Margo Steines | Aug 07, 2023

The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is a well-known business hub, acting as the home to over 100,000 businesses, as well as the headquarters of dozens of leading companies. With a history rich in commerce and innovation, it’s no wonder Dallas is also currently home to a myriad of tech companies and startups influencing a variety of industries. For a quick look at the scene, we've rounded up 21 tech companies in Dallas to keep an eye on. 

Tech Companies In Dallas To Know

  • 5miles
  • AptAmigo
  • Alkami
  • Alto
  • Bestow
  • Dialexa
  • Door.com
  • Ilumi
  • PennyMac
  • Capital One


Industry: Machinery manufacturing

Location: Irving, Texas

What it does: Caterpillar is best known for making heavy-duty equipment for mining and construction, but as the parent company to 17 industry brands, it is also developing industrial tech across solar, rail, oil and gas and marine applications. The company moved its global headquarters from Illinois to Texas, setting up shop in the Irving suburb of Dallas.


Industry: Information Technology + Mobile 

Location: Dallas, TX 

What it does: Boingo is supporting demands for faster connections with a suite of wireless products. From airports to real estate properties, companies can equip customers and employees with 5G, antenna, small cell, private network, and Wi-Fi services. With the cutting-edge thinking of Boingo, businesses are providing seamless experiences and keeping their workforces on the same page. 


Industry: Fintech

Location: Plano, TX

What it does: For those who are seeking a more convenient way to conduct transactions, Capital One is ready to provide solutions. Now customers can manage their card information through a mobile app, pay with features like ApplePay, and more. With the transition to a serverless architecture, Capital One has the ability to deliver faster and more comprehensive services for a satisfying banking experience.  


Industry: Data management

Location: Dallas, TX

What it does: Handling large amounts of data becomes easier, thanks to the cloud-native technology of Matillion. This company specializes in navigating the cloud, helping companies traverse platforms such as Snowflake, Delta Lake on Databricks, and Amazon Redshift. With the tools of Matillion, businesses can now spend less time corralling data and more time gaining an advantage with their data.  


Industry: Fintech

Location: Westlake Village

What it does: For first-time home buyers or those in any stage of the home ownership process, PennyMac offers services that allow people to make their dream home a reality. PennyMac offers a range of mortgage and refinancing services, as well as online tools for finding home value estimations, calculating mortgages and comparing loan options, partnering with users to simplify home ownership.


Industry: Cybersecurity

Location: Uptown, Dallas

What it does: StackPath provides secure edge services to businesses, helping them build cloud-based apps and websites faster and safer. StackPath works with companies ranging in size from startups to Fortune 50 enterprises across industries like advertising, media and gaming. 


Industry: Sports + Software

Location: Plano

What it does: Stack Sports is a SaaS company providing sports organizations and clubs with management products. The platform has a variety of solutions from league management and payment to recruiting and sponsorship services. Stack Sports works with thousands of clubs and leading organizations like NFL, USSF and US Lacrosse. 


Industry: Insurtech + Software

Location: Downtown Dallas

What it does: Bestow provides term life insurance that is rooted in data. The company removes paperwork and doctor visits associated with traditional term life insurance options, letting customers cancel at any time, forgo medical exams and opt for advice from licensed insurance agents.


Industry: Software

Location: Downtown Dallas

What it does: Dialexa is a technology research, design and creation firm providing end-to-end development services. The company helps businesses with technology strategy, custom software engineering, user experience design and hardware engineering. 


Industry: Transportation 

Location: Design District, Dallas

What it does: Alto is a membership-based ridesharing service currently operating within the neighborhoods of Dallas. Unlike other ridesharing services, Alto drivers must pass multiple background checks, driving tests and receive in-car training. 


Industry: Digital Media

Location: Plano

What it does: Lifeblue helps clients build websites and grow their impact in the world socially, economically and culturally. The company has worked with organizations like Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Heifer International and Visit Dallas. 

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Industry: Real estate

Location: Austin, TX

What it does: AptAmigo allows renters in cities across the US to find their dream apartment more easily than ever before. Powered by proprietary search technology and a team of specialists providing top-tier service to ensure renters are comfortable in their new homes, AptAmigo brings peace of mind to the typically stressful renting process.


Industry: E-commerce

Location: North Dallas

What it does: 5miles is a localized buying and selling marketplace. The platform provides a variety of services and goods ranging from clothing and electronics to cars and appliances. 5miles is currently available in dozens of cities throughout the US. 


Industry: Fintech

Location: North Dallas

What it does: Deciphering massive volumes of data is key to generating timely financial reporting, so OverlayAnalytics has developed the tools for the job. With the help of the company's platform, moving fast and remaining detailed are no longer mutually exclusive. Organizations can now centralize their data, extract valuable information, and construct immediate financial reports to gain a commanding view of their performance.    


Industry: Real Estate

Location: North Dallas

What it does: Door.com is a real estate platform helping people buy and sell homes with more transparency. For sellers, Door.com collects a flat fee of $5,000 at closing and buyers receive a 1% rebate of the purchase price after closing. The company services several states including Texas, California, Colorado and Florida.


Industry: Hardware 

Location: North Dallas

What it does: Ilumi makes smart LED light bulbs. Controlled by a mobile app, Ilumi bulbs fit into regular sockets but provide light scheduling and a variety of lighting atmospheres created through color presets. 

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Industry: Robotics

Location: Downtown Dallas

What it does: RoboKind creates interactive educational robotic products. The company also works with experts in the Autism Spectrum Disorder communities to provide learning opportunities for students with autism. The robots are designed to support and guide students through social interactions with repetition and consistency.  


Industry: Software

Location: Downtown Dallas

What it does: NectarOM creates AI-powered solutions for consumer engagement. The platform integrates numerous data sources, creates targeted customer profiles, determines and delivers relevant information and measures performance. NectarOM utilizes data from various sources like social, email, transactions and more to create the most relevant messages.


Industry: Software

Location: Deep Ellum, Dallas

What it does: ParkHub provides solutions for event venues, universities, parking operators and state parks that optimize the parking experience. The company has provided parking solutions to Levi’s Stadium, AT&T Stadium and Pepsi Center.


Industry: Fintech

Location: Plano 

What it does: Alkami is a digital banking platform that provides customized solutions to financial institutions. Used by over 140 clients and 7.5 million users, the platform offers banking solutions like enhanced retail, integrated mobile, business banking and intelligent content delivery. 


Industry: Entertainment

Location: North Dallas

What it does: TopGolf is an entertainment destination featuring high-tech interactive golf experiences. Though an entertainment venue, TopGolf utilizes ball-tracking technology that lets the company offer a variety of game experiences for all skill levels. 

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