2018 Best Tech Startups in South Bend

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in South Bend, Indiana. 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. Emu Technology

Emu Technology

Founded: 2014

“Emu holds numerous patents and patents pending for it’s proprietary technologies designed specifically to address data intensive, real-time Big Data analytics. We combine finely grained parallelism with in-Memory computing and migration of compute context to data. This architecture is perfectly suited for real-time analysis of massive sparse data and streaming data that cannot be addressed with any conventional computers. The result is greater scale, greater efficiency and lower energy consumption required to deliver real-time pattern matching and trend analysis that is essential in threat intelligence, personalized medicine, fraud detection and machine learning.”

2. Vennli


Founded: 2013

“Vennli makes it easy to understand how customers make choices so that businesses can make quick, precise decisions about marketing, sales, and innovation.

Vennli provides reliable voice of the marketplace information so you can visualize the competitive landscape from the customer’s point-of-view. Your company can use this information to optimize creative and marketing messages, improve sales effectiveness, or better define your product roadmap.”

3. Trek10


Founded: 2013

“Born in the cloud and 100% focused on AWS infrastructure, Trek10 specializes in leveraging the absolute best tools and AWS platform services to design, build, and support serverless and event-driven architectures for our clients. Trek10 excels at building complete serverless applications for use-cases such as IOT, media management, data-processing pipelines, and more.

In addition to building highly optimized solutions on AWS, Trek10 provides proactive monitoring and 24/7 support for AWS deployments via Trek10 CloudOps, a managed service specifically designed for AWS, and a technical response team fully staffed by AWS certified engineers.”

4. Aunalytics


Founded: 2011

“Determined to solve your company’s toughest data-driven business problems and answer your most challenging questions through careful analysis, we at Aunalytics challenge you to rethink the value and power of your data. Our mission is to help mid-sized organizations leverage data to solve their most challenging problems, deliver superior results, and change lives; all while directly impacting their bottom lines.

We are a technology company that offers data analytics and predictive modeling solutions, primarily in the areas of financial services, retail, and non-clinical healthcare data.”

5. Impowerus


Founded: 2016

“Impowerus connects juvenile immigrants with attorneys performing pro bono immigration work. Impowerus combats both the need generated by the lack of reliable legal services and high costs of doing pro bono work. Studies confirm that having legal counsel significantly increases the chances of receiving a positive outcome in an immigration proceeding. In addition to aiding juveniles through the immigration process, Impowerus allows lawyers to more efficiently perform and track their pro bono hours through easy-to-use, secure video chat software from the comfort of their desk.”