NSONE Develops Next-Gen DNS Solution


With $5.8 in VC backing, NSONE takes on Amazon, UltraDNS Startup: NSONE Inc.   What they do: NSONE is developing a next-gen DNS-based advanced traffic management platform that utilizes infrastructure, network, and application data to make intelligent routing decisions in real-time. Headquarters: New York City    CEO: Dr. Kristopher Beevers. Before NSONE, Kris built CDN, cloud, […]

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Startup DataSift Building “Human Data Platform”

Startup DataSift Unlocks Human Data

Backed by $77M of VC funding, startup DataSift seeks to unlock data trapped Facebook and other social networks By Brady Miller-Wakeham Startup: DataSift What they do: DataSift unifies all human data (including social media, news, blogs, videos and more) – real-time and historical – in one place, processing the information, unlocking its meaning, and delivering […]

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Startup50 Relaunch Coming Soon!

Photo credit: Jason Tester

You may have noticed that’s it’s been a few months since we’ve posted new coverage of tech startups here on Startup50. We’ve been busy working on other projects (more on that soon too), and we’ll be relaunching the site, slowly but surely, with new coverage, new features, and even new services. Stay tuned . . […]

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BuildFire’s DIY Mobile App Building Platform for Business


Businesses of all sizes can go mobile quickly and cost-effectively with BuildFire’s DIY Mobile App Development Platform   Startup: BuildFire What they do: Provide an easy-to-use, DIY mobile app building platform. Headquarters: Newport Beach CA Founders: Ian Blair and Nathan Keating, who previously teamed up to found Kaleo Apps. Founded: 2013  Funding: They’re currently backed […]

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Startups Stole the Show at CES 2015

Mercedes F105

If you’ve ever attended CES, you know it’s a zoo. The official numbers haven’t been released yet for this year, but to me (and most everyone I talked to), 2015 felt even busier and more crowded than past years. Last year was itself a circus with more than 160,000 attendees from 140+ countries, wading through […]

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Startup HashiCorp Tames App Delivery Process

DevOps Split

Startup: HashiCorp What they do: Provide software that manages the application delivery process on any infrastructure. Headquarters: San Francisco, CA  CEO: Mitchell Hashimoto. While still in college, this 25-year-old entrepreneur created Vagrant, a tool for building and distributing development environments. Today, Vagrant is used by millions of people worldwide, from individuals to the Fortune 500. […]

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