“Stone Age. Bronze Age. Iron Age. We define entire epics of humanity by the technology they use. From 1980 we’ve been in the Computer Age, 1990’s Internet Age, Now we’re in the Advance Tech age of Drones, BlockChain, Cloud, Chat, VR, AI & more” – Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO
“Technology isn’t just about the here and now, it’s also about how our civilization will be remembered in the future”.Reed Hastings,
Types of Companies: Phone Cams, Travel, Data, Marketing, eCommerce, Drone Delivery, BlockChain, Cloud Mgt, Chat, VR, AI & more.
There is always a new trend for tech companies. As we enter the latter half of 2019, we’ve used CrunchBase data to carefully select the top 50 Tech companies in the world.
Methodology for Selection: Those 50 tech companies have been selected by CrunchBase – based on the following criteria: Each has raised between $5 million and $20 million in the last six months and have not exited via IPO [ Initial Public Offering ] or Acquisition. Wiz4.biz selected these 27 from the Top 50.
#1 Streem Total funding raised: $10.5M
Streem uses Phone cameras to help consumers access Customer Assistance more conveniently and immediately. Based in Portland, Ore & founded in 2017.
#2 Wooplr Total funding raised: $15.5M
Wooplr is an easy & free way to start an Online store. Founded in 2013, today they have over 300,000+ Store owners and are headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka.
#3 Phantom Auto Funding raised: $13.5M
Phantom Auto is a software company that offers a long-range tele-operation platform for any vehicle. The company is HQ in Silicon Valley and has an R&D center in Tel Aviv, Israel.
#4 ManyChat Total funding amount: $18M
ManyChat helps business do marketing, sales, & support through Facebook Messenger. Based in San Francisco, they participated in 500 Startups Demo Day and are part of Batch. 16.
#5 JumpCrew Funding amount: $15.9M
Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., JumpCrew is focused on Client Acquisition by integrating Lead generation & Sales execution in a single platform. From 2018 to 2019, they have grown to over $25 million in annualized sales and expanded their workforce to over 350.
#6. Dawex Total funding amount: $7M
Dawex is a global Data marketplace that enables private & public organizations to sell & buy any type of data directly. It’s designed for private companies as well as the public-sector.
#7 Flytrex Total funding amount: $11M
Flytrex is a Drone Delivery company and is currently operating in Iceland, U.S. by Amit Regev & Yariv Bash. Ffounded it 2013, with its headquarters in Tel Aviv in Israel.
#8 Pana Total funding amount: $11.5m
Pana provides white-glove care to make booking Travel as easy as possible. Founded in 2014, They combine real humans and modern technology to deliver Business travel.
#9 Dolly Total funding amount: $17.2 M
Dolly is a customer service company offering Delivery and other services through mobile Apps at an affordable price. Customers can use Dolly to move furniture, pick up big items, and move within your home. Founded in 2013, Dolly is based in Seattle.
#10 Wheelwell Total funding: $6.2M
Wheelwell is a virtual marketplace for Auto parts and services. Wheelwell was founded by former Apple employees who are obsessed with cars, technology, and big data.
#11 Aleph Farms Total funding: $14.4M
Aleph Farms is shaping the future of food by producing cell-grown Meat that resembles free-range meat. Aleph Farms is a startup co-founded in 2017 by Israeli food-tech incubator, Kitchen.
#12 Wingtra Total funding: $18.9M
Wingtra is a professional Drone manufacturer based in Zurich, Switzerland. The company produces vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) Drones, which collect high-precision aerial data for surveying & mapping applications.
#13 Tyffon Total funding amount: $12.3M
Backed by Disney, Tyffon is an immersive VR tech company. Tyffon launched out of the Disney Accelerator program in 2014 and operates two location-based VR centers in Tokyo.
#14 QuickRide Total funding: $14.3m
Based in Bangalore, QuickRide offers a ride-sharing application that connects passengers to drivers. This startup tech company connects commuters traveling in the same direction in real time.
#15 Castle Total funding amount: $11.6M
Castle enables online businesses of all sizes to detect and prevent user account Fraud, tracking Fraud from device fingerprint, keystrokes, site browsing history, and more. Castle was founded in 2015 in Malmo, Sweden, by two engineers. They participated in Y Combinator in 2016 alongside other tech companies.
#16 Afresh Technologies Funding: $7.8M
Afresh is a fresh-first Supply Chain company that uses AI (artificial intelligence) to reduce food waste & increase profits. Born out of Stanford’s Computer Science PhD program, Afresh builds supply solutions tailored for the nuances of perishable food such as produce, meat, deli, bakery, & prepared foods.
#17 SeekOut Total funding amt: $8.2M
Based in Bellevue, Wash., SeekOut is an AI sourcing solution helping Talent teams find high-quality diverse Talent for hard-to-fill requisitions. Built on top of GitHub, recruiters can find deep-tech Talent with SeekOut’s tool.
#18 Ftcash Total funding amount: $10.2M
Ftcash aims to empower micro-merchants and small businesses with the power of Credit, through Digital payments, using only a bank account & a feature phone. Ftcash was founded in 2015 and is based in Mumbai, India.
#19 Thunes Total funding amount: $10M
Singapore-based Thunes is a cross-border network that delivers smarter Payment solutions for emerging economies. This tech company interconnects diverse Payment systems, enabling mobile wallet operations, corporations, merchants, money transfer operators, & banks to move funds in and out of emerging countries in real time.
#20 STORD Total funding amount: $15M
STORD gives shippers the warehousing, soft-ware, & support they need to grow, delight customers, and adapt to change. In 2017 a year after their founding they participated in the logistics Startup program held by Dynamo Accelerator in Chattanooga, Tenn.
#21 Data Gumbo Total funding: $9.2M
Data Gumbo provides BlockChain-based smart Contracts to automate Contract execution for companies that drill for oil & gas. Founded in 2016, Data Gumbo is headquartered in Houston with an office in Stavanger, Norway.
#22 QEDIT Total funding amount: $10M
Tel Aviv-based QEDIT uses zero-knowledge BlockChain to keep client data private and at the same time share proofs about this data with partners & competitors in their Eco-system. They launched at TechCrunch Berlin in 2017.
#23 Wyze Labs Total funding amount: $20M
Based in Seattle, Wash., Wyze Labs was born out of the idea that high quality, easy-to-use smart Home Products shouldn’t break the bank. This startup tech company are partnering with innovators & best-in-class manufacturers who share their mission & values to create high-quality products that are easy to use and have the features customers care about
#24. Robinhood Total funding amt: $25m
Robinhood is a 4-year-old Investment app that offers commission-free stock trades – & now – crypto-currency options. Its co-founder Vlad Tenev explains that the company comes up with new product ideas by studying what its users search for, but fail to find on the app. Menlo Pk.
#25 Rubrik Total funding amt: $12M
According to LinkedIn, in 2017 this Cloud data management quadrupled its customer base, tripled its employee count and became a startup that’s worth $1.3 billion. in Palo Alto, CA
#26. InVision Total funding amt: $7M
Despite employees working remotely at this Digital Product Design company in NewYork City, communication seems to be super tight amongst its staff. Staff members at InVision use a Slack channel to share photos and tips from their Travels and they’ve set up an informal Housing Exchange program for colleagues who like to Travel internationally.
#27 Drift Total funding amount: $60M
aDrift in Boston creates Pop-up Chat windows for companies so they can better interact with customers on their website. The company plans to use this new money to expand internationally and to acquire V&V – voice & video companies that can help to improve its services.
Comments: Do you know any other “hot” Startups that have impressed you?
Info integrated from CrunchBase & LinkedIn by Peter/CXO Wiz4.biz