44 Promising Enterprise Startups to Stake Your Career on In 2019

BigID: help for GDPR

BigID: help for GDPR

BigID CEO Dimitri Sirota

 BigID

Valuation: $26.06 million
Total raised to date: $46.16 million
Year founded: 2015
HQ: New York

What it does: BigID offers a way for companies to find and identify their most sensitive data.

Why it’s hot: Data privacy software became a hot category after European GDPR data privacy rules were mandated in May. This helped the company raise $30 million this year from investors like Scale Venture Partners and the investment arms of Comcast and SAP. Founder and CEO, Dimitri Sirota, also sold his previous security startup to CA in 2013.

Paladin: Mark Cuban-backed startup helps lawyers do pro bono work

Paladin: Mark Cuban-backed startup helps lawyers do pro bono work

Investor Mark Cuban with Paladin co-founders Felicity Conrad (center) and Kristen Sonday

 Jin S. Lee/Business Insider

Valuation: $14.35 million
Total raised to date: $3.76 million
Year founded: 2015
HQ: New York

What it does: Paladin is a case management system specifically designed for lawyer’s pro bono work.

Why it’s hot: This Mark Cuban- backed startup is helping companies with a wave of social activism and it’s already landed a bunch of marquee customers like Lyft and Verizon, helping corporate lawyers volunteer their time to work on a range of issues from family separation to environment.

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