These 8 New York companies nabbed spots on this year’s Forbes Hottest 50 Startups list

by Taylor Majewski
December 19, 2015

This week, Forbes released their annual list of the 50 hottest startups, and eight New York tech companies made the cut.

New York startups dominated the list along with companies headquartered in Silicon Valley, a testament to the growing battle between the two cities as the number one destination for tech.

Online mattress seller,

, took the cake in New York as number 6 on the list. Founded in 2013, the startup now sees a high-demand for its ultra-comfortable mattresses in the city, which are delivered in a compact box. The company has a $555 million valuation.

Close behind,

, the fitness startup that allows members to take unlimited classes across different gyms and studios, placed as number 11. In November, ClassPass raised a hefty $30 million round from Google Ventures and currently has a $293 million valuation.

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 scored number 14 on the list. The cloud-based human resources platform has an $182 million valuation.

At number 18,

 was recognized for its innovative recruiting software. Founded in 2012, the company now has a $245 million valuation.

At number 31 came New York tech’s poster child—

. Founded in 2010, the coworking giant provides space, community and lots of coffee for freelancers, entrepreneurs and startups in their many offices spread throughout the city. The company has a $10.2 billion valuation.

On-demand home service provider, 

, nabbed number 43 on the list. In November, the startup raised a $50M Series C and has a $360 million valuation.

, the online car retailer that raised a $95 million Series C just this past week, was ranked number 45 on the list. The company is now valued at $218 million.

Bringing up the rear, online investment company,

 landed number 49. This fintech powerhouse is valued at $431 million.

Check out Forbes full list here.

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