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Monday, October 9 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Lounge & Learn: Scaling Austin's Future - Bootstrapping vs VC Funding | 3:00 - 6:00 PM

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Join us for a in-depth fireside about how to scale Austin Startup Tech Community. Key influencers Bijoy Goswami and Paul O’Brien from the bootstrap and venture community respectfully will “duke it out” on the best way to grow our city and create more economic opportunities.

3:00 PM - Doors
3:30 PM - Scaling Austin's Future - Bootstrapping vs VC Funding
4:30 PM - Lounge
6:00 PM - Battle of the Tech Bands ficks off!

Join ATC to Lounge & Learn at The Mohawk on October 9th from 3-6pm before we kick off Austin's Battle of the Tech Bands to celebrate the start of Austin's own and the original Start-Up Week .

Lounge & Learn brings together Austin organizations, entrepreneurs, educators and local companies to highlight resources and tools that can help grow Start-Ups as well as careers. 

Come to Lounge & Learn then stay for Battle of the Tech Bands to watch top Austin tech talent take the stage to crush it musically and win over the hearts of the audience and take home fabulous prizes in addition to having the privilege of playing the Mohawk stage, the launch pad of so many musical greats. 

GrubHub's providing food and you can presale or buy tickets on-site for amazing raffle prizes with proceeds going to Austin non-profits including HAAM, the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. Everyone wins when Tech supports Music.

So join entrepreneurs, founders, students, co-workers, General Assembly, representatives from ATC's 200 member companies, and other partner organizations for a great networking, learning and musical start to Austin Startup Week at the Mohawk on October 9th.

Lounge & Learn starts at 3.
Local Austin Grub from 4-6pm sponsored by GrubHub.
Join the crowd for an epic Battle of the Tech Bands and the raffle drawing starting at 6

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

DETAILS FOR BATTLE OF THE TECH BANDS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/battle-of-the-tech-bands-tickets-35384577223

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Monday October 9, 2017 3:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
The Mohawk 912 Red River Street Austin, TX 78701