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Support and Resources for Austin Startups The Austin entrepreneurial scene is vibrant and thriving, and new startups in Austin have a variety of resources at their disposal. Whether your company is looking for speaking engagements, networking opportunities, funding guidance, or mentorship, the resources below can help your new Austin business connect to the local entrepreneurial…

Founded in 2011, Atown carries stylish apparel, jewelry, gifts, home decor, candles and tons of locally made goods. With 6 rooms of unique gifts and handmade goods, you’re bound to find something that strikes your fancy. Check out the video with manager Meagan. We’re so glad to have them as part of our Go Local…

The City of Austin Small Business Program announces a series of educational events to help Austin’s small businesses.  Attendees will receive free advice on subjects including: funding, marketing, legal, and business planning from fellow business owners and experts in their respective fields. “Austin has a vibrant small business community,” says Rebecca Giello, Economic Development Department…

You can smell it in the air, feel the vibrations beating the pavement.  No need for grand announcements and drum rolls.  Austin’s biggest local event is coming to town once more.  For local Austin residents & small businesses, it’s Christmas all over again. During the 2 weeks that SXSW blows through town, our great local…

Robert Tuschak, beloved husband and father, passed from this earth on Friday, Feb 8, 2013 in his home with his wife and daughter by his side. He passed peacefully, if too soon. Bob had completed successful treatment for metastatic melanoma, but complications overtook him. He is both mourned and celebrated by those who knew him.…

So, shopping locally and supporting independent businesses has hit mainstream. American Express promotes a Shop Local Saturday, and Groupon featured this commercial on last Sunday’s Super Bowl. Yes, this ad is amusing, funny, but support local businesses? Is that what Groupon does? http://www.eonline.com/news/910784/tiffany-haddish-shows-the-pains-of-not-shopping-local-in-2018-super-bowl-commercial According to (https://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/will-groupon-really-boost-your-local-business/, “There are dozens of businesses that have been all…

Valentine’s Day is on the Way! Looking for a way to wow your sweetheart, friends or fine self? Follow your heart & spread the love by keeping your romance local and unique. Each year, 60% of Americans spend money on Valentine’s gifts and meals, totaling a whopping $20 billion dollars!  Nothing is more special than…

I know you’re busy, but have you had a chance to check out the 400 businesses that accept a Go Local card?  There are so many ways to get rewarded, from 10% OFF your bill to free gifts with purchases every time you show your card at checkout! For the list that’ll get you jazzed…

  Cities are changing to become increasingly inhospitable to locally owned businesses. As older buildings get replaced by new development, commercial real estate prices soar, and national chains seek new markets, independent businesses are struggling to find space that’s appropriate and affordable for their needs. The result is that longtime businesses are getting priced out…