Here are the 100 promising start-ups to watch according to CBNC

CBNC has revealed its list of top 100 startups in the world.

The Upstart 100 is CNBC’s exclusive list of promising young start-ups, featuring a diverse group of companies that are building brands and breaking industry barriers on the path to becoming tomorrow’s household names.

The companies that made this year’s Upstart 100 list represent nearly every sector of the economy, from enterprise software and finance to insurance, health care and retail. They come from nine different countries and 13 U.S. states, and 19 of the 100 are led by women. All of them are less than five years old, but 28 are less than three years old and six were founded just last year.

Here’s the complete list:-

  • 6 River Systems (Waltham, MA) 2015 – Autonomous warehouse robots that work alongside humans
  • 6Sense Insights (San Francisco) 2013 – Predictive analytics to help marketers generate new leads
  • Aira Tech (San Diego) 2015 – Smart glasses connected to human agents offering real-time help to the visually impaired
  • Apptimize (San Francisco) 2013 – Testing platform for iPhone and Android app developers
  • AREVO (Santa Clara, CA) 2013 – 3-D printing process designed to speed production
  • ATTN: (LA) 2014 – A new media company for younger generations, backed by Ryan Seacrest
  • AvidBots (Singapore) 2014 – Commercial-scale, self-driving, floor-cleaning robots
  • Axios* (Arlington, VA) 2017 – D.C.-based media company producing political, business and technology content
  • Blockstack (NY) 2013 – New internet structure for decentralized apps
  • BorderX Lab (Sunnyvale, CA) 2014 – E-commerce platform that gives merchants direct access to Chinese shoppers
  • Bulletin (NY) 2015 – A way for digital brands to get shelf space in physical stores
  • Buoy Health (Boston) 2014 -A digital health app and AI-based diagnosis assistant
  • Candid (NY) 2017 -Direct-to-consumer orthodontic products
  • Carrot Fertility (San Francisco) 2016 – Fertility-benefits provider for employers
  • Clarifai (NY) 2013 – Artificial intelligence focused on visual recognition
  • Clearcover (Chicago) 2016 – Mobile-app-based car insurance platform
  • Clobotics (Seattle) 2016 – Big data for the wind energy and retail sector
  • Cloudleaf (Milpitas, CA) 2014 – Internet of Things for global supply chains
  • CommonSense Robotics (Israel) 2015 – On-demand delivery technology for grocery retailers
  • CoverWallet (NY) 2015 – Online small-business insurance platform
  • Curology (San Francisco)2014 – Personalized acne care delivered via online consultations
  • data.world (Austin) 2016 – An enterprise platform for building, sharing and discussing data across teams
  • Descartes Labs (Santa Fe, NM) 2014 – A big-data mapping service for construction, agriculture and energy
  • DocSynk (Irving, TX) 2015 – Data analytics for health-care practices
  • EarnUp (San Francisco) 2014 – Personal finance tool for debt management
  • Electric (New York) 2016 – Outsourced IT solution for small business
  • Ethos (San Francisco) 2016 – A life insurance start-up with celebrity backers, including Jay Z’s Roc Nation
  • Excelero (San Jose, CA   2014) – Israeli-founded data-storage company
  • Farmobile (Leawood, KS) 2014 – A marketplace for farmers to sell their data
  • Fetch Robotics (San Jose, CA) 2014 – On-demand autonomous mobile robots for warehousing and logistics
  • Finery (NY) 2016 – A digital organizer and curator for your closet
  • Flow (Hoboken, NJ) 2015 – An e-commerce platform for cross-border sales
  • Flytrex (Israel) 2014 – Autonomous last-mile drone delivery
  • FreightWaves (Chattanooga, TN) 2016 – Data analytics and risk management for the transportation and logistics industries
  • Geltor (San Leandro, CA) 2015 – Synthetic biology working towards a vegan gelatin replacement
  • Glow Recipe (NY) 2014 – Beauty products line based on South Korean skincare formulas
  • HabitNu (Chicago) 2014 – Digital program designed for diabetes management
  • Handshake (San Francisco) 2013 – Career recruiting platform for college students and universities
  • Havenly (Denver) 2014 – Online platform for interior design consultation
  • HeadSpin (Palo Alto, CA) 2015 – Cloud-based app developer management tool
  • Heptio (Seattle) 2016 – Open-source enterprise platform service
  • Hive (New York) 2016 – Productivity and collaboration platform for the workplace
  • HubHaus (San Franciso) 2016 – Shared-housing communities designed for professionals
  • Hypergiant (Austin) 2017 -Customized artificial intelligence for corporate brands, backed by Tony Robbins
  • Iguazio (Israel) 2014 – Big-data firm from Israel, backed by Dell and Verizon
  • Illusive Networks (NY) 2014 – Cybersecurity firm that grew out of Israeli Defense Forces, backed by Cisco and Microsoft
  • Immuta (College Park, MD) 2014 – Management platform for big data
  • Inspire (Santa Monica, CA) 2014 – Renewable-energy tech company focused on the smart home market, backed by Shell
  • iUNU (Seattle) 2013 – Data management and analysis for commercial-scale greenhouses
  • JASK (Austin) 2015 – AI-driven automation for security operations, protecting companies against cyberattacks
  • Kano (London) 2013 – A DIY computer-building and coding company backed by Sesame Street’s venture fund
  • Keeps (NY) 2017 – Health-care company focused on male pattern baldness prevention and treatment
  • KIDBOX (NY) 2016 – Curated clothing subscription service for children
  • Lovepop (Boston) 2014 – 3-D pop-up greeting cards manufacturer backed by Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary
  • Mammoth Media (Santa Monica, CA) 2015 – Mobile media company behind social polling, trivia and microstorytelling apps
  • Mapillary (Malmš, Sweden) 2013 – Computer-vision technology for street-level digital mapping
  • MealPal (NY) 2016 – Subscription lunch plan that works with local restaurants
  • Modsy*(San Francisco) 2015 – Online interior design service with 3-D visualization
  • Namogoo (Boston) 2014 – AdTech helping e-commerce brands block competitor promotions
  • Narrativ (NY) 2015 – Works with publishers of product review sites to drive sales
  • Neptune Flood (St Petersburg, FL) 2016 – An insurance company rivaling the federal flood insurance program
  • Nova Credit (San Francisco) 2016 – Cross-border credit-reporting agency for immigrant consumers
  • Nurx (San Francisco) 2015 – Telemedicine platform focused on birth control and HIV prevention
  • OhmConnect (San Francisco) 2013 – Energy-sharing platform that incentivizes users to reduce electricity consumption
  • Opkix (Costa Mesa, CA) 2016 – Compact, wearable smart cameras with companion editing and sharing app
  • Optibus (Israel) 2014 – Artificial intelligence to improve mass transit, used by more than 300 cities
  • Otonomo (Israel) 2015 – Automotive data platform that delivers apps and services to drivers
  • PayStand (Scotts Valley, CA) 2013 – Blockchain-based B2B billing and payments service
  • PerimeterX (San Mateo, CA) 2014 – Cybersecurity firm that detects difference between human users and malicious bot attacks
  • Primer (San Francisco) 2015 – AI and natural-language processing technology that can analyze data across languages
  • prooV (Israel) 2015 -Testing platform for companies to try new enterprise software solutions
  • quip (NY) 2014 – Electric toothbrush and dental-care service provider
  • RDMD (San Francisco) 2017 – R&D service analyzing patient medical records to help drug companies develop rare-disease treatments
  • Relola (Emeryville, CA) 2015 – Location-based social media app used in real estate, political and nonprofit sector
  • RigUp (Austin) 2014 – Oil and gas industry platform for sourcing contractors and service providers
  • Rubikloud (Toronto) 2013 – Machine-learning platform focused on retailer pricing, promotion and loyalty
  • SafeBreach (Sunnyvale, CA) 2014 – Cybersecurity firm that uses hacker techniques inside a network to detect flaws
  • Scale (San Francisco) 2016 – Provider of data tools for companies working on AI solutions, including self-driving efforts at Lyft and Cruise
  • SciBac (Burlingame, CA) 2015 – Microbe drugs that treat and prevent antibiotic-resistant diseases
  • ShapeShift AG (Zug, Switzerland) 2014 – Blockchain technology firm that offers marketplace where users can buy and sell digital assets
  • Shift Technology (Paris) 2014 – Fraud-detection technology designed for insurance industry
  • SigOpt (San Francisco) 2014 – Workflow optimization technology
  • Solv (San Francisco) 2016 – Mobile app for booking same-day doctor appointments
  • SPORTLOGiQ (Montreal) 2015 – Sports analytics firm selling data to teams and the media
  • Starcity (San Francisco) 2016 – Firm that converts commercial property into co-living residential buildings
  • Strivr (Menlo Park, CA) 2015 – VR training technology for workforces and athletes, backed by the NFL and BMW
  • SURE (NY) 2014 – Digital insurance platform covering a variety of policies, from renters to travel, pets and jewelry
  • Tamara Mellon (LA) 2016 – Direct-to-consumer women’s luxury footwear
  • Textio (Seattle)2014 – Analytics technology used by employers to improve job posts and recruiting emails
  • TheGuarantors (NY) 2014 – Insurance products for the residential real estate rental market
  • ThirdLove (San Francisco) 2013 – E-commerce lingerie brand focused on personalized sizing
  • tilr (Cincinnati) 2015 – Job market search tool matching employers and candidates
  • TVision Insights (NY) 2015 – Television advertising technology tool to monitor viewer attention span
  • Unravel Data (Palo Alto, CA) 2013 – Application performance management for AI, Internet of Things and other data-heavy apps
  • VAYAVISION (Israel) 2016 – Aggregated system of sensoring technologies for autonomous vehicles
  • Veem (San Francisco) 2014 – B2B cross-border wire-transfer and payment system based on the blockchain
  • Veo Robotics (Waltham, MA) 2016 – Factory robots designed to minimize risk of working alongside humans
  • Verifly (NY)2015 – On-demand job insurance for contractors and freelancers
  • Viome (Bellevue, WA) 2016 – Genetic sequencing and analysis of the microbiome targeting chronic-disease prevention
  • Xendit (Jakarta, Indonesia) 2015 Payments technology for e-commerce and peer-to-peer lending in Southeast Asian market
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