A Slice of Silicon Hills

A Slice of Silicon Hills Eats Gluten Free with PrepDish

Allison Stevens, founder of PrepDish. Photo courtesy of PrepDish.

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Have you been trying to cut back on Gluten? If so, you’re not alone. According to The NPD Group, 29 percent of Americans are either quitting or trying to avoid gluten-containing foods. Finding a steady diet of gluten free meals – or even healthy meals for that […]

Promoter.io Featured on A Slice of Silicon Hills

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Every business understands the importance of creating loyal customers. However, they may not know how many loyal customers they actually have or why those customers are loyal in the first place. Founded by Chad Keck and Ricardo Reyna, Promoter.io was created to help companies guage customer loyalty […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills hosts Educational Nonprofit Venturelab

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News What is the best time for students to be exposed to entrepreneurship and tech careers? Early College? High School? San Antonio nonprofit Venturelab is giving kids hands on experience with entrepreneurship and product invention as early as age 10. Founded earlier this year by Cristal Glangchi, Venturelab […]

Grocery Delivery Service Burpy Featured on a Slice of Silicon Hills

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Ever wish you could call someone to go grocery shopping for you? Not bring you frozen food in a truck, but actually go to H-E-B or Walmart and pick up what you want as if you were going yourself. Well, if you live in Austin, you can […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Interviews FoxySoft on Adult MMO Venus Rising

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News The Austin tech scene wouldn’t be complete without a few game studios – all of which are trying to find a place in a competitive market. Developer FoxySoft is working to carve out their own niche with the their adult Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game Venus […]

The 80/20 Foundation Promoting Tech Education and Innovation

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News It’s hard to start something from nothing. Even the greatest, most world-changing idea needs some seed funding and community support to get under way. This is what the 80/20 Foundation was created for. As Graham Weston’s personal philanthropic organization, the foundation operates on the same 80/20 principle, […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Gets Home Safe with Sober Monkeys

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Austin is full of cool places to stop and have a few drinks, especially around 6th street but if you have too many, you might have to leave your car in an expensive parking space overnight or drive home while still intoxicated. While out on the town, […]

Parlevel Systems Brings the Internet to Vending Machines

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News With so many things connected to the Internet today, it’s sometimes surprising when certain machines get left behind. In this case, it’s our old friend the vending machine. To this day, many vending machine owners have to guess when to go out and refill machines and hope […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills with Cynthia Phelps and Health 2.0

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Health 2.0 is an international organization working to revolutionize health care by supporting new medical technologies and startups around the globe. It has 70 chapters worldwide, and hosts conferences and code-a-thons to support medical innovation. It also collects research on the health care industry. Now, under the […]

Want Something? Favor Delivers to Central Austin Residents

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Ever want something from the store – a sandwich, milk, batteries – but didn’t have time to get it? If you’re in central Austin, you can now use Favor. Favor is an app based delivery service that gets customers food, drinks, or whatever else they need delivered […]