Capital Factory Start-up Demo Day 2011

This past Wednesday I spent the day at Capital Factory’s Demo Day. Held at UT’s AT&T executive center, it was basically a day of start-ups pitching their companies/products with a couple of great speakers thrown in. The morning was kicked off with a keynote by the inventor of Ethernet, Bob Metcalfe, oh, yes, he was… Continue reading Capital Factory Start-up Demo Day 2011

Business Plan? We don’t need no Tweeten’…

~”At this point, given that we have plenty of money in the bank, it makes a lot more sense not to distract ourselves with trying to put the finishing touches on a revenue plan,” says the 34-year-old (Biz) Stone, who founded Twitter with Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams in 2006.~ Twitter’s Business Model? Well, Ummmm…

Who wants some BBQ and Money?

If you’re in the mood for some bar-b-que and you just happen to be looking to score some VC funds, then tonight is your night. StarVest Partners, a New York based venture capital firm is hosting a meet-and-greet at Lambert’s Downtown Barbeque restaurant from 5 to 7 pm. According to a recent Austin Business Journal… Continue reading Who wants some BBQ and Money?