The 24th Cohort of Venture Forth™ Entrepreneurs is Forming @TechRanch

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On May 27th, 2014, a cohort of 15 passionate entrepreneurs will band together to exchange social capital, create opportunities, and accelerate their ventures to startup success. Venture Forth™ is Tech Ranch’s premier program for early-staged startups to gain traction quickly while building out the platform to grow their business. It is the most cost effective and time efficient startup development program in Austin. Taking action quickly and early is promoted. Something unique happens when you put 15 committed entrepreneurs together...

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Meet some the #VF22 Graduates

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Venture Forth #22 was an amazing diverse group of entrepreneurs working on a wide arrange of technology startups. Here is a sample of some of the ventures that participated in our first VF cohort of 2014. David Nelson of RepairOrReplaceIt - We offer an online marketplace for repair of devices to help reduce the cost and hassle of keeping electronics and appliances in working order. Truong-An Thai of FitChimp - FitChimp removes the barriers to workplace wellness. Our interactive “micro-gym” enable employees to engage in energy...

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Tech Ranch at SXSW 2014

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Tech Ranch’s SXSW Event Austin As Global Entrepreneur Landing Pad panel 3/8/2014 15:30:00 #ATXLanding Printing Chocolate: Food on Demand 3/9/2014 17:00:00 #PrintFood Geeks from Gangam 3/10/2014 20:00:00 Korean incubator D-Camp is partnering with Tech Ranch for VIP invite for this annual event. Tech Ranch Startups’ SXSW Events FitChimp @ “SXSW Austin Startup Crawl 3/6/2014...

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Meet the Venture Forth 21 Startups

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Venture Forth #21 was a diverse and fast-moving group. It was a great combination of new faces and longtime Tech Ranch office holders deciding to jump into learning. From marketing development to mobile apps. Data scientists to process engineers. The Venture Forth #22 cohort have their eyes on providing enterprise-level solutions.

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Venture Forth Alumni Spotlight: Monty Goulet (VF #14)

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We demoed Percy’s Predicament to over 100 Austinites at the Game On event and every
single one had a smile on their face. That is great for us and it means we created
something magical. We can not wait for it to launch in a few weeks on the Nintendo Wii

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Startup Parenting

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Parenting has been around since the dawn of humanity and entrepreneurship for nearly as long. So why is it that so often aspiring entrepreneurs are given the advice to start their businesses before they have a family? Sure, we might say that it’s easier to be financially nimble when you’re only responsible for yourself and are willing to subsist on ramen, and it’s certainly easier to code for days on end without those pesky babies around, but being a parent and a new entrepreneur are not mutually exclusive. So what’s...

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Tech Rancher profile: Pouya Razavi

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Meet Pouya Razavi, co-founder of GenoHub, a recently launched online marketplace that connects researchers and DNA sequencing equipment owners. Pouya was born and raised in Iran and came to the United States at the age of 18. He first lived with his family and studied in Buffalo, New York, then transferred to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to pursue his interest in computers and electronics. He completed a bachelor’s in Computer Engineering and followed it up with a master’s in Electrical Engineering. Although UIUC is one of...

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Who is the Tech Ranch Campfire for?

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Are you new to Tech Ranch? A veteran who hasn’t quite made it to a Campfire yet? Are you wondering what the point is? Here’s what Janice Friesen, a self-professed Not A Geek, said: I first went to Tech Ranch because I was attending every networking opportunity that I could. My business…is for helping non-technical people to be able to do what they want with their technology. So, at first I wondered whether I fit into this network. There are several things that Tech Ranch Campfires have done for me. Over time, I have become...

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Tech Rancher Profile: Kyle de Haas

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Kyle de Haas started his coworking adventure at Cospace and stayed there until its closure. He then ended up at Tech Ranch, sharing an office with Mason Hale, founder of Swimtopia. Kyle is a serial entrepreneur with a solid academic background. After getting his undergraduate degree in Management of Information Systems from UT-Austin and running a couple of companies, he wanted to expand his knowledge. He considered both Harvard and Stanford’s MBA programs, but ended up at Acton School of Business on a friend’s...

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SXSW 2014 Picks – Vote Now

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Tech Ranch Austin has submitted three amazing panels to SXSW Interactive 2014. One of them, even got mentioned on We are excited to be including members from our incubator as well as our global connections. We need help from the community to spread the word and vote for our three panels. TECH RANCH AUSTIN @techranch #techranch   Printing Chocolate: Food on Demand Workshop Lead: Daniel Heron   Austin as Platform for Global Entry Panel Lead: Kevin...

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