Women helping women: Welcome to the new age of entrepreneurship in Central Texas


Austin, TX (2/7/13)- A celebratory Women’s Night Out kicked off a new women-focused fundraising campaign on Thursday, February 6th at iPic Theaters. The evening received rave reviews from all who attended. Features included: influential speaker and Dell Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt, a silent auction, a glamorous red carpet, a unique shopping …Read More

Introducing MUNDU Media LLC & Escobar Construction!


BiG SPOTLIGHT features one small business every week as a chance for people to get to know them!


Meet MUNDU Media LLC & Escobar Construction!

Find out more about MUNDU Media LLC & Escobar Construction!

Interested in being in the BiG SPOTLIGHT? Send a message to BiG …Read More

Introducing Moolah U!


BiG SPOTLIGHT features one small business every week as a chance for people to get to know them!

Congratulations to Moolah U for being the first winner of BiG AUSTIN’S BiG SPOTLIGHT! Moolah U provides financial education to young people.

They have been a BiG AUSTIN client since 2007 and have since …Read More

Statewide leaders plugged in and helped drive economic growth in Texas!


Austin, TX, (10/11/13) – Business Investment Growth Austin (BiGAUSTIN), Citibank, The Association of Electric Companies of Texas, The Laborers’

International Union of North America,

Capital Metro, and The Texas Department of Transportation collaborated to host the 1st Annual Energy and Transportation Economic Development Summit on Thursday, October 10th at the Palmer Events Center starting …Read More

Celebrating 18 Years of BiG Business, BiG Impact and BiG Partnerships

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Austin, TX, March 25, 2013 – Acknowledging the past, Celebrating the present and Ushering in the future is the theme of BiGAUSTIN’s 18th birthday celebration. On Thursday May 9, 2013 from 6pm-9pm, BiGAUSTIN is inviting friends of the past and present who have been instrumental in establishing BiGAUSTIN’s status as …Read More

Capital Ob/Gyn at the BiGHealthCARE Conference

BiGAUSTIN is helping put Central Texas back to work with the first summit

of a three part series of Small Business @ Work Summit: BiG HealthCARE. A 7-hour small business summit for women and female veterans interested in

starting or maintaining a small business in the healthcare industry. The summit will consist of panel …Read More

City program Geared Toward Micro-enterprises

Austin Business Journal by Jacob Dirr, Contributing Writer

Date: Friday, June 3, 2011, 7:13am CDT – Last Modified: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 2:03pm CDT

Renia Harris knew plenty about hair, having owned a salon in North Austin for almost three decades, when she opened HCS Salon at the Mueller airport …Read More

Solace Eco-Friendly Funeral Services

Janice King

Janice King, Funeral Director

Solace Eco-Friendly Funeral Services offers home funeral, green or natural burial services designed to honor your loved one and our precious earth. Families using Solace Funeral Services have all agreed participating in the actual preparation and care of their loved one gave them a better sense …Read More

Austin Lumber Company

Austin Lumber


How a tough Texas woman whipped the recession

In the greatest traditions of cowboy culture, my hat is off to Laura Culin. If the recession is the bull that threw her, tenacity is the thing that made her climb back on, and at her family’s lumber yard on the edge …Read More

Small Businesses Big Winners at BiGAUSTIN’s BiG IDEA Awards

Although there were only four award winners on April 20th, at the BiG IDEA Awards Luncheon, there were truly no losers. Hundreds of entrepreneurs and members of the business community turned out

to help honor the achievements and

empower the growth of Austin’s small businesses. Over 500 guests were treated to a dynamic keynote …Read More