Company Launch

UpCodes Helps the Construction Industry Deliver Code Compliant Buildings (YC S17)

UpCodes consolidates regulations, inserts government commentary, provides a custom search engine, and offers team collaboration tools. According to McKinsey, construction is the second least productive industry in the US. But with access to UpCodes, construction companies will save time, prevent errors and reduce the overall cost of building.

Meetingbird Is the Calendar Reinvented for Teams (YC S17)

Today Meetingbird is available as a full web app calendar and as a Chrome extension. Meetingbird analyzes participant’s availability, meeting rooms, and other constraints to instantly find the perfect meeting time and location. When team members’ calendars are completely booked, Meetingbird understands which meetings can more easily be rescheduled than others, and presents those insights to the participants. You can learn more on Product Hunt and Hacker News.

Piggy Is an Investment App for India (YC S17)

With Piggy you can invest in mutual funds, track your investment portfolio and save for retirement. They’re building a mobile first Vanguard for India. Historically in India, public sector employees vastly outnumbered private sector employees. Those public sector jobs came with pensions, so no one had to think about investing their own money. In 2016, for the first time, private sector jobs overtook public. People have to invest their own money now. That’s complicated, expensive, and hard to do. Piggy helps people solve those problems.

Guggy Turns Your Text Messages Into Engaging Content, Such as Personalized GIFs (YC S17)

Guggy turns your text messages into engaging content by by using a highly optimized, messaging-oriented, contextual NLP engine. Today, they transform text messages into animated images, but soon will add richer media transformations. You can read more about Guggy on Hacker News and Product Hunt.

Net30 Is Building an Invoicing Platform to Accelerate Payments Between Construction Contractors (YC S17)

The construction industry has the longest payment times of any industry, tying up over one trillion dollars every year. Net30 is solving this problem by automating the existing paper-based processes and providing instant access to liquidity through early payment discounts. Learn more here and on TechCrunch.

Templarbit Protects Web Applications from XSS Attacks and Other Malicious Activity (YC S17)

Since 2012, around 50% of all website vulnerabilities have been XSS. Ebay, for example, has been struggling with XSS attacks since 2014. Templarbit is the only solution that makes it easy for websites to adopt a Content Security Policy that monitors and protects against them. Learn more here and on Product Hunt.

Sixty is a Freelancer Marketplace for SaaS Companies (YC S17)

Sixty lets you summon an expert to solve your web app problem in minutes. Say you get stuck creating a data tracking plan with Segment, can’t figure out how to work Zapier, or you have trouble implementing Stripe Connect. You can use Sixty to summon a best in class expert to a screenshare, and they’ll solve your problem in minutes.

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