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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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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TechStars Austin – The Newest TechStars Location

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I’m excited to join David Cohen and his team in announcing TechStars in Austin. From the TechStars blog: “The Managing Director of TechStars Austin is Jason Seats. Jason is moving down the road from San Antonio to Austin and we’re confident that he will be a big part of growing both TechStars and the startup community in his new home. TechStars will operate out of Capital Factory in downtown Austin. TechStars austin

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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

Cyclical Fashion & Sustainability in Austin, Texas

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Our Unedited Chat with The Edit Advisory’s Creative Advisor, Trend Analyst and Founder, Krystal De Lisi Continue reading on Austin Startups ».

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Headphone Maker AfterShokz Moves from New York to Austin

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AfterShokz, which makes sports headphones that transmit sound via bone conduction, announced this week that it is moving its headquarters from New York to Austin. The post Headphone Maker AfterShokz Moves from New York to Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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

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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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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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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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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Austin Startup Week Begins Sept 22

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Now in its ninth year, Austin Startup Week consists of more than 125 morning coffees, educational panels, meet ups, happy hours, and workshops. Best of all, the 125+ events that make up Austin Startup Week events are all free and open to the public ?—?no

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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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

Austin-based Gardenio Caters to Millennials Looking to Grow Their Own Food

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The post Austin-based Gardenio Caters to Millennials Looking to Grow Their Own Food appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinAt Brown University, Roman Gonzalez studied philosophy to understand big things like love and purpose.

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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 Ranks First as the Hottest Real Estate Market in the Country

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Austin ranks number one as the hottest real estate market in the country, according to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2020 report. The post Austin Ranks First as the Hottest Real Estate Market in the Country appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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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The 2019 Austin Mosaic Awards Recognize Companies and Individuals Championing Diversity and Inclusion

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The Austin Mosaic Awards on Thursday night recognized companies and individuals spearheading diversity and inclusion in Austin. The post The 2019 Austin Mosaic Awards Recognize Companies and Individuals Championing Diversity and Inclusion appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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MANAGING DIRECTOR OF TECHSTARS AUSTIN

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MANAGING DIRECTOR OF TECHSTARS AUSTIN AMOS SCHWARTZFARB REVEALS DETAILS ON SEPT. 4 LAUNCH EVENT FOR NEW BOOK ‘SELL MORE FASTER’ (AUSTIN, TEXAS ? —?Aug. Voltron Room (701 Brazos, Austin, Texas 78701) that same day. Austin, TX?—? Austin, TX Nov.

Thank you to the Austin Technology Incubator at UT Austin for creating the Austin startup scene as…

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Thank you to the Austin Technology Incubator at UT Austin for creating the Austin startup scene as we know it! When I came to Austin in 1999, ATI was one of the only organizations supporting entrepreneurs in Texas. Austin is a place where it is safe to try new things.

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

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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H-E-B Opens its Eastside Tech Hub in Austin

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H-E-B opened its Eastside Tech Hub in Austin on Monday. The 81,000 square foot office serves as the new headquarters for Favor, the Austin-based on-demand delivery service H-E-B bought last year. The post H-E-B Opens its Eastside Tech Hub in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

MassChallenge Texas Selects 74 Startups for its Austin Accelerator

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MassChallenge Texas announced it has accepted 74 startups into its latest program in Austin which kicks off in June. The post MassChallenge Texas Selects 74 Startups for its Austin Accelerator appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Austin is Becoming a Hub of Innovation for the Insurance Industry

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Data analysis, machine learning and artificial intelligence are driving big changes in the insurance industry, And Austin is emerging as a hub of innovation with several new InsureTech startups. Austin

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Google Webpass now Available in Austin

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And what that means for Austin residents and businesses is wider availability of Google’s super-fast Internet service. The post Google Webpass now Available in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

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 KERV Interactive Raises $11 Million in Funding

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KERV Interactive, an Austin-based video ad startup, has raised $11 million in funding. The post Austin-based KERV Interactive Raises $11 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinVestech Partners, a private equity group, led the investment.

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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Zoho Announces 375-Acre Austin Campus for Zoho University and Plans to Hire Hundreds of New Employees in Austin

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Zoho Tuesday announced plans for a new 375-acre campus with a 100,000 square foot building in South-east Austin. The post Zoho Announces 375-Acre Austin Campus for Zoho University and Plans to Hire Hundreds of New Employees in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Low-Sensory Youth Code Jam Returns to Austin

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Youth Code Jam, a nonprofit program to teach middle and high school students coding skills, started in San Antonio and has branched out to Austin. The post Low-Sensory Youth Code Jam Returns to Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

MassChallenge Texas in Austin Names 14 Finalists to Compete for $500,000 in Cash Prizes

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MassChallenge Texas has named 14 companies as finalists for its second annual Austin-based accelerator program. The companies will compete for $500,000 in equity-free cash prizes at the MassChallenge Texas Austin Awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 17th at the Hilton Austin.

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7 Unique Meeting Spaces in Central Austin

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Sometimes you just need a private meeting space in Austin. Luckily Austin is home to dozens of high-quality meeting spaces where you can hold your next event. Here are seven of the most unexpected and unique meeting spaces in Central Austin: 1.

Zoho Plans to Go Big in Austin but Also Wants to Keep Things Weird

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By LAURA LOREK, Publisher of Silicon Hills News Zoho wants to keep things weird in Austin. to a 368-acre campus near the Austin airport. “I I like Austin,” said Sridhar Vembu, Zoho’s founder and CEO, […]. Austin

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Samsung and AT&T Open 5G Innovation Zone in Austin

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By LAURA LOREK, publisher of Silicon Hills News To see the impact of 5G communications, look no further than the new 5G Innovation Zone which officially opened at Samsung’s Austin campus Friday. The post Samsung and AT&T Open 5G Innovation Zone in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Mastercard Buys Austin-based Vyze

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Mastercard announced Tuesday that it has acquired Austin-based Vyze, a cloud-based financial technology company. The post Mastercard Buys Austin-based Vyze appeared first on SiliconHills. 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?

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