2020 Best Tech Startups in Los Angeles

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Los Angeles, California. 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. Appetize


Founded: 2011

“Appetize is a modern Point of Sale, inventory and analytics platform transforming how enterprises manage and process guest transactions. With an omni-channel approach, Appetize makes front of house transactions more intuitive through fixed, self-serve and handheld form factors, while providing robust kitchen and back office tools. Appetize is trusted by some of the largest and highest volume businesses in the world, including sports and entertainment properties, education campuses, theme parks, travel and leisure sites, and national chain brands. For more information, please visit”

2. Science 37

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Founded: 2014

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“Science 37 uses advanced telemedicine technology and patient-centric innovative networked clinical research models to rapidly accelerate biomedical discovery and bring down the costs of clinical trials. In addition to our own researchers, we also work closely with top physician-scientists and leading telemedicine companies. S37 offers full support and end-to-end services for Networked Clinical Trials. If you are an investigator, an inventor, a small biotech company or a large pharmaceutical company, we can help you achieve your clinical trial goals faster and easier than ever before.”



Founded: 2014

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“WITHIN is a virtual reality and augmented reality media and technology company. Founded in 2014 by lauded director Chris Milk, and visionary technologist Aaron Koblin, WITHIN is developing advanced technology for telling stories in immersive media. WITHIN’s platform is available across all major VR headsets, as well as iOS and Android, and houses a curated collection of the highest quality cinematic, story-driven content available today in virtual reality.

Sister company Here Be Dragons (formerly has partnered with top talent in film and tv and represents a world class roster of directors for virtual reality content creation.”



Founded: 2012

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“ launched in 2013 with one mission: simplify real estate investing by connecting real estate entrepreneurs and investors through cutting-edge technology.

Today we are a leading online real estate capital marketplace – one that offers commercial equity and commercial debt products nationwide, educates our investors, and changes the way real estate investing and financing is viewed forever through digital real estate crowdfunding.”

5. HelloTech


Founded: 2014

“HelloTech provides nationwide, on-demand, expert tech and IT support, including Computer Repair, WiFi Services, Smart Home Installations, TV Mountings, and more.

Brands like Nest, Lowes, Sony, and Walmart, as well as millions of customers like you, trust HelloTech to keep them up and running across all their devices.

HelloTech employs a rigorous interview process for every technician to ensure highest quality standards and skill specialization. You can feel secure knowing your technician will be on-time, friendly, patient, insured, and have expert level experience specifically for the task you require.”

6. Honey


Founded: 2012

“Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Honey is the easiest way to save when shopping online! We currently have a coupon applying browser extension (available on Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.), a cash back program called Honey Gold, a price watching tool called Droplist, and are working on several more features and products to create abundance for all!

Our team is a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive group of 200+ and we’re growing! We have offices in Santa Barbara, Boulder, New York, Sydney, and London.”

7. Edlio


Founded: 2011

“For 18+ years, Edlio has connected K-12 educators with their communities, offering a comprehensive and easy-to-use communication package. Edlio’s content management system powers over 10,000 websites for schools and districts across North America, and our parent interaction app, Sangha, connects schools to home with personalized communication.”

8. ringDNA


Founded: 2012

“RingDNA is the leading end-to-end sales engagement platform that combines enterprise-grade telephony with conversation intelligence for teams using Salesforce. RingDNA helps teams engage with prospects and customers in the right way, at the right time, with the right context. Sales, support, and customer success teams use ringDNA to dramatically increase productivity, engage in smarter conversations, gain predictive insights, and coach reps to success faster than ever before. RingDNA’s many amazing customers include Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Twilio, and SAP Concur.”

9. AppOnboard


Founded: 2016

“AppOnboard’s mission is to empower the maker generation to bring their ideas to life without writing a single line of code. AppOnboard’s code-less software, AppOnboard Studio and BuildBox, empower anyone to design, build and share their interactive app experiences on the app stores, top social networks and more. AppOnboard Studio enables the creation of instant apps, playable ads, app prototypes, and more. Buildbox enables full app and game development. All without any need for writing code.”

10. FloQast


Founded: 2013

“FloQast offers Close Management Software by accountants, for accountants to close the books faster and more accurately.”