Frequently Asked Questions



What is TrendyStartups?

TrendyStartups is the place for early adopters to discover upcoming and recently launched internet startups, and for startup founders to share their startup with the world and get early user feedback.

How do I get my startup included on the site?

Go to Home and click on submit your startup button on right top.

What is your Selection Criteria?

We Consider different factors. Below are highlighted some of the most important criteria that cause startups to get rejected to help you better prepare your startup before submitting it for review.
"A decent-looking landing page / Website"
"We are not accepting these types of website - Loan Financing - Gambling - Social Networking - Video tubes - comics"

For Blog Posts

"There will no pictures of living things in Post"
"There will no Video in Post"
"You have Copyright of it "

How do I advertise on TrendyStartups?

If you are a new startup and match our selection criteria you’ll probably want to submit your startup for a regular review. If you don’t match the criteria or want additional exposure you can have a look at our advertising packages.

Submitting your startup

How do I submit my startup?

Go to Home and click on submit your startup button on right top.

What happens after I submit my startup?

We'll do a initial review to see if it matches the criteria. If your startup qualifies, it will take about few months to get featured. There's a paid option to skip the waiting queue.

What are the selection criteria?

In short your startup needs a decent-looking landing page or website describing the product.

I recently launched, can I get featured?


I don’t match the selection criteria, what should I do?

You could try to change things so you do match the selection criteria.

Submitted, but not (yet) featured

How can I see the status of my startup submission?

Visit your Members Your Startup Page. If you don’t see your submission, make sure you are signed in with the same account as you used when submitting your startup

Why has my startup not been featured?

It has either not been reviewed yet, or wasn’t accepted.

Why has my startup not been reviewed yet? How long does it take to get reviewed?

It may take a few months before you get featured since we have quite a backlog to work through. If you are in a hurry you can choose for the paid ‘expedited review’ to skip the waiting queue.

I’m in a hurry. How can I get featured quickly? How do expedited reviews work?

We offer a solution for startups that want to skip the waiting queue. It’s called an ‘expedited review’ and will get your startup submission reviewed by our team in a matter of days.

Why was my startup not accepted?

Most likely your startup did not meet the selection criteria.

Already featured

Will I be included in the newsletter?

We try, every startup will be included in the newsletter. Depending on what time your startup was featured, you will be included in either today’s or tomorrow’s newsletter.

How does my startup get into the Promoted Startups section?

The Promoted Startups section on the homepage showcases the Paid Promoted startups.

How well did my post do? How does it compare to other startups?

The number of pageviews or sign ups a startup gets when getting featured on TrendyStartups varies a lot from startup to startup. Some get just a few dozen sign ups, while others get hundreds or even more. It all depends on your target audience, your value proposition and the effectiveness of your landing page. We recommend not getting hung up on these numbers.

How do I edit my Published post?

Only the TrendyStartups team can edit Published Post.

User Accounts

How do I create an account?

Visit the homepage and click the Submit button at the top right.

Why does it say my email address is already in use?

You probably already have an account. Please use a different email address.

How can I change my email address?

You cannot Change Email Address.

How do I delete my account?

Please send us an email with your request.


Question still not answered?

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