Topic: Bureau of Business Research

Texas Slavery Mapping Project Will Address Human Trafficking in Texas

Dec. 4, 2014

The scope of human trafficking in modern-day Texas will be charted by researchers working on the Texas Slavery Mapping Project, a new two-year initiative funded by a $500,000 state grant to help prevent exploitation and to care for survivors.

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Black Business Owners See Obstacles to Growth in Texas, Report Says

June 19, 2014

The number of black-owned businesses in Texas is growing, but the firms remain small in comparison to other Texas businesses, and their owners perceive significant barriers to growth and profitability, according to a new report from the Bureau of Business Research at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Austin Technology Incubator Generates Thousands of Jobs and Millions in Economic Impact, Report Finds

March 5, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), and the private companies it has nurtured, generated 6,520 jobs and produced $880 million in economic benefit for Texas during the past decade, according to a new study of the business incubator's success.

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University Study Identifies Growth Path For Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses in Texas

Aug. 17, 2012

The two most critical challenges for Hispanic-owned businesses to grow are overcoming a lack of training in management and communication skills and gaining better access to markets, according to new research of Hispanic-owned businesses in Texas from The University of Texas at Austin. The study provides a fresh look at the challenges these mostly small businesses face.

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Three Student Teams Win Top Awards in University Technology Commercialization Competition

April 13, 2009

PassPro-tech, Intelgrid Solutions and HydroCoal Technologies defeated eight other student teams in the IC2 and WBT University Technology Commercialization Competition held during the WBTshowcase.

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