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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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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Austin Tech Events to Attend in October

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It’s under 100 degrees in Austin so that can only mean one thing: it is Fall! And while temperatures might be cooling off a bit, the Austin Startup and Technology scene is heating up. The post Austin Tech Events to Attend in October appeared first on SiliconHills. 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

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

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

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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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

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

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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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

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

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.

Ford Launches Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Program in Austin

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Four years ago, Google’s self-driving car expert said he hoped Austin would have autonomous vehicles commercially available for the public to ride in on the city’s streets by 2019. The post Ford Launches Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Program in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

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

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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.

UT Austin Engineering Professor John B. Goodenough Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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The University of Texas at Austin has a new Nobel Prize winner in chemistry: John B. The post UT Austin Engineering Professor John B. AustinGoodenough, a professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering.

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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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

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.

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.

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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Hello World and RetailMeNot Work Together to Bring STEM Opportunities to Austin Students

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By Sabina Bharwani, Founder and CEO of Hello World Contributed Post to Silicon Hills News Throughout the 2018-2019 academic year and this fall, RetailMeNot has quietly donated significant funds for computer science education to over 500 students across Harmony Public Schools Austin. 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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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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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’s PHLUR Gets $7 Million in Funding and Buys Austin-based Texas Beauty Labs

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Austin-based PHLUR, a fragrance company, announced Tuesday that it has received $7 million in funding. In addition, PFLUR acquired Austin-based Texas Beauty Labs, a clean beauty products maker, founded in 2008. The post Austin’s PHLUR Gets $7 Million in Funding and Buys Austin-based Texas Beauty Labs appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinThe financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

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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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Austin Tech Events to Attend in November

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And Silicon Hills News is currently taking photos for our 2020 Austin Tech Calendar. The post Austin Tech Events to Attend in November appeared first on SiliconHills. AustinNovember is jam-packed with lots of fun events to attend.

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 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