Austin Technology Incubator SEAL Program Concludes with Industry-First Virtual Decision Day

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin, invites the public to attend the Virtual Decision Day of its summer accelerator for UT Austin student startups. Eleven of the most highly prospective UT Austin startups will present on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. CDT. Each startup spent the summer working with mentors to arrive at a critical decision: go all-in or kill this venture and head back to the drawing board. Presentations will be live streamed here. The audience is encouraged to engage online with the founders in real-time and participate in a live Q&A hosted by Google hangouts.

ATI Graduation and Celebration

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), hosted a graduation event to recognize 25 companies who successfully graduated from the incubator over the past two years. ATI will also celebrate its 25th anniversary, and announce the winners of the Laura J. Kilcrease Civic Entrepreneurship Award and the new John S. Butler Distinguished Alumni Award.

ATI Companies Raise $35M in Q1

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), in the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), and its companies have had a very successful start to 2013, highlighted by capital raises in excess of $35 million. In addition, ATI member companies and alumni continue to receive widespread media coverage for their impact on the development of emerging technologies across several industries, earning several accolades in Q1.

Austin Tech Incubator Landscape at #SXSW

On the Tuesday of SXSW, I have the pleasure of being on a panel of the rockstars of the Austin technology incubator scene. Steve Guengerich (@sguengerich) has done an incredible job of bringing together a panel of people representing the best of what Austin has to offer young and upcoming startups. Here are the panel details.

Latest ATI Graduates Show Incubator Has A Pulse On What’s Hot

Incubators are usually pretty adept at gauging which companies have upside. And while business moves fast, the coaching, mentoring and preparation that aids young startups has to  move faster. That’s where the network comes into play for Austin Technology Incubator (ATI). “We want to bring the genetics of ATI into the fold,” said ATI Director […]

9th Annual Texas Wireless Summit

The 9th annual Texas Wireless Summit (TWS), co-hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG) and Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), continues its tradition again this year as an interactive event for leaders in the wireless industry to discuss emerging technologies and new business models, changing the industry over the […]

Wi-Fi Alliance Moves Up and Out

How does a globally-influential trade organization that counts 400 companies in its roster and is charged with driving the evolution of an entire industry get its start? Sometimes with the help of start-up incubators, like the University of Texas’ Austin Technology Incubator (ATI).

Open Positions at the ATI

Interested in being part of the entrepreneurial and startup ecosystem in Austin? Here are two awesome-sounding jobs that will remain posted till Wednesday, so please check them out promptly. The Austin Technology Incubator is hiring for these positions, so make sure to apply now. ATI has served the entrepreneur community for over twenty years and […]

Help Map the Austin Mobile Scene

By nearly every account, mobile is the hottest area in tech. Looking at the data – from sales growth rates in hardware, led by Apple, to download volumes of software, represented by the ubiquitous app – the numbers are skyrocketing. Anecdotally, the man who coined ‘web 2.0′ for the last trend, Tim O’Reilly, remarked in a […]

Karmaback Announces Social Coupons

Today, Karmaback, the only online engagement and sweepstakes platform that rewards the community’s engagement and evangelism, announced Social Coupons, a new feature targeted at enabling companies to grow their online community while in turn rewarding the community’s engagement and evangelism. Social Coupons are trackable and viral discounts and special offers that companies can utilize to […]