2022 Best Tech Startups in Oregon

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Oregon. 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. Dutchie


Founded: 2017

Also honored in:

“Dutchie is an all-in-one technology platform offering a full suite of solutions to simplify operations: Point of Sale, Ecommerce, Payments, and more. It is our mission to provide consumers with safe and easy access, and to support the wave of positive societal change that cannabis is bringing to the world.”

2. Agility Robotics

Agility Robotics

Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“Agility Robotic’s legged locomotion expertise is built on a history of academic research and scientific breakthrough. We’re here to build robots for good. Robots that help businesses and people thrive.”

3. OpenSesame


Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“We help companies develop the world’s most productive and admired workforces.

With the most comprehensive catalog of elearning courses from the world’s top publishers, we are here to help you every step of the way, from finding courses, mapping them to your core competencies, syncing them with your LMS to increasing utilization and improving your L&D programs. Not only will you have the flexibility of multiple purchasing options from OpenSesame, you’ll find it simple to use and administer your elearning courses.”

4. SheerID


Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“SheerID’s leading digital verification platform instantly verifies the identity of individuals and businesses, enabling enterprises to deliver gated offers and experiences to high-value customer segments while mitigating fraud and minimizing friction. By using authoritative data sources to verify credentials in real-time within an organization’s brand experience, SheerID delivers a seamless customer experience that reduces churn and fuels loyalty to drive revenue growth. As a result, the world’s biggest brands – including Amazon, Spotify, and T-mobile – rely on SheerID as their trusted verification partner.”

5. ZincFive


Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“Harnessing The Power of #GoodChemistry to create nickel-zinc battery solutions that are good for business, good for people, and good for the planet.

The global leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc batteries, we apply transformational technology and solutions that provide the power to advance the world with less harmful impacts.

Battery power is essential to many expanding and emerging technology markets, including data centers, IT, and intelligent transportation. Our patented nickel-zinc electrochemistry offers robust battery solutions for mission-critical applications while ensuring safety, reliability, and sustainability.

The Power of Good Chemistry means the power is always on in a world that’s never off.”

6. Torq


Founded: 2020

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Oregon)

“Torq’s no-code security automation platform lets you respond faster, eliminate manual work, and maximize your security posture.”

7. Lytics


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“Lytics is a customer data platform (CDP) built for marketing teams to improve business performance by connecting the right data to Lytics’ powerful AI engine. By combining unique behavioral insights, machine learning, and real-time campaign orchestration, Lytics equips marketers with the tools to create unique one-to-one marketing campaigns and engagements based on each user’s interests and customer journey. Some of the world’s most innovative brands use Lytics’ CDP technology, including Nestlé Purina, AEG, Atlassian, Industry Dive, and Yamaha. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Lytics is led by marketing and technology veterans who have held leadership positions at Webtrends, Airship, Tripwire, and Puppet. Lytics is backed by JMI Equity, Comcast Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, Voyager Capital, Rembrandt Venture Partners, and EPIC Ventures.”

8. Boulder Care

Boulder Care

Founded: 2017

“Telehealth addiction treatment on your terms and timeline – grounded in kindness, respect, and unconditional support.

At Boulder Care, we help people with substance use disorders reach their goals through judgement-free recovery support and evidence-based addiction treatment, rooted in the principles of harm reduction. Patients can access their Care Team — a Clinician, a Care Advocate, and a Peer Recovery Specialist — through secure messaging, video visits, and phone support from an app on their phone.

By championing low-threshold access to medications for addiction treatment, Boulder improves clinical and functional outcomes — sharing in the cost savings with health plan and employer partners under a value-based model.

We are proud to offer millions of Americans access to Boulder as an affordable in-network provider and affordable self-pay options to those who need it.”

9. AskNicely


Founded: 2014

“Measuring customer experience isn’t hard, but improving it is. To win, you need your entire team focused and motivated to make every customer EXPERIENCE AWESOME.

It’s not easy. For people powered businesses, it means hundreds or thousands of frontline employees delivering their best, every day, for every customer.

AskNicely is the world’s first customer experience coach that fits in your pocket. Imagine a frontline staff member knowing how well they’re delivering for each customer they serve and getting recognition or coaching in the moment to motivate performance for the next customer – all from their phone. Now copy and paste that picture across your entire frontline workforce and see them smile, just like your customers will.”

10. Brave Care

Brave Care

Founded: 2019

“Brave Care is committed to helping every child reach their potential. We provide primary, urgent & remote care just for kids. Headquartered in Portland, OR we’re expanding excellent pediatric care across the country.”