HomeAway teams up with 3 Day Startup to foster new companies

By Luke Carrière Special contributor to Silicon Hills News Ever wanted to start a company but didn’t know the exact market or have the exact expertise? 3 Day Startup is teaming up with HomeAway, a recently IPO-ed Austin startup, to challenge, inspire, and help students and recent graduates to create companies in the travel space. […]

Startup America comes to Texas

Startup Texas launched today. With Michael Dell on the board of Startup America, it’s natural that Texas is one of the latest regions selected by the organization to help foster entrepreneurship. Startup America launched earlier this year and is a private-public partnership initiated by President Obama and the White House. But Steve Case, CEO of […]

HomeAway’s CEO gives lessons on entrepreneurship

Be paranoid, curious, strategic and humble. Those are just a few of the secrets of being a successful entrepreneur, according to Brian Sharples, CEO of Austin-based HomeAway. He gave an insightful speech recalling some of the lessons of his life at Capital Factory’s Demo Day recently. “I’ve been an entrepreneur all of my life,” Sharples […]

Austin Startup Bazaar fosters entrepreneurship

Dave Michaels with Tech Ranch Austin promotes the Austin Startup Bazaar during Austin Startup Week. The day-long event Thursday at Austin City Hall downtwon featured speed-mentoring sessions, pitch sessions, city hall tours, company demonstrations and a marketing talk. At the Austin Startup Bazaar, Mark Philip, founder of Are You Watching This, talks about his sports […]