2018 Best Tech Startups in Spokane

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Spokane, Washington. 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. Stay Alfred

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Founded: 2010

“Stay Alfred has created an entirely new segment in the hospitality industry that offers hotel-style accommodations in high-end downtown apartment buildings in the best downtown locations.

At our corporate office you will find a highly energetic group of people that are passionate about being a part of the team that has worked together to make incredible things happen. No downtown vacation rental company has ever seen growth like this before, and Stay Alfred knows that our product is only as good as the team behind the scenes. We value our employees and the work they put in to make our company better every day.

Stay Alfred shows their appreciation with employee stock options, affordable health benefits, paid time off, 401(k), fun events and weekly catered lunches. We work hard and play hard, making sure that we continue to do things the vacation rental industry has never seen before.”

2. RiskLens


Founded: 2011

“RiskLens is the leading provider of cyber risk quantification software.

RiskLens empowers large enterprises and government organizations to manage cyber risk from the business perspective by quantifying it in dollars and cents. Our customers leverage RiskLens to understand their cyber risk exposure in financial terms, prioritize their risk mitigations, measure the ROI of their security investments, and optimize their cyber insurance coverage. RiskLens is the only cyber risk quantification software purpose-built on FAIR, the standard quantitative model for information security and operational risk.”

3. Scorebook Live

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Founded: 2014

“Scorebook Live is a sports technology and media company that provides teams, leagues and tournaments with the tools to publish real-time content to their fans while also supporting the efforts of local media.

Our iPad based Official Basketball Scorebook is designed to replace the paper scorebook used at most of today’s basketball games and tournaments. By connecting the iPad to the available wi-fi or cellular networks during the game fans can receive a live data feed that includes play by play, box scores, and in-game analysis. A final box score is available immediately after the game so that coaches no longer need to call in scores to local media partners.”

4. Xpensable


Founded: 2014

“70% of small to medium-sized businesses still use manual processes for creating and managing expense reports. They waste countless hours dealing with paper receipts and manual data reconciliation.

Solve this problem by offering your business customers real-time digital expense management tools. With Xpensable, your customers will shave hours off the process, gain control and improve the accuracy of their expenses. Xpensable is a bank-branded business product used to capture receipts , process approvals in seconds, and accurately record expenses for accounting. The first expense reporting solution that’s integrated within their online-banking portal for trusted and convenient management.”