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Open-source software to help companies track the life cycle of their products.

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A free library of “crowd sourced” electronics repair instructions, with a database of more than 100,000 step-by-step guides for common problems with over a million unique parts.

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

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A platform that allows users to create digital, social, and physical products by sending messages to a group of people in a bid to crowdsource their ideas or get feedback.

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A company that builds and manages software that helps the processing and management of HR, payroll, payroll tax and other human resource information.

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A startup that helps small businesses and individuals who are planning to start a business find resources

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A SaaS system that enables companies to create and maintain their own web pages, and use them as a single source of truth.

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The company provides a single, unified interface for customers to access their data and resources, plus a suite of APIs that allow third-party developers to integrate their services into

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A software platform that helps human resources departments manage their employees' healthcare.

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Starting as a maker of carbonated drinks with the tagline “For those who don’t have air,” this startup is building a new kind of Citrus Cloud, which will use the sun as a source of carbon dioxide to allow plants to grow in areas without electricity.

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This startup helps employees gain access to their employer’s network and resources without logging in. It’s an employee portal that connects to the company’s own servers to provide a unified sign-on.

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A “network of people and resources to help you build a great website”.

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A way to help human resources departments get a better picture of how workers are doing and whether they are happy in their jobs. The startup is looking to help HR departments with new tools to reduce turnover and better focus on employee retention.

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A concierge service to help investors source private capital.

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A chatbot that helps personal financial management. The startup is looking to build a platform that aggregates data from a variety of online and offline sources to provide financial guidance and advice to its users.

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A startup that crowdsources legal advice by using “smart contracts”.

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

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There are a number of resources for startups:

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A startup for freelancers, providing a venue where employers and freelancers can use an “open-source” to find and hire each other.

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A crowdsourced platform for companies and individuals to network and find leads.

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A free and open-source app for finding, managing and sharing files

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A startup that is building an alternative repository to Airbnb for people to find rentable resources This includes everything from homes to lawn mowers, from the startup’s own website

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There are also a handful of open source startups doing interesting things:

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A human resources software company that helps companies track their employee’s work hours, track TPS reports, and calculate the number of employees they need.

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A mobile app that uses crowdsourced data and AI to improve real-time messaging on messaging apps. The startup has raised $6M in funding to date.

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A solution for single-source supply chain visibility

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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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A company that wants to make it easy for large companies to take advantage of technology and automation to save money, while still ensuring employees have access to human resources, benefits, and security.

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A crowdsourced employee handbook for startups in India.

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An open-source platform for allowing any developer to build an on-demand movie ticketing app.

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A company that is creating an open-source platform to track employee time, and then charging employers for its usage.

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The company provides company-wide training and staff development. It works with employers to provide employees with the tools and resources they need to be successful in their jobs.

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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 startup that aims to help remove the friction between resource-poor hospitals in India and those with more resources.

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In-person job recruitment turned into a crowdsourced game.

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A startup that aims to make it easier for people to spontaneously and collaboratively crowdsource ad hoc solutions to a wide variety of problems.

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A startup that wants to solve the “capital management” problem for enterprise software startups. Instead of companies managing all of their own financial resources, they plan to provide a service that helps startups manage their capital, paying for those resources as needed.

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A platform that allows companies to crowdsource information and data. The startup has developed a platform to help companies integrate data from third-party sources.

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An open source platform that helps pharmacy owners boost sales of generics.

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A company that is building a platform for managing “smart” cities. The company wants to create a tool that helps cities manage resources like energy, parking, and transportation.

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A startup that helps people find the best, most reliable care for themselves and their loved ones. The company is looking to partner with employers and large patient-specific care providers to improve the quality of care, while also being a resource for medical professionals.

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A crowdsourced translation app that lets you leave a comment to help an Italian native translate an English text into Italian.

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A way to let people crowdsource their ideas (like Kickstarter) from the comfort of their home, where they can focus on the creative process without having to deal with logistics.

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A startup that wants to bring the benefits of the web to under-resourced countries, equipping them with internet access.

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A P2P lending platform for businesses that don’t have the resources to build out the infrastructure to do their own payments.

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A software company that offers a software-as-a-service product that combines a CRM and enterprise resource planning system. The company works with clients to create customized software packages.

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A new way to crowdsource ideas for new products, with the goal of helping fledgling startups get ideas for new products off the ground. The startup is building a platform for companies to crowdsource ideas in exchange for equity.

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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 startup that wants to make it easier to source and sell used cars, cars that have not been bought and sold through a dealership.

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

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The idea behind this open source tool is to allow people to get their hands on a data set and work on it without needing to license it.

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A platform to help create and manage communities, including a marketplace for selling and buying resources.

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A platform for people who want a green source of electricity (like rooftop solar)

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A 3-screen, “Freedom of Information” app that sources and displays data from NYC’s 311 service.

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A business-to-business open source platform for building enterprise software.

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A company that helps companies with sales and marketing by giving them a single source to track all of their leads on a single platform.

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Launched in August, this is an open-source chatbot that can handle both finance and consumer-facing business.

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The Startup is building out a free, open-source toolset for managing your GitHub project.

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A tool to help companies manage their supply chains more efficiently, with an added focus on the green products that they’re able to source.

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Decentralized social network where people can get paid to publish stories. The startup is open source and free to use, and the founder says it has a "small amount of daily active users."

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A community for teachers to connect and share resources.

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The startup is building a platform for allowing organizations to crowdsource ideas for products and services, and to get feedback from customers.

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This startup is building a machine learning service that helps other companies quickly create and execute campaigns without the need for a huge staff. The startup is targeting startups that need marketing help but don’t have the time or the resources to build it.

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A tool that helps sales managers and salespeople manage sales leads from all different sources. It works as a CRM for Salesforce, helping salespeople see calls and leads in one place.

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For over two years, the company has been working on a platform that allows teams to track the sales process and view it as a movie, with data visualizations and a dynamic timeline. Users can pull data from any source, and the company’s been working with a number of clients, including the White House, to do this.

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The idea of this startup is to fill the void that the daily news leaves out. By aggregating and creating content from the hundreds of sources they partner with, they aim to provide a complete picture of the news events happening around the world.

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A startup to help people find a doctor with a doctor in their neighborhood. The San Francisco-based startup, which was launched in May, is a crowd-sourced network of doctors and patients that offers a list of doctors who accept Medicaid.

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A messaging platform for #MeToo survivors to share stories, recommendations, and resources.

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This startup is building a new approach to accounting where companies can be both the “source” and “destination” of revenue, for the purpose of calculating tax liabilities.

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A startup that creates a marketplace for companies to outsource their recruiting to on-demand recruiters, with the promise of matching candidates to available jobs within a week

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A free, open-source and community-driven email client built on the Electron framework.

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A “crowdsourced recommendation engine” that uses a model built on Yelp and other reviews to help people find apps and services that they might not necessarily know about.

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A startup that makes it easier to get funding from community sources, such as crowdfunding sites.

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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 platform that connects businesses with data science resources in a way that makes it easy to collaborate and get work done. The company also plans to launch a consumer app that will allow customers to sign up for machine learning-based advice.

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Helping small businesses create community-based, crowdsourced events that benefit all the attendees.

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A software-as-a-service platform that allows businesses to manage their financial resources like a small business.

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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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An online marketplace for small businesses to collaborate, where they can share resources, receive feedback from customers, and get more business. They charge businesses $5 per month per person to join, and charge businesses $500 a month to become a Vendor.

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A startup that builds software solutions for companies that want to develop for TV, but don’t have the resources to do so.

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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 startup that outsources the time-consuming parts of building a website or app to freelancers

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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 software company that wants to help companies pull data from multiple sources, combine it, and make sense of it all.

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The company is building an online tool to help businesses automate payroll and human resources, with features like time tracking and flexible pay.

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An open source software platform that helps companies manage their customer risk data through a unified and central platform

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A startup that wants to make open-source software for 3D printers. The founders are tech veterans who have built digital fabrication tools before.

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A tool for automating and monitoring Kubernetes resources.

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This is a collaboration platform for business teams to share resources.

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A startup that helps companies adjust their business operations to be more profitable, with a focus on "lean operations" that can optimize use of resources and improve efficiency.

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A startup that sources and purchases organic food in the US at wholesale prices, delivering it to customers for a small fee.

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Builds mobile apps for small and medium-sized businesses that are typically handled by outsourced developers. It helps the client keep track of their employees and their weekly hours, track expenses, and generate invoices.

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An internal audit tool which helps companies audit data from multiple sources, and produce an audit report for each source.

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A startup that provides the infrastructure “to build and scale simple, automated, and scalable apps built on top of the open source Git version control system.”

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A company that offers “crowdsourced data” for “successful” products, like the iPad

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A platform that helps businesses manage their data more effectively, as well as connect diverse data sources.

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A startup to help people choose a college that fits their personality. The app is a resource for students and parents looking for information about schools.

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A SaaS startup for accounting that provides a single-source, centralized platform for managing all of your accounting needs.

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A startup that sells a “customizable, open-source video doorbell”.

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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 for employers to find and manage outsourced workers.

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An open source database for database administrators to quickly and easily populate their infrastructure with needed data.

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A tool that provides an interface to connect to third-party data sources, like credit cards, loyalty programs, and other apps, to produce a complete customer profile.

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A startup that aims to help college students get answers to their questions about their health. There are an estimated 1.5 million students with health questions and a very limited number of resources to direct them to.

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A search engine that surfaces open source code.

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The startup is working with partners to bootstrap the growth of a small-scale 3D printing community by providing the equipment and resources to move from a maker-model printer to a high-quality commercial printer.

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A startup focused on helping to lower the cost of the gig economy. They provide a platform for workers to outsource tasks as much as they need, and helps clients with tasks like hiring, HR, and payroll.

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

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A tool that helps companies source and communicate with local contractors.

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A tool for managing retail inventory, with an API that allows developers to pull inventory data from a range of different sources. The startup says they’ve already integrated with over 250 retailers.

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The company built a “crowd-sourced” platform to help people with their financial planning.

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A small business resource center for people who want to start a new business

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A Y Combinator company that builds open-source components for the enterprise.

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A white-label company that sells customer data to insurance companies, but the startup says the data it offers is less than what a company buying data from a broker would pay for. Instead of buying a person’s data from a broker, Vitality starts with a person’s data from 3rd party sources and helps them create a profile.

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A web service that crowdsources customer feedback on products.

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A platform that enables customers to rate and review their favorite stores. The startup uses a crowdsourced model to encourage customer feedback and use it to guide the company’s product development.

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A SaaS company that provides a resource of data for businesses to use in their marketing.

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A company that aims to reinvent and recruit the human resources function for startups in the US.

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A startup that’s building a C++ library that allows hardware designs to be shared on GitHub. The company’s CEO says that the concept is similar to the Arduino open source hardware platform.

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A startup that helps businesses create a more efficient CRM system by collecting data from multiple sources and automatically integrating it into a single sales pipeline.

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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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a technology service to make people’s lives easier by letting them manage their health records from a single source. The startup has a partnership with WellPoint to bring its service to hospitals and doctors.

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A software company that helps HR teams with all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and onboarding. They strive to be a one-stop shop for talent as well as a human resource management solution.

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A new way to get enterprise-grade security for all your cloud apps using orchestration from a single source. It’s a security automation tool that promises to make security management easier for companies of all sizes.

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A new product by the founders of a popular open-source project, allowing people to see all of their files on file servers and get them to sync with their desktop.

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A startup that helps folks in the fashion industry source products, make purchases, and have their purchases delivered.

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This startup is building a vending machine for the financial sector. It’s an open source vending machine that lets banks and credit unions buy and sell financial products in bulk.

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A startup that brings together suppliers and customers in a community for shared resources, helping people get the best prices and services.

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A company that makes it easy for small businesses to get in touch with consumers. The startup is making it easier for companies to market to a large, specific group of consumers by creating a one-stop resource for companies to find and contact consumers.

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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.

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A startup that collects data on your phone and then turns it into a map of crowdsourced traffic conditions along major roads and highways.

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This startup is building out a news aggregation platform for journalists and bloggers to gather content from sources like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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A blockchain startup developing a “decentralized protocol for recording and verifying the provenance of natural resources”.

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The startup is looking to help people who have a lot of different data sources gather information about themselves, and then store it in the cloud.

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A software-as-a-service business which automates the process of helping human resources departments create, manage, and track benefits.

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A free, open-source platform for building and managing distributed applications. Uses a programming language called Akka.

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A company that helps companies with their data pipelines, connecting them to more and more sources of data.

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A startup to crowdsource direct marketing campaigns for companies.

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On-demand software for human resources (HR) teams. It automates the hiring process, removes the stress of finding the right people, and streamlines data collection and reporting for HR teams.

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An enterprise resource planning solution for small businesses that lets them share key financial data with a single dashboard, rather than using different apps on different devices.

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A single source of financial records for a company's employees, providing one unified way to view all their financial information and transactions.

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An “open-source ‘on-demand’ service for the generation, distribution, and consumption of media”.

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Its goal is to be the next generation of open-source apps in the Apple App Store.

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An open-source platform and data storage for enterprise use

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A platform that enables people to crowdsource and “pay it forward” their expertise to help others

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

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This startup is building an open-source platform for healthcare providers to create and manage a variety of healthcare apps.

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A crowdsourced shopping website for Indian customers.

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A startup that aims to help organizations be more efficient by “minimizing the amount of time, energy, and resources required” to manage the things that can’t be automated.

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A startup that helps companies explore their data across different data sources, with the goal of extracting the useful data buried in the data.

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A cloud-based platform for crowdsourcing and crowdsourced marketing. The startup is looking to scale by acquiring other startup marketing firms.

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This startup is building an online marketplace for the sale of computer parts, but based on the free and open source project OpenELEC.

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This startup is building a toolset for HR managers that lets them manage their company’s “Human Resources” from anywhere in the world.

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A way for people to crowdsource their legal advice, getting online help from a group of attorneys.

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Open-source data visualization tool that connects together email, web, and desktop. It also integrates into Slack and other tools.

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A company that provides software for building, managing and monetizing open source software.

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A startup that has built a visual, crowd-sourced map of the world’s nuclear weapons.

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Open-source software that provides a platform for the secure exchange of sensitive information

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A startup trying to help domestic violence victims connect with resources and foster social networks of support. They’re looking to hire a coder to help make their product.

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A platform that helps business owners directly monetize their digital content. They’re using a crowdsourced model of community management to build the best content curation platform.

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This startup makes it easy to integrate customer data from various sources into a single platform. The company’s co-founder was formerly a product manager at Google.

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A startup that helps manufacturers source materials and organize their supply chains.

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A company that helps companies create, manage, and implement international human resource policies.

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A “crowd-sourced data science platform.”

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The company is looking to help service providers know which jobs are the most important to perform, and which jobs can be outsourced, to reduce costs and increase efficiency. Its software, called

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A platform that helps businesses track the true costs of their data, and then helps them make better decisions about where to allocate their resources. This startup is building an enterprise-focused tool that helps businesses track their data and calculate their true costs.

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A startup that wants to make it easier to find and share data sets from different sources. It has raised $3.3 million to date, and is targeting enterprise customers.

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This is an open source project to create a webOS-like platform for a variety of mobile devices.

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A resource for QA Engineers to find quality software engineering jobs in the US and Canada.

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A startup that’s building an “open-source” virtual network for computer-to-computer communication

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A way for mobile users to get notifications from different sources, including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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This company is building a “truly independent” alternative to Google News. It looks at all the news sources on the web and aggregates them into a single stream, eliminating the need for users to manually visit all their sources.

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

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A startup that helps employees streamline their use of corporate IT resources.

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A platform for crowdsourcing and combining data from different geographic sources.

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A startup that connects shoppers with crowdsourced personal shoppers. It has been acquired by Groupon.

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A platform that aims to make it easier to design and manage digital product and content experiences. An open-source platform that allows anyone to design a product and provide the necessary feedback to friends and followers. The startup is seeking to build on the work of other Open Platforms like Brave, or Pivotal, or Path.

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An “open source command-line tool for processing Kafka messages”.

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A startup that provides a way for tech companies to manage their digital marketing as one source for all their marketing needs.

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A platform for tracking and understanding the health of small businesses. The platform incorporates data from disparate sources like patient feedback and third-party surveys to provide real-time insights into the health of a business.

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A crowdsourced platform for mail-order brides that lets them communicate with potential suitors.

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Open-source, distributed computing that allows people to build and manage their own supercomputers. The company wants to provide people with the means to build their own supercomputers, allowing them to “live in the cloud” at home.

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An open-source program that lets anyone create their own app for the Oculus Rift.

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A “crowdsourced business intelligence platform”. The startup wants to help businesses predict and manage their growth. It launched in May with 1000 customers.

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An open source, cloud-based platform that allows companies to track and report on the performance and progress of people and teams.

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A resource for women on the road to help them be better travelers. The company says it’s already working with companies like Microsoft and Time Warner Cable.

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This startup sells a zero-emission travel device that charges a phone, laptop, or other device when the traveler is near a wireless source.

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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 platform that helps people buy and sell single family homes. Currently focused on the UK. The company is using a combination of software and crowdsourced data to help buyers make smarter decisions.

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A web app that allows people to watch movies and TV when and where they want, using a library of content from various sources.

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A software company that creates tools for mobile developers to help them make the most of their device and resources.

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A customer support app for businesses, that helps users get through to human resources, and allows them to receive specific customer service.

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Ira is a tool that helps people manage and communicate with their business partners and suppliers. The business development team can use the platform to find and get to know new partners, and the sales team can help handle communication, relationships, and resources, all in one place.

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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 tool that makes it easy to create software exports from a website into the code the developer needs. It’s like a “convert code to source” tool for web developers.

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Startups with a focus on the small business market are a regular feature of Y Combinator, and this one is a real game-changer. EnviroFinder collects data from multiple sources and makes it easy for businesses to see how they rank in their local market, then take that information and “re-market” it to their customers on websites they’ve built. The idea is to help entrepreneurs win at the local level in a way that doesn’t rely on expensive and time-consuming in-person events.

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A tool for finding and hiring independent contractors, allowing companies to outsource tasks to independent contractors with a single click.

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This is a “B2B” resource marketplace for UK legal services. It allows you to find lawyers who can help you with legal needs.

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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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A way to build a crowd-sourced marketplace of the best designers.

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A platform that allows open-source developers to connect with potential employers and learn about paid coding opportunities.

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A crowdsourced design tool that uses user feedback to iterate on the design of a product.

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An open source API for medical device data

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A software company that helps doctors better track patient health using data from a variety of sources. The startup is already working with physicians in Arizona.

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A subscription-free, open-source messaging platform for teams. The startup’s founders say they want to transform how groups collaborate.

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A platform that helps businesses like accounting, legal, and human resources departments manage the paperwork, invoicing, and payments for companies all in one place.

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The startup is building an online platform that helps B2B companies pull data from their sales and marketing teams to help them better allocate resources. Their service pulls data from tools like Salesforce, Marketo, and Hubspot.

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This startup wants to build a “Netflix for Open Source”, allowing software developers to package their code up and sell it.

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A millennial-focused startup that wants to create a locally-sourced and craft beer-friendly alternative to “traditional” craft beers. LocalBev will work directly with a brewer to create a unique beer style, with each batch brewed on an on-site system.

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A “business intelligence” tool for government agencies that aggregates and visualizes data from disparate sources so they can make better decisions and make the best use of limited resources.

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A free, open-source portfolio app for designers.

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A decentralized, open-source online marketplace that allows people to buy and sell digital goods and services directly from other users without the need for a centralized authority.

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A platform that allows people to crowdsource their ideas and work with others to turn them into reality. The startup hosted its first hackathon in Tel Aviv in October.

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This startup is building a platform for teachers to build their own learning resources and organize them on their own. The startup wants to build a set of tools for teachers that make it easy to build, publish and share their own learning materials.

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A system for collecting and organizing data from multiple sources to help people get a deeper understanding of how their customers respond to different offers.

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A data visualization tool that offers individualized reports for each user, combining data from multiple sources and presenting them to an end user in a way that is easy to digest. The company’s first product, released in 2019, is for healthcare and financial services.

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A way to make a variety of products from a variety of sources, from a variety of retailers, and have them delivered to a customer's home.

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This company wants to build a platform for sharing and trading solar power. It’s an open source alternative to solar exchange markets.

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The e-commerce startup focuses on selling and installing a secure, open source operating system for IoT devices.

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A platform that tracks and visualizes data from a variety of sources.

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An open-source platform for building, managing, and promoting interactive web experiences.

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An open source platform for enterprise software that integrates with other enterprise software. The company says it offers “the next generation of enterprise software” and wants to make developers’ lives easier.

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A crowd-sourced marketplace for finding and hiring talent

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An open-source platform that allows employers to create and manage a social safety net for their employees, including healthcare and retirement benefits. The startup has raised $8.8 million to date and has 1,000 employers on board.

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This list was gathered from the following sources:

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The company wants to create a crowdsourced set of office supplies, including note paper, highlighters, a notepad, a pens, a pen holder, a pencil sharpener, a stapler, a paper clip, a paper clip holder, a red pen, a whiteboard marker, a dry erase marker, a mini eraser, a phone stand, a paper clip holder, a USB, a business card holder, a clipboard, a sticky note pad, a notepad, a pen, a pencil, a highlighter, a pencil sharpener, a dry erase marker, a stapler, a paper clip, a paper clip holder, a USB, a business card holder, a clipboard, a sticky note pad, a notepad, a pen, a pencil, a highlighter, a pencil sharpener, a dry erase marker, a stapler, a paper clip, a paper clip holder, a USB, a business card holder, a clipboard, a sticky note pad, a notepad, a pen, a pencil, a highlighter, a pencil sharpener, a dry erase marker, a stapler, a paper clip, a paper clip holder, a USB, a business

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Idea: Open-source crypto-to-crypto exchanges

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An open source digital wallet for fiat currencies.

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 A virtual reality company is building an open-source headset that is compatible with all phones with phones.

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The startup wants to help more than 50,000 SMBs get more control over their data with a customer relationship management tool that integrates with all their business data sources.

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Outsmart is building a data communication network for businesses to monitor and control their communication resources. They currently have $12,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

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A company that gives companies a platform to create marketing campaigns from a suite of resources they can leverage.

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A call center for multilingual businesses. It gives companies a way to handle customer service and human resources in their native language.

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Founded in 2015, this is the company behind the popular, free, and open-source development platform app-builder App-Builder-Platform .

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A way to leverage AI to perform custom formulas on data sources

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An e-commerce platform for water management and management of natural resources.

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A platform for mobile app developers that provides them with tools and resources to help them build apps.

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A project from a hardware engineering company, which wants to make a programmable, modular robot with an open source hardware ecosystem.

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This startup says they’re building a Facebook-style news feed for people to read news stories. It’s a way to let news sources share stories without having to pay for a platform.

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A startup that lets you track the health of your business using a combination of data from health insurance providers and data from other sources all integrated into one dashboard.

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The startup is building an open-source library of all the design patterns, languages, and paradigms that make up the internet. This will serve as a foundation for the internet of things.

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A crowdsourced marketplace for people to connect with the services they need, including tasks like finding a cleaning service or a dog walker.

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A security startup that’s building a marketplace for on-demand security work. The company offers a new way for companies to outsource security work. The startup’s first customers are on a waitlist as well.

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A platform for organizing and sharing resources, especially by those with expertise in a particular field or trade.

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A startup for organic, fair trade or locally-sourced coffee beans. The startup is targeting the $1 billion coffee market in the US, and has raised a total of $1.1 million in funding.

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The startup has a novel approach to tackling the problem of a lack of transparency in the oil industry. It’s a tool that allows users to track the source of their oil, and take it from there.

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This startup is building a tool that makes it easier for journalists to find sources in the Middle East.

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A platform that aggregates and distributes content from across the web. Source wants to make it easy for anyone to find, manage and share content from different providers.

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A platform to enable building and sharing of home automation systems using an open, open source platform.

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A platform for schools to share resources, build a community, and budget using cloud-based software.

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A well-known roboticist is building an open-source software platform to build robots.

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A platform for the open-source community to share best practices for building software.

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This startup is building a tool that pulls data from dozens of sources to help workers track their time and productivity.

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A company that helps get you a loan from a bank or credit union. The startup uses a crowdsourced approach to identify customers who are in need of a loan, and then gets them in touch with a lender.

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An open source framework that lets people edit smartphone videos with a finger, finger or stylus.

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Idea: Crowdsourced AI to predict drone flight paths

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An open source project that offers an infrastructure for building bitcoin-based businesses.

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This is a crowdsourced platform for finding freelance labor or labor-for-hire, connecting companies needing work done with individuals who are looking for work.

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The core of this startup’s business is providing merchants, service providers, and other businesses with a single source to get paid. It serves merchants with invoices, payments, and accounting.

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A workplace culture survey system. The startup is building a platform that helps recruiters recruit better by pulling together data from a variety of sources, including surveys, transparent reviews from past employers, and social media.

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An API for building multi-device applications that can connect to real-time data sources like sales numbers, sales forecasts, weather, and other data to give business insights.

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A company that makes a tool to help companies get their payroll done faster. The platform is based on the idea of a traditional monthly payroll cycle, but instead of hiring a payroll company to handle things, companies can outsource it to a company like Payroll Master, which runs the payroll for them for a monthly fee.

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OTX is building an open source marketplace for data sources, which it says will save businesses $600 billion in data expenditures.

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Idea: A hardware startup looking to build a “developer’s dream”, a library of easy-to-use and open source hardware tools for electronics prototyping.

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A startup that sells a service where you can outsource the work of maintaining your house plants

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Idea: A centralized hub for information and resources for businesses

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Idea: An open source platform for managing the supply chain

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Idea: A series of low-cost, open-source WiFi routers

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Idea: This startup is building a startup marketplace where aspiring entrepreneurs can connect with investors and other resources to make their startup a success

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Idea: A startup that makes it easy to integrate blockchain technology into your business They’re building an open-source platform that will allow businesses to easily create decentralized applications, and will provide consulting

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Idea: Blockchain-based open-source tool for managing car-sharing communities

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Idea: A tool to help recruiters source candidates and apply for jobs

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Idea: The founders of Recruiterbox have started a new company called Proxee, which is a “CRM for recruiters” The app promises to help recruiters source and manage candidates

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Idea: Use crowdsourced data to build a universal language translation app for developers

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Idea: Open-source, decentralized app store

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Idea: An open source CSS framework for building accessible, high-performance interfaces

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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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A platform for the construction industry that helps contractors communicate and source and track materials

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Idea: A platform for people to pay for community services, like cleaning or cooking The startup wants to provide a way for people to outsource

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Idea: A startup that wants to bring data-driven insights to the human resources world.

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Idea: A software company that helps small businesses manage their invoicing. The company targets small businesses that don’t have a dedicated finance team or want to outsource the work.

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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 collects different data sources and makes them intelligible, allowing people to make data-driven decisions.

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This software company is building a platform for developers to use in building apps that can read and process information from multiple data sources, including Telegram.

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A startup that’s built an open-source, artificial intelligence-powered bot that helps you schedule meetings on Slack. The bot is called Lino and was built by a team of ex-Google and ex-Yahoo engineers.

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Idea: The first 100% free, open source code collaboration platform The company has raised $47 million in venture capital and has over 1000 users

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A startup that provides affordable vehicle insurance to people under 25. The startup wants to become the go-to resource for young drivers and disrupt the current auto insurance industry which targets only the high-risk demographic.

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