2022 Best Tech Startups in Oakland

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Oakland, California. 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. Fivetran

Fivetran

Founded: 2012

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“Fivetran fully automated connectors sync data from cloud applications, databases, event logs and more into your data warehouse.

Our integrations are built for analysts who need data centralized but don’t want to spend time maintaining their own pipelines or ETL systems.

Focus on what really matters, driving analytics for your business.”

2. Mosaic

Mosaic

Founded: 2011

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“Mosaic makes financing solutions for solar and solar plus energy storage systems and other home improvements accessible and affordable for homeowners by providing the simplest borrower experience in the industry. Customers are referred by home improvement contractors and approved solar installers and can be pre-approved instantly for no money down loans with fixed interest rates and multiple term options. For our network of hundreds of home improvement contractors and solar installers, Mosaic provides a streamlined financing platform to drive sales growth. Since 2012, Mosaic has helped nearly 100,000 households go solar with financing solutions.”

3. LaunchDarkly

LaunchDarkly

Founded: 2014

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“LaunchDarkly isn’t just a leader in feature management — it’s the first scalable feature management platform. Feature management allows development teams to innovate faster by fundamentally transforming how software is delivered to customers. With the ability to gradually release new software features to any segment of users on any platform, DevOps teams can standardize safe releases at scale, accelerate their journey to the cloud and collaborate more effectively with business teams.

Today, LaunchDarkly deploys peaks of 20 trillion feature flags each day, and that number continues to grow. Founded in 2014 in Oakland, California by Edith Harbaugh and John Kodumal, LaunchDarkly has been named on the Forbes Cloud 100 list, InfoWorld’s 2021 Technology of the Year list, and the Enterprise Tech 30 list.”

4. Mynd

Mynd

Founded: 2016

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“Mynd is a tech-enabled real estate company serving an $85B+ property management and real estate investment market. We’re on a mission to create happy homes and healthy investments by offering best-in-class property management services and making Single Family Residential (SFR) homes as accessible and effortless as other types of investments. Through localized operations in 25 markets across the US, and real-time insights via our platform, we remove the time, communication, and geographic barriers traditionally associated with real estate. Investors can now find, finance, purchase, rent, manage, and sell single-family rental properties 100% remotely.

Mynd was named the #1 fastest-growing private company in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times in 2020. We’ve attracted talent from Starwood Waypoint Homes, McKinsey, Shift, Better, BCG, One Medical, Zillow, Upwork, and Facebook. We’re backed by top VCs, including Lightspeed, Canaan, and Jackson Square, and just announced a $5 billion deal with Invesco Real Estate and a $53M raise from QED Investors. Join us!”

5. Moonshot Brands

Moonshot Brands

Founded: 2020

“Moonshot Brands acquires, operates, and grows e-commerce businesses.

We empower entrepreneurs. If you know a company that could be a good fit, please get in touch, we have a $25,000 referral program if a deal closes.

We believe in an omni-channel future, if you have built your business on Amazon or direct to consumer on Shopify, reach out to us about taking it to the next level.

Selling a business is never easy. Most e-commerce sellers have worked hard to grow their business to their current size and now need more bench strength to boost their bottom lines.”

6. Roofstock

Roofstock

Founded: 2015

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“Roofstock is the leading marketplace for investing in leased single-family rental homes, with listings in 13 states across the U.S. The company’s transparent online marketplace makes buying, owning and selling rental property efficient and transparent by offering detailed home and tenant information, local vetted property management options, as well as analytics and general market insights to help investors evaluate and purchase certified properties. The company stands behind its marketplace with a 30-day, Money-Back Guarantee.”

7. Mighty Buildings

Mighty Buildings

Founded: 2017

“We are Mighty Buildings, a venture-backed Series B construction technology company based in Oakland, CA, that is innovating the construction industry by creating beautiful, sustainable, and high-quality homes using 3D printing, advanced materials, and robotic automation.”

8. Eko Health

Eko

Founded: 2013

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“The ability to listen is the ability to care. Eko understands how important listening can be for clinicians. We create digital health solutions that enable doctors, nurses, researchers and entire health systems to change how we care for the heart. Together, we can evolve the science of auscultation and empower the art of caring.

Our mission is to enable clinicians with the ability to provide the best cardiac care possible. We are a committed partner to the providers and scientists on the front lines of care.”

9. Solv

Solv

Founded: 2016

“We’re about one thing: convenient healthcare for everyone. Solv allows you to book same-day doctor’s appointments and urgent care visits. Choose from highly-rated providers, read patient reviews and book appointments after hours and on the weekend.

At Solv, we believe getting access to high quality, last-minute care should be simple, fast and effortless. Consumers should be able to know where they can go, when they’ll be seen and how much it will cost. That’s the future we’re building with Solv.

For providers, Solv’s end-to-end platform revolutionizes the delivery of convenient care. We create tools to grow your practice, delight patients and boost your reputation.”

10. Hound Labs

Hound Labs

Founded: 2014

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“Hound Labs is a technology start-up that has created an ultra-sensitive breath analysis technology platform. We are applying our technology to solve fundamental issues with disease and drug detection. The first application of our technology, the Hound marijuana and alcohol breathalyzer, solves the public safety problem associated with marijuana legalization: how to objectively determine if someone has recently consumed marijuana. Founded in 2014, Hound Labs recently closed our Series B funding and is backed by Benchmark, Icon Ventures, and individual investors.”

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