2021 Best Tech Startups in Nashville

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


Founded: 2015

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“Contessa operates a risk based model, Home Recovery Care, that combines all the essential elements of inpatient hospital care in the comfort of patients’ homes. We bring together our evidenced-based home recovery care models for acute care, post-acute care and surgical procedures with administrative support services and a proprietary health informatics platform.”

3. Bridge Connector

bridge connector

Founded: 2017

Also honored in:

“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.”

4. Axial Healthcare

Axial Healthcare

Founded: 2012

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“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. Stratasan


Founded: 2010

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“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.”

6. YouScience


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“YouScience® is a provider of online career guidance and workforce development solutions for consumers and industry. YouScience has developed proprietary techniques for career and educational decision support based on the assessment and analysis of scientifically validated personal ability and personality attributes. These techniques create a unique self directed exploration of personal career and educational decisions for individuals, as well as early talent identification and management solutions for government and industry.”

7. XOi Technologies

XOi Technologies

Founded: 2013

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“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”

8. JumpCrew


Founded: 2016

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“JumpCrew is the leading acquisition marketing platform focused on integrating digital technology and sales solutions. We partner with our clients to accelerate their revenue by building awareness, driving leads, and converting sales.

If your business would benefit from enhanced brand awareness, lead generation, or sales support and management, JumpCrew is the solution for you. Contact us to discuss your goals!

JumpCrew is headquartered in Nashville, with an office in New York City.”

9. Lucent Health Solutions

Lucent Health Solutions

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Nashville

“Lucent Health (@LucentHealth), based in Nashville, TN, empowers U.S. employers with personalized member care, vital healthcare plan performance data and reduces healthcare risks and costs while improving employee access to innovative services. Lucent offers a wide range of innovative data-driven and member-centric products including Lucent Traditional self-funding, Lucent Clarity™ value-based payments, e2 MEC/MV™ solutions, Lucent Vista™ level funded, Lucent Tribia™ a tribal enterprise health plan and Lucent Surity™ for captives. The Lucent Health family of companies consists of Capitol Administrators, Cypress Benefit Administrators and North America Administrators.”

10. Alto Solutions

alto solutions

Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Nashville

“AltoIRA offers an easy-to-use investing platform that empowers everyday investors to diversify their IRAs by investing in alternative assets such as private equity, venture capital, real estate, loans and cryptocurrency.

Offering Traditional, Roth, SEP and Crypto IRAs, Alto is bringing alternative investments to the mainstream. Everyday investors can now easily and cost-effectively access their retirement savings to invest in assets once reserved solely for high-net-worth individuals.

Investors can use their Alto IRA to invest in opportunities from their own private network or participate in deals offered by AngelList, EquityZen, Masterworks, Wefunder and other investment platform partners.”