2022 Best Tech Startups in Jersey City

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Jersey City, 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. BlockFi


Founded: 2017

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“We provide the wealth management products crypto investors need, all powered by blockchain technology. Currently, we service clients worldwide and in all U.S. states, with USD loans backed by crypto, interest earning accounts, and trading.

Learn more about our products, company, and team at”

2. Buckle


Founded: 2017

“Buckle is the inclusive, digital financial services platform serving the emerging middle class and providers to the gig economy.”


Founded: 2014

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“ delivers the only intelligent software platform built specifically for life science teams to increase speed to market, improve yield per batch and reduce deviations. The Apprentice Platform is a complete, end-to-end solution for life science manufacturing that unlocks the power behind your data to take you not only from paper to digital, but into a new intelligent world of smart manufacturing.

Run your entire batch campaign and leverage your batch data for continuous process improvement while taking your existing procedures and making them smart. The platform also optimizes your entire supply chain, performing predictive consumables and raw material management, smart equipment tracking and preventive maintenance scheduling. Elevate your team’s potential using language-independent global collaboration tools to seamlessly communicate in suite or out of suite to increase speed to resolution and decrease travel.

From batch execution to global collaboration, Apprentice helps life science teams deliver lifesaving drugs to market faster, for the people who need it the most.”

4. CrossTower


Founded: 2020

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Jersey City

“We have spent the past 20 years designing, building, and maintaining financial services infrastructure to reduce friction in capital markets. CrossTower is improving capital market efficiency and building the future of digital asset infrastructure for institutions and active traders.”

5. Certificial


Founded: 2019

“Certificial is a dynamic insurance verification platform, designed to simplify the supplier management process by providing businesses with their Suppliers’ up-to-date coverage information. Certificates of Insurance are the highest transacted document in the insurance industry, and Certificial was built with the goal of placing COIs at the end of the process by leveraging data instead of paper.

The Certificial platform provides immediate information, as well as a record of the entire history of a business relationship. It provides all parties with access to real-time information sharing and a verified source of transactional evidence. Real-time compliance alerts help curtail the risk of fraud, misinformation, inadequate coverage, and lapses or reductions in coverage.

Certificial is easy for insurers to integrate and set up free of charge, either through an API for larger broker systems or integration partnerships with AMS providers that ensure accessibility even for smaller agents and brokers. Certificial customers requesting insurance verification can then enter specific insurance requirements and track details regarding receipt of insurance, endorsements, policy limits and duration.”

6. Leap


Founded: 2018

“Leap Holdings, Inc. is a provider of innovative occupancy and risk management solutions for the multifamily and single-family rental markets. Its products serve to make apartment and single-family leases more affordable, providing insurance alternatives to security deposits and guarantors. It is Leap’s mission to improve the financial performance of landlords while making renting more accessible. Leap’s products mitigate the need for landlords to take security deposits, thereby streamlining the leasing process, reducing move-in costs for renters, and driving higher occupancy rates. Leap currently serves clients who own and operate over 700,000 homes across 48 states. For more information, visit”

7. Eventcombo


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Jersey City

“The next-gen, nimble event technology, Eventcombo’s revolutionary approach to events and event marketing is disrupting business as usual. Whether your event is virtual or in-person, Eventcombo’s adaptive technology drives engagement and increases conversion.

Unlike any other product in the market, Eventcombo goes beyond the event registration, enabling end-to-end capabilities including scalable solutions for before, during and after the event. Eventcombo previously launched Fireworks™ – a virtual venue tool they built in less than 30 days. This time, they’ve gone even further by launching the first-of-its-kind after-event engagement tool, a “LinkedIn for Events” called Community™ by Eventcombo. Now, an event lives on in perpetuity, making Eventcombo a complete solution for events hosting employees, students or any event, which requires strong attendee engagement.”

8. Hostify


Founded: 2020

“Hostify is a LoRaWAN distribution and networking company, building out localized nodes that help low-power IoT devices and sensors connect to the internet.”

9. PONS Digital

PONS Digital

Founded: 2020

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Jersey City

“Today, we need to democratize and decentralize the diagnostics ecosystem in health care. Pre-hospital diagnostics should be done anytime, anywhere, instantly, and should be accessible by everyone in order to prevent overcrowding hospitals and save time.

PONS is a wearable ultrasound device that lets doctors monitor and diagnoses patients from home.”