Events & Meetups Around Austin

My favorite events and groups

The skyline in the city of Austin.

Downtown Open Coffee
Houndstooth – Frost Bank Tower 
401 Congress Ave · Austin, TX
Monthly, First Thursday
More Info (go here for other locations/times)

Casual, long-running monthly coffee meetup. Easy, fun way to meet newcomers and old timers alike.  Usually 10-20 people. Highly recommend.

Capital Factory – 1st Floor
701 Brazos St · Austin, TX
5:30-8:00 PM
Monthly, Third Tuesday
More Info 

Large, exciting gathering.  Mostly networking time with snacks/food but also includes brief 1-minute pitches.  Last one I attended was nearly 300 attendees.  

CoFounder Austin
Capital Factory – 16th Floor
701 Brazos St · Austin, TX
Monthly, Second Monday
More Info

Was, one of my favorites.  Sadly, this one succumbed to Covid or other fatal cause.  

Facebook Groups
Austin Startups  
Austin Freelance Gigs  
Austin Retail and eCommerce Meetup


Other Resources
Capital Factory (mainevents) – hub of lots of startup activity in Austin, accelerator, events. 

Paul O’Brien’s massive list of business resources in Austin