2020 Best Tech Startups in Grand Rapids

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 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. VNN


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Grand Rapids

“The largest, fastest-growing high school sports marketing and media network. Partnered with over 12% of the nation’s high schools, VNN connects local sports communities together.”

2. MaxOne


Founded: 2014

“MaxOne was founded by coaches just like you – who want to run their athletic programs more effectively and efficiently.”

3. PhotoUp

grand rapids, michigan

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“PhotoUp is a proprietary digital platform that empowers a community of professional photographers to grow their businesses through a variety of specialized and socially responsible BPO services and online software products. Since 2012, we’ve been partnering with real estate photographers around the world who’ve reached a plateau in their earnings due to laborious editing time and the lack of centrally located solutions for scaling their company.”

4. Envoy B2B

Envoy B2B

Founded: 2010

“Envoy is a wholesale B2B platform for your entire team. No matter how large your business, our tools and services are designed to help you create dynamic content, increase your speed of sale, bring you closer to your customer, and excite your IT department. Envoy provides the technology you need to empower your team and grow your wholesale business.”