Live longer, don’t burnout

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Just baby steps, anything else it’s not worth the stress

Watching a documentary the other day about how stress affects our health and how it also speeds up the aging process motivated me to write this post.

The idea that stress is bad to our health is nothing new, we all have heard or have been told about this by our significant others, family, and even our doctors! But it doesn’t matter because in general, we tend to only listen to stuff we agree with and we disregard everything else. Sigue leyendo

Conjunctured 2yr Anniversary Party!

Are you in Austin, TX this Saturday August 21st? Come and join the awesome tech, entrepreneur and social media community from Austin at Conjunctured’s 2yr anniversary party, which the guys at Conjunctured have promised to make this party the best one yet.

Interested? Register here.

This party is FREE, however you can add a donation to your RSVP and Conjunctured will donate the proceeds to East Austin schools via DonorsChoose.org, how cool is that! Also, if you feel charitable, you can visit DonorsChoose.org and donate what you can to other schools. Sigue leyendo

Capital Factory Demo Day 2010

Save the date, Capital Factory’s Demo Day 2010 is on September 8, 2010.

Capital Factory is an Austin startup incubator run by successful local entrepreneurs. In May, 2010, Inc magazine named Capital Factory as one of the best 20 business incubators in the United States.

At Capital Factory, 20 seasoned entrepreneurs invest $5,000 each in five promising start-ups (last year, 300 applied). Then, for 10 weeks, the fledgling ventures get free office space, legal advice, and help from 20 vets. Who gets in: Seed-stage companies, mostly in tech. Breakout company: SpareFoot, an online auction service for storage space. Revenue has been doubling monthly since September. Sigue leyendo

Launch your tech startup in Silicon Hills

The August 2010 issue of the magazine Entrepreneur, named Austin, TX as the most creative city in the United States, Brooklyn, NY and Seattle, WA where number two and three consecutively.

Austin is a great place to start a tech business, its entrepreneurial ecosystem built over the years, the steady pool of really young smart people from the University of Texas and great startup resources such as startup accelerators like Capital Factory and Tech Ranch help make this city a great place for startups, especially those focused in the tech industry.

Austin, TX also offers a low-cost of living with an average housing price of $270,ooo and a great quality of life. It is also a great place if you enjoy live music, college football and a funky lifestyle. SXSW Interactive Logo

Last but not least, there is South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) which is a really great party for tech companies, startups and entrepreneurs, and at the same time provides a great opportunity for hot startups to launch their ventures at this popular event. This is the event where Twitter received a lot of buzz back in 2007 and won the SXSW Web Award.

If you are looking for a great place to start your tech company, consider Austin, TX, it is an affordable city and it offers a lot of resources for tech companies, entrepreneurs and the like.