2021 Best Tech Startups in Wilmington (North Carolina)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Wilmington, North 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. Apiture


Founded: 2017

“Our team of engineers, ex-bankers and fintech-savvy leaders are pursuing an ambitious goal: to change the future of banking.

Our solutions are changing the game and giving you the ability to shatter your frustrations so you can pursue any channel your customers want. With our solutions, your customers will be able to access their bank on the latest technology, and you’ll never be behind the curve. Our building block approach to interfaces, workflows, functionality and services gives you the ability to leverage our workflow engine that orchestrates everything as APIs. As a result, you, your teams and your bank or credit union can move fast, think big and lead strong–building relationships, reputations and deposits–in record time.

Legacy technology doesn’t have to be your obstacle. Help your customer’s bank better in today’s digital world.”

2. SportGait


Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Wilmington (North Carolina)

“SportGait is the first and only company to enable physicians to follow the Zurich-Berlin guidelines for evaluation and treatment of concussion. We have combined neuromotor and neurocognitive tests in an easy to use Platform-as-a-Service on a Microsoft Surface Pro that supports their clinical decisions from start to finish – injury through recovery. We call this the Safe-to-Safe continuum of care. For more information, please visit www.sportgait.com.”

3. CloudWyze


Founded: 2012

“CloudWyze provides premier business technology in Wilmington, NC, and surrounding areas. Our focus is to bring enterprise IT services to the small business community to level the technology playing field.

We provide business technology solutions so that you can focus on your business and doing what you do best!”



Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“KWIPPED makes it easy for businesses to locate and rent equipment from a global network of equipment suppliers.

By providing access to the largest selection of rental equipment, we connect businesses that need to rent equipment with the exact equipment they need, when they need it, with a level of efficiency and reliability that can only be achieved at KWIPPED.com.”