A-List audience

A-List awards recognize Austin's most innovative companies

Posted By Greater Austin Chamber | May 30, 2019
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On May 23 at ACL Live at The Moody Theater, we honored Austin's top homegrown companies at the Austin A-List Awards.

The A-List awards increase visibility for Austin’s most innovative homegrown companies, which in turn attract talent, increase capital, and diversify the innovation ecosystem in Austin. 

In total, more than 160 Austin businesses were nominated for the awards. 

Start-Up Mid-Size
Scaling Culture - Contribution to the Ecosystem

Now in its ninth year, the A-List continues to highlight Austin's most promising and cutting-edge innovators to support the addition of venture capital and talent to our city.

Aside from honoring these incredible companies, our A-List event attendees listened to incredible speakers:

  • SXSW Chief Programming Officer Hugh Forrest
  • Alberta Innovates Chief Executive Officer Laura J. Kilcrease
  • SoftMatch Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer Mellie Price
  • Home Depot Technology Center Senior Human Resources Manager Cynthea Rhodes Patterson
  • True Wealth Partners General Partner Kerry Rupp
  • KUNGFU.AI Managing Partner Stephen Straus

Thank you to all our speakers and attendees, and congratulations to our winners! We look forward to working with our A-List winners throughout the year to provide guidance and exposure as these businesses continue to grow.

View winner spotlight videos here

2019 Austin A-List Awards

Greater Austin Chamber

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce focuses on how the Austin region works. We serve as the voice of business for our member organizations and their employees throughout Central Texas. Our mission is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for members.