- 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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“NUBURU® is leading the transformation to a world of high-speed, high quality metal machining and processing using a first-to-market class of high-power, high-performance blue lasers.
NUBURU® blue laser technology breaks new ground—available as either a standard AO™ laser or high-brightness MISAKI™ laser—by enabling radical gains in speed and quality in existing metal processes, as well as also unlocking a path to new designs for both conventional laser-metal machining and additive manufacturing (3D printing). Spatter-free copper welding enables a large number of new applications not addressable with infrared lasers.”
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“BillingPlatform is an agile, cloud-based monetization platform that automates quote-to-cash processes, with a concentration on billing. BillingPlatform’s flexible platform allows companies to monetize any offering, integrate seamlessly with any system, and create a frictionless experience that turns value into revenue. Millions of transactions, billions of dollars in revenue, and the ability to support any kind of billing model.
Our solution suite enables companies to drive revenue growth and operational efficiency – all achieved through configuration vs. code. BillingPlatform powers the Consumption Economy.”
“ClueJay is a developer of a pet health technology that delivers results to an accessible digital dashboard. Its technology offers simple home testing that enables pet owners to keep their animals healthy, save time, avoid stress, stay engaged, and keep up-to-date on their pet’s healthcare.
The company was founded in 2019 and is headquarteredin Centennial, Colorado.”
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“Sports Thread, a purpose-driven start-up based in Denver, Colorado, offers a social media-based, self-promotion and educational platform for high school athletes in the United States. Sports Thread helps all student-athletes to achieve their dreams of playing college sports, regardless of their individual skill level, socioeconomic status or geographic location.
The Sports Thread iOS mobile App is available today for FREE from the Apple App store. A mobile-responsive website supporting desktop and Android devices is available at www.sportsthread.com!”