Crunch #010

Your weekly dose of winning startups

Trevor here. Weโ€™re at the 10th edition already!

To celebrate I made some stuff smoother and refreshed the appearance of the newsletter.

Each startup mentioned today has tremendous amounts of potential.

Without further ado โ€” here are 15 startups that are making the future happen. Enjoy!


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Jet Admin: Build powerful apps in minutes without code by dragging and dropping from pre-built components. Manage and visualize your data with dashboards, charts, and widgets. (Founded: 2018, previous funding: pre-seed)


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Clew: Unified file system for the cloud. Empowers workers to see and organize files across their work apps from one place. (Founded: 2019, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ NeXtera Robotics: Programs and deploys fleets of industrial robotic arms and mobile robots. Currently in stealth mode. (Founded: 2019, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Stacker: Turn your spreadsheets into internal apps or customer portals. (Founded: 2017, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Finantier: Open finance infrastructure platform for Southeast Asia. (Founded: 2020, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Curb Food: Delivery-first cloud kitchen provider. Builds brands from the ground up using insights and data. (Founded: 2020, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Tint: Empowers companies to embed insurance into its product. (Founded 2018, previous funding: angel round)


๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น RedTrack: Monitor your marketing campaigns from a single dashboard. Streamline your marketing data from funnels and campaigns. (Founded: 2018, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช idyllum: Empowers web developers to build secure websites without requiring them to first become cybersecurity experts. (Founded: 2020, previous funding: pre-seed)


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ  Legionfarm: Connects gamers with professional e-sport athletes. Gamers pay to play with professional players. (Founded: 2016, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ menten: Creating the next generation of protein-based drugs and enzymes powered by machine learning and quantum computing. (Founded: 2018, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช fractory: One-stop-shop for on-demand manufacturing services. Save time by ordering sheet-metal fabrication in seconds. (Founded: 2017, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Tappity: Interactive Netflix for kids. Large library of interactive science lessons. Spark your child's curiosity. (Founded: 2018, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Ochre Bio: Develops genomic medicines to rejuvenate donors' livers before transplant โ€” so that everyone who needs a new liver gets one. (Founded: 2019, previous funding: seed)


๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป pomabrush: Silicone-based electric toothbrush. Designed for those on the constant move. The bristles are made out of soft charcoal-infused PBT nylon. (Founded: 2019, previous funding: pre-seed)


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I look for strong positive signals using the FPTM model: Founders โ€” Product โ€” Traction โ€” Mission.


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I look for strong positive signals using the FPTM model: Founders โ€” Product โ€” Traction โ€” Mission.

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