Austin is one of the fastest growing and top technology hubs in the U.S. today, next only to Silicon Valley. Today many California companies and millennial workers are moving to Austin due to its warm weather, thriving economy and bustling cultural scene. Companies in Austin include Zoom, Twilio, Zendesk, Logic Monitor, Procore Technologies, Mitratech, SecureLink, Bumble, Natera, Snow Software, Canva, Bright Health and HubSpot. Some of the biggest and most well-known tech companies such as Google, Atlassian, Facebook, and Apple have offices in Austin which attracted top tech talent, even before the pandemic. With remote work becoming permanent for many companies, people are now relocating from California to Austin to save money and buy affordable housing. For HR executive search firms Austin includes many companies still building a workforce and executive leadership. Popular Austin-based startups include AlertMedia, BigCommerce, SailPoint, and Billd. Is Austin becoming the next Silicon Valley? Only time will tell.
Austin is the state capital of Texas and attracts around 20 million visitors per year. This city has embraced diversity and inclusion and is home to a large LGBTQ+ community, winning it a name as a safe place for all. Known as the Live Music Capital of the world, Austin’s music scene is centered around country, blues and rock. The city is famous for its unique art, food, music and nightlife, but also for its infinite outdoor activities offerings, thanks to its parks and lakes it is common to go hiking, biking, swimming and boating. Popular event hosted in Austin every year include Austin City Limits Music Festival, Formula 1 Grand Prix, Old Settler’s Music Festival, and more.
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