2021 Best Tech Startups in Newark (New Jersey)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Newark, New Jersey. 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. Duality Technologies

Duality Technologies

Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in New Jersey

“Duality’s breakthrough innovative technologies empower Secure Digital Collaboration. With Duality’s technology, enterprises can securely collaborate applying advanced analyses and Artificial Intelligence to data while it is encrypted, generating insights without ever exposing the raw data. Collaboration on data is essential for the success of Digital Transformation in many market sectors, yet barriers such as privacy, IP protection and regulatory hurdles challenge the pace of progress. Duality was founded by world-renowned cryptographers and data science executives with the mission to enable organizations to utilize advanced analysis capabilities while protecting data privacy and digital IP.”

2. POM – The Peace of Mind Company

POM - The Peace of Mind Company

Founded: 2014

“POM provides a faster, easier, more reliable way of connecting people with the help they need. POM is a hardware/software system that enables individuals to contact emergency responders, or friends and family, at the push of a button. Once activated, the keychain-sized POM safety device instantly sends live GPS location of the person, their personal profile including medical conditions, and initiates a two-way voice call through the devices speakers and microphone. No fumbling for a phone to use an app or dial for number – just press a button and help is listening in and rapidly responding.”

3. Frogshop


Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Newark (New Jersey)

“FROGSHOP is a cloud-based e-commerce solution designed to help fitness centers launch & manage online marketplaces enhancing the overall customer experience. Key features include drop-shipping, systems integration, inventory tracking, reporting, mobile access, and marketing management.

Teams using FROGSHOP can promote digital campaigns across multiple platforms, improving visibility and client engagement. The centralized platform allows gym enterprises to generate reports and facilitate online shopping experiences in order to boost sales performance. Additionally, it lets gym owners connect directly with drop-shipping suppliers, ensuring access to some of the best fitness suppliers in the U.S.”