44 Promising Enterprise Startups to Stake Your Career on In 2019

NPM: a package manager and a computer command

NPM: a package manager and a computer command

NPM CEO Isaac Schlueter

 NPM

Valuation: $48 million
Total raised to date: $18.6 million
Year founded: 2014
HQ: Oakland, CA

What it does: NPM manages Node.js, which is one of the world’s largest software registries and helps JavaScript developers easily share chunks of code.

Why it’s hot: This year, DevOps, which combines development and operations, is a huge jackpot for investors. NPM is one of these startups that has been benefiting from this boom, and in just the last four years, it has already raised almost $19 million.

Kolide: a unique way to protect Macs and PCs from hackers

Kolide: a unique way to protect Macs and PCs from hackers

Kolide cofounders Mike Arpaia, Jason Meller, and Zachary Wasserman

 Kolide

Valuation: $32 million
Total raised to date: $9.6 million
Year founded: 2016
HQ: Somerville, MA

What it does: Kolide is a cloud service that analyzes a company’s Macs and PCs to find problems with devices — everything from security issues to repair needs — and suggests fixes.

Why it’s hot: This startup was launched by the creators of a popular open source project called osquery developed inside Facebook that helps protect Macs, Windows and Linux computers from hackers.

Prev4 of 23Next