2019 Best Tech Startups in Jersey City

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Jersey City, New Jersey. 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. OpenDoor Trading

OpenDoor Trading

Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“OpenDoor Trading (ODT) enhances liquidity of Off-the-Run Treasuries (OFTR’s) and TIPS, the principal pain points in US Treasuries, through a cost effective, all-to-all, session-based trading platform. Our customers include some of the world’s largest asset managers, central banks, primary dealers, hedge funds, and trading firms. ODT offers free access to our browser-based platform.”

2. TrialScope


Founded: 2012

“TrialScope simplifies the complexities of clinical trial transparency. Our award-winning, proven solutions have been implemented successfully and rigorously tested in the most complex environments and are managing disclosures for sponsors that are responsible for over 35% of industry sponsored clinical trials posted on The company’s market-driven solutions and expertise enable sponsors to improve performance, mitigate compliance risk, and ultimately optimize efficiencies with clinical content life-cycle management tools, expertise and processes. TrialScope technologies are offered via a validation-ready SaaS platform hosted in a private cloud.”


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Jersey City

“Apprentice is a leader in enterprise augmented reality. Winner of Interphex’s best new
product and CIO Review’s 20 most promising AR solution providers, we’re currently working
with the most sophisticated companies in the world. We are Venture funded and we’re rapidly
growing our team. Headquartered in Jersey City, NJ near various modes of transportation, we
offer a great work/life balance and plenty of work from home opportunities. You’ll also receive
comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as a generous vacation policy.”

4. Blockparty


Founded: 2017

“Blockparty is revolutionizing digital assets on the blockchain.

Built on Ethereum, the Blockparty blockchain provides Layer 2 infrastructure for non-fungible digital asset marketplaces, such as event and airline tickets, digital music, art and gaming.

We combine digital identity technology and quantum smart contracts (ERC-721 + ERC-20) to enable fraud-proof high frequency digital asset transfers and resale.

Our first application is in event ticketing. Ticketing is broken – fake tickets, bots, scalpers, unfair prices.”

5. qplum


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Jersey City

“qplum is an online investment advisory firm, offering A.I. and machine learning based portfolios. We believe that investing is a science, not a game. We offer dynamic investment plans along with risk management and a dedicated team that is with you through the important events of your life.

We handle retirement planning, IRA accounts, 401k rollover, personal investing accounts, joint investment accounts, and more.”