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Firms Eye Growing Startup Scene In Texas 'Silicon Hills'

Law360 (January 17, 2020, 10:39 AM EST) -- Attorneys who work with emerging companies are seeing continued growth in Texas’ startup scene, a trend that’s bringing in new business and catching firms’ eyes.

Though Austin’s “Silicon Hills” or Houston’s life sciences scene are nowhere near the size of Silicon Valley, attorneys and recruiters say the Texas startup ecosystem is growing — and the firms guiding startups are growing too. Attorneys point to a number of factors behind the trend, including a vibrant technology scene in Austin, accelerator programs in Houston and a strong state economy that attracts hundreds of new residents by the day.

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