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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.
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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SIERA.AI
Austin - The Leader in Industrial Mobility Digitization & Automation.
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Iris Telehealth
A Better World Through Healthy Minds
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TrustRadius
TrustRadius is the most trusted review platform for business technology
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Halcyon
Halcyon is a cybersecurity business that develops tools to protect enterprise clients from ransomware.
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Jungle Scout
All-in-one platform for selling on Amazon
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HackNotice
HackNotice is a threat intelligence company specializing in data breaches as well as leaked credentials and identities.
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Loop & Tie
Loop & Tie is an engagement platform helping businesses connect with customers and employees through gifting.
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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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Unchained Capital
Austin - Unchained Capital is a bitcoin financial services company that lends cash to long-term crypto holders. It offers cash loans to long-term cryptocurrency holders in a secure, fast, and transparent manner, backed by multi-signature cold-storage custody solutions. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.
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FLASH
FLASH develops parking technology to enable parking assets to transform into next-generation mobility hubs.
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Austin Startups by Funding Amount

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8fig
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Accruent
Accruent is a global software company that helps organizations transform how they manage their physical resources.
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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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A Cloud Guru
Austin - A Cloud Guru leads the world in cloud computing training with Amazon, Google, and Azure. Their online platform offers courses to prepare engineers to take certification exams for the three major cloud providers. ACG enables professionals to learn on their time and at their own pace.
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Aeglea BioTherapeutics
Austin - Aeglea BioTherapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company redefining the potential of human enzyme therapeutics to benefit people with rare and devastating metabolic diseases with limited treatment options. Aeglea's lead product candidate, pegzilarginase, is in a pivotal Phase 3 trial for the treatment of Arginase 1 Deficiency and has received both Rare Pediatric Disease and Breakthrough Therapy Designation. In the second quarter of 2020, the Company initiated a Phase 1/2 clinical trial of AGLE-177 for the treatment of Homocystinuria. AGLE-177 has also been granted Rare Pediatric Disease Designation. Aeglea has an active discovery platform focused on engineering small changes in human enzymes to have big impact on the lives of patients and their families. For more information, please visit http://aeglea.com.
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Aerin Medical
Sunnyvale - Aerin Medical is a health technology company that develops therapeutic devices to improve nasal breathing. Its device utilizes low-power radiofrequency energy to remodel nasal soft tissues and address the underlying cause of nasal congestion, enabling patients suffering from nasal breathing disorders to open their nasal airway quickly, safely, and effectively.
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AlertMedia
Austin - AlertMedia provides a critical communications platform and monitoring services to enterprise customers. As the fastest-growing, enterprise communications and monitoring company, AlertMedia helps organizations securely and effectively monitor threats, streamline notifications, and improve employee safety. The company’s fully integrated, cloud-based platform delivers communications that protect organizations, improve operations, and mitigate loss from anywhere, at any time, using any device. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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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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Asuragen
Austin - Asuragen is a fully integrated diagnostics company focused on molecular oncology and early detection of cancer, with an emphasis on microRNA. Asuragen's current diagnostics product portfolio consists of Signature® Genetic and Oncology Testing products, as well as industry leading controls and standards engineered using its patented Armored RNA® technology. In addition to its diagnostics products, Asuragen offers GLP testing services and an established cGMP manufacturing facility that allow it to span the spectrum of discovery, testing, production and commercialization.
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Atmosphere.tv
Austin - Atmosphere is a streaming TV platform for businesses, offering 21 original and partner TV channels. The platform has been built from the ground up with proprietary content, technology and data to deliver unparalleled experiences for businesses, consumers and advertisers. The platform also provides a digital signage feature for businesses to run their house promotions within the content. The business was incubated within Chive Media Group (theCHIVE) and spun out in 2019.
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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.
Accruent
Accruent is a global software company that helps organizations transform how they manage their physical resources.
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A Cloud Guru
Austin - A Cloud Guru leads the world in cloud computing training with Amazon, Google, and Azure. Their online platform offers courses to prepare engineers to take certification exams for the three major cloud providers. ACG enables professionals to learn on their time and at their own pace.
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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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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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Bumble
Bumble is an app that brings dating, friend-finding, and career-building into a single social networking platform.
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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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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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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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Oracle
We help people and companies collect, organize, and visualize data to deliver competitive advantage.
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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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