A Slice of Silicon Hills

Greenhouse Founders Featured on A Slice of Silicon Hills News

Finding Funding for your startup is hard, but Greenhouse is trying to make it easier. The company is one of several firms taking advantage of the JOBS act of 2012, which relaxes regulations for equity investing and allows individuals to own stock in new startups without being SEC accredited. This means that you, or a […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Talks with Austin-based Circle Media

BY ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News This week, we talked with Circle Media founder and CEO Mark Piening about his new startup. Incorporated just last January, Circle Media officially launched at SXSW and was one of the five finalists in the Startup Austin Fast Pitch Competition. The Austin based company does data analysis […]

Austin-based StoryPress Lets People Record Their Stories

This week Slice of Silicon Hills News Host Andrew Moore interviews StoryPress founder Michael Davis about his new iPad app for creating and saving family history through audio stories. “StoryPress is trying to change the way that family history is preserved and passed down from generation to generation by making it fun and easy to […]

UMeTime Featured on A Slice of Silicon Hills

UMeTime, which has signed up more than 120 businesses in Austin to use its hyperlocal deal app, is featured this week on Slice of Silicon Hills News. In this episode of Slice of Silicon Hills News, Host Andrew Moore interviews Dan McKernan with UMeTime about a new way to connect businesses with customers. UMeTime allows […]

Grapevine Featured on A Slice of Silicon Hills

This week, Slice of Silicon Hills News Host Andrew Moore interviews Grapevine’s Co-Founder Erik Larson about the company’s latest version of its software. Grapevine, based at Geekdom, makes a reputation management software program aimed at businesses in the hospitality industry like restaurants and hotels.

Kirpeep’s SXSW Swag Challenge Featured on A Slice of Silicon Hills

Kirpeep’s Leticia Barrientos, vice president of outreach, talks with Slice of Silicon Hills Host Andrew Moore about the startup’s plans for South by Southwest this weekend. The company, based at Geekdom, is having a swag challenge at SXSW. More than 5,000 people signed up for the challenge, which quickly sold out, Barrientos said. They have […]

Dejaset Featured on A Slice of Silicon Hills

Matt Peterson, founder and CEO of Dejaset, a music technology company in Austin, dropped into the Silver Fox Studios today to chat with Slice of Silicon Hills News Host Andrew Moore. Dejaset allows bands to capture recordings of live performances and sell them immediately to fans. Peterson has created an application for the bands to […]

ZippyKid Featured on A Slice of Silicon Hills

This week on Slice of Silicon Hills News, host Andrew Moore interviews Vid Luther, founder of ZippyKid, a WordPress hosting site. The startup, founded in 2010, is based at Geekdom, a sponsor of Silicon Hills News. Moore interviews Luther at the Silver Fox Studios, which is also a sponsor of Silicon Hills News, on the […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Features TrueAbility

This week, Andrew Moore talks with Frederick “Suizo” Mendler, co-founder of TrueAbility. The San Antonio-based startup, founded by four former Rackspace employees, known as Rackers, has created an online testing and assessment system for technical job candidates. The TrueAbility test gives recruiters and employers an accurate view of a job candidate’s technical skills. TrueAbility, which […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Featuring Wimbo Music

Silicon Hills News Reporter Andrew Moore interviews Wimbo Music’s Chief Technical Officer Greg Cerveny in the first episode of Slice of Silicon Hills. The show is recorded and produced at the Silver Fox Studios at Geekdom in downtown San Antonio. If you’re interested in being on a future show, please send us an e-mail. The […]