2018 Best Tech Startups in College Station

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in College Station, 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. Vidatronic


Founded: 2010

“Vidatronic is a fabless semiconductor and systems company specializing in the design of advanced-architecture, energy-efficient power management solutions for embedded and stand-alone applications. Our unique innovations minimize overall system costs for our customers while providing world-class performance characteristics.

At Vidatronic, we have experience in a wide variety of CMOS silicon processes from 180nm down to 7nm. Our engineering team, made up of some of the top Ph.D.s in analog design and led by one of the top instructors in the industry, have come together to create industry-revolutionizing power management architectures for portable, handheld, and wearable electronic devices. We offer a comprehensive selection of intellectual property (IP) blocks for embedded applications, including low dropout linear regulators (LDOs), DC-DC switching converters (buck and boost), combination switching converters/LDOs, and other IP per customers’​ requests.”

2. Outfield


Founded: 2013

“The Outfield team is on a mission to make outside sales & marketing simpler, smarter, and more productive. We are a passionate bunch of former field managers, reps, software developers, designers, and entrepreneurs looking to not only relieve our own pains from our time in the industry, but also bring what we’ve built to others in order make their lives better. As a company, we are small and personable. Outfield competes on usability, customer service, and the power of simplicity. We believe work is best when it doesn’t feel like you’re working at all because you’re too busy having fun.”