Just a few years ago, Austin was nothing more than home to the biggest media conference in the world, South by Southwest. However, in recent years, the river-side Texas city has become a hub for startup activity, spurred by the innovative minds and companies that descend on the city once a year. And if you're curious about which companies are making the biggest impact, we've got the list for you right here.
With 84 companies within the Inc. 5000, Austin has shown proven its meddle in the discussion of tech hubs around the country. If you're interested in seeing which companies calling Silicon Hill home are in the top 10, take a look at the list below:
MKS2 is a technology business providing services to the Federal Government and commercial clients. At MKS2 Technologies, they help clients define their mission using existing and new domain knowledge. And with $4.7 million of revenue in 2016, up a staggering 4,017 percent from 2013, the company is poised to stay at number one for a while.
2. Double A
Double A combines experiential strategy with award winning execution by leveraging an extensive network of partners, brands, and technologists to create unforgettable experiences that tech-savvy millennials share with their friends by the millions. To take the second place spot, their revenue grew 3,270 percent in three years, grabbing $4 million in 2016.
3. Facility Innovations Group
Facility Innovations is a facility management services provider. We will work with you to customize a cost effective services and cost benefit programs. Their revenue was $2 million in 2016, which represents a 1,808 percent increase from 2013.
Local Web Leads is an experienced PPC management agency offering Google adwords management, as well as other internet marketing solutions with transparent reporting and flat rate management fees. The company posted three-year revenue growth of 1,325 percent, leading to 2016 revenue of $4 million.
Becker Wright Consultants is a full-service boutique recruiting firm specializing in staffing and mid-level to executive searches that enjoyed revenue increases around 1,222 percent since 2013, hitting $3 million in 2016.
The Texan Allergy and Sinus Center is providing safe, effective, modern treatment for Texas sinus and allergy sufferers. Revenue has grown 1,067 percent since 2013, which came out to $13 million in 2016.
7. CCR Roofing
CCR Roofing is the Midwest's premier commercial and residential roofing contractor, servicing both residential and commercial clients. In three years, they've seen revenue growth rate of 912 percent, which comes out to about $8 million in 2016.
Nulo is a pet food company dedicated to keeping man's best friend healthy. They sell a product that is grain-free and low-carb for your furry friends. Nulo enjoyed $20 million in revenue in 2016, up 853 percent from 2013.
Clearhead is a digital optimization company helping daring brands optimize their business outcomes through continuous testing and personalization. In three years, their revenue has grown 842 percent with $6.9 million in 2016 revenue.
OutboundEngine is a marketing technology company that helps businesses grow by making online marketing simple. The company’s SaaS platform automates email marketing, social media posting, online review collection and more for over 10,000 customers. Their revenue has reached $18 million in 2016, growing 777 percent since 2013.
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