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Quick Announcements 📢:

  • Thanks to Logictry, FIESTA has a new resource page. View these resources to navigate the tech ecosystem, or submit your own information!

Upcoming Events 📅:

Are you a female founder? Be sure to join the private Slack channel #female-founders by DMing Cherie. There is a special event happening on Monday 12th.  There are only 5 spots left and you must RSVP to attend.  Elsewhere, in the startup community, DivInc is hosting a Startup Sip & Sync and there’s the 5th Annual Latinx in Tech Summit. Check out the FIESTA calendar 🗓 for more details about these events and others in the ATX startup ecosystem.  

Member News 🎉:

  • Cory McKane is the host of the Why We Strive podcast and the founder of WeStrive, an all-in-one platform for personal trainers, gyms, and physical therapists. He recently interviewed two incredible people from our community, Ari Salafia and Colby Harvey.

Do you have any news you’d like to share? Reply to this email or post in the #celebration channel in our Slack group. We’d love to celebrate with you!

Founder Story 📚:

”I (Adam Horn) created More Mindful Yoga (MMY) after personally realizing how impactful strong company culture and mental health care are for employees' well-being. After facing mental health struggles of my own, I found solace through yoga, community, and counseling. After obtaining my finance undergrad, I returned to school, obtaining my Master's in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling and becoming a certified Yoga Teacher. I created MMY to combine what was so helpful to me, yoga, community, and counseling, and bring it to business in the form of a holistic wellness program.”

Adam is seeking to grow his client base and expand his network. If his mission resonates, we encourage you to reach out.

We are excited to hear and share YOUR founder's story. Fill in this form to be featured.

Job Opportunities 💸:

Do you have any job opportunities you’d like to share? Post in the #job-opportunity Slack group. Don’t have access? Reply to this email.

Request for Help 👋🏼:

  • Ashley McMann: “Hi, Everyone! I am looking for someone who does videography to record some high-quality videos for my Private Practice. If anyone is able to help, please message me!” You can send Ashley a message here.

Helpful Opportunities / Resources 💫:

  • If you are wanted to get free high-quality press for your startup, fill out this questionnaire. Note: You must sign in to your Google account to see the form and save your answers.
  • FoundersBoost: The deadline is September 14th for promising pre-seed startups to apply. Seven startups for each program will get the chance for FREE mentorship, connections, & exposure (no fee or equity taken) via their 6-week part-time program. Their alumni have raised over $130M in funding and have joined the top accelerators across the globe. Learn more and apply at
  • TechFuel Pitch Competition: application deadline is September 25, 2022.
  • If you are a startup based in Texas, and have measurable metrics 📈 you have until SEPTEMBER 25th to put your name in the hat for over $100K in NON-DILUTIVE awards at TechFuel! Apply here: TechFuel Pitch Competition

Special thanks to TRUiC, Pro Colombia, KOYA, INNW, and TWO12 for making FIESTA’s September event possible!

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