Eight Charlotte-area companies were named finalists in various categories of the North Carolina Technology Association’s yearly grants.
Almost 60 finalists were chosen through a two-stage survey procedure coming full circle in 11 categories between the Technology Corporate Awards and the Use of Technology Awards. Those categories include: Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Software, Best Tech Company to Work, Industry Driven, Private Company, Analytics, Innovative Product/Solution, Tech for Good, Digital Transformation and Public Sector Project.
This is AvidXchange Inc’s. second successive year as a finalist. The computerized payments company was designated in the Software category.
“As more tech businesses look to make a home in N.C., AvidXchange prides itself on setting an example of how to invest in not just customers and teammates, but also the communities where we work and live,” said Michael Praeger, fellow benefactor and CEO, in an announcement.
AvidXchange keeps on observing touchy development in this market and across the nation, including many workers in the most recent year. The company is developing a second working at its base camp only north of uptown, as a major aspect of a $41 million extension venture that is relied upon to make in excess of 1,220 employments in the following five years.
Passport, a mobile parking payments company, is another quickly developing firm in Charlotte competing for the honor in the Software category.
Bob Youakim, CEO at Passport, said in an explanation that it is a respect to be perceived among the state’s best tech companies.
“These companies are attracting so much talent to the state and creating innovation that is transforming our world. It is an incredible time for companies and at Passport, we are grateful every day that we have the opportunity to create technology that improves community interactions and the way cities operate,” Youakim said.
Financial-services powerhouse Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) is a finalist in the Digital Transformation category for its work in structure out an inward cloud — some portion of a system that started in 2012. The Charlotte-based bank intends to have 80% of its infrastructure moved over to its own cloud storage before the year’s over.
NC TECH additionally praises a rundown of the Top 10 Startups to Watch. Petscreening.com, a Cornelius-based help that makes pet profiles for rental property managers, speaks to the Queen City on the current year’s new companies list.
Different finalists include:
RadixBay: Charlotte-based business IT counseling firm — finalist for Best Tech Company to Work classification; a 2018 finalist for Corporate Impact classification
Corvid Cyberdefense: Davidson-based cybersecurity supplier — finalist for Cybersecurity classification
DealCloud: Charlotte-based M&A software company procured by Intapp Inc. in August 2018 — finalist for Industry Driven classification
ROVE: Charlotte-based IT services supplier — finalist for Private Company classification; on a year ago’s 10 Startups to Watch list
Winners will be respected at an honors gala at the Raleigh Convention Center on Nov. 21. Individual honor winners for titles, for example, Tech Executive of the Year or Tech Woman of the Year will be announced one week from now.