Can Austin Ignite the Fire of Entrepreneurship?
I recently attended, as part of an overall effort to get out around town more (and away from my desk), Ignite Austin, an event that gives people five minutes and 20 slides to share an idea, and left jazzed about Austin's future as a place for entrepreneurs.No, it's not a stellar place to find venture capital, but it's a great place to start a business.Dell (DELL), Whole Foods (WFMI), National Instruments (NATI), and even companies like Sweet Leaf Tea were created in Austin, and there's an ever-increasing amount of resources devoted to making Austin a home for entrepreneurs the way it's already a home for live music.
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