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Austin Startup Digest
Austin Startup Digest
The personalized insider newsletter for all things startup in Austin.
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This Week's Events
Mon, Jul 20, 2020, 11:15 AM: Amongst all the excitement of running a startup is a lot of hard work and stressful decisions. Founders Academy Essentials is a 4-day lunch-n-learn curriculum designed specifically for driven entrepreneurs that are passionate about their business potential! Whether you’re working on your MVP and preparing for launch or already generating revenue, you will be exposed to fundamental insights and tools to help dramatically increase your odds of success.

Mon, Jun 15, 2020, 12:00 PM: Fluree secures data with unbreakable cryptography for extreme data integrity. It provides mathematical proof into the provenance, history, and legitimacy of every piece of information – forever.
At this meetup, you will find out more about the functionality of Fluree and the technology that makes it work, as well as learn about its deployment models - from more centralized to fully decentralized.   •   Share

Tue, June 16, 2020, 12:00 PM: Capital Factory welcomes you to our first virtual Women In Tech Summit! We’re dedicated to increasing diversity in the entrepreneurial and tech community while making our coworking space an inclusive environment for all. Attendees can look forward to a special keynote guest, insightful fireside chats, discussion sessions, a startup showcase, Epic Office Hours, and panels on relevant topics facing the tech ecosystem..

Tue, Jun 16, 2020, 5:00 PM: Chris Villanueva, Certified Professional Resume Writer, will be leading an ask me anything (AMA) on how to improve your job search. Please come prepared with any questions that can help you with your resume, LinkedIn, or cover letter.   •   Share

Tue, June 16, 2020, 6:00 PM: A high level overview for the Austin tech community to learn about trends, issues & opportunities in the NYC tech & startup ecosystem.  Our panel of experts from across the local tech community in New York will share their knowledge, expertise and experience on a variety of issues relevant not only to startups, corporations and investors based in New York City, but mentors and organizations who wish to partner with or start their own tech & startup ventures in NYC.

Thu, Jun 18, 2020, 1:00 PM: Uncertain how you should prioritize your time and money when building your business?As founders, we’re often frustrated by the mixed or contradictory advice that we receive   •   Share

Thu, Jun 18, 2020, 1:00 PM: Control The Room is a monthly meetup focused on helping facilitators hone their craft to help improve the quality of meetings.   •   Share

Thu, Jun 18, 2020, 2:00 PM: This month we are featuring Colin Guinn, Founder of Guinn Partners, and Kevin Landtroop, Vice President, Defense at Capital Factory. Kevin and Colin will be discussing the Center of Autonomous Robotics.

Thu, Jun 18, 2020, 4:00 PM: Accelerator and member companies will give a short 2 minute pitch about their business and products. After each pitch, a panel of Capital Factory staff and mentors will get the chance to make suggestions and connections..

Thu, Jun 18, 2020, 6:30 PM: This event is for people interested in retail & ecommerce in the Austin, TX area. We meet downtown monthly to discuss the latest topics, share our experiences, insights, and struggles, and to learn from each other.   •   Share

How Global Insurance Brand MetLife is Partnering with Startups to Power Innovation in Financial Wellness

Join MetLife’s innovation office, Techstars and financial wellness startup, Zogo Finance on August 18 at 12pm ET for an online Ask Me Anything to learn what successful startup engagement really looks like. MetLife’s Chief Innovation Officer John Geyer, and VP of Innovation Terrance Luciani will share how they are teaming up with startups to drive new value across their business and are developing multiple POCs and pilots. Save your spot!
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