The city of Austin’s densely populated downtown area has emerged in recent years as ground zero for the city’s startup community to live, work and play. And though it’s not immune to growing pains other booming metro areas grapple with, Austin still manages to maintain it’s charm topping every list and attracting entrepreneurs/companies from around the world.
Just last year, Atlassian chose Austin, Texas as its new home bringing in 300+ jobs and a company culture that fits right in! Their company culture transcends their daily work as founding members of the Pledge 1% Organization. With their 1:1:1 model,
This week we’re happy to host the President of Atlassian, Jay Simons, at Capital Factory for a talk on what motivated Atlassian to make the move to the Lone Star State. The event is currently open to members of the Capital Factory community, however, with this new partnership, we plan on bringing more community focused meetups hosted by Atlassian right in their office space. In addition to events throughout the year, Atlassian provides organizations and entities with free licensing of Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket & HipChat) for immensely supporting the startup community. We look forward to working with the Atlassian team and the rest of the Capital Factory partner community to nurture the ever growing startup scene. Keep up with future partnership announcements by reading our blog and liking us on Facebook. Learn more about Atlassian and their products by visiting their website at www.atlassian.com. Interested in partnering with our community? Learn more about what you can do for the Austin startup scene here.