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Brought to you by the Austin Chamber and SXSW, the A-LIST Awards is the annual celebration of entrepreneurship in the Austin area. We recognize homegrown companies that are in various stages of growth. These companies are developing new ways to connect with customers while finding unique approaches to grow their businesses and transforming their industries while creating a robust culture for their employees.

This is the eleventh year that we'll celebrate Austin's entrepreneurial and innovative spirit at the A-LIST Awards, introducing visionary founders and the exciting new companies that create the most important audiences in Texas and beyond.

Join us on Wednesday, August 3rd, to celebrate our finalists and announce winners in the Bootstrapped, Angel & Seed, Early Stage, Late Stage, and Investor of the Year categories.

2022 Finalists

Digital iTechnology
Electra Beverages
IREP Junk Removal

Lumaegis, Inc.

L7 Informatics, Inc.
Living Security


ATX Venture Partners
LiveOak Venture Partners
Lontra Ventures
Midnight Venture Partners
Moonshots Capital

Featured Discussion

We are excited to announce our featured discussion with Janice Omadeke and Albert Swantner. They will be speaking on the power of mentorship and preserving Austin's collaborative spirit through the rapid changes the city is undergoing

  • Janice Omadeke

    Janice Omadeke, the Founder and CEO of The Mentor Method, created an easy-to-use software to help companies build scalable mentorship programs proven to retain, engage and develop underrepresented talent. In addition to being a 2x SXSW featured speaker, Janice has been featured as a mentorship expert with Microsoft WorkLab, Black Enterprise’s Top 5 Black Women in Tech, and 2021 Forbes Next 1000 alongside other features in Inc., Entrepreneur Magazine, and Business Insider.

  • Albert Swantner

    Omadeke will be in conversation with Austin serial entrepreneur Albert Swantner, a partner in The Fund Austin (a new effort which invests solely in minority-founded startups). Swantner also serves as the Vice President of Engineering for the Mentor Method.

Safety Protocols

The Austin Chamber is committed to protecting the safety of our members, our guests, our staff, and their families. We appreciate your help in keeping everyone safe as we navigate the changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We will no longer be asking about vaccine or testing status at our events. However, we ask that you please be polite and do a self-assessment prior to attendance. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. We appreciate your understanding as we try to make all our events a safe space to gather.

We will be adhering to Austin Public Health’s Risk-Based Chart in our recommendations for masking at our events. We ask you to follow this guidance when coming to our events. For more information on the current stages and the advice from APH, please visit AustinTexas.gov/COVID-19.

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Supporting Sponsors
Ascension SetonSilicon Valley Bank
Moonshots CapitalSOAL Technologies
Peachtree Hotel Group

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Foundation Partners

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Cancellation Policy
The Austin Chamber of Commerce must maintain a cancellation policy for events in order to properly plan for catering, venue expenses, and marketing efforts. Unless stated otherwise, Chamber reservations must be canceled 5 business days prior to the event to be eligible for a refund. All refunds will be issued 10 days after the event. No refunds will be issued for nonattendance. You are welcome to send another member of your staff in your place.