Ocean Springs, Miss.
CEO: Chris Cope
Mississippi may not be a high-tech haven, but just outside of Biloxi in Ocean Springs is SlimWare Utilities, a provider of community-driven and crowd-sourced software and services designed to clean, repair, update and optimize PCs. SlimWare was founded in 2009 on the premise that "cloud computing and crowd-sourced applications will revolutionize the performance of personal computers." With that in mind, SlimWare Utilities offers downloadable software and services that let users tidy up and update their machines with its trio of flagship products: SlimComputer, SlimCleaner and SlimDrivers.