June 6th

Austin Tech Open Coffee Downtown

When: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Where: Houndstooth Coffee, 401 Congress Ave, (Frost Bank Tower)

Why: Hosted by Open Austin Coffee, created by Damon Clinkscales and sponsored by Egan Nelson, is an informal gathering of Austin’s tech community to network over coffee. For more info.

June 6th

Capital Factory 10th Anniversary Party

When: Thursday, June 6th at 5 p.m.

Where: Capital Factory, 701 Brazos Street

Why: “Get ready for a Texas-sized birthday party. Capital Factory has finally hit double digits! This year marks our 10th Anniversary, and we intend to honor every person in our community who has helped lead us to where we are today – including all of our amazing founders, mentors, members, staff and investors.” For more info.

June 10th

BioBash Spring

When: Monday, June 10th at 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Where: Mean Eyed Cat 1621 West 5th Street Austin, TX 78703

Why: “BioAustin invites you to join us for our Spring BioBash event on Monday, June 10th from 6 – 8 PM at the Mean Eyed Cat near Mopac and Cesar Chavez St. BioBash is our premier networking event and provides attendees a chance to hear from the life sciences, biotech and health tech companies here in Central Texas, network with other life science professionals and see posters and abstract from our academic community.” For more info.

June 11th

AI: The Power, Promise & Pragmatic Potential

When: Tuesday, June 11th at 6:15 p.m.

Where: Austin Central Public Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez

Why: “In this Austin Forum session on AI, you will hear from experts on what’s driving this, why is it a big deal, and how are individuals, organizations and governments poised to take advantage. You will gain perspectives on how you should shape your involvement and activities to prepare yourself for this new industrial revolution, but also gain practical insights on what you should do to thrive during its evolution into a global force.” For more info.

June 12

Venture Forward

When: Thursday, June 12th at 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: The Riveter, 1145 West 5th Street Austin, TX 78703

Why: “The Riveter and Christina Vuleta present Venture Forward, a venturing salon focused on helping entrepreneurs move forward in their business ventures. Join us for an evening of collaborative wisdom with featured advisors and connecting with women who are a step or two ahead of you can accelerate your progress and offer the support you need.” For more info.

June 12th

Bumble Bizz Presents: Connect Like a Boss

When: Wednesday, June 12th at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  W Hotel  200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701

Why: Speed Networking Happy Hour For more info.

June 12th

Innovation Bridge: Mexico-Austin

When: Wednesday, June 12th at 5 p.m.

Where:  Consulate General of Mexico Austin, 5202 East Ben White Blvd., Austin 78741

Why: “You are invited to a Pitch Night celebrating the startups of the Innovation Bridge Mexico-Austin program at the Consulate General of Mexico’s Austin office. The startups pitching represent Mexican innovation across many industries.” For more info.

June 12th

State of Talent

When: Wednesday, June 12th 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: UT Austin, Robert B. Rowling Hall, 300 West MLK Blvd., Austin, TX 78701

Why: “Join key community leaders to learn what it will take to upskill Austin’s talent and how businesses fit into the overall plan. Discover strategies to help employers, job seekers and hiring professionals maximize our workforce, help the unemployed, and attract even more talent. Meet with and hear from the experts with similar challenges and proposed solutions.” For more info.

June 13th

Summer Startup Soiree

When: Thursday, June 13th at 4 p.m.to 6 p.m.

Where: Capital Factory, 701 Brazos Street

Why: “We’re thrilled to welcome Brex, the first corporate card built specifically for startups, to Austin for a lively summer networking happy hour at Capital Factory! The evening will kick off with a brief overview from Brex’s very first employee on how the company was able to scale from Beta to Unicorn status in just six months. Capital Factory readily encourages entrepreneurs to take risks, and Brex has first-hand knowledge on how to navigate well-established fields effectively.” For more info.

June 13th

Demystifying Big Data

When: Thursday, June 13th at 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Oracle, 2300 Cloud Way, Austin, TX 78741

Why: “This panel will focus on topics around Big Data (collecting, organizing, and utilizing data), and the past, present, and future of Artificial Intelligence (business and personal use). The panelists will also touch on the skills and qualifications necessary to tap into the industry. Our experienced panelists include executives and recruiters that specialize in hiring data professionals.” For more info.

June 18th-21st

Digital Banking 2019

When: Tuesday, June 18th – Friday, June 21st.

Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 East Cesar Chavez St.

Why: Various panels, discussions and keynote speakers on the financial technology services industry. For more info.

June 20th

MassChallenge Texas in Austin

When: Thursday, June 20th at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Native Hostel and Bar & Café, 807 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78702

Why: “Join the MassChallenge Texas in Austin finalist startups at our largest open-floor, open-to-the-public expo this year! This trade show style event is the first-look at the startups participating in the MassChallenge Texas in Austin 2019 program. Come out to learn about these emerging businesses and how their new ideas and creativity are poised to change the way we live, work, and play.” For more info.

June 27th

Ask Me Anything with Brad Bentz, principal with ATX Venture Partners

When: Thursday, June 27th at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Galvanize, 119 Nueces Street, Austin, TX

Why: Lunch and learn – ask me anything – with Brad Bentz, a principal with ATX Venture Partners.For more info.