Tech companies are expected to be innovative in today’s world. Very few tech startups have quiet prominently created their footprint to meet today’s tech demands and have carved a niche for themselves.

These tech startups are becoming more innovative and providing solutions that are unique and futuristic. The advances in Artificial intelligence, robotics, and deep data analytics is helping push these inventions to become marketable solutions and thoroughly address complicated problems.

Tech Startups of the Year

Here is a list of some technology startups that are expected to deliver big in 2021 and beyond.


This tech start-up from the FinTech industry is a blockchain company that assists capital markets by enabling traders to trade in various private companies. The traders use reliable global solutions to facilitate profitable trading. It is a secure and effective platform for traders. The startup acquired more than $256 million and is rising high to become one of the leading and biggest US marketplaces.


This healthcare-based tech start-up with a $5.2M is efficient for people looking forward to understanding healthcare and health tracking. It provides tools and information on effective health tracking and cures and devices to track and monitor people’s respiratory systems. The data collected gets highlighted on the user’s mobile app, which they can show to a doctor and consult on the medications and treatments required. The platform is created on extensive patient research with insights from the world’s leading pulmonologists and researchers.


This Fintech startup acquired $332K and creates next-gen technologies like intelligent bots and AI systems for health regulation. iRise has also created and developed robotic mobility devices to assist people with limb disabilities. The robotic arms run through various software apps and help people to carry out daily tasks effortlessly. iRise Mechanics aims to make the lifestyle quality of disabled people easy and healthy.


This healthcare app with a funding of $11M tracks and manages the mental wellbeing of a person. As the name suggests, the NeuroFlow tool supports the person’s lifestyle for holistic wellbeing. However, not anyone can sign up for this NeuroFlow app. As a proper healthcare tool, users will require a doctor’s prescription note to get its subscription. The HIPAA-compliant platform embedded in the tool tracks and engages patients through different tools, remote monitoring, and behavioral health integration processes.

List of promising tech startups 2020

Tech Startups of the Year


This is a blockchain app or, more precisely, a gaming startup that creates games powered by cryptocurrency. The company is also working efficiently to make blockchain a reality. DapperLabs investors include Andreessen Horowitz, A. Capital, Blockchange Ventures, BlockTower Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Distributed Global, EONXI Ventures, Greenfield One, L1 Digital AG, North Island Ventures, Pirata Capital, Reed Company, Republic Labs, Samsung NEXT, Warner Music Group, Valor Capital Group; Aaron Gordon, Andre Iguodala, Garrett Temple, JaVale McGee, Spencer Dinwiddie.


With the IoT startup, one can report any technical malfunction directly to the relevant professionals quickly. The startup with a funding of $5.4M identifies and notifies the technical failures of electrical systems in terms of type, location, equipment, or priority. They can also mark the malfunctions ‘solved’ or otherwise assign them to the relevant person suited for that location and work.


Capacity is an AI-based platform that links all of your basic apps on a single platform. With Capacity, you’ll never again lose a digital file. The software uses artificial intelligence to determine what apps you need at what time, and keep them handy for you. It also help you manage your personal and professional time, and learn more about things that matter in achieving your life goals.

Smarten Spaces

Need a space for work or an event? Worry not, when Smarten Spaces is there! Book anything – be it an event space, co-working space, a tenant space, or anything with the Smarten Spaces. It aims to transform workplaces and leisure places into state-of-the-art sustainable architectures suited for the present world.


The Norway-based company uses cloud-based AI software to help design real estate sites. The collaborative tool allows architects to design lower risk, faster projects.

Right from feasibility studies, to site planning to designing projects based on land, density, and other inputs, this platform enables a fully digitized approach to building.

The tech company aims to improve support and collaboration in real estate development and help build sustainable and better cities to live in. Spacemaker got $25 million in funding from Atomico.

Eyeware Tech

Eyeware Tech is a 3D gaze tracking software for depth-sensing cameras, allowing gaze tracking in 3D remotely, using consumer 3D cameras. This allows real-world interactions, capturing user attention, intention, and interest. It can track multiple people at a time.

It can be used in mobiles, gaming and even during driving to control gadgets, avoiding distractions.

It has uses in retail tracking when it gauges where shoppers show interests and collects relevant data.

Eyeware technology uses consumer depth-sensing cameras as sensors (e.g. Intel Realsense, Microsoft Kinect, or Orbbec Astra) to estimate the eye-gaze direction. The patent for the software is still pending.

The company has headquarters in Switzerland. It has received an undisclosed amount of funding from High Tech Grunderfords.

Coded Minds

Coded Minds is an ed-tech startup. Omar Farooqui founded the company in 2017 in Dubai, UAE, and it caters to children of all ages and studying in Pre-k to university.

It covers multiple subjects through various 21st Century skills-based platforms. It also provides basic literacy and numeracy learning for those kids not in school at disruptive price points.

It has a practical, hands-on project-based curriculum. It has a presence in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia Pacific, South Asia, and the Americas.


It is a fintech startup. It aims to smoothen the process of salary transfer and make it easier by issuing a company ID card that acts as an ATM card.

Pleo offers smart company credit cards that automate expense reports and simplify company spending. Use the card to pay, at service stations, at restaurants, and even at local banks.

Instead of opening bank accounts, companies can issue these cards to all employees. For a company, the benefit is tracking. They can now know where their employees are spending and can make life easier by creating discount deals with retailers.

The company can set individual spending limits for each user. Another advantage is a proper business deal and investment opportunities for both eh employees and the company. A share of the earned revenue can be offered to its employees.

It got an investment of $78.8 million from Stripes.


Spoiled food is a major waste in most food retail stores. In the U.S. retailers throw out $18 billion worth of spoiled food every year, which is bad for both the bottom line and the environment.

Afresh, a San Francisco tech startup has created a software that uses algorithms and artificial intelligence to help stores track their fresh food inventories and optimize the supply chain process for the least wastage.

The software is already being used in several billion-dollar grocery chains and the company is in talks with more. The tablet-based app has been highly successful in helping cut food waste by half, according to user reports.

Afresh has raised $20 million in funding and the latest round was done in August. Matt Schwartz, Nathan Fenner and Volodymyr Kuleshov, all students at Stanford University, started the company in 2017. In 2019, Afresh signed its first major retail customer—Fresh Thyme Farmers Market.

Aforementioned list consisting of technology startups of the year is sure to make a great contribution in turning the world into a better place.