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Founders Night Out: Network with DFW Entrepreneurs, Investors & Startups

If you have a startup idea or a growing company and you’re interested in expanding your network in Dallas, then join us for the Founder Night Out in person at the Network Bar in Dallas Texas. Meet fellow entrepreneurs and members of the Founder Institute Texas network. Socialize over drinks with potential co-founders, advisors, mentors, and partners. Most of all, get out of the house and have fun! Who should Attend? - Anyone interested in entrepreneurship - Anyone who has a pre-seed tech company or a startup idea - Anyone interested in joining a startup accelerator What is the Agenda? Networking, Socializing and Drinks For more information...

SXSW is Back, With New, Exciting & Important Programming for 2022

SXSW 2022 is finally coming back in-person (and online), after two years of absence (2020) and online-only (2021)—and oh, how the work, culture, entertainment, society, and conferences have changed! SXSW Chief Programming Officer and longtime Austin Forum support, Hugh Forrest, talks with Austin Forum Executive Director, Jay Boisseau, about how SXSW 2022 will be different, and better, in the new normal, while continuing to address the evolving and emerging themes that influence and shape how we work, learn, play, live, and more! Then, Hugh will take questions from our online attendees and discuss with them the choices and reasons for...

The Present and Future of Gaming

Electronic gaming is a huge industry, larger even than music and film, and encompasses options and platforms for everyone: from casual games on smartphones to visually realistic games on consoles and PCs to massive online games and platforms leveraging data centers and clouds. It has inspired tremendous amounts of content on social media and streaming services, and has spawned E-sports leagues and competitions. And yet, gaming should not be thought of solely in terms of entertainment. Advances in games and delivery platforms drive technology advances in components and systems that have benefits in other areas of business and life, and...

How Can Tech Companies Support Social Good?

Tech is booming even in the midst of a global pandemic. Many tech companies are achieving better-than-ever revenue and profits, sending tech stocks soaring. Salaries for tech executives and engineers are rising as well which creates a competitive marketplace for top talent. But this prosperity is not shared by all. In tech, women and people of color are underrepresented and under compensated. For those not in tech careers/companies pressures on rising costs of living squeeze tight margins even more. These disparities can significantly increase inequities for marginalized communities. But all is not lost. With the proper mindset and tools, the...

Tech Trends for 2022 (and Beyond!)

Technologies are ubiquitous in our lives: embedded in our homes, offices, and vehicles, and in our schools, healthcare, entertainment, and most other places we go. And yet, while technologies have become pervasive, there is no constancy: technology capabilities grow exponentially, entirely new technology products emerge rapidly, and the rate of digital transformation in our lives, companies, government, schools, and more is accelerating. Now, as we enter 2022, technologies like cloud computing, smartphones, and social media are central to our lives; AI and 5G are maturing and applications are increasing that will change our products, services, environments, and infrastructure; edge computing...