- 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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Also honored in:
- 2020 Best Tech Startups in Florida
- 2020 Best Tech Startups in Clearwater
- 2019 Best Tech Startups in Florida
- 2019 Best Tech Startups in Clearwater
- 2018 Best Tech Startups in Clearwater
“KnowBe4 is the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform that helps you manage the ongoing problem of social engineering.
KnowBe4 is your platform for new-school security awareness training. We help you keep your users on their toes with security top of mind. With this new-school integrated platform you can train and phish your users, see their Phish-prone percentage™ improve over time and get measurable results.”
“The story of Ensurem is simple, and it begins with you. If you have a desire for financial security and believe in the promise of a brighter tomorrow, we at Ensurem share your vision. We set out to revolutionize one of the most important choices you will ever make: having quality, cost-effective insurance and related products to protect you and the ones you love.
Prior to Ensurem, the process of researching and choosing the right insurance was often an intimidating, complex, and frustrating venture – not to mention time-consuming. No one company existed to enable consumers to freely explore options, compare benefits, and, in some cases, purchase insurance policies and related products instantly. With so much at stake, there simply had to be a better way – and with us, there finally is.”
Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Hayward
“Omnivore empowers restaurant brands to digitize their guest and operational experience in a meaningful and sustainable way. We deliver an end-to-end suite of solutions built on data and insights that help optimize the essential elements of the digital restaurant experience; online ordering, pay at table, 3rd party delivery, reservations, loyalty, inventory, labor and analytics. All of these solutions completely integrate into the restaurant POS system for operational efficiency, future agility and leveraging of data.”
“Teamwork Commerce is leading the change in retail, a natively integrated omnichannel solution, with an industry leading order management system. From point of sale, to inventory management TW has a solution for every single element of your business, with centralized analytics you will always know where your business stands. Teamwork commerce is supported by 30 years of industry experience and a service focused approach trusted by some of the largest retailers in the world.
We provide a completely mobile, cloud-based retail management solution that delivers a full omnichannel experience, while providing effortless implementations and a simple-to-use interface, so you can focus on what you do best.”
Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Clearwater
“Anchor enables private yacht owners to share unique and customizable yachting experiences with the world. Anchor is the only website where you can book a luxury charter experience directly from owners through a friendly concierge service. Our roster of professionally trained and licensed Captains & Crew take the experience to the next level and unlock a limitless world of exotic destinations.”
“Blockchain banking and convergence
Interest is growing among some governments in creating digital versions of their fiat currencies as a blockchain-based legal currency to run in parallel with their traditional fiat currency. Sometimes referred to as Sovereign Cryptocurrencies.”
“Dream Exchange is a new and innovative stock exchange in formation specifically for small, medium and emerging companies. We provide a platform for owners and investors with good intentions to meet in a controlled, fair and ethical environment, thus stimulating growth, innovation and substantial economic expansion.
Dream Exchange was founded by Joe Cecala, a lawyer and CPA of 25 years, who is a well-renowned expert in the area of public markets, capital formation, small business funding, emerging industries and investment opportunities.
The Dream Exchange will be a national stock exchange for small and emerging private companies to list and trade their stock.”