Austin A-List Awards Shines a Spotlight on the City’s Rising Startup Stars

One of the most anticipated and outstanding events in the Austin startup community every year is going to take place on May 24.

The Austin Chamber of Commerce along with South by Southwest hosts the annual A-List awards and recognizes some of the city’s rising startup stars.

The event kicks off at 4 p.m. at ACL Live at the Moody Theater.

This year, Doreen Lorenzo, assistant dean of the School of Design at the University of Texas at Austin, will serve as the master of ceremonies.

Opening speakers include Julia Cheek, founder, and CEO of EverlyWell, Mark McClain, founder of SailPoint Technologies and Samantha Snabes, co-founder and catalyst of re:3D.

Colette Pierce Burnette, Ph.D., president, and CEO of Huston-Tillotson University is the featured inspiration speaker.And Brian Sheth, co-founder, and president of Vista Equity Partners, is the keynote speaker.

The event recognizes startups in the following categories: emerging or early/seed stage that have received less than $5 million in funding and have less than $2 million in revenue and founded within the last two years, growth or mid-stage companies that have received less than $20 million in funding and have revenue of less than $25 million and Scale or later-stage companies that have received more than $20 million in funding and have revenue greater than $25 million.

Tickets to the event are $25 and can be purchased here.

A-List winners from 2017 can be found here.

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