This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Social startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Social industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Social Startups
Airmeet serves as an all-in-one virtual events platform for event organizers, marketers, community builders, and enterprises. With a core focus on creating the interactive and immersive virtual events platform for knowledge professionals, Airmeet’s scalable platform supports a variety of event formats including fairs, expos, meetups, workshops, summits, town halls, and more, virtually.
The company was founded in 2019 and headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka.. .
Bolo Indya is a short video and commerce platform that allows users to create, watch, and share videos and discover and avail services from their favorite content creators. It offers content in 14 Indian languages.
Bolo Indya aims to empower content creators to transform social capital into financial independence. It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India..
Marco is a platform for discovering, planning, and booking high-quality virtual experiences. Marco Experiences creates memorable virtual experiences to keep companies together, employees engaged, and people connected.
The company was founded in 2019 and based in San Francisco, California.. .
The first social network in the world that shortens the virtual time of users and promotes experiences in the real world. KiKi started in 2018 by launching an MVP in Spain.
Since 2019, it has been part of the best startup accelerator in the US: 500 Startups. In 2020 the app won the first award in the Date Awards in the BEST UP AND COMING DATING SITE category and 3rd in the BEST NICHE DATING SITE.
Currently, it has become one of the most searching APP by users to meet like-minded people and live real experiences close to them. It is available in both the App Store and the Play Store..
A fitness marketplace with 1000s of outdoor and online group classes. Bua is connecting the market with social technology to increase the engagement between supply and demand.
We provide a variety of live workout’s in two clicks from HIIT, yoga, boxing, cardio, core, dance, kickboxing, bodyweight, meditation, barre, pre & post natal and lots more for consumers. Our fitness professionals can get to market in 10 seconds and are in profit from day one on our platform.
We invest in their success and we’ve flipped the industry upside down to significantly reduce the business risk for our suppliers. We built a connecting technology that is fun and optimised for LIVE group classes at scale.
Supported by Google For Startups and London Sport’s Sport Tech Hub.. .
Clash is a social video app with internal tools for video creators to earn a living, and communities for fans to come together. They are building the first Creator-founded social network, empowering short-form video creators through innovative monetization options, inclusive communities, and fun, creator inspired features.
We’re dedicated to helping Creators succeed and sustain a living by creating content full-time. We’re excited to have you on this journey..
Pace is unlocking emotional connection together. We’re redefining mental health through groups that are effective, but also fun, social, and challenging.
Our investors include SciFi VC, Next Play Ventures, SV Angel, WorkLife Fund, BoxGroup, and angel investors who lead various public technology companies. Pace brings people together to work on their mental and emotional health, wherever they are.
As seasons of your life change, Pace connects you with other real people through technology to talk with one another, work on yourself, and feel less alone together.. .
At Quadby, we believe university life is about finding your peers. We started the company from just an idea sketched on a paper, now we’re the nation’s largest student community app used by 15K students across 29 universities.
But why did we even start? Let’s go back in time to day 0 of our university life. Do you still remember how it was? We knew nobody, finding the right peers was so tough, and we feel so lost.
We wish we knew who to talk to, we wish we knew where to belong at and where to go to. For some of us, we still remember how lonely it felt.
Fast forward till today, this issue persists among new university students. Existing apps and sites no longer appeal to Gen Z due to cluttering, noise and irrelevant audience.
Here’s when we enter the picture: Quadby is a student community app designed for peer-discovery and community management. We optimized Quadby for Gen Z by being the fastest and easiest college life navigation app, thanks to our founder’s deep insights of Gen Z.
Quadby introduces new ways to for students to navigate and adapt to college life with: i. Foyer: Real-time chat with students from your campus, ii.
Stick & Hack
Stick & Hack is a media and content platform for golfers. The platform enables its members to share in their enthusiasm for the game, friendships, and connection the sport brings to every one of them regardless if they are a stick or a hack.
It offers podcasts, articles, cartoons, satire, a members-only clubhouse, and original documentaries and stories from a Stick and a Hack.. .
SBchat is the most simple messaging app to use; introducing a unique, mysterious & interactive way to communicate when texting. Search through any of our 4 categories of sounds to send to your friends & family.
Sounds are sent through animated bubbles (sound bubbles) in which the recipient would tap to “pop” open and emit the sent selected/custom made sounds. You can also change your wallpaper colors for conversations, the color of the bubbles, your profile picture and turn the pre “pop” sound on/off in your settings tab.
Signing up couldn’t be easier, simply connect your gmail, phone# or a 3rd-party affiliate(Facebook, Twitter). More features & content will be added in the following months! Don’t let emojis & Gifs take over the world, happy popping!.
We are a technology company building a market defining product. We call it E.
E = Social + Chat + Pay A social network. A messaging platform.
A universal payments system. All in one app.
The worlds first social, messaging and payments network with 100% real users.. .
Esaiyo is a platform creates “Social Identities” for objects and stores them in the blockchain. Esaiyo believes that every object in time and space is unique.
The Esaiyo platform captures this uniqueness and allows users to interact with objects that are important to them.. .
beeBlum is a unique blend of social media and work management toolset that focuses on improving cross team collaboration for knowledge workers. beeBlum combines the simplicity of exchanging information with the power to work out alternative actions in one single solution.
This makes it easy for you to organize yourself, get valuable feedback and keep everyone on the same page. Because you can discuss and manage a situation on different perspectives at the same time you can open up a wider context, gain new insights and discover new ideas.
You can evolve your findings to alternative actions, so it becomes amazingly easy for your whole team to understand the problem and what could be done about it. Using beeBlum will leed to fewer barely prepared meetings, to reaching your goals faster and have more fun at work..
social-eats is a mobile application that is designed to bring people together over food an drink in a post COVID world. Users can discover new restaurants using an interactive swipe left/right format.
Users can then add their friends and use the app to invite them to get together. social-eats allows everyone invited to vote on a location from a list of restaurants that everyone in the group has “liked”.
Users can then make reservations using the information collected from the voting results.. .
My Community Capital
My Community Capital is a social service that makes it easy to set up new social activities and meet people local to you. It’s all about helping you meet new people and learn new skills through fun, relaxed social activities designed by the community.
They’re currently supporting new activity creation in Crystal Palace and surrounding areas. My Community Capital was founded in 2019 and is based in London, England, UK..
Zynn is a short-form video platform that enables users to create and share unique videos with friends, family and beyond. Zynn is dedicated to establishing a platform that inspires creativity and authenticity, as well as promoting and celebrating diversity, inclusion and equality.
The company was launched at the beginning of May 2020, and within three weeks, it had topped both the Google Play Store and iOS App Store as the fastest growing app in the free social category, surpassing Zoom and TikTok. Within two months, the Zynn app was downloaded over 3 million times in the U.S.
and Canada.. .
Our mission at Acourant is one and simple to build a safe and secure social networking service and preserve the rights of a user. Loaded with numerous features Acourant is made to stand out in the field of social networking.
Go public or Go private Unlike other social media platforms Acourant addresses both public and private aspects of a users post. With Acourant a user can either post a public post or can post something which is restricted to his followers.
The unique combination of public private posts makes Acourant unique in its field. Giving a Fresh and a New Experience to users on this platform Acourant aims to give a different experience for people using the platform.
From marketing your product to recommending a new place to people to getting more footfalls for an event, every user is entitled to a unique experience. The public posts are delivered to a user in such a way that it gives them a fresh and a new experience while using it.
AI based Photo and Video thumbnail detection. Unlike other platforms Acourant selects the most important portion of a photo or a video to be represented as a thumbnail.
This has multifold benefits, Firstly the entire concept of clickbait is completely reduced here and viewers are not fooled into clicking a video or a photo. Secondly, the thumbnail being set by an artificially intelligent system decides what is best for a user based on their interests.
Social networking is broken. We’re here to fix it.
We’re all striving for something. We have passions, interests, relationships, families, careers.
Every journey is different, yet common threads weave through all of them. Journey takes you back to the things that matter.
Common threads form the fabric of Journey. Around each thread we cultivate vibrant communities of people who support, motivate, inspire, and push one another toward the things that matter.
With Journey, the social currency is your output—the cool things you create and do and the support you give others—not how you look in a bikini. Whatever your journey, from skydiving to knitting and everything in between, join a social network that helps you get where you want to go and savor the moments along the way.
Start your Journey on iOS or Android.. .
Lena develops a social event information application software designed for senior citizens. The company specializes in developing an app that introduces seniors to events they love in their own communities.
It enables users to connect to social circles, and encourage them to participate in activities through gamified rewards.. .
Sportlo is the local hub for sports parents that allows users to discover tryouts and camps, join and create groups, find private coaches, and more by staying connected with their youth sports community. Sports moms and dads use Sportlo to stay connected with local leagues, sports clubs, coaches, and other parents.
It’s a place for sports parents to find a new baseball team for their son, explore upcoming soccer tryouts for their daughter, get creative fundraising ideas from other parents, and more.. .
Adventure Lab is a developer of a social adventure platform with real live hosts that guests can experience from anywhere. The platform enables the next generation of performers and experience creators to customize and game master cooperative play adventures for guests.
The company is starting with escape room adventures and will expand into other forms of hosted entertainment. Think role-playing games, exploration, game shows, cooperative sports, and tourism..
VEARTH is a social media for Vegans. VEARTH brings together people with common interests to find new contacts, business connections and scientific cooperation in the field of eco-technologies.
VEARTH connects vegan-minded people 24/7 in huge diversity of 2 billions non-meat eaters.. .
NepaliVivah is the top Nepali social matrimony platform for people of Nepali origin to find, meet and marry Nepali women and men. You can find Nepali single men and women mostly from Nepal and Northern India (NepIndia).
Trusted Nepali Matrimony in India, you will find Nepali brides and grooms from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and across Indian subcontinent. Nepali single boys and girls from China, HongKong, United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Dubai, Qatar, Malaysia, UAE, Oman, Korea, Myanmar, United Kingdom, Turkey also use NepaliVivah.
You can find Single Nepali Brides and Grooms, Divorced Nepali Men and Women, Widowed and Separated Nepali people looking to get married.. .
What we do in hashtags: #community #knowledge #help #share #code #programming #software‑developer #productivity #professionals #talent #careers #jobs #employment #recruiters #hr #business #cloud #saas #software #recommendation‑engine #machine‑learning ————————– Dirask is employment oriented service and online community for professionals to share their knowledge and help each other in extraordinary easy way. We welcome everyone, no matter what the experience, no matter how basic the question is, we will help you.
The service is focused on software developers. Recommendation engine for job seekers and recruiters powered by machine learning algorithms.
Read more about what we do: https://dirask.com/aboutWe are looking for investor / VC. If you like what you see here, we would like to hear from you..
Marketplace for online video meetings & events for learning and entertaining purposes. Sell or buy face-to-face video meetings.
Attend or create online events in the groups of up to 9 people. TimeMarket delivers a better experience and makes the conversation more exclusive and secure..
Gravity Gaming is an integrated hardware and software ecosystem focused on enhancing the next generation of gaming, which is increasingly mobile and social. The Gravity Grip is a Bluetooth enabled device that connects your smartphone to a Playstation4 or Xbox controller, allowing smartphone gaming without the limitations of touch screen gameplay.
Gravity Gaming Network is an analytics-powered social network that aggregates gamers’ profiles and performance metrics across all games & devices. The network enables more seamless engagement and competition among gamers’ social circles and facilitates easier identification of gaming talent..
Hella Creative is leveraging its collective strength to impact the community. It is a collective of Bay Area friends and family that banned together to support one another at the height of COVID-19.
Hella Creative started an online group to socialize, collaborate, and develop new ideas. There is only one rule in all of this, keep it positive and look out for each other..
Are you ready to compete with all the runners in the world #oneonone? Rooners is the first and only challenge platform where you can compete with your friends and other runners no matter where you are. Now! Get ready to win the feeling of winning, the excitement of the rematch, and the emotions that losing will bring to you! Or the opportunity to compete with your opponent at the other end of the world.
The time has come, challenge your opponents, determine the strategy, win or lose and take the rematch.. .
We founded BETMAPS™ to help people find and compare local sportsbooks. Our mission is simple: To be the “go-to” platform for all things sports betting at the local level, connecting sports betting customers with sports betting venues.
We aim to provide a state-of-the-art social directory of sports betting venues across the country. We support small business.
We also support initiatives that enhance the value and safety of legal sports betting. Our platform will provide a safe, fun, and social environment for our users..
Blend is an app for playing board games with your friends inside a group chat. Games of different genres are available for users to play.
All the games are embedded inside chat, hence making the gameplay fun as well as conversational. We aim to keep creating fun experiences for people by connecting them through the power of board games.
We believe board games on mobile have the potential to change the status quo of private social interactions.. .
Impact Berry is a responsible coffee company from Hong Kong. Impact Berry provide high quality single origin coffees, organically grown on fertile volcano soil and freshly roasted with expertise and passion in Hong Kong.
Impact Berry mission is to empower local economies through providing an extraordinary coffee sourcing and drinking experience to clients.. .
LoopMates gives all new way of connecting, sharing with each other. You can post pictures, Chat, post videos, like/share post, create groups and pages, promote your services.
Have live streaming, over web as well via Mobile app. Connect with your known ones easily..
BigDeal Kenya – Buy & Sell Social Networking Marketplace
BigDeal Kenya, A Social Ecommerce, EMPOWERS entrepreneurs and businesses across Africa & Beyond to build for the future -a digital future towards a better world. Big Deal Kenya is a Social Media & Networking E-Commerce Service where unlike other online marketplaces, BigDeal Kenya allows people to follow each other and sell your products or service based on people who follow you back/friends and people who have actually expressed interest in your product or service by following your profile.
Added functionalities show how many people liked your goods, and the number of times it has been viewed as well as allow individuals to comment on your posts. BigDeal Social E-commerce has a very simple yet beautiful User Interface that allows one to put a title of upto 255 Characters and a No-Limit description of what your products or service.
BigDeal Kenya, A Social E-Commerce is an B2B platform to empower Entrepreneurs, from Real Estate Dealers, Car Dealerships, Beauty Products & Salons, Makeup Artists, Products Sellers, Hair & Wigs Suppliers, Clothing Sellers, Bags, Shoes, Electronics, Laptops, Smartphones, Music, Cross Country Selling, Any Service Offerings & Brands, SMEs, Upcoming Entrepreneurs & So Much More. You can chat with REAL products dealers from overseas, Emphasy on REAL because most classified platforms are full of non-legitimate dealers, at BigDeal Kenya we verify users one by one and we have a powerful COMPLAIN button if you feel posts of a particular individual does not meet BigDeal’s standards.
Our Vision is to connect our audience with REAL PEOPLE & REAL PRODUCTS & SERVICES. We aim to grow you, with you and ensure we help you reach a niche audience for your products/service.
Herdd Co Ltd.
Herdd is about what’s next, not what’s been. Connect with the people that matter the most to you through event based, safe and secure messaging.
– Create events – Invite Friends – Chat – All your event details in one place Real world and digital meet ups – make them happen with Herdd!. .
Tokideo is a free Short Video and Social Platform from India. It is designed for people to showcase their innovative videos inline with our theme of light humor.
Tokideo provides an easy and seamless interface for users to create, edit and share their videos, and at the same time browse through a library of top videos across the globe.. .
Unsere Vision ist es, mit hearMe eine Kombination aus Produkt, mobiler App und Community zu entwickeln, die das Sicherheitsgefühl der Nutzer*innen stärkt, die Privatsphäre schützt und eine effektive Hilfe für den Notfall bietet. Sicherheit beginnt durch Aufklärung, Bildung und effektive Präventionsarbeit.
Unsere Mission ist es, Menschen dazu zu inspirieren, mit sich selbst und ihrem Umfeld aufmerksam umzugehen. Wir glauben daran, eine vertrauensvolle und hilfsbereite Gemeinschaft zu gründen.
Unser Ziel ist es, gemeinsam ein Zeichen gegen jegliche Art von Gewalt zu setzen – für eine Zukunft voller Vielfalt und Liebe!. .
Tao is a conscious social / health matching app aiming to disrupt to $243 / annual mobile app industry.Operating unique progressive Ai technology and smart profile search. They offer a clean, unique and engaging approach to online dating and connection.Revolutionising social apps in a health conscious, positive direction.
They also offer Health & Life-Coach professionals a platform for work.. .
The [email protected] platform enables challengers, viewers, and brands with a competitive and rewarding digital space. The company is uniquely positioned at the intersection of talent competitions and short content.
Enticing rewards that encourage content producers. Engaging, bite-sized content that lures consumers.
Categorized content and sponsored challenges that fulfill brand marketing.. .
Life is better with friends. But organising them to do something can be a nightmare of constant searching and herding cats! That’s why we’re building MOXI, the AI butler for your social life.
A personal concierge chatbot in your favourite messaging app, Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, Telegram or Slack. It delivers experiences that you and your friends will enjoy, at a time that suits, and organises everyone for you.
It sorts all the money stuff as well with integrated group payments. And, there’s no download required.
WeWork Labs since June 2019.. .