2020 Best Tech Startups in Kansas

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Kansas. 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. Farmobile


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Farmobile — Agriculture’s Independent Data Company — enables farmers and agri-businesses to collect and standardize real-time agronomic and machine data to benefit farms and the ag/food supply chain. Founded in 2013 on the belief that farmers should own and control their data, Farmobile specializes in transforming raw farm data into visual, portable Electronic Field Records, which can be viewed, exported and shared through a unique user-permissioning system.

Farmobile focuses on transformational data technologies to solve some of today’s toughest farm and ag challenges. Among its innovations is the Farmobile DataStore exchange — the industry’s first digital marketplace for farmers to license their data for revenue opportunities. Based in Leawood, KS, Farmobile proudly resides in the heart of the Midwest.”

2. Stackify


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“We help developers support rapid application improvement no matter where the code is running.

Stackify provides software developers the only tools that fully integrate error and log management with application performance monitoring and management for server and developer workstations.”

3. ShotTracker


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“At ShotTracker, we improve the performance of competitive athletes by bringing elite level analytics to the masses. Our latest innovation, ShotTracker TEAM, captures real-time practice and game stats for basketball teams, and it’s affordable for teams at every level of play.”

4. Bardavon Health Innovations

Bardavon Health Innovations

Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Kansas

“Bardavon Health Innovations® empowers quality healthcare decisions through networked technology, transparency and communication. We work collaboratively to offer the first comprehensive approach to workers’ compensation programs for managing the entire life-cycle of the employee, from hire to retire.”

5. Bungii


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 

“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.”

6. blooom


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“We Fix Your 401k for You and Keep it Fixed: you ditch your current strategy of ignoring-it, meaning-to-get-around-to-it, and hoping-for-the-best. After all, you and your family are going to depend on your 401k someday…you better get it right. And you if you aren’t doing it, you better find someone to do it for you.”

7. ValuNet


Founded: 2011

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Kansas

“ValuNet Fiber is Emporia’s best choice for Internet, HDTV and Phone service. We provide Emporia’s only fiber-to-the-home or business connection, giving our customers an all-fiber network from their location to our central office and beyond. ValuNet Fiber is a Kansas LLC and has been certified by the Kansas Corporation Commission as a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) in the State of Kansas.”

8. Stonelock


Founded: 2011

“We’re passionate about security and privacy; it’s at the center of what we do. That’s where StoneLock was born—out of the need for a practical, intuitive solution for biometric access control and identity management. We provide facial recognition technology that makes your life more simple, more secure, and more protected.”

9. SquareOffs


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“SquareOffs® is the world’s first social voting platform that truly values your opinion. Through user-generated debate on any topic, on any website, SquareOffs increases user engagement and readership by taking voting, commenting, and sharing to the next level.”

10. Draiver


Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 

“Draiver is a self-learning logistics platform that moves vehicles by planning, executing, and instructing drivers.

Continuous optimization saves time, money, and resources:

  • It takes multiple move requests and logically chains events to lower cost
  • It becomes the optimal driver manager and guides the driver to the next step.
  • It accesses its vetted and insured marketplace to meet capacity on-demand”