Businesses Accepting Bitcoin in Austin, Texas

Purchasing with bitcoin in Austin, Texas is growing ever more optioned; from food trucks to books to even firearms. In a photo journal of the day, check out all the options that we came across.

HackTX is Underway

425 hackers have filled the University of Texas at Austin's Student Activity Center to code, hack and design their way into a new day, competing for over $10,000 in prizes.

Best of SXSW Interactive, sans a pass

How to enjoy the upcoming week without breaking the bank.

Cryptowomen Worldwide: Closing the Gender Gap

Seldom does such a chance come to set an industry right: that gender not be a detracting factor in the opportunity of an individual. In Austin, TX the makings of a global organization...

Five Days Of Using Only Bitcoin In Austin

What life is like after deciding to give up credit cards and cash, and only transact using bitcoin for the next five days in Austin.

Illumitex: Energy Efficient LED Lighting

Illumitex's patented lights conserve energy and may be the light of the future.

Longhorn Startup Demo Day Photo Gallery

Photo gallery from the Fall 2013 Longhorn Startup Demo Day.

Makersquare Career day Photogallery

Photo gallery from Makersquare: Stemming the Trend of Bootcamp Education

Meet the Teams from UT Austin’s Spring Demo Day

Meet the teams of UT Austin student entrepreneurs who presented their startups in front of hundreds at the spring 2014 Longhorn Startup Demo Day.

Lyft to Launch in Austin This Week

Lyft, a car sharing commuting service, is hitting the Austin transportation scene in an effort to offer an alternative transportation option for residents. The...

Living in the Nascent Bitcoin Economy

This week-long experiment came together in a hurry and living in the nascent bitcoin economy demands forethought, I discovered.

SXSW 2014 in 19 Photos

South by Southwest 2014 is a wrap. It’s hard to take in all that was packed into the week, so we have compiled 19 photos sampling the atmosphere throughout the festival.

Meet The Presenters at May’s TechBreakfast

The Austin TechBreakfast meetup was held last Thursday at Capital Factory. Attendees listened to demos from five startups over breakfast tacos, coffee and an early...

Presenters at December’s Austin Tech Breakfast

Tech representatives and enthusiasts rose bright and early for December's Austin TechBreakfast. Meet the presenters from this month's event.

“Peach” Streamlines Restaurant Industry

With the new iPhone app Peach, users swipe right or left on wholesale field greens and beef patties rather than potential love interests. It’s...

Gritness: Finding Fitness Groups Near You

Cycling buddies Tommy Fad and Jason Whitson,creators of the “fitness search engine” and app Gritness, are ready to admit something: getting motivated to work...

SXSW Day Three: From Slump to Serendipity

Editor’s note: This is the third article in a series documenting Carl Shultz’s first time attending SXSW. Check back daily to read the rest of the...

The Man With the Key to 30 Year Investments

At any given moment, investor Jason Seats has 65 separate companies on his mind- 32 of which he's personally invested in.

SecondMic Brings A Second Voice To TV Viewers

SecondMic is an iOS app that offers live alternative TV commentary for sporting events. Based in the Dream It Ventures startup Accelerator in Austin,...

Tesla Battle Far From Over: Austin Pushes for Change in Texas

As the battle between Tesla and the Texas State Legislature rages on, many Austinites are stepping up to make some changes to the State's laws.

The Direct Approach to Sustaining a 14 Year Enterprise

By directly addressing customer needs and delivering products at low shipping costs, LivingDirect.com has not only changed the online appliance retailer’s profits, it has changed its founder.

2014 Shows Increase in Corporate Sponsors for SXSW

According to a number of returning South By Southwest attendees, 2014's event has seen a significant increase in big-name corporate sponsors.

Querium Finds Secret to Student Success

Of the 60 percent of college students that attend a community college, 70 percent are not college ready once they finish their studies at the community institute. Querium's trying to fix that disparity.

Career Day at Austin’s MakerSquare

Meet the 14 groups that presented at MakerSquare's Career Day

How Paul Snow became Austin’s Head Bitcoin Enthusiast

When Paul Snow first bought Bitcoin on a whim, he never expected it would go this far.

BeehiveID: Using Super Powers for Good

After spending time in Afghanistan, co-founders Mary Haskett and Alex Kilpatrick applied their military knowledge and experience to forming identity verification company, BeehiveID.

TechBreakfast Brings Together Tech Communities Around the Country

An enthusiasts hobby turns into nationwide hub for startups.

Pedaling Caffeine: Bicycle Coffee Cart Coming To Austin

Sara Travis and her portable coffee shop are soon to be one more piece in the Austin street cuisine.

SXSW Day One

In a series documenting the first-time attendance of SXSW, Techzette editor Carl Shultz looks to find what the festival is all about.

What Your Developers can Learn from uShip’s Strategy

uShip's coding strategy is easier on its developers and results in less bugs.

SXSW Trade Show: Is It Really Worth it?

As tech and online solutions for connecting with target audiences become more and more prevalent, are trade shows still worth it? A look at the SXSW interactive trade show.

Living on Bitcoin in Austin – Day Three

When I awoke Thursday, I discovered bitcoin’s price had dropped nearly 5% over night. Although this week saw positive news for the currency, exchange...

SXSW Day Four: Prioritizing Sessions

Editor’s note: This is the fourth journal in a series documenting Carl Shultz’s first time attending SXSW Interactive. Check back daily to read the...