2020 Best Tech Startups in Raleigh

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Raleigh, North Carolina. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to:

  1. Revenue potential
  2. Leadership team
  3. Brand/product traction
  4. Competitive landscape

Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round of funding in order to qualify.

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1. Pendo

Pendo

Founded: 2013

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“Pendo is a product experience platform that helps product teams deliver software users love.

Pendo provides insights from product usage patterns and user sentiment for making better product decisions. From these same insights, you can easily set up in-app messages, guides and walkthroughs to help users get the most value from your products.”

2. PrecisionHawk

PrecisionHawk

Founded: 2011

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“PrecisionHawk is a global leader in developing and integrating commercial drone technology. With market analysts expecting businesses to spend $13 billion on drones over the next three years, we are focused on the opportunity ahead!

From farming to disaster response, PrecisionHawk is using aerial technology to drive innovation by improving efficiency, increasing safety, generating additional revenue, and ultimately changing the way businesses view their assets and manage resources.”

3. Republic Wireless

Republic Wireless

Founded: 2011

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“Recognized as the winner of PC Magazine’s Annual Reader’s Choice Award, the top pre-paid service provider by Consumer Reports and named ‘Disruptor of the Year’ by Entrepreneur Magazine, Republic Wireless is on a mission to create smartphone service as it should be.

Republic Wireless, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, is spearheading a wireless freedom movement to return value and control of the smartphone experience to members by leveraging the power of both WiFi and cellular networks. Our service takes WiFi calling to the next level with Adaptive Coverage™ – enabled with Bonded Calling™ – by using WiFi in the home, office, or anywhere else as the primary network for calls, texts, and data. When outside of WiFi coverage, the smartphone works just like a typical smartphone on the cellular networks of national GSM and CDMA carriers.

Republic Wireless belongs to the people who use it. In short, we’re “WiFi people,”​ we have a radical passion for developing new technology, and we believe customer relationships are built on hard work, good product, and trust.”

4. Pryon

Pryon

Founded: 2017

“Pryon is an #AI company that connects enterprise employees to digital transformation through an #AugmentedIntelligence platform, extending their ability to find and use knowledge, drive workflows, and make better decisions from wherever they are. #EnterpriseAI #MachineLearning #NaturalLanguageProcessing #NLP #ML.”

5. K4Connect

K4Connect

Founded: 2013

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“K4Connect is a purpose-driven technology company that creates solutions that serve and empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities. The Company is the leading provider of enterprise connected-life technologies for senior living communities. Currently, more than 27,000 residents at over 120 premiere continuing care, independent living, assisted living and memory care communities are using K4Connect’s flagship solution, K4Community, across the nation.

K4Connect is a purpose-driven technology company that creates solutions that serve and empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities. The Company is the leading provider of enterprise connected-life technologies for senior living communities, currently serving more than 27,000 residents at over 120 premiere continuing care, independent living, assisted living and memory care communities across the nation.”

6. Constellation Digital Partners

Constellation Digital Partners

Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Raleigh

“The Constellation Digital Platform is the world’s only cloud-based suite of digital financial services dedicated solely to credit unions. We enable credit unions to finally provide the services their members desire. So credit unions have the freedom to not only survive, but thrive. To not only compete, but win.”

7. Reveal Mobile

Reveal Mobile

Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Raleigh

“Reveal Mobile turns opted-in location data from mobile phones into audience segments.

We build location based audience analytics from traditional GPS and the world’s first beacon-powered audience database, while maintaining full privacy compliance.”

8. SEAL Innovation, Inc.

SEAL Innovation, Inc.

Founded: 2010

“SEAL Innovation is a dedicated group of business leaders, marketers, physicians, engineers, and craftsmen making the world a safer, more comfortable, and more fun place to live.

SEAL Innovation develops products that effectively prevent tragedy while allowing kids to flourish and develop healthy habits that last a lifetime.”

9. Diveplane

Diveplane

Founded: 2017

“Diveplane Corporation is a groundbreaking technology start-up dedicated to keeping the best of humanity in AI.

Our proprietary and patented Understandable AI platform addresses the technical shortcomings and societal concerns that have kept many from trusting and adopting machine learning. Diveplane has constructed the only general-purpose machine learning platform that is fully explainable, auditable and editable.”

10. LearnPlatform

LearnPlatform

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Raleigh

“LearnPlatform equips administrators to easily find, buy, manage and analyze their education technology, ensuring learning ecosystems are safe and cost-effective, and drive the best results for students. The SaaS edtech system of record allows education organizations to effectively organize and inventory digital learning tools, ensure regulatory compliance, and measure outcomes to gain meaningful, actionable evidence for instructional, operational and financial decisions. K-12 districts, higher ed institutions and state education agencies use the research-based LearnPlatform to continuously improve standards of practice that drive blended and personalized learning at scale, increase student achievement and expand equitable access to education technologies.

Lea(R)n’s B Corp team of educators, researchers and technologists is committed to delivering dynamic solutions through LearnPlatform, IMPACT Analysis, and expert professional development, tailored consultation and white-glove implementation services to make results matter.”

One thought on “2020 Best Tech Startups in Raleigh

  • September 13, 2018 at 5:36 pm
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    Thanks for the recognition. Honored to be included with such a great lineup of companies!

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