2430 Denmark, Garland, Texas

Feld Thoughts

The post 2430 Denmark, Garland, Texas appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

MassChallenge Texas Kicks off in Austin

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News MassChallenge Texas kicked off Monday evening with a big crowd at the Bullock Texas State History Museum in downtown Austin. “I I want Texas to be the place where startups come to innovate,” said Mike Millard, managing director for MassChallenge Texas. The post MassChallenge Texas Kicks off in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

Texas 24

Trending Sources

Michael and Susan Dell Pledge $36 Million to Help Rebuild Texas Following Hurricane Harvey

SiliconHills

Michael Dell, chairman, and CEO of Dell Technologies announced in a post on Facebook Friday plans to donate $36 million to a fund to Rebuild Texas. “We must rebuild the Texas communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey together,” Dell wrote. On Friday, Michael and Susan Dell launched the Rebuild Texas Fund with Gov. The post Michael and Susan Dell Pledge $36 Million to Help Rebuild Texas Following Hurricane Harvey appeared first on SiliconHills.

Texas 23

Texas Approves Equity-Based Crowdfunding Rules

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Texas companies will soon be able to raise money from the average investor. The Texas State Securities Board voted 4-0 on Wednesday to approve new intrastate equity-based crowdfunding rules. The […] The post Texas Approves Equity-Based Crowdfunding Rules appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio Crowdfunding Rules equity-based crowdfunding Texas State Securities Board

Texas 37

Texas Proposes Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules

SiliconHills

Last year, Austin companies received $626 million in venture capital, or 49 percent of the venture capital dollars for Texas, said Michele Skelding, senior vice president of […] The post Texas Proposes Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio crowdfunding Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Texas Securities Board

Texas 37

Ten Life Sciences Companies to Watch in Central Texas

SiliconHills

Texas is one of the leading biotech states in the country, according to a 2014 report from the Texas Governor’s Office. More than 92,000 people work for biotech companies […] The post Ten Life Sciences Companies to Watch in Central Texas appeared first on SiliconHills. In fact, it ranks second for employment of life and physical scientists nationwide. The state has more than 3,600 biotechnology manufacturing and research and development firms.

Texas 38

The Top Texas Healthcare Accelerators and Incubators

SiliconHills

And it’s a […] The post The Top Texas Healthcare Accelerators and Incubators appeared first on SiliconHills. Launching a new venture is extremely difficult. That’s why healthcare incubators and accelerators can play a vital role in a company’s success early on by connecting them with financing, work space, mentors, customers, business programs and more. Healthcare is a $5 trillion industry globally and about half that is U.S. healthcare expenditures.

Talking Australia and Texas Technology Collaboration on Australia Day

SiliconHills

There is a strong focus in continuing to diversify the Texas economy and therein lays the opportunity as I see it,” Ciobo […] The post Talking Australia and Texas Technology Collaboration on Australia Day appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Steven Ciobo, the minister for trade, tourism and investment for Australia, spent Australia Day, the day Australians celebrate the founding of its nation, in Austin.

Texas State Team Wins Another Top Business Plan Competition

SiliconHills

SioTex, a startup spun out of Texas State University in San Marcos, has won another business plan competition. The team snagged the prize at the 18th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference in Bethesda, […] The post Texas State Team Wins Another Top Business Plan Competition appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Marcos SioTex specialty chemicals Texas State University

Green 27

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

SiliconHills

Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium is visiting Texas this week on an economic trade mission. On Sunday, Princess Astrid, the sister of Belgium’s current monarch King Philippe, attended a reception at the University of Texas at Austin hosted by its President Greg Fenves.

MassChallenge Texas Launches with Plans to Work With up to 100 Startups

SiliconHills

The MassChallenge Texas accelerator program is “supported by a […]. The post MassChallenge Texas Launches with Plans to Work With up to 100 Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. MassChallenge, a global network of network of startup accelerators, announced Wednesday plans to launch its new program in the Austin and San Antonio region.

Texas Venture Labs Fall Expo Showcases New Startups

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News The Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at the Univerity of Texas at Austin showcased 12 Austin startups and three Alumni companies at its Fall 2014 Expo last Friday. The companies presented in three different categories with the consumer products and services startups kicking off the event at […] The post Texas Venture Labs Fall Expo Showcases New Startups appeared first on SiliconHills.

Texas 16

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

SiliconHills

Institutions in Austin and San Antonio are collaborating on a ground breaking new pilot program in Texas to test driverless vehicles. Department of Transportation designation for Texas as a national proving ground for testing connected and automated vehicle technologies. 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.

UT Austin Startup Atom Mines Wins Texas Energy Pitch Competition

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News A new startup, Atom Mines won first place at the Texas Energy pitch competition at the University of Texas at Austin during UT Energy Week.

Texas 27

MassChallenge Joins the Texas Ecosystem

Austin Startup

MassChallenge announced their expansion to Texas about a month ago. The Texas program will be this group’s first outpost in the US beyond their roots in Boston (this organization also operates in Mexico, Israel, Switzerland and the U.K.). news founders texas startup austin

Texas Emerging Technology Fund Still Benefiting Life Sciences Startups

SiliconHills

Rick Perry’s pet project, the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, isn’t dead, it’s just been relocated. Now under the management of the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company, there are about 100 active companies still in the fund, 60 percent of which focus on life […] The post Texas Emerging Technology Fund Still Benefiting Life Sciences Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. By EVA RUTH MORAVEC Special Contributor to Silicon Hills News Former Gov.

Texas 27

Tech Companies to Oppose Discriminatory Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Inc Startups

Apple, Samsung, IBM and several others plan to sign a letter urging Texas lawmakers to abandon Senate Bill 6, which critics argue targets transgender people

Texas 26

Texas Venture Labs Expo Showcases Startups

SiliconHills

Texas Startups Need to Apply for SBIR Grants

SiliconHills

We always do […] The post Texas Startups Need to Apply for SBIR Grants appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Founder Silicon Hills News A few weeks ago, the Small Business Innovation Research program announced its Fall National SBIR/STTR Conference on Nov. 11-13 in Austin. The conferences are generally sold out but registration numbers were really low for this one, said Robert Allen Baker, SBIR Policy and program analyst. “We

SBIR 32

Spotlighting the Need for More Women in Tech at the Texas Conference for Women

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills The Texas Conference for Women is not a technology conference. But this year, the conference had a bigger focus on women in technology. […] The post Spotlighting the Need for More Women in Tech at the Texas Conference for Women appeared first on SiliconHills. Historically it has focused on a diverse array of topics including career development, health and wellness, community connections, social impact, arts and culture and more.

Are You the Kind of Business the Texas Emerging Tech Fund is Looking For?

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News If your company meets the criteria for the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, you may have a good shot at a $2 million investment. Instead, go directly to a […] The post Are You the Kind of Business the Texas Emerging Tech Fund is Looking For?

Texas 16

Texas Had 150 VC backed Deals Worth $1.3 Billion in 2013

SiliconHills

Texas reported 150 venture capital backed deals worth $1.3 The number of deals in Texas fell nearly 9 percent from 163 but increased 37 percent in the dollars invested from $948.8 million in 2013. […] The post Texas Had 150 VC backed Deals Worth $1.3 Austin San Antonio Internet MoneyTree report PricewaterhouseCoopers software Texas venture capital

Texas 20

Texas May Soon Have a Statewide Law to Regulate Ride Hailing Companies Like Uber and Lyft

SiliconHills

A bill that would let the state of Texas govern transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft passed the Texas Senate this week and is now awaiting Gov. Texas HB 100 would regulate all transportation network companies, also known as ride hailing companies, operating in Texas and require them […] The post Texas May Soon Have a Statewide Law to Regulate Ride Hailing Companies Like Uber and Lyft appeared first on SiliconHills.

The Central Texas Life Sciences Industry is Booming

SiliconHills

WiseWear, based in both San Antonio and Austin, has created a patch-like fitness […] The post The Central Texas Life Sciences Industry is Booming appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News TeVido BioDevices, a startup in Austin, recreates nipples and other body parts with 3-D printers using human cells. iTraumaCare in San Antonio has created a life-saving clamp that quickly and easily prevents blood loss.

Texas 27

Ireland House, the First Irish Consulate in Texas, Opens in Austin

SiliconHills

Austin’s booming tech sector is prompting Ireland to open a consulate and trade office in Austin, its first in Texas and only the seventh in the U.S. It will contain a new consulate, offices for the Investment Development […] The post Ireland House, the First Irish Consulate in Texas, Opens in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Love Texas

Inc Startups

Texas is enjoying a rapidly growing and evolving entrepreneurial sector and it has nothing to do with the Lone Star state's famous brisket. s celebration of Texas entrepreneurs rightly put the rapidly growing and evolving entrepreneurial sector alongside the state's revered stars and brisket.

Texas 23

Austin Texas – A Booming Hub For Creatives And Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

One of the most popular and desirable places to live in America is Austin, Texas. Another aspect of Austin’s appeal is the absence of income tax in Texas. To learn more about the startup culture in Austin, visit the Concordia University Texas website.

How This Couple Rules the Wedding Capital of Texas

Inc Startups

Together, Kim and Whit Hanks pooled resources to become the top wedding planning outfit in Dripping Springs--the "wedding capital" of Texas She had the contacts and the know-how. He had the perfect venue and the capital.

Texas 19

19 Reasons Not to Mess With (San Antonio) Texas

Inc Startups

Entrepreneurs of this fast-growing Texas city say a diverse workforce and affordable lifestyle have supported the hard work of growing a business

How Texas Startups Are Spurring Innovation in the Most Entrenched Industries

SiliconHills

We all know the challenges—navigating […] The post How Texas Startups Are Spurring Innovation in the Most Entrenched Industries appeared first on SiliconHills. By KEITH H. COLE Founder and CEO of Water Lens in Austin Special Editorial Contribution to Silicon Hills News Being a startup isn’t easy to begin with, but working in a highly-regulated industry like oil and gas can be even harder, especially when it’s also slow to adopt new technologies.

Texas 31

Silicon Hills News Reports on the Tech Innovation Happening in Central Texas

SiliconHills

Thank you to Laura Kilcrease, former Entrepreneur in Residence at the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Austin, for interviewing me, Laura Lorek, founder of Silicon Hills News at South by Southwest Interactive last March.

Texas 14

Biosciences and Medical Industry is Booming in Central Texas

SiliconHills

The five sectors that make up the industry include pharmaceutical manufacturing, research and development in physical, engineering and […] The post Biosciences and Medical Industry is Booming in Central Texas appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin’s biotechnology industry is booming, according to a report released Thursday from the Austin Technology Council.

19 Central Texas Companies on the 2015 Cybersecurity 500 List

SiliconHills

The Central Texas area is a hotbed of activity in the cybersecurity arena and Cybersecurity Ventures, based in Menlo Park, Calif. Absolute Software, an Austin-based mobile device management & […] The post 19 Central Texas Companies on the 2015 Cybersecurity 500 List appeared first on SiliconHills. has named 19 local companies to its 2015 Cybersecurity 500 list. The list shines a spotlight on the hottest cybersecurity companies to watch worldwide this year.

Google Reports an Economic Impact of $8.93 Billion in Texas

SiliconHills

Billion for Texas businesses, nonprofit organizations and website publishers in 2015. The company reports 141,000 Texas businesses and nonprofit organizations used Google’s AdWords and Adsense tools in 2015. million in free advertising to Texas nonprofit organizations through its […] The post Google Reports an Economic Impact of $8.93 Billion in Texas appeared first on SiliconHills. Google has issued a report showing it had an economic impact of $8.93

Central Texas Barcamp this Weekend

SiliconHills

Austin Technology San Antonio Technology Austin Central Texas Barcamp Geekdom San Antonio technologyAs a technology region, Austin and San Antonio combined have great strengths that rival major tech centers like Silicon Valley. Austin, known for software, hardware and silicon chips, has also become a vibrant incubator for high tech startups. San Antonio, home to Rackspace, a Web hosting company, is also a high tech mecca with tons [.].

Texas Lawmakers Consider How to Deal with the Sharing Economy

SiliconHills

By HOJUN CHOI Reporter with Silicon Hills News In light of the growing prevalence of services making up the state’s “sharing economy,” the Texas House Committee on Business and Industry met Wednesday to discuss the impact of city regulations associated with peer-to-peer exchange platforms. Responding to the testimonies given at the hearing, Committee Chairman Rene […] The post Texas Lawmakers Consider How to Deal with the Sharing Economy appeared first on SiliconHills.

Texas 11

This Billion-Dollar Software Company's Office Is Very, Very Texas

Inc Startups

You have to see it to believe it

Texas 23

Texas Businesses React to 'Utter Devastation' of Hurricane Harvey

Inc Startups

A torrential storm has driven thousands from their homes, with more rain yet to come. Economy

Texas 15

Mass Venture of San Antonio Approved as Texas’ First Equity-Based Crowdfunding Portal

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Mass Venture is the first equity-based crowdfunding portal to receive certification from the Texas State Securities Board under its new intrastate crowdfunding rules.

WeWork is Already Full and Looks to Expand in Austin and Texas

SiliconHills

The New York-based company currently operates in cities across the globe, […] The post WeWork is Already Full and Looks to Expand in Austin and Texas appeared first on SiliconHills. By HOJUN CHOI Special Contributor to Silicon Hills News WeWork, a startup that offers short-term leases to businesses in need of office space, has expanded to Austin and, despite only having launched in February, is already operating at full capacity with over 500 members.