Innovative Foreign Startup to Join Right Now

Here we have compiled a list of fastest growing and Innovative Foreign Startup which you can join right now for a great career.

List of innovative and fastest growing Indian Startups can be found here.

StyleSeat

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Headquartered in San Francisco, StyleSeat is an online destination that connects beauty and wellness professionals with clients. It was founded in 2011 by Melody McCloskey.

The Company enables hair stylists, massage therapists, and personal trainers to showcase their work, build their business, connect with new, and existing clients. StyleSeat now has more than 200,000 beauty professionals using the platform to manage their business and it has 2 million clients as well.

StyleSeat serves customers throughout the United States. Styleseat helps beauty and wellness professionals in over 15,000 cities across the USA manage and grow their business.


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Piazza

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Piazza is based in Palo Alto. Piazza is a Q&A web service. It can be described as “mixture between a wiki and a forum” which can be used with learning management systems.

Piazza was created by Pooja Sankar in 2009. Users can publicly ask questions, answer questions, and post notes. Each question prompts a collective answer to which any user can contribute and an instructor answer, shown directly below, which can only be edited by instructors.

The word Piazza is derived from the Italian word for plaza—a common city square where people can come together to share ideas and knowledge.

PlanGrid

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Based out of San Francisco, PlanGrid is a cloud-based app that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents in realtime on iPad and iPhone. So, it gives general contractors, subs, owners and architects access to information in real-time, enables greater collaboration and provides actionable insights. With PlanGrid, any construction team member can manage and update blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, field reports, punchlists and other information from any device.

The company was founded in 2011 by a group of construction engineers and software engineers, Ralph Gootee, Tracy Young, Ryan Sutton-Gee, Kenny Stone.

PlanGrid has been used on more than 1.5 million construction projects, and it has stored over 150 million sheets of digital blueprints. The company’s investors include Loopt’s founder and Y Combinator president Sam Altman and Paul Buchheit, who is also a creator of Gmail, founder of 500 Startups and Y Combinator partner.


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Noodle.ai

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Noodle.ai was founded by Stephen Pratt, Ted Gaubert in 2016. Noodle.ai pushes the limits of data science to give business leaders a view into the past and future, so that they can stop wasting time and resources now, helping them plan, make, and move goods and resources for manufacturers and complex supply chains. It also provides advisory services for enterprises. Investor of this company is TPG Growth. Its primary office is in San Francisco, United States.

Signifi

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Signifi Solutions Inc. was founded in 2005 by Ms. Shamira Jaffe and it is based in Mississauga, Canada. Signifi Solutions Inc. provides automated retail solutions for brands and retailers. The company offers automated shopping retail kiosks for commercial centers like airports, railway stations, hotels, cruise ships, offices, and other traffic locations.

It provides DVD and game rental kiosks and Guided Sales Assistant, an interactive tool that enhances customers’ and the sales staffs’ experience for large-scale deployments. It also provides support and monitoring, support and monitoring, and delivery and installation services.

DuckDuckGo

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DuckDuckGo is an Internet search engine. DuckDuckGo protects searchers' privacy as it does not collect or share personal information. DuckDuckGo avoids the filter bubble of personalized search results as it doesn’t store IP addresses or log user information and it uses cookies only when needed. DuckDuckGo is a fast growing company with 13,474,336 direct searches everyday.

DuckDuckGo was initially self-funded by founder Gabriel Weinberg. It earns revenue by serving ads from the Yahoo–Bing search alliance network and affiliated relationships with several companies.

Slack

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Slack is a software company founded by Stewart Butterfield, Eric Costello, Cal Henderson, Serguei Mourachov. Slack is founded in Vancouver, Canada. The core team is largely drawn from the founders of Ludicorp, the company that created Flickr. The company launched the real-time collaboration app and platform.

Slack is the fastest growing company to receive a billion dollar valuation. It’s headquartered in San Francisco, California. It also operates offices in Dublin, Vancouver and Toronto. It has received funds from  Accel Partners and Andreessen Horowitz. In 2016, Slack was ranked #1 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list.

Pensando

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Pensando is founded by Mario Mazzola, Prem Jain, Luca Cafiero and Soni Jiandani, a team of star engineers from Cisco Systems Inc. Pensando is based in Santa Clara, Calif. Pensando Systems is pioneering distributed computing designed for the New Edge - powering software-defined cloud, compute, networking, storage and security services to transform existing architectures into the secure, ultra-fast environments demanded by next generation applications.

Human Longevity

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Human Longevity was launched by Craig Venter and Peter Diamandis in 2013. It is located in San Diego. Its goal is to build the world’s most comprehensive database on human genotypes and phenotypes, and then subject it to machine learning so that it can help develop new ways to fight diseases associated with aging.

The company received US$80 and further $220 million in investments. It has also made deals with drug companies Celgene and AstraZeneca to collaborate in its research. Health Nucleus is wellness service offered by company which offers customers a range of medical tests such as a full genome sequencing and tests for early indications of cancers, Alzheimer’s and heart disease.


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Tradeshift

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Christian Lanng, Mikkel Hippe Brun, and Gert Sylvest founded cloud-based business names Tradshift in 2010. It was founded in Copenhagen. Tradeshift brings all companies, big and small, together to transact, connect and collaborate with each other. It delivers free electronic invoicing, enabling faster payments and predictable cash flow, and empowers them to work more easily and productively with their entire supply chain, anywhere in the world.

The Tradeshift network currently supports 800,000 businesses in over 200 countries on the platform. Investors of this company are Notion Capital, ru-Net, Kite Ventures and Singapore’s Scentan Ventures. It offers Products like Enterprise, Mid-Market and Small Business customers and suppliers across the procure-to-pay spectrum, including procurement, e-invoicing and supplier management.

Skydio Inc.

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Skydio, Inc. designs and develops software for drone technology. It develops GPS-denied software to navigate drones. The company was founded in 2014 by Adam Bry, Abe Bachrach, Matt Donahoe. It is based in Menlo Park, California.

The drone has a crazy camera set up, which avoids obstacles on the way in such a way that it can keep going in the direction that it needs to go. Skydio’s drone is still a prototype but their technology has impressed enough people that they wrapped up a $25-million funding.

Wealthfront

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Wealthfront is an automated investment service firm based in Redwood City, California. It was founded by Benchmark co-founder Andy Rachleff and Dan Carroll in 2008. The company started 2013 with $97 million in assets under management and grew by 450% in one year. Betterment.com is the competitor of Wealthfront.

Wealthfront is a nextgen banking service. It helps you manage your money for both your short-term and long-term goals by providing a cash account with a top-of-market APY, best-in-class automated investment management, and free financial advice, anytime you want it. The company has received funding from Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Index Ventures, The Social+Capital Partnership and individuals, including Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Jeff Jordan.


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TransferWise

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TransferWise is an online money transfer service, which allows you to transfer money up to 8 times cheaper than with the bank. The technology is based on a peer-to-peer system. If someone wants to convert their pounds to euros, TransferWise’s technology finds someone who wants to transfer money in the opposite direction (euros into pounds).

It was launched in January 2011 by two Estonians Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus. It is headquartered in London. It has eight offices in New York, Sydney, Singapore and Tallinn, Estonia. TransferWise has over 1 million customers, sending more than £800m using the platform every month. Today, TransferWise supports more than 645 currency across the world.

Jet.com

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Jet.com is an American e-commerce company headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey. Jet.com was founded by entrepreneur Marc Lore (who had sold his previous company, Diapers.com, to Amazon.com), Mike Hanrahan and Nate Faust in 2015. A prominent feature of this e-commerce site is its pricing scheme. Pricing adjustments are offered to encourage users to buy more items at once.

The Company has raised $820 million from investors like Google Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital Ventures, Accel Partners, Alibaba Group, sand Fidelity. As of July 2015, the site had 4.5 million products available for sale. Prices are generated by the pricing algorithm which adjusts the price of the contents in the cart based on distribution centers the items come from.


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Freenome Inc.

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Freenome Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and it is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through genomic science, it is developing simple blood tests to detect early-stage cancer and make treatments more effective. Users can track and design health, as well as it serves as a warning system for unhealthy conditions, such as cancer. It develops novel computational methods to create tools for screening, diagnosis, and treatment of age-associated clinical conditions.

Freenome has raised $238 million from investors such as RA Capital, Polaris Partners, Perceptive Advisors, Andreessen Horowitz, funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., GV (formerly Google Ventures), Roche Venture Fund, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, American Cancer Society’s BrightEdge Ventures, Data Collective Venture Capital, and Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences).

Enlitic

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Enlitic was founded by Jeremy Howard in 2014. It is based in San Francisco, California. Enlitic uses recent advances in machine learning to make medical diagnostics faster, more accurate, and more accessible.

It provides the tools that allow physicians to fully utilize the vast stores of medical data collected today such as medical images, doctors’ notes, and structured lab tests. The company also develops clinical decision support products and solutions, such as patient triage, screening programs, real-time clinical support, and retrospective analysis, as well as targeted radiology solutions, pharmaceutical development, lab testing, and other data opportunities in healthcare. Its day-to-day work covers cancer detection and treatment planning, as well as a range of other high-impact medical issues.


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Snagit

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Snagit is a screenshot program that captures video display and audio output. It is created and distributed by TechSmith, and was first launched in 1990. It was created for Microsoft Windows Operating System but newer version works on Mac Operating System too with less features.

The software supports different selection formats, which are All-in-One, Full Screen, Copy to clipboard, Web page as a PDF with links, Copy text to clipboard, Free hand, and Menu with time delay. The capture tool has a batch converter which allows alteration of a large numbers of files at once.

Splashmath

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Splashmath is an app which introduces fun in the learning and practice of math with interactive games that makes the kids understand difficult concepts with ease. It started in 2010, when the ipad was launched along with Common Core Standards that was introduced in the U.S. Splashmath is founded by Joy Deep Nath, Mayank Jain, Umang Jain and Arpit Jain. It is headquartered in Mountain View, US. 30M+ students worldwide have already started learning through Splash Math.


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Wyre

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Wyre, Inc operates a digital currency community that allows business owners to send money to any person or business worldwide. Using Wyre’s API, customers are able to instantly convert fiat to crypto globally in over 50 countries, in 8 different fiat currencies, and over cryptocurrencies. It serves customers in China, Brazil, Mexico, the United States, and Hong Kong. The company was founded in 2013 by Mr. Michael and Mr. Yanni. It is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Tesla Motors

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Tesla Motors Inc. was incorporated in 2003 by Elon Musk, Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning. It designs, develops, manufactures and sells electric vehicles and energy storage products. The Company produces and sells two electric vehicles: the Model S sedan and the Model X sport utility vehicle (SUV).

The Company has delivered over 107,000 Model S vehicles across the world. In addition to developing its own vehicles, it sells energy storage products. The company also operates a Destination Charging program, under which shops, restaurants and other venues are offered fast chargers for their customers. It is based in Palo Alto, California.


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AngelList

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AngelList is a U.S. website for startups, angel investors, and job-seekers looking to work at startups. It is headquartered in San Francisco. It was founded by Naval Ravikant and Babak Nivi in 2010. AngelList syndicates allow investors to invite other accredited investors to share in the deals. AngelList offers investment syndicates in which startups raise money from accredited investors investing alongside prominent angel investors.


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Join my wedding

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Joinmywedding was co-founded by Márti Matécsa, Orsi Parkanyi. It is based out of Brisbane, Australia. Joinmywedding is the first global platform that helps 'to be married couples' crowdfund their weddings- publicly or privately. You can book a ticket to attend an authentic, real wedding through this website.

Couples register their weddings by filling out a form on its site with details like date, location, description, numbers of tickets for sale and price per ticket, etc. and at the end they have to set the wedding as “PUBLIC” or “PRIVATE”.  Public weddings appear on the website and visible to everyone, private weddings are accessible via a unique link. For public weddings, anyone can book a ticket who visits the site, for private weddings (crowd-funding) only those who the couple share the unique link with.


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Devialet

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Devialet is a French audio technology company. Devialet develops high-end speakers and amplifiers. It is high-end audio equipment brand that invented a breakthrough amplification technology in 2004.

Quentin Sannie is the co-founder and CEO of the company. It is based in Paris, France. Devialet is best known today for two speakers that it has produced (both made in France): the Expert; and a smaller device Phantom. The startup has so far filed 107 patents for its audio codecs, reference designs and other technologies, and it’s adding more to that each month.

Zerostack

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Zerostack was founded by Ajay Gulati, Kiran Bondalapati in 2014. Zerostack is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. The company offers a SaaS platform that allows users to take control of their IT infrastructure without additional operational headaches. Its platform handles various private cloud management and operations; provides health monitoring, capacity planning, and mission critical operations and converges compute, storage, networking, and management services. It does not need expensive professional services to setup and operate. Foundation Capital, Formation 8 are the investors in Zerostack.

Docker

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Docker was founded by Solomon Hykes in 2010. It is headquartered in San Francisco. Docker is an open platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship and run distributed applications. With Docker, IT organizations shrink application delivery from months to minutes, frictionlessly move workloads between data centers and the cloud and can achieve up to 20X greater efficiency in their use of computing resources.

Docker clients include eBay, Baidu, the BBC, Goldman Sachs, Groupon, ING, Yelp, and Spotify. Docker containers have been downloaded more than 700 million times. Docker has integration partnerships with AWS, Cloud Foundry, Google, IBM, Microsoft, OpenStack, Rackspace, Red Hat and VMware.


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Conclusion

So, this was a list of foreign startups which you can join. If you know more foreign startups, you can write name of startup in comment box below.

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