By LAURA LOREK Founder Silicon Hills News Startup founders can learn a lot from entrepreneurs who have been there and done that. And on Monday, three serial entrepreneurs in Austin shared some of the challenges they faced in building their companies and some tips on how others can succeed. Sam Decker, co-founder of Mass Relevance, [...]
BuildASign won the first ever Austin Startup Olympics Summer Games. The company, co-founded by Dan Graham, received a $10,000 prize to donate to its charity of choice. BuildASign chose Austin Pro Bono, a nonprofit that connects lawyers and other professionals to nonprofit organizations. “SpareFoot took home the silver this year, earning $5,000 for Kure It [...]
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games will kick off July 27th in London. But you don’t have to wait that long. Some of the best geek athletes in Austin will be demonstrating their athletic prowess this Saturday at the Summer Austin Startup Olympics. (And if it’s anything like the Winter Austin Startup Olympics, held last January [...]
Never underestimate the importance in play in the workplace. People who play together have better collaboration and social skills, according to SocialWare, which produced this info graphic on the Importance of Play in Enterprise. But the guys at uShip already know that. They got together with seven other startups companies: BuildASign, Mass Relevance, Adlucent, Sparefoot, [...]
uShip took the top prize in Austin’s inaugural Startup Olympics competition Saturday at the uShip headquarters. BuildASign.com captured second place and Sparefoot came in third. We’ll post a full story and a video later on, but for now, here’s some photos from the event.
Put Geek athletes into the Google search engine and what do you come up with? A correction suggestion for Greek Athletes. So the conclusion must be that Geek athletes are an evolution of the ancient Greek athletes that invented the Olympic Games in 776 BC in Olympia in Greece. And as part of that evolutionary [...]
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