Top Austin Tech Companies

Top Austin Tech Companies

The Austin tech scene’s newfound presence as a hot tech hub was cemented recently by an announcement from some big names. Industry heavyweights Oracle and Tesla that they would become the newest big tech companies with Austin offices, departing from Silicon Valley and shaking up the tech industry. While Austin has long been known as a vibrant and worldly city, thanks to the Austin City Limits festival and as a home to the flagship University of Texas, the Austin startup scene has truly exploded over the past years. So why are tech companies moving to Austin now? Keep reading to find out the opportunity Austin offers.

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Top Austin Tech Companies

Top Tech Companies in Austin

These are some of the top startups in Austin based on employee count, size, profile completeness, and funding.
Loop & Tie
Loop & Tie is an engagement platform helping businesses connect with customers and employees through gifting.
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SparkCognition
an AI technology startup operating a machine learning software to analyze increasingly complex data stores.
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L7 Informatics
Austin - L7 Informatics provides a workflow management software platform for companies using data-intensive scientific techniques. Advances in next-generation sequencing (NGS) are enabling rapid detection and diagnosis of genetic diseases. It has developed the Enterprise Sequencing Platform (ESP) to accelerate clinical adoption of sequencing and provide a platform for clinicians to easily track, manage, and interpret patient data. It is the first software designed from the ground-up that fully integrates all the requisite components of NGS data flow management, analysis, and reporting, with auditing capability. It was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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SourceDay
Austin - We integrate with your ERP to automate purchase order (PO) changes and enable supplier collaboration.
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The Helper Bees
Austin - The Helper Bees is an InsurTech successfully improving the home care experience for the payer and care-recipient. They work with some of the world’s largest insurance carriers to deliver transformative experiences in digitization, sourcing great care options, and applying machine learning to power intelligent care and claim analytics and processing.
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OriGen Biomedical
Austin - We create medical products which improve people’s lives.
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Halcyon
Halcyon is a cybersecurity business that develops tools to protect enterprise clients from ransomware.
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Aceable
Austin - Aceable is an education startup that offers state-approved online drivers education and real estate courses. Aceable's online courses are designed to help people succeed and achieve their goals. From its origins in driver's ed--where it now has 70% of the Texas market--to the meteoric growth of real estate training, Aceable aims to empower tens of millions of people with the high-stakes education they need to accomplish their life goals and is consistently on city-wide lists named one of the best places to work (Austin American Statesman and Austin Business Journal). Aceable is proud of its roots in the Capital Factory accelerator program and to have received backing from great funds like Sageview Capital, Silverton Partners, Floodgate Fund, Next Coast Venture Partners, Wildcat VC, Nextgen Partners, the Capital Factory Fund, and now HGGC. The company was founded in 2012 by Blake Garrett and is based in Austin, Texas, United States.
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SIERA.AI
Austin - The Leader in Industrial Mobility Digitization & Automation.
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Code Galaxy
Austin - Code Galaxy is a provider of online live classes, tutoring sessions and camps intended to help students grow and improve their computer programming, design, coding and other technology education skills.
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Bumble
Bumble is an app that brings dating, friend-finding, and career-building into a single social networking platform.
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Austin Startups by Funding Amount

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The Zebra
Austin - The Zebra operates as an online insurance comparison marketplace. It provides rates and educational resources to inform consumers and help them find the coverage, service level, and pricing to suit their unique needs, while simultaneously helping insurance companies connect with the consumers they best serve in today’s digital world. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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Spark Cognition
Austin - SparkCognition is an artificial intelligence technology startup that builds AI technology solutions for industrial applications. A highly awarded company recognized for cutting-edge technology, SparkCognition develops AI-Powered cyber-physical software for the safety, security, and reliability of IT, OT, and the IoT. The company's technology is capable of harnessing real-time sensor data and learning from it continuously, allowing for more accurate risk mitigation and prevention policies to intervene and avert disasters. SparkCognition’s cognitive software, DeepArmor, is utilized to prevent and detect malware with a high level of accuracy and efficacy by using advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence. They help customers analyze complex data, empower decision making, and transform human and industrial productivity with award-winning machine learning technology and expert teams focused on defense, IIoT, and finance.
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Shattuck
Austin - Shattuck is a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing its proprietary Agonist Redirected Checkpoint (ARC) platform, a novel class of dual-function fusion proteins with applications in oncology and autoimmune disease. The company’s lead program, SL-279252 (PD1-Fc-OX40L), is being studied in a Phase I trial in collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Its technology focuses on immuno-oncology research targeted towards patients with many cancer types, including melanoma, lung, and bladder, by endowing one molecule with multiple functions, with applicability across the entire spectrum of human disease that enables medical researchers to find a quick and painless detection of malignancy for later-stage cancer patients.
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OJO Labs
Austin - OJO Labs provides the only solution homebuyers, sellers, and owners need to navigate the complex real estate landscape. The company's end-to-end platform for buying and selling homes at scale meets consumers wherever they are in their journey, providing deeply personalized guidance, insight, and inspiration through a fusion of human and machine intelligence. Today, many buyers are left to navigate this complex journey alone, and homeownership isn’t within reach for everyone. OJO Labs is on a mission to close this gap so that all people—no matter their race, class, or gender—can realize the benefits of homeownership. OJO equips consumers with a better understanding of their individual preferences and personal finances, matching them with the right industry experts at just the right time. The platform empowers every homebuyer and seller to find the right home for them, and make one of life’s most complicated decisions with confidence.
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Dosh
Austin - Dosh is the fastest growing cash back card-linked ecosystem that drives in-store sales through contextually relevant offers. Brands utilize Dosh’s real-time behavioral and transactional data to convert new customers, increase frequency, and average order value – tracking marketing dollars to every transaction and benchmarking performance against competition. By shifting advertising dollars directly to consumers through Dosh, brands are proven to drive sales and positive brand propagation.
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OnlineMedEd
Austin - OnlineMedEd is a clinical learning platform for a broad spectrum of healthcare learners to gain the knowledge needed for Board exams and clinical practice. In addition to being used by individual med students, the suite of products is institutionally used by over 50 universities nationally, and many more around the world.
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Pattern Bioscience
Austin - 700,000 people die from bacterial infections worldwide every year, and the CDC and WHO have declared the threat of drug resistance presents one of the greatest public health challenges of our time. Pattern is building a dream team of scientists and visionaries dedicated to addressing this global problem with faster, smarter diagnostics for more precise treatment. You'll work alongside managers who know the ropes at the FDA and have already developed multiple diagnostics platforms. They also make a mean chimichurri. If you're ready to make a contribution to the world and have fun doing it, this is the place for you.
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Volusion
Austin - [Volusion](http://www.volusion.com) is a leading ecommerce solution for small businesses. With its powerful shopping cart software, Volusion has helped thousands of merchants profit from their passions worldwide. Shoppers have spent more than $28 billion in transactions and placed over 185 million orders on Volusion stores. In fact, merchants earn 2.8x more on Volusion than the leading competitor. Volusion's shopping cart software includes features for product merchandising, site design, search engine optimization, online marketing and order processing. Other notable features include mCommerce, drag-and-drop content builder, style editor, affiliate marketing and a loyalty rewards program. Volusion also offers additional services including Volusion payments, credit card processing, fraud protection and the full spectrum of digital marketing and design services. Volusion has been PCI certified for over 10 years, marking its commitment to merchant security. It's also listed on Visa's approved provider list. Volusion customers have free 24/7 access to Volusion's award-winning support, available via live chat or phone.
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Wheel
Austin - Wheel is a healthcare technology company that brings together the tech infrastructure and clinicians to power Virtual Care and Telehealth.
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ZenBusiness
Austin - ZenBusiness makes it easy to start, run, and grow your business
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BigCommerce
Austin - BigCommerce is a cloud e-commerce platform for established and rapidly-growing businesses. It combines enterprise functionality, an open architecture, and app ecosystem, and market-leading performance. BigCommerce enables businesses to grow online sales with 80% less cost, time, and complexity than on-premise software. BigCommerce powers B2B and B2C e-commerce for more than 60,000 brands, 2,000+ mid-market businesses, 30 Fortune 1000 companies, and industry-leading brands, including Assurant, Ben & Jerry’s, Paul Mitchell, Skullcandy, Sony, and Toyota.
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Austin's Tech Community

Why is it that the Austin tech community is making such an impact and attracting talent from both coasts?

The emergence of Austin as a tech hub is the result of several factors. Software companies in Austin are riding a wave of growth that is bringing tons of transplants from both the East and West Coast to the city. Specifically, entrepreneurs and business owners looking for a more business-friendly environment for incubating tech businesses have found the perfect urban infrastructure to do so in the capital of Texas.

Austin startup news is full of founding announcements and stories of startups built in Austin raising significant Series A and Series B funding. Meanwhile, the University of Texas offers a thriving and robust pipeline of tech talent to keep every startup staffed with motivated and smart young hires.

Biggest Tech Companies in Austin

Here are some of the biggest tech companies in Austin by employee count.
Oracle
We help people and companies collect, organize, and visualize data to deliver competitive advantage.
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SailPoint
Austin - SailPoint Technologies, Inc. develops identity governance software in the United States. The company's software integrates role management, access request management, and compliance management solutions that help enterprises to capture control over user access to streamline IT compliance processes and reduce the risks of fraud. Its products include IdentityIQ, which is an identity governance solution that gives enterprises the visibility into and control over user access and streamlines complex processes; IdentityIQ Compliance Manager, which integrates access certification, policy enforcement, and activity monitoring capabilities and automates the auditing, reporting, and management activities; and IdentityIQ Role Manager that helps organizations to create, enforce, and verify role-based access in enterprise applications. SailPoint Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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BigCommerce
Austin - BigCommerce is a cloud e-commerce platform for established and rapidly-growing businesses. It combines enterprise functionality, an open architecture, and app ecosystem, and market-leading performance. BigCommerce enables businesses to grow online sales with 80% less cost, time, and complexity than on-premise software. BigCommerce powers B2B and B2C e-commerce for more than 60,000 brands, 2,000+ mid-market businesses, 30 Fortune 1000 companies, and industry-leading brands, including Assurant, Ben & Jerry’s, Paul Mitchell, Skullcandy, Sony, and Toyota.
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ClickSWITCH
Austin - Q2 is a financial experience company dedicated to providing digital banking and lending solutions to banks, credit unions, alternative finance, and fintech companies in the U.S. and internationally.
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Enverus
Austin - Enverus is the data, software, and insights company focused on the energy industry. Enverus’ solutions deliver value across upstream, midstream and downstream sectors, enabling the industry to be more collaborative, efficient and competitive.
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Q2ebanking
Austin - Q2 is a financial experience company dedicated to providing digital banking and lending solutions to banks, credit unions, alternative finance, and fintech companies in the U.S. and internationally.
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Arrive Logistics
Austin - Arrive Logistics is a carrier and customer-centric logistics company that focuses on defining a new standard for service in freight and delivers unparalleled service, seamless tech capabilities, and custom strategic solutions. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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Khoros
Austin - Khoros is a customer engagement platform that turns siloed knowledge into enterprise value and customers into contributors.
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Magnitude Software
Austin - Data is the fuel that powers the modern enterprise. Our mission is to help companies turn their core business data into continuous intelligence, providing actionable insights to shorten the path from data to decision. We enable our customers to connect data across enterprise applications and business processes including supply chain, finance and order management. Our relentless focus on innovation, customer experience and solving business problems is why more than 1,300 enterprises around the world trust Magnitude to put the power of their data into the hands of their business users.
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JASK
Redwood City - Sumo Logic is a secure, cloud-native, machine data analytics service, delivering real-time, continuous intelligence from structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data across the entire application lifecycle and stack. It provides log management and analytics services that leverage machine-generated big data to deliver real-time IT insights. More than 2,000 customers around the globe rely on Sumo Logic for the analytics and insights to build, run, and secure their modern applications and cloud infrastructures. With Sumo Logic, customers gain a multi-tenant, service-model advantage to accelerate their shift to continuous innovation, increasing competitive advantage, business value, and growth. Founded in 2010, Sumo Logic is a privately held company based in Redwood City, California, and is backed by Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, DFJ, Franklin Templeton, Greylock Partners, IVP, Sapphire Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tiger Global Management.
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WP Engine
Austin - WP Engine, the world's most trusted WordPress technology company, powers the freedom to create on WordPress. WP Engine's managed WordPress hosting, eCommerce solutions, and enterprise offerings, including our WordPress experience platform and headless WordPress solution power 1.5M digital experiences globally for companies and agencies of all sizes. WP Engine has offices in Austin, Texas; Brisbane, Australia; Kraków, Poland; Limerick, Ireland; London, England; Omaha, Nebraska and San Antonio, Texas. Many of our 1,000 employees work remotely around the world.
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Living In Austin

Not only is Austin booming with opportunity, but it's a great place to live as well.
Austin offers a big advantage for startup founders, investors, and employees as well - a great living environment. The combination of warm weather, hip city lifestyle, and the ability to travel anywhere easily makes Austin a particularly attractive destination for anyone considering a career in tech or looking for a home to build their startup.
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