A-LIST highlights the most promising, inventive, homegrown companies right here in Austin. It’s because of companies like these that Austin is continuing to grow and attract the best talent. Thursday, September 30, 2021, marked our 10th year in celebrating the most innovative startups in town.

This year’s event was sponsored by and hosted at Capital Factory, which values bringing the entrepreneurs of Texas together in one space.

Capital Factory CEO Josh Baer joined Naithan in a fireside chat to talk about his incredible story and why Naithan made the move to Austin.

"Never limit what you can do by what you can see.

Our favorite moments from A-LIST

Check out the full photo album here.

2021 A-LIST

Emerging Business Award

Sponsored by BAE Systems

Bootstrapped Winners

These companies were built from the ground up from only personal savings, luck, and cash from beginning sales. These businesses have done it all on their own without any outside funding.

Early Stage Winners

Early Stage companies are those that are angel-invested, seed-funded, or Series A funded.

Later Stage Winners

Later stage companies are Series B and Series C+ funded.

Congratulations to all of this year's finalists!
Aceable Inc.LeanDNA Inc.
AffiniPayLiving Security
AfterShokzMosie Baby
Allstacksre:3D Inc
Austin's Couch Potatoes FurnitureRightWorks Staffing, Inc.
Babson DiagnosticsSerenity Kids
Boomerang's Foods Inc.Sips by
CartographSpyderbat Inc.
CherryCircle Software, Inc.Stoplight
Clear Guidance PartnersSwivel
EverywareUrban Artist Alliance
FieldcraftVapor IO
First DollarVoltek Inc.
Growth Acceleration PartnersYonder
HANDSOME AppZenBusiness

Thank you to this year's sponsors!




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