100 Startup Directory To Submit Your Startup

If you’re launching a startup (like we were), you’re probably considering submitting it to various startup directories and review sites.

As we quickly found – there are a lot of startup directory.

In fact my research found over 100 startup directories, and I’m sure there are more.

Here’s the “good” news: Many of the startup directory requires the same information, which means if you fill it out once, you can get away with copying and pasting.

Admittedly though, it’s still a lot of work and can be difficult to explain to a VA. If you really want to go through these – prepare for an entire day to be sacked.

So here’s what I’m going to do.

I’m going to highlight the one that sent us the most traffic and conversions.

Next I’m going to share my entire list of startup directories.

And then I’m going to link to a bonus package that will include hundreds more directories, that are guaranteed to be up to
date. Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom!

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Our Top Two Startup Submissions

Betalist – By a LARGE margin, this startup directory was the one that sent hundreds of visitors and the sign up rate was probably 30%. I say probably because unfortunately I didn’t had GA tracking properly at that time. It came very fast as a result of us being on the newest page, I think, so a lot of this was in the first few days during which we collected 50 sign ups or so. We paid the basic plan to get it done in 3 business days, and I think it was worth it.

If you’re pressed for time and don’t have a competent VA, submit to this one and call it a day.

The Full List of 100 startup directories
  1. 101bestwebsites.com
  2. 365startup.it
  3. aboutyourstartup.com
  4. allweb2.com
  5. alphalist.co
  6. appappeal.com
  7. apps400.com
  8. appvita.com
  9. austinstartuplist.com
  10. betabound.com
  11. betacandy.com
  12. betainvites.com
  13. betakit.com
  14. betalist.com
  15. betapunch.com
  16. capterra.com
  17. crozdesk.com
  18. cloudbook.net
  19. cloudshowplace.com
  20. cloudsurfing.com
  21. crunchbase.com
  22. dreamstake.net
  23. erlibird.com
  24. eu-startups.com
  25. f6s.com
  26. feedmyapp.com
  27. fos.com
  28. go2web20.net
  29. growvc.com
  30. hackernews
  31. inspiredbeta.com
  32. inviteshare.com
  33. killerstartups.com
  34. launchingnext.com
  35. livetoclose.com
  36. makeuseof.com
  37. marsjob.net
  38. momb.socio-kybernetics.net
  39. mosaichub.com
  40. new-startups.com
  41. ontheapp.com
  42. opencoffee.ning..com
  43. operation6fig.com
  44. paggu.com
  45. plugstartups.com
  46. prefundia.com
  47. producthunt.com
  48. productivewebapps.com
  49. promotehour.com
  50. ratemystartup.com
  51. reddit.com
  52. rev2.org
  53. robotlaunch.com
  54. rubase.vc
  55. seriousstartups.com
  56. singlefunction.com
  57. sprouter.com
  58. sproutingstartups.com
  59. start-ups.co
  60. startupbenchmarks.com
  61. startupbooster.com
  62. startupdirectory.com.au
  63. startupdonut.co.uk
  64. startuplift.com
  65. startupmeme.com
  66. startupnext.co
  67. startups.bz
  68. startupsea.com
  69. startuptabs.com
  70. startuptank.com
  71. startuptunes.com
  72. startupwizz.com
  73. storyfied.com
  74. techfaster.com
  75. techpluto.com
  76. thenextweb.com
  77. thestartuppitch.com
  78. thetechmap.com
  79. topecommercestartups.com
  80. venturebonsai.com
  81. venturebin.com
  82. webapprater.com
  83. webdevtwopointzero.com
  84. webdevtwopointzero.com
  85. wikindo.com
  86. youngentrepreneur.com
  87. younoodle.com
  88. ziipa.com
  89. angel.co
  90. getapp.com
  91. startupstats.com
  92. kaanjo.co
  93. mystartuptool.com
  94. startupnotice.com
  95. universalstartups.com
  96. allstartups.info
  97. betapage.co
  98. startupinspire.com
  99. startupbuffer.com
  100. promotehour.com
Is It Worth It To Submit To The Rest Of the Startup Directory?

Like most things the answer is: Maybe.

The short answer is we didn’t get much traffic or conversions from the other ones we submitted to.

The long answer is we may have gotten some quality backlinks that will help us rank down the line. Additionally, who knows, maybe some VC will be looking through one of these one day and come across our startup. It’s hard to put a price on being “out there”.

What Information Do I Need To Submit My Startup to a Startup Directory?

There are pretty fundamental things you are going to need to know about your product. You might not need all of these, but if you have them all handy you’ll be good to go.

  • Product name and website
  • Company name and website
  • Company Logo
  • Location
  • # of Employees
  • Have you received funding?
  • Around 4-5 screenshots
  • Product video
  • Founding year
  • Founder(s) name
  • Awards
  • Brief description ( you can have around 3 for variation )
  • Long Description ( you can have around 3 for variation )
  • Tags
  • Who is it for / What problems it solves
  • What makes it different
  • Social media handles
  • Pricing details
Looking For More?

I’ll be honest – I don’t keep this article up to date.

And every month, new, hot directories come out, not to mention that there are well over 100 to begin with.

So, if you’re looking for more submission websites, including some new ones that have launched, I’ve compiled a resources guide that links to some articles and websites that are more active about adding the latest directories. Get it simply by clicking below.

  • Hi Dave,
    This is an impressive article and insights with regards to directories where start ups can be submitted for traffic. The post not only reveals where to submit start-ups but shows what information is to be submitted.
    I am bookmarking this for future reference and hopefully it would help me get VC for any start-up I may set up in the future!

    This post was “kingged” or upvoted in kingged.com where it was shared for bloggers,social marketers,and online marketers.

  • HI Dave,

    Awesome insights with a delightful list. Right now I am not launching my startup. However,in future your list is going to come handy.

    Thanks mate.

    CHeers – Nitin

    • Dave Schneider

      Nice Nitin – do you have a startup in mind?

  • Hello Dave,

    I appreciate your post and collections. Online presence is very important to grow up business now a days. branded website, social media accounts, submission to various business directories will decide how much reputed a startup, in addition to their quality services.

    Have a good day !

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  • Nice post Dave!
    We just put up a list of 120+ places to submit a startup: http://promotehour.com . We have also put some key info about each startup. Hope you find it useful.

    • Dave Schneider

      Nice work Jit!!!

      • Jit

        Thanks a lot Dave. Glad you liked it.

  • Nice to see the list of sites to submit new startups at one place.Surely it will help many people like me.

    • Dave Schneider

      you got it!

  • Already submitted my start-up http://thainarak.net to the top 2 sites you mentioned above, easy interface and good experience so far.
    I will eventually let you know if a Thai website can have a real advantage from this list, could be an interesting topic for a future article.


    • Dave Schneider

      Nice work Andrea!

  • thanks for the great list, i have sumitted my site to these startups! thx again

  • Excellent selection!

  • Hi there,

    Is it possible to add Startup Buffer: https://startupbuffer.com to the list as well.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Matthias Gutsch

    StartupInspire is a inspiration gallery for startup’s, where a high quality of culture and quality placed from around the world. submit now its free. http://www.startupinspire.com

  • Thanks for the comprehensive list, Dave. I want to share my experience of promoting Parcl (https://www.parcl.com), a startup from Australia. Last October we were featured on ProductHunt, which resulted in thousands of registered users within a couple of days. Parcl became the most upvoted product in October, 2015. The process of submission is not the simpliest there, but the result is fantastic.

    After that we got noticed by Netted. Those guys made a great video review for us (for free). So you may try them as well.

    We got refused by BetaList, because the project was already available for public. Currently we’re waiting for KillerStartups consideration. The first time we submitted Parcl to KS was late September last year, so it’s more than 4 months now. I contacted Wil Schroter (KillerStartups CEO), he was very helpful and sent our website info to the editors. Hope it works, but I saw many negative reviews regarding KS.

  • richa gangwani

    How about http://betapage.co/ Try now!

  • Sailee Kale

    tried listing http://www.helper4u.in, some sites are 404 error pages.

  • AllStartupsInfo

    Hi, I’d like to suggest fot the list above our startup catalog service: http://www.allstartups.info. Thanks!

  • More websites here: http://mystartuptool.com

  • The Startup Register allows you to post free business profiles with anchor text backlinks, press releases and job postings – http://startupregister.net/?src=nja

  • try growbeta.com

  • Prasanna Ch

    Start-Up ? Do you want your startup shared around the world ? We would love to hear from you. Submit your startup details @ http://www.UniversalStartups.com for a chance to be featured..

  • Daddy-Government Knows Best

    http://StartupNotice.com gives free listings. Not bogus free listings where they say they’ll get to you in 3 months, but they actually list you quickly, and for free.

  • Looking for SaaS directories, you can find a complete active and updated list here http://www.backlinkfy.com/submit-your-startup-to-saas-directories

  • rahul gupta

    http://skillinfinity.com/start-up/listings gives free listings & a good directory to grow business to local customers

  • You can always submit your startup on http://stackjobs.co.uk and add your tech vacancies free of any charge!

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    We are a branding design business & craftmaker based in Bali | Indonesia. We work with amazing people around the world to create awesome branding design projects and break boundaries in creativity.

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  • VentureJoy

    Hi Dave,

    Please add this to your list



    • I have listed to your Venturejoy Directory.

      Thanks A Lot!

  • VentureJoy

    Pitch your startup to the world visit.


    VentureJoy.com is all about Startups, entrepreneurs, technology, funding, product launch and Interviews.We Promote emerging, disruptive startups and entrepreneurs around the world. VentureJoy.com is dedicated to promote the startup ecosystem.

  • Vishal Vaghasia

    Variation is online shopping site for women clothing in India.

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  • pravin

    Here a free guest post related travels, Shopping at ::: pravin (at) shoppetail.com

  • Paul Towers

    Hey Dave

    Great post with a lot of useful start links to startup submission sites.

    I recently listed my startup, Task Pigeon, on BetaList. I found it very much worthwhile. We received ~387 clicks and around 66 sign ups. It led me to put together this review that I thought you might be interested in http://blog.taskpigeon.co/betalist-review/

  • Hey guys,

    Sorry for the intrusion and I just wanted to let you know I deal with PR and growth for startups on a daily basis as a Growth Strategist.

    So, I went ahead and made a list of 1,200 PR sources with links & emails so that you guys can get in touch with them.

    Take advantage:

    PR Source: http://launchgenius.co/startup-pr-sources/
    Startup Directories: http://launchgenius.co/startup-directory/

    Interested in learning more about me?

    My Process: http://launchgenius.co/the-process/

    My Site: http://launchgenius.co

  • Kunj Shah

    Hey guys I listed my startup on all of the above listings sites and got a huge growth in traffic and sales. Check out the startup http://www.hiredrivermumbai.com

  • Joe HL

    Thank you so much for this information. Is there anyone who are willing to guide and teach me about how to maximize backlink? I am willing to learn from the very basic.
    Also my friend has started a startup company some time ago, please check it out http://squline.com/

  • Adrien Thefather

    I recently listed my startup, Kaanjo.co on angel.co
    I found it very much worthwhile. We received ~200 clicks and around 10 sign ups in a month.

  • Ευαγγελία Παπαϊωάννου

    Thank you so much for your list!!!
    I also found out this one and I think it’s really useful:

  • media 123

    Are you looking for an office space for rent in Infopark Kochi for your startup. NRI TBI offers such an opportunity to get an office space at Infopark.NRI TBI mainly focused on the promotion of NRI’s startups. visit http://www.nritbi.in for more details.

  • Camille de Minutedrone

    Thanks Dave !

  • Piyush

    Thanks dave for the list !


  • Mark Lyck

    Thanks for the list!

    – Mark

  • Ehsan Imam

    Thank you, looks wonderful

    Ehsan Imam

  • Vladimir Bauer

    How about http://ratestartup.com ? Try it, it’s free

  • Nice directory list Dave. If they have an affiliate program, they can add to http://www.sitestorefer.com/

  • Лев Куминов
  • Мирон Ілик
  • Влад Зож

    Hi there,

    Is it possible to add: http://pregnancytest-online.com/ to the list as well.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Vishnu

    Hey Dave,
    That’s such a nice post.
    There is one more new startup directory

  • Thank you for a great list. Can I ask you to add StartupBase (https://startupbase.io) to the list? It is a community of makers and early-adopters to share and discuss the latest products and ideas.

  • Andrew Fixhold

    Great article. Thanks from https://www.fiverr.com/leszek138/shipping-address-in-poland ,parcel forwarding Poland

  • That’s what I need!
    Thanks bro

  • mayur desai

    Thanks for the comprehensive list, Dave. I want to share my experience of promoting website (https://www.codeonclick.co), a startup from india

  • EClickd Listing
  • Thanks for the list going to put my startup in all of these websites !!

  • Mercury Residency

    Thanks for listing these directories site…. It is really helpful
    Thanks alot!!! visit:http://www.mercuryresidency.com/

  • akheir

    Good List
    I also found an updated List of Free Blog Directories http://www.googler.co.ke/free-blog-directories-list/


  • TC Capulcu Yasin Crow

    You can add Projegg IOS app on the list!

  • Hi Dave, I’m late to the party but startups can send their pitches to Vyteo.com. I make it my goal to write the best review a startup will ever receive. Currently this includes the surprisingly popular poetic review format.

  • Sehat Yab

    Thanks for providing this great list of startup directories 🙂


  • Avik Sarkar (Aviks)

    Great list…

  • Tru Tax

    This is superb and valuable list..Submitted our fintech startup https://www.trutax.in/ in this list…Thanks again

  • Chitranshu Sharma

    Dear Dave,

    Thank you for providing such a wonderful information. My startup is https://www.woocabs.com and i will surelu use the above listing websites to list my startup. I am sure this will add a lot of value.

    Thanks a ToN.

  • Jatin Narang

    This is Awesome! Thanks a lot for this valuable article. We @ https://www.verito.com are thankful to you Dave

  • Carl Brewster

    Really helpful post, need for my real estate website in Mozambique, thanks for this info!

  • http://www.vacationhomelettings.com is also one of startup company working worldwide.

  • Oana Patrascioiu

    Hi Dave,

    This is a really good list, thank you for your time to put all of these together and share them with the world 🙂

    Another good directory from where we’ve received traffic on our website and sign-ups too is https://alternativeto.net/software/elapseit/

    If you have a startup and not only you should list your product there too as we listed our project management tool elapseit (https://goo.gl/4uPpyX ) as a good alternative for others project management tools from the market.


  • Steven Leon

    Great stuff!

  • Steven Leon

    Great stuff!

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