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A 3-way chat system, allowing users to video chat, text, and call each other all at once.
An employee scheduling tool that lets companies see all their employees at once with their schedule, location, availability and more.
A tool that helps people find specific flights, using data from travel agent websites. It’s a fairly simple concept but it will be interesting to see how they implement it as they try to become the Yelp for flights.
A startup that says it helps marketers target their Facebook ads by machine learning. The startup’s CEO says everyone is already familiar with the concept of machine learning, but the way it’s implemented in Facebook ads is confusing and not very effective.
A free-to-play multiplayer game that takes the concept of the game of chess, and applies it to social networking.
A video streaming app that lets users watch live events like concerts and sporting events.
A startup that takes care of the back-end payment, management, and delivery for physical concerts.
A startup that lets people buy tickets to events that they can attend from their phone, and their friends can recommend. Ticketfly is focused on events like concerts, sporting events and live theater.
A company that merges the concepts of an “Uber-for-laundry” with the features of a “Netflix-for-laundry”.
An iPhone app that helps people find and reserve concert tickets
A platform for buying and selling tickets to sporting events, concerts, and other live entertainment.
A digital ticket seller for concerts, sports and other events.
A web-based platform for buying concert tickets, connecting artists directly with fan-clubs, and allowing fans to buy tickets for their friends.
The concept of the accelerator is a young one, with the first accelerator programs emerging in the late 1990s in Silicon Valley and New York. In general, accelerators help startups get off the ground, providing capital, mentorship, and networking opportunities.
A startup that sells a new take on a very old concept: Visa debit cards. The startup has over 1,000 customers, ranging from Nike to Goldman Sachs, and has sold over 5 million cards.
A startup that provides a service where students can get help writing a thesis in exchange for a small review of the thesis once it’s written
An “organic social network” for concerts, sports, and events. It’s like Eventbrite for everything.
A travel booking app that lets consumers book airfare, hotels and car rentals all at once.
A “smart” hospital bed that monitors patients and adjusts the temperature in response to their health concerns. It also tracks their movements to prevent falls.
A platform for discovering and sharing events and locations, like concerts, festivals, and more.
A company providing a free online platform for live music, planning concerts, selling tickets, and collecting royalties.
This startup wants to be the Tinder of concert tickets, connecting artists with would-be buyers.
A proof-of-concept startup for solving the problem of monitoring and controlling access to the internet.
A crowd-funded project to bring the benefits of underfloor heating and cooling to the underdeveloped world. The startup’s founders came up with the concept for a client-focused project as a way to combine the technology with other humanitarian efforts.
A tool to help retailers sell their products on multiple marketplaces at once
The startup says it’s a better version of the traditional “pay-once-and-get-everything” package that’s popular with consumers, which works well for a lot of products but can be hard for more high-tech products.
Introducing a proof of concept to help businesses use AI to perform tasks like customer service and sales.
A company that helps its customers build their own hardware. Once they have the specs for the product, they can create a 3D design, and get it printed at Shapeways at a fraction of the cost of other companies that do the same thing.
In the UK, an increasingly important part of the economy isn’t bricks and mortar stores but phone apps. And one startup wants to replace the app store with a custom-built version. The idea is that you buy an app once and then get the updates for free. The company is giving away its first product for free, called The App Store, in order to gain feedback.
Like Uber, this startup gamifies the concept of a taxi ride, with the user playing a dispatcher for a network of taxis. The app helps users find the closest taxis using data from Yelp and OpenTable.
A payment processor for small businesses that provides low-cost ATM withdrawals and cash-back payments. The company wants to partner with ATMs that have locations in underserved areas that have a high concentration of cash-carrying customers.
A “one-time” payment service for reviews, where customers only have to pay once and then don’t have to pay again unless they choose to.
Platform that helps you build your own personal brand, including a social network to help you make connections with others. The startup is taking the “personal brand” concept to a whole new level.
A startup that wants to be a one-stop shop for all your ecommerce needs. In concept, it’s a combination of Square’s small business tools and the Shopify app.
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.
A startup for concert tickets. The startup wants to create an app that facilitates buying, selling, and exchanging tickets across the web.
A tool for buyers to find sellers of certain items, like appliances or cars, and get a quote from several sellers at once.
A startup that builds apps based on data from the real world. For example, the startup has a tool for data scientists to visualize the conversation of a crowd and see what words and concepts are trending, and a tool for the government to monitor traffic.
This is an alternative to the standard subscription model for software. Instead of buying software and only using it, it allows companies to buy access to the software for a set number of uses over a year, and then the software is deactivated once the period is up.
A startup that’s building a C++ library that allows hardware designs to be shared on GitHub. The company’s CEO says that the concept is similar to the Arduino open source hardware platform.
A solution for small businesses that want to order in bulk and ship it out all at once. The business is backed by Y Combinator.
A new way to sell concert tickets that’s built around a social network. The startup says it’s already signed 10,000 artists and 27,000 performers to its platform.
A startup for event and concert tickets.
A simple way to get a bunch of small tasks done all at once, using a single app.
A tool for finding out how many people have downloaded your app, and how many have used it in the past week. The founders say that it’s been integrated into 75 different apps, and that they’ve seen a 20% increase in user retention and engagement once they started using it, with a 50% increase in revenue.
A platform for medical professionals to engage with patients by creating a forum for their questions and concerns.
It’s a brand new concept in the world of advertising, using the “perks” of a travel-based credit card to show you ads you’d be interested in on a flight.
A set of tools that help people raise money from friends and family to finance their businesses. The startup's founders once raised nearly $600,000 from friends and family in just 48 hours.
The soft-spoken CEO of Young Living believes that as the industry gains more attention, it will lose the stigma it once had — and that “the stigma will fall like a rock”.
This is an app that helps fans book concert tickets. FanBridge helps match fans with the artists they want to see, then book tickets and credit cards for the show.
A startup that provides on-demand access to a local barista. The concept is similar to Uber Eats, except these “district kitchens” are meant to be in neighborhoods that don’t have their own cafes. The service is currently only available in one city, but plans to expand to others in the near future.
This startup is building a way to collaborate on a schedule that combines current project management concepts like Trello with the concept of a “workflow”, a name that describes a way to organize work in a way that’s both intuitive and structured. The company’s first project was building a lightweight but robust version of GitHub’s Jira.
A platform that helps companies search for product concepts by leveraging their e-commerce data.
This is a company that is trying to bring back the concept of the “sales engineer” into startups.
A concept business that offers a service that allows people to share experiences via photos and videos.
A tool that helps marketers and their clients create and amplify their Facebook Ads. It’s like a Proof of Concept with a free version.
A music festival that uses GPS data to create a giant map of the festival site and then plays concert-goers on a huge screen.
A platform that allows users to easily find and book home services, and then pay once services are delivered.
A live-streaming app for the same kinds of things that Livestream does, except for video and the focus is on live events such as concerts and conferences.
Mentioned in the "2017 YC Demo Day" video, where they discuss the concept of a "mobile printing program" for small businesses. They are now calling their service "Quick Print," and the company is no longer in YC.
A "daily deal" marketplace where customers can buy discount tickets to concerts or other entertainment events.
A “boutique” loyalty program that offers extra perks like free flights, hotel stays, spa visits, concert tickets, and more to frequent shoppers. The company is currently profitable and has a $7 million valuation.
A platform for fans to get a hold of their favorite artists and get their first interview, exclusive concert tickets and more.
A startup that’s looking to put a face on the concept of “social impact” in a way that’s familiar to most people.
A startup that lets anyone buy a pair of tickets to a concert or sports game.
An underground “mixing” app that uses the concept of the blind date to pair people up based on shared interests and provide a means for them to meet.
A digital ticketing and event management platform, catering to events of all sizes from small meetups to large concerts.
A startup that’s building a way to help people book and get tickets to concerts, sporting events, or other events.
A startup that helps users register for local events, including concerts, art shows, meetups, and sports games. The startup is growing quickly, with over 30,000 events registered in the past year.
A new kind of grocery store that takes advantage of the fact that many people can’t shop alone. The concept is that it’s one person browsing the store while the other is cooking.
A chat app that lets you order food at home and pay ahead of time. The startup has already worked with two restaurants in New York City to demonstrate the concept.
A platform for small-time home contractors to bid on large construction jobs. The startup is being incubated by Y Combinator. This startup takes a relatively new concept, the gig economy, and applies it to construction, which is a relatively old concept.
A reinterpretation of the concept of a data center, which is to warehouse all of your data, monetize it, and sell it to other companies.
The startup wants to make self-controlled health management a reality by bringing patients to doctors once they’ve self-monitored and measured their health regularly.
A company that helps sports teams sell tickets, merchandise, concessions, and sponsorships.
The concept is a “dynamic price guide” that helps consumers decide on the best price for a product. It’s a knowledge base of price comparison numbers and historical data to help users decide which store has the best price.
A platform that helps banks manage their relationships with customers, allowing them to create lightweight versions of their own customer relationship management software to increase number of customers they can serve at once.
A startup that teaches people how to play a musical instrument and then sells tickets to their concerts
Idea: The startup is building a tool that automatically writes a person’s will and will updates, letting you track wills from multiple users in the same account. It’s built on top of a free service that lets you write a will once and store it with them. They’re aiming to replace legal representatives with their software, while still giving users the option to use a lawyer.
Idea: A startup looking to bring the concept of “swag” from concerts to corporate events — employees are given a “swag bag” of items to take home with them in lieu of a company swag bag. The startup makes money by selling the items in the swag bag.
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A startup that helps people order concert tickets, airline tickets, and theater tickets online
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