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Five Reasons Austin May Become the New Silicon Valley
May12

Five Reasons Austin May Become the New Silicon Valley

For decades now, it almost seemed like Silicon Valley, California, would be the place for all technology companies to thrive. It’s where several computer companies got their start. Others established their headquarters there. Lately, however, there’s been a shift. And that shift has been to…Texas? Well, not just any city in Texas, mind you. But rather, Austin, Texas. That’s right, Austin could very well stand a big chance of becoming...

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Nick Goggans Says You’re Either Clinically Nuts Or A Poser (If You’re An Entrepreneur)
Aug26

Nick Goggans Says You’re Either Clinically Nuts Or A Poser (If You’re An Entrepreneur)

Nick discusses the inspiration behind Umbel, the culture of risk-taking in Texas, and why you’re probably a poser.

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Race4MyPlace Brings $200,000 Mortgage Payoff To Social Gaming
Nov28

Race4MyPlace Brings $200,000 Mortgage Payoff To Social Gaming

Social game players have been playing for bragging rights for a few years now. Sure, tending to a harvest or building up a city can be fun but why not play for real world rewards. Well in a few weeks, Mike Gramling, CEO of PopRox Entertainment, plans to knock your socks off with unheard of real world rewards…

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My Sit-Down With Recently Named Forbes ’30 Under 30′ Entrepreneur Chuck Gordon Of Sparefoot
Jul06

My Sit-Down With Recently Named Forbes ’30 Under 30′ Entrepreneur Chuck Gordon Of Sparefoot

This interview is being syndicated with permission from Tech Hustlers   This week I sat down with recently named Forbes 30 under 30 for Real Estate 2012, Chuck Gordon. Chuck is co-founder of the Austin tech startup, Sparefoot.     While attending UCLA, Chuck got the itch to study abroad, and needed storage. After having to call up each mom-and-pop facility individually, he realized there was a huge need for an online...

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TheStartupBus.com – Ideas On Wheels

The Startup Bus is the kind of initiative that will be naturally funny and challenging to some, and quite pointless to others. You see, the basic premise is that of having 12 people board a bus in San Francisco and drive them all the way to Austin. In the 48 hours that will intervene, they are meant to have come up with 3 startups. They are not going to be alone on the bus – the remaining seats will be taken by industry gurus...

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