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Austin Digital Jobs

Also hey, if you’re down for some learning, ADJ has an online summit designed to give job seekers and tech ladder climbers a competitive advantage in this ever-changing career marketplace. Our experts and mentors will be providing industry secrets, tools, and best practices to help you cut through the crap and get ahead. 100% ONLINE watch when you want, where you want. Learn exclusive strategies and actions you can take NOW!

A special thanks to Austin Digital Jobs for providing us with the rad job listings and to Joseph Midura who helps manage The Austin Digest is a volunteer effort organized by Joshua Baer and edited by Chris Sanchez.

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Start networking at TechCrunch Disrupt now

TechCrunch DisruptTechCrunch Disrupt 2020 is just a few weeks away but we've already opened up our CrunchMatch networking platform for attendees to be able to meet one another in advance of the big event. Not only will it help narrow down the people you want to meet with, we'll even have some speed networking happy hour sessions so you can meet people on the fly! Register for Disrupt today and save $100 with code TECHSTARS15.
This Week's Events
Tuesdsay June 30, 2020, 12:00 PM: Capital Factory Accelerator helps companies who are ready to scale find investors, partners, clients, and employees through multiple different avenues. Come hear more about what it entails and how to qualify!

Tue, Jun 30, 2020, 6:30 PM: In this example driven session we will look at the latest patterns and tools we are using at Vice Software to enable high velocity React Redux development.   •   Share

Wednesday, June 31, 2020, 12:05 PM: What you get when you join us:
  • Safe space to practice your public speaking skills (digital or in-person!)
  • Constructive feedback from membership with your best interests at heart, who want to see you succeed
  • A guided process to professional development and networking that makes taking the next step clear and easy
  • A global network of outgoing leaders you can plug into whenever, wherever you are
  • The freedom to work at your own pace

Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 7:00 PM: We focus on developing profound public speaking skills for entrepreneurs, startups, founders, young professionals, and wantrepreneurs. Join us and be prepared to make a massive change in your public speaking skills.

Thu, Jul 2, 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. We present and share many different methodologies, including Liberating Structures, Game Storming, Thinking Wrong, MG Taylor, Improv, and much more.   •   Share

Thu, Jul 2, 2020, 6:00 PM: Event is free and open to the public. Beer, sparkling water, and light snacks will be served. Donations are appreciated at and merch will be available at the event.   •   Share

Coming Soon...
Thursday, Jul 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM: Are you interested in investing in startups, stocks, or anything under the sun? Join us VIRTUALLY for an overview from venture capitalists, investors, and YouTubers at Intro to Investing & Ask Me Anything with Chris Camilo, Dave Hanson, and Jordan McLain from Dumb Money!
Get a chance to introduce yourself and ask any questions on investing and other related topics.

Mon, Jul 20, 2020, 6:30 PM: The Austin Blockchain Collective Community Meetup group is a monthly educational and community meeting. Meetings generally include an educational presentation or panel on aspects of blockchain and crypto technology. The technology focus of presentations is usually quite high level, although associated Q&A can be deeper dives.   •   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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