2022 Best Tech Startups in New York

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in New York. 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. NYDIG

NYDIG

Founded: 2017

“We’re building an inclusive financial system that makes Bitcoin a universal option for billions of people worldwide. Bitcoin is a resource for human progress, and NYDIG is the gateway.”

2. Ramp

Ramp

Founded: 2019

“Ramp is building the next generation of finance tools – from corporate cards and expense management, to bill payments and accounting integrations – designed to save businesses time and money with every click. Thousands of companies are spending an average of 3.3% less and closing their books 86% faster by switching to Ramp’s finance automation platform. Founded in 2019, Ramp powers the fastest-growing corporate card in America and enables billions of dollars of purchases each year on the heels of nearly 10x year-over-year growth.

Ramp’s customers span the full gamut of US businesses—from the latest software unicorns to complex farming operations. It’s trusted by companies of all shapes and sizes – from startups like Morning Brew, 818 Tequila, and Italic, nonprofits like KIPP Public Schools and the IFDC, beloved brands like Webflow, Madhappy, and Faire, to large-scale businesses like Anduril, Avelo Airlines, Ro, and Marqeta.”

3. Fireblocks

Fireblocks

Founded: 2018

“For institutions that need to store and move digital assets without the operational or security headache.

Fireblocks streamlines operations by bringing all your exchanges, OTCs, counterparties, hot wallets, and custodians into one platform. Wallets, deposit addresses, and API credentials are secured using patent-pending chip isolation technology and the newest breakthrough in cryptography (MPC). Institutions are using Fireblocks to move funds securely in seconds – instead of hours.”

4. Ro

Ro

Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in NYC

“Ro is a direct-to-patient healthcare company providing high-quality, affordable healthcare without the need for insurance. Ro is the only company to seamlessly connect telehealth and in-home care, diagnostics, labs, and pharmacy services nationwide. This is enabled by Ro’s vertically integrated platform that powers a personalized, end-to-end healthcare experience from diagnosis, to delivery of medication, to ongoing care. Since 2017, Ro has facilitated more than eight million digital healthcare visits in nearly every county in the United States, including 98% of primary care deserts. Ro also provides its patient-centric solutions including Workpath, its in-home care API, and Kit, its at-home diagnostic testing service, to other healthcare companies.”

5. Click Therapeutics

Click Therapeutics

Founded: 2012

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“Click Therapeutics, Inc. develops and commercializes software as prescription medical treatments for people with unmet medical needs. Through cognitive and neurobehavioral mechanisms, Click’s Digital Therapeutics™ enable change within individuals, and are designed to be used independently or in conjunction with biomedical treatments. The Clickometrics® adaptive data science platform continuously personalizes user experience to optimize engagement and outcomes. Following a groundbreaking clinical trial, Click’s industry-leading smoking cessation program is available nationwide through a wide variety of payers, providers, and employers. Click is also progressing a broad pipeline of prescription Digital Therapeutics across a variety of high-burden therapeutic areas, including Major Depressive Disorder, Schizophrenia, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Migraine, Chronic Pain, Insomnia, COPD, Obesity, and more. For more information, visit ClickTherapeutics.com.”

6. Ribbon Home

ribbon

Founded: 2017

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“Ribbon is on a mission to make homeownership achievable. We empower buyers, sellers, their agents and loan officers with cash-backed solutions to enable homeownership for everyone.”

7. Better.com

Better.com

Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in NYC

“Founded in 2016, Better is a digital-first homeownership company whose services included mortgage, real estate, title, and homeowners insurance. From its founding in 2016 through mid 2021, Better funded over $45B in home loans and provided over $25B in cumulative coverage through Better Cover and Better Settlement Services, the insurance divisions of Better. Better has raised over $400M in equity capital since inception. The company was ranked #1 on LinkedIn’s Top Startups List for 2021 and 2020, #1 on Fortune’s Best Small and Medium Workplaces in New York, #15 on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 2020 list, as well as being listed to Forbes FinTech 50 for 2020. For more information, follow @betterdotcom.”

8. Cityblock Health

Cityblock Health

Founded: 2017

“Cityblock was founded in 2017 as the first tech-driven provider for communities with complex needs. We deliver better care to where it’s needed most, investing upstream in highly personalized, prevention-oriented health and social care to ultimately drive down costs and improve outcomes. Our tech enables scale by bringing together practical information, coordination, and communication for our members and our care teams.

We are adamant about building a radically better member experience for people living in lower-income neighborhoods that have never been prioritized. And we won’t be satisfied with anything less than transforming the way that health services are delivered in previously underserved communities across the U.S. Join us! cityblock.com/careers.”

9. Knock

Knock

Founded: 2015

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“Knock is on a mission to make homeownership simple and certain. Whether you are a homeowner looking to buy a new home before selling your current home or a first-time buyer, Knock offers fully digital end-to-end solutions that bring certainty, convenience and cost-savings to the often stressful and complicated process of homeownership. The Knock Home Swap™ empowers a customer to buy their new dream home before selling their old one. Knock GO™ (Guaranteed Offer) provides homebuyers with the best features of a cash offer in a competitive home loan to win the home they want without paying more.

Launched in 2015 by founding team members of Trulia.com, Knock has raised more than $600 million in debt and equity from top-tier investors, including RRE Ventures, Foundry Group, Redpoint, Greycroft, Corazon Capital, Correlation Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital and FJ Labs. The National Association of Realtors®, through its investment arm Second Century Ventures, is a strategic investor in Knock, giving its 1.5 million members the ability to market Knock’s homeownership solutions to their clients. Knock currently operates in 72 markets nationwide and plans to be in over 100 markets by 2023.”

10. Attentive

Attentive

Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in NYC

“Attentive® is the most comprehensive text message marketing solution, driving 20.5% of total online revenue for businesses by creating thoughtful SMS experiences. Using real-time behavioral data, Attentive makes it possible for businesses to automatically send engaging text messages to each subscriber. Over 5,000 leading businesses like CB2, Pura Vida, Urban Outfitters, Rebecca Minkoff, Steve Madden, and more rely on Attentive and see strong performance, like 30%+ click-through rates and 25x+ ROI.

In March 2021, Attentive announced a Series E investment and is backed by Coatue, Bain Capital Ventures, Sequoia, IVP, and other leading venture firms.”

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