2019 Best Tech Startups in Milwaukee

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 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. Scanalytics Inc.

Scanalytics Inc.

Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Milwaukee

“Scanalytics Inc. is a global leader in the “Internet of Things” and uniquely transforms physical spaces into intelligent environments through predictive consumer behavior analytics. Our proprietary smart floor sensor measures actual human foot traffic which optimizes workforce scheduling, space utilization, marketing and advertising campaigns. The intuitive platform helps businesses drive traffic and increase the ROI of their space by enabling the company to maximize each customer engagement, increase customer retention and measure conversion rates for a location specific to independent products. Scanalytics analyzes foot traffic in commercial spaces such as smart buildings, retail stores, trade shows, and many other enterprise establishments.”

2. Access HealthNet

Access HealthNet

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Milwaukee

“Founded by a team of healthcare providers and network insiders, Access HealthNet administers an innovative turn-key technology solution called The Super Option that gives employers access to hundreds of direct contracts with providers that offer guaranteed flat-rates and bundled services that save them and their employees hundreds or even thousands of dollars on common medical procedures from lab work to orthopedic surgeries.

Access HealthNet is a members-only product that is dedicated to serving the needs of Self-Insured Employers, Union Trust Funds, and Governmental bodies that self-fund their healthcare.”

3. 7Summits


Founded: 2009

“Experience-Driven. Community-Led. Multi-Cloud.

7Summits delivers leading edge community experiences from pre-built templates to custom communities designed to achieve digital transformation.

We help you craft the right blend of social business strategy, community migration solutions, targeted user experiences, and enterprise harmony that helps your community drive maximum results.”

4. Rent College Pads

Rent College Pads

Founded: 2013

“ was started for one reason and one reason only: to fix the unique challenges that college housing faces today.

After years of living off-campus, we could not believe that no site existed that fostered an easier way to find and compare college places to live. Looking further into the problem, we realized that it wasn’t just students; landlords were also having a very difficult time, as most college students move into a new place every single year.”

5. Wellntel


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Milwaukee

“Founded in 2012 by the partners of FiveTwelve Group, Wellntel is a water technology company focused on creating products that bring awareness, increase understanding and promote sustainable use of ground water.

The Wellntel system is the first in a family of smart, resource-aware products from the company.”

6. Socialeads


Founded: 2018

“Socialeads leverages social networks, data science and machine learning to help financial representatives find and connect with the right people at the right time.”

7. Coinigy


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Milwaukee

“Coinigy provides a unified, all-encompassing access point for cryptocurrency-related data. With real-time feeds of market metrics and blockchain data, it’s a one-stop-shop for any developer to build his or her own platform. The Coinigy trading platform is the trading tool of choice for over 45,000 traders around the world. Banks and financial platforms interested in cryptocurrency can tap into this vast resource with access to the types of tools and data they’ve come to expect from traditional markets.”

8. GenoPalate


Founded: 2016

“GenoPalate analyzes individual’s genetic data, demographics and lifestyle information to deliver personalized insights for optimal healthy eating via a DNA test kit. GenoPalate’s DNA analysis provides customers with genetics-based recommendations for foods that are scientifically best for their diet.”

9. Ideawake


Founded: 2013

“Ideawake is an innovation management platform that captures and organizes the collective intelligence of employees and customers. Users are given the chance to collaborate on challenges and questions inside the organization, and throw their support behind the ideas they see as the most profitable or attractive based on their knowledge and experience.”