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A platform for the healthcare industry, offering a way for patients to get a diagnosis and treatment based on their symptoms.

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

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A startup that sells 3D printing services to the medical industry

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In addition to making new sodas, this startup is looking to take on the soda industry as a whole by introducing healthier alternatives to soda, such as carbonated teas and fruit-flavored water.

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This startup aims to help meet the demand in the IT service industry for IT professionals.

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A tool to help you find and share free music online, with the help of music industry insiders

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Idea: A virtual reality startup for the e-commerce industry It wants to help online retailers build VR ads and other virtual experiences

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A startup focusing on the supply chain and logistics for the cannabis industry

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A new startup that aims to modernize the payments industry for businesses, making it faster, cheaper, and more secure.

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A health data platform aimed at hospitals. The startup wants to use the platform to bring innovation to the hospital industry.

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A startup that plans to disrupt the $20 billion handbag industry with a new line of handbags by using 3D printing. The startup is teaming with luxury fashion brand Michael Kors for the launch of the first products.

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

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A startup that aims to be the Wikipedia of the veterinary industry, by building a community for vets across the world.

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An e-commerce platform for the fashion industry. They say that their technology can help fashion brands save billions of dollars in handling admin tasks.

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A security startup that’s building a platform to automatically detect and prevent fraud in the payments industry.

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They help connect foreign workers with U.S. companies in the manufacturing industry. Their platform helps companies with the process of hiring foreign workers after they’ve arrived in the U.S.

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A startup that provides a service where people who are in the hospitality industry can find temporary housing if they are traveling for work

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A startup that is an aggregator for people in the real estate industry to find new business

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A data science startup focused on building machine learning solutions for the shipping and logistics industry. The company helps companies identify patterns in their data and build predictive models to improve operational efficiency.

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Amira is helping the restaurant industry automate its back-of-house operations. Amira currently works with a few hundred restaurants.

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Videos of people in the industry explaining their jobs

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A tool that helps developers build apps for the fitness and health industries. The company aims to build a platform that helps all the different parts of the industry work together.

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A payment app for new-age businesses, such as the "backyard cottage" industry that Node is building.

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A startup that promises to be the next Uber for the taxi industry. Instead of incentivizing drivers by paying them directly, they’ll pay the driver’s customer base.

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A startup that is developing an integrated software platform for the cannabis industry. This is a very large, very hot market.

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

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A team of bitcoin and blockchain-savvy developers building a software suite for the financial services industry.

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Services for the insurance industry, like a SaaS tool to help insurance companies automate claims processes.

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This startup is building a “sugar factory” that will use a patented process to turn sugar beet waste from the food industry into ethanol.

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A 3D-printed eyewear company that’s looking to disrupt the eyewear industry with a direct-to-consumer approach.

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A platform for the self-storage industry that allows customers to share photos of their storage units, enabling renters to get in touch with customers and find out about the facilities.

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A platform that aims to bring transparency in the consumer data industry with a set of tools that help customers understand what data is being collected about them

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A news aggregator for the legal industry, using a combination of legal news, blogs, and a Wikipedia-like reference library to stay on top of legal news.

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This startup takes a unique approach to the software industry, building a platform to help customers manage their accounting.

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A company that’s building a social network for the $1.4 trillion dry cleaning industry

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Each week, the startup curates a list of 3-10 new books, videos, podcasts, and articles from the industry and the web that it thinks are worth reading and listening to. The startup also curates a weekly newsletter.

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A startup that provides a service to people who are looking to make a significant career change and want to do a 6 month stint to get a taste of what it’s like to be in a new industry

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A B2B software platform (for the legal industry) for small businesses that helps them manage contracts and warranties, manage their legal teams, and access multiple legal systems.

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A New York-based startup that claims to be the first in the world to offer a virtual reality-based storytelling course designed for the music industry.

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Built for a “very different industry”, this startup is helping people manage their credit cards.

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This startup is building a digital library of sorts for the music industry. It hopes to replace the print-only distribution models with a digital distribution platform that allows users to sell music with minimal friction and low overhead.

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AI-powered machine learning platform for the fashion industry that helps brands measure product fit and recommend products for different sizes and styles.

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A “fintech for the legal industry”. It wants to make legal contracts easier to understand and fill out, so they don’t need lawyers to review them.

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A company that helps people understand how their salary compares to others in their industry.

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A startup that wants to use AI to create a more natural color palette in fashion. The company’s founder says that the color palette industry is “a $20 billion market, and it has been a very low touch market.”

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This startup is looking to bring the on-demand delivery model to the pharmaceutical industry.

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Hoping to use the same playbook as the coffee industry to grow their subscriptions to their platform, Hopin.

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Builds software for the retail industry that monitors security cameras in stores, then tags and collects data about those customers, whether they spend money, who they are, and what they’re looking at.

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An AI platform for the pharmaceutical industry

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A startup that makes software for the healthcare industry

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

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A tool for the legal cannabis industry to help dispensaries track and manage their inventory. The startup is also developing a web application for dispensaries to manage patient data.

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 A tool for handling legal and regulatory filings in the cannabis industry.

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A startup that helps businesses manage their membership programs. The startup is currently focusing on the restaurant industry.

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A web-based tool that makes it easier for employees to find and request rides from the private transportation industry.

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The startup is looking to disrupt the $2.8 trillion consumer credit industry, which it says is ripe for disruption by building a better credit scoring system for micro and small businesses using data from a company called Credit Karma.

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The startup is currently in stealth mode, but it’s building a venture backed company that’s making a “set of automation services” for enterprise customers in the financial services industry.

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This company’s founders were previously in the gaming industry, and want to help make that industry more inclusive. The startup is building a platform to help game developers with user acquisition and retention by building in features for “people of color, women, and LGBTQ people.”

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A company that makes both low-cost and premium products for the fashion industry. The premium products include the T-shirt, the slim-fit denim, and the leather jacket. The company is also manufacturing a line of eyewear, and it recently launched a line of knitwear for women.

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A company that is building a model to predict food allergies that can be used by the food industry to help them produce more nutritious, less allergenic food.

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A startup building a platform for the healthcare industry to store and share patient information.

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Startup #7 is a marketplace for student housing. The company aims to transform the student housing industry, which is currently dominated by a small number of large corporations.

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A startup in the hospitality industry that helps people do business travel (IE A startup that helps people find a place to stay when they travel to a different city for business)

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A startup that wants to help companies build special-purpose blockchains for their use cases, eliminating the need to create an entirely new blockchain. The startup is currently focusing on the health industry, with an emphasis on micropayments.

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A B2B service for the financial industry that helps banks identify potential customers and understand their spending habits.

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A software platform that aims to facilitate the development of a “predictive model” for the Indian auto industry.

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This is a tool for the music industry that automatically alerts you when someone you’re following releases a new song. The B2C startup is working with music companies and artists to make the feature happen.

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An online tool for the restaurant industry that enables companies to manage inventory, control orders, and order supplies from a single dashboard.

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A coffee delivery service in San Francisco that is “delivering a new experience” to the coffee industry. The startup is a joint venture between a coffee roaster and a delivery service like Postmates.

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This is a SaaS startup that aims to help small businesses with their marketing and branding needs. The company says it has over 700 customers, with the majority of those customers coming from the tech industry.

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Builds high-end VR content for the fashion industry. The startup, which was founded in May, wants to rapidly iterate on a VR experience before its peers.

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A company that wants to connect businesses to each other that are in the same industry, allowing them to “push” deals to each other.

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A startup that helps users book Airbnb-style rentals, which is still a very new industry in the U.S.

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Aspiring to be like Amazon, this startup wants to be the Amazon of the $3.5 trillion retail industry. They say they’re currently focused on a core product that will eventually be able to make recommendations for products to customers, and have already signed up a number of retailers.

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A B2B Internet of Things platform for the construction industry that offers a platform for construction companies to make products that can be automated, from construction vehicles to buildings. The company is building a “smart factory” that offers a low-cost manufacturing model that can be automated, allowing construction companies to run on lean manufacturing principles.

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A digital health startup working with the health insurance industry. They’ve been doing R&D in Canada for a year and have a healthy $1.4 million seed round.

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An insurance company focused on the life-sciences industry. It’s currently starting a pilot in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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A search engine for things that have been read. The company’s co-founder was a former search engine developer who was frustrated with the state of the industry.

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Recruiting a new generation of workers for the tech industry by creating an online platform where college students can learn how to code and get jobs.

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A new platform that allows big companies to help their employees get better at sales by offering real-time feedback on their pitches, and to see how they compare to others who are similar in their industry.

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A company that helps automate supply chain processes for companies in the food and beverage industry. The startup’s software allows manufacturers to build a single, dynamic, supply chain plan, and it can adjust based on changes in demand and supply.

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One of the original investors in OpenTable raised a $1 million seed round to help “Bring the magic back to the restaurant industry.”

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A music-sharing platform that wants to take the middle man out of the music industry. The startup wants to make it easy for artists and labels to sell their music direct to fans, and also want to create a brand new revenue stream for artists in the process.

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A company building an on-demand system for the real estate industry. The startup is in the process of developing a web-based platform that allows customers to book appointments with mortgage brokers and appraisers.

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A B2B travel-insurance startup that sells to the travel industry

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The startup is looking to digitize the process of back-office data entry. Based in San Francisco, the startup is currently focused on the insurance industry, though it's looking to expand into the retail and hospitality markets.

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A startup that’s building an ecommerce platform for the toy industry, targeting a market that’s worth $100 billion by 2025.

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An on-demand transport service for the U.S. trucking industry.

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Recruiting software for the travel industry and alternative work arrangements.

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A startup aiming to “disrupt the security industry by providing an end-to-end solution for the enterprise”. The startup offers a platform for businesses to help protect their data against malware.

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A startup that’s building a platform for online consumer engagement campaigns. It also aims to bring more transparency to the online advertising industry.

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idea: The company is an NYC based company trying to help people get involved in the fashion industry.

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 This startup wants to disrupt the insurance industry by creating a platform that connects users directly with experts and their claims.

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A market research and recruiting tool for the beauty industry. The startup’s founders say they have already worked with brands like Revlon and L’Oréal.

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A platform for the entertainment industry to showcase talent, with a focus on both live events and social media stars. The company is looking to build out a 20,000-person network for talent.

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A tool that helps small businesses, specifically those in the restaurant industry, manage and pay all of their in-house expenses, from utilities to payroll. In the US, their core customers are restaurants.

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A company that creates a system for connecting restaurants with service industry workers.

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A platform meant to help companies in the wholesale apparel industry better manage their inventory.

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A startup that takes on the issues facing small and medium sized companies in the industry with a cloud-based platform they say is “built for the employee experience”. The platform hopes to give employees more time and flexibility to be productive, with features like the ability to manage and access workers from any device, a “private” chat room, and an inbox for all communication.

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Build a business that brings the customer service model to the cannabis industry, and helps the industry better serve their customers by creating a network that supports the needs of both the consumer and the industry.

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A startup that helps folks in the fashion industry source products, make purchases, and have their purchases delivered.

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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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The startup is trying to build a kind of big data database that can be used by the financial services industry to make better business and investment decisions.

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A startup that wants to be the middleman between the growing number of small-scale contractors and the big-contractor industry

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A startup that helps the construction industry build faster and more efficiently.

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A startup that works with the insurance industry to help streamline claims procedures, saving companies from having to send thousands of paper denial letters every year.

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A startup that plans to decentralize the media industry, making it more democratic and giving users more control. The company wants to allow creators to be paid by their fans.

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A collaboration and messaging app for the music industry. The startup has built a service where musicians can share edits and production notes with each other.

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An AI-powered solution for the construction industry. It’s a predictive maintenance platform that helps maintenance staff fix machines before they break down.

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A parking management startup that wants to disrupt the parking industry by providing a digital dashboard for parking garages and lots.

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A platform that connects people to the products and services they need related to their industry. The company offers services like:

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A collection of partnerships from the food industry, including:

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

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A startup, built for the construction industry, that helps manage suppliers’ payment terms

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A content incentive platform that rewards employees for sharing and spreading content. It’s currently targeting the hospitality industry.

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This startup is building a platform for the fintech industry that aims to help banks manage their lending, investments, and risk. The platform was built to sit alongside the CapitalOne API.

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

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Filling the gap between the limited-access industry conferences it hosts and the online conferences that don’t have as much of a barrier to entry.

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A tool for the agriculture industry (including farmers) to manage products, expenses, and profit on a day-to-day basis. The startup is working with farms to improve efficiency.

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The soft-spoken CEO of Young Living believes that as the industry gains more attention, it will lose the stigma it once had — and that “the stigma will fall like a rock”.

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This startup wants to replace the inefficient and often criminally-run trucking industry with a new way to move freight that’s better for consumers, the environment, and the economy as a whole, by using autonomous vehicles.

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A fintech startup built for natural gas industry. It allows users to collect and monitor their natural gas usage, and allows companies to monitor over their entire natural gas network.

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A startup that builds value-added solutions for the e-commerce industry, helping online retailers optimize customer experience and build better sales.

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A tool for the hospitality industry to manage attendee profiles. One of the founders previously worked at Airbnb.

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

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A medical device startup that’s trying to simplify the medical industry by tracking and improving on the performance of injectable drugs.

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A shop where you can buy custom-designed fashion. It comes from a team that worked on the biggest startups in the fashion industry, including Rachel Zoe, Rag & Bone, and Tory Burch.

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A startup that wants to bring the benefits of automation to the legal industry, helping legal firms reduce costs and increase efficiency.

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A fundraiser app for the music industry

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A tool built for the hospitality industry that allows them to better manage the labor they have on-hand. The tool can track labor in real-time, and when it’s time to restock the fridge or refill the coffee machine, the software can alert the staff to take action.

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A platform for farmers that wants to take on the backend of lending for the agriculture industry.

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A startup for professional foreign exchange (forex) traders. The startup wants to disrupt the industry’s outdated, fragmented approach to trading, and provide a platform for trading 24/7.

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

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A tool for the finance industry to track and report on customer payment history.

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A startup focused on the health care industry that’s building a system to make it easier for patients to get the medical care they need.

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A tool to help people in the healthcare industry collaboratively create and edit their healthcare records in a secure, HIPAA-compliant way.

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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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Cofounder of the company, a former commercial real estate agent, says she knew nothing about the fintech industry until she started researching it in 2017.

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This startup helps identify fraud in the ecommerce industry by identifying network traffic patterns that indicate a high level of fraud.

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A startup looking to gain a foothold in business software for the real estate industry. The startup’s platform aims to help brokers, agents and developers collaborate on the back-end of their work.

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A startup creating a new patent system for the fashion industry, similar to how patents work on music. It wants to prevent knock-offs, but also be used by brands for protection of their business models.

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A project to help health care professionals gain experience with industry standard health IT tools.

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A platform that curates and tracks news and events relevant to a company or industry, with a focus on India.

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A startup building a platform for the food industry to track food safety data. It’s a way for food producers to stay in touch with their customers and keep a finger on the pulse of the industry.

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This startup is building an enterprise-grade CRM for the legal industry.

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A tool that aims to help companies manage contract negotiations, especially in the tech industry.

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A toolset for companies to set up a custom, easy-to-use digital product. Rely on a team of consultants who are literate in your industry and can build a custom product within 48 hours.

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A startup that is building a service that highlights the best of the media industry, rather than the best of YouTube.

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Profile’s founders say it’s like Pinterest, but for the fashion industry.

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The startup's founders say they help companies in the $50B+ technology industry find top technical talent and make sure they spend the right amount of time and money on the right people.

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A startup focused on the healthcare industry that partners with pharmaceutical companies to build data products to make drug development more efficient.

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A startup that wants to build a real-time streaming video platform for the news industry. It wants to help news organizations deal with the trend of short attention spans and a shortened news cycle.

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Built for the fashion industry, the startup is trying to help companies manage the extensive paperwork of their operations and inventory.

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A startup that has built an automated rail system focused on the trucking industry. The rail system is connected to the trucking fleet, allowing drivers to scale back to a more leisurely pace and still maintain a safe route.

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An AI app that helps music producers and multi-taskers in the music industry.

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A new way to hire talent in the media industry that connects companies with freelancers and connects companies with talent agencies.

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To help the fresh produce industry, which is worth $100 billion in the US, Farmako hopes to build a “smart warehouse” that uses artificial intelligence to track when and where fruit and vegetables are grown, to help ensure they’re grown locally.

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

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“Our mission is to provide profitability to the drone industry.”

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Pitchbook, a media company that covers the venture industry, has released a list of the top Y Combinator companies to watch. It includes several companies from the summer batch, including the following:

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The startup has developed a way to bring the flexibility, speed, and cost-efficiency of digital printing to the printing industry. The company is building a digital printing platform for professional print jobs, with the goal of replacing traditional printing services. They’re currently in the YC Winter 2019 batch.

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A way to connect with local models and agencies on the street via a mobile app, which could help with exposure for models who want to be seen in the industry.

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A new kind of digital currency for the healthcare industry. It’s aimed at allowing treatment plans to be set up for a patient, which can be adjusted at a later date based on their progress.

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A startup that’s working to solve a problem in the credit card industry is using a partnership with PNC Bank to bring a check deposit service to 100,000 customers.

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

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This is a startup that builds financial products for the European travel industry, with a focus on the global student market. It offers a student loan re-finance product in the UK, as well as a personal loans product in the UK, Germany, and Ireland.

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Idea: A system for managing and tracking payments in the insurance industry

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Idea: On-demand delivery for the marijuana industry

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Idea: Software-as-a-Service for the real estate industry

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Idea: A Marketing Platform for the Cannabis Industry

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Idea: A SaaS CRM for the hospitality industry The company started with $20k in the bank, and by the end of 2015 had $33,000 in recurring revenue

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Idea: A business that helps companies build and manage lists of users who are interested in a particular product The company has a subscription model, and its largest customer is in the pharmaceutical industry

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Idea: A startup that is building a solution to address the need for early-stage investment in the medical device industry The company wants to help hardware startups run more efficient clinical trials

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Idea: A software business that is building software products for the oil and gas industry

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A platform for the construction industry that helps contractors communicate and source and track materials

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Idea: A company that helps people who work in the wine industry — vineyard owners, distributors, and merchants — manage their operations.

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Idea: A professional network for the service industry, meant to help service professionals find jobs and work together.

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Idea: A platform meant to link up advertisers with influencers in the cannabis industry.

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Idea: A small business that is building a platform for the service industry, helping companies like cleaning services coordinate their operations.

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Idea: A startup that aims to be “the Uber for trucking”, claiming that the transportation industry is a $7 trillion sector ripe for disruption. It has a similar pitch to Uber Freight, which focuses on helping smaller trucking companies compete with big shippers.

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Idea: Building a platform for the logistics industry to manage their fleets and drivers.

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Idea: A startup that wants to be the Open Table of the cannabis industry, creating an online directory of marijuana dispensaries and delivery services.

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Idea: A startup that is building a platform to handle the logistics of overnights, with a focus on the hospitality industry. The startup currently has over 500 hotels as customers, and has processed over $2M worth of laundry.

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Idea: A social network for the food service industry. The startup wants to connect chefs and restaurants with new employees and customers.

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A startup that provides affordable vehicle insurance to people under 25. The startup wants to become the go-to resource for young drivers and disrupt the current auto insurance industry which targets only the high-risk demographic.

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