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Black Business Owners See Obstacles to Growth in Texas, Report Says

The number of black-owned businesses in Texas is growing, but the firms remain small in comparison to other Texas businesses, and their owners perceive significant barriers to growth and profitability, according to a new report from the Bureau of Business Research at The University of Texas at Austin.

Media Advisory: Report Will Address State of Black-Owned Businesses in Texas

EVENT: State Sen. Royce West and University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will join researchers from The University of Texas at Austin as they issue a report, prepared in collaboration with the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce, on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas. The event is open to…   » Continue Reading

Austin Technology Incubator Generates Thousands of Jobs and Millions in Economic Impact, Report Finds

Austin Technology Incubator Generates Thousands of Jobs and Millions in Economic Impact, Report Finds

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), and the private companies it has nurtured, generated 6,520 jobs and produced $880 million in economic benefit for Texas during the past decade, according to a new study of the business incubator’s success.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Digital Editor of The Economist to Speak at UT Austin on March 5

Tom Standage, digital editor at The Economist, will examine the flow of human history through the ages of beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea and Coca-Cola at an event March 5 hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s IC² Institute.

U.S. Ambassador to Mexico to Address Entrepreneurial Expo

E. Anthony “Tony” Wayne, the United States ambassador to Mexico, will speak at The University of Texas at Austin on Thursday, June 13. Wayne will address economic ties between the U.S. and Mexico at the TechBA Expo, an annual display of companies in the business accelerator sponsored by UT Austin and Mexico.

UT Global Initiative to Forge New Partnership at London Conference

In an effort to further extend teacher training and educational development to international markets, the Global Initiative for Education and Leadership at The University of Texas at Austin is helping to organize the Gulf Education Conference and Exhibition (GECE) on June 19-20 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London.

UT Austin Student Entrepreneurs Showcase Their Success to President Obama

Student entrepreneurs from The University of Texas at Austin and their professors are meeting with President Obama this afternoon to discuss their ideas and private sector successes. As part of his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity tour, Obama is making a previously unannounced visit to the Capital Factory, a startup incubator run by high tech…   » Continue Reading

Austin Technology Incubator and National Grid Increase Clean Energy Focus

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) in the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and National Grid, the United Kingdom’s electricity distribution company with significant operations in the northeastern United States, have formalized a  partnership to help develop innovative clean energy solutions.

Austin Technology Incubator Awarded Grant for Wet Lab Project

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) at The University of Texas at Austin was recently awarded a federal Economic Development Administration grant to develop a public-private partnership to support an Austin-area wet laboratory incubator. The project is a result of an earlier ATI feasibility study that quantitated demand for a wet laboratory space in the Austin vicinity.

Austin Technology Leader Laura Kilcrease Named 2012-13 McCombs Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Laura Kilcrease, a 25-year veteran of the Austin technology scene, is the 2012-13 entrepreneur-in-residence at the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business.