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A company that allows users to buy and sell cryptocurrencies without having to handle the technical side of it.

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

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A tool to help you find and share free music online, with the help of music industry insiders

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A three-sided marketplace helping employers recruit, screen, and hire employees.

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

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This startup is building an app that lets drivers pay for parking in advance from inside the app.

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A tool for cashiers to easily check if a transaction is considered a cash or credit one.

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A social network for hiring and managing outside contractors in the US.

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

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A tool for users to organize and plan their life and finances. The app also considers what people need and what they want to have, and then it suggests the most optimal way to get them both.

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 A platform that allows users to see 360-degree images of how a product looks inside and out.

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A startup that’s creating a novel way to buy and sell sports memorabilia. The startup is building a “sport wallet” and hopes to have a “sport wallet” inside the Google Wallet app. The startup is also trying to build an ecommerce marketplace for sports collectibles and memorabilia.

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A startup that provides a service where you can hire someone to find lost furniture that you left on the side of the road for pickup

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

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

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A startup that helps small-business owners around the world get paid for the work they do — and then get paid again for the work they do on the side.

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A two-sided marketplace for peer-to-peer loans

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A startup that wants to help businesses create video marketing content inside of a Slack channel instead of a separate app or website.

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This startup is building a better way to find local services. The company is taking a data-driven approach to finding services for residents in a given city and helping them find what they are looking for.

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A startup that provides a crowdsourced network of reviewers to deliver criticism and praise about neighborhood businesses Customers rate the businesses, and the app gives them a network of reviewers to consider

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A two-sided marketplace for recruiting, with employers and job seekers trading feedback and contact information. The company is based in the San Francisco Bay Area but also has offices in Los Angeles and Philly.

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A startup that wants to provide on-demand errands to local residents. The startup wants to compete against services like DoorDash and Postmates.

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A platform for people to connect on a more personal level than on social media. A more serious side hustle to try to make rent.

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A tool for setting up radio stations, which is self-funded, but a side-project.

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A startup that’s building a platform to help people find and purchase real estate with outside financing.

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A startup that helps people with serious illnesses deal with their illness and the mental side of it

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

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An AI-powered robot that can answer questions and track trends for business owners. The robot can capture data and use it to make decisions, and can work alongside human employees.

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A startup that provides free consulting to people who are looking to take a side hustle idea and turn it into a real business

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A tool to help people quit smoking. The startup’s product, Patch, is designed to help people quit smoking through animations and imagery that help them break their habit. It’s designed to be used alongside other cessation products.

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A startup focusing on the hardware side of the IoT ecosystem, building a “smart battery” for things like refrigerators and air conditioners.

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 A two-sided marketplace for artists and clients to make work together. The idea is that artists can make money while building their client list, and clients can get access to a large network of artists.

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A platform for helping people design and build virtual reality experiences. The startup is focusing on the gaming side, but says they’re open to partnering with other verticals as well.

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

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A startup that makes a sensor that attaches to the outside of buildings and measures the humidity and temperature for every room. The startup is currently working with a handful of commercial buildings across New York City.

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A digital property manager for residential and commercial real estate.

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A platform for connecting with an expert on the other side of the world, contracting workers from global markets.

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A messaging app for the US government that allows users to set up a “digital safety net”. Users can set aside extra money to pay for medical bills, car payments, or other expenses. The government’s been piloting the app with its own employees.

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A social network for the humanitarian sector, not unlike Care2 but more focused on the humanitarian side of things like conflict zones, refugees and the like.

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A startup that wants to replace the need for cashiers at your local grocery store. It’s a kiosk with a full-sized grocery store inside, with plans to expand to more locations in the future. They’re currently in beta in Philadelphia.

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A side project to Zenefits, a human resource software company, that automates payroll for small businesses by pulling data from Quickbooks.

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A platform that connects employers and job seekers, letting both sides build a profile of the other, and then matching candidates with the right employer.

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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

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A platform that allows outside contractors to get references from employers and contractors, and better manage their own work history.

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A “co-living” startup focused on the business side of student housing and aiming to become the Airbnb of college housing

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A company that helps companies sell insurance to UK residents who are not covered by the government.

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A free app for connecting with your friends outside of Facebook. It’s a platform where people can create digital walls and a platform to share photos and videos. They have a team of 30 people and have raised $3.5M funding.

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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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A software company that helps property owners and managers of condominiums and apartment buildings track floor plans and find lost residents.

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A company that makes a device that lets you “reverse engineer” your phone to see what’s on the other side.

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This startup is building a platform for the fintech industry that aims to help banks manage their lending, investments, and risk. The platform was built to sit alongside the CapitalOne API.

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Shopify is a B2B company that helps companies with the e-commerce side of things. It wants to be the go-to platform for companies like Ikea and others that want to sell products on the web.

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iaidigital is building a digital tool that helps cities better manage their streets and sidewalks. The startup’s software can take a photo of a pothole and instantly notify the city of the problem.

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A “digital arm” inside of other companies that can help businesses deal with regulatory compliance and customer data issues, including GDPR.

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Some of the ideas listed in this section are not considered to be ideas per se but instead products in development.

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A Canadian startup that wants to help businesses get money from Canadian residents.

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A credit card for young people, targeted at millennials for whom traditional credit cards don’t suit their habits. The company has a physical card with a magnetic stripe that customers put on one side of their phones to pay their bills.

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A two-sided marketplace for ads, designed specifically for blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and backed by Y Combinator. The platform will allow publishers and advertisers to sell digital advertising at an auction, then use smart contracts to facilitate payment.

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A healthcare startup with a team of radiologists and a product that brings an imaging tool to the patient’s bedside.

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A home security app that aims to make it easier for residents to keep track of the people and things entering their homes.

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A technology company that helps doctors manage and teach medical students and residents.

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A company that focuses on customer engagement for retailers and restaurants. It’s currently in beta for 10,000 users, and the founders say they’re looking to expand to markets outside the US.

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A platform for early stage companies that focuses on the content side of an entrepreneur’s portfolio

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This is a marketplace for buyers and sellers of vintage clothing, with the goal of helping both sides find more efficient ways to do business. The startup is working with a brick and mortar store in Amsterdam.

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A simple way to put email and messaging in one inbox, and a way to make calls from one platform. Each app is meant to be used alongside the other, and can be combined with other services like Slack and Google Voice.

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iaidigital helps cities manage their streets and sidewalks. It uses the power of machine learning to automatically flag and alert city workers about potholes, graffiti, and other issues.

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A computer-aided design app with an emphasis on the “2D” side of things. The startup is looking to do two things: first, it’s trying to “democratize” design, a notoriously expensive and time-intensive process, by helping people do their own designs. Secondly, it takes some of the things people do on their own and turns them into a “compelling product”.

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Local delivery of food, groceries, and other perishables to residences and offices. They aim to solve the problem of not being able to get food on time because of busy schedules.

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An on-demand laundry service for residential, commercial and industrial clients, primarily in the UK.

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A startup for long-term rentals, allowing renters to find a home and a landlord to find the right tenant. Both sides can be verified by credit checks and the landlord can maintain control over the rental.

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A platform that allows brands to create branded mobile games, using the client side tools, and connect them to their existing web site.

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A startup that sends out health and wellness tips to help you stay on your "personal good" side.

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A HVAC company that services residential and commercial buildings, with an app that lets users track their energy usage and save money

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A startup that is building an insider-trading app that has a “whisper mode” that alerts the entire network when an event is happening. It’s working with clients like JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs.

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A secure, encrypted platform for file sharing in the workplace and outside of it.

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A startup that sells a tool that helps people with the physical side of making a change in their life

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A startup that provides a service for people who are getting older (70+) and want to move into a senior’s residence/retirement home

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A startup that provides a service where people who are looking to buy a house can get a home inspection done when they are considering a house

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Idea: This startup is building an API for “on-demand” news writing Companies can pay to have their message delivered as a news story on sites like Business Insider, The Next Web, and CNBC

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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 the rental housing market that helps residents find and book apartments

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Idea: This startup helps restaurants streamline operations through an app that lets customers order their meals on a tablet and then pick them up at a counter inside the restaurant

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Idea: A business that helps with the management side of commercial cleaning services, helping people set up contracts and take care of bookkeeping Has just closed an $80,000 round

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Idea: A company that helps brands manage their “influencers”, a new media channel that has emerged alongside more traditional ones like print, TV, and radio. There aren’t many tools for brands to use to manage this new channel, and the team wants to solve that problem.

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Idea: The team is building a web app that allows people to buy a single-letter domain name for $10. It’s a two-sided marketplace, with the buyer and the seller both paying a 10% fee.

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Idea: A startup that wants to re-create the “best part of the job interview”: the speed dating side of

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Idea: An automated platform that helps small businesses manage their finances and bookkeeping. The company is looking to help businesses reduce time spent on administrative tasks while automating a lot of the accounting side of things.

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Idea: A B2B company that helps pull financial data from multiple sources and makes it available inside a CRM-style interface. The founders say they’ve already worked with a few dozen companies.

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Idea: A startup that’s building tools to help companies with the often complicated process of shipping products to their customers. Besides providing a platform for inventory management, the startup is building in features that will help companies manage and track their inventory and shipments.

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Idea: A startup that wants to help people who work from home manage the logistical and administrative side of it. The platform, which launched its beta in May, has already signed up hundreds of users.

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Idea: A platform for booking medical appointments, similar to OpenTable or Uber. Users can book with a doctor inside or outside of the platform, and it will handle the

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Idea: An automated platform for “in-app” marketing and advertising. Essentially, the startup lets brands advertise inside of other apps, and then track whether those ads successfully inspired users to install the sponsored app.

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Idea: A new way to order a steak. Instead of receiving an entire side of beef, customers can order individual cuts to their specifications.

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