Christopher Calnan, SFBJ

Christopher Calnan


Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Christopher:

Samsung to double R&D space in Austin, hire more

The electronics giant plans to move its Austin development center to a larger office on the northwest side of the city and hire positions related to advanced chip design. → Read More

Central Texas VC investment nearly doubles in Q2

It's great news for companies searching for investments, though Austin venture capital deals still lag behind last year's hot pace. → Read More

Facebook to build $4.8M cafeteria in downtown Austin

The cafeteria plans are part of a bigger office overhaul for the social media giant. → Read More

Grand Central Station for startups: Inside the epicenter of Austin’s small business engine

Capital Factory’s seven-year track record has solidified it as the preeminent place to start a business in a town known for its startup mentality. → Read More

WP Engine fills chief marketing officer position

WP Engine Inc. has hired a former Inc. executive to fill its chief marketing officer position that’s been vacant for more than a year. → Read More

5 tech people to watch in 2016

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EMC exec predicts job growth after Dell merger

An EMC Corp. executive said a merger with Dell Inc. would create more jobs by capitalizing on what they have in common. → Read More

AMD to cut 5% of its jobs; outsource more

Advanced Micro Devices Inc., a semiconductor maker with major operations in Austin, plans to cut about 5 percent of its jobs. → Read More

Marvell Technology to close Austin design center, lay off employees

The semiconductor company plans to close down the Austin facility in August. → Read More

Under Armour buys another Austin fitness tech company, report says

Gritness Inc., a schedule management software maker, has reportedly been acquired by athletic gear maker Under Armour Inc. → Read More

Report: AMD may split itself up

Semiconductor maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc., a major employer in Austin, is considering whether it should split itself in two or spin off a business, Reuters reported. → Read More

GigaOm tech news website acquired by Austin startup Knowingly Corp.

Plans are in the works to relaunch the technology news website in August. → Read More

RetailMeNot fires back at suit filed by Mary Kay cosmetics

RetailMeNot Inc. officials said a lawsuit filed by Mary Kay Inc. attempts to restrict information about it on and other websites owned by the Austin company. → Read More

EMC Corp. of Boston has acquired Austin's Spanning Cloud Apps - Austin Business Journal

Software company Spanning Cloud Apps Inc. has been acquired by Massachusetts technology company EMC Corp. → Read More

Texas Enterprise Fund, Emerging Technology Fund likely to get less funding after Gov. Rick Perry leaves office - Houston Business Journal

Nine years' worth of doling out hundreds of millions of public dollars to job-creating companies has raised eyebrows and concerns, but pundits expect Texas to stay in the incentives game — albeit at a lower and more transparent level — when the funds' biggest political proponent and administrator steps aside at the end of the year. → Read More

Young SpareFoot CEO learned to hire industry veterans (Video) - Austin Business Journal

SpareFoot Inc. CEO Chuck Gordon wants to stay in the corner office of his fast-growing startup but he’s learned to hire a supporting cast of experienced workers. VIDEO → Read More

Illumitex Austin reports raising part of $4.5M financing - Austin Business Journal

Lighting developer Illumitex Inc. reported raising $3.9 million of a planned $4.5 million financing. → Read More

Cratejoy raises $4M Series A funding to hire Austin engineers - Austin Business Journal

Cratejoy Inc., an e-commerce software maker, has completed a Series A round of funding and will use the capital to hire additional engineers. → Read More

Yodle sets Austin recruiting event for next week - Austin Business Journal

Online marketing software maker Yodle Inc. is scheduled to host a recruiting event next week in downtown Austin. → Read More

Consilience Software in Austin acquired by Xerox - Austin Business Journal

Consilience Software Inc. has been acquired by technology giant Xerox Corp. → Read More