2022 Best Tech Startups in Kansas City (Missouri)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Kansas City, Missouri. 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. PayIt


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“Payit is bringing governments and people closer together through our award-winning, disruptive platform. We deliver an innovative solution that enables residents to access essential government services from any device. Whether it’s paying property taxes, utility services or renewing a driver’s license, interacting with government has never been easier.”

2. Mylo


Founded: 2015

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“Mylo is a fast-growing digital agency revolutionizing insurance with a one-stop insurance shopping platform. As an advocate for every customer, we connect small business owners and individuals with expert guidance and solutions from leading carriers.

The Mind of Mylo – our proprietary technology – leverages rich data and decades of insurance expertise to make coverage recommendations for each customer need, then shops multiple A rated carriers to find the right policy at the best value.

Our insurtech platform can be seamlessly integrated into the experiences of leading companies in multiple industries. Backed by global investor Guggenheim Partners and the world’s largest independent broker Lockton – and drawing on 55 years of Lockton insurance expertise – we continue to make insurance shopping smarter, faster and easier.”

3. DisruptOPS


Founded: 2014

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“Built for today’s cloud-scale enterprises, DisruptOps’ Cloud Detection and Response platform automates assessment and remediation procedures of critical cloud security issues. After a 3-minute setup process, the platform immediately provides clear visibility across multiple accounts, regions, and service providers, and continuously analyzes your infrastructure for misconfigurations and security risks, while providing single-click or automated remediations.”

4. Simplifyy


Founded: 2019

“Carvana for property management”, Simplifyy is the first tech-enabled multifamily property management company – we help owners get peace of mind with more money and better data.

Founded in 2019, and based in Kansas City, with 30+ employees, Simplifyy hit $1m in annual recurring revenue (ARR) in 2020 & forecasts to be powering 6k multifamily units & hit $5m in ARR in 2021.

Our Vision is to be the leading multifamily property management company, powering 1m units by 2030, making it irresponsible for multifamily owners not to be a customer.”

5. iOR Partners

iOR Partners

Founded: 2018

“iOR Partners are pioneers of office-based cataract surgery (OBS) in ophthalmology. We work with leading ophthalmologists to transform their practices into OBS suites.

iOR OBS suites are unique and separate from the traditional ASC, providing surgeons the ability to offer more personalized care in a safe and comfortable surgical environment. We provide each client with the time and guidance they deserve to develop a customized, comprehensive and ongoing office-based surgery program that adheres to the highest clinical and ethical standards. Our proprietary solution is turnkey and comes with a range of services including financial support for space build-out, capital equipment acquisition, staff training, administration, product supply and support services from concept to accreditation.”

6. Kenzen


Founded: 2016

“The first continuous monitoring solution for heat, fatigue and over exertion injury, with a device that continuously monitors a worker’s physiology for early identification of heat stress, fatigue, and hydration-related issues.”

7. TripleBlind


Founded: 2019

“TripleBlind™ has invented the new state-of-the art in privacy. Enabled with a simple API, we offer digital privacy as a service. Our suite of tools enables companies to safely provide and consume extremely sensitive data and algorithms in encrypted space, in the most private and secure setting that has ever existed.”

8. Mycroft


Founded: 2015

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Kansas City (Missouri)

“Mycroft is an Open Source AI Voice Assistant. We’re a transparent, customizable, and privacy-minded alternative to the current voice products on the market. A platform that lets you voice enable anything.

Because Mycroft is open source, our software can be customized for brands and users alike–and integrated on any platform. It runs on Linux, can be built on a Raspberry Pi, and used with our Mark I hardware device.

Our mission is to democratize AI and voice, giving anyone access to the technology that will soon be an integral part of their lives. Our open source community is central to our efforts, helping us create an AI that runs anywhere and interacts just like a human.”

9. DivvyHQ


Founded: 2011

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“DivvyHQ is a cloud-based, content planning, workflow, and collaboration tool built to help marketers and content producers get/stay organized and successfully execute demanding, complicated and content-centric marketing initiatives. DivvyHQ’s unique functionality combines web-based calendars, content management and online collaboration to help global content teams capture content ideas, assign and schedule content projects, produce any type of content and stay on top of production deadlines.”

10. Sickweather


Founded: 2011

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“Sickweather is the world’s first real-time map of sickness and the largest crowdsourcing community of its kind – processing millions of illness reports each month. The company has received numerous awards and been recognized for accurately forecasting outbreaks up to 15 weeks in advance. Sickweather is committed to providing consumers and businesses the most accurate, predictive and meaningful sickness forecasts in the world – for reducing healthcare costs and saving lives. For more information, please visit”

11. Bellwethr


Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Kansas City (Kansas)

“Bellwethr’s conversion and retention platform uses machine learning to optimize every process in the customer lifecycle. Our tools deliver the ideal experience for each unique customer.”