Kisan Network is a Y Combinator and Thiel Fellowship backed online marketplace for Indian agriculture. We aim to connect all the stakeholders in this traditional and inefficient agricultural ecosystem in India. In fact, there are more than 100 million cultivators in India whom we need to serve. We have an ambitious vision for an open and free agricultural market in the country, that clocks in at around $200 Billion.
Our investors which includes Y Combinator (the foremost accelerator in the Silicon Valley) agree with us. We are one of a handful of India focused startups YC has funded. We have a team comprising of both 20 years of experience in technological applications for rural distribution in India and also, prior startup experience in the technology product space at Princeton, One Kings Lane etc.
We started with building the simplest API for accepting credit cards.
Our initial product enabled payments for developers in the US wanting to transact in USD—a lot more qualifiers than we wanted.
Today, we support developers from a number of countries (and are expanding to even more), card payments in 135 different currencies, Bitcoin, ACH, and have a continually-improving checkout form. We've partnered with Apple to power Apple Pay, and helped launch a new cryptocurrency, Stellar. And we're really just getting started.
In everything we do, we strive to build the best possible product. Our goal is to combine simplicity and power to deliver an awesome experience. While the set of people using Stripe has expanded to include all the people that make a business possible, our core audience remains developers.
Panorama Education is a Boston-based Y Combinator (S13) company devoted to helping K-12 teachers and schools improve. We work with some of the largest public school districts and charter networks in the country (including Teach for America and the Dallas Independent School District), providing sophisticated data analytics based on student feedback data. We’re small but growing quickly, and we’re looking for smart people to join our team!
Who are we? We’re a team that loves using technology to create awesome and empowering user experiences. We like to challenge assumptions. Everyone has a say in major decisions, from tech architecture to business strategy. And we have crazy perks, but employees who aren’t there for the crazy perks. We make sure our work is meaningful, interesting, and fun.
Teach for America, Connecticut, Colorado, KIPP
Here at BuildZoom we’re on a mission to help property owners find the perfect contractor for any job and we're proud to be building a two-sided marketplace that people love. We're out to solve the pain that millions of homeowners experience regularly as they try to select a professional that they can trust. The home remodel and construction industry is highly fragmented and local. So we’ve created the world’s best database of contractor and remodeling data. As such, we're a growing group of passionate techies that's focused on bringing order (and dare we say delight) to an age old, recurring problem.
We face incredible demand for our product from both property owners and contractors; we already have 1,000,000 unique visitors per month with $1 billion worth of projects served per year. And with $11m in Series A venture capital funding from some of the world’s most respected investors including Y Combinator, Peter Thiel, and Formation 8, we are aggressively investing in our team across three offices.
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By gathering and analyzing information on 3.5 million licensed contractors and 100 million building permits, the company has brought new levels of transparency and accountability to a notoriously difficult industry.
At Instacart, we're building towards Amazon scale, with 1 hour delivery. Doing this requires us to solve fun & exciting big data, logistics and product based challenges that span many platforms and technologies. We also move really fast. We have fully featured iOS, Android, Web and mobile Web clients -- in addition to apps on each platform for our Personal Shoppers. We even have a top secret iOS app used to profile new grocery stores.
If you like solving tough technical problems, while moving really fast - and are passionate about Instacart, you should join us.
We are devoted to personal and team growth. We work together to become more badass, and to dominate new problems and questions. We are ambitious about constantly improving.
Background on us: Apptimize is about helping mobile teams accelerate their innovation processes through A/B testing, instant updates, and feature flags. Founded in 2013, we are 30+ people, have raised $20M+, and work with customers like Starbucks, the WSJ, Western Union, Trulia, and HotelTonight.
Customers include industry leading companies from a variety of verticals, including the Wall Street Journal, Western Union, HotelTonight, Orbitz, Stubhub, Strava, Runtastic, Vevo, Rakuten, Trulia, and Grab Taxi.
Apptimize was founded in 2013 and is now installed on top 10 apps in every category in 100+ countries. We did Y Combinator in summer of 2013, have raised more than $6M from top investors such as Google Ventures, Merus Capital, and Costanoa VC, and are a rapidly growing team of more than 25 people https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSXsa_lTv_M.
Flexport's mission is to bring the world free trade through technology. We are creating the logistics platform that will empower the next generation of entrepreneurs to reach markets around the world. By connecting companies of all sizes with the logistics services needed to do business globally, we make it easier than ever to buy and sell goods across borders.
We are backed by some of the world's best technology investors, and have the team required to take this company all the way to IPO and beyond. Our founder created the world's largest business intelligence service for the import-export industry, while our CTO was the co-founder of Yammer ($1.2B exit to Microsoft).
We are still putting together our founding engineering team, so now is the time to join us to participate meaningfully in the upside we'll be building over the next 5-10 years together. If you are looking for an opportunity to have a real impact on the world, there is simply no better opportunity than in greasing the wheels of global commerce at Flexport.
Why? It's a question you should ask yourself often. Are you spending your brief moment in the universe focused on what matters most?
We ask ourselves this question every day. We think what matters most is the well-being of oneself and one's loved ones. Don't believe us? Tell us how much time you spend thinking about anything else next time you or someone you care about is sick.
The best minds of our generation are building companies to peddle mobile ads, share photos, and enable governments to spy on their citizens. The global internet/mobile infrastructure gives us the ability, and the responsibility, to solve many of humankind's most challenging problems.
It's why we're building the Human Diagnosis Project, a single open system that maps any human health problem to its possible diagnoses. Join us in building the future of medicine.