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Startup Digest

Austin

June 24, 2019

I hope you're enjoying the summer and taking a little time off!

Read homegrown content at AustinStartups.com. Know someone new to the Austin startup scene? Forward this along - they can subscribe here. Have an event? Anyone can submit one here


Austin Digital Jobs
● Data Engineer (Jollitot)
● Frontend Developer (Backtracks)
● IT Help Desk Engineer (Aceable)
● Jr. Backend Engineer (Khoros)
● Marketing Automation Specialist (kony)
● Social Media Intern (BigCommerce)
● Software Sales (Abrigo)
● Technical Project Lead (Qualitest)
● VP - Data Acquisition (Smarter Sorting)
● Website Manager (360Connect)

A special thanks to Austin Digital Jobs for providing us with the rad job listings and to Joseph Midura who helps manage AustinStartups.com. The Austin Digest is a volunteer effort organized by Joshua Baer and edited by Chris Sanchez.

Startup Digest Austin is curated by:
Joshua Baer

Joshua Baer - Founder, Capital Factory

Contact Joshua Baer at joshuabaer@thestartupdigest.com

Chris Sanchez

Chris Sanchez - Curator

Contact Chris Sanchez at chris.sanchez@startupdigestmail.com

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Live Webinar: Three Strategies for Building an Entrepreneurial Culture

Join Techstars and the Society for Human Resources Management for a live webinar on July 23rd at Noon EST to learn actionable strategies for building an entrepreneurial culture and mindset within your organization—fast. Speakers: Tim Sackett, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, President of HRU Technical Resources; Steve Cadigan, Talent Advisor at Cadigan Talent Ventures; and Carley Jacobson, Innovation Coach at Techstars. Register Now.
MON 24

Common Culture Lab: How To Build A Media Company (Free)

June 24th 6:30pm

Interested in Media, Digital Storytelling and it's current state? Come join us for pizza and a few drinks as we engage in conversations around media. Join our community of digital storytellers and let's talk about building the future of media together.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

MON 24

Social Factors in Design & Behavior - A group discussion (Free)

June 24th 6:30pm

This months topic will be "social factors" - anything related to the social influences involved in creating great experiences: social proof, social conformity, social norming, social rewards, social cues, social support, social networks, etc. etc.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

MON 24

Dropshipping with Aliexpress (Free)

June 24th 7:00pm

This month Toyin will Introduce Aliexpress as an option for kick-starting your WooCommerce store. AliExpress dropshipping is one of the most popular marketplaces for e-commerce entrepreneurs using the dropshipping business model. Aliexpress offers you an opportunity to sell products on your online store without maintaining an inventory.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

MON 24

Live Coding: Intro to Go (Free)

June 24th 7:00pm

Go is a fast growing and in-demand programming language that has been used to build some fundamental open source technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Prometheus! In this talk / live coding session, we will cover the basics of the language and setting up your environment so you can continue to hone your skills and become a proficient Go programmer!

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

TUE 25

Galvanize Founders Breakfast Series (Free)

June 25th 8:45am

Join Galvanize in collaboration with Silicon Hills Wealth and Sputnik ATX for the innaugural Founders Breakfast! In this event series for early stage founders, we'll be gathering for tacos and mini-talks from some of the tech industry's best.

Galvanize, 119 Nueces St #200, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

TUE 25

Pride Month Founders Stories Austin (Free)

June 25th 4:30pm

Founders Stories is a monthly series open to all entrepreneurs. From idea to exit or somewhere in the middle – we'll talk with startup founders about what it takes to start a successful company. In honor of Pride Month, we are hosting a featured Founders Stories with an LGBTQ+ founder and a special happy hour afterwards.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

TUE 25

Austin LLMV Meetup (0)

June 25th 6:30pm

Anyone that does C/C++ development, LLVM development in the Central Texas area, and anyone that's interested in learning more about the LLVM compiler infrastructure is welcome to join. Our format will be a brief technical discussion, then time at the end for discussion and socialization. Thank you to Capital Factory - https://www.capitalfactory.com/ - for sponsoring event space in 2019 for the Austin LLVM Meetup. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701 | View in Calendar

TUE 25

Austin Startup: June Startup Showcase (Free)

June 25th 6:30pm

Come talk about your startup, ideas, challenges, experiences, etc. Get support, feedback and advice from experienced entrepreneurs. Also, every month we invite an Austin startup to share their experiences, challenges, failures, successes and learnings from their startup journey.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

TUE 25

Moby Flip — Feature Flipping in Rails (Free)

June 25th 7:00pm

Unlike Captain Ahab, it will take you less than three days to find your flipper, and with less menacing results! We’ll cover what to consider with feature flipping, some options out there, and a live demo implementing one of them. And no one will lose their legs, or their heads.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

WED 26

Innovation at Startup Speed: Vehicle Sensor Systems (Free)

June 26th 5:00pm

Participate in a conversation with Army representatives, venture capital investor partners, and university professors to discuss future capability needs and leading edge technologies to help address them. Discover collaboration opportunities in the defense space and explore strategies for startup engagement in the Austin Defense Innovation ecosystem. Interact with International militaries in attendance to explore and develop broader opportunities.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

WED 26

Ethereum Developer Meetup (Free)

June 26th 6:30pm

This is a group for anyone interested in decentralized applications and blockchains. Whether you are building on top of the Ethereum platform or simply want to discuss the possibilities of a cryptoeconomy, come join us. What's Ethereum? Ethereum is a platform that makes it possible for any developer to build and publish next-generation decentralized applications.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701 | View in Calendar

WED 26

Austin Music Producers Shindig (Free)

June 26th 6:30pm

We take a deep dive into current industry standard DAW's like Ableton Live, Logic Pro X, Propellerheads Reason & Protools, and collaborate on projects.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

WED 26

Securing The Internet of Things, Silicon Labs (Free)

June 26th 7:00pm

Then, Silicon Labs Chief Security Officer, Sharon Hagi, will discuss why security is key to the success of the IoT industry, some of the challenges of IoT security, and how securing the IoT is a shared responsibility.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

THU 27

AA-ISP Austin Chapter Meeting: The Last Mile Problem (Free)

June 27th 6:00pm

The Co-Founders of Kronologic (previously of VMware and Bazaarvoice) will lead our discussion, help us map our own Last Mile Problems and provide benchmarks and best practices through anonymized data from some of Austin's top performing sales teams.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

THU 27

Introduction to Hashgraph - Next Generation Ledger Technology (Free)

June 27th 6:00pm

The presentation will introduce Hashgraph technology starting with a primer on consensus algorithms. We'll then walk through how Hashgraph works and how it compares to Blockchain, Ethereum and others. We'll wrap up with an overview of how Hedera is addressing the requirements for market adoption of this exciting next generation ledger technology.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

FRI 28

Athena Security: Gun Detection ($17.50 - $20)

June 28th 7:00am

Michael Green, President of Athena Security, will talk about their real-time gun detection system. He will present a vision of his company and their unique A.I. technology that identifies objects and behavior, such as weapons and fights, to significantly mitigate these threats. Lite traffic. Free parking. Hot breakfast

Callavista Software, 3700 N Capital of Texas Hwy #450, Austin, TX 78746 | View in Calendar

Upcoming Events:


MON 01

Intro to the Austin Media Scene (Free)

July 1st 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701

MON 01

Laravel Austin (Free)

July 1st 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701

TUE 02

Intro to Fundraising in Texas & Ask Me Anything WEBINA (Free)

July 2nd 4:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 02

Austin Deep Learning (Free)

July 2nd 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701

TUE 02

Austin iPhone Developer Group (Free)

July 2nd 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 03

Austin Online Marketing for Entrepreneurs (Free)

July 3rd 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701

WED 03

Demystifying AI, ML, NLP, and XYZ (Free)

July 3rd 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701

MON 08

Co-Founder Wanted Austin ($15)

July 8th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

MON 08

Arizona Sunshine and Google Earth upstairs with Austin Virtual League! (Free)

July 8th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 5th floor, Austin, TX 78701

MON 08

Austin Clojure: Fulcro Overview & Demo (Free)

July 8th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 09

Bunker Breakfast: Sports & Entertainment Tech (Free)

July 9th 9:30am

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701

TUE 09

Obfuscated Exfiltration through Adversarial Networks (Free)

July 9th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701

WED 10

Poly Product Lead on Building Products In Modern Workplaces ($8 – $15)

July 10th 7:00pm

Indeed HQ, Building 1, Cafeteria, 6433 Champion Grandview Way, Austin 78750, United States

WED 10

Austin Python Meetup (Free)

July 10th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 10

Transformative Technology Exploration (Free)

July 10th 7:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 11

Austin Wordpress Meetup (Free)

July 11th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701

THU 11

Video Game Marketing in the era of ‘Always-On’ Customer Connection (Free)

July 11th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

MON 15

Founders Academy Essentials (with Live Stream) (Free – $49)

July 15th 11:30am

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

MON 15

PyLadies ATX (Free)

July 15th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

MON 15

How Startups Can Build, Operate & Grow Networks with IBM Blockchain (Free)

July 15th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701

TUE 16

Individual Résumé Review from a Certified Professional Résumé Writer ($20)

July 16th 5:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 5th floor, Austin, TX 78701

TUE 16

Austin Music Tech (Free)

July 16th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701

WED 17

Optimizing Performance and Health for Entrepreneurs (Free)

July 17th 4:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701

WED 17

Edtech Austin Summer Job Fair (Free)

July 17th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 17

Kubernetes! Austin! Ole! (Free)

July 17th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 16th floor, Austin, TX 78701

WED 17

Additive Manufacturing (AM) for Industry (Free)

July 17th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 17

Austin DJs July Technical Meetup (Free)

July 17th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 24

Capital Factory 2019 Job Fair (Free)

July 24th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 1st floor, Austin, TX 78701

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