5 Austin tech events you should check out this week

January 9, 2017

Every week, we bring you the best events in Austin tech. Read on for details, and check out our events calendar for more.

Transform Your Career in 2017 (Data Science), Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Austin Data Scientists will host a panel discussion featuring area data scientists at Galvanize. See what career paths are available in the field and ask industry experts what it's like day-to-day. The evening will end with networking opportunities to meet Galvanize alumni, area professionals and people who share an interest in exploring the possibilities unlocked by a path in data science. 

Intro to Angel Investing in Austin & Ask Me Anything: Joshua Baer & Rick Timmins, Jan. 10 at 10 a.m.

Head to Capital Factory to speak directly with Capital Factory founder Joshua Baer and Central Texas Angel Network chairman, Rick Timmins. This session is for accredited investors only. To attend, you need to sign up here. 

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Impacting the Sales Industry, Jan. 11 at 6 p.m.

Tech Ranch will host a discussion on how artificial intelligence is transforming the sales industry and helping sales professionals find leads, engage with prospects and close more revenue. Sridhar Kamma, CEO and co-founder of Apposphere, will be the featured speaker. 

The Future of Lending with Brian Romanko, CTO of Earnest, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m.

Join Austin Fintech at the Capital Factory to discuss the future of lending with Brian Romanko, the CTO of Earnest. After a brief intro, Romanko will lead an open discussion, taking your questions. Prior to Earnest, Romanko founded Heyride, Austin’s first peer-to-peer ridesharing service, which was later acquired by Sidecar. He also founded BigBig Bomb, a mobile consultancy, and has held roles at Dell, frog design, and BedandBreakfast.com.

Girl Develop It: Intro to Responsive Web Design, Jan. 14 at 12 p.m.

Girl Develop It will host a two-day workshop at Dev Bootcamp, covering responsive design through examples, teaching the basics and digging deep into the technical sides of things. On the second day, the group will build a responsive page from the ground up. All attendees should have intermediate HTML and CSS knowledge and should have a laptop with HTML editing software installed. RSVP here. 

 

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