“Shipping Wars” featuring Austin-based UShip

Tip of the hat to Bryan Menell at AustinStartup for bringing this new “Shipping Wars” show to our attention. The reality show debuts on Jan. 10 at 8 p.m. on A&E and it features a competition among some of the best haulers with UShip, an Austin-based company that created a global marketplace for shipping items. […]

Austin’s A List of Startups

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has culled through its list of Austin startups and tapped into its Technology Partnership to come up with an A-List of startups for 2012. The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce's A List of Startups View more presentations from Laura Lorek

You’ve got 18 seconds to shine at TEDxAustin

Ever dreamed about giving a TEDxAustin speech? This year, you’ve got a chance. Stacy Weitzner, one of the TedXAustin organizers, has dreamed up a way to let more people participate by presenting their idea in an 18-second post to Youtube. TEDxAustin, an invitation-only event, which sells out every year, is being held at the Austin […]

Hoover’s “Art of Enterprise” at Tech Ranch

Tech Ranch Austin is working with serial entrepreneur Gary Hoover to deliver his “Art of Enterprise” course It’s the fourth time he has delivered the course with TechRanch. The first class is free. He’s offering it at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 or Saturday, Jan. 14th at 1 p.m. at Tech Ranch’s offices at […]

10 big tech events for Austin-San Antonio in 2011

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Mass Relevance plans to triple in growth in 2012

In the old days, people yelled at their TVs. In the digital age, people can tweet their opinion to a television show. And the show just might tweet back with a special offer or advertisement. That’s the sweet spot of an Austin-based startup called Mass Relevance. “It’s a growing trend to integrate social conversations into […]

Austin Startup OtherInbox zeroing in on 2 million users

By ISADORA VAIL Special Contributor to Silicon Hills News While boasting the free solution to endless and unwanted emails, Austin startup OtherInbox, has had nearly 2 million users since the service began in 2008. Founded by Austin entrepreneur Joshua Baer, the company offers two ways to instantly organize and prioritize email. The Organizer product looks […]

Greenling wants to change the way you eat

At the Capital Factory’s Demo Day, Mason Arnold gave a quick pitch on Greenling, the organic grocery delivery service. “Our food system is broke,” Arnold said. He estimates more than half the population in the U.S. will die from food-related disease, primarily obesity-related illnesses. He founded Greenling to change the way people eat. And he […]

20 Silicon Hills Technology Startups to Watch in 2012

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TechStars Cloud kicks off Jan. 9 in San Antonio

Jason Seats, managing director of the TechStars Cloud, says hundreds of companies applied to the program. In the end, TechStars choose 11 companies. All of them are from outside of San Antonio. Seats is not revealing the company names until April 6th at TechStars Cloud Demo Day. Nicole Glaros, one of the founders of TechStars […]