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Texas Trade and Professional Association Directory 2014

The 2014 Texas Trade and Professional Associations Directory is now available from the Bureau of Business Research at The University of Texas at Austin. The 2014 edition contains listings for more than 1000 organizations, including 600 that are new or …  More

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Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program: 2014 Update

This study updates the 2011 "Texas Moving Image Incentive Program: The Economic Benefits from Incentives" study from the Bureau of Business Research. It finds that there are economic benefits (direct and indirect) totaling $1.3 billion for the Texas economy from …  More

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BBR issues report on Texas black-owned businesses

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.  More

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Survey of Texas Black-owned Businesses

Report on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas, based on demographic data and a statewide survey of black business owners.  More

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BBR to release study of Texas black-owned businesses

On Thursday, June 19, the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) will announce the results of its statewide Survey of Black-owned Businesses. The announcement will take place at 10 AM on the steps of the Capitol.  More

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Austin Technology Incubator generates thousands of jobs and millions in economic impact

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) 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.  More

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The Economic Impact of Austin Technology Incubator Alumni Companies on Travis County, 2003–2012

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) is the business incubator of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. ATI works with seed- and pre-seed-stage technology startups, helping to prepare these businesses for commercial success. This study estimated the …  More

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Texas Public Libraries ROI study

In 2011 Texas public libraries collectively were found to provide a return on investment of $4.42 for each dollar invested, according to a new study from the Bureau of Business Research.  More

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Texas Public Libraries: Economic Benefits and Return on Investment

Report examining the economic benefits of Texas public libraries. Includes 40 case profiles of specific libraries’ activities which benefit businesses, business organizations, self-employed individuals, employees, and job seekers. In 2011 Texas public libraries collectively were found to provide $2.407 billion …  More

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Survey of Texas Hispanic-owned Businesses with Paid Employees

This report analyzes a survey of 2,811 Texas Hispanic-owned firms with paid employees conducted in 2011. The findings presented here build on results from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners (U.S. Census Bureau) and identify challenges to growth among Texas …  More

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