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Tech Cocktail Austin

Is Your Airbnb Rent Too Damn High?

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It’s all about supply and demand: when there is an event in a city, prices for hotel accommodations increase drastically. And if it’s up to San Francisco-based startup Beyond Pricing, that should also be true for Airbnb hosts. Beyond Price helps Airbnb hosts & owners maximize the performance of their rental properties by using a pricing model similar… Read more »



DreamIt Austin Accelerator is Taking Applications

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DreamIt Ventures aims to help accomplished entrepreneurs build great companies. While the Philly program is in full swing, the accelerator program in Austin is taking applications for the 2015 cycle. This is the third year of DreamIt Austin; in the past, Austin classes have included participants from Brazil, Spain, Sweden, South Korea, and Israel. “The… Read more »


Who is Austin’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

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Hey Austin, it’s time to vote for your favorite startup! Tech Cocktail’s Austin Mixer and Startup Showcase will take place Sept. 17th, and Austin’s top startups will have the opportunity to pitch to a room full of leaders in the industry. The winners are chosen by popular vote, so get to voting for your favorite startups now!… Read more »





A Prediction on the Future of the Connected Car

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The connected car trend has been dominating the tech spheres lately, and this year’s SXSW was no exception. And while it had its anticipated place among most of the SXSW fanfare, Dr. Chandra Bhat, Director of Transportation Research at UT Austin, brought the connected car to light in a very different way. During his sessions… Read more »


Katiri Zuluaga and Springboard Enterprises Are Supporting Female-Led Startups

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The video below is part of an interview series we did at SXSW 2014. Our SXSW Startup Celebration was sponsored by .CO, CEA, Revolution and LivingSocial. We thank them for their support! It has been over 50 years since the President’s Commission on the Status of Women was established under President Kennedy’s New Frontier and led to the official end of discriminatory policies affecting… Read more »





Sitting Down With Dwolla’s COO, Charise Flynn

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Before Charise Flynn signed on as the COO of Dwolla, she developed the ability to execute and operate at an extremely fast pace during her time as an outside consultant. It comes in quite handy as she works alongside Ben Milne to conquer the never-ending slew of fun and interesting problems that come at them…. Read more »


Learning From Jean Case: How to be Fearless

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Jean Case co-created the Case Foundation, where she currently sits as CEO, in 1997 with the desire to make the biggest impact on entrepreneurs that she could. To do so, she centered the driving philosophies of the Case Foundation on the same entrepreneurial approaches she cultivated throughout her own career. To that end, the Case… Read more »