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Electric Scooters and Liability Concerns for Startup Owners and Their Employees

With Electric Scooters Taking Over Urban Cities, It’s Important for Startup Owners to Understand Their Risks When Employees Use Them As Transportation…   Scooters are everywhere in urban areas all across the nation, and it does not look like they are going anywhere in Austin anytime soon. This month we discuss personal and business liability[...]
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Back to the Grind: Pressure, Stress, Anxiety and Depression in the Tech Community

Tips for De-Stressing and Recognizing Mental Health Issues in Your Employees   A recent Forbes article discusses why depression increases during the holidays and can be summed up in three words: stress, family and expectations. The holidays are over, new year resolutions have been made and everyone is back to the grind. In talking with several startup[...]
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The Office ‘Non-Denominational Holiday Mixer’

Tips for keeping Everyone Safe and Out of Trouble During the Company Holiday Party   There is a reason why Saturday Night Live (SNL), The Office, and Office Christmas Party poke fun at office ‘Non-denominational Holiday Mixers.’  Feel free to watch any of these videos at your own risk to see what I mean. It is the corporate world’s[...]
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What Happens to Your Insurance Program If You Don’t IPO?

Advice for Startups That Fail to IPO and Have Insurance Concerns…     Though many tech entrepreneurs dream of taking a company public, the reality is very few companies (particularly in Austin) go public. Recently, in Austin we had Sailpoint go public and Phunware do a merger into a publicly traded company (count it) but that’s about it. Anand Sanwal, co-founder[...]
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