2019 Best Tech Startups in Arkansas

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Arkansas. 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. Apptegy


Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“Powering your school’s identity. Our technology helps K12 leaders build a strong digital brand, without adding work to their team. With Thrillshare mobile, it’s like having a marketing team in your pocket.”

2. Engine eCommerce


Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Arkansas

“Engine is an eCommerce platform focused on conversion & content

We’re building the platform for vertically integrated, digitally native brands. The Engine platform is designed for the eCommerce landscape of the 2020s. Built by industry veterans, we’ve created Engine to make growing your business online a scalable, straightforward process.

Engine is what we wish we had when we built our hundred million dollar eCommerce company.”

3. Field Agent, Inc.

Field Agent, Inc.

Founded: 2010

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Arkansas

“Field Agent® has changed the way the world collects business information.

We leverage the power of crowdsourcing and mobile technology to provide real-time business information. We provide audits, in-store and at-home research, opinion surveys and on-shelf availability through photo verification.

Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to local businesses, all of who need fast, accurate, real-time information.”


Founded: 2012

“Qbox is the dedicated Elasticsearch hosting solution.

Qbox is on the leading edge of open-source full-text search and analytics, and with our intuitive interface for your clusters with maximized provisioning time, getting your Elasticsearch clusters up and running is a cinch. You can then customize your Qbox clusters with a large and growing set of plugins for monitoring, database rivers, analysis, and more.”

5. Gas Pos

Gas Pos

Founded: 2016

“Come see Gas Pos at NATSO Connect Show 2019. Free upfront EMV-Compliant Point of Sale System For Gas Stations, Convenience Stores & Truck Stops.”

6. Angel Eye Camera Systems

Angel Eye Camera Systems

Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Little Rock

“Angel Eye has designed and developed an internet-based camera system that allows families to watch over their babies while in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) via secure, HIPAA compliant, video streaming. The system uses a camera positioned by the baby’s bedside so that parents and family members who can’t be at the NICU can view the baby 24 hours a day by logging into a secure, personal account from their smartphone, tablet, or computer. Angel Eye also offers optional one-way audio to further promote parent bonding with babies who sometimes need to stay in the NICU for weeks or months.”

7. LumoXchange


Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“LumoXchange is the world’s money transfer marketplace for global peer-to-peer payments. We provide a seamless way to comparison shop for the best possible exchange rates and make payments globally on a single platform. Our currency exchange marketplace, we are able to consistently provide global payments with better exchange rates. Through our innovative Local Exchange Networks (LENs) created with local financial institutions in each country, we are able to provide cross border payments using the real exchange rates at the local level, allowing our customers to easily search, compare, and send money online with the best exchange rates available.”

8. RaftUp


Founded: 2015

“RaftUp Technologies Inc. creates innovative software and IoT products to enhance social engagement in outdoor recreation and enhance access to public safety by reducing overall response times for emergency first response.”