New York, especially Manhattan, is home to many tech companies and startups, but just across the Hudson in places like Jersey City and Hoboken are a variety of thriving startups and tech companies that call New Jersey home. Though not all are located within eyesight of Manhattan, these 17 startups and tech companies in NJ are leaving their mark on the NYC-area tech scene.
What they do: Audible is a digital destination for spoken-word entertainment like audiobooks and original podcasts. A subsidiary of Amazon, the company boasts thousands of listening options and multiple ways to access material. Whether it's through a mobile phone, Apple Watch or an Alexa-enabled device, the company accommodates listening preferences. Audible is headquartered in Newark with offices around the world.
Location: East Windsor
What they do: CC Productions provides point-of-sale (POS) technology and other business solutions to customers in the hospitality industry. The company offers a variety of products, including POS platforms, table and labor management, and mobile ordering solutions. CC Productions works with everyone from fine dining restaurants and nightclubs to stadiums and hotels.
What they do: CrossKnowledge provides digital learning services to companies looking for on-boarding, learning and development programs. CrossKnowledge’s solutions are easy to use and customizable for each company’s needs. Learning experiences are even offered through a mobile platform so employees can access trainings anywhere.
Location: Elmwood Park
What they do: ELLKAY is a healthcare IT company that provides data solutions to healthcare organizations. ELLKAY helps organizations within the healthcare system utilize data for problem solving, while also offering data connectivity, conversions, integration, exchanges, archiving, connectivity and more.
What they do: Epion Health provides cloud-based patient engagement solutions for the first point of care. Epion eliminates paper forms and makes patient intake more efficient and organized. The platform includes digital check in, patient insurance solutions and digital pre-appointment screening questions.
Location: Jersey City
What they do: Fulcrum provides digital transformation and machine learning services through enterprise software products. The company works with a variety of industries, providing tailored solutions to companies in all different stages of digital transformation.
What they do: Flow creates e-commerce management solutions to help businesses expand their offerings and products globally. The company offers solutions like localized browsing and pricing, direct international shipping and AI-powered tax and duty costs. Flow claims clients have seen a 73% increase in international conversions, 40% increase in cost savings and a 79% increase in international transactions.
What they do: Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) offers a remote care platform for outpatient monitoring. The HRS platform provides easy communication between doctor and patient, and helps patients have more control of their own care, monitoring medication and other medical needs. HRS provides services to more than 40,000 patients around the country and increases patient engagement, cuts costs for medical centers and reduces the amount of hospital readmissions.
Location: Jersey City
What they do: Ishi Systems is a software and product engineering firm providing managed end-to-end software solutions. The company offers services that enhance business operations like high performance systems, performance engineering, real-time stream processing and big data solutions Working around the world, Ishi has offices in Switzerland and India in addition to their New Jersey headquarters.
What they do: Jet.com is an e-commerce destination creating shopping experiences tailored to each user. The retail company provides products ranging from fashion and beauty to home goods and grocery. Jet introduces customers to new brands and deals on brands they already shop.
What they do: Noteworth is a software company helps innovate operations within healthcare systems. Noteworth’s platform enhances coordination of care and experiences for patients. Their tools enhance the management of diabetes, heart failure, chronic care, high-risk pregnancy and remote patient management.
Location: Jersey City
What they do: Nuts.com is a family business that has been evolving for 90 years, embracing new technology as the times change. Starting as a single shop and expanding online in 1999, the business offers thousands of products ranging from single orders to wholesale. The company still sources nuts from growers and offers additional products like dried fruits, chocolates, coffees and essentials for cooking and baking.
What they do: Overpass is a virtual all-in-one call center, helping businesses with processes like finding candidates to become representatives, hiring, setting up campaigns, monitoring calls and paying representatives. The end-to-end platform enhances customer engagement and streamlines the arduous process of finding qualified representatives.
What they do: Sial Technology Partners provides digital transformation services for companies of all sizes. The firm helps clients navigate and solve business problems in areas like mobile applications, project management, team building, software solutions and agile development.
Location: North Bergen
What they do: Suuchi is a technology and supply chain company providing design and manufacturing solutions for apparel companies. Some of the problems Suuchi solves include speed to market, small batch production needs, supply chain transparency and environmental impacts. Working with startup brands at the very first stages of operation, or established brands at the enterprise level, Suuchi is a partner in getting products to market efficiently.
What they do: Tenna is an asset management platform for landscaping, construction, oil and other industrial businesses. Tenna lets companies utilize integrated GPS to track location, service history, usage and maintenance for a variety of assets ranging from power tools to entire vehicle fleets.
Location: Jersey City
What they do: Verisk is a data and analytics company providing services to the insurance, financial and energy industries, as well as other specialized markets. Verisk collects and analyzes billions of records to provide analytics services like underwriting, claims, catastrophe, economic forecasting, global risk and many more, driving better and more efficient decision making.
What they do: Vydia creates management software for professionals in the music industry. The platform provides the digital infrastructure needed for video and audio distribution, payments, content protection, rights management and more. Vydia works with artists like Drake Bell, Kevin McHale and Pauly D, and empowers other artists to be their own managers.