2020 Best Tech Startups in Tennessee

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Tennessee. 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. Built Technologies

Built Technologies

Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“Built Technologies was founded in 2014 out of firsthand frustration with the challenges and pitfalls often associated with construction lending and the belief that technology could transform the loan management process. Built’s collaborative software streamlines the collateral monitoring and draw management process – a process widely recognized as highly cumbersome, costly, and fraught with risk. By bringing the draw management process online, Built helps lenders reduce construction loan risk, increase loan profitability, transform the borrower experience, simplify compliance, and provide unprecedented portfolio insights.”

2. Bellhops


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“The Better Way to Move™. Bellhops is one of the fastest growing tech companies in the US, transforming the deeply broken $18B moving industry with an advanced tech-enabled model that delivers world-class customer experiences and prices that are untouchable by traditional movers. Serving over 50 cities nationwide.

Featured in The New York Times, Forbes, USA Today, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, Fox Business, Business Insider and many others.”

3. Groups360


Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“Groups360 was founded in 2014 with the goal of simplifying and transforming the ways meetings are booked. The company’s search engine, GroupSync™️, using its proprietary matching algorithms designed specifically for meeting planners, has helped place thousands of events at the right venue, saving planners time and money. The company’s price predictor tool delivers improved transparency, reducing time and effort required to book meetings for both the hotel and the planner. groups360’s management team has decades of experience in the meetings and events industry and provides the right mix of technology and experienced advisors. Using GroupSync™️, planners can search over 170,000 properties in 225 countries.”

4. Axial Healthcare

Axial Healthcare

Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Unlike one-size-fits-all behavioral health and case management solutions, axialHealthcare offers personalized services that help patients navigate a fractured ecosystem in order to receive quality treatment. By leveraging services grounded in analytics, axialHealthcare identifies patients at risk, prevents escalation in their condition, and supports appropriate treatment enrollment and adherence.

axialHealthcare’s high-touch, community-based approach delivers measurable clinical and financial outcomes by effectively managing cost of care while supporting sustained recovery for patients with substance use disorder.”

5. FreightWaves


Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“FreightWaves is the leading FreightIntel provider, offering current digital intelligence and context to the freight community on a central platform.

FreightWaves’​ SaaS product, SONAR, is the leading freight market analytics tool and dashboard, aggregating billions of data points from hundreds of sources to provide the fastest data in the transportation and logistics sector. The platform is mode agnostic and has time-series and geo-based data from all modes of freight, including truck, rail, ocean, air, and warehouse.”

6. MDsave


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Don’t wait for someone to fix healthcare. Do it yourself.

Shopping online for healthcare has arrived. Compare local prices, save money and buy your procedure — all in one place. Feels better already.™

Co-located in Brentwood, Tenn. and San Francisco, Calif., MDsave is the world’s first online healthcare marketplace, bringing together patients seeking affordable, reliable care with providers offering high-quality services at fair prices.”

7. Stratasan


Founded: 2010

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Nashville

“Stratasan provides web-based software and professional services to help healthcare organizations maximize strategic growth.

Healthcare providers, specifically hospitals and hospital systems, struggle to discover the best opportunities in their market for strategic growth, find the right patient populations in their service area, and track their performance and progress against their strategic growth goals.”

8. Bridge Connector

bridge connector

Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Palm Beach Gardens

“Bridge Connector is an iPaaS platform that delivers streamlined integration solutions for healthcare
organizations. Founded on the idea that any healthcare organization should be able to automatically
transfer data between disparate systems, Bridge Connector offers a seamless solution, regardless of
platform and without requiring an IT team.

We know that building a one-off integration between disparate systems is both time-consuming and costly. Even after completing the integration, many of these “solutions” lack additional support for issues that arise, causing frustration and helplessness. Bridge Connector is your one-stop shop, handling all updates and maintenance, while also providing 24/7 customer support and troubleshooting.”

9. MindCare Solutions

MindCare Solutions

Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Tennessee

“MindCare is a leading provider of round-the-clock telepsychiatry and behavioral health services to hospitals, emergency departments, outpatient clinics, and correctional facilities. Our team of employed, board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers and experienced healthcare administrators work collaboratively with your team to deliver the best quality care to your patients.

We partner with healthcare organizations to deliver best-in-class, end-to-end telebehavioral health services that combine evidence-based care pathways, advanced technology, and high-quality providers.”

10. XOi Technologies

XOi Technologies

Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“As one of the fastest growing startups in Nashville, Tennessee, XOi Technologies is changing the way field service companies in the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing industries capture data, communicate with stakeholders, and service their customers. XOi Vision is a cloud-based mobile application that puts the resources remote field technicians need in the palm of their hands through access to a comprehensive library of manuals and diagrams, training content, and the ability to facilitate real-time remote video support. Workflow automation ensures every job is accurately and visually documented for both internal record and external customer transparency. Through artificial intelligence, Vision simplifies technicians’ work, validates consistent quality, and transforms the customer experience. To learn more, visit”