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A small business marketing strategy and planning tool that lets small businesses measure their marketing performance across all channels. It started by focusing on social media and has expanded to include web traffic and content marketing, email marketing, and paid search.

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A startup that wants to make it easier for restaurants to find chefs. It says that 10,000 chefs are searching for jobs online every day.

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Merkle is an AI-driven search engine that helps you find the best way to spend your money based on the things you’ve bought in the past. They’re based on a “Netflix for shopping” approach.

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A search engine for fashion companies to find clothes and accessories that go well together, cut for a specific body type, or are made with sustainable materials.

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A tool for managing and harvesting content from a website’s search and sharing features. The startup has raised $5.2 million from a number of investors, including Google Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Mitch Kapor.

121

A startup that’s building a “digital lab” for large pharmaceutical companies, helping them scale their research with AI and speed up their drug discovery.

120

A startup that allows users to search for, and buy, a cheap used car from other people’s parked cars.

119

A startup that allows users to search through their Facebook friends’ photos to see if they’re using their real name.

115

A startup that’s building a service that allows users to search for nearby restaurants, bars, and other places to eat or drink, and then book reservations on their phone.

109

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

106

A company that’s building search engine tools for search engine optimization for restaurants.

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This startup wants to build a “database of experts” that help companies with a variety of tasks, from research to coding.

106

A startup that is a search engine for the world's best creative work.

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A tool for working with data in order to understand the real world. For instance, a medical researcher can use it to investigate how much stress the human body can handle, or to understand how people interact with their surroundings.

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A way to quickly build a search engine for your website.

105

A startup that makes the process of digitizing books easier for libraries, allowing them to digitize their collections and search them online.

103

A new search engine that’s faster and cheaper than Google.

103

This startup is building an online and mobile platform to help consumers research credit cards, loans, and credit scores.

102

A startup that would bring barcodes to the speed of the internet, allowing people to search for an item’s barcode and purchase it from an online retailer

101

Academic research: “We are in the midst of a digital revolution, where the ability to extract value from data is rapidly outpacing the ability to create it.”

100

A platform for crowd-sourcing job search and recruiting for companies.

100

A company that helps online businesses with their online marketing by allowing them to target their customers based on their search history and then match them with a relevant video ad

99

An online platform that lets users organize their collections of crayons, Pokemon cards, and other “collectibles” in a way that’s easy to search, sort, and share.

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makes it easier for people to discover, research, and purchase private jets.

98

A search engine for rental properties in blue-chip suburban regions.

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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.

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A startup co-founded by a former Googler, Qwant is trying to recreate some of the magic of the Google search results page with a new, more visual UI. The startup is trying to compete with Google for the European market.

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A startup that lets users search for random words and phrases to get a list of the most popular results.

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

96

A startup that lets people in the US upload their resumes to a centralized platform, allowing the hiring managers to search for candidates and see their backgrounds.

96

 A tool to help you do a better job of selling. You can either search for people to sell to, or build a list of your own contacts. The company charges $3 per lead, $10 per contact, and $10 per sale.

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A company that helps with home repairs and renovations, letting customers research and book local contractors

95

 A search engine for finding people by education, gender, and location.

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A search engine for content about programming. It’s built to help people find programming tutorials, ebooks, and other resources.

95

A software platform for publishing academic papers and hosting conferences, designed for scientists, researchers, and students.

94

A free database of all consumer credit cards, available online and allowing users to search for cards, compare them, and see where they’re used.

94

A startup that helps employers manage the hiring process, and lets job seekers set up profiles and search for opportunities.

93

A cryptocurrency to incentivize scientific research.

93

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

93

 A tool that helps you search for and find your lost phone, on a map that shows it’s current location.

93

A digital, searchable file of your medical records to make it easier for you to access information and keep all your records up to date.

93

A market research platform for fashion designers that serves as a central database for pricing, trends, and quality.

92

A search engine for esports. The startup is meant to help fans find events, follow players and teams, and share content.

92

An AI startup in the healthcare space, focused on building tools that help doctors and researchers better use the data that’s already out there.

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A healthcare service that provides a platform for human resources to view and search through the health records of employees. Providers can also use the platform to set up secure access for their employees, and then billing details are sent automatically.

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This search engine is trying to build the next generation of search results, with a focus on both social media and deep links.

91

A real estate app meant to help people find, research, and purchase houses. The startup is currently focused on the San Francisco Bay Area.

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A search engine for small businesses with “no ads, no tracking, and no fake news.”

91

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

89

A platform for job seekers to search for jobs using data from LinkedIn

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Helps users find the best deals on flights, hotels and car rentals. The startup allows you to search for flights, hotels, car rentals and more, and then allows you to filter the results by price, location, amount, and whether you’d like to pay with cash or credit card.

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

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A company trying to bring together auto repair information from different sources into a single, searchable place.

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A search engine that aims to create a Wikipedia for the internet of things

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A “mobile-first” market research app that helps companies make more data-driven decisions.

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aims to aggregate all the deals and coupons for a given region or city. Users can search, compare, and subscribe to the best deals in their area, then get updates on new deals, or even unsubscribe.

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This startup is building a browser for the startup world. Its goal is to create a simplified version of the startup experience with tools for research, fundraising, and community engagement.

87

A new way to search for doctors, with Yelp-esque reviews and ratings for medical professionals.

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A startup that wants to bring true visual search to the web. The startup uses AI to detect the objects in a picture or video, and then uses that data to power a search engine that can be used from anywhere.

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A startup that lets you find and purchase reproducible office supplies with a simple, visual search for suppliers.

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

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A browser extension for Google Chrome that allows you to search for and filter in-app ads.

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The company was founded by former Google engineers, with the goal of creating a “Google for humans” where people can find information about products and services without having to search through a million different sites.

85

A search engine for crime and safety alerts in the US. The startup is looking to use machine learning to tell which alerts are legitimate and which are not.

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A new kind of search engine that lets users input questions in natural language.

85

This startup is building a messaging app that’s encrypted and searchable by insiders only.

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.

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The startup is building a platform to help keep track of healthcare data from providers, patients, and researchers.

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A startup that offers “visual search” and “search intelligence”, which helps find images and other content that are relevant to your query.

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A data-driven research and reporting platform for companies to help them do in-depth research. The company is building for both business use and academia, with a focus on the latter.

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A startup that is building a search engine for businesses, intended to let them find the right vendors and suppliers.

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A real estate search platform, planning to expand to Europe and the US.

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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 web-based platform for managing customer service research.

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A startup that allows homeowners and renters to search for rental houses or apartments based on amenities, price, and neighborhood. It doesn’t charge any commission, so it’s free.

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This is an app that helps consumers find an apartment for rent by allowing them to search and compare all listings in San Francisco and beyond.

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A tool for journalists to research and structure pitches and stories

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A tool for searching and accessing email accounts. The company wants to be a “Google for email”, with users able to connect email accounts from different providers.

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 The startup aims to be a single source of research on all of the different ride-sharing apps from Uber to Lyft.

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A “personal assistant” for investors, aiming to help them research companies, make investment decisions, and diversify their portfolio.

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A search engine focused on finding the most relevant articles about a particular topic. The startup is building the search around data from more than 190 million sources across the web. It was recently featured on the HBO show Silicon Valley.

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This startup wants to bring more transparency to online rental listings by creating a search engine that sorts and ranks homes based on their location, amenities, and price, as well as the number of reviews they have.

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A startup that provides research and analysis to companies that want to do business with the city government

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A startup that’s building a location-based search engine for restaurants, highlighting the cuisine of a city via an interactive map.

79

A digital library that combines the cataloging and searching of books with the ability to buy and donate books.

78

 A social network for creatives and photographers, where users can discover, follow, and search for work by the same criteria.

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A company that wants to use search engine optimization to help restaurants pay less in sales tax. Currently the startup is trying to go through the tax process to prove that it can save restaurants money.

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A search engine for things that have been read. The company’s co-founder was a former search engine developer who was frustrated with the state of the industry.

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The creators of this startup want to bring the world a universal, open-source, and non-profit search engine.

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A former McKinsey consultant is building a visual search engine that allows users to search for and visualize data. The startup has raised $20MM since August.

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A new kind of search engine that gets results from dozens of sources and instantly returns more relevant results to users. Its search engine can also be connected to digital assistants like Alexa or Google Home

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An online platform that helps people find and connect with others with similar interests (i.e. a Google search for people who like to ride bikes in San Francisco).

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The startup is building a tool for companies to search for, compare, and purchase jobs that are close to them.

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A platform for lending and borrowing money with a goal of reaching 1 million borrowers. Users will be able to search for and compare loans online.

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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 search engine for medical research papers, and a library of all the latest scientific research. The startup is also developing a library of all the latest medical research papers.

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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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A platform for research collaboration between researchers and companies doing clinical trials. It's meant to be an easier way for companies to find clinical trial sites and researchers to find clinical trials to participate in.

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A startup that lets you buy, organize, and sell artwork from artists around the world, with the option of searching for art by artist or subject. ArtGen is based in New York City.

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This startup is creating a job search engine for freelancers.

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A company that is building a new kind of search engine that helps you find the best vendors in a given local market. It’s part of the idea that government services should be made more efficient and easy to use.

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A startup that is building an app that lets you upload an image to search for similar-looking content, so you can find more like-looking photos.

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The startup’s goal is to make it easier for people to shop for vacation homes. They’re building a platform for people to search for vacation homes that they can then book and pay in one place.

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A search engine for sales opportunities that pulls in data from the likes of LinkedIn and Eventbrite

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A market research app that helps companies understand the wants and needs of their consumers better. It’s paid for by a company like SurveyGizmo or SurveyMonkey that charges a small fee every time a survey is completed.

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A software company that helps companies with legal needs to manage everything from legal agreements to legal research.

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A tool for high-frequency traders to help them build algorithmic strategies. The startup also wants to make the process of building algorithms easier for researchers to understand.

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A new way to search for your favorite podcasts, and a way to see when your favorite shows are coming out.

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A startup that allows you to search the internet for photos of your favorite band, and allows you to “unlock” the images with a code.

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A startup that conducts research on the effects of technology on society, and then works with companies and government to find solutions

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Scrubly is a search engine that automatically detects plagiarism in text. The startup’s first product is a plagiarism tool that monitors students’ texts and flags any that could be misappropriated.

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A platform that helps small businesses optimize their sites for search through visual conversion. The startup is currently in private beta.

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A “digital concierge” that helps users personalize their own homes. Instead of searching around for different products, users can ask their digital concierge to come up with ideas and send them to the user.

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A search engine that surfaces open source code.

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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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A search engine for small business loans.

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A blockchain-based platform to power collaborative research. The startup is building a platform that allows researchers to share data and research findings and get results published so that other researchers can build on the work.

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A crowdsourced research platform focused on helping companies understand their customers.

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Helping companies in the legal industry to digitize and automate tasks that are currently done by hand, such as routine tasks like document searching and rights management.

72

This startup is building a “sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-sub”-level of search, giving users more detail about the results for more search terms.

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$50 app that connects people with items they’re looking for (think Ikea showroom product search).

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A tool that helps people find the best travel deals, picking up on the long tail of unadvertised fares. The startup is pitching itself as a sort of early booking agent, where customers can search for flights and then call in to a travel agent.

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A tool that helps journalists find the best pictures to illustrate articles. Users are currently able to search and sort through thousands of images in less than a minute.

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A customer research and feedback platform for brands.

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A startup that makes it easier for people to search for events. They have over 50,000 active events listed on their site, and are focusing on events in the B2B space.

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

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A startup that aims to create the Google search for the physical world. The company is building a search engine for the physical world, and is currently in the process of building a prototype.

69

A startup that helps you optimize your search engine results pages (SERPs) and has just raised $125 million

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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 search engine that ranks content by relevance rather than popularity.

68

 This is a website for buying and selling used computers. The website automatically searches for computers that are listed by sellers.

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 Playboard is an AI-powered tool that helps automate the search for new hires and finds data to validate job candidates.

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A software company building a “search engine for financial markets” that enables investors to find the best stocks to buy and sell.

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A startup that’s building a “person search engine” for all the people in a particular location, including registered business, registered residents, and registered vehicles

66

An AI tool that aims to make it easier for users to research and buy travel, hotel and vacation packages

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A digital platform that allows you to explore and research topics of your interest by browsing and sharing user-created content.

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The company wants to make negotiating harder than it already is by providing a simple, searchable interface for employees to search the market for best deals on everything from Amazon Prime subscriptions to a new suit.

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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 startup that is helping companies make their data sets more accessible to marketers and researchers.

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A search and discovery app for event producers.

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A startup that’s developing a platform to help real estate agents find more rental properties by searching for apartments on sites like Zillow and Rent.com.

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A startup building a search engine for products and services. The idea is to make it easy for them to find the products they want, while giving them information about the products they are buying.

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A digital assistant that helps people find their way in the world, using location-based search and mapping.

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A market research and recruiting tool for the beauty industry. The startup’s founders say they have already worked with brands like Revlon and L’Oréal.

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A team of designers and engineers building a digital prototype for a custom-built laser cutter. The team is building the product as a way to fund the research of a laser cutter they hope to build themselves.

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A startup that “provides an AI-powered, ad-free content-based search experience for social media that allows users to see engagement, content, and activity across multiple social media channels and news outlets.”

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A new kind of search engine that uses AI to give answers to questions. It also works with an app on your phone to let you get answers without having to search for them.

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A digital marketing platform for e-commerce that helps create customer personas, conduct user research, and optimize campaigns.

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

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This is a company that’s building a platform for search engine optimization for e-commerce. The startup uses computer vision to analyze images in e-commerce websites, and then helps businesses optimize their images for search engines. The company says it can increase click-through rates by 30% and reduce bounce rate by 40% in a month.

61

A system that gathers cannabis-related data and allows users to search it in a single location. The startup is focused on helping people find strains that will help them with specific ailments, and aims to build out a robust strain database.

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A SaaS platform for managing data that helps scientists and researchers conduct research. The startup helps scientists find the right resources, and connect to them in ways they never could before.

61

A company that aims to help people find the best local plumbers for their needs. It’s a service that lets people in the US and Canada search for local plumbers on a list of vetted pros.

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A B2B software company that helps recruiters manage hiring on their side, allowing them to easily search for and hire candidates.

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This startup is building a new kind of pay-as-you-go mobile device, which can be used for a variety of purposes, from music to glasses to medical and molecular research. The device is meant to be flexible and easy to use, with a range of options for the hardware and software, and a monthly fee that is based on usage.

60

A digital library for insurance claims denials that allows users to search by claims date, policy number, and treatment. The app also provides a log of all denials by date and saves a copy of the denial letter for each policy.

59

A career search platform that helps employers find local talent.

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A platform for buying and selling data, allowing businesses and researchers to share datasets.

58

A company that’s building a mobile app to allow travelers to search for hotels and airbnb listings in cities they’re visiting.

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A real estate search portal for the UK.

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A company that creates one-click, easy-to-setup landing pages that look just like search results and are indistinguishable from them, except that they’re optimized for conversions.

57

A platform that allows users to share photos, videos, and other multimedia in a single place, and search for content by topic.

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A tool for people to search for home insurance, with options for low-income renters and those who have no credit history.

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The startup is looking to help people who are disabled take advantage of the online world to improve their lives, whether it’s a wheelchair-bound person who needs more information on how to use YouTube or a blind person who needs better search tools for the web.

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Cofounder of the company, a former commercial real estate agent, says she knew nothing about the fintech industry until she started researching it in 2017.

55

 A platform for recording and sharing video, including the ability to store, search and share clips.

55

A company that helps restaurants, bars and coffee shops optimize their ordering process. The startup’s platform lets customers search for locations, get delivery options from there, and track orders.

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A startup that helps companies buy chemicals for industrial processes. It works by helping companies identify chemicals by web searches and then matching them to the exact chemical they’re looking for.

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 A  researcher of AI technologies.

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 A company that sells software to help people increase the efficiency with which they commute. People have been searching for ways to get from one place to another faster for a long time. Relay is a startup that wants to make that easier.

54

A web-based service that aggregates and provides access to public data about real estate, letting people search for information and data about everything from price and listing inventory, to property tax rates and construction information.

53

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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This startup wants to democratize access to medical research data for students and researchers. It’s a software platform that allows medical students and researchers to build their own datasets and access global research in a user-friendly way.

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

52

The BLS blog provides a daily newsletter, typically written by an economist, that summarizes recent changes in labor market conditions locally and nationally, and features summaries of research findings.

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This startup is building a platform to help connect patients with doctors. Patients can search for medical professionals, and get a one-on-one consultation over video for free.

52

A platform to shop for and share used cars, trucks, and SUVs by searching for and comparing available inventory via a mobile app, and then making an offer on a car with a simple swipe.

51

This startup is looking to replace the whole process of writing a paper from a researcher to publishing it in peer reviewed journals, using artificial intelligence and machine learning.

51

A tool for search and discovery of technical talent

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A new way to store clinical and research data that’s fast, safe, and secure.

50

An Amazon for online stock photos, offering deep product analysis, search, and AI-assisted photo tagging.

49

A company that helps you find medical specialists who are willing to collaborate with you on your research.

49

A mobile app that lets doctors see a patient’s medical history in a single search.

49

Founded by two former Googlers in 2012, Giphy is a video search engine that helps users find content to animate GIFs from online videos.

49

A visual search engine for finding files on the web.

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A visual search engine that curates images for people, similar to Pinterest

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A tool to help data scientists find research data sets with the keywords that they’re looking for, allowing them to discover relevant, relevant, relevant data sets.

45

A platform that helps companies find and hire talent. The company wants to be the LinkedIn for the hiring process, allowing companies to do a search for their needs and then being able to find candidates who match the roles easily.

45

A platform that helps companies search for product concepts by leveraging their e-commerce data.

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 This is a company that has done a lot of research on the best way to get a message across to people in different places. They decided that one of the best ways was to create a system that is both language and location-agnostic, and designed to be culturally sensitive. They’ve put that system to work for a variety of companies, including a hotel chain, a coffee company, and a plastic surgery center.

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It’s a company that hires independent researchers to evaluate the credibility of news stories. The startup says it has a staff of more than 30 researchers in the US and Europe and claims to be the fastest growing news-biased fact-checking startup in the US.

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A startup that turns the web into a better form of research and analysis. The company choose to focus on medical research, where the company is seeing a huge benefit to using the web to perform medical research. It’s using machine learning to turn the web into a better research tool.

43

A platform that helps small teams get paid for sharing their research and results with the world.

43

A startup where sellers can search and advertise used vehicles in real time.

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A 4-person team has written an iOS app that lets people search and pay for tickets to, and receive discounts on, the city’s iconic public art installations.

42

A SaaS company that helps companies sell more easily online. The company’s main product, Bizboss, helps companies build marketing campaigns across social media, email, search, and direct mail.

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A computer science student who wanted to help his parents, so he built a website for them to search for and buy used cars, and a mobile app to help them make appointments.

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A platform for users to search, share, and rate content made by media companies (think Youtube, Vimeo, etc.).

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A digital ecosystem for data science to collaborate and do research. It’s meant to help make the field more accessible to smaller teams and startups.

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Cofounder of the company, a former financial industry analyst, began researching the fintech industry in 2017. She found a dearth of female founders in the space. In her startup’s pitch deck, she highlights several female founders as part of the company’s advisory board.

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A tool for realtors to track potential deals and keep clients up to date on the status of their market research.

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The company is building an app that will allow users to search for, and then pay for, movie tickets at local movie theaters.

39

A cloud-based database of student loan debt for people to search, with a sign-up required to see data. The company also has a personal debt management product.

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Building a company focused on making modeling, simulation and optimization more accessible to researchers, engineers and scientists.

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A platform for market research firms to buy data from customers in order to improve their products.

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This startup is building a marketplace for data science talent, where companies can hire data scientists to help them research, analyze, and monetize data.

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A Google-designed browser that makes everything on the web searchable.

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A team of former Google engineers are building a “SEO suite” for e-commerce platforms that includes keyword research, sitemaps, and other tools. It helps brands rank better on search engines and direct more traffic to the site.

37

A search engine for mobile phone numbers with features like call forwarding.

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A startup that wants to connect you directly to the data you need for your research, building your own databases in a decentralized manner.

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A search engine for Japan, with data available in Japanese and English.

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An AI-powered search engine that learns from your searches to create personalized content. It’s meant to serve as a search engine for all things like local events, weather, news, and sports, with a focus on the “people-centric” aspects of the internet.

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A search engine for the professional clean up and disposal industry

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A digital library of books, videos, and data that allows users to search and view digital content.

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A platform that engages users with content that’s relevant to them, whether they’re fans of an artist or a topic they’re researching. It’s a software-based approach to human curation.

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The startup wants to build a way for people to manage their digital assets via their mobile device. The startup says they’ve built a mobile app that can be used to create a digital presence for local businesses and brands. Co-founders say they’ve been doing extensive research on the best way to adopt blockchain technology.

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A search engine for the cannabis industry, focused on companies and events

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A new platform for data analysis and processing. The company’s platform is built on a decentralized network of computers that run on smart contracts, directly connecting scientists with researchers across the world.

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A startup to help people find the best rate for an apartment, whether it’s to rent or sell. The startup wants to enable apartment search for people with low to no credit, helping them get the best rate.

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A restaurant search engine that uses Rotten Tomatoes to show the best of the best.

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A platform for users to find, research, and buy businesses.

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A new way to sell and trade real estate, with an app that provides investors with “around-the-clock access to property information, data, and search results”.

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A project management and time tracking app that allows users to track time from multiple devices, while also converting time tracking data into a single, searchable spreadsheet.

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A team of former Googlers building a visual search engine for the web.

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A video creation and distribution platform for scientific research teams, used by the NIH, FDA, and other institutions.

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A decentralized search engine that allows users to search through other websites without having to link to them. The company wants to make the web a little less centralized.

29

A digital platform that helps people save money when they’re shopping online, allowing them to search for sales and coupons, and monitor their spending in real time.

29

A solution for human resources recruiters to help companies find the right employees. They classify recruiters into two categories: “job search specialists” and “job finders.”

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A startup that helps people find and find freelance workers for small jobs, such as research, development, and writing.

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A startup that searches and identifies the best places to drive for any given route.

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Visual Search is a tool that lets you create and share visual search results, like a game of connect the dots. The app lets users create their own visual search queries by dragging and dropping different images. It’s currently in private beta testing in the UK.

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A startup that helps users organize photos in a way that makes them easier to find and more searchable.

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A mobile app that shows what other people are searching for, and lets users see what their friends are looking at.

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A startup connecting people who need rentals with homeowners who want to rent out their homes. The company wants to allow renters to search for homes within a specific price range and go directly to the homeowner.

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A restaurant search engine that uses both Yelp and Zagat.

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A startup that builds an AI-powered chatbot to help businesses with product research, customer support, and sales.

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This startup is building an enterprise search platform for businesses that want to up their search game.

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A mobile app that connects you to the best local restaurants based on your search results.

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is a startup that uses an AI-driven search engine to find freelance gigs. is currently being built as a per-project app that pays 40% of each job’s total bill.

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A startup that helps consumers shop for affordable products and services. As a consumer, you can search for products and services and make deals with the businesses.

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A company that uses machine learning to provide a better, more accurate and faster search tool for genealogists.

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This startup does a reverse image search for a person or a company, and can tell you when a photo was taken, where it was taken, and the person or company who was in the photo.

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Idea: A startup that helps you to search for nearby events, and also provides a link to the ticketing page. It’s similar to Eventbrite, but focuses on local events.

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A travel search engine that features a social network for finding travel deals.

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“Echo” is a new retail platform that allows customers to buy goods from a selection of over 1,000 brands, with a selection of goods from 70,000 product designers. In addition to a platform for customers to search for things to buy, Echo also offers a sales channel for retailers.

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A search engine for TV shows that they say will be a “Netflix in a box” for cable customers.

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A social network that allows users to upload photos and videos of their pets and “adopt” them for a small fee. Users can search for a pet, add a bio, and a profile picture, and the company makes money from the adoption fees.

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A startup that will allow you to “track your position in the world of work” by allowing you to track how you’re doing in your job search.

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A startup that helps recruiters make more effective candidate searches by pulling in data from multiple sources, including Twitter and Facebook.

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A group of students at Carnegie Mellon University are building a wearable that tracks the human heart rate, breathing, and activity. The technology is meant to be used for home wellness, but also to help with medical research.

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A search engine that looks like Google but won’t show you stuff that isn’t relevant to you.

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An online service that helps non-profit foundations and research groups compete with for-profit companies by matching them with expert volunteers.

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a startup building a search engine that crawls the internet for duplicates, then presents a list of options to the user. They’re building a free version that’s already available in the Chrome store, and a paid version that’s not yet.

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A tool for searching the web for specific text, which can be used for things like tracking things you

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One of the most popular products on Slack is the “Giphy Bot.” The bot allows users to search for GIFs, which are the popular Internet meme, and add them to their Slack conversations. Giphy is working on turning the bot into an actual application and is launching it in Slack users’ Slack-ified app stores.

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A community platform for attorneys that gives them a place to share legal information and research.

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A company that wants to use machine learning to “find the needle in the haystack” of internet search results

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An AI-powered customer service platform that aims to make the process of searching for an agent easier and faster.

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A company that helps doctors handle the immense volume of patient data to improve patient care and lower costs. It’s first product is a “data lake” that aggregates patient records and makes them searchable.

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An engineering staffing startup that partners with companies to bring in new talent. After a company does a demo, Minimum runs a search for top candidates using its proprietary algorithm. The company says they’ve so far found candidates at top engineering schools, raised $1.4 million in VC funding, and secured over a dozen jobs.

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A company that helps webmasters get their sites found more easily by search engines.

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A mobile app that allows home cooks to more easily search and share recipes, and more.

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A restaurant database that lets you search through menus, order food, and find nearby restaurants that deliver. It’s the opposite of EatWith, which is focused on finding people to eat with.

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A startup developing a “mobile-first” platform that allows people to search through publicly available data about the world. One example is a tool that uses machine learning to find your address by looking at where you are based on Google Maps.

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The problem with a lot of online shopping apps is that they are difficult to find, with users sometimes having to search for it. They want to change that by building a one-stop shopping app for finding anything from a local store to a nearby restaurant.

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A computer vision startup that wants to help computer vision researchers get access to more data by making it cheaper and easier for them to process images. The startup currently has a small team of 7, but they’re looking to grow that to 15 by the end of the year.

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A search engine that finds doctors and other professionals by matching them with individuals who are looking for the same thing.

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Hipmunk is a travel-search startup that’s moving into online travel agencies.

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A startup that’s building a way to optimize medical research by connecting researchers and other stakeholders to accelerate the process of building new drugs.

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A platform that allows users to see how much they are being charged for cable, phone, and Internet service. The startup plans to build a cable TV-like platform, including a searchable database of prices, but built with a startup budget.

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 A collaborative online photo library with a curated search and social features.

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A Y Combinator spin-out that’s building a search engine for AI-powered chatbots.

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A financial technology company that helps comprehensive research in the world of growth investing.

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A search engine that aims to provide a direct answer to the question “What is the best restaurant in this city”

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A startup that pays people to do research on topics they are interested in which is then written up into a paper and sold to students

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An API for building virtual reality apps, as well as a VR headset, as a way to create a new type of “VR search engine”.

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A startup that wants to make it easier for businesses to vet candidates. The startup is building a platform that helps employers create a page with relevant writing samples, relevant work experience, and a research summary that can help employers determine if a candidate is the right fit.

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 An online database of the world’s natural resources, sourced from over 2,000 experts, that lets users search, compare, and learn about the world’s natural resources.

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A startup working to help recruiters and HR managers connect with potential hires, avoiding data silos and the time it takes to search for the exact candidate. They’re working in the US, the UK, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand, with plans to expand to Canada and the Philippines in 2020.

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A platform that helps companies search for and hire remote workers. Currently, they’re working with 1 company in their beta.

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A startup that helps people do in-person research, with a focus on customer service.

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A tool for journalists to help them do quick research, build up their own databases, or crowdsource articles.

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A startup that lets people create profiles, connect with each other, and search for events in their city.

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A platform that helps governments and companies connect with UN populations for aid, research, and development. The company is aiming to help UN agencies avoid the challenges of working with private companies.

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 An API wrapper for the search engine DuckDuckGo.

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A startup that is building a service that helps recruiters identify and recruit technical talent. The service allows recruiters to search and view talent’s online resumes and portfolios.

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The startup wants to build an app that helps people research investments.

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 A startup to help companies manage their intellectual property in a cohesive way. The company says they’ve done a lot of research and found that a lot of companies are spending a lot of time and money on this work that’s actually not that important.

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A company that builds medical devices and also does research in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering.

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A 3D app that allows users to scan and digitize old books, turning them into searchable, accessible PDFs.

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A mobile app that brings local search and user reviews to mobile apps.

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A data conversion app that brings the search experience of Google to Facebook (similar to how Twitter brought the search experience to Facebook.)

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The startup aims to help communicate science more effectively, helping researchers and professors to communicate their findings easier and more concisely, and helping people learn more about the sciences.

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A mobile app that lets you search for local entrepreneurs in your city to connect with and request help.

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Idea: Automated, searchable, and shareable medical records

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Idea: A startup for building a new layer of search functionality for your website

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Idea: A pharmaceutical company that offers financial and marketing help to early-stage startups and researchers

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Idea: Mention is a tool for tracking news about your company The startup says it’s a service for journalists who want a way to quickly search through news sources to see what’s being said about a company

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Idea: Transparent, interactive, and concise investment research

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Idea: A Google for the developing world — a voice-controlled search tool that provides all the same functionality as Google, but in a way that works for people who

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Idea: A job search app for college students and recent grads in the US It takes a gamified approach, with a focus on making the process of finding a job more fun

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Idea: A new way to consume the web as a company It’s a homepage replacement that lets you run custom searches, integrate with tools like Slack, and create spaces to chat

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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: A Twitter-like social network for doctors, meant to allow them to connect and share research.

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Idea: A startup that is building a database of visual search data which aims to help companies more easily search for images on the internet and find them. The company has

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Idea: A platform for building custom apps for drug trials, allowing researchers to quickly develop and deploy apps that streamline trials.

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Idea: A small team of workers in the UK is building a new browser called Rethink… which is meant to be the only browser you need. The startup is building out a single browser with an artificial intelligence-powered search function as the core of the browser.

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Idea: A mobile app for first aid responders, allowing them to better coordinate in the field. The app has a fast search capability, letting responders easily find supplies and guides.

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A startup that helps people learn how to play guitar by memorizing songs You will be able to search for songs that you would like to learn and narrow down the results based on difficulty, genre, and

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A startup that helps people who are searching for a job to find the right job for them

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A startup that helps entrepreneurs and investors with their search for the right venture capital firm

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