2022 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Oregon)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Portland, 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. 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.”

2. Lytics


Founded: 2012

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“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.”

3. Vooks


Founded: 2017

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“Vooks is the first video streaming library of animated children’s books designed to inspire the love of reading. Reaching children world wide with our subscription based, streaming video library. This carefully curated, ad-free platform gives parents and teachers the peace of mind that their children are enjoying the highest level of quality screen time.

Vooks separates itself with slower-paced content that engages the child’s mind to learn vocabulary, reading fluency, and life lessons while being endlessly entertained.

Trusted by parents, loved by teachers, and enjoyed by millions of children around the world. The love of reading starts here!”

4. Bumped


Founded: 2017

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“Bumped is a platform that gives banks, brands, and businesses the ability to reward customers in fractional shares of stock. Our suite of products can help businesses reward their customers in stock and build stronger relationships—from retailers to restaurants, from favorite brands to financial institutions.

Bumped is available across the U.S., and proudly built in Portland, Oregon. Learn more about integrating stock rewards into your loyalty programs at”

5. Circle Media Inc

Circle Media Inc

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Portland (Oregon)

“It began with three dads at a kitchen table. They wanted a better internet for their families—one that let them steward their kids’ online experience both in the home and outside of it.

We envision a world where families can set healthy limits, find balance, and build lifelong habits to get the best out of their digital experiences, rather than being consumed by them. Our rapidly growing team, with offices in Portland, OR and Cypress, CA, is redefining how families connect, grow, and flourish in an increasingly digital world.”


Founded: 2014

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“Making Healthy Happen Faster. is the leading healthcare automation company, modernizing direct-to-patient telehealth for healthcare systems with its AI-powered, asynchronous virtual-care platform, SmartExam. In this new age of patient consumerism and competition, partners with healthcare innovators seeking to disrupt the disruptors by providing access to healthcare the way patients access other services in their lives: online, on their terms, and when it works best for them.

SmartExam is the new virtual front door for healthcare systems, powering care paths that begins with non-video asynchronous virtual visits for care delivery for low-acuity conditions or moves the patient along their care journey for more complex health issues. SmartExam automates care delivery and communication between physicians and patients, even when they are not available at the same time.”

7. Torq


Founded: 2020

“Torq’s no-code automation modernizes how security & operations teams work with easy workflow building, limitless integrations and numerous pre-built templates.”

8. CrowdStreet


Founded: 2013

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“CrowdStreet is the leading online real estate investing platform. To date, we’ve launched more than 500 deals, including both individual assets and funds. Some of the world’s largest sponsors, including Greystar and Harbor Group International have used CrowdStreet to raise capital. Since 2014, our investor community has committed more than $2.1 billion in investments and earned nearly $240 million in distributions. Disclosures: Learn more at”

9. Eclypsium


Founded: 2017

“Eclypsium is the industry leader in enterprise firmware and hardware protection. The award-winning Eclypsium platform protects organizations from the foundation of their computing infrastructure upward, ensuring the integrity of laptops, servers and network devices in the supply chain, while deployed and during remote use.

The Eclypsium platform provides a complete inventory of the health of enterprise firmware and hardware components, scanning automatically for vulnerabilities and updates, alerting you to threats and simplifying the assessment and mitigation of risk.

Powered by world-class firmware and hardware research and expertise, Eclypsium was recently named to Fast Company’s annual list of the world’s most innovative security companies in 2020, as well as the coveted CNBC Upstart100 list.”

10. OPAL


Founded: 2011

Also honored in:

“Opal is the planning platform that connects strategy to execution. Marketing and communications teams working together in Opal get the visibility they need to stay aligned and collaborate efficiently. Learn how Opal saves time and drives results for best-in-class brands like Starbucks, Target, Wendy’s, and Airbnb at”