CTAN Hires Claire England as New Executive Director

The Central Texas Angel Network, one of the country’s most active angel investing groups, named Claire England as its new executive director. An Austin native, England, who previously served as director of global expansion for Tech Ranch, has a long history of supporting local startups. She also previously served as executive director of RISE Austin […]

Q &A with Claire England on Her New Role Promoting Startups at Tech Ranch Austin

Claire England, former executive director RISE Austin, has joined Tech Ranch Austin. While England has resigned the full-time executive director role at RISE Austin, she will continue to work with the organization in an advisory role and is leading the planning of next year’s conference. In her new role at Tech Ranch Austin, England will […]

VCs and Founders Give Advice on Funding a Startup

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Funded companies, which are performing well, get nice offices and free lunches for their employees, said Mike Dodd, partner with Austin Ventures. Mass Relevance is one of its portfolio companies performing quite well. And on Wednesday, the company hosted a panel discussion about successfully raising capital for […]