2020 Best Tech Startups in Chattanooga

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 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. Bellhops


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“The Better Way to Move™. Bellhops is one of the fastest growing tech companies in the US, transforming the deeply broken $18B moving industry with an advanced tech-enabled model that delivers world-class customer experiences and prices that are untouchable by traditional movers. Serving over 50 cities nationwide.

Featured in The New York Times, Forbes, USA Today, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, Fox Business, Business Insider and many others.”

2. FreightWaves


Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“The #1 Source for Navigating the Freight Markets.

FreightWaves is the leading provider of market data and analytics for the North American freight market.

Inspired by commodities markets data providers like Bloomberg, Reuters, Platts, and Morningstar- we are creating the independent source of actionable data and commentary to help freight market participants navigate the impact of economic, technology, and regulatory changes on their business.”

3. Ambition


Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Chattanooga

“Ambition helps sales organizations get real-time performance insights and create revenue-driving culture. World-class clients like Aerotek, UPS, Wayfair, Prezi and Arrive Logistics use the Ambition platform to create transparent, goal-oriented, and inspired sales teams and call centers.

See why the Harvard Business Review, AA-ISP and other experts endorse Ambition as a must-have technology for modern sales organizations.”

4. Branch Technology

Branch Technology

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Chattanooga

“Branch Technology consists of a diverse team of architects, programmers, mechanical engineers, mathematicians and industrial designers focused on the common goal of revolutionizing the built environment. We are passionate about translating the strength, beauty, and efficiency of nature into how we build.

Branch Technology brings unprecedented design freedom and resource stewardship to the construction industry.
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5. WeCounsel Solutions


Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Chattanooga

“WeCounsel is solving the behavioral access challenge by virtually bridging behavioral providers to the patients of health organizations that serve as the primary point for care.

The Wecounsel platform is a HIPAA compliant telehealth solution that connects mental health providers to their clients online. Our software which includes video conferencing, scheduling, document storage, and billing brings together the most convenient and effective technology for facilitating meaningful provider and client interactions online.”

6. Used Equipment Guide

Used Equipment Guide

Founded: 2015

“Used Equipment Guide (UEG) is the largest used equipment search engine in the world, connecting buyers and sellers from Alabama to Zambia and everywhere in between. Our mission is to create liquidity in the marketplace, enabling buyers and sellers to find each other efficiently and to accelerate human development on a global scale. UEG allows users to search a growing list of over 3,000 of the largest for-sale and auction websites on the internet.

UEG is focused on providing buyers the best experience including free equipment pricing data through our Market Price Calculator and Market Heatmaps. We provide prospective buyers the largest database available of used construction equipment, agricultural equipment, cranes, on-highway trucks, lift trucks, industrial engines, and electrical power generation equipment available for purchase.”

7. WorkHound


Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“When drivers feel like part of the team, they stay on the team.

WorkHound is a driver retention and referral company to help trucking companies boost driver count and keep trucks moving.

We do this by:

  • Gathering feedback to uncover issues causing drivers to leave
  • Identifying and ranking issues across the fleet
  • Taking action to resolve driver concerns”