2018 Best Tech Startups in Louisville

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Louisville, Kentucky. 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. EdjAnalytics

edj analytics

Founded: 2013

“EdjAnalytics provides “edge” to companies and people in competitive markets. We do this by solving very complex problems in unique and creative ways that allow us to look at each question as if it is a game to be won or lost. Each game is structured so that the outcome is optimized for the users’ unique requirements. This approach has been helpful to clients as diverse as professional football teams, commodity traders and corporate executives. We believe that this method can be used for scores of other applications, and we’re in the process of building our business to meet those needs.

As people who have never been accused of being trendy, we like to emphasize that many of our models were built before anyone heard of Big Data. However, much of our success is built on our ability to accurately and objectively comb through large piles of bits and bytes.”

2. Red e App

red e app

Founded: 2011

“Red e App is the other side of the enterprise productivity coin. One side of the coin is Box, Salesforce, Office365, Yammer, and Slack that were designed for the needs of a knowledge-based, @company.com email carrying workforce.

Red e App, however, is a mobile workflow communication and file distribution platform architected specifically for the more than 2.1 billion non-desk and hourly workers who do not have access to @company.com email.”

3. MobileServe

mobileserve

Founded: 2015

“MobileServe builds mobile and web apps that make it easy for individuals and organizations to track and share their social impact.

For volunteers, MobileServe provides an intuitive app that uses features individuals are already comfortable using, such as checking in and out of events, sharing across social networks, and inviting friends.

Administrators have access to a dashboard that shows real-time data about volunteers, their service activities, and economic impact. The dashboard offers robust reporting options and downloadable infographics.”

4. NetLaw

netlaw

Founded: 2012

“NetLaw believes everyone should have access to complete the basic estate planning documents. Our mission is to educate and help navigate difficult decisions with ease. At least 70 percent of Americans do not have basic end of life documents in place. Waiting to determine critical decisions while under duress can cause a lack of clarification and understanding. Having this discussion with family members has value, but doesn’t provide assurance. That’s where NetLaw can help.

NetLaw utilizes a streamlined, award-winning process to provide services that are secure, convenient and affordable. With NetLaw, consumers can prepare their basic estate planning documents in about 20 minutes (Will, Power of Attorney, Healthcare Surrogate, etc.). The solution, recognized as one of the best by the American Bar Association, creates valid documents for all states. The service intelligently and safely stores your information, making document updates possible in only a few clicks. NetLaw partners with financial services firms, healthcare organizations, and philanthropic groups to encourage individuals to take charge of their personal finances and planned giving.”

5. RM Innovation

RM Innovation

Founded: 2009

“Everything we do, we do because we believe in challenging the increasing dominance of big box stores and large online retailers. We feel strongly that small and mid-sized stores should be given back their market share and that to succeed they should be armed with not the same, but the best technology to effectively compete.

Founded by a fifth generation Oriental rug dealer, RM Innovation started by gathering collective knowledge – talking to retailers, distributors, and manufacturers in the USA and around the world. We took all that collective knowledge, wisdom, and information and used it to develop revolutionary software specifically designed for the high-ticket, unique item industry to make the best of the best accessible to everyone in the business.”

6. Collabra

collabra

Founded: 2012

“Collabra helps students and instructors get more out of their music lessons by providing tools to reinforce the lesson, capture progress, and create accountability – all in one system, and all in one place.
Using computers or mobile devices, instructors and students create, store, organize, and share audio / video content for lessons, practices, and assessments.

Instructors record in-person lessons with student(s), or create a pre-recorded series of instructional videos to share later. Students watch the lesson back from their phone or computer, and then record themselves practicing. Student practice minutes are automatically logged and reviewable by the instructor, providing a unique tool for accountability.

Instructors and students exchange time-stamped comments on audio / video recordings of lessons and practices. This enables instructors to review and correct student practice habits, as well as stay connected during the week or when distance creates a barrier.”

7. MailHaven

mailhaven

Founded: 2015

“MailHaven is a smart mailbox that tracks and protects your packages. The MailHaven app for iOS allows you to manage your online purchases and track your shipments – all in one place. No more cluttered inboxes, lost tracking codes, or missed deliveries. When used along with the MailHaven smart mailbox, you unlock the ultimate online shopping experience with automatic tracking, protection from the elements, and notifications the instant your package arrives”

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