2022 Best Tech Startups in Plano

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Plano, Texas. 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. Aligned


Founded: 2013

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“Aligned is an infrastructure technology company that offers adaptable colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, enterprise, and managed service providers. Our intelligent infrastructure allows densification and vertical growth within the same footprint, enabling customers to scale up without disruption, all while maintaining industry-leading Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE). By reducing the energy, water and space needed to operate, our data center solutions, combined with our patented cooling technology, offer businesses a competitive advantage by improving reliability and their bottom line.”

2. AlixaRx


Founded: 2012

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“AlixaRx provides advanced pharmacy services to post‐acute healthcare facilities through a new model that leverages technology to deliver medication therapy management. AlixaRx is a differentiated approach because it utilizes a combination of clinical pharmacists, automated dispensing units, and electronic medication cabinets to meet the medical needs of patients and residents at each facility. AlixaRx delivers improved safety, creates better access to medications, and produces time and cost savings in post‐acute, skilled nursing, and numerous other healthcare settings.”

3. BaiCells Technologies

BaiCells Technologies

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Plano

“Baicells is a customer oriented high-tech company providing innovative and affordable LTE solutions, which can be used by mobile operators, fixed/wireless operators and ISPs, MNO/MVNO, governments and enterprise private networks.

With advanced innovative technology from America and precise manufacturing capability from China, Baicells focuses on wireless broadband access, operation platforms, and next generation wireless solutions. Baicells’​ products include indoor and outdoor Small Cells, Gateway,Cloud based EPC, Cloud based O&M, CPE, Antenna, etc.”

4. TMGcore


Founded: 2018

“TMGcore has developed a data center technology portfolio and suite of product offerings that provide a highly beneficial environment for large-scale, high-density computing operations, as well as distributed edge and “over the edge” applications.”

5. Critical Start

Critical Start

Founded: 2012

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“CRITICALSTART is leading the way in Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services. As the MDR experts that leave nothing to chance, the company developed the industry’s only cloud-based Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform that resolves 99% of security events to eliminate compromise and stop breaches. Visit for more information.”



Founded: 2014

“At PICKUP, we’re building the scalable last mile that delivers BIG – so our partners can win and keep more customers. Whether it’s delivery, assembly, or integrated omnichannel solutions we’re fanatical about creating “wow”​ customer experiences that scale. PICKUP Good Guys are curated to be the best, turning the last mile into the last smile.”

7. AmplifAI


Founded: 2016

“We’re AmplifAI, and we’ve created the AI-Driven People Enablement Platform for employee-centric workforces. AmplifAI transforms employee data into actions modeled after an enterprise’s best-performing people – helping hybrid teams maximize business outcomes, boost productivity and improve engagement. As more companies explore the new generation of hybrid work, innovative leaders and organizations are relying on AmplifAI to enable people, improve performance and make work more fun – wherever work is happening!”

8. Leadr


Founded: 2019

“Across the board, organizations are not developing leaders fast enough. The systems, tools and frameworks used in the workplace to manage people are broken, resulting in piecemeal solutions, one-off assessments, temporary leadership fads, perks instead of progress and a failure to prioritize the individual front-line employee. And yet, what if continuous growth for every employee was possible? What could you accomplish?

We believe it is and we’re building the first people development software to help you implement it. Every employee progressing. Every manager a coach. It’s time for a new way to manage our most valuable asset. Leadr HR: every day leadership development.”

9. OxeFit


Founded: 2019

“Your path to a stronger life starts with Oxefit. Our first-of-its-kind strength training system – revolutionizing the world of connected fitness – uses AI-powered technology that integrates robotics, movement and performance tracking to help you become the most powerful version of yourself. No more gym intimidation and no more bad form. With OxeFit’s personalized and engaging content you’ll get a workout unlike anything you’ve experienced before. For more information, visit and look out for news about our upcoming product launch and how you can get on our exclusive pre-order list.”

10. OneDine


Founded: 2017

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“OneDine is the single, simple, cost-effective tableside-ordering and payment solution that leverages the power of data to take your restaurant brand to the next level.

By capturing each guest’s dining experience, OneDine gives you competitive insights into your guests’​ dining journey, allowing you to pinpoint exactly where your greatest growth opportunities lie.

With dozens of customizable features and functions, OneDine is your 360-degree, data-driven solution for elevating your guest experience, optimizing your marketing, and unleashing your sales like never before.”