The 10 Coolest Startups of 2014 (So Far)


Luminal

CEO: Josh Stella

Luminal is a startup looking to address security and control in the cloud through DevOps. Its Luminal Conductor helps address the deficiencies and vulnerabilities in the way computing is normally architected. Instead, Luminal is working to use the cloud, starting with Amazon Web Services, to their advantage to give control, cost efficiency and security to their clients. Earlier this year, the company won $3.8 million in Series A venture capital funding from Core Capital Partners, Maryland Venture Fund and New Enterprise Associates to continue to grow its engineering staff.