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The IC² Institute is a think and do tank at The University of Texas at Austin exploring hard problems in economic development outside of urban corridors.
Why does a pitch get funded? Research led by Dr. Clay Spinuzzi with the institute's Dr. Greg Pogue share some of the science behind landing a pitch in a recent article in Business Insider. https://ic2.utexas.edu/the-innovative-pitch/ @BusinessInsider @spinuzzi
Thank you to Travis County for their continued funding of the IC2 Institute's Readiness Training Program for Historically Underutilized Businesses. We enhance contracting opportunities of minority and women-owned businesses in the region https://www.smallbizxlr8.com/new-ut-austin-training-program-for-hubs/ @austintexasgov
Today’s blog: How the 5 Ds (Distance, Diversity, Dilution, Demand and Disengagement) affect community growth and resilience - https://ic2.utexas.edu/the-5-ds-for-finding-and-fixing-community-clogs/
Does growth always mean change? Today's blog discusses how communities can find common ground in the economic development debate. https://ic2.utexas.edu/debating-economic-development-on-common-ground/
We asked, they answered. See how Texas leaders answer:
What does economic development mean?
Where will new opportunities appear?
How can we re-energize local economies?
Read the report: https://ic2.utexas.edu/state-of-texas/