DigitalOcean, a global cloud provider delivering its services to developers, has been selected as one of the 100 most exciting startups in New York City. The company was has been chosen by a panel of 40 judges, including investors, media representatives, established entrepreneurs and other insiders.
Founded in 2011, DigitalOcean’s mission is to simplify the complexities of cloud infrastructure by offering one “simple and robust” platform for developers to easily launch and scale their applications.
“It’s an honor to be named one of the most exciting startups in NYC,” said Ben Uretsky, Co-Founder and CEO of DigitalOcean. “From our humble beginnings with five co-founders starting in 2011 to becoming the #1 cloud for developers in a short 5 years, it has been an incredible journey. I’m proud of all that our teams have been able to accomplish and look forward to a very exciting 2017 with multiple products and features coming to market.”
DigitalOcean has become the second largest and one of the fastest growing clouds platforms in the total number of public facing apps and websites, according to Netcraft.
This is the latest in a series of accolades for DigitalOcean. Earlier this year, DigitalOcean was named to the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the world’s top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution, InformationWeek’s list of the 25 cloud vendors to watch and Wealthfront’s annual list of career-launching companies.