Top 20 Startup Project Categories


We did a review of the most Popular Startup Project categories and came up with a consolidated list of final project categories as listed below:

Category Details Approx. number of students w/ interest
Data Data science / machine learning / big data / crowdsourcing / search 11529
Developer Productivity / developer tools 7964
Location Mobile / location-based / maps / transportation / travel / lodging / restaurants 7181
Entertainment Entertainment / movies / music / games 5667
Commerce Retail / e-commerce / local commerce 5191
Robotics Robotics / drones / telepresence 5143
Infrastructure Data centers / infrastructure / computer hardware / networking 4999
Payments Payments / currency / crowdfunding / finance 4899
Fitness Fitness / sports / health / nutrition 4634
Communications Texting / communications / telephony / video chat / file sharing / p2p 4548
Energy Clean energy / electric vehicles / energy efficiency / oil / gas 4317
Education Higher education / K-12 education / MOOCs 4159
Ads Advertising / marketing 3450
3D Printing 3D printing / CNC 3047
Medicine Genomics / medicine / healthcare / pharmaceuticals / biotech 2934
News/Blogs Print media / blogs / microblogs 2202
Social Social networking / marriage / dating / friendship / meetups 1875
Supply Chain Supply chain / operations research 1800
Semiconductors Semiconductors / circuit engineering 1566
Law/Government Law / regulation / government 1430
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