2020 Best Tech Startups in Sterling

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Sterling, Virginia. 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 (unacquired), 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. Sestra Systems

Sestra Systems

Founded: 2015

“At Sestra Systems, we believe in possibility, so we turn the spotlight on innovations that compel clients to imagine what their beverage programs could be.

Sestra Systems is an award-winning technology company born to fill a need long ignored by the market. Our TapWise technology turns any keg dispensing system into a smart dispensing solution with the power of IoT. Headquartered in Sterling, VA, our clients span coast to coast, including casinos, stadiums, performing arts centers, restaurants, and more.”

2. Aperiomics


Founded: 2013

“Aperiomics is the only company of its kind and scope in the world. We are revolutionizing the way that medical professionals around the world identify infections. Supported by the National Science Foundation, Aperiomics identifies every known bacteria, virus, fungus, and parasite through Deep Shotgun Metagenomic Sequencing, using our world renown database containing over 37,000 microbes. We help doctors and their patients identify the causes of infections that other tests cannot identify, thus streamlining the path to a positive clinical outcome. Many patients that we have helped were sick for years with no understanding of why. Patients and their physicians often contact Aperiomics after hearing about our life-changing success stories. Aperiomics was named Life Science Innovator of the Year in 2016 and International Start Up of the Year in 2018.”

3. Nivid Technologies

Nivid Technologies

Founded: 2012

“Nivid is a leading technology company focusing on delivering Smart, Scalable, and Secured Digital Infrastructure solutions by harnessing technology innovation.

Nivid “Connects People, Places and Things” Securely with Software-defined, Cloud-delivered Network Platforms.”

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