2020 Best Tech Startups in Philadelphia

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 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. HealthVerity, Inc.


Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“HealthVerity is a leading provider of technologies and software tools that enable healthcare providers, such as Pharmaceutical manufacturers, Hospitals and Payers, to discover, license and integrate patient data from a wide range of traditional and emerging data sources to build the optimal patient data set.”

2. Guru


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Sharing knowledge is easy, but capturing (and reusing) it for your entire team is hard. Wasted time searching for stale and inaccurate information leads to low adoption rates for your knowledge initiatives. Guru is reinventing the way your team captures & shares knowledge, providing access to verified information from experts on your team: where you work and when you need it most.”

3. Curalate


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Curalate is a leading marketing technology company that enables brands to sell online more effectively. The Curalate Discovery-Driven Commerce Platform is currently in use by over 800 of the world’s most loved brands including Urban Outfitters, Neiman Marcus, Sephora and J.Crew, and touches hundreds of millions of consumers, monthly. With Curalate, brands grow engagement and revenue, at scale, utilizing images and videos from a wide variety of sources, including user generated content (UGC).”

4. Exyn Technologies

Exyn Technologies

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Philadelphia

“Exyn Technologies was established in 2014 to commercialize decades of ground-breaking research in aerial robotics, drone swarms, multi-modal sensor fusion, 3D mapping, obstacle avoidance, and autonomous navigation & planning.

Exyn’s focus is on developing software for aerial robots so they can operate in GPS-denied environments, without human control, prior information, or pre-existing infrastructure (e.g. no motion capture system).”

5. Proscia Inc.

Proscia Inc.

Founded: 2014

“Proscia is fighting cancer with intelligent software that changes the way the world practices pathology. Join us.”

6. Picwell


Founded: 2012

“Picwell is a Philadelphia-based, healthcare technology company providing leading enterprise solutions to enhance healthcare benefits and improve the consumer experience. Picwell’s flagship offering is a SaaS-based decision support product that uses artificial intelligence to match individuals to the right health benefits during enrollment by predicting future care considerations, estimating out-of-pocket expenses, and accounting for individual preferences. Other solutions support consumerism and high-deductible health plan adoption, consumer engagement, and risk management.”

7. goPuff


Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Philadelphia

“With goPuff you can get virtually any convenience item delivered right to your door reeeal quick, and at any hour of the day or night. Snacks, drinks, booze, toiletries, household essentials and more – when you order on our free iOS and Android app or website, your stuff is delivered straight from our warehouse (that’s right – no middleman or pick-up involved) to your hands. Our delivery fee is only $1.95, so the next time you run out of eggs, break your phone charger, or just want some damn ice cream at 2AM, you don’t have to convince your wallet to cough it up.”

8. ChargeItSpot


Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Philadelphia

“ChargeItSpot® saves consumers from their constantly dying phones with free and secure phone charging stations. With ChargeItSpot, venues such as retail stores, hospitals, and arenas, can provide a delightful amenity to guests while increasing traffic and collecting valuable consumer insights. Brands become heroes while driving engagement and capturing data such as email addresses and phone numbers. ChargeItSpot serves clients including Target, Gap Inc., Neiman Marcus, Under Armour, Uniqlo, Westfield Malls, and dozens of other customer-centric brands.”

9. RoundTrip


Founded: 2017

“Roundtrip is the leading digital transportation marketplace for better health outcomes. We provide a simple, comprehensive patient ride ordering software that makes available a community of ride providers who complete the transport. The company is leading the industry in reducing patient no-shows through improved ride management.

Roundtrip is built for healthcare professionals — care coordinators, social workers, nurses and other transport requestors —and offers easy-to-use online and mobile platforms that connect patients with non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT). Roundtrip is a comprehensive
solution which supports all levels of transport: medical cars, wheelchair vans, stretcher vehicles, ALS/BLS, all payors, and all trips delivered when and where they are needed.”

10. Houwzer


Founded: 2015

“Houwzer is a modern, socially responsible real estate agency for savvy homeowners. We’ve rebuilt the real estate brokerage model around the customer with technology and a team of full service, salaried Realtors. Home sellers save an average of $15,000 with our listing agents, while home buyers trust our team’s focus on buyer goals, not commissions. We take pride in giving back to our communities and maintaining an average review of 4.9 out of 5 stars from over 500 client reviews.”