2019 Best Tech Startups in Oregon

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


Founded: 2009

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“Based in Portland, Oregon, Vacasa offers professional rental management for more than 9,500 vacation homes in some of the most desirable vacation destinations in the United States, Central and South America, and Europe.

From laid-back beach cottages along the Oregon Coast to luxury ski chalets in Vail, we pride ourselves on being able to find just the right retreat for any guest.

Our homeowners appreciate the reduced stress and increased income they experience when they sign on with our management services. Our employees love the emphasis we place on personal and professional growth. Our guests enjoy having a trusted brand in the world of vacation rentals—and our easy online booking.”

2. Urban Airship

Urban Airship

Founded: 2009

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“Urban Airship® is trusted by thousands of businesses to drive growth with digital customer engagement. Every day, marketers and developers depend on Urban Airship to deliver billions of personalized, interactive notifications that inspire interest and drive action across all digital channels. Urban Airship is used by many of the world’s most admired companies, including Adidas, Alaska Airlines, The Home Depot, NBCUniversal, Sky Plc and Zillow.”

3. Twistlock


Founded: 2015

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“Twistlock is the leading provider of container and cloud native cybersecurity solutions for the modern enterprise. From precise, actionable vulnerability management to automatically deployed runtime protection and firewalls, Twistlock protects applications across the development lifecycle and into production. Purpose built for containers, serverless, and other leading technologies – Twistlock gives developers the speed they want, and CISOs the control they need.”

4. Cloudability


Founded: 2011

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“Cloudability collects and stores all your cloud bills and AWS usage data, then organizes it into simple, customizable reports you can share with anyone in your organization.

Keep an eye on your cloud:
Eliminate surprises in your cloud cost and usage with daily updates and advanced alerts that show you when things change and when you need to dig deeper.”

5. SheerID


Founded: 2011

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“SheerID is redefining how enterprises create instant trust in a digital world.

Its digital verification platform instantly verifies the identity of individuals and businesses, enabling enterprises to deliver authenticated offers and experiences without friction and without fraud.

By using authoritative data sources to verify credentials in real-time, within an organization’s brand experience, SheerID delivers a seamless customer experience that reduces churn and fuels loyalty to drive revenue growth.”

6. RFPIO Inc.


Founded: 2016

“RFPIO’s cloud-based software is the leading response management platform, helping companies streamline their business proposal efforts, provide high quality responses and create additional revenue opportunities.

Leveraging the industry’s first artificial intelligence (AI) enabled solution, RFPIO is changing the way organizations respond to prospective customers’ requirements, including RFx (RFP, RFI, etc.), security questionnaires (SIG and CAIQ), statements of work (SOW), grants, and more.”



Founded: 2011

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“Marketing collaboration, evolved.

Opal is the marketing collaboration platform that makes it easy to build, view and share your brand stories—because there’s a better way to work.

The Opal StoryFirst™ framework enables teams with a dedicated environment to create, visualize, align and deploy campaigns across all marketing channels, reducing complexity and connecting teams for better marketing results.”

8. Powin Energy Corporation

Powin Energy Corporation

Founded: 2010

“Oregon-based Powin Energy is a leading designer and developer of safe and scalable battery energy storage solutions based on its patented Battery Pack Operating System, created specifically for the demands of utility-scale, microgrid and EV charging applications. Founded in 2010, the company’s guiding principle is to develop safe, reliable and economical energy storage solutions. Powin Energy’s executive leadership boasts over 100 years of collective energy and engineering expertise, giving them intimate knowledge about know-how to build systems that can easily and quickly integrate with utilities, renewable installations, and microgrids.”

9. Lytics


Founded: 2012

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“Lytics helps enterprises automate personalized marketing experiences through the industry’s most advanced Customer Data Platform (CDP). Popular retailing, media, consumer goods, banking, and tech brands use Lytics to execute one-to-one marketing programs that their customers welcome.

The Lytics Customer Data (CDP) Platform, the company’s flagship product, was launched in October 2014. The Lytics CDP connects a company’s marketing data about customers and users from multiple sources (e.g., structured and unstructured data from tools, anonymous and known profiles, and other interactions and events from the marketing stack, sales, and support databases) and creates behavior-rich user segments (e.g., likely to churn, most active on mobile, coupon lover).”

10. Nvoicepay


Founded: 2009

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startup in Oregon

“Welcome to the Nvoicepay Community. This is the place for Nvoicepay employees, former employees, strategic partners, and Nvoicepay users to connect with one another.

Nvoicepay streamlines the way companies pay their accounts payable invoices through electronic payments. We are payment experts and the leading provider of simple ePayment solutions for the enterprise.

Organizations across multiple industries trust Nvoicepay to streamline invoice payments, dramatically reduce AP costs, and generate new revenue through card rebates.”