- 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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- 2020 Best Tech Startups in Colorado
- 2019 Best Tech Startups in Boulder
- 2018 Best Tech Startups in Boulder
“JumpCloud’s Directory-as-a-Service® (DaaS) is the single point of authority to authenticate, authorize, and manage the identities of a business’s employees and the systems and IT resources they need access to. DaaS securely connects employees with systems, applications, and other resources through a single unified cloud-based directory, replacing the need for on premise solutions such as Active Directory® and LDAP. JumpCloud supports all major OS platforms and is designed to control and manage user access to both internal and external IT resources such as servers and applications.”
“Swimlane is a leader in security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR). By automating time-intensive, manual processes and operational workflows and delivering powerful, consolidated analytics, real time dashboards and reporting from across your security infrastructure, Swimlane maximizes the incident response capabilities of over-burdened and understaffed security operations.
Swimlane was founded to deliver scalable innovative and flexible security solutions to organizations struggling with alert fatigue, vendor proliferation and chronic staffing shortages. Swimlane is at the forefront of the growing market for security automation and orchestration solutions that automate and organize security processes in repeatable ways to get the most out of available resources and accelerate incident response.”
3. Solid Power
“Solid Power is an industry-leading developer of next-generation all solid-state batteries. Our solid-state batteries provide a major improvement in energy density, safety, and reliability compared to the best Li-ion cells available. Together, these performance attributes can enable profound performance improvements of battery-powered devices such as electric vehicles, medical devices, aircraft and satellites through increased run time, increased safety and lower cost.”
4. AMP Robotics
“AMP Robotics™ is an industrial artificial intelligence and robotics company that is changing the economics of material recovery and recycling.
AMP’s breakthrough technology automates the identification, sorting, and processing of material streams to extract maximum value for material recovery facilities (MRFs) that process municipal solid waste, construction and demolition, e-waste, and auto-shredding. AMP’s engineering design lowers the cost of capital investment with fast modular implementation easily dropping into existing facility infrastructure without costly retrofits or interruption to operations.”
“ThreatX is the leading provider of a Web Application and API Protection + Bot protection + DDoS attack mitigation (WAAP++) platform for real-time threat detection. Our proven platform delivers rapidly deployable, risk-based threat detection and neutralization in a highly adaptable, cloud-native architecture designed for modern application environments and constantly evolving threats.
ThreatX’s dynamic, context-based continuous ensemble analysis approach provides a holistic view of all threats, attack vectors, and targeted application vulnerabilities–all through an easy to understand, risk-based dashboard view.
ThreatX eliminates the false positives and maintenance burdens associated with conventional, static, rules-based WAFs by automating the correlation and analysis required to identify real and active threats in any environment.”