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What it's like in the growing tech hub of Austin, Texas - Link

- Business Insiders Katie Canales


Silicon Valley tech talent is flocking to Austin, Texas, trading sky-high rent costs for live music and a newer tech scene — here's what it's like in 'Silicon Hills'
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Flatiron School One Year Anniversary Open House - Link


Flatiron School Houston is turning one, and we need you to help us celebrate! Join us at the WeWork the Jones Building on Thursday, July 18 at 6 PM as we come together to celebrate the successes of our community partners, alumni, and future students

We'll share some amazing highlights from our alumni, teachers and employer partners, enjoy drinks & snacks, reflect on what has been a momentous year and of course, eat cake!

Flatiron School One Year Anniversary Open House
Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
WeWork The Jones Building
708 Main St 4th Floor Houston, TX 77002
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  • Startups: It’s not Thelma & Louise - Link [This first appeared two weeks ago but Laurie Felker Jones’ post about the wind down of Juice Box Hero has resonated with many in the startup community and was picked up by Austin Startups]
  • First LGBTQ+ in Tech Forum Gathers DFW Community for Inspiring Conversations - Link
    - Austin Startups
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    CultureMap Austin
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  • Merck withdraws from economic incentive plans - Link
  • Austin has new rules on panhandling, camping and resting in public. Here’s what that means. - Link
  • Short-term rental conference examines taxes, nuisances, compliance - Link
    - Austin Monitor
  • CyrusOne Opens New Data Center In Frankfurt - Link
  • E2open Completes Amber Road Buy - Link
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    - Texas Tech Pulse
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    - Silicon Hills News’ Laura Lorek
  • Bright Ideas: SXSW 2020 is Open for Proposals - Link
  • Inno Approved: The Top Austin Tech and Startup Events of July 2019 - Link
    - AustinInno’s Brett Wistrom - Subscribe Here
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  • These 5 Austin companies raised $128M in June - Link
    - BuiltinAustin’s Katie Fustich & Kelly O'Halloran
  • Whipnote’s AI tech takes live caption notes of conference calls - Link
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  • 6 cities graced with T-Mobile’s new 5G network - Link
    - The American Genius
  • SXSW Moments: Future of AI - Link
  • SXSW Moments: Why News Matters - Link
  • So Much Creativity in Quebec! - Link
  • Robotics at Austin Forum on July 9 - Link
  • SXSW PanelPicker Meet Ups in July - Link
  • SXSW 2020 Applications Open July 1! - Link
    - SXSW’s Hugh Forrest
  • UT researchers create ultrathin e-tattoo to monitor heart - Link
    - The Daily Texan
  • Small isn't safe: Owners of small and midsized businesses learn the hard way they can be ideal targets for cybercriminals - Link
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  • A look back at June's biggest M&A deals - Link
  • Financial services firm with ties to Rockefeller family expands to Texas, eyes Austin for office - Link
  • Citing slower hiring, Merck to exit city, state incentive deals for Austin IT hub - Link
  • Viewpoint: Where's your pride after June, Austin? - Link
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    - Austin Business Journal
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  • South by Southwest's PanelPicker is back - Link
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    - Austin American-Statesman / 512Tech

  • San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of July 1, 2019 - Link
    - Startups San Antonio
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    - San Antonio Current
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  • The Rivard Report: Four Non-Profitable Years and Counting - Link
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  • The Farm Connection Grows Its Capacity to Bring Farm-Fresh Food to San Antonio - Link
  • Esports Could Become Official High School Sport - Link
  • ‘Smart’ Streetlights Coming to City’s Innovation Zones this Fall - Link
  • Military Service Members Can Find Local Deals Through New App - Link
  • Scooter Scofflaw: Police Pulled Me Over As I Rode Downtown - Link
  • Technology Lawsuits Send Texas Businesses Scrambling - Link
  • Scooter Riding on Sidewalk Banned, But Many Skeptical of Enforcement - Link
    - The Rivard Report
  • SA missing from new Best Cities to Start a Brewery list - Link
  • Dallas Fed: San Antonio economy expanding "temperately" - Link
  • SA to pursue regional economic development strategy - Link
  • New Railroad Commission leader pushing for high school energy curriculum - Link
  • Cybersecurity advice from local experts - Link
  • Sirius Computer Solutions getting new ownership - Link
  • San Antonio e-scooter riders can now schedule a ride - Link
  • SA company launches feature on its cybersecurity platform with Amazon Web Services - Link
  • Emerging Cultural Corridor helping boost demand for VIA’s VIVA routes - Link
  • Military discount app expands to San Antonio - Link
  • City of San Antonio driving toward autonomous vehicle testing - Link
  • Clinical review company moving HQ from New Braunfels to Schertz - Link
  • Incentives inked for jeweler James Avery's second HQ in Austin suburb - Link
  • South Texas Drilling Permit Roundup: It's shaping up to be a busy year for one local driller - Link
  • Carenet Health acquisition to further expand its telehealth reach - Link
  • Rio Grande Valley in line for more than $1B in wind energy projects - Link
    - San Antonio Business Journal
  • EY and D CEO Announce the Region’s Best Entrepreneurs - Link
  • The Home Edit is Coming to Dallas (and Hiring Now) - Link
  • Will We Ever Learn Who Uses VisitDallas’ Suite at American Airlines? - Link
  • Immersive Pop-Up Psychedelic Robot Returns to The Crescent - Link
  • Deep Vellum Expands With Acquisition of Two Publishers and a New, Texas-Focused Imprint - Link
  • Blazing Your Own Trail: Women’s Leadership Panel - Link
    - D Magazine
  • Freelancers are flourishing in Dallas-Fort Worth, new study says - Link
  • New Dallas startup parcels ease and creativity for women's wardrobes - Link
    - Culture Map Dallas
  • Study: Texas among top states to find a job - Link
  • College-educated workers are leaving other states for DFW - Link
  • Do Chip and Joanna Gaines get more visitors than the Alamo? - Link
  • 5 major DFW companies join legal brief favoring LGBT rights - Link
  • Dallas travel startup raising more than $5M - Link
  • Rio Grande Valley in line for more than $1B in wind energy projects - Link
  • How does the $17B L3Harris merger affect DFW? - Link
  • Companies pay too much to attract new talent - Link
  • Dallas site selection company relocates HQ to accommodate growth - Link
  • Economist: Dallas-Fort Worth housing affordability crunch a matter of perspective - Link
    - Dallas Business Journal
  • ECi Software Acquires Maine-based Inventory Management, Point-of-Sale Provider - Link
  • AT&T’s $100K Grant Bolsters Big Thought’s Creative Solutions Program - Link
  • Dallas Invents: 134 Patents Granted for Week of June 25 - Link
  • A Baker’s Dozen: Dallas Innovates’ Most Popular Stories So Far This Year - Link
  • UNT Professor Curates Conservation, One Child at a Time - Link
  • Medicine on Wheels: DPC Healthcare Launches Texas’ First Primary Care Mobile Clinic - Link
  • DI People: MTX Group, Applications Software, J. Hilburn Make Leadership Moves - Link
  • DCCCD Students Will Be ‘Earning While Learning’ Via $12M Federal Grant for Healthcare Apprenticeships - Link
  • North Texas Startups Honored at EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Southwest Awards - Link
  • ‘From Chaos to Calm’: Mission-Driven Matchfire Gives Heart House a Digital Makeover - Link
  • Corsicana Mattress Springs Into New Territory With First Innovation Center - Link
  • Getting a Handle on Scooters: Data Helps Shape Dallas’ Two-Wheeler Policies - Link
  • Bogart on Ross: Twin Sisters From Fort Worth Reimagine Old East Dallas School Campus - Link
  • (Yarn) Bombs Away: Dallas Lime Scooters Go Red, White, and Blue - Link
  • Fighting Climate Change: ExxonMobil Partners On Tech for Carbon Dioxide Capture, Storage - Link
  • The Countdown: Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in June - Link
    - Dallas Innovates
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  • Chip and Joanna Gaines have been brewing up a coffee shop. It's called Magnolia Press - Link
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  • Dallas men's clothing brand J. Hilburn hires new CEO from the Worth Collection - Link
  • Jerry Jones' Blue Star Land adds to its Frisco property holdings - Link
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    - Dallas Morning News
  • New Minority Owned Tech Company Converts Traditional Local Farmers Markets into Online Stores - Link
  • THREE THINGS: Keisha Whaley, Brass Tacks Collective - Link
    - Launch DFW
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  • The Cannon, Thompson and Knight Announce Partnership - Link
    - The Cannon Blog
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  • A 3D model for global health - Link
    - TMC Innovation News
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    - Voyage Houston Magazine
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  • Here's what you should look out for in Houston during Space City Month - Link
  • Here's where Houston ranks among the best-run cities in America - Link
  • 5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week - Link
  • Rice University researcher discovers what makes a tech product stand out in a crowd - Link
  • Houston data startup plans to expand its technology from oil and gas to include health care and defense industries - Link
  • New UH business school dean plans to bring innovation into play - Link
  • 3 health technologies developed in Houston that are changing the industry - Link
  • Houston scientist creates a DIY lab concept for flexible and efficient work - Link
  • METRO launches self-driving shuttle, Data Gumbo hires new exec, and more Houston innovation news - Link
  • New technology gives this Houston hospital a competitive edge - Link
  • 10+ can't-miss Houston business and innovation events for July - Link
  • Leading Houston healthcare executive named one of America's top CEOs - Link
  • 3 Houston innovators to know this week - Link
    - InnovationMap / Culture Map Houston
  • What to Do When a Buyer Calls - Link
    - HighDrive Network
  • Labs give ancient proteins new purpose - Link
  • Rice community toasts Miranda at packed reception - Link
  • ‘Exceptionally talented’ duo of Rice alumni win prestigious Beckman Fellowships - Link
    - Rice University
  • UH Researcher Reports the Way Sickle Cells Form May be Key to Stopping Them - Link
    - University of Houston
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  • Hines launches coworking platform with first locations in Houston, Salt Lake City - Link
  • Deal of the Week: Weatherford files $8.3B bankruptcy in Houston - Link
  • Farm that provided produce to over 50 Houston-area restaurants temporarily shutters - Link
  • Energy-focused private equity firm in Houston closes $775M third fund - Link
  • Atlanta-based seafood chain starts southern expansion in Houston - Link
  • Airbnb begins collecting Houston hotel occupancy tax - Link
  • HBJ reveals 2019 Most Admired CEO Award honorees - Link
  • The ABCs of blockchain and how it can improve your business - Link
  • Economic development organization in The Woodlands to relocate HQ - Link
  • Austin-based burger chain plans to open first 3 Houston-area locations this month - Link
  • CFO to leave national Houston-based retailer amid turnaround effort - Link
  • Photos: 120K-SF entrepreneurial campus in Houston nearly ready to open - Link
  • Three shots with the women behind Montrose's newest hot spot - Link
  • Understanding business value drivers … and drainers - Link
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  • National Houston-based retailer takes action to avoid delisting amid turnaround efforts, store closures - Link
    - Houston Business Journal
  • The Cannon’s offer to entrepreneurs: Office space, VC access, yoga room. And beer. - Link
  • Plastic waste provides chance for startup re:3D to build business, help save the world - Link
  • Houston blockchain company raises $4.5M - Link
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    - The Houston Chronicle's Andrea Lienfelder / Techburger Blog 
  • MXLAN: Interactive Arts & Music Festival - Link
    - McAllen Chamber of Commerce
  • Texas Monthly Venture Report: The State's Most Active Investors And Other Star-Spangled News - Mary Ann Azevedo Link
  • The Next Startup to Become a Billion-Dollar Company Probably Isn't in Silicon Valley - Link
  • The side of Paul Allen I wish more people knew about - Bill Gates - Link
  • The rise and rise of private capital - Link
  • Designing for Science: How Architecture Brings out Innovation in Research - Link
  • Outdoor Voices Founder Ty Haney Raised $11 Million With A Black Eye - Link
  • How to Create More Engaging Podcast Ads for Your Business: 4 Tips | - Link
  • Office Hours with Lisa Wang: How to Successfully Navigate Your Investor Meeting by - Alice - Link
  • What’s the Difference Between User-Centered Design, Human-Centered Design, and Design Thinking? - Link
  • 53 Women-Led Startups Disrupting HealthTech - Link
  • Design Thinking Meets Heavy Assets - How Design can Unpack Problems in a few Hours - Link
  • Preparing Sales For the Coming Storm - Bain & Company - Link
  • Flexible workspace: Look beyond WeWork | Magazine | IPE RA - Link
  • Walmart e-commerce is losing $1 billion as it tries to catch Amazon - Vox - Link
  • Maker Movement & the Products That Have Come Out of It - Link
  • How to speak Silicon Valley: 53 essential tech-bro terms explained | US news | The Guardian - Link
  • Lance Armstrong’s Next Ventures targets $75M | TechCrunch - Link
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Tech Events Network: Austin | Dallas | Houston | San Antonio
Think & Drink (Coffee): Flex Your Business Model
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM CDT
3201 East Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78702

Voltage Control + Ebco Trends: The Innovative Roundtable Webinar
Wednesday, July 17th 11 am CST

Capital Factory Roundtable: Storytelling as a Business Tool
by 3 Day Startup
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
Capital Factory
701 Brazos Street Voltron Austin, TX 78701
Austin Entrepreneur Social - July
by Grace Stinnett
Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
Casa de Luz Village
1701 Toomey Road Austin, TX 78704
Austin School of Furniture + Design Open House
Friday July 19th 5 - 8pm
3508 E Cesar Chavez St.

Food Incubation Summit
October 23-24, 2019
Austin, Texas
Austin Forum on Society and Technology
Robotics: Transformational Tools for Industry, Mobility & More
July 9, 2019 6:15pm
Austin Central Library
710 West Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX 78701

The Many Roles in Tech: Panel | Austin
by Flatiron School
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
WeWork Westview
316 W 12th St 5th Floor Austin, TX 78701

3 Day Startup's 5th Annual Global Roundup Conference
July 12 at 3 PM – Jul 14 at 3 PM
Capital Factory
701 Brazos Street 1st Floor, Austin, Texas 78701

Austin: Investor Reverse Pitch and Startup Pitch
by TEN Capital Group
Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
10900 Stonelake Blvd Suite 225 Building II Austin, TX 78759

Laugh Hack: A Night Of Laughter and Networking
by Money In The Bank Productions
Thursday, July 25, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT

Austin Inno State of Innovation: Insider Innovations
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Capital Factory
701 Brazos Street Austin, TX 78701
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