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Top 7 Unicorn Companies From Austin

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The number of successful companies run by founders from Austin and worth more than $1 billion is becoming increasingly hard to ignore.

Particularly when a lot of these companies were only founded within the last 5 years or so.

That’s why we decided to put together this list of 7 companies from Austin that have achieved the Unicorn status.

The 7 Unicorns in Austin

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Workrise

Workrise

Workrise is the leading marketplace for on-demand workers, work services, and everything else that delivers efficiency in the energy industry.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.90

    B (

    September 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Michael Witte, Sandeep Jain, Xuan Yong

  • Industries:

    Energy, Human Resources, Industrial, Marketplace, Online Portals, Public Safety, Service Industry

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $752.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    21

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ZenBusiness

ZenBusiness

Zenbusiness offers business products and services that help business owners in starting, running, and growing a business.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    JC Glancy, Rafael Lopez, Ross Buhrdorf, Ryan Pitylak, Shanaz Hemmati

  • Industries:

    Business Development, Business Information Systems, Internet

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $275.75M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    20

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SparkCognition

SparkCognition

SparkCognition is an AI technology startup operating a machine learning software to analyze increasingly complex data stores.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    January 2022

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Amir Husain

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Machine Learning

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $203.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    31

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Everly Health

Everly Health

Everly Health is better healthcare is achieved when everyone has access to modern, diagnostics-driven care.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Julia Cheek

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Health Diagnostics

  • Number of employees:

    No Data

  • Funding Amount:

    $230.55M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    No Data

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Iodine Software

Iodine Software

Iodine Software is a provider of healthcare software with the latest technologies like machine learning to improve patient care.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    William Chan

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Health Diagnostics, Machine Learning, Medical Device, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $492.05M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott Lifestyle Brand Offering Fashion Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, Home Goods & Beauty

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2016

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2002

  • Founders:

    Kendra Scott

  • Industries:

    Fashion, Jewelry, Women's

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $475.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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The Zebra

The Zebra

The Zebra operates as an online insurance comparison marketplace, giving users access to the most affordable rates available. They allow everyday people to provide real-time feedback to their providers for better service.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Adam Lyons, Joshua Dziabiak

  • Industries:

    Insurance, Marketplace, Price Comparison, Search Engine

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $255.08M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    13

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