Technology Incubation and Acceleration

Connecting entrepreneurs
with ideas, capital, and a supportive ecosystem.

In keeping with its mission to “think and do,” the IC² Institute uses best practice defined by its research and relationships to provide informed and deep engagement in business incubation and acceleration.

Austin Technology Incubator

The Austin Technology Incubator is the organizing center in Central Texas for companies, business leaders, researchers, government officials and investors to join together to accelerate the commercial potential of start-up enterprises.

ATI harnesses business, government and academic resources to provide strategic counsel, operational guidance, and infrastructure support to its member companies to help them transition into successful, high-growth technology businesses. Student mentoring and research programs educate in entrepreneurial practice while directly assisting member companies.

Since its founding in 1989, ATI has worked with over 250 companies, helping them raise over $1 billion in investor capital. ATI companies are particularly active in the IT, Wireless, Bio/Health Sciences, and Clean Energy sectors.

Austin Startup Library

ATI Startup LibraryThe Austin Startup Library connects entrepreneurs with the resources they need to be successful.

The Library encapsulates the Austin startup scene, providing a place for students, entrepreneurs, and the Austin community to learn about classes, sources of funding, incubators, and other organizations that support startups.

Nexus Startup Hub @ American Center, New Delhi

NexusNexus is a collaboration between the U.S. Embassy’s American Center and the IC² Institute to showcase the best of American and Indian entrepreneurship, innovation and technology commercialization.

Located in downtown New Delhi on Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Nexus hosts programs including the Nexus Incubator; South Asia Connect, linking entrepreneurs and support organizations in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka; and Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs, offering international entrepreneurship experiences to young women innovators.

XLr8 Andhra Pradesh

XLr8 Andhra PradeshIn support of the initiative of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to create a world-class technology innovation ecosystem, the IC² Institute has launched XLr8 AP Technology Business Accelerator, together with program partner the the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

The initiative is multi-faceted, and includes training, advanced capacity-building for innovators and entrepreneurs, incubation and acceleration of tech companies into the global marketplace, mobilization of venture capital and access to the extensive global commercial development networks of IC² and FICCI.