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Ohio's Top 50 Startups to Watch

  • 7SIGNAL

    Growth

    7SIGNAL is a cloud-based Wireless Network Monitoring (WNM) platform that continuously tests the wireless network for performance issues maximizing network uptime, device connectivity and network ROI.

  • Abre

    Seed

    Abre provides a platform that streamlines the vast amount of edtech software for learning management, schools and classroom management and data & analytics serving administrators, teachers, students, parents and community organizations.

  • ActionStreamer

    Seed

    ActionStreamer is a patented miniature technology platform for live streaming multiple point-of-view (POV) perspectives and delivering engaging new sources of premium content.

  • Agile Networks

    Growth

    Agile Networks: Connecting people using vertical infrastructure along with the latest in fiber-optic and wireless technologies to provide world-class data solutions.

  • Astronomer

    Early

    Astronomer is a data workflow platform built around Apache Airflow.

  • Aver

    Growth

    Aver helps healthcare payers and providers design, implement, and administer value-based healthcare and bundled payment programs.

  • Aware

    Growth

    Aware (formely Wiretap) provides cybersecurity software for enterprise social networks by delivering AI-infused governance, compliance, and monitoring for enterprise organizations deploying today’s leading collaboration and messaging platforms.

  • Beam Dental

    Growth

    Beam Dental provides dental insurance for small and medium-sized businesses in over 30 states.

  • Blue Water Vaccines

    Seed

    Blue Water Vaccines is the developer of a universal flu vaccine; a single vaccine that protects against all strains of influenza.

  • Capture

    Seed

    CAPTURE Collective commercializes miRNA based radiation biodosimeters used to assess biological exposure to radiation to enhance patient care, and can also be used to assess exposure and dictate care plan for emergency response in event of accidental radiation exposure.

  • Centerline Biomedical

    Early

    Centerline Biomedical is revolutionizing surgical navigation and medical imaging with their innovative platform technology that provides surgeons with a high-definition, color, three-dimensional visualization and real-time navigation during endovascular procedures.

  • Checkpoint Surgical

    Growth

    Checkpoint advances the science and practice of nerve protection and repair to improve the quality of life for patients and physicians.

  • Cladwell

    Early

    Cladwell is a digital closet manager that helps people do more with less.

  • Clarigent Health

    Seed

    Clarigent Health is using artificial intelligence and machine learning to study a person’s language and speech patterns to detect warning signs of suicide ideation or other types of mental illness. With preventative care at the forefront of the company’s mission, Clarigent Health aspires to revolutionize how schools and clinicians detect and treat mental illness.

  • Clarivoy

    Early

    Clarivoy is using “Any-Touch” attribution to ensure the correct marketing source(s) receive credit during the customer’s purchase journey.

  • Complion

    Early

    Complion | Ensuring the highest level of compliance with the least amount of work, so that you can focus on what matters – your trials.

  • ConnXus

    Growth

    Connxus is the developer of a cloud-based management and reporting tool designed to manage all aspects of supplier diversity compliance and programs. We help access strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management and supplier diversity tools from one central platform.

  • Desin, LLC

    Early

    Desin, LLC has developed Obi, a revolutionary robotic dining companion that automates the dining experience for individuals who cannot feed themselves.

  • DOmedia

    Growth

    DOmedia is the world's largest marketplace for planning, buying & selling out-of-home media serving leading national ad agencies as well as hyper-local markets.

  • Eccrine Systems

    Early

    Eccrine Systems: Developing non-invasive, electronic wearable systems that measure and transmit real-time data about human sweat.

  • EmployStream

    Early

    EmployStream offers the best onboarding and candidate experience platform in the staffing industry. Built to automate and simplify critical touchpoints throughout the hiring process, EmployStream’s cloud-based, mobile-first platform makes qualifying, hiring, and engaging candidates easy for everyone involved. It eliminates costly mistakes and delays allowing companies to hire up to 90% faster and at half the cost.

  • Enable Injections

    Growth

    Enable Injections is the developer of on-body delivery devices designed to self-administer high volume and high viscosity therapeutics.

  • enosiX

    Growth

    enosiX is the developer of enterprise resource planning software for immediate customer insight. SAP-certified software, without requiring middleware or additional infrastructure.

  • Ethex

    Seed

    Ethex is the developer of a decentralized exchange designed for wallet-to-wallet trading of tokens. We create new trading tools that leverage the Ethereum blockchain.

  • Everything But The House

    Growth

    EBTH, the online trusted marketplace for authenticated pre-owned goods.

  • Exacter

    Growth

    Exacter is improving asset investment and reliability for transmission and distribution by delivering precise and powerful insight into grid health

  • FactGem

    Growth

    FactGem: Integrating data from data silos to expose meaningful, business-driving insights on connected data.

  • Folio Photonics

    Early

    Folio Photonics is the developer of optical data storage solution designed to store large amounts of data. We preserve data forever, by redefining archival data storage with modern optical solutions.

  • Fortuity

    Growth

    Fortuity provides quality, state of the art omni-channel outsourced customer experience and BPO services.

  • Genetesis

    Early

    Genetesis is a medical technology company developing CardioFlux, a non-invasive platform using magnetic measurements to visualize the heart’s multidimensional electrical currents, for detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease

  • GenomOncology

    Growth

    GenomOncology develops software-based solutions for precision oncology that measurably improve patient outcomes.

  • GiveGame

    Seed

    GiveGame makes giving fun by offering an online fundraising platform that gamifies the biggest sports, reality TV and Hollywood events to raise money that benefits nonprofit (501c3) organizations.

  • Haima Therapeutics

    Seed

    Haima Therapeutics is a pre-clinical drug development company that develops a nanoparticle-based synthetic hemostatic technology that can mitigate bleeding by amplifying your body's natural clotting mechanisms.

  • Halo Communications

    Growth

    Halo Communications provides a clinical communications platform that ensures high priority information reaches the right clinician at the right time to prevent patient delays of care, and physician and nurse burn out.

  • Healthy Roster

    Early

    Healthy Roster is a leading injury tracking and communication platform for athletic trainers and sports medicine departments

  • Heureka

    Early

    Heureka is the provider of technology-based services for litigation and compliance.

  • IncludeHealth

    Growth

    IncludeHealth provides an integrated, medically-driven and data-fueled digital health platform to drive better outcomes with lower costs in musculoskeletal care.

  • JadeTrack

    Early

    JadeTrack's analytics platform empowers organizations to create more sustainable outcomes by making complex data simple.

  • Juventas Therapeutics

    Growth

    Juventas Therapeutics: Developing regenerative therapies designed to treat cardiovascular diseases and ischemic disorders.

  • Lisnr

    Growth

    LISNR powers transactions and connects the online to offline customer journey globally with the most advanced Ultrasonic Data Platform. This is achieved via a secure and scalable software-based solution that sends micro-communications using sound between devices on standard speakers and microphones.

  • Losant

    Growth

    Losant provides enterprises with the tools, knowledge, and solutions to power their IoT strategies. This allows companies to create IoT solutions and get them to market quickly.

  • MentorcliQ

    Growth

    MentorcliQ is a relationship-based employee development platform that drives employee retention by connecting employees with the right person to help them excel at their company and in their career.

  • Multivarious

    Seed

    Multivarious is the leading force in the creation of the gaming and creative technology industry while building the mecca of eSports in Ohio and the Midwest.

  • Myonexus

    Early

    Myonexus is pioneering gene therapies for limb girdle muscular dystrophies.

  • NaviStone

    Growth

    NaviStone offers a new source of customer acquisition for mid-market and enterprise B2C companies. We combine the immediacy of digital browsing data with classic direct mail to create a new channel that increases revenue and improves marketing efficiency.

  • Neuros Medical

    Early

    Neuros Medical: Developing neurostimulation technology for the treatment of chronic pain.

  • Nikola Labs

    Early

    Nikola Labs serves our manufacturing customers with the world's first wirelessly powered predictive maintenance system to reduce unplanned downtime and increase productivity.

  • Olive

    Growth

    Olive is deploying the first digital workforce built specifically for healthcare, automating healthcare’s most robotic processes, so human employees don’t have to. Through its AI-as-a-Service Model, Olive improves efficiency, reduces costly administrative errors, and enables true interoperability.

  • OnShift

    Growth

    OnShift delivers intuitive software and proactive services to solve workforce challenges in healthcare.

  • ORIS Intel

    Growth

    ORIS Intelligence delivers actionable insights that preserve pricing integrity for manufacturers to help them protect their brand. Our cloud-based platform helps solve the complex selling challenges of today’s manufacturers by patrolling and enforcing minimum advertised price (MAP) everywhere their products are sold online, including discovering unknown sellers.

  • Oros

    Seed

    Oros is designing, developing, and integrating insulative technology that delayers outerwear.

  • Prevedere

    Growth

    Prevedere is a cloud-based platform provider that is powering unprecedented sales and demand forecast accuracy with accessible, current, relevant insights into the real factors that drive enterprise performance.

  • Prior AuthNow

    Growth

    PriorAuthNow is optimizing the data exchange between providers, payers, pharmacies and manufacturers all to ultimately benefit one person: the patient. By digitizing and automating the prior authorization process for both procedures and medications, PriorAuthNow is making healthcare more effective, more efficient & more economical.

  • Rapchat

    Seed

    Rapchathelps rap enthusiasts create, collaborate, and connect with tomorrow’s stars.

  • Ready Robotics

    Growth

    READY Robotics provides RaaS (Robotics-as-a-Service) connecting robotic devices equipped with a cloud computing unit, enabling clients to get industrial robots at an affordable price.

  • ReadySet Surgical

    Early

    ReadySet automates the surgical vendor supply chain. Our cloud-based coordination platform consolidates logistics and communication for all members of the surgical team to ensure that every procedure has the correct contracted inventory with complete documentation at the right time.

  • RevLocal

    Growth

    RevLocal specializes in personalized digital marketing that helps business owners gain and retain customers in the face of rapid change.

  • Root Insurance

    Growth

    Root Insurance provides car insurance based on how you drive, not who you are. All in a simple and easy-to-use app.

  • SafeChain

    Seed

    At SafeChain we believe that real estate transactions should be seamless and secure for all parties involved. The groundbreaking application of blockchain technology within the software behind SafeChain will bring that extra peace of mind and security during one of the biggest moments in someone's life

  • ScriptDrop

    Growth

    ScriptDrop provides an integrated, scalable, and in-workflow prescription delivery for pharmacies.

  • Seamless.ai

    Seed

    Seamless.ai is the developer of a sales leads search engine to help companies acclerate their pipeline, maximize revenue, increase sales and acquire their total addressable market instantly using modern technology and artificial intelligence.

  • SHARE

    Early

    SHARE is the provider of a mobile platform for connected car application created to develop in-vehicle experiences. Microtransit for a world where everyone is a passenger.

  • Solo Funds

    Seed

    SoLo is a mobile lending exchange connecting lenders and borrowers for the purpose of providing more affordable access to loans under $1,000

  • STACK Construction Technologies

    Growth

    STACK is the industry's leading, cloud-based, preconstruction platform, where entire project teams - from the office to the field - can view, search, measure and collaborate on construction project documents and plans.

  • Three Firefighters

    Seed

    DoorBoss technology tracks firefighters as they enter/exit a fire while also starving the fire of oxygen to limit fire growth helping save 3,000 lives and $14.3 billion in property loss annually.

  • TicketFire

    Seed

    TicketFire is the go-to destination and industry leader for all ticket conversion and transfer needs to eliminate the headache of last-minute ticketing via mobile ticketing. TicketFire also owns SeatCycle, which uses predictive analytics to address and monetize the no show issues experienced by live entertainment venues throughout the world.

  • TILR

    Growth

    TILR: Search technology for the new workforce built on skills.

  • TPA Stream

    Seed

    TPA Stream is the provider of middleware software focused on health insurance and employee benefits. Our billing, harvesting, and integration solutions save time and reduce cost helping to improve profitability and increase customer satisfaction for our 70+ clients across the United States.

  • TribeVest

    Seed

    TribeVest has simplified group investing, making it easy to form and fund your aligned group for ANY investment type.

  • Updox

    Growth

    Updox is providing a healthcare CRM connectivity platform designed to find pragmatic ways for providers to adapt the changing healthcare landscape.

  • VNDLY

    Growth

    VNDLY is the developer of a vendor management system that allows large Fortune 500 companies to manage all their contingent labor in a single platform. We're building the "Workday" for non-employee/contractor and consultant management.

  • Wiretap

    Early

    Wiretap is delivering AI-infused compliance, monitoring and culture protection for enterprise organizations deploying today’s leading collaboration and messaging platforms.

  • Wisr

    Seed

    Wisr (why-zer) is on a mission to connect college campuses through digital communities for networking and mentorship.

  • Xact Medical

    Early

    Xact Medical is introducing a new point of care precision medicine platform, FIND, to democratize precision needle placement. FIND robotically automates precision needle placement under ultrasound guidance to eliminate guesswork and enable all clinicians to perform like experts.