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We gathered the crew before the last Refresh to catch up on Austin’s latest happenings. Dave introduces a new segment, “Austin vs The World” and we fire another intern. Recorded live on August 13, 2013.
Shout out to our audio surgeon, Aaron Dowd for turning this one around quickly and saving us so much time. Check out his new podcast with Sean McCabe and drop him a line if you could use his skills AaronDowd.com
- Infochimps acquired by IT powerhouse CSC
- TechStars kicked off in Austin with their first cohort. First event set for Monday, August 19. RSVP
- Austin Startup Week is coming up October 7-11. New site by Taecho Group.
- Supermechanical launches Range, a smart thermometer that plugs into your iPhone for precise monitoring.
Austin vs The World
- Mike Fielden from Houston defends Houston, provides no evidence #trolololol.
- Welch Avenue, a podcast about the startup scene in Des Moines, IA, builds a welcome page inspired by the Web Show.
- Breakfast tacos, we have them. Favorites: Michael, Dave, Travis. What are yours?
- According to Entrepreneur, Elon Musk’s new Hyperloop may be built in Texas first due to less regulation and cheaper costs.
- Director of Finance at the Texas Tribune.
- Product Manager/SCRUM Master at Four Kitchens.
- Dropbox is opening an office and hiring for a lot of positions.
- MakerSquare Career Day at Capital Factory - August 16 @ 5:30pm
- Creative Mornings w/ Michael McDaniel – August 20 @ 9am
- Digital Biz Summit - August 20
- jQuery Conference: Austin - September 10 – 11
- An Event Apart: Austin – September 30 – October 2
Music provided by Goodfield. Thanks dudes!