Don Dodge, Google; Larry Chiang, Duck9 (founder of UnofficialAustin); Marcus Nelson, SalesForce; Dan Martell, Flowtown
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
A FICO credit score from “nil” to 800 starts with 24 on time payments #530Lytton
Palo Alto CA 94301
(650) 566-9600


UT Austin at SXSW (ToryBurchParis)

by Larry Chiang on February 16, 2016

By Larry Chiang
UT used to do zero at SXSW. Now look…

UT Austin (@UTAustin)
Get ready, y’all. We’re heading to #SXSW2016, and you don’t want to miss #UTatSXSW:

Photo credit: Landon Nordeman
Tory Burch promoting UT eWeek at NYFW. University of Texas Entrepreneurship Week


Why Can’t I Access My Free Online Report

by Larry Chiang on November 19, 2015

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Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
Why can’t I access my free online credit report?…

Answer: The credit report system is stacked against you by design. 

Auto financing at car dealerships is stacked against you by design. 
Let’s look at getting credit report access TODAY. 
– use a paper form. FCRA
– mail the paper form in. Address is listed here FCRA
– as of Nov 19, 2015, skip the online access for credit report. 


Four Seasons Austin is Your Springboard

by Larry Chiang on October 19, 2015

By Larry Chiang
5th Annual, Launch Party (650) 283-8008

SXSW Top News (@SXSW_ca)
2-Stage RSVP For 5th Annual, Launch Party at SXSW. Four Seasons Austin… via @LarryChiang

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Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
I’ll be taking notes @LeanProdMeetup @bjfogg because I take good notes. #LarryChiang


What’s before the springboard?!


Laura Lorek has great picks for Austin Startup Week

October 6, 2015

By Larry Chiang Austin Startup Week is the meat to the sandwiched weekends. S, plural. Of Austin City Limits. Austin City Limits is two weekends.  Claire England (@ClaireEngland) 10/6/15, 8:24 AM Great list from Laura Lorek @SiliconHillsNew! 13 Top Picks for @AtxStartupWeek… #ASW15 #Austin #startup @CTANAngels Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 10/6/15, 8:33 AM #ASW15 (Friday), @ClaireEngland I’ll email Laura to add the […]

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ACL Festival 3-day passes on sale NOW

July 13, 2015

FOUR SEASONS, Austin, Texas. SXSW, 2015 By Larry Chiang Do you arbitrage housing at #ACLFest like UT kids do at SXSW ACL Festival (@aclfestival) 7/12/15, 6:25 PM 3-Day Passes for #ACLFest are on sale NOW. Don’t miss performances from @foofighters​, @flo_tweet, @Drake​ + more. More on utEweek at (university of Texas entrepreneur week)

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Austin Concerts and Good Times

July 13, 2015

Rob Thomas (@ThisIsRobThomas) 7/12/15, 11:08 AM Tonight #Austin Randy Morris (@randynx) 7/11/15, 9:30 PM Good times in #Austin – @LadyBirdLakeATX @VisitAustinTX More cool stuff:

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CEO of Duck9, “Larry” at 98 San Jacinto, LL2; Austin TX; (512) 775-8100

June 18, 2015

By Larry Chiang Duck is Deep Underground Credit Knowledge 9 is “charge-off” [{or Chap 9 bk (#duckCh9 bk) which is more like when a startup fails}] Avoiding and ducking consumer credit code 9 is via Austin content: #PObox740256 Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 6/18/15, 8:11 AM PO Box 740256 is Experian’s Direct-Database-Interface(bc well, its a 50 yo loophole, […]

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Tomorrow, #TXflood Relief

June 9, 2015

#TXFlood Relief “While the news of the Central Texas flooding is no longer the headline story the need for relief for the victims is no less vital and continues,” said Amy Simmons, who is founder and president of Amy’s Ice Creams and Baked By Amy’s, and co-founder, with her husband Steve Simmons, of Phil’s Ice House.  On Wednesday, June 10, 2015 all Amy’s […]

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A Jedi in Credit Scoring / UnOfficial Austin, TEXAS

May 23, 2015

By Larry Chiang Playing “Knights of Catan” and Card Against Humanity has rules. Rules are part of strategy. You don’t intuition rules. You read rules Here is someone in Silicon Valley with a Stanford Law degree, complaining about rules the US congress wrote Credit cards can appear evil or undead. Or they can serve. Here […]

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