Also known as the Research Triangle, the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina is home to a dazzling array of innovative tech startups. This comes as no surprise, as the Triangle is home to over 170 technology and life sciences companies—Syngenta, United Therapeutics, Cisco, Bayer CropScience, and BASF, to name a few.
The following are 13 tech startups from the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area working to make life easier and meaningful with their bold, innovative solutions.
Centervention develops games to help children hone their social and emotional skills. For example, its Zoo U program allows students to interact in a virtual setting—the program then determines the student’s social skill level based on their interactions.
PrecisionHawk is a leading developer of unmanned aerial vehicle solutions for use in commercial and industrial settings. For example, the company sells complete hardware/software kits for setting up drone-assisted farming operations.
Able Device has developed a scalable, flexible embedded IoT service assurance platform called SIMBae. The offering gives mobile network operators control over how devices interact with the network by allows IoT applications to be hosted directly on SIM cards.
Snapsolv’s universal messaging platform enables organizations to reach their customers on through all contemporary mediums: SMS, web chat, Facebook Messenger, mobile apps and more.
My Family Cloud’s platform helps parents manage their day-to-day family tasks. The offerings allows users to set up a family dashboard, manage life activities in a private environment, and quickly connect with local service providers.
Medlio’s smart health insurance app features a virtual insurance card and alerts that let you know where it’s usable and how much you will have to pay.
By using machine learning in the clinical management of surgical complications, kelaHealth enables the accurate prediction of surgical complication risk for each individual patient.
Fotoswipe’s app makes it easy to transfer photos between devices. The offering is available for both iOS and Android devices.
LineHire is a job board that features serious employers with paid search campaigns and pre-screened candidates who aren’t just casually looking on job boards.
ndustrial.io’s applications quite simply help organizations eliminate waste—from tools for consolidating utility bills in one location to smart meters for monitoring and cost-effectively earning LEED credits.
BoomBoxFM focuses on providing coverage to emerging artists—its playlists are reviewed by a team of global curators to feature only the best in independent music.
Primal Space System’s GPEG is a unique, non-video software technology that will allow games to be streamed at a higher quality of service than video-based game streaming, all at a much lower cost.
Durham-based Renovion is a pre-clinical stage pharmaceutical firm developing a therapy for chronic inflammatory airway diseases that will improve the survival rate of lung transplant patients.
These 13 ventures are just some of the groundbreaking innovations—both simple and complex—emerging from the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. Be sure to keep them on your radar as some of their products and services may become household offerings in the near future.