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List of notable businesses founded in Austin, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the largest, most profitable public corporations and private companies in Austin. You can find information about these companies on this list, such as what industry they're part of. When available you can click on the Austin companies names to find out even more about them.

This is a list that features items like Apple and General Electric.

This list answers the questions, "What companies were founded in Austin?" and "What is a list of Austin companies?" 

If you're a Austin native then this list of successful Austin companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on businesses from Austin that have made an impact in the world.

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ActCentric Corporation is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
ActCentric Corporation

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Alereon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Alereon Alereon, Inc, is a fabless semiconductor company. It uses ultrawideband radio technology to develop Certified Wireless USB and WiMedia Alliance-compliant UWB integrated circuits. Headquartered ...more

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Allens Boots is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Retail Allens Boots is a retail store in Austin, Texas, that specializes in western wear. The store offers items such as cowboy boots, hats, jeans, and shirts. Allens Boots opened its doors in 1977; ...more

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Amy's Ice Creams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Amy's Ice Creams is a privately owned chain of ice cream shops in Texas with headquarters in Austin. The Austin Chronicle described Amy's as a "quintessentially Austin institution" ...more

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Armadillo World Headquarters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Armadillo World Headquarters Armadillo World Headquarters was a music hall and entertainment center in Austin, Texas, from 1970 to 1980.

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Aspyr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Aspyr Media, Inc. is an Austin, Texas-based company that specializes in porting Windows games to Mac OS and Linux. Games ported include franchises such as Call of Duty, Sid Meier’s Civilization, ...more

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Blazing Lizard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Video game

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Blue Fish Development Group is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Software Engineering

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Borgsolutions is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Borgsolutions

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Carino's Italian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Restaurant Carino's Italian is a United States-based chain of Italian food casual dining restaurants. It has more than 170 restaurants with branches in about 30 states. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, the ...more

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Dell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Software, Computer, Information technology Dell Inc. is an American privately owned multinational computer technology company based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells, repairs and supports computers and related ...more

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Destination Games is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Destination Games Destination Games was an American computer game development company created in April 2000 by Richard Garriott, Robert Garriott and Starr Long, following their departure from Origin Systems. ...more

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Electrophon Records is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Electrophon Records

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Fd2s is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Fd2s

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Ghoti, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Music industry

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Giganews is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Telecommunications Giganews, Inc is a Usenet/newsgroup service provider. Founded in 1994, Giganews service is available to individual users through a subscription model and as an outsourced service to internet ...more

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GSD&M is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Advertising GSD&M is an advertising agency headquartered in Austin, Texas, United States. It was founded in 1971 by graduates of University of Texas at Austin – Roy Spence, Judy Trabulsi, Tim McClure ...more

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HomeAway is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
HomeAway HomeAway, Inc. is a vacation rental marketplace with more than 1,000,000 vacation rental listings in 190 countries, and has 1588 employees. It has operated through 40 websites in 22 languages as ...more

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Acclaim Studios Austin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Video game, Video game industry Acclaim Studios Austin was a video game developer operating from 1991 to 2004 in Santa Clara, California, Sunnyvale, California, and Austin, Texas in the USA, and Teesside, England. They were ...more

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Keller Williams Realty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Keller Williams Realty Real Estate Keller Williams Realty is an international real estate franchise with headquarters in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1983 by Gary Keller and Joe Williams, it grew from a single office in Austin to ...more

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Lifesize is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Lifesize LifeSize delivers superior quality, high definition video communications over ubiquitous IP networks. Lifesize's systems were created specifically for the human experience, with transparent ...more

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NetQoS is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Software NetQoS Inc. provides network management software and services, including applications for performance management and response time analysis. "QoS" refers to "quality of ...more

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Origin Systems is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Video game, Video game industry Origin Systems, Inc. was a video game developer based in Austin, Texas, which was active from 1983 to 2004. It is most famous for the Ultima and Wing Commander series.

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Retro Studios is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Video game, Video game industry Retro Studios, Inc. is an American first-party video game developer and division of Nintendo based in Austin, Texas. The studio is best known for its work on the Metroid Prime series and the ...more

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Somnio Solutions, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Somnio Solutions, Inc. Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations

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Spiceworks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Software, Information technology Founded by network and systems management software pioneers, Spiceworks develops the industry’s first free IT management software designed to meet the unique needs of small and medium ...more

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Springbox is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Springbox Marketing Springbox is a full-service digital services and marketing company. Springbox offers end-to-end capabilities, including: digital planning and strategy; research, analytics, and testing; user ...more

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Stray Bullet Games is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Stray Bullet Games Stray Bullet Games, LLC is an American video game developer that was founded in June 2006 by Frank Lucero, Ala Diaz, Ivan Enriquez, and Mike Madden. The company currently operates out of Austin, ...more

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T3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
T3 Advertising T3 is an independent integrated marketing and advertising firm with headquarters in Austin, Texas and offices in New York City and San Francisco. The agency was founded in 1989 by CEO Gay ...more

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Texas Natural Resources Inform... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Texas Natural Resources Information System Geographic Information System The Texas Natural Resources Information System is the principal state archive in Texas for natural resources data. TNRIS provides a central access point for Texas Natural Resources data, census ...more

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Third Wire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Third Wire Video game industry Third Wire Productions Inc., is a C corporation based in Austin, Texas, USA; it is an independent software development company founded in 1999 to create multimedia entertainment, such as ...more

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TicketCity is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
TicketCity Online shopping TicketCity is an American ticket broker and online marketplace headquartered in Austin, Texas. They buy and sell tickets to live events including sports, concerts, and theatre. The company was ...more

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Unwired Nation is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Unwired Nation UnWired Nation provides a Voice Publishing Platform that allows companies to the reach anymobile phone through the ubiquitous medium of voice. The service allowscustomers to deliverinteractive, ...more

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Uprizer Labs LLC is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Software

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Whole Foods Market is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in Austin
Supermarket Whole Foods Market, Inc. is an American foods supermarket chain specializing in organic food that first opened on September 20, 1980. With stores in the US, Canada, and the UK, Whole Foods ...more