20 Odd Tech Startup Names And The Real Stories Behind Them


Tintri

CEO: Kieran Harty

Headquarters: Mountain View, Calif.

Storage virtualization vendor Tintri gets its name from the Gaelic word for "lightning" -- which is meant to signify the speed and performance its software delivers in virtualized environments. Tintri CEO and co-founder Kieran Harty is himself Irish, and his wife came up with the name, he told CRN.