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Austin Chamber announces most innovative homegrown companies of 2019

Posted By Greater Austin Chamber | May 24, 2019
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The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce today revealed this year’s A-List Awards for Austin's most innovative homegrown companies.

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. 

“Congratulations to all of our 2019 A-List winners," said Senior Vice President, Global Technology & Innovation, Leigh Christie. "This year we are honoring a diverse set of companies, including bootstrapped and woman-led businesses, and three new Culture Award winners. Each nominee and winner represent what makes Austin’s innovative and entrepreneurial community unique and successful. We look forward to a yearlong celebration and relationship with our winners and thank all 165 nominees for everything they do for our community and economy.”

2019 A-List Winners

Start-Up: Briggo Coffee; Babson Diagnostics, Inc.; CherryCircle Software, Inc.;; ICON; Rabbet; Ticketbud; SchooLinks; SourceDay; SupportNinja

Mid-Size: Convey; Better Bites Bakery; Double A Labs; Elligo Health Research; OJO Labs; ScaleFactor; Shattuck Labs, Inc.; Shipwell

Scaling: Cece's Veggie Co.; Erin Condren Design; ESO; Pathway Vet Alliance;; Talroo

Culture - Contribution to the Ecosystem: Joshua Baer with Capital Factory; Dan and Lisa Graham with Notley; Whitney Wolfe with Bumble
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.

For more information about the Austin A-List, capital trends in Central Texas, and Austin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, please visit 


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.