2019 Best Tech Startups in Ann Arbor

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 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. FarmLogs


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Technology that simplifies farming. Get timely, unbiased information to improve yield, eliminate waste, and maximize the profitability of every acre.”

2. Groundspeed Analytics

Groundspeed Analytics

Founded: 2016

“Groundspeed provides automation and analytics services to commercial insurers, brokers and TPAs. Groundspeed unlocks the value trapped in unstructured P&C files like loss runs, exposure schedules, and policies using the power of AI and machine learning.

We are a fast growing startup in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We’re hiring software developers and data scientists. We have a killer tech stack and incredible work culture.”

3. ArborMetrix


Founded: 2011

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“ArborMetrix delivers healthcare technology solutions focused on provider performance. Our solutions for medical specialty societies and hospital associations, and hospitals and health systems, address the growing need for providers to improve clinically and financially, as healthcare delivery and payment models evolve. We power quality and cost analytics tailored to find actionable information that drives improvement.”

4. May Mobility

May Mobility

Founded: 2017

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“May Mobility is developing autonomous vehicles from the chassis up with a focus on system level safety design. This focus will allow us to be the first to launch a fully driverless autonomous vehicle. We plan to lead the industry with our system design approach and best in class user experience.”

5. SkySpecs


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Ann Arbor

“SkySpecs’​ automated robotic technology enables wind farm owners, ISPs and CEMs to easily monitor and inspect the health of their wind turbines. The single push of a button launches the drone, which then surveys all sides of all three blades, collecting high-resolution images that identify damage down to the smallest crack. Data is immediately transported to the SkySpecs data portal for viewing, annotating and generating reports. We make asset inspections faster, easier and more affordable, measurably minimizing downtime and maximizing lifespan.”

6. Clinc


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Ann Arbor

“Clinc is the most advanced conversational AI platform for financial institutions. Our cutting edge technology actually understands your customers’​ natural language queries, providing instant access to new and extraordinary financial insights. At Clinc, we’re empowering people to take control of their finances through intuitive, human-like, omni-channel experiences with conversational AI.”

7. Amesite


Founded: 2017

“Our Mission: To improve the way the world learns.

We believe that each learner is different – with different experiences, beliefs and needs. We are passionate about understanding the needs of our learners, and building products that deliver – for each and every one. We strive to improve experiences and outcomes in college courses, and improving colleges’ ability to create and deliver both.”

8. JOOL Health


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Ann Arbor

“JOOL, the first platform of its kind, combines the science of purpose with sophisticated AI and machine learning to help people be their best selves and to help organizations thrive. The JOOL app delivers profound change through intelligent guidance and deeper insights than typical change programs. Forward-thinking organizations use JOOL Vibe—a data visualization and decision support engine—to create, promote, and contextualize the purpose layer of modern organization strategy, guiding their efforts in achieving a high-performing, purpose-driven organization.”

9. AlertWatch


Founded: 2011

“AlertWatch develops patient monitoring software that integrates, analyzes and displays patient data intuitively so that clinicians can respond faster to potential problems. All of our products help reduce the cost of care and improve patient outcomes.

The software is used in hospital operating rooms, intensive care units and emergency departments, and a six month retrospective study has shown that is improves response time to a variety of intraoperative situations, such as hyperglycemia and hypotension.”

10. Genomenon


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Ann Arbor

“Genomenon has eliminated the manual search process for gene and variant curation with its genomic search engine for use in clinical decision-making. Our flagship product, Mastermind Genomic Search Engine, provides immediate insight into millions of prioritized scientific articles from the primary medical literature.

By indexing millions of genomic-related scientific articles, Mastermind is the only comprehensive genome-specific search engine that enables pathologists and geneticists to quickly and accurately assess disease-causing variants from genomic-sequencing datasets.”