- 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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“ObjectiveHealth is a leading integrated research provider partnering with physicians and healthcare organizations to establish advanced infrastructure for research programs. The company takes an innovative approach to research that aims to improve patient outcomes at the point-of-care. Utilizing proprietary technology, processes and trained on-site personnel, ObjectiveHealth delivers significant advances in the conduct of clinical research, benefiting clients and partners while providing broader care options for patients. Approaching 22 partnered programs across 14 states and over 300 providers, ObjectiveHealth is poised for continued growth due to the realized value of their healthcare solutions for all stakeholders.”
2. SDA Media
“BVIRAL is a tech-centric media publishing company that leverages internal data and cultural trends to consistently provide the internet with entertaining viral content they want to see. And we do it big – serving over 1 billion content impressions each month!”
Also honored in:
- 2021 Best Tech Startups in West Virginia
- 2020 Best Tech Startups in Franklin (Tennessee)
- 2019 Best Tech Startups in Franklin (Tennessee)
- 2018 Best Tech Startups in West Virginia
“Core10 is a leading North American-based provider of banking and lending products and services. Our Accrue product is an OEM Salesforce Platform provider with a powerful, configurable lending and banking application designed specifically for community banks and credit unions looking to accelerate digital innovation. Our API integration and SaaS implementation services provide our financial institution and financial technology clients with customized solutions to meet specific needs.
Core10’s 100% US-based development team is located in the smaller US Hereshore communities of Huntington, West Virginia; Martin, Tennessee; and Johnson City, Tennessee. These Hereshore communities were selected because they produce highly educated developers in places with a significantly lower cost of living than the major US hubs and large cities. Core10’s comparative cost advantage through our Hereshore business model provides the ability to maintain low costs while keeping development operations located in the US, where quality and security are paramount.”
“Prime Protocol is a decentralized multiple blockchain prime brokerage that allows to borrow against the value of the entire portfolio across all blockchains.”
“Location Scouting For Modern Productions.”
“Our smart photo app equips teams in the field with purpose-built tech to cover all of their bases and assign, track, complete, and approve work.
From the moment work starts to the moment it’s completed – and everything in between – SeeSnap helps you ensure work is done on time, on budget, and completed to the highest standard. And we make sure you have visual proof of work at every step.”
7. Bright Trip
“Bright Trip came to be when three travelers found themselves at a loss for resources that tackled travel in a relatable, visual, and digestible way. Having traveled extensively, the founders discovered that when it comes to travel, you can’t be too prepared. We’re firm believers that knowledge is power, and travel is no exception. We set out to find a way to visually demystify destinations – focusing specifically on travel concepts and skills needed to successfully navigate a trip abroad. Bright Trip courses are not only jam packed with information but also visually dynamic and fun to watch. We are setting out to build a community of travelers who are just as endlessly curious and determined to learn as we are (if you’re still reading this, we’re pretty sure that’s you.) Let’s do this.”
“VIP Forensics is a provider of forensic collection devices for forensically challenged personnel on the battlefield and on crime scenes. The company’s products can gather Touch DNA, DNA, Explosive residue, or Illegal Drug residue. It easily collects DNA, Touch DNA, as well as other residues that are vital to creating a more intelligent.”