Founder: Jon Daggerhart
Site: Efficiency Lab
The Lowdown: Software for the energy sector
Awesomeness: Serves more than 80 percent of the world’s active nuclear plants
Efficiency Lab is an industry leader creating software solutions for some of the largest energy providers, as well as companies like NACCO Industries (NYSE: NC). Efficiency Lab monitors and analyzes massive amounts of data, then designs tools to optimize operational efficiency, safety, and clean energy production for the nuclear, electric and energy transmission industries.