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D E T A I L E D B L O C K
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Detailed Block is a Charlotte-based technology news site.
While aggregating news and events, it also releases a report
about progress in Charlotte's high-growth tech community.
This startup report provides an overview of the startup
landscape and includes the latest industry metrics and
WHAT IS DETAILED BLOCK’S DEFINITION OF A HIGH-GROWTH
We classify a company as a high-growth startup if it aims to grow
quickly (at least 20% each year), has a large addressable market (TAM
of at least $100M), geographically agnostic and participates in the use
of and development of technology.
This page includes a listing of changes in the high-growth startups in
Charlotte. Discover the newest startups and find out which have
recently shut down.
What are the most popular industries in Charlotte’s startup
community? We’ve categorized each startup to give a macro-level
view of what industries Charlotte startups are pursuing.
LAUNCH YEAR COMPOSITION
Are the startups newer or older? Check out when they were launched.
Find out how much aggregate funding Charlotte startups have raised
in past quarters and years. See which fund raises were the largest
THE STARTUP REPORT
9 Launched6 Shuttered
Podanize -> PodKeeper
PassportParking -> Passport
See the companies at DetailedBlock.com
Top 7 Industries
6 Big Data
The top business model is Software as a Service at 19. The
second largest business model is providing a service through
mobile at 17 companies using that approach.
Launch Year Composition
5 2010, 2000
4 2009, 2008
The large number of recent companies is more of a reflection
of the companies who have connected to the startup scene.
There are a large number of tech companies who have not
connected to the newest crop of founders.
Q1: $3.8 M
Q2: $15.7 M
Q4: $7.8 M
Q3: $2 M
2012 2013 2014
TOP 3 OF 2014
AvidXchange - $10M
SmartSky Networks - $8.3M
T1Visions - $3.8M