Barack Obama

Our Oh-So-Close Encounter With President Obama

By John Egan   May 9, 2013


If you’ve never heard of Capital Factory, here’s the scoop: It’s the Austin business incubator program that essentially reared us. Capital Factory is one of the reasons why SpareFoot exists today, which is why we were pretty stoked to hear that President Obama would be dropping by our first real “home” (across the street from our current office) during his stop in Austin. (We weren’t so stoked about the closed streets and massive police presence, though).

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Hail to the Chief–and to Austin

By John Egan   May 8, 2013


Welcome back to Austin, President Obama. We know you’ve been here before, and we know you’ll probably come back again. We know you’re coming here this time to promote economic growth and job creation; in our not-so-humble opinion, you couldn’t have come to a better place to kick off your “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity” tour.

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