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Weekend Update: April 20th, 2014

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Blog, Weekend Update | 0 comments

Julie Huls, President & CEO First, LOTS of feedback on last week’s workforce development piece. Thanks to all who sent emails. This week, we took Tuesday to focus on some internal planning around two categories: how to better serve our members and how to improve the ways tech connects to the broader community. Within the first category, we discussed adding tools that will enable companies to promote their jobs, fun culture and good deeds to facilitate recruiting and retention. We also itemized various research projects that...

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Weekend Update Archives

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Blog, Weekend Update | 15 comments

Weekend Update Archives

The Weekend Update was developed to recognize the significant happenings of all things Austin tech. The ATC core team uses this platform to stay connected with our members, friends and community. Please feel free to reach out to us on topics or ideas for more Austin technology happenings.     April 13, 2014 Julie Huls, President & CEO This week, we drilled another layer down on Austin’s STEM and workforce development scene. The headline: no one’s speaking the same language. When tech speaks of...

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Reflecting on SXSW

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Reflecting on SXSW

It is shocking to think that it’s already been a month since SXSW Interactive wrapped up. We think most of us Austinites can agree that the whirlwind that is SXSW is hard to immediately process, especially as we return to our busy lives, Spring Break vacations and quarter end. So we say, it’s not too late! ATC is going to take the next few weeks in April to reflect and recap all that was accomplished and learned at this year’s amazing SXSW Interactive Festival – and also invite our members to share their favorite stories, moments and...

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A night for the books!

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Our Gateway 2014 event was a great success! Can’t think of a better way to have gotten ready for SXSW then by having all of our region’s first-class tech execs and fellow industry leaders under one tent in the iconic Moody Theater. This was an incredible evening filled with dynamic, stimulating conversations and members companies showcasing their leadership and successes. My favorite moments included walking down the orange carpet, seeing all the familiar faces from our ATC member companies in one, and meeting the best of the best in...

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Recruiting Opportunities for ATC members and friends

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

ATC is committed to supporting your hiring needs. Because so many of our members have suggested that their largest objective in 2014 is hiring tech talent, we are strengthening partnerships and creating new opportunities for you to obtain the best talent in Austin tech and beyond.    HelioVolt Job Fair When: Monday, April 14th, 10am – 2pm Where: HelioVolt Corporation 6301-8 E Stassney Ln, Austin, TX 78744   HelioVolt has suspended manufacturing operations in Austin and nearly 100 former employees are...

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In the Media: SXSW 2014

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Blog, News | 0 comments

In the Media: SXSW 2014

Armed with the numbers and messaging to prove it, ATC leadership and members imparted a confident and aggressive position for Austin’s present and future innovation economy. Top tier business, technology and national media outlets such as Entrepreneur, USA Today and Wired highlighted the growth, strength and opportunities of the Austin technology scene. Coverage from this year’s SXSW showcased the advantages Austin provides as a world-class destination to build and grow businesses in the technology market. And while many treps...

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ATC CEO Summit is in sight.

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

ATC CEO Summit is in sight.

CEOs and founders of top technology companies. Global influencers. The best of tech. One day of exclusive conversations, thought leadership,  and peer recognition. Once a year, Austin’s tech elite gather to set the agenda that draws global attention. ATC’s CEO Summit brings the industry’s most influential industry executives together to discuss the future of technology in Central Texas, and to shape business, community and policy agendas. This is annual event is attended by tech CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs and investors who...

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ATC Member Guide to SXSW

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

ATC Member Guide to SXSW

March 6: ATC Gateway Party ATC invites our members to join the industry’s best next week at ACL Live at The Moody Theater on March 6. The Gateway Party celebrates and kick-starts innovation week in Austin with over 900 tech leaders.Valet parking will be available.       If you have any member merch that you want to showcase Gateway, please drop them off at our office this week. ATC Gateway wristband pickup will be held at our offices, 412 Congress Ave., on March...

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SXSW 2014: Policy and Political Perspectives

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

There’s lots going on at SXSW and sometimes things get complicated. If you’re interested in surfing the conference for policy or political perspective, here are some choices. We curate the policy selections, but post all provided political fundraising opportunities for community consideration. Policy selections curated with our friends at Engine. Some selections are official SXSW events and require a credential. Others require an RSVP. Others are open to all. Please follow the link to find out more about each event.   Friday, March...

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2013 Annual Highlights Report

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in Blog, Featured, News | 0 comments

2013 Annual Highlights Report

 Dear ATC members and friends, A strategic community commitment to sustain and enhance the benefits tech delivers to the region is an absolute necessity. Transformation was a key theme for ATC in 2013 and the initiatives selected for this annual Highlights Report reflect that focus.   Regional Roadmap The ATC Board, our members, and community stakeholders completed a comprehensive strategic planning process to guide ATC’s support of Central Texas tech and ATC’s evolving role. Economic Impact Study We introduced the 2013...

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