The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Cedar Park, Texas. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to:

  1. Revenue potential
  2. Leadership team
  3. Brand/product traction
  4. Competitive landscape

Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round of funding in order to qualify.

1. Hyliion

Founded: 2015

“Hyliion evolved out of a passion for horsepower. As a mechanical engineer and motorsports racer, founder and CEO Thomas Healy set out to bring the advantages of hybrid technology to tractor trailers. Following the early days of wins at business plan competitions, Hyliion has evolved as an industry leader in Class 8 electrification with multiple locations and 50+ team members. We see hybrid electrification as a way to empower the transportation industry to improve the environment and their bottom line. Our goal at Hyliion is to foster and support innovation within the industry to better serve all members of the trucking community.”

2. Firefly Aerospace

Founded: 2014

“Firefly Aerospace Inc. (”Firefly”) is committed to providing low-cost, high-frequency access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture and operation of innovative launch vehicles. The Firefly team aims to address the market’s need for flexible access to space with a “simplest, soonest” approach to technology selection: each launch vehicle embodies the insights of a diverse design team and leverages components with high technology readiness levels (TRL) to reduce risk, guarantee reliability and minimize development time.”