Crain's Austin | Business news just got personal

Latest Stories

  • IoT opens doors for innovation

    Dave Brixius is one of the IT guys you hire when you have a good "internet of things" idea you think might have a chance of catching on in the tech...

  • Jay Hamilton

    The Mistake:  After years working for other people in the IT industry, I ventured out on my own by starting Presage Solutions in 2000. I was so...

  • PROMOTED

    Tamara Fields now lead of Accenture office in Austin

    Tamara Fields has been appointed as the Austin Office Managing Director at Accenture, taking responsibility for bringing innovation to clients, recruiting and retaining top... Read More


  • Sierra Smith

    The Mistake: Early on, I had a hard time filtering advice—and knowing that advice is just that, it’s advice. It’s not a command, it’s not a "you must...

  • Adam Metcalf

    The Mistake: Asking too many people for advice on a certain subject. I believe it’s great to ask people their opinion but sometimes the adage of too...

  • Amanda Brinkman

    The Mistake: Growing up, I always knew I wanted to get into the marketing or advertising space. I was very attracted to film and storytelling and...

  • Anthony Sobotik

    The Mistake: I hired based on the person, not on the position. For a long time when we were hiring externally, we would hire based on personalities...

  • Ted Farnsworth

    The Mistake: Overplaying my hand. Back in the late ‘90s, I had a company in the internet space called Farmbid.com Which was all about agriculture. We...

  • Amir Husain

    The Mistake: Letting fear overpower me. Since I dropped out of my Ph.D program at the University of Texas at Austin, I’ve always been focused on...

  • Maneet Chauhan

    The Mistake: I make mistakes all the time. I think they are very important because you learn from them, whether they are small or big errors. I don't...