The 16 Breakout Startups in NYC That You Need To Know About

How do we define the best startup of 2016? Launching this year is not enough time to gain true traction. Most startups that opened their doors in 2016 are far from a place where they can fairly be ranked against each other. 

We decided to rank the top startups of 2016 based on who broke out this year. The startups that if they were publicly traded companies their chart would show an arrow going through the roof. These startups launched within the last six years and are just beginning to hit their stride. These are the hottest new startups that are starting to become household names. 

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#16 Troops 

Troops

Easily configure custom views of your existing Salesforce reports to share high-impact information with your team. Troops delivers intelligent reports into any message or channel so your team can focus on the most important opportunities.

 

#15 Simon Data 

Simon is a tool that transforms your data into clear insights that let you get more out of your marketing. Connect your data in minutes, create customized segments, deploy to existing channels, and discover what your customers want.

 

#14 AdTheorent

AdTheorent’s machine learning technology platform combines millions of data attributes into precise and accurate adaptive models for the purpose of identifying optimal audiences. Powered by data-driven intelligence, their platform delivers the right ad, to the right user, at the right time – all in real time.

 

#13 Arkadium

Their platform keeps your users engaged and on your site or app by delivering fun, interactive content including games, quizzes, polls, and more. Integration is managed by adding a single line of code to your site so you can start delivering revenue and off-the-charts levels of user engagement and retention from day one.

 

#12 Sherpaa

Sherpaa

Sherpaa is an entirely new genre of healthcare delivery, completely redefining telehealth. They connect your employees directly to their in-house doctors and insurance guides to diagnose and resolve their health, wellness, and insurance needs while reducing utilization of your company's health plan. Fewer claims = lower costs. A human-powered service with a big focus on delivering the best healthcare experience possible.

 

#11 WayUp

WayUp is the #1 way to hire students and recent grads. They are the leading digital solution for employers to reach, engage, and recruit students and recent grads for internships and jobs. 

Employers use WayUp to streamline and amplify their current college recruiting strategy through their truly integrated approach, which includes: diversity outreach, employer branding solutions, targeted job postings, and more.

 

#10 Nestio

Nestio is the dominant provider of cloud-based software for residential multi-family landlords and brokers to manage their leasing and marketing operations. Nestio enables residential professionals to manage inventory, track leads and deals, advertise listings and access performance analytics – in real time, from one platform. The result is landlords and brokers save time and make significantly more money by communicating information more efficiently, thus renting inventory faster.

 

Zeel

#9 Zeel

Zeel delivers top-quality massages from licensed, vetted massage therapists to homes, hotels, workplaces, and events in as little as an hour, or up to a month in advance. Customers enjoy a massage in the comfort, convenience, safety, and privacy of the place and time of their choosing, with start times as early as 8 am and as late as 10:30 pm. 

 

#8 Bond Street

A startup focused on transforming small business lending through technology, data, and design. Small business owners are the foundation for growth in our economy, and yet today’s banking system has left them behind. Bond Street is building a better future where access to financing is simple, transparent and fair.  

 

#7 Call9  

Call9 delivers true Emergency Medicine and Palliative Care at patients' bedsides. Currently, in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Call9 decreases the time patients wait to see an EM Physician from an average of 64 minutes to moments in emergency situations.

 

#6 Hinge

Hinge

Hinge helps you meet new people through your friends - every day. It’s the easiest way to discover people in your social circles who you’d actually want to meet, but haven’t had the chance yet. 

The app is uniquely focused on helping you meet the right people (for you). It shows you only people in your extended social network (vs. nearby strangers), Facebook-validated profiles and details that actually matter when determining if you might hit it off. 

 

#5 DWNLD

DWNLD is a mobile app platform that enables media companies, brands, and influencers to easily and affordably create beautiful, native mobile apps. The platform can transform any website or web medium (social media channels, photos, GIFs, videos, etc.) into a fully-functional app in a matter of minutes.

 

#4 AirHelp

AirHelp helps you get money from airlines when your flight is delayed, canceled or overbooked. They take care of all paperwork and legal communications with the airline on behalf of passengers. AirHelp receives a 25% service fee if the claim is successful. They only get paid if you get paid.

 

#3 Handshake

Handshake

Cover all your sales channels by giving reps and customers the freedom to place orders across mobile and web. A central hub for managing orders and a single integration to your back office systems.

The Handshake B2B Commerce platform makes buying and selling simple, intuitive and mobile. Sales reps and their customers can rapidly place orders on any device, anywhere, anytime.

 

#2 mParticle

A customer data platform for the multi-screen era. mParticle is integrated with all the leading marketing, analytics, and data warehousing solutions in a way that fully accounts for consumer behaviors and marketing opportunities particular to native apps and connected devices, as well as conventional online and offline interactions.

 

#1 Pipedrive

Pipedrive is a sales management tool designed to help small sales teams manage intricate or lengthy sales processes. Their software is used by more than 10,000 customers around the world, among them are companies like Fortumo, Postmates, Falcon Social, Blippar, Mixcloud and Discovery Channel.

Pipedrive's roots are in direct sales. As sales managers and trainers, two of the co-founders experienced an increasing amount of pain with CRM software. There simply was no good solution for managing the company's sales pipeline and with that Pipedrive was created shortly after. 

 

The Farm SoHo

The Farm SoHo NYC Coworking Space

The Farm SoHo will wow you and your guests with its rustic charm and inviting environment. New York City's most engaged community of startup teams, developers, remote workers, freelancers, and entrepreneurs. They have converged to share ideas, innovate and learn in a collaborative and nurturing environment. Their story began in Missouri where they found a gorgeous barn that needed a second chance. They dismantled the barn and brought it to NYC and rebuilt in in their loft in SoHo.