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Startup Digest

Austin

April 08, 2019

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Highlights

Austin Digital Jobs
Conversion Optimization Analyst (CXL)
Data Architect (Kazoo)
Growth Lead (MealPal)
Java QA Engineer (App Mod Studios)
Partner Advocacy Manager (Compeat)
Product Manager (Launch After School)
Product Owner (Personify)
SEO Associate (Gartner)
Software Engineer (Sana)
Tech Support Engineer (Khoros)

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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MON 08

CoFounder Austin by the tech^map ($15)

April 8th 6:30pm

The Co-Founder Meetup by The tech^map is a forum for professionals to pitch their business, idea, startup, etc. to the community and gain valuable feedback.

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

MON 08

A Sane Way to Deliver a JSON API (Free)

April 8th 6:30pm

Come learn about the JSON API spec and how to normalize your APIs across all apps and services.

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

MON 08

Graph Databases in Clojure (Free)

April 8th 7:00pm

Nola will talk about Graph Databases and how they compare to traditional relational databases. We will look at a few implementations in Clojurescript, namely Datascript and Asami.

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

MON 08

Sculptr VR with Austin Virtual League! (Free)

April 8th 7:00pm

This month we'll be playing Sculptr VR. It's a VR multiplayer art game.

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

TUE 09

Austin CTO Summit 2019 ($895)

April 9th 8:00am

Whether you want to hire smarter, refine your culture, improve your processes, manage more effectively or adopt better engineering practices or architectures, the CTO Summits are designed to help you to learn from top practitioners and to share experiences with your peers.

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

TUE 09

Intro to the Austin Startup Scene & Ask Me Anything with Marc Nathan ($10)

April 9th 4:00pm

Come hear a comprehensive overview from a local community leader and get a chance to introduce yourself and ask questions at the next Intro to the Austin Startup Scene & Ask Me Anything.

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

TUE 09

TensorFlow.js: Deep Learning in the Browser (Free)

April 9th 6:30pm

This month, John Ramey will give an overview of TensorFlow.js -- TensorFlow in the browser. He will specifically walk through training a simple TF model in the browser. Next, he'll show how to perform face detection and pose estimation using a webcam, by combining React with pre-trained TF.js models. Finally, if time allows, he'll demonstrate how to perform transfer learning to play a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors in the browser.

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

TUE 09

WebAssembly Future! EOS | Sawtooth Sabre | UX (Free)

April 9th 6:30pm

WebAssembly (abbreviated Wasm) is a potential gray swan that may transform the blockchain ecosystem beginning in 2020 by providing a common technology both permissioned leaders and permissionless leaders of blockchain platforms are adopting.

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

TUE 09

The Fight for Religious Transparency on the Electronic Frontier (Free)

April 9th 7:00pm

Ethan will be speaking with us about the role transparency plays within the structure of large organizations, and the ways technology can be applied to aid in the service of transparency.

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

WED 10

Evan Loomis of ICON, Technology Developer of 3D Printed Homes! ($10 - $15)

April 10th 6:00pm

Evan Loomis loves people and ideas. He's a native Austinite and most recently co-founded a construction robotics business called ICON that 3D prints homes at a fraction of the cost and time.

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

WED 10

Ad 2 Speed Networking Mixer ($5)

April 10th 6:30pm

All of Austin's advertising industry leaders, young professionals, and UT & Texas State students are invited to join us for Ad 2's second Speed Networking mixer. Join us to take part in this career building event for students interested in connecting and learning from advertising and marketing professionals. If you're a professional with plenty of experience under your belt, come offer your advice to the industry's bright-eyed novices.

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

WED 10

ATX eCommerce Meetup with IWD Agency on Website Optimization (Free)

April 10th 6:30pm

Kevin Schneider with IWD Agency will share his expertise on how website optimization can help your business, and several different tips and methods for achieving your optimization goals.

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

WED 10

Snap Kitchen fmr Product Lead on Reinventing Food Products ($20 - $25)

April 10th 7:00pm

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Indeed HQ, Building 1, Cafeteria, 6433 Champion Grandview Way, Austin 78750, United States | View in Calendar

WED 10

Austin Python (Free)

April 10th 7:00pm

We typically have a main presentation or a series of lightning talks, followed by discussion and Q&A. There is a diversity of domains and experience levels represented, so come with your questions and be prepared to talk about how you use Python!

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

THU 11

Health Tech Austin ($30)

April 11th 7:45am

In a TED Talk-like and Fireside chat setting, thought leaders will share their forward-looking insights on pressing issues shaping the future of Data and Security in Health Care.

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

THU 11

Future Combat Toolkit Demos, powered by Army Futures Command (Free)

April 11th 3:00pm

Join Army Futures Command for a demonstration of the latest technology procured from American entrepreneurs. Demos featured include enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular (ENVG-B) with helmet, net Warrior kit, the new modular vest, the new combat uniform and combat shirt to demo, and peltor ear buds.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St. 8th floor, Austin, TX 78701 | View in Calendar

THU 11

Austin Wordpress Meetup (Free)

April 11th 6:30pm

Meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress, the Internet's most popular content management system. From beginner to blogger, super-admin to developer, we love all types of WordPress users, fanatics, enthusiasts and code wranglers. Our goal is to provide the wonderful community with a chance to network, share ideas, and learn from each other.

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

Upcoming Events:


MON 15

Founders Academy Essentials (Free - $49)

April 15th 11:30am

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

MON 15

How Texas Companies Can Benefit from Wyoming's New Blockchain Laws (Free)

April 15th 7:00pm

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

MON 15

PyLadies ATX (Free)

April 15th 7:00pm

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

TUE 16

PowerUp Tech Talk with Hugh Forrest ($45)

April 16th 4:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

TUE 16

Austin Job Seekers (Free)

April 16th 5:00pm

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

TUE 16

Founders Live (Free)

April 16th 6:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

TUE 16

Austin Music Tech Meetup (Free)

April 16th 7:00pm

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

WED 17

Impact Investing (Free)

April 17th 5:30pm

300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705

WED 17

Additive Manufacturing for Industry (Free)

April 17th 6:30pm

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

WED 17

Distributed Tracing with Jaeger and OpenTracing (Free)

April 17th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

WED 17

Austin DJs (Free)

April 17th 7:00pm

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

THU 18

Free Sales Playbook Workshop (Free)

April 18th 1:00pm

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

THU 18

The Power of Lightweight Transactions (Free)

April 18th 6:30pm

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

THU 18

Austin Retail and eCommerce Meetup (Free)

April 18th 7:00pm

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

TUE 23

Tarmac TX 2018 Cohort Demo Day (Free)

April 23rd 4:00pm

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

TUE 23

Austin Startup Showcase (Free)

April 23rd 6:30pm

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

TUE 23

Off the Rails: Patterns for fixing FatModels, OutOfControllers, & other problems (Free)

April 23rd 7:00pm

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

WED 24

Cornerstones of a Great PM by SW Innovations at Dell PM (Free)

April 24th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

WED 24

Ethereum Developer Meetup: Use an Origin-powered DApp (Free)

April 24th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

WED 24

Time Series Databases For IoT (Free)

April 24th 7:00pm

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

WED 24

Design Fiction & Science Fiction (Free)

April 24th 7:00pm

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

THU 25

Innovation Workshop: AR and VR | The Future of Enterprise Technology (Free)

April 25th 6:00pm

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

THU 25

Break the Cycle of Child Abuse: Upbring (Free)

April 25th 6:30pm

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

FRI 26

Social Media Boot Camp- Revolutionary Practices to Never Lose Momentum! ($25)

April 26th 10:00am

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

MON 29

Bose AR Creative Workshop (Free)

April 29th 9:00am

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

TUE 30

Bose AR Unity Workshop (Free)

April 30th 9:00am

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

TUE 30

Founders Stories Austin with Justin Siegel (Free)

April 30th 4:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

WED 01

Austin Online Marketing for Entrepreneurs (Free)

May 1st 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

THU 02

Tribe of Hackers Summit ($34.95 – $49.95)

May 2nd 10:30am

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

THU 02

AMUG Meetup May 2019 (Free)

May 2nd 6:00pm

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

THU 02

Nonprofit Design Jam - LifeWorks (Free)

May 2nd 6:30pm

General Assembly Austin, 14th Floor, 600 Congress Ave, 14th Fl Austin , TX 7870

THU 02

Laravel Austin (Free)

May 2nd 7:00pm

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

FRI 03

Tech Talent Done Right - Lunch & Learn (Free)

May 3rd 12:00pm

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

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