Austin Startup Week

It’s hard to believe six years have flown by since the first Austin Startup Week kicked off with their first event at the Tiniest Bar in Texas. And Silicon Hills News, which is on its sixth year in business as the premier technology media startup covering Austin and San Antonio, was there to cover it.


Austin Inno Approved Events: Startup Week Edition

Time to strap on that planning cap. Austin Startup Week kicks off Monday, Oct. 3, and it's best to get a few event registrations locked in before they reach capacity. You can register for free.

With that in mind, we're showing our hand -- the most interesting and/or fun events we have on our radar for Austin Startup Week -- along with our standard Inno-approved lineup of events outside of Startup Week.



Austin Startup Week is a series of events like no other. Aimed at jump-starting Austin’s entrepreneurial spirit, Austin Startup Week features dozens of panel discussions, job fairs, networking events, educational opportunities, and lots of time to learn about new companies, products, and services coming online in the local scene.

That’s a LOT to take in over the course of a single week, which we discovered rather quickly. Still, quite a few things stuck out this year and we’d be remiss if these perks weren’t shared with the world. So with no further ado, here’s the 10 things we loved the most about Austin Startup Week 2015.


13 Top Picks for Austin Startup Week

Are you ready for Austin Startup Week? Five days of fun events for the technology community to learn and celebrate its uniquely Austin culture. There’s definitely something for everyone. Here’s just a few of the top picks on our list for this week. (It’s a busy week in Austin tech since South by Southwest Eco also kicks off on Monday at the Austin Convention Center and InnoTech Austin takes place on Thursday.)

Startup Week Aims To Build Austin’s Entrepreneurial Culture

New Orleans entrepreneur Christine Alexis is looking for funding for her online jewelry startup, and she says Austin might be the right place to find it.

Next week, Alexis will get a first-hand look at Austin’s startup community when she arrives in town for the fifth annual Austin Startup Week, which runs Monday through Friday.

Austin Startup Week is upon us next week (Oct. 5-9), and it's loaded with events -- and free food and drinks. But with more than a dozen things going on everyday, how's a person supposed to sort through it all? Let us do it for you.

We've picked through the calendar for some of the coolest-looking events, with an eye toward mixing our drive for knowledge with our thirst for the party. We could have easily come up with 19 picks. But, alas, we've whittled it down to 9.

Here are the events that we think you won't want to miss.

In addition to a thriving tech scene and legendary love of music, these are the things that drive two of the most innovative and trailblazing cities in the world — London and Austin.

To celebrate British Airways’ new direct route between the two cities, Mashable challenged the UK community to tweet their most groundbreaking ideas for how to improve travel. Five lucky winners were invited to join us in Austin for a whirlwind five-day tour that included fantastic food, great music and an up-close look at Austin’s burgeoning tech scene...

Disrupting Food Access with Food + Tech Meetup at Austin Startup Week

Food + Tech Austin is a Meetup group geared toward local foodies. This year the Meetup hosted an ATX Startup Week event at Techstars called Disrupting Food Access in Austin. The event gave local food entrepreneurs a chance to share what they’re doing in the community and why it is important. Startups like Favor, Stretch Recipes, DemandFood, and Topshelf all explained how their companies are disrupting the normal way food and beverages travel to the consumer.

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