Seven Wave Companies Named Finalists in the 2020 Startup of the Year Competition

November 9, 2020

The 2020 Startup of the Year competition is November 16 – 18 and this year, 7 of the 100 companies selected for the competition are Wave portfolio companies.

Powered by Established, this prestigious program helps diverse, emerging startups, founder teams, and entrepreneurs push their company to the next level through competition, community, and resources. The competition draws applicants from all over the United States and internationally, making it a must-see event within the innovation community.

Last year, Wave companies Wherewithal and Immertec finished in the Top 5 and this year looks like it will be another strong showing.

Support your Tampa Bay Wave family! Vote for your favorite startup in each category by Nov 18, 2020.


Meet the Finalists

The 2020 Wave finalists are:
The 2019 Wave finalists were:
  • 180byTwo
  • Fruutfull (top 5)
  • GuestBox
  • Hoy Health
  • Immertec (2nd place)
  • InEvent
  • NeuroFlow (top 15)
  • SafetyPIN
  • Verapy
  • Exiom
  • Fetefully*
Previous Wave participants include:
  • Knack
  • PikMyKid
  • OpticSurg


*Fetefully is a current Wave company but was not a Wave company in 2019.