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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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An open-source web application for creating and managing virtual classrooms and events.

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

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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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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 free and open source data visualization tool for business intelligence and analytics.

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

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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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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 startup that provides crowd-sourced human testing on new products and software. They have built an internal tool to help the company evaluate software and services that it wants to launch.

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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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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  place for  small businesses  to  collaborate  and  share  resources.

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A solution for single-source supply chain visibility

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There are a number of resources for startups:

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

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

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A company that helps employees share information about their projects. It’s also an app that powers human resources at major companies.

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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 management platform for small companies that helps assign tasks to team members, manage plans and resources, and conduct audits.

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

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

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In-person job recruitment turned into a crowdsourced game.

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A crowdsourced employee handbook for startups in India.

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

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A startup that builds "the world’s first decentralized, open source, student portal.” Its goal is to connect students around the world to their professors through a global network of university digital classrooms.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 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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Crowdsourced reports that help companies assess the capital needs of their startups in order to raise money from angel investors and venture capitalists.

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

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A subscription-based service that makes it easy for developers to discover and collaborate on open source software projects.

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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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A crowdsourced security analyst team.

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

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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 community for teachers to connect and share resources.

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An open-source platform which allows developers to easily build and manage their digital asset portfolios. Currently has a focus on digital currencies.

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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 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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A platform for employers to find and manage outsourced workers.

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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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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 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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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 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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An AI-powered digital assistant that helps with personal finance and investing. The startup wants to become the go-to resource for financial information and advice.

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

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

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

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

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

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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 tool for automating and monitoring Kubernetes resources.

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

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

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

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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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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 resource for finding the best yoga classes and teachers in a particular city. The company also wants to develop a global directory of yoga studios.

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

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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 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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A realtime database that crunches social media and digital marketing analytics from realtime sources. The startup is focusing on the UK market.

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A search engine that surfaces open source code.

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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 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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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 company that helps companies build software infrastructure that allows them to handle three types of data (user, table, and document) in a single data source. It’s currently being used by a large multinational company that has 7500+ employees.

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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 platform for volunteer-powered projects that allows citizens to crowdsource solutions to local problems. It helps cities and nonprofits connect with volunteers to solve challenges like pollution, hunger, homelessness.

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A digital identity platform and communications network for digital society, based on the open source Edunet system, used in Venezuela prior to the Chávez administration.

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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 personal assistant for programming, with a mobile app that syncs with a PC. The startup wants to help coders find resources, learn new languages, and stay on task.

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An open source platform for people to share 3D models of their projects, including 3D printed items, furniture, and sculptures. This startup aims to create an open-source community with 3D models.

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

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

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

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

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A platform for on-demand access to data and information from a variety of companies. The company wants to help businesses access information from multiple sources, and then make it easy for them to analyze and use that information.

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

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

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A plan to solve the problem of 3rd-party open source code, providing a way for developers to get access to source code from major open source software projects without having to pay for it.

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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 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 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 non-profit organization which helps teachers discuss and share classroom resources, with an emphasis on developing new materials and resources for teachers.

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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 startup to crowdsource direct marketing campaigns for companies.

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

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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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 There’s a huge amount of open software in the world, but there’s also a huge amount of open source software. The company has built a platform that curates open source projects, allowing others to easily see what’s out there. The team is currently working on a browser extension, and says they’ve had “hundreds” of companies use the platform to create software.

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A suite of tools for visualizing, sharing, storing, and analyzing technical data in the field. It’s built to work with multiple data sources, and output is easily readable for the end user.

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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 startup that’s giving employers a way to document and monitor employee behavior, from performance issues to safety concerns. It’s a little like a human-resources app and a security camera in one.

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

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

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

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

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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 crowdsourced shopping website for Indian customers.

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

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An open-source platform and data storage for enterprise use

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 aims to build a platform for women in India to document and share their experiences with domestic violence in order to help them find resources and get help.

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 A crowdsourced platform that will be used to crowdsource a variety of projects and tasks.

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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 manufacturers source materials and organize their supply chains.

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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 “crowd-sourced data science platform.”

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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 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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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 platform for crowdsourcing and combining data from different geographic sources.

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

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

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

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

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A business-to-business (B2B) startup creating an open-source solution for businesses to create and manage a library of electronic documents.

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

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

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

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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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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 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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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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A U.S. startup looking to build a marketplace for open-sourced projects.

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This company builds digital assistants for developing countries, aiming to make it easy for them to get work done while using technology in ways that are not possible when living in resource-limited areas.

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

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A free, open-source portfolio app for designers.

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

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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 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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This list was gathered from the following sources:

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An automated, crowdsourced, Wikipedia-like knowledge base for self-driving cars. The startup currently has over 100,000 self-driving car test vehicles in the US and Europe.

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

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A free and open-source tool to help marketers create the same kind of email campaigns that we can create in AdWords, but with less of a hassle and less cost.

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

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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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This is a tool that helps businesses in the US comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The startup helps companies perform a self-assessment on their health insurance plans to see if they comply with the rules of the law. The code is open source.

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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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An open source, open culture distributed ledger platform for distributed apps. The company wants to create a standard for the distributed web.

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

28

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 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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An open source online IDE for building mobile apps, spanning mobile platforms (iOS/Android/web) and programming languages (Java/C/C++).

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A startup that’s developing an app that allows users to crowdsource design work in real time. As the company says, “the platform is set up in a way that allows site visitors to create a profile, to rate designs, and to leave feedback on the designs of other site visitors. The power of the platform comes from the fact that it’s powered by a community of designers that are incentivized to be helpful.”

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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 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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Idea: Open-source crypto-to-crypto exchanges

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A news app that leverages the power of a crowdsource. The app gives people the chance to help build a story by adding and aggregating information.

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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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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 crowd-sourced marketplace for finding and hiring talent

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

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A small team of developers who specialize in both front-end and back-end development. The startup is looking to build a web platform to integrate data from other sources into Tableau. They’re currently $5,000 in debt.

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

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

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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.

20

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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This company has built an open-source platform for data science and predictive modeling. The company has built a platform that provides insights into data quickly and cost-efficiently.

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 A startup that wants to make it easier for companies to do (legitimate) software engineering work in the open source community.

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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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An open source digital wallet for fiat currencies.

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 A startup that wants to help people use their own existing content as a source for their brands. It’s essentially a feed builder for social media, where a user can build a feed from their own feed. The startup’s founders say they’ve reached 10,000 users right after launching, and have doubled in size in the past month.

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A cloud-based platform that leverages crowdsourced content to improve translation services for businesses and organizations.

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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 platform for local news, aggregating stories from a variety of sources.

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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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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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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.

18

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

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

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

17

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.

17

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

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A company that helps human resource departments manage their benefits program, with a focus on giving employees more control over their benefits. It’s currently in stealth mode, but raised $750,000.

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A platform that offers users a “single source of truth” for their local market, helping them to build their own communities and find local products and services.

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 “A digital bank account that’s 100% open-source.”

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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.

16

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.

16

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 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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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.

16

An open source platform for people to find and buy organic food, powered by new technologies.

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The startup aims to build a social network for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be to help them find and connect with mentors and resources to help them start and grow.

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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.

15

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.

15

A free and open-source project that helps you collect and display your favorite images, videos and social posts in a beautiful, easy to navigate interface

15

Since its founding in 2011, this nonprofit has built a library of online resources and tools for the disadvantaged, including an online database of nearly 100,000 student aid resources.

15

The Startup Genome is a resource for founders and investors. It covers early stage

15

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

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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 design and development studio that says it’s “a team of designers, engineers and startups” that helps “build and manage large scale web apps”. It’s interesting to see a startup that’s taking on the very same tasks that larger companies have historically outsourced to larger consulting firms like Accenture or PwC.

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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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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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A startup that makes it easier for people to discover and share interesting content by bringing together all of the different sources of content in one place.

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This startup is building an open source framework that gives developers access to a machine learning training environment that can be used to build and train AI models

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An AI platform for retail that takes all of the data from loyalty cards and other sources and makes it all accessible to stores, allowing them to engage with customers in a more personal way.

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A company that is building a “micropayment” system for mobile games, which allows players to “purchase” virtual resources without having to go through a full transaction. The idea is that it could help games that otherwise wouldn’t be able to monetize with the current payment systems.

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Idea: Crowdsourced AI to predict drone flight paths

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A “multi-sourced” news site where users can comment and vote on story ideas and investigate the validity of the news.

12

A decentralized open-source marketplace for the distribution of high-quality digital content.

12

 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.

12

A new way to source and source product, both for offline sellers and online shoppers.

12

A tool for helping journalists track news stories across different platforms and different sources.

12

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

11

 A startup creating a platform that serves as a single source for all of a person’s online and offline credit and debit cards. The startup wants to make paying for things as easy as swiping a credit card.

11

A company that helps organizations create accurate sales forecasting reports by automatically collecting the data from multiple sources.

11

A new app that crowdsources and gamifies small business loans

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A crowdsourced site that lets users review local restaurants, then make reservations and order takeout.

11

A web-based platform for managing a fleet of self-driving vehicles, integrating with all the major systems including Waymo, Uber, and Tesla. The startup’s platform is built on the open source OBD2 standard and uses the same kinds of sensors as Tesla's Autopilot.

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A tool that helps people find and hire employees. JobsYouNeed crowdsources employee and job listings and brings them to the right employer.

11

The startup’s a startup looking to disrupt the human resources market in big, old-school companies. With the help of AI and machine learning, the startup wants to make recruiting and hiring more efficient while helping companies tap into the power of data to better predict how well candidates will fit.

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This startup is building an all-in-one management platform for human resources, payroll and benefits.

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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.

10

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

10

A platform for crowd-sourced marketing, where startups can run promotions with users for money.

10

A tool that allows you to edit the source code of websites.

10

This startup is trying to make it easier for people to get their hands on a credit score. They have a credit check API that pulls information from a source like Transunion, Experian, Equifax, and others.

10

A digital platform for journalists to gather information from sources and then turn it into a story.

9

A startup that wants to help small businesses build their own custom, open-source messaging apps using the Twilio API.

9

An online, crowdsourced language translation platform.

9

A platform for B2B customers to find outsourcers and outsource work, with a similar model to the startup TaskRabbit

9

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.

8

 Pitch Deck Hacker is an open-source tool that helps users build their own pitch deck.

8

The Startup Genome is a resource for founders and investors. It covers early stage startups and is a non-profit that helps entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors. The Startup Genome aims to improve the ecosystem by providing entrepreneurs with data to help guide their decisions and spread best practices.

8

Open-source software that helps developers collaborate on an unlimited number of applications in a private cloud. The platform can be used for connecting applications, sharing data and managing security.

8

A freelancing marketplace with a premium membership that allows companies to outsource technical tasks to freelancers.

8

A health data system that integrates with the rest of the health care system to create a “single source” of information for people.

8

A startup-based system to create, share, and discover content, letting people license their creations for commercial use. Based on the use of the open-source Creative Commons licenses.

7

A way to measure crowd-sourced activity to help startups figure out what people really want.

7

A group of four college friends who decided to start a company to help create a more efficient way to source and manufacture electronics. The company wants to be the first company to completely eliminate the middlemen of electronics manufacturing and create more manufacturing in the U.S.

7

A company that sells organic and wild foods that is also a social enterprise that helps communities build gardens, source local foods and process them.

7

A platform for investing that works as a resource for financial advisors, showing them how to invest in things like individual stocks, ETFs and 401(k) plans.

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The founders walked away from their jobs in the technology industry to focus on food, and built a tech app that makes it easier and cheaper for restaurants to source from local farmers.

5

A data pipeline for data scientists, letting them turn data from a variety of sources into a cohesive and actionable product.

5

A platform that lets you integrate data from trusted sources with your website.

4

A tool that helps human resources departments and HR leaders manage their compensation packages, including offering benefits and compensation. The platform helps companies manage the entire process of compensation, including the stack and data management.

4

A company that is building software to help banks and other lenders connect to new sources of data like social media, livestreams and more, to get a better understanding of their clients and make better decisions.

4

This startup is building a system for merchants to monitor their sales and customer data from multiple data sources in one place.

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A tool for small-business owners interested in selling their products on Amazon’s Fulfillment by Amazon, which allows companies to outsource product fulfillment and marketing to Amazon.

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A free and secure digital platform for documenting and managing the changes and additions to documents, resources, or acts.

3

A startup that helps people who are dealing with a degenerative disease to find resources that will help them cope and deal with the disease

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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 non-profit that aims to create a decentralized, open-source standard for blockchain identity

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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: Early stage, VC-backed uBiome is an open source citizen science biotech that makes it easy for anyone to analyze their microbiome The company is profitable and is scaling internationally, but its founders want more funding

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

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Idea: Open source, self-hosted analytics for ecommerce

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Idea: Open-source, decentralized app store

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Idea: An open source npm package for writing better React tests

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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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Idea: A platform for realtors to outsource some of their tasks to virtual assistants from around the world

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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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Idea: A tool for connecting people with a “community partner” like a co-working space or business incubator. It’s a way for people to find and join groups to collaborate on projects, host events, and share resources.

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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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