2020 Best Tech Startups in South Carolina

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in South 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 (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. ChartSpan Medical Technologies

ChartSpan Medical Technologies

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“ChartSpan delivers turn-key patient engagement solutions to medical providers by maximizing reimbursements, improving care coordination and ensuring Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Payment Model (APM) compliance.

ChartSpan administers our “Engagement-as-a-Service”​ for medical providers who are tired of buying expensive and ineffective software and demand a more personalized and accountable relationship with their patients. By delighting patients with interoperable and patient-designed technologies, ChartSpan delivers the highest patient engagement rates in healthcare.”

2. Green Cloud Technologies

Green Cloud Technologies

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Green Cloud Technologies provides custom Cisco-powered infrastructure, backup and recovery solutions, and virtual desktops and support to our partner network of value-added resellers, managed service providers, and select consulting organizations. Green Cloud’s world-class data centers operate on industry-leading technology platforms including Cisco, VMware, and Tintri. Employee-owned and led by an executive team of industry veterans, Green Cloud is 100% channel-only, partner-focused, and customer service-driven. Headquartered in scenic Greenville, SC, Green Cloud is dedicated to environmental sustainability and carbon-neutral goals.”

3. Vän Robotics

Vän Robotics

Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Columbia (South Carolina)

“Vän Robotics develops social robots that teach skills-based lessons while collecting data about individual users and leveraging machine learning techniques to develop smart, social robot tutors. Our robots track performance and student behavior, in real-time, to adapt how the robot teaches by personalizing each interaction.”

4. Atlatl Software

Atlatl Software

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“ATLATL was founded to meet the needs of buyers and sellers in a digital world. The ATLATL Visual platform uses innovative technology to bring products to life on-screen, enabling a digital buying experience that is faster, more accurate, and provides a better overall experience. Our 3D product visualization and configuration capabilities integrate with other software providers to enable a connected data environment. Through ATLATL Visual, businesses are able to empower their customers through interactive and engaging digital product experiences.”

5. Tallo


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Tallo is an online platform with one goal: connect talent with opportunities. Students and professionals use Tallo to build digital profiles and figure out the next step that’s right for them. Colleges, companies, and organizations use Tallo to find the talent they need. Think: jobs, apprenticeships, scholarships, and just about any other kind of professional or educational experience you can imagine.

We’re the connector that helps bring all of these possibilities together. Tallo users ((nearly 1 million of them) have different lifestyles, passions, and personalities, and we know they’re all destined for greatness — we’re going to help them get there.”

6. Questis


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Questis is a comprehensive financial wellness technology (finwelltech) platform that allows financial institutions to offer their customers and their employees a configurable financial wellness program at scale. Whether your goal is to enhance an existing financial wellness program or power a whole new one, Questis utilizes your advisors, brand, messaging, and business model specifications and provides a clear digital roadmap to help your clients and their employees reach and surpass their financial goals.”

7. TFLiving


Founded: 2016

“TFLiving provides best-in-class amenities to various real estate verticals. Our mission is to create an affordable amenities solution and enrich the lives of the individuals at each location it services. TFLiving currently services 28 states, 107,000 units, and over 300 locations. Our headquarters currently resides in Pawleys Island, South Carolina with a satellite office in Washington, DC.”

8. in/PACT


Founded: 2015

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“in/PACT is a cloud-based giving platform that connects brands to their customers around causes they both care about. With a robust set of enterprise features and APIs, we help brands activate their purpose while eliminating time consuming processes and streamlining workflows.

Join our mission to make people-empowered giving the largest contributor to causes in the world.”

9. Ellipsis Technologies

Ellipsis Technologies

Founded: 2014

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“Ellipsis has developed a leading edge web security technology which allows a website owner to detect human traffic while quarantining all suspicious traffic. Our Human Presence technology utilizes user timing and movement data coupled with our human behavior database and proprietary machine learning algorithms to allow site visitors to avoid CAPTCHA or other turing tests with a focus on user experience, customer satisfaction and ultimately higher online sales. For information please contact us at [email protected].”

10. Base


Founded: 2018

“Base is modernizing the way EAs and executives work together. Armed with tools and technology tailored to the executive work style, executive assistants are able to streamline operations and simplify communications to keep executives better informed and thoroughly prepared. By shifting the EA focus to strategic projects, Base gives support professionals the ability to leverage their full potential and make a greater impact.”