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A tool that helps entrepreneurs write the best pitches possible for angel investors.

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A platform designed to help people and companies save and invest together.

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

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A “social network for crypto users”, allowing them to share their investment and trading strategies with each other and follow other traders.

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A company that aims to create one-click access to the stock market for average investors and let them track stocks in real-time.

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A company that helps investors and real estate agents track investment performance.

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A robo-advisor for people who want to invest in cryptocurrency.

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

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The startup is 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.

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A new, blockchain-enabled peer-to-peer lending platform that is targeting the global student debt crisis. The company is expanding internationally and looking for investors.

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A company that wants to make it easier for public companies to raise money from private investors.

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A women’s networking app that connects women interested in entrepreneurship and investing to other like-minded women.

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A startup that helps people learn how to invest in the stock market

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The company is building a platform to help startups connect with investors and build a community of backers. The startup is working with Y Combinator and other investors to get more startups to pitch at YC.

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An AI that is trained to help determine the price of a particular asset, and automatically alert buyers and sellers when it sees an opportunity to make an investment.

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A tool for managing and harvesting content from a website’s search and sharing features. The startup has raised $5.2 million from a number of investors, including Google Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Mitch Kapor.

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A company that promises a 1% earnings yield on crypto investments.

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A startup that wants to help small businesses open up their books to investors and banks. The startup says it’s already raised $3 million and has a team of 12 employees.

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

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A startup that is building a way to help startups raise money from angel investors.

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A startup that invests in podcasts and offers them hosting to help them grow.

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A platform for helping people invest in their retirement portfolios

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A tool for working with data in order to understand the real world. For instance, a medical researcher can use it to investigate how much stress the human body can handle, or to understand how people interact with their surroundings.

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A SaaS platform for job boards that connects job boards to job seekers, with an API for employers to use. The startup is looking to raise a maximum of $1.9 million from angel investors.

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

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A dating app that helps people find matches regardless of what they’re looking for in a relationship. The startup has attracted more than $10 million in investment, and has partnered with celebrities like Shaquille O’Neal, who was one of the app’s first users.

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A startup that does “personalized” financial planning for people who have a lot of money So, clients pay a fee and the financial planner talks with them and then helps them set up their investment portfolio

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Idea: A new luxury travel brand that sells experiences like a cooking class in Marrakesh, a private beach in Bali, or a safari trip in Africa. The company is targeting high net worth travelers with up to $3 million in investable assets.

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A business that will help people sell their junk cars, investing in the process. The company takes a cut of the sale, and will also buy back the car from the owner so they can donate it to a charity.

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

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A concierge service to help investors source private capital.

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A startup that provides tools, courses, and certifications to help people get into real estate investing

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

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A cryptocurrency exchange that focuses on private investors. It uses a system of “certified wallets” with a touchscreen interface to allow investors to manage their holdings.

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A company that helps companies and employees find relevant jobs. The startup provides a job posting platform to help people find jobs, and has raised $500,000 from investors including Y Combinator.

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The Startup Genome is a biannual report on the state of entrepreneurship. It is produced by a team of researchers from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. The report is based on interviews with founders about their businesses, the challenges they face, and their plans for the future. The report is intended to give entrepreneurs, investors, and other stakeholders a comprehensive overview of the startup ecosystem in a particular country, and to help predict trends between countries.

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A way for investors to track the progress of new startups.

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A startup to help people manage their finances, including budgeting, investing, and insurance.

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A payments company that lets users of services like Stripe and PayPal process recurring payments like car insurance or mortgage payments in a few clicks. It has raised $2.9 million from investors including Y Combinator and is currently in private beta.

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A platform for investors to invest in companies in Latin America.

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

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The founders of an AI-powered dating app want to use their product as a platform for investors to invest in AI startups.

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Digix wants to create a gold standard for digital currencies, with the goal of making a digital currency that can be stored and transferred digitally. The company wants to create a way for buyers, sellers, and investors to exchange digital currencies and reap the benefits of a global digital currency.

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A food delivery service for medical patients. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, and General Catalyst.

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A SaaS platform for audits and compliance for investors.

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

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

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A web-based tool for investors to check a portfolio of investments for fraud and patterns in investment activity.

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A consulting company for startups. It gives startups a suite of tools to help them connect with investors.

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A VC firm that invests in early-stage podcasts and other media.

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The annual list is compiled by a group of judges, including founders and investors such as Paul Graham, Michael Arrington, Fred Wilson, and others.

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This is a tool to help investors use the stock market as a means of helping the environment

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Provides an SaaS platform for financing and investing. The company is currently targeting small business owners in the US.

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

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A startup that allows people to create their own news organizations Some of the investors on this startup include the Knight Foundation and the Google News Initiative

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A startup that sells a product that helps people learn to invest They have a patent pending on the product They have a beta version of the product and plan to launch in January 2019

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A company that provides software to help people make money while they sleep. The company has raised $2.6 million from a number of investors, including the founder of Origo.

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

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This startup is looking to help people invest in property in ways that are cheaper and more secure than the usual methods.

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A platform for financial advisors to manage their clients’ investments. The platform is intended to help advisors avoid mistakes often made by new advisors, and set up automatic investment reports.

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A platform that helps advertisers to optimize the return on investment for their digital campaigns.

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

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Online platform that helps small businesses access business loans and credit cards from local banks. The startup has raised $2 million from a range of investors.

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An AI-based chatbot that will help investors make better investment decisions. The startup says it is currently in the “soft launch” phase of their $1 million seed round.

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This is a financial platform for the “urban poor” that helps track their income, expenses, and savings. It connects people to financial services and also helps them understand how to make savings and investments.

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A blockchain-based stock market that allows anyone to invest in a company. It’s aiming for a $1.5 billion market cap.

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

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A San Francisco-based startup in the education marketplace space that wants to help lower-income students afford higher education. The startup tells me it’s had over $200,000 in investments, has more than 10,000 students, and has been used by more than 3,000 colleges and universities.

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

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Media startups are often built on the back of a single product, such as Skype or YouTube. The company’s founders say its technology can help companies figure out whether a new product is worth the investment.

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A real estate investment platform that claims it will help reduce real estate agent commissions by up to 80%.

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

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A software for financial advisors that helps them fish out bad investments and clients that are taking too much risk.

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The startup is building a tool for finding investors for startups.

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A startup that looks to make it easier for the elderly to get a second smartphone. They’re looking to make it easy for the elderly to get a second smartphone when they’re already paying high smartphone bills. They’re launching in a few months and have already received a $250,000 investment from an angel group in the Valley that helps solve “pioneering problems in emerging markets.”

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

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A social buying service for clothes, appliances, and more. The startup has raised $3.5 million from investors including Google Ventures.

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A startup to help companies plan, visualize, and track their marketing efforts. The startup partners with companies to help them see what works, where they should invest their time, and what they need to do next.

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

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A startup that helps large companies find the best capital financing options, and helps them connect with potential investors

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Ponzi-like investment scheme for the bitcoin community. They are a bitcoin company that offers a service which allows people to invest or lend bitcoins without having to exchange them for other currencies. The startup is currently only operating in India, with plans to expand to other countries.

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A startup that works with investors to create a platform for them to invest in startups.

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A platform for sharing and learning on cryptocurrencies. The company want to educate people in “the basics” of blockchain, cryptocurrency mining, and investing.

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A venture capital firm that invests only in female founders, focusing on early-stage companies that focus on women’s health.

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

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Crowdsourced reports that help companies assess the capital needs of their startups in order to raise money from angel investors and venture capitalists.

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A bank account that the founders say is “like a personal investment account with 100x the transparency of other accounts and no fees.” The account is meant to be a savings account for small businesses or freelancers.

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This startup is building an online marketplace for buy-to-let investors.

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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.

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“A safe investment wrapper for cryptocurrency savings accounts”. The company is building an account that lets people invest cryptocurrency, while also automatically tracking the value of the investment and sending out monthly statements.

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

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A platform that helps connect investors with projects they can invest in.

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A startup that uses data analytics to help investors make better investments.

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A product that helps financial advisors create discounted and flexible investment plans for clients.

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

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A “micro-investment platform” that lets employees invest in each other’s startups.

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A product that allows companies to create a “futures account” in which the companies has a savings and investment account.

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In mid-July, the startup said it has already raised $1.5 million from investors including Sequoia Capital and Union Square Ventures. It’s working on a similar product to Facebook’s Onavo.

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A company that’s building a set of tools for easy investment in a stock market.

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A startup that wants to be a digital platform that helps clients navigate the tax benefits of charitable donations. The startup is building an app that works with local charities and nonprofits that helps donors navigate the complexities of taxation. After its successful Kickstarter campaign, the startup raised $248,000 from angel investors.

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A $30,000 investment in a machine that turns raw coffee beans into a beverage.

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A SaaS platform for marketers and businesses to create their own digital ads for Facebook. The startup is in a third round of investment and will launch in the first half of 2020.

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An online platform to help people find and pay for parking in their area. It’s one of the first app-only parking companies in the space that’s grown to 1,500 employees after raising $200M from investors.

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Online brokerage which helps consumers better understand their investment products and gives them access to a licensed broker.

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

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

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A company that uses artificial intelligence to help investors avoid certain stocks

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A startup that uses the power of past sales information to predict returns on investments, helping investors make better financial decisions.

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A digital platform that helps entrepreneurs find investors.

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A startup that provides a commission-free stock trading platform for accredited investors

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According to a report by TechCrunch, the San Francisco based coworking space, WeWork, is looking to raise another round of investments at a valuation of $8 billion. WeWork has been growing rapidly, and has been a major success in the US. However, the multi-billion-dollar valuation has not been met by the pace of growth, and many question how sustainable it will be.

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A platform for connecting borrowers with investors, allowing for investments in anything from clothing and food to cars and real estate.

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A startup for lending to small businesses. The startup makes it easy for banks and investors to lend to small businesses.

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A way to let people invest in the art they love

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A startup that builds custom devices for businesses, such as a GPS-powered shelf for a refrigerator to keep track of stock, or a phone-controlled washing machine. It has raised $4.2 million in investments since it was founded in September.

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Yieldbot is a property management software startup looking to help people manage their real estate investment properties, and get an extra return on their investment.

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A “personal assistant” for investors, aiming to help them research companies, make investment decisions, and diversify their portfolio.

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This platform helps users track how their money is being spent. The startup says it has already attracted over $1 million in investment dollars.

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

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A tool that helps people manage their investments and savings, using an app and online interface.

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A product that helps small businesses create newsletters and marketing campaigns on their own and then find customers and investors. The company wants to allow businesses to reach customers and investors with email marketing, social media, and other digital media without having to hire a consultant or send out a large budget.

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A startup building a “cloud-based project management system that helps you manage projects and tasks, collaborate with people across the organization, and automate tasks.” The startup has raised $1.5 million from investors including Y Combinator.

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An AI-powered digital assistant that helps with personal finance and investing. The startup wants to become the go-to resource for financial information and advice.

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A startup that aims to help financial advisors in the US give advice to clients who are buying fixed-income investments. The startup is backed by the venture arm of Goldman Sachs.

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The startup stems from the idea that a lot of people who have billions of dollars in reserve don’t invest it, and Aorta wants to be a place where anyone can start investing in a diversified portfolio of stocks seamlessly.

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

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

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A startup building a portfolio management service that uses machine learning to help users better manage and invest in their portfolio across multiple financial services.

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An investment platform for retail investors.

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

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A team of PhD students and professors are building a system to allow “mostly science-based” investors to bet on the stock market with a goal of making it accessible to those who are currently excluded from investing.

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This startup is building a system that helps companies recruit and retain high quality talent. With a $100,000 investment from Andreessen Horowitz, the company is working with companies like Hubspot, Zendesk, and The New York Times to do so.

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We have been taught that investing is for the financially sophisticated. But SICAV’s goal is to make it simpler, more transparent and more accessible to people everywhere.

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

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

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

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In the summer of 2016, Y Combinator opened a office in London to focus on Europe. The office is headed by Laura Simpson, who previously worked at eBay, and has joined the Y Combinator London team. Y Combinator London is focused on advising and investing in European startups and is led by Stephen O’Grady, who previously worked at Twitter, Google, and Yahoo.

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

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They’re looking to build an AI that can be used by investors to evaluate the risk of a loan, and is meant to be more accurate and faster than existing methods.

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Idea for a startup to help people who want to stay on top of their money and investments. The company would offer customers a set of online tools and a “wealth coach” to help them stay on top of their investments and cashflow.

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A startup that makes it easier for companies to build, test, and deploy software. They have raised $8 million in funding from investors, including Y Combinator.

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A company that combines real estate investment with private equity to make investments that are less risky for the investor.

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The startup helps nonprofits raise money, selling a “bundles of investments”.

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A digital-first finance company with a trading platform that lets investors share portfolios across accounts and invest using multiple currencies. The startup wants to compete with traditional brokerages by using a similar toolset.

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

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This app will help people easily manage their finances and investments with annual spending and expense reports.

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A company that helps high net worth individuals invest their money into private equity funds, using their own data and assets.

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This startup is building a new kind of network for startups, one that allows them to share their financial data, such as their expenses, with other investors. In the past six months, the startup has raised $3 million from investors.

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A “social” investing platform that connects pro-investors with the best opportunities for them to put their money to work.

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"We are a group of experienced marketers and developers who believe in building companies that are powered by users and not investors. We want to move from a world of transactional businesses to ones that are built on relationships. Our mission is to build a platform that allows people to create and share their own content in the same way that they share links or photos on Facebook."

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

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A platform for healthcare startups to grow their partnerships, build scale, and get investors. It aims to help sales efforts by making salespeople more efficient and giving them access to sales data in real time, which can help them close deals.

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A software provider for the business and legal services space, supporting compliance and investigations. The startup uses artificial intelligence to help firms find and investigate misconduct, and has raised $1.7 million.

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

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

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

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A company that “helps businesses buy and build from a wider, more diverse set of technology services”. The startup has raised $6 million from investors and says it has already helped companies grow from “the size of a small company to a well-staffed, highly functional team”.

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A hybrid life insurance company that combines traditional life insurance with a private-sector investment arm.

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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 real estate firm for buyers, sellers and renters that matches investors with real estate deals

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A SaaS platform that invests in e-commerce startups across Europe and the US.

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A group of teachers who help people learn how to invest. The startup is using a subscription model to deliver the lessons, and has a minimum of 25 students per class.

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The Startup Grind is a podcast produced by TechCrunch and Rolling Stone. It features interviews with top entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders in the startup community.

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

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A micro-investment product for small investors. The startup has created a platform that allows you to invest in a portfolio of loans rather than a single loan.

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A robo-adviser for retirement savings, pitched as “Investment + Retirement Done Right”.

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Fintech company that offers investors a way to borrow against their crypto holdings.

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A tool for managing your personal finance. It’s a one-stop-shop for all your banking and insurance needs, as well as a platform for your investments.

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A software company building a “search engine for financial markets” that enables investors to find the best stocks to buy and sell.

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A startup that will help you live like a millionaire by getting you to invest in startup owners as they grow.

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Personal assistant software for Android and iOS that helps people keep track of their finances. The startup has raised $1 million in seed funding from investors including 500 Startups.

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A company that wants to bring more transparency and accountability to financial services. Vantage is looking to disrupt the private equity industry. The company is building a platform that will allow investors to track and analyze investment performance.

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

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A tool that allows you to create a custom, color-coded portfolio, or “stack” of articles, products, etc. to show clients and investors.

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A company that helps companies and organizations raise money from new and existing investors, including Angel investors, venture capitalists, family offices and more.

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The startup wants to make it easier for people to invest their money. They’re currently working with a few banks, and their goal is to have a fully working product within a year.

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A startup that makes a game that helps people learn how to code and write programs in custom languages. The one-time investment is $50, and it’s currently in a private beta.

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A portfolio manager that uses machine learning to match your investments to your risk tolerance.

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An AI-powered tool for investors to make more informed decisions about what stocks to invest in. The AI scans the news, stock market data, and social media to provide investors with trends and insights.

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A company focused on helping companies find and recruit people who create content like blogs, podcasts, or YouTube channels. Content creators have to manually fill out applications and get approval from the startup to be on their platform. The startup has already raised $100,000 and is looking for more investment.

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BookNow is a service for online ordering and payment for food, flowers, theater tickets, and more. The company claims it has sold over $10,000 worth of tickets in four months. They’re also getting some attention from investors.

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A system that provides investors with a pipeline of startups being developed by a team of engineers in a private community. Investors can then get news about new startups, early access to the resulting product, and they can build their portfolio of seed-stage companies.

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The Berkeley-headquartered organization was founded in 2011 to encourage entrepreneurship among middle-class Americans. It has a $50 million budget and has invested in more than 200 startups.

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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 company wants to build a platform to help small businesses get paid faster. The company has raised $1 million from Lerer Ventures and other investors.

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"It’s in the works," said Guy Kawasaki, a venture capitalist who has invested in the company. "We’re thinking about a lot of things that I can’t talk about today."

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A member-driven credit union that allows members to invest their money in peer-to-peer lending. The startup raised an $8 million round in April 2019, and plans to roll out to the UK and Germany in 2020, as well as other countries.

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

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A digital registry that records and organizes all your investment holdings.

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A startup that combines real estate investment with hotel management, with the goal of investing in hotels that aren’t doing well.

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

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A startup that will provide a new way for investors to keep track of their investments, to save time and money.

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 A tool that helps people organize investment accounts in their minds to make better financial decisions.

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A startup that helps businesses with web security and privacy. They’re trying to get companies to invest in their software.

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A digital platform that aims to make it easier for investors to invest in start-up companies. The venture has taken in $105 million in investments so far, but it’s still looking for its first customer.

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

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

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A daily database of stocks for investors

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A startup that makes it easier for small businesses to get loans from lenders. The company has raised $2.5 million from investors like KKR and Google Ventures.

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The startup builds a digital marketing platform for B2B software development companies. The startup has raised $2.5 million from investors including GSR Ventures, Techstars, and others.

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A company that will help investors in the UK to buy property via an online marketplace.

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A company that’s building a dashboard for cities to track the impact of their programs and metrics for investors. It’s looking to target dozens of cities, from Portland to Detroit.

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A company that uses data and technology to help companies sell to businesses like investors.

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A platform that helps connect female entrepreneurs with investors. Its founders are hoping to reach 1 million female founders in the next 10 years.

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

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

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

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

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A startup that lets users create professional-looking investment reports in a few minutes, then sell them to their peers.

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

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

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A startup that aims to connect investors to mutual funds. The company wants to make investing more accessible to people who don’t have a lot of assets.

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

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

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

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

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A tool for investors that lets them see how equity is being allocated across a portfolio to determine which companies are “winning” the deals.

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First Round Capital is one of the earliest and most successful seed stage investors, having backed over 100 companies in the past 15 years.

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

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A multi-platform platform that connects crypto investors with crypto digital assets and tokenized objects for investment.

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A tool that allows people to create their own digital currency, or “pre-sale tokens”, then sell them to investors. The startup’s founders say they’re already working with a handful of early-stage startups.

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This startup has two co-founders, and they describe themselves as “…the first and only platform that helps [you] create and learn from inspiring and engaging content about personal finance, investing, and life.”

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A startup that cuts banks out of the process of opening a checking account by building its own app. The startup has a mobile app that would allow customers to log in to their bank, make savings and investment plans, and keep track of their spending.

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A platform to help people easily track their finances. The company is focusing on “low-risk” investments to make it easier for even the novice to invest.

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

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

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A startup that combines genomics, synthetic biology and computer science to develop new pharmaceuticals. The startup recently took in $100,000 from investors like Charles River Ventures and Simon Kucher.

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A company that helps you evaluate the best investments to take advantage of growing trends — and withdraw money if you want.

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

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This is a tool for investors to define and track their portfolios of investments.

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The goal of this startup is to create a way for business to get feedback on their website from their customers, then use the data to make changes to their site to improve conversion rates. The startup is in early stages, but is attempting to attract investors and create a working prototype.

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These are tools that help people manage their personal finances — including things like credit cards, bank accounts, budgets, and investments.

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A group of startups and investors that want to build a new, more inclusive type of urban campus

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A startup that used to be about doing silly things and now is about investing.

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A cryptocurrency exchange for non-accredited investors. The company’s founders have said they’d like to build a decentralized exchange for non-accredited investors.

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A virtual assistant that can help you manage your finances, track your investments and get you the best rates. The SaaS platform is currently in private beta with a soft launch for a small group of users.

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

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

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

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A startup that wants to help people with their investments by recommending other startups they might want to invest in.

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A new kind of digital wallet that helps people plan and track their finances, manage their spending, and get support from their bank. The startup wants to be a “one-stop shop for financial services” that includes a portfolio, banking, investing, and insurance.

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Y Combinator alum Dan Ellis and co-founder Andrew Conway came up with the idea to make an app that would help people use Microsoft Excel more efficiently. The startup, which has raised $1.3 million from investors including Andreessen Horowitz , works with large companies to help them get their work into Excel faster.

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

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

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A “freemium” service that helps people build and manage their own portfolios of investments.

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A toolset that helps organizations manage their business continuity and disaster recovery. The startup has raised nearly $2 million in investor money, and is run by former CIO of IBM's Digital Solutions group.

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

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A mobile app that helps people find the best deals on local flights. The startup is already seeing 1,000 downloads every week and is expanding nationally with a $500,000 investment.

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

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Some people like to own a car, which is usually a pretty big financial investment. Zendrive aims to be the Uber of cars, providing a way for people to get around without having to deal with insurance or renting or buying a car.

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

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A fintech company that creates portfolios for companies to manage their employee retirement savings. It allows companies to track employees’ investment performance while offering a platform to help them manage their own retirement savings.

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

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This startup wants to connect investors to early-stage startups. They’re currently doing a soft launch in San Francisco.

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A health insurance, retirement planning, and investment platform. The company is building a full stack product, taking everything from claims to investment management out of a user’s hands.

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A platform that helps investors better assess startup teams

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A platform that brings together investment opportunities from the public markets to the private markets, and vice versa.

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A new service called WeWork Connect, for real estate developers and investors.

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

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An AI-driven investing app that uses algorithms to invest across stocks, bonds, and cryptocurrencies.

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A platform that hooks up investors to teams of entrepreneurs. The startup is trying to build a way for investors and companies to make more financial sense by linking them up.

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A company that aims to make low-risk, high-return investments in real estate.

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This startup is building an app that helps people save money, either by pairing them with institutional investors or automated investing services.

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

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

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A company that wants to invest in emerging companies, picking up equity when they are small and helping them grow.

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A way for people to invest in their communities and learn about local businesses

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Seed funding for a free online course on investing in Chinese stock markets and investing in Chinese businesses.

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A platform that enables investors to raise money with a single filing, much like a SaaS product.

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A startup that helps people to easily invest in cryptocurrency, with a focus on the Indian market. It’s part of a larger trend of startups that want to bring cryptocurrencies to the masses.

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A tool meant to simplify the process of building and maintaining a slide deck for an investor presentation in order to minimize the need for custom development.

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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 financial services startup that helps individuals invest in their own retirement accounts.

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A crowdfunding platform for crypto projects looking to raise funds. It’s an “all-in-one” platform that allows investors to participate in ICOs and other forms of crowdfunding. The company has raised $34 million to date.

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A “digital-first investment firm” that aims to make using the site easy and painless. They’re in the early stages of beta, and have just made their first investment.

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A startup that helps small businesses get more serious cash infusions from investors.

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

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A company that aims to provide a way for people to manage their investments.

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A company that wants to help people manage their savings and investments. Miso makes it easy for you to see your savings and investments in a single place.

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A massive community for startups and investors to learn about company funding, get advice and connect with each other.

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A company that helps buy-side firms forecast and trade investments and derivatives.

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

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A tool that helps companies in all industries decide the best way to invest their thousands of dollars in customer acquisition costs.

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A startup that wants to help you manage your money by automating your investing and investing in index funds.

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A company that provides paid mobile data for people on limited data plans, which it says is the only one in the US. The startup has raised $2.3 million in funding from investors including Y Combinator.

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This August, TechCrunch reported that Instagram was in talks with Facebook to acquire the company for as much as $1 billion. Instagram, which was founded in 2010, is based in San Francisco, and is a popular photography app that has more than 300 million users around the world. It was acquired by Facebook in 2012, and Facebook has since used Instagram to promote its other products, including Instagram Stories, and advertisements. Instagram has been a big investment for Facebook, and many think it has been one of the company's most successful acquisitions. However, Instagram's popularity has led to a lot of negative press coverage about the user data that Facebook has access to.

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An effort to start a program at MIT that partners inventors and investors and helps them make their ideas a reality.

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A robo-advisor that ties into investment accounts and advisors to manage investment portfolios.

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

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A platform to enable companies to sell tickets to their employees, giving them a chance to invest in their own brands.

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A startup that delivers expert advice to help you make the right investments, such as mutual funds or stocks.

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This startup services a small group of clients in the UK who are looking to invest in more than one property. They help investors plan out their portfolio and don’t charge any fees.

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A small business lending platform that takes a portion of the income of the borrower and invests it in loans to other small businesses.

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A new way to sell and trade real estate, with an app that provides investors with “around-the-clock access to property information, data, and search results”.

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The following are notable U.S. venture capital firms that invest in or work with startups in the areas of healthcare:

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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.

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The company wants to solve the startup funding process. They are currently in talks with investors.

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A new financial technology company that’s building a software platform that allows anyone to invest in a new business.

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A start-up focused on making it easier for individuals to invest in real estate. It wants to take away the complexity of investing in real estate and building an investment portfolio.

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A platform for trading cryptocurrencies. The company has raised $1.3 million from investors including Y Combinator, Foundation Capital and Founders Fund. The company has raised $2.2 million total.

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A SaaS platform for investors who want to track the performance of their funds.

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A group of investors who want to help new companies find funding.

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A company that helps companies create video campaigns, including the production and editing of videos. Founded in December 2017, the company has raised $1.1 million from a number of investors.

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A way for anyone who wants to get into real estate investing to get started. In order to get started, you get a monthly subscription of $1,000 worth of Real Estate Investing services from a network of experts.

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A software that helps companies manage investment in cryptocurrencies. The company’s product is a dashboard that tracks cryptocurrencies for a given company, and allows them to buy, sell, and trade them with relative ease.

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A company that helps investors find the best opportunities in sectors like solar, wind, and clean-tech.

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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.

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A tool for people who want to manage their social media presence. The startup has a global team with offices in the US, UK, and China. It has raised $35M from investors including Sequoia Capital.

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A startup that helps investors find early-stage startups to invest in. The startup is building out its management software for portfolio companies with the help of $30,000 in seed money.

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An email marketing tool that integrates with all of your favorite email clients. The startup’s founders say they’ve already closed $1.5 million in pre-launch investment.

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A company that helps people get on the path to financial independence by saving money, cutting costs, and investing. It plans to disrupt the current financial planning industry by offering services at a fraction of the cost of traditional financial planning.

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Innovation in the US has become a flashpoint for the rest of the world. From its inception in 2010, the French government has invested in French Tech. In France, startups have received €4.5 billion in funding in recent years, according to INSEAD.

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A platform that helps people manage their money across investments. It’s a way for people to track their investments with an iPhone app that syncs with a web dashboard.

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A startup that helps to build smart contracts for businesses that need to manage foreign exchange, loans, investment, etc.

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A digital app that helps people plan their finances for retirement, with features like automatic savings and investing.

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A web-based software to keep track of all your investments (stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, etc.).

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A platform for workers to get paid residual income for their work, with investment options that pay out nearly immediately.

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This real estate company wants to build software that automatically builds and sells portfolios of homes to investors.

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A college student loan refinancing startup, which connects students with investors who can refinance their loans.

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A platform that brings the strength of professional trading systems to the everyday investor.

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In 2016, SVFI raised $3.6 million from several prominent investors, including Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, SV Angel, and Lux Capital.

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Helping people put their home into a rental portfolio. The startup’s platform is meant to help investors see the potential return on investment of the investment portfolio, and to help them decide when to sell or hold out for a higher return.

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The startup has built a software platform that lets its customers create, manage, and publish road-side signs in multiple languages. The company, which was founded in 2012, has raised $4.5 million in funding, including a $1.5 million investment from Digital Garage in August 2017.

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A social network that helps investors connect to potential investments.

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A startup that pulls live market data into a dashboard for investment and trading. The startup says it has $1.2 million in funding and has worked with the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.

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A tool that helps companies in the Southeast Asia and China take their money and invest it in the U.S. in a way that is tax-advantaged.

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A startup that tries to deliver a “return on investment” for security, allowing businesses to get a lot of value out of a physical security guard.

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“The Motley Fool” is a U.S. financial and investing blog and website, founded in 1996.

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A cloud-based platform for managing and tracking your investments. The startup says that it can help people manage more than 15,000 investment accounts in a single account.

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A smartphone app that allows users to find the nearest parking spot or garage. The startup expects to have customers in 80 cities by the end of the year and has received $2.5 million in funding from investors including Y Combinator and Comcast Ventures.

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A platform that connects people with big dreams with the capital to make them come true. It’s an investment platform, and a crowdfunding site at the same time.

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A platform for small businesses to access capital. The startup, which was founded in May, is building a supply chain for small businesses to create and manage their own investment opportunities.

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A company founded to help people save money on their electric bills by investing in solar panels.

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Inmar is backed by a number of investors that include:

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A tool for sending money to the Philippines, serving the needs of expats and ASEAN investors.

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Cofound.it is a Swiss startup that launched a year ago with a goal of helping seed-stage companies raise funding. It has a platform that helps investors only invest in startups that it has vetted, and a “crowd” that can help vet companies.

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A company that helps users figure out the best way to share their vision for their movie with investors. They say their platform can attract $1.3M in funding.

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A startup that’s building a way for people to pay bills online. The startup is a YC alum and has raised $1.3M from investors.

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An investment bank for emerging markets. The startup wants to make it easier for businesses to access capital.

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A company that wants to help investors diversify their portfolios with non-traditional investments.

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A personal finance app for millennials. The company wants to be a “bank for millennials”, providing a no-fee checking account and a way to invest in stocks and bonds.

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A platform that helps startups connect with investors, accelerators, and mentors.

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I get the most love from my investors, but I’m also quite happy to work for Y Combinator, and for a lot of companies in the Valley.

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A financial and investment platform that facilitates and provides insurance and retirement plans. The company says it wants to take the fees and costs out of these products. The company says it wants to take the fees and costs out of these products. The company wants to simplify the insurance and retirement plans experience for customers and consumers, and for companies to manage their employees’ plans.

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 A dating platform for men seeking women, with a heavy emphasis on education. The company has already raised $1.4M after announcing the startup in December, with investors including former CEO of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman.

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A digital platform for professionals who want to build their own investment portfolios. The idea is to make investing easier for the average person, and the company is working to make investing more accessible across Brazil.

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Is a way for people to wirelessly charge their Apple Watch. The startup has been shipping Apple Watch chargers to customers around the world, and recently received a $1.2 million investment from a group of angel investors.

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A startup for nonprofits to manage their recurring donation programs, allowing them to figure out which programs are most effective and where to invest their money.

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A mobile app that helps make better coffee. It’s a big problem, which is why the startup has already raised $5 million to date from investors including Andreessen Horowitz.

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A tool to help companies raise money at lower costs. It’s a tool for venture capital firms to automate the process of investing in startups.

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A startup that wants to bring machine learning to the world of financial trading, using advanced computer vision and AI to help traders make better investment decisions. It's raised $3.4 million to date from investors like GV and Flatiron.

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A VC-investing platform that focuses on using AI and machine-learning to identify companies with potential.

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A platform for cinemas to share data on how well movies are selling, allowing owners to make better decisions on their investment in the business.

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A startup that provides personalized stock investment advice to individuals

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

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A platform that aggregates the content and deals of all of these deals to help investors get a comprehensive picture of deals happening across the world.

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Idea: A new way to look at micro-investing

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A platform connecting founders with investors for seed-stage funding.

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 A SaaS company that connects crowdfunding and equity investors.

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A company that sells carbon credits to investors and helps them invest in clean energy and facilities. The startup was founded in 2016 and has raised $1.3M.

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This startup wants to make online real estate investing more accessible to millennials, with a platform that helps investors manage investments and track performance.

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New startups are always looking for ways to make their products more attractive to investors. This startup is trying to make the process of hiring an investor easier.

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The Startup Genome is a resource for founders and investors. It covers early stage

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A startup that helps companies find investment opportunities in the public markets in developing countries.

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A platform for selling books in the Philippines, in the same way that Amazon does for books in the US. The startup’s investors include Facebook’s David Marcus, CEO of Coinbase Brian Armstrong, and the co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman.

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The startup’s app helps smartphone users to make the most of their conversations with a local by providing a database of local restaurants, hotels, and attractions. The startup says it has $6 million in sales, and $500,000 in cash, and recently closed a $3.5 million seed round led by the European Investment Fund.

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Idea: The first hardware investment platform that allows investors and inventors to reach each other

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This startup is building a way of getting more people involved in investing. Think about it as putting a more accessible and polite version of robo-advisors front and center.

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A company that offers a new way to invest in real estate. The startup’s platform offers monthly payments of invested capital with a fixed rate of return on a pool of real estate investments. It’s a p2p lending platform, and its first customers are on a waitlist.

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A program that helps small businesses get funding from angel investors, working on a subscription model that allows users to pay a monthly fee for access to the service.

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In June 2018, Thumbtack reached a Series B round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and new investors including Sutter Hill Ventures and General Catalyst Partners.

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A modern online broker for retail investors. The startup wants to compete with the likes of TD Ameritrade and E*Trade by offering low-cost brokerage and investing services.

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An investment and crowdfunding platform, and a startup that helps tech companies increase their visibility and funding.

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A platform that helps small businesses get access to credit and loans. The startup says it has received a $1.2 million investment and counts Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Y Combinator as investors.

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A company that helps businesses manage their investments by using software to match them with the right funds.

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As of August 2016, Y Combinator had invested in 138 companies.

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Idea: A startup that’s building a portfolio management platform for cryptocurrency. It allows people to track their crypto investments on a single dashboard.

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 A startup helping startups focus on users, not investors. Mow is a VC that creates a seed round for a startup, but only if the founders agree to give themselves away for free to customers for a year.

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This startup is building a real-time platform for banks to coordinate lending and investment by investors.

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A 3-day conference for both founders and investors. It’s a conference for people who have acquired startups at some point in their career and want to learn from others.

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The company’s investors include early Facebook investor Peter Thiel (and Peter’s brother, Bobby)

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An investment platform for angel investors, allowing them to find and screen startups for investment opportunities.

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This startup aims to transform the face of venture capital by making it more accessible, more transparent, and with more fairness to investors. The startup aims to provide investors with a better way to manage their portfolio, and better tools to manage their investments.

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Startups can’t always get funding from venture capitalists and angel investors.

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A machine learning-based system that can predict the viability of a potential investment in minutes, rather than the weeks it takes traditional gatekeepers.

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A financial technology company that helps comprehensive research in the world of growth investing.

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This is a startup that aims to make it easier for financial institutions to raise capital by using machine learning and AI to identify potential high-return investment opportunities.

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A program for non-profits to get funding from investors.

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A company that equips people to take control of their financial lives by providing tools for building personal budgets, credit, savings, and investments.

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A company that makes a looping video meant to be watched from the user’s couch. They’ve raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors including Airbnb and Airbnb co-founder, Brian Chesky.

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A tool for crowdfunding on the blockchain, where the funds are held in a wallet, instead of a bank or payment processor, and can be transferred to multiple investors.

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A “multi-sourced” news site where users can comment and vote on story ideas and investigate the validity of the news.

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An investment platform that looks at past investment returns to give investors more information on companies they might want to invest in.

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An email-focused investment platform. The company provides tools for investors that are used by hedge funds and family offices.

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A startup that wants to bring the experience of a video game to investing, where users can earn real money as they invest in various stocks and bonds.

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Idea: A startup for entrepreneurs who want to get in touch with investors Early users say it’s helped them raise $50,000

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It’s a service to help consumers and investors invest in cryptocurrency and crypto-based companies.

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A company that helps people manage their money by combining data about your bank accounts, your credit cards, your portfolio, and your investments to provide insights into how you spend money.

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The startup is using app design and marketing startups to build an app that helps investors find value in publicly traded companies.

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A crowdfunding platform for startups, allowing people to invest in entrepreneurs as a way to get access to a new product before it’s ready for the market. Borrowing the model of Kickstarter, AngelList connects people with startups without the need to make a down payment.

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A platform for booking salon appointments. The startup is also looking for investors to help them grow.

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A machine learning platform for businesses, meant to help them predict which opportunities will be successful, which ones won’t, and which ones they should invest in.

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Raises money from investors and then gives that money to its employees as an incentive to buy company stock.

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This startup wants to build a social network for artists, allowing them to find collaborators, investors, and fans.

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A startup that provides a platform for non-profits to raise and invest money in a transparent way.

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A tool for visually communicating the health and condition of your real estate investment property

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Bot Camp is a platform for building bots for Slack or Facebook Messenger. The company, which launched in May, is backed by Abraaj Group, a global investment firm whose portfolio includes e-commerce startup Shopify.

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The startup wants to build an app that helps people research investments.

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A platform that brings together 500 current and former investors to build a new breed of venture fund.

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A startup that provides investors with information about companies they’re interested in, including their financials, their social media activity, and their networks.

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A group of investors in Turkey who are looking to provide a central platform for venture capital investment. They want to help connect investors with startups and help investors feel more comfortable with the market and process.

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The Startup Genome is a resource for founders and investors. It covers early stage startups and is a non-profit that helps entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors. The Startup Genome aims to improve the ecosystem by providing entrepreneurs with data to help guide their decisions and spread best practices.

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A startup that helps hedge funds and investment managers make better decisions. The startup is based in Silicon Valley, but is also working in China and the UK.

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A robo-advisor that helps you invest in your own 401(k) plan.

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A startup that hopes to use AI to find gaps in the market, allowing people to make more profitable investments.

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A new solution to mobile payments that’s focused on the growing nature of B2C payments. The startup recently closed a $1 million seed investment round.

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A cryptocurrency for investors. Unlike other coin offerings, the company going to issue a coin to investors, not a company. The company says this will make it easier for investors to get involved in the market.

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A platform for investing that works as a resource for financial advisors, showing them how to invest in things like individual stocks, ETFs and 401(k) plans.

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A credit card that rewards customers for paying down their balance. A consumer can get the card from a bank and pay off the balance each month, then increase the credit limit in increments. The startup then takes a percentage of that credit and invests it in the customer’s portfolio.

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This “alternative” investing platform is working to give investors a way to use algorithms to help them determine which stocks will go up and which will go down, and their currency of choice.

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A platform that allows investors to invest in other investors. The platform pairs investors with other investors to provide capital to investors who are interested in backing other startups.

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A seed-stage seed fund that invests in startups in Latin America. The fund is building a $300 million fund with the goal of underwriting $100 million in deals over the next three years.

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Looks to help entrepreneurs raise money through debt and equity, by providing a marketplace for investors to buy stock in startups.

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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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A startup that wants to help people better manage their finances by tying their savings, investments, and credit into a single, personalized dashboard.

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A startup that provides a platform for thinking about how to invest in startups based on complex data

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Idea: Micro-investing mobile app to invest spare change

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Idea: This startup is building a startup marketplace where aspiring entrepreneurs can connect with investors and other resources to make their startup a success

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

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Idea: A startup for tokenizing and investing in startup equity

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Idea: Startups only get 24 hours to raise investment

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

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Idea: Transparent, interactive, and concise investment research

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Idea: A startup that is building a real estate investing marketplace where individual investors can connect with each other and do deals together. The company charges a fee on each transaction, and says it is profitable.

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A team of engineers have built a product that lets homeowners control their home’s lights, AC, and thermostat via a smartphone — without the need for smart locks. They’re pitching the product as a way to bring smart home technology to more people, and without the need for a significant investment.

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

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Idea: A startup that makes a lightweight, mobile-friendly way to trade options for retail investors, promising a user experience similar to Robinhood.

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The event featured the first TechCrunch XR (extended reality) Hackathon in which teams built VR and AR experiences using HTC Vive and Facebook’s Oculus Rift VR headset. The event also featured a Startup Alley in which the most promising startups from the 2019 program showcased themselves to investors, mentors and press.

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Idea: A startup building a data-driven tool for portfolio management for investors. The software mines a portfolio for things like tax losses and areas for growth in order to help investors make better decisions with their investments.

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A startup that helps entrepreneurs and investors with their search for the right venture capital firm

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