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Procore Technologies Expands Austin Office

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Procore Technologies, which makes construction management software, has expanded its operations in Austin. Austin

Encouraging Austin Entrepreneurs to Think Big

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Do Austin entrepreneurs think big enough? AustinBut at the “Think Big!

Five of the Best Austin Startups that Launched in 2016

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The company is founded […] The post Five of the Best Austin Startups that Launched in 2016 appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Well Beyond Care Wins Rice Alliance Austin-CTAN Pitch Competition

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Well Beyond Care, an online caregiving matchmaker service, won the first Rice Alliance-Austin Chapter and Central Texas Angel Network pitch competition on Wednesday night at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar. Austin

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Condé Nast Plans to Go Big in Austin

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Condé Nast is going to “go big” in Austin, said Robert Sauerberg, the company’s CEO. Austin

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Five Events to Attend in Austin This Week

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We’re still basking in the glow of the Austin Technology Calendar Party last Friday at Galvanize Austin. If you missed it and you want a Austin 2017 Wall Sized Tech Calendar for $30 each, please contact Laura Lorek. AustinIt was a great event and a good time for all.

Ten Tech Trends to Watch in 2017 in Austin and San Antonio

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This year Silicon Hills News is spotlighting the top 10 tech trends to watch in Austin and San Antonio in 2017. Austin San Antonio

KUKA Opens Robotics Center in Austin

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KUKA ATX is a new robotics research and development center in Austin focused on industrial robots for factory production. Austin

Carvana Opens a Coin Operated Car Buying Vending Machine in Austin

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It opens in Austin Tuesday morning. AustinIH 35.

Andela Connects Austin Tech Companies with Tech Talent in Africa

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By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The shortage of tech talent is acute in Austin and every U.S. To […] The post Andela Connects Austin Tech Companies with Tech Talent in Africa appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinThe U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Must-Attend Events in Austin This Week

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Silicon Hills News would like to thank Alamo Beer, our beer sponsor for the event along with Tito’s Vodka, our […] The post Must-Attend Events in Austin This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinThe Silicon Hills News Tech Calendar Party kicks off on Friday at 6 p.m. at Galvanize. We hope to see you there.

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TriNet Expands Austin Office

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TriNet, a human resources solutions company, has expanded its Austin office in the Research Park area and has hired more than 80 new engineers. TriNet is focused on serving small to midsize businesses […] The post TriNet Expands Austin Office appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinThe company, based in San Leandro, Calif.,

Amazon Opens Game Development Office in Austin

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Amazon is opening a game development office in Austin focused on Lumberyard, a free game engine deeply integrated with Amazon Web Services and Twitch.

ThousandEyes Sets up Austin Office

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ThousandEyes, a San Francisco-based network intelligence company, announced Wednesday plans to open a sales and customer service office in Austin. ThousandEyes plans to hire about 30 sales and customer service employees by the end of the year to staff […] The post ThousandEyes Sets up Austin Office appeared first on SiliconHills.

20 Hot Austin Startups to Watch in 2017

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News For the past six years, we’ve watched numerous Austin technology startups launch and go on to achieve great feats. Two of them could possibly file to go public this year: WP Engine […] The post 20 Hot Austin Startups to Watch in 2017 appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Oracle Acquires Austin-based StackEngine

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Oracle announced last Friday that it has acquired StackEngine, a year old Austin-based startup focused on cloud computing. Last October, StackEngine, a platform for Docker apps, announced it had raised $1 million in seed […] The post Oracle Acquires Austin-based StackEngine appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

InnoTech Austin Announces 2016 IT Executives of the Year Finalists

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The finalists for corporate IT […] The post InnoTech Austin Announces 2016 IT Executives of the Year Finalists appeared first on SiliconHills.

Eight Austin Tech Events to Attend This Week

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And also snag a ticket to Silicon Hills News’ 2017 Austin Technology Calendar Party at Galvanize, which takes place the following week. But regular ticket sales end on Friday. (We have to know how many […] The post Eight Austin Tech Events to Attend This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

12 Startups Named to 2016 Austin A-List

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car2go Offering Mercedes-Benz Vehicles in Austin

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car2go, the largest flexible one-way carsharing service in North America, announced this week plans to offer Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Austin and other cities. Austin

Laura Kilcrease Leaves Austin to Head up the Alberta Innovates Corp.

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By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Austin has lost one of its greatest proponents of the technology industry, Laura Kilcrease to Alberta, Canada. Austinappeared first on SiliconHills.

Austin’s Venture Capital Investment Deals Drop 7 Percent in 2016

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Venture capital investments in Austin dropped 7 percent in deal flow to 112 deals and $834 million invested in 2016, down 3 percent, compared to the previous year, according to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers. Still, Austin outperformed the U.S. Austin

Stealth Startup Magic Leap Officially Opens its Austin Office

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Klug, who has […] The post Stealth Startup Magic Leap Officially Opens its Austin Office appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

25 of the Biggest Tech Stories in Austin in 2016

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Indeed Plans to Hire 1000 Employees in Austin Condé Nast Plans to Go Big in Austin OJO Labs Lands $5.8 Austin

Samba TV’s Austin Engineers Create Interactive Television

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Samba TV, a San Francisco-based company which provides real-time television data and analytics, opened an office in Austin two years ago. Zennadi is […] The post Samba TV’s Austin Engineers Create Interactive Television appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

UT at Austin Professors Present Early-Stage Pharmaceutical Startups

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By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The StARTup Studio put on by the Innovation Center at the University of Texas at Austin had a decidedly pharmaceutical focus during its January presentations. Austin

Bigcommerce Expands to Downtown Austin

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Bigcommerce is moving into part of Mass Relevance’s former offices at 800 Brazos in downtown Austin, Silicon Hills News has learned. The office will house Zing, an Austin-based startup […] The post Bigcommerce Expands to Downtown Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Bigcommerce

HIred Opens Austin Office

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Hired, a recruiting firm for technical talent, announced Wednesday it’s opening an office in Austin. To bring more technology talent […] The post HIred Opens Austin Office appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinThe jobs for technical positions on Hired.com range from $75,000 to $250,000.

WeWork Opens Second Location Near UT Austin’s North Campus

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By HOJUN CHOI Reporter with Silicon Hills News WeWork opened its second Austin location, “WeWork University Park” on Monday. Austin

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Why Are People Moving to Austin?

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LawnStarter has created a great infographic to explain why people are moving to Austin. This infographic is brought to you by Lawnstarter Austin Lawn Care The post Why Are People Moving to Austin? Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Techstars Announces its 2016 Austin Cohort

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For the first time half of the Techstars Austin cohort hails from Austin. This is the fourth class for the popular Techstar accelerator in Austin and the first one led by its new managing director, Amos Schwartzfarb. Austin“It was not intentional,” Schwartzfarb said. “We were very location agnostic.

Texas Program to Test Driverless Vehicles in Austin, San Antonio and Other Cities

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Institutions in Austin and San Antonio are collaborating on a ground breaking new pilot program in Texas to test driverless vehicles. The Texas Automated Vehicle Proving Ground includes Southwest […] The post Texas Program to Test Driverless Vehicles in Austin, San Antonio and Other Cities appeared first on SiliconHills.

Capital Factory, a Google for Entrepreneurs Partner, Continues to Expand in Austin

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Capital Factory has come a long way since it launched its collaborative coworking space on the 16th floor of the Austin Centre downtown in May of 2012. The technology accelerator, which bills itself as Austin’s center of gravity for entrepreneurs, has grown to become one of the largest tech entrepreneurial hubs in the country.

Increasing Diversity in Austin’s Tech Ecosystem

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Last year, SXSW declared diversity in tech as its […] The post Increasing Diversity in Austin’s Tech Ecosystem appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Austin Startups Need More Funding Sources

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Austin ranks first for startup activity but 12th in the nation for venture capital funding, according to a new report. Edward’s University, backed by the Austin Technology Council and the Austin Chamber of Commerce finds the city needs more funding sources. Austin

Google Maps Enables Virtual Visits to Austin and Texas Landmarks

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From the Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail to Mount Bonnell, Google Maps now provides a virtual view of some of Austin’s remarkable landmarks.

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Princess Astrid of Belgium Visits Austin, San Antonio and Other Texas Cities on an Economic Mission

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Austin San AntonioHer Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium is visiting Texas this week on an economic trade mission.

Q&A with Michele Skelding with the Austin Chamber of Commerce

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MS: I work on behalf of Austin’s Economic Development Corporation and Opportunity Austin with the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. AustinQ.  In your role as Senior Vice President Global Technology and Innovation what are the goals you wish to accomplish?

Music Meets Video Launches in Austin

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Music Meets Video, a new user generated content platform for emerging music artists, launched this week in Austin. Austin

7 Takeaways from InnoTech Austin’s Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Workplace for Women in Tech

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At InnoTech Austin, a day long series of sessions focused on Women in Technology. AustinIt included one on one mentoring meetings and lots of talks designed to help women succeed in the technology field.