We’re celebrating Techonomy’s first decade. To help underscore technology’s potential and symbolize our own commitment to tech-driven progress, we’ve selected ten growing software companies whose tech, by design, improves the world. We call them the Techonomy10. We will be highlighting their work throughout the coming year.


CEO: Janelle Maiocco 

Barn2Door provides the software and the services to help farmers grow and manage their direct sales. It believes farmers should own their customers relationships and profit more from the products they sell—without a middleman. Learn more.



CEO: Are Traasdahl

Crisp uses technology to address global food waste while increasing profit for its customers. It connects to the top 80% of U.S. retailers and distributors and provides customers with real-time, reliable, normalized data. Crisp’s tech has the potential to expand beyond just food waste. Learn more.


CEO: Gauri Manglik

Instrumentl brings grant discovery, research, and tracking to one place. It works with 1,000+ nonprofits and makes the grant process easier so organizations can focus on making an impact. Through a personalized process, Instrumentl matches seekers with funding from corporate, private, federal, and state sources. Learn more.


CEO: Jini Kim

Nuna is a health care tech company conceived from the CEO’s family’s struggles with Medicaid. Its technology, data, and analytics solutions help health care payers and providers get the answers they need to make quality care more affordable for millions of people. Learn more.



CEO: Nick Halsey

Focused on data privacy, Okera has developed software that tackles the hardest issues behind data access to help companies innovate and grow. By partnering with both private and public sectors, it is able to provide an intersection that considers all stakeholders. Learn more.


CEO: Chris Kemper

Palmetto is engaged in the deployment of consumer cost-saving clean technology products such as solar power, energy storage, demand management systems, energy efficiency, and beyond. Palmetto homeowners are on track to prevent more than one million metric tons of carbon dioxide from reaching the atmosphere. Learn more.

Rapid Deploy

CEO: Steven Raucher

RapidDeploy is a cloud-based call-taking and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) platform serving public safety and other markets. Its mission has been to reduce emergency response times and make communities safer. Learn more.


CEO: Anoop Gupta

SeekOut is a talent sourcing tool that uses its trusted AI-powered search engine to enable teams to understand any talent pool and quickly find the people they need — with a focus on diversity, technical expertise, and other hard-to-find skillsets. Learn more.

VeriSIM Life

CEO: Jo Varshney

VeriSIM is a veterinary and human health development solutions company. The company’s platform integrates machine learning with robust models of in vivo pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Its technology accelerates drug development with AI-enabled biosimulation models. Learn more.

Watershed Climate

Co-Founder: Taylor Francis

Watershed Climate is a software platform for running a world-class climate program. Its technology helps organizations start reducing carbon footprints in weeks, not years. Working with companies from Sweetgreen to Shopify, Watershed collects data about operations, figures out how much carbon it generates, and then finds the ways to reduce it. Learn more.