2019 Best Tech Startups in New Jersey

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


Founded: 2009

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in New Jersey

“Axtria is a global big data analytics company. We empower leaders across the Life Sciences and Financial Services industries to make better data-driven decisions. Our data analytics and software platforms support Decision Science, Commercial Excellence and Cloud Information Management . We help to optimize business strategy by delivering cutting edge analytics from the broadest set of data sources, combined with deep technical and domain expertise. We enable commercial excellence by eliminating spreadsheets and delivering analytical guidance to the field through Axtria SalesIQ™, our cloud based sales planning and operations platform. We are leaders in managing data using the latest cloud information management and big data technologies. We have more than 800 employees worldwide, we are growing rapidly, and we are proud to count 8 of the top 10 global Life Sciences companies and 2 of the Top 5 global banks as our customers. We serve clients with a high-touch on-site and onshore presence, leveraged by a global delivery platform.”

2. OpenDoor Trading

OpenDoor Trading

Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“OpenDoor Securities 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. OpenDoor offers free access to our browser-based platform.”

3. DriveWealth


Founded: 2012

“DriveWealth was founded on the mission to democratize investing in the U.S. stock market by making it available to everyone, globally, at an affordable cost. We have developed a unique proprietary ecosystem powered by licenses to clear fractional-share orders. Partners around the world and hundreds of thousands of clients have—for the very first time—access to invest in a highly stable, liquid, and regulated financial system.”

4. OwnBackup


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in New Jersey

“OwnBackup believes that no company operating on the cloud should ever lose data.

With comprehensive backup, visual compare, and fast recovery capabilities, we have helped hundreds of organizations through data loss and corruption crises. Our solution also provides enterprises with the performance and reporting required to meet compliance regulations in a number of industries. We provide secure, automated, daily backups of SaaS and PaaS data, including Salesforce, ServiceNow and Slack.”

5. Alef Mobitech

Alef Mobitech

Founded: 2013

“Alef Mobitech provides value-added services at the edge of the mobile network. Mobile edge computing allows us to physically locate products and services closer to users. Alef makes your network faster and more responsive. New and existing networks benefit from our edge architecture. We provide market differentiation and new revenue opportunities to mobile carriers and developers. We are live today. No more theory, it works.”

6. Uniken


Founded: 2013

“Uniken’s mission is: we make connecting safe by enabling a full unified defense in depth solution with a phenomenal user experience. Our security model protects against the modern threat environment and is completely invisible to the user, enabling a consistent experience across all interactions between the business and its customers.

We are the only true unified defense in depth solution available today – military grade end point threat detection at consumer speed, device fingerprinting, application fingerprinting, standard industry biometric integration, a unique 1:1 Relative Identity (REL-ID) for each user, a Man-in-the-Middle proof secure channel and unique Out of Band verification technology which allows the consumer to approve transactions that normally would not be possible without physical or voice recorded verification.”

7. Flow


Founded: 2015

“Flow provides a turn-key platform for e-commerce companies to go global, capturing international demand for their products. The platform enables merchants to simply configure their cross-border supply-chain requirements and immediately fulfill their overseas demand. Flow can be used by e-commerce companies of any size and both as a complete, end-to-end solution or as a modular unbundled product. Using the Flow platform the experience of buying & selling internationally is as easy as domestic for both merchants and consumers.”

8. TrialScope


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Jersey City

“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:

“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.”

10. User Replay

User Replay

Founded: 2009

“UserReplay reveals the truth about your customers’ online experiences. We empower companies with an e-commerce presence to understand and analyze every website journey, providing the insights to quantify and monetize the impact of every conversion issue, reduce fraud and improve conversion rates.”