2021 Best Tech Startups in Omaha

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Omaha, Nebraska. 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. OpsCompass


Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“OpsCompass is a secure web app built uniquely for Microsoft Azure that automates key operational and security functions so that organizations can adapt Azure quickly and confidently. The OpsCompass platform was designed to help modern IT and DevOps teams automate and enforce policies that maintain security.

OpsCompass allows companies to safely automate deployments by continuously checking environments against known approved states.”



Founded: 2018

“VidaNyx offers cloud based digital video evidence management solutions. The first release is designed for the specific needs of Child Advocacy Centers, to provide technology innovation that supports the victims of childhood sexual assault and abuse in a collective effort with the National Children’s Alliance, Project Harmony, FBI, and an advisory council with expert attorneys, prosecutors, therapists, forensic interviewers, Child Advocacy Centers across the U.S., Government Officials and Philanthropists.”

3. Centese


Founded: 2015

“Centese is developing Thoraguard, an Intelligent Surgical Drainage System for Cardiothoracic Surgery. We are using innovative design and smart software to create an elegant solution to an unsolved clinical need. Our technology will improve patient outcomes, reduce costs to the healthcare system, and provide a better patient experience.”

4. Drive Spotter

Drive Spotter

Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2018 Best Tech Startups in Nebraska

“We drive incentives.™

Drive Spotter is an alumni of Techstars Mobility and the Global Insurance Accelerator. We’re building an incentive platform to help employees and employers work together to build more effective teams.”

5. Encounter Telehealth

Encounter Telehealth

Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 

“Encounter Telehealth addresses a growing demand for psychiatric services in rural areas by enabling remote communication between a patient and a licensed psychiatric provider. Patients benefit from consistent treatment, medication management and improved care outcomes.”

6. Retail Aware

Retail Aware

Founded: 2018

Also honored in:

“Helping retail manufacturers and their supply chains optimize merchandising and increase sales. Our proprietary Sense platform measures audience, dwell, and engagement in relation to a product or area in a physical environment. Learn more at”

7. i-Brix


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Omaha

“i-Brix (aka Innovative Brix Ideas, LLC) is the inventor and creator of the first and only patent-pending wireless lighting system designed for use with LEGO® and other compatible building toys. We have taken the wireless power concept beyond the charging of cell phones by designing a proprietary technology that sends low power over distance.”

8. LifeLoop


Founded: 2014

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“LifeLoop is an operational platform for senior living communities that focuses on resident engagement. It connects families, residents and staff. Our end goal is to help seniors thrive in a well connected and communicative environment.”

9. Juno


Founded: 2019

“A simpler way to celebrate the people you love. Beautiful greeting cards delivered to your mailbox for all your important occasions.”

10. Vesta


Founded: 2019

“We are building the event platform of choice – with the tools event creators and promoters need to create amazing events and the personalized recommendations and frictionless sign-up that event seekers crave.”

11. SecureSky


Founded: 2018

Also honored in:

“SecureSky is a Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) company that helps organizations secure their cloud applications, services, and environments. SecureSky’s patent-pending Active Protection Platform provides full visibility and real-time response to current and emerging threats across the entire cloud stack. SecureSky also provides security, compliance, forensic and managed detection, and response (MDR) services to enable enterprises to defend against cybercriminals.”