2020 Best Tech Startups in Washington

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Washington. 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. Convoy

Convoy

Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 

“Convoy is reinventing the supply chain with technology-backed full service trucking. Convoy offers guaranteed capacity and innovative real-time GPS tracking via our connected carrier network.”

2. Remitly

remitly

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Remitly is an international payments company that leverages digital channels, including mobile phones, to send money internationally. Remitly’s digital products are fundamentally faster, less expensive, and far more convenient for customers to send money across borders.”

3. Rover

Rover

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Rover is the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. Whether you need in-home dog boarding, pet sitting, dog walking, or day care, Rover connects pet parents with dog people who’ll treat their pets like family. But it’s not just about dog love. Rover is also an award-winning technology business committed to making pet care safe, easy, and affordable so that everyone can experience the unconditional love of a dog. In fact, a service is booked on Rover every minute of every day!”

4. OfferUp

OfferUp

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“OfferUp is changing how people buy and sell locally by making it as easy as taking and sharing a photo from your phone. We are not just about connecting buyers and sellers; we are about creating a simple and safe marketplace that changes people’s lives. We are a rapidly growing team in Seattle looking to bring on more passionate, motivated, and curious people who want to be a part of our fast growing marketplace.”

5. Outreach

Outreach

Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Outreach, the leading Customer Engagement Platform, accelerates revenue growth by optimizing every interaction throughout the customer lifecycle. The platform manages all customer interactions across email, voice and social, and leverages machine learning to guide reps to take the right actions.

Thousands of customers, including Cloudera, Glassdoor, Pandora, and Zillow, rely on Outreach to drive predictable and measurable growth, increase efficiency and effectiveness of customer-facing teams, and improve visibility into sales activity and performance.”

6. Qumulo

qumulo

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Qumulo is the leader in universal-scale file storage. Qumulo File Fabric (QF2) gives data-intensive businesses the freedom to store, manage and access file-based data in the data center and on the cloud, at petabyte and global scale. Founded in 2012 by the inventors of scale-out NAS, Qumulo serves the modern file storage and management needs of Global 2000 customers.”

7. Kymeta

Kymeta

Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 

“Kymeta Corporation is commercializing a new, innovative software-enabled metamaterials-based electronic beamforming antenna for satellite communications. Kymeta’s new mTenna™ suite of satellite antennas are ultra-thin and use a holographic approach to electronically acquire, steer and lock a beam to any satellite. The flat, lightweight and cost-effective satellite tracking antennas are designed to work seamlessly for communications in high-volume markets where traditional antennas are not currently practical or feasible, such as maritime, automotive and aviation.”

8. Auth0

Auth0

Founded: 2013

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“Auth0, a global leader in Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), provides thousands of enterprise customers with a Universal Identity Platform for their web, mobile, IoT, and internal applications. Its extensible platform seamlessly authenticates and secures more than 1.5B logins per month, making it loved by developers and trusted by global enterprises. The company’s U.S. headquarters in Bellevue, WA, and additional offices in Buenos Aires, London, Tokyo, and Sydney, support its customers that are located in 70+ countries.”

9. Highspot

Highspot

Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Seattle

“Highspot is the sales enablement platform that reps love. We empower companies to elevate customer conversations that drive strategic growth. Our intuitive platform combines intelligent content management, training, contextual guidance, customer engagement, and actionable analytics. Go-to-market teams use Highspot to deliver a unified buying experience that increases revenue, customer satisfaction, and retention.”

10. FlyHomes

flyhomes

Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Seattle

“In 2015, we set out to reimagine a generally broken experience — one buyer at a time. We believed that speed, transparency, and end-to-end service were necessities to improve an industry that hadn’t evolved in decades.

Since then, we’ve helped hundreds of people buy homes with a truly seamless process. We’ve broken down each step of the journey and systematically reshaped it with comprehensive consumer education, segmented expertise, financial innovation, and on-demand technology. And we’re just getting started.”

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