Top Tech Companies In Texas You Should Know

Check out these Austin companies making the Lone Star State a growing tech hub.
Written by Alyssa Schroer
June 26, 2023Updated: November 3, 2023
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Texas — it’s huge and home to hundreds of thousands of businesses. Among these Texas businesses are innovative and downright cool startups and tech companies located right here in Austin. While this is by no means a comprehensive list, consider it an introduction to the many, many tech companies in Texas. 

Austin is currently the hotbed in Texas tech, with over two thousand tech companies and startups, the city is the beating heart of the state’s tech scene. The following companies are constantly growing and innovating their fields, and represent just a small fraction of what the Austin scene has to offer.

Notable Tech Companies in Texas

  • Cision
  • Optimizely
  • RetailMeNot 
  • WellAware
  • FlightAware
  • Snapstream
  • 5miles Door Inc.


Industry: Logistics, Transportation Tech

What they do: Mothership aims to make freight delivery more efficient. Its technology works to streamline logistics and enhance efficiency so Mothership customers can manage same-day deliveries, track freight in real-time and manage documentation digitally.


Industry: Edtech

What they do: Aceable is a mobile education platform for training and certification courses like drivers ed, real estate education and defensive driving. With over 400,000 graduates to date, the self-paced, state-accredited courses are more flexible and affordable than traditional courses.


Industry: Information Technology, Security

What they do: Cloudflare protects existing online applications without altering their structure or adding any hardware. The company routes traffic through its global network, becoming increasingly smarter with each site added. 


Industry: Cloud + Security

What they do: SailPoint is an identity governance solution provider for enterprise companies. Its AI and machine-learning-enabled solution works to automate the control of access to sensitive documents, technology and resources. 


Industry: Healthtech

What they do: Iodine Software helps hospitals improve clinical documentation. The company’s machine learning technology evaluates and discovers records that need improvement. The company’s software helps hospitals prioritize records that need the most revision and enhances the accuracy and overall completeness of hospital documents.


Industry: IoT and Software

What they do: CCC provides a range of cloud and mobile solutions for the automotive and insurance industries. The company’s platform connects a giant network of insurance companies, parts suppliers, repair facilities and third-party providers. CCC’s solutions help people get back on the road quickly after accidents, while also improving communication and collaboration between players in the automotive and insurance field.


Industry: Adtech

What they do: AdAction Interactive provides custom advertising solutions for mobile marketers. AdAction’s platform helps companies identify new audiences to target and provides dashboards for understanding campaign spending and performance. The company works with many well know brands and tech leaders like Apple, Twitter, Poshmark and FourSquare.


Industry: Cloud and Healthtech

What they do: ClearDATA provides cloud data and security solutions exclusively to the healthcare industry, ensuring organizations stick to compliance standards, privacy and security. The company offers services to multiple players in the healthcare industry including healthcare technology, providers, payers and life sciences organizations.


Industry: Software

What they do: Through its experimentation platform, Optimizely gives companies the ability to test different digital experiences in order to determine which approach leads to the most customer engagement. The company launched in 2009 from San Francisco.


Industry: Adtech

What they do: Outbound Engine makes marketing software that provides services like email marketing, professional websites, social posts and referral campaigns. The team at Outbound crafts custom and engaging content catered for each brand and creates automatic campaigns so companies can worry less about scheduling and follow up.


Industry: E-commerce

What they do: RetailMeNot helps brands drive growth by influencing purchases and engaging their large shopping audience. The savings destination provides mobile coupons, discounted gift cards and cash back offers, reaching a wider number of consumers, retaining more customers and enhancing brand awareness.


Industry: Big Data

What they do: TrendKite provides a digital public relations platform to major brands and media companies like Google, Patagonia and Marriott. The company offers solutions like influencer marketing and management, PR strategy and analytical insights.


Industry: E-commerce

What they do: Expedia Group is a vacation rental platform providing access to hotels, houses, cabins and more across 190 countries. Expedia Group’s platform works on either side of the booking process, with both vacationers and those listing their homes. The platform helps renters find great places to stay and listers manage their prices, dates and rules.

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