The 19 hottest startups in San Francisco to watch in 2018


Gabrielle Lurie/ReutersIt’s been a wild year for tech in San Francisco.

Some of the city’s tech stalwarts, like Twitter and Uber, have been rocked by controversy and competition, while buzzy startups like Jawbone, Luxe and Juicero shut down their services.

Yet even amidst the turmoil, tech continues to reach new heights, with Salesforce tower now dominating the San Francisco skyline.

We’ve compiled a list of 19 hot San Francisco startups to watch in the coming year by talking to venture capitalists, active members of the San Francisco tech scene, and looking at fundraising data from PitchBook. To narrow the list down, we kept it to companies headquartered in San Francisco, excluding Palo Alto, Mountain View, and San Jose-based ventures.

The coming year is sure to be a telling one for the San Francisco tech world, here are the hottest startups to watch out for:



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