Hockeystick uses a Tags system for startups like yourself to better identify to a potential funder what your company does and what space you operate in.



3D Printing

Companies involved in the process of, or making of, 3D solid objects from a digital file.


Digital advertising and marketing, including personalization, customer engagement, analytics, and marketing platforms.


AgriTech companies use technology in agriculture, horticulture, and aquaculture with the aim of improving yield, efficiency, and profitability.


Development of Augmented Reality (AR) hardware, software, and content development for AR applications. Development of Virutal Reality (VR) hardware, software or content to create a realistic virtual environment.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) describes intelligent computers that can perceive their environment and make decisions to maximize success.


Business to Business (B2B) companies market and provide goods/services directly to other businesses and organizations.


Business to Consumer (B2C) companies market and sell goods/services to the general public.

Big Data & Analytics

Big Data companies and technologies focus on managing data sets too large for traditional database systems. Analytics companies focus on creating value from data by extracting insights to address an organization's business questions.


BioPharma companies research, develop, and produce medicines and drug products which are manufactured using biotechnology and chemical sources.


Cannabis technologies include any companies involved in production, retail distribution, digital media, therapeutics, business solutions, or development of consumer products related to cannabis.


Clean technologies seek to reduce the environmental impact of human activities, or to reduce the amount of natural resources consumed through human activities.

Crypto & Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies are virtual mediums of exchange built upon blockchain technology. Blockchain technologies feature a distributed public database capable of storing decentralized information with no single point of failure/control.


Cybersecurity describes information technology solutions oriented toward user and network security.


DeepTech organizations have the objective of providing technology solutions based on substantial scientific or engineering challenge.These organizations have potential for large scale impact with characteristics of long runway to reach market-ready maturity, and substantial requirement for R&D capital.


e-Commerce companies either facilitate the sale of goods and services online, or seek to sell products online.


Education technologies include software and hardware that enhance teaching practices and improve learning outcomes.

Enterprise Software

Enterprise software companies build technologies to satisfy the needs of corporations and large organizations rather than an individual user.


FinTech describes financial technology companies that facilitate or offer traditional banking services digitally, automate financial processes, or address financial firm's core business needs.


Food technologies include products and services intended to improve consumer's food selection, purchasing and consumption experiences.


Gaming companies develop, manage, or publish technologies used in the gaming industry.


HealthTech companies use technology to provide patients more efficient care with focus on non-clinical settings.


HRTech describes software solutions designed to enhance hiring processes and other HR management operations.


Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a virtual computing infrastructure, provisioned and managed over the Internet.


Insurance technology companies utilize solutions to increase the speed, efficiency, accuracy and convenience of processes across the insurance industry.

Internet of Things

Internet of Things technology describes physical products/solutions embedded with sensors and actuators, and software that uses this sensor data to improve user-experiences or allow for sharing of the data with a network of other devices.


Legal technology companies develop solutions for the purpose of automating, simplifying, or expanding legal workflows.


Logistics technology describes digital and physical solutions and technology to optimize, automate, and improve logistic chains.

Medical Devices

Companies specializing in the development and/or sale of assistive technology, wearable medical devices, and other user-focused healthcare technologies.

Medical Diagnostic Tools

Companies specializing in the development and/or sale of medical diagnostic equipment, biometric sensors, and other devices to assist clinicians in the healthcare process.


Mobile technology companies develop software and solutions for mobile devices.


Nanotechnology companies focus on the research, development, and use of matter on an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular scale.


Platform as a Service (PaaS) companies provide cloud hosted components allowing customers to develop, run, and manage applications with less associated complexity.


Property technology companies develop hardware and software solutions for the management, development, sale and renting of real estate assets.


Regulatory technology companies develop technology that assists in the management and monitoring compliance of regulatory and oversight processes.


Robotics companies design, manufacture, and operate robots for manufacturing and other commercial use.


Software as a Service (SaaS) companies provide cloud hosted products to organizations often on a subscription basis.


Space technology companies provide services, engage in scientific research, and/or develop technology related to spaceflight, satellites, or space exploration.


Travel technology describes software and hardware to optimize, automate, and/or improve steps of tourism and travel processes.


Wearable technology companies develop devices or software to detect, analyze and/or transmit information like exercise, weight, and other metrics about the wearer.

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