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SXSW Interactive Badges 2015

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

SXSW Interactive Badges 2015

ATC Members Save on 2015 SXSW Interactive Badges For the fourth year in a row, ATC is happy to offer member companies access to SXSW Interactive badges at a group rate discount price. ATC members have enjoyed discounts of more than 40% on published SXSW Interactive registration rates for the last three years. The more you buy, the lower the price! All ATC member company employees are encouraged to take advantage of this exciting offer — but you must purchase your badge through ATC. The first step to participating is simply letting ATC know...

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District Candidate Forums

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

District Candidate Forums

As a step toward showcasing tech’s city-wide presence and deep commitment to Austin’s lifestyle and cultural ecosystem, ATC is participating in a series of district by district City Council/Mayoral candidate forums with Austin Music People and the Austin Creative Alliance. While the focus of the forums will be to gauge candidate commitment to Austin’s creative core, we’ll also distribute an issue priority list which any candidate should be able to address in a tech town.  Please join Austin Creative Alliance, Austin...

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ATC Weekend Update Guest Post by Mayor Lee Leffingwell

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

ATC is committed to supporting tech awareness and engagement. Over the next several months, Austin’s mayoral candidates will be invited to introduce themselves and their priorities to the ATC community via the Weekend Update.Mayor Leffingwell introduces the series with his top priority. Austin’s reputation as a tech town is in jeopardy. Our mobility challenge is quickly eroding the extraordinary quality of life that, for decades, has attracted new ideas and new talent to our city. For the price of just one movie ticket each month,...

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Austin Tech Gives Back

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

Austin Tech Gives Back

Austin Tech! Looking for a way to give back this summer? Hunger in Central Texas is a year round issue but donations drop during the off season. Our member company, BuildASign, helps food banks replenish their pantries with the CANville initiative. CANville challenges community-minded businesses to compete in a can drive and art display.   All participating companies must build an Austin landmark or uniquely Austin art display created from their donated cans- first come first choice on which landmark is claimed. Companies are placed into...

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A Management System for CEOs: Goals as an Enabler

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

By Joel Trammell   I just recently finished my tenure as Chairman of this great organization and had the honor to address many of you at the CEO Summit on May 22. I hold firmly to the idea I expressed that day: That entrepreneurship means starting every morning knowing today is the day to take on the world. However, many CEOs often feel that they don’t have as much influence on their world as they wish. In fact, a survey my company Khorus just completed reflects this. We asked 200 CEOs about their challenges, processes and initiatives...

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Austin visionary Pike Powers inducted into ATC Tech Hall of Fame

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

Austin visionary Pike Powers inducted into ATC Tech Hall of Fame

  ATC has inducted Austin businessman, attorney and former legislator Pike Powers into its Tech Hall of Fame following the 2014 CEO Summit. The purpose of the Tech Hall of Fame event is to award an influential leader who has made a long-term, substantial impact on the Austin tech industry. Powers has played pivotal roles in attracting companies such as Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corp., Sematech Inc. to Austin and helped convince Freescale Semiconductor Inc. to keep its headquarters here. Powers, who also served as a state...

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Meet Our Members- 250 Companies Strong

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Meet Our Members- 250 Companies Strong

ATC is growing and we’re focused on your growth too! In an effort to strengthen connectivity between our members and the broader community, we’re looking for input. Please rate the following priorities as it relates to your company: Recruiting Brand Visibility Community Involvement/Impact Connect to fellow industry leaders Increased access to funding Other: please describe We’re proud to showcase member brands to Austin’s thriving tech and life sciences community.    Has your logo changed? Please send us a new JPEG...

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Austin’s tech leaders will unite on May 22. ATC’s CEO Summit welcomes tech CEOs and founders

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

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Tech Hall of Fame Awards

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

ATC’s 2nd annual Tech Hall of Fame award presentation is Thursday, May 22. Last year, we awarded this honor to Bill Wood, one of Austin’s best-known investors (Austin Ventures and Silverton). ATC’s Tech Hall of Fame committee is focused on awarding an influential leader who has made a long-term, substantial impact on the Austin tech industry. We encourage you to join this celebration of Austin’s best in tech. Join ATC members and community leaders to celebrate the 2014 winner May 22nd from 5-7pm at Brazos Hall....

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