After opening consular offices in five other key cities, the Ireland government announced in January that it will also set up a consulate in Austin. This government initiative is part of Ireland’s aim to promote Irish businesses, target foreign investors as well as to look Read more...
key-to-success
It is truly a success when you have turned your vision into reality. That hard work you have given to establish your brand is immeasurable. But it is easy to lose focus and objectivity to one’s work. Being blinded by the beauty of your brand Read more...
Aside from the traditional Texas barbeque, enchiladas, steaks and other Tex-Mex food, Austin is making name for its local pizzerias. Just recently, two pizza parlors in Austin were included in the “Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias” list of Pizza Today. How did these pizzerias secure their Read more...
Opens Downtown
IBC definitely wanted to be known in Austin for the rest of every one’s lifetime. After opening its first branch in 2004, IBC has widened its visibility with its new property called the IBC Bank Plaza. The new 13-story building occupies 27,000 sq. ft. space Read more...
store opens early
What excites you on Thanksgiving Day aside from the sumptuous roasted turkey served on top of your table? For all who loves to shop, they would not miss the Black Friday shopping. For this year’s Black Friday event, Macy’s announced that their retail stores will Read more...
money
Mike Slattery, the man behind the establishment of Tekvox, realized that there is great need for audio/visual solutions among schools and companies. To deal with this growing dilemma, Slattery came up with a cost-effective plus “easy to install” and “easy to maintain” A/V applications. To Read more...
top executive departure
A sharp downfall was experienced by Luminex Corp. on Wednesday after announcing the retirement of top executive Patrick Balthrop. He is the president and CEO of the company. They have appointed Nachum “Homi” Shamir to take over the two positions. Luminex’s Russel Bradley, senior vice Read more...
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Shelfbucks Inc. raised $2.1 million financing versus their $10 million plan. This Austin-based product information technology provider collected the said amount from 46 investors. This is according to the filing made with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company started its business as Bricktrends Read more...
The Hiebing Group, a Madison based advertising agency is planning on opening an office space in Austin, Tx.  The president of Hiebing, Dave Florin has been wanting to expand for several years however has been looking for just the right place. After visiting SXSW the Read more...
Twitter
The negotiation process in each business transaction is vital to closing a deal. Below are five negotiation experts that you need to follow on Twitter. 1. @VickiePynchon – Victoria Pynchon is one of the founders of She Negotiates. She is an attorney by profession and Read more...