Austin Chamber announces most innovative homegrown companies of 2019

Posted on 05/24/2019

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