PetScreening Named Business Impact SMB Winner at CATC Blue Diamond Awards

    Charlotte area PropTech company given top honors in the Business Impact SMB category in the 2020 Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative’s Blue Diamond Awards

    Charlotte, NC — October 7, 2020 — PetScreening announced today that it has been named the Business Impact SMB winner in the 2020 Blue Diamond Awards. This annual award recognizes an individual small-to-medium business company (1 to 999 employees) within the Greater Charlotte region that achieves the greatest business impact via the deployment and use of nominated information technology solutions.

    For more than 30 years, the Blue Diamond Awards, presented by the Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative (CATC), have recognized Charlotte’s best in technology achievement. The CATC panel of judges, which selects The Blue Diamond Award winners, is comprised of industry technology and business executives. This year’s ceremony included nine award categories representing exceptional technology innovation and talent in the Greater Charlotte region.

    PetScreening is a NC-based technology startup that was launched in the Greater Charlotte region in 2017 and blends technology across real estate (PropTech) and pets (PetTech). The company developed a unique and proprietary housing-related risk screening process for household pets and their owners as well as a review process to help validate reasonable accommodation requests for assistance animals (service/emotional support/companion/etc.). A first-to-market solution for the rental housing industry, PetScreening serves 1.6 million rentals nationwide.

    “Thank you to the CATC and their sponsors for recognizing PetScreening in the Business Impact SMB category,” says John Bradford, CEO and founder at PetScreening. “It’s exciting to be a part of Charlotte’s growing tech community, and we’re honored to be named alongside all of this year’s Blue Diamond Awards nominees, finalists and winners.”

    PetScreening and eight other category winners were announced by various Charlotte business and technology leaders on October 6, 2020, at the virtual Blue Diamond Awards Celebration.

    A full list of the Blue Diamond Award nominees and winners can be found at

    About PetScreening

    PetScreening™ helps housing providers manage residents' pets and assistance animals digitally while generating opportunities for pet-related revenue. The virtual screening platform standardizes risk-assessment for household pets by providing a digital Pet Profile and FIDO Score for each pet screened. PetScreening streamlines the assistance animal accommodation request review process while following HUD guidelines, and it helps limit unauthorized pets. For more information, visit

    About the Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative

    The CATC, a 501(c)(3) organization, unites businesses, education, economic development, and community organizations to inspire, advance, and connect an inclusive technology talent pipeline. Proceeds from the annual Blue Diamond Awards Celebration support programs for students in grades 6 -12 and higher education, women in tech, and community collaboration.