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Journal Profile: Danielle Weiss Allen is a financial force who fell in love with laid-back Austin - Link

- Austin Business Journal’s Patricia Rogers

"Danielle Weiss Allen has a get-it-done mentality enhanced by an astounding ability to multitask. It’s a skill set born from her humble beginnings and honed during the early years of her career working her way up the world of Wall Street.

As one of the three founders of ATX Venture Partners, Weiss Allen splits her time meeting with potential investors and startups, while also guiding the companies that already make up its portfolio on decisions from products and personnel to office space and term sheets." - Austin Business Journal’s Patricia Rogers

The Entrepreneur's Essentials by Brett Hurt - Link


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DivInc Startup Sip & Sync
 

You are invited to join DivInc founders, alumni, supporters, and allies each month for an evening of drinks, meaningful conversation, and community building at Parlor & Yard.

​Come get connected with the DivInc family, brainstorm with like-minded entrepreneurs, share resources, and learn from diverse leaders in the tech startup ecosystem!

​Sign up to let us know you’re coming. Walk-ins welcome. We hope to see you there! 

DivInc Startup Sip & Sync
Tuesday, June 14th, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT 
Parlor & Yard, 601 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
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OpenCoffee Club Northside
 

OpenCoffee Club is a casual morning networking event for startups, technologists, and investors open to everyone in or visiting the Austin area.

OpenCoffee Club Northside
Thursday, June 16th 8:30am - 10:30am
Houndstooth Coffee Domain
11501 Rock Rose Ave #118 Austin, Texas 
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F.I.E.S.T.A. Happy Hour
 

Welcome 🎉 F.I.E.S.T.A. 🎉 Founders, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Startups, Techies, and Austin Newcomers. Learn more about us and connect to the ATX Tech community at FIESTA.COMMUNITY

Our Mission is to connect startup founders to the "community builders" serving the startup ecosystem. These community builders include event organizers, networking events, accelerators & incubators, service providers, VCs, and more.

🎉 F.I.E.S.T.A.🎉Founders, Entrepreneurs, and ATX Newcomers
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM CDT
Capital Factory, Voltron Room
701 Brazos St · Austin, TX 78701
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  • Consensus Conference Illuminates Cryptocurrency, DAOs, NFTs, Metaverses, and More in Austin - Link
    - Silicon Hills News’ Laura Lorek
     
  • Elsewhere Partners Makes Key Appointments to Continue Growth - Link
     
  • Sending Off John Roach, Texan Pioneer of Personal Computing - Link
    - Texas CEO Magazine
     
  • Reflex Closes $4.5M Seed Funding Round to Connect Retailers to the Flex Economy - Business Wire - Link
     
  • Colorcast Raises $3.5M Seed Round; Inks Deals With Major Sportsbooks - Link
     
  • Austin Young Chamber Names Joana Ortiz as President and CEO - Link
    - AYC: Austin Young Chamber
     
  • Moving Towards Energy Abundance with Christy Cardenas, Managing Partner Grit Ventures - Podcast
    - Austin Next Podcast
     
  • Bird pays its bill - Link
  • Hotel industry rebound pinches city’s acquisition strategy to solve homelessness - Link
  • City must raise wages to $22/hour, working group says - Link
    - Austin Monitor
     
  • Elon Musk, Michael Dell predicted to reach trillionaire status by 2024 - Link
  • Austin is building more homes than any other US city, study says - Link
  • Fledgling University of Austin to start 'Forbidden Courses' this month - Link
  • The Great Regret: How not everyone had a happy ending after quitting their jobs in the pandemic - Link
  • The country's largest Bucee's is coming back to Central Texas - Link
  • City must raise wages to $22/hour, working group says - Link
  • Rekindling the Austin flame: Why burnt-out Austinites choose to stay even with the mounting woes of 'New Austin' - Link
  • For the second year in a row, Austin tops list of Uber riders leaving stuff behind - Link
  • Elon Musk clarifies Tesla headcount only increasing this year after saying cuts would come to salaried employees - Link
    - Austonia
     
  • Elon Musk poised to become the world’s first trillionaire by 2024 - Link
  • Austin clocks in as the 4th fastest-growing city for freelancers - Link
    - Culture Map Austin
     
  • Reflex Believes Flex Workers Can Solve the Retail Labor Shortage - Link
  • Everything's Bigger in Texas — Including the Tech Job Market - Link
  • Dropbox Asks Its People: 'What Kind of Impact Do You Want To Make in the World?' - Link
  • Want to Accelerate Your Career? Arrive Logistics Will Put You In The Fast Lane. - Link
  • Zello Gets $20M for Voice Communication Platform Used by Frontline Workers - Link
  • Identity Security Startup 443ID Emerges From Stealth With $8M Raise - Link
  • How Moov's Collaborative Culture Powers a Connected Marketplace - Link
  • SEON Named Its U.S. HQ, Striveworks' Hiring Push, and More Austin Tech News - Link
  • Ground Control to Major Comms: How to Build Great Communication Between Engineers - Link
    - Built in Austin
     
  • Home business entrepreneurs: The 6 best ways to prevent data breaches - Link
  • Discrimination lawsuit: Veteran employee denied transfer for younger hire - Link
  • How I found joy in the journey of entrepreneurial life, both before and after - Link
    - The American Genius
     
  • Energizing Innovation - Link
  • UT Joins Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities With 19 Other Schools - Link
  • Allan Cole Appointed Dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work - Link
    - University of Texas
     
  • American Bank to acquire TexStar National Bank - Link
  • Viewpoint: Don't expect some of these jobs-heavy relocations, expansions to bear fruit — for now - Link
  • ‘Capacity to transform lives’: Oracle shares roadmap for national medical records database following Cerner buy - Link
  • Behind the deal: Who's building massive Hill Country Studios filmmaking hub in San Marcos and what's next? - Link
  • Downtown Austin Alliance welcomes new leaders - Link
  • Many parents left the workforce during the pandemic. Employers may need to take action to win them back. - Link
  • M&A wrap: AffiniPay buys MyCase; Austin's busiest tech recruiter gets bigger - Link
  • Journal Profile: How Falcon Structures' Stephen Shang finds work-life balance as busy CEO - Link
  • Austin-area public company landscape has been transformed in recent years - Link
  • When Richard Branson flies into Austin  INNO - Link
  • Study: Remote work could slash office valuations by $500B by end of 2020s - Link
  • What Virgin Atlantic’s flights from Austin to London mean for airport, businesses - Link
  • Remote jobs are in high demand. Here's how each state ranks in the competition for remote workers. - Link
  • It's official: Buc-ee's will build its largest travel center in Luling - Link
  • Karisha creating new kind of health care clinic in East Austin - Link
  • Massive speculative logistics development on its way to Austin suburb - Link
  • Zello raises $20M for voice communications app  INNO - Link
  • Buc-ee's founder gives Texas A&M $50M for new academic center - Link
  • Women of color recognized for paving the way in business, technology and art in Austin - Link
  • Layoffs by tech giants aren't an economic warning bell, experts say - Link
  • AirDNA: Short-term rental market to see summer boom despite inflation, regulations thwarting inventory - Link
  • Incentives OK'd for massive film studio in San Marcos - Link
  • #WFH Chronicles: Are we well, friends? - Link
  • The four-day workweek gains steam — and workers would leave to get it. - Link
  • Ashley DeWalt spearheading DivInc's push into sports tech - Link
  • Oracle completes $28B purchase of Cerner - Link
  • HIF Global considers building another $6B renewable fuels plant in Texas - Link
  • Elon Musk clarifies job cut memo, says overall Tesla headcount will grow - Link
  • Recruiters say raises are unprecedented in 2022 — and that's causing some problems - Link
  • 'Project Dark Monday,' a $267M, 820,000-square-foot film studio, to be considered for incentives in San Marcos - Link
  • Covid worries fade as business owners tackle inflation, supply chain problems - Link
  • For-profit university exec: Why $1.48B acquisition fit our strategy - Link
  • What slowdown in biotech spells for life-sciences real estate sector - Link
  • Funding wrap: $724M raised by six startups  INNO - Link
  • Round Rock-based baseball entertainment business picks Houston area for its second location - Link
  • Tito's to unleash $25,000 grants for purpose-driven entrepreneurs - Link
  • Moneta Ventures makes key hire as it increases investments in Texas startups  INNO - Link
    - Austin Business Journal & Austin Inno's Brent Wistrom
     
  • $267 million film, TV studio proposed for Austin metro area - Link
  • Branson: Virgin Atlantic has bright future in Austin - Link
  • Austin startup festivalPass debuts subscription service for live events - Link
  • Austin's retail sector is back, but workers remain hard to find - Link
  • Elon Musk looks to cut jobs for Austin-based Tesla - Link
  • Look inside Giga Texas, Tesla's new Austin factory - Link
    - Austin American-Statesman

SAN ANTONIO
  • Bird scooters pay $149K tax bill before Travis County claims fleet - Link
  • Hill Country media group proposing a $287M San Marcos film studio - Link
  • Continental Automotive to hire 100 people this summer for $110M New Braunfels facility - Link
  • H-E-B offers $500 bonuses at San Antonio career fair this week - Link
    - San Antonio Express-News
     
  • San Antonio-headquartered Victory Capital reports $6B increase in assets since last year - Link
  • Bridgehead IT moves into new headquarters to accommodate growing employee ranks - Link
  • New HOLT-backed systems integration technology firm is hiring key roles - Link
  • UTSA President Taylor Eighmy talks new alliance and national ascent - Link
  • UT Health partnership with global digital prosthetics company helps boost workflow - Link
  • American Bank announces acquisition of TexStar National Bank - Link
  • Utah group Wasatch makes significant investment in SA-based TaskUs - Link
  • National heavy equipment rental company expands San Antonio presence as development booms - Link
  • How this $30M project could be the start of a new SA medical center - Link
  • What's next for clean energy in the Alamo City? - Link
  • It's official: Buc-ee's will build its largest travel center in Luling, Texas - Link
  • Convention hotel deal stabilizes San Antonio’s fiscal outlook - Link
  • Former Fast Track winner launches second raise for app that helps companies retain employees - Link
  • Dura Software taps former SecureVideo CEO for leadership role - Link
  • Plugged In: Kimberly Britton helps power the local energy sector - Link
  • Port San Antonio CEO eyes more corporate HQ wins as campus evolves - Link
  • Here's how new federal guidelines could boost San Antonio's solar industry - Link
  • Methodist Healthcare owner investing nearly $130M in South Texas - Link
  • Business automation is the key to combating the labor shortage - Link
    - San Antonio Business Journal
  • Combining art and commerce, Fort Worth man finds (and brings) joy with balloon business - Link
  • To H-E-B or not to H-E-B, that is the question. Mystery clouds grocery store announcement. - Link
  • Fort Worth launches survey, green business program to address citywide litter dilemma - Link
  • Fort Worth’s first H-E-B to anchor new additions to Parkside development at Alliance Texas - Link
    - Fort Worth Business Press
     
  • Dallas clocks in as the 8th fastest-growing U.S. city for freelancers - Link
  • These DFW hospitals earn healthy rankings in new national report - Link
    - Culture Map Dallas
     
  • XFL Strikes Deal with Dallas-based Sponsorship Sales Agency - Link
  • A Balancing Act for Business Owners: Discovering Your Ideal Financial Risk Stack - Link
  • Is Dallas Ready to Get Into a Driverless Uber? - Link
  • Empowering Women to Positively Impact the Infrastructure Industry - Link
  • How Remote is Too Remote? - Link
  • After Flirting With Selling Its Radio Station, Dallas Will Instead Let KERA Take It Over - Link
  • Meet the Dallas 500: Dr. Daniel Podolsky - Link
  • How Big Data Turned an Empty South Dallas Lot Into a Vibrant Plaza - Link
  • This New Online Class Turns Meditation and Dog Training on Their Heel - Link
  • Mental health and the Post-Pandemic Workplace - Link
  • Speakers Announced: D CEO’s 2022 Women’s Leadership Symposium - Link
  • Instagram Is Killing Food Pictures - Link
    - D Magazine
     
  • DI People: Toyota North America, Six Flags Corp., Logicalis, OncoNano, RAVE Restaurant Group, and More Make Moves - Link
  • New Officers, Board Members Drive the Advocacy of Directorship at NACD North Texas - Link
  • GAF Is Building Its First Shingle Recycling Facility in North Texas - Link
  • Lifetime Achievement in Cheese: Mozzarella Company Founder Wins International Award - Link
  • Open Wide: Robots Are Doing Dental Implants in DFW - Link
  • Apply Now: Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Awards Are a Benchmark of Success - Link
  • Toyota Makes Multiple Leadership, Structural Changes to Further Its Mobility Transformation as Four Execs Retire - Link
  • Pieces Helps Speed Patient Identification for National Cancer Study - Link
  • Global Cybersecurity Firm Eyes ‘Rapid’ Growth from New Irving HQ - Link
  • Nonprofits to Use New Tech for This Year’s North Texas Giving Day - Link
  • Molson Coors Breaks Ground on New $65M Packing Warehouse at Its Fort Worth Brewery - Link
  • Dallas Invents: 129 Patents Granted for Week of May 10 - Link
  • New Survey: Increasing Inflationary Pressures, Higher Energy Costs Squeezing Texas Small Businesses - Link
  • After Quietly Moving Its HQ to DFW, OrangeGrid Sees Growth in Mortgage Loan Servicing Business - Link
  • 270-Acre Development Aims to ‘Rewrite Perceptions’ of Southern Dallas - Link
  • Clockwork Nails It at Target: Now You Can Get a Robot ‘Minicure’ in DFW - Link
  • Gatik Will Deliver Goods Autonomously to 34 DFW Sam’s Clubs - Link
  • Follow the Money: Web3 Infrastructure Startup Raises $66M, Dallas SPAC Set to Take Bus Services Firm Public, Fort Worth VC Raises $4M for Third Fund, and More - Link
  • South Korea Robotics Maker Is Opening an Americas HQ in Plano - Link
  • Monuments Men Foundation Changes Name to Celebrate 27 WWII Women Art Rescuers - Link
  • Ascent Solutions To Launch a Global Cybersecurity Think Tank in Cypress Waters - Link
    - Dallas Innovates
     
  • Investing in human capital: How employers can support the mental health of their workforce - Link
  • Dallas-based advisory firm SBI names Mike Hoffman CEO - Link
  • Texas Restaurant Show is coming to Dallas in July - Link
  • The family business roundtable - Link
  • Deloitte reportedly considers splitting auditing, consulting businesses - Link
  • Kansas-based CrossFirst Bank taps former Texas Capital Bank leader as president - Link
  • Here are the top 40 leaders under 40 in North Texas - Link
  • Government objects to convicted UDF executives’ freedom pending appeal - Link
  • Junaid Samnani shares how private equity-owned businesses can brace for tough times - Link
  • Texas Pacific Land Corporation announces partnership for bitcoin mining venture in West Texas - Link
  • Neiman Marcus Group announces $200M minority investment by FARFETCH Limited - Link
  • Exiting Amazon retail CEO Dave Clark tapped to lead logistics startup Flexport - Link
  • Dallas-based Improving brings CodeLaunch pitch event to Columbus - Link
  • Private equity consulting firm Accordion Partners takes Uptown office, eyes nearly doubled headcount - Link
  • Omni Logistics unveils 100% renewable energy-powered corporate headquarters - Link
  • Standard Meat Company acquires Syracuse Sausage, appoints industry vet to lead division - Link
  • Dallas-based Bishop Cider has acquired two DFW breweries, opening new Cidercade locations - Link
  • Dallas-based Buff City Soap gains additional investment from PE firm - Link
  • What site selection for autonomous trucking hubs portends for industrial development - Link
  • Global manufacturer Doosan Robotics establishes US headquarters in Plano - Link
  • G. Brint Ryan to receive Career Achievement Award - Link
  • Relaxed ownership restrictions allow investors to buy DFW's largest Harley-Davidson dealership - Link
  • Step aside, Slurpee: 7-Eleven concept store offers a different frozen concoction - Link
  • N5B Capital is relocating its headquarters to Southlake - Link
  • ESG pros say proposed SEC climate-related disclosures rule could be an opportunity for companies - Link
  • Executive insights: Michael Evans, mayor of Mansfield, on the city’s growth and bright economic future - Link
    - Dallas Business Journal & NXT Inno
  • How Web3 Startups Can Pitch to Samantha Lewis of Mercury Fund - Link
    - Business Insider
     
  • Softeq Announces New Limited Partner and Welcomes Q2 2022 Cohort of Startups - Link
     
  • David Gow Adds A New Family Member Over Cheap Martinis - Youtube
    - Under The Influencer Podcast
     
  • Shell launches residential power brand Shell Energy, enters Texas market with 100% renewable electricity plans - Link
     
  • Innovative HealthTech Startups Join TMCi Accelerator Bootcamp to build relationships in the Texas Medical Center - Link
  • Community Propels Life Science Entrepreneurs – A Q&A with BioHouston CEO, Ann Tanabe. - Link
    - Texas Medical Center
     
  • Houston SpongeBob SquarePants-themed restaurant owes $6M after lawsuit - Link
  • Houston clocks in as one of the fastest-growing cities for freelancers - Link
  • Houston's economy booms with record-breaking growth in this area - Link
  • Houston firm makes investment into growing, upskilling cybersecurity workforce - Link
  • Houston research organization doles out $28M in grants to innovators across Texas - Link
  • 5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week - Link
  • Houston smart bus platform raises $26M to expand operations in Mexico and beyond - Link
  • Expert: Using data to reduce Houston’s oil and gas carbon footprint - Link
  • Houston tech company names new partner and cohort - Link
  • Buc-ee's founder fuels Texas A&M's new $50M immersive learning laboratory - Link
  • Houston's future as a health tech innovation hub shines bright with TMC3, says innovator - Link
  • Houston fintech startup launches high-yield savings program - Link
  • Annual SPARK Award names top elementary science teacher in Houston - Link
  • Expert: How to strengthen Houston’s $555 million medtech sector - Link
  • 3 Houston innovators to know this week - Link
  • Houston area sees record exports in 2021, according to report - Link
    - InnovationMap's Natalie Harms / Culture Map Houston
     
  • Doctoral alumna wins prestigious Schmidt Science Fellowship - Link
  • Rice physicist wins DOE early career award - Link
    - Rice University
     
  • UH joins HSRU, aims to increase Hispanic opportunity - Link
  • UH to join Big 12 in July 2023 - Link
  • More people are not becoming LGBTQ+, they are just feeling safer to come out - Link
  • PEERS competition addresses community health issues - Link
  • The Hub seeks to reinvigorate UH Dining - Link
    - University of Houston
     
  • Two Houston startups selected for inaugural AWS Impact Accelerator for Black Founders - Link
  • BidOut aims to overhaul oil and gas bidding process, raises pre-seed funding - Link
  • Mercury Fund VC named to Commerce Department advisory committee on startup innovation - Link
  • Moneta Ventures makes key Houston hire as it increases investments in Texas startups - Link
  • Here's how new federal guidelines could boost solar power businesses - Link
  • University of Houston will join Big 12 early after paying exit fees - Link
  • Deloitte reportedly considers splitting auditing, consulting businesses - Link
  • University of Houston aims to double number of Hispanic doctorate students with new alliance - Link
  • Houston-based energy co. teams up with Hawaiian Airlines to explore sustainable aviation fuels - Link
  • Energy investor Andros Capital Partners lines up $122M acquisition - Link
  • Houston minority businesses generated $14B in economic impact, new report finds - Link
  • Houston startup Venus Aerospace developing Mach 9 hypersonic plane for one-hour global travel - Link
  • Galveston Economic Development Partnership's founding president leaves for Aransas County - Link
  • Keller Williams parent company CEO departs after less than two years - Link
  • Face-to-face: Meet the man sending NASA's astronauts to the moon - Link
  • Round Rock-based baseball entertainment business picks Katy area for its second location - Link
    - Houston Business Journal
     
  • Henderson & Kane to open new shop at Houston Farmers Market - Link
  • In 18 years, Rice University president transformed the campus while preserving its culture - Link
    - Houston Chronicle
  • 20 Investor Meetings and No Interest, Now What? - Shockwave Innovations’ Gordon Daugherty - Link
  • The Case for Brand-powered NFTs – Gavin Gillas - Link
  • The Story of TFOA by TFOA Insights - Link
  • The Ultimate Guide to Startup Fundraising - Propeller Industries - Link
  • Inflection Grant - Link
  • Atmosphere TV for Your Business - Atmosphere Launches Atmosphere Ads, Taking Self-Service Advertising Out-of-Home - Link
  • How Desperation Drove Me to Use Twitter to take 1,128 Meetings to Raise the First $3M of RareBreed Ventures Fund I - by McKeever "Mac" Conwell - May, 2022 - Medium - Link
  • DriveItAway Launches Polestar 2 EV Subscription Program - Fleet Acquisition - Auto Rental News - Link
  • 443ID Emerges from Stealth, Announces $8 Million in Seed Funding to Bring Open Source Intelligence to Identity Management – 443ID - Link
  • How the myth of the ‘girlboss’ harms emerging women in tech - TechCrunch - Link
  • ‘It really hurts’: Coterie CEO talks layoffs, says cuts are a preservation tactic amid downturn - Link
  • Sacramento Inno - Moneta Ventures raising $300 million third investment fund - Link
  • Onramp Funds accelerates e-commerce financing platform with $42M in equity, credit - TechCrunch - Link
  • I Almost Lost Everything Trying to Cope With My Introversion - Link
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