2022 Best Tech Startups in Arlington (Virginia)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Arlington, 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. Federated Wireless

Federated Wireless

Founded: 2012

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“Founded in 2012, Federated Wireless has long led the industry in development of shared spectrum CBRS capabilities. The company’s partner ecosystem includes more than 40 device manufacturers and edge partners, all of which are dedicated to collaboration in order to advance the development and proliferation of CBRS services. Federated Wireless’ customer base includes companies spanning the telecommunications, energy, hospitality, education, retail, office space, municipal and residential verticals, with use cases ranging from network densification and mobile offload to Private LTE and Industrial IoT.”

2. Axios Media

Axios Media

Founded: 2016

“We are a new media company delivering vital, trustworthy news and analysis in the most efficient, illuminating and shareable ways possible. We offer a mix of original and smartly narrated coverage of media trends, tech, business and politics with expertise, voice AND smart brevity — on a new and innovative mobile platform. At Axios — the Greek word for worthy — we provide only content worthy of people’s time, attention and trust.”



Founded: 2016

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“At HUNGRY (, we provide office and event catering by providing exclusive access to top chefs making incredible food. We have a network of hundreds of top local chefs in 7 different cities across the US and hundreds of Catering Captains that provide our award-winning catering services..

With our direct-from-a-top-chef model, we enable a fundamentally better approach to office & event catering . We have hundreds of happy clients who value the amazing food experiences we provide and who see the culture and productivity benefits that come from using HUNGRY.”

4. Advantia Health

advantia health

Founded: 2014

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“Advantia is transforming healthcare for all women – we’re setting a higher standard of care and convenience while reducing unnecessary costs. Compassion and value inspire everything we do. We take time to listen, answer questions completely, and offer helpful technology between visits so that our patients are empowered and at ease. Alongside coordinated care, Advantia is pioneering care models that align incentives with the best interests of women and their families.”

5. Sealights


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Arlington (Virginia)

“DevOps is changing the way that software is delivered. With dozens of builds a day and countless tools used by multiple personas to support the delivery pipelines, Software Quality Risks are increasing and the traditional Quality Management platforms are no longer fit for purpose. SeaLights identifies, analyzes, and communicates every Software Quality Risk, empowering software teams to deliver quality at speed.”


Founded: 2016

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“Founded in 2016 by a team of privacy and technology experts, WireWheel is a leader in the privacy and data protection space. Leveraging the team’s deep privacy expertise, WireWheel has developed an easy-to-use software-as-a-service platform that enterprises, including large financial institutions,
telecoms, and consumer-facing brands use to manage their privacy programs.

Backed by some of the top investors in the country, including PSP Growth, New Enterprise Associates, and the Rise of the Rest Fund, WireWheel has built cutting-edge products in a collaborative environment, and with an expert team.”

7. Stardog


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Arlington (Virginia)

“Stardog: The Knowledge Graph Platform for the Enterprise

Stardog is a reusable, scalable knowledge graph platform that enables enterprises to unify all their data, including data sources and databases of every type, to get the answers needed to drive business decisions.

Stardog’s enterprise customers include Fortune 500 companies in finance, healthcare, life sciences, energy, media, and government.”

8. Shift5


Founded: 2019

“Shift5 is a transportation data company whose customers run smarter, safer, and more efficiently by unlocking their fleet’s data.

Fleets generate massive amounts of data every day, and fleet owners deserve technology solutions that turn this data into real business value. Our data-driven solutions integrate directly onto existing platforms, collecting and enriching data from all their electronic components. Shift5 customers employ this data to automate menial tasks, improve reliability and safety, and make smarter business decisions. The US Military and commercial fleet operators alike trust Shift5 with their most critical assets.”

9. Stacklet


Founded: 2020

“Stacklet is a commercial cloud governance platform that helps Global 2000 companies manage their security, operations, visibility, and cost optimization policies in the cloud. Stacklet is built with an open core model around the popular open source project Cloud Custodian. The Stacklet founders are the creative team behind Cloud Custodian.

Stacklet provides best practice operations of Cloud Custodian, access to pre-built policies and, in the future, a fully hosted version of Cloud Custodian. With Stacklet, the founders are also working to “shift-left” the open source core. This introduces preventative control by giving developers the ability to evaluate both application and infrastructure code against their organization’s governance standards early in the lifecycle.”

10. ThreatConnect, Inc.

ThreatConnect, Inc.

Founded: 2011

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“ThreatConnect provides a suite of risk quantification, threat intelligence, orchestration and automation capabilities for security executives and the threat intelligence, security operations and incident response teams that work for them to share a single source of truth.

Disruptive on their own, and even more so when combined into a single platform, our Cyber Risk Quantification (RQ), Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) and Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) technologies address the complete security lifecycle, unify the actions of the security team, support them with streamlined playbooks and strengthen the entire security ecosystem through powerful technology integrations and automation workflows. To learn more visit:”