Category: Trends

Austin startup funding in 2015 led by HomeAway’s buyout by Expedia

Built In Austin surveyed the local 2015 startup financing landscape and – not surprisingly to those who’ve been paying attention – it was a banner year. Companies in Austin’s digital technology industry raised almost $1 billion in new capital in 2015—not counting HomeAway’s behemoth $3.9 billion buyout by Expedia. Top...

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Storytelling 101: Presentation is Everything

Every time you present about your business or yourself you are telling a story. Make the most of it. Join Brand Dominatrix and Investor Pitch Whisperer Deb Gabor and co speaker award-winning storyteller and entertainer Jon Bolden in a storytelling 101– a FREE highly interactive educational hands-on experience that will...

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Austin entrepreneurs say branding is their biggest challenge for 2016

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Finding funding isn’t it. Even making key hires isn’t it. Instead, members of the Austin chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization say increasing brand awareness and lead generation will be their biggest challenge in 2016. Are you ready? Ready to go from startup mode so you can scale and grow? It’s going to...

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Find out how YOU can generate irrational loyalty

Join the Austin chapter of the American Marketing Association for a professional development luncheon Thursday, January 21, 2016. Do you ever wonder how top brands create irrational loyalty among their users? The world’s most profitable and well-known brands bond in highly emotional and compelling ways with the customers who are...

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