2019 Best Tech Startups in Blacksburg

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Blacksburg, 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. The Molecular Sciences Software Institute

The Molecular Sciences Software Institute

Founded: 2016

“The Molecular Sciences Software Institute will serve as a nexus for science, education, and cooperation serving the worldwide community of computational molecular scientists – a broad field including of biomolecular simulation, quantum chemistry, and materials science. The Institute will spur significant advances in software infrastructure, education, standards, and best-practices that are needed to enable the molecular science community to open new windows on the next generation of scientific Grand Challenges, ranging from the simulation of intrinsically disordered proteins associated with a range of diseases to the design of new catalysts vital to the global chemical industry and climate change.”

2. Card Isle

Card Isle

Founded: 2013

“Card Isle (Techstars Cloud ’15) makes it easy for people to disconnect from the distractions of the digital world and send a relevant and meaningful greeting card. Our fleet of cloud-connected touchscreen kiosks give us a unique advantage in this space. Customers can personalize cards designed by local and independent artists at a kiosk or on their phone/laptop. All cards are printed on-demand, and either picked up at a kiosk or mailed directly.”