Topic: IC2 Institute

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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Media Advisory: Report Will Address State of Black-Owned Businesses in Texas

June 17, 2014

EVENT: State Sen. Royce West and University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will join researchers from The University of Texas at Austin as they issue a report, prepared in collaboration with the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce, on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas. The event is open to the public.

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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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MEDIA ADVISORY: Digital Editor of The Economist to Speak at UT Austin on March 5

Feb. 27, 2014

Tom Standage, digital editor at The Economist, will examine the flow of human history through the ages of beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea and Coca-Cola at an event March 5 hosted by The University of Texas at Austin's IC² Institute.

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U.S. Ambassador to Mexico to Address Entrepreneurial Expo

June 12, 2013

E. Anthony "Tony" Wayne, the United States ambassador to Mexico, will speak at The University of Texas at Austin on Thursday, June 13. Wayne will address economic ties between the U.S. and Mexico at the TechBA Expo, an annual display of companies in the business accelerator sponsored by UT Austin and Mexico.

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