2020 Best Tech Startups in Dallas

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Dallas, Texas. 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. StackPath


Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“Protect your edge.

StackPath is a platform of secure edge services that enables developers to protect, accelerate, and innovate cloud properties ranging from websites to media delivery and IoT services. With an innovative global edge network infrastructure, StackPath delivers enterprise-grade security and performance in a frictionless, on-demand platform with cloud-scale control and flexibility. More than one million customers, including early-stage and Fortune 100 companies, use StackPath services. StackPath is headquartered in Dallas and has offices across the U.S. and around the world.”

2. Compass Datacenters

Compass Datacenters

Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Compass delivers your data center faster, with more features and personalization capability, that meets or beats competing alternatives, anywhere you want it to be.”

3. 5miles


Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“Founded in 2014 by Dr. Lucas Lu and headquartered in Dallas, TX, 5miles was created to address online marketplaces that are difficult to use, boring to look at, and flooded with spammers and sketchy users. We wanted to create a simple, visual, and trustworthy environment where users could trade goods with an easy tool: your cell phone. 5miles has made selling as easy as taking a picture, shopping as fun as browsing through Instagram and has made trading safer by keeping contact information private and encouraging user reviews.”

4. o9 Solutions, Inc.

o9 Solutions, Inc.

Founded: 2009

Also honored in:

“As the market leader in intelligence decision management software, o9 Solutions helps the world’s best companies in Consumer Products & Goods, Retail & Apparel, and Industrial Manufacturing. With solutions that cover integrated business planning, revenue management, and supply chain management, we service our customers on their terms — mobile, laptop, email — by connecting all of the information used in a company, both internal and external. Our platform puts the right information, in front of the right people, at the right time, so that everyone in a company can make smarter decisions, faster. That’s thinking 10x. That’s o9.”

5. ParkHub


Founded: 2010

“ is a complete parking ecosystem that offers premiere enterprise solutions to the industry’s top management and operating companies. Currently taking the event parking sector by storm, their hardware and software platforms are being utilized domestically coast to coast at over a dozen of the world’s top ranked venues and management companies.”

6. RoboKind


Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Dallas

“RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, designs and builds a series of robots that enable people to engage with robots on a personal level. Through the Robots4Autism and Robots4STEM programs. RoboKind leverages these advanced social robots to supplement autism therapy, and STEM instruction. The programs use humanoid robots that feature life-like facial expressions, natural social interaction and comprehensive curriculum to assist educators and therapists in helping students learn and grow.”

7. Bestow, Inc.

Bestow, Inc.

Founded: 2016

“Bestow is a smarter approach to life insurance. Affordable prices. A+ rated. Instant decision. No medical exam required. With a brand new underwriting framework and a first-of-its-kind experience, Bestow is bringing life insurance within reach for more people than ever before. The result? Magnitudes of improvement over the status quo. And we’re just getting started.”

8. rewardStyle


Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“rewardStyle – Since 2011, rewardStyle has fueled the arrival of a new influence on the retail industry: professional content creators. By providing the innovative technologies, strategic growth consultancy and partnerships necessary to empower a global army of 16,000 premium content creators, rewardStyle is making a tangible impact on global e-commerce sales. In 2017, rewardStyle Influencers are expected to drive approximately $1 billion in retail sales.

Launched in 2014, is rewardStyle’s consumer-facing, ready-to-shop mobile content distribution platform, which makes beautiful and original influencer content actionable for millions of consumers worldwide. The game-changing app was launched in March 2017, featuring a proprietary technology that allows consumers to instantly shop their screenshots of influencer-created imagery anywhere they discover it across social media and the mobile web.”

9. Alto


Founded: 2018

“Alto exists to create remarkable journeys. When it comes to getting places, your safety should be a given. And when it comes to your ride experience, your preferences matter.

With Alto, your vehicle is always safe, new, and clean. Your drivers are Alto employees, trained and vetted. Your experience is choreographed by you, from music selection to climate control. Your safety is our priority and your experience is our specialty.”

10. Door, Inc.

Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Dallas

“Door is a next generation real estate transaction platform designed to reduce the anxiety, improve the client service and reduce the transaction costs associated with home ownership.

Door combines the same principals and culture across residential real estate brokerage, mortgage and title – a team-centric commitment to client service through specialization, full-time non-commissioned experts, and a belief that technology can support and improve the experience and outcomes in home ownership.”