into the hands of customers.

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A tool for extenders to find supplements and medicines for arthritis and other conditions. The company is also developing a delivery system for the delivery of these medicines.

33

A startup that helps SMBs build custom software for their business through its admin platform.

33

A Chinese startup that wants to help people learn English faster and easier. The startup writes questions and answers on cards and puts them on a string, which people can play around with. And their idea is proving popular in China, with a million cards sold in three months.

33

A startup that helps small businesses find a wide variety of services at low prices through an online marketplace.

33

A startup that uses AI to predict your health, using a mix of data from your medical history and the future to predict your risk for a variety of age-related illnesses. The company wants to use data to provide “preventative care” to people with chronic illnesses.

33

A platform for mobile service providers (e.g. cell phone companies, wireless carriers) to manage their business operations, and a business-to-business platform for mobile service providers to engage with consumers. The company has three contracts, all with mobile carriers.

33

A startup that helps businesses manage all their customer data and automate tasks across the customer lifecycle. The company says revenue will be generated through the use of its software, which runs on the company’s API.

32

A one-stop shop for designer brands to offer their products through a subscription box service. It costs $35 monthly, with a commitment of 3 months.

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An HR startup that wants to help companies optimize their HR workforce by giving them a better understanding of their talent pipelines.

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The team behind the app is looking to work with new and existing government agencies as part of the White House’s national cybersecurity framework. They want to help the Federal government more quickly and efficiently identify and contain cyber threats.

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A team of five people, who are all brothers, hope to use the platform to build a better HR management platform for small businesses.

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A software-as-a-service solution for HR teams that automates the onboarding process for new hires, improves communication between teams, and helps HR with employee onboarding.

32

 This startup is building an app that will help people find cheap flights for a flight that’s longer than three hours.

32

A company that helps companies with procurement and procurement managers, by offering a digital channel through which employees can request products and services.

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A company that helps companies adopt their own employee stock ownership plan, which lets employees invest in the company through a stock purchase plan.

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A new way to book tickets online. Instead of booking through a travel agency or airline, the startup plans to make it easy to book and pay for your tickets through the app.

31

 A company that’s building a platform to help tenants and landlords in the US remotely manage properties, including maintenance and repair services, through a web app.

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

30

Crowdtap lets you send and receive money through Facebook Messenger.

30

A company that makes it easier for companies to sell products in the Philippines through a local market.

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

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A startup that wants to capture the beauty and lifestyle of cities through photography.

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A startup that lets people experience virtual reality through the power of their mobile phone.

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A social network for people who want to earn money by sharing photos of themselves through a variety of different social channels.

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The startup is looking to build a “messaging platform for restaurants” designed to simplify restaurant communication. The platform would allow customers to share photos of their meals with each other, and track the progress of those meals through their restaurants.

28

A fitness app that walks you through step-by-step exercises to help you get fit.

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A startup that helps companies with HR and recruiting by providing a platform for job seekers to see what’s available, and employers to see who is applying and in-demand.

28

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

28

A startup that helps companies in the financial services industry integrate data from multiple systems through one API.

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A startup that helps businesses find tactics to help them engage with their customers through social media. The company has built a database of over 200,000 customers that it uses to get a sense of emerging trends and social media strategy.

27

A company that aims to improve the process of buying insurance and getting it reimbursed by insurance companies. The startup claims they can save companies $2,600 in one-time expenses, and up to $2,000 annually within three years.

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This startup is building a tool for HR managers to manage their team’s performance reviews. The service has already been used by over 5,000 companies, and it’s available for free to large companies.

27

A platform that helps HR managers manage their workday, including scheduling, managing tasks, and social networking.

27

An augmented reality platform that allows users to create and share 3D scenes and experiences, including through the iPhone’s camera.

27

A mobile payment app that allows you to pay for things like groceries, utilities, parking, etc. in real time, allowing you to settle your bill instantly through your phone.

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The startup is working to connect people with mental health professionals through a mobile app.

27

A platform that aims to help small business owners connect with customers through social media, in the hopes of improving customer loyalty.

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A startup that wants to make payroll and HR admin easier, and provide more transparency into how much time people are spending on the job.

26

A “SaaS-based accounting and finance tool for SMBs”. The company offers integrated accounting, payroll, accounts receivable and payable, bank account linking, invoice creation, and expense tracking through its cloud product.

26

 A startup that is building a platform that will allow people to save and withdraw money from their savings accounts through their cell phone.

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The startup is pitching itself as a “social ATM” that will let you make payments in person and online through a single app

26

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

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A company that does data collection for nonprofit events. The company is going to help nonprofits run better, faster, and cheaper events through a better toolset.

25

A messenger for businesses that allows them to communicate with customers, employees, and partners through integrated messaging tools.

24

A startup to help people do their taxes through an app, saving them money and their accountant time

24

A startup that works with companies to upgrade their HR systems, starting with onboarding and benefits.

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A startup that allows users to build their own websites, without it being done through WordPress

24

A platform for new-hire onboarding that uses an “heuristic-based” system to determine the employee’s job fit. Previously, most company HR has been based on a 90-10 fit scale with 10 being the best fit, but the company claims it can do better.

23

A tool to help employers make sense of ever-growing mountains of data in HR.

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A tool that helps businesses with accounting, payroll, and HR tasks, now available in the UK.

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A startup that’s working on a new way to connect startups with investors. The startup is building a marketplace where startups will be able to connect directly with VCs without having to go through a middleman.

23

A platform that helps brands get better responses through social media and chatbots.

23

An AI-based solution for managing HR. HR24 claims to have a unique process for hiring, which they say is 15x faster than the average hiring process.

23

This startup is building a platform that lets retailers sell their old stock at a discount and get a new customer through the process.

23

A $2.99 app that allows you to find, order, and track your packages as they move through the delivery process.

22

A platform for companies to integrate their CRM and HR systems into one, with the goal of saving both time and money for the company.

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A few years after launching in NY, the startup has expanded to three conference markets.

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A platform that allows companies to connect with customers through their social media networks and websites. The startup is working with over 1000 companies.

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A software package that helps create threadless repairs for consumers.

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One of the largest investment firms in the US, Union Square Ventures, has been investing in a number of consumer tech startups. They’re focused on building services that make it easier to sell and manage products through the internet, and they’re actively looking for seed stage opportunities.

20

This startup is building a marketplace for professional services, meaning companies can get services from agencies online rather than going through a broker.

20

A browser extension for Chrome that allows users to find information about a website, like who runs it or what its purpose is.

20

A B2B startup that aims to provide a B2B version of Slack, which would allow companies to create channels for everything from HR to marketing. The startup is currently only in the pilot stage.

19

A platform that lets people rent tools, repair their own things, and get their things fixed instantly through the app, which uses a subscription-based service to keep costs down.

19

 An HR startup that helps companies hire and manage software engineers. They focus on a unique interview process of tracking answers and listening to the answers and use machine learning to sort candidates, give feedback, and determine how to move forward.

19

A startup that wants to help students in the United Kingdom study abroad through a program that pairs them with a local student.

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A company that connects app developers with potential customers through their own social networks.

18

Seems like the startup is building a lightweight, stylus-driven browser that looks like Chrome, but is actually built from scratch. The company is looking to make it a more natural way to interact with your phone’s browser, and create a more “personal” experience.

18

A decentralized search engine that allows users to search through other websites without having to link to them. The company wants to make the web a little less centralized.

18

This startup is building a platform for digital security and distribution of secure communication apps through a mobile browser.

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

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

17

Stem is building software to allow pet owners to monitor their animals remotely through a smartphone app.

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What is it: An AI-powered HR tech company, with the CEO saying it’s “the future of HR tech.”

17

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

16

A startup that wants to cut down on the “excess” of onboarding customers, and help companies automate the onboarding process through clear use of the right tools.

16

The company is working on building an AI-powered chatbot that can sort through all your different college degrees and track your progress. The idea is that college degrees can be tracked in a way that makes them useful for future employers or graduate school applications.

16

A company that makes a Chrome extension that aggregates all the tabs you have open in various web apps

16

This software product, which connects people who suffer from chronic pain with doctors who can treat them, has its sights set on making chronic pain a thing of the past.

16

The California-based company, which previously had raised $16 million, is selling custom-designed power banks, which are basically portable chargers for smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other devices. The company is selling them through its website but is also looking to partner with retailers to sell them in their brick-and-mortar stores.

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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.

15

A mobile app that helps employers and HR teams track employee performance. It’s already live with over 100 customers.

15

A startup that wants to make HR more human. They are a HR startup that tries to replace the impersonal nature of HR with a more human approach.

15

A company that allows users to connect with people they’d like to learn from through a private, guided coaching program.

15

A startup that encourages people to share their stories through a combination of text, photos, and videos

15

This is a tool to help restaurant cooks manage their recipes better, through a unified recipe book that combines all of their existing recipes across different platforms.

15

A startup that helps businesses give their customers the ability to order products directly through the company’s website, rather than having to go through an intermediary.

15

 A startup to help employers manage employee wages, benefits, and health insurance through an online portal.

15

A startup that wants to connect freelance workers with jobs through an AI-powered marketplace. The startup is currently working with Capital One to help the bank recruit independent workers.

15

A company that wants to build a digital platform to help people with chronic conditions, such as asthma or diabetes, manage their health and financial health.

14

This startup is building a “hatch-and-toss” set for adults who need a way to throw away the wrappers and other packaging from their meals.

14

A company that creates and sells software to let people leave reviews for products they’ve purchased online. The startup’s first product is a Chrome browser extension.

14

An enterprise social network and HR software company in the Philippines. The startup hopes to help small and medium businesses get access to the kind of services large corporations have.

14

A way to set up a group that gives support to people who are experiencing life-threatening illnesses, helping them access basic medical care.

14

A tech company that helps tech companies scale their tech. Through software, they help tech companies foster teams, manage tech debt, and make tech decisions, with a tech debt of its own, they say. They have a tech debt of their own.

14

A free social media app that lets you send and receive cash through the app

14

A startup that helps companies provide “full-stack” support for their products, from product design and development through sales and support.

13

A startup that is building a way to help consumers find great deals and discounts on their favorite products and services. The startup has built an AI engine that scours the web to find the best deals and sends them to users through email.

13

A platform for managing HR tasks like time tracking, attendance, and budgeting.

13

This startup is building a vision-enabled augmented reality tracking tool for wearables. The product, which launches this year, will be able to track eye movements, and allows users to see through the lens of another person’s smartphone.

12

A software-as-a-service platform for small businesses to manage their risk management. The company's software helps small businesses manage their insurance through virtual insurance agents.

12

A platform that builds communities around a topic through a series of articles.

12

A business that sends people to the gym, based on the weather and other data. The company already has more than 40,000 customers in the U.S. and has raised over $2 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital and others.

11

A platform for businesses to pay their employees in the U.S. without needing to pay payroll. PayrollNow will work with employers to set up payroll through the app, and then charge a 1% fee on all payouts.

11

A startup that wants to create a “virtual cycle” for getting employees, students, and governments better benefits and services through “social innovation”.

11

This startup wants to help companies embrace the idea of a digital business. They have a platform that allows companies to create a digital business, with the ability to tie them to the web, email, accounting and HR systems, and integrations with other services, all in one.

11

A company that helps companies and nonprofits raise money by letting people donate to causes they care about through the app.

11

A digital media studio that helps brands develop their own digital content, then distribute it through various digital channels.

11

A startup that makes it easy to pay for things through your phone, leveraging the phone’s GPS, camera, etc.

11

A solution for the “on-demand economy”, giving users the ability to book drivers through their phone. Users can book drivers through the app or through an API.

11

A tool for e-commerce companies to manage inventory by routing it through warehouses.

11

This startup aims to make it easy to create an online profile for your business, letting you build relationships with customers through social media.

11

A startup that helps companies that need help with their hiring process, including resume creation, interviewing, and HR processes.

11

A company that helps small businesses save more of their revenue by selling services like insurance, maintenance, and customer support through a white label platform.

11

A company that helps make a person’s phone more secure through a simple chat or phone call

11

 A startuplicant tracking/HR SaaS company.

10

A startup that wants to help HR/recruitment/HR department leaders in the US to run their businesses more like startups. The founders say the company helps HR departments get more efficient by putting HR processes on rails and sharing best practices.

10

A software for HR managers to keep track of their employee’s performance and to determine if they are a fit for promotion. The startup says it has already managed to help companies like General Electric and PwC manage their employee performance.

10

A platform that allows businesses to bring their legacy systems to the cloud, and then secure them through a single platform.

10

A platform that brings together employers and job seekers, helping both sides stay informed of opportunities and manage their careers through an online dashboard.

10

A live-action game that lets users watch their characters interact with the real world and interact with others through the game

10

A mobile app for people with chronic pain. The company wants to build a “virtual clinic” that does all the work for you.

10

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

10

A B2B company in the middle of a three-year contract to acquire a VC-backed app in the healthcare market in the UK.

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

10

A company that helps startup companies find funding through a network of investor groups.

10

A platform for businesses to sell their excess inventory through an auction for buyers. The company has raised $4M.

10

Patagonia has been in the YC program since 2010. The company sells backpacks and other outdoor gear through retail and wholesale channels in the US and internationally.

10

A platform that makes it easier for employees to request time off. The startup is looking to partner with the HR department of a company to help employees request time off. It has raised $2.3M in seed funding.

10

A platform that lets people share and sell their homes for rent through a website or app. The startup is looking to take all the middlemen out of the home rental market.

9

This startup is building an AI-powered service that allows brands to send messages to their customers through their social media feeds.

9

A multi-service platform that helps retailers grow sales and loyalty through loyalty card programs.

9

A tool for people to set up their own private VPNs through their mobile phone, to help protect their personal browsing.

9

A platform to help guide a user through a particular process to achieve a goal.

9

A startup that helps customers sell insurance directly to their customers, removing the need for the customer to go through their agent.

9

A startup that allows users to connect their credit cards and bank accounts to their phone, so they can pay through the app using their phone number.

9

A solution for quick communication between remote employees, allowing communication through video calls, screen sharing, and file sharing.

9

A startup that helps high school students organize their activities through a student-specific calendar.

9

This startup is building a platform for people to buy and sell services through a peer-to-peer marketplace. It’s currently selling services as a service, ranging from cleaning to home maintenance.

9

An online payment platform that lets people pay their friends through Venmo. Payalu is backed by Y Combinator, 500 Startups, and others.

9

A company that helps companies manage their email marketing campaigns through a tool that allows them to create and send personalized emails to customers who have expressed an interest in a brand.

8

P2P insurance for small businesses, which claims to be able to get the same coverage at lower rates than insurance provided by large companies. The startup plans to provide coverage to half a million businesses in its first three years.

8

A platform for HR departments to provide employees with feedback on their performance, as well as access to other company data.

8

A startup that helps you design your home by giving you access to 3D models, walkthroughs, and virtual tours of homes on the market.

8

Gist is a startup that helps athletes improve their performance by tracking their workouts and then, through a series of video lessons, helping them to apply that information.

8

A SaaS platform that helps businesses manage their phone calls with a single dashboard that can be accessed from any device. The founders say they’ve already had over 400,000 calls a month through their platform.

7

A startup that helps people book rooms at hotels through a mobile app, and helps improve customer service.

7

A startup that wants to take the pain out of booking a flight. The cofounders, who hail from three different continents, say they’ve been able to eliminate the pain in booking a flight by combining the data from various travel sites.

7

An all-in-one platform that allows users to communicate through video and text and share their location and other information.

7

A company that builds tools for businesses to work with HR.

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a service that allows employers to find and track jobs from their website, and have job applicants apply through their site

6

The startup is building a platform for the gig economy, letting people earn money through online activities, like cleaning homes, or driving Uber. It’s currently focusing on Indonesia.

6

This startup makes it easier for companies to pay employees for services rendered through a branded mobile app.

6

The company’s idea is to create a service that helps re-integrate people with mental illnesses into the workforce. The app employs standard HR practices, but is customized for people with mental illness, offering support in the form of a personal guide for each person.

6

A system that optimizes the app experience for photos, allowing users to quickly scroll through their photos.

6

A startup that is creating a free, encrypted messaging app for journalists and human rights workers who need to communicate while under threat.

6

A startup to help employers and HR departments easily keep track of who’s working and when.

5

A tool for HR professionals to create training programs on the fly. The company’s co-founder went through a lot of frustration finding training programs for employees, so he wrote his own.

5

Professional development company that helps companies innovate through coaching and mentorship.

5

A startup for “sprinting” through a project, allowing users to create a schedule and track progress