2022 Best Tech Startups in Newport Beach

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Newport Beach, California. 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. Obsidian Security

Obsidian Security

Founded: 2017

Also honored in:

“Protect your business-critical applications by mitigating threats and reducing risk with Obsidian, the first truly comprehensive security solution for SaaS. The company is backed by Greylock Partners, Wing, GV and Norwest Venture Partners.”

2. AntMoney


Founded: 2020

“Ant Money helps people open investment accounts through our embedded platform.”

3. Trubify


Founded: 2020

“Trubify is an award-winning, disruptive live music streaming technology platform. The app’s features focus on building community through fan engagement to generate revenue across the platform. Á la carte income streams empower artists to make money by making music. For music lovers, Trubify puts a front-row live music experience in the palm of every fan’s hand.”



Founded: 2016

“BLAZE is a cannabis ERP providing best-in-class tools for operators in the seed-to-sale supply chain. The BLAZE team is comprised of former operators and industry experts passionate about automating the day-to-day tasks and compliance needed to run a successful cannabis business.”

5. Titan Health & Security Technologies

Titan Health & Security Technologies

Founded: 2012

“A comprehensive multi-patented emergency alert system & mass notification system, suitable for businesses, governments and schools. The platform allows administrators, organizational users and emergency personnel to communicate emergency information – increasing information dissemination and reducing emergency response time.”

6. Active Cypher

Active Cypher

Founded: 2017

“Active Cypher was founded on the belief that socially responsible data protection is a right and privilege granted to every person and organization.

Our DLP software solution, File Fortress for Enterprise protects your files anywhere they’re stored, anywhere they’re sent, without changing how the end-user works.

With File Fortress for Enterprise, malware and ransomware can’t get to your important information, nor can users leak your most critical files, whether accidental or malicious. It renders leaked, stolen, or misplaced files useless to the wrong person.”

7. Compa


Founded: 2020

“We started Compa to make compensation fair and competitive for everyone. We believe this begins with creating better offers.

Compa is a new way to create offers with software. Our data science engine scales compensation analysis so that every decision is data-driven, and our tools are designed to make compensation easy to understand and communicate. Check out our demo to learn more!”

8. Bodymatter


Founded: 2016

“Bodymatter is a Southern California based digital health company that builds personalized health solutions to empower every individual to achieve their best possible health and well-being through the aid of technology.

Grounded in science, powered by data, and packaged in software, Bodymatter’s products and tools provide customized guidance tailored to the need of each individual powered by the company’s data sets, algorithms and machine learning technologies.

Bodymatter is the developer of the sleep solutions platform SleepWatch—which includes the top-ranked SleepWatch app, the first automated sleep tracker for Apple Watch—able to help individuals improve their sleep habits through personalized insight.

Build your health.”

9. TicketSocket


Founded: 2012

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“TicketSocket provides event organizers and developers worldwide a powerful and highly customizable white label ticketing, registration and event management platform. Vendors and organizers enjoy total control of the experience created for their customers, with none of the time and costs traditionally associated with creating a custom solution. TicketSocket prioritizes organizations’ ownership of their own funds, data, brand and functionality. The company’s proprietary plug framework, white label tools, and open API’s pioneer a new level of interactivity and customization for event promoters, venues, developers and other ticketing companies. TicketSocket currently provides services to 1000s of customers world-wide, facilitating millions of transactions per year. Founded in 2012, the company is headquartered in Newport Beach, California, with additional offices in Asia, Europe and North America.”

10. LeggUP Inc.

LeggUP Inc.

Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2020 Best Tech Startups in Newport Beach

“Attract, Empower & Retain Your Workforce

LeggUP Talent Insurance® is a professional coaching and people development platform offered as an employee benefit. Protect and develop your peoples’ productivity and wellbeing with no risk!

LeggUP is the first and only professional coaching and mental wellbeing platform packaged as an employee benefit. With access to our large network of certified coaches, science-backed assessments, hyper-relevant coaching topics, and people analytics, LeggUP helps organizations of all sizes improve and promote the productivity and wellbeing of your people.”