The Internet of Things was top of mind both for investors and startups in 2017, as companies including Cisco and Intel continued to invest in IoT startups spanning industrial IoT, IoT security and other areas.
Many IoT startups have started to realize the importance of partnerships – particularly systems integrator partnerships – in bringing solutions to market, and companies including Pwnie Express and Armis this past year launched new programs aimed at building out their channel programs.
Meanwhile, other startups continued to rake in money through VC funding, which they are putting to use for market research, product development and go-to-market strategies. Following are the 10 coolest IoT startups of 2017.
Get more of CRN's 2017 tech year in review.