Rethinking entrepreneurship.




Rural Entrepreneurship

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

Home to Texas

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



Welcome from the Director

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

2019 Grant Solicitation

IC² will support research by UT Austin faculty on innovation in rural and small city environments. Deadline March 29


April 1, 2019
PowerUp Austin: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

April 5 - 7, 2019
3 Day Startup CleanTech UTEP
El Paso, Texas

April 5, 2019
STEM in the Technopolis
STEM Education in Regional Technology Policy

April 6, 2019
Origins of Tomorrow

April 9, 2019
Solar & Storage Finance Texas

April 16, 2019
PowerUp Austin: Tech Talks

April 25 - 26, 2019
Earthx E-Capital Summit
ATI Capital Connection
Dallas, Texas

April 25, 2019
CleanTX Power Hour with ChargePoint

April 26 - 27, 2019
3 Day Startup CleanTech Dallas
Dallas, Texas

May 7, 2019
PowerUp Austin Women
What it Takes to Scale Your Business


STEM in the Technopolis 2019The IC² Institute will host a one-day conference on April 5, 2019, to examine the power of STEM education in regional technology policy.  More
Austin Technology Incubator receives AgTech grant from Wells Fargo Innovation IncubatorATI will use prestigious IN² Channel Partner Award to spearhead a sustainable food system cluster in Central Texas.  More
IC² and ATI at SXSW 2019Here's where to find us at South by Southwest  More
Innovation Business Acceleration Center presents first cohort at Bengal Global Business SummitIC² program in the Indian state of West Bengal introduced its first class of participating companies to an international audience  More
Gone to Texas: SXSW Immersion for EU StartupsIC² and Center for European Studies collaborate to help European startups make the most of SXSW 2019  More
IC² Institute 2019 grant solicitation for research on rural entrepreneurshipTwo-year research effort will center on innovation in rural and small city environments.  More
South Asia Connect conducts Entrepreneurship Week 2 at NexusIC² program linking five South Asian countries culminates in week-long event.  More
Nexus and three portfolio companies on CNBCWatch this in-depth report on IC²'s Nexus program and three Indian startups Roadbounce, Morphedo, and Escrowffrr.  More
IC² in the news: South Asia Connect, Earthly, ICON, Kriya, and YottaIC² programs and portfolio companies featured by TIME, NPR, the Austin American-Statesman, and international publications.  More
IC² helps launch entrepreneurship programs at Alamo CollegesTraining sessions at IC² kick off expansion of programs at the San Antonio community college district.  More

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