Social Impact Startups in Austin
List of Social Impact startups in Austin
Adventures in Wisdom Inc.
Adventures in Wisdom is leading a worldwide movement to empower kids through life coaching. The company’s WISDOM Coach™ Certification program is helping professionals in over 30 countries use coaching stories and activities to bring personal development to kids ages 6-12. Photos: https://adventuresinwisdom.com/thank-you-photo-book-wisdom...
Aspire Food Group
Food • Greentech
Aspire Food Group is a global food-tech company based in Austin, Texas. We address food security and food sustainability by developing pioneering technology to commercialize the cleanest and most ethical source of animal protein in the world: insects. We are global industry leaders in the edible insect movement.
eCommerce • Fintech
iBUILD is a powerful, mobile platform that closes the gap in affordable housing production by Empowering the World to Build™. iBUILD is a C2C market disruption tool that connects people in need of shelter with masses of construction-related people looking for work and facilitates open access to housing support services.
Pecan Street Inc.
Big Data • Greentech
Pecan Street is focused on advancing research and accelerating innovation in water and energy. We provide utilities, technology companies and university researchers access to the world’s best data on consumer energy and water consumption behavior, testing and verification of technology solutions, and commercialization services.
eCommerce • Healthtech
We are the makers of Korus, a digital health and wellness collective. We reward our members for the healthy choices they make everyday. Korus unlocks better prices, priority access, and unique wellness experiences available nowhere else. Join the collective for free at: www.korus.app.
City of Austin
Enterprise Web • Information Technology
We launched our Office of Design & Delivery (ODD) in May 2018 to scale our capacity for designing and delivering the best possible services for our residents. Our culture is our strongest asset. We believe that work should be fun, that learning is ongoing, and that everyone has something to teach.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Paid Sick Days
Artificial Intelligence • Edtech
Upswing helps more students earn a college degree by providing support to students through a virtual assistant that answers any questions about the college experience and connects students with their college tutors, advisors, and coaches. In 5 years, we've partnered with over 100 institutions and have prevented more than 20,000 student dropouts.
Healthtech • Information Technology
Cloud 9 is on a mission to disrupt massive waste and mistreatment of mental illness. Our technology and service model innovation deliver a paradigm shift that can save billions for state and local budgets, while also helping underserved populations before they land in ERs, jails, courts or the streets.
Mobile • Music
Day Dreamer is a mobile application and social community that helps creatives (musicians, artists, etc.) find the perfect collaborator. No longer are the days when you'll need to scour through creative Craigslist in hopes of making your creative dream a reality. We're changing how artists connect, collaborate, and succeed to better our communities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Open door policy
Flexible Work Schedule
inLieu was created to fill a gap between material gift giving and donating to the causes we love. The perfect gift for any occasion – a simple thank you, graduation, host, or wedding gift, or for no occasion at all. inLieu is giving us the opportunity to participate in changing the world, one gift at a time.
City of Austin Innovation Office
Other • Social Impact
The City of Austin's Innovation Office helps diverse and inclusive teams examine challenges and opportunities to surface better ideas and solutions that make a lasting, positive impact. We work with internal and external partners to develop, test, organize, and encourage innovative projects at the City of Austin.
Hotels for Hope
Social Impact • Travel
Hotels for Hope brokers and manages hotel inventory for large consumer events, races, festivals, conferences and brands. Our technology allows clients to extend their digital ecosystem, capture valuable consumer data, create incremental revenue streams and increase attendee experience.