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

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

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

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

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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 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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A platform for helping people invest in their retirement portfolios

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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 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 invests in podcasts and offers them hosting to help them grow.

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

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

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

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

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A concierge service to help investors source private capital.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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 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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A SaaS platform for audits and compliance for investors.

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

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

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

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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 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 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 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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A digital platform that helps entrepreneurs find investors.

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

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

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A way to let people invest in the art they love

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

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

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A tool meant to help companies and startups get funding and raise money from 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 company that’s building a set of tools for easy investment in a stock market.

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

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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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An investment platform for retail investors.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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A daily database of stocks for investors

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 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 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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Idea: Micro-investing mobile app to invest spare change

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Idea: A new way to look at micro-investing

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

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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 solution to address the need for early-stage investment in the medical device industry The company wants to help hardware startups run more efficient clinical trials

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

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

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