Funding Symposium on April 21st

Next Thursday is the Central Texas Funding Symposium at the Norris Conference Center. I will be speaking at 3pm in the Capital Factory track on the topic of “Grooming Your Exit.” Other speakers in our track include Chuck Gordon from Sparefoot on “What I learned from being in a tech accelerator” and Josh Baer on being an “Austinpreneur.”

There are many other great speakers including Frank Peters from

You can register here for the event, and if you use our special discount code FS7761 you can get 10% off your registration.

If your business is seeking funding, register for the fast pitch competition! Investors will be hearing one-minute pitches before open networking. If you’re interested, check the website for details at and send your executive summary to Hall Martin at

The Conference promises to be the premier business funding event in 2010, thanks to a number of supporting organizations that will be promoting the event through their networks. They include the Capital Factory, Tech Ranch, The Idea Finishing School, the Small Business Development Program, ATI, and more.

About Bryan Menell

Bryan is the Managing Editor for AustinStartup and the CEO of Mahana. He is a co-founder of Capital Factory, an investor and advisor, and runs the popular Austin Tech Happy Hour with his wife.