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Saturday, March 8 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Startup Grind What Makes Austin a Startup Hub

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Startup Grind presents three diverse views of what makes Austin a more successful startup town than some larger cities. The panel will present perspectives from the City of Austin, an economic development consultant from TIP Strategies and the CEO of Stormpulse, a tech company that relocated to Austin. Learn why Austin is uniquely positioned as a strong startup community and what strategies other communities can apply to be more entrepreneur friendly.

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Bill Boebel

CEO & FounderPingboardCEO and founder of Pingboard, the modern company directory. Serial entrepreneur, director at Capital Factory and an investor in a bunch of really cool companies.

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 →

Andi Gillentine

Dir Austin ChapterStartupGrind
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Jon Roberts

FounderTIP StrategiesOregon Technology Fund - Portland, Oregon Founder, Fat Tire Farm Director of Business Development - Ann Richards administration Principal, TIP Strategies, Inc.

Saturday March 8, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm CST
Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin Chamber Offices

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