2019 Best Tech Startups in Troy (New York)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Troy, New York. 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. Velan Studios

Velan Studios

Founded: 2016

“Velan Studios is a new development studio made up of a diverse team of game industry veterans. We have created hundreds of games, selling millions of copies over the past 25 years. Our team is embarking on a new journey to create breakthrough experimental games that will stoke the imagination and entertain, and new kinds of experiences that push the frontier of gaming forward.”

2. BuildPay


Founded: 2014

“There was a time when your word was your bond. When a firm handshake meant you’d get paid. They say the construction business used to operate like that. But those notions are bygone.

Timely payment is more out of reach than ever. The lower you are in the project payment chain the longer you are going to wait. The promises you make might just be impossible to keep. Construction has become one of the slowest paying businesses in the world.”

3. Our.News


Founded: 2016

“Our.News makes it easy for anyone to fact check and rate the news, by arming the public with all the tools and information needed to make a quick determination between real and junk news. The platform is non-partisan and transparent, providing both validated background information on news publishers, and leveraging the wisdom of the crowd to determine the public’s view of the veracity of news articles, publishers, and journalists.”