It’s that time again, finally! After 360 days of anticipation, SXSW is right around the corner. With so much going on it’s hard for entrepreneurs who are new to SXSW to know where (or how) to focus amongst all the distraction. To give you a starting point, here is my top 12 list of must-attend events and a few other lists from SXSW leaders you will find helpful…
Indeed today announced that it will be acquired by Recruit Co. Ltd, a leading provider of integrated HR and information services based in Japan. The acquisition enables Indeed, the most visited job site in the world, to continue its rapid expansion while benefiting from Recruit’s reach and resources. Indeed will be an independent operating unit of Recruit, led by Indeed’s current senior management team.
A brand new 22,000 square foot startup space was brimming with life this morning at the press conference that launched the Capital Factory space.
Macheen, a global cloud service provider for connected devices, today announced it is live in the United States, with mobile broadband connectivity via the Nationwide Sprint Network. Available in Europe since February, Macheen’s comprehensive turnkey platform enables connected laptops, tablets and other consumer electronics device makers to not only to reach across continents, but [...]
Many thanks to Michelle Greer for this guest post! “More and more, sound financial information is critical to our daily well being. As one economist put it, we aren’t just checking to see if we can make more money. We are checking to see that our money is still there. Enter 9W. 9W is the [...]
Most of you know our friends at the InfoChimps. Plying the honorable trade of helping you turn your data into money through their data marketplace. You also may be familiar with one of the hottest startups in the silicon valley; Twilio. They provide phone and SMS services in the cloud. The two of them are [...]
The folks at Austin-based NaturallyCurly.com announced today that they’ve raised some additional funding. The news isn’t even warm yet, and the San Francisco Chronicle is already pooping on the news saying that this is a sign that investors will fund anything. They are writing as if two grad students just fleeced some desperate VC out [...]
SpareFoot, the online self-storage marketplace, launched a unique project and blog series called Adventures In Storage, designed to familiarize employees with their product in the most entertaining way possible. The new mixed-media “reality series” documents the start-up’s 18 employees as they experience the process of renting and moving into and out of self-storage units. CEO [...]
Calxeda, the company solving the datacenter energy crisis with hyper-efficient processors, today launched its Trailblazer Initiative, with founding members who focus on cloud computing and “Big Data” scalable analytic solutions. Trailblazer is a program that will open up the Calxeda technology to industry players, hardware companies, systems integrators, datacenter end users, and ISV (software) partners, [...]