Austin: Intel Close to Completing Offices

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Austin SkylineIntel Looking to Finish Construction of New Offices Soon: Intel is in the final stages of remodeling its new Austin engineering campus. Intel expects to move 1,000 workers to the new campus by early spring of 2012 to help develop its low-power Atom processors. Statesman.com

Tech Ranch Incubator Proves it Can Help: In just three years since the Tech Ranch Incubator was founded, it has mentored more than 250 entrepreneurs and is now expanding into California, New York and elsewhere. The success of the project is due mainly to its hands-on approach say the founders. Statesman.com

HomeAway is One of Many Austin Companies Hiring: While online vacation rental company HomeAway has already added 109 new positions this year, it is still recruiting developers, business analysts, telesales representatives and technical support specialists, among other positions. It is one of many Austin companies looking to recruit tech professionals. Statesman.com

Michael Dell Talks Entrepreneurship: At a roundtable discussion with nine Austin student entrepreneurs, Michael Dell talked about entrepreneurship and innovation. To be an entrepreneur you should “go experiment and do something,” Dell said. “If you’re waiting for somebody else to tell you to be an entrepreneur, you’re not one.” Forbes

Austin Goes Electric With Cars: Austin Energy announced more than 100 charging stations for electric vehicles. Austin is one of nine metropolitan regions nationwide taking part of the electric vehicle stimulus funds. Houston Chronicle

Salsa Labs Gets Funding, Expands
Salsa Labs, a company that helps nonprofits with funding tools, received a $5 million round of funding. The company will use the money to expand and hire about 135 people over the next year in Austin and Virginia said Chris Lundberg, chief executive of Salsa Labs. VentureBeat

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