Startup Search
Lists Startups Jobs Resources About Us Profile Subscribe

Top Dev Tool Startups for 2022

As the economy continues to digitize, tech continues to drive an increasing impact on everyday lives. While developers represent less than half a percent of the global population, they have an outsized impact.
Dev tools, which allow for greater leverage on the limited supply of coding talent available to companies, hit an inflection point in 2022. The list below includes 13 of the fastest-growing startups in the dev tool space today. Their selection was based on being backed by top-tier investors and having significant traction, suggesting clear value add for developers to build faster and better.
For an in-depth analysis of some of the startups on this list, including a breakdown of the products and how they work, see our reports on Replit, Snyk, and Vercel over at Contrary Research.

Companies

Retool

An interface used to build internal tools and the runtime for those apps.
Backed by Sequoia Capital
View Company

Snyk

Snyk is a cloud native application security provider that enables millions of developers to build software securely.
Backed by Accel
View Company

Sourcegraph

Sourcegraph provides universal code search for developers and companies so they can innovate faster and manage billions of lines of code.
Backed by Sequoia Capital
View Company

Harness

Harness is a Continuous Delivery-as-a-Service platform for engineering and DevOps teams to release applications into production.
Backed by GV
View Company

Vercel

Vercel is a platform that enables users to develop, preview, and ship Jamstack sites.
Backed by Accel
View Company

Replit

A browser-based integrated development environment for cross-platform collaborative coding.
Backed by Coatue
View Company

Cribl

Cribl enables open observability and defies data gravity, giving customers radical levels of choice and control over their data.
Backed by Greylock
View Company

Gatsby

Gatsby is a Software-as-a-service open source web development tool and framework which is customizable and extensible for any purpose.
Backed by Index Ventures
View Company

Supabase

Supabase is an open-source Firebase alternative that provides a full PostgreSQL database.
Backed by Y Combinator
View Company

Kong

Kong is the cloud connectivity company offering the service connectivity platform designed for modern architectures.
Backed by Andreessen Horowitz
View Company

LaunchDarkly

Empowering all teams to deliver and control their software.
Backed by Bessemer Venture Partners
View Company

Warp

Developer of a Rust-based coding terminal designed to make teams productive at coding and application development.
Backed by Contrary Capital
View Company

Sentry

Empowers all developer teams to create the best software, faster.
Backed by Accel
View Company