SXSWECO Session: Startups And Corporations: Bringing Clean Technology To Market

Cleantech Group’s Greg Neichin opened up this morning’s panel “Startups and Corporations: Bringing Clean Technology to Market” with an important observation. The cleantech market, and certainly the broader energy energy space is a bit different when it comes to getting big companies in the same room with startups.

This is not a smart-phone and I don’t care

mobileTech Tuesday, by Steve Guengerich I attended Dell World 2011 last week and it was pretty remarkable on a number of levels. On one level, I reflected on Dell’s maturation as an enterprise. While the majority of what we write about in are new hardware and software ideas being brought to market, it’s easy […]

Austin Tech Happy Hour Next Thursday the 8th

We’re excited to be part of Austin Startup Week with an awesome social event on Thursday, September 8th from 6pm – 8pm at Molotov Lounge. It’s a great opportunity to bring together the entrepreneurs, marketers, angel investors, UX experts, designers, developers, venture capitalists, and big data enthusiasts from around Austin (and perhaps beyond). Online Ticketing […]

Austin Tech Happy Hour Tonight!

Pre-registration has ended, but you can still walk up and pay $10 cash at the door. Everything is cool at tech happy hour tonight; the a/c, the drinks, and of course the people. When: Thursday August 4, 2011 from 6pm – 8pm Where: Molotov Lounge, 719 W Sixth Street Sponsors is fan-wear for women, […]

Without Chips, Mobile Is Nothing

mobileTech Tuesday, by Steve Guengerich As I was on my way to pick up my Monday morning coffee at 6am, I had an audio double-take when I heard this exchange on the morning news report between the KUT anchor and a reporter from the Austin Business Journal about chipmaker Altera Corp’s announced intentions to move […]

Speaking at IBM SmartCamp

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. […]

IBM Acquires Coremetrics

Founded in Austin in 1999, Coremetrics is known as one of the high-end providers of web analytics, competing with Omniture and Webtrends. Today it was announced that IBM is acquiring the company for an undisclosed sum. Over the years the company has attracted around $167M in venture funding from such organizations as Highland Capital Partners […]

IBM Acquires Lombardi Software

IBM today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lombardi, a privately held software company based in Austin, Texas. Financial terms were not disclosed (but you can speculate in the comments). Lombardi, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) software and services, helps organizations automate and integrate business processes to increase efficiencies […]