Weird and Profitable – Austin Startup Environment

Rice Alliance – Austin Chapter presents an in-depth panel discussion of the Austin startup landscape. Austin’s favorable startup environment offers many options to entrepreneurs, including nearly 20 incubators and accelerators.  Where to get started is often a daunting task.

Top leaders in the incubator/accelerator community will discuss both the benefits and challenges of entrepreneurship in Austin, with a focus on helping you find the best resources for your particular venture. Startup mentors and angel investors will also be able to gain valuable insight into deciphering the Austin startup environment.

Pre-registration is closed. Please join us at the event where you can sign up on site.


“Weird and Profitable – A Discussion on Austin’s Incredible Incubator and Accelerator Environment”
Date: May 6, 2014
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
6:00pm-6:30pm  registration, networking
6:30pm-7:30pm  panel discussion and questions
7:30pm-8:00pm  cocktails and networking
Place: Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St Austin, TX 78701 (map)


Moderator Claire England, Entrepreneur Advocate


  • Isaac Barchas, Austin Technology Incubator
  • Kerry Rupp, DreamIt
  • Shari Wynne Ressler, Incubation Station
  • Joshua Baer, Capital Factory
  • Sandeep Kumar, Tech Ranch


Registration Fees:
(includes 2 drink tickets and snacks)
Pre-Registration (through 5/5/14): $20
On-site Registration: $25
Student registration with valid student ID: $5

For those who have been extended a complimentary registration, please contact:
Jenny Garcia
Rice Alliance Austin Administrator
(512) 587-6972