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The Ecosystem of Raleigh Durham Startups

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Social & Leisure
#15 worldwide
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#20 worldwide
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Energy & Environment
#32 worldwide

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startup iconOrangetheory Fitness
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The Startup Ecosystem of Raleigh Durham is ranked at number 40 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 3 spots since 2020. Raleigh Durham also ranks at number 15 in United States, and 16 in North America.

Raleigh Durham is an ideal place to locate for Social & Leisure, Health and Energy & Environment startups. As the most popular industries in Raleigh Durham, there is a sample of 58 Social & Leisure startups in Raleigh Durham, 55 Health startups in Raleigh Durham, and 37 Energy & Environment startups in Raleigh Durham, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 172 startups in Raleigh Durham, no accelerators in Raleigh Durham, 1 coworking spaces in Raleigh Durham, 2 organizations in Raleigh Durham and no leaders in Raleigh Durham.

Startups in Raleigh Durham

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Validic is interoperability for mHealth. Our API platform integrates dozens, and eventually hundreds, of consumer health apps, fitness devices, home health devices, and medical devices. We provide healthcare providers, insurers, and corporate wellness vendors a single API connection with access to over 80 integrated apps and devices, removing the need for those organizations to build and maintain connections with each individual app or device. Read more
Orangetheory is a science-based group personal training workout broken into intervals of cardiovascular and strength training. Read more
Companies like Stripe and Braintree have made working with a single payment gateway easy. However, if you need to work with multiple payment gateways you're out of luck - until now. Spreedly solves that problem in 2 ways. One, we've created a credit card as a vault in the cloud. Store you cards securely and independently from any gateway. Save $50,000 to $500,000 a year in PCI compliance costs. Secondly, integrate to a single API (ours) then easily work with one or all of the 50 different payment gateways we support. So if you transact globally but process locally or your customers bring a merchant account to your service Spreedly can help. Build the next Uber or Shopify here.  Read more
Easy-to-use email marketing and social media marketing software for small-businesses and non-profits Read more
Terra Dotta is a software that manages the application process and streamlines operations for educational institutions and businesses. Read more
Cityzen gives people the ability to organize and effect change in their community using a few clicks of their smartphone. Millennials and professionals don't have time to attend public meetings, and are deprived of the ability to affect real change in government and in their community. On Cityzen, users can submit their opinions and ideas as a petition or poll topic, then rally other members in their community behind the cause to achieve the outcome they desire. Try it at We believe you'll find an issue immediately relevant to you. If not, tell us what you want to change, and we'll help you get started in making it a reality. Whether it's supporting new development, creating a new service like bike share, or funding improvements to transit, you can make change happen on Cityzen. Read more
Everyone, at some point in their life, rents a place to stay and finding that perfect rental can be extremely time consuming. RentalSource aims to be the service that allows them to quickly & easily find the best match for their specific needs. On the flip side, property managers want to have their listings seen by the largest audience, but they don't want to spend a lot of time keeping their listings current across multiple sites. RentalSource solves this via their distribution network. Read more
GROUNDFLOOR is Lending Club for real estate. We're adapting the successful peer-to-peer lending model and extending it to asset-backed lending. As a result, non-accredited and accredited investors alike can earn high yields as participating real estate micro-lenders. Our website makes it easy for investors to put money to work directly in the specific projects, developers and asset sub-classes they choose. Every investment is secured by the underlying property. For independent real estate developers who meet our lending criteria, our growing liquidity and expanding toolset means better access to capital, 100% free of the banks and bank hassles. We handle everything from origination, to underwriting, funding, investor relations and loan servicing.  Read more
A fitness profile, similar to an electronic medical record, which individuals can use with trainers, gyms, consumer devices, and apps. We will work towards becoming a standard platform by first providing a website and app personal trainers use to manage clients. However, records are owned by clients and persist when their training service ends. Read more
trinket is an open teaching platform & the easiest way to create and teach your next course. Read more
CData Software offers data integration solutions for real-time access to on-line or on-premise applications, databases, and Web APIs. Read more
Kevel provides APIs for building custom ad platforms, so you can control and drive more revenue. Read more
Do you copy/paste screenshots, fumble through screencasts or schedule web conferences to explain how to do something in an application? There's something better. In minutes with iorad, we capture your actions and magically transform it into step-by-step interactive tutorials. Read more
Carpe manufactures an OTC antiperspirant lotion that helps reduce sweaty hands and feet Read more
Scholarships360 is a platform connecting students to scholarships, financial aid resources, and education pathways. Read more
Centervention offers online programs and supplemental lessons that improve social and emotional skills for students. Read more
Sift Media is leveraging advanced AI and machine learning algorithms to hyper-target app install ads for its clients. Read more
The Internet Music Video Database (IMVDb) lets you discover new music through music videos. We take the disorganized world of online music videos and make it easy to find the videos you love from your favorite artists as well as new music to discover through music videos. Read more
ServiceTrade offers mobile and web apps for maintenance businesses to deliver more service calls and connect with their customers. Read more
PublicInput is a community engagement software for government. Read more
We are behind some of the most exciting technology in business today! With a nationwide VoIP network, we power leading brands changing the way people communicate, connect and do business. Crave innovation? We live for it. Our newest offering, Republic Wireless, is the nation's first wifi-based cell phone. Thanks to a team of skilled engineers, developers and marketers, we launched Republic to unprecedented national attention. Want to be inspired by a team of creative, passionate people? You've come to the right place. We've got a vibrant culture with some of the brightest minds in business. We're 350+ strong with experts in software engineering, development architecture, finance, analytics, R&D, sales, marketing and more.  Read more
Brands, publishers, advertisers, video studios, web companies, media and design houses needing to place marketing and online content into the market needed a way for creative departments to receive request, manage production and, as content was designed, provide review and approval prior to online and offline release to market. InMotion delivers a SaaS solution that moves the process into the browser and accelerates time to market on campaigns and media assets. Read more
Capstone Event Group is an operator of sports marketing and event management service for hosting marathon and half marathon events. Read more
Ruzuku is disrupting the $11B self-improvement industry with online courses. We allow passionate experts -- like authors, professional speakers, executive coaches, bloggers, and consultants -- to monetize their expertise online. For example, take Jenny Blake. She was successful in HR at Google (running career development workshops and coaching), but wanted to work for herself. She has created online courses (like "Design Your Life") priced at $97 - $400 and earned over $40K on our platform. Read more
Photofy is a digital content creation platform that empowers collaborative content creation for individual and enterprise use. Read more
Zogo Finance is a white-label mobile banking application for financial institutions and for parents and teens. Read more
Myxx is a shoppable marketing platform based on a proprietary personalized List-to-Cart technology with real-time store sales lift analytics Read more
TopCourt is a startup that builds an online platform for tennis instruction. Read more
M&F Bank is an independent bank committed to meeting the financial service needs of the communities they serve. Read more
The Adwerx platform allows firms to automate digital advertising, including Real Estate, Mortgage, Insurance, Finance and other verticals. Read more
iScribes is a technology company that provides physicians with mobile apps and wearable technology. Read more
Liine is a mobile application platform that specializes in voice analytics, performance management, and call analytics. Read more
ProcessMaker Inc. is the developer of the ProcessMaker Workflow & BPM software suite. Read more
Hip eCommerce manages and develops online marketplaces for collectibles, including stamps, postcards, and comic books. Read more
LoanWell is a B2B fintech platform modernizing community lending to enable equitable access to affordable capital for all. Read more
We help physician practices and hospitals put down the phone and see more patients. Our automated medical interview turns a 15 minute phone call into a 1 minute review. A typical, mid-sized hospital can turn turn 25,000+ hours of unreimbursed and lost time into $800K revenue. Read more
Feedtrail empowers healthcare organizations to deliver experiences that are exceptional, human-centered, and profitable. Read more
The Royalty Exchange is the world’s first online platform for buying and selling royalties from music, movies, books, TV shows, solar energy, patents, trademarks and pharmaceuticals in a transparent and efficient marketplace. Created for investors, sellers and fans, The Royalty Exchange provides a completely transparent and efficient auction marketplace environment for the community to buy and sell these unique alternative investments. Read more
Matchwell is a cloud-based marketplace that matches healthcare facilities with clinicians. Read more
Virtue Labs is a haircare brand that offers Alpha Keratin 60ku, a human protein born from regenerative medicine. Read more
Vital Plan provides supplements and lifestyle advice for individuals to live healthier and happier. Read more
FoodLogiQ provides a food traceability, food safety, food sustainability, and supply chain transparency software. Read more
FokusLabs creates cutting-edge smart wearables that leverage vibration technology to increase focus and productivity. Read more
Teamworks is a communication and operations platform for athletic organizations. Read more
CloudFuze is building a universal platform, which connects to any cloud from any device from any location. This unified access to all cloud files from all devices allows easy file access, sharing and collaboration. Currently, CloudFuze can connect to major cloud storage providers like Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, SugarSync and FTP from Windows Desktop, Android devices and Web. It also allows users to seamlessly connect cloud storage accounts from multiple providers along with multiple accounts from each provider. This unique and highly beneficial feature allows users to consolidate all their cloud accounts and manage all their cloud files from one application. There are several key features in the works as well. These features include adding access to additional cloud storage providers, an iOS App, auditing and security functionality.  Read more
Levitate helps relationship-based businesses keep in touch with clients, prospects, and referral sources. Read more
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