- Revenue potential
- Leadership team
- Brand/product traction
- 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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“DroneUp is an end-to-end aerial data collection services provider to commercial organizations and public sector entities; leveraging our patent-pending platform, Mission Match™️ in both iTunes & Google Play app stores. Through Mission Match, DroneUp locates, qualifies and deploys drone pilots to client requirements delivering on-demand drone services in-app alongside 24/7 manned, mission oversite. DroneUp is poised to assist by providing drone services in a variety of verticals such as Facilities Management, Chemical, Oil & Gas, Solar, Wind, Transportation, Emergency & Law Enforcement Services, Agriculture, Construction, Infrastructure, Inspection, Security, Insurance, Commercial Real Estate, Media & Marketing, and University & Institutions of Higher Education.”
“Family Digital offers a real-time consumer messaging service called FamilyApp for businesses and organizations to safely provide services to families. We leverage artificial intelligence to increase awareness of providers on google search and serve relevant messaging to families while user data remains encrypted. This approach improves conversion rates and lifetime value for providers while ensuring compliance and data privacy. Contact us for more information about how FamilyApp can benefit your business or organization.”
3. Code BGP
“Code BGP is a startup that descends from ARTEMIS, a state-of-the-art open source software for accurately detecting and mitigating BGP hijacks in real-time. The founders of Code BGP are among the researchers who showed for the first time that BGP hijacks can be accurately detected and mitigated within a few seconds from their origination. The ARTEMIS software was released in Dec 2018 and is presently used by some of the largest Internet Service Providers to protect their networks from BGP hijacks.
Code BGP was founded to provide commercial-grade solutions at scale for network operators worldwide. We focus specifically on BGP security, visibility, and automation. Our mission is to provide highly innovative solutions that simplify BGP operations based on open source and proprietary software, making the Internet more robust and efficient. We aspire to disrupt the BGP security, visibility and automation landscape.”
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- 2021 Best Tech Startups in Virginia Beach
- 2020 Best Tech Startups in Virginia Beach
- 2019 Best Tech Startups in Virginia Beach
“RoboCent enables political campaigns to easily send call notifications to their subscribers, starting at 1¢ per message. Through RoboCent’s streamlined and user-friendly platform, clients can receive feedback from their customers, monitor their calls, and send out urgent notifications to subscribers within minutes.”