2018 Best Tech Startups in Newark (New Jersey)

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Newark, New Jersey. 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. ONEder


Founded: 2011

“ONEder empowers educators with the tools they need to close the opportunity gap. With ONEder’s award-winning and easy-to-use platform, educators can personalize lessons and make data and goal-driven decisions in real-time!”



Founded: 2016

“The Money-Media-Marketplace platform for the 350,000+ leaders of 41,000 youth leagues in 21 team sports. Our League Growth Assisted Fundraising tool raises $1,000 to $50,000 for teams easily and fast. Our free Media, the print League Network Magazine, online helps league leaders save and learn best practices. League Network is backed by famous social impact, technology and sports investors.”


Founded: 2016

“ is an enterprise platform that automates chat interactions using proprietary Conversational AI that better simulates human style conversation.

Created by military intelligence technological officers, reduced contact center cost and error, increase availability and frees up contact center reps for more value-added tasks.

Unlike other AI tools, BOTique seamlessly integrates into existing service centers workflow and avoids the need for extensive language training or commitment of company resources.”

4. UpChannel


Founded: 2014

“UpChannel is a B2B SaaS business, that helps smartphone manufacturers create and manage relationships with their customers, the device owner. Enabling manufacturers to generate recurring revenue, and create cost savings, across the entire life cycle of each device that they manufacture and sell.”

5. bitgab


Founded: 2016

“bitgab is a social network that connects language students and teachers from all over the world. Since its launch in April 2016, it already has students from 60+ countries.

In bitgab, users can:

  1. Complete new daily exercises and quizzes with vocabulary and grammar explanations
  2. Practice their conversation skills with other users in 1-to-1 video conversations directly through the web browser
  3. Have their questions answered anytime”