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Monday, October 3
 

10:00am

Galvanize Tour | 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Have you heard of Galvanize? We're the learning community for technology. Our campuses are home to an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs, skilled programmers, expert data scientists, and men and women motivated to make an impact. At Galvanize all the resources a startup needs to be successful are gathered under one roof in an integrated, collaborative community. Check out our 2nd Street campus and learn more about our national network during this group tour.

Additional tour available Tuesday from 10 - 11am. Feel free to reach out to jessica.cox@galvanize.com with any questions. 

Austin Startup Week is supported in part by Capital FactoryTechstarsGalvanize, and Janik Vinnakota LLP. If you see someone from their teams, give them a hug and hi-five!   

Organizers
avatar for Jessica Cox

Jessica Cox

Member & Student Success Manager, Galvanize Inc


Monday October 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Galvanize 118 Nueces St, 2nd floor, Austin, TX 78701

2:00pm

Becoming the Perfect Team: How Improv Helps Startups Thrive | 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Team dynamics make and break early-stage startups. But what if working together became your biggest competitive advantage?

In this session, we will unpack how to use the secrets of world-class improvisers to do more together, make decisions faster, and solve problems you thought were intractable. You will learn...

- The core principles for improv and how they work in startups.
- How to embrace conflict as a source for new ideas and trust-building.
- 3 mad-libs you can use to stop going in conversational circles.
- A super-simple framework for helping teammates get unstuck.

Whether you’re a team of 2 or 200, find out exactly how to work together unreasonably well.

Austin Startup Week is supported in part by Capital FactoryTechstarsGalvanize, and Janik Vinnakota LLP. If you see someone from their teams, give them a hug and hi-five!   

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Boehm

Trevor Boehm

Cofounder, Assemble
Trevor cofounded Assemble, which coaches and facilitates conversations between teams at their inflection and stuck points. He is also a Venture Fellow at UnLtd USA. Trevor led the launch of Get Backed, a bestselling book on startup fundraising, has designed programs at the Acton... Read More →
avatar for Reagan Pugh

Reagan Pugh

College Completion Advisor, PelotonU
Reagan taught a leadership course at Texas State University, Trinity University, and San Angelo State. He was the chief storyteller at the innovation consulting firm Kalypso. He’s a Teach For America alumni and the Editor-In-Chief of Placeness, a literary journal about Austin and... Read More →


Monday October 3, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Techstars 412 Congress Ave. #200

6:30pm

Austin Startup Week Opening Party: ATC Battle of the Tech Bands | 6:30 - 10:00 PM

KEEP CALM AND ROCK ON! 

Come early for Built In's Start Up Connect, then grab a beverage and rock the night away with fellow ATC members and Austinites at The Mohawk! ATC member company bands will perform and compete for cool prizes, and the night will be wrapped up with a local band as the headliner. Get ready to shake your groove thing! 

Find out who is playing and get all of the details on the Austin Technology Council website here!

Austin Startup Week is supported in part by Capital FactoryTechstarsGalvanize, and Janik Vinnakota LLP. If you see someone from their teams, give them a hug and hi-five!  

Monday October 3, 2016 6:30pm - 10:00pm
The Mohawk 912 Red River St. Austin, Texas 78701
 
Tuesday, October 4
 

10:00am

Galvanize Tour | 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Have you heard of Galvanize? We're the learning community for technology. Our campuses are home to an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs, skilled programmers, expert data scientists, and men and women motivated to make an impact. At Galvanize all the resources a startup needs to be successful are gathered under one roof in an integrated, collaborative community. Check out our 2nd Street campus and learn more about our national network during this group tour.

Additional tour available Monday from 10 - 11am. Feel free to reach out to jessica.cox@galvanize.com with any questions. 

Austin Startup Week is supported in part by Capital FactoryTechstarsGalvanize, and Janik Vinnakota LLP. If you see someone from their teams, give them a hug and hi-five!   

Organizers
avatar for Jake Phillips

Jake Phillips

Membership Manager, Galvanize
I'm the Membership Manager at Galvanize, a learning community for technology startups and entrepreneurs. We've helped hundreds of startups achieve their goals through mentorship, access to developer talent and resources to help them grow. If you are looking for space to work and connect... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Cox

Jessica Cox

Member & Student Success Manager, Galvanize Inc


Tuesday October 4, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Galvanize 118 Nueces St, 2nd floor, Austin, TX 78701

2:00pm

British High Tea | 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Has your company started to explore the opportunities outside of Austin for growth?  Has your company ever considered their next big move may need to be across the Atlantic?  If so, the UK Department for International Trade’s High Tea during Austin Startup Week is a perfect opportunity for your company to explore why the UK is a prime location to set up their next office.  During the high tea, companies will have an opportunity to hear from UK Government, industry and fellow Austin companies who have made the jump across the pond.  Discussion will focus on the strengths of opening an office in the UK, the ease of doing business and other commonly asked questions about doing business abroad.

 Austin Startup Week is supported in part by Capital FactoryTechstarsGalvanize, and Janik Vinnakota LLP. If you see someone from their teams, give them a hug and hi-five!  


Organizers
avatar for Haleigh Meyers

Haleigh Meyers

Vice Consul, Tech & Creative Media, Department for International Trade
avatar for John Powers

John Powers

Capital Investment Officer, UK Department for International Trade
Assist US institutions and companies interested in expanding their business, property and infrastructure footprints into the United Kingdom. - Manage the UK investment process for US companies, VC and CVC funds by supporting asset acquisitions or by facilitating new investment & co-investment... Read More →


Tuesday October 4, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Techstars 412 Congress Ave. #200
 
Thursday, October 6
 

4:00pm

Art and Tech, Meet Chocolate | 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Limited Capacity full
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How Maggie Louise Confections Combines Design Expertise with e-Commerce to Create Unique Chocolate Experiences

Join us at our East Austin boutique and participate in an exclusive tour of our chocolate kitchen for an inside look at our artisan chocolate process. Then, sample our sweets while we share insights and lessons learned from the launch of our MLC Studio, an interactive online feature where clients customize their own chocolate boxes.

Austin Startup Week is supported in part by Capital FactoryTechstarsGalvanize, and Janik Vinnakota LLP. If you see someone from their teams, give them a hug and hi-five!   

Speakers
avatar for Maggie Callahan

Maggie Callahan

CEO and Creative Director, Maggie Louise Confections


Thursday October 6, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Maggie Louise Confections 1017 E 6th Street