Tech Startups

A thriving tech startup ecosystem provides great opportunity to grow jobs and economic stability across North Carolina.  

NC TECH for STARTUPS is a special initiative to support tech startups with targeted benefits around visibility, peer interaction, information referral, and connections.  We recognize that while entrepreneurs are often limited on funds, you need visibility for your company in order to grow.  NC TECH for STARTUPS members receive all the benefits of NC TECH membership, plus added perks tailored to help you start to grow your business, including:

Visibility for Your Company

NC TECH will work to help you gain visibility through our communication channels by featuring your company on our blog, tweeting your news to our followers, and sharing special announcements in our monthly newsletter.

Credibility for Your Company

NC TECH will list your company in our online and printed tech directories, provide opportunities for expert speakers at events/meetings (as available), and can share your white papers or guest columns in our monthly newsletter.

Access to Business Connections for You and Your Company

NC TECH provides in person and virtual venues for you to network with peers, potential customers, and advisors.   

Meet the 2019 "Top 10 Startups to Watch"

Aeva Labs • Allstacks • Auxbus • Green Stream Technologies • Kaleido • PetScreening • Swell Systems • The Climate Service • Threat Sketch • Viibrant

2019 Top 10 Startups

Is there a special membership offer?

Yes!  NC TECH for STARTUPS are eligible for a discounted membership rate of $195 annually.  You must meet the following criteria:

  • Qualify for the NC TECH Technology Member Category.
  • For-profit, headquartered in NC (including greater Charlotte metro/SC), and legally formed within the last 4 years.
  • 20 or fewer employees.

NC TECH for STARTUPS members may renew their membership at the discounted rate until they no longer meet the criteria listed above.


As we all continue to adjust to the “new normal,” NC TECH is committed to keeping North Carolina’s tech community connected and engaged with meaningful offerings. During this time, we will continue to offer virtual programming, jobs information, tech exec polls and additional tools/resources to our members. 

Join this summer (before August 31) to take advantage of the following new member perks below:

  • 14 Months of Membership for the price of 12 Months (value varies)
  • (2) complimentary registrations to your choice of either:
    • The Women in Tech Summit -OR-
    • The NC Tech Awards
  • Meet our New Members Spotlight  - NC TECH will shine some light on our new summer members by offering a member profile, executive spotlight or guest blog in an upcoming monthly newsletter or mid-month update newsletter.
  • Meet our New Members Highlight – NC TECH will welcome you and highlight a post on our social media platforms and virtual community.
  • Get2Know NC TECH Webinar – NC TECH staff will host a online session for your employees to learn all the ways your team can get engaged.
  • Promoter Recognition – NC TECH will include your logo as a ‘Promoter’ for a Signature Event of your choice in 2020, i.e. State of Tech, The Summit for Women in Tech or NC TECH Awards.


If you are a tech startup and have questions about joining NC TECH, contact Emily Young.

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