Austin, Texas, April 2, 2014 – In an awards ceremony last night, Square Root®, Inc., an Austin-based enterprise SaaS startup, was named the seventh best small company to work for in the state of Texas by Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM, and the Best Companies Group. The purpose of the statewide Best Companies survey and awards program is to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Texas.

The 2014 Best Companies to Work for in Texas list consists of 100 total companies ranging in size from 15 employees to over 500. These companies are setting the gold standard for excellent working environments in Texas, and they are shining examples of the huge impact a satisfied workforce can have on the state’s economy.

“As a growing startup company, it’s an incredible honor to be considered one of the best places to work in Texas,” said Chris Taylor, CEO of Square Root®. “We believe having a great culture is critical to hiring the best people and building a great company. We put a lot of effort into creating an environment where everyone looks forward to coming to work every day, and it’s rewarding to get this validation that we’re succeeding.”
Just a few of the things that set Square Root® apart from other companies are the company’s results only work environment, fully stocked bar and kitchen, catered team lunches, build your dream machine program, educational stipends, flex workspace, dog friendly office, quarterly offsite team building activities, and annual boat party.

Companies from across Texas entered the two-part survey process. The first part evaluated each nominated company’s workplace policies, systems, philosophies, practices, and demographics. The second part was an employee survey that measured the working experience. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Texas, analyzed the data, and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

The full list of rankings and company profiles will be featured in a special Texas Monthly insert included in the April edition. To learn more about Square Root’s work environment, visit

About Square Root®: Square Root® was founded on the principle that data should empower businesses. Headquartered in Austin, TX, Square Root® is a leading edge enterprise SaaS provider. The company’s rapidly growing team of technology innovators delivers advanced data insights and high impact software tools to some of the biggest players in the automotive, energy, and large retail sectors. Square Root’s technology solutions help large businesses optimize operations and make smarter decisions every day. As a privately held, bootstrapped company, Square Root® has achieved profitability every year since it began doing business in 2006 – a rare feat in the capital intensive technology startup world.

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