2020 Best Tech Startups in Fort Lauderdale

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 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. Boatsetter


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Boatsetter is the #1 boat rental community connecting boat owners, boat captains and anyone who seeks a water-ful experience. Create your own boating experience with Boatsetter:

Boat Owners: Recreate your ownership experience! Rent your boat safely, protect it with best in-class insurance, and earn income to offset the maintenance costs..

Captains: Earn income doing what you love, on your terms! You set the schedule. You make the rules.”

2. Xendoo


Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Fort Lauderdale

“Xendoo is a fintech company in the online accounting and bookkeeping space serving small businesses. Our technology enables us to provide three simple monthly rates that include bookkeeping, sales tax, tax planning, corporate tax return filing, and unlimited access to a dedicated CPA team.

We simplify your bookkeeping and accounting and deliver the financial attention you deserve, unlike a traditional CPA relationship where the focus may not be on your big picture. We take a holistic and responsive approach to make your company finances operate faster and better.”



Founded: 2013

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“Our mission statement is “To Create Better Experiences”​

It starts with a sleek and discreet wireless wearable technology that seamlessly syncs with a smart device and a software platform that ties in cutting edge technologies such as cloud connectivity to stream athletic data for a consumer viewing the data on practically any smart device, Jumbotron or television broadcast.”

4. Tippy


Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Fort Lauderdale

“Tippy is a digital tipping and financial system built for the Professional Beauty Industry.

With a focus on the joyful, human aspect of the style industry. It helps some people say “thank you,” and helps others make a lot more money!

A high-energy and generous brand that encourages people to make the most of every interaction with clear and enthusiastic feedback.”

5. 71lbs


Founded: 2011

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“71lbs helps businesses optimize their shipping spend. If you use FedEx or UPS, you are entitled to refunds on all late shipments, invoice errors and lost and damaged packages. 71lbs audits your account so that you don’t have to dedicate your time and resources to claim your due refunds. Their service requires no contracts and no sign-up fees. You only pay if they find you refunds.”

6. Top Inc.

Top Inc.

Founded: 2018

“Top Inc. is a privacy compliant, data company that collects opt-in data via our voting platform, Topvote.

Topvote powers real-time voting across all advertising channels. We use 3 key emotional drivers: rewards, recognition and a voice, to collect opt-in, first-party data and provide this back to the brand, as well as unique consumer insights.”