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The Ecosystem of Austin Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
8th
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1
in United States
Regional Ranking
8th
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1
in North America
Global Ranking
20th
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2
worldwide

top industries
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Hardware & IoT
#16 worldwide
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Health
#16 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#16 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Austin is ranked at number 20 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -2 spots since 2021. Austin also ranks at number 8 in United States, and 8 in North America.

Austin is an ideal place to locate for Hardware & IoT, Health and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in Austin, there is a sample of 349 Hardware & IoT startups in Austin, 117 Health startups in Austin, and 94 Marketing & Sales startups in Austin, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 937 startups in Austin, 5 accelerators in Austin, 4 coworking spaces in Austin, 3 organizations in Austin and 6 leaders in Austin.

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Osano transforms millions of unstructured legal disclosures about data management practices into structured and actionable insights for compliance teams. Protect your company and gain instant visibility into your vendors' data compliance practices. Read more
WP Engine powers tens of thousands of WordPress sites, delivering the fastest, most reliable, and most secure web experience possible. Businesses large and small rely on WP Engine’s exceptional customer service team that specializes in quickly solving technical problems, and creating a world-class customer experience. The service includes top-notch support (the most WordPress experts on staff per 1000 customers), one-click backup/restore, optimization for speed and scalability, and security features that include automatic software upgrades. WP Engine allows customers to use WordPress plugins or themes, including custom code. The platform is ideal for pro bloggers, for the enterprise, and also for small dev shops and consultants whose reputation is tied to the performance of the hosting company they select for their clients.  Read more
The Boring Company aims to dig tunnels efficiently to facilitate an underground transportation network. Read more
Outdoorsy is the world's first, true Peer-to-Peer marketplace for RVs. Read more
SamCart is an e-Commerce platform designed to enable direct-to-consumer brands' growth. Read more
Aunt Bertha picks up where Uncle Sam leaves off. We make it easy to find and apply for food, health, housing and employment programs for free. We make money by selling online application processing software through a SaaS model. Governments and charities pay us because our software reduces the cost of dealing with a paper application by 98%, from $50 to less than $1. Try it! We’re live in Texas, so you want to use the 78704 zip code for best results. Read more
The Daily Dot is an online newspaper that covers internet topics. Read more
We have a SaaS-based platform enabling a producer or marketer to aggregate, filter, moderate, and ouput real-time social content to API or visual modules. The modules are HTML/responsive products that can integrate into any experience, such as Facebook page, web site, TV, jumbotron, etc. These social experiences drive time on site, ad views, conversion, follows, and other engagement metrics. The platform has Twitter Firehose (+ curation partnership with Twitter), Facebook API access, and more. Read more
Aceable is changing the required education game through our platform that easily adds game mechanics, entertainment, and mobility to required education courses. The first application of our platform begins with the $500MM Driver Training market. Using in-game points and rewards, animation, story, and video we make Driver’s Education and Driver’s Safety engaging and memorable. Beginning in March 2014, teen drivers in Texas will have the chance to team up with Ace, an Automotive Computerized Educator robot, to fulfill their Driver Education state requirement. Ace has made it his mission to help the student get their license, working with them and challenging them the whole way through, while cracking the occasional joke. True to Aceable’s mission, the student emerges from the learning experience feeling smart and powerful.  Read more
Lifesize combines best-in-class, cloud-based video conferencing services with integrated equipment that sets a new standard for workplace communication and productivity on a global scale Read more
FloSports is a media and events company that provides live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows. Read more
Workrise is a marketplace for on-demand services and skilled labor in the energy industry. Read more
Wheel is the infrastructure powering virtual care. Read more
Tecovas is a direct-to-consumer western-wear company that sells cowboy boots. Read more
Snap Kitchen is dedicated to bringing our customers flavorful, handcrafted food Read more
Outdoor Voices is an active lifestyle brand that makes technical apparel for recreation. Read more
GreenRoad, a global leader in driver behavior technology, provides highly effective fleet driver safety and compliance solutions -SaaS & App Read more
Self Lender allows anyone to build credit with a savings plan to form good financial habits. Read more
TrustRadius is a community for professionals to share candid opinions about business software to guide selection, implementation and usage decisions. Our members share real world insights through in-depth, structured reviews, discussions and networking. All reviews are vetted by our researchers and every contribution rated by our community. Think of us as a high quality, curated version of Yelp for business software. Read more
Fetch Package is a delivery platform that provides direct-to-door package delivery services. Read more
Arrive Logistics is a carrier and customer-centric logistics company that focuses on new standards for service in freight. Read more
BountyJobs is a software technology for employer and recruitment agency collaboration. Read more
Literati is a curated book subscription service that brings profound stories and impactful discussions monthly to every reader Read more
Cratejoy is a platform for merchants to launch their own subscription commerce business. Merchants create their own store front and we host it. We collect their recurring payments, print their postage, and e-mail their customers tracking numbers. We’re targeting mid market and long tail merchants. Examples include niche experts such as house rabbit enthusiasts and art supply experts. We've also seen strong interest from crafters and from musicians. You can see some of the merchants that have launched at http://www.cratejoy.com/gallery. We founded & sold MarketZero to Zynga in 2011 and have been working together since 2008. We're Y Combinator and SV Angel backed.  Read more
We leverage unique intelligence to transform customer delivery into a competitive advantage for the world’s largest retailers. Read more
OnlineMedEd is a digital health care learning platform designed for medical students and health professionals. Read more
Elevate Brands buys consumer Amazon FBA brands and elevates them to their full potential. Read more
Trace is removing the friction from video in youth sports Read more
Homeward is an Austin-based startup that enables homebuyers to make all-cash offers and buy a new home before they sell their old one. Read more
Zello is for live conversation. Voice is the original social media reinvented with mobile. The service has over 6 million monthly active unique users on iPhone, Android and Blackberry apps. Zello@Work is a freemium up-sell for business to replace 2-way radio. Read more
Bluedot is a location technology company helping businesses deliver high impact experiences and contactless solutions in moible apps. Read more
AlertMedia provides a critical communications platform and monitoring services to enterprise customers. Read more
Civitas Learning is a well-funded SaaS start-up based in Austin. We are setting out to transform higher education by using big data analytics to radically improve the learning experience and transform academic and financial outcomes. We are partnering with leading institutions to create the world’s first organizing layer for higher education data and translate insights from this data into actionable and consumable recommendations that are delivered through SaaS solutions. Our customer base includes the most innovative and top-performing institutions in Higher Education. Read more
Billd is a construction finance company that offers material purchases at 120-day terms to the construction industry. Read more
Data.world is the cloud-native data catalog platform. Read more
An Academy where self-learners can earn badges and certificates online and build a strong portfolio of qualifications and experts teach online and monetize their knowledge.  Read more
Sana Benefits provides insurance health plans for small and medium businesses or individuals. Read more
Tenfold helps companies have better customer conversations by putting customer information into action on the phone. Read more
Ambiq Micro is a semiconductor manufacturing company that develops mixed-signal solutions for wireless electronics. Read more
Infinitum Electric is a motor technology company delivering lightweight and IoT-enabled electric motors. Read more
Opcity connects real estate agents and mortgage loan officers to pre-screened, live leads. Read more
ScaleFactor provides accounting and finance software with automated bookkeeping, proactive alerts, and other features. Read more
SpyCloud develops account takeover prevention and fraud investigation tools. Read more
Achieve Career Growth & Workforce Readiness Via AI, Adaptive Learning and Multi-Modal Certification Training Read more
Restore is The Hyper Wellness® Company that helps you feel better and do more of what you love with its proactive health & wellness services Read more
Bloomfire connects people and knowledge so that your organization continuously improves. In a Bloomfire we find practical, informative content, right when we need it. Uncover tribal knowledge that was previously buried in email and hallway conversations. Create new videos and posts. Search and browse enduring content. Ask and answer important questions. Find and follow experts. Bloomfire -- Unlock knowledge.  Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in United States Ranked by StartupBlink

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113.855
14.68
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40.970
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34.963
4.96
26.34
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32.558
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24.99
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29.353
4.10
21.59
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