Tech Startups to Watch in 2023

Startups continue to emerge this year, addressing challenges and leveraging opportunities in innovative and novel ways. The landscape is constantly changing, and 2023 is no different. These companies bring fresh approaches to accelerating digital transformation, expanding what’s possible with AI and analytics, breaking down silos, enhancing security, improving data observability, becoming a part of data fabric or mesh, and more.

Here are 15 startups DBTA thinks are worth watching in 2023.

Aembit (—provides the Workload Identity Platform that lets DevOps and security teams discover, manage, enforce, and audit access between workloads, offering seamless and secure access from your workloads to the services they depend on, like APIs, databases, and cloud resources, while simplifying application development and delivery

dbt Labs (—pioneered the practice of analytics engineering, built the primary tool in the analytics engineering toolbox, all while seeing expansive community growth to help push the boundaries of the analytics engineering workflow

Decodable (—offers a stream processing platform that builds on the power of Apache Flink, delivering a fully managed service complete with a self-service developer experience, day 2 operations, a library of connectors, and full enterprise integration

DragonflyDB (—provides the Dragonfly platform, equipped with vertical scaling capabilities that dramatically reduce operational complexity for developers while simultaneously allowing them to deliver a much snappier, higher-performance experience to their end users

Dremio (—the easy and open data lakehouse, providing self-service analytics with data warehouse functionality and data lake flexibility across all data to increase agility with a revolutionary data-as-code approach that enables Git-like data experimentation, version control, and governance

Hex (—a modern Data Workspace that makes it easy to connect to data, analyze it in collaborative SQL and Python-powered notebooks, and share work as interactive data apps and stories

Honeycomb (—provides observability for high-performance engineering teams so they can quickly understand how their code behaves in the hands of real users in unpredictable and highly complex cloud environments

Impossible Cloud (—a revolutionary cloud platform that offers decentralized, multi-service cloud solutions based on web3 technology, allowing it to be scalable, secure, and cost-effective

MotherDuck (—the company on a mission to combine the elegance and speed of DuckDB with the collaboration and scalability of the cloud to provide a serverless, easy to use analytics platform for data both small and large

Notoros (—a distributed ledger platform for a new generation of zero-trust applications that decouples application and ledger state, cultivating   a system that is both immutable and decentralized, yet customizable, thereby making application development simpler due to its highly available data

Onymos (—the developer of a Features-as-a-Service platform equipped with more than 20 full-stack Onymos Features, enabling enterprises to build innovative and differentiated apps with unmatched speed, quality, and value

RisingWave Labs (—innovating the next-generation of database systems with RisingWave, a cloud-native SQL streaming database for modern, real-time applications

StarTree (—provider of StarTree Cloud, the real-time analytics platform that combines the scale, freshness, speed, and ease of use necessary for any company to make greater decisions

Vizit (—helping the world’s largest brands and retailers win the race for consumer attention and maximize conversion by enabling teams anywhere to measure, manage, and optimize their image effectiveness and elevate visual brand performance at every step of the consumer journey

Zluri (—an enterprise SaaS Management Platform (SMP) for IT Teams that helps organizations discover, manage, optimize, and automate their SaaS applications from a single dashboard