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Top 35 Start-Up Ideas in October

From Shared Electric Cars to Palm-Scanning ATMs

— October 29, 2016 — Business
The top October 2016 start-up ideas explore a variety of entirely new ways to do familiar things such as enjoy pizza, take a medical test or withdraw money from an ATM. These somewhat commonplace practices are being entirely transformed for a new generation with robotic pizza chefs and TV ordering systems, at-home medical kits and palm-scanning ATMs.

When it comes to the physical spaces themselves that often inspire the creation of many new entrepreneurial ideas, co-working spaces are also being transformed into more flexible working environments. Some of the newest ones are specifically designed with mindfulness, mediation or even night owls in mind.

Some of the other impressive new ventures being launched by established brands and public figures include 'The Ballet' by Drake, Starbucks' first-ever branded web series 'Upstanders' and 'Sweets by CHLOE' from Chloe Coscarelli.
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Rapper-Starring TV Programs
Rapper-Starring TV Programs
Tyler, the Creator Will Soon Be Getting His Own Show on VICELAND
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Streamlined TV Pizza Ordering
Streamlined TV Pizza Ordering
Papa John's new Pizza Service Was Made Just for Apple TV Users
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33
Shoppable Runway Shows
Shoppable Runway Shows
Topshop Unique is Experimenting with a New 'Runway-to-Retail' Format
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Pizza Delivery Drones
Pizza Delivery Drones
Domino's is Experimenting with a 3D-Printed Drone Delivery Service
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31
Home Equity Financial Services
Home Equity Financial Services
'Point' Prevents People from Taking on Debt when Purchasing a Home
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30
Online Cafe Series
Online Cafe Series
Starbucks Is Offering A Web Content Series to Offset Negative Political Media
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29
Referral Sharing Extensions
Referral Sharing Extensions
Referred Club Makes it Easy to Take Advantage of Referral Perks
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28
Beautician-Booking Servces
Beautician-Booking Servces
The Belle Project Lets You Book Beauty Professionals On Demand
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27
Palm-Scanning ATMs
Palm-Scanning ATMs
Japan's Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank is Experimenting with Biometric Identification
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26
iPhone Photographer Apps
iPhone Photographer Apps
PhotoSesh Lite Lets NYC Users Hire a Professional iPhone Photographer
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25
Self-Driven Ridesharing Services
Self-Driven Ridesharing Services
The Spiri Carpool Service Lets You Be the Driver
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24
Autonomous Delivery Buggies
Autonomous Delivery Buggies
JD's "Drone" Delivery Technology Transports Packages
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Automated Sales Platforms
Automated Sales Platforms
PlusMargin is a Persuasion Automation Solution That Increases Revenue
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22
Shared Electric Cars
Shared Electric Cars
The 'Amber One' is Designed for Sharing Rather Than Ownership
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21
Bot-Powered Insurance Plans
Bot-Powered Insurance Plans
Lemonade is a Low-Cost P2P Insurance Provider
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Rapper-Designed Gentlemen's Clubs
Rapper-Designed Gentlemen's Clubs
'The Ballet' by Drake Spotlights Female Dancers in a New Way
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Condom Delivery Services
Condom Delivery Services
SMS Contraceptive is a Discrete Way to Acquire Condoms in India
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18
Music-Minded Rental Suites
Music-Minded Rental Suites
Sonos and Rough Trade Joined to Create a Music-Geared Experience
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17
Chef-Driven Dining Concepts
Chef-Driven Dining Concepts
'Mexicue' is a Food Brand That Blends Cuisines, Services and Models
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Family-Friendly Meal Kits
Family-Friendly Meal Kits
'One Potato' is a Meal Kit Company That Offers Child-Sized Portions
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15
Localized Japanese Retailers
Localized Japanese Retailers
UNIQLO Will Open Its First Canadian Store at the Toronto Eaton Centre
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14
Refurbished Smartphone Businesses
Refurbished Smartphone Businesses
Amazon India Launched a Service That Sells Repurposed Phones
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13
Camping Gear Rental Services
Camping Gear Rental Services
'The Camp Kit' Provides Campers with Rental Gear to Head Outdoors
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12
Night Owl Co-Working Spaces
Night Owl Co-Working Spaces
This Late Night Cafe in the Philippines is Open From 3pm to 7am
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Customized Website Experiences
Customized Website Experiences
Bounce Exchange Helps Companies Tailor Their Ads, Emails and More
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10
Plant-Based Bakeries
Plant-Based Bakeries
'Sweets by CHLOE' is a New Vegan Offshoot from Chloe Coscarelli
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9
At-Home Medical Tests
At-Home Medical Tests
Health Testing Startup EverlyWell Makes Clinical Testing More Available
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8
Online Marketplace Builders
Online Marketplace Builders
'Workify' Helps Entrepreneurs Generate Revenue without Working More
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7
Startup Pitch Aggregators
Startup Pitch Aggregators
'Startup Pitch Decks' Gives Hopeful Startups a Look at Successful Decks
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6
Specialized Vodka Bottles
Specialized Vodka Bottles
Grey Goose's New Vodka Branding Diverts from the Company's Usual Designs
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5
Alcoholic Juice Bars
Alcoholic Juice Bars
This Juice and Smoothie Bar Switches to Serving Healthy Cocktails at Night
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4
Meditative Co-Working Studios
Meditative Co-Working Studios
Flow Yoga Center Offers a Unique Take on the Co-Working Space
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3
Yogic Co-Working Offices
Yogic Co-Working Offices
New Love City Provides Unlimited Yoga and a Collaborative Workspace
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2
Urban Millennial Clothing Collections
Urban Millennial Clothing Collections
The New Under Armour Collection Will Be Debuted at NYFW
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Robot-Run Pizzerias
Robot-Run Pizzerias
'Zume Pizza' Uses Robots to Makes Its Pies
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