NC Tech Awards to Recognize Top 10 Startups to Watch

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The NC Tech Awards, North Carolina’s statewide recognition program honoring companies, organizations and individuals for excellence in innovation leadership, has announced this year’s winners of the “Top 10 Startups to Watch” category. In addition to its traditional technology corporate awards, the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is recognizing this group of emerging companies who provide a disruptive or innovative technology and are based in North Carolina.

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Dozens of companies were nominated and an independent selection committee has named the following winners:

·         Adwerx (Durham) –
·         Core Compete (Durham) –
·         Ecomdash (Charlotte) –
·         Koolbridge Solar (Wrightsville Beach) –
·         Pendo (Raleigh) –
· (Raleigh) –
·         Reveal (Raleigh) –
·         Surgilum (Wilmington) –
·         Tiger Eye Sensors (Cary) –
·         Tourpedo (Raleigh) –

“North Carolina has a growing and impressive community of tech entrepreneurs,” said Brooks Raiford, NCTA president & CEO.  “The Gala is a great forum to celebrate the accomplishments of home grown companies that are contributing to North Carolina’s vibrant tech sector.”

The Top 10 Startups to watch will be honored at the NC Tech Awards Gala, being held on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Complete information on the awards program and Gala, including full roster of finalists for all awards, can be found at and on the NCTA blog.

About NCTA
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