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All 84 startups from Y Combinators S19 Demo Day 1

Its that time of year, Silicon Valleys investor technocrati and advice-giving Twitter celebrities descended upon Pier 48 in San Francisco to judge the latest summer batch of Y Combinator startups. TechCrunch was there, as well, and we were tapping away feverishly as co-founders pitched to woo investors.
There are 197 companies in total in the summer YC batch, we heard from 84 of them today in addition to a few off-the-record pitches which we agreed to hold off publicizing as they remain in stealth. Well hear from another chunk of them tomorrow, so check back tomorrow for even more startup blurbs.
Demo Day used to be the debut for many of these companies, but as : This startup helps engineers living in emerging markets get jobs abroad. The company was launched by a pair of brothers from Kyrgyzstan, one of which landed a life-changing job at Google years ago and wants to make the entire process easier for other foreigners.




[url=https://www.sannteklabs.com/]SannTek Labs
: SannTek created a breathalyzer that detects cannabis consumption, as well as alcohol consumption. The founders say theres currently no breathalyzer for cannabis because its a technically challenging task. SannTek has developed sensors that can detect whether youve consumed cannabis in the last three hours. Once it launches, it will charge police officers $20 per test.




BuildStream: The startup is a platform for companies to manage and optimize rented equipment fleets. The team is focusing specifically on the construction industry, trying to minimize idle equipment. Users start by installing off-the-shelf IoT sensors on gear to track the fleet of equipment and pinpoint areas for optimization.




Sling Health: Sling Health wants to build more cost-effective virtual care teams. The ex-Forward founders say they want to turn any doctors office into a One Medical model. Next-gen tools cant scale their engineering teams. Slings platform automates back offices with remote medical teams and 24/7 chat support. Sling Health says it has already transformed 12 doctors offices and is producing over $17,000 in monthly recurring revenue. The founders say they can save doctors 67% on labor costs while also drastically improving patient experiences with a personalized care team. The tech can apparently manage scheduling, create personalized follow-ups and manage prescriptions.



All 84 startups from Y Combinators S19 Demo Day 1




MoFE: The Museum of Future Experiences turns physical spaces into trippy, walk-around virtual reality experiences. They launched in New York three weeks ago, and have sold every ticket available so far to bring in $60K in revenue since launch.





Thats all for Day 1, well be posting our favorites from todays batch soon and well be back tomorrow with the rest of the batch.
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