venture capital

Miguel Gutierrez Jr. for KUT News

There’s a big debate happening among Austin entrepreneurs over venture capital in the city – specifically, whether there is enough venture capital flowing into the city’s startups. It’s a debate that could reshape Austin’s identity – or, maybe it’s a debate because of Austin’s identity.

Huma Munir, KUT News

The tech news website TechCrunch is in Austin hosting a competition looking for the next big ideas. At Pitch-Off , startups and individuals make minute-long pitches to a panel of judges. It’s already made stops in Chicago, Seattle, Toronto and Boston. “Austin was a natural fit for us,” said TechCrunch Senior Editor Matt Burns. “This area has a very rich history of technology. With that, Austin seems to be unique in Texas in that those companies, entrepreneurs that go off and start their own...