2019 Best Tech Startups in Rockville

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Rockville, Maryland. 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. CloudBolt


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Maryland

“CloudBolt’s hybrid cloud management platform enables enterprise IT departments to build, deploy, and manage private and public clouds quickly and efficiently. The user-friendly portal hides the complexities of hybrid cloud, giving end-users the ability to manage and provision resources on demand, while administrators set provisioning conditions for governance. With CloudBolt, IT leverages its investment and controls costs while providing self-service IT, and increasing flexibility and agility.”

2. Insilico Medicine

Insilico Medicine

Founded: 2014

“Insilico Medicine, Inc is an artificial intelligence company headquartered in Rockville, with R&D and management resources in Belgium, Russia, UK, Taiwan, and Korea sourced through hackathons and competitions. The company and its scientists are dedicated to extending human productive longevity and transforming every step of the drug discovery and drug development process through excellence in biomarker discovery, drug development, digital medicine, and aging research.”

3. Kalibri Labs

Kalibri Labs

Founded: 2012

“Kalibri Labs is a big data analytics firm specializing in hospitality that has built and maintains the industry’s largest database of daily revenue, ADR and room night data from over 33,000 hotels in partnership with over 100 hotel brands.”

4. Nexercise


Founded: 2010

“Sworkit ( is a premium digital health and fitness company founded in 2012. We provide workouts, customizable plans and resources that allow people to adopt and maintain healthy habits for life.

With a custom combination of strength, cardio, yoga and stretching workouts, we make it simple for millions of people get in the best shape of their lives anytime, anywhere.”

5. Blue Star Service Solutions, Inc.

Blue Star Service Solutions, Inc.

Founded: 2013

“BlueStar SeniorTech helps older veterans, their families, and those who support veterans, live safe and independent lives at home using technology, including medical alert systems, health monitoring devices, and personal safety devices. BlueStar integrates hardware, software, and a live monitoring/assistance team to help seniors age in place with dignity and comfort.”

6. Speak Agent, Inc.

Speak Agent, Inc.

Founded: 2015

“Speak Agent has been repeatedly found to accelerate academic language learning by 3X to 5X with as little as 30 minutes per week of usage. This is having a transformative impact on diverse learners. There are 33 million U.S. students who struggle in Math, Science, and Reading because they don’t have the skills needed to engage in classroom discussions, understand academic texts, or to demonstrate their knowledge. Speak Agent helps students master the key concepts by engaging them in listening, speaking, reading, and writing games and activities that are closely related to each school district’s curriculum. Our mission is to bridge the achievement gap for diverse learners, enabling them to unlock their full potential for success in school, careers, and life!”