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YCombinator S2007 Startups

bountii  Bountii allows users to browse for the best deals on electronics and appliances from all the top brand stores such as, Newegg, CircuitCity, Best Buy, Walmart and Dell.  You simply go to their site, input what you are looking for, add your budget and away you go.  Compare prices, find out who has the best, and go pick it up.



cloudant  Cloudant is the distributed database as a service (DBaas) built from the ground up to deliver fast-growing application data to the edge. They allow developers to focus on building and expanding upon their applications, without needing to worry about scaling and managing ever growing databases on their own.  It was specifically designed to handle concurrent read and writes of JSON, full-text, and geospatial.



disqus  Disqus is the web’s community for communities. They offer beautiful, real-time, and engaging discussions for your website. With just a few quick steps, you can turn your old boring comment system into a new way to engage your visitors.  For example, you can pull comments from ALL the communities involving “celebrities” or “video games” and have it all in one place for your readers.



draftmix  Draftmix offered fantasy sports fans the opportunity to sign up and play pickup games against other players on the site for virtual dollars or for real money. (The site no longer exists)



dropboxDropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. They offer the world’s leading service for document sharing and storage. You can sync Dropbox directly with your computer and use it like a normal file folder. Anyone else who is sharing that folder will have a similar folder on their desktop and get the files synced in real time as well. offers the one of the easiest ways on the web to create live video and show anyone in the world what is happening right now. makes it fun, easy, and fast to gather and engage with a live audience. With their app, it’s simple point and click and you can share your birthday, a concert or even a football game live.



songkick  Songkick was launched in October 2007 by innovators Ian Hogarth, Michelle You and Pete Smith.  Songkick offers an online database of concerts for music enthusiasts.  You can input your favorite bands, and track when they are going to have concerts next, and where, and even pre-purchase tickets.



splashup  Splashup (formerly known as fauxto) offers an online image editing service that provides users some rather advanced tools for quick and easy image editing right from your browser. While it may not be Photoshop, for most basic editing functions it works rather nicely.  Once you are done editing you can share directly to facebook, picasa, and flickr.

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