2023 Best Tech Startups in Denver

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Denver, Colorado. 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. Guild Education

Guild Education

Founded: 2015

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“Guild Education is on a mission to unlock opportunity for America’s workforce through education and upskilling, with a double bottom-line business model that does well by doing good. Guild works with leading Fortune 1000 employers such as The Walt Disney Company, Walmart, Discover, Chipotle and Lowe’s to transform their education & upskilling programs through Guild’s technology platform, payments system and learning marketplace. With nearly 800 employees and a growing customer base, Guild is a fast-growing company that was recognized as a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas award and a CNBC Disruptor 50 company for its work at the intersection of education and the future of work. Guild has raised over $228M and is backed by venture firms and angel investors including General Catalyst, Salesforce Ventures, Workday Ventures, Stephen Curry, Bessemer Venture Partners, Emerson Collective, Felicis, Redpoint Ventures, and more.”

2. Velocity Global

Velocity Global

Founded: 2014

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“Velocity Global accelerates the future of work for anyone, anywhere, anyhow. Its Global Work Platform™ simplifies the employer and talent experience through its proprietary cloud-based talent management technology, backed by personalized expertise and unmatched global scale. The platform offers a full suite of talent solutions, including global Employer of Record and Contractor Management, to help companies onboard, manage, and pay talent in more than 185 countries and all 50 United States.

Founded in 2014, the company has hundreds of employees across six continents, with plans to double in size in 2022.

As a work anywhere company, Velocity Global employees can create a work experience to fit their lifestyle, giving them the freedom to pursue their passion without the hassle of long commutes, rigid schedules and overlapping work-life demands. We empower people to live life fully, supported by a dynamic culture, growth opportunities and unique benefits. In the words of our founder, Ben Wright: “Professional experiences of a lifetime start here.””

3. DispatchHealth


Founded: 2013

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“DispatchHealth is redefining healthcare delivery through the most advanced on-demand, in-home healthcare model in the country. Our board-certified medical teams can treat common to complex injuries and illnesses in the comfort of your home.”

4. Strive Health

Strive Health

Founded: 2018

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Denver

“Strive Health is a built-for-purpose, value-based kidney care solution for innovative healthcare payors and providers. Through a unique combination of high-touch care teams, advanced technology, seamless integration with local providers, and next-generation dialysis services, Strive develops integrated kidney care systems that support the entire patient journey from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to end stage renal disease (ESRD).

Strive partners with commercial and Medicare Advantage payors, Medicare, health systems, and physicians through flexible value-based payment arrangements, including assumption of total cost-of-care risk. Backed by New Enterprise Associates, Town Hall Ventures, Echo Health Ventures, and Ascension Ventures, Strive brings differentiated capital, technology, and expertise to transform kidney care for the better.”

5. SonderMind


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Denver

“SonderMind makes it easier for people who are searching for a mental health professional to find licensed therapists who are available for in-person or video sessions. If you’re trying to find that perfect therapist, visit

SonderMind also connects mental health providers to networks of new patients, helps with payor credentialing, manages the billings and claims processes, and guarantees instant payment on claims. If you are a licensed therapist and would like to grow a practice with the type of clients and caseload you’ve always wanted visit”

6. Housecall Pro

Housecall Pro

Founded: 2013

“Housecall Pro was founded in 2013, and we’ve been helping home service professionals succeed ever since. Our goal is to champion Pros with exceptional technology that makes their work simpler, smarter, and more profitable.

And while our features are built to help Pros manage every aspect of their business—from scheduling, to dispatching, to payments—we also know that it’s a whole lot easier to run a business with a community behind you. That’s why we created the most powerful community of home service Pros, united by a common purpose and always there to lend a hand.

Housecall Pro serves more than 25,000 HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Cleaning, and other field service businesses.

We show up for our Pros every single day, investing in them however they need us. We exist to serve our customers, and we get stronger with every Pro that trusts us to champion them to success.”

7. Gtmhub


Founded: 2015

“Gtmhub is the world’s leading Strategy Execution Platform based on the OKR management methodology. By connecting strategy to daily activities, Gtmhub transforms the way companies do business by creating better visibility and organizational alignment. With over 1,000 global clients across enterprises, not-for-profits, startups, and governments, Gtmhub helps today’s businesses accelerate growth and transformational change through the use of OKRs.”

8. Nextbite


Founded: 2017

“Nextbite is helping drive and shape the new digital era for the restaurant industry. A leader in virtual restaurants and the pioneer in online order management, the company is focused on helping restaurant partners successfully enter the virtual restaurant space with new delivery-only menus, using underutilized labor and kitchen capacity, to increase margins and revenue. Originally founded as Ordermark in 2017, Nextbite is the only all-in-one virtual restaurant solution for existing restaurants and kitchens that pairs the proven Ordermark online ordering/delivery management system with a selection of highly visible, on-trend, delivery brands.”

9. Red Canary

Red Canary

Founded: 2014

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“Red Canary was founded to make security better. We defend hundreds of organizations around the world, with customers ranging from global Fortune 100s to 100-endpoint organizations. Our cloud-based service levels the playing field for businesses of all sizes by empowering every defender to win against rapidly evolving adversaries.”

10. Project Canary

Project Canary

Founded: 2019

“Project Canary is a climate data analytics company delivering accurate and reliable insights for emission-intensive companies. We are the leaders in climate and operational risk assessments (air, water, land, and community) for verified climate credentials. Project Canary scores responsible operations and delivers independently measured emission profiles with a specific focus on methane using high-fidelity continuous monitoring technology, web-based ML analytics dashboard and AI based smart alerting systems for actionable environmental performance insights. The company offers customers a broad array of sensors for ground-based advanced continuous monitoring. Formed as a Public Benefit Corporation, the Colorado-based team of scientists, engineers, and seasoned industry operators focus on emissions reduction, using a quantifiable, measurement-based approach.”