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Scale A-List Winners

Scale A-List Winner: SpareFoot The mission of SpareFoot is twofold: to make it easier for consumers to find and book self-storage, and to make it easier for storage facilities to gain tenants. Consumers have become accustomed to using the Internet … Continue reading

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Growth A-List Winners

Growth A-List Winner: CognitiveScale Today, 55 percent of Big Data projects fail, 70-80 percent of relevant data is trapped in silos, and 80 percent of data, including data from texts, images, notes, and social media is “dark,” meaning it’s not … Continue reading

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Chamber Partnership Aims to Help More Local High School Graduates Avoid Summer Melt

With nearly two-thirds of job openings in Central Texas requiring education beyond high school, eliminating higher education enrollment barriers is essential to preserving economic opportunities for recent high school graduates. Researchers have identified one major barrier as “Summer Melt” – … Continue reading

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Emerging A-List Winners

Emerging A-List Winner: Everfest The festival industry is showing massive growth but is largely disaggregated. There is no great, central place for festival attendees to learn details of events, even if the event is taking place in their own backyard. … Continue reading

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Austin Chamber Connects with Africa’s Best and Brightest Entrepreneurs

The Austin Chamber of Commerce, through Innovate Austin, and in collaboration with WeWork Austin and Dropbox Austin welcomed the Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) on June 24, 2015 for a “Welcome to Austin – The Innovation Economy” workshop. These 25 young African … Continue reading

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