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The 10 Most Well-Known Startups from Tennessee

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Countless startups in Tennessee are being launched every day.

Many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above.

We just published this list of 10 well-known and fast-growing companies in Tennessee that impressed investors.


10 Startups in Tennessee

1) FreightWaves

1) FreightWaves

FreightWaves is a data and content forum that provides near-real-time statistics to market participants.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Craig Fuller
  • Industries: Analytics, Freight Service, Logistics, SaaS, Transportation
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $92,400,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 19

You can find their website here.

2) Monogram Health

2) Monogram Health

Monogram Health is a group of nephrologists dedicated to providing innovative renal treatment.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Christopher A. Booker, Mike Uchrin
  • Industries: Health Care, Hospital, Wellness
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $171,999,998
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

3) Built Technologies

3) Built Technologies

Built Technologies is a cloud-based construction lending software firm that specializes in corporate technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Andrew Sohr, Chase Gilbert
  • Industries: Commercial Lending, Financial Services, FinTech, Lending, SaaS, Software
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $164,075,592
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 16

You can find their website here.

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4) GoNoodle

4) GoNoodle

GoNoodle encourages children to be their smartest, strongest, bravest, silliest, and best selves by getting them moving.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: John Herbold, Scott McQuigg
  • Industries: Education, Internet, Media and Entertainment
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $10,900,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

5) Campaign Monitor

5) Campaign Monitor

Campaign Monitor is an email marketing software that lets companies manage their email campaigns.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2004
  • Founders: Ben Richardson, Dave Greiner
  • Industries: Email Marketing, Marketing, Product Design, Software
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $250,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

6) MedHaul

6) MedHaul

MedHaul is a transportation company that caters to patients with particular requirements.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Erica Plybeah
  • Industries: Emergency Medicine, Health Care, Home Health Care, Information Technology, Medical, Transportation
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $850,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

7) SweetBio

7) SweetBio

SweetBio® is motivated to aid in the healing of our loved ones, and we do so by bioengineering Manuka honey into wound care devices.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Isaac Rodriguez, PhD, Kayla Rodriguez Graff, Marsalas Whitaker
  • Industries: Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical, Medical Device
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $4,553,500
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

8) Echelon Fitness

8) Echelon Fitness

Echelon Workout provides clients with a professional, studio-quality fitness experience that they can do on their own time and in the comfort of their own home.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2000
  • Founders: Lou Lentine
  • Industries: Fitness, Health Care, Personal Health, Wellness
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $65,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3

You can find their website here.

9) Alto Solutions

9) Alto Solutions

Alto Solutions offers a simple, automated procedure for investing in alternative investments using IRA funds.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Eric Satz
  • Industries: Financial Services, FinTech, Information Technology, Personal Finance
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $30,251,423
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 24

You can find their website here.

10) Sedgwick Claims Management Services

10) Sedgwick Claims Management Services

Sedgwick is a company that specializes in technology-enabled claims and productivity management.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2069
  • Industries: Banking, Insurance, Risk Management
  • Number of employees: 10001+
  • Funding amount: $501,781,043
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

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