Austin Officials Cancel SXSW

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On Friday, City of Austin officials held a press conference and announced the cancellation of SXSW and SXSW.EDU, set to take place next week. The post Austin Officials Cancel SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinThe show isn’t going on after all.

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data.world Acquires Austin-based Capsenta

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Two Austin companies focused on data have joined forces. data.world announced this week it has acquired Capsenta, founded at the University of Texas at Austin in 2015. The post data.world Acquires Austin-based Capsenta appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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February Tech Events to Attend in Austin

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4th Health Tech: How Tech, & Austin, Will Help You Live Longer Lives When: 6 p.m. Where: Austin Public Library, 701 W Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX Why: Austin Forum: Join us as two leaders in Austin’s health tech ecosystem—Dr. Austin

OJO Labs Acquires Austin-based RealSavvy

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OJO Labs has acquired Austin-based RealSavvy to create an even bigger platform for real estate brokers, agents, and teams and the customers they serve. The post OJO Labs Acquires Austin-based RealSavvy appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Austin Chamber Recognizes Outstanding Local Businesses

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Every year, the Austin Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding local businesses at its Greater Austin Business Awards. The post Austin Chamber Recognizes Outstanding Local Businesses appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Hack Coronavirus with Austin Tech

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Austin faces a new challenge with the Coronavirus threat. Hack Coronavirus with Austin Tech was originally published in Austin Startups on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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Founder Institute Austin Graduates Six Startups

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By LAURA LOREKPublisher of Silicon Hills News The Founder Institute opened in Austin a little over a year ago and has already graduated three classes and helped dozens of entrepreneurs. They thought Austin needed more founders and […]. Austin

SiFive Opens Austin Office

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has expanded to Silicon Hills with an Austin office. The post SiFive Opens Austin Office appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinSiFive, based in San Mateo, Calif., Founded in 2015, SiFive is a fabless semiconductor company that produces computer chips based on the RISC-V instruction set architecture. Its customers include Qualcomm, Imagination Technologies, Avatar Integrated Systems, Quicklogic Corp. The company also recently closed on $65 million in […].

QuestionPro Moves its Headquarters from San Francisco to Austin

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QuestionPro has moved its headquarters from San Francisco to Austin. The company, which has 200 employees including 15 in Austin, creates online survey and insights solutions software. The company’s Austin headquarters is in the Arboretum area. Austin

Austin-based Affinegy is Acquired by NISC

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And Austin-based Affinegy, a 13-year-old company that creates software to manage Wi-Fi for the Internet of Things, has been at the forefront of the industry. The post Austin-based Affinegy is Acquired by NISC appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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December Austin Tech Events to Attend

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The lights are twinkling bright in Austin and there’s still a lot to do in December as the technology community celebrates another stellar year. 10th – Austin’s Trail of Lights kicks off at Zilker […]. Austin

Zoho Cancels Zoholics in Austin Amid Concerns About the Coronavirus

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Zoho, which has a large and growing campus in Austin, announced on Wednesday plans to cancel its annual Zoholics event in Austin, in late April. The post Zoho Cancels Zoholics in Austin Amid Concerns About the Coronavirus appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

DivInc Cohort #5 Founders Pitch at Demo Day in Austin

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Austin-based DivInc launched in 2016 and has had […]. The post DivInc Cohort #5 Founders Pitch at Demo Day in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Austin Tech Events to Attend in June

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June 6th Austin Tech Open Coffee Downtown When: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 The post Austin Tech Events to Attend in June appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin10:30 a.m.

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Austin Officials Cancel SXSW

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On Friday, City of Austin officials held a press conference and announced the cancellation of SXSW and SXSW.EDU, set to take place next week. AustinThe show isn’t going on after all. “We are devastated to share this news with you. The show must go on” is in our DNA, and this is the first time [.].

SXSW is On Track to Happen in Austin

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The post SXSW is On Track to Happen in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinThe show will go on. South by Southwest is not cancelled. There’s no evidence to suggest cancelling SXSW makes the community safer,” Mayor Steve Adler said during a press conference Wednesday morning.

Corporate Innovation Firm Rainmaking Expands to Austin

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Rainmaking, a corporate innovation and development firm, has opened an office in downtown Austin. The post Corporate Innovation Firm Rainmaking Expands to Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Austin Tech Events to Attend in May

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May 1-2 FUND Conference When: May 1st and May 2nd Where: Fairmount Hotel in Downtown Austin Why: FUND Conference hosts an event in Austin annually to promote connections among entrepreneurs, VCs, angel investors, and industry experts. May 2nd Austin Tech […]. Austin

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Facebook Opens New Office in Downtown Austin

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The tech giant lit up a giant Facebook thumbs-up Like button with local dignitaries to officially open its new office in downtown Austin Wednesday morning. The post Facebook Opens New Office in Downtown Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Advice from Austin CBD Startup Tessera Naturals

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Austin is the perfect environment to lead the charge for the burgeoning CBD and hemp industry.”?—?Tessera As the political tides are turning towards decriminalizing cannabis as a whole, Austin is the perfect environment to lead the charge for the burgeoning CBD and hemp industry.

Austin is Becoming a Real Estate Technology Hub

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The 4-Star boutique hotel, which opened in 2015, is a symbol of the transformation that has taken place in downtown Austin in the last decade. The post Austin is Becoming a Real Estate Technology Hub appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

The Biggest, Baddest Austin Startup Week Ever

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It’s hard to believe it’s the eighth annual Austin Startup Week. Austin Startup Week was one of the first events Silicon Hills News covered when the site launched in September of 2011. Austin was a […]. Austin

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Austin-based Remedy Lands $10 Million in Funding from Austin-based Sante Ventures

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The Austin-based company plans to use the funding to expand its technology platform and to recruit new employees. The post Austin-based Remedy Lands $10 Million in Funding from Austin-based Sante Ventures appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Austin Tech Events to Attend in April

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But Austin’s tech community is not disappointing in the month of April. And Zoho is having its annual user conference: Zoholics in Austin for three days at the Palmer […]. The post Austin Tech Events to Attend in April appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Doki Doki Announces Donation of $15,000 For the Stand with Austin Fund and the National Federation…

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Doki Doki Announces Donation of $15,000 For the Stand with Austin Fund and the National Federation of the Blind of Texas The Raise Your Voice event featured Austin artist Peelander-Yellow doing a live show on the Dabel platform to raise funds for the blind community and small business of Austin.

The Austin Technology Incubator Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

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When the Austin Technology Incubator launched in 1989, Austin was a much different city. Austin had one of the highest commercial vacancy rates in the country. Thanks to ATI, the longest running incubator in the country, Austin […]. Austin

Techstars Austin Welcomes 10 Startups Into its 2020 Program

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Techstars Austin announced its 2020 class this week, including five Austin-based startups among the ten participating in the program. Also, this is the 10th Techstars program in Austin since it kicked off in 2014 and the fifth being run […]. Austin

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Austin-based Cerebri AI Raises $7 Million

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The Austin-based startup raised the funds from new investor Arcris Capital Partners and existing investors. The post Austin-based Cerebri AI Raises $7 Million appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

SXSW Pitch Finalists Include Five Austin-based Startups

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SXSW recently announced the finalists for its 12th annual SXSW Pitch event including five from Austin. The variety of the finalists shows the breadth and depth of Austin’s booming startup community. The Austin finalist in the Consumer […]. Austin

WSJ Ranks Austin as the Nation’s Hottest Big City Labor Market

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The Wall Street Journal has ranked Austin as the hottest big city labor market in the country. Austin beat out number two, Nashville, on the list. The Wall Street Journal ranked Austin, which has an unemployment rate of 2.7 Austin

Techstars Announces its Austin 2019 Cohort

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Techstars is one of Austin’s oldest and most recognized accelerator programs. The companies come from Los Angeles, Chattanooga, TN, Toronto, Canada, Houston, TX, and Austin. The post Techstars Announces its Austin 2019 Cohort appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

VC Firm Firebrand Ventures Opens Austin Office

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And now he’s becoming a venture capitalist and joining Firebrand Ventures as a partner and opening its second office in Austin. Firebrand’s focus is investing in seed stage companies in Austin and the Midwest. Austin

Hypergiant Industries Hires Two Key Executives in Austin

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Hypergiant Industries, which is focused on creating new products using artificial intelligence for businesses, announced Friday that it has hired two key senior executives in Austin. The post Hypergiant Industries Hires Two Key Executives in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Austin Abdicates Innovation

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This week KXAN ran a story titled “ Key players warn Austin is being left behind in 5G future.” The City of Austin lags behind every single major metro in the state when it comes to granting applications for small cell site permits. Austin has two. The ramifications that this has for Austin’s future is terrifying. The City of Austin blames the lack of small cell permits issued on others, making this a state versus local fight. Sadly Austin isn’t even close.

RapidDeploy Opens US Headquarters in Austin

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By Laura Lorek, Publisher of Silicon Hills News RapidDeploy, a South African company that has created an emergency platform based on cloud technology, is branching out to Austin. The post RapidDeploy Opens US Headquarters in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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MassChallenge Texas Begins Accepting Applications for its Austin and Houston Programs

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At the South Congress Hotel last week, MassChallenge Texas officially kicked off its next application cycle for its accelerator programs in Austin and Houston. The MassChallenge Accelerator has completed two cohorts in Austin and one in Houston since launching in 2017. Austin

Top September Tech Events to Attend in Austin

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But alas as Fall approaches, Austin’s startup activities also heat up. The post Top September Tech Events to Attend in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Ten Startups Pitch at Techstars Impact Demo Day in Austin

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For the past three months, Cowtribe Cofounders Peter Awin and Alima Bawah, have rented apartments throughout Austin after moving more than 6,000 miles from Ghana to participate in the Techstars Impact program. “We Austin

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Sense Corp. Moves Headquarters to Austin From St. Louis

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Louis to Austin. The company, founded in 1996, already had an office in Austin. Moves Headquarters to Austin From St. AustinA consulting company focused on data and artificial intelligence, Sense Corp., is moving its corporate headquarters from St.

Get Amped Up, Austin!

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All of Central Texas is coming together on March 1st for Amplify Austin Day. This year, Austin’s non profits and organizers hope to raise $10 million in just 24 hours. I recently heard someone say that Amplify Austin is the Amazon of giving. Get Amped Up, Austin!

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A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

” I vividly recall the moment when I connected on this level with Austin Gunter — our social media keymaster (are you the gatekeeper?), I was about to give a night-time talk about making websites fast at a local Austin PHP users group; did anyone at the office want to come?

Austin-based WikiBuy is Booming Since its Acquisition by Capital One

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Austin has become an eCommerce hub. Other major Austin players in the eCommerce industry include RetailMeNot, Bazaarvoice, BigCommerce, Dosh, Convey, H-E-B Digital, Black Locus/Home Depot, and Favor. And Austin is also […]. Austin

SXSW 2020 Pitch Finalists Include Five Austin-Based Startups

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SXSW recently announced the finalists for its 12th annual SXSW Pitch event including five from Austin. The variety of the finalists shows the breadth and depth of Austin’s booming startup community. The Austin finalist in the Consumer […]. Austin