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25 Places Where You Can Launch Your Startup and Side Projects

hrishikesh1990
Co-founder & CTO at Flexiple & Remote Tools ($1mn+ revenue).
Originally published at remote.tools Updated on ・9 min read

In the tech world, there is a common saying that building a product or a startup is just 20% of the work. The remaining you ask? It lies in distribution.

Your product's success depends on how well it is distributed and marketed to your target audience. 

Getting users and customers in the early phases can be challenging.

This is why I have compiled a list of 25 (mostly free) startup directories where you can launch your startup or product. By submitting your startup website to these platforms, you can easily gain exposure and attract early traction.

So, let’s dive right in!


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#1 Product Hunt

Product Hunt is a curation of the best new products, every day. Discover the latest mobile apps, websites, and technology products that everyone's talking about.

Type of products that can be added: Ebooks, Extensions, Gadgets, Games, Guides, Mobile Apps, Newsletters, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 90

Link type: Do-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: High

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Immediate/Flexible

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 4,350,000

Submission link: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/new 


#2 Remote Tools

Remote Tools is a curation of the best remote tech products. Be part of the fastest growing online remote community to discuss, learn and grow remote work. 

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 52

Link type: Do-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Medium

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 5 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 170,000

Submission link: https://www.remote.tools/post-product


#3 BetaList

BetaList is a community of makers and early adopters showcasing their startups and exchanging feedback. It specifically focuses on startups who are about to launch a private beta and are therefore not public

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 72

Link type: Do-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Medium

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 30 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 177,000

Submission link: https://betalist.com/ 


#4 BetaPage

Betapage is a startup directory where you can discover, hunt and upvote the latest innovative startups.

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Guides, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 54

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 35 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission linkhttps://betapage.co/submit-startup 


#5 AlternativeTo

AlternativeTo is crowdsourced software that shows you a new approach to finding good software. 

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 79

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: High

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: N/A

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 5,120,000

Submission link: https://alternativeto.net/ 


#6 Startup Stash

Startup Stash is a curated directory of resources and tools for startups, techies and entrepreneurs. 

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 61

Link type: Do-follow

Listing type: Paid listing

Reach to audience: Medium

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: N/A

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 174,000

Submission link: https://startupstash.com/add-listing/ 


#7 Launching Next

Launching Next publishes the newest, trending tech startups and projects. Launching Next is home to more than 5,000 new startups, startup ideas and great business ideas. 

Type of products that can be added: Ebooks, Extensions, Games, Guides, Mobile Apps, Newsletters, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 47

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 7 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link: https://www.launchingnext.com/submit/ 


#8 Startup Buffer

Startup Buffer is a premium startup directory presenting thousands of startups around the world.

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Games, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 36

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Paid

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: N/A

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link:  https://startupbuffer.com/site/submit 


#9 AppsZoom

Appszoom is an app discovery platform that helps users discover what app to install next.

Type of products that can be added: Mobile Apps

DR: 69

Link type: No link

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 7 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 45 Thousand

Submission link:  https://www.appszoom.com/add-app 


10 GetApp

GetApp is a software recommendation engine for small businesses to help them make the right software choice.

Type of products that can be added: Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 81

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: High

Ease of submission: Medium

Time taken for being listed: Upto 7 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 1,660,000

Submission link:  https://www.getapp.co.uk/ 


#11 StackShare

StackShare is a community-driven SaaS platform that lets you see all the best software tools and who’s using them both inside and outside your company.

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 79

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: High

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: N/A

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 1,240,000

Submission link:  https://stackshare.io/sign_in 


#12 EU Startups

EU-Startups is the leading online publication with a focus on startups in Europe.

Type of products that can be added: Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 75

Link type: No link

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Medium

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: N/A

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 379,000

Submission link: https://www.eu-startups.com/directory/?wpbdp_view=submit_listing 


#13 SaaSHub

SaaSHub is your independent software marketplace that has over 100,000 products.

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 55

Link type: Do-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: High

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 7 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 1,000,000

Submission link: https://www.saashub.com/submit 


#14 Betafy

Betafy provides a place for founders to get relevant feedback from a community of startup supporters.

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 30

Link type: Do-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 7 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link: http://betafy.co/easysignup/startup 


#15 The Startup Pitch

The Startup Pitch is an online community where startups can meet experts, mentors and investors.

Type of products that can be added: Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 40

Link type: Do-follow

Listing type: Paid

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 24 hours for paid listing

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link: https://thestartuppitch.com/post-a-pitch/ 


#16 Launched!

Launched! is a community where makers showcase their startup/product and get feedback from early adopters.

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 24

Link type: Do-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 7 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link: https://launched.io/SubmitStartup 


#17 SaaSworthy

SaaSworthy helps stakeholders make better product decisions based on unbiased & insightful reviews, comparison, question & answers, social popularity and buyers guide

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 69

Link type: No link

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Medium

Ease of submission: Medium

Time taken for being listed: N/A

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 225,000

Submission link: https://mailchi.mp/caea48b0c7ac/saasworthy-product-listing 


#18 Startup Ranking

StartupRanking is a meta-startup that provides startups with important information about their metrics and statistics in the web and social worlds 

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 56

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Medium

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 90 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 194,000

Submission link: https://www.startupranking.com/startup/create 


#19 Webwiki

Webwiki is a web-based platform for consumers to find trustworthy websites and avoid scams.

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 74

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 7 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 63,000

Submission link: https://www.webwiki.com/info/add-website.html 


#20 Startup Collections

Startup Collections contains 750+ resources and tools for entrepreneurs, designers, developers and marketers 

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 32

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 30 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link: https://startupcollections.com/submit-product/ 


#21 BigStartups

BigStartups is a global networking platform for startups, members and startup communities to network, connect, communicate and collaborate

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 14

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 30 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link: https://bigstartups.co/overview/list-product 


#22 Startup Lister

Startup Lister is platform to submit your startups and products

Type of products that can be added: Ebooks, Extensions, Gadgets, Games, Guides, Mobile Apps, Newsletters, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 33

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 30 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission linkhttps://startuplister.com/ 


#23 Prefundia

Prefundia is a pre-launch platform that helps crowdfunding projects get backers before they launch their campaigns.

Type of products that can be added: Ebooks, Extensions, Gadgets, Games, Guides, Mobile Apps, Newsletters, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 43

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 30 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link: https://prefundia.com/auth?ref=submit 


#24 Side Projectors

SideProjectors is a friendly marketplace to sell and buy interesting side projects from other people.

Type of products that can be added: Extensions, Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 59

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 30 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): 87,000

Submission link: https://www.sideprojectors.com/ 


#25 Startup Base

StartupBase is a community for makers and early adopters to connect and discuss the latest products and ideas. 

Type of products that can be added: Mobile Apps, Tech products, Web Apps

DR: 52

Link type: No-follow

Listing type: Free

Reach to audience: Low

Ease of submission: High

Time taken for being listed: Upto 30 days

Monthly Traffic in May 2021 (Similarweb): N/A

Submission link: https://startupbase.io/submit


Click here to view or download the platforms in a table


BONUS: Apart from these platforms, you can also promote your product in communities such as Remote Clan, Slant and YourStack.

All the best for your product launch! Hope this article is useful to you.

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Alec

Great list. I'll definitely be using it in August when I launch Wizards Toolkit! Thanks!

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Alec

Great list... I'll definitely be using it in August when I launch Wizards Toolkit! Thanks!

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Alec

Great list... I'll definitely be using it in August when I launch Wizards Toolkit!
Thanks!

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lepinekong

Good list thanks.