2022 Best Tech Startups in Bend

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


Founded: 2017

Also honored in:

“Dutchie is an all-in-one technology platform offering a full suite of solutions to simplify operations: Point of Sale, Ecommerce, Payments, and more. It is our mission to provide consumers with safe and easy access and supports the wave of positive societal change that cannabis is bringing to the world.”

2. Vector


Founded: 2017

“Vector is a complete cardiac digital health solution that makes it simple for care teams to accurately capture, manage, analyze and act on the growing volume of remote cardiac data. We help monitor and manage the entire cardiac remote data lifecycle – from patient set up to data transmission to analysis – so you can stay focused on what matters most: delivering the best care. Vector provides the tools and support you need to efficiently work without getting overwhelmed by multiple systems, manual processes or being at risk of missing important alerts. This helps clinics ensure their patients stay connected while maximizing the value of cardiac remote monitoring technology.”

3. Amplion


Founded: 2013

Also honored in:

“The Amplion Intelligence Platform leverages proprietary machine learning and expert annotation to provide evidence-based insights for the key strategic decisioning life science commercial teams need to be successful.

There are just too many data sources to sift through to make opportunity sourcing methods effective. Amplion scans the research and pharma landscape to instantly isolate and prioritize the organizations that meet your ideal criteria. Get compelling event alerts from research and discovery through clinical trial programs—so you can seal the deal while everyone else is still reading the headlines.

We look forward to helping your team achieve their goals.”

4. GolfBoard


Founded: 2012

Also honored in:

“The greatest invention in golf since the graphite shaft, the GolfBoard is forever changing the way golfers experience the game. Powered by an environmentally friendly lithium-ion battery, the GolfBoard is an easy-to-ride fully electric vehicle that adds a whole new level of fun and excitement. Golfers of all ages can now “Surf the Earth”​ from shot-to-shot in a way that feels like snowboarding or surfing. We call it “GolfBoarding.”​

5. Instashowing


Founded: 2018

“Instashowing eliminate the chaos of showing appointment, providing simple and easy-to-use technology that gets agents to closing faster. We have showing service solutions for individual agents and teams, brokerages and MLS organizations.”

6. Droplr


Founded: 2013

Also honored in: 2019 Best Tech Startups in Bend

“Capture and share a screenshot or screen recording instantly. No need to save files: it’s in the cloud!

Perfect for customer support and product management.

Industry-leading enterprise security, certification, and compliance: SSO, custom branding and a custom domain.

5 million individuals and corporate clients create and share 2.2 billion screenshots and screen recordings.”

7. Shift


Founded: 2018

“Shift is defining the future of education and training through the use of cutting edge virtual reality. Shift provides VR and AI-based training to allow people to recognize their own biases and gain tools to address it and track lasting change and progress.

A women-founded technology company, Shift draws on 35+ years of research and experience in equity and immersive technology to deliver highly effective training and learning outcomes at scale. We bring together the software, hardware, and support needed to deliver our safe and innovative proprietary training methodology.”

8. CodePen


Founded: 2012

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“The best place to build, test, and discover front-end code.

CodePen is a social development environment for front-end designers and developers. Build and deploy a website, show off your work, build test cases to learn and debug, and find inspiration.”

9. qChange


Founded: 2019

“qChange developed a leadership report card that is portable, peer verified, and immutable that sits on the blockchain. Creating trust in the one’s leadership ability. Currently, there is no easy method to grow and promote a leader’s power skills throughout the lifetime of their career leaving HR and their partners in the dark on the impact of their development initiatives. Our Leadership Experience solution is embedded in Microsoft Teams.”