About Convey

Solving Shipping Problems Before Customers Worry

The local Austin startup helps companies control their in-transit shipments and manage exceptions to provide a consistent and positive delivery experience for consumers. Think of them as a fairy godmother that works with millions of other fairy godmothers to ensure that your most anticipated package arrives on time.

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18 Austin Startups to Watch in 2018

2017 was a pivotal year for dozens of Austin startups. So which companies will emerge with big moves in 2018? We’ve been exploring that question by reading through our 2017 coverage, talking with investors and founders and looking at some of the larger trends in tech.

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Ask Me Anything: Matt Howitt, VP of Product

"We're no longer in the Wild West of shipping decisions."

In honor of our new features as well as the one-year Convey anniversary of our VP of Product, Matt Howitt, we collected questions from Convey users and employees. Check out what Matt said about his career, Convey's new features, and what the future of delivery could look like.

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The Biggest Funding Rounds and Acquisitions for Austin Tech Startups in August

Austin tech startups have had a strong 2017, so far, according to new data compiled by Pitchbook and the National Venture Capital Association. Area startups raised more than $486M in Q2 this year — that’s 73% more than Q2 2016. And, looking at the first six months combined, the ABJ reports that Austin startups drew $675M through the end of June — up from $551M in the first half of 2016. Austin Inno writes about tech and startup funding deals in the Beat newsletter, where we also report all of the day’s top Austin tech and startup news and share links to other interesting stories. Now, here’s a look at the top deals Austin Inno's seen through SEC filings and company announcements in August.

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Amazon Effect Sparks Deals for Software-Tracking Firms

A growing number of companies are paying to track in real time everything from truckloads of pork chops to shipping containers full of exercise equipment. Logistics providers, retailers, and suppliers are inking deals with software firms that use location data and weather and traffic information to monitor shipments and alert customers to events that could hold up delivery, such as a loaded truck sitting in a yard for more than an hour.

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Austin’s Convey raises $8M, inks deal with global company

Convey Inc., an Austin logistics startup, announced the closing of an $8.25 million series B round of funding. The investment will enable the company to expand beyond its core market of retail businesses. And the money will pay for growth in its product-development, engineering and customer success divisions.

Convey also announced an agreement with California-based Ingram Micro Inc., a wholesaler of information-technology products and services from manufacturers such as Apple Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc.

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