2020 Best Tech Startups in Bend

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Bend, Oregon. 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. Amplion


Founded: 2013

“At Amplion, we are driven by our passion for improving patient outcomes through precision medicine.

The Amplion Intelligence Platform leverages proprietary machine learning and expert annotation to provide evidence-based insights for the key strategic decisioning life science teams need to be successful in the emerging world of precision medicine.

We look forward to helping you achieve your mission.”

2. GolfBoard


Founded: 2012

“The greatest invention in golf since the graphite shaft, the GolfBoard is forever changing the way golfers experience the game. Powered by an environmentally friendly lithium-ion battery, the GolfBoard is an easy-to-ride fully electric vehicle that adds a whole new level of fun and excitement. Golfers of all ages can now “Surf the Earth”​ from shot-to-shot in a way that feels like snowboarding or surfing. We call it “GolfBoarding.”​

3. CodePen


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Bend

“CodePen is a web-based HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code editor that enables its users to experiment with code right in the browser. It is an open-source learning environment, displaying a live preview of the code changes.

It can be used for testing out bugs, collaborating, and finding new inspiration. It works by allowing users to create “pens”, which are sets of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Users can then display those pens on their profile, take feedback, and continue to edit those pens at any time.”

4. Odysys


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Bend

“A digital marketing platform for independent hotels, inns, and B&Bs.

Odysys helps hoteliers and innkeepers get more direct bookings. Publish a beautiful, mobile-friendly website that drives conversions. Accept online reservations with a seamless, responsive booking engine. Increase your digital reach with simple but powerful SEO tools. Easily post to your social media accounts, right from the Odysys platform. Track your SEO performance, ROI, and see how you compare to your competitors.”