2018 Best Tech Startups in Plano

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Plano, Texas. 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. Alkami Technology

Alkami Technology

Founded: 2009

“Alkami Technology, Inc. provides online and mobile banking solutions for credit unions and banks. Based in Plano, Texas, the company’s digital banking platform delivers unparalleled functionality, security, flexibility and extensibility with a superior architecture designed for the future of digital banking. With its modern interface, fully hosted business intelligence solution and customizable feature set, the platform is the ultimate digital banking solution for financial institutions.”

2. Vivify Health


Founded: 2009

“Vivify Health has created the world’s first remote care platform based upon consumer mobile devices and is among the fastest growing digital health companies. The Vivify cloud platform has been highly scaled, connecting biometric and mobile devices with electronic health records, for some of the largest health systems in the U.S. Vivify’s intuitive user experience enables patients of any age to easily maintain their own health at home while remaining constantly connected with their providers, family and friends.”

3. Music Audience Exchange

Music Audience Exchange

Founded: 2014

“Music Audience Exchange (MAX) is reshaping the future landscape of music.

Across billions of streams, video views, social shares, and live shows, there are massive, diverse communities of fans forming around more music and more artists than ever before. MAX has built a platform that deeply understands these audiences, and has created a model that gives brands the opportunity to enrich (not interrupt) the fan experience.

​The MAX Platform™ is built on proprietary data science that maps specific audience attributes to a database of 765 genres, 2.4 million artists, all 4 content types (audio, video, social, live), and a network of channels that reaches 98% of music fans in the places they’re already going to for music.”

4. BookShout


Founded: 2011

“BookShout is an end-to-end eBook solution that drives the world to read more.

As the leading technology provider of bulk eBooks for data-hungry organizations, BookShout helps businesses transform the way they leverage digital content to reach objectives. We offer a unique eBook-focused approach to drive organizational growth and comprehensive insight for unlimited retargeting.

Consumers experience access to millions of eBooks, a customizable reading experience, easy goal tracking, and reader analytics. BookShout helps users practice the smart way to read more. We are a results-driven company dedicated to merging the worlds of reading and technology to reach personal and organizational goals.”

5. OpenKey


Founded: 2015

“Unlock Guest Experiences with the Universal Standard for Mobile Keyless Entry.

OpenKey is an app that allows hotel guests to open their hotel room with their smartphone.
Guests enjoy keyless room entry & “skip the front desk” features while Hotel Owners benefit from having one standardized door opening solution.

OpenKey works with brand apps or as a standalone solution, so hotels of any size can do big things.”

6. VitreosHealth


Founded: 2009

“VitreosHealth offers the first Insights-as-a-Service delivery model for advanced population health analytics. We leverage Big Data and predictive and prescriptive health insights for population risk models that provide a complete view into the healthcare continuum. Our adaptive insights achieve a patient-centric focus for each perspective within a healthcare organization that leads to quality health outcomes and improves financial performance for measurable return on investment.

Our solution, using the broadest sources of Big Data available, supplies easily accessible Insights for predictive risk and prescriptive care management with a focus on both critical and hidden risk populations to close gaps in care and achieve significant financial improvement.

Our goal is to help transform health care economics with advanced population insights by partnering with our clients for success in this changing marketplace.”

7. ClearDB


Founded: 2010

“ClearDB is a powerful, fault tolerant database solution in the cloud and in the enterprise for your MySQL powered applications. It’s designed around the premise of failure to ensure that your database is available and secure, no matter what.

ClearDB currently powers all of the MySQL databases worldwide for Microsoft on Windows Azure, all as-a-service MySQL databases worldwide for Pivotal on AWS, as well as many thousands of databases in Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, and SoftLayer. Customers such as Skype, Salesforce, Microsoft, and partners such as IBM, Redhat, AppFog, and Heroku all leverage the rock-solid reliability and consistency that ClearDB provides.

In total, ClearDB powers over 600 billion transactions daily, as well as over 100,000 databases in 19 geo-distributed regions worldwide.”

8. iLumi Solutions

ilumi solutions

Founded: 2011

“At ilumi, we are building the roads that will connect the IoT world of tomorrow. Enlightening Things to Enlighten People.

We make the world’s best wireless IoT infrastructure based on Bluetooth Mesh, called MeshTek. MeshTek enables other Manufacturers to make more reliable, scalable, and faster connected devices that naturally connect the world around us. See how we are connecting the world of tomorrow at

MeshTek also powers our award winning series of LED Smart lighting products help you find, set, and schedule exactly the right light for you, with the ease of screwing in a light bulb. Wake up to a scheduled Maui sunrise in the morning, improve your sleep cycle with Circadian lighting, and enjoy special occasions with colorful effects. Available at Best Buy, Target, Amazon, and

A Mark Cuban Company as seen on ABC’s Shark Tank.”

9. Servoyant


Founded: 2010

“Servoyant is a unified software platform that helps organizations centralize device and infrastructure management, build a proactive technology ecosystem, and improve service levels while reducing delivery costs.

Imagine bringing together all the pieces of device and network monitoring, management, automation and reporting puzzle…asset management, configuration management, performance monitoring, lifecycle management, backup monitoring, application monitoring, IT task automation, SLA reporting, performance reporting, etc… Now picture it being delivered in a self-provisioning, rapid-deployment SaaS model with low TCO and high ROI.

Visualize all types of devices being monitored and managed by this platform, not just servers and desktops.

Now add to this the ability to automatically resolve problems creating a self-healing system.

That’s Servoyant.”

10. Xprtly!


Founded: 2013

“Let Xprtly! solve your enterprise software challenges with ease!

Xprtly!’s just-in-time self-service mobile platform allows for non-technical customers to address complex situations easily with assistance from experts and co-branded support companies.

Submit your request and alleviate your troubles!”