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The IC² Institute

Rethinking entrepreneurship

  • Welcome from the Director

    IC² is returning to its roots as a source of new research and programs addressing key unstructured problems.

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  • Home to Texas

    The new Home to Texas program will provide undergraduates with paid internships at companies in rural and remote regions.

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  • Town and Country

    Read the new Texas Connect article on the IC² Institute’s focus on economic growth in small towns and rural areas across Texas.

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Rural Entrepreneurship

IC² is breaking new ground in understanding the challenges of rural and remote communities.

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Home to Texas

The new Home to Texas program will provide undergraduates with paid internships with companies in rural and remote regions.

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2019 Faculty Grants

IC² is supporting research by UT Austin faculty on innovation in rural and small city environments.

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The IC² Institute is UT Austin’s think-and-do tank that explores rural entrepreneurship in order to transform communities.

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Mural of octapus on building in Bentonville, AR

Back to the Future, Returning to NWA

Northwest Arkansas (NWA) has transformed from a string of quiet rural areas through coopetition.

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McAllen, Texas, welcomes HTT

Our community is thrilled Home to Texas is reintroducing students to their hometowns.

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Complex Questions

Loading that much data into the rigid models used by most economists and political scientists snaps them in two.

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EVENTS

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Sep
19-20

Radically Rural Summit

Keene, New Hampshire

Art Markman was tapped to give the keynote speech at the Radically Rural summit.

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Changing the World starts at home!

On July 29, IC² leadership traveled to McAllen, Texas, for an event with participants in a new UT Austin summer internship program. Read More

10th Anniversary of Korean Managers Visiting Austin

Four LSIS managers are here in Austin to learn American business practices. Read More

IC² Team Visits Sweden

IC² researchers are in Sweden learning about regional efforts to create high tech job growth and development opportunities in rural areas. Read More

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