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Women take the lead in building Houston’s tech ecosystem - Link
 

- The Houston Chronicle's Andrea Lienfelder

 

“Dianna Liu brought her pipe-crawling robot to Houston for the city’s energy cluster. Kim Roxie attended startup programs in Austin and California before returning to her hometown to transform her vegan makeup line for women of color into an ecommerce site with a greater potential to grow.

And Allison Lami Sawyer helped raise $14 million for a company that uses machine learning and cameras to detect oil rig and refinery explosions before they occur. Now a venture capitalist, she’s hoping to be an early backer of other machine learning deals as Houston works to refine its technology image.”

Austin’s Spiceworks is Bought by Ziff Davis - Link

- Silicon Hills News’ Laura Lorek

 

"Thirteen years ago, four tech workers in Austin founded Spiceworks, a social network for IT professionals.

That company grew to employ 450 people and it also raised $11 million in venture capital funding including $57 million from Goldman Sachs in 2014.

This week, Jay Hallberg, one of the co-founders and its CEO, announced in a blog post, that Spiceworks entered into an agreement to be acquired by Ziff Davis B2B, a division of J2 Global. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.”

TeXchange Austin 2019 Kickoff Lunch

 
All about M&A – “How to prepare your company for your next merger or acquisition."

  • What does PE look for in acquisition;
  • What can you expect during the transaction;
  • How to prepare your financial and operational areas; and
  • What is it like being owned by Private Equity.

TeXchange Austin 2019 Kickoff Lunch
Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
Capital Factory
701 Brazos Street Austin, TX 78701
https://texchangeaustinkickoff2019.eventbrite.com

Wake Up! CPG Conversations over Coffee
 

Please join us at Wake Up!, a casual morning meetup of the Consumer Packaged Goods community for discussions among local brands, service providers, and investors. More info at www.bitly.com/wakeupcpgTweet This
 
Wake Up! ATX CPG Community coffee meetup
Thursday August 22md
8:30am – 10:30am
Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden
121 Pickle Rd Ste 111, Austin, Texas 78704
www.bitly.com/wakeupcpg
 
Austin CPG brands, retailers, service providers and local enthusiasts should join us for a lively discussion about the CPG scene and helping each other grow our businesses.
 

  • Austin Based Outboundengine Closes On 14 3m In Debt And Equity Funding - Link
  • Alternative Investment Shop Scaleworks Buys Nextopia Its Second Acquisition Of The Year - Link
    - Crunchbases’ Mary Ann Azevedo
     
  • Trauma counselors were pressured to divulge private information about Austin-based Facebook and Instagram content moderators they'd treated, letter by employees alleges - Link
    - Daily Mail
     
  • Human Versus Computer Vision - Link
  • Aug 2019: Accelerator All Access -Hangover Cures, the Latest Networking Tool, Revamping Car… - Link
  • Support Your Fellow Entrepreneurs, Vote in SXSW 2020 Panel Pickers! - Link
    - Austin Startups
     
  • Notorious ex-Uber CEO riding into Austin with rentable kitchen startup - Link
    - Culture Map Austin
     
  • Tourism Commission wants agreement between city, short-term rental companies - Link
  • Capital Metro board awards bus operations contract to single firm, MV Transportation - Link
  • Zebra mussels have muscled their way into Lakes LBJ and Pflugerville - Link
  • Music Commission pushes to make park sites viable for music, arts events - Link
  • City, county look to private investors to help on homelessness - Link
    - Austin Monitor
     
  • Rollick, AVALA Merge Brands Post-Acquisition - Link
  • Data Gumbo Wins Antelope Water Management For Blockchain Contracts - Link
  • Systum Scores $10.7M - Link
  • Joust Finds $2.6M - Link
  • InfiniteIO Teams With Cloudian - Link
  • WP Engine Boosts Speeds With Google Cloud - Link
    - Texas Tech Pulse
     
  • Did Ohio *really* just accidentally legalize marijuana? - Link
  • Domino’s asks Supreme Court to take up web accessibility case - Link
  • The 6 numbers every small business owner should have on speed dial - Link
    - The American Genius
     
  • Austin-based 17TeraWatts Launches Bodhi, a Software App to Help Solar Homeowners - Link
  • AgencyKPI Launches With $3 Million in Funding to Mine Insurance Industry Data - Link
  • Developers Break Ground on Natiivo Austin, a High-Rise Hotel Built for Homesharing - Link
  • Sputnik ATX Selects Six Startups to Participate in its Summer 2019 Program - Link
  • Google Webpass now Available in Austin - Link
  • Low-Sensory Youth Code Jam Returns to Austin - Link
    - Silicon Hills News’ Laura Lorek
     
  • Chaotic Moon Alum Launches Circuit Board Design and Print Startup - Link
  • Layoffs to Follow Spiceworks Acquisition by Ziff Davis B2B - Link
  • Alegion Raises $12M to Help Make Sense of Data for Machine Learning - Link
  • Hits and Misses: The Salaries for the Non-Tech Workers of the Tech World in Austin - Link
  • Meet Sputnik ATX’s New Inclusive Cohort - Link
    - AustinInno’s Brett Wistrom - Subscribe Here
     
  • These 6 Women Forged Successful Careers in Austin Tech — Here's How - Link
  • These 5 Tech Companies Are Austin’s Fastest Growing, According to Inc.... - Link
  • Data is the Lifeblood of These 4 Austin Tech Companies. Here's How. - Link
  • AI Startup Alegion Raises $12M to Tap Into Growing Data Labeling... - Link
  • Tech Companies Love Calling Austin Home. Here's Why. - Link
  • Weekly Refresh: ScaleFactor Nets $60M, Hypergiant Announces A Big... - Link
    - BuiltinAustin
     
  • Local Entrepreneurs and Global Startups Journey to me Convention 2019 in Frankfurt - Link
    SXSW PanelPicker: Cannabusiness - Link
  • SXSW PanelPicker: Building Trust - Link
  • SXSW PanelPicker: Secrets to Success - Link
  • Searching and Finding on PanelPicker - Link
  • Aug 13: Drones and Robotics in Austin - Link
    - SXSW’s Hugh Forrest
     
  • Journal Profile: Brendan Mullen fights the good fight in the business world - Link
  • Ranked: Austin second-best city for young professionals - Link
  • Software maker Volusion promotes new CEO - Link
  • Here's what happened when two Dell subsidiaries announced merger plans - Link
  • Viewpoint: Texas farmers, ranchers desperately need USMCA to be ratified - Link
  • Capital Gains: Another downtown eatery shutters; Austin loves to stream; Robot shuttles are here - Link
  • Business of Pride: Companies of all stripes line up to support LGBT Austin - Link
  • 'Edgy' coworking space from parent company of Regus set to debut in Austin - Link
  • A look at properties under embattled developer Nate Paul - Link
  • Undisclosed number of layoffs expected after Ziff Davis buys Austin's Spiceworks - Link
  • 100-plus Central Texas companies land on Inc. 5000 for 2019 - Link
  • Keller Williams partners with Offerpad to offer iBuyer service for faster home sales - Link
  • FBI raids World Class offices in Austin - Link
  • Alegion nabs $12M to fuel growth - Link
  • Former PeopleAdmin boss has new CEO gig at Khoros - Link
  • Briggo inks agreement to bring coffee-making robots into way more airports - Link
  • Advertising & Marketing 101: How to develop a media buying plan - Link
  • M&A wrap: Deals for Czech quartz manufacturer, preschool startup - Link
  • MV Transportation to run Austin's bus system via $1.4B deal - Link
  • Sputnik ATX welcomes diverse group of startups to accelerator - Link
  • Dark kitchen from ex-Uber CEO is coming to Austin, site plan confirms - Link
  • Austin Business Journal parent company buys majority stake of business-data provider - Link
  • In the money Aug. 12: $68M in new deals for tech, medical startups - Link
  • These 15 companies occupy the most office space in Austin - Link
    - Austin Business Journal
     
  • Chappy, dating app for gay men, teams up with Bumble in Austin - Link
  • From simple start, Austin's fast-growing Siete Family Foods now has billion-dollar dreams - Link
  • Austin startup AgencyKPI launches with $3M for insurance tech platform - Link
  • Two Dell-controlled companies, VMware and Pivotal Software, in merger talks - Link
  • Austin fintech startup Joust Labs raises $2.6M for growth - Link
  • Get ready for more robot-made coffee: Austin's Briggo set for expansion into dozens of airports - Link
  • Austin AI startup Alegion raises $12M for growth - Link
    - Austin American-Statesman / 512Tech

SAN ANTONIO
  • San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of August 19, 2019 - Link
  • Scaleworks Buys E-Commerce Search Company Nextopia, Names Pete Messana as CEO - Link
  • UTSA National Security Collaboration Center Director Guy Walsh Shares 100-Day Plan - Link
  • San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of August 12, 2019 - Link
    - Startup San Antonio
     
  • Newly Formed CANopener Labs Aims to Turn Innovators’ Ideas into Reality - Link
    - San Antonio Current
     
  • Scaleworks Scoops Toronto-Based E-Commerce Search Company Nextopia - Link
  • SA’s Water Tech Startup Finds New Life as Nonprofit - Link
  • Students, Teachers Help Create User Experience Course at CAST Tech - Link
  • Trinity University Receives $5 Million Donation From Anonymous Donor - Link
  • Website Aims to Make Supportive-Services Search Easy, ‘Compassionate’ - Link
    - The Rivard Report

  • Arizona tech firm partners with Keller Williams for national home iBuyer program - Link
  • Scaleworks buys Canada-based e-commerce tool company - Link
  • Alamo Drafthouse franchise owners diversifying their business interests - Link
  • Summer coding camps engaging diverse youth in STEM jobs - Link
  • Rackspace opens new office in Asia - Link
  • South Texas military contracting roundup - Link
  • Geekdom Fund raises $1.16M for three companies - Link
  • Local engine R&D tech company regains original name to reconnect with global market - Link
  • Business community comes out to celebrate Women's Leadership Awards winners (photos) - Link
  • Shine on: SABJ presents the 2019 Women's Leadership Awards honorees - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Fran Yanity - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Jennifer Shemwell - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Diane Rath - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Smita Bhakta - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Carolyn Shellman - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Marina Gonzales - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Mary Brennan Stich - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Cris Daskevich - Link
  • 2019 Women's Leadership Awards: Niki Salter - Link
    - San Antonio Business Journal
  • A Texas Startup Claims To Have Made The Biggest Advancements In Electric Motor Designs In Over A Century - Link
    - Jalopnik’s Jason Torchinsky
     
  • Systum Raises $10.7M in New Funding to Help Their Clients With Digital Transformation - Link
     
  • Is Alto, Dallas’ Elevated Rideshare Service, Worth It? - Link
  • Why Low Levels of Retail Construction Are Here to Stay - Link
  • Dallas’ First Bed-In-A-Box Showroom Arrives in September - Link
  • Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. Sells to Paris’ Pernod Ricard - Link
    - D Magazine
     
  • U.S. is preparing to sue to block Sabre’s planned acquisition, report says - Link
  • Experts discuss potential economic impact of Opportunity Zones in DFW and Texas - Link
  • Fair Park is opening its doors for new tenants to move in - Link
  • RealPage puts up potentially over $100 million in acquisitions this year - Link
  • Dallas’ CyrusOne considers selling itself after interest from group that includes KKR, report says - Link
  • Form-D Friday: Fort Worth investment firm raises $112 million - Link
  • Company with U.S. headquarters in Dallas aims to disrupt diamond industry - Link
  • This DFW banking exec says diversity of thought makes a team stronger - Link
  • Director of Future X lab saw opportunity with 5G early on and hasn't stopped - Link
  • Dallas-based restaurant uses tech to deliver an individualized experience - Link
  • J.C. Penney announces partnership with online secondhand retailer, reports mixed earnings - Link
  • Senior living community’s partnership puts VR in the hands of seniors - Link
  • Sally Beauty is working to meet customers on their own terms - Link
  • Study: Texas ranks as one of the most innovative states - Link
  • This apparel company has an app to end the pain of sizing clothing - Link
  • How Plano-based Cinemark leaned in to digital transformation - Link
  • Dallas City Council approves $9.35 million in incentives for Uber expansion - Link
  • This Dallas-based CTO is creating tools to save teachers time - Link
  • Capital One CTO wants tech to take customer experiences to the next level - Link
  • San Francisco-based hair color startup expands to DFW market - Link
  • After long delay, Sabre tells the DOJ it’s closing an acquisition – and ready for court if necessary - Link
  • This 25-year-old entrepreneur plans to open 100 hotels in North Texas in the next 5 years - Link
  • Plano firm's CTO wants banks to outsmart, not outspend - Link
  • Plano software company that’s grown to 50 people just landed nearly $11M in funding - Link
  • MV Transportation to run Austin's bus system via $1.4B deal - Link
  • Nexeon Medsystems explores where technology and the nervous system intersect - Link
  • GIACT systems has an 'EPIC' solution for identity fraud - Link
  • Amazon signals Frisco's Stonebriar mall getting its new 4-star store - Link
  • Tech Titans names fastest growing tech companies in North Texas - Link
  • Yum Brands names new CEO - Link
  • TECH TITANS: Razberi Technologies is plotting a better security roadmap - Link
  • Meet the executive guiding marketing at Del Frisco's Restaurant Group - Link
  • Behind Barry Davis' return to CEO at EnLink - Link
  • Uber to face questions concerning diversity as it seeks tax breaks in Dallas - Link
  • Dallas Mavericks, local tech startup ending naming deal on jerseys a year early - Link
  • TECH TITANS: How CIO Pamela Arora is helping revolutionize patient care at Children's Health - Link
  • TECH TITANS: Gertrude Van Horn sees 'connectors and collaborators' as key to tech's future - Link
  • 'You can't do work in isolation': How Froswa’ Booker-Drew is connecting the State Fair of Texas to the community - Link
  • TECH TITANS: How TGI Fridays CIO is making restaurants more efficient - Link
  • TECH TITANS: At Reddy Ice, her team is the steam that runs the engine - Link
    - Dallas Business Journal
     
  • Photo Recap: Health Wildcatters Hosts its Second Hackathon - Link
  • The Arts Incubator of Richardson is (Finally) Opening its First Physical Location - Link
  • Discovery: UTA Seeks Best Way to Recycle Fracking Wastewater; UNT Professor Tackles Global Food Insecurity - Link
  • The Rankings Are In: DFW Companies on Inc. 5000 and Fortune 100 Lists - Link
  • Secure Me: Digital Safety Across the Ecosystem - Link
  • Follow the Money: Belluscura Raises $2.7M, Systum Gets $10.7M; Diodes Plans $428M Acquisition - Link
  • How a Dallas ‘MomPrenuer’ Is Rewriting the Rules of Clothing Rental Services - Link
  • Pursuant Group Acquires Boston-based Nonprofit Fundraising Platform Causemo - Link
  • European Wax Center is Moving its Corporate Headquarters to Plano - Link
  • Coming Soon: Dallas’ First-Ever Walk Against Hate - Link
  • Hedera Hashgraph Gets IBM and Tata Communications For Its Governing Council - Link
  • This New ‘One-Stop Shop for Homeowners’ Does Everything From Christmas Lights to Plumbing - Link
  • It’s Alive: ‘Dallas’ First Living Mural’ Installed in Uptown - Link
  • AccessElite Launches Healthcare Membership Program in Dallas - Link
  • Public Transport Technology: Taming the Wild West - Link
  • A Cup of Clio: This Startup is Bringing Italian Coffee to North Texas - Link
  • Dallas Invents: 179 Patents Granted for Week of Aug. 6 - Link
  • Business Software Provider Systum raises $10.7M in New Round - Link
  • DI People: Linear Labs, Ryan, TTN Fleet Solutions Make Leadership Moves - Link
  • KidZania Announces Lineup of Partners for Frisco Center Opening in November - Link
  • Bacon, BBQ, Chili, and CBD? The World Food Championships Is Coming to Town - Link
  • Tyler Technologies Brings Transparency to the Courtroom with re:SearchTX - Link
  • Not Your Dad’s Recliner: American Leather Unveils Innovation Lab Dedicated to Design - Link
    - Dallas Innovates
     
  • Coworking companies team up to reboot Oak Cliff location - Link
  • Justice Department might try to block Southlake travel firm Sabre's deal with rival - Link
  • Retail Therapy: A place where Dallas can only shop once a year, and new store openings - Link
  • Dallas data center firm CyrusOne target of takeover interest from KKR-led group - Link
  • Hospitality, construction hiring propel Texas to 111th straight month of job gains - Link
  • Walmart CEO says debate about assault-weapons ban belongs in Congress - Link
  • If we want the Texas economy to avoid a stumble, we must take this step - Link
  • Southwest Airlines hopes to make Denver its busiest airport with 100 new flights - Link
  • Dallas father, son get prison for $27M hearing-aid scam targeting American Airlines workers - Link
  • Jerry Jones gets a step closer to building $225 million casino in Arkansas - Link
  • Dallas approves $9.3 million in incentives for Uber's big expansion plan - Link
  • Dallas IT firm leads 184 fast-growing D-FW companies in this year's Inc. 5000 - Link
  • How the young owner of Frisco's Detour Doughnuts learned the business from her Korean parents - Link
  • Plano software firm lands $10.7 million in backing from London-based investor - Link
  • Where would Uber's huge Dallas office fit in its roadmap to profitability ? - Link
  • Founder of Texas-bred Jason's Deli restaurant chain dies at age 70 - Link
  • SMU researchers find a new way to snoop with smartphones. But should you be worried? - Link
  • Why two Fort Worth whiskey lovers grew Texas’ biggest distillery, and then sold it - Link
    - Dallas Morning News
     
  • Spurned By Amazon, Dallas Offers Dowry to Uber - Link
  • There’s an App for That: Dog Lovers Find Love Through a Tinder-Like Space for Dogs and Owners - Link
  • A Little Bit of Social Media Marketing Chops Can Go a Long Way for Local Musicians - Link
  • How to Publish a Book, With Deep Vellum’s Will Evans - Link
    - Dallas Observer
  • Wicked Quick: What's up with Popupshops.io - Link
     
  • MolecularMatch Announces Issuance of US Patent for its Precision Medicine Service - Link
     
  • Houston fitness guru powers healthy living with innovative new app - Link
  • Houston inventor receives national recognition for leading innovation - Link
  • Overheard: Experts weigh in on what the energy industry will look like in 2050 at Houston summit - Link
  • 5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week - Link
  • Nonprofit launches accelerator program to give women-led startup a leg up within Houston health care - Link
  • Here's what startups can learn from the Rolling Stones, according to University of Houston researchers - Link
  • Houston oil and gas blockchain company expands into new sector - Link
  • Houston educator plans to incorporate higher education and innovation with new role - Link
  • 4 Houston health startups to look out for - Link
  • Houston startup aims to arm the energy industry's workforce with coding skills - Link
  • Houston cancer-fighting biotech company introduces its 4th ongoing clinical trial - Link
  • Houston nonprofit grows to provide more resources to underserved communities in Houston - Link
  • 5 things to keep in mind when finding coworking space in Houston - Link
  • Houston startup claims HEB award and heads for shelves - Link
  • New delivery service speeds into Houston - Link
  • 3 Houston innovators to know this week - Link
    - InnovationMap / Culture Map Houston
     
  • Smalley-Curl Institute honors presentations at annual summer colloquium - Link
  • 4 staff members honored with RICE MILE Award - Link
  • Study: Creativity is a two-way street - Link
  • Rice leads effort to boost underrepresented minorities in academia - Link
  • Damaged hearts rewired with nanotube fibers - Link
  • Sharp meets flat in tunable 2D material - Link
    - Rice University
     
  • Exclusive: Director of TMC Venture Fund has been let go - Link
    - Med City News’ Arundhati Parmar
    [Publisher's Note: I’m only including this article today because it’s relevant startup news - but I think that the writer’s tone is unfairly nasty to Juliana, and it grossly mischaracterizes her tenure at the TMCx fund.]
     
  • UH Project Promotes Energy Careers for Women, Minorities - Link
  • Medical-Legal Partnerships: A Legal Prescription for Improving Healthines Growing Health Care Innovation - Link
  • Hines Family Commits New Gift Toward UH Professorship Advancing Digital Design - Link
  • Bestselling Author Nic Stone to Keynote UH Back-to-School Event - Link
  • Understanding Where Patients Live Can Improve Patient Health - Link
  • Adults Who Mix Cannabis with Opioids for Pain Report Higher Anxiety, Depression - Link
    - University of Houston
     
  • 2019 Inc. 5000 list includes 119 Houston cos., including a record holder - Link
  • HBJ announces finalists for 2019 top women-owned businesses - Link
  • Meet 5 Most Admired CEOs: Jonathan Brinsden, Chad Burke, Janis Burke, John Mark Cavitt, Anna Coffey - Link
  • Meet 5 Most Admired CEOs: Swapnil Agarwal, Jerry Ashworth, Jeanna Bamburg, Cynthia Barratt, Juliet Breeze - Link
  • Meet 5 Most Admired CEOs: Elizabeth Gerbel, John Glaze, Ludmila Golovine, Michael Graff, Doyle Graham Jr. - Link
  • Meet 5 Most Admired CEOs: Joel Cowley, Deavra Daughtry, Suzan Deison, Brian Fielkow, Gilbert Garcia - Link
  • Meet 5 Most Admired CEOs: Shoshi Kaganovsky, Devlin Liles, Michael Mantel, Megan Marietta, Robert Martinez - Link
  • Photos: Houston Texans unveil new menu offerings, other changes for NRG Stadium in 2019 - Link
  • Sneak peek: University of Houston's Katy campus to open next week - Link
  • New York-based artificial intelligence unicorn co. hires 71 for Houston office, aims to hire more - Link
  • Panel: Future energy workforce needs purpose, opportunities to innovate - Link
  • National Houston-based retailer completes strategic review, gets new loan agreement - Link
  • Airport-focused app developer raises multimillion-dollar Series A round, seeks developers - Link
  • Three Houston universities receive grant to improve minority representation in STEM education - Link
  • Kingwood movie theater to get $3M upgrade to seats, lobby bar - Link
  • Private Houston university plans to restructure business model - Link
  • Former Houston CEO at BBVA joins another bank - Link
  • Houston Texans’ co-founder gifts $5M to Sunnyside community group - Link
  • Houston oil field software co. on lookout for acquisitions - Link
  • Team behind acclaimed Heights and Montrose bars and restaurants opens latest concept - Link
  • Here are five techniques to engage employees - Link
  • Funding Roundup: Mobile app developer raises $9.89M, Houston apartment developer expands to Nashville - Link
  • Texas energy data wrap: Top private oil and gas producers, Houston energy employment and more - Link
  • Houston wealth management firm reported increased assets following last year's dip - Link
  • Energy cos., retailers among 10 largest Houston companies at risk of delisting - Link
  • Houston- and Oklahoma-based energy cos. complete merger of equals - Link
  • Galveston is the least affordable Houston area for homeownership, report finds - Link
    - Houston Business Journal
     
  • The word processor vs. the writing process - Link
  • Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio chats - Link
  • Houston’s Matt Mullenweg talks about his acquisition of Tumblr - Link
  • Tumblr once sold for $1.1 billion. WordPress' owner bought it for a song - Link
  • Oil company transforms into esports video game firm - Link
  • Gadgets are boring, but video games are weirder than ever - Link
    - The Houston Chronicle's Andrea Lienfelder / Techburger Blog
     
  • City of McAllen Receives 97 Marketing Awards, Individual Professional Award at Texas Festival & Events Association Annual Conference - Link
  • U.S. Census Bureau Announces the Start of First Major Field Operation for 2020 Census - Link
    - McAllen Chamber of Commerce
  • Selecting Your Sales Commission Metric - Shockwave Innovation’s Gordon Daugherty - Link
  • Vendors and Equity - Startup Decision Making’s - Ben Dyer - Link
  • Reflecting Back, Looking Forward - Steve Guengerich - Link
  • So You Want to Raise a Venture Fund... - Moonshots Capital - Link
  • The 10 Hottest Startup Cities in America - Inc. Magazine’s  Emily Canal - Link [Dallas #10, Houston #9, Austin #2]
  • The 50 best workplaces for innovators - Fast Company - Link
  • How to Make the Right Connections When You Don’t Already Have an “In” - Link
  • YC CEO says startup founders need to distance themselves from big tech - Business Insider - Link
  • Hacker Noon’s CEO on How to Raise $1M From Your Readers | Product Hunt - Link
  • Your Startup as a Funnel – Alex Iskold - Link
  • The 10 Realities of Start-Up Life - SaaStr - Link
  • How to prep for a recession - Monetary Musings - Link
  • Axios Joins Media Push Into Software With Newsletter Product — The Information - Link
  • At Booming Toptal, No Stock for Employees or Investors — The Information - Link
  • WeWork isn’t a tech company; it’s a soap opera - The Verge - Link
  • Scribe Books Is Disrupting Self-Publishing by Giving Away All the Secrets for Free - Inc.com - Link
  • Why Aren’t We Talking About LinkedIn? - The New York Times - Link
  • What To Do When Your Business Is Failing - YouTube - Link
  • Innovation Labs: Boon or Bust? - Mutual Mobile - Link
  • How Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg Raised $300m, Tumblr Acquisition, Updated WordPress with Gutenberg - YouTube - Link
  • 21 charts showing current trends in US venture capital | PitchBook - Link
  • Startup Success Outside Silicon Valley: Data from Over 200 Exits in 17 Cities - Link
  • Timbuk2 sold to Exemplis LLC - Silicon Valley Business Journal - Link
  • How To Identify A Toxic Culture Before Accepting A Job Offer - Link
  • Best Books and Resources for Venture Capitalists - Nnamdi Okike - Medium - Link
  • A Checklist for My Friend Raising A Seed Round - The Startup - Medium - Link
  • 3 Kinds of Good Tech Debt — Squarespace / Engineering - Link
  • The venture studio is the model we need right now | VentureBeat - Link
  • Which Categories of Seed Startups are Thriving? Which Aren't? - Link
  • Side Project Stack - Get the best tech stack to make your next Indie Maker App | Product Hunt - Link
  • Atlanta’s black tech founders are changing entrepreneurship in America - Link
  • The Leadership Maker Movement - Link
  • Cities With Good Public Transit Lure New Startups - CityLab - Link
  • 11 big things: Startups behaving badly | PitchBook - Link
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM
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Friday, Sep 27, 2019, 6:30 PM – Sun, Sep 29, 2019, 7:00 PM CDT
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