2018 Best Tech Startups in Alaska

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Alaska. 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. Spacemesh


Founded: 2017

“Spacemesh is a fair blockmesh operating system designed to run general-purpose smart contracts at web-scale. It is powered by a novel consensus protocol that is secure, proof of work free and highly incentive-compatible. Spacemesh is designed to create a highly-decentralized p2p blockchain computer formed by individuals from around the globe running Spacemesh on their desktop PCs at home. Spacemesh is as a free open source software that aims to become a core Internet protocol for blockchain computation.”

2. Indemnis


Founded: 2015

“This energetic, innovative startup seeks to transform the world by providing needed safety solutions to the commercial UAV community.”

3. Quick Cup

Quick Cup

Founded: 2016

“Quick Cup Inc. is a technology company that has developed a patent pending system to automatically generate wait times at drive-thrus. We have integrated this into our first product, Quick Cup. Quick Cup is a mobile application that allows customers to find their quickest option for coffee including travel time, along with the wait time at the location. Or customers can quickly navigate to a preferred shop, and order a saved drink. Once the order has been placed, the barista sees a real-time countdown to the customer’s arrival not only to the location, but to their window. This optimizing the shop’s efficiency and quality of product to the customer, but also keeps the customer moving without wasting time in lines.”