2024 Best Tech Startups in Oregon

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Oregon. 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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10. Cascade Strategy

Cascade Strategy

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 

“Tired of thousands of spreadsheets and slide decks? Annoyed by the frantic search for updates on your strategic performance?

…How about a different approach?

Cascade is a global software company, consistently ranking as the world’s #1 strategy execution platform. At Cascade, we make visions happen by acting as the strategic brain of your organization, remediating the chaos of running your business so that you can move forward. Thousands of leading organizations leverage the Cascade platform to plan, execute, and track their strategies for realized performance and accelerated decision-making. Our customers are redefining the world–executing strategies that range from deploying life-saving vaccines to building the world’s fastest Formula One car.”

9. PreAct Technologies

PreAct Technologies

Founded: 2018

Also honored in: 2023 Best Tech Startups in Oregon

“PreAct Technologies delivers the world’s first software-definable flash LiDAR sensors. Affordable, compact and designed to function in a variety of use cases, PreAct’s sensors offer solutions in industries including automotive, trucking, robotics, healthcare, agriculture, smart cities and industrial applications.

Currently the company develops and sells complete systems that are packaged as products addressing distinct markets. Each product consists of a flash LiDAR (3D camera), edge processing, and communications to an external platform such as a laptop or the company’s cloud service. A software development kit (SDK) is included that supports users to visualize the data in real time, store data, and work with it using either their own code or specialized tools provided by the company. One unique aspect of the SDK is that it includes an AI development platform that has been optimized for the sensor’s 3D output, thus enabling AI algorithms to be quickly developed with minimal training. The SDK can control the sensor directly and serves as the gateway to the company’s cloud service controlling software defined features and providing a data structure supporting AI training and data mining.”

8. AskNicely


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 

“#1 Rated Customer Experience Platform for Service Businesses

Measuring customer experience isn’t hard, but improving it is. To win, you need your entire team focused and motivated to make every customer EXPERIENCE AWESOME.

It’s not easy. For people powered businesses, it means hundreds or thousands of frontline employees delivering their best, every day, for every customer.”

7. Eclypsium


Founded: 2017

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“Eclypsium establishes trust in every endpoint, server and network appliance in enterprise infrastructure (IT, cloud, data centers, network) by identifying, verifying and fortifying 3rd-party software, firmware and hardware in every device.

Eclypsium’s platform continuously monitors firmware, hardware and software within each critical asset for threats, backdoors, implants and vulnerabilities, and mitigates supply chain risks throughout the asset lifecycle.

Powered by world-class research team, Eclypsium was named as Gartner Cool Vendor, and a winner of Fast Company’s most innovative security companies, CNBC Upstart 100, Cyber Defense Magazine’s Most Innovative Supply Chain Security, and CRN’s Stellar Startups awards.”

6. Hydrolix


Founded: 2018

“Let’s change the economics of big data.

Hydrolix is a unique cloud database platform purpose-built for today’s data economy. Enabling true data Observability in real-time without limits, Hydrolix is enterprise ready and is an elegant solution for businesses looking to maximize their data without massive costs.

Hydrolix is working with some of the world’s largest companies, changing how they manage and leverage their data. Hyper efficient, Hydrolix delivers real-time data ingestion at any scale, visualization dashboards, lightning-fast query performance, extensive data retention and massive cost savings compared to other services and platforms.”

5. Boulder Care

Boulder Care

Founded: 2017

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“Telehealth addiction treatment on your terms and timeline – grounded in kindness, respect, and unconditional support.

At Boulder Care, we help people with substance use disorders reach their goals through judgement-free recovery support and evidence-based addiction treatment, rooted in the principles of harm reduction. Patients can access their Care Team — a Clinician, a Care Advocate, and a Peer Recovery Specialist — through secure messaging, video visits, and phone support from an app on their phone.

By championing low-threshold access to medications for addiction treatment, Boulder improves clinical and functional outcomes — sharing in the cost savings with health plan and employer partners under a value-based model.”

4. Agility Robotics

Agility Robotics

Founded: 2015

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“We started with scientific breakthroughs and layered on top of that world-class engineering. We approach everything with a focus on function. Our robots were designed from day one to do work and get the job done.”

3. ZincFive


Founded: 2016

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“ZincFive is the world leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc batteries and immediate power solutions. Supported by an impressive portfolio of international patents, ZincFive technology harnesses The Power of Good Chemistry™ to propel the world forward. ZincFive technology leverages the safety and sustainability of nickel-zinc chemistry to provide unparalleled high power density and performance for mission critical applications. ZincFive is a privately held company based in Tualatin, Oregon.”

2. Dutchie


Founded: 2017

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“Dutchie is the leading technology partner for cannabis retailers of all sizes. With a range of solutions covering point of sale, payments, ecommerce, insurance, and more, Dutchie empowers dispensaries to run efficiently, scale their operation easily, stay compliant, and offer outstanding experiences to the customers who rely on them.”

1. Orca Security

Orca Security

Founded: 2019

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“Orca Security is the pioneer of agentless cloud security, and is trusted by hundreds of enterprises globally. We’re the industry-leading Cloud Security Platform that identifies, prioritizes, and remediates security risks and compliance issues across your cloud estate spanning AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and Kubernetes.”

2 thoughts on “2024 Best Tech Startups in Oregon

  • Congratulations to all of these great, Oregon companies. Hope my company, VOOT, can make this list someday! We launch to the public on Monday. Woohoo! Would love to talk to someone at Tech Tribune about what we do. Happy Summer!

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