192 Startup Ideas


  1. A calorie counting app that gives advice to improve what you're doing based on the actions you’re taking

  2. Coffee with nearby professionals

  3. Job swap board for stay at home moms – I'll do your laundry if you do my grocery shopping.

  4. An app to help you better focus throughout the day

  5. A browser extension that monitors surfing behavior to let you know when you spend too much time on time wasting sites

  6. Bike Garage. A garage within a current attended car garage that stores bikes for a small fee and you are guaranteed it will not be stolen.

  7. An app that lets you scan a parking sign and tell you if you can actually park there or not

  8. Relaunching a service like Vine

  9. A memory training chrome extension - Every day a new memory training exercises will appears in your Chrome tabs for you to work through.

  10. An app to find someone to go on an adventure with

  11. Super local news

  12. Hug Buddy - find a random person that is going through tough times to give them a hug and show emotional support

  13. An app to cheer you up when you're having a bad day

  14. A service for spam mailboxes, disposable email accounts for all your junkmail

  15. Neighborhood phone book

  16. Uber for babysitters

  17. Photography studio that casts you as characters from movies

  18. SMS alerts of news based on events within a 3 mile radius of you

  19. Uber for dog walkers

  20. An app that makes mondays less awful

  21. A service to browse live supermarket inventory

  22. Rent a pet to see if it's a good idea for your family

  23. A water testing kit to see if your water has minerals and stuff in it and is making you sick

  24. Pandora of news

  25. SMS donations for charities

  26. Wearable device for assisting the visually challenged

  27. A social platform for watching sports and communicating with others who are watching the same game

  28. An app that tells you why modern day trends exist and why you don't necessarily need to conform to them.

  29. SMS alerts for last minute extremely cheap flight tickets

  30. Uber for auto-repair. Get a trusted mechanic sent to your home.

  31. A company that digs your car out of the snow and removes snow from your driveway and starts car in the morning.

  32. A platform for entrepreneurs to find co-founders

  33. Service to get paid for reviewing products

  34. An email bot that sends sarcastic messages over and over when you open your emails (client or otherwise).

  35. Ads on paper towels. Give out free paper towel rolls, each tab has some unique advertisement on it.

  36. Uber for home made meals. Hire a mom to make you a great meal.

  37. In-grocery store prep service (buy vegetables first and drop them off to be chopped to your specs - pick them up on the way to checkout)

  38. A directory of conferences, events and speakers

  39. Uber for lawn care/yard work

  40. 23andMe for cats/dogs - Most pet owners want to know there pets are healthy and in good shape, this would help improve anxiety and do just that.

  41. SMS reminders for TODOs

  42. An app that lets you grab your favorite snips/clips from a movie to share them with friends

  43. A tool to generate or relieve boredom when people need a mental boost

  44. A trend of the month club, where each month you get mailed something hip with a glossy booklet explaining how cool that item is about to become. Limited to 5,000 people. Gives you a cool story to tell yourself for the rest of the month, and something to talk about with your friends.

  45. An app to quickly fact check arguments using high quality resources/sources if a point/argument has solid scientific backing

  46. An app that notifies you of new laws in your area

  47. Mobile app that notes the GPS location of your car when you park it so you can find it again

  48. A note taking app that's actually affective and different from all the other ones

  49. Real-time mentions of your startup from social & the web

  50. System that sends me my receipts electronically via email rather than paper copies at the store. Could either work with my credit card company or via the loyalty cards stores offer.

  51. An alarm clock app that charges you a nickel each time you click snooze

  52. A meter that tells you when you've had enough caffeine and when you should stop drinking.

  53. An app that sends you alerts for limited free stuff in your area everyday

  54. Real world bookmarking app

  55. Travel agency that shows you dying civilizations

  56. An app that tells you what places are open right now

  57. Recycling for people (offer to pick up their recyclables and take care of it all for them... for a fee + the value of the recyclables

  58. Currency calculator with on-the-fly conversion

  59. An online marketplace for scientific experiments

  60. Known For - discover what each restaurant or store is known for or special for

  61. An ethical hotline - ethics experts answer questions related to ethics for fee per hour

  62. Themed newsletters - Daily, weekly or monthly newsletters themed at making you the best possible version of you that you can be

  63. Relaunch something like Homejoy

  64. Selfie drones. Cheap drones that you can attach your smartphone to, that will take the best possible selfie/group selfie.

  65. Privacy policy generator

  66. Home delivery of pet food/snacks/toys on a set schedule

  67. A place where people could go to eat/study but would HAVE to do it at the same table with a stranger. It would encourage us to talk to/meet new and interesting people.

  68. An IMDB for people who have won awards. I want to a quick way to find the professors with the most citations in any given subject, the chefs in the area with the best Zagats reviews, the local high school football players with the most touchdowns, etc.

  69. Marketplace for pre-owned high end clothing

  70. An app to notify you when you are no longer on hold, so you don't have to listen to hold music anymore

  71. Linkedin for challenged/disabled people

  72. Bedtime story company - Company that you call who reads you a bedtime story if you can't fall asleep

  73. Weekly deliveries of fresh groceries from your local farms

  74. An app that tracks when you're your best self and aims to do what it can to keep you/get you back to that point

  75. App to round up your spare change on purchases and donate it charity

  76. Service that keeps inventory in a household (products, cleaning, etc.)

  77. Brainstorm support – call in service with someone to talk with you to help get your brain going

  78. Social media platform where users vouch for other users on certain topics, skills or professions

  79. Marketplace for wedding vendors

  80. Platform to let users split subscription costs and share services such as cable tv, HBO, Netflix, etc

  81. A tailored surprise subscription box. The user tells you their interests. You send them something awesome each month.

  82. A service that automatically invests in stocks based on your interests

  83. Netflix for home exercise equipment. Swap out your ergometer for an elliptical and then swap that for a treadmill.

  84. Interest free loans

  85. Birthday gifts reminder app

  86. Netflix for books/used books; online delivery service

  87. A meditation app

  88. Car/home insurance where each user ends up owning part of the insurance company

  89. A social network for sharing film suggestions

  90. Platform to discover emerging social media influencers

  91. An easier way to meet like minded people in your area

  92. Keep track of your plants and remember to water them

  93. A place to play board games and eat/drink, like a coffee house, but where board games are the main focus.

  94. Smart IOT devices for gardening

  95. Automatic thank you notes, sent to contacts as a postcard generated from uploaded contact lists. On the card is a highly realistic signature that users digitally upload.

  96. An app to help you read through web pages faster

  97. A gift recommendation engine that pulls products from Amazon

  98. A platform for professionals to barter time and services

  99. An app to count how many times per day you unlock your phone, and translates that data into how fragmented and weak your focus has become

  100. Site to discover failed startup ideas

  101. Train delay alerts by SMS

  102. Subscription service that send you one random trendy movie each week

  103. A service that lets you annotate any video on the web

  104. Automated invoice collections for small businesses

  105. An app to help beat procrastination

  106. A service that connects the homeless with someone who is regularly integrated into society. This person will become friends with the homeless person and talk with them, help them to believe in themselves again.

  107. Real-time world/local news on an interactive map

  108. App to clear your camera roll of duplicates and automatically pick the best photos

  109. Site to discover startup ideas that were acquired

  110. A service that lets you Airbnb your backyard pool

  111. A website that aggregates places you can go for factory tours. Like Ben & Jerry's, the Cape Cod potato chips factory, etc.

  112. Discovering some random plant based alternative to lithium, something that is a battery technology breakthrough

  113. SMS alerts for traffic nearby

  114. An online community where investors share investment ideas with each other

  115. An app to suggest outdoor activities based on the weather in your area

  116. Chat with a random person about a current event

  117. A browser extension to show a summary at the top of any news article you are reading

  118. A fresh/warm loaf of bread delivered to your door in under an hour

  119. Relaunching a service like StumbleUpon

  120. Service to rent a personal assistant for the day

  121. A live streaming video platform focused on video gaming and eSports

  122. Service that declutters your home when you aren't there

  123. Cell phone made of biodegradable materials

  124. eBay for free stuff

  125. A habit tracker

  126. Find someone to learn a foreign language from, while you teach them your language

  127. An app to tell you exact wait times at restaurants nearby

  128. Meal delivery in hospitals

  129. Prepackaged school supplies based on the lists from the school districts

  130. A travel company that takes people around to small towns in the South.

  131. A social network for doctors

  132. A marketplace for developers to sell their side projects

  133. Online shark-tank - pitch investors online

  134. Service to find a hiking buddy

  135. A service for landlords, managers, and agents to simplify the process of finding and signing a new tenant for your rental property

  136. A service where you are sent a random awesome product from Amazon each week for $5 or under

  137. A service that provides specific enthusiastic people who want to volunteer or have time to go engage with people at nursing homes and doing activities with them.

  138. Grocery delivery service for college campuses: Fresh direct for dorm rooms.

  139. A water bottle that rewards you for reusing it, refilling it and drinking more water.

  140. Vacation rental management service

  141. A chat app for discussing divisive topics with strangers

  142. Annotations for Netflix - see the most interesting scenes in a movie. See what others are thinking about any particular scene.

  143. Keyless entry using your phone

  144. Subscription service that send you one random book each month

  145. A lost and found aggregator, pulling from craigslist and various other sources

  146. Self-destructing text messages

  147. An app to split the rent with roommates automatically

  148. A tool that predicts flight delays

  149. Self-destructing emails

  150. A company that makes cloth napkins made of old tshirts

  151. ThatsAThing.com - tells you if things already exists

  152. A gift card exchange marketplace where anybody can buy, sell, or trade their new or pre-owned gift cards

  153. Tool to plan a random vacation based on your budget

  154. A gratitude app that teaches you to thank yourself for all the good you do for yourself and for others too.

  155. Advertisement based captcha

  156. Uber for caregivers

  157. An app to learn one super interesting fact everyday

  158. A food service where you can email them your mom's recipes and have them make it for you and deliver it during lunch time.

  159. An app to track the progress on the book you're reading through, giving an estimation of how long is left.

  160. Cleanflix - a service that lets you automatically skip nudity on Netflix

  161. An alternative to Facebook, that's clean, functional, and has some basic respect for user's privacy

  162. Netflix for expensive clothing. Users can cycle through a couple items per month

  163. Personalized alarm clocks that sync with a user's body and their iPhone

  164. An app to figure out how arrogant you are, what level is acceptable for your life/career path and how to improve that.

  165. Search engine for reviews

  166. Tool to generate simple placeholder logos

  167. A platform for professionals to donate their time/services to local charities

  168. A service that lets you rent a fully loaded adventure car

  169. A website that aggregates food in grocery stores that is about to expire and gives you a big discount on it. This would help to greatly reduce the millions of tons of pre-consumer food waste each year.

  170. An app that asks if you should send an email or message before you send it (avoids being triggered by emotions etc.)

  171. This or that comparison app

  172. Chewing gum that is good for braces and dentures

  173. Interview practice company - A company that will do mock interviews with you and give you feedback on your performance.

  174. Snap a picture of a food dish and get similar dishes or recommendations

  175. American Idol online where the user judge the you own peers and strangers, built on a karaoke format.

  176. A service to let you create your own ice cream flavors

  177. An app to help you fall asleep

  178. An app to post a list of food from your pantry you want to get rid of, to see if others want it

  179. Order fresh stuff from local farms

  180. A workaholic checker app - Analyses your calendar and where you spend your time, helping you move away from workaholism, and closer to balance.

  181. Book summary podcast – would include a long version with an in-depth summary and a lazy person’s version with three things to know and what to say when someone asks you about it.

  182. Nap stations throughout the city. To integrate it into our culture, we can introduce them through napping stations similar to coffee houses.

  183. Search engine for K-12 students

  184. An app to gently remind you of people worse off than you and why you should be grateful for being you.

  185. An alternative to Linkedin. Something way less spammy.

  186. A service that allows restaurants to fill tables by varying prices to increase demand

  187. Virtual home interior decorator

  188. A self praise app. Sometimes you need encouragement, use the applause app to get praise for your accomplishments from supporting peers

  189. Personalized cereal boxes (to celebrate child's achievements)

  190. A service to get on demand help and advice on the health of your pets, making sure they’re always happy and well

  191. Blockchain based lending platform

  192. A tool to keep track of all your subscriptions

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