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Monday, October 9 • 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Austin Technology Council Battle of the Tech Bands ASW Party | 5:00 - 10:30 PM

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Those registered through the Austin Technology Council Eventbrite HERE can bring their printed tickets to the event & help skip the registration line and may even get a surprise!

ATC Battle of the Tech Bands is the opening party of Austin Startup Week. This event showcases the best of Austin culture, live music and tech. ATC member companies take the stage to compete for Austin's best tech band. Crowds from Austin’s tech community gather to cheer on their favorite bands and company. This event is a great way to increase community connectivity and promote Austin’s unique corporate culture.

Prizes for the winner currently include gift cards to Strait Music, badges for SXSW, GrubHub certificates good towards celebratory office lunch, and certificates for “24 Hours with a Tesla.”

Current Judges include Hugh Forrest, director of SXSW Interactive, Greg Barr, Managing Director of Austin Business Journal, Jennifer Houlihan, Managing Director Austin Forum on Technology & Society & former Executive Director of Austin Music People.


 Indeed’s “The Snowmen,” Visa’s “Rumor Whiskey,” Aktary Tech’s “Touring Machine,” RetailMeNot’s “The Wailsharks,” Shipstation’s “The Ship Kickers,” and ClearBlade’s “bird,” and "Golden Solid." HEADLINER: Derrick Davis

Find out who is playing and get all of the details on the Austin Technology Council website here

Info about the Raffle:

Make sure to stick around for the ATC Raffle which half of the ticket sales go to HAAM and prizes include:

  1. Austin City Limits Live - 8 Passes & Suite Access to Turnpike Troubadours Dec. 2nd,
  2. Sound on Sound Fest  - Two 3 Day Passes

  3. Tesla Domain - “Overnight with a Tesla”

  4. WeWork - Hot Desk: 100% discount on a new membership until January 31, 2018.

  5. General Assembly - $100 Classes and Workshops credit

  6. GoNutrition Austin - Smart Snacks Gift Box

  7. SkylesBayne & PetersGroup Prize Package - 4-hour night with driver Exec Sprinter Van & Restaurant GC

  8. Weeva Seduced by Sound Book

Austin Technology Council

Since 1992, Austin Technology Council has been the informed opinion leader and unifying voice of technology in Austin and Central Texas. As our region’s largest tech industry organization, we empower our members with the insights, resources and connections they need to succeed and thrive, and work collaboratively with our partners to foster innovation and growth.


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Monday October 9, 2017 5:00pm - 10:30pm CDT
The Mohawk 912 Red River Street Austin, TX 78701