Top Charlotte Tech Companies

Top Charlotte Tech Companies

When people think of the tech scene in North Carolina, they often think of the famed Research Triangle, including tech companies in Raleigh-Durham and Winston-Salem, and the famed research universities located nearby. More recently though, it’s the Charlotte tech scene that’s drawing all of the buzz, as North Carolina’s largest city has staked a claim to becoming the newest tech hub in the Tarheel state. Want to learn about job opportunities in Charlotte? Sign up for Powderkeg to connect with the hottest startups and tech companies in Charlotte.
Top Charlotte Tech Companies

Top Tech Companies in Charlotte

These are some of the top startups in Charlotte based on employee count, size, profile completeness, and funding.
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Charlotte Startups by Funding Amount

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RapidOps Inc
Charlotte - Rapidops Inc. is a technology, transformation, and analytics company. We help clients design, engineer, and launch advanced digital products and platforms that enable them to thrive and achieve more for their customers. Since 2008, our team has delivered thousands of projects and hundreds of digital products that are touching millions of lives daily, solving tough problems, and changing the way people live, work, and engage. We operate in retail, manufacturing & supply chain, healthcare, and technology industries. We are working with companies like Dassault Systems, Kroger, Harris Teeter, BigCommerce, and Tresata. We have also launched our own digital platforms like Salesmate.io, used by thousands of businesses across the globe. We can translate your vision, challenges, and ideas into market-leading digital products in record time. Due to our end-to-end and cross-functional expertise in strategy, design, engineering, analytics, AI/ML, IoT, and DevOps, we are a partner of choice to discover and monetize new digital and data opportunities of any size, shape, or scale. Rapidops is recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the USA and has featured in the prestigious Inc. 5000 list for 2019 and 2020. It also ranked as the 5th fastest growing company in Charlotte by Business Journal. Reach out to us to discover and monetize your digital opportunities, or connect with us to stay updated with digital trends and powerful insights.
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Tresata
Charlotte - Tresata develops software platform for real-time customer intelligence management. Its software enables businesses to monetize customer data by collecting, curating, computing, and converting it to customer intelligence across all existing and growing data assets and at a segment of one. Tresata's products include OPTIMUS, TREK, TREE, ORION, and PUMPD. It offers products for identity intelligence, marketing intelligence, risk intelligence, and fraud intelligence. Abhishek Virendra Mehta and Richard Morris founded it in 2011, with its headquarters in Charlotte in North Carolina.
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AvidXchange
Charlotte - AvidXchange is the industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes for mid-market businesses. Founded in the year 2000, AvidXchange processes over $140 billion transactions annually across its network of more than 680,000 suppliers, transforming the way 6,000 customers in North America pay their bills. AvidXchange is distinguished as a global fintech unicorn and one of the fastest growing technology companies in the U.S. with 1,500 employees supporting customers across seven office locations.
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Sitehands
Charlotte - Sitehands is a provider of information technology field services through a unique two-sided platform which provides orchestration and simplification with end-to-end accountability and continuous optimization. The company's on-demand technology platform can easily scale to offer all types of the hands-on information technology field, work at virtually any location, seamlessly connecting customers and technicians via simplified interactions, enabling the enterprises an enhanced delivery model that standardizes processes and reduces costs, unlike traditional services that are inefficient and reliant on long-term onerous contracts and fees.
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CommScope
Hickory - CommScope Enterprise Solutions, a division of CommScope, Inc., offers a complete portfolio of network infrastructure solutions that enable enterprise customers, regardless of size, industry or IT budget, to take advantage of business and technology opportunities. The division's SYSTIMAX® and Uniprise® product lines offer voice, data, video and converged solutions ranging from mission-critical, high-bandwidth and emerging applications to applications that demand unrelenting reliability and quality for everyday needs. Backed by CommScope Labs, the product lines are delivered through a global channel network of industry-leading BusinessPartners and distributors, ensuring a consistent and high-level of service and support worldwide. CommScope, Inc., concentrates on developing and providing infrastructure solutions for communication networks. Its Andrew Wireless Solutions™ brand specializes in radio frequency subsystem solutions for wireless networks. Through its SYSTIMAX® and Uniprise® brands, CommScope focuses on network infrastructure solutions, delivering a complete end-to-end physical layer solution, including cables and connectivity, enclosures, intelligent software and network design services for business enterprise applications. The company is also a manufacturer of coaxial cable for broadband cable television networks and one of the leading North American providers of environmentally secure cabinets for DSL and FTTN applications.
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Stratifyd
Charlotte - Stratifyd is an AI-powered analytics platform that is built around the customer feedback loop to enable enterprise companies to transform structured and unstructured human textual data found in call center platforms, surveys, product reviews, CRM systems, and interactive chat sessions and other omnichannel sources into immediately actionable insights. This allows the business to take action of insights from any customer feedback or data set. These insights will lead to increased customer retention, improved products and services, and increased revenue. It was founded in 2015 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Red Ventures
Fort Mill - Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com.
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SmartSky Networks
Morrisville - SmartSky Networks develops 4G air-to-ground broadband connectivity and communication systems. The company takes advantage of patented spectrum reuse, advanced beamforming technologies, and 60 MHz of spectrum for significantly enhanced connectivity. It will transform aviation through the deployment of disruptive communications technologies. SmartSky's network uniquely enables a productive experience in the air similar to on the ground, including an unmatched capacity for data transmissions both to and from the aircraft. This real-time, low latency, bidirectional data link makes SmartSky the best in-flight user experience, and a key enabler for the new and enhanced apps, services, and hardware. SmartSky Networks, LLC was formerly known as Jetpool Ventures, LLC. SmartSky Networks, LLC was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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nCino
Wilmington - NCino offers a cloud-based bank operating system created by bankers for bankers. The system helps increase profitability, productivity gains, regulatory compliance, and operational transparency at all organizational levels as well as across all lines of business. Following a process structure similar to a bank’s loan accounting system, the bank operating system offers combined services through its business process management, loan lifecycle, business intelligence, and document management solutions.
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Duke Energy
Charlotte - Duke Energy is one of the largest energy holding companies in the United States. Its Electric Utilities and Infrastructure business unit serves approximately 7.5 million customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest.
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Passport
Charlotte - Passport is a cloud tech startup that delivers intelligent data to its customers. Passport transforms mobility management with a single platform to help create an open parking ecosystem. The company's goal is to help cities bring payments into apps users already have on hand while providing management and reporting tools, creating an easy-to-manage and efficient mobility operation for the future. Passport is backed by a group of investors, including Bain Capital Ventures, Grotech Ventures, MK Capital, and Relevance Capital. It was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Charlotte's Tech Community

Why is it that the Charlotte tech community is making such an impact and attracting talent from both coasts?
Lists of the best companies to work for in Charlotte include some familiar and traditional corporate names, but tech companies in Charlotte have been climbing the list over the past few years. Founders and tech aficionados often cite the business-friendly environment in the city, which combines a strong corporate foundation with rapidly growing city neighborhoods and suburbs that offer some great places to live and raise a family. One specific name that is often cited as part of the city’s tech rise is Ascend Charlotte - a leader among edtech companies in Charlotte helping to evolve education toward meeting the needs of a 21st century workforce.

Biggest Tech Companies in Charlotte

Here are some of the biggest tech companies in Charlotte by employee count.
Red Ventures
Fort Mill - Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com.
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CommScope
Hickory - CommScope Enterprise Solutions, a division of CommScope, Inc., offers a complete portfolio of network infrastructure solutions that enable enterprise customers, regardless of size, industry or IT budget, to take advantage of business and technology opportunities. The division's SYSTIMAX® and Uniprise® product lines offer voice, data, video and converged solutions ranging from mission-critical, high-bandwidth and emerging applications to applications that demand unrelenting reliability and quality for everyday needs. Backed by CommScope Labs, the product lines are delivered through a global channel network of industry-leading BusinessPartners and distributors, ensuring a consistent and high-level of service and support worldwide. CommScope, Inc., concentrates on developing and providing infrastructure solutions for communication networks. Its Andrew Wireless Solutions™ brand specializes in radio frequency subsystem solutions for wireless networks. Through its SYSTIMAX® and Uniprise® brands, CommScope focuses on network infrastructure solutions, delivering a complete end-to-end physical layer solution, including cables and connectivity, enclosures, intelligent software and network design services for business enterprise applications. The company is also a manufacturer of coaxial cable for broadband cable television networks and one of the leading North American providers of environmentally secure cabinets for DSL and FTTN applications.
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Brighthouse Financial
Charlotte - Brighthouse Financial offers annuities and life insurance that help protect what people have earned and ensure it lasts. The company is built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which enables it to provide the value the customers deserve. The company has over $200 billion in total assets, more than 2 million customers, and approximately 2.5 million annuity contracts and insurance policies in force. Brighthouse Financial is the brand name for Brighthouse Life Insurance Company, Brighthouse Life Insurance Company of NY, and New England Life Insurance Company. Brighthouse Financial was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Printful
Printful is an on-demand printing and warehousing company that helps brands scale their businesses without inventory risks.
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Lendingtree
Charlotte - LendingTree, LLC is an online lending exchange, providing a marketplace that connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business. LendingTree provides access to lenders offering mortgages and refinance loans, home equity loans/lines of credit, auto loans, personal loans and credit cards. Launched in 1998 with headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., LendingTree also owns and operates LendingTree Loans sm, GetSmart.com, and HomeLoanCenter.com. LendingTree, LLC is a subsidiary of Tree.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE).
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Honeywell
Charlotte - Honeywell International is a technology and manufacturing company that offers energy, safety, and security solutions and technologies. It offers aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; specialty chemicals; electronic and advanced materials; process technology for refining and petrochemicals; and energy efficient products and solutions. The company offers energy efficiency benefits across four industry sectors: transportation, commercial buildings, industrial, and residential. Its safety technologies focus on emergency management, flights, and workplace. It offers security and control technologies for industrial, defense, and residential purposes. Honeywell International’s offerings are categorized as consumer and home; aerospace and defense; safety and security; buildings, construction, and maintenance; scanning and mobile productivity; industrial process control; efficiency, energy, and utilities; automotive and transportation; oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, and biofuels; healthcare and medical; chemicals, specialty materials, and fertilizers; manufacturing; and fire protection and first responder. Honeywell International was founded in 1906 and is based in Morristown, New Jersey.
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nCino
Wilmington - NCino offers a cloud-based bank operating system created by bankers for bankers. The system helps increase profitability, productivity gains, regulatory compliance, and operational transparency at all organizational levels as well as across all lines of business. Following a process structure similar to a bank’s loan accounting system, the bank operating system offers combined services through its business process management, loan lifecycle, business intelligence, and document management solutions.
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AvidXchange
Charlotte - AvidXchange is the industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes for mid-market businesses. Founded in the year 2000, AvidXchange processes over $140 billion transactions annually across its network of more than 680,000 suppliers, transforming the way 6,000 customers in North America pay their bills. AvidXchange is distinguished as a global fintech unicorn and one of the fastest growing technology companies in the U.S. with 1,500 employees supporting customers across seven office locations.
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Duke Energy
Charlotte - Duke Energy is one of the largest energy holding companies in the United States. Its Electric Utilities and Infrastructure business unit serves approximately 7.5 million customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest.
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Bank of America
Charlotte - Bank of America is a financial institution, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk management products and services. They serve approximately 51 million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 5,300 retail banking offices and approximately 16,350 ATMs and award-winning online banking with 30 million active users and more than 13 million mobile users. It offers industry-leading support to approximately 3 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations in more than 40 countries. Bank of America is a wealth management company specializing in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions, and individuals around the world. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. It was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.
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Lowe's
Mooresville - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 20 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2020 sales of nearly $90 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com.
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Tech in Charlotte's Suburbs

The good news for anyone looking for startup jobs in Charlotte is that the variety of opportunities should only continue to grow over the coming years. As more and more exciting startups founded in the city like AvidXchange and Stratifyd continue to pave the way and prove the value of the city for nurturing new ideas, more and more startup founders and investors are likely to follow in their footsteps. The city promises to be a major destination for the startup industry in the years ahead.

Top Companies Hiring in Charlotte

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