AUSTIN, TX, December 15, 2010 - Salsa Labs, Inc. today announced the opening of its Austin, Texas office. The company, headquartered in Washington, DC, is the creator of the Salsa online organizing platform that helps thousands of organizations and campaigns engage their supporters online. Salsa Labs chose Austin for its burgeoning technology market and talented, creative workforce.
“Salsa Labs has big plans for expansion in 2011 and we think Austin is the ideal place to do it. We intend to build a team of talented techies who will take Salsa to the next level and help nonprofits, campaigns, musicians, community groups, labor unions, and individuals organize online,” said Chris Lundberg, CEO. “It’s a great opportunity to attract people who want to be a part of an entrepreneurial culture, innovate rapidly, and make a positive difference in the world.”
The office will be led by Texas native and current CFO of Salsa Labs, Taylor Keenan. “We’re looking forward to being downtown. It’s the perfect place for our unique organizational culture and there is a great opportunity to grow and connect with the tech community,” said Keenan.
Salsa Labs supports many Texas-based organizations and played a significant role in the 2010 state election cycle supporting the online campaign headquarters of many local, district, county and state level candidates. By the end of 2011, Salsa Labs expects to have 15-20 employees in the Austin operation, focused mainly on product management and development. The new office is located on 720 Brazos Street, Suite 510. An open house is scheduled for January 20th, 2011.