2022 Best Tech Startups in Maine

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Maine. 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. RxAnte


Founded: 2011

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“RxAnte is a leading predictive analytics and clinical services company dedicated to improving medication use and health outcomes. By providing health plans and providers with actionable insights, strategies, and a portfolio of interventions, RxAnte helps make medications work better for everyone.

Created by experts in advanced analytics, medication adherence, health IT, and quality improvement, the RxAnte portfolio of solutions includes patented platforms that leverage predictive and decision analytics, advanced program evaluation methods, a web-based work flow solution, and an award-winning call center to provide clients with the insights they need and results they want in improving medication use.”

2. DigitalOwl

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Founded: 2018

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Maine)

“DigitalOwl can SPEED UP your medical records review process and FREE UP your talented resources to focus more time on critical activities!

Manually reviewing hundreds of medical documents per case is time-consuming, tedious, labor-intensive, and error-prone. These cost challenges are amplified when highly skilled workers spend hours sorting through medical records.
DigitalOwl uses a proprietary Natural Language Processing (NLP) platform, developed exclusively for medical records. Our solution automatically analyzes medical documents, including extracting medical data from imaged records. A deep understanding of the medical text creates a focused set of medical data points in a robust, meaningfully summarized format.

Data is arranged chronologically, allowing the user to search and filter the information by medical condition, date, body system, and more. The complete history is contained within a few pages rather than hundreds, making it quick and easy to absorb and take action.”

3. RockStep Solutions

RockStep Solutions

Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Maine)

“RockStep is digitally transforming in vivo research with Climb, our collaboration suite for managing in vivo operations and data.

Quickly gaining traction in tier-1 pharma, biotechs, CROs, and Academia, Climb reduces data silos and streamlines research- enabling labs to get more science done!”

4. Constant


Founded: 2015

“We partner with financial organizations to modernize loan servicing and loss mitigation with our self-service borrower portals – without changing your core.”

5. Defendify


Founded: 2017

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“Defendify is an award-winning, all-in-one cybersecurity SaaS platform designed specifically for organizations without security teams.

With Defendify, users can easily navigate the complex cybersecurity landscape to defend their entire organization against the evolving threats.

It’s time to shift the perspective away from a single layer of basic technology, and toward multiple layers of protection.”

6. HighByte


Founded: 2018

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“HighByte is an industrial software company founded in 2018 with headquarters in Portland, Maine USA. The company builds solutions that address the data architecture and integration challenges created by Industry 4.0. HighByte Intelligence Hub, the company’s award-winning Industrial DataOps software, provides modeled, ready-to-use data to the Cloud using a codeless interface to speed integration time and accelerate analytics. The Intelligence Hub has been deployed in more than a dozen countries by some of the world’s most innovative companies spanning a wide range of vertical markets, including food and beverage, health sciences, pulp and paper, industrial products, consumer goods, and energy.”

7. Forager


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Maine)

“Forager is a digital B2B procurement platform for local food, designed to simplify the sourcing process for wholesale buyers and local food suppliers. Our mission is to make locally sourced food more widely available for everyone, which we believe is only possible when it becomes just as easy to buy from independent local farms as it is from broadline distributors. Our solution streamlines every step of sourcing process for local food from procurement to payment, taking out all the emails, phone calls, and paperwork. We save the time and cost in local sourcing, so buyers and farmers can focus on what they love most: sharing and growing local food.

Since launching its beta in June 2016, Forager has enabled hundreds of thousands of dollars in local sourcing, while cutting costs for buyers, increasing sales for suppliers, and stocking the shelves with fresh local food for everyone. The CEO and co-founder, David Stone, is a serial tech entrepreneur who previously co-founded CashStar, a digital gifting company that reached gross transaction volume of $2 BN in 2016.”

8. MyHealthMath


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Maine)

“Choosing the right health plan has been too difficult for too long. With personalized decision support, MyHealthMath makes it easy. We give employees the tools they need to make benefits decisions confidently.

We help you help your people:

  • Employers: support your employees while maximizing your benefits budget
  • Brokers: give your clients and their employees the most for their health dollar
  • Health carriers: give your members the clarity and support they deserve

MyHealthMath is an insurtech startup on a mission to radically change the way people and corporations make health insurance plan decisions. We combine the power of big data and sophisticated mathematical modeling with personalized live engagement to give employers and employees unparalleled healthcare benefits decision support.”

9. KinoTek


Founded: 2018

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“Kinotek™ is a digital health platform using motion capture technology and data visualizations to assist medical and fitness professionals. By leveraging the power of the cloud, AI and computer vision technology, Kinotek enhances musculoskeletal diagnosis, treatment, and patient outcomes. The company uses the Azure Kinect, a 3D LiDAR camera, to conduct full-body, multi joint assessments and compute joint range of motion, gait, and posture.”

10. Arkatechture


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Maine)

“At Arkatechture, we love data — we play with it and learn from it every day, and we want you to love your data, too. We are a data consultation and services company specializing in data quality, visualization, and management, as well as customized enterprise-level solutions. We work with companies big and small to help solve their data challenges and reveal how they can leverage their data in brand new ways. Need to collect, clean, or visualize your data? We can help.”

3 thoughts on “2022 Best Tech Startups in Maine

  • March 6, 2019 at 11:32 pm

    Proud to see 5 of 10 companies already in the Maine Angels investment portfolio!
    #1 Pika Energy
    #5 CourseStorm
    #6 Dream Local
    #9 Chimani
    #10 Introspective Systems

    • March 7, 2019 at 4:05 pm

      Yes, the Maine Angels were early believers in our mission at CourseStorm. Couldn’t have made all this progress without them!

  • March 13, 2019 at 1:15 pm

    Looks great, have to take a better look at our New England companies in Maine other than Osteryers or seaweed!

    All the best on the next summit, let me know.

    Michael Ktona

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