2023 Best Tech Startups in Austin

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Austin, Texas. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to:

  1. Revenue potential
  2. Leadership team
  3. Brand/product traction
  4. Competitive landscape

Additionally, all companies must be independent (unacquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round of funding in order to qualify.

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1. Homeward


Founded: 2018

Also honored in:

“Homeward is a modern home finance company that helps real estate agents and their clients overcome the limitations of traditional mortgages. The Homeward Cash Offer eliminates the finance, home sale, and appraisal contingencies, enabling homebuyers to win with cash and, when necessary, to buy their new home before they sell their old one. Homeward has an office in Austin, TX, but operates with a fully remote workforce.”



Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Texas

“ICON develops advanced construction technologies that advance humanity. Using proprietary 3D printing robotics, software and advanced materials, ICON is shifting the paradigm of homebuilding on Earth and beyond.”


Founded: 2020

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“ is the first end-to-end ecommerce software and service provider built to help Brands find more customers, sell in more places, and deliver their products more easily. provides tools that allow for a modular, data-rich, fully integrated approach to scaling up. We are on a mission to put Brands back in charge of their ecommerce journey and in control of their customer relationships. exists to help Brands crush scale.”

4. Elevate Brands

Elevate Brands

Founded: 2017

Also honored in: 2022 Best Tech Startups in Texas

“Elevate Brands is building the future of CPG, today!

We acquire consumer leading Amazon brands and then we elevate them to their full potential!

We believe firmly in treating sellers fairly and with utmost professionalism. We like to say “sharks belong in the ocean, not in the deal room!”

We are a cash buyer of Amazon FBA businesses backed by strong investors. Please contact us to receive an offer/LOI within 24 hours. We pride ourselves on our streamlined underwriting process and typically close deals within 30 days!

We have a lucrative referral program for introductions that lead to the successful acquisition of an Amazon FBA business.”

5. Arrive Logistics

Arrive Logistics

Founded: 2014

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“Arrive Logistics is a multimodal transportation and technology company providing strategic solutions for both shippers and carriers. We are one of the fastest-growing freight brokerages in the nation, with exponential growth in both size and revenue each year since our founding in 2014. We are focused on one thing: defining a new standard for service in freight, pushing the limits of what’s possible for ourselves and our partners every day.

At Arrive Logistics, our relentless pursuit of perfection fuels our ability to optimize operations, identify efficiencies, build technology and deliver innovation that pushes businesses like yours forward. But it’s not just what we do that sets us apart from everyone else — it’s what we’re made of: grit, determination and a 24/7 commitment to our partners.

The details matter. We don’t just connect freight and carriers; we think critically about every element of the process, working with precision to anticipate your needs. That means more capacity, a consistent freight experience — no surprises.”

6. EverlyWell


Founded: 2015

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“Everlywell, PWNHealth, and Home Access Health Corp. are now Everly Health.

We’ve formed Everly Health to improve the lives of millions with a fully integrated digital care platform for consumers and businesses. We continue to innovate in the space by delivering more care to more people on a seamless diagnostics-driven platform.

We believe better healthcare is achieved when everyone has access to fully integrated digital care. That a person’s life can transform if we meet people where they are and provide them with a pathway to affordable and actionable health insights. The way healthcare should be—centered around people.”

7. SparkCognition


Founded: 2013

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“SparkCognition builds leading artificial intelligence solutions to advance the most important interests of society. We help customers analyze complex data, empower decision making, and transform human and industrial productivity with award-winning machine learning technology and expert teams focused on defense, IIoT, and finance.”

8. ZenBusiness


Founded: 2015

“ZenBusiness gives customers the power and support to scale their business. ZenBusiness has helped over 300,000 businesses get up and running by providing the tools and resources needed for success.

ZenBusiness is a trusted partner that gives entrepreneurs the power and support to scale their business. We use technology and automation to provide fast and low-cost services, expert support, and a personalized dashboard that puts everything entrepreneurs need at their fingertips.

Zenbusiness is the only business formation partner in the Small Business Digital Alliance initiative (“SBDA”), a national initiative of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) alongside such companies as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, etc. While continuing our efforts to support new entrepreneurs on their journey to grow an LLC in 2022, ZenBusiness offers a $5K Grant Program. This allows small business owners to fund their business and passion.”

9. The Zebra

The Zebra

Founded: 2012

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“The Zebra is the nation’s most comprehensive and most visited online insurance comparison marketplace. Since 2012, The Zebra has led the charge to bring transparency to the auto and home insurance industry – to make insurance black and white.

The Zebra’s unique and powerful technology provides real-time rates and educational resources to inform consumers and help them find the coverage, service level, and pricing to suit their unique needs, while simultaneously helping insurance companies connect with the consumers they best serve in today’s digital world.

Insurance in black & white.® Compare quotes from top insurance companies in seconds.”

10. Wheel


Founded: 2018

“Wheel is the health tech company putting great care within everyone’s reach. We provide everything companies and clinicians need to serve patients virtually, including a complete virtual care platform and nationwide clinician network. Our offering makes it easy for companies to build virtual care services and for clinicians to manage their practice in one place — including onboarding, support, and the ability to work across several highly-vetted opportunities.

Imagine a future without waiting rooms, where patients are quickly seen by the best clinician for their care need, who is happily working on their own schedule and on their own terms. That’s just a glimpse of the future we’re building—where everyone has access to equitable, high-quality care.

Having already raised over $200 million in funding through top investors, including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Tiger Global, Coatue, and Salesforce Ventures, Wheel is, well, on a roll. We’re powering the most innovative companies in healthcare and racking up accolades like being named to Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups and Built In’s Best Remote-First Places to Work. But our work is far from over. Embracing the full potential of virtual care is a challenging transition for a complex industry. We’re looking for bright, driven minds to help us solve problems and explore new possibilities for our platform.”