2021 Best Tech Startups in Cedar Rapids

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 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. SwineTech


Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“SwineTech, Inc. is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is bridging the gap between producers and pigs through sensor-based technologies. SwineTech creates solutions to reduce the number of pigs that die from disease, lameness, starvation, and piglet crushing. The introduction of properly integrated advanced managements systems and sensor-based technologies allows farmers to significantly improve the welfare, sustainability, and productivity in swine facilities. SwineTech’s mission is to “save a pig”​ and enable farmers to feed the world.”



Founded: 2015

“MSUITE is a cloud-based Suite of Management software to connect BIM, Fab, and Field Construction Teams.

BIMPro is a plug-in for Autodesk Revit® that automates spooling selection, sheet creation, and more making it 90x faster than anything else available!

FabPro was created to fill a void in the fabrication and mechanical contracting industries. That void was an easy-to-use, portable, and industry-focused software that could provide accurate productivity tracking and real-time status updates to help better manage the construction life-cycle.”

3. Cargofy


Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Cedar Rapids

“Cargofy is the easiest and fastest way to ship anything by truck through our digital innovation and transformative solutions. We seek to replace fragmented and time- consuming processes in the trucking industry. For example, truckers often waste their time trying to find loads by calling freight brokers and checking load boards with dispatchers. Our firm provides an all-in-one solution for freight shippers and carriers. Our solutions includes fast, automated load matching based on location and equipment; route planning and shipment tracking; algorithm-based instant pricing; and seamless proof-of-delivery, billing and payment. The benefits we provide for truckers, fleet managers, and our clients include lower operating costs, higher revenues, better fuel efficiency and asset utilization, and real-time tracking for each delivery. We developed Cargofy from our actual trucking business experience and then successfully launched the service in Eastern Europe (app called Tona We have almost 2000 active drivers who have delivered over 10 000 orders in the last year. Our international team with advisor is nearly 20 people from India, Ukraine, Russia and US.”