10 Hottest Cloud Computing Startups

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Cloud computing is enabling companies large and small to compete with each other by providing open access to computer system resources. This is especially true for data storage and computer computing power, and companies who take advantage of these resources will be positioned to succeed over the next few years.

Here are the top cloud computing startups you should watch out for and how they are using cloud computing to create a more even playing field for companies of any size.

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Top Cloud Computing Companies

Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve rounded up the most exciting cloud computing startups of 2022 that startup-lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow. 

Disclaimer: With so many exciting startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups that are listed below are not officially ranked and are listed in no particular order.

1. Privacera

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: Series B, $67.3 Million

Privacera is building the world’s first software-as-a-service (SaaS) data governance solution using the open cloud. It allows companies to have data access control, security, and privacy all in one convenient platform. You can still access your data from anywhere in the world but feel at ease with the added security and privacy measures. This platform ensures compliance with regulatory standards while still being available to an entire company.

2. Crusoe Energy

Location: Denver, Colorado
Funding: Series C, $242.5 Million

Crusoe Energy is taking on the overwhelming task of helping gas and oil companies reduce their CO2 usage and is doing so in an innovative way. The company creates mobile data centers that take the wasted energy from gas flaring operations and use it for good. The wasted energy is reapplied to cloud computing platforms to reduce their cost and power needs.

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3. Amperity

Location: Seattle, Washington
Funding: Series D, $187 Million

Information that can be gathered from customers gives companies the best options for how to increase sales and provide a more personalized experience. Amperity leverages artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and cloud computing to create comprehensive 360-degree customer profiles so companies can get more from the same customer.

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4. CleanCloud

Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Funding: Series Unknown, $502,200

The cloud is a continually progressing technology that doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. With all the choices of cloud tech available it’s hard for businesses to understand exactly what could be best for their business. CleanCloud uses cloud computing to analyze various cloud infrastructures to determine if there are ways to optimize the services that are being used to save more money.

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5. WireWheel

Location: Arlington, Virginia
Funding: Series B, $43.7 Million

As the cloud continues to grow, so does the number of regulations that are implemented by local governments and organizations. To keep up with the never-ending changes, WireWheel has created a cloud computing company that focuses on data privacy management. The company ensures that a business is following regulatory standards with cloud assets.

6. Lightspin

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Funding: Series A, $20 Million

There will never be a shortage of security companies, and Lightspin has found a way to protect people from cloud attacks. Their cloud security tool uses graph-based predictions to map attack paths and threats to prevent any malicious intent from hackers. They also help companies prioritize which threats need primary focus by including a risk scale with their service.

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7. Ori Industries

Location: London, United Kingdom
Funding: Series Unknown, $13 Million

The role of cloud computing is to provide access to multiple resources for a variety of sectors, and Ori Industries is making a name for itself among other startups. The company provides seamless access to computing resources that allow developers to create their own applications autonomously. Businesses are able to run cloud applications anywhere from the cloud to the edge on a single platform.

8. Checkly

Location: Berlin, Germany
Funding: Series A, $12.3 Million

Developers have a notoriously tough time trying to monitor code and systems by themselves, which is why Checkly is perfect. It uses cloud-based computing tools to give developers the control they need to set up, maintain, and scale their monitoring abilities. Developers will be able to automatically detect error traces, take screenshots, and have performance metrics at the tips of their fingers.

9. ADAXIS

Location: Bidart, France
Funding: Pre-Seed, $1.1 Million

ADAXIS is opening up the possibility of increasing revenue streams for any business that currently uses robots. Using cloud computing tools, ADAXIS can turn any client’s robot into a fully functioning 3D printing machine. Through the ADAXIS in-house workflow, robots can start producing 3D metals, plastics, and other materials with ease.

10. Skudu

Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Funding: Series Unknown, Undisclosed

Farming might not be as big as it was generations ago, but new technology is still improving its production, and Skudu is on the frontline. The company aggregates existing farming data using cloud computing to help farmers have access to valuable information that could decrease input costs and implement environment-friendly practices. Skudu has a big presence in South Africa, where it works with over 10,000 farmers.

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