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Startup Digest

Austin

June 03, 2019

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Capital Factory's 10th Birthday Party
Howdy, everyone! Get ready for a Texas-sized birthday party. Capital Factory has finally hit double digits! This year marks our 10th Anniversary, and we intend to honor every person in our community who has helped lead us to where we are today- including all of our amazing founders, mentors, members, staff and investors.

Texas Startups Roadshow
The birthday party is the culmination of a 3-day epic road trip across Texas with 30 investors from outside the state meeting with investors and entrepreneurs across the state. It starts in Dallas, then heads to Houston, and finally ends up in Austin. Along the way each city will show off it's best and most importantly connections will be made between local investors and other venture capital and family office investors from around the world.

Highlights
A Message for us Men - Shanil Wazirali
Why In-Game Advertising Sucks - Kristan Rivers

Austin Digital Jobs
Customer Support Engineer (Zenoss)
Data Science Instructor (General Assembly)
Executive Dir. of Experience Design (athenahealth)
Google Ads Specialist (Polygraph)
Graphic Designer (Aquasana)
Java Software Engineer (App Mod Studio)
Product Owner (Hayes)
Sr. DevOps Engineer (The Zebra)
Sr. Digital Marketer (3Q Digital)
UX Copywriter (Somnio)

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 03

Dubai Smart City Office Hours (Free)

June 3rd 9:30am

Calling all startups in Austin, TX! Do you have what it takes to become the next big Smart City Startup? If the answer is YES, the Startupbootcamp team with the Dubai Smart City Accelerator (DSCA) invites you to join us on June 3rd in Austin. We're currently looking for startups with innovative Smart City solutions to join our third cohort. This could be your chance to demonstrate why your business should be the next smart city innovation in Dubai! Learn more & apply now for Office Hours now at dubaismartcity.org/austin.

WeWork, 600 Congress Avenue, 15th Floor, Austin, TX78701 | View in Calendar

MON 03

Ruby Modules: Beyond the Basics (Free)

June 3rd 6:30pm

If you’ve coded Ruby, you know about modules for namespacing and how to `include` a module. But do you know modules really work? Do you know about the `extend` method and the `included` and `extended` hooks?
Have you ever thought of modules as a limited form of multiple inheritance?
Have you considered modules as a way of managing plugin-like behavior?
Let’s go a little farther down the rabbit-hole.

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

MON 03

Laravel Austin (Free)

June 3rd 7:00pm

Have you considered converting your traditional PHP app into a Single-Page Application, but not sure where to start? Nervous about performing a single, massive rewrite? This talk will show you how to take manageable steps to modernize your application. We’ll view a simple Laravel app and see how to migrate it to a Vue JS + Laravel SPA.

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

TUE 04

Healthcare Innovation Roundtable (Free)

June 4th 5:30pm

Join us for second installment of the Healthcare Innovation Roundtable, an event designed to bring the healthcare innovation community together to meet, learn and network across the existing groups in the city. We will have a short panel discussion from local experts in healthcare innovation looking forward at the future of the Austin healthcare innovation ecosystem, rapidfire pitches (submit here if you'd like to present) and networking with light refreshments.

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

TUE 04

Austin Deep Learning: Journal Club (Free)

June 4th 6:00pm

Welcome to the official Deep Learning meetup in Austin, Texas. Deep learning offers exciting solutions to an array of computer vision, natural language processing, and other data science problems, made possible by faster computing, richer data sets, and open source frameworks.

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

TUE 04

Austin Food Marketing Meetup (Free)

June 4th 6:30pm

Austin Food Marketing is an inclusive group of food product companies, retailers, and restauranteurs coming together to support and nurture the entrepreneurial food community in Austin, Texas. Our free meetups allow food business owners, executives, and employees - from startups and small businesses to large enterprises - to network with one another, while learning about and discussing marketing best practices.

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

TUE 04

Austin iPhone Developer Group (Free)

June 4th 7:00pm

The Austin iPhone Developer Group is about getting iPhone developers together around the virtual iPhone dev camp fire to help solve iPhone dev problems, meet others and have a good time.

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

WED 05

AUSOME (Free)

June 5th 6:30pm

Are you an entrepreneur looking for more ways to drive traffic and sales to your website? Join the AUSOME and enjoy info packed sessions from Austin's best in online marketing. Our monthly meetings feature top notch speakers, excellent networking and a laid back group ready to help each other out. We cover topics like Adwords, Affiliate Programs, Email Marketing, SEO, Conversion Optimization, Mobile Optimization and much much more.

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

WED 05

EmacsATX (Free)

June 5th 7:00pm

Emacs ATX is a meetup devoted to exploring the vast and ever expanding universe of the extensible, customizable, free/libre editor Emacs. We are also a support group for people with Emacs-related issues. Our goal is to make everyone more productive.

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

THU 06

Capital Factory's 10th Birthday Party! (Free)

June 6th 5:00pm

Get ready for a Texas-sized birthday party. Capital Factory has finally hit double digits! This year marks our 10th Anniversary, and we intend to honor every person in our community who has helped lead us to where we are today - including all of our amazing founders, mentors, members, staff and investors. Capital Factory’s mission is to be the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the U.S. This is no easy feat, but we are excited to continue on this journey and keep pushing boundaries in our community.

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

Upcoming Events:


TUE 11

Intro to the Austin Startup Scene & Ask Me Anything WEBINAR with Joshua Baer (Free)

June 11th 4:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 11

Austin EFF: Net Neutrality 101 (Free)

June 11th 7:00pm

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

WED 12

Startup Grind Summer Party (Free)

June 12th 6:00pm

CU29, 720 Brazos St. Austin, TX

WED 12

Pitch Night for the Innovation Bridge Mexico-Austin Cohort (Free)

June 12th 6:00pm

Consulate General of Mexico Austin 5202 East Ben White Boulevard Austin, TX 78741

WED 12

ATX eCommerce Meetup with BigCommerce (Free)

June 12th 6:30pm

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

WED 12

Austin Python (Free)

June 12th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

WED 12

HomeAway CPO on Using Data To Be Customer-Centric ($10 - $15)

June 12th 7:00pm

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

THU 13

Summer Startup Soirée presented by Brex (Free)

June 13th 4:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 13

WPATX - Building UX Tools for your Client On-Boarding Process (Free)

June 13th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

THU 13

Artificial Intelligence Tech Meetup (0)

June 13th 7:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

MON 17

Non-Fungible Tokens. What Are They and Why Should I Care? (Free)

June 17th 7:00pm

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

MON 17

Women in Tech Career Panel (Free)

June 17th 7:00pm

Walmart Technology, 409 Colorado St, Suite B · Austin, TX

TUE 18

Austin Music Tech (Free)

June 18th 7:00pm

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

WED 19

Design Sprint Essentials Workshop (Free)

June 19th 6:00pm

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

WED 19

Austin GoLang (Free)

June 19th 7:00pm

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

WED 19

Austin DJs (Free)

June 19th 7:00pm

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

THU 20

Mobile Lunch and Learn (Free)

June 20th 11:30am

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

THU 20

Shopping Cart Technology Panel: 4 Different Brands Answer Your Questions (Free)

June 20th 6:00pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

TUE 25

Austin LLMV Meetup (0)

June 25th 6:30pm

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin 78701

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