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A startup that provides a marketplace for businesses to buy and sell excess freight capacity

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

204

A company that aims to help cities build economic ecosystems, including a marketplace for buying, selling, and renting real estate.

204

A startup that an online marketplace for VR powered by blockchain to reduce the transaction cost

160

A startup that connects brands with influencers It’s a marketplace for influencer marketing, and it’s currently focused on influencers that have large Instagram followings

152

A decentralized insurance marketplace for global insurance.

147

The founders of this startup say they are “building the first truly global, blockchain-based, decentralized and transparent peer-to-peer marketplace for advertising.”

108

A global marketplace for travel-related purchases with an app and an online platform.

107

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

107

Idea: a marketplace for insurance tailored for people that have been denied coverage by traditional companies

105

A startup that helps businesses buy and sell in a black market like marketplaces

105

An India-focused, browser-based online marketplace for real estate.

103

A platform for people to buy and sell cryptocurrency. It’s not a brokerage, more of a marketplace for buyers and sellers to trade crypto.

103

A company that builds the “Airbnb for internships”, connecting students with companies looking for summer interns. It’s a platform that allows both internships to be created and offers a marketplace for applications.

101

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

100

An online marketplace for the sale of used bikes and other goods. It’s also a user driven marketplace where users can connect with sellers.

99

A company that makes it easy to get started with your own mobile marketplace, selling everything from your couch to your prized mementos

99

An online marketplace for teaching corporate employees to code

98

A startup that’s building a decentralized digital marketplace

96

A digital marketplace for selling and buying event tickets. The company is currently in the midst of raising $500,000 in a seed round.

94

A startup that is building a platform for onboarding new talent at small- and medium-sized businesses. The startup looks to make the hiring process much easier and more efficient by connecting employers with freelancers via an online marketplace.

94

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

94

An online marketplace that has a very different approach to selling than Amazon or eBay. The startup focuses on selling unique items and brands, and is based on a marketplace model that is increasingly popular in China.

94

An online marketplace for local services and products. It launched in June 2018 with a focus on renovations and childcare.

94

An online marketplace for quirky, unique, and one-of-a-kind items.

94

A platform for selling and buying products on a curated, personal online marketplace.

94

A cloud-based platform to enable people to easily run their own on-demand marketplaces. The startup is targeting people who sell products on eBay and Amazon.

93

The startup is an online marketplace for local services. Currently it’s focused on New York City.

93

A startup that wants to create an online marketplace for fitness that will allow users to buy and sell workouts, including in-person ones.

92

A startup that helps e-commerce businesses expand globally. The company says it has helped over 1,000 merchants expand into more than 60 new countries. The company has already launched its first product, a global e-commerce marketplace, to the public and has launched in six countries.

92

A startup that provide a marketplace for people to rent out their cars to others for short periods of time

91

This is a business-to-business marketplace where you can sell niche products.

91

This startup wants to connect people who are making music with a marketplace for publishing.

91

An online marketplace for independent artists to sell their art online and generate income from commissions, and a portfolio of creators.

91

This startup is building a marketplace for health insurance plans, allowing people to search and compare plans.

91

An online marketplace where people can sell their old textbooks for cheap.

90

An online marketplace for books and learning content, with a focus on textbooks.

90

Shopify's Indian subsidiary is helping build an "online-only" (so no offline sales) marketplace that will sell goods made by small artisans and craftsman. While a combination of Alibaba and Amazon, the market size is expected to be between $500 million to $1 billion in 2023.

90

This is an online marketplace for people who want to sell their old stuff. It also wants to be a marketplace for people who want to buy used stuff.

89

An online marketplace that connects manufacturers with large-scale distributors. The marketplace is built on the idea that there are many manufacturing companies that want to do business with large companies, but are unable to do so because of their small size.

89

A digital store for collectible cards that helps users build a collection by tracking and sharing their collection, and by selling cards in a marketplace.

89

A company that helps small businesses buy and sell all their equipment in one place, avoiding the disadvantages of Craigslist and other marketplaces, with a process that’s automated and secure.

89

An “agentless” marketplace for professional services. Clients can use the service to connect directly with these providers without the need for a human intermediary.

88

A company that is building a marketplace for 3D printers.

86

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

86

A startup that’s building a marketplace for the sale of unused construction equipment.

86

A digital marketplace where businesses can trade services with each other. Dutch startup has already built one app for this.

86

A startup which wants to build a marketplace for car rentals, with the goal that driving will be more fun and less stressful.

86

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

86

A Paris-based digital marketplace for people who want to sell their unused items.

86

An online marketplace for digital goods and services, built on the premise that a closed loop market can be established within an existing open market (e.g. Facebook)

85

A blockchain-based protocol that allows the exchange of medical data, and allows for the creation of a "decentralized healthcare marketplace".

85

A startup that’s creating a novel way to buy and sell sports memorabilia. The startup is building a “sport wallet” and hopes to have a “sport wallet” inside the Google Wallet app. The startup is also trying to build an ecommerce marketplace for sports collectibles and memorabilia.

85

This startup is a real estate marketplace for owners to rent out their properties for short-term stays, like Airbnb. They have over 25,000 properties on their platform.

85

An online course marketplace that delivers college-level courses online, for a fraction of the price of on-campus courses.

85

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

85

A peer-to-peer marketplace that sellers can use to find buyers for their excess inventory.

85

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

85

A startup that provides merchants with a secure, spam-free e-commerce platform to sell their products and access marketplaces in the US and around the world.

85

An ecommerce marketplace for buying and selling used products.

84

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

84

“A new type of data marketplace, we are creating a marketplace where you can buy and sell your data. Everything from your browsing history to your location data, and from your health data to your social media data. We are building a data marketplace that enables you to monetize your data.”

83

A mobile-first marketplace for cleaning professionals. Movers manages bookings, invoicing, and customer service. The startup also offers a suite of cleaning services like carpet and upholstery cleaning, gutter cleaning, and window cleaning.

83

A company building a social network for sharing and interacting with t-shirts, not just buying them. The startup is also building a marketplace for sharing and selling these shirts.

83

A startup that’s building an online marketplace for visual artists to sell their work to the world, with payment handled by Stripe.

83

A global marketplace for finding, purchasing, and delivering personal care products in the US

83

A two-sided marketplace for recruiting, with employers and job seekers trading feedback and contact information. The company is based in the San Francisco Bay Area but also has offices in Los Angeles and Philly.

82

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

82

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

82

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

81

An algorithmic startup that is a marketplace for job board ads, allowing companies to target their job search to a specific demographic. The company’s founders say they’ve raised $1.6 million in a round led by Greycroft Partners.

81

A tool to help retailers sell their products on multiple marketplaces at once

81

A “digital marketplace for used books and audiobooks” that allows users to find and buy books in their community of interest.

81

Wipster is a startup that wants to be a digital marketplace for services.

81

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

80

A platform for companies to hire, manage, and engage their freelancers. They are looking to introduce a marketplace of sorts that allows companies to post and search for the service of a specific individual. They are also looking to launch a marketplace-style app for freelancers and clients to find each other.

80

A platform for employers to create a job marketplace to connect them with the best talent in a given region.

80

A platform to find and book airfare and hotels. The company’s mission is to democratize travel with a transparent and fair marketplace.

80

A tool for companies to manage their various customer support departments. The company has been around for a few years and is active in the UK marketplace.

80

A platform to help create and manage communities, including a marketplace for selling and buying resources.

79

A logistics marketplace for e-commerce companies. The startup wants to help buyers and sellers find each other, and has already paired up with a few major retailers.

79

A new kind of online marketplace that takes on the Amazon model, without the warehouses. Carousell is the type of site that sells things in person, like a swap meet.

79

A “social marketplace for manufacturing”, where manufacturers can find and price items from suppliers, and suppliers can find customers.

79

This is a “tech-for-good” project that wants to build a marketplace where people can donate their old smartphones and tablets to be refurbished and repurposed into solar-powered lights for developing countries.

79

A startup that wants to help people who are trying to sell their cars The startup connects people with potential buyers by making a marketplace for

78

A peer-to-peer mortgage marketplace, where borrowers could get a credit score, FICO score, and a monthly payment quote by asking friends to lend money to them.

78

A company that provides an online marketplace for mystery shopping services. The startup is experimenting with ways to give shoppers more choice in how they purchase items.

78

A company that aims to be a “creative marketplace” for artists to sell their work.

78

A startup for buying and selling used cars online. At the moment, the marketplace offers about 20,000 used cars, but they’re planning to launch into the US in 2019, with plans to expand to Europe and Asia in 2020.

78

A startup for merchants to sell merchandise with the ease of a Craigslist or Amazon marketplace.

78

A platform for finding and hiring freelance developers, with a marketplace where developers can find work.

77

Short-term rental marketplace for the sharing economy.

77

 A two-sided marketplace for artists and clients to make work together. The idea is that artists can make money while building their client list, and clients can get access to a large network of artists.

77

 A business-to-business marketplace for the supply of building materials.

77

A startup that’s building a marketplace that allows people to buy and sell their old Wi-Fi routers and other electronics.

77

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

77

A startup that is a marketplace for healthcare providers to rent out their unused medical equipment

76

The goal is to build a B2B marketplace for e-commerce retailers to sell their products to other retailers in bulk.

76

A way to sell high-end items like luxury cars and art on an auction site. The startup is currently working with the University of Washington to create a marketplace for school auctions.

76

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

76

A two-sided marketplace for peer-to-peer loans

76

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

76

PlaceShare is a marketplace for sharing places, and is backed by Y Combinator. This startup is building a new payments system for sharing things.

76

A startup that helps companies build a marketplace for their app’s users A “Reddit for apps”, if you will

75

A digital marketplace for pre-made email newsletters. They say they’re building the email equivalent of Amazon’s marketplace.

75

A startup that sells local marketplaces for food, alcohol, and other goods to consumers. It’s been in the works for over a year, though they haven’t yet been able to launch their app.

75

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

75

An online marketplace for freelance talent. They’re building a pool of talent, via an online marketplace, for brands to use.

75

A startup that helps people and product teams sell their products It's a marketplace that allows people to buy products from startups and gives startups an easy way to ship their products

74

A startup that provides a marketplace to connect people looking for freelance work with people looking to hire freelance work done The startup is in its pilot phase, currently connecting over 1000 freelancers with 5 companies

74

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

74

They are building a marketplace based on the idea of peer to peer lending, but aimed at small property loans (smaller than $5,000), and aimed at women.

74

An online marketplace connecting businesses with their customers, by removing the pain of looking for the right product, by allowing them to find the right supplier.

74

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

74

A small business loan marketplace for consumers.

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Marketplace for home repair, including licensed contractors.

74

A startup that creates a marketplace for companies to outsource their recruiting to on-demand recruiters, with the promise of matching candidates to available jobs within a week

73

An online marketplace for small businesses to collaborate, where they can share resources, receive feedback from customers, and get more business. They charge businesses $5 per month per person to join, and charge businesses $500 a month to become a Vendor.

73

A startup for remote work in the US. It’s building a marketplace for remote workers to work together, with plans to expand to other markets.

73

A tool for helping companies recruit people in their own cities. The startup is working on a recruiting platform, and is also working on a marketplace for employees to find jobs.

73

A startup that’s building a marketplace for dispute resolution for startups and small businesses. It pairs companies with a lawyer who works in conjunction with a separate, neutral party.

73

A health care marketplace for patients to connect with physicians and specialists.

73

A software solution that empowers people to make, share, and sell things on Instagram. The startup is building a marketplace where users can post products for sale, and buyers can buy products.

73

This startup wants to be a “marketplace of people” that connects people to the jobs that would otherwise be unfulfilled.

73

A take on the “room-sharing” model of Airbnb, Mio is a peer-to-peer marketplace connecting guests and hosts.

73

An online shopping marketplace that uses mobile payment technology to allow customers to buy and sell items from their smartphones.

73

A startup to connect small businesses to freelancers using a marketplace

72

A startup that launched in May, Empowered Launchpad is a marketplace for a variety of services including legal, accounting, and engineering, with the goal of making it easier for startups to get off the ground. They’re already working with 100 companies around the world.

72

An online marketplace that facilitates trades of digital goods and services for physical goods, between buyers and sellers.

72

A startup building an online marketplace for used trucks. The company is currently operating out of a warehouse and wants to build a larger, more permanent headquarters.

72

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

72

An e-commerce platform for online marketplaces seeking to help brands distribute to more people. The company’s first product is a tool that helps fashion brands find more ways to sell their clothes.

72

A data company that wants to collect and organize marketplace data for makers to help them improve their overall business processes.

72

This is a platform for connecting brands and retailers. The company is building their own online marketplace for brands to sell merchandise, and brands can also get list of retailers and products they can sell to. They have over 10 brands on their platform.

71

A digital marketplace for car sharing, with a mobile app and a website.

71

Artsy is building a peer-to-peer platform that leverages the best art curators and artists to help connect buyers with sellers and sellers with buyers. The startup is building an artist marketplace that allows artists to connect directly to buyers on the platform.

71

This is an online video training marketplace for startups looking to grow and hire. The company is hiring a head of sales and has a $30,000/month business already with a handful of startups using it.

71

An online marketplace for buying and selling used goods. The startup has raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

71

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

70

A startup that’s building a marketplace where companies can offer to do tasks on demand. The startup wants to replace the process of asking people to perform menial tasks with tasks that can be automated.

70

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

69

The company is an online pharmacy, with a twist. They are creating a marketplace where doctors can sell pharmaceuticals to the public, and the public can buy these drugs directly from doctors.

69

A mobile app to help internet marketplaces (such as Amazon) better track their inventory. The startup wants to build a platform to help marketplaces better manage their retail and shipping operations.

69

The company is building a digital marketplace for people who want to buy and sell their used goods at wholesale. The company is focusing on the US but they plan to launch internationally.

69

An online marketplace for e-commerce merchants to sell their products and services in bulk. The startup is currently focused on the US, but has plans to expand internationally.

68

The startup is looking to build a marketplace for corporate travel expenses. It’s a platform for companies to connect with people who can manage their travel arrangements, from managing flights to booking hotels.

67

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

67

An online marketplace for people who want to buy used music equipment and gear, with a focus on the UK and US markets.

67

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

66

A platform for creating, sharing, and selling apps for businesses, including a marketplace where people can list and sell their own apps.

66

The startup is building a marketplace for people looking to sell or buy items that have been previously owned by celebrities.

66

A digital marketplace for car parts, where companies buy and sell used parts to each other.

66

The startup is building a marketplace for social and environmental benefits that companies can offer to their customers. The idea is that companies can leverage these “social benefits” to boost the loyalty of customers who want to do the right thing.

66

A physical marketplace for selling and renting used cars in New York City. The startup wants to build a “supermarket for second-hand cars” and focus on luxury cars.

66

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

65

A hotel booking app for the Middle East, powered by a social network of travelers and a marketplace of local and international hotel partners.

65

A directory-based marketplace for short-term rentals of cars, bikes, and scooters.

64

An organization for entrepreneurs and start-ups in the New York area. The startup is building a digital community with a curated marketplace for mentors, events, and funding.

64

The B2B marketplace for property and other real estate services, with a focus on the UK.

64

An online service that helps people find and sell used goods and collectibles. The company is also looking at a new model where it will serve as a marketplace to help buyers find and buy goods.

63

A company that provides a solution to help companies with developing markets increase sales and marketing efforts via a centralized marketplace.

62

The company is developing a software platform that connects freelancers, agencies or employers with service providers such as plumbers, electricians, acupuncturists, etc. It’s meant to make the process of hiring a service easier, with a marketplace for the service providers.

62

The startup is a service that connects brands with people who are interested in working with them. The startup wants to create a digital marketplace for brands to find the talent to help them.

61

A platform for small business owners to sell their products online. It has a marketplace and a back-end software that lets small business owners create and sell their products online.

61

This startup is building an encrypted, decentralized, and community-driven marketplace for buying and selling drugs.

61

This startup is building a marketplace for buying and selling cars, trucks, and SUVs. They’re launching in late 2019 with a beta version.

60

An online marketplace for university students where they can find internship opportunities, research and a community.

60

An online marketplace for day laborers. The company wants to give people who need to work but can’t find work a way to find a job.

60

A platform that allows retailers to sell to consumers across various online marketplaces.

60

 This is a marketplace where people can sell their expired Amazon and eBay gift cards, with a small percentage of the proceeds going to charity. The startup takes a cut from each sale.

60

A startup that’s building an online marketplace for used cars, with a focus on low-mileage, high-quality cars.

59

A C2C marketplace for buying and selling used furniture. There’s a big market for people looking to buy used furniture but no good way to find them. The startup’s website shows a few beautiful tables and chairs, but the bulk of the site features the items for sale.

59

A startup for people to sell stuff, and a way to help the buyers and sellers find each other. A similar marketplace exists today called eCohort, which launched in March of 2019.

57

An online marketplace for selling used furniture. The startup is currently focused on selling used furniture in the San Francisco area.

57

A user-generated marketplace for project management tools, allowing companies to sell them to the public

57

Clink is a marketplace app designed to help people find a ride from destination to destination in a more efficient, inexpensive manner.

57

A small loan marketplace that allows anyone to lend and borrow locally, in person, with no credit score required.

56

This startup is building a professional marketplace for graphic designers and other creative professionals

56

A venture-backed startup that serves as a marketing platform for credit card and bank data that lets companies run campaigns. It’s also a marketplace for data, where companies can buy and sell their own data sets.

55

A startup building an online platform for people to sell their used electronics. The idea is to be a free marketplace where sellers can sell and buyers can buy used electronics from people all over the world.

55

A platform that allows retailers to sell their products online without buying wholesale, lowering costs and maximizing margins. They’re building a marketplace that connects retailers directly with manufacturers.

55

A Chinese startup that’s building a global marketplace for movies. The startup wants to make it easier for people to buy and sell movies, with an interface that will integrate with sites like Vimeo and YouTube.

55

Fostr is a marketplace where people sell their unused clothes. The company has raised $1.5 million in seed funding and says they’ve sold over 30,000 items in the last two years.

55

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

54

A company that is building a platform to connect people and products for e-commerce and B2B. It’s trying to build a trusted marketplace that connects buyers with sellers.

53

This startup is creating a system for the 3,000 small businesses in the UK to purchase and sell their goods online on a marketplace.

53

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

53

Retail-based marketplace for small businesses in the US. The company hopes to make it easier for small businesses to find and buy supplies online.

52

A “B2B marketplace for scientific data”.

52

A startup that provides a platform for developers to create a virtual reality experience for customers. The startup is building out a marketplace for developers to sell their work.

52

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

51

This startup is building an online marketplace for the sale of computer parts, but based on the free and open source project OpenELEC.

51

A B2B marketplace for networks & software.

51

 A way to streamline the process of getting a loan for a startup (or other company in need of financing). The company provides a marketplace for financing and a loan application, with providers ranging from big banks to crowdlending sites. They’re currently in the process of raising Series A funding.

50

The idea is to be an online marketplace for companies to buy and sell their parts. Each part has a unique identifier that allows them to track their whereabouts. The founders say they have raised $8.5 million to date and are already working with over 10 companies.

50

A company that makes it easier for people to rent out their apartments. They are also building a marketplace to help people find a renter for their place.

50

An on-demand e-commerce marketplace for consumers, like those found on Etsy and Shopify. The startup wants to help consumers buy the right products and get the right discounts, while helping businesses manage their online sales and inventory.

50

A company for people who want to earn money from their data. The startup is building a marketplace for data that matches people with companies that would like to use their data for things like predictive algorithms and marketing.

49

This startup is creating a marketplace for L.A. real estate agents to connect with renters looking for apartments. It's an online marketplace that connects renters with agents and offers a page where agents can post listings for rent on their own website.

49

A B2B marketplace for purchasing and managing digital marketing services.

48

A startup that wants to take the pain out of international travel booking by creating a marketplace where travelers can find last-minute deals from local vendors.

48

The startup is building a traveler marketplace for South American cities. It’s a place where travelers can find roommates, book flights, and even share their rooms on AirBNB-like websites.

48

A startup that’s building a marketplace for people to buy, sell, and trade used cars, taking a commission of each transaction.

48

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

48

A startup for freelance writers, editors, and translators. The startup is in its pre-launch phase, but has already sold $3,000 worth of services. It’s not a traditional marketplace, instead relying on a closed community of writers and translators who are all working on the same project.

47

This startup wants to build a marketplace for the world’s most trusted brands.

47

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

47

A platform of the future for self-driving cars, with a marketplace that lets companies sell their services to automakers.

46

This is a real estate marketplace that wants to make it easy for sellers to find buyers using the company’s proprietary search tools. The startup says it’s already working with over 100 landlords and realtors in five states.

46

A company that aims to create a unified market for global enterprises to buy and sell global inventory. The startup is taking a basic model of eBay for sourcing global products and turning them into a full-service marketplace.

46

An online marketplace for making and selling custom-made products using 3D printing. The startup is building a one-stop shop for all 3D design, 3D printing, and 3D scanning needs.

45

A new startup that wants to create a platform for the sharing of knowledge, data, and expertise in the global marketplace. The startup is also planning a crowdfunding campaign to help build out their platform.

45

A startup that wants to use a similar process to build a marketplace for music rights, letting creators sell their rights to their songs to the highest bidder.

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A global online marketplace for more than 5,000 businesses, connecting them with small business owners in a variety of sectors.

44

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

43

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

43

New York-based startup that’s building a marketplace for bike parts. They want to disrupt the market by making their own parts available and making it easy for people to find and buy them.

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

42

An online marketplace for trading used books, based on users volunteering their books as collateral. The company is based in the UK but has been growing in the US.

42

A company that is building a marketplace for data that comes from large data sets. TimeNexus aims to make this data available to researchers and teams to help them build out their own prediction models.

42

An online marketplace that helps self-storage facilities offer their customers more than just storage. It also helps them manage their books, marketing, and operations.

42

A startup that helps startups sell their products on Amazon and other marketplaces, providing access to Amazon’s warehouse and fulfillment services.

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A B2B marketplace for food products.

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A startup that makes it cheaper and faster for online businesses to choose the best suppliers. It’s essentially a marketplace for business to compare suppliers.

41

A SMB-focused marketplace for small business loans, which has already closed $20M in loans and has more than 10,000 users.

41

A startup for people to buy and sell products directly from their phones, and for sellers to receive payment via Venmo. The company is looking to expand into a marketplace with services like insurance and education.

40

 This startup is building a marketplace for mobile developers to find developers and build apps.

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 A global P2P insurance marketplace that aims to disrupt the traditional insurance market. Founded in July, the startup is currently in beta.

40

An online marketplace for buying and selling used cars, with sellers spread out across the US. A small number of sellers offer used cars, but most of the items are from rentals. The company has raised $40M in a Series E.

40

A micro-task marketplace to help people find work, and help businesses manage the process of hiring and paying, while getting more things done.

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An online marketplace for customized makers’ goods. It’s also a marketplace for more traditional products, like fuel.

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A B2B marketplace that enables businesses to connect with suppliers and manage orders and payments.

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

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This startup is building a new way to buy and sell real estate, by creating a marketplace that can help people find listings and agents, and to connect sellers and buyers.

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A two-sided marketplace for ads, designed specifically for blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and backed by Y Combinator. The platform will allow publishers and advertisers to sell digital advertising at an auction, then use smart contracts to facilitate payment.

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A decentralized marketplace for web pages, where people can buy and sell ads. The startup offers buying and selling ads for web pages the same way that people sell and buy ads on Facebook.

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A company building on the Ethereum blockchain that wants to create a more efficient marketplace for small businesses. The startup charges a service fee for members, and will also integrate with a business’s accounting software.

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Celery is a social networking tool for startups and entrepreneurs, created in 2014. It was originally called “Hootsuite for startups” but changed its name in 2016. Celery allows users to plan, track and share information with their community, or network. It also includes a suite of tools for scheduling events and offers a marketplace for connected service providers.

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A BoxCar is an online marketplace for buying and selling used equipment and supplies, including furniture, construction equipment, industrial machinery, and vehicles.

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 A business-to-business (B2B) marketplace that connects freelancers with businesses. The company wants to disrupt the freelance economy by allowing businesses to scale and manage their workforces.

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A platform for fashion brands to manage their products, with a lean startup that seeks to build a marketplace where brands can sell their products directly to consumers.

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A startup that wants to make it easier for people to buy and sell their old phones, and also provide a marketplace for tons of other used phones.

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An online marketplace that connects companies with international vendors who want to export products to the US.

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A company that is working on a peer-to-peer lending marketplace platform that connects lenders with borrowers. CommonBond has raised $30 million to date.

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An online marketplace for used items, which they claim has a $10-million monthly revenue stream via their website.

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This is a marketplace for buyers and sellers of vintage clothing, with the goal of helping both sides find more efficient ways to do business. The startup is working with a brick and mortar store in Amsterdam.

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

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An online marketplace for buying and selling used items and goods. The company is using a technology called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) to allow consumers to scan an item and find out what they’re worth on the platform, which they say is a cheaper way to buy used goods, and helps sellers by cutting out the middleman.

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A online marketplace for graphic designers and freelancers offering creative services and access to a community of experts.

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A "daily deal" marketplace where customers can buy discount tickets to concerts or other entertainment events.

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This company is building an API that allows any company to create a private marketplace for their products, goods, or services. They have a $4,000 budget.

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The startup wants to make it easier for small businesses to take advantage of the benefits of online marketplaces. They are building a platform that helps small businesses to connect with a variety of online business networks.

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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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An online marketplace for products and services, with an emphasis on local food and services.

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Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, this startup is building an online marketplace for freelance designers to get paid for their work.

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A San Francisco-based startup that operates a marketplace for people to rent their unused devices like computers, cameras, and drones.

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

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The startup wants to build a marketplace for the next generation of employees, where companies can sell affordable part-time and contingent labor for tasks like cleaning, deliveries and other services. It wants to build a company that will be able to create a network of “micro-employers”, who can offer cheap labor, solve for the “short-term inconvenience of an extra employee,” and scale quickly.

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A startup that advertises itself as “the Airbnb of villages.” The company is building a marketplace for rural villages in India, where villagers can rent out their rooms for short-term stays.

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The Fiverr for helping people find work on other sites in a marketplace.

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A real estate marketplace for homes that are moving.

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An e-commerce platform for small businesses. The company is building a marketplace that lets small businesses sell online.

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An online marketplace that allows people to sell their experience by uploading a video of themselves explaining what they do and what they accomplished.

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A platform that links together online marketplaces, shopping carts, and inventory management. The startup’s founders say it’s a better fit for small businesses than existing solutions.

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GoPayroll is a payroll software platform that allows small businesses to self-fund their payroll. The company is also building a freelance marketplace.

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A tool for finding and hiring professional drivers. The idea is to give customers access to a marketplace where they can find drivers and vice versa.

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A tool for local SEO, which helps marketplaces like Etsy, Airbnb, and Shopify promote their products on the local level.

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An e-commerce marketplace for the European market, which relies on a collaboration between sellers and manufacturers.

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This is a “B2B” resource marketplace for UK legal services. It allows you to find lawyers who can help you with legal needs.

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A platform providing an interface for companies to manage and monitor their products, along with building a marketplace for reselling and supporting them. They’ve raised $2.3 million.

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A way to build a crowd-sourced marketplace of the best designers.

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This startup is building a system for multiple types of sellers to meet up to sell their product. The startup is building a marketplace for many types of products including food, services, and experiences.

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An online marketplace for buying and selling used cars and getting dealer-level prices and prices from auto manufacturers. The startup is in the pilot stage.

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A peer-to-peer marketplace and online marketplace for exclusively selling used goods. The company wants to bring a new way to buy and sell things, but it’s not quite a marketplace. Instead, it’s a service that connects buyers with sellers, and a platform where sellers can share their goods.

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

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 The startup wants to be a marketplace for people to sell their used stuff. Its focus is on new-to-market products, but founders say they’d be open to selling used products as well.

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A startup that wants to build a marketplace where people can trade used computers. It’s already started in Brazil but wants to expand into other countries.

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A digital marketplace that links businesses with freelance talent.

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A B2B startup that is building out a managed marketplace for insurance companies to find and compare quotes from different carriers.

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A system for managing payments and inventory for restaurants, including a point of sale system. It’s also a local marketplace with delivery services. It currently has 14 employees.

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A startup that provides a marketplace for users to sell their items in exchange for money and a small percentage of the sale.

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A startup that’s building a “frictionless” marketplace for buying and selling everything from cars to houses.

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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 decentralized marketplace for content, where users can enter their own videos and get paid for them after a certain period of time.

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A startup that lets you buy and sell products via a marketplace. The company is launching a social network for users to network by sharing products they have for sale.

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A startup that wants to build a marketplace for more environmentally-friendly products. With a business that was founded in the UK, they now have an office in the US.

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An online marketplace for creative professionals. The company focuses on product photography, videography, and design.

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This startup wants to create a marketplace for freelance content creators and help them turn their content into direct revenue.

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A team that uses the power of the blockchain to build tools to help people build protocols for their marketplaces or sites.

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

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The startup wants to build a marketplace that connects brands and consumers based on what they want and need. They’re thinking of it as a sort of Amazon for branded products.

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An online marketplace for rentals of limited-use items like lasers, which are used for short periods of time and limited locations.

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This startup is building an online marketplace for electric cars to sell and buy cars. The startup is currently in the pilot phase.

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A startup that is a marketplace for people who are looking to do fix and flips on houses

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A decentralized, open-source online marketplace that allows people to buy and sell digital goods and services directly from other users without the need for a centralized authority.

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An online marketplace for freelancers to buy and sell services (web design, photo editing, etc.)

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An API marketplace for scheduling and booking workers. It’s an API-driven marketplace for arranging for human labor.

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A new way of paying artists, based on a kind of marketplace model. The major difference is that the company doesn’t take any commission from the artists. The startup instead takes a 30% cut as a fee for the use of the platform.

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 A company that’s building a global marketplace for products and services from freelancers and contractors.

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A startup making a web app that lets users build and play games. Users can create new levels and share them on the platform. The site also has a marketplace for users to sell their games.

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This startup is building an online marketplace for building and selling custom-designed 3D printed products. The company has raised over $1m so far, and has its own 3D printer.

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An online marketplace for sofas, with a community of people willing to share their couches.

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A company that helps people buy and sell things on the internet. The startup wants to create a marketplace to help people buy and sell things faster and easier, without the middleman.

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A startup that is building a marketplace for real estate agents in India. The startup wants to prove that since agents can create more leads for potential sellers, they should be able to charge more for their services.

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A company that promises to make owning a house a more transparent and understandable process for consumers via their online platform known as RealtyShares. The company is a real estate marketplace that uses blockchain technology to help potential home buyers and sellers compare properties to find the best deals on the market.

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Provide an online marketplace for online courses to give students more choices when deciding what to take.

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Woven is a marketplace for people who want to hire local contractors, but don’t know how to find them.

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A crowd-sourced marketplace for finding and hiring talent

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Private transportation marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of shared cars.

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A freelance freelance marketplace for designers and developers.

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

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An online marketplace that connects and sells used and new phones, primarily in Asia.

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A digital ecosystem that helps people connect with one another in the community, including a marketplace for self-storage, equipment rentals and more.

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A company that is creating a platform for content creators to sell PR services. The startup aims to create a marketplace for PR services, in which companies can buy packages of services in bulk to save money.

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Insight is a “socially conscious marketplace”, with the goal of connecting people to good causes. Platforms include an online donation service, a marketplace where people can buy and sell things that help a cause, and a marketplace where people can communicate with the causes they support.

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Being able to use the online marketplaces to sell items that are in short supply, like books, graphic novels, or various collectibles.

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An online marketplace that connects people who need services with people who offer them. The startup has raised $5.5 million in funding and is in the process of launching their marketplace.

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A cloud-based music course marketplace that takes a subscription model. The startup is also building a platform to help artists control their rights, manage their catalog, and sell their music.

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A “B2B marketplace for contract manufacturing” that connects manufacturing orders to suppliers.

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Building a platform that lets users to buy and sell home goods via a marketplace. The startup has already secured a partnership with the Indigo chain of bookstores, and is looking to launch in New York City soon.

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A startup that wants to create a marketplace for the private sale of used cars. It's a Craigslist-like service, except the cars are owned by the users, not the site, and are sold between users.

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An online marketplace that connects restaurants with local delivery services. It helps restaurants fill orders from customers, and makes it easy for customers to order delivery from restaurants they’ve already tried and like.

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A company that wants to be the Uber of travel agents. It wants to build a marketplace for travel agents, allowing them to travel more by helping them manage their time and increase their revenue.

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An online marketplace for selling and buying high-end furniture and other home goods.

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The startup wants to build an in-person recruiting marketplace for corporate campuses. The company has already built an app to help visiting college students find housing.

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A company that aims to build a marketplace for professional dog walkers and dog sitters, helping employees find people to take care of their pets when they’re out of town.

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A crowdsourced marketplace for people to connect with the services they need, including tasks like finding a cleaning service or a dog walker.

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A startup for local and regional producers, and a marketplace for local and regional buyers.

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A Web3-enabled P2P marketplace to buy and sell electricity. The company has a white paper in development and a prototype.

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A security startup that’s building a marketplace for on-demand security work. The company offers a new way for companies to outsource security work. The startup’s first customers are on a waitlist as well.

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A platform to connect customers with companies in a two-sided marketplace.

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A startup that wants to build a “self-serve” marketplace for home repair and maintenance services.

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This is a marketplace to buy and sell food.

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An online marketplace for digital products and services, and a social platform for artists and designers to sell their work.

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This startup is building a digital marketplace for homes, allowing sellers to find buyers and get an instant appraisal of the home they’re selling.

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

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A new kind of online marketplace for buying and selling used cars. Instead of going to a dealer, it's a platform where people can bid on cars and sellers can list them on the site.

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A food delivery service that’s also a delivery marketplace. It’s looking to do the same things that TaskRabbit does, but for food.

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A digital marketplace for vintage goods.

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A peer-to-peer marketplace to help people find loans from each other. The company is looking to partner with local banks in India to help bring the startup to market.

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A business-to-business marketplace connecting companies with professional designers for work on copy, imagery, logos, websites, and branding.

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The Startup’s Desk is an online marketplace for companies looking to quickly hire independent contractors. To encourage quality, The Startup’s Desk offers a $1000 prize for the best freelance site.

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This startup provides a way for people to share and sell photos and video of their travels on Instagram. It’s a little like Facebook’s Marketplace, and it’s part of the reason Instagram users continue to post and like photos and videos.

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An online marketplace for buyers to sell items, with sellers able to set their own prices.

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A “marketplace for influencers” that helps brands find influencers to partner with

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This startup is building a marketplace for services with an emphasis on helping companies build out their marketing departments.

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A platform that helps small businesses get into marketplaces like Airbnb and Airbnb for Business. The startup says it has already signed up over 100 companies.

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A platform to make it easier for consumers to find good health care by connecting consumers with health care providers, sharing aggregated health data, and facilitating an easy-to-use marketplace.

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The startup aims to be a peer-to-peer marketplace for student loans, to help students avoid high interest rates by borrowing from other students.

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A platform that helps small businesses grow by offering training and advice from experts, an event calendar, and a marketplace of services from other small businesses.

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A startup that provides a OTC marketplace for people to buy and sell crypto

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This startup is building an online marketplace for people seeking to rent out their spare rooms, apartments, or even their entire homes.

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A cloud-based marketplace for home services. The startup says it’s already in use in 100 cities in 13 countries, with over 30,000 professionals.

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This is a startup that wants to make a “real-time” a marketplace for a new kind of “tattoo”. It’s a new kind of tattoo that is temporary and means you don’t have to get a tattoo artist’s permission to use it.

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OTX is building an open source marketplace for data sources, which it says will save businesses $600 billion in data expenditures.

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A mobile-first and global B2B marketplace that connects buyers and sellers in a bid to decrease the cost and time of international trade.

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A platform for restaurants to streamline their entire food supply chain from farming to delivery. They’re a bit like a cross between a restaurant registry, a restaurant marketplace, and a logistics warehouse.

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A directory of independent developers, with a marketplace to match them with a client. The startup has a team of former Google employees and has raised $1.5 million from Y Combinator.

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“E-commerce for professionals”, in which professionals can shop from a curated list of services from a website, rather than from a giant marketplace.

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A community marketplace for buying and selling second-hand goods. It is very similar in kind to the popular site OfferUp, but with a community-focused twist

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A startup that is a marketplace for furniture that is designed by students of architecture school

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A startup that creates a marketplace for “micro-hubs”, meant for places where people can go to learn about new technology, get help with

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Idea: Online marketplace for web developers

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Idea: A peer-to-peer lending marketplace The startup offers an alternative to traditional banks, which the founders say offer high interest rates, but often have hidden fees

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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: Online marketplace that allows people to rent out their unused stuff

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Idea: World's first marketplace for insurance companies

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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 that wants to bring online tutoring to India It’s working with teachers and tutors, and aims to provide a marketplace where teachers can list their services

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Idea: Previously, the company was raising money under the name Tender, which would have been a food delivery service that employed the same “crowd delivery” model as Munchery or Peach Now, the company is simply called Tender, and will be an online marketplace for farmers

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Idea: This startup is building a software-as-a-service app that allows sellers and manufacturers to build their own online marketplaces

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Idea: We’re building a gift card marketplace that will allow small businesses and brick & mortar stores to sell gift cards and let you buy them in seconds

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Idea: An online marketplace for flights that helps sellers maximize revenue and buyers get the best price

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Idea: This is a marketplace for landlords and tenants to find each other The startup says they’re doing $1 million in monthly revenue, and have over 250,000 users so far

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Idea: A B2B marketplace for selling and buying securities

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Idea: The startup behind this idea is a marketplace for programmers to find jobs and businesses to find talented programmers

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Idea: A company that is trying to build a decentralized marketplace for social services

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Idea: Event-centric marketplace connecting online retailers with high-volume consumers

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Idea: Creates a marketplace for data brokers to sell their information to other companies

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Idea: A C2C marketplace for high-end travel, renting out hotel rooms, yachts, and other high-end travel experiences The startup has already managed to produce $20k in revenue per month after launching in June

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Idea: A startup that is a marketplace for wearable companies to hire the same freelance engineers to build apps for their products

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Idea: A market for people who want to rent their vehicles to others for a few hours or the day The company has grown to 15,000 drivers in the Boston area They’re aiming to be a trusted marketplace that makes it easier to rent cars, and more profitable for their drivers

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Idea: A home services marketplace that offers reduced commissions to contractors working for customers in the US They’re looking to handle the entire process on the backend, from scheduling and payment to cleaning and service

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Idea: A tool for helping employees find a new job, providing a platform for employees to post their resume on and get matched with companies who are hiring It’s a marketplace

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Idea: A startup that is building a marketplace to connect people with no food to people who have food they don’t want, allowing people to share and donate

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Idea: This travel startup helps travelers book group trips, like tours and cruises The startup is focused on building a marketplace that helps small businesses find customers

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Idea: A solution for helping people buy and sell used items on Craigslist easier, converting the site into a full-on marketplace

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An online marketplace for hiring tutors and teachers

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Idea: An online marketplace to trade used and broken smartphones The startup is currently focused on the UK but is looking to expand to other countries

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Idea: An online marketplace for buying and selling 3D-printed objects. The startup aims to be a marketplace for a new generation of makers, with a platform to bring together designers, engineers, and 3D-printers. They currently have 500 open-ended jobs, and a $1k average order size.

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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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Idea: An online marketplace for wholesalers and small businesses to get access to low-cost goods in bulk.

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Idea: A startup that makes it easier for people to sell or donate their clothing. Users take a picture of their items and it’s automatically listed on a number of different online marketplaces.

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Idea: A ‘gig economy’ labor marketplace for graphic designers. The startup says it’s growing 1,000% month-over-month, and has already sold $3,000 a week in design work.

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Idea: The team is building a web app that allows people to buy a single-letter domain name for $10. It’s a two-sided marketplace, with the buyer and the seller both paying a 10% fee.

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Idea: A startup for private label goods. The founder wants to make it easy for people to create their own private label brands, and is pitching it as a marketplace for startups to create their own version of a “Brands You Love But Can’t Find In Stores” store.

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Idea: A startup that creates a marketplace for intellectual property. The startup’s pitch is that there’s a whole market for IP like patents and algorithms that’s currently untapped.

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Idea: An e-commerce startup that’s building a marketplace for used products, the team of which will be composed of previously incarcerated people.

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Idea: This startup is a marketplace for food trucks to find parking in major US cities. It’s led by a team of engineers who previously

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Idea: A startup for hand-made products. The startup is looking to disrupt the marketplace business by focusing on a niche of handmade goods. The startup claims it can make handmade goods more profitable for producers and more affordable for consumers.

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Idea: An online marketplace of products made by independent designers. Designers can keep 90% of sales, or have the option to partner with the startup for a 40% revenue share. The startup also aims to make the discovery process easier by curating the top items from each designer.

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A peer-to-peer marketplace for cars

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A new mobile app that provides a way for people to buy and sell used cars. The company is building a mobile marketplace for sellers and buyers.

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A startup that is building a marketplace for people to sell their unused electronics, and have a chance to get a new device in exchange.

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A startup for meeting planners and event services. A software company that helps companies manage their capital, cash, and expense budgets. A SaaS company that provides companies with an easy way to predict how much inventory they will need to order. An online marketplace that connects hotel merchants, small businesses, and other groups with the company’s hotel partners. A solution for real-estate brokers to manage and share MLS data securely.

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A dating startup for people who want to find a house or apartment to rent. It is a marketplace for renting places to live.

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An online marketplace for education. The company says it has $3m in annual recurring revenue.

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A startup that creates a marketplace where people can resell their used cooking pans

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A startup that creates peer-to-peer marketplace for renting out your car when it’s not being used

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iewhut is building a marketplace for influencers. The startup connects brands with influencers, who vouch for products in native advertising format. So far they have over 1,000 influencers and their homepage has over 1,600,000 followers.

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