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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

I joined a tech start-up in 1998, before the bust. Today"s scene feels familiar

In Silicon Valley 20 years ago, a few companies such a.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 21st, 2019

Female CFOs brought in $1.8 trillion more than male peers

Companies looking for better financial returns should consider a female chief financial officer. Within the first 24 months of appointing female CFOs, companies saw, on average, a 6% increase in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2019

Northwest Austin has historically been the Texas city"s "Silicon Valley," and tech"s biggest players are still pouring in. Here"s what it"s like in Austin"s "second downtown."

Katie Canales/Business Insider The tech in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2019

As Big Tech doubles down on Austin, startups are moving to its cooler neighbor. Take a look at how one startup is bringing Silicon Valley style to East Austin.

The Zebra The Zebra, an insurance startup backed by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel, moved to trendy East Austin in October wh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2019

Undercover entrepreneurs: fearful Mexican tech startups shun spotlight

In Mexico's burgeoning startup scene, publicity is the last thing many entrepreneurs want......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2019

$30 Billion of Proof That India’s Tech Scene Is Back

Digital-wallet company PhonePe is preparing to spin out of the country’s biggest startup, Flipkart. A renaissance could be afoot......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 16th, 2019

As Esther Duflo wins the Nobel Prize in economics, here’s the uphill battle women face in the field

Duflo won the award alongside fellow economists Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2019

MEDA names three winners in second-annual Million Dollar Challenge

Editor's note: This story came from our online sister publication, Minne Inno, which focuses on the Twin Cities startup scene. Want more stories about tech and innovation in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area? Subscribe to the Beat by Minne Inno, a free.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2019

Finnovation Lab announces two new national partnerships

Editor's note: This story came from our online sister publication, Minne Inno, which focuses on the Twin Cities startup scene. Want more stories about tech and innovation in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area? Subscribe to the Beat by Minne Inno, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2019

Ardent brings burgers, foot-long hot dogs to Fiserv Forum: Quick restaurant news bites

Milwaukee restaurateur and chef Justin Carlisle has brought more of his fare to Fiserv Forum with a new burger and hot dog vendor space. Carlisle, a 2016 winner of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award, operates well-known restaurants .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2019

Global Commodity Tech Association Aims To Reduce Industry Costs, Increase Efficiency

The Global Commodity Technology Association said Tuesday it's brought on new leadership in support of modernization efforts aimed at enhancing trading processes and standardizing post-trade execution in the physical commodities space. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 2nd, 2019

M&A wrap: OJO Labs buys, Hangar sells & HID opens its wallet again

Months after raising $45 million, a hot real estate-tech startup has bought another Austin company. Meanwhile, a global security giant based in the Texas capital has done its second deal in less than a month......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019