Pittsburgh Technical Council

Start-up of the Year

Start-up of the Year




BlastPoint is high-tech data with a human touch. We create self-serve software solutions for our customers so that even non-experts can have access to insights that would have only been previously achievable with the help of a data scientists.

Our analytics tools help real companies and organizations. Our platform has been used to predict electrical vehicle adoption, make the case that a neighborhood needs an opioid recovery center, find concentrations of ideal customers, and predict who will need help paying their bills. We make personalized predictive models possible for everyone.



Coeo is an independent open data platform for move-in-ready office space.


Four Growersfourgrowers.co

Four Growers, based in Pittsburgh, PA, is a Y Combinator Summer 2018 company dedicated to revolutionizing the agricultural industry through automation. They have raised their rst funding round from prominent angel investors in the Bay area and are also supported by the US government through a USDA grant. They have secured a six- gure contract with a beta customer, achieved millions in letters of intent, and are autonomously harvesting inside greenhouses.


Ikos Holdings Inc.ikoshq.com

Ikos is a property-leasing startup that leverages technology to bridge the gaps between landlords and renters by screening applicants, posting listings, processing applications and giving renters a sense of local flavor.


Maven Machinesmavenmachines.com

Leading transportation operators and logistics companies rely on Maven Machines’ enterprise fleet management and dispatching solutions to make real-time operational decisions that impact their top and bottom lines. The solutions support a wide range of operational models, increasing operational efficiency, compliance, visibility, and control. Operators can rely on these flexible, easy-to-use, and responsive solutions since they leverage modern design, machine learning, work ow automation, advanced analytics, as well as cloud and IoT technologies. Maven ELD and Maven Dispatch are designed, developed, and supported from the company’s headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA. Learn more by visiting mavenmachines.com.


Rapid Flow Technologiesrapidflowtech.com

Rapid Flow Technologies is improving people's lives by using AI (artificial intelligence) to reimagine traffic control. Mobility is critical to economic opportunity and quality of life. We are working every day to improve the mobility experience of all travelers by reducing congestion, emissions, safety incidents, and business inefficiencies.


SHzoom It, LLCShzoom.com

SHzoom is a Pittsburgh based tech firm with a patented electronic repair cost acquisition and crash management system. Under the leadership of entrepreneur, inventor, influential leader, and highly sought-after insurance subject matter expert, Ingrid Cook, they recently launched, SHzoom Fleet, an innovative mobile/web-based repair management system for commercial vehicles.

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