2023 Best Tech Startups in Texas

Powered by CrunchbaseThe Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in 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. Workrise

workrise

Founded: 2014

Also honored in:

“Workrise is the network that powers the energy industry. By making it easier, faster, and safer to do business in energy, we are accelerating the pace of growth and innovation.”

2. Homeward

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.”

3. ICON

ICON

Founded: 2017

Also honored in:

“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.”

4. Cart.com

Cart.com

Founded: 2020

Also honored in:

“Cart.com 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.

Cart.com 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.

Cart.com exists to help Brands crush scale.”

5. StackPath

StackPath

Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“StackPath is an edge cloud platform, providing cloud services that are physically closer to end users than core cloud providers’ services. StackPath edge compute—including Virtual Machines and Containers—and edge applications—including CDN and WAF—are strategically located in the world’s most densely populated areas, and united by a secure private network fabric and a single management system. Customers ranging from Fortune 50 enterprises to one-person startups trust StackPath to give their latency-sensitive workloads and applications the speed, security and efficiency they require.”

6. 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.”

7. EverlyWell

EverlyWell

Founded: 2015

Also honored in:

“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.”

8. ShiftKey

ShiftKey

Founded: 2016

“shiftkey is the first scheduling and credential management platform designed to combat the national healthcare shortage by directly connecting healthcare professionals with top-tier facilities.

With shiftkey, healthcare facilities now have access to a platform that combines both scheduling and credential monitoring. Our sophisticated software lets facilities achieve and maintain 100% credential compliance, manage internal schedules and eliminate the need for agencies by advertising open shifts directly to a network of PRN healthcare providers.”

9. SparkCognition

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.”

10. Island

Island

Founded: 2020

Also honored in: 2023 Best Tech Startups in Dallas

“What if the enterprise had complete control over the browser? What would it mean for security, for productivity, for work itself?

Introducing Island, the Enterprise Browser – the ideal enterprise workplace, where work flows freely while remaining fundamentally secure. With the core needs of the enterprise naturally embedded in the browser itself, Island gives organizations complete control, visibility, and governance over the last mile, while delivering the same smooth Chromium-based browser experience users expect. Led by experienced leaders in enterprise security and browser technology and backed by leading venture funds — Insight Partners, Sequoia Capital, Cyberstarts and Stripes Capital — Island is redefining the future of work for some of the largest, most respected enterprises in the world.

Welcome to work as it should be.”