Project Management Companies to Watch
Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve rounded up the most exciting project management startups of 2024 that startup-lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow.
Disclaimer: With so many exciting startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups that are listed below are not officially ranked and are listed in no particular order.
Location: San Diego, California
Funding: Series C, $537.5 Million
One of the fastest-growing project management brands, ClickUp has exploded in popularity since the company was founded in 2017. ClickUp was able to raise a little over $100 million in funding during its first six months and is currently valued at $1 billion. A big reason behind ClickUp's popularity is the fact that the platform is designed to be flexible enough to accommodate a wide range of projects, offering features such as document management, real-time chat, automated workflows, and much more.
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Funding: Post-IPO Equity, $384.1 Million
Monday.com is a user-friendly, intuitive project management startup enabling teams to organize and streamline their workflows. As a centralized platform, it consolidates communication, task tracking, and documentation, replacing the need for multiple disjointed tools. Its flexibility allows customization to suit any business size or type, from startups to large enterprises
Location: London, United Kingdom
It is estimated that there are currently 1.2 billion people in the world working as freelancers, accounting for nearly one-third of the global workforce. Founded in 2015, Plutio is a project management platform designed to meet the needs of this growing group of workers, offering features such as invoicing, time-tracking, and task management.
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Founded in 2017, Hygger was initially designed for software development project management. While Hygger remains an excellent platform for development teams to utilize, the company has since expanded its solution to be a more broad-ranging platform that can accommodate a wide range of projects. Hygger offers a number of features that make it a great project management platform, including planning and goal-setting features, collaboration tools, and a time-tracking feature.
Location: New York, NY
Funding: $5.2 Million
Taskade is a project management platform designed for companies that employ remote team members. With Taskade, remote teams are able to chat in real-time, create automated workflows, design visually striking to-do lists, project boards, and mind-maps, and track team progress in a shared calendar. Since being founded in 2017, Taskade has managed to attract a number of high-profile investors, including the founder of KISSMetrics, Hiten Shah, and former Twitter Ad Center product lead, Chris Golda.
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Funding: Pre-Seed, $350,000
Producter is a project management platform designed specifically for software development teams. Founded in 2021, Producter is also one of the newest startups on our list. In the short time since its launch, though, the company has managed to gain a lot of attention thanks to features such as the ability to create a public portal for collecting user feedback on a product and the ability to create strategic roadmaps to guide a product's development.
Funding: Seed, $2.8 Million
One part project management platform and one part no-code machine learning platform, Datature is a solution designed to help companies develop and manage machine learning models. With Datature, companies are able to select the model they want to train, upload their data, then construct neural network learning pipelines using no-code visual workflows. The result is a solution that makes managing machine learning projects easier than ever before, allowing anyone to leverage the power of AI and machine learning regardless of their coding experience.
Location: Buchs, Switzerland
Alphacruncher is an innovative project management platform that is designed to facilitate scientific research. With Alphacruncher, researchers are able to organize and map their data, run computational tasks using cloud computing capabilities and automated workflows, perform data analysis, collaborate with partners, and much more. As one of the only project management platforms designed specifically for scientific research, Alphacruncher is certainly a company to watch at a time when scientific research entails more remote collaboration than ever before.
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Funding: Series B, $32.5 Million
Designed for real estate development teams, Northspyre is a project management platform intended to help commercial real estate development teams better track and manage complex development projects. With Northspyre, developers are able to automate data entry and reporting processes, create a centralized data storage system, and access information such as cost-cutting opportunities and expense benchmarks. In the five years since the company was founded, Northspyre has brought on several high-profile investors, including the founder and CEO of Intercom Des Traynor and early-stage venture fund Craft Ventures.
Location: Berlin, Germany
Funding: Seed, €2 Million
Founded in 2018, Construyo is a project management solution designed for the construction industry. In addition to all of the features and tools that builders need to keep up with their construction project's progress, expenses, and reporting, Construyo also provides its users access to a network of over 200 architects, structural engineers, energy consultants, and other construction professionals, making it easy for builders to find the partnerships they need to make their project successful.
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