2430 Denmark, Garland, Texas
MARCH 26, 2015
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Texas Approves Equity-Based Crowdfunding Rules
OCTOBER 23, 2014
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 Proposes Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules
MAY 16, 2014
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
Encouraging More Startups at the University of Texas at Austin
MARCH 12, 2017
By HOJUN CHOI Reporter with Silicon Hills News University of Texas president Greg Fenves and Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, explored ways that universities can have a bigger impact on the world at the “Research Universities Should be Better at Startups” session at South by Southwest. Metcalfe, professor of innovation at the Cockrell School of […] The post Encouraging More Startups at the University of Texas at Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.
Texas A&M Looks to Partner with Tech Entrepreneurs
AUGUST 28, 2014
BY LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Roy Truitt, founder of Austin-based startup, ScanSee, wants to tap into Texas A&M’s rich engineering resources. It has created an app, HubCiti, which can […] The post Texas A&M Looks to Partner with Tech Entrepreneurs appeared first on SiliconHills. Truitt, serial entrepreneur who founded Truco Enterprises, which makes the On the Border brand of chips and salsas, created ScanSee four years ago.
Princess Astrid of Belgium Visits Austin, San Antonio and Other Texas Cities on an Economic Mission
DECEMBER 4, 2016
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.
Texas Program to Test Driverless Vehicles in Austin, San Antonio and Other Cities
FEBRUARY 5, 2017
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.
Ten Life Sciences Companies to Watch in Central Texas
AUGUST 4, 2015
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 State Team Wins Another Top Business Plan Competition
JUNE 21, 2014
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
Texas Venture Labs Fall Expo Showcases New Startups
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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.
Tech Companies to Oppose Discriminatory Texas 'Bathroom Bill'
JANUARY 25, 2017
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
UT Austin Startup Atom Mines Wins Texas Energy Pitch Competition
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
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 Emerging Technology Fund Still Benefiting Life Sciences Startups
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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.
Spotlighting the Need for More Women in Tech at the Texas Conference for Women
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
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.
Texas Venture Labs Expo Showcases Startups
DECEMBER 6, 2013
Texas Startups Need to Apply for SBIR Grants
OCTOBER 6, 2014
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
Are You the Kind of Business the Texas Emerging Tech Fund is Looking For?
JANUARY 9, 2014
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 Had 150 VC backed Deals Worth $1.3 Billion in 2013
JANUARY 18, 2014
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
The Central Texas Life Sciences Industry is Booming
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
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.
19 Reasons Not to Mess With (San Antonio) Texas
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Entrepreneurs of this fast-growing Texas city say a diverse workforce and affordable lifestyle have supported the hard work of growing a business
Ireland House, the First Irish Consulate in Texas, Opens in Austin
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
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.
Austin Texas – A Booming Hub For Creatives And Entrepreneurs
OCTOBER 20, 2015
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.
3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Love Texas
MARCH 1, 2013
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.
How Texas Startups Are Spurring Innovation in the Most Entrenched Industries
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
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.
Silicon Hills News Reports on the Tech Innovation Happening in Central Texas
JULY 7, 2014
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.
How This Couple Rules the Wedding Capital of Texas
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
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.
This Billion-Dollar Software Company's Office Is Very, Very Texas
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
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Google Reports an Economic Impact of $8.93 Billion in Texas
JULY 7, 2016
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
Biosciences and Medical Industry is Booming in Central Texas
MAY 1, 2014
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.
Texas Lawmakers Consider How to Deal with the Sharing Economy
JUNE 8, 2016
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.
19 Central Texas Companies on the 2015 Cybersecurity 500 List
JULY 15, 2015
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.
Central Texas Barcamp this Weekend
JULY 3, 2012
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Mass Venture of San Antonio Approved as Texas’ First Equity-Based Crowdfunding Portal
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
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.
TEN Capital Group to Host Texas Venture Summit 2016
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
The TEN Capital Group is holding the Texas Venture Summit 2016 on Oct. The event is invitation only and brings together national and statewide investors and qualified […] The post TEN Capital Group to Host Texas Venture Summit 2016 appeared first on SiliconHills. In Austin, the hunt for venture capital is not easy. But one group plans to make it a little easier. 6th at the Brazos Hall in downtown Austin.
WeWork is Already Full and Looks to Expand in Austin and Texas
APRIL 27, 2015
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.
Favor Pulls out of Other States to Focus on the Texas Market
JANUARY 18, 2017
Favor […] The post Favor Pulls out of Other States to Focus on the Texas Market appeared first on SiliconHills. In 2013, Zac Maurais and Ben Doherty launched Favor in Austin to deliver food to people’s doorsteps. The startup quickly grew and later that year, Favor attracted $2 million in seed stage funding. The next year, the company landed $13 million with plans to expand nationwide. Those plans came to a halt this week.
Infographic: The Startup Scene in Austin, Texas
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
A handy infographic about the startup scene in Austin, Texas. Editorial austin startup
LiveOak Venture Partners Sees Lots of Quality Startup Deals in Austin and Texas
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
In 2000, during the Dot Com boom, an enormous amount of money flowed into companies even though they did not have viable ideas and were also not disciplined with spending money, said […] The post LiveOak Venture Partners Sees Lots of Quality Startup Deals in Austin and Texas appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Right now is the best time to be in the venture capital business in Austin.
Ten Things to Know About Pokemon Go in Central Texas
JULY 16, 2016
By capturing Pokemon, the players can level up and once […] The post Ten Things to Know About Pokemon Go in Central Texas appeared first on SiliconHills. Pokemon Go launched July 6th and has become an instant hit.
This Texas Gas Station Turned Camels and Karaoke Into a $30 Million Business
JUNE 1, 2015
At Fuel City, customers can sing a country tune, take a swim, and pet a zebra before filling up their tank