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101 Best Washington Software Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Washington based Software companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Software industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Washington Software Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Uplevel

Uplevel

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Uplevel elevates engineers and their managers with data-driven insights so their teams are empowered to do their best work.

Microsoft

Microsoft

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Microsoft is a software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services.

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Echodyne

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Echodyne develops and manufactures meta-materials-based radar technologies.

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Tanium

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Tanium is a security and systems management platform allowing real-time data collection at an enterprise scale.

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RealWear

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RealWear is the global leader in assisted reality head-mounted displays for frontline workers.

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Smartsheet

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Smartsheet is a cloud-based work management platform that empowers collaboration, drives better decision making, and accelerates innovation.

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OctoML

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OctoML offers an acceleration platform that helps engineering teams deploy machine learning models on any hardware.

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Qumulo

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Qumulo provides a file data platform for multi-cloud environments with large scale file data.

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Edge Delta

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Edge Delta is a stream processing platform for observability, predicting, and detecting anomalies in operational and security data.

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fabric

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fabric offers a headless e-commerce platform that enables companies to grow their online presence via its API-driven modular system.

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Outreach

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Outreach is a sales engagement platform that uses AI for predictive analytics as it relates to sales.

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Karat

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Karat develops an interviewing cloud platform to solve the multi-decade global shortage of software engineers.

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Apptio

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Apptio is a provider of SaaS-based Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions for managing businesses in the IT field.

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Chainguard

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Chainguard provides solutions to make the software supply chains secure by default.

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Temporal Technologies

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Temporal Technologies enables its users to build and operate resilient applications using developer-friendly primitives.

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Zenoti

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Zenoti is a provider of cloud-based software for the spa and salon industries.

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Amperity

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Amperity is an Intelligent Customer Data Platform that empowers global consumer brands by unlocking all their customer data.

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Pulumi

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Pulumi is a Seattle-based cloud engineering company that offers a way to build, connect, and run modern cloud applications.

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Stackline

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Stackline is a retail intelligence and software company that provides tools, data, and services for e-commerce.

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Syndio

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Syndio is a technology company that helps companies measure, achieve, and sustain workplace equity.

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iSpot.tv

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iSpot.tv provides real-time TV ad data and analytics by connecting TV impressions to business outcomes for major TV advertisers.

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Nintex

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Nintex enables enterprise it professionals to more easily create and manage simple to sophisticated business processes.

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Avalara

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Avalara develops a platform that automates the major steps of tax compliance, all in the cloud.

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Embedded Financial Technologies

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Embed develops securities execution, clearing, settlement, and custody APIs for the financial services industry.

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Panopto

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Panopto is an online video platform providing video capture and management software for educators, businesses and government agencies.

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Mason

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Smarter from start to finish with Mason.™

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SkyKick

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SkyKick provides a cloud management SaaS platform for IT providers.

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Kaspien

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Our mission is to optimize and grow brands on today’s leading online marketplaces.

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Porch Group

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Porch Group is a vertical software company reinventing the home services industry.

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Place

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Place is a real estate technology platform providing technology and services to real estate agents.

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Acumatica

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Acumatica is a provider of cloud business management software that empowers small and mid-size businesses to unlock their potential.

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Wrench

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Wrench is an online fleet management and maintenance platform that provides auto repair services.

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Seeq

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Seeq is a software company that accelerates industrial process analytics for process manufacturing data.

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AccelByte

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Massively scalable and extensible backend platform for live game services helping creators focus on what matters most: making awesome games.

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STRIVE

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STRIVE is the only data platform proven to optimize muscle performance for elite athletes and teams.

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Textio

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Textio offers a computer software that specializes in natural language processing, text analytics, and machine learning.

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Knock

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Knock is a software-as-a-service platform that provides sales and marketing services for residential property management companies.

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Irreverent Labs

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Irreverent Labs develops artificially intelligent games with machine learning, engaging gameplay, and blockchain technology.

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Ally.io

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Ally.io is a strategic goal-planning and execution management software.

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HyperProof

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Hyperproof is a cloud-based compliance operations software that collects evidence automatically and manages a compliance program.

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Defined.ai

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Defined.ai (former DefinedCrowd) enabling AI creators of the future.

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Mystery

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Mystery is the all-in-one tool to maintain and enhance corp culture and morale through team events, employee rewards, and measured results.

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DreamBox Learning

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DreamBox Learning offers elementary mathematics education through its intelligent adaptive learning platform.

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Assistiv Labs

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Assistiv Labs remotely connects users to real assistive technologies, like NVDA, JAWS, and Windows High Contrast Mode.

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Tango Card

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Tango Card bundles simple technology, great rewards and expert service to help companies get the most out of their reward programs.

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mpathic.ai

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Actionable conversation analytics grounded in human behavior

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Shipium

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Shipium is the first Fulfillment Technology Platform for ecommerce. We make fast shipping a cornerstone of a great shopping experience.

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Upbound

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Upbound is an infrastructure management platform that runs, scales, and optimizes services across multiple cloud environments.

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Algorithmia

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Algorithmia is a machine learning model deployment and management solution that automates the MLOps for an organization.

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Polly

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Polly is a survey platform that makes it simple for anyone to engage with colleagues, capture feedback, and make more data-driven decisions.

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Highspot

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Highspot is an AI-fueled sales enablement platform that helps companies worldwide improve the performance of their sales teams.

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ExtraHop Networks

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ExtraHop helps organizations to stop advanced threats with security that can’t be undermined, outsmarted, or compromised.

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Lockstep

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Lockstep connects accounting teams to help them work better together.

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KenSci

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KenSci offers Healthcare AI platfrom & prediction apps that work across Clinical workflows, Cost Mgmt & Hospital Ops. #DeathVsDataScience.

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DexCare

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DexCare provides a Platform-as-a-Service offering to manage health system capacity and demand across all lines of care.

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AuthenticID

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Next Generation Identity Proofing

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Skytap

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Skytap Cloud accelerates enterprise innovation by modernizing traditional applications with cloud-native development and services.

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vcita

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Manage clients, appointments & payments from one single app.

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Pivotal Commware

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Pivotal Commware develops software-defined antennas and radios that use holographic beamforming to increase network speed and capacity.

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Chronus

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Chronus enables the world’s top employers to shape the future-ready workforce through the power of mentoring.

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Picnic

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Picnic is a developer of robotic food system designed to automate the pizza-making process.

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Zuper

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Zuper empowers field service teams to collaborate effortlessly to provide an exceptional customer experience.

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ActZero.ai

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ActZero.ai is a software development company that builds an AI-driven security platform.

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Shyft Technologies

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Shyft Technologie is a tech company developing mobile apps for coworkers and teams.

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Balena

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Balena is a complete set of tools for building, deploying, and managing fleets of connected IoT devices.

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Pushpay

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Pushpay provides engagement solutions and mobile commerce tools that facilitate fast, secure and easy non point of sale payments.

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AppSheet

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AppSheet is the intelligent no-code platform for business apps.

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Bungee Tech

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Bungee Tech places the power of ready-to-use competitive intelligence in the hands of any business through high-quality data and analytics.

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Optimize.health

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Optimize.health is a provider of a digital healthcare platform that enables the deployment of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) programs.

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2nd Watch

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2nd Watch is an AWS Premier Partner and a Microsoft Azure Gold Partner that provides consulting and managed cloud services to enterprises.

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Violet

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Violet is a Commerce API Platform enabling any app to integrate universal checkout in weeks instead of years.

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Branch

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Branch is building next-gen captivating social games in web3.

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Mighty AI

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Mighty AI delivers training data to companies that build computer vision models for autonomous vehicles.

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Barn2Door

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Barn2Door provide the software and services.

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Osmos

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Osmos makes cross-company data collaboration a simple, secure, and delightful experience.

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Opala

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Opala is the data automation partner that makes payer-provider collaboration radically easy.

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Moz

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Moz is a provider of inbound marketing analytics software.

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Center®

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Center is a complete corporate credit card and expense management solution.

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WellSaid Labs

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WellSaid Labs is a developer of art text-to-speech technology that creates life-like synthetic voices, from the voices of real people.

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Tagboard

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Tagboard is a software platform aggregating social media content from multiple networks for end-users, brands and marketers.

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ModusBox

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ModusBox is a software company helping financial institutions.

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Cyrus Biotechnology

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Cyrus Biotechnology is a developer of Rosetta software platform that solves drug discovery problems.

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Chef Software

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Chef is a continuous automation platform powered by community and open source software engines.

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Donuts

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Donuts is a domain name registry offering new domain names in multiple languages and character sets.

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WhyLabs

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WhyLabs is the AI observability and monitoring company.

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Igneous

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Igneous offers an unstructured data management solution giving data-centric enterprises visibility, protection, and data mobility at scale.

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SeekOut

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SeekOut gives companies a competitive edge in recruiting hard-to-find and diverse talent.

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Inspectify

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Inspectify aims to develop a platform that helps inspectors, real estate professionals and home buyers alike.

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Twelve Labs

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Helping developers build programs that can see, listen, and understand the world as we do.

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Loopie

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Providing an alternative to doing laundry, and an opportunity to work from home through our peer-to-peer managed marketplace.

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Bottomless

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Bottomless is a coffee service that uses a smart scale to deliver roasted coffee based on users’ consumption.

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Peer

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Peer is a consumer electronics computer software and online services company that’s building technology for the Metaverse.

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Vouched

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Vouched develops patent-pending visual ID verification for regulated and sensitive industries.

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Kevala

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Kevala is a workforce management platform designed to orchestrate the complexity of healthcare staffing.

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BitTitan

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BitTitan empowers IT service professionals to successfully deploy and manage cloud technologies through automation.

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HeadLight

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HeadLight is a photo-based inspection technology that provides a visual source of truth about infrastructure projects.

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Inflection.io

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Inflection.io is a venture-backed product company that builds marketing technology to power product-led growth.

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Twistle

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Twistle is a health care platform that helps healthcare providers connect with patients, keeping them on track for faster recovery.

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Lexion

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Lexion is an incredibly easy to use contract management system

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Keepe

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SaaS-enabled B2B Marketplace for Home Repairs

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Vibe

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Vibe is an all-in-one collaboration hub for hybrid teams that empowers them to brainstorm, create, and ideate in new & more efficient ways.

Written by Mark Smith

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