The Austin Blockchain Collective Community Meetup group is a monthly educational and community meeting. The meetings generally cover news from the Collective, and showcase the blockchain and crypto innovation happening in and around Austin.
PyLadiesATX is a social/professional group for lady Python enthusiasts at every experience level. Beginners are always welcome! We represent Pythonistas from a wide variety of disciplines and interest areas – full-time developers and hobbyists alike.
Unless otherwise noted, PyLadiesATX events are exclusively for PyLadies and their invited guests. We are a group for women and other gender minorities. Trans women are welcome and recognized as women. If you are a woman who enjoys learning about and writing Python, we would love to have you come join us.
This group is for those Interested in Elixir and/or Erlang and using them to develop distributed, fault-tolerant and reliable applications.
* Lonestar ElixirConf (http://lonestarelixir.com)
* ElixirConf (https://elixirconf.com/)
* IntelliJ Elixir (https://github.com/KronicDeth/intellij-elixir)
* Elixir (http://elixir-lang.org)
Join Capital Factory to find out how you can get plugged into the Defense Innovation Startup Scene. Come hear an overview from experienced government contractors and leaders in the defense innovation sector and get a chance to introduce yourself and ask questions!
This AMA will focus on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). The CMMC is a certification procedure, developed by the Department of Defense (DoD), which certifies that contractors have the means to protect sensitive data— including Federal Contract Information and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).
Already taken a tour of Capital Factory? Awesome! The event starts at 4:30PM after the 4PM tour.
This month we are featuring Kevin Landtroop, Defense Venture Partner at Capital Factory, and Luke Barnes, Founder & Managing Partner of Fidelis Risk Advisory.
Kevin Landtroop is a cross-functional leader and entrepreneur with 20 years of operations and legal experience in National Security. Kevin founded Overmatch Materiel Advisors, LLC and Co-Founded the Texas Defense Innovation Forum to bring together his passion for National Security and desire to work inside the innovation ecosystem in Silicon Hills. As a Defense Venture Partner, Kevin connects early-stage companies on the bleeding edge with future-force technology requirements while helping Army Futures Command, Defense Innovation Unit, AFWERX, and other similar government and defense S&T organizations connect with startups.
Fidelis Risk Advisory is an Austin-based consulting firm specializing in cybersecurity risk management and translating complicated cybersecurity issues into business-speak. Luke has served as a trusted advisor supporting companies ranging from Fortune 500 to start-ups in industries such as fintech, energy, aerospace and defense, software, legal, and telecom. Among other services, his firm focuses on executive advisory, cybersecurity risk assessments, network and application security, security program development, compliance, cloud security, and cybersecurity awareness training. Luke is a reserve Marine Corps officer with experience in information warfare within both the conventional and Special Operations communities.
WHAT TO EXPECT
4:00 PM Tour
4:30 PM Intro to Defense Innovation
5:00 PM Guest Speaker & Ask Me Anything
6:00 PM Happy Hour
YOU’LL GET ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS LIKE…
-Why startups should work with the government
-What opportunities there are for your startup
-How contracting with the government works
-What is a “solicitation?”
-How to be protect yourself against risks
-Examples of successful startups
-Departmet of Defense – Defense Innovation Unit
-US Army – Army Futures Command
-Air Force – AFWERX
-Special Operations – SOFWERX
Plus answers to your own questions!
YOU WILL FIND OUT ABOUT…
-Department of Defense – Defense Innovation Unit
-Defense Innovation fast track programs
-Incubators & Accelerators
-Examples of successful startups that won government contracts
We have one goal here: to foster an ecosystem that helps people progress in their career and get people hired!
This is a networking and educational group that is actively focused on improving the strategy of job seekers (active or passive) to help them step up their game! We also partner with recruiters to help facilitate a better hiring system.
Join us for a night of networking and pitches. You’ll hear 5 Austin based start-ups pitch their product for 99 seconds!
Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the country where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award, but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service. So bring your friends and coworkers, grab some food and drink, get to know your local entrepreneurs and vote for what you think will be the next big thing… built in Austin
AWS (presenters receive 5,000AWS credits)
Google Cloud (presenters receive 3,000 Google Cloud credits)
The aim of this group is to create a regular meeting for anyone currently working on or interested in music related startups! Austin is one of the best cities on earth for music and for tech startups, so this group will fuse two of the best parts about Austin! Entrepreneurs, developers, investors, service firms, music industry folks and anyone with a passion for tech and music should join! Let’s all work together to make our music startups better or to start the next great music tech company!
We bring people together to share knowledge and techniques on producing, recording, mixing and mastering techniques, industry trends, and to network with other people: producers, engineers, musicians, singer-songwriters who are also passionate about music.
We take a deep dive into current industry standard DAW’s like Ableton Live, Logic Pro X, Propellerheads Reason & Protools, and collaborate on projects.
Anyone that does C/C++ development, LLVM development in the Central Texas area, and anyone that’s interested in learning more about the LLVM compiler infrastructure is welcome to join. Our format will be a brief technical discussion, then time at the end for discussion and socialization.
We are a group dedicated to the advancement of the Internet Of Things here in Austin.
Austin IoT Mission Statement:
1. Provide informative sessions and speakers on IoT topics at our meetups from which members and guests can learn and stay current.
2. Maintain an environment that encourages member learning and resource sharing between members and guests.
3. Maintain a list of links, events, and resources relevant to IoT and our members.
4. Act as a first point contact for people seeking jobs in IoT, and companies and entrepreneurs with projects seeking talent.
The Internet of Things involves all aspects of everyday life. As such, everyone is welcome. All aspects of IoT will be covered at our meetups. These will include all of the technological, business , political, and social implications of this next revolution in Internet technology.