2019 Best Tech Startups in Philadelphia

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 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. Curalate


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Curalate is a leading marketing technology company that enables brands to sell online more effectively. The Curalate Discovery-Driven Commerce Platform is currently in use by over 800 of the world’s most loved brands including Urban Outfitters, Neiman Marcus, Sephora and J.Crew, and touches hundreds of millions of consumers, monthly. With Curalate, brands grow engagement and revenue, at scale, utilizing images and videos from a wide variety of sources, including user generated content (UGC).”

2. HealthVerity, Inc.


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Philadelphia

“HealthVerity is a leading provider of technologies and software tools that enable healthcare providers, such as Pharmaceutical manufacturers, Hospitals and Payers, to discover, license and integrate patient data from a wide range of traditional and emerging data sources to build the optimal patient data set.”

3. CloudMine


Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Philadelphia

“CloudMine is a secure data enablement platform that helps healthcare and pharmaceutical organizations to build intelligent, connected solutions. CloudMine connects the world of healthcare data to make it fully interoperable, enabling organizations to operationalize data through application development, analytics and workflow. The CloudMine Connected Health Cloud empowers healthcare organizations to rapidly build engaging digital experiences by removing the complexity of app development, and allowing focus on business needs. CloudMine’s Connected Health Cloud is being used by world-class enterprises including Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Biomeme, Endo Pharmaceuticals and Digitas Health to improve patient outcomes.”

4. Guru


Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Philadelphia

“Sharing knowledge is easy, but capturing (and reusing) it for your entire team is hard. Wasted time searching for stale and inaccurate information leads to low adoption rates for your knowledge initiatives. Guru is reinventing the way your team captures & shares knowledge, providing access to verified information from experts on your team: where you work and when you need it most.”

5. Microshare


Founded: 2013

“Microshare™ is a data leverage platform for the IoT era, providing a solution to sharing, privacy, security, audit, confidentiality, data monetization and cost savings.

In an increasingly complex environment defined by cloud, social, mobile, sensors, and the Internet of Things, data access and controlled sharing present the biggest opportunities and largest challenges. With increased volumes and types of data come increased regulation, security and privacy concerns. Sharing data, gaining and managing access, complying with regulatory agencies, and defining and adhering to privacy concerns, are all part of the challenge.”

6. goPuff


Founded: 2013

“With goPuff you can get virtually any convenience item delivered right to your door reeeal quick, and at any hour of the day or night. Snacks, drinks, booze, toiletries, household essentials and more – when you order on our free iOS and Android app or website, your stuff is delivered straight from our warehouse (that’s right – no middleman or pick-up involved) to your hands. Our delivery fee is only $1.95, so the next time you run out of eggs, break your phone charger, or just want some damn ice cream at 2AM, you don’t have to convince your wallet to cough it up.”

7. Exyn Technologies

Exyn Technologies

Founded: 2014

“Exyn Technologies was established in 2014 to commercialize decades of ground-breaking research in aerial robotics, drone swarms, multi-modal sensor fusion, 3D mapping, obstacle avoidance, and autonomous navigation & planning.

Exyn’s focus is on developing software for aerial robots so they can operate in GPS-denied environments, without human control, prior information, or pre-existing infrastructure (e.g. no motion capture system).”

8. ChargeItSpot


Founded: 2012

“ChargeItSpot® saves consumers from their constantly dying phones with free and secure phone charging stations. With ChargeItSpot, venues such as retail stores, hospitals, and arenas, can provide a delightful amenity to guests while increasing traffic and collecting valuable consumer insights. Brands become heroes while driving engagement and capturing data such as email addresses and phone numbers. ChargeItSpot serves clients including Neiman Marcus, Under Armour, Uniqlo, Westfield Malls, Caesars Entertainment, Verizon Wireless, Dell, and dozens of other customer-centric brands.”

9. Amino Payments

Amino Payments

Founded: 2017

“Amino is a payments company that combines technologies from blockchain, payments, and advertising to bring transparency to online advertising. With a founding team comprised of co-founders of Integral Ad Science, Monetate, and Sailthru, Amino lifts the shroud from the media supply chain and eliminates fraud, waste, and abuse, making the entire industry more transparent and cost-effective.”

10. Chaikin Analytics

Chaikin Analytics

Founded: 2009

“Chaikin Analytics is an award winning trading idea platform. At the core of our platform is the Chaikin Power Gauge Rating, developed by Wall St. veteran Marc Chaikin.”