Category Archives: In the Community

Austin VC Panel: Habits of Highly Successful Startups

Many entrepreneurs and founders have ideas that can shake up the world. The only thing standing in the way for most? Funding. So how do you approach a VC? What makes a company investable? What should you do? Or even better yet, what shouldn’t you do when building your company and preparing your pitch? Pitching […]

Austin Startup Week

Started in 2011, Austin Startup Week is five days of events celebrating Austin startups, the organizations and meetups that support them and all the awesome people that make them happen! Each year, organizations and startups open their doors, put on events and roll out the red carpet for both locals and visitors who are interested […]

Tech Jobs Tour Austin

Tech Jobs Tour will convene thousands of influencers and innovators across all areas of technology. Come for the speed mentoring and product demos, stay for the high-fives and ultra-diverse networking. Learn more about your career development, recruiting and retaining non-traditional tech talent, and more. This event will take place November 14, 2017 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. […]

Simple Steps to a Well-Run Business

Do you want your business to thrive and grow? How a business is managed and how it is able to compete within its designated market will determine whether it will succeed. Our presenter will show you how to break down running your business into three parts: Operate, Navigate, and Communicate. This event will take place […]

Austin Global Business Forum

Join leaders in the Austin business community to discuss growth in Austin’s global business presence, regional concentrations, and potential for future expansion and development in specific industries and sectors. Speakers from industry will also share their perspectives on how students can best prepare for careers in an increasingly globalized business environment. The panel will conclude […]

Business Education Conference

Expand your skills, enhance your business savvy, and aim to accelerate growth to maximize profits. Two days of session topics cover traditional businesses and creative industries. Gain insight from content experts and boost your network. The event will be held August 30-31, 2016 at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, 78704. Learn more […]

Startup Grind

Startup Grind is an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs. Each month features an amazing speaker who shares their story and tells what worked, what didn’t, and what they’ll do differently next time. This event provides an opportunity to learn from the best, network with other members of […]

Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event that brings together Austin designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to do amazing things. All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams form around the top ideas (as determined by […]

Using Social Media to Promote Your Business

Social media like Facebook and Twitter are not only great ways for people to stay in touch with one another, they’re also great marketing tools when implemented well. Businesses throughout the world want to use social media to: Increase their brand image and awareness Develop stronger customer relationships Improve ROI This workshop is designed to […]

Longhorn Startup Demo Day Fall 2014

Longhorn Startup Lab will hold a Demo Day showcasing undergraduate startups from the Lab’s Fall 2014 class. Following presentations by the student teams, a keynote speaker (announced soon) will give an address. Previous speakers have included: •Mark Cuban, founder of Broadcast.com and SharkTank Shark •Michael Dell, founder of Dell •Bobby Epstein, founder of Circuit of […]