RapidDeploy Got $29M, KindHealth Doubles Team, and More ATX Tech News

Several companies are making room for more talent on their teams following last week’s developments in the Austin tech sector. Read on to see who’s hiring. This is the Built In Austin weekly refresh.

Written by Ashley Bowden
Published on May. 03, 2021
RapidDeploy Got $29M, KindHealth Doubles Team, and More ATX Tech News
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Several companies are making room for more talent on their teams following last week’s developments in the Austin tech sector. Read on to see who’s hiring. This is the Built In Austin weekly refresh.

Arrive Logistics got $300MThe freight brokerage just announced its latest investment from names including ATL Partners, the Baupost Group and Temasek to launch new offerings beyond full-truckload services. The company employs more than 1,000 people and is looking to grow its team even more with 40 positions currently available. [Built In Austin]

RapidDeploy raised $29MWith an abundance of emergency calls every year, this startup is looking to make call centers more efficient with the help of data and analytics. RapidDeploy closed on a Series B round led by Morpheus Ventures to invest in R&D and go-to-market improvements like new product features and integrations. It’s also hiring new talent. [Built In Austin]

Austin Tech Quote of the Week

‟We utilize and we’re really pressing into AI. That’s going to be a big component of what we’re built on so we can make better and better recommendations that best fit the consumer, and really try to automate a lot of the process to take that off of the consumer’s plate.” —Andrew Tomasik, COO and co-founder of KindHealth

KindHealth is doubling its engineering teamThis startup is aiming to simplify the insurance buying process with its platform that uses AI to suggest suitable plans for customers. In working to improve its tech, KindHealth plans to double its headcount of 32 this year across engineering, product, design, marketing, carrier relations and RevOps. [Built In Austin]

Apple’s new Austin office is nearly completeConstruction for the tech giant’s 133-acre campus in North Austin is almost done, and the company expects to move 5,000 employees into it by next year. The new location will create an abundance of jobs in engineering, R&D, operations, finance, sales and customer support. [KXAN]

Galvanize teams up with Austin Urban Technology MovementThe goal of the partnership is to increase diversity in Austin’s tech scene. AUTM works to provide Black and Hispanic communities with tech industry resources and opportunities. Tech learning bootcamp Galvanize will be able to provide events and programs to underrepresented individuals in software engineering and data science. [BusinessWire]

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