2018 Best Tech Startups in Baton Rouge

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 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. Anedot


Founded: 2011

“Anedot is a donation platform that enables poltical campaigns, churches, educational institutions, health related foundations easily accept payments from their websites, Facebook pages, and on mobile phones through the browser or an app with a credit card swipe reader. Anedot empowers causes to manage and leverage supporters/volunteers, donors and campaigns.”

2. CellControl


Founded: 2009

“Established in 2009, Cellcontrol delivers the world’s leading technology to stop distracted driving. The company’s patented distracted driving prevention platform eliminates talking, texting, and browsing on any mobile device while a vehicle is in motion. Cellcontrol is the only solution that is accurately able to tell the driver versus passengers in the vehicle, and the only truly enforceable solution for Apple iOS. Not only is Cellcontrol able to deliver accurate, superior distracted driving prevention capability to users, with limited impact on battery life, our DriveID solution has the capability to function as a UBI data collection platform as well. DriveID collects a host of robust driver behavior and trip data back to the user, letting them know how they can improve their driving habits. This culminates in better drivers, potentially lower insurance premiums, and ultimately lives saved. Cellcontrol’s technology has been recognized by Consumer Reports, the Consumer Electronics Show and the National Traffic Safety Institute, and is used by families and Fortune 500 companies worldwide.”

3. LocalMed


Founded: 2012

“LocalMed was founded in 2012 with a simple vision: make scheduling online appointments easy for both patients and providers, beginning with the dental industry.

When our team first started exploring the concept, we were repeatedly told by industry experts that what we were attempting was impossible. Fast-forward several years later and over 3,000 providers in 48 states trust LocalMed to grow their practice.

LocalMed Connect is the only true real-time dental scheduling platform, allowing patients to find and schedule real-time appointments online, 24/7.

We’re proud of the product we’ve built so far, and are committed to continue creating the best and most forward-thinking scheduling and communications software on the market.”