2019 Best Tech Startups in Nevada

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Nevada. 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. Influential


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Influential is an A.I. influencer technology and Developer Partner of IBM Watson. Influential’s patent-pending app is on the hip pocket of more than 20,000 of the most highly engaged influencers on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, and Vine, that reaches over 5 billion users. Brands and agencies are able to make a digital media buy on social via Influential’s in-demo impression guarantee, which mirrors traditional or digital media spends. Influential conducts all campaigns through a brand-safe gateway and provides robust recaps via 3rd party analytics partners.

Influential and IBM Watson have also co-created technologies that allow brands and agencies to identify psychographic data on influencers, as well as three first-to-market A.I. products. Influential runs campaigns for Fortune 100 companies including Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé, General Mills, Kia Motors, Fox TV, Sony Pictures and more. Influential has offices in Beverly Hills, New York City, and Las Vegas.”

2. Filament


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Filament builds blockchain hardware and software solutions for the enterprise and industrial IoT, allowing companies to securely connect devices and machines that interact and transact value independent of a central authority.

Filament is headquartered in Reno, Nevada with offices in Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis, and San Francisco.”

3. Smartcare


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Smartcare is the only all-in-one, all-inclusive, cloud-based childcare solution! Smartcare is an easy to use childcare software solution that has changed the way child care center owners, directors, teachers, and parents connect. Whether you’re using Smartcare on an iPad or the web, our user-friendly software does all the hard work for you while you focus on what matters most…the children! We serve customers with single locations of 20 or more children and multi-location enterprises. We offer simple monthly payments, support, training & set up. Smartcare’s product is focused on modern mobile and web solutions that connect child care center owners, directors, teachers, and parents in real-time. Contact us today for more info at [email protected].”

4. TuneGO


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“TuneGO is a social music platform that utilizes proprietary BIG DATA technology to connect independent artists with music fans, industry professionals and entertainment companies. TuneGO helps independent artists protect, distribute and monetize their music, while providing music fans with a platform to discover new music from emerging artists. TuneGO offers independent artists the opportunity to qualify for exclusive industry opportunities, including sync-licensing, radio airplay, collaborations with platinum-certified music producers and music label introductions. TuneGO works with the world’s leading entertainment and technology companies, including Universal Music Group, Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, Priority Records and numerous other global and regional distributors and platforms.”

5. NS8 Inc

NS8 Inc

Founded: 2016

“NS8 safeguards online businesses against advertising fraud, transaction fraud, and poor site performance. NS8 protects against threats and offers better insight into real customers by utilizing behavioral analytics, real-time user scoring, and global monitoring. Available through easy-to-install plugins on multiple platforms, our solutions empower merchants to quickly minimize risk, better automate fraud management and realize savings throughout the customer lifecycle.”

6. CHSI Technologies

CHSI Technologies

Founded: 2010

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“CHSI Technologies is the leading developer of cloud-based enterprise practice management systems for small insurance companies, Self-Insured Groups, Joint Powers Authorities, Municipal Pools, Captives, Individual Self-Insured companies and various types of Risk Retention Groups.”

7. Pigeonly


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Pigeonly builds technology products for those who need it most, overlooked and underserved communities. We focus on solution driven technology products, some of which include inmate services and the underbanked.

Our market usually has to settle for poor product design and is often the victim of predatory business practices. At Pigeonly, we focus on providing quality products at affordable prices; pair that with five-star customer service to achieve a superb customer experience never seen in the market. We understand just how important this is to our customer because we are our customer.”

8. Prime Trust

prime trust

Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Las Vegas

“Prime Trust is a technology-driven trust company unlike anything else in existence. We are doing to the traditional trust industry what Paypal did to merchant processing; completely disrupting it by writing software that brings services to the masses and that business partners can build on top of. As a chartered, regulated financial institution we are overseen by the banking commissioner’s office at the Financial Institutions Division. As a trust company we hold cash and non-cash assets such as stocks, bonds, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, tokens, real estate, and private business ownership interests. We act as custodian and trustee for a wide variety of personal and corporate trusts, as well as a major part of the crowdfunding industry, and work with individuals, corporations, lawyers, brokers, investment advisers and others on holding and managing specialized custodial, escrow and trust services.”

9. Trustifi


Founded: 2017

“Trustifi is a provider of paperless digital content authentication solutions. Trustifi Postmarked Email® is a service that digitally signs email with an electronic timestamp securely synchronized with the atomic clock at the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) an agency of the United States Department of Commerce. This provides an official record that an email was transmitted to specific addressees at a specific date and time, and containing specific content and attachments. Trustifi works to bring the benefits of this and other authentication solutions to defined markets through patent-pending technology that does away with downloads, plug-ins or device constraints. Answering the needs of defined markets, Trustifi’s law firm solution, for example, offers auto-itemization of usage for third-party billing. Trustifi’s leadership team has significant experience in network security and e-commerce, as well as a long track record of delivering award-winning solutions to consumers and Fortune 100 companies.”

10. Emprove, Inc.

Emprove, Inc.

Founded: 2017

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“We’re a collection of construction and tech industry leaders who are passionate about creative innovation. Our ambition is to fix the deep inefficiencies of the home improvement industry.

Emprove is a technology platform where home owners and contractors engage with one another on a mutually informed and transparent basis, providing clarity and market efficiency.

We empower home owners with interactive scope definition tools and dynamic cost estimates to initiate their projects with confidence.”