Episodes

Dec. 6, 2022

What's next Austin Next?

Michael and Jason take a moment to reflect back on what we learned in '22, the new questions we are asking in '23, and some surpr…

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Nov. 29, 2022

Mammoths, Tigers, and Genomics, Oh My!

Bringing back the wooly mammoth, computer aided design for biology, is this a sci-fi novel or just a taste of what’s going on at …

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Nov. 22, 2022

Austin Next Live: The Austin Bio Innovation Ecosystem

Austin Next did our first live recording on LinkedIn Live. Jason was joined by Jawad Ali (Austin Medtech Connect), and Dennis McW…

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Nov. 15, 2022

Live at the Informa Tech AI/IoT/ Quantum Conference

The Informa Tech AI/IoT/Quantum Computing conference landed in Austin November 2nd and 3rd. Austin Next was there, listening, lea…

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Nov. 8, 2022

Rise of the Rest with Steve Case

Steve Case is one of America’s best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Case co-founded AOL in 1985 an…

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Nov. 1, 2022

A Deep Dive with Bob Campbell, a Longtime Austin Leader

Bob Campbell is a visionary senior business leader with a track record of building successful businesses while advising corporate…

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Oct. 25, 2022

Road Trip to Houston - Innovation through the Investor Lens with Doug…

News from Austin Next! Austin Next has partnered with IoT World and the AI Summit, here in Austin on November 2 and 3. This is TH…

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Oct. 18, 2022

Road Trip to Houston - The Innovation Ecosystem with Houston Exponent…

Austin Next is still on the road and today we are visiting another point of the Texas Triangle. Houston has been on a tear the la…

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Oct. 11, 2022

Road Trip to San Antonio Part 2 – Alamo Angels Make Substantial Progr…

Today we continue our visit to San Antonio and working to discover the unique innovation ecosystem here in the Alamo City. And no…

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Oct. 4, 2022

Road Trip to San Antonio - The Innovation Ecosystem with Jim Perschba…

A lot of conversations today talk about the competition & cooperation between San Antonio and Austin. Two growing cities separate…

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Sept. 27, 2022

Austin Networking Groups We Like

Lately, we've been talking and writing a lot about networking. Why is it so important to us? People are social animals. And no ma…

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Sept. 20, 2022

How Resilient is Austin to an Economic Downturn with Roland Pena, SVP…

The US and perhaps the world’s economies seem to be headed for a rough patch. Given the growth of the Austin/Central Texas area o…

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Sept. 13, 2022

Return to the Austin Mortar with Thom Singer, CEO of the Austin Techn…

A lot of things have changed since we last had Thom Singer on the podcast. We talk about Thom's new role, what the networking env…

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Sept. 6, 2022

Austin Next Goes Boom!

Today, the Austin Next team and the Boom ATX podcast team get together. Lee Snedaker and Glenn Hart have been talking about Austi…

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Aug. 30, 2022

Exploring Austin's Draper Startup House, a Global Entrepreneurial Eco…

The growth of our ecosystem and the critical mass of startups coming to Austin leads to unique opportunities to experiment with s…

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Aug. 23, 2022

The Past, Present, and Future of Entrepreneurship in Austin. Part 2 o…

We are back with Part 2 of our discussion with Brett. In this episode we cover the expanding Austin region, identifying talent, t…

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Aug. 16, 2022

The Past, Present, and Future of Entrepreneurship in Austin. Part 1 o…

Brett Hurt is a serial entrepreneur, launching Bazaarvoice, Coremetrics and now data.world. Over that time, he's learned a lot ab…

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Aug. 9, 2022

The Changing Austin Venture Scene with CS Freeland, Executive Directo…

Clearly the Austin entrepreneurial ecosystem has been growing dramatically for the last several years. And, with that growth has …

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Aug. 2, 2022

Innovation and Architecture with Todd Runkle Principal, Managing Dire…

Often how we live, work and play is determined by where we live, work, and play. The buildings we occupy can range from condos an…

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July 26, 2022

Peter Rex, Real Estate and PropTech Entrepreneur and now Austinite

We met and talked to Peter Rex, who with his team at Rex LLC owns substantial real estate in Austin and across the United States.…

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July 19, 2022

Deploying Advanced Infrastructure with Jeff DeCoux of the Autonomy In…

One of Austin’s superpowers is that we live in the future. We are both inventing the future and it’s being deployed here in Centr…

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July 12, 2022

The Unlikely Path from Creative to Life Science Entrepreneur with Cas…

The road to being an entrepreneur has many twists and turns. Starting that journey from a nontraditional starting point, in this…

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June 28, 2022

Austin Next 1 Year Anniversary - The Journey and What We Have Learned…

What an amazing year it has been. This week it's just the two of us reflecting back on where the podcast has been, what we have s…

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June 21, 2022

Is Austin the City of the Future with Cullum Clark, George W. Bush In…

Cities are changing as rapidly as ever due increased migration patterns, new hubs of innovation, and an evolving way we work. Wha…

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