2018 Best Tech Startups in Tampa

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Tampa, Florida. 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. vXchnge


Founded: 2013

“With 100% uptime guaranteed, vXchnge is a leading carrier-neutral colocation services provider dedicated to improving the business performance of its customers. Our broad geographic footprint puts our customers at “the Edge” – in locations where they can serve customers locally and reach more businesses and consumers in high growth markets”

2. CareSync


Founded: 2011

“CareSync combines people, technology and data to connect doctors, patients and caregivers, reducing the paper chase burden for MDs and delivering better care to happier patients, including Chronic Care Management for Medicare, CPC+, Annual Wellness Visits and Transitional Care Management services.

For doctors treating Medicare patients with two or more chronic illnesses, CareSync’s Chronic Care Management platform and services coordinates with the patient, caregivers and all of a patient’s doctors, hospitals, labs and testing facilities and reports monthly on the care plan, at a price less than Medicare’s reimbursement rate.

The personal services provided by CareSync Health Assistants – available by both phone and e-mail – are what makes us different as we communicate with all of a patient’s health care providers, no matter what network they’re in, to put together a 360° view of the patient’s history, current situation and care plan.

CareSync has care coordination plans for medical practices with all types of patients, and, plans sold directly to patients and caregivers. Available services include finding and digitizing all of a patient’s medical records, help with doctor’s appointments, medications and caregiving, plus tracking pain, mood and data from wearables and other devices.

All patients, plus caregivers and any doctors or family members they authorize, get 24/7 web and mobile access to CareSync’s comprehensive Health Timeline™ prepared for each patient, with written summaries easy to read at a glance.”

3. Peerfit


Founded: 2011

“Peerfit connects companies, their employees, and local studios through personalized fitness experiences. Our digital platform allows organizations that genuinely care about improving the health and wellbeing of their teams to redefine their wellness programs with access to local fitness studios using workplace wellness dollars. Learn how to redefine wellness for your team at”

4. Dabbl


Founded: 2015

“Adjoy is an attention marketplace that directly connects consumers with their favorite brands to build lasting relationships. Brands gain valuable feedback and confirmed engagements with live humans. Consumers meanwhile drive the timing of the engagements such that they do not get interrupted doing other activities. Adjoy brings consumers into the media distribution channel and are therefore compensated for the time spent with brands.”

5. Washlava


Founded: 2014

“Washlava is the smart laundry experience that lets you reserve and pay for washers and dryers from your phone. No quarters. No waiting. No hassle.

The company’s patent-pending platform manages the end to end experience for both business owners and their customers, creating a connected network of laundries that benefit from unprecedented features. Washlava was founded by Todd Belveal, co-founder of the Austin-based, mobile-enabled car rental company, Silvercar.”


6. SiteZeus


Founded: 2013

“SiteZeus® is the leading SaaS cloud-based location intelligence technology platform available, building higher intelligence around location based decisions by pioneering the use of firsthand machine learning and artificial intelligence. Combining your expertise, the power of big data, and a data agnostic database architecture, with a truly unique and interactive user experience, SiteZeus allows individuals and organizations to mitigate risk, discover efficiencies, and interpret actionable insight from technology that analyzes more data points than humanly possible.”

7. Homee


Founded: 2016

“Homee is an on demand home servicing app that provides instant access to handymen, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing service providers. The Homee app allows users to see GPS-located background-checked service providers right from the Homee app and request immediate servicing for any property: residential (home, apartment, condo) or commercial (office, restaurant, hotel).”

8. PikMyKid


Founded: 2013

“Pikmykid was founded with the vision to simplify the student dismissal process, increase safety and security, ease traffic, and reduce the chaos in schools and neighborhoods.

PikMyKid is the only company in the United States that provides a comprehensive dismissal solution that addresses all of the dismissal needs of a school without the need to purchase, install, or support ANY additional hardware. As a true “Software as a Service” platform, teachers and staff are able to use their existing devices to manage PikMyKid.”

9. CopyPress


Founded: 2010

“CopyPress provides content marketing products and software focused on the following:

  • Content ideation and creation: shareable copy/articles, infographics, video, flash gaming
  • Content promotion: native advertising, publisher contributorship, social seeding is a free content marketing educational portal, multimedia training facility, and networking center. The Community is designed to connect, educate, and build business for Marketers, Writers, Designers, and Publishers.”

10. NewSci, LLC.


Founded: 2013

“By combining a proven Big Data platform with deep sector expertise,NewSci can digitize silos, and unlock the cross-organizational intelligence needed to take the critical knowledge-driven actions required in today’s marketplace.

NewSci starts by identifying where data is currently housed. The data sources are then reviewed to identify duplications, interactions, and intersections in order to find the points of intelligence. Next, NewSci configures the platform for delivering the organizational intelligence to end-users. This includes data visualization, reports, and profiles.

NewSci then connects social media to the organization through the use of filters designed to glean the signals hidden in the noise.

Finally, NewSci provides the training and expertise necessary to realize the full potential of having a cross-organizational view of your organizational data.”