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Best CFOs: Legacy Award Michael Twomey brought cred to the Austin tech scene

This New York City native made a name for himself in Korea with IBM before emerging as a tech pioneer in Austin. Michael Twomey is the 2019 Best CFO Legacy Award recipient......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Austin"s Best CFOs for 2019

What makes a great chief financial officer? As the leaders highlighted in this year's Best CFO Awards know, it’s about more than just numbers, spreadsheets and budgets. The six winners in 2019 — including Legacy Award winner Michael Twomey, former.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Valerie Freeman honored with first Women in Tech Lifetime Achievement Award

Valerie Freeman didn’t know she was going to become an entrepreneur, but her legacy and impact in the DFW technology space is undeniable......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

Austin"s new breed of innovative entrepreneurs

Tech is still king among local entrepreneurs, but Austin finally has another darling to discuss: CPG. The food and beverage scene may look low-tech but it's built on data and innovation......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2019

Viewpoint: Why live music is more important than ever to Austin

Austin's flourishing music scene has always been an incubator for creative talent, and it’s becoming intricately more tied to the city’s overall economic success, according to this tech executive......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2018

Austin "a booming tech hub," but diversified economy is what earns it No. 2 ranking on best place for jobs

A prominent economic forecaster is again calling attention to the workforce and population growth potential of Austin. Joel Kotkin, a fellow in urban studies at Southern California's Chapman University, and Michael Shires, a professor at Pepperdi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2018

Adam moves from banker to a tech success story

You might be hard pressed to find someone in Milwaukee’s growing technology scene that doesn’t know Michael Adam, or at least heard of him......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2018

Best CFOs: For SailPoint"s Cam McMartin, liquidity events part of achieving sustained excellence

McMartin is the recipient of ABJ's Best CFO Legacy award — a year after taking home the prize for top CFO in the category for medium-size private companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Austin tech veteran joins HEB as chief product officer

HEB Grocery Co. has hired a veteran of the Austin technology scene to help it deal with the major changes affecting its sector. Mike Georgoff, the company's new chief product officer, is tasked with "leading the company’s digital product strategy, d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2018

2019 CMA Fest sets new spending record

As Nashville’s tourism scene continues to boom, country music remains king in Music City. The 2019 CMA Fest brought in a record $65 million in direct visitor spending for its sold-out, four-day festival in June, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Cor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

Growing Dayton-area tech firm awarded $13.2M Navy project

The latest award builds on the success Frontier Technology has experienced since moving its headquarters from California to Beavercreek in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2019

Best CFOs: Coralie Pledger of Austin Community Foundation shares advice

Don't judge this nonprofit by its 20-employee headcount. Austin Community Foundation is approaching $300 million in assets, and its CFO is a big reason why......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

LogOff Brewing joins Rancho Cordova"s beer scene

Business partners with a background in the tech industry are pursuing a new venture that will focus on disconnecting — with beer.  The locally owned LogOff Brewing is planned at 3054 Sunrise Blvd., Suite J, in Rancho Cordova. The brewery and taproom.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2019

Wall Street gains on tech rally, trade hopes rekindled

Technology shares led the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher on Wednesday after remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rekindled hopes for a de-escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions and brought buyers back from the sidelines......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 26th, 2019

Health-tech firm raises $25 million to bolster growth efforts, hire staff

Company officials said it is hiring for all three of its offices: Austin, Scottsdale and San Francisco. The company was founded in Arizona but relocated its headquarters to Texas in 2016......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2019

Alexander Wolf & Son collects Construction Legacy Award

Alexander Wolf and So.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 21st, 2019

What insider buying at tech companies says about stocks and the economy

Unusually strong buying activity tells investors their fears are overblown, writes Michael Brush......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2019

Arrive Logistics raises $25M for freight tech

While Austin may not quite be a huge logistics technology hub, it’s certainly becoming one with startups such as uShip Inc., Convey Inc., Shipwell Inc. and ShipStation using sophisticated software to get things from point A to point B faster and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2019

69% Of US CFOs Believe That A Recession Will Start "By The End Of 2020"

Authored by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Throughout 2017 and most of 2018, U.S. corporate executives were generally very optimistic about the future of the economy, but now that optimism has been replaced by.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2019

Exclusive: This new fund is targeting local cyber and tech companies

Its biggest backer is a familiar name in the tech scene......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

Uptake CEO Keywell wins EY World Entrepreneur award

Chicago tech veteran Brad Keywell just became the third EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner from the United States. Keywell took home the prestigious honor in Monaco on Saturday, beating out hundreds of participants from nearly 50 countr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019