2022 Best Tech Startups in Des Moines

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Des Moines, Iowa. 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. Roboflow


Founded: 2019

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Des Moines

“Roboflow creates software-as-a-service products to enable faster, easier computer vision.

We manage your images, annotations and labels, preprocessing, augmentations, and file formats so you can focus on the business logic of your problem.”

2. OpenLoop


Founded: 2020

Also honored in: 2021 Best Tech Startups in Des Moines

“An online hiring platform that matches physicians and other healthcare providers with hiring institutions within their region. OpenLoop helps facilitate quality, seamless job matches for both providers and healthcare companies.”

3. Gain Compliance

Gain Compliance

Founded: 2016

Also honored in:

“U.S.-based insurance carriers are tasked with making accurate and timely filings to regulators. The sheer volume of data reported – often confounded by operational complexity and legacy IT systems – makes this a formidable task.

Gain Compliance is building tools for insurers to improve efficiency and accuracy in their regulatory compliance reporting.

We are an early-stage company located in Des Moines, Iowa. Founded in 2016 by compliance software veterans, Gain Compliance leverages the latest design and development techniques to build products specifically for NAIC reporting.”

4. Pitchly


Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“Our mission is to help people spend more time on the things that matter to them, and less time on the mundane. We’ve done this by building software that automates common work tasks such as managing experience data and putting the information to work in tombstones, bios and other pitch assets in an intuitive way that saves substantial time, and simultaneously, makes your business function better.

Our focus is on user experience every step of the way, from our helpful support staff to our people-friendly product, is why organizations around the globe trust Pitchly to make their business better.”

5. Toggle, Inc.

Toggle, Inc.

Founded: 2014

“Innovator in the logistics industry supplying the latest technologies to enhance and optimize supply chain networks.”

6. Certintell, Inc.

Certintell, Inc.

Founded: 2014

Also honored in: 

“Telehealth for the underserved and the providers that serve them. Partnering with Federally Qualified Health Centers, patient-centered medical homes and associated health systems to deliver clinically meaningful care to underserved patients anywhere, anytime.”

7. Opioid Clinical Management

Opioid Clinical Management

Founded: 2017

“Opioid Clinical Management, Inc (“OPCM”) is a technology risk management company that provides risk analysis and management of opioid and narcotic medications for employer health plans through its Opioid Prescription (ORx) Suite©.”