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5 Successful Startups in Durham

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Have you ever wondered who is on the list of companies with the highest growth rates in Durham?

You’re not alone.

There are hundreds of companies founded there, and it can be difficult to keep track of them all.

We've decided to take a deep dive and put together a list containing 5 fast-growing startups in Durham that have top-tier venture capital funding.


5 Startups in Durham

1) Spoonflower

1) Spoonflower

Spoonflower is an online fabric and textile design community that offers custom fabric, wallpaper, gift wrap, and decal printing.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Gart Davis, Stephen Fraser
  • Industries: Art, E-Commerce, Handmade, Internet
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $25,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

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2) ArchiveSocial

2) ArchiveSocial

For government entities and school districts to be compliant and risk-free, ArchiveSocial is the premier social media archiving solution.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Anil Chawla
  • Industries: Enterprise Software, GovTech, Social Media
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $55,195,970
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

3) Baebies

3) Baebies

Baebies is a company that creates newborn screening and pediatric testing products.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Richard West, Vamsee Pamula
  • Industries: Hospital, Medical, Medical Device
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $70,378,660
  • Number of funding rounds: 9
  • Number of investors: 11

You can find their website here.

4) Spreedly

4) Spreedly

Spreedly is a cloud-based payment platform that enables businesses to operate with several payment gateways at the same time.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Alexander Kohlhofer, Duff O'Melia, John Carlin, Justin Benson, Nathaniel Talbott
  • Industries: E-Commerce, FinTech, Mobile Payments, Payments, SaaS
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $81,070,370
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

5) BIOMILQ

5) BIOMILQ

We're on a mission to give the next generation every chance to succeed by promoting human produced breastmilk as a source of baby nourishment.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Leila Strickland, Michelle Egger
  • Industries: AgTech, Biotechnology, Food and Beverage
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $3,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

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