Shop, donate, and celebrate with Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore in honor of its 30th anniversary
May 16, 2022
Austin is home to the first ReStore in the nation, opened in 1992. Austin Habitat ReStores are home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, building materials, and home accessories to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Funds raised by Austin Habitat ReStores help local families partner with Austin Habitat for Humanity to build and repair homes.
Mayor Pro Tem Alter Hosting Sister City Trip to Koblenz Germany
May 12, 2022
In honor of the 30th anniversary of Austin's sister city relationship with Koblenz, Mayor Pro Tem of Austin Alison Alter will be leading a delegation visit to Koblenz, Germany in June.
Austin Job Postings Report April 2022
May 11, 2022
There were approximately 85,400 available job postings during the April 2022 monthly reporting period, 2,200 more postings than the previous month. There was a small increase in tech-related postings as some companies are posting remote work opportunities in our region.
Nitsche Group launches construction-oriented trucking services
May 11, 2022
The Nitsche Group is launching a new construction-oriented insurance program to better serve companies that utilize trucking and the trucking industry in Texas.
How Amplify Credit Union Is Changing an Industry with Fee-Free Banking
May 9, 2022
when Amplify Credit Union announced its big switch to fee-free banking in February of this year, they knew they would have to make a pretty compelling case.
Austin is growing fast. Here’s what Rifeline is doing to help
May 5, 2022
Austin is a rapidly growing city, and existing infrastructure is struggling to keep up. Rifeline is a public relations firm that works to connect the community to projects.
Aceable courses empower people with the high-stakes education they need to accomplish their life goals
May 4, 2022
Aceable is a mobile-first education platform for certification and training courses in driver's ed, defensive driving, real estate pre-license education, and continuing education. Aceable provides unparalleled training and services for the life people want.
Opportunity Austin Receives Mac Conway Award for Fourth Year in a Row
May 3, 2022
Site Selection Magazine announced that Opportunity Austin, the Austin Chamber of Commerce economic development initiative, has been awarded the 2022 Mac Conway Award, an award given annually to the top economic development organizations in the country. This is the fourth year in a row the Chamber and Opportunity Austin has received this award.
Chamber Kicks Off Small Business Week by Recognizing Austin Couch Potatoes
May 2, 2022
To kick off Small Business Week the Austin Chamber participated in honoring local businesses who made our community a better place during COVID-19.
The Intellectual Property Rules You Make on Day One Can Save You Future Pain
May 2, 2022
In my experience, employers sometimes shy away from telling employees and contractors the cold hard facts when it comes to proprietary ideas, trademarks, branding initiatives, logos, and the like and I get it—it’s uncomfortable to seem to be making legal demands at the beginning of what you hope will be a friendly, productive relationship.
Tech Talk: Hiring and Retention Post-2020 Recap
Apr 29, 2022
Earlier this week we hosted a conversation about hiring and retaining talent given the competition that is currently happening for talent. The focus of the talk was also on how to make your workforce more diverse and DEI-friendly.
Yonder, 2021 A-LIST Award Recipient, helps enterprise brands maintain an authentic presence online
Apr 27, 2022
In September of 2021, we recognized some of Austin's most innovative companies. At this event, Yonder was recognized as an award recipient in our early-stage category. Our early-stage companies are those that are angel-invested, seed-funded, or Series A funded.