2021 Best Tech Startups in Chattanooga

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Chattanooga, 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. 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.”

2. Bellhop


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Bellhop 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 65 cities nationwide.

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

3. Branch Technology

Branch Technology

Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“Branch Technology consists of a diverse team of architects, programmers, mechanical engineers, mathematicians and industrial designers focused on the common goal of revolutionizing the built environment. We are passionate about translating the strength, beauty, and efficiency of nature into how we build.

Branch Technology brings unprecedented design freedom and resource stewardship to the construction industry.

Liberate design and realize your long dreamt of ideas with C-FAB. Send your 3D model to Branch Technology to get started. We will process your 3D model using our sophisticated algorithms, turning digital geometry into robotic code.”

4. Ambition


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Ambition helps sales organizations get real-time performance insights and create revenue-driving culture. World-class clients like Aerotek, UPS, Wayfair, Prezi and Arrive Logistics use the Ambition platform to create transparent, goal-oriented, and inspired sales teams and call centers.

See why the Harvard Business Review, AA-ISP and other experts endorse Ambition as a must-have technology for modern sales organizations.”

5. Peak Money

Peak Money

Founded: 2017

“The best way to save money. A savings app designed to help you reach your savings goals. 100% free. Earn 0.5% in Rewards. FDIC insured.”

6. WorkHound


Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“When drivers feel like part of the team, they stay on the team.

WorkHound is a driver retention and referral company to help trucking companies boost driver count and keep trucks moving.

We do this by:

  • Gathering feedback to uncover issues causing drivers to leave
  • Identifying and ranking issues across the fleet
  • Taking action to resolve driver concerns”

7. PriceWaiter


Founded: 2012

“PriceWaiter saves you money, time and energy by negotiating better deals for you — simply, quickly and privately — virtually anywhere you shop, including Amazon. For retailers, PriceWaiter helps earn new customers, even from competitors’​ sites, with no acquisition cost. Negotiation is as old as commerce because it works– but it needs an upgrade, and PriceWaiter is that upgrade. With hundreds of partner retailers, hundreds of thousands of users, and millions of products (and more every day), PriceWaiter is making negotiation ubiquitous, buying and selling better, and free markets freer, so everyone wins — including PriceWaiter, who profits from every transaction.

Backed by a syndicate of leading ecommerce and service companies, we’re here to make shopping more efficient for everyone.”

8. Pass It Down

Pass It Down

Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“Pass It Down is an award-winning digital exhibit builder platform that allows any cultural institution or brand the ability to create interactive online and touchscreen exhibits.”