2018 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma City

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 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. Monscierge


Founded: 2009

“Elegant Connections for Empowered Guests.

Monscierge is an international interactive software company that helps hotels connect today’s savvy traveler to the trusted local recommendations they seek on-site and on-the-go.

From lobby to phone to tablet and beyond, Monscierge has created a truly holistic system of elegant connections. Simply put, we empower hospitality professionals to better connect with their guests and stay ahead of the technology curve.”

2. Exaptive


Founded: 2011

“Exaptive is an ecosystem for creating knowledge from data. We believe the biggest breakthroughs happen in the sweet spot between computing power and human creativity and that modularity, interoperability, and community set the optimal stage. So we built the Exaptive development environment to integrate the exploding universe of data and software tools for rapid application development with any data and whatever technology is right for the job.

Data scientists and software developers combine the data and software tools they need to create data-driven web applications without having to code the glue to make it work together. Our community of third-party developers and data scientists contribute code modules that can be used off the shelf without customization. Along the way, the platform reveals new techniques and potential collaborators – a suggestion engine for data science and software development.

Web platforms have transformed how we get a ride, find new music, and book travel. Exaptive is transforming how we discover new insights.”

3. Tailwind


Founded: 2012

“Tailwind is the leading Visual Marketing platform for Pinterest and Instagram. We are trusted by over 100,000 leading brands and 300 advertising and communications agencies in over 100 countries.

Our platform covers the full marketing cycle from ideation to optimization:

CONTENT: Aggregate, discover and manage your visual content in one place.

PUBLISHING: Build the optimal editorial calendar for your brand, schedule posts and manage publishing workflow across teams.

ANALYTICS: Get deep reporting and analytics to evaluate and test strategies, generate internal reports and most importantly – learn about what is resonating on the visual web.

PROMOTION: Once you know what’s resonating with your audience, promote it effectively to maximize ROI.

MONITORING: Research and identify trends, see the discussion about your brand and content and identify key points of leverage to grow your engagement.”

4. SafetySkills


Founded: 2007

“SafetySkills is an e-learning provider primarily in the HR compliance, environmental, health and safety market. It offers a comprehensive e-learning solution for business users to select and assign interactive compliance training to their employees on a pay-as-you-go or monthly subscription basis. The SafetySkills team has developed and deployed over 500 EHS online training titles for organizations in sixteen countries and in seven languages.”

5. TokenEx


Founded: 2010

“TokenEx is an enterprise-class tokenization platform that offers virtually unlimited flexibility in how customers can access, store, and secure data. TokenEx extends flexibility by working with multiple data acceptance channels and by maintaining a processor-agnostic approach. Moreover, TokenEx is able to tokenize and secure almost any data type your company works with, including PCI, PII, PHI, and even unstructured data formats. With Tokenization- No Data, No Theft!

TokenEx was founded by two former qualified security assessors, Alex Pezold and Dr. Jerald Dawkins. Both founders knew how burdensome PCI compliance could be, and wanted to create a simple, adaptable, and effective security platform to reduce risk and compliance obligations. Using tokenization, encryption, and key management, TokenEx protects sensitive data elements of all kinds to help you reduce costs, lessen compliance burdens, and mitigate risk.”

6. BlyncSync Technologies

BlyncSync Technologies

Founded: 2016

“BlyncSync Technologies is a safety software that shows exactly what time a driver can expect to feel fatigued in order to reduce accident rates in the trucking industry.

The data is provided ahead of time, and is automatically customized to each driver.

The driver wears a sleep tracking smart watch, and blink tracking smart glasses during work hours.
BlyncSync is compatible with fleet management software systems. Managers can see the real-time and projected fatigue levels of multiple drivers. This allows for optimal shift scheduling, increased safety, boosted work efficiency, and realized cost savings.”