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A startup that aims to take care of your apartment while you’re away. InstaHome provides cleaning services, maintenance, and security for your apartment, with plans starting at $16 per month.

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A startup that sells a monthly service which provides a chef to cook dinner for you and your friends

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A tool to help users keep track of their spending, which can be shared with others. It also provides a monthly report on spending, which is sent to the user via email.

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A startup that provides a platform for managing and connecting third-party software for mobile devices The company says it has $10,000 in monthly recurring revenue, mainly from Android

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A startup that produces a monthly box of healthy food which can be ordered online and delivered

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A startup that sells monthly boxes of essential tools for people who are traveling abroad

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A credit card that is funded by users rather than banks, with a cap on monthly spending.

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A startup that sells a monthly box of organic produce to people who want to eat healthier

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A startup that makes the process of filling out Medicare Part D plans less painful. The platform helps people fill out their plans online, and acts as a sort of health insurance broker for people seeking Medicare coverage. The startup says their customers save an average of $50 per month.

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A startup that helps businesses manage their cash flow. The tool helps companies forecast where their cash will come from, and sends automated reminders when it runs low. The startup uses machine learning and AI to help companies forecast how much cash they would have at this month’s end and the next month.

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A digital bank from Italy that gives customers free checking with no monthly fees.

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A monthly subscription service that sends home delivery and grocery shopping to your doorstep.

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A startup that sells a monthly subscription box of all the best products from Kickstarter each month

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A startup that will allow people to build websites for their local community, and then charge a monthly fee for that service.

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

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A startup that provides a tool where people can subscribe to a service that sends them a box of 5-10 items every month

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A revenue sharing model for people who want to share their personal data with advertisers. By offering a monthly subscription, the company expects to earn revenue from those who feel most comfortable sharing their data.

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Idea: A company that helps homeowners who are selling their home make it look its best for buyers, cutting their job out of the real estate sales process. The startup has raised $150,000 in the last month.

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A credit card that allows you to donate to charity on a monthly basis.

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A startup that sends you a new razor every month.

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A monthly subscription service that sends you an e-book on a topic you’ve selected every month. The company launched in December, and is signing up more than 50,000 new subscribers every month, the founder tells me.

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A platform that lets people sell their WiFi network for a monthly fee.

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A startup that provides a service where you can pay a monthly fee to have a local sitter take care of your pet

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

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A startup that sends users curated lists of events in their area. It currently has 1.3 million monthly users, and works with “hundreds of thousands” of events/parties each month.

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A startup for business and personal professional services, with plans that start at $14 per month. The company is planning to launch in the US in mid-2019.

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A self-storage company that provides monthly payment structures to make customers feel like they’re paying less in rent than they actually are.

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A $12-per-month service that brings an emergency food box to your doorstep. The startup has already helped more than 300 people, and partners with a network of food pantries.

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

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A platform for micro-transactions for online merchants. The startup wants to eliminate the need for credit cards. The startup has its first pilot under its belt, with $300,000 in monthly revenue.

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A software company that makes managing a large number of Twitter accounts easier. The startup has been able to grow its customer base at a rate of 50% per month, and has built a $2 million annual recurring revenue business.

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A new type of restaurant that delivers meals, but instead of ordering food online, you get to pick it up at a store. The app will be available in the next few months.

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A startup that sells a tool for people to help them save money on their monthly utility bills

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A set of tools for selling and buying on Amazon. The company also offers Amazon-specific tools for sellers to organize, manage, and promote their products. Currently has $4,000 in monthly revenue.

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A technology that helps companies collaborate and communicate with one another. The startup is currently making $36,000 per month from two customers.

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A personal finance service that helps people pay down their debt from multiple cards in a single monthly payment.

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A pitch system that allows businesses to send out videos to potential customers. The startup, which was founded in August, is looking to attract businesses with a $5 per month price point.

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A SaaS platform that helps companies manage their expense reports. It starts with a monthly subscription and then allows the user to create expense reports that are editable and searchable, with the option to export.

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A tool to help people make a living using their talents. They have $2,000 in monthly revenue.

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A software company that helps companies with the tech-heavy job of finding and interviewing candidates. Clarity has a free version for small teams and a $4,000/month paid option, which it says has “well over 100 customers”.

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A startup that helps people streamline their personal finances. The startup helps users organize their finances and get a budget. They currently have $6,000 in monthly revenue.

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A startup that helps people pay for things, whether it’s a ride or a cup of coffee. The startup charges a fee of $5.95/month to charge and pay for things, and there’s an option to opt in for free.

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A monthly subscription service meant to help you save for retirement.

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A tool that can build an inventory for a company’s product, or an E-commerce site for a product. The startup says it already has $2,000,000 in sales per month after launching in February.

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A self-serve platform for saving money on auto insurance or just comparing rates, which they say is “faster, cheaper, and more comprehensive then any other website”. They currently have $2.5 million in monthly recurring revenue and are looking to launch in Miami and Atlanta.

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A startup that wants to make it easy to sign up for a monthly food delivery service.

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A startup that provides a monthly subscription service where someone comes to your house and provides a manicure, pedicure, facial,

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There’s a really big market for high-end home security systems. The startup is building a system that helps you get the best one for your needs, with a $5 monthly subscription.

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Currently focused on the UK, a B2B company that enables people to borrow money from their employer via a payroll deduction. It charges 1% interest for up to 12 months, and the company keeps 2% of the loan amount.

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A company that aims to help users identify how much they are spending on their utilities each month, and help companies better predict demand.

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Two founders left YC to build a $10 per month service to help food delivery services become more cost effective and more like an on-demand service. It’s available in a few cities in the US, and it’s simple: a “geofenced” area with a few delivery zones that are cheaper than a full city block.

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A platform for product managers and engineers to collaborate on building software products, with a focus on helping teams at big companies get things built quickly and iterate rapidly. They charge a percentage of monthly revenue.

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A company that helps businesses get more qualified leads. They currently have $4,000 in monthly revenue.

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A startup that helps companies manage their inventory across multiple warehouses and retail locations The company says they have $82,000 in monthly recurring revenue with 60% gross margins

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A health insurance product that allows people to pay monthly premiums for a low deductible, and then cover the rest.

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A real estate focused business that connects tenants and landlords. The startup is a bit like Rocket Mortgage, a company that helps people with bad credit refinance their home loans — the startup’s focus is more on the landlord side of the equation. The startup charges a monthly fee of $50 for their service.

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A company that provides a way for users to access health insurance across all markets for a month. The startup is expanding to the US.

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The company has begun to experiment with a plan to bring a $10/month subscription service to consumers that would provide a weekly Amazon Prime-like service to customers. The company could be an alternative to people who don’t like Amazon Prime’s current offerings.

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A company that helps people save money on their mobile phone bills. The startup is focused on helping people in countries where mobile services are expensive, as is the case in Mexico. It currently offers a mobile plan on a monthly basis and has signed on the largest mobile company in Mexico.

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This is a chatbot that’s designed to help you work remotely. It’s currently working with one client in the US, but the company plans to expand to Europe in the coming months.

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A startup that provides a service where you pay $100/month and they will do all of your laundry and ironing

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A startup that lets you create a site for a sports team in four minutes and then charges them a monthly fee based on their social media following

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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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This is a startup that wants to help people find their ideal yoga teacher, and help them hire them for a low monthly fee.

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A startup that makes a monthly subscription box for people who want to learn how to code

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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.

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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 monthly membership service that helps companies identify and recruit technical talent. The company boasts $1 million in recurring revenue and says it has already grown its team from 10 to 30 people.

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A job board for sales and marketing jobs, attracting 300,000 new jobs every month.

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A platform that helps companies organize their email, Slack, and other messaging systems. The startup’s founders say it can save companies 5% to 30% on their monthly email costs, and that it’s used by companies like MercadoLibre, Zappos, and Expedia.

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A monthly subscription service that allows app publishers to get more money from advertisers.

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A mobile platform that connects customers with local businesses via SMS, via text message. The texting platform is free for customers, and businesses pay a monthly fee ($6.95/month) to use the service.

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A startup that aims to help realtors automate their sales process, using a digital agent that keeps track of the status of a property and opens real estate listings on the internet. The startup is pitching the service as a way to drive down “the average home sales cycle” from six months to two.

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A startup that provides a service for renting servers, using a model similar to Airbnb Users can rent a server by the hour, day, week, or month They rent out their unused servers, which helps keep them up to date, and clients get cheap hosting

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A digital product that detects, tracks, and pays a user’s monthly rent payments. Due to rent laws, a tenant in many areas may not legally be able to sign for a check until it’s been deposited. By the time they can, the landlord has already moved on to the next tenant, which means the tenant may have to pay the holdback fee.

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A startup that helps artists and bands promote online, connecting them with fans and listeners. The company charges artists a commission for promoted posts, and users pay a flat monthly fee for the service.

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A startup that’s helping companies like Walmart, Staples, Target and other retailers create their own mobile checkout processes on their own sites. The startup charges $30,000 per month for its service.

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A team of fundraisers that want to help companies with their fundraising needs by offering free fundraising services. They charge companies based on the time spent on fundraising, with a maximum of $500 per month.

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PowerMeter is a smart meter data company. They want to provide “a data-driven mobile application for consumers and businesses that uses data from the smart meters to provide insights about power consumption, cost savings, and energy savings on a monthly and annual basis.”

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A company that wants to make it easier for companies to manage their sales force by helping them upgrade their CRM and marketing software on a weekly or monthly basis.

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A Web/Mobile-based platform for hiring, recruiting, and finding jobs. In the last year, the company says they’ve grown from $1.5 million in annual revenue to $4.5 million, and that they’ve seen 10x growth in the last 12 months. The company has more than 50 employees and is currently hiring.

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An online membership sharing network for businesses like Always 21, where people pay a monthly membership fee to access discounted travel and entertainment.

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A startup that provides a service where you can order a box of products for a specific time period, for example, I want to try to eat healthy for the next month, so I

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A startup for music that gives people access to new releases for $4.95 a month. The startup is also building music-based learning tools to help teachers integrate music into their curriculum.

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

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A software company that uses AI to predict your monthly credit card payments, based on your current spending.

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A way for businesses to track their e-commerce spend over the past 12 months, then see what they could have saved.

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Creating a social network for small business owners. The business plan is to start with a $10/month subscription service and then build a full social network for small businesses.

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

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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.

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A tool to help people understand their finances, in the form of an app that takes a person’s income and expenses and tells them how much to spend each month. The startup is also building a tool to help people understand their credit scores, and is working with several credit scoring agencies.

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A startup that enables anyone to create a micro-site and sell it for $10 a month.

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A startup that sells a subscription service that sends someone to clean your house once a month. The startup is advertising the service on Facebook, reaching a lot of potential customers that have seen its ads and are interested in it.

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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 ‘Book of the Month’ subscription service that promises to send a book to your door with the month you sign up for. It’s currently in the UK and Ireland, with Australia and New Zealand plans for 2020.

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This startup helps employees track time they spend using the internet to find out how they spend their day, week, or month.

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This app is a replacement for spreadsheets. The app helps users manage every aspect of their finances, including contracts, invoices, and approvals. The startup offers a monthly subscription fee for the software and gives users a free trial period.

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An on-demand gig service that pays users with gift cards to merchants. The startup currently has two pilot customers in the UK, and plans to expand to the US in the coming months.

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A credit card with no annual fee, no foreign transaction fee, no penalty fees, no cash advance fees, no late fees, and a 0% intro APR for 15 months.

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A startup that is building a “social to-do list” for small- to mid-sized businesses. The startup is currently working with 250 businesses in San Francisco, and plans to expand to other U.S. cities. It charges $20 per month for its platform.

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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.

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A startup that wants to help people unload the debt they've accrued from student loans. They are currently working with 3,000 borrowers in the UK and hope to expand to the US in the next 12 months.

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A startup that sends users a box of physical books for every month they sign up for.

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Want a pager You’re out of luck, you have to go to the office to get one — but your colleagues have them. Proximity is a startup that lets you order a handheld pager for $15 a month that’s delivered to your home.

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A startup that builds software for managing technology and data for colleges. The company claims to have over $6 million in monthly recurring revenue, and counts Dow Jones as one of its customers.

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A startup that provides a service that allows people to coordinate rides to and from events. The company says they have $15,000 in monthly recurring revenue, with a potential to hit $200,000 in revenue in 12 months.

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A student-driven airline that’s been in operation for less than a month. Its founders are trying to get the airline off the ground by asking students to fund the startup, but now they’re asking for $25,000 to accelerate growth.

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In the coming months, we will be sharing more great ideas across a variety of verticals.

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A solution for companies to streamline the billing process for their customers. Avastas has signed up 20 customers in the past month, including one of the 10 largest banks in the US.

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A company that aims to simplify the process of buying and selling used goods online in the US, and in the UK, with the aim to make it easier than eBay or Craigslist. The startup currently has 2,000 members, each paying a monthly fee.

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An internal social network for employees at small businesses. They have 12 employees and a $40k monthly recurring revenue.

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A startup that installs a vending machine for various things (IE: A vending machine that sells a 3-month supply of dental floss for $10)

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

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

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A platform that helps businesses manage their social media accounts. The company sells social media management for businesses at $10 a month, and has plans to launch a consumer version.

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

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A company that handles the billing for companies that offer paid subscriptions to their services. They’ve been in business for 5 months.

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The startup’s first product is a subscription service that sends out a box of books each month to clients. It’s meant to be a “Netflix for books”

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This startup wants to turn the monthly headache of renewing your driver’s license into a web-based process.

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A company building a way for people to “rent” their phone data for a monthly fee, with text messages included.

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This startup helps users of their service keep track of their prescriptions and keep track of their pill tracking. The startup currently has a 10% retention rate, and one customer from Taiwan is paying them $6,500 per month.

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The smart contract-based system will give customers their monthly phone bill, as well as their statement of account and the option to pay online.

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A startup that wants to make privacy-protected messaging apps as easy and intuitive as email. It currently has 30 monthly users, and is working on a product for blockchain users.

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

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A startup that’s on-boarding its users to its $99 per month 1-hour coaching service.

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

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A startup that sends monthly boxes of goods and services to anyone in the US at a price that’s lower than Amazon’s Prime.

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A credit card that doesn’t expire for 24 months. The startup is now in the process of getting a bank account and possibly a credit card license in the US.

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A platform that allows users to create their own ad campaigns and sell their work to advertisers. The company says it has over 2 million monthly users.

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A data-driven company that makes a program that helps people pay their utility bills every month. The startup is focused on helping customers keep their utility bills at a minimum.

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Self-storage startup that’s growing at 20% month-over-month.

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A company that offers pay-as-you-go and monthly subscriptions for internet-connected gadgets.

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 A third-party insurance company that offers $0 monthly premiums to customers who pay in full every month.

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A startup that turns trash into building materials in under a month

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Reduce the friction of scheduling interviews and making hiring decisions. The company says they’ve already raised $1M and have a job matching product that they’re launching in the next few months.

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A way for people who need to move into a new apartment to take a photo of their living room or kitchen and quickly see a comprehensive price list of what it would cost to remodel it. The startup says it’s profitable and has a $150,000 monthly revenue run rate.

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Everyone has a friend or acquaintance that they’d like to loan money to, but they have no way to do so. MoneyBroker does just that, pairing people with other people in need of cash with those who have funds to give. The startup has already raised $2.5 million and is currently on-boarding more than 2,000 users a month.

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This startup is a monthly subscription service that aims to make cross-border payments as easy and frictionless as possible.

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Byju's helps students set up learning programs and track their progress. The startup has been around for a while, but the recent YC batch saw a big spike in students signing up. Byju's has a $5 monthly subscription.

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A monthly subscription service for home laundry detergent that offers recommendations for how much to buy, when and how to use it. The startup has already sold more than $2 million in the past year from its first customers–with over 25,000 subscriptions.

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A startup that is building software that helps companies run their own data centers. The company is offering a $700/month service.

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A startup that helps you find free and cheap parking in NYC, Baltimore and Los Angeles. It’s already live in NYC, and will expand to LA and Baltimore in the coming months.

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A startup that helps women save on their families’ healthcare costs by creating a digital health dashboard of their monthly medical expenses

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A subscription-based, monthly newsletter that helps entrepreneurs quickly grow their business.

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An API that helps companies that are not Amazon Prime members see how much they spend on Prime every month.

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This company is going after the $1.5 billion USD market of people who have a ton of receipts, but can’t manage them. They’re building a toolset that uses artificial intelligence to scan receipts and automatically categorize them by month or a year to help people use them for tax filing.

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A subscription-based phone service that hooks up to your existing phone line via the internet. The startup wants to take the $10 or so a month charge to connect to the internet and use your phone for calls.

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A mobile app providing users with recommendations on where to eat in their city based on their location. The company says it processes over 20 million restaurant reviews every month.

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A micro-insurance product that allows people to buy health insurance for $5 a month to cover catastrophic medical expenses. The startup is looking to build out a network of health centers around the country.

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A B2B company created to help dog-walkers and pet sitters book their customers’ pets online. They’ve completed a $1.5 million seed round, and plan to expand to the UK and Australia in the coming months.

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The startup is looking to build a “social network for artists” using a subscription service and a monthly membership fee.

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A startup that’s building a tool to help companies manage their social media presence from a single dashboard. It currently has $12,000 in monthly recurring revenue, and charges a flat $5 monthly fee.

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A digital alternative for physical notes and calendars. The startup says it’s a better way to organize and share calendars with family and friends. They charge $5 per month for a calendar with unlimited notes.

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A tool for patient-doctor communication. The startup was founded by a Harvard MD who saw a need to improve communication between patients and physicians. The company is already collecting patient data in some markets, and will be bringing the product to the US in the next couple of months.

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A tool for quick and easy online payments. The startup’s founders say that customers are demanding a more efficient way to pay. They are planning to launch a product in the next few months.

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This company wants to replace the often-painful experience of filling out a tax return with a more automated process. The startup is working on a software program that will work with H&R Block’s online software to take the pain out of filing a tax return and streamline the process. The company says it has $1.5 million in monthly revenue.

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A company that lets you rent a private jet and have a chef at your disposal for only $1,000 a month.

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A comic book subscription box that sends customers a new comic each month.

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A company that wants to build a meal kit delivery service. It currently has 6,000 users, with a $17,000 monthly recurring revenue run rate, and plans to launch in the first half of 2020.

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A tool that helps companies calculate their healthcare costs, prices, and monthly payments.

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A health insurance alternative for young adults. It’s a $1 per month plan that is affordable and has low out of pocket costs for patients.

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A startup that sells a monthly subscription for B2B companies to access a single dashboard to track and visualize all their sales data in one place.

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A company that helps people with student debt consolidate their debts and pay them off, sometimes with a single monthly payment.

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A company that’s building a platform where you pay a monthly fee to use a service to manage your contractors. The startup is taking a page from the Automated Clearing House (ACH) system, which lets banks settle payments between banks.

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A company that provides personal finance management for freelancers and small business owners, allowing them to see their month-to-month spending, and make decisions about saving on a budget.

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A tool for paying contractors on a monthly basis, designed to be simple and easy to use for small businesses.

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A monthly subscription service that helps users connect with potential customers and grow their businesses.

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A platform for consumers and brands to build out ads for their own sites and the company will do the rest. The company claims to have a six-figure monthly run rate, with $100 million in monthly ad revenue. The company says they have 1,000 brands running campaigns on their platform.

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A CRM that helps small businesses set up recurring revenue with tools for customer management, marketing, and sales. The startup wants to make it easy for small businesses to set up recurring revenue models, and charge customers monthly.

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A platform for raising capital for early-stage startups, with a $300,000 monthly fee.

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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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A startup that helps companies access the best business data from their phone. A subscription model starts at $10 per month.

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A product designed to make it easier for small businesses to buy products online. It’s currently a free product, with plans starting at $10 per month.

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

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A platform for selling and buying your car or truck, financed with a monthly payment. The startup sold its first loan in May with former GM executive, Mark St. Pierre, leading the company.

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A provider of high speed Internet for small businesses. Its service is targeted at small businesses, who can get a gigabit speed for $40 per month.

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 A new kind of e-banking system for Latin America, which is designed to improve the experience of active bank customers. The company plans to launch in Brazil in the next few months and expand thereafter.

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A company that tracks and lets users track their own electricity usage, to help them save on their monthly bill

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A company that offers to help companies with their digital marketing. The company says they have $10 million in monthly recurring revenue.

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A tool for freelancers that allows them to create invoices with no upfront cost or monthly subscription. The startup is looking to be a cheaper alternative to Upwork and Freelancer.

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A software company that helps companies manage their employee pay. The company charges $100 per month and has $4.5 million in contracts as of January 2019.

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

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SaaS that brings mobile banking to underbanked businesses, with a freemium model that starts at $20 per month. It offers a mobile app with check-deposit functionality, but also wants to build out a premium platform for mid-sized businesses.

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A platform where users can earn cryptocurrency for taking surveys, answering questions, and posting content. The Maven team says they’re already making $200+ per month on the platform.

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A startup that converts your expense reports into a simple, accurate, and painless monthly report that your boss will actually read.

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A software platform that helps companies manage the customer data and retention process. The startup says it’s been customer-funded for 2 years and raised seed funding for another 6 months.

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A business platform for Indian SMBs to better manage their finances. Over the last 12 months, the number of SMBs on the platform has grown 50%, with an average monthly transaction size of $3,500.

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A startup that helps health care organizations make more effective referrals to specialists. It’s currently being used by a network of 20 hospitals in Boston, with plans to expand to the rest of the US within the next six months.

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A startup that helps you get a loan and pay it back in monthly installments using a credit score.

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A credit card that doesn’t charge interest and is cheaper than a credit card with a small monthly fee.

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A maker of subscription boxes to help customers discover, purchase, and ship products from retailers across the country. Each month, the service helps subscribers pick each month’s “box” based on their interests, which is hand-curated by the company’s team.

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A company creating a consumer credit score, charging a monthly fee to help you get a better credit score.

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A subscription-based service for managing and sharing your money. The company is building a service for people who want a personalized, financial dashboard, but don’t want to pay the hefty $200 per month that a traditional financial advisor charges.

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This startup helps companies build, price and sell online courses. It charges from $5 to $50000 per month, and has seen $1.5 million in tuition so far. The company says they’ve built over 10,000 online courses.

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A platform that brings medical students and doctors together for consultations via video calls. The company says it has more than a thousand doctors signed on, and that in its first six months it had $300,000 in revenue.

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A company that helps people get the right insurance for the right price. The startup’s model allows customers to purchase a lifetime policy for a low monthly price.

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 A social media platform focused on art. The startup wants to create a community around artistic endeavors and sales. The company’s current campaign has a goal of $100,000, but is still running with a month left.

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A “smart” speaker that works like a smart home appliance, but which can also control your smart home appliances (like your lights and thermostat). It can work with a variety of IoT devices, and the founders say it will be in the market in the next 12 months.

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A startup that wants to build a network of pay-as-you-go electric cars. LightBlue wants to break down the barrier between electric vehicles and cars, allowing people to make monthly payments and switch between models as they need to.

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A tool that allows people to receive a monthly stipend via direct deposit.

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A startup that helps companies get energy-efficient lightbulbs into their warehouses. They’ve already sold over 1,000 LED bulbs in a few months.

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This is a tool to help consumers find a product based on the frequency of its use, such as “if you buy this product more than 3 or 4 times a month, you should probably buy it from us”.

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

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SaaS service that helps anyone in the US get access to a local attorney. The startup currently has $5,000 monthly recurring revenue for a plan that includes a regular subscription, support and a network of attorneys.

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A startup that provides merchants with tools to manage their cash flow, including an online platform to make payments. It has over $100 million in transactions, and processes about a million dollars in payments per month.

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A data-driven software platform for in-house property management. The company plans to charge customers monthly for the success of their properties, with a goal of building a multi-million dollar business.

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A startup that lets you easily manage your personal and professional finances, with features like built-in savings and spending guidelines. It’s currently free for personal use, but charges $5 per month for companies.

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This startup is building a tool for beer lovers to find, learn about and share reviews of craft beers. The startup has in the past month added beer reviews from a handful of beer experts and bloggers to its platform.

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This startup makes a credit card without annual fees or a credit limit. Customers can pay as much or as little as they want each month and never be charged interest or fees.

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A startup that provides a platform for companies to pay employees via a monthly subscription instead of a one-time salary.

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This startup aims to make the professional jump to become an entrepreneur easier by building a framework for them to build a business in a few months and iterate on it.

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A startup that takes a more direct approach to protecting users from phishing and fraud. It’s a standalone app that can be installed on any website or app for a few dollars a month.

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A $50 monthly subscription for unlimited streaming on Spotify and YouTube

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A web-based service for buying and selling designer clothes and accessories on the web. The company’s CEO says the site has grown to 2.5 million monthly users and $20 million in annual revenue.

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Made for use by beauty brands, ByNu is a $10 per month subscription service that breaks down your email marketing and social media data into a visual dashboard that shows you which of your social media posts perform the best.

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A social enterprise that sells a monthly subscription to its members, who can use the service to get a cup of tea in their home or a drink in a restaurant. The company hopes to provide a service to the growing number of people who do not have access to this basic human necessity.

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A startup that’s creating a digital concierge service for everyday tasks. The company hopes to expand into household services, driving their business model with the same $1 per month fee they charge for their concierge service.

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A tool for finding the right contractor to fix a job, and making sure they’re getting paid for it. It’s currently working with 500 clients and funding 500 jobs per month.

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A startup where people can create and share their own videos to be used as a free marketing tool. The startup is working on a video series called Inside the Box, which follows a different startup every month as they grow.

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As part of the Make Tech Easier project, the team is building a tool to help non-tech folks make tech purchases. They have a custom loyalty card that helps users identify the problem they want to solve, then build a purchase workflow. The startup now has $6,000 in monthly recurring revenue after just a year in business.

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A startup that’s helping to teach 4,000 students a month in the Bay Area how to code.

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Outsmart is building a data communication network for businesses to monitor and control their communication resources. They currently have $12,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

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

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A startup that helps companies provide food delivery to their employees. The startup is working with companies such as California Pizza Kitchen, Denny's, and Pei Wei to bring in revenue. The startup screens customers for a monthly membership fee of around $10 and works on a monthly basis. The startup says they have over 5,000 active customers, with over $2 million in monthly revenue.

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A startup that wants to give people a digital home and help them share that home with others. It’s one of many companies that are hoping to make the sharing economy less of a weird thing only people who can afford to live in San Francisco do. The startup is already using its own properties to earn $5,000 monthly.

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A group of freelance writers who have agreed to work unpaid on a monthly basis to write content for a startup.

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Becoming a New York City taxi driver is a good way to make good money, but only if you have a clean record. The startup, which has a number of New York City employees, wants to make the process of getting a taxi license more efficient, and safer. They’ve gotten a lot of traction in New York City, and have promised a monthly income of $1,000.

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An online clothing warehouse delivering to local boutiques and independent stores in the U.S. A recent move into the UK has brought in $100,000 in sales in their first month, while they say they’ve already received interest from other retailers.

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A startup that wants to help people save money on medical bills by connecting them with local doctors and hospitals. The company charges a monthly fee to provide the service.

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Woothemes is a B2B e-commerce platform that helps companies sell branded items online. The company’s business model is based on a subscription model that charges companies a monthly subscription fee to use the company’s software and marketing services.

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The app allows people to pay off their student loans with a 25% monthly discount, which they say can be used for a wide range of things.

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This startup wants to take the rigmarole out of paying bills. The company aims to be the “Uber for payments”, the startup says it processes over $200 million in payments per month. It hopes to take a 15% cut of each transaction.

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Idea: A remote work and freelancing platform for knowledge workers. The company says it’s growing at a rate of more than 3,000 new teams joining monthly, with over 5,000 new companies joining quarterly.

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A startup that wants to help people become more efficient at managing their money. It’s charging people a monthly fee to manage their money for them.

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A company that helps people find apartments. The company claims that the average cost to find a rental is just a fraction of a percent of monthly rent, and has found that it’s more effective to have a niche niche of renters rather than trying to convince all of the town’s renters to become landlords.

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A company that aims to make affordable internet for the poor in India, from a base in Delhi. They plan to provide a complete bundle for under $20 per month.

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A database for monthly sales of consumer products

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A platform that helps companies manage and share content with their customers, including marketing and sales materials. The startup charges a monthly subscription and charges a minimum of $50 per month.

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A credit card that rolls bills into one monthly payment.

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This is a company that makes a "Budgeting for Beginners" app for parents, helping them get a handle on their bills and make a plan for the coming months.

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A platform that helps businesses with a global reach, from small companies to multinationals, to grow their brand in a country where they have no footprint. It charges a small monthly subscription fee and allows you to add your business to a pool of companies to bid on.

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Customers can also switch from a monthly plan to a yearly plan by paying a one-time fee.

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A startup that lets you send and receive money in the US and abroad for free (with a $5 monthly fee and a $3,600 minimum balance).

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

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A startup that helps medical practices find and book patients online. It’s offered in three pricing plans: the free plan, the $100 per month plan, and the $1,000 per month plan.

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

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A company that makes a tool to help companies get their payroll done faster. The platform is based on the idea of a traditional monthly payroll cycle, but instead of hiring a payroll company to handle things, companies can outsource it to a company like Payroll Master, which runs the payroll for them for a monthly fee.

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Micro-loans for the unbanked, with a minimum term of 9 months, a maximum term of 20 years, and a minimum interest rate of 2%. The goal is to offer a lifeline for the unbanked, who often have a hard time obtaining a traditional bank account.

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Idea: A startup that helps people in the US save for international travel by converting their credit card rewards into cash. The startup is focusing on helping people who are about to travel abroad in the next three months.

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A startup that sells a box of healthy snacks and monthly recipe boxes

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A startup that provides a service for people to have a list of companies they’ve applied to sent to them every month so they can follow up

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A startup that sells a subscription box service where you get a box of random items every month

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A startup that sells a subscription service where people pay a monthly fee and receive a box of snacks

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A startup that provides a service where people can purchase a box of basic food staples for the pantry for $25 that they can add to each month

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A startup that sells a service for people who want to lose weight and for a monthly fee they get a personal trainer to come to their house and do workouts with them

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Idea: A platform to bring great coffee to everyone, everywhere The startup is building a barista-grade coffee brewing system using the Nespresso capsule format The company says it has $8,500 in monthly recurring revenue

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Idea: A startup that sells personal training services on a subscription basis, with plans starting at $5 per month

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Idea: This is an app that makes it easier to start a conversation with a stranger A user creates an account, and the app matches them with another user, providing an icebreaker The team says they have 3,000 users and $4,000 in monthly recurring revenue

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Idea: A monthly subscription box for women that gives them the tools they need to be more confident and less afraid The company started off by selling a box of self-defense products (think pepper spray, tasers, whistles, and more

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Idea: A company that makes high-tech socks that help athletes recover from foot injuries The startup has $10,000 in monthly sales, counting Y Combinator itself as one of its customers

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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 startup for small, local businesses to sell directly to consumers The startup says they already have earned $10,000 in revenue after only 5 months

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Idea: An on-demand, contract-based service that provides customer support for a monthly fee

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Idea: LiveEdu is building a platform that helps people learn how to create online courses They have 10,000 creators who have built courses on the platform and are raising $120,000 a month

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Idea: Luxe is building a platform for on-demand car service that charges $5 per month for bookings and $150 per mile The company expects to be profitable by the end of the year

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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 provides a way to centrally manage a company’s information security and compliance in a single platform The startup says they have 15 enterprise customers paying $10,000/month each

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Idea: A startup that offers a way for people to receive payments via SMS, with a $3 million in monthly recurring revenue

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Idea: A startup that helps companies hire remote employees in an age where “anyone can work from anywhere” The startup claims that it’s already raised $120,000 in revenue, charging $20,000 per month for its services

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Idea: A startup for “last-mile delivery” to help customers get packages from warehouses to their door The startup has been live for a few months and has $6,000 in revenue per month

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Idea: A startup that is building a SaaS/cloud solution for call center automation The company says it already has $200k in monthly recurring revenue and over 100 customers

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Idea: A startup that helps small businesses pay for employees’ healthcare. The startup says it’s made $100,000 in profit in the first 5 months, and has $200,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

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Idea: A startup that is building a “daily deal for venture capital”. Users pay $10 per month to get access to a curated list of venture capital funds, startups and VCs.

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Idea: A co-working startup for remote workers who want to work together and work in the same place. The company has over 100 members who pay $300/month for access to their

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A “subscription commerce” platform for selling art. The startup charges $5 per month for 3 paintings, which subscribers receive in the mail every month.

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Idea: A digital market for general contractors in the Philippines. The founders say they’re solving a problem of trust, where contractors have to be trusted to show up on time and do the work. They’re currently processing $40,000 in monthly revenue.

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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: A startup that helps people ship their used items to buyers. The founder says that she’s already sold $3,000 worth of items in her first two months.

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Idea: A startup offering a suite of tools for mobile app developers to help them build and operate mobile apps for companies with large enterprise clients. The company has $5,000 in monthly recurring revenue and is currently working with 25 customers.

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Idea: A startup designed to help people in India pay their taxes online. The company charges one-time fees for setting up a company in India, and then charges users $1 per month to file their taxes.

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Idea: A web-based hotel booking platform for vacationers in Asia, built natively for mobile. Their models includes a monthly subscription service for hotels, allowing them to focus on customer service and other features.

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Idea: A startup that helps companies build software that can be used across different apps and platforms. The team says they’re working with a few large companies in the UK and have $15,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

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Idea: A data management product for businesses to manage their data warehouses and process data. The startup is working on a way to help companies build their data warehouse for $200 per month.

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Idea: A company that uses artificial intelligence to help businesses communicate with their customers. It is currently working with a large client that has over $2 billion in revenue, and plans to launch its first product in the next few months.

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Idea: An easy-to-use tool for managing payment plans for monthly B2B services. The company says they have a 5% churn rate and are working with 2,500 customers.

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Idea: A platform for getting the most out of your coffee. The startup offers three products: a coffee subscription service, a coffee maker that brews a single cup at a time, and a French press. Their subscription service offers 12 different types of coffee every month.

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Idea: A startup for custom mobile applications for companies and non-profits. It’s a well-known model that has been around for a few years. The founder says his company has $30k in monthly recurring revenue, working with 500 companies.

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Idea: A startup that aims to replace the ancient, insecure, and expensive fax machine with a paper-less, secure, and cheaper system. The startup is working with large corporations to do this, and has sold $100,000 in the last month, with a 2.5% take rate.

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Idea: A startup that has built an interface for lawyers in the US to file patents. The software has been in beta for a few months and has 20 paying customers.

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Idea: A startup that turns your cell phone or computer into a walkie-talkie. The receiver is a physical device you can carry around. The startup is selling the device for $99, with a month of service starting at $5.

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Idea: A craft brewery with a subscription model — you can buy a membership which gives you a certain number of free beers per month, or you can pay for a certain number of beers per month.

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SaaS business that helps you schedule appointments via SMS. The startup charges $1 per appointment and says it has 3 active customers making an average of $50 per month.

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Idea: A customizable webmail service, which aims to be a ‘safer’ alternative to Gmail. The startup has seen over $25,000 in monthly recurring revenue since launching in April 2019.

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Idea: A startup helping businesses in emerging markets manage inventory and orders using a mobile app and a desktop dashboard. The founders say they’ve already signed more than 50 customers in the past month (and have been accepted to Y Combinator,) and that the business has been profitable since it launched at the end of May.

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A software company that provides a platform for companies to fill open positions with contractors. The company says it has $10,000 in monthly recurring revenue, mainly from Android.

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A startup that sells a monthly subscription box for people who are working on a business idea

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A startup that sells a monthly subscription to 4-6 books for people who want to read more but don’t have the time

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A startup that provides a monthly subscription box for women's hygiene products that don't have a lot of options out there

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