2022 Best Tech Startups in Washington

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Washington. 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. Convoy

Convoy

Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 

“Convoy is a digital freight network solving problems in the $800B trucking industry. We partner with the best trucking companies and shippers to move millions of truckloads, rethink freight fundamentals, and design innovative solutions that address supply chain inefficiencies.

By continuing to raise the bar on tools, services, and insights available for shippers and carriers, we help businesses improve their transportation and create a more sustainable future.”

2. Highspot

Highspot

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Highspot helps companies worldwide improve the performance of their sales teams by turning strategic initiatives into business outcomes. Our unified sales enablement platform gives revenue teams a single solution to elevate customer conversations and drive repeatable revenue, bringing together native content and guidance, training and coaching, and engagement intelligence – all supported by actionable analytics.

Highspot delivers unmatched customer support, with 100 percent of our customers recouping their sales enablement investment. Trusted by Aetna, a CVS Health company; DocuSign, Dow Jones, General Motors, Nestle, Twitter, Verizon Media and many more, we are proud to drive strategic growth for leading companies across the world. As a global company powered by diverse talent, Highspot has earned perennial recognition on Fortune Magazine’s and Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work lists.”

3. Outreach

Outreach

Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Outreach, the first and only Sales Execution Platform, helps revenue teams bring intelligence to workflows, unlock full visibility across the entire revenue cycle, and commit their forecasts with confidence.

Outreach is the only solution provider to integrate sales engagement, conversation intelligence, and revenue intelligence into one platform. The only sales engagement and intelligence platform to make the Forbes Cloud 100, Outreach was also the fastest-growing vendor in the category on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500.

More than 5,300 companies such as Adobe, Tableau, Okta, Splunk, DocuSign, and SAP depend on Outreach’s enterprise-scale, unparalleled customer adoption, and robust AI-powered innovation. Outreach is a privately held company based in Seattle, Washington.”

4. Group14 Technologies

Group14 Technologies

Founded: 2015

“Founded to enable the electrification of everything – from tiny medical, consumer and commercial devices to every possible flavor and size of transportation – Group14 brings new finely-tuned performance capabilities to the era of the lithium-silicon battery. Our novel composite materials and our industrial process to make them reliably answer the cost, scale and performance barriers that have slowed the world’s transition towards the all-electric future.”

5. Kymeta

Kymeta

Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 

“Kymeta is the leader in unlocking the potential of broadband satellite connectivity, combined with cellular networks, to satisfy the overwhelming demand for comms on the move and making mobile global. Kymeta’s satellite connectivity solutions offers unique, complete, and turnkey bundled solutions to the market based on best-in-class technologies and tailored customer-centric services that meet and exceed customer mission requirements. These solutions in tandem with the company’s flat-panel satellite antenna, the first of its kind, and Kymeta services provide revolutionary mobile connectivity on satellite and hybrid satellite-cellular networks to customers around the world. Backed by U.S. and international patents and licenses, the Kymeta terminal addresses the need for low-power, low-cost and high-throughput communication systems that have no moving parts. Kymeta makes connecting easy – for any vehicle, vessel, aircraft, or fixed platform.”

6. iSpot.tv

iSpot.tv

Founded: 2012

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“iSpot.tv helps advertisers measure the brand and business impact of TV and streaming advertising, from concept to airing to conversion. Fast, accurate and actionable measurement and attribution solutions enable advertisers to assess creative effectiveness, enhance media plans and attribute advertising results for cross-platform campaigns, all while benchmarking against competitors and historical norms. Unlike legacy and ad hoc solutions, iSpot is purpose-built to measure the performance of every ad on television with digital-like precision and granularity in real time. With always-on performance insights unified across linear and streaming TV, advertisers can take quick and confident action to consistently drive business results.”

7. OfferUp

OfferUp

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Buy. Sell. Simple.

OfferUp is changing the way people buy and sell by making it as easy as taking and sharing a photo from your mobile device. We’re not just about connecting buyers and sellers — we’re about creating a simple and safe marketplace that changes people’s lives. With our app, you can list an item for sale in as little as 30 seconds and attract buyers from your local community and across the nation. Along with reputation and safety features like TruYou and secure in-app messaging, we’ll show you safer places to meet at more than 1,600 Community MeetUp Spots in the app, or visit www.SafeTradeSpots.com to find a location near you.

Launched in 2011, OfferUp is a privately held company based in Bellevue, WA (right outside of Seattle) and backed by top investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Warburg Pincus, GGV Capital, T Rowe Price and Coatue Management.”

8. Qumulo

Qumulo

Founded: 2012

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“Qumulo is the leading file data platform for multi-cloud environments, providing unrivaled freedom, control and real-time visibility for file data at massive scale. Fortune 500 companies, major film studios, and the largest research facilities in the world trust Qumulo to help them innovate with their mission-critical digital files. The Qumulo experience makes file data management simple with continuous new features, a single solution for all workloads, and access to customer success experts on your schedule. www.qumulo.com.”

9. FlyHomes

FlyHomes

Founded: 2015

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“Our mission is to build the world’s best home buying and home selling experience.

Buying a home doesn’t have to feel complicated. Our simplified approach helps you search, buy, and move in—all without having to stumble through the traditional process.

To make everything easier, we brought our local experts together, giving you a team of research analysts, loan officers, and tour agents—all under one roof—including a dedicated Flyhomes Agent to guide you every step of the way.

This straightforward approach, combined with our competitive cash offer and innovative ability to buy before you sell, help you buy fast so you can move in and move on. And because we know life happens, we back every Flyhomes Cash Offer with a guarantee that says we’ll buy the home even if you can’t. That’s guaranteed funds for the seller, making your cash offer even more competitive.”

10. Rec Room

Rec Room

Founded: 2016

“Rec Room Inc. was founded in April 2016 by a small team with a shared passion for VR, AR, social, and multiplayer experiences. Since then, we’ve been growing and hiring top talent!

Rec Room is the best place to build and play games together. Party up with friends from all around the world to chat, hang out, explore MILLIONS of player-created rooms, or build something new and amazing to share with us all. Rec Room is free, and cross plays on everything from phones to VR headsets. It’s the social app you play like a video game! Rec Room is a fun and welcoming place for people from all walks of life. Let us help you find people you’ll LOVE to hang out with. Join the club!”

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