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Leveraging Austin’s Unique MedTech Opportunities: A Life Sciences Summit hosted by ATC

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

Leveraging Austin’s Unique MedTech Opportunities:  A Life Sciences Summit hosted by ATC

We are pleased to announce the first-ever ATC Life Sciences Summit. Please join us on Tuesday, October 28th to hear from leaders in the Austin health tech community and nationally recognized investors and thought leaders as they discuss Austin’s life sciences ecosystem and its trajectory to become a leading innovation hub. RSVP HERE 2014 ATC Life Sciences Summit Agenda 12:30 – 1:00        Registration & Networking 1:00 – 1:15          Welcome & Introduction  Gary Sabins, President & CEO, Renascent Medical and...

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Weekend Update Guest Post, David Orshalick, candidate for Mayor of Austin

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

ATC is committed to supporting tech awareness and engagement. Austin’s 2014 mayoral candidates have been invited to introduce themselves and their priorities to the ATC community via the Weekend Update. Please watch Silicon Hills News next week for a repost with follow up questions for the candidate by publisher Laura Lorek. This week, David Orshalick says hello. For further information, visit orshalick4mayor.com. This post can also be found on our blog. With an unsustainable growth model, Austin is at a crossroads. Another status quo...

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Weekend Update Guest Post: Mike Martinez, candidate for Mayor of Austin

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

Guest Post: Mike Martinez, candidate for Mayor of Austin ATC is committed to supporting tech awareness and engagement. Austin’s 2014 mayoral candidates have been invited to introduce themselves and their priorities to the ATC community via the Weekend Update. Please watch Silicon Hills News next week for a repost with follow up questions for the candidate by publisher Laura Lorek.   This week, Mike Martinez says hello. For further information, follow Mike @CouncilmanMike or email info@mike4mayor.com. This post can also be found onour...

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Senator Cornyn ATC Patent Reform panel: We need to limit ‘frivolous’ patent litigation

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Senator Cornyn ATC Patent Reform panel: We need to limit ‘frivolous’ patent litigation

ATC welcomed 200 members and Austin Startup Week attendees to discuss patent reform litigation with Senator John Cornyn and Austin tech leaders on Tuesday, October 7 at Capital Factory.   See the VentureBeat article below. AUSTIN, Texas — Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said yesterday that introducing new patent reform legislation is high on his agenda when a new body of Congress convenes in 2015. The U.S. Senate failed to pass any sort of patent reform legislation this year, despite support from small business owners and both political parties....

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City of Austin & ATC Establish Groundbreaking Partnership to Strengthen the Regional Tech Economy

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Blog, Featured, News | 0 comments

City of Austin & ATC Establish Groundbreaking Partnership to Strengthen the Regional Tech Economy

ATC is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with the City of Austin. Please find further details in the press release below. All media inquiries, please see contact info for INK PR at page bottom.   “Austin Technology Partnership” Brands Austin as a City that Gets Tech, Makes Austin a Model Innovation Community and Preferred Tech Destination The Austin Technology Partnership (ATP), is a unique partnership formed between the City of Austin and the Austin Technology Council (ATC). The ATP positions Austin as the first market in...

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The “Lateral View”

Posted by on Sep 7, 2014 in Weekend Update | 0 comments

The “Lateral View” from the August 3, 2013 Weekend Update.   Grover Bynum, Stakeholder Engagement   Austin was just identified as the “top aspirational” city in the U.S. The title was largely determined by economic and demographic data and “aspirational” is not a bad description of our city as a whole. Or its tech community. We share a trait with the majority of tech towns that occasionally look up the food chain, considering the benefit of altitude to an improved view. Austin tech’s glances...

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ATC hosts opening party of Austin Startup Week- Battle of the Tech Bands celebrates live music and tech!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

ATC hosts opening party of Austin Startup Week- Battle of the Tech Bands celebrates live music and tech!

ATC Battle of the Tech Bands is the opening party of Austin Startup Week held on October 6 at the Mohawk. This event showcases the best of Austin culture- live music and tech! 11 member companies take the stage to compete for Austin’s best tech band.  RSVP here to attend. WHERE: The Mohawk (map) SHOWTIME: 6:00pm, Monday, October 6   Judges: Adi Anand, National Program Management, DoStuff Media Will Bridges, Co-owner, Arlyn Studios Hugh Forrest, Director, SXSW Interactive Gillian Wilson, President, Austin Startup Games   Prizes for...

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ATC Texas Big Data Conference

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

ATC Texas Big Data Conference

Discover what’s going on in big data at the ATC Texas Big Data Conference. This unique conference will examine the impact of big data on key Texas industries and showcase innovative companies changing the landscape of research and development, data collection and analytics. Join public and private sector data leaders for executive level presentations and discussions on the Texas transparency mandate, what it means for the tech industry, and the successes of public-private partnerships in making such data open and available to private...

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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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