What we're about

The Austin Startup and Founder Club  is a startup founder community based in Austin, Texas
Follow us on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/austin-startups/

We are interested in the following topics:

  • Real Estate ConTech / Construction Tech. PropTech, Real Estate FinTech
  • Clean Tech / Solar Power
  • HealthTech, FoodTEch, AgTEch
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Web 3, NewTech

Video: youtube.com/c/FounderWorld

Startup Founder Showcase Series Upcoming speakers:

  • Andrew Romans, Managing Partner, 7BC Ventures
  • Anita Biddapp, Partner, BVA
  • Antony Rallo, Angel Investor
  • David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures
  • Han Shen, Managing Partner, iFly.vc
  • Jaleh Daie, Ph.D. Partner, Aurora Equity
  • John Paulos, Board Chair, Center Texas Angel Network
  • Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio
  • LiveOaks Ventures
  • Lisa Besserman, Investor Laura
  • Lorek, CEO, SiliconHill News (TBC)
  • Nikhil Choudhary, GP, Nirman Ventures
  • Paul, Angel Investor
  • Pavan Kumar, Partner | Founder, 3PM Ventures
  • Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex
  • Swapnil Vaidya, MD PhD, Central Texas Angels, Life Science Angels

Recap video of Startup Founder Bootcamp
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdXre1yRCGs

Startup Founder Showcase Recap
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxv-Riop96U

Austin Startup Founder Showcase in Austin, and online. The event is hosted by the Austin Startup Founder Club together with:
Startup Founder World (Online),
The Developer Network
F50 Elevate

We also organize the following tech of meetups:

  • Startup Mixer
  • Startup Founder Bootcamp
  • Startup Talk

Austin Startup Founder Club’s home:
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/austin-startup/
Youtube: Video: http://youtube.com/c/FounderWorld

Please submit your Startup Founder Showcase application at https://founderworld.org/demo/apply/.

We had been hosting online events in the past. Check out the latest videos & recent speakers for Austin Startups and Investors:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf42AXHM942NjkaH90-rTBfXRzRvwQe19

Startup Founder Showcase

Starting Oct 17, we will start to organize an offline Startup Founder Showcase meetup. In each of the Startup Showcase offline events, we will feature 1 or 2 investors or successful Startup Founders as speaker, and 4-6 earlier stage startups to present.

A group of judges composed of global leaders, investors, VCs, and successful entrepreneurs will select the one or two winners. The event is free to the founders.

Startup Founder World YouTube channel will host the video of the selected startup winner at its youtube channel, which has attracted over 200K views by  founders, and investors. The startup will also receive free social media coverage from various channels and partners.

Nonlocal startups who have an interest in Austin Texas can showcase at the online Showcase on Oct 28 is powered by Startup Founder World, which has been organizing online and offline demo in Silicon Valley for more than 10 years. Startup Founder World is a global startup founder community rooted in Silicon Valley, has organized online / offline Startup Showcase / Demo over the last 10 years. Some of the past winners:

  • BuzzAR raised $3M,
  • AgriBody was acquired by Global Clean Energy Holdings in 2021.
  • PhableCare raised $15M in 2021.
  • Oculi (acquired by ),
  • invi Messenger (acquired by Google)
  • GameCube (Acquired by AirShip)

Here is the speaker  / judge form (To submit your information): founderworld/sve/speaker-nomination/

Sectors

  • PropTech  / ConTech
  • Clean Energy
  • HealthTech
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • FoodTech / AgTech

Content format

  • Keynote & Welcome Remark
  • Speakers & Presentation
  • Startup Pitch and Demo (4 minutes each, plus Q&A)
  • Judge Feedback & Panel
  • Winner Announcement

Speaker nomination: https://founderworld.org/sve/speaker-nomination/
Sponsorship: https://founderworld.org/sve/sponsorship/

Upcoming events (4+)

Austin Startup Founder Social Hiking

Walnut Creek Trail at Gracewoods Park

Join this social hiking event with other founders. It's an ideal way to practice your pitch, make new connections and get some fresh air. We'll hike approximately TBD miles round trip.

Hiking at the beautiful Walnut Creek near the Domain of North Austin.

Here's our agenda:

9 AM - Arrive
9:15 AM - Introductions
9:30 AM - Start hiking
10:30 AM - Elevate Pitching / Intro
Noon - End hiking

Release of Liability:

In consideration for being allowed to participate in this activity, on behalf of yourself and your next of kin, heirs and representatives, you release SVE from all liability and promise not to sue its hosts and participants from any and all claims resulting in any physical or psychological injury, illness, damages, or economic or emotional loss you may suffer because of your participation in this activity.

Austin Tech Startup Mixer @ Rock Rose District, The Domain

Punch Bowl Social Austin

Looking for your cofounder, CTO, Partner, Advisor, Investor?
New to Austin?
New to startup?
Join The Austin Startup Founder Mixer, offline, also on Linkedin. Lets have drinks, dart, Ping-Pong together!
Welcome #ConTech #Construction #PropTech #RealEstateTech #healthTech Startups The mixer is parting with following communities:
The Developer Network
Community Organizers
Startup Founder World (YouTube)

The Happy Hour is hosted at the Rock Rose District.

Rock Rose entertainment district, North Austin’s go-to nightlife district, one of the most special destinations in the state. Housing some of the best and most celebrated local hot spots, Rock Rose boasts The Dogwood, Wonder Bar, Lavaca Street Bar and Kung-Fu Saloon. Featuring an art-infused streetscape, Rock Rose offers the charm and energy of a bustling downtown, nestled in the heart of North Austin.

You can post on meetup message board
https://www.meetup.com/founder/messages/boards/

Agenda:
5PM starts
5:30 Elevator pitching (Open mic)

Join the conversion Tag: #startupmixer

If you are hiring, post on Linkedin and tag Austin Startup Founder Club Linkedin, We will syndicate the listing to the community.

Note: recruiting only. No sales or service offer.
How to post:
If you are are looking for co-founders, partners, core team members, advisors, developers, or opportunities, you can post as comments at this meetup. Please no repeat, no sales, no spam.
You can also share to Twitter, linked in using tag #AustinStartups

Release of Liability:
In consideration for being allowed to participate in this activity, on behalf of yourself and your next of kin, heirs, and representatives, you release organizers from all liability and promise not to sue its hosts and participants from any and all claims resulting in any physical or psychological injury, illness, damages, or economic or emotional loss you may suffer because of your participation in this activity.

Online Startup Founder Showcase 2023

Online event

Meetup with startup Founders and professionals in same sector

Startup Founder Showcase Upcoming Speakers & Judges

  • Andrew Romans, Managing Partner, 7BC Ventures
  • Anita Biddapp, Partner, BVA
  • Antony Rallo, Angel Investor
  • David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures
  • Han Shen, Managing Partner, iFly.vc
  • Jaleh Daie, Ph.D. Partner, Aurora Equity
  • John Paulos, Board Chair, Center Texas Angel Network
  • Liberty Madison, Tech Venture Studio
  • LiveOaks Ventures
  • Lisa Besserman, Investor Laura
  • Lorek, CEO, SiliconHill News (TBC)
  • Nikhil Choudhary, GP, Nirman Ventures
  • Paul, Angel Investor
  • Pavan Kumar, Partner | Founder, 3PM Ventures
  • Sunthar Premakumar, Founding Partner, Rex
  • Swapnil Vaidya, MD PhD, Central Texas Angels, Life Science Angels

Agenda (TBC):

  • Sponsor Introduction
  • Welcome Remarks:
  • Investor Talk
  • Startup Pitches
  • Speakers

The event is hosted by the Austin Startup Founder Club together with:
Startup Founder World (Austin),

Austin Startup Founder Club’s home:
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/austin-startup/
Youtube: Video: http://youtube.com/c/FounderWorld

Please submit your demo application at https://founderworld.org/demo/apply/.

We had been hosting online events in the past. Check out the latest videos & recent speakers for Austin Startups and Investors:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf42AXHM942NjkaH90-rTBfXRzRvwQe19

Speaker nomination: https://founderworld.org/sve/speaker-nomination/
Sponsorship: https://founderworld.org/sve/sponsorship/

Austin Startup Founder Social Hiking

Link Falls at Bull Creek

Join this social hiking event with other founders. It's an ideal way to practice your pitch, make new connections and get some fresh air. We'll hike approximately TBD miles round trip.

Hiking at the beautiful Bull Creek Preserve and Inga VanNynatten Memorial Trail

More pictures of LInk falls

Here's our agenda:

9 AM - Arrive
9:15 AM - Introductions
9:30 AM - Start hiking
10:30 AM - Elevate Pitching / Intro
Noon - End hiking

Release of Liability:

In consideration for being allowed to participate in this activity, on behalf of yourself and your next of kin, heirs and representatives, you release SVE from all liability and promise not to sue its hosts and participants from any and all claims resulting in any physical or psychological injury, illness, damages, or economic or emotional loss you may suffer because of your participation in this activity.

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