Texas-Squared Startup Newsletter #176 – Marc

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Texas-Squared Startup Newsletter #176 – Marc

Texas-Squared Startup Newsletter #176 Marc Nathan Blocked Unblock Follow Following Jan 6 Texas Startup News, Opinion & Events in the Lone StartUP State
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Email to a Friend Thinking about ‘doing something’ for SXSW this year? Contact me about your business or brands options before it’s too late: [email protected] If you know you’re attending SXSW, register for the Super Connectors Meetup on Friday evening: http://bitly.com/superconnectorsxsw19
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Medici starts 2019 by buying another Austin health-tech startup —  Link – Austin Business Journal’s Mike Cronin
Medici Acquires Chiron Health Expanding Mission of Transforming Healthcare Delivery
– Link Plano-based tech and philanthropy company YourCause sells for $157 million —  Link – Dallas Morning News’ Melissa Repko
Zoho One is a revolutionary all-in-one suite to run your entire business — an unprecedented 40+ integrated applications on one account, with complete administrative control and overarching analytics — for a price that will change the way you think about buying software.
Looking to streamline your business so you can spend more time on growth? Zoho’s coming to Austin on January 11th to help you learn how you can run your entire business online with one suite of apps for everything from sales and marketing, to support and collaboration, to finances and more. We’ll go over basics and best practices for running your business and provide everything you need to get you through a full day of learning, including breakfast, lunch, and plenty of coffee.
Zoho One Tour
January 11th 8:00am-4:00pm
AT&T Conference Center
1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705
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StartupGrind Welcomes Joshua Baer!
Thursday, January 10th, 6 P.M.
Capital Factory 701 Brazos St Austin, 78701
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Sign up for reminders about Monthly Austin Startup meetups www.bitly.com/txstartupevents
Startup Grind Austin  —  https://www.startupgrind.com/austin/ Theme: Technology Company Leader Interviews 2nd Wednesdays at Capital Factory 701 Brazos Austin, Texas 78701
OpenCoffee Club Austin  —  www.opencoffeeaustin.org Theme: Tech Startups
1st and 3rd Thursday mornings at Houndstooth 401 Congress Ave #100c, Austin, TX 78701 & last Wednesdays at Whole Foods Domain 11920 Domain Drive Austin, TX 78758 [ Web | iCal ]
Wake Up! CPG Conversations over Coffee  —  http://bitly.com/wakeupcpg Theme: Consumer Packaged Goods — Fourth Thursday mornings at Cosmic Coffee & Beer 121 Pickle Rd, Ste 111 Austin, Texas 78704 [ map ]
Annual and Monthly Sponsorship opportunities available to get your company in front of tech startups and decision-makers: [email protected]
Meet the 2019 Changemaker Finalists —  Link
– Austin Young Chamber of Commerce From Immigration to Taxes, Execs Talk Trump Effect on Innovation —  Link Get Off the Bus: Austin’s Hitch Offers Car Rides to Houston and Back —  Link
– Xconomy’s Angela Shah The Do’s and Don’ts of Fundraising: Advice From Founders to Investors —  Link 2019 is Not Going to be “Your Year” if You Don’t Make Content for your Business —  Link Brett Hurt’s The Entrepreneur’s Essentials #11: New Year’s advice for middle-aged people —  Link
– Austin Startups Startup Stage: Trip Loop coordinates group travel, with and without internet —  Link Will Downtown Austin’s 48 East Avenue Be ‘Powered by Airbnb?’ — Towers Realty’s James Rambin —  Link Austin, Texas, Supports a Circular Economy with New Incubator —  Link
– Waste360 Newly-founded Texas firm sues over Apple Pay’s virtual wallet —  Link
– Apple Insiders’ Roger Fingas ScaleFactor’s 2018 in Review —  Link Baicells Raises $14.55M From Qualcomm —  Link WatchGuard Video Drops IPO Plans —  Link AlertMedia Raises $25M In New Funding —  Link Healthline Solutions Acquired By Medsphere —  Link Whole Foods, Amazon Plan Big Expansion —  Link YourCause Acquired By Blackbaud For $157M —  Link
– Texas Tech Pulse Do women that downplay their gender get ahead faster? —  Link Basecamp went transparent, you should too —  Link Branded content coming to a theater near you? —  Link
– The American Genius AlertMedia Lands $25M Investment From JMI Equity —  Link Watch Firefly Aerospace Test Fire Its Rocket —  Link Patriot Boot Camp Set to Help 50 Military Veteran Entrepreneurs in Austin —  Link Inno Approved: The Top Austin Tech and Startup Events of January 2019 —  Link 5 Austin Tech Offices We Envied in 2018 —  Link
– AustinInno’s Brett Wistrom AlertMedia Raises $25 Million —  Link
– Silicon Hills News’ Laura Lorek Five Reads: Big Tech = Big Trouble —  Link Yes, Fortnite is Going to Be Gigantic! —  Link 2019 Tech Trends at Austin Forum on Jan 8 —  Link Ring in the New New New at SXSW 2019 —  Link Five Reads: Austin is Weird, Wired —  Link
– SXSW’s Hugh Forrest Austin tech wraps up 2018 with almost $80M in new capital raised —  Link With $25M in fresh funding, AlertMedia plans to add 70 employees —  Link New digs, new opportunities: How Ping Identity empowers employees —  Link
– BuiltinAustin’s Katie Fustich Austin may influence San Antonio’s tech sector in 2019 —  Link Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher dies at 87 —  Link Oft-overlooked path to stock market is popular among Austin CEOs —  Link 9 people poised to have a big impact on Austin’s business scene in 2019 —  Link Apple places $1B cherry atop already sweet 2018 for Austin —  Link RetailMeNot founder to leave CEO post —  Link Want to follow in Amazon’s footsteps? There’s a new point person for business recruitment in San Marcos —  Link Journal Profile: Squeamish CEOs shouldn’t bother calling Annie Liao Jones of Rock Candy Media —  Link Austin’s graffiti park to be wiped from Earth — but preserved in virtual reality —  Link Hiring, overseas expansion on tap after AlertMedia raises $25M —  Link Texas tops U-Haul’s list of growing states again —  Link Big Red Dog, Austin engineering firm working on tall towers, acquired —  Link Dallas, Austin economies to lead Texas in next 20-plus years —  Link Independent Bank closes $1B acquisition —  Link Austin’s top-performing stocks of 2018 —  Link Report: Amazon to add more Whole Foods stores in U.S. suburbs —  Link Who has the fittest office in Austin? 2019 BizFit Challenge kicks off soon —  Link Beer to stop flowing at West Texas brewery; San Antonio expansion in question —  Link Vista Equity to buy Mindbody for $1.9B as it raises $16B buyout fund —  Link In the money Dec. 31: Four companies report more than $6M in deals —  Link
– Austin Business Journal Austin’s 2019 economic outlook: Still strong, but could slip from ’18 pace —  Link Apple’s China problem —  Link Austin’s Bumble partners with tennis star Serena Williams on marketing campaign —  Link Founder Cunningham stepping down as CEO of Austin’s RetailMeNot —  Link Austin software maker AlertMedia kicks off 2019 with $25M cash infusion —  Link Austin’s Luminex completes $75 million acquisition of testing unit —  Link
– Austin American-Statesman / 512Tech

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