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Washington Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
8th
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4
in United States
Regional Ranking
8th
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5
in North America
Global Ranking
19th
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11
worldwide

top industries
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Energy & Environment
#10 worldwide
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Foodtech
#13 worldwide
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Software and Data
#13 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconAppen
startup iconWalletHub
startup iconNutritionix

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The Startup Ecosystem of Washington is ranked at number 19 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 11 spots since 2020. Washington also ranks at number 8 in United States, and 8 in North America.

Washington is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Foodtech and Software and Data startups. As the most popular industries in Washington, there is a sample of 186 Energy & Environment startups in Washington, 82 Foodtech startups in Washington, and 53 Software and Data startups in Washington, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 10 startups in Washington, 1 accelerators in Washington, 2 coworking spaces in Washington, 5 organizations in Washington and 1 leaders in Washington.

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With capability in 140 languages, Appen works with leading technology companies to expand into new global markets. Our comprehensive expertise in search, language, and social technology, combined with an agile crowd sourcing model, power companies to offer relevant and localized product experiences. Our solutions help companies transform the limitless amount of data pouring in from across the web, from around the world, into tools that create and increase engagement for their customers. Appen’s global network of specialists and in-country virtual teams, assures that products perform in every market, to drive brand growth and gain competitive advantage. We are passionate about people, language and technology —the nexus of which drives our mission to cultivate global connection. Read more
WalletHub is a leading personal finance website that helps consumers make smarter financial decisions. Read more
Nutritionix is a B2B platform that allows brands to organize and publish complex food data. Nutritionix currently maintains the largest database of verified nutrition information on the web, with over 300,000 unique food items from thousands of grocery stores and restaurant chains. Nutritionix currently provides nutrition data solutions to over 50 clients including major restaurant chains, food manufacturers, search engines, and health companies. Read more
Bitrix24 is a social enterprise network that's 100% free to small businesses (under 12 employees). It combines Yammer (social intranet), SalesForice (CRM), FaceBook (likes), BaseCamp (project management), DropBox (file sharing). Read more
Our platform gives developers the power to make maps that embody their product and brand. MapBox helps you find bars on foursquare, search for hotels on Hipmunk, and organize notes in Evernote. With our global, autoscaling infrastructure and cross-device compatibility, integrating our maps into your apps is easy even if you have millions of users. Over the last 3 years our team of dedicated cartographers, data analysts, and software engineers has built our entire stack using open source software and open data. We are fully bootstrapped, based in Washington, DC and San Francisco, and we're just getting started. Read more
Ratemyband.com is a community for musicians, fans, and venues to come together and share their interests. Muscians cans freely promote their music for very little money and will be promoted based off of their popularity on the site. Fans will be able to stay updated with the new bands with a click of the button. Venues can promote themselves and connect with both bands and fans. Ratemyband.com provides all music lovers a community for their music needs. Read more
Virtru is the first company to make email privacy accessible to everyone. Through its browser plug-ins and mobile apps, Virtru empowers individuals and business to control who receives, reviews, and retains their digital information -- wherever it travels, throughout its lifespan. The company has set a new standard for digital privacy based on the Trusted Data Format (TDF), created by Virtru Co-founder Will Ackerly and used by the intelligence community to secure some of the nation's most sensitive data. Virtru requires no special skills or knowledge, supports all popular email and file types, and can be used on a PC, Mac, or mobile device. Read more
Speek makes conferencing calling simple! No more ten digit numbers or pins to remember. Speek allows callers to join a conference call via a personal link that is easy to remember (e.g. speek.com/yourname). No downloads are required, just join your call via the phone or VOIP.  Read more
Remine is an MLS platform in 40 markets and available to more than 825,000 agents and their clients. Read more
Socially Determined is an analytics company that provides purpose-built social determinants of health platform Read more
Ringio is a CRM-friendly phone solution for businesses who love their customers and want to use every phone call to maximize their impact in customer acquisition and retention. Whenever somebody calls, it shows you who it is, how your team has interacted with them in the past, their latest social updates, and any notes or relevant information to help you have most productive conversation. Ringio is popular with tech companies, online retailers, insurance, law and real estate brokerages. Read more
Cybrary is the cybersecurity and IT Career Development Platform. Cybrary is the fastest growing, fastest-moving catalog in the industry. Read more
Legends of Learning is an e-learning platform focused on game-based learning to advance education. Read more
UniSender is a service to create, send and track e-mail and SMS campaigns. Read more
A self-service web app to quickly schedule on/off times for your idle AWS instances. Read more
Morning Consult is a technology company that offers global data intelligence & insights across business, economics, & politics. Read more
Arcadia is a nationwide home energy platform providing clean energy and savings. Read more
Event planning SaaS. Web-based CAD diagramming. World's most powerful seating chart software. A CRM for your event. Read more
It helps speed agent submission supported by rich data. Read more
We’re doing education differently. We believe that knowledge powers possibility, and you should never stop learning. By bringing together the public and private sectors to change the way education is delivered, we’re equipping today’s learners with the skills they need to become tomorrow’s leaders. Read more
SaaS platform for varsity strength and conditioning coaches to create and share workouts for athletes to track fitness data. Read more
Clever Girl Finance is an online financial, education platform for women. Read more
A geolocation-based realtime marketplace matching people with needs and providers with solutions.  Read more
Xometry offers an online marketplace that allows customers to access a network of machine shops and custom manufacturers. Read more
VisaHQ’s online platform makes it simple to obtain travel visas by streamlining and automating the application process. Whether you are a seasoned business traveler or a first-time overseas vacationer, our secure and intuitive platform saves time and hassle leaving you free to focus on your upcoming trip. Headquartered in Washington D.C., VisaHQ was founded in 2003 on the premise that physical borders between nations can be made invisible via technology. Our mission has always been to create a more accessible, secure world for every traveler. Read more
Atexto generates speech data to train conversational software Read more
FiveStreet provides lead response software to the residential real estate industry. Our platform is used by top real estate teams and brokerages nationwide to follow up with online leads across 40+ lead generation websites, including Zillow, Trulia, and Homes.com. Online leads are a fast-growing source of new business for top agents in the $4 trillion residential real estate market. Research shows that over half of online leads are never contacted, leading to wasted money and dissatisfied customers. FiveStreet has turned this around-- 60% of the leads routed through FiveStreet are claimed by an agent within 5 minutes, making the lead 21 times more likely to become a buyer. Real estate teams can deploy FiveStreet in as little as 15 minutes with zero training, instantly boosting conversion rates. FiveStreet also provides business intelligence and reporting functionality, empowering team leaders to make smarter business and marketing decisions. Read more
EveryIncome is an online platform that provides personalized education, advice, and tools to grow, protect and invest users income. Read more
Good Food Institute supports innovators, investors, and companies that are making these market-disrupting products a reality. Read more
Mhelpdesk is a service management app that gives small-to-mid sized businesses complete visibility over their techs, service tickets, scheduling, and billing in one elegant solution. It is cloud-based so users can access their work from anywhere. Mhelpdesk also offers a mobile app for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices, so that users can stay connected while out on the field. Eliminate clutter. Deliver better service. Read more
OptiMantra saas platform serves the wellness practitioners and the consumers of the wellness services and supplements. For the 3.4M Wellness practitioners (acupuncture, chiropractor, homeopathy, integrative MD, naturopathy, NP), OptiMantra provides practice management platform. The PM platform provides support for the clinical and administrative aspects of the practice to provide affordable and high quality of care for the consumers. 110M consumers of wellness services will use OM consumer portal to discover wellness service providers and to get access to health data and messaging with their service providers. Read more
VisitDays allows universities to know the identities and key attributes of the most promising candidates and their families during the campus visit - prior to the application. This is possible by VisitDays scheduling platform that allows parents and students to meet with faculty, admissions & financial aid offices, sit in a class and take a tour all in one simple and intuitive platform. Read more
GreyNoise is a cybersecurity company that reduces false positives by filtering pointless Internet background noise. Read more
BrainCert is a cloud-based E-Learning platform that functions almost exactly like a traditional classroom. A soup-to-nuts solution for students and instructors, BrainCert offers powerful tools to create (and take) online courses, tests, tutorials, and live classes. Instructors and organizations can host live seminars and conferences online using BrainCert Virtual Classroom, engaging with students located halfway around the world. BrainCert is the easiest way to learn, teach, and collaborate online. Read more
Thycotic Software, Ltd. is committed to providing secure password management solutions. From managing privileged accounts to Active Directory self‐service resets, our software securely manages all credentials critical to your company's operations. SECRET SERVER, our password management software, allows teams to control access to all critical passwords in a one central, web‐based repository. Beyond just a repository, Secret Server can also actively manage passwords such as network and Service Account passwords. PASSWORD RESET SERVER is an AD self‐service reset tool that eliminates calls to the Help Desk, and is configurable to meet internal information security policies. GROUP MANAGEMENT SERVER is a self-service Active Directory manager that enables IT administrators to delegate AD Group membership to your department managers. The software simplifies administration; streamlines individual tasks; and brings AD Group management into a centralized, secure dashboard. Read more
An online, neighbor-to-neighbor marketplace helping people safely and securely post, rent and share their household items with their communities. Read more
We are an e-commerce water filter company that uses water quality data to build filters that are optimized for each customer's water Read more
ChurnZero is customer success software for growing SaaS and subscription businesses. Read more
New Monetization Platform making it easy to earn commissions on every sale you purchase or influence online! Read more
GiveCampus is a social fundraising and engagement platform for educational institutions. Read more
KlowdTV is a live-streaming subscription platform compatible with desktop computers and mobile devices. Read more
Solar water heating technology for residential and small commercial applications. Our system makes SHW an easy, affordable and reliable choice: • 33-50% less cost to the end-user • Simplified and more profitable installation for installers • 65% fewer system failure points than existing systems in the market. Our technology has broad application across the $12B global solar thermal market. Water heating is the 2nd largest consumer of energy in US residences; 18% of a home's energy footprint. Read more
MarginEdge develops food and beverage tracking and analytics. Read more
StickyStreet is a completely white label marketing platform that allows agencies to run loyalty, stored value, and incentive programs in their local market. StickyStreet's platform is ideal for app developers and digital agencies. Our API driven platform allowed for rapid expansion into 60 countries with localized support. We enable web properties to quickly and easily add an incentive component to their business model without the complexities of developing a program from scratch.  Read more
We help attendees: Register. Invite their friends. Schedule an important meeting. … all with almost no effort at all. InGo is about empowering relationships. We solve the event industry’s most expensive problems: growing events and connecting the right people. InGo not only increases the attendance of an event, but more importantly, InGo increases the value of an event. From show organizers to exhibitors and attendees, InGo guarantees that the right connections happen. Read more
Retrium develops and delivers software solution for agile retrospectives worldwide. Read more
Pie Insurance is a new workers' compensation insurer with a direct distribution model and a fully digital experience. Read more
We deliver exceptional analysis sourced from a network of experts in diverse disciplines from across the globe. Our experts include an American economist from Harvard, an Italian investment banker from London, and a former chief of India’s foreign intelligence agency. Our analysis on UN vote on Palestinian statehood was done by Israelis, Palestinians and third parties. We are Economist 2.0 espousing not one dominant worldview but integrating a plurality of perspectives: a 360° view of the world. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in United States Ranked by StartupBlink

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328.966
29.14
296.02
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110.777
11.43
95.55
3.80
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58.441
11.23
43.41
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40.53
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24.329
3.49
17.04
3.80
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19.121
4.37
10.95
3.80
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18.598
3.20
11.60
3.80
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18.064
3.47
10.79
3.80
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17.272
2.64
10.83
3.80
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4
15.535
2.90
8.84
3.80
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