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Top 30 Start-Up Ideas in October

From Self-Mixing Baby Bottles to Maker Website Services

— October 28, 2017 — Business
Some of the innovative October 2017 start-up ideas to emerge include online convenience stores, hotel rewards programs that let members redeem their accrued points for Amazon purchases, and food delivery services where ordered items are placed directly in one's fridge.

To help aspiring entrepreneurs get up and running, LOI: Live Pitch was recently launched as a Facebook Watch exclusive, hosted by Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes. Companies like Chobani are also introducing incubators to empower others that have the potential to disrupt existing categories.

Aiming to draw shoppers away from the allure of online shopping, many retailers are setting up brick-and-mortar spaces that are meant to remind visitors of a comfortable home environment. Examples of this include The Residence from John Lewis, The West Elm Hotel and Gwyneth Paltrow's goopLAB, which is styled with a lounge area that visitors are encouraged to use.
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Stratified Password Apps
Stratified Password Apps
This Password Management App Offers Multiple Layers Of Protection
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Italian Food Theme Parks
Italian Food Theme Parks
FICO Eataly World is Set to Open as the World's Biggest "Agri-Food Park"
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Collaborative Pinboard Platforms
Collaborative Pinboard Platforms
Pinterest's 'Pin Collective' Connects Brands and Content Creators
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Medical App-Building Services
Medical App-Building Services
The Doctella Service Helps Healthcare Providers Build MobileApps
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Streamlined Shipping Platforms
Streamlined Shipping Platforms
This Integrated Service Lets Sellers Streamline Payments & Shipping
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Streamlined Insurance Apps
Streamlined Insurance Apps
The Alan App Helps Health and Life Insurance Clients Make Speedy Claims
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Fridge-Stocking Delivery Services
Fridge-Stocking Delivery Services
Walmart is Trialing a Fridge Stocking Service in California
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Retail Store Apartments
Retail Store Apartments
John Lewis Invites Consumers to Temporararily Live In Its In-Store Spaces
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eCommerce Rewards Programs
eCommerce Rewards Programs
Hilton Honors Members May Now Shop with Their Accrued Points on Amazon
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Charitable Grocery Initiatives
Charitable Grocery Initiatives
'The Free Store' Redistributes Supermarket Surplus to Those in Need
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Livestreamed Entrepreneurial Pitches
Livestreamed Entrepreneurial Pitches
'LOI: Live Pitch' Is an Exclusive Program for Facebook Watch
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Upcycled Flat-Pack Furniture
Upcycled Flat-Pack Furniture
Pentatonic Creatively Repurposes Waste to Disrupt Consumption Culture
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Home-Sharing Down Payments
Home-Sharing Down Payments
Loftium Offers Down Payments in Exchange for Airbnb Rentals
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Customizable Popup Tools
Customizable Popup Tools
ActionPanels is a Bulgarian SaaS Startup and Website Popup Builder
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Digital Wallet Retail Payments
Digital Wallet Retail Payments
Williams-Sonoma and Venmo are Partnering for a New Payment Program
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Squatter-Sanctioning Rental Services
Squatter-Sanctioning Rental Services
Lowe Guardians Offers Affordable Housing in London
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On-Demand Maintenance Apps
On-Demand Maintenance Apps
'ResQ' is a Digitized Maintenance Marketplace for Restaurant Repairs
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Budget-Friendly Retailer Cosmetics
Budget-Friendly Retailer Cosmetics
The All-New ASOS Makeup Collection Includes Items Under $20
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Calculator App Builders
Calculator App Builders
App Designer Calcapp Helps You Create Spreadsheet-Like Applications
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Self-Mixing Baby Bottles
Self-Mixing Baby Bottles
The PopYum Baby Bottle Makes It Easy to Mix Powder Formulas on the Go
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Autonomous Delivery Car Platforms
Autonomous Delivery Car Platforms
This Service Turns Normal Cars Into Autonomous Delivery Vehicles
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Maker Website Services
Maker Website Services
SaaS Startup Cominsoon Helps Makers Build Their Website's Coming Soon Page
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Branded Boutique Hotels
Branded Boutique Hotels
The West Elm Hotel Will Double as a Furniture Showroom
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Discoverable 3D Printing Apps
Discoverable 3D Printing Apps
The Thinger App Helps You Discover and Download 3D Printing Models
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Revolutionary Luxury Watch Brands
Revolutionary Luxury Watch Brands
The MAD Watches Startup Makes Opulent Watches Affordable
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Online Convenience Stores
Online Convenience Stores
Halifax's 'Room Service' Will Bring a Gatorade to Your Front Door
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At-Home Fitting Room Services
At-Home Fitting Room Services
YOURFITTINGROOM is a New Service Tailored to eCommerce Customers
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Home-Like Lifestyle Shops
Home-Like Lifestyle Shops
Gwyneth Paltrow's 'goopLAB' is a Permanent Store Styled Like a Home
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Pharmaceutical Vending Machines
Pharmaceutical Vending Machines
CVS Pharmacy is Launching a Wellness-Focused Convenience Machine
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Gen Z Cosmetic Stores
Gen Z Cosmetic Stores
'Riley Rose' is Forever21's Newest Conceptual Beauty Store
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