2019 Best Tech Startups in Richardson

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Richardson, 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. Armor


Founded: 2009

Also honored in:

“Armor is a born-in-the-cloud cyber security services company that provides uncompromised security and compliance for companies around the world.

We protect businesses’ data workloads and applications across on-premise, hybrid and cloud environments by being a single source for security talent, technology and techniques. And we ease the burden of attaining and maintaining compliance, wherever your data is located.”

2. Modo


Founded: 2010

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Richardson

“Modo is the better, faster way to connect payment systems. Modo has a cloud based payments utility that works with banks, networks, payments processors, and their partners to enable interoperability between systems.”

3. EnTouch Controls

EnTouch Controls

Founded: 2009

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Richardson

“Founded in Richardson, Texas in 2008, ENTOUCH provides smart building solutions and managed services to multi-site companies across North America. Our integrated, cloud-based software and technology, combined with 24/7, consultative services, render a 360° view of any facility ecosystem, useful in making real-time decisions that reduce energy consumption, improve operational efficiency, extend asset life, and create a more satisfying customer experience.”

4. Theatro


Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Richardson

“Theatro is a Dallas-based technology startup pioneering the market’s first voice-controlled enterprise wearable for brick and mortar retail, hospitality, and manufacturing. Our “heads up, hands free” mobile solution provides a software suite of productivity and communication applications through a SaaS (Software as a Service) offering designed to optimize employee, sales, and operational performance.

We work and innovate with some of the nation’s leading retailers.”

5. Polte Corporation

Polte Corporation

Founded: 2016

“Polte enables an entirely new category of use cases by pushing location computations to the cloud, which drives the market for the smallest, least expensive, lowest power, most accurate IoT device. Polte is the only company that uses cloud-based location computations to deliver a real-time, seamless outdoor to indoor solution using the globally available LTE/ 4G & 5G networks.

With a robust global portfolio of patented geolocation technologies, Polte redefines location.”

6. Maxxsure


Founded: 2016

“Maxxsure provides framework-based approach to managing and monitoring IT compliance. Every organization has a mission. In this digital era, as organizations use automated information technology (IT) systems to process their information for better support of their missions, risk management plays a critical role in protecting an organization’s information assets, and therefore its mission, from IT-related risk.”