Archives for July, 2010

Venture Capital Investing Rebounds in Austin

Austin American-Statesman business reporter Lori Hawkins was upbeat in last week’s article on the increase in venture capital investment in Austin. “After sliding to a 13-year low in 2009, venture investing in Austin companies rebounded sharply in the first half of 2010, according to a report released last week. A total of $164.8 million was […]

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Entrepreneur Magazine Names Austin as Top Creative Center for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Magazine (August 2010)  named Austin the top creative center for entrepreneurs. Brooklyn, Seatlle, Nashville and Providence (RI) were also named as creative centers. Here’s why they selected Austin as tops:                            $3.5 million: Amount the nonprofit Central Texas Angel Network invested in regional startups in 2009–10 of them in Austin Tech savvy: Austin earned the nickname “Silicon Hills” for […]

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