2019 Best Tech Startups in Cupertino

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Cupertino, California. 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. Bromium


Founded: 2010

“Bromium pioneered the next generation of endpoint protection that eliminates breaches. Just as virtualization transformed IT, Bromium is transforming security with its unique micro-virtualization technology.

Bromium provides the world’s most advanced endpoint security, even against the most sophisticated zero-day malware. Unlike traditional security technologies, such as AV or virtual containers, which rely on detection, Bromium’s solution automatically isolates each user-task in a lightweight, CPU-enforced micro-VM. This enables users to click on anything without risk of compromise, protecting the enterprise. Bromium’s technological innovations have earned the company numerous industry awards.”


Founded: 2015

“ is a platform to record, view, and stream top eSports games in fully immersive, 360° cinematic VR video. Our cutting edge, patented technology immerses the audience inside the 3D game world, viewing their favorite players and matches in an exciting new way never seen before.

Based in Cupertino, CA, the company is backed by top-tier Silicon Valley VCs and Hollywood media investors and is on a mission to transform the interactive esports entertainment industry.”

3. Workato


Founded: 2013

“Workato is the operating system for today’s fast-moving business. Recognized as a leader by both Gartner and Forrester, it is the only AI-based middleware platform that enables both business and IT to integrate their apps and automate complex business workflows with security and governance. Given the massive and growing fragmentation of data, apps, and business processes in enterprises today, our mission is to help companies integrate and automate at least 10 times faster than traditional tools and at a tenth of the cost of ownership.

We believe Integration is a mission-critical, neutral technology for the dynamic and heterogeneous IT environments of today. We are the only technology vendor backed by all 3 of the top SaaS vendors: Salesforce, Workday, and ServiceNow.”

4. Rancher Labs

Rancher Labs

Founded: 2014

“At Rancher Labs we love containers, and love the experience they bring to developers. We love their portability, ease-of-use, and rich ecosystem support. We believe that Kubernetes is on the verge of turning from developer’s favorite tool to the de-facto large-scale production platform. So we have built tools that help organizations run their applications and services on herds of containers that can roam across Kubernetes clusters and clouds.”

5. Moxtra


Founded: 2012

“Moxtra provides a client engagement platform designed for the mobile era. Our solutions deliver high-touch and personalized digital experiences to enhance omni-channel client engagement and accelerate transactions.

Moxtra comes from a rich heritage of collaboration tracing back to WebEx Communications; Moxtra’s co-founder and CEO, Subrah Iyar, was the co-founder and CEO of WebEx Communications until its 2007 acquisition by Cisco Systems. Moxtra’s co-founder and CTO, Stanley Huang was a senior director of engineering at both WebEx and Cisco Systems.”

6. Harmony


Founded: 2018

“Harmony is a decentralized platform for scaling consensus. Harmony recently raised a $18M seed round and we are crazily recruiting Rust/Go language enthusiasts, protocol researchers and database hackers. Apply at! Refer your friends to work with us to earn $15,000 bonus.”

7. Quantum AR Technologies

Quantum AR Technologies

Founded: 2017

“Revolutionizes the way to experience science through creative and technologies.”

8. Audvisor


Founded: 2014

“Audvisor is a mobile platform that brings together some of the world’s top experts that deliver bite sized wisdom in various business related topics. All of the insights are less than 3 minutes in length and 98% of insights were delivered specifically for Audvisor Users.”

9. Theta Labs

Theta Labs

Founded: 2017

“Decentralized video delivery network, powered by users and an innovative new blockchain.”

10. The AirLoop

The AirLoop

Founded: 2018

“The AirLoop team is comprised of a group of young and highly-skilled international entrepreneurs who are passionate about bringing cool and creative technology to life. Their team members have previously worked for big names such as Harman, DJI, Anker, and others and are now coming together to create superior audio technology.”