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A mobile app and site that helps people to find places to jog and run, and then connect with other runners and trainers.

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A tool for employee onboarding, designed to put employees through a process to get them up and running at their new job.

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Imagine an app that tells you when all of your favorite brands are offering some new deal. With their tech platform, the company is building a business that runs “brand-specific loyalty programs.”

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A startup that provides a service to help people get their business up and running in another country

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A startup that helps small businesses manage their expenses. The company helps businesses track their expenses, and it promises that it can save businesses thousands of dollars in the long run.

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

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A company that runs gamified learning programs for employees and helps them retain information.

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A startup that hires people as “runners” who can help you with errands in your neighborhood

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A device that can be attached to a bicycle seat post to help bikers and runners track their stats.

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This online service lets people learn Spanish and English through games and video, and allows people to play games with a partner. It’s currently running in beta in the US.

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A tool that automates some of the manual steps involved in running a company. It’s designed to help companies like restaurants and hotels manage expenses.

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A company that helps retail stores run their inventory at the right price.

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A new airline that runs flights from the US to cities in the Philippines and Indonesia, using a fleet of Boeing 787-8s

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A platform to make it easier to run fundraisers.

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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.

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A mobile application that takes care of all the background tasks of running a business. It allows you to focus on making your business more efficient.

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

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A wearables startup that wants to help people run more efficiently and exercise better. It says its product is worn like a wristband and tracks things like steps taken, calories burned, distance traveled, and sleep.

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An enterprise SaaS solution for companies that need a platform to handle all of the different aspects of running a business.

83

A solution for poorly performing government-run schools in India, with plans to expand to other countries in the future.

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Podium is a tool for building and running sales meetings. The startup is working with companies like Slack, PayPal, and Microsoft to build digital sales meetings that are more efficient and engaging.

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A company that provides a platform to run community-based learning programs in developing countries online.

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A computer science startup that builds simple, cheap, and fast hardware for India’s unconnected. One product, called the Laptop Bridge, is a $35 device meant to plug into an electrical socket and convert it into a computer-like device that can run basic programs and connect to the internet, so that farmers, students, or anyone else can use it.

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A startup for short-term rentals. The startup helps vacation homeowners skip the traditional agency process and run their own rentals on their own terms.

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This company wants to make it easier for auto dealerships to run their inventories. It helps dealers automate their processes by tying inventory to sales.

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A way to make your phone’s battery last longer. The startup uses a sensor that tells the phone when it is being charged and when the battery is running low. It then adjusts the phone’s power management settings.

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A way to find local help when you’re running a service-based business. The service tries to find contractors and other types of work that you need done, then match you with the right person to perform the work.

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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.

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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 provides a service for people to run errands for others like picking up groceries, doing laundry and other tasks

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A company that enables companies to build bot-enabled services and chatbots. The company already has a beta product, a chatbot for booking a server that runs on Amazon’s Alexa.

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This company is building an app that aims to help cities with data, allowing them to run services like parking and waste collection more efficiently.

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This startup is building a tool to make building custom software easier for non-coders. It's similar to tools like Kaleidoscope or CodeRunner.

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Trunkable wants to build a web-based home that can be rented as a vacation home.

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Idea: A startup for “solar powered cars”. The startup wants to build a rooftop solar system that generates energy for your car, allowing the car to run on solar power.

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A mobile app that helps runners find races and the closest running paths. The startup has raised $4.5 million in funding and is based in Chicago.

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A startup that helps businesses in the United States and Europe run their money using shared accounts. It’s a “one-stop shop” for working with multiple banks.

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Founded in 2015, Flyfree is an SEO agency based in London. They provide digital marketing services and run their own SEO training academy.

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A wearable device that tracks running and biking data and can communicate with a smartphone app. The startup wants to make it easy to get new workouts and track progress without having to purchase a wearable or smartphone apps.

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A platform for running and publishing community-driven events, such as hackathons and meetups.

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A platform for self-driving car manufacturers to build their own maps and run their own fleets

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 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.

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A platform that allows developers to take their app and run it via IP. It's aimed at mobile apps, but its founders say it can run desktop programs too.

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A startup focused on offering a new way for people to get around. The company is focused on making public transit faster, more reliable, and more accessible, and it wants to do that by buying out bus companies and running them as its own private transportation network.

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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.

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A “B2B software company that provides software solutions to people who run small businesses.” It’s a software company, but it’s also a software company that’s also a software company.

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"We believe that the world’s 2.5 billion farmers deserve access to information they can trust. We believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to improve their lives. We believe that, in the long run, this is good for the planet."

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A startup that enables businesses to create a custom work product for their employees. The company has only run early stage trials, but has already attracted more than $3 million in funding from investors like 500 Startups.

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A platform that makes it easy for authors to build their own websites from scratch, selling their content to publishers and charging them per view or per download. The startup is also working on a platform to run e-commerce stores.

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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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In May 2018, TechCrunch ranked the top 50 innovation in Indonesia.

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A tool that helps companies create software that can be run across multiple devices, using HTML5.

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A software-as-a-service tool for businesses to create and manage their own marketing campaigns without needing to know the intricacies of running a digital marketing agency.

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A company that automates and improves the process for running a restaurant

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The idea: A mobile phone that can be powered by your body movement, rather than by a battery. The goal is for the device to be small enough to fit in your pocket, but powerful enough to run a full computer. The company was founded in May 2016 by two ex-Apple engineers.

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Idea: This startup is building a new productivity tool that lets users scroll down a page to view content, rather than clicking from one page to another The startup currently has a prototype and has already been featured in TechCrunch

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The startup is building a platform for genomics data that is both more accessible, and more useful in the long run than other existing options. They are digitizing research from thousands of articles to make their platform the definitive source for scientific information.

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A B2B Internet of Things platform for the construction industry that offers a platform for construction companies to make products that can be automated, from construction vehicles to buildings. The company is building a “smart factory” that offers a low-cost manufacturing model that can be automated, allowing construction companies to run on lean manufacturing principles.

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In August 2018, Crunchbase reported that there were over 150 venture-backed startup accelerators in the United States. The list of top accelerators in the United States was as follows:

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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

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A tool for running your business through a more efficient, streamlined process that gets the information you need to inform your decisions and meetings more quickly. Tailspring is a software company that helps companies set up recurring meetings and manage those meetings more efficiently.

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A startup that hires people to run errands for you, like getting groceries, taking out the trash, or picking up your dry cleaning

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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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In addition, there are several other fast-growing startups that are also still working their way through the Crunchbase database, including:

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Jet.com is a startup that will sell anything from household items to clothes to groceries to a single user, with no membership fees or minimum purchase requirements. It’s been called the Amazon of online shopping that will work on the ground. The company says it has 1.1 million active buyers already, and a $3 billion run rate.

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A startup that helps run a small business by helping you keep track of all your employees, customers, and products in one place. The startup wants to make the small business owner their own digital HR manager.

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A platform that allows groups to set up private social media accounts and run them as a group. The teams you’re a part of can choose their own rules and restrictions, so it’s a sort of Slack with a self-controlled community.

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A startup that wants to help small-business owners run their businesses without hiring a full-time employee. They provide a suite of tools, from a scheduling app to a CRM to help you get things done.

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In May, the startup launched its first version, a $300 PC that it said could run as much as 40% faster than similarly priced machines. The company’s second version is a $1,000 PC that it says is twice as fast as its first version.

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A customer service platform that helps companies plan and run customer support operations.

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This enterprise software company is designing a SaaS app for running a large manufacturing facility. The company is currently in a pilot with a large manufacturer in the US.

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A family-friendly AI chatbot that allows grocery shoppers to chat with the AI through voice or text to help them pick out the best deals. The company says it’s already up and running in grocery chains like Walmart.

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This company is building a platform for large retailers to run a giant global inventory system that can be used by partners and independent merchants.

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A startup run by former Microsoft employee Jason Pelczer, that’s developing a system for companies to accept crypto payments for their enterprise software. The company is targeting companies in the financial services sector.

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A startup to help people make money by turning their run-down car into

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A tool that can be used to create “mini apps” that can be used to run tiny tasks on a business’s phone, like taking a picture with a tablet, or looking up a restaurant’s location.

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This is an ongoing list of startups that have raised funding. This list is compiled from Crunchbase and other news sources.

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This startup is building a “smart” card that runs on a local RFID (radio frequency identification) chip. The card is intended for use in vending machines and retail stores where sales occur, but the company is also looking to use it in other contexts like credit/debit cards and membership cards.

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The startup has built a software platform that gives brands the ability to create real-time webinars through web browsers or mobile applications. The company is based in New York City and is backed by a $3 million seed round from investors including 500 Startups, Forerunner Ventures, and Lerer Ventures.

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The startup is bringing its AI to 100,000 small businesses in Germany and the Netherlands to help them run better.

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A Tinder for the runway, using an algorithm to find the looks that are most likely to be the next big thing.

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A hardware startup that’s building a way for software to run on physical products, such as a keyboard or a mouse, instead of being software-only. The startup wants to create a device that can connect to a computer and transform a physical object into a fully-functional computer.

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A new service that lets companies run their own credit card processing, giving them the ability to take cash out of the ATM and sending it directly to a bank account.

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A platform that makes it easier to run a club or bar. By giving people a place to meet up, they can stay organized and avoid the headache of managing group purchasing and logistics.

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A software startup that aims to make it easier for companies to create surveys online. The startup is building a survey tool that’s designed to work with software like SurveyMonkey and SurveyGizmo, and is already running its own free online survey service.

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This startup is working on a way to make it easier for people to run their own mobile apps, by allowing them to build them using a drag-and-drop interface.

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An affordable, internal IT service for small businesses. The startup aims to be a technology partner for small businesses, offering a package of IT services to keep employees productive and the business running.

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A software firm that helps companies build out their infrastructure to handle data crunching and AI.

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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 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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A startup for companies that want to run their own video and audio conferencing system for internal meetings

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

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A startup for running crowdfunding campaigns, granting donors access to exclusive perks and early access to the product.

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A tool to help people find the right place to spend their money spend their money, and run ads to help them do it.

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A backend platform for the “internet of things”, which connects all the devices in your house. The backend is a piece of software that runs on an app on your phone which connects all the devices in your house. It’s a way to connect all the devices in your house, give voice commands, and get things to do on your schedule.

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Jeeves is a service that lets people reserve rooms on Airbnb, post photos, and chat with hosts. It’s currently running in San Francisco and Los Angeles and has plans to expand to New York City, Chicago, and Washington, DC.

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 A French company that runs AI-based time tracking software for employers, helping them monitor employees’ time and pay them accurately.

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A startup platform for managing and sharing biological samples. The startup takes samples from patients, runs them through a machine that identifies what is in the sample, and then uses that information to help doctors diagnose their own patients.

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A business that wants to create a bank that runs on the Ethereum blockchain. It’s planning to use revenue from that bank to fund the company’s own blockchain development.

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A platform that integrates with existing systems to give users a view into the costs of running their business.

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

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A startup for tracking running mileage, showing a user’s progress in terms of distance run and time spent running. The startup is focused on the female market.

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A business that helps other business run themselves. They have a platform for scheduling and tracking time for employees, and an app that helps employees find time for personal things.

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A startup that wants to make it easier for companies to launch crowdfunding campaigns, with tools like interactive video and a toolkit that helps people run their campaigns.

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A startup that wants to help you manage your social media accounts with the goal of making it easy to run the same account across multiple devices.

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This startup wants to replace the inefficient and often criminally-run trucking industry with a new way to move freight that’s better for consumers, the environment, and the economy as a whole, by using autonomous vehicles.

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A company that helps retailers, manufacturers and distributors run promotions that are tailored to the specific needs of their customers, with the goal of increasing the lifetime value of customers.

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A startup that offers a platform for network marketers to build teams and market to them, but also help them run their businesses more effectively.

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A way for people to take a photo of their food, and see where it came from and what was in it. It’s already up and running, and aims to keep customers up to date on the food they eat.

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A startup that helps healthcare companies manage their patient records. The company provides software and services to help them make data easier to find. They have already run pilot programs with large insurance companies and hospitals.

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

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Online platform for building decentralized applications, allowing teams to build their own apps and run them with a simple API.

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A startup for hotels and restaurants to manage their supply chain. The business is run by ex-Googlers.

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"Mashape’s mission is to help small businesses grow and scale. Mashape has developed a suite of tools that allow small businesses to manage their businesses from a central platform. This can be anything from scheduling a meeting to processing invoices. Using Mashape, small businesses can focus on running their business and not their IT. Mashape’s platform is designed to be easy to use and free for small businesses."

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A platform for helping small- to medium-sized businesses run their sales, marketing, and customer service. They’re currently in beta and have worked with a variety of companies, including Johnnie Walker and Net-a-Porter.

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A startup that uses “crunchtime” to help companies and teams get things done. The startup’s core product is a web application that helps teams manage tasks and shares status updates.

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A web services platform that connects developers and organizations to build web-based apps to run on any device.

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In an interview with TechCrunch, the company said it was building a “mobile first,” “on-demand” fully-distributed video streaming platform.

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A tool to help companies make the right product decisions by crunching data from different sources.

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A platform that helps people run their freelancer workflows, helping them manage invoices, payments, and other interactions with clients.

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A platform that allows landlords to manage their rental units, connecting them to homebuyers and letting agents. The pitch is that it gives landlords a new way to run their business, helping them collect rent and keep track of their properties. It’s available in the UK and Australia at the moment, although they’re looking to expand internationally.

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Building a mortgage application and loan application that takes traditional paperwork out of the equation and runs it through an AI engine.

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A software-as-a-service platform that helps brands run social video campaigns.

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An API for crowdsourced product reviews, allowing brands to run their own polls and aggregate the data.

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A chatbot that helps users with their finances. The startup says that it has already run a pilot with a few companies.

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A company that makes it easier for businesses to publish and manage their URLs, which are often a pain point in running a company.

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A startup that helps long-distance runners “train like an athlete.”

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A platform for companies to get a better handle on their runways of suppliers, factories, and partners.

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

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A startup that helps businesses manage all their customer data and automate tasks across the customer lifecycle. The company says revenue will be generated through the use of its software, which runs on the company’s API.

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A free app that uses GPS to guide runners on their runs. The startup is building a way to get people from one place to another, by showing them what’s around obstacles on the way.

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Launch is a period of intense growth and expansion, and the companies listed above are just a drop in the bucket. As the startup ecosystem continues to grow, a lot more startups will have good ideas. Here are the top startups that have launched in 2019, according to TechCrunch.

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A customer management software for online retailers, allowing them to run customer loyalty programs and reward their customers for purchases.

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The following is a list of notable consumer product startups in North America that have raised venture funding, according to Crunchbase and its sources.

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An API for credit unions to help them get up and running at lower cost.

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A software platform to help the supply chain run more efficiently.

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A tool for restaurant owners and employees that helps them with the everyday tasks of running a restaurant. With the app, you can order takeout, track tips, and review your shift.

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Spots are a blockchain-based social network powered by artificial intelligence. The company lets users create and manage their own chat groups, with each group being able to run a mini-economy.

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This startup is building an app that enables workers to schedule tasks via a mobile app instead of an email. They’re currently working on a version for freelance workers, but they’ve also written a book on how to run your business without a web presence.

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A company that helps consultants run remote meetings and make sure they have the right tools to do it.

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A startup that helps bars, restaurants, and retailers engage customers with digital menus and order-ahead functionality. It’s currently running pilots in Chicago and New York.

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A company that provides a way for people with small businesses to run bookkeeping software online.

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A shared grocery shopping service that lets you buy items for someone else at a discount, with a promise of never having to run out of things again.

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A food delivery platform for small businesses that is focused on reducing the financial burden of running a brick and mortar restaurant. It aims to lower the cost of running a restaurant by providing the owner with the tools to order their own food and have it delivered. The company has raised $10 million in funding.

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A sales collaboration platform that helps companies with salespeople communicate better, run more profitable sales meetings, and close more deals.

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A platform that runs on top of Amazon S3 and helps users set up their own private storage for data. The startup is focused on data privacy and security.

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A business that seeks to create the next generation of data reporting for agencies, which are tasked with crunching the numbers on everything from city budgets to loan applications.

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A tool to help people run their own ad campaigns on Facebook for a small fee

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A software company that helps small businesses run their inventory, from stocking to payment processing. The startup wants to make the process of running a retail store “easier, faster, and cheaper”.

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A platform for buying and selling virtual items like power-ups, skins and runes in esports. PGL is based in China and is already signing up professional esports teams to use its platform, which lets teams create their own websites and sell merchandise.

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

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A company that does data collection for nonprofit events. The company is going to help nonprofits run better, faster, and cheaper events through a better toolset.

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Another product for running virtual meetings, this time focused on the enterprise. The startup helps companies organize large-scale conference calls even though they could be anywhere in the world.

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A platform for building custom business applications that runs on the Salesforce platform.

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A startup that helps merchants manage the process of returning items. This startup is run by CFOs for major retailers.

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A startup that provides a service for people who are in a crunch and need to get their carpets or floors cleaned

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A B2B company that works with businesses to run payroll and health benefits, and helps them monetize their employees.

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A startup that helps people who run out of credit on their phones, but aren’t eligible for a new plan

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Idea: A platform for creating and running your own podcast, similar to Patreon or Kickstarter

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Idea: A mobile game that runs in-browser for the browser-based game streaming service The startup basically wants to make a mobile game but instead of building a native iOS or Android app, it can run inside the browser and be streamed to a phone

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Idea: A startup for managing your personal finances that can run on your phone

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Idea: A startup that allows businesses to run their own version of Mailchimp using their own data

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Idea: A platform that helps users launch and run a social impact startup in 15 days

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Idea: A startup that is building a solution to address the need for early-stage investment in the medical device industry The company wants to help hardware startups run more efficient clinical trials

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Idea: A software company that helps businesses run online meetings In Brazil, it’s primarily used by churches

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Idea: A software company that helps banks run call centers more efficiently The company is currently working with two banks in Brazil

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Idea: A tool that allows users to run a “one-click market research” poll on their website, allowing them to see a sample of their users’ opinions

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Idea: Improves the performance of ads by pinpointing the moment that a customer sees an ad and decides to buy. The startup is building machine learning models to predict conversion time, and the founders have already run $1m of ads through their product.

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A Slack bot that helps businesses run more effective meetings, using a combination of machine learning and human curation to help keep meetings on track. The company says they have $12,000 in recurring revenue.

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Idea: A way to help businesses run more efficiently by helping them integrate their separate sales and marketing platforms into one. The software has been in the works for a year and will be ready to launch in late August.

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The event was held on a larger scale than any previous TechCrunch event. It had a venue capacity of 2,500 people, and received 2,200 applications to attend.

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The event featured the first TechCrunch XR (extended reality) Hackathon in which teams built VR and AR experiences using HTC Vive and Facebook’s Oculus Rift VR headset. The event also featured a Startup Alley in which the most promising startups from the 2019 program showcased themselves to investors, mentors and press.

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Idea: A German-based startup that offers a browser-based solution for online retailers to run a full-fledged e-commerce business.

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 A software company that provides a platform for managing and deploying mobile devices. It aims to simplify the management of the devices and the data and the protocols that run across them.

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A startup that wants to make it easy to start and run a non-profit organization. The company is launching its first product today.

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