2022 Best Tech Startups in Raleigh

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Raleigh, North Carolina. 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. Pendo


Founded: 2013

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“Pendo is a product experience platform that helps product teams deliver software users love.

Pendo provides insights from product usage patterns and user sentiment for making better product decisions. From these same insights, you can easily set up in-app messages, guides and walkthroughs to help users get the most value from your products.”

2. Constellation Digital Partners

Constellation Digital Partners

Founded: 2017

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“The Constellation Digital Platform is the world’s only cloud-based suite of digital financial services dedicated solely to credit unions. We enable credit unions to finally provide the services their members desire. So credit unions have the freedom to not only survive, but thrive. To not only compete, but win.”

3. Pryon


Founded: 2017

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“Pryon is the leading AI-as-a-Service platform for content and knowledge management. We close knowledge gaps, improving employee productivity and enhancing customer experiences. Companies such as Georgia Pacific use Pryon to improve health and safety outcomes, eliminate compliance incidents, improve employee onboarding, and to upgrade all aspects of customer service and support.”

4. K4Connect


Founded: 2013

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“K4Connect is a mission-driven technology company that integrates the best in technology to serve and empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities, together with the people, communities and organizations that also serve them. The company is the leading provider of enterprise technologies designed for senior living communities, benefitting residents, staff and community operators alike. K4Connect’s flagship solution, K4Community, is currently supporting thousands of residents and staff at over 800 continuing care, independent living, assisted living and memory care communities across the nation.”



Founded: 2018

“EDJX is a distributed edge computing platform and decentralized peer to peer marketplace created to meet the exponential demand growth for data processing that will serve trillions of mobile, IoT, Web 3.0, and personal devices at the edge. EDJX is leading the revolution for real-world edge computing applications including industrial IoT, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and robotics. Lead by cloud industry veterans John Cowan, Delano Seymour and James Thomason, EDJX is a privately held company with operations in Raleigh, NC, and San Francisco, CA.”

6. Levitate


Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Raleigh

“Real Magic builds SaaS products to help make the world a more creative and entrepreneurial place. Our first product, Levitate, helps small and medium-sized businesses manage their professional relationships to take their business to the next level. You can learn more at Real Magic was founded by Jesse Lipson and some early team members from ShareFile (now part of Citrix), an award-winning business file sharing and document workflow tool that is used by millions of business people around that world.”

7. GroundTruth Ag


Founded: 2018

“GroundTruth Ag, Inc. is dedicated to maturing transformative technologies in agriculture. Stay tuned!”

8. Diveplane


Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Raleigh

“Putting the Humanity Back into AI. Diveplane® offers AI-powered business solutions across multiple industries. With nine patents approved and over 40 pending, our groundbreaking next generation AI gives you full understanding and control over your automated business processes.

We designed this technology to put machines and people in harmony to produce verifiable data intelligence in support of leading-edge competitive business strategies.”

9. Allstacks


Founded: 2017

“Allstacks is a value stream intelligence platform giving software organizations visibility and insights into how well they build software and shape their outcomes.

We do this by aggregating historical data from all delivery tools (Jira, GitHub etc.) into an intelligence layer that provides meaningful, blended metrics that allow product and engineering leaders to report and forecast project progress, health, and productivity.”

10. LUMINELLE DTx Hysteroscopy System

LUMINELLE DTx Hysteroscopy System

Founded: 2016

“The LUMINELLE DTx System, the lead product offering from UVision360, is the latest in femtech, providing patients, physicians and office staff with a convenient & cost-effective solution for office Hysteroscopy & Cystoscopy procedures.”

11. Lightforge Games

Lightforge Games

Founded: 2020

“Lightforge Games is a new, all-remote video game studio of industry veterans on a quest to change how the world plays RPGs. We’re building a studio for the long haul, rooted in a culture of empathy, honesty, and growth. We’re looking for wild dreamers and renaissance thinkers from all walks of life. Join our quest!”