In 2012, Shaku Selvakumar took the kind of step that entrepreneurs live for: She stepped out of a successful marketing career at IBM to help guide the growth of a stealth-mode startup.
That startup, CognitiveScale, took a hint from its own name: Shaku started as employee number five; the headcount now is over 150.
I spoke with Shaku about the insights that experience yielded, in going from an established enterprise to a nimble startup. Read more >
The Austin American-Statesman says that whether Austin is fit to be called a cybersecurity hub depends on who you ask. We think that Austin’s clearly arrived on that front already—partly because of the kind of companies and organizations the paper highlights, including Jask, SailPoint, and the U.S. Army’s Futures Command HQ, and partly because of the security ventures, subsidiaries, and infrastructure elements the article glosses over. Read more >
by Regina Kubelka
In March, tens of thousands descended upon Austin, Texas for the SXSW Music, Film, and Interactive Festival. Just when you thought the fun was over until next year, we are pleasantly reminded that SXSW Eco will be here this October 6 through 8!
Are we lucky, or what?
SXSW Eco attracts a global community to explore, engage and co-create solutions for a sustainable world. Read more >