2019 Best Tech Startups in Cincinnati

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Cincinnati, Ohio. 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. Everything But The House (EBTH)

Everything But The House (EBTH)

Founded: 2008

Also honored in:

“Our mission is to be the world’s largest and most trusted marketplace for estate sales. We created this business with the simple notion of providing a transparent and seamless solution for families and individuals looking to sell their collections. Today, we are still committed to our vision of a revolutionary platform for one-of-a-kind discoveries, powered by the same unparalleled service and our innovative technology.”

2. Eccrine Systems, Inc.

Eccrine Systems, Inc.

Founded: 2013

“Eccrine Systems is developing non-invasive, electronic patch systems that measure and transmit real-time data about human sweat. Our ability to do so with chronological accuracy enables a true paradigm shift in the monitoring of human physiological performance and dysfunction – across a wide spectrum of high value applications for medicine, industry, and sport. We collaborate with downstream partners who have deep understanding of those vertical application opportunities, enabling the broadest translation of our foundational technology and IP portfolio into market leading products and solutions.”



Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Cincinnati

“LISNR® is the new standard for device connectivity using sound. As the leading, global provider of data-over-audio technology, LISNR®’s proprietary near-ultrasonic protocol is being used across the connected world to power over 100 million devices and counting.

Founded in 2012, LISNR®’s near-ultrasonic protocol sends data-over-audio to enable proximity engagement, seamless, and secure methods of authentication, and device-to-device data transmission for connectivity and automation.”

4. Losant


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Cincinnati

“Losant is an easy-to-use and powerful enterprise IoT platform designed to help you quickly and securely build complex real-time connected solutions. Losant uses open communication standards to provide connectivity from one to millions of devices. Losant provides powerful data collection, aggregation, and visualization features to provide you with new data insights. Losant is trusted by your development team and capable of driving business results. Start independently or if you want help to define and build your unique product, Losant’s experienced solution engineers are ready to work with you.”

5. Halo Communications

Halo Communications

Founded: 2010

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Cincinnati

“Halo Communications’ clinical communication platform is transforming patient care by streamlining real-time communication and coordinating care among nurses, physicians and staff. Halo includes HIPAA-compliant Messaging, Voice technology, and mobilized Alerts, all supported by Smart Scheduling and Teams™. Halo is cloud-based, highly configurable and easily deployed in phases to grow and adapt with a health system’s needs.”

6. IncludeHealth


Founded: 2009

“IncludeHealth is an internationally awarded digital health & wellness company leveraging design, technology and data to transform rehabilitation and wellness. Offered through a monthly subscription, The Include Platform pairs HIPAA compliant cloud software with inclusive rehabilitation equipment to produce better outcomes with lower barriers and costs through features such as outcomes-based data collection, automated documentation, cloud collaboration and inclusive design.”

7. Astronomer


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Cincinnati

“Astronomer is a data engineering platform that collects, processes and unifies your enterprise data, so you can get straight to analytics, data science and—more importantly—insights.

Basically, Astronomer makes it easy to capture data from any source and send it to any location to tee up your organization for insights. Maybe you need to start by seeing all your data in one place. Maybe you’re ready to test out predictive analytics or run artificial intelligence. With access to the right insights, every company has the opportunity to do business best.”

8. FamilyTech


Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Cincinnati

“FamilyTech offers brands and businesses a highly-curated, precisely-targeted, family-focused environment where your marketing will be effective and your brands will be safe.

Our apps are used by millions of parents, teens, kids, and couples to make life easier and more rewarding. Our current lineup includes MotherShp (for parents), Landra (for teens), ChoreMonster (for kids), and HoneyDo (for couples).

Brands can comfortably integrate into the platform and suggest their products as solutions and rewards at moments when users are most receptive to the contact. Per our CEO, Chris Bergman: “We allow brands to provide suggestions that are contextually relevant to the tasks families are completing throughout the day.””

9. tilr corporation

tilr corporation

Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Cincinnati

“tilr is advancing the way companies recruit. tilr is an automated hiring solution for the recruitment process. Our algorithm matches qualified, pre-vetted workers with companies that need them. It makes those matches based on skills and geographical location. By emphasizing skills over job titles, tilr gives companies access to a growing, qualified worker pool. This means an improved hiring process for companies and new opportunities for workers.

Our mission is to automate the recruitment process.
Our vision is to eliminate the skills gap in the global workforce.

tilr is launched in Cincinnati and Columbus. tilr is expanding nationally, coming to your city soon!”

10. enosiX


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Cincinnati

“enosiX helps clients integrate two of their biggest application investments: Salesforce and SAP.

The enosiX Enterprise Edition empowers your Salesforce users with SAP data such as customers, materials, pricing, inventory, quote/order creation (CPQ), and complete business process visibility in real-time, with no middleware. By enabling real-time sharing of data, insights and knowledge across sales, sales operations and services teams, your employees can capitalize on new opportunities faster and close them quickly. Achieve real-time integration, in days, not months.”