Austin Startup Week is once again upon us! In the next five days, more than 100 events showcasing the best and brightest in Austin’s startup scene will take place across the city. Interested in networking? Looking for a great party? Ready to be inspired? Your time is now.
With all the excitement, you may be wondering where WP Engine will be during all the hubbub. Well, click those complimentary swag pens and take the following down, because we’ve got a lot going down during startup week including panels on a wide range of subjects and a happy hour you won’t want to miss.
Building a Company for Success: Looking to the Future at 1, 5 and 10 years
Tuesday, October 10 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WP Engine SVP of Global Engineering, Lee McLendon, joins Zayo Group’s Sandi Mays, Henrik Johansson of Boundless, and Mike Millard of Mass Challenge in a panel about growing your business while maintaining an entrepreneurial culture.
Diversity in Tech Meetup Presents: Marketing for Diversity
Tuesday, October 10 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WP Engine’s Senior Director of Product Marketing Monica Cravotta, and Senior Social Media Manager Dave Janjua discuss how they’re changing tactics and campaigns to target increasingly diverse audiences along with Rachelle Oribio of Techstars, and Dana Rygwelski of Mass Challenge.
Austin Startup Week’s Marketing Happy Hour
Tuesday, October 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Talk shop with other marketers and exercise those networking muscles at Austin Ale House after the final session of the day on Tuesday. It’s beer o’clock and WP Engine is sponsoring a cold one (or two) just for you.
HotDesQ – $50K-$100K Non-Dilutive Funding in Queensland, Australia
Thursday, October 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
WP Engine’s VP of Global Communications, Eric Jones, joins David Camerlengo of Trade & Investment Queensland and Fred Schmidt of Capital Factory for a discussion on how the startup scene is heating up in Australia.
Media in Tech
Thursday, October 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Learn how Austin’s innovators in various forms of media are changing the way the globe experiences music, film, video games, and even the news. This event is sponsored by WP Engine and hosted at our offices in Austin.