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Sep 12, 2019

Brandon Austin, flounder of Go Fish Cam, and Adam Kahn, Sheephead of Operations of Go Fish Cam, talk about the Austin-based startup's growing market for its underwater cameras.

Unorthodox Ventures, a venture capital firm and business incubator started by Carey Smith, founder of Big Ass Fans, acquired Go Fish Cam in...


Sep 12, 2019

Carey Smith sold Big Ass Fans, the company he founded in Lexington, Kentucky, for $500 million in December of 2017 and then moved to Austin.

He bought Lance Armstrong’s 8,800 square foot home near downtown in 2018 and launched Unorthodox Ventures, an Austin-based business incubator and VC firm that invests in...


Sep 3, 2019

Sheela Marshall and Natalie Merrick founded Tequila Sheela, a tequila company, in 2014. 

And in 2016, Tequila Sheela won a double gold medal for its Sheela Reposado Tequila, and Silver Medals for its Sheela Blanco Tequila and Sheela Anejo Tequila in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. 

That is quite an...


Aug 24, 2019

Amos Schwartzfarb is the managing director of Techstars Austin.

He took over the job from Jason Seats in 2015 and has graduated three classes of startups under his direction.

Before joining Techstars, Schwartzfarb served as head of customer development at Joust. Previously, he was vice president of customer development...


May 22, 2019

Ethernet’s 46th anniversary is Wednesday, May 22nd and on this occasion, Silicon Hills News has done a special edition Ideas to Invoices podcast with Bob Metcalfe, founder of Ethernet.