2021 Best Tech Startups in Florida

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Florida. 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. Phoenix Tower International

Phoenix Tower International

Founded: 2013

“Phoenix Tower International was founded in 2013 with a mission to own and operate high quality wireless infrastructure sites around the world in stable markets experiencing strong wireless usage growth. PTI is currently focused on infrastructure expansion throughout the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Phoenix Tower International is backed by well-capitalized investors that share a common vision.

Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, with operations throughout the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean.”

2. REEF Technology

REEF Technology

Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Miami

“REEF transforms static parking facilities into thriving mobility and logistical hubs. Our mission is to be the ecosystem that connects the world to your block.”

3. Vertical Bridge Holdings

Vertical Bridge Holdings

Founded: 2014

“Vertical Bridge is the nation’s largest private owner and manager of wireless communication infrastructure. Specializing in co-location services and build-to-suit towers, Vertical Bridge provides the infrastructure needed to support today’s increasingly wireless culture. Founded in 2014, Vertical Bridge is Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

In June of 2020, Vertical Bridge became a carbon neutral certified company, in accordance with the CarbonNeutral Protocol.”

4. vXchnge


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“With 100% uptime guaranteed, vXchnge is a leading carrier-neutral colocation services provider dedicated to improving the business performance of its customers. Our broad geographic footprint puts our customers at “the Edge” – in locations where they can serve customers locally and reach more businesses and consumers in high growth markets.”

5. ShipMonk


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Fort Lauderdale

“ShipMonk is revolutionizing eCommerce order fulfillment by providing the most personal and attentive fulfillment and inventory management solution for today’s global economy. Our multichannel order fulfillment service and software enables SMBs to focus on building their brand and achieving next-level growth. It’s how we execute on the promise of our motto: “Stress Less, Grow More.””

6. Hero K12

Hero K12

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Florida

“Our heroes are teachers. They are students. They are those who inspire greatness. Who push for higher standards and a better school experience. Our mission is to help principals and administrators have a profound and positive impact on every student in grades K-12.

What are heroes made of?

In our world, they’re made of last period, first dances, scholarships and passing grades. They’re made of lesson plans, grading and meeting standards – all with a side of inspiration. They’re made through a dedication to making students safer, smarter and more successful. In our world, heroes are students, teachers and the staff responsible for so much – and then some.”

7. Freightos


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Freightos™ makes shipping smoother with the world’s online freight marketplace, available for importers free at

This is augmented by powerful freight pricing, quoting, eBooking, and rate management technology used by over 1,400 global logistics providers and hundreds of airlines worldwide, available at”

8. Healthmap Solutions

Healthmap Solutions

Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“Helping align the fragmented healthcare delivery system to realize value based care initiatives through population health, data analytics and coordinated care.”

9. CareStack


Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Florida

“CareStack™ is a cloud based platform that combines dental practice management, patient engagement and data analytics. Simply put, CareStack is rewriting the rules of what an intelligent solution should look like for dentistry – for groups, DSO’s and solo practices.

With fully integrated modules for scheduling, clinical, billing, patient engagement and business management, CareStack lets you manage all major functions of your practice through one intuitive platform. With an array of support and training options, the practice gets the one-on-one attention and support right from the start.”

10. Metrc

MetrcFounded: 2013

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“Metrc is a turnkey solution which provides end-to-end tracking and tracing of marijuana plants and products. It was specifically designed for government agencies regulating legalized marijuana.”