2019 Best Tech Startups in New York

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in New York. 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. Oscar Health

Oscar Health

Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Healthcare is broken; we’re trying to fix it. The Oscar team is focused on utilizing technology, design and data to humanize healthcare. We’re a group of technology and healthcare professionals who looked at the current state of the US healthcare system, got frustrated by the horrible consumer experience, and decided to do something big about it. Backed by a renowned set of investors and advisors, we’ve set out to revolutionize healthcare.”

2. Compass

compass

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Compass is a real estate technology company with a powerful end-to-end platform that supports the entire buying and selling workflow. We deliver an incomparable experience to both agents and their clients all in service of the Compass mission: to help everyone find their place in the world. Founded in 2012 by Ori Allon and Robert Reffkin, Compass operates in 12 regions across the United States: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., Miami, Orange County, The Hamptons, Santa Barbara and Montecito, San Diego, Dallas, Seattle, and Aspen.”

3. Peloton

Peloton

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Peloton is reinventing fitness with live boutique studio classes on state-of-the-art equipment, bringing effective, convenient workouts into homes all over the country. Achieve the best shape of your life as elite NYC instructors lead you through immersive, motivating cycling and total body workouts that fit your schedule, your goals and your mood.

The Peloton Bike brings the energy of the live cycling studio into your home with 14 daily live classes taught by elite NYC instructors and 8,000+ classes available at the tap of a screen. With its 22” HD touchscreen, minimal 4’x’2 footprint and near-silent belt drive, experience the rush of studio cycling in any room of your house, with expert instructors, in-depth metrics and your favorite music to keep you motivated.”

4. letgo

letgo

Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“letgo is the fastest growing mobile marketplace to buy and sell locally. We are powering a new, secondhand economy on mobile.

Recently named one of Europe’s “Hottest Startups”​ by Wired, letgo’s recently been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Fortune, Bloomberg, TechCrunch and others.”

5. Juno

juno

Founded: 2010

Also honored in:

“We’re a global ride sharing app built on a simple idea – if you treat drivers better, they will treat riders better.

Fueled by the best drivers, we set the standard for quality.”

6. Dataminr

Dataminr

Founded: 2009

Also honored in:

“Dataminr discovers high-impact events and critical breaking information for clients across industries long before it’s in the news. Our clients are the first to know about high-impact events and critical breaking information, enabling them to act faster and stay one step ahead.

Recognized as one of the world’s leading businesses in AI and Machine Learning innovation, Dataminr is pioneering groundbreaking technology for detecting, classifying, and determining the significance of public information in real time.”

7. Wheels Up

Wheels Up

Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Revolutionary membership-based private aviation company that reduces the upfront cost to fly privately while providing an unrivaled lifestyle platform

Wheels Up offers individual, family and corporate members exceptional world-class service with around the clock support. The cutting-edge Wheels Up mobile app enables members to seamlessly book flights, manage their accounts and participate in ride-share opportunities. Wheels Up Members also have access to the Wheels Down program, featuring exclusive lifestyle events and experiences, unique partner benefits and a full-service luxury concierge, which is also integrated in the Wheels Up app.”

8. Via

Via

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“We’ve built revolutionary technology that is changing the way people get around cities. Using Via, a ride booked on your phone costs little more than the bus. Via is on-demand transit on a mass scale; it’s transportation that’s friendly to our planet. Currently live in NYC, Chicago and Washington D.C., we’re backed by some of the world’s top investors and aggressively expanding.

We’re looking for entrepreneurs who are excited about getting in on the ground floor of a fast-growing start-up; imaginative thinkers who relish wearing multiple hats and never back down from a challenge. We want people who get things done.”

9. LiftForward

LiftForward

Founded: 2013

“LiftForward provides corporations with payment solutions that power subscription services, membership programs and Hardware as a Service. LiftForward’s payment solutions include digital lead generation, point-of sale software, white labelled e-commerce platforms, inventory management, shipping, customer account management and real-time customer analytics reporting. LiftForward also supplies the financing, providing a total end-to-end solution. LiftForward’s Hardware as a Service is becoming the sought after method of selling equipment and capital items of all types. LiftForward’s software and services powers Microsoft’s Surface Membership which allows businesses to pay monthly fees in exchange for a bundle of equipment, software, warranties, training and accessories.”

10. Behalf

behalf

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Driven by data and technology, Behalf is an alternative financing provider for American small and medium-sized businesses. B2B merchants can fit Behalf seamlessly into their eCommerce flow, providing their business customers with more buying power and a flexible payment option at checkout. By solving for the availability of credit, Behalf increases sales and improves cash flow for both merchants and their business customers.”

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