Category Archives: In the Community

InnoTech Austin

InnoTech Austin is the region’s largest business & technology conference & expo, presented by Randstand. This conference includes Contact Hours for continuing education credit. The conference and expo will take place October 2, 2018 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at The Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701. Learn more and register

Demystifying Marketing for Startups

Marketing can often feel like shouting into the void–but sometimes that void shouts back. Entering a new market, changing behaviors, and taking over a competitor’s turf isn’t easy. Deciding what to prioritize and what actually matters–what will open doors to the next round of funding, what activities open new opportunities–is 9/10th of a battle that […]

Austin Tech Summit by BYU Alumni

The Austin Tech Summit by BYU Alumni will bring tech-industry professionals from the Austin metro area together for professional development and networking. The Summit will include Ted-style talks from prominent tech leaders and experts on topics including Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Security, and Dev Ops. This event will take place November 9, 2018 […]

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 and SharkTank Shark •Michael Dell, founder of Dell •Bobby Epstein, founder of Circuit of […]