Austin Unicorns

The 4 Most Well-Known Unicorn Companies from Austin

Austin is home to 4 unicorn companies and you can find them all in this article.

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There's no doubt that Austin has become a leading hub for technology-based startups.

Major factors behind Austin's success with these startups include an abundance of highly skilled talent, government support that includes tax incentives, and progressive attitudes towards startups.

Here's the full list including Workrise and EverlyWell.

The 4 Unicorn Companies from Austin

EverlyWell

EverlyWell

EverlyWell is a digital health company that works with the consumer to manage their health. They offer collection kits that allow for home collection of specimens as well as virtual care and assessment services.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Julia Taylor Cheek

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical Device, mHealth, Mobile Apps, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $325,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Kendra Scott Design

Kendra Scott Design

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:

    No Data

  • 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:

    $256,525,063

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    13

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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:

    $1.97

    B (

    September 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Michael Witte, Sandeep Jain, Xuan Yong

  • Industries:

    Energy, Marketplace, Online Portals, Wind Energy

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $752,499,542

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    21

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