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101 Top Shopping Startups in California

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This article showcases our top picks for the best California based Shopping companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Shopping industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top California Shopping Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

AiFi

AiFi

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AiFi enables reliable, cost-effective, and contactless autonomous shopping with AI-powered computer vision technology.

ThirdLove

ThirdLove

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ThirdLove is a provider of lingerie and underwear to every woman.

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Instacart

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Instacart is an online grocery platform that offers same-day delivery and pickup services for retailers and consumers.

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Thrive Market

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Thrive Market is a membership-based online company that offers natural and organic food products.

ThirdLove

Enjoy

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Enjoy Technology is a platform that offers same-day delivery services and operates mobile retail stores.

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NTWRK

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NTWRK is the definitive live streaming video commerce platform developed specifically for Gen-Z and Millennials.

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Zippin

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Zippin is the next generation of checkout-free technology enabling retailers to quickly deploy frictionless shopping in their stores.

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Drop

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Drop is a product company that uniquely uses data and insights from enthusiasts to create and curate innovative products that fuel passion.

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Johnnie-O

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Johnnie-O offers a collection of SoCal lifestyle essentials for men and boys.

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Reel

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Reel is a platform for debt-free shopping. A simple way to pay for the things you want in installment savings.

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b8ta

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B8ta is a software-powered retailer designed to make physical retail accessible for all.

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Flip Fit

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Flip is a social shopping app that connects customers to beauty products through video reviews.

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InMarket

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InMarket offers a self-service location-based platform that captures accurate consumer location data, which drives campaign performance.

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Edmunds

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Edmunds is an online consumer review website that offers its users with research, shopping, and buying tools for new and used cars.

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ThredUp

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ThredUp is a fashion resale marketplace that enables individuals to buy and sell clothing for women and children.

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Serena & Lily

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Serena & Lily brings a sophisticated mix of pattern and color to every room in the house from the nursery to the living room and beyond.

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MIRA BEAUTY™

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MIRA BEAUTY is the world’s first universal store and collaborative library for makeup and skincare.

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Price.com

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Price.com develops a money savings platform used for comparison shopping, cashback, coupons, price history, and price alerts.

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Nearby

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Nearby is a computer software company that helps businesses and companies to connect with nearby customers.

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Skechers U.S.A.

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SKECHERS USA, Inc. designs, develops and markets more than 3,000 styles for men, women and children.

ThirdLove

Rocksbox

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Rocksbox is a jewelry membership service transforming the way women discover and buy jewelry.

ThirdLove

AVOCADO

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AVOCADO marketplace enables consumers to shop their favorite speciality groceries online.

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Sugarfina

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Sugarfina is an eCommerce shopping site for a luxury candy boutique.

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Anine Bing

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ANINE BING offers luxurious staples, wardrobe basics, and statement pieces that are current and timeless.

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Acquire App

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Sell a curated selection of products through stunning checkout pages with embedded checkout.

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Wildfire Systems

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White-label cashback rewards platform with patented technologies to power custom loyalty solutions and reward customers’ online shopping.

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Dote Shopping

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Dote makes mainstream e-commerce brands one-tap shoppable from a phone.

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VIDA

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VIDA is bridges the gap between artists and consumers while promoting socially responsible fashion.

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Honey

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Honey is a shopping platform that provides access to exclusive savings, deals, rewards, and discovery.

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11 Honore

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11Honoré a size-inclusive shopping site that for the first time ever, gives more women the option to experience the best designer clothing

ThirdLove

BorderX Lab

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Democratization of global shopping via intelligent mobile robot; connect global brands with emerging Chinese consumers.

ThirdLove

Cappasity

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Cappasity is a cloud-based platform that lets online stores easily create and deliver 3D, VR and AR shopping experiences

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Standard Cognition

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Standard Cognition provides an autonomous checkout tool that can be installed into retailers’ existing stores.

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Joyus

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Joyus is a startup that aims to enhance the online shopping experience by helping shoppers discover goods through short-form videos.

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DAILYLOOK

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DAILYLOOK is a premium styling experience that delivers a personalized box of style for women.

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The Lobby

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The Lobby is a video shopping platform that bridges the gap between online and offline shopping.

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Shopular

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Shopular is changing the way people use their mobile phones to shop. The innovative mobile app notifies users of personalized deals.

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Goop

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Goop is a lifestyle brand providing digital content and commerce.

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The Landing

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The Landing is a social design platform that empowers everyone to create together.

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Crossing Media

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Crossing Media is a live broadcast e-commerce service company that builds awareness, engagement, and sales through live-stream shopping.

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Shop It To Me

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You know what you love. Shop It To Me finds it on sale in your size.

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Designhubz

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Designhubz enables 3D & Try-On Augmented Reality shopping with an AI recommendation engine across any eCommerce website or app and in-store

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Allume

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Work with a professional stylist online platform.

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Spiritual Gangster

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Spiritual Gangster is yoga-inspired clothing for high vibration living.

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Venue

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Venue.com, a premium retail marketplace featuring brand name products from leading retailers offering competitive pricing etc.,

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Feat Clothing

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The most comfortable [athleisure] clothing in the world.

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Man Crates

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We are Man Crates, and we deliver awesome gifts for men.

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Inspired Labs

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Inspired revolutionizes consumerism and reshapes the material world through impact-driven commerce and rewards.

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Fame & Partners

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Fame & Partners is an apparel and fashion platform intended for women.

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RUTI

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RUTI provides a unique shopping experience.

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Wanderful Media

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Wanderful Media is a retail-focused mobile media company.

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SpeakeasyCo

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SpeakeasyCo is a consumer goods selling platform that sells wine & other alcoholic drinks.

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re_ grocery

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Re_ grocery is a package-free grocery store offering consumers access to affordable and healthy organic food.

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St. Frank

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Luxury lifestyle brand offering a curated line of globally-inspired products made ethically by artisans working in traditional crafts.

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Cosme Hunt

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Cosme Hunt is an online Japanese cosmetics platform with fun and truly effective Japanese Beauty.

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Piccing (Curately)

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Curately is driven by people who share their world of inspiration. #TapTheTag to get curated videos, articles and shops.

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MANSCAPED

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MANSCAPED creates a dynamic educational movement and culture focused on the importance of men’s health, hygiene, and refinement.

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Upgraded Technologies

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Upgraded sells and manages device subscription plans. Upgraded customers always own the latest and responsibly repurpose or recycle the old.

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ShopCo Technologies

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ShopCo Technologies is the parent company of the Shop.co universal cart browser extension.

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Oak Labs

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Oak Labs is a software company best known for its interactive retail technology.

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Curtsy

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Curtsy is a software application platform that lets women buy and sell clothing, shoes, and accessories on their phones.

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SKU IQ

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SKU IQ helps retailers with one or more locations keep their inventory, orders and more, synced.

ThirdLove

Swift Shopper

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Swift Shopper is a mobile app that enables an expedited mobile checkout for grocery stores. Plan | Scan | Fly

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Yiftee

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Yiftee is a simple employee rewards and marketing promotion system designed to delight contacts with thoughtful gifts at local merchants.

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Fabletics

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Fabletics is an innovative, high-quality athletic wear & accessories line co-founded by Kate Hudson that looks great & fits your budget.

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CHEVOO

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A one-of-a-kind artisan goat cheese.

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Bakkal

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Ethnic groceries delivered

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Pure Beauty

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Pure Beauty is an e-commerce platform that offers products in different categories.

ThirdLove

One Golden Thread

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One Golden Thread is an e-commerce clothing brand.

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Mobee

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Mobee App is a fast, fun, and flexible mobile app that rewards shoppers for answering questions about their shopping experience.

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Beautytap

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Online ecommerce and community for cross border beauty.

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Shopswell

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A community of people who enjoy shopping smarter together.

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Zazzle

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Zazzle.com enables users to receive a commission on products that they design, create and sell.

ThirdLove

Fitzroy Toys

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Fitzroy Toys is the only platform designed specifically to bring together the toy industry.

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Safeway

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Shop online for groceries, find out about our grocery stores, get health and nutritional information, and find all recipes and meals ideas.

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Little Black Bag

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Little Black Bag is a social shopping site where shoppers buy a mystery bag of fashion products for their use or for trading with friends.

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Chippmunk

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Chippmunk is a savings search engine that aggregates and ranks online coupons in popular shopping categories.

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Consciously

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Consciously provides insights for conscious consumers to make conscious shopping easy.

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Trillenium

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Trillenium offers retail sector with solutions to deliver and commercialize augmented reality images.

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Podozi

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Podozi is a beauty tech startup solving the problem of finding “right fit” beauty products for people of color.

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Monogram

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Monogram is an online information platform providing news, fashion and lifestyle articles.

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SquareTrade

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SquareTrade is an independent warranty provider for consumer electronics and appliances.

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Sophia Search

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Sophia’s ‘Ambiance™’ technology is an artificial intelligence (AI) based e-commerce solution that solves the problem of online ad blindness.

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Ziftit

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Ziftit is the ultimate Shopping, Gifting, and Registry tool.

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Teva

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Teva is an e-commerce company that specializes in men’s water shoes, women’s water shoes, men’s trail shoes.

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Help Worldwide

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Help Worldwide generates continuous charitable donations with everyday shopping.

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StylePuzzle

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StylePuzzle is an online community that connects women with personal fashion shoppers for hire.

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Sift Shopping

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Sift Shopping offers a mobile app that enables users to find and purchase products from Christmas and Black Friday sales at retail stores.

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Munchkin

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Munchkin is an online store selling products for parents, babies and pets.

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ShopJester

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ShopJester is aSan Francisco-based mobile retail app

ThirdLove

DearMissJ

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Vertically integrated jewelry e-commerce startup

ThirdLove

Klickly

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Klickly – a full-stack, data software platform that enables distributed commerce

ThirdLove

Anycart

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Anycart is the world’s first grocery shopping engine.

ThirdLove

GRACEDBYGRIT

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GRACEDBYGRIT is a designer, manufacturer, and retailer of technical, athletic apparel for women.

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Aesthete Collective, Inc.

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Aesthete Collective is a minimal and contemporary design house that produces and curates classic men’s wardrobe staples.

ThirdLove

Heartyy Fresh

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Heartyy Fresh is an online grocery shop for fresh Indian goods and other everyday essentials from local neighborhood stores.

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Slice Technologies

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Slice Technologies is online shopping, smarter.

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PRIDE Wireless, Inc.

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PRIDE’s is a LGBT wireless company provides mobile service, content, and shopping.

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Glia

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Glia empowers people to shop with a purpose by connecting consumers with businesses based on shared social and political values.

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Shopzilla

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Shopzilla manages a portfolio of online shopping brands that helps shoppers discover, review, and buy goods online.

ThirdLove

PAIGE

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PAIGE is a denim and lifestyle apparel brand.

Written by Mark Smith

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