2020 Best Tech Startups in Carlsbad

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Carlsbad, California. 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. Ezoic Inc

Ezoic Inc

Founded: 2010

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“Ezoic is an award-winning end-to-end platform for digital publishers and website owners.

Ezoic is a Google Certified Publishing Partner. We help our platform users leverage sophisticated tools and technologies to help make smarter decisions about their digital properties at scale.

The Ezoic platform leverages artificial intelligence to learn from website visitors with the goal of providing more personalized experiences that will improve on page experiences (session length) and drive up overall website ad revenue.”

2. Airspace Technologies

Airspace Technologies

Founded: 2014

“At Airspace Technologies, we know that failure is not an option. We ship anything from organs to be transplanted to aircraft parts that could cause delays across the nation. We focus on time-critical shipments because they matter.

By building an industry first automated platform, we provide you with complete visibility from the moment your order is placed to the moment it is delivered.

Our platform was created to eliminate the transparency issues and challenges that are so prevalent in the logistics industry today to create the most trusted delivery network the world has ever seen.”



Founded: 2010

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“Proficio is a world-class Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) providing managed detection and response solutions, 24×7 security monitoring and advanced data breach prevention services to organizations globally.

Our rapid growth is being fueled by the rise in cloud-based services, the acceptance of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, and the increasing number of cyber security attacks on businesses, hospitals and government. We have developed proprietary security content and threat intelligence tools to identify and proactively defend against advanced attacks and insider threats. Proficio’s founders are veterans of the security and networking industry who have helped guide multiple companies to successful exits.”

4. Hive Media Group

Hive Media Group

Founded: 2016

“Hive Media Group operates numerous web properties that provide engaging content for visitors around the world. Our technologies provide optimized campaigns across dozens of native, social, and programmatic ad networks. When paired with highly-verticalized publishing platforms we are able to deliver the most focused content with the best ad experience to users anywhere in the world.”

5. Bitmo


Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“Have you ever sent someone a coffee as easily as a text? What Venmo did to the paper check, is what Bitmo does to the plastic gift card 😎

  • Bitmo disrupts the $140B gift card industry by sending a branded gift as easily as a text message
  • Gifts sent instantly and redeemed right from the phone
  • 5+ Million US retail locations are ready to accept Bitmo
  • Bitmo drives valuable traffic and revenue to stores”

6. MedCircle


Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Carlsbad

“The Problem: Access to the expertise of mental health professionals has become increasingly difficult and too expensive. Google searches do not guarantee credentialed content and WebMd is just a single source of information. You want to receive the latest and most trusted content from multiple sources with ease while having it delivered in an easy to read digest.

The Solution: A weekly digest containing the most trusted and relevant content around Mental Health topics of your choice. News & Interviews with actual experts and stories from actual patients.”

7. The Venue Report

The Venue Report

Founded: 2013

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“The Venue Report promotes the age-old tradition of gathering and exploration by connecting a collective audience of travelers, celebrators, destinations & correspondents in over 90 countries. We inspire happiness, togetherness and the celebration of life through storytelling & highlighting exceptional spaces, places & locales across the globe. In a time when multi-family travel, gatherings & celebrations are being booked more than ever, we are a trusted resource at the forefront of this movement. We have a proven history of effectively marketing and promoting extraordinary venue spaces for weddings, corporate events, social gatherings and group getaways to an organically grown, highly targeted audience around the world.”

8. Armed Forces Wireless

Armed Forces Wireless

Founded: 2014

“My AFMobile is a nationwide cellular provider, giving us the power to deliver to you the best possible plan on the market, for the most affordable price. Why drown in a sea of choices when there is only one “Best Choice”?”

9. Stact App

Stact App

Founded: 2017

“STACT is a platform to help sports event organizers deliver live scores, stats and video directly to the fans. It provides technology for organizers to produce their competitions and an application for fans to watch, follow and engage with their favorite sports and athletes.”