in

101 Top New York City Internet Companies and Startups of 2021

Top Companies (Navigation) show

This article showcases our top picks for the best New York City based Internet companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Internet industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top New York City Internet Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Outbrain

Outbrain

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Outbrain provides a recommendation platform to connect advertisers to open web consumers.

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

BuzzFeed is a cross-platform digital media company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience.

BuzzFeed

Betterment

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Betterment is a goal-based online investment company, delivering personalized financial advice paired with low fees and customer experience.

BuzzFeed

Birchbox

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Birchbox is a New York-based online subscription service that specializes in makeup and other beauty related products.

BuzzFeed

Popshop Live

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Popshop Live is a mobile live streaming marketplace where talented individuals can create and host their own shopping channel.

BuzzFeed

Andela

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Andela is a global talent network that connects companies with engineering talent in emerging markets.

BuzzFeed

Updater

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Updater is a technology company that develops technology to help consumers relocate to the United States.

BuzzFeed

Elevate Brands

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Elevate Brands buys consumer Amazon FBA brands and elevates them to their full potential.

BuzzFeed

Justworks

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Justworks provides small and medium-sized businesses with simple software and expert support for payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance.

BuzzFeed

WayUp

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

WayUp connects students with jobs during and after college — from summer internships to part-time gigs to full-time jobs after graduation.

BuzzFeed

MediaMath

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

MediaMath develops and delivers digital advertising media and data management technology solutions to advertisers worldwide.

BuzzFeed

JOOR

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

JOOR is an online global fashion marketplace, connecting brands and retailers.

BuzzFeed

Hive

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Hive is a productivity platform that drives companies to work forward.

BuzzFeed

Giphy

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Giphy is an online database and search engine that allows users to search, share, and discover GIFs.

BuzzFeed

Pietra

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Pietra is a business-in-a-box platform that provides Creators all the tools they need to build a business.

BuzzFeed

NS1

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

NS1 is an internet company that provides accurate control over application delivery that values interaction with customers.

BuzzFeed

Grafana Labs

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Grafana Labs is an open source software platform built to support monitoring, visualization, and metric analytics.

BuzzFeed

Tornado

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Nvstr is now Tornado! Backed by Marc Lore, Alex Rodriguez & Dave Portnoy. Advancing our mission of financial wellness.

BuzzFeed

Fi

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Fi is a provider of next Generation of Smart Dog Collars.

BuzzFeed

RealBlocks

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

RealBlocks is a technology platform that delivers online access to alternative investments.

BuzzFeed

Innovid

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Innovid is the only independent omni-channel advertising and analytics platform built for television.

BuzzFeed

LivePerson

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

LivePerson provides real-time intelligent customer engagement solutions that help companies enhance the relationship with their customers.

BuzzFeed

Artsy

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Artsy is the largest online art marketplace with more than 1 million artworks by over 100,000 artists.

BuzzFeed

Entera

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The premier full service SaaS + Services platform for professional single-family real estate investors

BuzzFeed

Citizen

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Citizen is the No. 1 public safety app in the U.S., with a mission to make the world a safer place.

BuzzFeed

InVision

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

InVision provides a design collaboration platform for startups, corporations, and design agencies.

BuzzFeed

Lusha Systems Inc

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Search Less. Sell More. Lusha is a B2B prospecting and contact data solution loved by over 500,000 sales pros and 120,000 organizations.

BuzzFeed

Stacks

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Stacks is an app development company which builds bitcoin app, smart contracts, and digital assets.

BuzzFeed

Freshly

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Freshly delivers gourmet ready-made meals, prepared and delivered at the door.

BuzzFeed

TripleLift

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

TripleLift is the programmatic technology company for native, branded content and OTT.

BuzzFeed

Vitally

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Vitally is a customer engagement platform for B2B SaaS companies to drive a world-class customer experience and eliminate churn.

BuzzFeed

Zola

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Zola is a wedding company that reinvents the wedding planning and registry experience.

BuzzFeed

Sweeten

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Sweeten reinvents how homeowners and companies hire quality construction labor nationwide, providing platform tools and payment protection.

BuzzFeed

TransparentBusiness

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

TransparentBusiness is a SaaS platform designed to increase remote workforce and freelancer productivity.

BuzzFeed

Atari

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Atari produces, publishes, and distributes interactive entertainment software for gaming platforms.

BuzzFeed

Quartz

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Quartz is a digitally native news and online media outlet for business people in the new global economy.

BuzzFeed

Catchpoint

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Catchpoint is a leading digital experience intelligence company.

BuzzFeed

Avanan

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Avanan uses advanced AI to protect your cloud email and collaboration suites

BuzzFeed

Commsor

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Commsor is your community operating system. Unlock insights, measure impact, and build a community-led company.

BuzzFeed

Industrious

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Industrious is a premium flexible workspace provider that redefines the workplace experience.

BuzzFeed

Hinge

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Hinge is a social discovery network helping users meet new people through an application.

BuzzFeed

MakeSpace

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

MakeSpace is an on-demand storage company that makes it easy to order, store, and retrieve physical belongings.

BuzzFeed

Brigit

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

A financial health app helping every American build a brighter financial future.

BuzzFeed

CommonBond

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

CommonBond is a financial technology company that is focused on higher education.

BuzzFeed

PandoLogic (formerly RealMatch)

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

PandoLogic provides programmatic job advertising solutions powered by predictive analytics, machine learning, and A.I.

BuzzFeed

Unified

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Unified equips marketers with information and intelligence they need to make the best decisions about their social advertising investments.

BuzzFeed

UtilizeCore

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

UtilizeCore is a neural network-based platform enables subscribers to procure subcontractors, and deliver quality service.

BuzzFeed

Grailed

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Grailed is a NYC-based peer-to-peer marketplace company.

BuzzFeed

Zeel

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Zeel delivers on-demand massage from vetted therapists.

BuzzFeed

Teads US

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Teads US invented outstream video advertising and is the no.1 video advertising marketplace in the world.

BuzzFeed

Remesh

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Remesh offers an AI-powered platform that enables users to have live conversations with their customers at scale.

BuzzFeed

Bayshore Networks

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Bayshore is the cybersecurity leader for the Industrial Internet. Bayshore’s policy-based Gateway enables applications for IoT platforms.

BuzzFeed

AppNexus

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

AppNexus operates a cloud-based software platform that enables and optimizes programmatic online advertising.

BuzzFeed

Geneva

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

An online home for groups, clubs & communities of all shapes & sizes

BuzzFeed

Behalf

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Behalf’s mission is to empower commerce for businesses large and small with well-priced, on demand payment tools.

BuzzFeed

Pallet

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Infrastructure for community driven hiring markets

BuzzFeed

Kalshi

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Kalshi built a new financial exchange for traders to trade on their opinion and hedge everyday risks.

BuzzFeed

Moda Operandi

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Moda Operandi is a platform for emerging fashion designers and retailers.

BuzzFeed

Biz2Credit

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Biz2Credit is a digital-first provider of small business funding and offers its Biz2X Platform to help financial institutions manage risk.

BuzzFeed

Fundera

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Fundera is a marketplace for small business financial solutions.

BuzzFeed

Canary

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Canary is a NYC-based company and a subsidiary of Smartfrog & Canary Group, a Consumer IoT SaaS business and one of the fastest-growing Consumer IoT category leaders. The company’s mission is to enhance consumer’s lives by making modern technologies useful, easy, affordable and safe – IoT for everyone.

BuzzFeed

Sure

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Sure is an insurance technology company powering API based digital insurance programs for the world’s most recognized brands and carriers.

BuzzFeed

Wibbitz

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Wibbitz is an automated video creation company that empowers any team to produce professional short-form video.

BuzzFeed

Pypestream

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Pypestream is conversational artificial intelligence built for scale.

BuzzFeed

Glitch

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Glitch is the friendly community where everyone builds the web.

BuzzFeed

HUMAN

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

We are a cybersecurity company that protects enterprises from bot attacks to keep digital experiences human.

BuzzFeed

The Muse

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The Muse is an internet company that offers an online career platform that provides job listings and advice to people.

BuzzFeed

System

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

System Inc. is a Public Benefit Corporation that builds software to help the world see and solve anything as a system.

BuzzFeed

MealPal

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

MealPal is a subscription service that provides members with affordable daily lunch options from restaurants near where they live or work.

BuzzFeed

PulsePoint

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

PulsePoint is a technology company using data to accelerate healthcare marketing.

BuzzFeed

Refinery29

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Refinery29 is a digital media and entertainment company dedicated to inspiring young women to live an informed and well-rounded life.

BuzzFeed

Vettery

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Vettery is the trusted hiring marketplace that connects top talent with growing companies.

BuzzFeed

Batch

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Batch is a QR code-driven software startup powering the fastest shopping experience brands can offer their customers.

BuzzFeed

Credly

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Credly is a platform for verifying, sharing, and managing digital badges and credentials.

BuzzFeed

Svrf

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Svrf makes 3D searchable, shareable, and accessible everywhere

BuzzFeed

Pilot

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Pilot is a fiber-optic ISP that raises the bar for telecom and provides better business internet.

BuzzFeed

Yieldmo

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Yieldmo is a digital advertising technology company that increases the value of advertising inventory for buyers and sellers.

BuzzFeed

Cylera

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Cylera is a healthcare IoT cybersecurity and intelligence company used to protect healthcare organizations.

BuzzFeed

The Org

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The Org is a professional community to explore organization charts for public and private companies.

BuzzFeed

INTURN

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

INTURN is an enterprise solution providing custom solutions to efficiently convert slow-moving and excess inventory.

BuzzFeed

Moxie

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Moxie is an online fitness platform that provides its users with fitness routines and online instructors.

BuzzFeed

HODINKEE

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

HODINKEE designs watches and is a media and retail platform providing a point of view on industry news and releases.

BuzzFeed

AlefEdge

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

AlefEdge is the leader in the Edge Internet, delivering the power of the 5G Edge to developers through EdgeNet and The 5G Edge API.

BuzzFeed

Meetup

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Meetup brings people together in thousands of cities to do more of what they want to do in life.

BuzzFeed

EX.CO

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

EX.CO is a technology company used by brands & publishers to turn content into engaging and interactive experiences driving results.

BuzzFeed

Anchor

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Anchor allows anyone to record or upload high-quality audio, host unlimited episodes, and distribute everywhere with just one click.

BuzzFeed

PeopleDoc

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

PeopleDoc is a Cloud-based HR Service Delivery platform enabling organizations to effectively manage HR operations and communications.

BuzzFeed

The Players’ Tribune

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The Players’ Tribune is a content and technology platform developed by athletes for athletes to connect them with fans through storytelling.

BuzzFeed

Spring

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Spring is a retail company that sells a wide range of items from apparel to home and garden items.

BuzzFeed

Unacast

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Unacast built the Real World Graph® and is the leading transparent and contextualized location data platform

BuzzFeed

Feedvisor

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Feedvisor is an algorithmic pricing and revenue intelligence platform for online retailers.

BuzzFeed

Colle Capital Partners

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Colle Capital is a data focused and opportunistic global technology venture fund.

BuzzFeed

YouNow

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

YouNow is the world’s first live social network, empowering users to broadcast themselves from anywhere in real time.

BuzzFeed

DASHUB

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

A global online automotive marketplace

BuzzFeed

The Browser Company

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

We’re reinventing the web browser. A browser that’s not just faster, but also more personal, focused, creative… and maybe even more fun.

BuzzFeed

Mack Weldon

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Mack Weldon is an e-commerce company that sells men’s underwear, t-shirts, and socks.

BuzzFeed

Augmented Intelligence (AUI)

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Augmented Intelligence (AUI) is a tech company based in NYC with locations in Tel Aviv and Ramallah. Visit aui.io for 50+ open positions.

BuzzFeed

BrandTotal

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Agile Marketing Intelligence. Uncover your competition’s marketing strategy and get the better of them.

BuzzFeed

Realm

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Get more out of your biggest asset. Realm shows you what your home could be worth & how to access more of its potential.

BuzzFeed

Dstillery

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Dstillery is a custom audience solutions company building your best audiences with Custom AI models.

BuzzFeed

Fraud.net

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The Future of Fraud Prevention – fraud detection, intelligence augmentation, and live-streaming visualizations.

Written by Mark Smith

101 Top New York City Health Care Companies and Startups of 2021

101 Top New York City Advertising Companies and Startups of 2021