Top 50 Tech Startups – 2020

The startup culture has disrupted industries all over the world. Be it healthcare or IT, compliance or supply chain, with new-fangled ideas and out-of-the-box technologies, startups have added new dimensions across verticals. First, startups have heavily adopted sophisticated technologies like IoT, AI, big data, machine learning, and others to bring cutting-edge solutions to the table. Fully acclimatizing to cloud computing, several startups can streamline their businesses and establish a steady connection between Internet-based tools and business workflows. Besides, by harnessing the benefits of AI, startups today can provide enhanced and faster service to their customers. Also, AI-based chatbots facilitate startups to continually communicate with customers, organize their data, and update/ track each sale’s progress. By utilizing machine learning and big data-based predictive analytics, startups are now collecting customer information and developing insights to grow their audience base.

Keeping in mind such drastic transitions, we have compiled this issue of CIOReview to assist companies in finding accomplished tech startups to help them navigate the technology realm. In this edition, we have listed the 50 Most Promising Tech Startups – 2020 to highlight the enterprises that can escalate your growth chances. Equipped with innovative technological capabilities, these enlisted tech startups transform industry domains paradigm at the cloverleaf of various disruptive technologies. The magazine comprises insights from subject matter experts, CIOs, and CXOs in the tech startup sector on the latest industry trends, best practices, recent innovations and highlights their expertise. We hope this issue of CIOReview helps you build the partnership you and your organization need to foster an environment driven by robust and efficient technology.

We present to you CIOReview’s “50 Most Promising Tech Startups – 2020”

Top Tech Startups

Cachengo is revolutionizing the storage market with smart storage solutions for the edge offering low power consumption

Affinivax

Affinivax

Affinivax is a clinical stage biotechnology company with a next generation Multiple Antigen Presentation System (MAPS) vaccine technology platform

Axiado

Axiado

Axiado is a security processor company redefining hardware root of trust with hardware-based security technologies, including per-system AI

Babylon

Babylon

An intelligent platform that makes indoor farming simple and accessible enabling anyone to grow their own fresh food

Bakkt

Bakkt

Bakkt® unlocks the $1.2+ trillion of digital assets that is currently held in cryptocurrencies, rewards and loyalty points, gaming assets, and merchant-stored value

Bowery Valuation

Bowery Valuation

Bowery is redefining the commercial appraisal space through big data, advanced technology, and extensive expertise

BrainCo

BrainCo

BrainCo develops cognitive training technology products and apply our expertise in machine learning, design, and neuroscience to create innovative cognitive-based applications

Chainyard

Chainyard

Chainyard is not just a team of Blockchain enthusiasts, but also a dynamic organization with the people, process and technology that goes with developing world class business and software solutions

CIBO

CIBO

CIBO is a breakthrough technology platform that accelerates regenerative agriculture and is the first, direct-from-the-farmer carbon marketplace

Cloudbeds

Cloudbeds

Cloudbeds is the fastest growing hospitality management software suite in the world, providing tools to manage properties of all types and sizes

Cognira

Cognira

Cognira consultants help its clients improve their planning, pricing and supply chain processes by leveraging decades of experience implementing, tuning and realizing benefits from analytical systems at top retailers

CrowdStreet

CrowdStreet

CrowdStreet is a real estate investing platform that gives investors direct access to individual commercial real estate investment opportunities, allowing clients to review, compare, and personally choose the deals that meet their investment criteria

Cumulus Digital Systems

Cumulus Digital Systems

Cumulus’ Internet of Tools™ platform connects workers, tools, and data to deliver real time, paperless workflow management, progress tracking, and quality assurance in maintenance and construction

Current

Current

Current is a leading U.S. challenger bank built to meet the needs of people with unique lives who have been overlooked by the traditional banking industry

Dianomic

Dianomic

Simplifies IoT application and system development with a ubiquitous open source platform, standards and community

Edge Mobile Payments

Edge Mobile Payments

Edge Mobile Payments, LLC (“Edge”), founded in 2017, is a Santa Cruz based FinTech company with offices in San Fransisco and Kraków, dedicated to providing consumers with innovative independent banking solutions and mobile payment technology

Emmersion

Emmersion

Founded in 2015, Emmersion is a rapidly growing EdTech company located on the Silicon Slopes of Lehi, Utah

Envoy

Envoy

Envoy is transforming modern workplaces with products that make office life easier and work more meaningful

Farmobile

Farmobile

Farmobile LLC is an Independent Farm Data Company, builds foundational technology for the future of agriculture

FinPay

FinPay

FinPay enhances the patient financial experience by providing the education, transparency, and payment options that make patient financial responsibility digestible and affordable to the patient

FORT Robotics

FORT Robotics

The company empowers builders, engineers, designers, and users of intelligent machines to accelerate their innovation, reduce liability and mitigate threats

FundamentalVR

FundamentalVR

FundamentalVR is a deep IP company working at the intersection of immersive technology (XR), haptics and machine learning

Glyscend

Glyscend

Glyscend, Inc. is a venture-backed biopharmaceutical company developing novel orally-delivered compounds that work on targets inside the GI tract to treat a variety of metabolic disorders, including T2D

Halp

Halp

Halp is a conversational ticketing solution for modern IT and Ops teams to assign, prioritize, track, and answer requests from Slack or Microsoft Teams in a message-based interface

Houston Mechatronics

Houston Mechatronics

Houston Mechatronics is a company that is committed to innovating and delivering world class technology to solve its customers hardest problems

HqO

HqO

HqOS is a centralized platform for property teams to manage all customer-facing technology tools within their buildings

iCover Insure

iCover Insure

iCover is a digital service that enables insurers to sell, underwrite, and issue life insurance in 5 minutes, at a fraction of the typical cost

Imbed Bioscience

Imbed Bioscience

Imbed Biosciences Inc. is a privately held medical device company emerging as a leader in the development of advanced therapies for the treatment of burns, chronic ulcers, gastro-intestinal defects, and soft-tissue repair

Journeyfront

Journeyfront

Journeyfront helps to identify what success looks like in each role in the client's organization and then screen applicants for those traits—giving them more data to make more accurate hiring decisions

Karius

Karius

Karius sees a world where infectious disease is no longer a major threat to human health

Lygos

Lygos

Lygos employs cutting edge synthetic biology techniques to generate microbial catalysts to convert agricultural feedstocks into fine and commodity chemicals

Nanoracks

Nanoracks

Nanoracks LLC, an XO Markets company, is the world’s first commercial space station company with an existing customer base

Nuvaira

Nuvaira

Nuvaira, Inc. is a privately held medical device company that develops minimally invasive products to improve outcomes for patients suffering from obstructive lung diseases by addressing underlying disease pathophysiology

Ontic

Ontic

Ontic’s Protective Intelligence Platform makes businesses safer by serving intelligence to physical security teams so they can take informed action to protect people, property and reputation

Petuum

Petuum

Petuum is a software infrastructure and ecosystem provider that enables AI for enterprise

Plume Design

Plume Design

The company's Consumer Experience Management Platform delivers unparalleled WiFi performance, security and personalization to millions of homes around the world

Randori

Randori

Designed by some of the best minds in offensive security, Randori automated attack platform mirrors today’s adversaries, helping defenders continuously assess their real-world security

Razberi Technologies

Razberi Technologies

Razberi Technologies makes it simple to manage and secure video surveillance and IoT systems

Realized

Realized

Realized gives its clients the tools and knowledge to manage their investment property wealth with the same sophistication used to manage stocks and bonds

Rivet

Rivet

Rivet is an ambitious and optimistic team of individuals working to achieve uncommon excellence in themselves and the company they’re building

Rome Therapeutics

Rome Therapeutics

ROME Therapeutics is developing novel therapies for cancer and autoimmune diseases by harnessing the power of the repeatome – vast stretches of uncharted genetic material that have long been dismissed as “junk DNA.”

Semios

Semios

Semios is a scalable, data analytics platform for growers of tree fruit and tree nut crops that helps predict, identify, and prevent pest and disease pressure

SheerID

SheerID

SheerID’s leading digital verification platform instantly verifies the identity of individuals and businesses, enabling enterprises to deliver gated offers and experiences to high-value customer segments while mitigating fraud and minimizing friction

Sighten

Sighten

Sighten's comprehensive platform spans the entire lifecycle of a solar asset from tools to streamline origination, system design, and sales/operations to features that automate ongoing reporting and analytics

Socially Determined

Socially Determined

Socially Determined is the social risk analytics company for organizations committed to addressing the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

Sparkfund

Sparkfund

Sparkfund powers organizations by providing access to the latest energy technology in a new and better way—through a simple monthly subscription model backed by a no risk guarantee

TaxJar

TaxJar

TaxJar is the leading technology solution for busy eCommerce sellers to manage sales tax and is trusted by more than 20,000 businesses and developers

The Small Exchange

The Small Exchange

Small Exchange bridges the gap with a suite of new products that will create opportunistic trading for investors of all sizes

Thinaer

Thinaer

Thinaer empowers digital transformation by using the assets clients already own and engaging the people who matter most to their organization

VerifyTX

VerifyTX

VerifyTX (Verify Treatment) is an on-demand health insurance verification platform available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week