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Top Nashville Tech Companies

Long known as a hub for the music industry, Nashville has always been a hive for creativity and innovation. Over the past decade, this has been reflected in the growing Nashville startup scene - which includes companies disrupting industries across the spectrum. The top IT companies in Nashville include some of the biggest names in tech, and the vibrant downtown offers a combination of business-friendly infrastructure and exciting city living that continues to draw some of the top talent from across the South.

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Top Nashville Tech Companies

Top Tech Companies in Nashville

These are some of the top startups in Nashville based on employee count, size, profile completeness, and funding.
Apto Global
Nashville - Apto is an experiential learning company focused on culture and language training. Our mission is to empower and support international learners everywhere, to adapt to local communities anywhere. Traci Snowden is founder and CEO of Apto. A bicultural polyglot who started traveling the globe at 14, Traci founded Apto to create the culture and language services that her years of teaching immersive ESL told her learners everywhere want and need.
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Core10
We’ve assembled the best talent in America's heartland to provide a dedicated, cost-effective development resource for the financial technology sector.
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GrowthX
San Francisco - Helping and Investing In Rising City B2B Founders
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Jammber
Payment and ownership platform built for co-creators globally
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Silicon Ranch
Silicon Ranch is a solar energy company that develops and operates utility scale solar facilities.
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iostudio
iostudio is a problem-solving agency for businesses striving to make the world a better place.
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TendedBar
Automated Bartender
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Merge Medical Device Studio
More than a prototype. Merge helps early-stage medical device technology get traction and advance toward clinical use.
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PASKR
Nashville - PASKR is a cloud based construction management solution built for every member of your construction team to bid, build, and track great projects. PASKR brings efficiency, visibility, and accountability by streamlining back office and field operations. Users are able to access all project related information through any web connected mobile device, tablet, laptop, or desktop. PASKR provides many features including a lightweight CRM, Plan Room with version control, Estimating, Contract Management, Change Orders, RFIs, Submittals, Job Costs, Daily Activity, Billing, Closeout, and Reporting. Everyone from the project team to the architects, subs, owners, and engineers can access project critical information. PASKR also integrates with accounting solutions such as Quickbooks, Sage 100, Sage 300, and Foundation. Schedule a demo today to see why over 400,00 construction professionals rely on PASKR on their job sites.
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Rootine
Turning data into better health.
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people3
People3 is a benefit corporation focused on diversity and inclusion research, training, and consulting services.
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Nashville Startups by Funding Amount

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Nashville tech news is full of new startup announcements and notices of impressive Series A and Series B fundraising rounds. Part of the appeal for investors and company founders alike is the tax-friendly environment in Tennessee, which makes it much easier than some of the coastal tech hubs to maximize profits and keep costs low. Startups in Tennessee also benefit from an array of state-run tech initiatives that help bring startup founders and investors together, through conventions and various networking events in Nashville and in other cities across the state.
3D Technology Group
Franklin - 3D Technology Group, LLC® is a national information technology (IT) services company dedicated to enabling every healthcare organization to achieve more. As a trusted healthcare partner, we help organizations optimize clinical and operational performance through our professional and managed IT services. Our experienced and dedicated associates focus on helping clients improve the patient experience of care (including quality, safety, and satisfaction); the health of populations; the clinician and caregiver experience; and reduce the cost of health care. We are committed to exceeding client expectations for quality and service by Defining, Designing, and Deploying real working solutions that deliver value every day. Our deep understanding of healthcare operations, client's needs, and existing and emerging technologies enables innovation and business transformation safely, quickly, efficiently, and effectively. With over 20 years' experience and fueled by hiring only the best employees in the industry, 3D has provided services to well over 1,000 hospitals and clinics nationwide including some of the most successful healthcare providers in the country.
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490 BioTech
Knoxville - 490 BioTech is a life sciences company that develops patent protected light-emitting (bioluminescent) human cell lines genetically programmed to ‘report’ on biological events or interactions that affect their metabolic status. The incorporation of these cell lines into cell culture and small animal preclinical efficacy/toxicity testing models is designed to accelerate the pace of new drug discovery and move drugs more rapidly and more effectively towards Phase I human testing with a reduced overall cost.
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Advanced Network Solutions | Tennessee
Nashville - Advanced Network Solutions provides comprehensive and customized IT and networking solutions to small and medium-sized businesses. healthcare facilities, and financial institutions. They perform full-service IT management for organizations with service and security needs.
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Advent Health Partners
Nashville - Advent Health Partners, Inc. operates in the healthcare technology sector. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Nashville, TN.
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Alto Solutions
Nashville - Alto Solutions delivers an easy-to-use, automated process for investing in alternatives with IRA savings. It aims to democratize alternative asset investing. AltoIRA offers an easy-to-use investing platform that empowers everyday investors to diversify their IRAs by investing in alternative assets such as private equity, venture capital, real estate, loans, and cryptocurrency. Offering Traditional, Roth, SEP, and Crypto IRAs, Alto is bringing alternative investments to the mainstream. Everyday investors can now easily and cost-effectively access their retirement savings to invest in assets once reserved solely for high-net-worth individuals. It was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Anytime Pediatrics
Forest Hills - There is only one you, but you've got many patients, in many places, with many needs. Wouldn't it be great if you could always be connected and experience the best outcomes–anytime? Anytime Pediatrics is the one virtual care solution that gives you that power and more. Provide any kind of visit, any way you want, anywhere you want to have it. During normal office hours, after-hours or any time in-between. Whether it's an on-demand emergency or a scheduled routine visit. With Anytime Pediatrics, you get the Anytime difference. Innovative live interpreter technology that makes your care accessible to more patients. The newest virtual check-in with a virtual waiting room that's virtually wait-free. Anytime Pediatrics is more than a solution, it's more flexibility & efficiency, improved relationships, top quality care, unprecedented access and increased revenue. From anywhere. Anytime of day or night.
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Apto Global
Nashville - Apto is an experiential learning company focused on culture and language training. Our mission is to empower and support international learners everywhere, to adapt to local communities anywhere. Traci Snowden is founder and CEO of Apto. A bicultural polyglot who started traveling the globe at 14, Traci founded Apto to create the culture and language services that her years of teaching immersive ESL told her learners everywhere want and need.
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Arkis Biosciences
Knoxville - Arkis BioSciences develops, markets, and sells advanced catheters and minimally invasive instrumentation for neurosurgery. Arkis' proprietary catheters incorporate Endexo, intended to reduce catheter related complications, while the company's instrumentation is designed to be less invasive over a variety of neurosurgical procedures. Altogether, the company's portfolio enables healthcare practitioners the potential to reduce surgical trauma, shorten surgical duration, and reduce treatment complications.
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Artiphon
Nashville - At Artiphon we’re designing new products to empower the next billion musicians. Our goal is to enable a world where everyone can be musical, where music is a universal element of our collective creative vocabulary. INSTRUMENT 1 and Orba, our first two smart instruments, launched with record-setting success on Kickstarter thanks to thousands of people in over 70 countries. Both raised $1M+ in pre-orders, and the INSTRUMENT 1 was named a TIME Best Invention of the Year and a NAMM Best in Show. We are inspired by our incredible community of creators, relying on their insights and feedback as we evolve our products and create new ones. Dr. Mike Butera founded Artiphon in Nashville, Tennessee in 2011. He holds a Ph.D. in Sound Studies from Virginia Tech, has toured the country as a multi-instrumentalist, taught as a professor of sociology, and consulted globally on consumer electronics. Mike’s doctoral research in the phenomenology of listening laid the groundwork for Artiphon’s design philosophy and patents, and he frequently speaks on topics of music technology and augmented creativity. The Artiphon team is composed of designers, musicians, and engineers from groundbreaking companies including Space X, Blue Origin, Line 6, and Yamaha. Investors include Warner Music Group, Steve Case, TechNexus in partnership with Shure, and other industry leaders.
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Authentically American
Nashville - Authentically American™ is a Veteran owned and operated company headquartered in Music City – Nashville, Tennessee. Their vision is to build an iconic American Made brand that is the universally accepted standard for Made in the USA and delivers a measurable impact on job creation. Their mission is to provide high quality branded American Made products at a competitive price that create job opportunities across our great nation.
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BeforeWeBegin
BeforeWeBegin is a digital health content-as-a-service company using AI-enabled technologies to revolutionize the way K-8 kids and the adults who shape them engage with mental health, wellness and sex education.
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Nashville's Tech Community

Why is it that the Nashville tech community is making such an impact and attracting talent from both coasts?
As Nashville jobs continue to feature more and more opportunities for tech talent, the city’s status as a tech hub will only continue to rise. From Nashville music startups to innovators creating new ideas in industries as disparate as healthcare and insurance, Nashville tech jobs offer a chance for anyone looking to break into the industry for the first time. Saas companies in Nashville continue to rank among the top companies to work for in the city, and the city continues to climb national lists for the best places to live and work.

Biggest Tech Companies in Nashville

Here are some of the biggest tech companies in Nashville by employee count.
Ascension Saint Thomas Health
Nashville - Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.
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Asurion
Nashville - Simply put, Asurion helps people stay connected. As the global leader of connected life services, they provide over 290 million consumers around the world with simple, intuitive technology advice to help them get the most from their devices; support to fix their issues and connectivity crisis, and device protection to ensure they receive a replacement or repair. When a product is missing or simply doesn't work properly, Asurion’s 17,000 employees are focused on solving the problem with people and processes operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, speaking six languages, and working across any device, platform, or provider. By partnering with leading retailers, mobile carriers and pay-tv providers, Asurion helps customers enhance their lives through their technology.
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Bridgestone Americas
Nashville - Bridgestone Americas is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions. Bridgestone Americas develops, manufactures, and markets a diverse portfolio of original equipment and replacement tires, tire-centric solutions, mobility solutions, and other rubber-associated and diversified products that deliver social value and customer value. Guided by its global corporate social responsibility commitment, its Way to Serve, Bridgestone is dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of mobility and improving the way people move, live, work and play.
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Citizens Bank
Providence - At Citizens Bank, we recognize that the journey to accomplishment is no longer linear and that individuals are made of all they have done and all they are going to do. As one of the oldest and largest financial services firms in the United States with a history dating back to 1828, we're committed to providing solutions and expertise that support our customers, clients, colleagues, and communities in what's next on their own unique journey. Whether you're considering banking with us or looking to work with us, you'll find a customer-centric culture and a supportive, collaborative workforce at Citizens Bank. You're made ready and so are we. #MadeReady
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Emids
Emids is devoted to helping healthcare and life sciences companies become industry leaders in a digital world.
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naviHealth
Brentwood - NaviHealth partners with health plans, health systems and post-acute providers to manage the entire continuum of post-acute care. They utilize evidence-based protocols to optimize care and bundled payment methodologies to align all stakeholders. The result: optimized care and outcomes, reduced inpatient days, reduced hospital readmissions, and increased patient satisfaction.
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Nissan
Yokohama - Nisssan a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan. The company sells its cars under the Nissan, Infiniti, and Datsun brands with in-house performance tuning products labelled Nismo. The company traces its name to the Nissan zaibatsu, now called Nissan Group. Since 1999, Nissan has been part of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance (Mitsubishi joining in 2016), a partnership between Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors of Japan, with Renault of France. As of 2013, Renault holds a 43.4% voting stake in Nissan, while Nissan holds a 15% non-voting stake in Renault. From October 2016 onwards, Nissan holds a 34% controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors. In 2013, Nissan was the sixth largest automaker in the world, after Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Hyundai Motor Group, and Ford. Taken together, the Renault–Nissan Alliance would be the world's fourth largest automaker.[citation needed] Nissan is the leading Japanese brand in China, Russia and Mexico. In 2014, Nissan was the largest car manufacturer in North America. Nissan is the world's largest electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, with global sales of more than 320,000 all-electric vehicles as of April 2018. The top-selling vehicle of the car-maker's fully electric lineup is the Nissan LEAF, an all-electric car and the world's top-selling highway-capable plug-in electric car in history. In January 2018, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa announced that all Infiniti vehicles launched from 2021 will be hybrid vehicles or all-electric vehicles.
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SmileDirectClub
Nashville - SmileCareClub at home invisible aligners are a series of tight-fitting, custom-made plastic aligners that gradually shift teeth into their desired position. The company has pioneered teledensitry by matching patient's with endorsed local SmileCareClub dental professionals in their area for virtual office visits to prescribe and oversee treatment. By removing constant office visits and utilizing emerging technology SmileCareClub is able to provide aligner therapy at less than half the price of traditional channels while still ensuring standard of care through their network of affiliated licensed dental professionals. The basic concept for SmileCareClub was envisioned by Jordan Katzman and Alex Fenkell In 2013, they teamed up with David Katzman and Doug Hudson to create SmileCareClub. The company is backed by Camelot Venture Group who has had success in disrupting other medical regulated spaces such at 1-800 Contacts and direct to consumer diabetes company Simplex Health Care. SmileCareClub CEO Doug Hudson who founded Simplex Health Care has also had success in the hearing aid space with his past company Hearing Planet which utilized a network of audiologist to bring hearing aids to the home.
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Living in Nashville

Not only is Nashville booming with opportunity, but it's a great place to live as well.
As Nashville jobs continue to feature more and more opportunities for tech talent, the city’s status as a tech hub will only continue to rise. From Nashville music startups to innovators creating new ideas in industries as disparate as healthcare and insurance, Nashville tech jobs offer a chance for anyone looking to break into the industry for the first time. Saas companies in Nashville continue to rank among the top companies to work for in the city, and the city continues to climb national lists for the best places to live and work.

Top Companies Hiring in Nashville

Here are some of the best startups in Nashville that are hiring.
Blueprint Title
Nashville - Blueprint Title offers a modern approach to title insurance and closing.
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Powering Smarter Construction Finance
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ProviderTrust
Nashville - ProviderTrust is a healthcare software resource providing a simple solution for the storage, management and monitoring of required healthcare credentials. ProviderTrust's monitor packages allow employers to automate required monthly OIG exclusion list checks and monitor employees for sanctions and disciplinary actions across the country. ProviderTrust's software can be configured to require licenses and certifications specific to each employee position making it easy for human resources to be confident all required credentials are present and current.
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Emids
Emids is devoted to helping healthcare and life sciences companies become industry leaders in a digital world.
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Alto Solutions
Nashville - Alto Solutions delivers an easy-to-use, automated process for investing in alternatives with IRA savings. It aims to democratize alternative asset investing. AltoIRA offers an easy-to-use investing platform that empowers everyday investors to diversify their IRAs by investing in alternative assets such as private equity, venture capital, real estate, loans, and cryptocurrency. Offering Traditional, Roth, SEP, and Crypto IRAs, Alto is bringing alternative investments to the mainstream. Everyday investors can now easily and cost-effectively access their retirement savings to invest in assets once reserved solely for high-net-worth individuals. It was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.
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