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Startup Digest

Austin

July 23, 2019

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ATX Startup Crawl Important Dates
What happens when Austin's hottest startups all throw a party at the same time? One of the biggest startup parties of Austin Startup Week - The ATX Startup Crawl! This is a fantastic opportunity to get visibility in the Austin startup community, launch your product, practice your pitch, and recruit talent. The ATX Startup Crawl is a celebration of technology and entrepreneurship in Austin!

Highlights

Austin Digital Jobs
● Client Director - IT Marketing (OneAffiniti)
 Curation Support Manager (GroupBy)
 Customer Success Specialist (Qualia)
 Freelance Video Editor (Somnio)
 PPC Manager (REX)
 Project Manager - Design (BigCommerce)
 SEO Manager (Springbox)
 Software Engineer I (BHI)
● Technical Project Lead (QualiTest)
● Technical Solutions Consultant (Experian)

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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TUE 23

Designing for the Future: UI & Interaction Mechanics for XR (Free)

July 23rd 6:00pm

Even more, consumer & enterprise-focused XR developers prepare for a world of hand-based interactions while game developers believe that controllers are the future. Come gleam insights derived from sifting through the best examples from the gaming and XR industries, and learn how you can design UI & interaction mechanisms that work for both (and future-proof your current plans for cross-platform support in the approaching wave of devices to come).

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

TUE 23

Telling your product’s story (Free)

July 23rd 6:30pm

As a Product Manager, and spoke person for the product, we continuously pitch our ideas and concepts to leadership, developers, sales and support in an effort to get buy-in and convince others of the product value. We know the more connected and engaged the audience is the bigger the impact we can have. Just like the great keynote speakers we can command the attention of our audience and make that connection.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, 1st Floor, Austin 78701 | View in Calendar

TUE 23

July Startup Showcase (Free)

July 23rd 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 23

Leading fully distributed engineering teams and what metrics can do for you (Free)

July 23rd 7:00pm

Leading fully distributed engineering teams and what metrics can do for you - Dalia Havens

We will talk about how we work as 100% remote and fully distributed engineering team. We will dive into what engineering metrics we track, how we read those metrics and why I recommend them to every engineering team.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, 1st Floor, Austin 78701 | View in Calendar

WED 24

DeFi Overview with Bass Bauman (Free)

July 24th 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.

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

WED 24

LLVM Austin Area Meetup (Free)

July 24th 6:30pm

In this meeting I'll go through a tutorial of how to compile LLVM some RISC-V backend enhancements. We'll go through some simple modifications for machine code generation to assembler and binary. Bring your laptop with Linux or a VM, and follow along with the exercises. Look forward to seeing you there!

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

WED 24

Edison vs Tesla: When IP ruled, and Still Does (Free)

July 24th 7:00pm

We’ll start with our normal open networking meet & greet from 7:00p-7:15p.

Then, Edwin De Angel, Ph.D., P.E., CLP, and Founder/CEO of Invention Matters will give a talk on two of the greatest engineering minds in history, Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla.

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

WED 24

Capital Factory 2019 Job Fair (Free)

July 24th 7:00pm

Join us for a 2-hour evening startup mixer focused on connecting Capital Factory companies to individuals seeking employment within the Austin tech and startup community. Come meet our budding startups, learn about what opportunities are available, drop off a resume, and grab yourself a drink.

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

THU 25

Principal Research Scientist at NVIDIA, Mark H. (Haoxing) Ren (Free)

July 25th 7:00pm

"Can we use AI to design chips? Is deep learning models such as CNN, GAN, Graph CNN, Reinforcement Learning suitable in design automation? Can we design chips using GPU accelerated algorithms? I am working with a team of researchers and engineers to explore this frontier of chip design." - Haoxing

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

Upcoming Events:


MON 29

Moove it Meetup (Free)

July 29th 6:00pm

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

TUE 30

Hedera Hashgraph Open Access and comparison to Facebook's Libra (Free)

July 30th 6:00pm

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

WED 31

Magicians of Marketing | Building An Audience From Startup to Scale Up (Free)

July 31st 6:00pm

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

WED 31

Austin Music Producers Shindig (Free)

July 31st 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 01

Austin Design Jam (Free)

August 1st 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

MON 05

Inaugural Event - Let's Make Mother Earth Great Again Meetup (Free)

August 5th 6:00pm

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

MON 05

Intro to the Austin Media Scene (0)

August 5th 6:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 06

Intro to Fundraising in Texas & Ask Me Anything ( $0 – $10)

August 6th 4:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, 16th Floor, Austin 78701

TUE 06

Intro to Fundraising in Texas & Ask Me Anything ($0 – $10)

August 6th 4:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 06

Austin iPhone Developer Group (Free)

August 6th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 06

Austin Deep Learning: Journal Club (Free)

August 6th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 07

Austin Online Marketing (Free)

August 7th 6:30pm

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

WED 07

EmacsATX: Org Mode Hack Night (Free)

August 7th 7:00pm

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

THU 08

ACA Developer Series: React Native (Free)

August 8th 6:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701

THU 08

Trends 2019 – The Improv Edition (Free)

August 8th 6:00pm

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

MON 12

Cofounder Austin: 21st Century Leadership: The New Paradigm ($15)

August 12th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

MON 12

Austin Algorithims: Tree Balancing (Free)

August 12th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

MON 12

Austin Virtual League plays Racket NX! (Free)

August 12th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 5th Floor, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 13

Austin Deep Learning (0)

August 13th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 13

Austin eCommerce Meetup (0)

August 13th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 13

Hyperledger Austin (0)

August 13th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 13

Austin Design Sprint (0)

August 13th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 13

Transformative Technology Austin (0)

August 13th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 13

Austin EFF (Free)

August 13th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 14

Health Tech Austin (0)

August 14th 7:45am

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 14

Spark Collider - AFWERX (Free)

August 14th 9:00am

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 14

Startup Grind (0)

August 14th 6:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 14

Products That Count: Aceable CPO on Scaling Growth Products from V1 ($10 - $15)

August 14th 7:00pm

Indeed HQ | Building 1, Cafeteria | 6433 Champion Grandview Way Austin, TX, 78750

WED 14

Austin Python Meetup (0)

August 14th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 15

Health Tech Austin (0)

August 15th 7:45am

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 15

Austin Retail and eCommerce Meetup (0)

August 15th 5:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 15

Hashgraph Austin (0)

August 15th 6:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 15

Austin Cassandra Meetup (0)

August 15th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 15

Bleeding Edge Web (0)

August 15th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 22

2019 Austin Mosaic Awards

August 22nd 6:00pm

500 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

TUE 27

Founder's Stories (Free)

August 27th 4:00pm

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

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