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Finalists announced for statewide technology awards

Sep 13, 2023 02:26PM ● By WNC Business
RALEIGH – Finalists for the NC TECH Awards, North Carolina's statewide technology awards program, have been announced by the North Carolina Technology Association. This awards program recognizes companies, organizations and individuals for their achievement, innovation and leadership throughout the year.
After a nomination period earlier this year, finalists and winners were chosen in a two-stage review process, led by the accounting firm Cherry Bekaert, in partnership with an independent selection committee. The awards process culminates with the NC TECH Awards on November 1, 2023 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  Winners will be announced during the event.  
The 2023 NC TECH Awards Selection Committee was made up of representatives from: 
Business North Carolina
Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED)
NEW (Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington)
Piedmont Triad Partnership
UNC Wilmington Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Venture Asheville
Wake County Economic Development
Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
Winston Salem Chamber of Commerce

Finalists for the Technology Corporate Awards and the Use of Technology Awards are below. Find out which companies were chosen for each category here.

374Water • Ablr • Active Defender • Aligned Technology Group • Apiture • Asensus Surgical • Athian • Bandwidth. • Benekiva • BlueRecruit • Boreas Monitoring Solutions • Brightly Software • Circ • Clinetic • CliniSpan Health • commercetools • DebtBook • Element451 • Enact Mortgage Insurance • Equity Shift • FemHealth Insights • Flexential • FlexGen • Givebacks • inStryde • isolved • Jackrabbit Technologies • Kramden Institute • Launch Labs • Leantime • Level • Levitate • Local Catch • MCNC • Mecklenburg County Finance • Medicom Technologies • MetLife • MyMatR • NC Department of Information Technology • NALA Membranes • NC Department of Administration - Division of Purchase & Contract • Ndustrial • Netsertive • North Carolina Community College System • Ohanafy • One Source • OpiAID • Pairwise • Pendo • Peoplelogic • PetScreening • Premier • ProcessMaker • Pro-ficiency • PRTI • Quinsite • Railinc • Rapid Strategy • RapidScale • RealResponse • Relias • Rownd • SAS • Social Cascade  • SoftPro • Stern Security • TARGAN • Tego • The Diversity Movement • The Moye Group • Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions • TRAKID • TransImpact • TSV Analytics • UNC Health • Vantaca • Wake County, NC

“We have another great class of finalists this year from across the state, so we expect an exciting celebration of North Carolina’s vibrant and growing tech sector,” said Brooks Raiford, President and CEO of NC TECH.

“We’re proud to be long-time supporters of the NC TECH Awards, as they recognize the outstanding contributions many companies have made to North Carolina’s technology ecosystem. This year’s finalists have helped to grow and improve our community at large through innovation, job expansion and philanthropic efforts. We congratulate each finalist and celebrate in their success!” said Megan Hutchinson, CPA – Partner at Cherry Bekaert.
Individual award winners will be announced later this month. More information on the awards can be found at the NC TECH Awards event page.
About NC TECH:
NC TECH is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the voice of the technology industry in North Carolina. NC TECH’s mission is to foster growth and champion innovation in North Carolina’s tech sector, while providing a voice for the tech community. NC TECH’s membership includes close to 600 member companies, organizations, and institutions employing more than 200,000 workers in North Carolina. For more information, visit