2019 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Maine)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Portland, Maine. 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. RxAnte


Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“RxAnte is a leading predictive analytics and clinical services company located in Portland, Maine, and Washington, D.C., dedicated to improving medication use and health outcomes. By providing plans, providers, and manufacturers with actionable insights, strategies, and our own portfolio of interventions, RxAnte empowers clients with the resources necessary to help make medications work better for everyone.”

2. Minnow


Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Maine

“Minnow is building a network of Internet-connected food delivery and pickup kiosks to power the on-demand food economy. Minnow’s kiosks provide office buildings and other workplaces with a state-of-the-art food amenity, while enabling restaurants to meet their customers wherever they are. Minnow is a venture-funded company that operates at the intersection of food, real estate, and technology. To learn more, visit”

3. Chimani


Founded: 2010

Also honored in:

“We are all about national parks. Free app travel guides and a discount savings club to help you save money on your next trip!”

4. Introspective Systems

introspective systems

Founded: 2010

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“Introspective Systems’ makes managing complex systems easier. Since the 1980’s, our technology has been used by the US Geological Survey (USGS) to aggregate seismic sensor data across the globe locating earthquakes in real-time. By adapting to network changes and analyzing output in real-time our xGraph technology has been saving lives. This powerful and proven technology is now available to meet other complex systems needs. Whether managing data and analytics for an oil and gas exploration company or applications for the Internet of things xGraph makes complex systems simpler.”

5. Yarn Corporation

Yarn Corporation

Founded: 2014

“Virtual and Mixed Reality (VR / MR) represent the next frontier of media. This new medium will rapidly become as important as TV or the Web as a communications platform. But the creation of Virtual Reality content is mostly locked up in the hands of coders and digital artists.

Driftspace is a web-based platform that allows anyone to create and share an interactive VR story combining rendered content with text overlays and hyperlinked spherical videos.”