Archive for July 18th, 2008

Funding for Early Stage Companies Workshop

Posted on July 18, 2008. Filed under: -- Austin Related, -- Entrepreneurship And YOU | Tags: , |


 

Funding for Early Stage Companies Workshop

 This is an FYI from Molly Greaves. This “notice” was sent to my inbox via Stephany Puno (contact info below)

 You are invited to attend the Presentation on Funding Sources for Early Stage Companies.  The purpose of these information sessions is to discuss funding criteria for local entrepreneurs seeking seed stage and early stage funding. Experts on the Texas Emerging Technology Fund and the Central Texas Angel Network will be on hand to present information on the funding criteria of those sources and entertain entrepreneurs’ questions about their specific situations.

 

When  
   
  Tuesday, August 5th, 2008
  4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
  Registration 3:30 PM
Location  
   
  The University of Texas
  MCC Auditorium
  3925 W. Braker Lane
  Austin,TX 78759
RSVP  
   
  Stephany Puno
  spuno@ati.utexas.edu
  512.305.0000
Web  
   
  http://www.utexas.edu
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Best Cities for Couples–Texas takes 3 of the Top 5…

Posted on July 18, 2008. Filed under: -- Austin Related, -- Top 10... | Tags: |


By Molly Greaves

According to Forbes magazine here are the Top 20 Best Citites for Couples. I’m happy to see all of Texas’ big cities on the list, but I’m also not surprised.  Goooo Texas!  I love Texas just like the couples do =)  I also was seriously happy to see the list because my friend–who’s name is also Molly– has to move to Kansas City, Mo. and I think she’s been sad about it. 

1.  Dallas, Texas

2. Houston, Texas

3. Minneapolis, Minn.

4. Denver, Colo.

5. Austin, Texas

6. Kansas City, Mo.

7. San Antonio, Texas

8.  Virginia Beach, Va.

9. Pittsburgh, Pa.  

10. Sacramento, Calif.

11.  Phoenix, Ariz.

12.  Atlanta, Ga.

13.  Los Angeles, Calif.

14. Las Vegas, Nev.

15.  Buffalo, N.Y.

16.  Salt Lake City, Utah

17. San Diego, Calif.

18. Columbus, Ohio

19. Jacksonville, Fla.

20. San Francisco, Calif.

Read more by clicking here. Learn how they were scored by seeing behind the numbers. Also see who made the bottom of the list.

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Top 10 Banks with Austin-Area Branches

Posted on July 18, 2008. Filed under: -- Top 10..., -- Uncategorized | Tags: , |


By Molly Greaves

According to the 2008 Book of Lists from the Austin Business Journal, here are the top 10 Banks with Austin-Area Branches.

Drum roll….

1. Bank of America NA: 397-2200

2. Wells Fargo Bank NA: 344-7000

3. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA: 877-302-4273

4. Compass Bank: 419-3400

5. Frost National Bank: 473-4343

6. Wachovia Bank NA: 482-4300

7. Capital One NA: 314-2411

8. Washington Mutual Bank: 343-9382

9. Franklin Bank SSB: 374-1600

10. Prosperity Bank:  472-5433

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