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IC² to offer second FASTFORWARD small business training program

Application deadline for the 2017 FASTFORWARD Austin course is June 30.  More

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FASTForward program is underway

The inaugural class of the IC² Institute’s small business entrepreneurship program took place on September 6, 2016.  More

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IC² Institute launches FASTFORWARD entrepreneur training program with the City of Austin

The 12-week program for innovative small businesses starts April 5, 2016. Applications are due by March 14.  More

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India Innovation Growth Program has impact of $814 million

The cumulative impact on the Indian economy of the India Innovation Growth Program (IIGP) is $814 million, according to a new report compiled by Ernst & Young  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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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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Technopolis: Is it a reality for Shreveport?

Government officials and business and community leaders from Shreveport, Louisiana visited the IC² Institute to learn about Austin’s path to becoming a tech city. The Shreveport Times published an article regarding the recent visit. Please click here to access the article and …  More

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Sustaining The Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas 1988-2012

Update and elaboration of the 1988 Journal of Business Venturing article "Creating the Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas" which emphasized the role of key influencers, institutions and networks that made possible Austin’s extraordinary technology-based growth. Elaborates the "Technopolis Wheel" …  More

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John Sibley Butler speaks at Clinton Global Initiative

IC² Institute Director John Sibley Butler spoke June 7-8 at the 2012 CGI America meeting in Chicago. Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the …  More

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Facility Feasibility Study for Wet-Laboratory Incubator in Austin, TX

Feasibility study for the development of a wet-laboratory incubator in Austin, Texas, conducted by the Austin Technology Incubator. Constitutes the final report for Economic Development Administration Grant F08-06-04600. Investigates the hypothesis that, due to a shortage of commercial wet laboratories …  More

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