2020 Best Tech Startups in Kansas City (Missouri)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Kansas City, Missouri. 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. PayIt


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“PayIt simplifies doing business with state, local and federal government through it’s patent-pending mobile transaction and payment platform. Along with our government partners, we are transforming the customer experience and making government more modern, convenient and mobile.”

2. BacklotCars


Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Missouri

“BacklotCars is an online marketplace for auto dealers.

Through BacklotCars- auto dealers, auto finance, and rental car companies can transact without having to go to physical auctions.

Our end to end solution is truly seamless for dealers, as Backlot provides vehicle inspections, transportation, and inventory finance.”

3. Site 1001

Site 1001, Inc.

Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“Site 1001 is an advanced building performance and operations platform that uses core building information, building systems and sensor data in combination with artificial intelligence to put the “smart” in “smart buildings”. Cloud-based, mobile first, and location-aware, Site 1001 helps owners, operators and FM pros save money and improve building performance by delivering FM information to the right person in the right place at the right time. Coupled with Site’s AI technology, which can anticipate maintenance issues and automatically interact with building systems, Site 1001 users can improve efficiency, slash FM costs, and extend equipment lifecycles without increasing workloads.”

4. Bungii


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Kansas City (Missouri)

“We’re a mobile app that connects users to local pickup trucks that help move, haul & deliver stuff around town. We’ve been compared to popular ridesharing apps but instead of moving people, we move people’s stuff.”

5. LendingStandard


Founded: 2014

“LendingStandard helps you rediscover the art of lending instead of focusing on the minutiae of the details. Launched in 2015 by experts who know the business because they lived the business, LendingStandard is the only secure online origination and underwriting system for HUD and Fannie/Freddie multi-family lenders. We take some of the pain out of the loan application process – reducing errors, improving efficiencies and keeping projects on track – to give loan underwriters time back to focus on problem-solving.”

6. Sickweather


Founded: 2011

“Sickweather is the world’s first real-time map of sickness and the largest crowdsourcing community of its kind – processing millions of illness reports each month. The company has received numerous awards and been recognized for accurately forecasting outbreaks up to 15 weeks in advance. Sickweather is committed to providing consumers and businesses the most accurate, predictive and meaningful sickness forecasts in the world – for reducing healthcare costs and saving lives. For more information, please visit”

7. DisruptOPS


Founded: 2014

“DisruptOps is building a platform to bring unprecedented insight, control, and expertise into your cloud environment. We enable organizations to realize the promise of the cloud by rethinking traditional security and operational approaches. With automated and continuous control of cloud infrastructure, teams can move faster into the cloud while strengthening security controls, streamlining operations, and controlling cloud spending.”

8. DivvyHQ


Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“DivvyHQ is a cloud-based, content planning, workflow, and collaboration tool built to help marketers and content producers get/stay organized and successfully execute demanding, complicated and content-centric marketing initiatives. DivvyHQ’s unique functionality combines web-based calendars, content management and online collaboration to help global content teams capture content ideas, assign and schedule content projects, produce any type of content and stay on top of production deadlines.”

9. Super Dispatch

Super Dispatch

Founded: 2013

“Super Dispatch’s #1 rated App and TMS has revolutionized the car hauling industry through cutting edge technology and a platform tailored to the unique needs of car haulers. We enable operational efficiency by significantly reducing the amount of time and money it takes to complete the vehicle shipping process. Thousands of Carriers using Super Dispatch are getting paid faster, eliminating paperwork and streamlining every aspect of their car hauling operation in a fraction of the time it took before.

Super Dispatch’s TMS solves car haulers everyday challenges by putting cutting edge technology in the hands of fleets. From customized EDI and API integrations to ELD solutions built for the largest car hauler, our unified ecosystem frees up your time, money and team to focus on delivering more cars in less time, using fewer resources.”

10. Moblico


Founded: 2010

“There are now more internet connected devices in the US than there are Americans. With over 2 million applications available for download to those devices, it is increasingly challenging to get your application noticed. But it’s not just about getting your application on your customer’s mobile device, it’s about staying there. Among the most popular connected devices, the smartphone is now the most valuable real estate on the planet. Successfully gaining and keeping your mobile customers’ loyalty is all about knowing who, what, when, where and how to engage with them. With our technology and mobile professional team, you will interact with the right customer at the right time and drive a higher return for your mobile application.”