This week, Andy is joined by Travis and Sam at Happy Cog Austin for Episode 72. Thanks Happy Cog! Show Notes 1:05 HOUSE OF CARDS! 3:00 Spiceworks raises another round of $57m 3:15 Capital Factory + Floodgate + Silverton = $150,000... Read the R
In 2014, we’re recording every 2nd and 4th Friday. Last week was our second show but we flubbed the release of the January 17 recording so we rolled that content into last week’s episode. Andy and Travis spend episode 71 recapping... Read the R
In an effort to get one more show out the door before 2014, Dave and Andy recap Austin’s Startup Weekend that took place November 22-24 at Tech Ranch. Show Notes Austin Startup Weekend - 13 teams presented at the end of the... Read the Rest »
This week, intern Michael Way recaps everything that went down at Austin Startup Week. He is joined by Andy, Sam, and new dad Dave! Show Notes 3:27 Latest News: ATX Startup Crawl 9:17 Startup Crawl App 10:41 Some pictures from ATX... Read the R
This week we have a covert chat with Josh Baer about the third annual Austin Startup Week. Listen to find out what his “God button” is and who his favorite Austin startups are. Interview Notes Intro to the Austin Startup Scene slides form... Re
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,... Read t
We finally got the whole team together at the Refresh Austin: Summer Party. Recorded live on July 30, 2013. Dave announces his mayorship of Curaçao, Sam’s homeland, and sings the new national anthem. The Gowalla exodus from Facebook to Dropbox
Travis, Sam, and Dave catch up on presidents and hackathons that have swept through town recently. President Obama visits Capital Factory Coca-Cola: Why Austin sits atop the next wave of startup hubs Hackathons TechCrunch Meetup Angel Hack ATX
This week Travis sits down with Sam Kapila, teacher of Responsive Web Design and Typography at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. That’s just south of Austin for you out-of-towners. They talk about the modern web, new Adobe software,
Another Catchupisode™. Reigning victorious over Houston, yet again, Travis and Dave kick off this show apologizing to a few other cities and then recap some of the conferences and big events that have rolled through town recently with a heavy f
This week Travis and Dave drink and do a live a show at the Ginger Man, Austin’s Tech Hub. Exciting news since the last episode, Kim Jong Un wants to nuke Austin and we get Google Fiber. The News: Kim Jong... Read the Rest »
This week we discuss the recent Pando Daily article which critiques Austin’s “intensity” and vis á vis why we’ll never be successful as a startup town. We’re also joined by former webshow intern Michael Way from the Taecho Group. Pando Daily:..
Back with a groggy post-SXSW episode. We spend this episode recounting the best of SXSW 2013 from our limited, but professional, perspective. TX Drought Jokes! TexasTribune.org Reservoir Tracker 1st Annual Post-SXSW Awards Ceremony! Non-badged
This week we’re joined again by Andy Keil to catch up on what got finished at the successful FinishUp Weekend. We also mentally prepare for the SXSW behemoth. People who finished: Colin Young (Polymathic) – Zipper Snapper John Kestner (Supermec
In Control Conference Environment for Humans Ben Brown Web Dev and Product Designer Founder of XOXCO Deep Leap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kunpve8-h-U Consumating.com Make Pixel Art http://makepixelart.com/ Breakpoints https://github.com/xox
Travis sits down with Joe McCann, who is currently Mobile Architect at Bazaarvoice and on the board at The Node Firm. Austin JS Open Web SXSW What’s the start of all of these epic parties? Reconstvct.com StayIdle.com Purple Margarita Challenge?
Recorded live at the Omni Bar before Refresh Austin. We were joined by Gene Crawford and Giovanni DiFeterici of the South Carolina based Unmatched Style. There were in town to speak at Refresh Austin and scope out the local scene. We... Read t
This week we’re joined by Andy Keil talking about Finish Up Weekend, a weekend devoted executing and finishing up that side project. We also recap the completely sold out HTML5.tx Conference held here in Austin, TX. Handsome HTML5.tx Backbone i
Excited to have Greg Story, President of Happy Cog, on the show. Happy Cog is one of the world’s premier web design firms and they have established an outfit here in Austin, Texas. We chat with Greg about the history of... Read the Rest »
We’re back for the 25th time! Another unintended hiatus has sparked the need to do another show where we discuss the past 2 months as well as various upcoming events and conferences around town. Startup news! Mass Relevance finally got downtown
On Today’s show we get into the heart of the Austin BBQ Scene which in-part is mostly responsible for fueling the Austin economy. We also discuss the first 7 startups that pitched on state at Capital Factory Demo Day 2012.
Travis and Dave talk about a myriad of topics ranging from the Zynga mass-firing, covering a handful of startups from the Capital Factory Demo Day 2012 that got a mention in Venture Beat, to a quick Week-in-Tech conversation.
We sat down with Austin tech titan Joshua Baer to talk about: ATX Startup Week, Demo Day 2012, We Are Austin Tech, Other Inbox, and the startup and social hub that is Capital Factory. On this milestone 50th episode we couldn’t ask for... Read
We’re joined by Ryan Irelan, developer at Happy Cog and founder of Mijingo, the web’s best resource for designers or developers looking to learn something new. We talk about the recent Drupal Day Austin CMS Shootout as well as a Freaky Friday..
We sat down to better-know the talented Central Texas web design agency, the Taecho Group. After their work one the Circuit of the Americas (Austin F1) site, these experts in eCommerce and responsive web design are currently in the process of..
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