In this inaugural compilation of companies to watch, we’ve highlighted 20 stories from Startups San Antonio’s first year of coverage to show the types of innovation one can find in San Antonio, Texas.
You will discover entrepreneurs in bioscience and healthcare, cybersecurity, software as a service or SaaS, augmented and virtual reality, robotics, artificial intelligence, and startups working at the intersection of tech and social impact.
These stories highlight groundbreaking approaches, powerful collaborations, and intriguing ideas that will shape the city’s startup ecosystem throughout 2019 and beyond. If you are interested in San Antonio’s community of innovators and want to know which companies to watch, you can start with our list below.
These 20 companies are leveraging innovation in impactful ways with promising early-stage traction and market-product fit to show for their efforts.
In our research, we considered startups that:
- Are privately-owned company
- Have revenue potential (if they are pre-revenue)
- Generate $5 million or less in revenue
- Possess 50 or fewer employees
- Have raised Series A or earlier funding rounds
- Have been in existence for ten years or less
Notice this is not a “best of” list or a list that ranks these early-stage companies according to a defining metric, such as annual revenue. We listed the companies in alphabetical order.
San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2019
BioBridge Global is a nonprofit company leveraging its diverse biomedical services to meet critical medical industry needs.
Braustin Mobile Homes leverages technology to make mobile homeownership feasible for more home buyers.
Brokerage Engine is an online SaaS platform for broker agents and brokerage firms.
Chargify offers a SaaS customized customer subscriber billing services for businesses.
Cityflag bridges the gap between city governments and their residents with civic engagement software platforms.
CyberFortress provides small to mid-market businesses cyber insurance coverage.
Dauber is a SaaS solution designed for the dump truck industry.
DC Industries creates customized cybersecurity and information technology training for transitioning military service members.
Dearduck’s SaaS platform helps businesses provide personalized recommendations for their customers to make informed purchases.
Flightpath Finance gives mid-market companies current financial modeling forecasting and modeling capabilities.
FunnelAI uses artificial intelligence to automate the sales lead generation and marketing process for companies.
GaitIQ is a primary healthcare SaaS application using machine learning and AI software designed to detect early signs of dementia.
GenCure provides cell and tissue services for regenerative medicine, including patient treatment and clinical research.
Inflow is focused on innovative cyber and information technology (IT) services in support of U.S. national security.
Intrinsic Imaging is a full-service medical imaging core lab focused on supporting clinical trials for medical devices.
Kinetech Cloud is an IT consulting and software development firm specializing in enterprise custom app development.
Olifant Medical is a medical device company bringing the next-generation airwar device to the market.
PATCH is an internet-connected medicine bottle invented by two Trinity University students.
Plus One Robotics equips industrial robots with their proprietary computer vision and artificial intelligence for enhanced automation.
QualTex provides biological testing services to screen whole blood and plasma donations for international biotechnology customers.
Ractive works with game studios, government agencies, and businesses to develop cinematics and virtual reality experiences.
Reckon Point specializes in indoor navigation, positioning, and scanning technologies.
StemBioSys is a life-science tool company specializing in stem and progenitor cells, matrices, media, and other reagents.
The IMG Studio creates client-focused content leveraging video production, animation, web, virtual and augmented reality, and customized applications.
Featured image is of a Yasakawa robot picking up a package at Plus One Robotics. Photo credit: Startups San Antonio.