2018 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in 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. Oseberg, Inc.

Oseberg, Inc.

Founded: 2009

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in New Orleans

“Oseberg is a next-generation oil & gas information and data analytics company that offers a compelling new approach to rapidly convert public regulatory and county-level data into actionable intelligence. We aggregate the most inaccessible state, federal, and county records and deliver them to our users through a suite of all-encompassing B2B SaaS products that enable our users to search, map, mine, and perform statistical analysis on every strand of data. We also bring provide normalized, standardized, and high-quality frac data. Our technology reduces weeks and months of work to days and hours, empowering our users to rapidly uncover leasing, drilling, enhanced completion, and acquisition opportunities.”

2. Monscierge


Founded: 2009

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma City

“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.”

3. iRecommend Software™

iRecommend Software™

Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Tulsa

“iRecommend Software™ develops intelligent business solutions utilizing artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and dynamic data modeling.

In a consumer-driven economy, businesses across all industries, are facing the challenge to remain relevant and provide highly personalized products and services.

iRecommend’s leading solution, Recommendation360™ is a recommendation engine with applications across multiple industries, including recruiting, real estate, retail/e-commerce, entertainment, travel, government, and healthcare.”

4. WIFI Metropolis

WIFI Metropolis

Founded: 2012

“WIFI Metropolis is unlocking the value of millions of global Wi-Fi hotspots by developing a global Wi-Fi network using a sharing economy strategy. Not only we are UBER for Wi-Fi, but we also deploy our own super high speed Wi-Fi Networks in premium locations such as The Louvre Museum in Paris, St. Pancras International Train Station in London and many more. Our smartphone application can freely connect you to over 2 million quality hotspots in 70+ countries.”

5. Datebox


Founded: 2015

“Datebox is an e-commerce company based in Oklahoma City, OK. We specialize in creating unique and fun date nights to bring couples closer together.”

6. Exaptive


Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma City

“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.”

7. Tailwind


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma City

“We’ve built an industry-leading visual marketing platform that helps over 200,000 brands and small businesses drive ROI on Pinterest and Instagram.

Marketing & Analytics is just the beginning though. Content is a $50Bn industry that is becoming more visual by the day and we’ve only scratched the surface of tapping into these opportunities. Armed with data, we’re building products that help make the industry smarter, more approachable and able to deliver a much more engaging experience to consumers.”

8. Raw Space For Rent

Raw Space For Rent

Founded: 2016

“Raw Space For Rent is the first international online community marketplace that connects people looking to rent out their unused space with people looking for spaces to rent: artists, musicians, fashion shows, weddings, events, readings, car storage, pop-up shops, filmmakers, performance art, roller skating, meditation circles, workspace, cocktail parties or where ever your imagination takes you.”

9. TokenEx


Founded: 2010

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Oklahoma City

“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.”