ACG Austin/San Antonio Congratulates Our 2020 Growth & Spotlight Award Winners!
Over $100 Million Category Winner
E2open is a global provider of a connected and intelligent end-to-end supply chain and channel platform. E2open’s intelligent applications sense and respond to real-time demand, supply and delivery constraints to enable the world’s largest and most complex supply chains to better plan, execute and collaborate.
$25 - $100 Million Category Winner
Hypergiant is an emerging technology company focused on developing enterprise AI technology to solve the world's biggest problems in the areas of space, defense, and critical infrastructure. Hypergiant Industries offers Enterprise A.I. software and a suite of A.I. services that supports companies and governments in preparing for the future through data.
$10 - $25 Million Category Winner
Consero’s Finance as a Service model combines cutting edge technology, processes, and people in a fully-managed solution to deliver precise financial visibility and improved operational scalability, plus a lower and more predictable cost structure.
Strategic CEOs, CFOs, and private equity firms are adopting Consero’s cutting edge Finance as a Service model to free up time and understand how their business is performing.
$5 - $10 Million Category Winner
Where can a seller find a buyer and operator to be a great long-term steward of their company, employees, and customers?
The answer is Dura Software.
If you’ve put your heart and soul into building a company, but are ready for a new chapter, Dura is a home for your business that ensures employees, customers, and partners to thrive after you’ve moved on.
They are a team of operational experts who’ve worked in big companies like Rackspace, Dell, BEA/WebLogic, & RSA, and in the real world, too. They are deep thinkers on business and think differently.
Job Creation Category Winner
Everlywell is building a world where everyone can access insightful and life-changing lab tests.
The company has expanded its product line to offer over 35 panels, including first-to-market tests in fertility, food sensitivity, vitamins, peri¬ and post¬menopause, and high-¬risk HPV - and is focused on continuing to develop the platform and test offerings to suit the needs of their community.
Diversity Category Winner
data.world makes it easy for everyone—not just data experts—to get clear, accurate, and fast answers to any business question.
data.world is the world’s largest collaborative data community and believes that their organization should represent the very diverse nature of the community they serve and the client base they target. data.world believes that a diverse and actively inclusive environment leads to the most creative discussions, ideas, and outcomes, and continues to be a voice in the diversity, equity, and inclusion conversation.
Community Assistance Category Winner
BuildASign is a vertically integrated, mass customization company that uses proprietary web-based technology to provide custom printing services to customers who design and purchase signage, apparel and home decor items online.
BuildASign produces the majority of its products internally in their two impressive manufacturing facilities in Austin. With innovation and new technology, BuildASign has introduced new products, expanded their office and manufacturing facilities and grown their customer base while staying true to their dynamic culture. Giving back to the community has been a part of their DNA since inception. They believe deeply in taking care of their customers, their teams, and those within our community.
Corporate Citizenship Category Winner
Located in Austin, Texas, Easy Tiger helps people “Slow Down, Stay Awhile” with artisan bread, cured meats, a full bar, and craft beers. Easy Tiger's in-house bakery offers a selection of Old World hearth breads, European-style pastries, and signature soft pretzels— all baked fresh daily. Austin Chronicle readers awarded Easy Tiger Best Bakery, Best Patio and Best Happy Hour in Austin and Easy Tiger was featured on PBS tasteMAKERS.
When Covid hit and their restaurants were forced to close, Easy Tiger’s leadership team pivoted by amping up their wholesale bakery production to supply local grocery stores like H-E-B, Whole Foods, & Randalls, with fresh baked goods daily. They were able to quickly hire back many of their furloughed employees to accommodate the high-demand of drive-thru orders and they even have a Bread Truck which travels across Austin serving freshly baked goods & pastries. They also gave over 20,000 loaves to Central Texas Food Bank, Meals on Wheels, Keep Austin Fed, and Mobile Loaves & Fishes.
Innovation Category Winner
In business for more than 37 years, Culture-Based Interiors Group is a family business specializing in commercial office furniture and interiors. CBI Group's commitment is to provide an unparalleled customer experience and make a positive impact in the communities it serves.
With a forward-thinking philosophy to provide a culture-based experience when furnishing workspaces, CBI has a unique approach in how it works with its clients - one that has propelled the company's steady growth year after year.
Workplace Engagement Category Winner
EVO Entertainment Group is an Austin-Texas based out-of-home entertainment operator comprised of a number of innovative brands including EVO Entertainment, EVO Cinemas, and EVO Concerts. EVO Entertainment Group currently employs over 1,000 team members facilities include 71 screens, 38 bowling lanes, three full-service restaurant/bars, three live music venues and over 200 video arcade games across eight locations in Central Texas.
When they shut down in March, the circuit did not furlough any of their support team, which is truly remarkable given the circumstances. Mitchell Roberts had his full staff of over 900 employees help strategize and prep for their reopening.