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Houseparty is a mobile app enabling spontaneous video chats between up to 8 people. Launched in 2016, Houseparty has amassed millions of daily active users, and is consistently a Top 10 Social Networking app on the App Store.

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$70M from Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, Aleph VC

Stash provides a unique user experience that simplifies the investment process lowers the barrier to investment to just $5. Stash has raised over $100M and has over 2 million customers.

Funding

$116M from Founders Fund, Union Square Ventures, Goodwater

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Jodel is a platform that enables its users to discover, follow, and participate in the most relevant conversations with people nearby. It is considered to be the most successful university messaging platform in Germany, and is consistently a top 10 social networking app stores across Europe and the Middle East.

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Funding

€6M from Floodgate, Adam D’Angelo and RubyLight

Meerkat was the first app to successfully harness twitter to let users stream live video to their existing followers. It rose to #1 in the app store shortly after launch, inspiring Twitter and Facebook to release similar live streaming services of their own.

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Funding

$72M from Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, Aleph VC

An app that gives young Americans fun, daily motivation to grow their savings.

Funding

$1.9M from JP Morgan Chase and Upstage Ventures

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IndieTax is the simplest way for freelancers to handle expense tracking and tax calculations. Built on the idea that most freelancers don’t need complex accounting software to stay on top of their tax obligation, IndieTax is built on top of GoogleSheets, and automatically categorizes a user’s business expenses, providing an accurate set of tax calculations. IndieTax is set to launch in August 2018.

Launch Date

August 2018

Spinlister is an online hub for renting bikes from individuals or bike rental shops.

Funding

$2.3M from Techstars and others.

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Bstow builds the most powerful and easily implemented tools for mobile fundraising. Bstow works by rounding up a person’s spare change and donating the change to a charity of their choice. Bstow has partnered with hundreds of charitable organizations globally, including Unicef and Ronald McDonald House Charities, and is responsible for capturing millions of dollars in charitable donations annually.

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Funding

2016 Techstars Alumn

NewRetirement is automating the most costly parts of retirement planning, with a focus on holistic planning not found in traditional robo-advisors and investment tools. More than 50,000 retirement plans have been created using NewRetirement’s Planning product.

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Funding

>$1M from Guggenheim Partners, Intercept Ventures and FTV Capital