Austin Startup Blogs & Press
With the tremendous influx of innovators, talent, and capital to Austin’s startup community, I’m increasingly asked how/where to keep tabs on what’s going on. That is, as someone new or moving to Austin, or as an outsider wondering what all the hubbub is about, where does one turn to keep a pulse on things?
Let’s distinguish between the traditional media sources, Austin’s startup press, and those working from within (us bloggers).
Austin Startup Bloggers
I hope you’ll do me the honor of following me on twitter here and I think you’ll enjoy my more popular thoughts about Austin (Where Tech Comes to Life, A Prius in Austin, Texas, and Home of the Social Intelligence Industry). I don’t think I need to dive into myself more than that since you’re already on my site so here are the other startup blogs I love:
- Joel Trammell’s The American CEO
- The TechMap Blog
- Brett Hurt
- Joshua Baer‘s austinpreneur
- Gordon Daugherty‘s Shockwave Innovations
- Tech Ranch Austin’s Blog
- Austin Technology Incubator Blog
- Thinktiv’s Blog
- Austin Technology Council
- Jeff Harbach
- Jason Cohen, A Smart Bear
- Bijoy Goswami for Bootstrap Austin
- John Egan and the team at Sparefoot
Austin Startup Press
- Christopher Calnan for the Austin Business Journal
- Lori Hawkins for the Austin American-Statesman
- Omar Gallaga for the Austin American-Statesman
- SiliconHills – Technology news about Austin and San Antonio
- The Austin Phoenix – Austin Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
- CultureMap Austin Innovation
- ATX Web Show
I hope it goes without saying that I’m sure I’m missing someone. If you have a recommendation for the list, please let me know below and we’ll keep this fresh.
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Easily one of my favorite people in tech. Passionate, knowledgeable, connector and tenacious are the words that come to mind if I were to label him. Paul’s a constant hustler (in a good way) who always has time to talk about anything related to technology, marketing and all things startup related. He’s a great person to have on your team and an even better person to just simply know.
Providing Marketing and Strategy through the Clean Tech Open accelerator, Paul was readily available for a helping hand and opened his extensive network to us helping us connect with thought leaders in our industry. I would recommend Paul as a mentor and definitely use him again.
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Paul is a true Go-Giver! His willingness to share his expertise in Digital Marketing is priceless. I highly recommend anyone who is starting a company or who is starting to invest in marketing read his Startups articles on his website and then make sure you meet with him. I only wish I had met Paul earlier when I first started my company.
In the startup world, everything is rough waters. Paul came to us a couple years ago when he found out what we were building. He believed in our idea and wanted us to achieve our goals. In the past two years I’ve known Paul, he has always been there to mentor and guide me through the rough waters he’s seen through having once been our shoes. His advice is rock solid, practical and most importantly – executable. As an individual, he holds to his word, he’s dedicated and he’s one of the few wh…
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Paul has been an invaluable adviser to our start-up. His experience in the events space as well as his knowledge of today’s marketing stack has taken us a long ways from what we started with. His honest assessment of both our company and the Austin start-up scene has proven to be immensely helpful in guiding our strategy and direction.
Paul has the great ability to juggle 8 balls at once and is a jack of all trades. He is not only helpful on everything related to press, PR, marketing and social media, but has also added value by providing strategic direction/advice and even gets his hands dirty with technical development. He can be relied upon as a trusted partner and project manager.