Abel Rodriguez

Abel Rodriguez is a Built In news reporter covering the technology industry in Chicago, Seattle and other markets. Prior to joining Built In in 2021, he was a community reporter for Cicero Independiente. His work has also appeared in various Chicago nonprofit newsrooms including Injustice Watch and Borderless.

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Five Austin tech founders featured in a collage of side-by-side images.
Mar 23, 2023
These tech companies are making serious innovations in their industry and might be working on the next big thing in tech.
Strangeworks’ leadership team at the IBM Quantum Summit in 2022.
Mar 23, 2023
The Austin-based quantum computing company was founded in 2017.
An ATX monument located in Austin.
Mar 20, 2023
Catch up the latest Austin tech news with the Built In Austin Weekly Refresh.
Aquifer co-founders Matt Udvari, CTO, and Chen Zhang, CEO, stand outside for a photo.
Mar 16, 2023
Aquifer’s platform can generate animated videos through speech or text prompts.
Captain Experiences’ co-founder on a fishing trip.
Mar 15, 2023
The online platform helps people book charted fishing trips.
Downtown Austin, Texas at night with lights from skyscrapers reflecting on the near lake.
Mar 08, 2023
The company claims to be the developer of the first “virtualized system-on-a-chip for the embedded systems market.”
StudentVerse metaverse learning platform for students.
Mar 08, 2023
StudentVerse is creating a school-centric metaverse that can be used in physical classrooms or for remote learning.
The Overhaul team poses for a group photo.
Mar 07, 2023
Overhaul is a logistics platform that provides real-time tracking and insurance solutions.
An Ooni oven cooking a pizza.
Mar 06, 2023
A lot happened in the world of tech last week. Catch up on the latest with the Built In Austin Weekly Refresh.
The Austin skyline surrounded by a river and forestry.
Mar 03, 2023
Check out which Austin companies secured the most capital last month.
Grazzy founder and CEO Russell Lemmer poses for a photo against a white background.
Mar 01, 2023
The tipping platform enables workers to receive digital tips.
REALLY founder Adam Lyons poses for a photo against a grey ba
Feb 28, 2023
REALLY was founded by Adam Lyons, founder of insurance marketplace The Zebra.