The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Oklahoma. 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.  

#1 Tailwind

Founded: 2012

“Tailwind’s mission is to make world-class marketing easy for everyone. We are trusted by over 1,000,000 brands world-wide to help them plan, create, execute and optimize marketing campaigns on digital platforms such as Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.

We’re growing quickly with a big opportunity in front of us. If you’re interested in joining the team to do meaningful work that helps thousands of businesses worldwide grow and achieve their own objectives, please check out our open roles at https://www.tailwindapp.com/careers or contact us at [email protected]

#2 The Zero Card

Founded: 2016

“Today’s health plan members demand and deserve a health plan that is easy to understand, easy to use and delivers the best combination of cost, quality, and convenience.

Members expect a platform that’s custom-tailored to their unique needs. A world of ZERO cost and 10X the delight.”

#3 Progentec Diagnostics

Founded: 2015

“Progentec Diagnostics, Inc., was set up to explore and commercialize state of the art diagnostic interventions in therapeutic areas with a high level of unmet need. The company is collaborating with a number of research institutions and individuals around the world engaged in bringing the latest technological innovations to the field of diagnostics. The commitment to this cause is firmly rooted in our belief that better diagnostics would not only help in better and less costly management of diseases, but also help tremendously in reducing the incidence of diseases through early screening and detection.”

#4 Podchaser

Founded: 2016

“Podchaser is the world’s most comprehensive podcast database — collecting, enriching, and distributing podcast insights to power discovery for listeners, podcasters, and brands. Podchaser is the destination for podcast discovery, ratings, reviews, creator & guest credits, playlists, and search. Our community connects listeners, podcasters, and tastemakers to drive discovery. For podcast industry professionals and PR and marketing agencies, Podchaser Pro offers access to audience size, demographics, verified contacts, charts, and all the data insights needed to leverage the power of podcasting.”

#5 Ten-Nine Technologies

Founded: 2014

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“Ten-Nine Technologies (10-9) develops breakthrough materials for the energy and chemical industries across a broad range of applications including catalysis, energy generation, and energy storage. Ten-Nine’s core values are curiosity, honesty, and generosity, expressed daily in our actions with our co-workers, our clients, and our community. We are located in vibrant downtown Tulsa within walking distance of many restaurants and events.”

#6 Volt

Founded: 2019

“Gain clarity on why your text messages fail and boost deliverability rates with actionable insights streamlined on a single dashboard.”

#7 Happily

Founded: 2015

“Happily is an e-commerce company based in Oklahoma City, OK. We specialize in creating experiences and resources that help bring couples closer together.”

#8 Medefy

Founded: 2013

“Medefy helps employers revolutionize their benefits offerings by empowering health plan members to find and use their health benefits — right when they need them. The platform provides a centralized tool that connects users with live benefits experts 24/7. This best-in-class solution increases steerage to high-value providers, drives appropriate use of benefits and care, saves HR time, and decreases costs for everyone.”

#9 Boddle

Founded: 2018

“Our mission is to engage grades K – 6 students in learning through our interactive game platform, and help equip teachers and parents to be better facilitators by identifying learning gaps early on and giving them effective tools to address these gaps.”

#10 Exaptive

Founded: 2011

“Exaptive helps researchers and technologists working on a shared problem. Understanding and accessing all your resources – people and technology – is tricky. Building innovative teams is easier said than done. Then actually working together – sharing data and analysis – is a constant struggle. We use software to make the process of organizing teams and communities easier and more productive. We build tools that make collaborating on data and analysis fluid. We want data and intuition to flow freely among the smart people working together to have an impact.”


This article was originally published by The Tech Tribune.