Austin

Austin (About this sound pronunciation ) (/ˈɒstɨn/ or /ˈɔːstɨn/) is the capital of Texas and the seat of Travis County. Located in Central Texas and the American Southwest, it is the 11th-largest city in the United States of America and the fourth-largest city in the state of Texas. It was the third-fastest-growing large city in the nation from 2000 to 2006. Austin is also the second largest state capital in the United States. Austin has a population of 865,504 (2014 estimate). The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an April 2014 estimated population of 1,926,998.
Posts about Austin
  • Adthena Giving Culture the Credit It Deserves

    … Search intelligence company Adthena is headquartered in London, and in October officially launched its new U.S.-based offices in New York and Austin. To ensure that expansion would reflect the company’s values, founder and CEO Ian O’Rourke brought the new U.S. team to London specifically to assimilate them to Adthena’s company culture. “We’re…

    Street Fight- 12 readers -
  • Why Brand Success Is About Unique Experiences and Community (And a Massive Audience)

    … their relationships with users on social media.” Hans Tung, managing partner at GGV Capital, speaks at Ibotta’s Mobile Innovation Summit in Denver in September 2017. Photo: Ibotta. Social media is a great place to reach a millennial audience, Tung says, but understanding how they use Snapchat or Instagram and how to effectively market to them can…

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  • Did Austin miss Uber and Lyft during SXSW?

    … Did Austin miss Uber and Lyft during SXSW? This past weekend the infamous tech and entertainment festival known as South by Southwest (SXSW) took place in the Southwest’s capital of cool, Austin, Texas. During the festival on Saturday night, the skies opened up, and rain descended upon ATX. Many of the revelers wanted to get a ride back…

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  • Inside USAA’s new 120-person Austin design studio

    … Finance giant USAA is ramping up its customer experience focus with a new design studio in Austin to house the 120 people it has focused on improving digital experiences. The goal is to make financial planning, applying for a mortgage or choosing insurance coverage as easy as ordering up an Uber or buying something off Amazon. “It’s time…

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  • Would you buy a car from a vending machine?

    … now you can. AN online car dealership has opened what they call a car vending machine in Austin, Texas. The structure is a five-story tall glass structure that houses 30 cars. However the term vending machine is a bit of a misnomer. You still have to finance and make your actual selection through the dealership’s website, however when you go…

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  • 5 Marketing Trends to Keep Your Eye On From SXSW

    … From a brand marketer’s perspective, SXSW this year was dominated by a call to demystify the growing consumer trend that’s seen a significant move away from traditional social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter for an full-scale adoption of more intimate (and private) messaging apps like Snapchat and Kik. It’s a paradigm shift…

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