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Congratulations to Filament Labs, Winner of the Mobile Monday Austin App/Startup Showcase at TWS 2013

“With such convergence happening with technology and healthcare, especially right here in Austin, and especially with mobile technology, it is great to see a company like Filament Labs be recognized,” said C. Enrique Ortiz, organizer of Mobile Monday Austin. At the recently completed…

App Showcase at Texas Wireless Summit 2013 (Oct 18)

The 11th annual Texas Wireless Summit (Oct 18, 2013) continues the tradition of providing a forum for industry leaders and academics to discuss emerging technologies and business models that will shape the industry over the upcoming two to three years. As in previous…

Startup Showcase at Texas Wireless Summit 2012

This Friday October 26, 2012 is the Texas Wireless Summit. And as part of the event we are having the annual Mobile Monday Austin Startup Showcase. (Also, don’t forget that on Oct 22 we are having our regular Mobile Monday Austin event at…

VC: Silicon Valley vs. Austin (May 2012)

Christopher Calnan of the Austin Business Journal wrote a piece titled VC: Silicon Valley vs. Austin, on the opinions that came out from this month’s CEO Summit in Austin. The following snippet from the article summarizes very well why Silicon Valley is (and…

Austin Mobile Scene | May 2011

This month of May 2011 has been a great month with respect to the Austin mobile scene. Below is a summary of just the events that I help organize or contribute to somehow: Mobile Monday Austin, Android Dev Austin, Google IO Extended Austin,…

Help Map the Austin Mobile Scene

Steve Guengerich has been putting together a very nice idea, mapping the Austin mobile scene; excellent! Steve is managing director of BroadBrush Ventures and a member of the founding management team of Appconomy. I met Steve the other day for the first time…

Never Mind the Valley: Here’s Austin (ReadWriteStart)

As part of the ReadWriteStart series titled Never Mind the Valley, Chris Cameron of the ReadWriteWeb wrote a very nice piece about the Austin startup and tech scene. See Never Mind the Valley: Here’s Austin. Thanks Chris for covering Austin and for the…

Austin TX is the #3 best city for jobs in America

Via Michael Yuan’s blog:     Austin TX is the #3 best city for jobs in America. ceo

Survey: Austin high on most-desirable list

Photo: Statue of “Stevie” Ray Vaughan, Austin musician — Source UT According to an article in the Austin Business Journal (that refers to a study co-sponsored by Monster.com), Austin Texas is the sixth most desirable city for relocation out of more than 30…

Austin Is The Top Blogging City (in the U.S.)

According to a Scarborough Research report, Austin, TX (the city where I live) is the top blogging city (in the U.S.): Austin, TX, Portland, OR, San Francisco and Seattle are the top markets for people who read or contributed to blogs. “Not surprisingly,…

I’ve been nominated to the Texas Wireless Summit Wireless Industry Award

I’ve been nominated to the Texas Wireless Summit Wireless Industry Award — neat! The email reads: Congratulations! You have been nominated to receive the 2007 AWA Wireless Industry Leadership Award at this year’s Texas Wireless Summit. Due to this nomination, we are asking…

SXSW Interactive Festival – Mobility, the votes are in…

This year I served in the advisory board for mobile content/sessions, for the 2008 SXSW Interactive Festival, where I helped in the selection of the sessions that will present at next year’s Interactive Festival (2008). I will say that I am very pleased…

Austin continues to attract companies

Good to see Austin continue to attract well-known companies… The most recent one is Cray Inc.: “Austin has a very strong high-tech community in both hardware and software and provides a deep pool of technology and engineering talent,” said Peg Williams, senior vice…

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