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OCTOBER 3–7, 2016

Five Days of Events Showcasing the Austin Startup Community

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About Austin Startup Week

Started in 2011, Austin Startup Week is five days of events celebrating Austin startups, the organizations and meetups that support them and all the awesome people that make them happen!

Each year, organizations and startups open their doors, put on events and roll out the red carpet for both locals and visitors alike who are interested in learning more about the startup scene in Austin.

The 2015 lineup, running from October 5-9, was packed full of over 75 events consisting of morning coffees, a startup career fair, EPIC mentor office hours, educational panels, regular meetups, happy hours, workshops, a Battle of the Tech Bands, Demo Day and a "startup crawl," where more than 75 companies served up drinks and tours. Almost all of the 75+ events organized in 2015 were free and open to the public--no badges required--drawing in over 7,500 attendees and visitors from around the country (and beyond!).

Want to Move to Austin? We’ll Fly You Here!

Who are we looking for? People who want jobs in tech or have a startup and are interested in possibly relocating to Austin, Texas. We love it here and think you will too. If you are interested in possibly relocating to Austin it the future, we’d really like for you to visit during Austin Startup Week and check out our community.

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Check Out Our 2015 Sponsors and Partners

Capital Factory

Capital Factory is the entrepreneurial center of gravity in Austin, Texas. Located in the middle of downtown, Capital Factory has more than 20,000 square feet full of startups and entrepreneurs.


Hired is the first two-sided marketplace created specifically for Engineers, Data Scientists, Designers and Product Managers who are overwhelmed with job opportunities. 10 Minutes Could Get You 10 Job Offers from Top Tech Companies.


NetSpend is a leading provider of reloadable prepaid cards and related financial services; we deliver innovative real life solutions, for real life problems.


Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to build their business.

Taecho Group

The Taecho Group is a collection of artists and communicators who believe in building beautifully designed web applications and tools for businesses.

Austin is a big-little city and an emerging entrepreneurial hub offering a culture built on collaboration. We continue to rank high on best places to live and work. If that doesn't do it for you, we also have awesome BBQ, fantastic live music, tons of community events and plenty of sunshine.