2023 Best Tech Startups in Arkansas

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Arkansas. 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 (unacquired), 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. AcreTrader


Founded: 2018

Also honored in:

“AcreTrader was created with a simple mission: provide investors direct access to the highly attractive asset class of farmland investments.

Farmland investments provide an opportunity for high-return potential and low volatility compared to other asset classes. Directly investing in farmland was historically difficult and unattainable for most investors. Until now.

Through a proprietary online investment platform, AcreTrader offers transparency to people wanting to invest in farmland. Additionally, AcreTrader removes the headaches traditionally associated with land ownership by handling all aspects of administration and property management, from insurance and accounting to working with local farmers and improving soil sustainability.”

2. NOWDiagnostics, Inc.

NOWDiagnostics, Inc.

Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“NOWDiagnostics® Inc., is a leader in innovative diagnostics testing. Its ADEXUSDx® product line features a lab at your fingertip, using only a single drop of blood to test for a variety of common conditions, illnesses and diseases with results in a matter of minutes. By eliminating the need to send tests to off-site laboratories, NOWDiagnostics® has the potential to decrease by days the waiting period to determine test results. The company is currently offering an hCG (pregnancy) test in the United States and Europe, and two cardiac (heart attack) tests and three toxicology tests in Europe. Additional tests are in the development pipeline, including sexually transmitted diseases, more cardiac (heart attack), food intolerances, common infectious diseases and a variety of screening tests.”

3. Nuqleous


Founded: 2013

“Founded in 2013, Nuqleous is a leading developer of intelligent technology solutions that enable retailers and consumer product companies to operate with enhanced agility and efficiency. Nuqleous works with some of the most well-known brands in the retail industry and designs innovative software that helps clients streamline their business practices so they can increase margins, reduce inefficiencies, maximize sales, and minimize operating costs.”

4. SupplyPike


Founded: 2018

“Retail data has never been easier!

SupplyPike creates innovative tools to help suppliers succeed. Whether you want to get actionable insights from your data, manage your Walmart deductions in just one click, or get unmatched visibility into your supply chain so that you can hold 3rd parties accountable – we’ve got you covered! Feel free to shoot me a message to find out more about how our cloud-based retail data software can work for you!

At SupplyPike, we pride ourselves on our company culture. We work hard to create an environment where everybody has the opportunity to succeed, and we hope to continue attracting the best talent. Check out our Great Place to Work certification to learn more!”

5. Apptegy


Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“Powering your school’s identity.

Our technology helps K12 leaders build a strong digital brand, without adding work to their team. With Thrillshare mobile, it’s like having a marketing team in your pocket.

Our School Marketing Magazine, SchoolCEO, is a resource for school leaders to share their best and most innovative ideas. Read our quarterly magazine at”

6. Insite AI

Insite AI

Founded: 2019

“Our customers are VPs/SVPs/EVPs in control of success at their retail channels. They outperform the market with a visionary approach to assortments & trade promotions. We’re trusted for our expertise focused on large CPGs, and as the most customizable platform in market. Leverage granular decisions and see all scenarios explained.”

7. Ox


Founded: 2019

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Arkansas

“Ox, founded in 2019, is an enterprise software provider that develops human centered automation technology to increase frontline efficiency across industrial operations. The company’s patented Operator Experience platform integrates with existing systems to help supply chain companies design intelligent applications. Ox is on a mission to revolutionize the cultural relationship with automation to one that enhances and supports the worker.

Ox has secured over $16 million in venture funding from top-tier firms such as MaC Venture Capital, BBG Ventures, and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Headquartered in the heartland of the United States in Bentonville, Arkansas, Ox has been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.”



Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“TA human-centered AI platform for banking powered by the world’s first EmpathyEngine®.”

9. Bold Strategies

Bold Strategies

Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“Bold Strategies helps high potential businesses grow faster. We’re focused on eCommerce Marketplace and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) strategies that allow companies to enhance profitability while delivering richer, data-optimized shopper experiences. Visit to learn more!”

10. Forge Institute

Forge Institute

Founded: 2018

“At Forge Institute, our mission is to empower our partners with cutting-edge technologies and new capabilities that advance cyber operational objectives and enhance our national security posture.”

One thought on “2023 Best Tech Startups in Arkansas

  • Brandon Kirsch

    Congrats to all the companies listed! (Also special kudos to all of the HubSpot clients on the list :D!)

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