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The Ecosystem of Santa Barbara Startups

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National Ranking
31st
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4
in United States
Regional Ranking
34th
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4
in North America
Global Ranking
84th
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10
worldwide

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Software and Data
#57 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#70 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#75 worldwide

notable startups
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The Startup Ecosystem of Santa Barbara is ranked at number 84 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -10 spots since 2021. Santa Barbara also ranks at number 31 in United States, and 34 in North America.

Santa Barbara is an ideal place to locate for Software and Data, Marketing & Sales and Ecommerce & Retail startups. As the most popular industries in Santa Barbara, there is a sample of 28 Software and Data startups in Santa Barbara, 12 Marketing & Sales startups in Santa Barbara, and 9 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Santa Barbara, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 2 startups in Santa Barbara, no accelerators in Santa Barbara, 1 coworking spaces in Santa Barbara, no organizations in Santa Barbara and no leaders in Santa Barbara.

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Lynda is a website that offers online class on various topics software, creative, and business skills. Read more
ParentSquare is a startup that develops a school-home communication platform. Read more
Kate Farms offers nutritionally advanced, plant-based tube feeding and enteral formulas that are well-tolerated by patients. Read more
WELL is the modern communication platform for healthcare – one interface for all the interactions between staff and patients. Read more
ShipHawk is innovating the eCommerce sector by automating distribution processes through technology. No matter how big, how many, or how diverse the items to be shipped, ShipHawk’s unique platform offers instant price comparisons, optimal delivery options, and intelligent packaging solutions that minimize costs and improve sales. By aggregating transportation and logistics data from all types of shipping carriers into a single platform that includes a comprehensive user-interface and API, ShipHawk arms retailers with the transparency needed to create the ultimate buyer experience and turn shipping into a competitive advantage. Read more
Seek Thermal engineers, designs, manufactures, and markets thermal imaging products and sensors. Read more
cielo24 delivers searchable captions as an on demand web service for large media partners in the online education, enterprise, and entertainment markets. we have provided searchable meta data for 10K's of videos for market leaders like coursera, lynda.com and more than 100 organizations. our scalable media refinery creates high quality, searchable meta data from unstructured media including indexes, transcripts, captions and subtitles. our hybrid platform leverages automation and large public and private crowds for 99%+ accuracy. our focus is professional internet media delivering content accessibility and ROI by extending reach, content discovery and ADA compliance. Read more
Provides next generation predictive scoring and data products to P&C and life insurance companies. Read more
Anchore helps organizations implement secure container-based workflows without compromising velocity. Read more
Canndescent is a state compliant cultivator of premium cannabis. Read more
SerImmune provides a view of how the body responds to pathogens and other environmental factors. Read more
HG Insights uses advanced data science to provide B2B companies a better way to analyze markets and target prospects. Read more
Palette Life Sciences provides a wide range of products to improve the quality of life for the patients it serves. Read more
Nomad designs and builds innovative smartphone & smartwatch accessories. Read more
True Digital Surgery builds a 3D digital surgery visualization platform that improves visualization for a wide range of surgical procedures. Read more
Feedcamp is a web based collaboration platform that consolidates multiple tools in one place under a freemium model. It has 300K users and is consistently rated as best in category. Enterprise productivity is ripe for disruption with mostly isolated products and no low cost comprehensive offering. Freedcamp started as a side project to solve real problems we were encountering. With no marketing, the product's utility has caused a groundswell of adoption that we now intend to capitalize on via an equity investment We are currently raising a 1M seed round to expand engineering and ramp up user acquisition.  Read more
Learning Explorer’s is helping to make teachers’ lives easier by saving them time delivering quality online curriculum resources. Read more
Healthcare Patient Payments Technology | Integrated and Secure FinTech Read more
FinalStraw, the world's first collapsible, reusable straw. Read more
Storygize is a native technology platform designed to empower digital media buyers to achieve maximum results with minimum effort. Read more
WorldViz Virtual Reality solutions revolutionize how we share information, empowering businesses with new collaboration techniques. Read more
Riptide IO makes it easier for large businesses to manage their growing footprint of smart equipment. Our solution BrightWorks lets enterprises easily manage all their smart equipment in their buildings or stores in a consolidated cloud-based management platform. BrightWorks interacts with multi-vendor equipment and gives an end-to-end view of all their equipment across the enterprise. BrightWorks gives customers power to identify problems and resolve them with minimal cost and disruption. BrightWorks is a fundamental building block for visibility and control. And, handles all the data and integration requirements for advanced analytics.  Read more
AppScale is hybrid cloud infrastructure software that emulates the core AWS APIs. Read more
Snapwire is a platform where talented mobile photographers shoot custom images for people around the world. Simply post an image request, and top mobile photographers respond by competing creatively to submit their best photos. Buyers get unique images that match their vision, and the winning photographers get paid.  Read more
An intelligent mobile wellness coach starting with students. Read more
Quintessent is a Santa Barbara start-up that commercializes quantum dot-based lasers and photonic integrated circuits. Read more
Zymbit works with IoT developers and OEMs to build trust in devices and data streams. Read more
RightSignature is the simplest, most efficient way to get your documents signed. RightSignature enables you to close more deals in less time, reduce paper and ink expenses, avoid fax hassles, cut cycle time from weeks to hours, and impress your customers. Read more
ProductPlan is the easiest way to plan, visualize, and share your product roadmap. - Quickly plan and share beautiful roadmaps - Prioritize the best features - Visualize your strategy for more impact - Create better company alignment and focus Join thousands of product managers and marketing managers using ProductPlan to communicate more effectively than ever. Read more
Night Out makes it easy to create and discover nightlife! We work with businesses like venues, event organizers and advertisers to present places, special offers, events, happy hours and ads on our proprietary platform. Nightlife seeking consumers actively pursue this content through our website, iPhone/Android apps and mobile website. We primarily earn revenue from a fee on each event ticket sold, a commission on each offer sold and targeted advertising placements. We are increasing our revenues, user base, and market share by aggressively selling & marketing our automated event ticketing, promotion and management platform to clients across the U.S.  Read more
TrackR develops apps, cloud databases, and small Bluetooth devices that help people locate their misplaced items. Read more
Event Staff App makes staffing any event an easy task. We have built a Web-based application that helps event companies, such as caterers, easily schedule and communicate with their staff about when employees are needed for work. Our software automates a lot of the tedious effort that is normally required to staff events. We also provide tools that support event companies with their staff hiring process. These include an online job board to post openings, functionality to share postings on social networks, and employee candidate referral tracking. Read more
RingRx solves a real world problem that doctors face every day. Every time they pick up a phone and every time a patient tries to contact them. RingRx offers a suite of voice and other contact applications in a simple web interface as a SaaS.Our applications make it easier for doctors to manage patient contact so they can focus on more important things, like running their practice.  Read more
HG Data has invented disruptive semantic processing technology to produce valuable B2B business intelligence. This technology has been used to map the relationships between millions of businesses: Who sells to whom. Who buys what. Who resells. Who partners. HG has mapped millions of B2B relationships for thousands of enterprise technology companies. While LinkedIn maps the relationships between people in business, HG Data maps the underlying relationships between the businesses themselves. Read more
Cocoon and Cocoon-licensed technology (upcoming IceBrowser) is a consumer cloud service that makes all your online devices private, secure and virus-free. Cocoon filters your Internet browsing through your own private, encrypted online cloud, Cocoon touches the web, so nothing on the web can touch you. Cocoon even makes open WiFi access points secure. Cocoon merges security and privacy solutions across devices. Cocoon comes in both a free and subscription-based model, the former of which is supported by our rebates-based affiliate shopping network, Cocoon Shopping. We are currently licensing a subscription-based service aimed at US web users. The service will be powered by Cocoon and include storage of all browsing data in foreign countries such as Iceland.  Read more
GroupGets enables crowdfunding for existing products and services that are hard to individually afford or manage due to high minimum order quantities. It achieves this by providing an open platform for users to initiate and manage product crowdfunding campaigns. GroupGets handles fund collection, target acquisition, and distribution. The classic use case is high-end electronic components but there are many more. "GroupGets" are not limited to physical goods either, micro-ownership of virtual goods and services are welcomed.  Read more
Shine delivers seamless comfort and wellbeing to consumers with connected bathroom products Read more
For nearly two decades Michael Calcagno and Nancy Hamilton have been top selling real estate agents in Santa Barbara, California. Not only does the team represent distinctive local properties, but they also are among a handful of Santa Barbara realtors representing the finest Hope Ranch and Montecito real estate. Read more
MixMode is a purpose built platform to detect threats and anomalies across any data Stream with the worlds most powerful cyber AI Read more
Dude I Need A Truck mobile app will help you move your world with the help of a dude and a truck-. You buy a couch on craigslist but you have no way of picking it up. You're a student trying to move your bed and dresser but you don't have a way to do it. You are working on your home but have a back problem and don't want to go to home depot to haul soil and material back to your house. What do you do? You jump on the dudeineedatruck mobile app and it connects you with a dude and truck in your community to help. It ends up saving you time, your back pain, and the stress of having to figure it all out. It's user friendly, local, and gives back into your community.  Read more
Sprout Up provides free, youth-led environmental education programs to 1st and 2nd grade classrooms in public schools throughout California. Our college student-instructors teach children vital concepts in environmental science and sustainability during the earliest stages of their educational development, cultivating the next generation of passionate caretakers of the earth. Through activities, experiments, and discussions, we get kids thinking in new ways about the world that surrounds them, inspiring them to bring the message of environmental stewardship home to their families and friends. In this way, we strive to promote sustainability throughout our many communities, from the youngest members of society up.  Read more
I.P. algorithms help administrators better pair teachers with students and help teachers create more engaging lessons, more compatible breakout groups, and better assist struggling students based on the unique personality types, multiple intelligence preferences and predominant cognitive styles of their current students. Read more
Bexson Biomedical is developing a unique formulation of ketamine for chronic and acute pain disorders. Read more
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