List of Startup Companies
The startup accelerator Ycombinator has released its top 100 startups of 2018, Read ahead to learn who made the cut. Business is going good, the economy is rising steadily and the companies making this happen are becoming powerful every day. With the latest technologies like AR/VR, IoT, voice-technology, etc. becoming more advanced day by day the most ambitious startups are making use of such innovations to improve their services and in turn improve their revenue.

So today we are presenting the best 100 Startups of 2018 for you to read and probably get inspired. This list of top 100 startups is based on the recent announcement from Ycombinator . The cumulative valuation of these 100 companies is more than $100 Billion while 93 of these companies are valued over $100 million individually.

Airbnb

Sector: Consumer Services

Airbnb revolutionized hotel industry with their unique business plan. They gave homeowners a chance to rent their homes to travelers. Airbnb has 4 million+ listings on its platform across 191 countries.

Stripe

Sector: Financial Tech & Services

Stripe is an international company that builds economic infrastructure for enterprises. From new startups to public companies many businesses use their software to accept payments and manage their businesses online. Stripe is valued at over $20 Billion.

Cruise

Sector: Automotive

Cruise is an ambitious company that is building the world’s best autonomous vehicles for commercial use. This company was acquired by GM in 2016 making its value at present a staggering $14 billion.

Dropbox

Sector: B2B Services

Dropbox provides a platform where content is accessed, created, and shared globally. More than 300,000 teams use Dropbox for their businesses, among which are some huge names like Adidas, IDEO, Kayak, National Geographic, etc.

Coinbase

Sector: Financial Tech and Services

The new age of technology needs a new way of payment. Coinbase offers the same. It is a digital currency platform where users can transact cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. Coinbase is valued at over $8 billion.

Instacart

Sector: Consumer Goods and Services

Grocery shopping made easy with Instacart. They provide your grocery at your doorstep in as little as 1 hour. This online grocery service is valued over at $7 billion.

Machine Zone

Sector: Consumer Media

Gaming is a very profitable business and one of the big companies making good money is Machine Zone. Their works like “Game of War”, “Mobile Strike”, and “Final Fantasy Series” have raised their company valuation to $5 billion.

DoorDash

Sector: Consumer Goods and Services

DoorDash can be considered as Uber for foods. They connect local restaurants with users by delivering food at their doorsteps. DoorDash is valued over $4 billion.

Zenefits

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Zenefits is a company with expertise in providing HR solutions for businesses of any size from new startups to multi-national enterprises. Zenefits is valued at over $2 billion.

Gusto

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Just like Zenfits, Gusto automates payroll and HR solutions and simplifies the entire process. They also provide a tremendous expert support to their clients. Gusto is valued at over $2 billion.

Reddit

Sector: Consumer Media

Reddit is a social platform with thousands of communities with millions of users active on it. Here people discuss various topics and share infinite information with each other. Reddit is valued at over $1 billion.

PagerDuty

Sector: B2B Software and Services

PagerDuty is a digital ops management platform that server thousands of businesses across the world. It’s being used by big companies like Google, GAP, Panasonic, Shopify, Oracle, etc. PagerDuty is valued at over $1 billion.

Docker

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Docker as the name suggests in a container platform for companies to build, manage, and secure their apps and deploy them anywhere. Docker is valued at over $1 billion.

Ginkgo Bioworks

Sector: Industrial

Ginkgo Bioworks is a biotech company that works with multiple markets by designing custom microbes for customers. Ginkgo Bioworks is valued at over $1 Billion.

Rappi

Sector: Consumer Goods and Services

Rappi is a startup that does on-demand delivery. This company is active in Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina. Rappi is valued at over $1 Billion.

Checkr

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Checkr provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups so you will hire only the best for your company. Companies like Uber, Instacart, GrubHub, Zenefits are Checkr’s long-term clients.

Brex

Sector: Financial Technology and Services

Brex makes corporate cards for tech startup companies and enterprises and rebuilds B2B financial products. This company is valued at over $1 Billion.

GitLab

Sector: B2B Software and Services

GitLab is a single application built for all stages of DevOps for Product, Development, Security, and QA to work simultaneously on the same project. GitLab is valued at over $1 Billion.

Twitch

Sector: Consumer Media

Twitch is a live streaming video platform with thousands of various content themes with millions of video content and users interested in video games, pop culture, etc. Twitch has been acquired by Amazon 2014.

Flexport

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Flexport is a global freight transporting company that has resources at sea, air, rail, and roads for leading brands and companies. Flexport is valued at over $1 billion.

Mixpanel

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Mixpanel provides complex behavioral analysis solutions for companies to let everyone in an organization deeply understand each of its users.

Mixpanel

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Mixpanel provides complex behavioral analysis solutions for companies to let everyone in an organization deeply understand each of its users.

Checkr

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Checkr provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups so you will hire only the best for your company. Companies like Uber, Instacart, GrubHub, Zenefits are Checkr’s long-term clients.

Checkr

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Checkr provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups so you will hire only the best for your company. Companies like Uber, Instacart, GrubHub, Zenefits are Checkr’s long-term clients.

Optimizely

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Optimizely provides a single platform for experimentation as well as personalization, helping businesses to deliver continuous innovations across websites, mobile apps, and connected devices.

LendUp

Sector: Financial Technology and Services

LendUp is quite similar to Brex, it provides credit cards and short-term loans to businesses to help them scale up.

Segment

Sector: B2B Software and Services

Segment is a company that provides Data infrastructure to businesses to help them serve their users better. Segment is trusted by the world’s best companies like IBM, 21st Century Fox, Intuit, Time among many others.

uBiome

Sector: Healthcare

It’s a healthcare startup that has revolutionized medical analysis. uBiome provides various medical solutions that have helped doctors and patients to learn about the human microbiome.

Well the list is pretty long and we don’t have all day so after discussing the glorious top 25 startups of 2018 now we will be mentioning the remaining 75 startups of 2018:
  • Memebox : Consumer Goods

  • Rigetti Computing : Industrial

  • Podium : B2B Software and Services

  • Soylent : Consumer Goods and Services

  • Algolia : B2B Software and Services

  • Amplitude : B2B Software and Services

  • CoreOS : B2B Software and Services

  • Vidyard : B2B Software and Services

  • Message Bird : B2B Software and Services

  • Heroku : B2B Software and Services

  • GOAT : Consumer Goods and Services

  • Ridecell : Automotive

  • ShipBob : B2B Software and Services

  • Matterport : Consumer Media

  • Faire : B2B Software and Services

  • Atrium : B2B Software and Services

  • Rescale : B2B Software and Services

  • OMGPOP : Consumer Media

  • Lob : B2B Software and Services

  • Heap : B2B Software and Services

  • Hush : Consumer Goods and Services

  • FutureAdvisor : Financial Tech and Services

  • Bitmovin : B2B Software and Services

  • ZeroCater : B2B Software and Services

  • Embark : Consumer Goods and Services

  • Razorpay : Financial Tech and Services

  • Cloudant : B2B Software and Services

  • Automatic :Consumer Goods and Services

  • Ironclad : B2B Software and Services

  • HackerRank : B2B Software and Services

  • Nurx : Healthcare

  • Gigster : B2B Software and Services

  • Buildzoom : Consumer Goods and Services

  • inDinero : B2B Software and Services

  • Firebase : B2B Software and Services

  • Thread : Consumer Goods and Services

  • The Muse : B2B Software and Services

  • HelloSign : B2B Software and Services

  • Scale Labs : B2B Software and Services

  • Clever : Education

  • Weebly : B2B Software and Services

  • MemSQL : B2B Software and Services

  • WePay : Financial Tech and Services

  • Meta : Consumer Media

  • Sift Science : B2B Software and Services

  • Zapier : B2B Software and Services

  • Thalmic : Consumer Media

  • Easypost : B2B Software and Services

  • Equipment Share : Real Estate and Construction

  • PlanGrid : Real Estate and Construction

  • Fivestars : B2B Software and Services

  • Lever : B2B Software and Services

  • ShipBob : B2B Software and Services

  • Front : B2B Software and Services

  • Le Tote : Consumer Goods and Services

  • Axoni : Blockchain

  • Scribd : Consumer Media

  • Atomwise : Healthcare

  • Hush : Consumer Goods and Services

  • SFOX : Financial Tech and Services

  • InfluxData : B2B Software and Services

  • Boom : Aerospace

  • SmartAsset : Financial Tech and Services

  • GrubMarket : Consumer Goods and Services

  • Rainforest : B2B Software and Services

  • Qventus : Healthcare

  • GrubMarket : Consumer Goods and Services

  • Codeacademy : Education

  • FarmLogs : Agriculture

  • Goldbelly : Consumer Goods and Services

  • People.ai : B2B Software and Services

  • Genius : Consumer Media

  • Science Exchange : Healthcare

  • Second Measure : B2B Software and Services

  • Strikingly : B2B Software and Services

  • Function of Beauty : Consumer Goods and Services

  • The Athletic : B2B Software and Services

So these were the Top 100 Startups of 2018 ranked on the basis of the valuation of the companies. We put this list together by studying various reports and researching thoroughly with latest facts. If your aim is to get on this list next year then you need a strong digital partner.