2024 Best Tech Startups in Michigan

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Michigan. 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. StockX


Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“In a world where consumers increasingly value self-expression and individuality, the market for hard-to-find fashion, collectibles, and electronics has never been hotter.

Our global platform offers unique access to current culture while our data-driven, bid-ask model provides buyers with the real-time visibility to know they’re getting a fair price.

With key leadership and an inspiring vision in place, we believe we’re poised for significant growth: into new product verticals, new audiences, and new geographies. To get there we’re looking for flexible, all-in teammates who are excited by ownership and the opportunity to take on emerging challenges.”

2. Our Next Energy

Our Next Energy

Founded: 2020

Also honored in:

“Our Next Energy (ONE) is paving the way for an electric future, innovating energy storage technologies that will rapidly expand the world’s ability to access sustainable power for vehicles, renewables, and the grid.

We are showing the world what’s possible, rapidly clearing hurdles that stand in the way of mass clean energy adoption: extending range, increasing safety, lowering cost and, of course, using the cleanest chemistries.”

3. May Mobility

May Mobility

Founded: 2017

Also honored in:

“We aim to make transit more sustainable, safe, accessible and equitable for everyone by building a better autonomous vehicle technology that works in the real world. We’ve delivered shared, on-demand rides to communities at ten sites across the U.S. and Japan.”

4. Workit Health

Workit Health

Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 

“Leveraging the latest advances in medicine, behavioral science, and technology, Workit Health makes recovery from substance use more accessible and achievable for all, with a success rate that is double that of traditional methods. Workit is the leading provider of telemedicine SUD and behavioral health treatment in the U.S., partnering with health plans to expand access to the gold-standard of care for over 110 million lives.

With simple online scheduling, virtual visits, and medication e-prescribed to a local pharmacy, Workit Health makes it simple for people to receive whole-person care for substance use and mental health conditions. Workit members receive treatment for over 30 commonly co-occurring conditions from their dedicated clinician, at one-tenth of the cost of traditional care.

Workit Health is a B-corporation dedicated to making a positive social impact, is accredited by the Joint Commission, and has partnered with the National Science Foundation and National Institute on Drug Abuse. The company is headquartered in Michigan, with over 250 employees nationwide. Learn more at”

5. Censys


Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 

“Censys allows users to discover the devices, networks, and infrastructure on the Internet and monitor how it changes over time.

Started at the University of Michigan and backed by Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, and Decibel, Censys helps you protect your organization by discovering unknown assets and associated risks through its Censys Attack Surface Management [ASM] Platform. Censys mines its market-leading Internet datasets and comprehensive certificate database as well as integrates with common cloud providers to uncover the hidden links between assets, surface unknown assets and risks, and provide a comprehensive Internet inventory. Censys also provides data and services to threat analysis teams.”

6. Autobooks


Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“Autobooks is simple banking that works for small businesses.

Autobooks works with financial institutions to deliver what small businesses need: cash flow management, payment services, and financial reporting integrated directly into current banking channels.

Autobooks provides a simple, yet automated approach to small business banking. Our solution makes accounting and payments easy to understand, which helps small business in their day-to-day, giving them more time to do what they do best. Autobooks creates opportunities for established business owners, as well as emerging micro, lifestyle and gig economy entrepreneurs.”

7. Clinc


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 

“Revolutionary conversational AI, with out-of-the-box solutions that power exceptional customer experiences for banks and credit unions.”

8. Aatmunn


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 

“Aatmunn, meaning “soul,” is an industrial technology company with a clear mission: to revolutionize the lives of over 2 billion frontline workers globally. In 2023, over 2 million frontline workers tragically lost their lives, despite a $1 trillion investment in safety and productivity improvements. The adoption of technology among these workers has been inconsistent, leading to stagnant or declining outcomes.

Aatmunn aims to change this narrative with its AI-powered data fabric and applications, already trusted by 150+ marquee customers like SpaceX, PepsiCo, and Amazon, as well as device manufacturers such as 3M and RKI. We’ve achieved remarkable growth, with a 100% YoY increase in ARR.”

9. Airspace Link

Airspace Link

Founded: 2018

Also honored in: 

“Featured in Top Detroit Startup and Tech Companies To Watch 2021, and named #3 Small Business and #4 Overall Top 100 for Crain’s Cool Places to Work 2022. Having recently closed our Series B funding, we’re looking for top talent to join our mission – enabling the safe integration of drones into communities at scale.

Headquartered in Detroit, we are a remote-friendly company with a flexible work-life balance and cohorts of team members fully remote across different states. We welcome all applicants, regardless of location.

We’re all here to do the best work of our lives, which means we value talent, culture, and diversity, and foster an environment for solving systemic problems while avoiding placing individual blame.

Our AirHub Platform is the only cloud-based, geospatial digital infrastructure integrating the needs of state and local governments to prepare for, plan, build and manage their drone community in line with FAA rules and regulations, and Drone Operator considerations. Our vision is to create a world where the safe integration of drones fuels human progress, advancing social equity, the environment, and the economy.”

10. HealthBridge

HealthBridge Financial

Founded: 2017

Also honored in:

“HealthBridge Financial, Inc. offers a solution to bridge the financial needs of patients and healthcare providers.

HealthBridge helps patients access care and afford their financial responsibility with a simple monthly statement and consumer-friendly repayment terms, including 0.00% interest for all patients.

Providers using HealthBridge can better care for patients’ physical and financial health. HealthBridge solutions run on a proprietary software platform. HealthBridge was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.”