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. […]

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 […]

Doing the Austin Startup Crawl

After the action-packed Capital Factory Demo Day, techies hit the hotspots on the Austin Startup Crawl tour to network, nosh on snacks and drink. More than 700 people RSVP’ed to the event on Facebook and Plancast, said Josh Baer, one of the Austin Startup Week founders. San Antonio-based Rackspace sponsored the event which included shuttle […]

Austin companies seek tech talent in Silicon Valley

By L.A. Lorek Got tech talent? Then Austin companies want to recruit you. A group of Austin CEOs plan to travel to San Francisco and Sunnyvale on Sept. 13th and 14th to hire engineers, software developers and others with technology skills. Many Silicon Valley area companies already have a presence in Austin, but this will […]