Move America Returns to Austin to Focus on Tech Mobility and Startups

Electric bikes, buses, trucks, trains, cars, drones, electric charging stations, smart cities, and a focus on sustainability and lessening the environmental impact of transportation. All of those topics and more will be explored at the second annual Move America conference, which is coming back to Austin at the Palmer Events Center on Sept. 27 and […]

Austin-based evisio Helps Small to Medium-Sized Businesses with SEO

Michael Ramirez is the founder and CEO of Austin-based evisio, a search engine optimization software company. Evisio helps agencies, marketers, SEO consultants, and businesses of all sizes improve organic search results, no matter their level of SEO knowledge. It takes the guesswork out of SEO by giving users strategic insights and actionable tasks that can […]

 25 Austin-Based Startups to Watch in 2022

Austin had a record-breaking year with startup activity overall on the rise. In 2021, companies in the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area raised $4.9 billion in venture capital in 387 deals, more than double the $2.3 billion raised in 2020, according to Pitchbook-National Venture Capital Association Venture Monitor data. A few trends Silicon Hills News has […]

97 Austin Companies Make the Inc 5000 2022 List

In Austin, 97 companies made the Inc 5000 2022 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Overall, the Austin companies on the list had a 244 percent median growth rate, $5.3 billion in total revenue, and added 16,792 jobs. The list includes 28 newly founded companies and 69 repeat honorees. AdOutreach, which helps companies with […]

Galvanize is Closing its Austin Coworking Site on August 31st

Galvanize Austin sent an email to its members on August 17th to inform them it is closing its coworking operations on August 31st. “I’m reaching out to inform you that Galvanize has made an immensely tough decision to sunset our coworking operations in Austin,” Lindsey Rohde, senior director of campus operations, wrote in an email […]

Colossal Biosciences is Working to Bring Australia’s Tasmanian Tiger Back from Extinction

Colossal Biosciences announced Tuesday that it has started the de-extinction process of the thylacine, a beloved Australian marsupial, also known as the Tasmanian tiger. The company first announced plans to bring the woolly mammoth back to life last September. It is using breakthrough gene-editing technologies to recreate the woolly mammoth and thylacine. The thylacine is […]

Axiacore Creates Custom Software Solutions for Small to Medium Sized Businesses

At 23 years old, Camilo Nova started Axiacore, a software development firm in the South American country of Colombia. But Nova taught himself to program in python at the early age of 14. He was lucky to have Internet access and a computer in a country where those resources were not readily available, he said. […]

Austin’s 2022 A-List Award Winners Announced

The Austin Chamber of Commerce in partnership with South by Southwest honored its A-List Award winners last Wednesday night at a ceremony at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. It’s the 11th annual awards ceremony that shines a spotlight on homegrown startups. This year was the first time the chamber recognized local investors. The […]

Texas’ Semiconductor Makers will Benefit if Congress Passes the CHIPS Act of 2022

There’s an urgency in Congress to pass legislation before Congress recesses for the month of August.And chief among the bills under consideration is the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Fund. The CHIPS-Plus legislation includes incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing and investments in U.S. chip research and in total, the bill includes […]

Adding Human Resources Early is Key to Fostering Great Company Culture and Helping Startups to Succeed

Startups and small businesses are so busy in the early stages that human resources isn’t always a priority. But it should be, said Megan Duncan, Founder, and CEO of Cambara Duncan Consulting Firm LLC, based in Austin. “As soon as a business has 15 employees, they need H.R.,” she said. But ideally, they should be […]