2022 Best Tech Startups in Kentucky

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Kentucky. 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. Climavision


Founded: 2020

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Louisville (Kentucky)

“Climavision brings together the power of a proprietary, high-resolution weather radar and satellite network combined with advanced weather prediction modelling and decades of industry expertise to reduce existing coverage gaps and drastically improve forecast ability. Climavision’s revolutionary new approach to climate technology weather solutions is poised to help reduce the economic risks of climate change on companies, governments, and societies alike. Climavision is backed by The Rise Fund, the world’s largest global impact platform committed to achieving measurable, positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns. The company is headquartered in Louisville, KY, with research and development operations in Raleigh, NC. To learn more, visit”

2. DPL Financial Partners

DPL Financial Partners

Founded: 2014

“DPL Financial Partners is the first and leading Turnkey Insurance Management Platform for RIAs, providing a marketplace of low-cost, Commission-Free products from some of the nation’s top carriers. With DPL, advisors are able to more holistically serve their clients with improved pricing and fiduciary implementation of insurance and annuities, ultimately delivering greater benefit to the financial plan and improving retirement outcomes.”

3. Gravity Diagnostics

Gravity Diagnostics

Founded: 2016

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Kentucky

“We are an advocate for physicians and patients, supporting them with unsurpassed integrity, regulatory compliance, and clinical expertise. Our pledge to deliver the highest professional operating standards in the laboratory service industry coupled with ongoing research and support exemplifies our commitment to being provider engaged and patient focused.”

4. Virtual Peaker

Virtual Peaker, Inc

Founded: 2015

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“Virtual Peaker is a software platform that manages residential electric demand. It applies machine learning and real-time control to internet-enabled appliances to reduce demand while minimizing negative impact to the residential customer. The platform is accessed through a web browser, and has tailored portals for utility and residential users.”

5. SentryHealth


Founded: 2011

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“SentryHealth is leading the charge in employee health and wellbeing. Through WellOnMyWay, a fully integrated health management solution that combines advanced data & behavior science to deliver personalized guidance & medical advocacy across virtual and in-person services, employees are connected to the highest quality, most affordable care. As a result, they are empowered to better engage in their own health, improving outcomes and delivering cost savings for both them and their employers.”

6. NetLaw


Founded: 2012

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“Online estate planning from Hargrove Firm LLP is powered by NetLaw, a patented technology platform. Together, Hargrove Firm and NetLaw offer a solution purpose-built for the financial services industry. Financial advisors now have a way to address their clients estate planning needs with advice from real attorneys in 44 states (plus D.C.). That’s quality estate planning, intelligently delivered.”

7. EBlu Solutions

EBlu Solutions

Founded: 2012

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Louisville (Kentucky)

“eBlu Solutions is a single portal software solution for infusible buy and bill specialty medications. Our real-time benefit investigation process provides detailed information such as patient eligibility, allowances, prior authorization requirements and forms, and plan limitations. Our software helps mitigate financial risks, ease training burdens, and improve staff efficiency through automated workflow processes. eBlu Solutions was designed to keep the process of moving patients from identification to treatment, ID to IV, as efficiently as possible and supporting the continuation of that treatment. That means more time focusing on what matters: the patient care experience and positive outcomes.”

8. Capture Higher Ed

Capture Higher Ed

Founded: 2011

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“Capture Higher Ed is a leading enrollment management and marketing firm that helps higher education institutions’ enrollment and advancement organizations make personalized, data-driven, timely and measured connections with prospective students and donors. Powered by the industry’s only Behavioral Intelligence Platform — combining marketing automation, predictive modeling — Capture’s marketing solutions and expert services are designed to identify, convert and enroll the right students and attract the right donors for colleges and universities. Founded in 2011, Capture has served hundreds of institutions across the country while being recognized by Inc. 5000 as a fastest-growing U.S. company.”

9. GoWild


Founded: 2017

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“GoWild is a free social community helping outdoor enthusiasts improve their skills, discover gear & earn rewards.”

10. BehaVR


Founded: 2016

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“BehaVR is a new kind of digital therapeutics company dedicated to tackling the epidemic of anxiety-related challenges and disorders, to help curb chronic disease at scale. Partnering with the country’s leading academic institutions, research institutes and pharmaceutical companies, we innovate at the intersection of behavioral science, virtual reality and community design to develop immersive, evidence-based experiences that change peoples’ lives. With every program we create, we commit to give people agency over their own health, and generate value, change, and better clinical outcomes for all stakeholders in the healthcare system.”