2021 Best Tech Startups in Dayton

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Dayton, Ohio. 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. Tangram Flex

Tangram Flex

Founded: 2018

“Tangram Flex simplifies software integration for mission-critical defense systems. Today’s markets demand new capabilities more quickly than traditional engineering processes can accommodate. At Tangram Flex, we understand the challenges of security, speed, and safety. We bring engineering expertise and product solutions to modernize the world’s most crucial systems faster and with greater confidence.

Every system is unique, but the mission is clear: the people on the ground need dependable, adaptable equipment to get the job done. Our team walks with customers to meet this goal. We pair our core product, Tangram Pro™, with engineering guidance to arm you with powerful, customized toolkits to keep pace with changes in technology.”

2. ConsumerOptix


Founded: 2018

“ConsumerOptix front-office solutions empower insurance carriers, brokers and agents to educate, sell and enroll in the individual, group and online environments. Personalized, interactive media are combined with consumer psychographics to create highly tailored, one-to-one communications enabling our clients to engage, educate, convert and renew insurance consumers and employees.

The company was founded by James O’Hara and Brian Kipp in 2018. For nearly 25 years James and Brian have worked together to deploy highly personalized consumer communications and customer relationship management (CRM) platforms to the country’s leading insurance and financial services organizations including MassMutual, Morgan Stanley, American Family Insurance, Bank of America, McGohan Brabender, Protective Insurance, Allscripts, BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana and Unum.”