The Austin Chamber of Commerce in partnership with South by Southwest honored its A-List Award winners last Wednesday night at a ceremony at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.
It’s the 11th annual awards ceremony that shines a spotlight on homegrown startups. This year was the first time the chamber recognized local investors.
The winners were recognized in six categories.
In the bootstrapped category KungFu.ai, an artificial intelligence consulting firm won.
In the angel and seed stage category Afia, a consumer-packaged goods company that makes Mediterranean foods like three cheese falafel balls in grocery stores, won.
In the early-stage category FloorFound, which handles shipping logistics for retailers on large items that customers return, won.
In the later-stage category: AffiniPay, a payment processing business that serves legal, accounting, architectural, engineering and construction firms, won.
In the Angel Investor of the Year category Andrea Kalmans of Lontra Ventures won.
In the Venture Capital investor of the year category LiveOak Venture Partners won.
All of the finalists nominated for the 2022 A-List Awards can be found here.