Parqer Brings Cashless Valet to Austin

Austin Startup

Founded by a University of Texas alum, Parqer launched in Dallas in May and has quickly expanded across the city and to locations in Arlington, Houston, and now - Austin. A new, better way to pay, Parqer is an exciting new app enabling consumers to pay their valet through their mobile app.

Austin Loses its bid for Amazon’s HQ2


The Seattle-based company announced this week it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for its new headquarters. Austin lost its bid for Amazon’s HQ2 project. Amazon plans to invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs in the new locations. The fundamentals that made Austin a top 20 finalist […]. The post Austin Loses its bid for Amazon’s HQ2 appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Austin-based Favor Expands in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area


Austin-based Favor, the on demand mobile delivery service, announced Wednesday that it has expanded to three more Texas cities: Arlington, Frisco and McKinney. Favor is also making every restaurant and store in the cities available for on-demand delivery with an average delivery time of 35 minutes. Favor is now available in 18 cities in the […] The post Austin-based Favor Expands in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

3 Things To Consider To Deal With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome In Your Business


According to a report by the Orthopedic Center of Arlington, more than eight million individuals suffer from varying degrees of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) on a yearly basis.

Veteran-owned Business Closing The Gap Between Gender and Work Leadership Gaps


I came to the EDA at the very end of 1983, after working for a decade for Arlington County. Every business needs support at some point in its development, especially financial.

Find A Way To Love Your Clients, Or Learn To Let Them Go


He is co-founder and SVP, CCO of Laughlin Marinaccio & Owens in Arlington, VA, which is now the largest shop in the Washington area with over $100 million in billings.

4 Reasons To Consider A New Domain Name For Your Startup


Rob obtained a bachelors in accounting from the University of Texas Arlington. By Robert Bruce, founder of I remember back in 1994 when a friend asked if I’d like to buy a domain name. I had no idea what that meant, so I turned it down. It turned out to be a big mistake.

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DC Lean Startup Circle Event with 500 Startups

Campus Entrepreneurship

Gaining Customer Traction Fast: Tips from a Silicon Valley Vet – DC Lean Startup Circle (Arlington, VA) – Meetup. I am heading out to my first DC Lean Startup Circle event. It features Paul Singh , a principal at 500 Startups. Its interesting to note that the event is sold out (100 seats). I am looking forward to learning more about 500 Startups, how people use lean startup methods, and what kind of people make it out to this type of event.

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Purchase Decisions: 9 Things to Know About Influencing Customers


“There are huge incentives in consumer markets, even for competing companies, to make everything the same, ” says Dan McGinn , president of a research and strategy consultancy in Arlington, Virginia.

The Rise of the Hacker Space | Update on 3D Printing Venture Camp @GeorgeMasonU

Campus Entrepreneurship

This evening, I was able to work with Arlington Economic Development and Amplifier Ventures in putting on a 3D Printing Venture Camp event at GMU’s Arlington Campus. Dan Wilson of TechShop and Brian Jacoby of Nova-Labs, both hacker spaces, exhibited and sat on our panel. Turns out that the NY Times published a piece on maker spaces today. Wonder if I can talk someone at Mason into funding maker spaces on our campus?

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

Starwood and AT&T #FAIL And Bless Me With $180.76 Of Phone Charges

Feld Thoughts

Yesterday at about 2pm I arrived at the Westin Arlington Gateway. Or maybe AT&T will work in the middle of Arlington, Virginia. Put this in the “every business traveller thinks this on a regular basis” rant category. Sure – I’m whining, but I imagine I’ll feel better after I get done. I doubt it has any impact on the universe, but hopefully it’ll be a story that rings true to some of you out there who travel as much as I do.

A Discussion About Technology in Education in my Home Town

Rob Go

I was lucky to attend a discussion last night on technology education in Arlington schools. It was graciously organized by Larry Bohn from General Catalyst, who sent multiple kids through the Arlington school district. There was a great group of investors, entrepreneurs, and educators who all live in Arlington. As the parent with the youngest kids in the group (4 and 1.5) I was mainly learning, although I really hope to contribute in the months and years to come.

@GeorgeMasonU Alumni @GloboxRentals Launch International Film Kiosk Startup

Campus Entrepreneurship

Vernon, Woodbridge, and Arlington and a 7-Eleven convenience store in Bowie, Md.

Meet our Startup Chica Committee Members

Austin Startup

Paulina Cabrera, Operation Coordinator for Solar Winds and Latinitas Volunteer Paulina Cabrera Paulina Cabrera grew up in Arlington, TX, but had the wonderful experience of living in Neiva, Colombia from 1997 to 2000.

Philosophy Helps Start-Ups Move Faster (WSJ on the Lean Startup)

Startup Lessons Learned

Eric is espousing a different way to build companies," says Kevin Dewalt, 40, an entrepreneur in Arlington, Va., Eric is espousing a different way to build companies," says Kevin Dewalt, 40, an entrepreneur in Arlington, Va.,

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24 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


While I was contracting for the US Army in Arlington, VA, I ran into a problem: there were no existing systems capable of processing a massive amount of data streaming in in real time. Each business has a story.

How a Small Business Can Compete With the Big Guys at SEO

Up and Running

If you are a local business, you’ve got a better chance of standing out for “credit card processing Arlington Heights” than “credit card processing Chicago.” You’re running a small business.

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D.C.’s Newest Accelerator “The Fort” Debuts Inaugural Class | TechCrunch

Campus Entrepreneurship

The program, which gives founders anywhere from $25,000 to $100,000 in seed capital, was lured to the area from nearby Arlington thanks to a $100,000 grant from D.C. More accelerator news in the DC Metro. From Techcrunch. Hot, new Washington D.C. tech accelerator known as The Fort is debuting its inaugural class of startups today.

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Food Truck Rivalry on Campuses | | Campus as Market

Campus Entrepreneurship

GMU Arlington has a middle eastern food truck in front of Founders Hall on a regular basis while the main campus in Fairfax seem to offer just an old school hotdog cart — no problem with that — but its a far cry from today’s innovative food trucks. My earliest memories of campus food trucks date to UW Madison in the 90s (a great weekend road trip from Chicago) and consumption of late night snacks from a variety of tasty trucks.

9 Things to Know About Influencing Purchasing Decisions


says Dan McGinn, president of a research and strategy consultancy in Arlington. If you want to get people to buy your stuff, you need to understand how people make purchasing decisions. Product quality and seller reputation matter , goes without saying.

Austin, Meet Dallas

Austin Startup

These include UT Dallas , led by yours truly, the UT Southwestern Medical Center , and UT Arlington. I arrived in Dallas a little more than six months ago, April 1, to begin my new role at the University of Texas at Dallas.

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The Democratization of Innovation | Yes That is What is Occurring

Campus Entrepreneurship

We convened at the Artisphere in Arlington, VA and really had a fascinating discussion surrounding the JOBS Act, 3D printing, low cost software development and other factors supporting the democratization of innovation. Earlier this month I was fortunate to participate in a panel on the Democratization of Innovation. Participants included, Mark Walsh CEO of Genius Rocket, Mike Lincoln of Cooley LP, Ashish Jaiman of Microsoft, and Edmund Pendleton from MTECH at the University of Maryland.

Will Grim Job Prospects Scar Today’s Grads? Wonders

Campus Entrepreneurship

”A lot of us are silly optimistic, sometimes,” says Amanda Frattarola, 22, who graduated from the University of Vermont in 2011 and found a job as a health and wellness coordinator in Arlington, Texas. Chuck Raasch at USA Today reports on the grim job outlook for many of today’s college graduates. Is it really this bad?

The Killer Angels

Venture Chronicles

Today, Arlington Cemetery occupies land that once belonged to General Lee. A few months ago I read the Civil War novel The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara.

Story Behind “The Secret History” Part III: The Most Important.

Steve Blank

I used to work for a company located in Arlington, VA that had the CIA as a client.

Is the Campus and Oasis or Not: WSJ Unclear

Campus Entrepreneurship

This is a bigger government footprint, proportionally, than in Virginia’s Fairfax and Arlington counties, long considered ground zero for Washington, D.C.,

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Finding a Technical Cofounder

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Sketching A New Mobile Web

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