Texas Unicorns

Top 8 Unicorn Startups founded in Texas

Texas is home to 8 unicorn companies and you can find them all in this article.

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In terms of entrepreneurship and business, Texas has evolved into one of the top regions in the world.

Hundreds of startup companies have been founded in this American state, many of which are enjoying incredible success.

This has resulted in 8 companies reaching unicorn status and being valued at $1 billion or more.

Top 8 Unicorn Startups in Texas

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Axiom Space is an international company developing a commercial space station for the purpose of conducting scientific research and manufacturing products requiring weightlessness.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Houston

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Kam Ghaffarian, Michael Suffredini

  • Industries:

    Advanced Materials, Aerospace, Industrial Manufacturing, Space Travel

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $150,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    19

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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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HighRadius

HighRadius

HighRadius pioneered artificial intelligence in the financial services sector to create a next generation of treasury management and order-to-cash applications that have helped our customers reduce costs, increase cash flow, reduce risk, and better serve their customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.10

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Houston

  • Started in:

    2006

  • Founders:

    Sashi Narahari

  • Industries:

    Accounting, Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $475,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    11

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ISN Software

ISN Software

ISN Software is a global information service company, providing consulting and evaluation services to the financial industry.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Dallas

  • Started in:

    2001

  • Founders:

    William Addy

  • Industries:

    Information Services, Information Technology, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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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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o9 Solutions

o9 Solutions

O9 Solutions is a business management platform that provides the tools and services you need to change the way you operate your business, to enhance your customer experience, and grow your bottom line.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    April 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Dallas

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Chakri Gottemukkala, Sanjiv S. Sidhu

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Digital Media, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $122,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    1

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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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