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

2,327

A predictive analytics tool that aims to help companies like Amazon predict what products to re-order and when.

364

A machine-learning based platform that can predict the likelihood of you turning into a customer by looking at your behavior on other sites.

269

A chat therapy app for depression and anxiety.

226

A startup that uses artificial intelligence to help prevent fraud in payments. It’s an API for banks and merchants to check if accounts are being used fraudulently.

222

The company was founded by Ramy El Bannaoui and Chris Curtis, who had previously founded the company in 2007 and sold it in 2011.

218

The startup aims to help people who suffer from depression and anxiety by

214

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

203

This company is trying to bring the power of machine learning to stock markets. It’s working to create a way to use machine learning to find correlations between stock prices and macroeconomic data, to identify bubbles and create predictive models.

190

This startup will help prevent people from losing their data due to hardware failure.

168

A startup that aims to help people with severe anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues find the resources they need to get better

163

An AI for fraud prevention for banks.

153

This startup wants to build a new type of credit card for the underbanked, especially in developing countries. It takes the form of a prepaid card and is available in any currency. Given the lack of banking options in many such countries, the startup sees a lot of potential for growth.

152

A dating app that matches people based on similar musical preferences.

147

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

142

A "smart home monitoring" startup focused on energy efficiency. It's currently in a pre-launch stage, with a device that allows users to remotely turn off lights and lock doors with a smartphone, and the company says it has acquired $2.4 million in seed funding

142

Provides employees with a way to share their workplace preferences with their team so they can maximize their efficiency.

141

A startup that sells a tool for determining if someone is lying or not (voice recognition, eye movement, micro-expressions)

135

A startup that helps people who are preparing for retirement: for example, figuring out how much they need to save, etc

135

A team on a mission to build better and more accurate algorithms to predict the future of the US presidency.

134

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

132

A tool that predicts the future of hiring using artificial intelligence.

131

A “global prescription drug purchasing company”, with offices in New York, LA, and London.

131

A program that trains and supports people to become entrepreneurs. The startup has raised $1.35 million.

125

A toolkit to help non-profits build and manage websites. Its pre-built themes include a person-powered fundraising site, an environmental website, and a donation-based site.

124

Idea: A startup that helps companies hire entry-level engineers by arming them with a set of pre-screening questions that help them identify potential candidates

123

Social network for entrepreneurs, allowing them to share ideas and get feedback for their business ideas. The startup is free for businesses with fewer than 5 employees.

123

A startup that provides a service for people to help them prepare for an interview

120

A tool for developers that helps them create and manage their own website, on top of WordPress or another CMS.

120

This is a startup that aims to help entrepreneurs raise money by turning to friends and family for loans.

120

A new way to evaluate performance, using machine learning to predict whether a team will meet goals before they’re even met.

117

A dating app for people who want to have casual sex, focused on avoiding pressure from other users. The app is meant to be a safe place for people who want to do something that’s not going to last.

115

A data analytics and visualization tool aimed at people who want to make better marketing decisions for their business. It helps small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs use data to make more informed decisions about marketing and sales.

114

The University of New South Wales presents the Startup Genome annually.

113

Idea: A platform for making, distributing and monetizing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) games The company says it’s already built over a dozen AR and VR games and is currently monetizing them through app stores, advertising, premium content, and in-app purchases

112

A small business loan for entrepreneurs, with a focus on women

111

A “social network for entrepreneurs”, not unlike Instagram, but built for professional networking.

110

A platform to help companies control and manage their entire supply chain. The company wants to aggregate data on every step in the supply chain, create a comprehensive map of it and manage it all from a single dashboard.

110

A startup that provides software that helps people with their taxes so they don’t have to pay a tax preparer

109

A data science startup focused on building machine learning solutions for the shipping and logistics industry. The company helps companies identify patterns in their data and build predictive models to improve operational efficiency.

109

This startup is building an AI toolkit for content creators. The idea is to help people be more precise in their work and to help content creators get paid more for it.

109

This startup wants to help the international diplomatic community solve some of the most pressing problems by building an online platform for them to share their expertise.

109

This is a mobile application that helps entrepreneurs find, vet and manage teams. It was built by Y Combinator’s own team and is a set of tools that help founders navigate the startup ecosystem.

108

A security startup that’s building a platform to automatically detect and prevent fraud in the payments industry.

107

The company is building a platform that will allow people to land on a page with a listing of homes for sale, to create a profile, and then receive a personalized email to show homes that match their preferences.

107

A social network for women who are searching for a job, created by the company that created the job board Ziprecruiter.

106

Note: This list is not comprehensive, and does not include all the companies that applied to YC in 2017.

106

The startup is building a platform that is able to recognize a set of facial expressions and, in real-time, translate them into emotions. It also translates any other language into emotions. The company promises to keep an eye on emotions in real-time, helping businesses avoid misunderstandings and improve customer service.

106

This is a game that teaches players about the history of transportation, from the earliest days of the wheel to the present. The game has been played over 100 million times.

106

A startup that wants to make it easy for developers to build and host websites of their own Think of it like WordPresscom, but for developers

105

A company that helps people easily find local, personal tax preparers. It’s a bit like TaxJar, which helps make tax season less painful.

105

A company that wants to build a system that predicts the future of cities as they grow and change.

105

This’s the second time around for the company, which previously launched a version of its product in China in 2017, and lost most of its customers after the Chinese government blocked its service.

104

A startup that aims to bring the transparency of online voting to the world of online retail, where many retailers don’t always do their best to represent their products to their customers.

103

In the summer of 2016, the Y Combinator Summer School launched a $100,000 scholarship for students who attend the program. The scholarship is awarded to graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds.

103

 This app helps you manage your Twitter presence by allowing you to post Tweets in bulk with an interface that helps you organize and schedule your posts.

103

A platform that helps music artists with marketing, merchandising, and tour management. They have also launched a new app, PressPlay, that’s a digital music locker.

103

The startup is building an app that integrates with Nest thermostats to automatically adjust your thermostat based on your schedule and preferences.

103

A platform that helps people find apprenticeships, and connect with employers.

103

A startup that provides credit to college students based on their predictive ability of their future grades

102

"The premise of the premise of the premise..."

102

A chat bot that lets people through meditation than can be used to help people battle depression

102

A startup that wants to help people manage their debt, using a predictive system that helps them know whether they’re spending too much or too little.

102

A startup that helps companies create quick spreadsheets for their different departments

102

Startup founders are being more aggressive in the US, with a few companies in the last year getting VCs to fund them at seed or Series A-level, when they may have previously been too early.

101

A startup that provides online freelance services to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

101

A hardware company building a connected kitchen to help manage and measure food preparation.

101

A startup that people with depression can use to get treatment

100

A web-based company that helps businesses track and manage their expenses. It is company that offers a “price tracking system” in which businesses create a spreadsheet, and then captures all their expenses through the software.

100

Health insurance is so complicated that people often prefer to just pay the tax penalty and ignore it. This startup wants to make health insurance easy, with an automated system encouraging people to enroll and take advantage of the tax savings.

99

A health-maintenance company for the elderly, focusing on their social needs. The company’s founder and president, Alejandro Ortiz, said that for many older people, social engagement often goes missing, making it harder for them to stay healthy.

99

See Thru is building a tool to help entrepreneurs get their ideas into market faster.

99

a company that helps customers in Europe manage their money quickly and easily. Its first product will be a prepaid Visa card that can be loaded with cash through a debit card.

99

A startup that uses artificial intelligence to predict where companies will be in three years. They’re based in Philadelphia but working with clients around the world.

99

A travel booking app that uses AI to create itineraries for users based on their preferences. It launched in early July.

98

A startup working on a program to prevent water damage in homes.

98

A startup that helps people find and buy homes for $1,000, and is backed by former President Bill Clinton.

98

A startup that wants to help people with depression and anxiety get the most out of life, by providing personalized recommendations on how

97

A startup that lets you do to your social media presence what you do to your personal email: use AI to curate your feed, and personalize it.

97

Meetup is a platform for people to meet up in person and interact with each other. It's especially useful for groups that have members spread across different cities or different countries.

97

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

97

A smartphone app that helps patients help themselves. The app helps users manage their prescriptions, so they can take medications at the right time, and refill them before they run out. It also serves as a reminder to patients that they’re taking their meds, and will remind them when their prescriptions are about to expire.

97

Wearable sensors that help detect the presence of volatile gases in buildings.

97

Matching job seekers with employers, coupled with goal-setting and coaching, could help reduce the representation of men in the American workforce.

97

A company that predicts how much a customer is willing to spend on a new product and then serves up the product based on that prediction.

97

A startup that wants to help companies get a head start on building a social media presence before they launch.

97

"We're a team of entrepreneurs who formed to create a company that helps the world's most powerful brands get more relevant and influential messages sent their way."

97

A startup that takes a tax-prep checklist and places it online, so that people can use it to prepare their taxes at any time.

96

A company that helps companies build a global presence for their products without having to hire overseas workers

96

A platform that aims to help businesses with their growing digital presence in fashion and retail. They currently have 1,000 merchants and $2.5 million in revenue.

96

A startup for pre-owned tablets.

95

The following were selected by our judges in a preliminary round of judging:

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A group of entrepreneurs who were tasked with building out the Internet of Things for the US government. The team is building a programmable thermostat, which they say will “change the way people live and work”.

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A startup that uses machine learning to help prevent check fraud.

95

A company that lets consumers sell pre-owned goods. The company is currently in an early stage of fundraising.

95

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.

95

Lever provides a free, open source platform for all kinds of digital content including documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and even video. Lever is transforming the way people collaborate and learn.

95

A startup that provides a service where people can order a box of pre-selected items for their doorstep

94

A startup that creates a turnkey system to help entrepreneurs get started in the right direction

94

A startup that gives data on the role of the press in different countries, and what countries are most open to outside reporters.

94

This startup’s goal is to prevent ad fraud. It uses a combination of machine learning, data mining, and crowdsourcing to help companies like Amazon and Google detect fraudulent activity on their platforms.

94

The following startups were all listed in the “premier” category at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, but didn’t make the final cut to the demo stage of the event.

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A startup that helps the millions of people who have a food allergy or are just looking for healthier options prepare meals easily.

94

This startup lets employers create employee referral programs and sells the referral fees. The startup’s customers include companies like Wayfair, Zillow, and American Express.

94

 A company that helps companies hire and train in-person apprentices. The company works with a network of companies to match up novices and experienced businesses, creating a system of apprenticeships that lets companies save money and still have their hands on the newest tech.

94

A software-as-a-service platform for banks, designed to provide a consistent and comprehensive experience for users and businesses.

93

A company that helps employees with allergies prevent reactions to the things they eat, rather than just dealing with them after a reaction occurs.

93

A “big data” solution that helps food companies track their supply chain and predict how much food they’ll need to produce. The startup’s founders say they’ve already signed up over 500 clients, including Walmart, Nestle, and Cargill.

93

An IoT startup that uses sensors and algorithms to predict when a vehicle is getting a flat tire, and then alerts the driver.

92

This is a tool for people who want to get paid to write content for others, and it’s built on the WordPress platform. It lets people write blog posts, copywriting articles, or any other type of content for clients.

92

A startup that wants to make it easier for businesses to build their own online store. Instead of a lengthy process of building an e-commerce site themselves, the startup will make it easy for a business to buy in to a pre-built site.

92

A startup that wants to “build a better IDE” for mobile apps, with features like a live preview of changes to code.

92

The startup’s goal is to help users achieve a more “authentic” online presence. They’re building software that allows users to design their own avatars, choosing from a variety of “personas”, which can be used on other platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, or other social networks.

92

A company that sends workers out to measure sites for a precise fit for solar panels

92

A mobile app that helps businesses track sales to prevent fraud.

92

A predictive model that recommends products based on the person’s age and income, and also if it’s a “special occasion”.

91

A startup that helps optimize “predictions and projections” for companies.

91

This startup offers an “unbiased” way to tell which colleges are the best for a student based on his or her preferences. The company uses data from the U.S. Department of Education to compare institutions based on various metrics like peer competition and graduation rates.

91

The startup is building a self-learning AI that can help brands predict customer behavior and determine what products to sell.

91

A venture for helping people find and book cheap flights on both domestic and international flights. The startup is a spin-off of co-founder and CEO Zachary Mider’s previous startup, which is also focused on domestic flights.

91

A platform that helps English language learners practice by presenting them with text in a way that will help them understand.

91

Cone.io is a SaaS platform that allows companies to build their own social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.

91

This company is building a way to leverage the 50 million unclaimed American Express rewards cards that are sitting in a dormant state, unclaimed. The company wants to make it easier for companies to manage those rewards cards.

90

A startup that helps people to buy and sell used cars, which helps save the environment. The entrepreneurs say that they’ve seen a lot of interest in the platform from US car dealerships.

90

A content management system built on a social media platform, designed for agencies, PR professionals and creative entrepreneurs

90

People who want to start a company but don’t know how to do so can learn to do it from this startup. They teach entrepreneurs how to raise small amounts of money, how to run a team, and how to keep track of their business.

90

This startup is building a telepresence technology that allows you to virtually work from home.

90

A startup that uses AI and machine learning to build financial tools that are better at predicting risk.

90

A startup that wants to make it easier for people to take a quiz to see which of their tastes and preferences are similar to which of their friends’.

90

A way to easily build custom apps from Bootstrap, Wordpress, and Drupal templates.

90

A platform to help college students compare programs and prepare for graduation.

90

The app uses algorithms to predict the likelihood that a person will commit suicide. It then sends the person a message to remind them to seek help.

90

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

90

A platform that allows businesses to send out automated emails from a customer service representative. The company is building the technology to replace the phone call.

90

This is a startup that helps start-ups and entrepreneurs get funding from family offices and institutions.

90

A startup that wants to create an online store that uses artificial intelligence to automatically find and purchase items that match a customer’s taste and preferences.

90

A company that helps banks with digital transformation. The startup wants to help banks develop their online presence by making it easier for them to communicate with customers.

90

A company that makes both low-cost and premium products for the fashion industry. The premium products include the T-shirt, the slim-fit denim, and the leather jacket. The company is also manufacturing a line of eyewear, and it recently launched a line of knitwear for women.

90

"The world’s first social dating app for underrepresented groups,” which is to say, people of color.

90

A company that is building a model to predict food allergies that can be used by the food industry to help them produce more nutritious, less allergenic food.

89

The Tampa Bay, Florida-based startup is building a platform that allows users to search for and access previously stolen goods.

89

The list is not all-inclusive, but we've tried to include a representative sample of the many companies, startups, and other organizations in the Philadelphia tech scene.

89

A web-based P2P lending platform that uses the blockchain to ensure the cashflow of the loan, using AI to predict default rates.

89

 SaaS that helps business owners create a CRM on demand (rather than on premise and using Excel)

89

This is a startup that’s building a data science team for brands in order to get smarter, more predictive and better at predicting the future of marketing

89

A company that helps companies book tours and events at museums and galleries. The startup’s founders previously worked at the Louvre, and want to help them grow their business in the UK, US, and Canada.

89

A podcast network with a focus on “unscripted” storytelling, by people who are not professional journalists. It’s designed to free creative people from the pressure of telling stories they’ve been told to tell.

89

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.

89

This is a startup that helps businesses demo their products on the web, using pre-made widgets that look like online store pages.

89

Online content creation and distribution company that has helped over 250,000 artists and entrepreneurs connect with brands like Nike, Dell, Mercedez-Benz, and Amazon.

89

A use case-based apprenticeship platform for nurses, health technicians, and other healthcare professionals.

89

A startup for building and selling websites using pre-made templates.

89

A product that helps e-commerce companies send out quick press releases to media outlets.

88

A startup that helps to ensure that you’re not being cheated by local taxi drivers. The startup offers a database of pre-vetted taxi drivers, helping to ensure that you’re taken to the right place, and not taken to a dodgy place.

88

A tool to help predict and prevent the spread of malware, malware-related scams, and other malicious software.

88

A startup that wants to get more people to express themselves through GIFs in the hopes that people will create better-looking ones.

88

 A data platform that helps detect, prevent, and mitigate fraud on all payments. It works with banks, Venmo, and Western Union.

88

A tool for identifying and preventing fraudulent donations to political campaigns.

88

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

88

This startup wants to provide users with a platform to create personalized content across different platforms. The company describes it as a Snapchat for creative expressions.

87

A new form of social networking where users input specific preferences about the people they want to meet, rather than using the usual “like” or “dislike” functions.

87

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

87

A software company that helps companies build out their marketing automation systems, allowing them to focus on the marketing tasks they know how to do well rather than managing spreadsheets.

87

A machine learning startup that wants to build a predictive model of your business to help you make better decisions.

87

Seed-stage, early-stage, and pre-seed stage seed-stage companies are typically those that are less than 2 years old, and are valued between $500,000 and

87

A digital bank account for the Philippines. The startup is currently in pre-launch, and has nearly 200,000 members.

87

This is a startup that’s building a personalized fitness plan for you based on your fitness goals, and your preferences like what music you like, which music to play, and what kind of food you like. It’s like an Uber for fitness.

87

A company that makes systems for detecting and preventing fraudulent transactions and identity theft.

87

A startup that provides a service where people can hire someone to help them with their social media presence (ie post on facebook, tweet, etc)

86

 A startup that gives people a way to create a mascot to represent their business

86

A startup that wants to build a predictive analytics platform that analyses video to determine what’s going on in the game. It’s good for fantasy leagues and betting.

86

This company uses algorithms to predict what things you like based on your online browsing history and then matches you with like-minded people for future purchases.

86

A travel management system for businesses, which enables them to book travel for clients and manage that travel, including meal preferences.

86

A CRM for retailers that uses machine learning to predict consumer behavior and then recommend what products to sell based on their past purchases

86

A startup that lets you create videos and images with text in the background in real-time to create what’s called a "Voxel" — an image with a 3D representation of a text sentence.

86

This company’s founders were previously in the gaming industry, and want to help make that industry more inclusive. The startup is building a platform to help game developers with user acquisition and retention by building in features for “people of color, women, and LGBTQ people.”

86

A startup that promises to improve the reliability of your WiFi, by giving you a constant connection to the internet even when you’re in an area with weak signals. The idea is pretty simple — by bouncing a signal off of a cell tower, the startup is able to provide a stronger signal to the device. At the moment, it’s in a sort of alpha stage — the company will be launching a Kickstarter in early 2016 to help fund a smartphone app, which will then be released for the general public.

86

A tiny startup with a big mission: it wants to find out what happens to coral reefs when they are threatened by climate change. The company has launched a stand up paddleboard to see how much pollution and sediment a reef can handle, and wants to combine this with data from satellites and drones.  The startup also wants to restore coral reefs and is building a drone to do this.  It plans to use this data to create predictive models of how reefs could react to climate change.

86

A platform that helps retailers figure out how to attract more customers through social media. It uses a combination of data and algorithms to predict who will sign up for their credit card, and who will visit their physical store.

86

A platform that helps you make never-ending, premium video content for your YouTube channel. It allows creators to generate content and not worry about the ad revenue.

86

A platform to help users manage and make sense of their music libraries. It’s a Spotify for non-premium users.

86

The company is building an app that uses artificial intelligence to try to predict what you’re going to want based on what you’ve bought before.

86

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

85

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 startup that uses AI and machine learning to help companies predict their customers’ behavior, and to craft customer experiences better suited to those behaviors.

85

This is a “Y Combinator for entrepreneurs”, where people can get feedback and advice from Y Combinator alumni.

85

A company that helps prevent data breaches. The startup’s software uses a “trusted data model” to protect data, and prevent hackers from accessing it.

85

This startup is building a comprehensive online marketplace for the sale of assets like real estate and cars. The startup is focused on rural markets like India, where the costs of buying and selling homes and commodities is often prohibitively high.

85

"Idea 2.0 is a tool for entrepreneurs to help them learn about new technologies in the market and network together. It’s the Uber of technology conferences. The conference is in its second year and has had over 1,000 attendees and 300+ speakers from 45 countries. The conference’s format is based on the model of Airbnb, where the host gets to pick the guests. The guest list is highly curated and the speakers are handpicked by the company’s CEO. The conference has been very well received by attendees and has been named a Top 10 conference in the US in 2018.

85

A mobile-first bank focused on small business owners and entrepreneurs.

85

 Gives entrepreneurs and startups easy access to the hardware they need to build and run their business. Founded by a former Microsoft engineer, the company has raised $2.5M and is launching in beta today.

85

A startup that lets users upload, preview and purchase a pre-made selection of stock photos from thousands of professional photographers and stock photo agencies. Users can save money by purchasing images from photographers at lower than standard rates, and then have them professionally curated by the company.

85

TechCrunch’s IPOs have been pretty good over the past decade. The 14 most recent IPOs have collectively brought in $2.4 billion as of April 2018, according to research from Pitchbook.

85

A tool designed to bring transparency to the loan origination process, helping to prevent fraud, identify the best loan products, and save lenders money.

85

A company that allows entrepreneurs to raise money with their credit cards (and pay back later with future earnings).

85

This startup is producing the next generation of technologies that can detect and remove water in buildings to prevent mold, bacteria, and other harmful microbes from growing.

85

A startup that “aims to help entrepreneurs build products that are fit for the mainstream market” with their software as a service platform. They have $4.5 million in funding.

85

A startup that helps international entrepreneurs network with each other in their city

84

A startup that helps brands create their own social media. The company is building a tool for brands to create a social media presence on other social media networks and manage their presence on them.

84

An enterprise application designed to help companies manage the spread of malware and security threats. The startup is built on a platform that provides IT teams with a single view of all of the company’s security threats, allowing them to prioritize and control those threats without wasting time.

84

A company that helps connect individuals and families to caregivers, offering them a premium subscription service.

84

This startup is a platform that allows shoppers to send gifts to any other shopper with a linked debit or credit card, or even a prepaid card.

84

A digital health platform for employees that allows them to book medical appointments, track usage, and get feedback from a doctor. The company wants to use machine learning to predict when employees are likely to need care, and to allow for more timely and personalized care, making it more efficient for employers.

84

A way to monitor, measure and prevent “cybercrime”. The startup is currently being used by the United States Department of Defense to fight cybercrime.

84

A new kind of company that uses algorithms and machine learning to predict how well its customers will do in the future. Possible applications include helping companies set up 401k plans that are as good for their employees as they are for the company’s bottom line.

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 A team who wants to build a platform for doctors to manage prescriptions and patient records.

84

A startup that is building an algorithm that predicts the future of retail.

84

A startup that provides a service to help people with cleaning up their digital presence For example, helping people close

83

A startup that provides a service to help people who are getting divorced (I would prefer this to be a service that provides advice on how to get through the divorce)

83

A startup that uses a software program to crunch open data to predict land value The startup claims that it can predict land value more accurately than appraisers and cheaper than buying survey data

83

A group of publications that allow users to create personalized editions. Previously called “my publisher”, the startup is currently focused on personalizing a magazine subscription.

83

This is a non-profit that gives "micro-loans" to entrepreneurs in Laos so they can start businesses. The startup has raised $50,000 in seed funding.

83

A $1 billion startup that sells customized health insurance plans for startups and entrepreneurs.

83

A company that provides software for doctors to share information about their patients. The software automates the process of these records and allows the doctor to focus on more pressing tasks.

83

Trying to arm the elderly with a health monitoring device that allows them to get reminders about medication, blood pressure, and other dangerous health conditions.

83

A software platform that allows companies to use their own data to build predictive models.

83

A venture-backed accelerator that prepares social-media influencers to launch their own online ventures, helping them manage their social-media buzz and their brand and how they interact with the public.

83

A startup for people who want to start a business, but don’t have the time or resources to actually do it. The app aims to provide education, mentoring, and a place where entrepreneurs can network.

83

A credit reporting agency that uses AI to predict a person’s financial risk.

83

A program to help small businesses and entrepreneurs with their bookkeeping.

83

A software development company that tries to reduce the number of bugs in a product by having customers pretend to be nonspeaking computers.

83

A startup that provides a service for people to record a speech or presentation and then have it transcribed

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A platform that lets you manage your video and social media presence from one place, allowing you to have a single profile across a variety of social networks.

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A startup that uses AI to help companies identify and eliminate wasteful expenses by learning from previous transactions.

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A company that’s building a “novel” construction management system for construction projects that use “smart data” to predict how expensive a project will be down to the square foot of a building. It’s meant to replace the current method where a project management team manually calculates the costs.

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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 platform for software developers to be able to build and test mobile apps and websites with ease. In a press release, the company said that its technology was “designed to reduce the time and cost of development for mobile applications.”

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

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A digital platform that helps entrepreneurs find investors.

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A company founded by a team of Stanford and Berkeley researchers that uses AI to detect and prevent fraud. The software aims to detect when a person is trying to make a credit card purchase in a store and notify the appropriate employees, who can then stop the transaction.

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A startup that helps people manage their social media presence, making sure they aren’t posting the same content too often.

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A startup building a secure network for physical and digital authentication. The startup wants to help banks and other financial institutions identify and authenticate their customers via their physical presence at a branch or ATM.

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An AI-powered solution for the construction industry. It’s a predictive maintenance platform that helps maintenance staff fix machines before they break down.

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A startup that makes crockpot meals. Crockpot enables users to pre-order a custom meal from a variety of restaurants and have it delivered. It’s currently in the test phase, and looking to raise a seed round to grow and launch.

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This company wants to teach people how to be a good entrepreneur. The company’s founder is Anand Rajaraman, who ran a business development and strategy practice at Amazon and Google for more than a decade.

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A company that wants to use artificial intelligence to help people grow their Instagram presence.

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A renewable energy startup that helps entrepreneurs build solar projects. The company says it installed over 2 megawatts last year and has plans to install more this year.

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A SaaS platform that helps a company “improve its brand by engaging with its customers and creating a more compelling experience for the consumer.” It helps brands create content, establish a presence and grow their customer base.

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This startup is looking to prevent the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito borne illnesses by manufacturing naturally repellent sunscreen that users can apply to their skin.

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A tool that helps companies set up predictive maintenance timers for their equipment.

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A startup that helps small business owners manage and grow their business across the internet by allowing them to create a virtual storefront, and tap into the expertise of other entrepreneurs.

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A restaurant-like space in a building that lets local entrepreneurs run a curated collection of food businesses — a quick-service restaurant, a coffee shop, an ice cream parlor, a bakery, etc. — in a single location. The space also offers shared office space and has a private chef who can cook for customers.

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The company is building a platform that brings restaurant recommendations to digital platforms, allowing users to receive a personalized dining experience that’s tailored to their preferences.

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A company that helps businesses build their customer base, using an email tool that can send personalized content based on preferences.

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A company that provides new business development software to help entrepreneurs and small businesses scale up their businesses.

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An iPhone-based app for tracking your health and habits, along with the data from your FitBit. The app averages out your personal data and presents a picture of how healthy you are overall.

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A startup that is building an AI-based system that predicts how a person will perform at a job, based on common traits.

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A startup using machine learning to predict which loans a prospective buyer would default on the most.

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A digital platform for managing a team’s social media presence.

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A digital platform that helps medical professionals collaborate and share prescriptions.

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A solution for female entrepreneurs to generate revenue online without having to deal with the day-to-day work of running a business.

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This startup uses voice recognition and artificial intelligence to understand the emotions that are being expressed by voice (like “I’m angry”) and determine if this voice is coming from a human or machine.

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A startup that provides a service where you can order healthy meals that are pre-plated and delivered to your house

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

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Centrify Corporate Services is a cloud-based managed services provider that helps enterprises bring their on-premises Microsoft-based services into the cloud.

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A virtual assistant that predicts the weather for cities around the world, including New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris, Tokyo, and Mumbai.

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A tool that helps programmers build and execute microservices-based applications on any cloud or on-premise infrastructure. This is a startup that is building its own infrastructure on top of AWS.

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A collaborative digital design tool for creative entrepreneurs.

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This is “a healthcare startup for the world’s largest democracy” – India. It aims to help patients get their prescriptions filled at the lowest prices possible, and is already working with several pharmaceutical companies in India for a $3 million revenue run rate.

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The Startup Grind podcast is a weekly podcast about entrepreneurship, hosted by founders of SBJ’s own portfolio companies.

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A startup that helps users record their ideas in the form of a video, which they can then share with others. The app’s goal is to make it easier for people to express themselves.

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This startup is building a platform for biopharmaceutical companies to build a custom prescription drug formulary, or a list of drugs that doctors are allowed to prescribe to patients.

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A startup that wants to help people build websites faster, especially people with little-to-no experience in web development. It wants to help people build websites with WordPress, using AI and machine learning to analyze code and then rebuild the site.

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A company that helps lawyers fight fraud and stop identity theft, as well as help businesses prevent tech support fraud and hacking.

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A software platform that aims to facilitate the development of a “predictive model” for the Indian auto industry.

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A B2B company that helps companies create a network of suppliers and vendors based in other countries to help save their clients money and prevent fraud. The company is launching in the US to manage supply chains in the US, China, and Europe.

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A platform that enables big businesses to automate their customer service, using AI and ML to predict customer satisfaction and easy ways to solve customer problems.

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A startup that helps entrepreneurs in San Francisco to get paid faster, and in the process, cuts down on fraud and lost payments.

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A startup that provides a mobile app for group bookings, with a smart algorithm that learns how guests prefer to travel together.

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A startup with a tool that allows beermakers to test their beers without having to brew their own. The startup, which has been around for about four years, says they have 10 customers that are testing its pre-brewed beer.

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A product that tracks the digital footprints of their clients (by tracking device signals) and then uses machine learning algorithms to predict what they’re going to do next. They want to use this data to build a digital reputation system for brands.

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"Wired" magazine named the list of the "75 Smartest Entrepreneurs in Technology" on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the magazine.

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A startup that helps brands develop an online presence in the Indian market by connecting them with the right media partners to place ads, run sponsored posts, and more.

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A startup that allows users to automate their interactions with Uber. A spin on the existent “Uber for X” category, Upply pulls in Uber data and uses a predictive algorithm to help predict what a user is likely to say in an Uber interaction and then use that to automate the interaction.

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 Startup building software for farmers to help them understand weather patterns and predict crop yields. It also plans to create a bank for farmers, and expand into a larger platform for farmers to exchange information.

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A company that makes a cloud-based service for small businesses that allows them to collaborate in real-time and access their spreadsheets in the cloud.

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This startup is building a premium, shared-bikes-for-hire platform in Los Angeles that aims to be an Uber for urban transport. Their bikes will be electric and can be reserved online, on-call 24/7, for one hour or longer.

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A digital incense burner that allows instant customized incense creations, with options to purchase pre-made incense packs.

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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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A digital platform that allows users to build and share images and designs with other users. The company is working with a number of brands, including Walmart and Target, to boost their presence on social media.

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A company that helps people in the US get discounts, gifts, and discounts on their prescriptions. It’s currently for people with high-deductible insurance plans.

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A startup that helps business owners and entrepreneurs set up corporate accounts and work with their bank from anywhere.

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“A premium app store with an emphasis on quality,” aiming to have a “curated selection of apps” that are not available anywhere else.

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A group of entrepreneurs working to redesign the dating app from the ground up.

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

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An “entrepreneur” app that helps you read business books at your own pace.

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CEO and co-founder, Josh, is a self-proclaimed "Serial Entrepreneur." He's built startups in the past five years, including a few that were acquired by larger tech companies.

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"Idea" is a series of articles that provide a comprehensive overview of the startup scene in a given area. The goal is to highlight the most interesting and unique startups in a given city.

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Data is siloed across different departments at a company, preventing anyone from understanding how their company stacks up against the competition. This startup is building a map of various types of data within a company, allowing users to search across multiple data sets at once.

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In an effort to identify people who are interested in starting a business, the Y Combinator Summer School offers select entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from Y Combinator fellows while also receiving mentorship from Y Combinator partners. Since the school’s launch in 2011, over 400 students from around the world have participated.

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Pinlighter is an online service for drugstores that gives customers a fast, easy, and personalized way to comparison-shop for prescription drugs. The startup, which has raised $2.3M, was founded in October 2015 and now has more than 1,000 customers in the Chicago area.

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This startup is building a tool that helps restaurants manage the costs of delivery, predicting when customers will order and then using predictive analytics to ensure food is available when they need it.

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This startup will help people create powerpoint-style presentations with built-in live video.

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A new kind of social networking platform that gives users their own personal “safe space” within the network. The site is focused on being a safe place for people to express themselves, and is designed to be a safe space for people of all types, but especially for those who are marginalized.

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A sales tool for companies with an online presence, allowing them to get email addresses for leads and salespeople.

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Cored is a healthcare startup looking to use artificial intelligence and data to predict and monitor a patient’s medical outcomes. The company currently has a team of PhDs and uses IBM Watson and Amazon Mechanical Turk to do its work.

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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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A company that’s building tools for non-profit organizations to track and publish donations and donors, as well as tools for those organizations to track and publish their own press.

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The company is building a tool for makers to test their products, with the goal of making failure less painful and more predictable.

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We also did a deep dive in an article about the class, including a video from the press conference.

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An AI-driven (no more than 20 people) enterprise software company that is using “human intelligence” to predict and prevent customer churn.

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A maker of software to help create and organize personas for online marketing. It’s currently available for free, though the founders are looking to go premium.

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A software platform for creating presentations for meetings and meetings for presentations.

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This company uses AI to help companies detect and prevent fraud.

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A crowdfunding platform that aims to help entrepreneurs pitch their projects on a more intimate level. It’s a tool to help founders speak directly to the crowd without the need for a large team of people. It’s currently in private beta.

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Builds on the company’s previous product, which allows users to create animated GIFs from their smartphone. Now the team wants to help people automatically make money from their GIFs.

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A “data mining tool for healthcare companies” that aims to reduce the time it takes to build predictive models for their customers, and to help them make better decisions on who to target for their products.

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A “Facebook for Real Estate” that combines a platform for real estate agents and sellers to find buyers and sellers with a native advertising platform (similar to Rent.com) that lets companies manage their presence on the site.

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 A platform for online job listings that helps users find the right job for them. It’s also trying to fight discrimination by allowing users to see what the company’s algorithms predict they’ll be paid before submitting a resume.

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A company that provides sign-language interpreters for the deaf

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A platform that helps colleges and universities manage and share course-related data. The company claims to have over 300 clients, and at present has over 10M enrolled students.

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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.

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A tool for measuring traffic patterns in real time and making predictions

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

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They’re building a credit scoring platform that looks at your credit history, social media presence, and other things to predict your creditworthiness.

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A new product from Zensci that uses AI to predict what customers want.

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A startup that helps small businesses track repairs, maintenance, and replacements rather than having to rely on spreadsheets and stops receiving Ubers and other ride-share services.

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An AI engine that predicts where customers will shop and when they will shop, then puts the right products in the right place at the right time.

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The app will allow people to search and buy flights at any time of day, choosing from direct flights, travel agencies, or their preferred airlines.

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Idea: A startup that helps utilities identify and prevent blackouts, utilizing machine learning and satellite imagery to predict when the grid will fail

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A startup that enables doctors to treat patients with diabetes by prescribing them low-cost glucose-monitoring devices. The startup is partnered with the American Diabetes Association and has already provided over 10,000 glucose monitoring devices to patients in the US.

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A tool to help people track their expenses on the web. It’s currently pre-beta, however.

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A tool for users to get feedback on projects. The startup was founded by serial entrepreneur and former CEO of Upwork.

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A digital agency helping brands build, build, build their online presence.

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A tool for entrepreneurs and business owners to manage their sales pipeline.

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A digital marketplace for office space. The startup is a spin-off of co-founder Aditya Kripalani’s previous startup, which is also focused on office space.

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A way to help fast food restaurants manage the waste they produce in their kitchens and on their premises. For every burger they’re able to cut, the startup is able to feed a human in need.

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A B2B company building an AI tool for sales organizations to track and predict sales pipelines.

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The startup uses digital technology to help prevent fraud in the food supply chain, essentially helping to prevent food poisoning in a way that’s less intrusive than the E. coli outbreak that occurred in the fall.

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A startup that wants to help employers prevent employee fraud by allowing them to manage their work-from-home policy and budget via a mobile app.

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A startup that makes it easier to hire freelance workers through a platform that allows managers to post jobs, and then compare candidates based on credentials, previous work, and social recommendations.

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A virtual assistant that can respond to people in over 70 languages, and who can also be integrated into the Amazon Echo and Google Home products. The team is also developing a smart speaker that can take in natural language input and respond with a preset answer.

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A startup that helps small businesses market to homebuyers. Their product is a “premier content marketing platform” that utilizes detailed data about a dozen variables, including income, credit score, and the type of property they’re looking for.

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A startup that wants to build an analytics platform for restaurants, which they claim will allow restaurants to engage in more precise, targeted marketing, and track employee satisfaction.

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A mobile payments startup, focused on helping the unbanked in India, that’s created by a team of MIT grads that previously worked at a mobile payments company.

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A tool that helps you schedule and manage your social media presence.

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This startup is building a credit scoring system that combines traditional FICO scores with an algorithm it’s using to predict the likelihood that a person will default on a credit card.

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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 platform for online retailers to sell products, primarily on Amazon, Shopify, and AliExpress. The startup wants to provide more of a full platform for e-commerce companies, allowing them to accept payments, manage inventory and payment processing, and integrate with Stripe to get paid.

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A company that brings internet of things-style technology to the previously non-internet-connected, like home appliances. It’s a home monitoring hub that allows you to control things like your lights and heating from your smartphone.

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The startup provides software, training and data to help consumers achieve their fitness goals. The company’s software, which is built on the premise that “it’s not about the number of times you go to the gym, it’s about how much you get done when you go”, has won the Best Startup Award at the Philadelphia Startup Weekend.

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A web-based platform to make it easy for businesses to grow their social media presence, through tools like a social media management dashboard, a social media scheduling tool, and a social media optimization tool.

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This startup started in the Y Combinator summer 2017 batch and has a goal of “empowering people around the world to express their identities, express their gender, and be accepted for who they are.”

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This is a tool that helps small business with their tax returns. The startup is called TurboTax because it claims to be a more comprehensive and efficient way to get your taxes done.

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A tool to help doctors in the U.S. prescribe digital pills.

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This healthcare startup is creating a web-based platform to help people with chronic pain connect with medical professionals who can prescribe pain medication.

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A startup that helps MIT researchers start new companies. It’s a new twist on a classic idea, as the startup connects entrepreneurs with researchers to facilitate their work.

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A company that’s building a web app that makes it easy for non-technical users to create and update documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.

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A startup that wants to help organizations build better customer service experiences. The startup builds artificial intelligence to help organizations capture customer insights with its software. It claims to be able to predict customer service issues by scanning a customer’s social media activity.

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A startup looking to help entrepreneurs in Africa start and grow businesses based on their unique needs.

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A startup that specializes in data mining, targeting the B2B space. The company aims to help companies reduce time spent on data analysis and create models that can predict the lifespan of their assets.

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A company that helps charities and nonprofits raise money through online platforms. The company’s current product allows organizations to create an online presence, convert and store donations, and use the data to build and optimize their online marketing campaigns.

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A startup called Shift is building an algorithmic platform to help restaurants figure out which dishes to prepare to meet the demands of busy days.

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A tool for cleaning and organizing deprecated connections from a Slack workspace.

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A data analytics company that turns data into stories that can be used to tell stories. They have a big focus on the criminal justice system, using real-time court data to help their clients make predictions on when a suspect will be released on bail, or when they will be convicted.

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

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A simple blogging platform for creating media in the style of Tumblr or WordPress.

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A web-based platform that prevents employees from falling asleep at their desks.

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A startup that offers entrepreneurs support and advice on their business idea in the form of a “venture coach”. They’re working on a way that their coaches can help entrepreneurs with their projects from anywhere in the world.

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A platform for small businesses in South Africa to connect to other businesses, build their online presence, and start selling.

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A startup that helps you create customized “sampler packs” of music. The startup wants to build an algorithm that lets users produce personalized mixes, or albums, without the need to upload music. Instead, users create a “profile” of songs and artists they like, and the system then chooses other songs the user likes and creates an album, including tracklists. The service is currently free, with plans starting at $5 per month for premium features.

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A company that helps companies build their mobile presence using a toolkit that allows them to add HTML5 to their sites.

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A health insurance company that covers “no-care” expenses for patients with chronic illness. Keeps health premiums low by covering expenses like dental and vision, with a background check.

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A way to create a spreadsheet that’s machine-readable. The startup is building a way to read spreadsheets without needing to know the syntax of formulas.

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A company that helps businesses in Latin America build out their online presence.

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A tool that delivers content based on the interests of users. The startup has built a platform where users are able to express their interests, and then receive content that is tailored to their tastes.

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A team of entrepreneurs is building a platform that helps people with disabilities complete simple tasks, like filling out online forms, paying bills, or making restaurant reservations. The startup has raised $500,000 in seed funding, and is targeting a launch date of mid-October.

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A startup that uses AI and an artificial brain to analyze and predict what new products should be in the marketplace.

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A startup that allows customers to buy groceries with a prepaid Visa card. It’s already in the works with over 16,000 users.

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An accelerator for entrepreneurs who want to build on-demand delivery apps for the US.

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A tech company focused on helping startups and entrepreneurs increase retention of new hires through a data-driven approach.

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A portfolio app for young entrepreneurs, giving them a place to showcase their work by way of a digital portfolio.

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An “Ask-a-Vet” app that directs users to the nearest vet, and is backed by PetMed Express, a pet supply retailer.

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A search engine for ideas and ideas. The startup’s premise is to make sure you find the best ideas, and do it all for free.

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A podcast that focuses on the intersection of technology and business, including interviews with entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.

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A partnership with a local entrepreneur to help them get their product to market.

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A startup that provides a service to help people clean up their digital presence before they die so that family members have access to all the right information

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A startup that’s building an AI to help predict the future of the US government by monitoring and analyzing data and information.

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A non-profit that follows and mentors African-American female entrepreneurs, providing them access to mentors and resources to help them build their businesses.

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We’ve all shared our thoughts on the internet, so why not do it for a profit There are a lot of people with some expertise in the areas of screenwriting, video editing, and voice acting who’d like to work in their free time on projects without any pressure to launch.

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A startup that makes it easy for non-programmers to spread their own ideas together with others in real time. The company has been building a community of online users to ask and answer questions in a Q&A format.

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A platform that helps entrepreneurs in the Middle East launch their own companies in the U.S.

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A startup that aims to use machine learning to predict which people will be most receptive to a new product.

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A content incentive platform that rewards employees for sharing and spreading content. It’s currently targeting the hospitality industry.

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A way to make paying taxes easier, with a tool that lets you pay your taxes in a way that’s more efficient than the IRS’ online tools. The startup also wants to make the tax process more predictable and transparent by providing a taxpayer’s tax form for every state, and giving an estimate of what the liability is.

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A company that builds software to measure and predict the performance of brands

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A startup that helps you choose, prepare, and deliver food for people who are ill, elderly, or disabled

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A web service that provides pre-made email templates for various types of legal contracts. The idea is that if you’re an attorney, you can easily draft a document for a client.

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The startup operates a women’s-only workspace that allows female entrepreneurs to connect and build new ideas.

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A tool that predicts which part of a city you might want to live or work in, based on what’s nearby.

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A tool built for building mobile apps and websites that integrates with the Wordpress dashboard, allowing users to build content and manage the site from within the Wordpress interface.

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This startup has an app that helps people save for retirement. It’s a tool for people who haven’t had the time to prepare for retirement, but who are now approaching it.

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“The most comprehensive digital personal assistant in the world”

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

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A coworking space that hosts entrepreneurs for meetings. They are hosting a series of events and are looking for members.

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A travel booking service for customers who prefer to stay in a more local or independent hotel. The company wants to make the whole booking process faster and more intuitive.

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A new way to personalize a conference that helps you book a room, attend a presentation, and find a new friend.

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A company that makes a comprehensive, searchable database of the world’s universities.

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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 tool to help connect people with annual physicals and prevent illness

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A startup that uses artificial intelligence to create a set of data driven, predictive models that can be used to predict possible customer behavior.

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A company that connects stores’ cashiers with our grocery delivery apps. Express Grocer lets customers order groceries from a local store and have them delivered to their door step.

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If you ever needed to take a picture of your data, this is the app for you. The camera-based app allows you to take pictures of your data and export it to a spreadsheet.

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As startups have left their desks behind, founders have become increasingly worried about their physical whereabouts, and have invented apps to help. In the new book, “Fearless: How to Be Unafraid and Do Anything,” entrepreneurs and founders like Dave McClure, David Karp, and Adam D’Angelo share their stories of building their companies in secret, and how they’ve gained confidence and fearlessness.

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A platform that connects people looking to go back to school with students willing to help each other out with things like homework, tutoring, and test prep. The founders say they’ve already helped more than 6,000 students fill out their applications and get into the class of their dreams.

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A medical system that aims to be “patient centric”, providing a digital doctor’s office at the patient’s home. The startup wants to make it affordable and easy to book appointments, get prescriptions, and book tests.

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A predictive analytics tool for all businesses, including SaaS ones, that aims to cut down on customer churn.

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This startup is building a dashboard for your business that helps you see and predict the best times to work and take vacations.

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Predictive modeling technology that can help marketers understand where consumers are and what they’re interested in at any given time.

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A platform that lets you track your health data, including your blood pressure. The startup is also building a new blood test that can detect pre-diabetes and diabetes before they manifest.

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A digital platform that helps people take exams for jobs, and that then prepares them for the job. It launched in June, and after a few weeks of beta testing, is now up and running.

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The company’s pitch is that it is building a digital platform to help entrepreneurs raise capital at a much lower cost than traditional venture capital.

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A tool for HR to manage your online presence in one place.

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A “next-generation” keyboard for Android that can “adapt to your preferred speed, style, and keyboard layout”

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A “pre-purchase” platform that helps people make decisions on whether or not they should buy a particular item. The goal is to help people save for the future without having to waste time or money on unnecessary purchases.

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

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A company that helps small businesses gather data about their customers, and is now expanding to help retailers do the same. The company’s founding team previously worked at Google Analytics.

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A platform for “radical self-expression” for people with disabilities.

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An AI-based assist-ive technology for elderly patients. It’s built on Amazon’s Alexa platform and uses artificial intelligence to predict what the doctor will say before he says it, allowing the patient to adjust their behavior based on the doctor’s instructions.

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A company that helps tech companies prevent and integrate compliance with GDPR

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A WordPress-based blogging platform that removes the clutter of a blog, allowing you to focus on what you’re saying, not all the add-ons you’re using.

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A startup that wants to replace the traditional annual tax prep software with one that can be used to help employees and independent contractors file their taxes with ease.

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A startup for female entrepreneurs where they can share products and get feedback, plus other resources.

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This startup is building a tool that tracks and provides real-time information about your health, such as blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen levels.

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A software company that builds apps for Slack teams, adding features like the ability to share Google Drive documents, integrate with Giphy for GIF sharing, and add pre-built templates to your channels.

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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.

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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.

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A platform to save money on airline tickets for frequent travelers. The company’s software automatically determines how much you’d pay each way to get to a particular destination, based on your previous travel history.

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A messaging app that uses AI and machine learning to automatically generate text. After generating a list of the most common questions and phrases that people send, customer support can use this tool to pre-write responses.

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

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A company to help online retailers in China tackle the country’s ever-present counterfeit goods problem. The startup offers services such as in-store analytics, product testing, and education.

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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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A real estate company that helps people buy pre-owned homes via a mobile app.

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A startup that allows users to build their own websites, without it being done through WordPress

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The founders of this startup are serial entrepreneurs. They’ve raised $4.5 million to build a platform that can help brands and agencies build better ads and work with customers directly to improve their marketing efforts.

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A mobile app that helps people manage their social media profiles. The startup is currently focused on identifying influencers and helping brands manage their social media presence.

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An artificial intelligence engine for the U.S. Air Force. The startup uses machine learning to predict the behavior of drones in a given environment.

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A device for the elderly that monitors what’s going on with their blood pressure, pulse, and oxygen levels. The company also wants to build a “elderly safe” home that automatically adjusts itself to the needs of the elderly.

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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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This startup wants to improve the impact of school-based violence prevention programs.

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"This list of startups is a non-exhaustive collection of the best companies funded by YC. It's not intended to be a comprehensive list of all startups funded by YC. Regardless, we'll be publishing additional startups funded by YC at a later date."

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A Y Combinator company that helps entrepreneurs build their business with video.

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The startup’s founders say they want to be the company that “solves the ‘I can’t find my team’ problem.” It wants to be the new way of tracking employees, replacing spreadsheets and HR systems with a single, secure system.

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

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A payment platform for mobile airtime cards and prepaid calling cards

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A B2B company that aims to help B2B brands with marketing and sales by leveraging the power of B2B data and CRM technology. They have customers including Royal Bank of Canada and American Express.

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A company that helps companies close the loop with their customers, by using a combination of AI and data science to better predict and solve customer problems.

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A startup that helps small businesses create a social media presence, with a focus on Facebook and Twitter

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A fix for the “gig economy”, offering a comprehensive insurance package for independent workers. Their product is designed for the future and will work for any independent worker, anywhere in the world.

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A new way to store and manage your digital media. The team at Briefly is building a platform that enables users to “train” their computer to automatically organize and discover their files, and then creates a “smart folder” that’s a digital representation of the physical one.

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A startup that filters the best products to buy for customers based on their personal preferences.

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A payment API for individuals and businesses to manage their payment types and preferences. The startup is looking to make it easier for people to get paid and make payments.

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A digital identity service for entrepreneurs that allows them to use their own data to establish credibility, avoid identity fraud, and manage their reputation.

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A group of “startup veterans” that want to build a platform for startups to raise capital. It aims to help startups raise $500,000 in seed funding, as well as $1 million in Series A funding and $5 million in a Series B. The startup is in pre-launch mode, with a staff of 15 that includes YC alumni.

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

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This company wants to build a mobile app that allows parents to choose what type of diaper they would like for their newborn, like chux or a prefold diaper.

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A tool for the hospitality industry to manage attendee profiles. One of the founders previously worked at Airbnb.

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A small team of developers and designers are building a simple, yet comprehensive, social network for everyone.

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This startup is building a smart home device that automatically detects and prevents fires. The company is looking to raise $100,000.

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The startup has created a predictive analytics tool that helps food companies decide where to open new locations. The startup is focused on the US and UK.

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

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

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This startup is building a tool that helps school districts keep track of their IT budgets and prevent fraud and misuse.

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This company makes a predictive analytics tool for human resources departments.

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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.

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A startup that wants to build a discount drug pricing loyalty card with a goal of reducing the cost of prescription medications by up to 50%.

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A platform that aims to improve the quality of data in health and education, by using AI and machine learning. A result is a platform that makes data “actionable” so it can be used to simulate outcomes and make predictions.

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A digital tax preparation software that automatically calculates federal and state taxes based on a person’s income, deductions and credits

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Rather than outsourcing maintenance of on-premises equipment, a startup called LifeSpan develops and sells cloud-based tools that help companies manage their equipment. It’s based in Austin, Texas.

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An online publisher for local news, Newburgh Free Press has been around since 2014.

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With this company’s “socially intelligent” inventory management system, manufacturers can better predict demand for their products in real time, and thus lower their costs. It integrates with factories’ inventory systems and takes orders and shipment predictions from social networks to figure out where to place a product’s next shipment.

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A tool for independent artists and entrepreneurs to get a head start on their next business idea. The startup has been testing through its own internal network.

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Startup Grind is a global community that aims to connect entrepreneurs and their startups with like-minded people, resources, and events in order to accelerate their growth. Startup Grind Philly is one of the first chapters based in the United States.

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A project of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community is the largest global network of entrepreneurs, young professionals, and innovators. The network’s purpose is to connect the global network of young professionals with the global community of entrepreneurs. The network was founded by the World Economic Forum and Swiss Re in January 2016, with the first annual Global Shaper Summit taking place in Davos, Switzerland. Over the summer of 2016, the World Economic Forum announced that it would be partnering with the Global Shapers Community to create the World Economic Forum Young Entrepreneur Council, which completed its first meeting in October 2016.

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A machine learning startup that helps companies predict whether their sales will meet their forecast.

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A technology company that creates “smart” thermostats for home and business use, allowing homeowners to control their thermostats via their smartphone. The company is led by CEO and founder Rajat Pahuja, who previously built a business in India called Shubh Loans that went “very profitable,” according to Pahuja.

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A “self-learning” personal assistant that learns your preferences from your habits and adjusts to serve you better. The startup is in the middle of a $3 million seed round.

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SaveUp is a one-stop shop for college savings plans in the US, Canada, and the UK. It works to save people money with a tool that automatically sends pre-tax contributions from employer to student's 529. The company has raised $1.5M in funding.

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A startup for buying and selling airtime on prepaid phones, currently live in Sweden.

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This startup is building a mobile app for users to discover and book their preferred doctors and hospitals in India.

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A suite of tools to help prevent workplace stress. The company offers a virtual office, a health coach and a network of wellness experts to ensure employees are staying on track.

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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.

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A tool for editing photos and videos in the cloud, meant both for professionals and for anyone looking to preserve their work.

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The company aims to be a “banking for millennials” that offers high-yield savings accounts. It’s a way for younger consumers to build their savings without having to pay a premium for the privilege.

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A new startup that creates “micro-apps” for Web sites and apps, which are small pieces of software that can be embedded into a site or app to do powerful things like pull data from an external API and present it in a way that’s easy to use. For instance, one startup called Jingo lets small-business owners track employee schedules by giving them a “checklist” embedded in their website.

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A startup that helps businesses build and manage their customer databases, moving away from spreadsheets and manual processes to digitized solutions

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A startup that tracks and predicts sales on Amazon

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A software suite with a native app on iOS and Android. It helps restaurants manage their restaurant operations such as food preparation, ordering, scheduling and ordering.

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A startup that aims to help brands create a "more human" social media presence.

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

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 A startup that brings together the digital and physical worlds to make sure you’re prepared for any situation. Exos is a communications platform that will help you be ready before an earthquake hits, a hurricane hits, or a tsunami strikes.

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A product that aims to use machine learning to predict when things like a bag of chips or a soda will go bad and sell it to local grocers at a lower price to keep fresh foods on the shelves.

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This startup is building a platform to help companies find and vet talent. It’s based on “The Apprentice” format, where candidates are selected by a panel of experts and then compete in a series of challenges (e.g. an improv comedy show.)

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A startup that enables customers to pre-order any kind of product and get it shipped to their house in just 3 days. It’s currently been used to pre-order 500 products.

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A tool to help people manage their social media presence, through reporting, curating, and scheduling.

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A software platform for providing pre-paid credit cards. The startup is building an API for businesses to buy virtual credit cards branded with their brand, which they can then offer to their customers.

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An AI that helps businesses predict demand for their products before they’re even built.

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The Y Combinator Summer 2019 batch had 56 companies, down 8 from the previous batch. This batch was the first to feature more only-female teams than male teams.

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In 2018, the founders of OpenTable were awarded the National Venture Capital Association’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Consumer Products and Services category.

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A startup that promises to transform the way people get and pay for their medical prescriptions.

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