2018 Best Tech Startups in Maine
The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Maine. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to:
- Revenue potential
- Leadership team
- Brand/product traction
- 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. Pika Energy
“Pika Energy, Inc. is a Westbrook, Maine-based manufacturer of solar-plus-storage solutions for residential and commercial renewable energy markets. Our Pika Energy Island™ is a complete home energy storage platform that connects solar PV, smart batteries, loads, and the grid. Designed for plug-and-play installation and superior efficiency, the Pika Energy Island makes home energy storage simple, smart, and powerful.”
“RxAnte is a leading predictive analytics and clinical services company located in Portland, Maine, and Washington, D.C., dedicated to improving medication use and health outcomes. By providing plans, providers, and manufacturers with actionable insights, strategies, and our own portfolio of interventions, RxAnte empowers clients with the resources necessary to help make medications work better for everyone.”
3. DAVO Technologies
“DAVO was created to solve the pain points in the payor/payee relationship; optimizing any recurring payment cycle, compressing time. Whether it’s a small to mid-sized merchant looking to simplify their sales tax payment method, a state government looking to collect sales tax securely, or a franchisor looking to streamline the collection of franchise royalty and advertising fees, DAVO has the solution. Our process is passive, seamless, and automatic. We optimize any recurring payment cycle of 30, 60 or 90 days (etc) and reduce that to 24 hours, compressing time.”
4. The Family Community
“Our goal is to reduce the conflict, stress, and pain endured by families of divorce so that children and parents can thrive.
Family Plan™ has been developed as a consumer mobile and web app that helps families who are separated or divorced to manage their lives more easily and without conflict. Family Plan™ provides simple tools for creating and managing an integrated family calendar, for requesting reimbursement and making payments between co-parents, for budgeting, and for tracking communications and records. Attorneys and mediators will even be able to access the records.”
5. Dream Local Digital
“Dream Local Digital is a digital marketing agency headquartered in Rockland, Maine. Dream Local Digital works with newspapers, media companies, ad agencies, and directly with small to medium-sized businesses on all aspects of their online marketing plans, from website development, content strategy, and social media to search engine optimization, reputation management and e-mail marketing.”
“CourseStorm provides impossibly simple online course registration. We make it simple for organizations to publish their catalog online and for students to find and register for classes. We handle all the publishing, marketing, and credit card transactions. CourseStorm eliminates the hassle of recruiting students and handling registrations, allowing programs to focus on teaching.”
“We are all about national parks. Free app travel guides and a discount savings club to help you save money on your next trip!”
8. Introspective Systems LLC
“Introspective Systems’ makes managing complex systems easier. Since the 1980’s, our technology has been used by the US Geological Survey (USGS) to aggregate seismic sensor data across the globe locating earthquakes in real-time. By adapting to network changes and analyzing output in real-time our xGraph technology has been saving lives. This powerful and proven technology is now available to meet other complex systems needs. Whether managing data and analytics for an oil and gas exploration company or applications for the Internet of things xGraph makes complex systems simpler.”
9. Mingle Analytics
“Founded on the vision for a better healthcare system, Mingle Analytics has established itself as an industry leader in Medicare quality reporting. As our healthcare system moves toward value-based payments, the Mingle Analytics team will help you make sense of the complex maze of incentives and penalties and succeed with Medicare quality reporting including PQRS, and MIPS under the new Quality Payment Program.
Mingle Analytics helps physician practices and health systems thrive in the business and practice of medicine.”
10. Don’t Panic Consulting
“Don’t Panic Consulting, LLC is a Maine based software development company. With our roots in technology and business consulting services, development of advanced blockchain technologies, and business management applications, Don’t Panic is now building solutions for Salesforce and it’s customers; leveraging our experience with secure advanced technologies, and customer experience to shape better and more integrated CRM and Customer experiences.”