2022 Best Tech Startups in Columbia (Missouri)

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Columbia, Missouri. 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. EquipmentShare


Founded: 2014

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“EquipmentShare is a nationwide equipment and digital solutions company serving the construction industry. We’re on a mission to give contractors and construction companies build with control thanks to our T3 technology platform and equipment rental, retail and service solutions. We operate out of 90+ locations in more than 30 states, and our team is nearly 3,000 strong.

We’re more than an equipment rental company. We share cloud-connected technology and equipment solutions that simplify construction work.

We’re always looking for curious, hardworking problem-solvers to add to our team! Check out our open positions and apply at”

2. Paytient


Founded: 2018

“Paytient is on a mission to help people live better lives by improving their ability to better access and afford care.

Our financial technology gives Americans the funds they need to pay for the more than $400 Billion in out-of-pocket healthcare expenses (e.g., spending within deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance) that were billed last year.

For too long, there has been too much preventable financial harm and delayed or deferred care hurting patients and providers. We envision a fairer future, over the horizon, where every American can more easily pay for care and live a financially healthier life.”

3. Healium


Founded: 2015

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“Healium is the world’s first virtual and augmented reality platform powered by consumer wearables. Its mental fitness products are used worldwide in areas of situational stress, with mental health professionals, athletes, and in fitness centers and spas. Our XR kits are powered by story and the user’s own biometrics via their wearables.”

4. NEX4


Founded: 2018

“Nex4, Inc. is a streaming broadcasting entertainment service company, which provides subscription service for streaming Movies, Television series, and live television channels over the internet and Nex4 supported devices.”