2019 Best Tech Startups in Plano

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Plano, Texas. 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. Alkami Technology

Alkami Technology

Founded: 2009

Also honored in:

“Alkami Technology, Inc. provides online and mobile banking solutions for credit unions and banks. Based in Plano, Texas, the company’s digital banking platform delivers unparalleled functionality, security, flexibility and extensibility with a superior architecture designed for the future of digital banking. With its modern interface, fully hosted business intelligence solution and customizable feature set, the platform is the ultimate digital banking solution for financial institutions.”

2. FieldAware


Founded: 2009

“We are re-shaping the field service industry! Our made-for-mobile, cloud-based software was designed from the ground up to provide ease of use with incredible flexibility – a combination that enables field service organizations to amaze their customers, astonish the staff and surprise the competition. Our software was architected as a mobile platform, with no incumbent legacy technologies to modify or migrate from.

Based on our founders’ intimate knowledge of the unique needs of engineers and technicians in the field – and the operational personnel and management that support them.”

3. Vivify Health


Founded: 2009

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Plano

“Vivify Health has created the world’s first remote care platform based upon consumer mobile devices and is among the fastest growing digital health companies. The Vivify cloud platform has been highly scaled, connecting biometric and mobile devices with electronic health records, for some of the largest health systems in the U.S. Vivify’s intuitive user experience enables patients of any age to easily maintain their own health at home while remaining constantly connected with their providers, family and friends.”

4. BookShout


Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Plano

“BookShout is an end-to-end eBook solution that drives the world to read more.

As the leading technology provider of bulk eBooks for data-hungry organizations, BookShout helps businesses transform the way they leverage digital content to reach objectives. We offer a unique eBook-focused approach to drive organizational growth and comprehensive insight for unlimited retargeting.

Consumers experience access to millions of eBooks, a customizable reading experience, easy goal tracking, and reader analytics. BookShout helps users practice the smart way to read more. We are a results-driven company dedicated to merging the worlds of reading and technology to reach personal and organizational goals.”

5. OpenKey


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Plano

“Unlock Guest Experiences with the Universal Standard for Mobile Keyless Entry.

OpenKey is an app that allows hotel guests to open their hotel room with their smartphone.
Guests enjoy keyless room entry & “skip the front desk” features while Hotel Owners benefit from having one standardized door opening solution.

OpenKey works with brand apps or as a standalone solution, so hotels of any size can do big things.”

6. VitreosHealth


Founded: 2009

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Plano

“VitreosHealth offers the first Insights-as-a-Service delivery model for advanced population health analytics. We leverage Big Data and predictive and prescriptive health insights for population risk models that provide a complete view into the healthcare continuum. Our adaptive insights achieve a patient-centric focus for each perspective within a healthcare organization that leads to quality health outcomes and improves financial performance for measurable return on investment.

Our solution, using the broadest sources of Big Data available, supplies easily accessible Insights for predictive risk and prescriptive care management with a focus on both critical and hidden risk populations to close gaps in care and achieve significant financial improvement.

Our goal is to help transform health care economics with advanced population insights by partnering with our clients for success in this changing marketplace.”

7. YourCause


Founded: 2008

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Plano

“Simply put, YourCause is a technology company that connects corporations and their employees to the causes they care about. Our SaaS-based CSRconnect Platform is a fully hosted and managed solution used to engage employees in volunteering, giving, diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as help grant administrators manage their corporate and foundation philanthropic programs. We currently support over 8 million employees at more than 300 Fortune 1000 companies across 170+ countries. Since inception we’ve processed nearly $2B to charities and tracked more than 23M volunteer hours – that’s 2,625 years! The companies that partner with us are joining the YourCause Global Good Network, representing some of the most committed corporate citizens and dedicated nonprofits around the world.”

8. Salesboost


Founded: 2016

“It’s time for a new approach to sales training. Learn more about SalesBoosts performance-based, robust training solution that provides a comprehensive curriculum designed to boost sales for hotel sales professionals.”

9. Team Kudo

Team Kudo

Founded: 2016

“Kudo provides a better way to work and hire for special events.

We are a growing network of on-demand bartenders and servers, delivering trust, freedom, and remarkable event experiences.”