The birthplace of aviation and the sixth largest city in the state of Ohio, Dayton continues its tradition of technological enterprise with a handful of emerging startups poised to make waves with their innovative products and services.
To the east, the capital of Columbus already hosts a thriving startup ecosystem, but Dayton’s got Tech Town—an eye-popping, up-and-coming acceleration facility. Here is a list of the top 13 Tech Startups from Dayton you should look out for in 2016.
Marxent a leader in virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) product visualization solutions for enhancing sales and promotion. Its award-winning VisualCommerce platform launched in 2016 improves users experience by enabling 3D shopping via VR/AR-enabled devices.
Founded by Dayton-resident James Bridgers, Road-Aid aims to transform how road maintenance is done with solutions for analyzing and disseminating pothole data.
Hailed as the “eHarmony for home buying,” Casamatic merges AI with real estate for matching buyers with homes intelligently. The services operates in 3 cities and is actively expanding to 10 new metropolitan areas including Phoenix, Charlotte, Columbus, Nashville and the Los Angeles region.
Carely develops an app for bringing together family members around aging loved ones, making caregiving simpler and less stressful. The app connects them to healthcare providers and helps to enhance communications and coordination efforts.
Tenet3 is a cybersecurity company building solutions at the intersection of trustworthy systems, independence, and human performance. Its Measured Threat Risk Assessment (MeTRA) is a web application that provides unique security insights based on work factor analysis.
Cubester develops creative office technologies for improving productivity and efficiency. It’s POCCO device helps to both minimize work interruptions and boost efficiency in short intervals.
Pig of the Month offers a subscription-based service that brings a variety of barbecues from different regions to your doorstep every month. From smoked barbecue ribs, award winning pulled pork, and specialty sausages to gourmet bacon and BBQ sauces, this novel offering is a BBQ pork lover’s dream come true.
EngageHealth IQ develops software solutions focused on care management. Aimed at improving the nurse-patient relationship, its suite of software products improve qualitative care for patients and caregivers alike.
Redwall Technologies develops cybersecurity solutions for improving information security and assurance in smartphones, tablets, and other devices.
Appro-Rx is an emerging Health Information Technology (HIT) company focused on reducing medical costs and improving patient health outcomes through their respective provider networks. Its industry-leading MERLIN portal gives clients easy access to information about pharmacy reimbursements, rebates, administrative information, as well as the Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) list.
Galatune is a developer of fantasy entertainment and gaming with a focus on creative storytelling. The company offers tabletop games, video games, books, comics, and more.
Oculii is an advanced radar sensor developer focusing on 4D radar design—traditionally the domain of expensive military-grade radar and laser system manufacturers. Backed by top-tier Silicon Valley angel investors and VCs, the company is leveraging advanced sensor fusion techniques to manufacture smarter, lower-cost high precision sensors and systems.
These 13 tech startups are continuing Orville and Wilbur Wright’s legacy of technological innovation—from from novel cybersecurity solutions to powerful real-estate matching algorithms. Be sure to keep this region’s ventures in your sights as they take flight in 2016 and beyond.