2019 Best Tech Startups in Atlanta

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Atlanta, Georgia. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to:

  1. Revenue potential
  2. Leadership team
  3. Brand/product traction
  4. Competitive landscape

Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round of funding in order to qualify.

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1. Sharecare

Sharecare

Founded: 2010

Also honored in:

“Sharecare is the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place. The Sharecare platform provides each person – no matter where they are in their health journey – with a comprehensive and personalized health profile, where they can dynamically and easily connect to the information, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need to live their healthiest, happiest and most productive life. With award-winning and innovative frictionless technologies, scientifically validated clinical protocols and best-in-class coaching tools, Sharecare helps providers, employers and health plans effectively scale outcomes-based health and wellness solutions across their entire populations.”

2. Rubicon Global

Rubicon Global

Founded: 2008

Also honored in:

“Rubicon Global is a technology company that provides waste, recycling, and smart city solutions to businesses and governments worldwide. We develop and deploy a full suite of cloud-based solutions to help our customers and network of independent waste haulers work towards more sustainable waste and recycling practices, uncover cost savings, and improve operations through data analytics. Using our proprietary technology platform, Rubicon helps its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals, always with an eye towards those solutions that have long-term economic viability. A Certified B Corporation, Rubicon is globally headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with core teams in New York City and San Francisco.”

3. T5 Data Centers

T5 Data Centers

Founded: 2008

Also honored in:

“T5 Data Centers (T5) is a leading national data center owner and operator, committed to delivering customizable, scalable data centers that provide an “always on” computing environment to power mission critical business applications. T5 Data Centers provides enterprise and wholesale colocation data center services to organizations across North America using proven, best-in-class technology and techniques to design and develop facilities that deliver the lowest possible total cost of operations for its clients. T5 currently has business-critical data center facilities in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, Charlotte, Portland, OR, New York, and Colorado. All of T5’s data center projects are purpose-built facilities featuring robust design, redundant and reliable power and telecommunications and have 24-hour staff to support mission-critical computing applications.”

4. Pindrop

Pindrop

Founded: 2011

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“Pindrop® solutions are leading the way to the future of voice by establishing the standard for security, identity, and trust for every voice interaction. Pindrop solutions protect some of the biggest banks, insurers, and retailers in the world using patented technology that extracts an unrivaled amount of intelligence from every call encountered. Pindrop solutions help detect fraudsters and authenticate callers, reducing fraud and operational costs, while improving customer experience and protecting brand reputation. Pindrop solutions have been implemented in 8 of the top 10 US banks and 5 of the top 7 US life insurers. Additionally, 70% of Pindrop US customers are Fortune 500.

Pindrop, a privately held company, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, was founded in 2011 and is venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Citi Ventures, Felicis Ventures, CapitalG, GV, and IVP.”

5. Ionic Security

ionic security

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Ionic Security accelerates Internet trust by protecting and controlling data everywhere it travels and anywhere it resides, whether on the corporate network, in the cloud or on mobile devices. The industry’s first high-assurance data protection and control platform, Ionic Security takes a comprehensive approach to protecting distributed data in today’s borderless enterprise without proxies or gateways or changes in user behavior.”

6. Vanco Payment Solutions

Vanco Payment Solutions

Founded: 2012

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“Vanco Payment Solutions offers specialized payment solutions across multiple industries, including faith-based organizations, nonprofits, and professional services companies. The company processes more than $13.1 billion in electronic payments annually for clients, providing administrative and user-friendly online, mobile, and batch payment methods, in addition to back office credit card, debit card, and ACH processing. Vanco Payment Solutions is headquartered in Atlanta, with an office location in Minneapolis.”

7. CallRail

CallRail

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Trusted by more than 75,000 companies and marketing agencies globally, CallRail provides call analytics to data driven marketers so they can improve customer acquisition. Delivering intuitive self-service software to businesses that care about phone calls, CallRail enables smart marketers to know what makes their phone ring. CallRail tracks phone calls from online and offline marketing campaigns (including PPC keywords), provides insight into which campaigns are working best, and records calls for lead qualification and coaching to increase call conversion rates.”

8. SalesLoft

SalesLoft

Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Georgia

“SalesLoft, the leading sales engagement platform, transforms the way sellers engage with their customers by delivering a better selling experience.

Our sales engagement platform helps teams set and execute on a cadence of phone, email, and social communications to convert more target accounts into customer accounts. The platform equips sales leaders with new capabilities to test, learn and adapt to ensure their sales reps execute on the most effective selling process for their account-based approach. SalesLoft delivers access to an extensive ecosystem of 3rd party integrations allowing teams to perform all their sales engagement from a single platform.”

9. MacStadium

MacStadium

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“MacStadium is the Mac hosting authority with a reputation built on reliability and service. Thousands of companies choose MacStadium to deliver enterprise-class hosting infrastructure around the world.

– High-performance, dedicated Apple Mac Pro and Mac mini servers available on-demand

– All-flash SAN for CI/CD & disk-based SAN for low-cost, durable storage

– One-of-a-kind Hosted Mac Private Cloud solutions for DevOps, SaaS & Enterprise

– Guaranteed uptime plus support from trained experts and consulting from Mac hosting experts

– 3 diverse data centers for reliability and availability.”

10. Gather Technologies

gather

Founded: 2013

“At Gather, we believe planning life’s special events should be a seamless, fun experience — for everyone involved. Our cloud-based event management software is re-imagining the way private events are planned, managed and executed, empowering thousands of restaurants and venues across the U.S. to successfully grow their events business. We help venues get it together so their guests can get together.”

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