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Medium is rethinking how ideas and storied are shared with the world. We believe: - Great ideas can come from anywhere - People create better things together - Design matters at a deep level We also care deeply about how media shapes the lives of individuals and the decisions of society — and we think it can be better. We have a world-class engineering and design team, which we are looking to grow slowly and deliberately. Let us know if you're interested.  Read more
This year we're focused on three things: Amazing features specifically for the creators of Yelp's unmatched local review content - namely our incredible community. International expansion - bringing Yelp to the world. Closing the loop with local businesses - Yelp Platform and more tools to help businesses see the value they're getting from Yelp.  Read more
FitStar is building a next-generation mobile fitness platform that inspires millions of people to get fit and live healthier lives. We’re a small team with big plans to disrupt the $100 million fitness industry. We’ve only just begun, but we’ve already made a splash with our first app release in June with an Apple Editor’s Choice award and lots of media coverage. We’re here because we’re passionate about health and fitness, and building engaging consumer experiences. With a recent move into a new space in the mid-Market area, we are ready to grow our high performance, low ego team. To learn more about Fitstar, check out fitstar.com or download our app at appstore.com/fitstartonygonzalez.  Read more
Online learning software in K12 is one of the fastest growing markets on the planet, and Clever is quickly becoming the infrastructure these apps depend on. Today, many of the biggest and most innovative applications in education are already powered by Clever, and our platform is just getting started. Read more
Eventbrite brings people together around the power of live events. Founded in 2006, the innovative ticketing, registration, and event discovery platform has sold more than 140M tickets in 176 countries, and processed over $2B in gross ticket sales (25% of the in the last six months). We’re transforming the ticketing and registration industry from the ground up, and we're looking for amazing people to help us change the way people get together.  Read more
MyFitnessPal is a free, comprehensive nutrition and fitness system that makes it easy for you to attain your fitness goals and live healthier. Take advantage of MyFitnessPal’s precise, personalized & powerful tools, like our vast meal database of over 3 million foods, and incredibly simple food & exercise trackers. Connect with your friends and become part of our active, global community of more than 50 million people, each on their own journey to health. Read more
Zoosk is a leading online dating company that learns as you click in order to pair you with singles with whom you're likely to discover mutual attraction. Zoosk's mission is to empower everyone to lead a more fulfilling love life. Zoosk’s Behavioral Matchmaking™ technology is constantly learning from the actions of over 25 million members in order to deliver better matches in real time. With the #1 grossing online dating app and a top 20 grossing app overall in the Apple App Store, Zoosk is a market leader in mobile dating. Available in over 80 countries and translated into 25 languages, Zoosk is a truly global online dating platform.  Read more
Kraken.com is Payward's exchange for arbitrary assets with support for Bitcoin, Litecoin, Namecoin, Ripple and Ven. Those familiar with forex will enjoy the service's margin trading and advanced order types. Payward is servicing customers globally and has local banking relationships in the United States, European Union and South Korea, with more coming soon. Customers in the US can currently enjoy cryptocurrency trading, and in a few states national currency trading as well. We're in the process of rolling through our money transmitter license applications and will be launching national currency trading for more US states in early 2014. National currencies currently supported: USD, EUR, KRW Digital currencies currently supported: XBT, XRP, LTC, NMC, VEN Investor deck available upon request. Give it a whirl at https://kraken.com Read more
Aptoide (www.aptoide.com) is an Android marketplace for applications with multiple stores managed by our partners and clients. Aptoide offers not only a main store but also the possibility for any user to create and manage its own store. This unique approach to the apps marketplace ecosystem allows rapid growth foundedon users’ collaborative work. In fact, it ensures greater diversity of applications and better capacity for dissemination and propagation of Aptoide among new users. Read more
ClassDojo is a tool that millions of teachers, parents and students love and use to build positive behavior at school every day – that’s just the first step. Research shows that building behaviors like persistence, self-control and curiosity has a huge effect on test scores - and on incomes, health outcomes and dropout rates. So how do we create an education that not only builds academic knowledge, but also the character strengths that make people successful in life? That's what we're doing. Read more
Disqus is a commenting platform that enables websites to build active communities. Communities powered by Disqus are connected through a shared network of users and discussion. Explore Disqus communities at http://disqus.com/explore Read more
CrunchBase is the free database of technology companies, people, and investors that anyone can edit. Read more
Pocket was founded in 2007 by Nate Weiner to help people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment. Once saved to Pocket, the list of content is visible on any device — phone, tablet or computer. It can be viewed while waiting in line, on the couch, during commutes or travel — even offline. The world's leading save-for-later service currently has more than 17 million registered users and is integrated into more than 1500 apps including Flipboard, Twitter and Zite. It is available for major devices and platforms including iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac, Kindle Fire, Kobo, Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera and Windows. Read more
The Athletic is an online media company that specializes in online news publishing for the sports industry. Read more
Teespring allows you to crowdfund custom apparel with no upfront costs, no risks, and no hassle. Design the perfect tee, choose a goal (tipping point) and set a sale price to launch a campaign (e.g., www.teespring.com/twit or www.teespring.com/botwana). Once you reach your goal we handle the printing & shipping and you get a check for the profit. Read more
AllTrails is the leading digital network focused exclusively on the outdoors and is redefining the way millions of enthusiasts discover, plan, and experience it. Success • #1 Outdoors App on iPhone • #1 Outdoors App on Android • #1 Ski Tracking App on iPhone Traction • 2,350,000 mobile installs • 1,300,000 registered users • 20,000+ premium subscribers Distribution • Exclusive partnership with National Geographic • Retail product at 200+ retailers including REI, L.L. Bean, & Bass Pro Shops • 3.5 million daily impressions through Samsung Here & Now Read more
VSCO Cam® VSCO Cam is a camera app for iOS and Android. In launch week, Cam for iOS was download over 1M times, was App Store’s #1 Free Photo app (US), #1 Photo app (40+ countries) and #1 Top Grossing Photo app (US). Recently released for Android, Cam has featured on The Verge, Engadget and FastCo, trended on Twitter (Top 5 WW) and partnered with Levi's, CNN and Gap. - VSCO Grid℠ A minimalist publishing platform, VSCO Grid is a curated showcase of the best in mobile photography. VSCO Grid is founded on the idea that beauty can be found by anyone in anyplace. - VSCO Film® Film emulation Presets and Camera Profiles for Adobe Lightroom, ACR and Aperture, VSCO Film’s technology delivers results previously unattainable in photo processing. VSCO Film streamlines workflow and produces beautiful imagery. - VSCO Keys VSCO Keys is a customizable, keyboard shortcut tool for Adobe Lightroom. VSCO Keys allows for rapid image processing reducing time spent editing images.  Read more
Padlet is the easiest way to put stuff on the Internet, with anyone, on any device. Read more
Cloud storage for photos and videos Read more
Gumroad enables creatives to sell directly to their audience — so that they can make a living doing what they love. Writers, designers, game developers, musicians, artists, and filmmakers use Gumroad to earn money off of their creative efforts. Read more
Welcome to your work newsfeed. A single place for all the knowledge you rely on to think, learn, and keep ahead. Your publications. Whether it's the New York Times, Business Week, industry journals or more - don't miss a beat from any of the publications you trust. Your blogs.Dive deeper by following blogs from the latest movers, shakers, and thinkers. Follow any one on the web.Your YouTube channels. See new videos from the YouTube channels you follow - in the same place you read the rest of your news. Read more
Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social games with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games, including CityVille, Zynga Poker, Draw Something, Hidden Chronicles, FarmVille, CastleVille, Words With Friends, Empires & Allies, Scramble With Friends, Café World, The Pioneer Trail, Indiana Jones™ Adventure World and Mafia Wars. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android.  Read more
Remind101 makes it easy for teachers to reach students and parents on a mobile phone. Over 10,000,000 rely on us every week. Learn more at www.remind101.com Read more
Kinsights is an advice-sharing network for parents. Each member's profile, activity, interests, and pediatric health record work together, helping us proactively surface a relevant community – personalized for each parent. By safely monitoring your child's medical records, you'll be able to ask questions of parents who have been in your shoes before, and see the questions parents in your situation are asking. Along the way, we'll give you access to great resources and useful, well-designed data.  Read more
Substack makes it simple for a writer to start an email newsletter that makes money from subscriptions. Read more
Lever builds applicant tracking software for modern hiring. Recruiters, managers, interviewers, and candidates are currently forced to use outdated, clunky software. Hiring skilled labor is critical to every business, and companies are ready to switch. Lever brings a fresh approach and a passion for excellent software. We focus on the candidate-company relationship and deliver unique insights into companies' talent. Read more
*** We've just opened a new engineering office in San Francisco and are hiring 40 people. Watch the video above to learn about our mission, history, platform, office and open roles! *** BigCommerce helps SMBs not only launch beautiful, professional online stores but also drive huge amounts of traffic using built-in integrations with eBay, Facebook, Google Adwords, Google Product Search and hardcore search engine optimization. Quick statistics: - Over 50,000 clients - $3BN in orders processed - $75M in VC raised - Market leader - Founded in 2009 - Offices in San Francisco, Austin and Sydney  Read more
SmartRecruiters is the only end to end hiring platform that managers and candidates love. The SmartRecruiters platform gives hiring managers and recruiters everything they need to post jobs, manage candidates and make the right hire. Our freemium cloud recruiting platform removes the complexity from the hiring process and gives business the best opportunity to find and hire top talent. Founded in 2010, SmartRecruiters is backed by Mayfield and Rembrandt Ventures and is based in San Francisco, CA. Its 60,000+ organizations have already created 350,000+ jobs. Read more
Kaggle is the leading platform for predictive modeling and analytics competitions. Companies and researchers post their data. Statisticians and data miners from all over the world compete to produce the best models. Kaggle's 23,000 users reliably beat existing benchmarks within days or weeks. Kaggle's clients include Allstate, NASA, Wikipedia and the Heritage Provider Network, sponsor of a $3m health prize. Kaggle's latest challenge enhances gesture recognition for Microsoft Kinect. Read more
Helpshift delivers scalable customer service in your mobile apps and mobile websites. CRM for mobile enabling customer conversations inside your app. Read more
We’ve built the most intuitive and accurate rental search experience for tenants www.zumper.com. Updated in real-time, and populated with listings posted directly to our platform as well as from our partners, we deliver high response rates and up to date availability. In August 2013 we released our tenant facing iPhone app (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zumper-find-your-next-home/id678683201?mt=8), which offers tenants a fast search, browse, and massage experience as well as alerts for new listings that match their criteria. We’ve also built the industry's leading mobile-first software tools - Zumper Pro www.zumper.com/pro - an integrated mobile and desktop experience for landlords, agents and property managers, taking them mobile and enabling them to lease faster. We have great VCs behind us and, most importantly, we're hiring - come join us! Apply on AngelList or email us at hello@zumper.com Read more
If you need a Rolex, we can provide you with one ASAP! Read more
Buffer allows you to share all the great content you find more intelligently across Social Networks. You drop posts and tweets in your queue and we post them for you at the best times, well spaced out over the day. Try it at http://bufferapp.com  Read more
The coupon marketplace that donates when you save. Read more
With Real Python and Real Python for the Web you will learn Python programming through hands-on, interesting examples that are useful and fun! With each course you get: -Over 200 entertaining and informative pages, including plenty of exercises with provided solutions. -Access to samples files, webpages, and videos that will give you real hands-on practice manipulating files, interacting with the web, developing web applications creating your own GUI applications, and much more. -Access to the member forum, where you can ask questions and get any extra help you need while working through the course. -Free updates for life when even more material is added to the course. Read more
Creative Market is a platform for handcrafted digital design content like graphics, fonts, themes, presentations, invitations, cards and more, from independent creatives around the world. Beyond a marketplace destination site, Creative Market has built an API and platform that extends its asset buying & selling experience to where creators are actually working... In-app commerce for creative assets. In an always-online world where every piece of content authoring software has templates or assets that improve workflow... this is going to change everything. Help us kill the blank canvas and make beautiful design simple & accessible to all. Read more
UserVoice is the only tool companies need to deliver great customer service. We excel in the 3 most important areas for any web business: collecting (and responding to) customer feedback, quickly dealing with support issues and automatically deflecting common questions. Our combination of community and helpdesk in one simple solution is what our customers love. Our unique focus on killer UX for agents and end-users alike is why we're the tool that you'll want every company on the web to use. Read more
FTX Exchange is a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange company built by traders, for traders. Read more
Online editor for modern videos, GIFs, and images Read more
Stitcher Stream the latest in news, sports, talk, and entertainment radio anywhere, on demand. Stitcher is the easiest way to discover the best of over 40,000+ radio shows, live radio stations and podcasts. Read more
Here at OpenDNS, we are relentless in the pursuit of one goal: to help the world connect with confidence on any device, anywhere, anytime. In fact, we’re already helping 65 million people around the world do just that, including Fortune 50 companies, small businesses, schools, and hundreds of thousands of homes. Read more
VigLink automates the monetization of publisher content by automatically converting outbound links into affiliate links and optionally inserting new ones. Read more
Rev is reinventing work. Rev's mission is to give people the freedom to work when, where, and how they like. We create work-from-home jobs, for people in the US and globally. Businesses pay us to do work, and freelancers around the world log in to our site to find work and get paid. Today we offer two services: audio transcription and document translation. Rev has raised $4.5m from Globespan Capital. Read more
Destructoid lets gamers discover new games and blog about them. Read more
Modify designs mass-customized products (a la NikeID, Timbuk2, etc.). Our unique twist is adding interchangeability, enabling customers to "refresh" their looks and extend the value of purchases. We launched our first product, the Modify Watch in 2010. We have retail placement in Best Buy and have produced custom watches for Google, ShutterFly, SurveyMonkey, Deloitte, Sega and more. Our primary channel is direct-to-consumer through www.modifywatches.com. We have a licenses with Major League Baseball, Domo, Paul Frank, Major League Soccer and more Read more
Uphold provides access to a 30+ currencies, 23 FIAT, 12 Crypto and Tokens, and 4 Commodities, with unparalleled transparency and security. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in United States Ranked by StartupBlink

StartupBlink ranks the startup ecosystems of 100 countries and 1,000 cities. Download our latest Global Ecosystem Report.
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Global Map of Startups listed by City, Country and Industry by StartupBlink

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