Austin’s burgeoning ecosystem of startups is in high gear, buoyed by the rise of cloud-based infrastructure, mobile development, and cleaner technologies. Behind that growth is a vibrant tech community of software engineers, analysts and project managers. But what about more established companies? What types of skills are hiring managers seeking? That’s what Austin’s largest tech community, [...]
SalesVu, Inc., the only provider of a cloud-based mobile payment application, announced today it has closed $600 thousand in a recent round of angel investment funding. Designed to significantly improve payment processing for the growing mobile workforce, the SalesVu solution is the first iPhone and iPad application to accept payments and connect to a secure [...]
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 [...]
SmartCamp is an exclusive event aimed at identifying early stage entrepreneurs who are developing business ventures that aligned with the IBM Smarter Planet vision. This mentoring and networking events put entrepreneurs in touch with investment firms, serial entrepreneurs, academics, marketing, communications, and technology experts that can help accelerate the solutions of startup companies to market. [...]
We had an opportunity to ask Howard Charney, from the Office of the President at Cisco, a few questions before he speaks at the upcoming Innotech Austin conference.
My next door neighbor is Dave Thomas. (No, not related to the famous Wendy’s founder.) Dave, Karen, and their family have been great neighbors over the years and, while we may go weeks sometimes not seeing much of each other, due to being involved in our separate professional and personal pursuits, we always know they [...]