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A company that works with independent artists to help them turn their music videos into YouTube plays.

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A video creation tool for real estate agents, meant to allow agents to “film, edit and upload videos in minutes”.

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 A digital media production company that creates video for brands, agencies, and large video production companies.

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A startup that provides a video calling app for doctors so that they can consult with patients remotely

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A 3-way chat system, allowing users to video chat, text, and call each other all at once.

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This startup is building an API that connects users to doctors via text messages and video calls.

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A health care platform that aims to help doctors communicate with patients and their families in real time by providing a secure way to voice and video call.

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A video editing tool for creators looking to create their own

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A company that helps users adjust the size of their online image and videography with a simple drag-and-drop tool

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A company that helps companies find and evaluate potential employees through video interviews. The startup says they’re working with Fortune 500 companies.

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A startup that gives musicians and artists the tools they need to generate and sell music, sound effects, music videos, and interactive experiences.

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A video games-focused startup that has created a “fitness tracker” for gamers. It’s a patch that attaches to a gamer’s sleeve and tracks their movements in real time while they play.

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A platform for sharing and monetizing video. The startup’s goal is to apply the videos of YouTube stars to the video game and movie industries.

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A library of over 1,700 video lectures for developers on the entire set of AWS services.

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A startup that provides a service to help companies create a video explainer for their website

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A platform for the creation of community-driven training videos.

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A video platform for independent artists to record online, edit videos together in real-time, and share with their fans.

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A startup that uses AI to make video games more accessible to colorblind people

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A startup that curates and shares the very best videos on the web, with a focus on “what’s worth watching today.”

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A video streaming app that lets users watch live events like concerts and sporting events.

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A software platform that allows producers to create, edit, and distribute videos, audio, photos, and text.

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A startup that helps content creators, such as photographers and videographers, monetize their work.

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Videos of people in the industry explaining their jobs

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A platform that allows users to share their thoughts, photos, and videos with each other. The idea is that this platform will help users share their experiences with each other in a more sharing-oriented way than Facebook.

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A platform for creative people to collaborate, post, and publish designs, images, and video.

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

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A subscription streaming video service that’s aiming to be the Netflix of food shows, with a focus on the culinary arts. The company is currently in the business development stage.

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A video platform that chooses the best pieces of footage from a video to create a GIF. The startup, which was founded in May 2014, says it has been offering GIFs for free since last year.

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A post-production startup that helps video editors create a 3D environment for their videos.

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The company wants to build an offline-first collaborative editing platform for video production that would allow editors to work in a room with multiple screens, and for multiple editors to work on the same piece of footage simultaneously.

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ShareWorks is a cloud-based tool for sharing media such as photos, music, and video. The startup also offers a paid-for mobile app as well as a desktop companion for editing and sharing.

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A video game for learning how to program

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A video marketing tool that lets you create an animated explainer video.

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A video sharing network that allows users to embed videos from other sites

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

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For those who can’t afford to pay for a full-time financial advisor, this startup offers hourly advice via phone or video.

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A video and virtual reality game where you play as a character from the universe of "My Little Pony" and create an avatar. The startup is looking for a partner to help fund its effort to create a game, which started in November.

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A startup that provides a service where they install cameras around a house and then people can pay to rent hours of access to the video recordings

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A platform that allows users to easily build online courses without writing code or creating webpages or videos. The company says it has 15,000 customers, including Udemy, Coursera, and Lynda.com, and has raised $1.5M.

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A San Francisco-based company that wants to make it easy for people to take photos and videos of their food. The startup is focused on helping people create the perfect Instagram photos to show off what they’re cooking, eating, or buying.

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A startup that helps people take better photos and videos with the goal of building a community of photographers.

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A Chrome extension that makes it easier for brands to create Facebook Live videos.

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A mobile first video messaging app. Launched in July and already has over 1 million users.

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A tool for creating video tutorials on how to do things

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A startup that helps you repurpose your personal photos and videos by turning them into memes, gifs, or even videos

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A way to create a personalized video that’ll show up on a flyer or in email

90

In January 2018, Instagram launched IGTV, an app designed to let people watch longer videos.

90

A platform for online tutoring with a focus on helping teachers and parents out of school. Tutor-to-tutor videos are on-demand, and the startup is also working on a way to make the private video chats public and shareable.

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A startup that enables users to create a story about a short trip online, using photos and maps. The app has been in beta for two years now, and has over a million photos and videos.

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A startup that helps companies set up a session-based video conference system that can be used on any device.

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The startup wants to show people the right stores in their area to buy virtual goods, like video games, virtual pets, and more.

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A collaborative platform for creating and sharing workout videos that users can comment on and rate. The startup is currently working on user-friendly video editing tools.

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A social media platform that focuses on live video, rather than posting to a timeline after the fact. Users can watch and interact with other users live.

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A startup that helps people learn Chinese through video content that is designed to be slower paced, allowing for a more natural experience.

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A text-based platform for sharing your photos, videos, and location over the Internet. The company is building a social network for photography that they say will be able to support 3 billion photos by 2028.

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A subscription-based service that organizes people’s photos and videos into a repository on their behalf.

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A drone that can follow you around on land and in the air, taking photos and video and providing a 360-degree view of your surroundings.

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An on-demand video platform that pays users to watch video ads.

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A pitch system that allows businesses to send out videos to potential customers. The startup, which was founded in August, is looking to attract businesses with a $5 per month price point.

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A way to capture all the pictures and videos you take on a daily basis and tag them with location and relevant information.

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A second-screen app for creating, managing and distributing podcasts, taking on a market dominated by hosts. The company is also building an app for the live video market, aiming to be the first to tap into the VOD market on the cheap.

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A tool for streaming live video and building community around it. Trying to build a “Netflix for Live Video”.

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a wearable device that plays video games

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Another startup that’s building a video conferencing tool with real-time collaboration features.

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A video conferencing app that uses Google Maps for navigation.

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ShopStyle is a subscription-based visual merchandising platform that allows retailers to create branded shopping experiences. ShopStyle gives retailers a way to create different streaming layouts, video ads, and product displays that are tailored to each individual customer.

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A startup that’s building a tool to help companies create an online studio for virtual, remote teams. The startup wants to help companies have a team wherever they are. It’s a platform for companies without 3D graphics talent to create virtual environments and use them for video conferencing, live training, and more.

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A startup that provides a service for people to make a video of themselves and then have it lip-synced in a different video (like in the video of Will Smith in the song “Summertime”)

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A video conferencing app that allows people to talk with their team members and clients, while also watching each other’s screens so they can see how they look and react.

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A video platform for language learners.

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The founders say that their product is “the best place to get the news, weather, and video you want.”

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A tool for helping physicians see patients via video conference from their home office.

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A startup that automates creation of video tutorials using machine learning.

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A company that makes a video game that helps teach people about mental health.

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A video editor for Windows, Mac, and Linux that allows users to create attractive videos in minutes.

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A platform for telemedicine with video conferencing and a “virtual doctor” that makes appointments and answers questions

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A video game that encourages players to learn English. The game is web-only and currently in its beta phase.

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This is a new kind of tool that lets people create and edit videos together, and helps them collaborate on what they’re doing.

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An online video learning platform for people to watch other people work on different technologies.

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This is a community for videographers that already has 300,000 members.

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A startup for a variety of creative professionals, including photographers, graphic designers, videographers, animators, and other creative types.

83

This startup has created an out of office messaging app that lets you send all of your team members an email with a message and a URL to a video recording that you’ve made. The app is all about helping small teams manage their in-person workflow and avoid technology-driven distractions.

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A platform that provides video-editing tools for non-professionals.

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A digital video production company that uses AI to create short videos to promote products, such as those for car dealerships.

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A video-sharing app that’s just as good as YouTube.

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A startup that’s building a “smart” conference room intercom system, in which conference room intercom speakers can be upgraded to allow different types of speakers, including video.

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A company that’s building a platform for connecting patients with doctors via video chat.

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A set of tools for publishing and managing digital media like video and audio.

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A group chat app that helps groups communicate, with video capabilities

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A tool designed to help small- and medium-sized businesses get their online through a series of video interviews.

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Each week, the startup curates a list of 3-10 new books, videos, podcasts, and articles from the industry and the web that it thinks are worth reading and listening to. The startup also curates a weekly newsletter.

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The company, which is based in Barcelona, is re-imagining how people can work remotely. It offers a cloud based software platform for the organization of remote teams and the ability to interact with coworkers on video.

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A tool that helps users create videos without a smartphone, using a $1 webcam and computer

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A tool for collaborative video editing

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A new product that adds a watermark to videos, which helps users monetize videos on platforms like YouTube and Facebook.

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A startup that will take any video and allow its creators to port it to any of the top 30 mobile phone manufacturers, using a digital-rights-management-free model. The company has already built an app that allows anyone to convert any video to any phone.

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A startup that is developing a platform that helps creative agencies, brands and agencies capture and broadcast videos with social media. The idea is to help brands showcase their work and have the material distributed through a variety of channels.

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

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A startup that serves as the “Netflix for creative work” for businesses, featuring music and video as well as online-only courses.

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A video chat app that also allows group video chat rooms and video conferences, with the ability to draw and annotate on your screen.

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A real-time, live-streamed messaging and video platform for sports fans. The company is headquartered in Chicago.

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A web-based video editor with a focus on video production

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A startup that allows you to broadcast live video from your smartphone to a TV via your phone’s screen

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A platform for building online courses and learning from them, with support for webinars, video, and interactive learning, as well as with tools for instructors.

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A startup that allows you to create a “move” between friends, effectively turning a video call into a video-text-chat.

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A company that will allow you to stream your favorite TV show to any TV device in your house. The company is building a platform to stream video from any streaming platform to any device, including TVs, computers, game consoles, mobile phones, tablets, and anything else that can play video.

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This is a “shortcut” to provide the same results as a traditional HR process, by using phone interviews, instant messaging, and video interview feedback to automate the hiring process.

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

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A company creating a cloud-based service that helps businesses and employees collaborate in real time. It’s a visual collaboration app, allowing teams to see their work in real time, with live video, polls, comments, and tasks. They’re currently in beta.

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A platform that lets users make their own virtual reality videos and share those videos with others for a share of the revenue.

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A startup that lets you create videos and images with text in the background in real-time to create what’s called a "Voxel" — an image with a 3D representation of a text sentence.

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A platform that lets publishers monetize video and stop people from uploading copyrighted content.

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A platform with a web-based portal for doctors to access patient information, allowing them to talk to patients or patients’ families remotely through video conferencing, or call them into their office.

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An online video platform that helps people make videos that are all about content. It’s easier to use than YouTube, but has the same content quality.

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A platform that helps you make never-ending, premium video content for your YouTube channel. It allows creators to generate content and not worry about the ad revenue.

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A tool that helps you quickly and easily share photos and video clips with your friends and colleagues.

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The company is building a platform for people to create and share videos of what they're building. The company's founder says that they've already sold their first video to a client.

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A platform that allows users to record and share their own videos with the community.

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A startup that sells the first commercial drone to have a consumer version available, with a price tag of $1,000. The drone is made for those who want to experiment with aerial photography and videography.

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A platform for companies to host live video webinars on their own websites or via a third party. The company says the software is easy to use, and has had over 12,000 live webinars hosted, with over 90% of those lead to more sales.

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

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A company that helps people manage their YouTube videos, allowing them to keep control of their content.

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A no-cost education platform that helps students learn how to code by watching videos online. Arist wants to help millions of people learn programming.

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The startup recently raised $800,000 in seed funding, and has been using this to build a platform for people to tell stories and create video content in a “curated, structured, and safe environment”.

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A telemedicine startup that connects patients to health care professionals via email, chat, video, and phone.

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An “online studio” that lets users produce and edit videos.

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A platform that enables people to interact with their favorite brands through video. The startup’s founders say they have 40,000+ customers for the product.

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A startup that helps people communicate with each other on the internet by allowing them to create and share photos, videos, and text messages.

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A startup that sells a tool for creating videos that are designed to be shown on screens in public

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A platform for small businesses to create online communities that offer live and on-demand video and audio conferencing.

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Idea for a new video distribution platform:

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A company that helps online businesses with online marketing by targeting their customers with specific video ads and other creative content

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A platform that lets you manage your video and social media presence from one place, allowing you to have a single profile across a variety of social networks.

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A platform that allows teams to create video content, which the company will distribute.

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A live video app that allows you to broadcast and watch live video from your smartphone. Wibson has already raised over $14 million in venture funding.

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A self-service platform that makes it easy for people to create and vet and review video ads.

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A video food delivery service. The startup is planning to launch in Mexico City in the fourth quarter.

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A platform for making virtual reality content. The startup is looking to build a “virtual reality video studio” that lets creators stream their VR content.

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A tool for building virtual reality experiences. The company’s tools allow you to build any kind of VR experience, from a simple 360-degree panoramic video to a full-blown VR experience.

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 A startup building a video app for retailers to help them work with customer-created videos.

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It’s a video creation app that allows users to create, share, and monetize videos.

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A platform for creating short video series. Creators can then use the platform to optimise their videos for online viewing.

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 An automated bot that allows businesses to create their own online videos from scratch. The video startups aims to do for businesses what YouTube did for videos.

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This startup will help people create powerpoint-style presentations with built-in live video.

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A mobile app that helps you get to know your friends and family through video chat.

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A startup that provides a service where you can hire someone to transcribe your audio and video interviews

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A startup that allows companies to build their own personal-branding videos for their employees and customers, including information on their company and products.

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This startup is building software that allows you to make your own personalized and short videos for social media.

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The startup is building a way to turn any website into a real-time, web-based video viewer that can send viewers the ability to follow along with a video in real time.

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In this article, Rob writes about the startup’s plan to make a video service that lets

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A platform that gives you the ability to broadcast live video from your phone. The startup wants to bring a “Facebook Live” like experience to mobile devices, but with better quality.

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An AI-powered platform that allows artists to create unique video content, and also that provides a way for them to sell their videos for revenue. It is based on an idea for YouTube-based video sharing that was pitched in 2016, but has been in development since then.

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A startup that lets you send photos and videos from your phone to a rotating cast of actors for posterity.

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A company that uses AI to help make low-cost, high-quality face-to-face video calls.

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An API for the creation of short videos to be distributed across social media platforms.

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 A startup which allows users to create their own apps for their pets. Users can add photos, videos, and GPS locations, and can set up various types of alerts, including sounds, actions, and location-based messaging.

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A video-sharing platform that allows users to create their own videos, share them and get paid for them. The site is currently available in the UK and Australia and has more than 1 million users.

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A platform for online video production that allows users to add audio, video, and text to their videos.

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A platform for creating and publishing video content with multiple channels. The startup, which was founded in August, is building on the video-sharing platform LIV. It lets users create and publish video content via a combination of Instagram and Facebook.

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A venture-backed startup that builds customized video games for e-commerce, boutiques and retail.

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A San Francisco-based startup working to make it easier for people to share their photos, videos, and other media while on the go. The startup has an iOS app and plans to launch an Android app soon.

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A company that mentors startups on how to make a video pitch, and then helps them make a video that will get people to click “buy.”

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A community focused on creating and sharing art, music, and videos.

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A platform that helps companies create, manage, and distribute videos in an online environment.

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A platform that helps brands build a mobile game, a video, a mobile app and a mobile website all from one tool.

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In this article, Rob writes about the startup’s plan to make a video service that lets you edit and share video from an iPhone through a web browser. A few months later, the startup pivots to focus on video editing and distribution.

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A startup that helps users record their ideas in the form of a video, which they can then share with others. The app’s goal is to make it easier for people to express themselves.

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The startup replaces the traditional “explainer video” with “explainer video docs” in which the video is just a version of the product itself.

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A SaaS solution that helps companies manage the customer experience for two-way video calls.

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A tool for using the internet to create and sell video content. It functions more like a go-between for videographers and content owners, creating a more direct, streamlined process for rights and payments.

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This startup is building a tool that allows teachers to share school content with parents at home. Teachers can use it to video and text share, saving time and money.

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A startup that wants to build a smartphone camera that can shoot video in 360 degrees.

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A video-game startup that is building a platform that allows users to create and monetize their own mobile games. The company has been working on the idea for over two years, and is now ready to launch.

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Sunlight is an app that allows media companies to schedule video to go out live on their website with a single click. Sunlight’s CEO says that the app has already helped his company grow by up to 30%.

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A video-sharing site focused on sharing original content with the goal of earning revenue through ads and paid subscriptions

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A software startup that wants to create a way to automatically package and publish videos on social media in a way that doesn’t require extensive video editing.

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We want to let people organize their photos and videos as easily as they organize their text messages. We’re building a photo management app that’s simple and easy to use, and we’ll be selling our own photo storage product through the app.

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This is an online video training marketplace for startups looking to grow and hire. The company is hiring a head of sales and has a $30,000/month business already with a handful of startups using it.

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A startup that helps you communicate with your team remotely, whether it be a conversation, a live video call, or a collaborative whiteboard

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A company that creates interactive guides for business by mixing text and video.

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A way for users to contribute content in the form of photos, audio, video to the existing photo sharing app.

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A calendar for video producers that allows them to plan their schedules and keep track of what they have planned.

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A new type of video chat that includes a “super-fast camera” and instant zoom. The company wants to build a video chat experience that can be both more intimate and more powerful than the current line of video chat apps.

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"We're trying to make a video game about men and women," Pachter says. "It's about gender equality. It's a game about how men and women are treated differently, and how that might be changed."

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A company founded by ex-Googlers that offers a platform for sharing and selling real-time video. The company is also working to provide tools for live video streaming.

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This startup is building a tool that allows companies to build a shareable video about their business. Users can clip the video and share it on social media, and companies can see how many views it generates.

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A way to help users create, host, and share videos in collaboration with other users. Users can choose the location and theme of the video, and add their own music and video.

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A way to create a custom electronic “recipe” for how to do things, so you could, for instance, create an app to play a specific video file, or need to know how to cook a certain dish.

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A company that’s building a platform for scheduling livestreams, similar to Twitch but focused on short-form content. They have a library of over 10,000 videos on their platform.

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A decentralized social network for news and video, aimed at offering more “credible” news.

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A “native advertising” platform that allows publishers to create and share native video ads that look like the video content they’re promoting.

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A publicly traded company that provides a platform for people to make money from their photos and videos by selling them on their platform.

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

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A startup aiming to create a platform that makes it easier for people to share things like photos, videos and files.

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A platform that lets companies and organizations create and manage a portfolio of video shows. The platform makes it easy for anyone to create a show and for it to be consumed, including viewers on mobile devices. The company is in seed funding, and planning to launch in Q4 2019

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A platform for video-game developers to track what their players are doing and monitor their progress.

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A tool for creating quick videos, working as a companion to other video creation tools. It’s been used by over 1,000 brands, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Taylor Swift, and Anthony Bourdain.

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A tool for artists to build custom videos for their social media profiles.

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A technology company that takes photo and video content, and makes it into a product that can be resold as an image or video stock. They’re also developing a platform to enable photo and video creatives to get paid for their work

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A way to send photos and videos to friends and family via a web application.

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A media company that provides videos for doctors on evidence-based medicine, and for patients on everything from how to take their diabetes medication to how to use a wheelchair.

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A video chat app for small businesses, allowing them to record meetings, call in and out, and see who’s online.

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A community where people can upload their own videos, photos, and music and share them with other users.

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An online video platform for conference speakers to share their expertise.

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A software platform for working with video.

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A tool that helps team members at any level of an organization stay in touch, with tools like group video chats, a team calendar, and more.

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A startup that aims to make it easier for newsrooms, news publishers, and TV channels to collaborate on sharing content and distribute video. They focus on sharing video content, and do so in a way that Twitter and Facebook can’t.

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A new kind of social network for content creators. The startup is building a way to help content creators share their work via messaging, voice and video, and wants to compete with platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter.

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A startup that aims to improve the quality of communications by helping teams improve their efficiency via group chat and video.

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This startup is building a mobile-first platform that allows users to share and resume their favorite YouTube videos, in lieu of uploading to their own platforms or working hard to monetize their content

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A way to check in with your employees from anywhere, using a combination of video chat and a mobile app.

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A digital media studio that helps brands create top-quality videos by combining story-telling and media technology. The startup is looking to create a platform that is easy for people to use, allowing for professional-level video production at a minimal cost.

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A way to make videos that is geared toward the Indian market.

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A startup is building a platform to organize and share photos and video of food. They’re already organizing the food into a public database.

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A tool for generating custom, personalised, and branded video content.

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This startup is building a new way to work that allows you to quickly create a virtual meeting room for your team (with audio, video, and other features) and then broadcast it to whoever is interested.

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“The most amazing platform to share your photos and videos.”

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This is a startup that wants to build a system that automatically detects and captures video of police interactions and the surrounding community. The startup recently raised $1.2 million from Digital Ocean’s Venture Fund.

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A tool for creating and sharing art, photographs, and videos with social networks and other online platforms.

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The idea here is to make it easy for people to find, store and share their photos and videos.

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A startup that wants to improve the ability to chat in real-time over video by providing chatbot-like functionality.

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A video sharing app for events and conferences. Following a seed round, it’s been acquired by Live Nation’s Blink.

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A video-chat-like app for internal meetings, which allows for video and chats but also an internal forum where employees can write notes and comments.

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A startup that helps you rent Netflix and Amazon Prime video from the cloud.

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A video-sharing platform for high school students to share their work and connect with each other. The company’s goal is to provide a forum for high school students to share their work with each other, inspire each other, and connect with mentors.

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A platform for video creators to monetize their content, using direct marketing and payments.

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A web-based video platform for providing short-form, on-demand “how to” guides for small businesses. The idea is that users can subscribe to specific topics, such as ‘how to sell on eBay’ and then be notified when a new video is available.

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A tool to help users learn English, enabling them to follow along on a video while a native speaker reads the text.

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A karaoke app, with the company pitching a feature that lets users record a video of their karaoke performance and share it on social media.

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This startup is building a toolkit that allows users to take screenshots of videos and images and then add annotations to them, allowing the annotated media to drive sales.

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A platform that helps companies “create and manage high-quality video content” by coordinating video production and distribution.

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The company is developing an AI platform that uses machine learning to provide on-demand video content for brands. The platform is designed to help marketers better understand their customers and find opportunities to engage them.

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A home security system for renters, allowing them to lock and unlock doors on their own and record video.

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A way to give teachers the ability to share video lectures with their students.

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A cloud-based video platform that allows video producers to sell their content in a transparent and fair way.

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A video chat service based on Facebook’s Messenger platform.

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A web app for uncovering the truth behind a video: what it shows, who is in it, and what’s being said. The app is free.

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

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This startup is building a platform for online tutoring that will help people learn subjects by watching videos and having them corrected by an older person.

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A company that helps big companies and brands create branded content for their YouTube videos, using a system of “buzzwords” and keywords to make sure the content is relevant and engaging.

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A platform for creating videos that connects users with experts.

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While many startups have been building virtual reality products to help improve cognitive or physical therapy, this startup is specifically built to help people with mental illness. The app works as a video support system to help people with anxiety and mood disorders.

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This is an app that helps people practice the piano through video lessons and games. The company is part of the Y Combinator Winter 2016 batch.

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

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The startup has built an app that uses the same camera and lighting effects found in Hollywood movies to make a video look like it was shot by a camera crew. The startup aims to make it easier for filmmakers to add these effects to their own footage.

53

This startup is building a video platform that allows teachers to share lessons with students and get feedback from them.

53

As Seen On TV is a YouTube channel that reviews and shares videos from the shows that air on TLC, the Discovery Channel, and History Channel. It was founded in January 2015.

53

A platform for independent content creators, allowing them to monetize videos and generate revenue through affiliate marketing, sponsorships, and selling ads.

53

A startup that sells a tool where you can upload a video and it gives you a list of things that could be wrong with it to help you figure it out

52

This startup helps companies create virtual reality experiences, like the “sleeping town” that you can explore in this video.

52

A startup that helps companies connect with their customers via videos and images in order to drive conversations and engagement.

52

 A tool that uses AI to make video playlists. The startup wants to make it easier for users to find new music and combine it with other types of media.

51

A platform for recording live audio and video shows.

51

A startup for digital goods, taking a page out of the Apple model of selling new iPhone apps on the day of release. The startup is selling digital goods like digital photographs and videos that have already been processed.

51

A video platform that works across social media and mobile devices

51

 A new revenue sharing model for content creators/identifiers. It’s like YouTube, but for video.

51

A video game that lets players control a character with special abilities (think superhero powers) to dodge obstacles, solve puzzles, and defeat enemies. Players can share their progress with other players online.

51

A gaming and entertainment company that builds audio and video streaming MMORPGs for connected devices.

50

A video conferencing platform that’s powered by the cloud and designed to work on all devices. It’s already integrated with Slack, allowing customers to schedule meetings from anywhere and get notifications when they’re available.

50

A startup that helps users make YouTube videos using live video from their mobile devices.

50

A team that says it’s building the “Netflix for video game streaming”. The startup is building a platform that allows game developers to sell their games through smart contracts that can be easily integrated into other platforms.

49

A video chat solution for businesses that helps them communicate with their customers.

49

A personalized video strategy for people with diabetes, including training and materials. The company is looking to build a community of users to help them monetize the platform.

49

A platform for advertisers to bid on videos on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

49

A technology that helps people create and share videos on the web, building a community around their videos.

48

A drone startup that aims to make drones as useful as smartphones. The company is building a drone that can be mounted on a smartphone and used for a variety of uses, from viewing property to capturing video.

48

This real estate startup helps buyers and Sellers negotiate properties with a series of automated videos and text messages. It also takes a commission for each sale.

48

A “SingTel Moments” app that lets groups of people share photos, videos and text and then customize the product with different filters.

48

A library of video games and other media that you can stream online

48

 A company that creates a way for companies to engage with customers and prospective customers through video, with a focus on helping companies manage their brands through video.

48

Jumbler is a mobile-first media company that helps brands share content in rapid-fire video format, like Vine.

48

A company that hires a team of journalists, photographers, videographers and social media managers to create content for companies to share on social media.

48

A tool for making your own video games

48

A platform that helps companies manage their voice and video calls and lets them share those calls with other people and groups.

47

A customer service platform that gives businesses a way to connect with their customers via text, voice and video.

47

A startup that wants to build a platform for niche communities to share content, from video to photos.

47

A video editing platform for non-professionals,

47

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

47

A video platform for sales teams to capture a video demo of a product or feature. The startup is currently working with a few Fortune 500 companies.

46

 A photo app for capturing and sharing memories that includes a suite of features like either a video or still image capture, an audio track, and even a filter that lets you add music.

46

A startup that helps users organize their pictures and videos through a mobile app. The startup has partnered with Facebook, Instagram, and Dropbox.

46

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

46

A video chat platform that allows users to have group chats with 1,000 people.

46

An iOS video editing app that lets users add GIFs, music and other visuals to their videos.

45

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

45

The company is creating a new model for live-streaming video, designed for companies and clients to create live broadcasts at their own pace.

45

A video-sharing platform that allows groups to create their own short-form video content

45

A startup that produces custom, personalized, video profiles of students for online universities to use in marketing and recruiting.

44

A new startup that aims to bring the popular online chats of Twitch, Facebook, Reddit, and Twitter together into a single video-based chat platform. They’ve built a Chrome extension that lets you embed Twitch, Reddit, or Twitter into a video chat.

44

A new OTT video platform that wants to merge the video world of YouTube with the viral nature of Snapchat.

44

A Y Combinator company that helps entrepreneurs build their business with video.

44

A platform that lets people make their own videos using their voice, and works with a library of stock images and sound effects. The app is for anyone interested in making their own video clips without knowing how to edit video.

44

An educational video platform that funds new educational videos through a non-profit membership model.

43

A post-production tool to help journalists and videographers manage their workflows. The startup hopes to launch a desktop app in the spring of 2019, and a web app in fall.

43

A tool that lets you make an image that looks like you’re looking at a phone, but in fact you’re looking at the real world through a video camera.

43

A visual and auditory learning platform that enables users to learn through games, videos and images.

43

A mobile app that helps you learn new languages by speaking to a native speaker over video.

43

A platform that allows people to make their own films, with courses and software to help them make their own learning videos.

43

A platform for building a complete digital newsroom, with backend content management, real time video, and a CMS.

43

 A startup for businesses that want to create “anecdote-rich” sales videos

43

VR/AR company that wants to make it easier for people to record and share videos in virtual reality and augmented reality. The company wants to build a VR and AR platform for users to record and share videos in VR and AR.

42

 A platform that embeds video chat and SMS into video conferencing tools to add value.

42

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

41

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

41

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

41

A subscription-based service for making video calls to other people that connects you to the person you’re calling with a data connection, not the person you’re calling.

41

A startup that’s designing a better way to consume, share, and store video.

41

A social network for college students with over 20k students currently enrolled. Its founders are looking to build a student-focused influencer platform that’s optimized for mobile, with a focus on gaming and video content.

41

A system for hosting, sharing and storing videos, photos, and other files.

40

A company that helps filmmakers to create and distribute videos. The startup has raised $2.5 million in funding and has 10 customers on board, including Filmora.

40

A platform for booking and hiring editors and producers for video content.

40

This startup is building a way to help people create and upload their own videos — and potentially get paid for it.

40

A tool to help coaches create and share videos. They can also use it to record conversations and audio into a video.

40

A team of digital marketing and design professionals to help companies create video content for social media, website, email, and any other product-related content.

40

A Facebook-style messaging platform for sharing photos, videos, and live streams. The startup is only looking at the US for now, as they want to avoid the potential regulatory and legal issues in other markets.

39

A camera system that “drives and fixes” things. “Drive and Fix” is a smartphone app that tells you when your car needs a repair, and sends you a video of it being done.

39

A concept business that offers a service that allows people to share experiences via photos and videos.

39

A startup that wants to make live video marketing as simple as possible for brands. The company’s founders say they’ve already helped over 1,000 brands, and are having success with brands like Best Buy.

39

A platform that helps small businesses create marketing videos, and plans to expand to other video platforms in the future.

38

The startup is building a digital platform that uses video to help remote workers connect, collaborate and engage with each other.

38

A live-streaming tool meant to be used for video interviews. The company is also building a subscription-based premium service that will allow users to conduct live-streamed interviews.

38

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

38

A company that aims to build a simple digital video recorder that can be used to stream video from any compatible device, with a cloud-based backend that allows owners to edit, share, and even sell videos.

38

A tool for selling digital products with a drag-and-drop interface, focused on ebooks and video games.

38

A video-editing app that’s built to work with iPads and Macs

38

A video chat product that allows you to call up a video, group chat, or voice call with friends from your phone whenever you want.

38

A startup that wants to build a “video news network” that allows video content to be created and distributed by anyone with a smartphone.

37

An API for managing a video distribution, with plans to integrate with the YouTube publishing platform and other video-sharing sites.

37

A company that helps people record their own videos and helps businesses create them.

37

A platform that allows consumers to learn about pesticide safety, through videos, quizzes, and a database of information.

36

A platform for event planning, a marketing platform for events and marketing, and a video marketing tool for events.

36

The startup is building a tool that helps people visualize and share data from video clips. The startup has raised $4.5 million to date, with most of that coming from Y Combinator.

36

A tool to automatically and accurately edit videos from your iPhone, so that you don’t have to use the stock iOS app

36

 A live-streaming app for the same kinds of things that Livestream does, except for video and the focus is on live events such as concerts and conferences.

36

A tool for editing photos and videos in the cloud, meant both for professionals and for anyone looking to preserve their work.

36

Mentioned in the "2017 YC Demo Day" video, where they discuss the concept of a "mobile printing program" for small businesses. They are now calling their service "Quick Print," and the company is no longer in YC.

36

A new app that aggregates everything from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube to allow you to find a specific song or video, plus the biggest trending songs and videos.

35

A startup that brings together top doctors and nurses in an app, which lets you book appointments, or video chats with doctors and nurses remotely.

35

A platform for online video game tournaments, which offers tournaments, community features, and a virtual currency system.

35

A startup that will help salespeople pitch more effectively using a “Playbook”-like interface with a combination of slides, infographics, and video.

35

A company that offers live-action virtual reality videos for National Geographic.

34

A startup that lets people embed their own content into other people’s videos.

34

A live-streaming platform, focused on video games.

34

A video rental app aimed at helping customers find and reserve movies from the comfort

34

A small software startup looking to get people to watch and share videos on Facebook and Twitter as a way to build awareness for their product.

33

A video game that teaches how to drive a car. Players control a virtual car and drive around a course, following the rules of the road, and avoiding obstacles such as other cars and pedestrians. The game is meant for the very beginning of novice drivers, teaching them to drive without the risk of crashing.

33

This startup wants to bring an email-like experience to video chat.

33

Business management for independent professionals, such as photographers, videographers, and event organizers. The startup provides tools for managing work obligations, expenses, and income, as well as coordinating and scheduling.

32

Video-based system that allows customers to manage their own unsecured loans online.

32

An online marketplace that allows people to sell their experience by uploading a video of themselves explaining what they do and what they accomplished.

31

A tool for scheduling “marathon” meetings, with video and audio conferencing.

31

An education startup that teaches users how to interact with smart TVs in order to manage their Netflix, Amazon, and other videos.

31

This is an online video platform for people who want to produce content without needing to learn how to edit video. The app helps users create video with professional-level effects and edits, and allows users to share their videos on social media.

31

A tool for videographers, pitch as “YouTube for professional filmmakers”. The app is meant to make it super-easy to upload and share videos.

30

A startup that wants to build a real-time streaming video platform for the news industry. It wants to help news organizations deal with the trend of short attention spans and a shortened news cycle.

30

A “pure adtech” solution for publishers, allowing them to sell video inventory across various online platforms.

30

A tool for businesses to create and distribute their own branded podcasts, video and audio content, and digital marketing materials.

30

A startup that wants to be the go-to service for creating branded video and digital publishing for enterprises. The company recently raised a Series A led by Collaborative Fund.

30

A startup that wants to help reduce the cost of creating and publishing original video content by using Adobe’s technology.

30

 A group of women who teach other women how to be more confident in being sick. The founders say that their videos have over 1 million views.

29

A startup that makes it possible to play League of Legends without loading up 20 minutes of video. The app pulls high-level play out of the video and presents it in a condensed format, with highlights and stats.

29

A video platform for customers to create and promote their own videos and businesses to find new customers. Currently gaining traction, raised $1.5 million in seed capital in June of 2019.

29

A startup that lets you create a marketing video from past client work and then showcase it to potential hires.

28

In January, the team at this startup launched a video-editing application that looks to improve the quality of videos with a focus on face detection and video stabilization. The startup claims to have gained 1,000 users since its launch.

28

A new product from the startup behind Ustream and Twitch, which helps people livestream live video games.

28

A company that’s building a decentralized video platform for anyone who wants to create, share, and monetize video online.

27

A platform that brings medical students and doctors together for consultations via video calls. The company says it has more than a thousand doctors signed on, and that in its first six months it had $300,000 in revenue.

27

A mobile app that creates, share, and edit a variety of different categories, including photos, videos, and audio, in the cloud.

27

An online video software company that helps people create and share videos.

27

This startup allows people to create green screen videos using their own photos. The technology is used primarily by professional filmmakers, and the company also hopes to tackle the commercial market.

26

A startup that allows people to make local videos, and then sell them to advertisers, essentially turning them into a YouTube-style video creator.

25

This startup is building a platform that allows anyone to post a video of their favorite place anywhere in the world, then share the link with their followers.

25

A wearable for the visually impaired, which uses machine learning to convert a video of the world, like a restaurant or a landscape, into an audio guide.

25

A “community for adult video talent”, focused on “expert, exclusive and sexy content”.

25

Settle.me is a video hosting platform for Airbnb hosts, helping them tell and share their stories.

24

A platform that connects freelancers with clients over video conferencing.

24

A digital notebook app that lets you create and edit text, images, video, and sketches. It uses AI to help you produce better content.

24

A streaming video platform for live sports events

24

A company that provides software that helps choose the best video compression settings and then uploads videos to YouTube or Vimeo.

24

A tool to alert the user when they’ve been tagged in a photo or video.

24

A platform to create custom, private, and secure online video chat rooms for a variety of uses, including recruitment, dating, and customer support.

23

A video-based learning platform where students can ask questions to their teachers, while the teachers’ answers are displayed as video lessons.

23

A company that helps people create high-quality videos for their websites and social media channels.

23

 A company that’s building a new type of social media experience. People can send videos to their friends and have friends vote on which ones they like or dislike, for AI to curate more interesting content.

23

In April, the company launched a new product: a platform that allows you to create, edit, and host videos.

23

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

23

A startup that aims to bring editing and collaboration tools for video to mobile phones.

22

A decentralized marketplace for content, where users can enter their own videos and get paid for them after a certain period of time.

22

This startup is building a tool that lets anyone create a site where they can create a collection of online videos and share them with friends.

22

A 3-year-old startup that’s building an AI that can generate 3D models of objects using consumer video.

21

A platform for advertisers to manage pay-per-click campaigns for digital media, including banner ads, video ads, and native ads. Its founder, Michael Poulsen, says he’s brought in $10,000 in revenue since its inception in May.

21

A video conference system that’s “a complete, unified communication and collaboration platform that allows companies to securely connect, share and present video, even if an individual is miles away”.

21

This startup is building a machine learning tool to help people create and distribute their own live video streams, much like the aforementioned idea. They’re also building a “discovery pipeline” that lets users vote among the new tools that emerge from voting.

21

This is a video chat app that can connect users to a live video conference where they can call one another.

21

A company that provides an easy-to-use video editing software for business users.

20

A “cloud” version of a production tool for video editing and animation.

20

An online marketplace for creative professionals. The company focuses on product photography, videography, and design.

20

This startup aims to be the first to create a “viral video platform”.

20

A new kind of social network for people who are interested in sharing their cat videos or pictures on Instagram.

20

In December 2018, a short video was released on the startup’s Twitter feed in which co-founder Isaac Lee described the company’s culture as “our culture is that we’re always going to be one step ahead of you.”

19

A security-focused video service that doesn’t require a subscription.

19

A Skype-like video calling app for group chats, designed for small teams.

19

A tool for producers and directors to create marketing videos, with a focus on how to use a camera and lighting to tell a story.

19

The startup wants to build an app that allows your phone to act as a touchscreen monitor for an iPad, letting you run apps on one screen and videos on the other. Coming soon to Android.

19

A digital library for videos, books, and other media that are available to students at any time.

18

A startup that wants to make it easy for anyone to publish content, whether it be text, photos, or video.

18

A tool for creating and distributing your own live stream video. Ideas are from developers, and are developed via a “discovery pipeline”, where a public vote decides which one of the new ideas will be built.

18

A healthcare company that vets doctors via video and social media and generates reports on their abilities to practice medicine. The company already has a network of about 23,000 doctors on its platform.

18

A startup that allows people to have a live video platform for their devices, including a small screen app.

18

A tool that lets you manage your favorite video games via their Steam API, allowing you to edit, create, and share with friends.

17

A company that helps companies create video campaigns, including the production and editing of videos. Founded in December 2017, the company has raised $1.1 million from a number of investors.

17

A new way for employers to hire workers. The startup uses a live video chat to help employers hire workers quickly. It uses AI to match candidates to employers, and allows employers to ask questions and validate candidates before hiring.

17

A startup for people to create and manage YouTube accounts on behalf of their colleagues. The startup lets users control YouTube channels and share the videos on their behalf.

17

A video platform for shopping, shopping for video, and more video, including beauty and fashion content.

17

A real-time, live-streaming video platform that lets content creators promote their content while it’s being streamed.

17

A platform to host your photos and videos, and help you find people who would like to share them.

17

A software company that wants to make it easy for anyone to create and manage videos, with a focus on quality and ease of use.

17

A company that helps companies count the number of views their videos receive.

17

A video-sharing platform that allows users to sell and promote their videos. The company claims to have 1.7 million users.

16

A platform that allows users to create and monetize short videos with an interactive component. This platform is powered by a community of curators and collaborators.

15

A location-based entertainment platform that allows for 100% pay-as-you-go consumption of music, video, and TV. The startup says it has over one million users and has raised $20 million in funding.

15

A startup that lets you upload your pictures and videos and arrange them in easy-to-use slideshows for your friends and family.

15

A startup that encourages people to share their stories through a combination of text, photos, and videos

15

The company’s vision is to make the process of creating a video game “as simple as making a PowerPoint presentation”. It wants to make video game creation accessible to non-programmers, and today’s software for that is too difficult to use.

14

A startup that helps users create and host video and video podcasts on their website and social media platforms, including YouTube and Facebook.

14

A platform that gives users the ability to share their photos on an Android phone, tablet, or computer. The company wants to become a one-stop solution for sharing photos and videos.

13

A tool that allows people to create a video of their daily activities, like going to work or getting groceries, and post it to a social media channel.

13

The startup plans to build a software platform that allows users to buy and sell artwork, music and video on a peer-to-peer basis.

13

A tool to help create video magic effects like fire effects and text on images. The startup wants to enable content creators to create better results with more limited tools.

13

A game of strategy that’s similar to the popular board game of the same name, but with all of the complex rules of video games. Players will compete to collect the most points by trading, farming, and battling each other.

13

A web-based platform for musicians to publish their work, including lyrics, music videos, and merchandise. The startup is building an online community to help musicians connect with fans.

13

This startup wants to make video delivery as easy as email.

13

A tool for creators of videos, photographers, musicians, etc. to upload their work to various platforms, like YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud, etc. and sell it directly without having to deal with intermediaries like Facebook or Google.

13

The team made a video about how to use Slack, and the video has been shared over 100,000 times across Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit. As of the end of July, Slack has over 3 million daily active users.

12

A platform that helps collaborate with content creators and video editors so the team can focus on the video editing, rather than the content creation.

12

A platform that allows people to create podcasts, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music, podcasts with music and images, podcasts with images, podcasts with images and videos, podcasts with music

12

An alternative to the more popular sharing apps like Snapchat, where people can share videos with friends, but also keep their messages private.

12

A startup that turns your phone into a virtual reality unit, letting you stream VR videos and games from your phone to your headset.

12

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

12

Idea: This startup is building a telemedicine service that lets people consult with doctors via video chat. They’ve already worked with a few dozen companies.

11

On 2 June 2015, an app called "YouNow" was released by a team of developers from the University of Southern California. The app allows users to broadcast live videos to their friends, and allows viewers to tip the broadcasters. The video is only viewable for 24 hours, but viewers can re-watch them at any time.

11

A software platform for high school students to build interactive, video game-style apps.

11

Manage and organize your digital photos, videos, and music by using the company’s app, which syncs to the cloud.

11

A social networking website where people can post pictures and videos of their cats

11

A startup that wants to give people a way to share photos and videos via text message, and earn cash for it. It has a mobile app and a web-app.

11

A startup where people can create and share their own videos to be used as a free marketing tool. The startup is working on a video series called Inside the Box, which follows a different startup every month as they grow.

11

A VR company building a tool meant to allow people to capture and share video of their favorite activities, like skiing, hiking, etc.

10

Video game streaming service that helps customers play their own game against other users, using “bots” to create artificial opponents.

10

A company that provides a platform for publishing short videos to YouTube, Facebook, and beyond.

10

 A platform that allows users to stream live video on their site, making it easy for customers to see what’s happening in the physical world.

10

An online platform that allows its users to “recover” digital media, including photos, music, and videos. The company aims to build a digital library that it will eventually license to other companies to allow them to use the recovered content.

10

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

10

A startup building a platform to host and share videos from remote teams. It’s currently accepting applications.

9

A community for people to create and share images and videos like Instagram, but for images and videos created for and about your organization and work.

9

A quick and easy way to build live video apps

9

It’s a social network for translating videos from one language to another.

9

A solution for quick communication between remote employees, allowing communication through video calls, screen sharing, and file sharing.

9

An all-in-one platform that allows users to communicate through video and text and share their location and other information.

9

A video platform that aims to bring the immediacy of Twitter to video. Users can receive notifications whenever someone tweets about them, and can share their own videos back to Twitter.

8

A tool that makes it easy to make videos with simple software. The startup is built on the Huddle video hosting platform.

8

The startup wants to help you take better pictures and videos and save them in a single place. It’s called SoundSnap and it’s basically a mobile app that turns any camera into a video recorder.

8

A startup that helps you create “gorgeous, shareable video stories” with just a smartphone.

8

Gist is a startup that helps athletes improve their performance by tracking their workouts and then, through a series of video lessons, helping them to apply that information.

8

A startup that aims to solve the problem of long-distance relationships between people who are both working in the tech industry. The app takes advantage of voice and video chat to help people remain connected to one another.

8

A software company that powers the world’s largest video sharing platform. The startup helps users watch videos on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and others. It has over 2 billion daily active users.

8

A company that provides a platform for the next generation of online video, allowing users to share video on-demand and across social networks. It’s a place for creators and users to share and interact with content on-demand.

8

A mobile chat platform that lets you video chat with your friends. It actually built a mobile chat platform the same way it built the messaging platform, with no outside funding. It’s now in private beta after launching in December.

7

 A free SaaS app that allows people to create their own curated YouTube videos, with a focus on entertainment and creativity.

7

A video-editing startup focused on helping video creators and producers with their video tasks, including all the tools they need to record, edit, and share.

7

An on-demand movie streaming service that aims to make using video on demand (VOD) more like using a VHS tape store. The startup wants to lay the groundwork for a business model that rewards users for sharing their own videos.

7

A startup that optimizes networks for video content delivery. The company is building tools for ISPs to deliver videos faster, enabling them to deliver HD video to more people.

7

A startup that sells a subscription service where you can rent a video game, but also buy a physical copy of the video game

6

An enterprise-grade video conferencing platform for business. The startup is already profitable and is looking to double its 50 employees over the next year.

6

A video series that helps people make better decisions by evaluating their past behavior to predict what sort of decisions they’ll make in the future.

6

A video and media startup in the Philippines that’s building a system that allows people to create and upload videos in real-time, and then share them with their networks in a live manner.

6

A prototype of an app that’s like Snapchat, but for business. It provides users with a personalised feed of photos and videos.

6

This startup provides a way for people to share and sell photos and video of their travels on Instagram. It’s a little like Facebook’s Marketplace, and it’s part of the reason Instagram users continue to post and like photos and videos.

6

A video service that helps content producers syndicate their videos.

6

A patient-facing app that lets doctors and nurses communicate by text or video with a patient, and then view a summary of the conversation.

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Building a video platform for small businesses, allowing them to make videos and upload them to YouTube and Facebook. The startup has deals with such companies as CafePress and Personal Creations.

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A startup that helps users share photos, video, and text to social media, all in real time. The beta was released in July 2019, and the company wants to scale to tens of millions of users.

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A company that makes a looping video meant to be watched from the user’s couch. They’ve raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors including Airbnb and Airbnb co-founder, Brian Chesky.

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A company that’s looking to build a platform that will allow employees to book and bookend meetings remotely. Similar to a service like GoToMeeting or Cisco’s WebEx, but for video meetings.

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A video platform that makes it easier for people to create and share video content. It’s just closed $11.5 million in funding to build the product, which it says is well on its way to launching.

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A cloud-based video chat system, one that allows businesses to see and guide customer service reps in real time.

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A video-based training software that lets instructors teach interactive video courses to anyone via a mobile device.

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Idea: This startup is building machine learning software that helps people create smoother panning and zooming in videos. The startup previously sold a product called Flycam that helps camera operators smoothly move from one part of the scene to another.

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Customized content creation and curation for brands, with a focus on video and on-demand content. Its tools include a library of pre-made videos, on-demand content library, and a set of tools to create and share your own custom videos.

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A video platform for companies to create video training for employees. The startup has more than 1,000 companies using their platform.

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A startup that provides a service for people to create a video of them explaining who they are and what they are looking for in a long-term relationship

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A startup that provides a service for people who are trying to sell their house: they make a video showing the good and bad things about the home and a website that showcases the house

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A startup that sells videos of people doing things that they are good at and then they give the people who buy the videos personalized lessons on how to do the things that they’ve learned

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A startup that provides a service where you can hire someone to make a video for you to show your family and friends when you are stuck in a foreign country

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Idea: Tastemade is building a platform for brands and media to upload, organize, and distribute videos The startup has two offices right now — one in New York and one in LA, with a few employees in each

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Idea: Demand-based video player to replace video ads

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Idea: This is a one-on-one video messaging app that allows users to video chat with someone who speaks a different language

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Idea: A social network for professionals to share articles, blogs, and videos

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Idea: A platform for business-to-business video conferencing

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Idea: A startup that lets users create, share, and track video messages with friends/family

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Idea: A smart-home security system, combining video monitoring with an interactive voice-activated interface The startup raised $150,000 in a seed round led by Innovation Endeavors in September 2018

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Idea: A platform for consumer brands to easily launch and manage short-form video channels, aimed at the short-form video creators

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Idea: A video platform for language learners to have a dialogue with a native speaker

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Idea: A secure folder for your private photos and videos

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Idea: This startup is building a better version of the online resume With ResumeGo, you can add an interactive video tour of your work

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Idea: A startup that lets you send your own photos and videos on demand to anyone who wants to see them

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Idea: A startup that makes it easy to make a video covering a news story, using an on-demand, cheap workforce in the Philippines.

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Idea: A startup that allows users to create and sell their own video courses. The service is free, and it makes money by taking a cut of any courses that users sell.

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Idea: A solution for managing a company’s video streaming infrastructure. The first product is a video player that allows companies to put videos on their website and have them work on desktops and mobile devices.

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Idea: A platform for video collaboration, for example to make a video call with a bunch of people at the same time, along with a tool for editing the video together.

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Idea: A startup that is building a mobile application where you can earn money by downloading apps, watching short videos, and answering surveys.

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Idea: The startup has developed a way for people to share live video with each other while also seeing what others are seeing in real-time. It’s an app where viewers can see what’s happening, but the creator of the video is in control of what they see. It’s modeled a bit like Instagram Stories, but the app wants to become a hub for live video streaming.

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Idea: A startup that’s building a way to let people create video tours of homes for sale, and to easily share them with potential buyers.

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Idea: A startup that offers live video transcription services, using a team of freelance transcribers to convert in-person events into written content.

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Idea: A startup for organizing and publishing video interviews with people on the internet, initially for people who are doing YC interviews before Demo Day.

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Idea: A startup that helps retail businesses create personalized images and videos for their products. The company’s CEO says that the startup’s technology has already been used to create over 3,000 videos, and the startup has generated $50,000 in revenue so far.

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Idea: A startup that wants to build the next generation of video calling services, tackling the problem of making video calls pleasant and frictionless.

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Idea: A startup that wants to make shopping more convenient for consumers by personally taking pictures and videos of items on a store’s shelves, and allowing shoppers to buy the items immediately.

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Idea: A video chat tool for doctors and patients to coordinate home visits.

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Idea: A startup that wants to build a “Netflix for e-sports” video-game streaming platform. It says it’s currently been in beta for a year and has 10,000 users.

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Idea: A video editing platform that is building an automated editing tool, meant to save time for movie and TV editors.

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Idea: A company that converts real estate listings into interactive videos to help people better envision what a home would look like in person.

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A startup for freelance designers. The startup has plans to expand to include a wider variety of creative services including programming, video and audio production and web design.

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Idea: A white-labeled version of the video scheduling tools used by companies like Google and Facebook. It also helps companies manage their video ads — and is profitable now by helping companies make native videos.

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Idea: A new kind of ecommerce platform for physical goods, where every product page has a video embedded. The company calls itself “a new kind of ecommerce platform for physical goods, where every product page has a video embedded.” Users can watch videos to hear the story behind the product, or if they want, can touch the screen and hear the video narrated by a voiceover.

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A startup that transfers the videos and pictures from your old phone to your new phone

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A startup that gives people the ability to store their personal photos and videos online and find friends who share similar interests

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