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The Smartest City

Austin’s Mueller community and Pecan Street, Inc. received national attention recently with a feature in TIME about its energy-saving research. A research group in charge of the most extensive energy-tracking study in the U.S., Pecan Street is making unprecedented strides … Continue reading

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Austin among 10 best cities to launch a startup

CNN Money named Austin, TX among the best places in the country to launch a startup. Ranking #7, Austin has a low unemployment rate, low cost of living and an educated population. According to a NerdWallet study, 40% have a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

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Austin again earns A+ grade for small business friendliness

Nationwide survey ranks Austin as one of five cities in Texas to win praise from small businesses Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today released new data showing that Austin earned an A+ for its friendliness towards … Continue reading

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Celebrating Small Business

“Nice job today. The luncheon went like clockwork and I liked the way you handled the TX Small Business Awards. I thoroughly enjoyed eating my way thru the exhibit hall! It was well spaced and there was a good variety … Continue reading

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SXSW Announces the First Wave of SXSW Eco Programming

Now going on to its fourth year, SXSW Eco is a conference that focuses on sustainability in today’s society. The environmental conference invites people from all over the world to actively explore the challenges of today and develop innovative solutions … Continue reading

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