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Saturday, March 9 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Startup Grind Austin Asks 'Why Austin?'

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Four different views of the Austin Startup Ecosystem share their perspective of the Austin Startup Scene. Successful entrepreneurs, the City of Austin, the Austin Chamber of Commerce and Startup Accelerators will each have a chance to answer the question “Why is Austin a great place to found a Startup?” Come be inspired and educated on why you should found your Startup in Austin and learn how to find resources to help your startup grow. The chats will be followed by 20 minutes of Q&A. Startup Grind in a community of founders, entrepreneurs, and wantrapreneurs looking to be inspired, educated, and network with the smartest startup minds. While it started in Silicon Valley there are now more than 20 chapters world wide. Startup Grind has featured speakers like: David Cowan (Bessemer), Jason Calacanis (Mahalo), Naval Ravicant (AngelList), Anthony Soohoo (CBS), MG Siegler (TechCrunch), Tony Conrad (About.me), Ben Parr (Mashable), Ben Silbermann (Pinterest), and many others.
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Jim Butler

Mgr, Creative Industries DevCity of AustinJim Butler works for the city government of Austin as part of the Economic Growth and Redevelopment Services Office. He has been working on projects related to helping Austin’s economy since the early 1990’s, including working on economic... Read More →
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Susan Davenport

Sr VP Global Technology StrategiesGreater Austin Chamber of CommerceSusan Davenport is the Senior Vice President of Global Technology Strategies for the Austin Chamber of Commerce in Austin, Texas. In her current role she manages the Greater Austin Technology Partnership (GATP) whose... Read More →
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Bijoy Goswami

Journey StewardBootstrap Austinfounder Bootstrap Austin, author The Human Fabric

Saturday March 9, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am CST
Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin Chamber Offices

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