Austin Economic Study: Tech Contributes $21B; 150 Tech CEOs Lead National Discussion on Leveraging Innovation Economy.
CEO Summit Focused on Tech Talent, STEM Ed, Growth Infrastructure Austin’s robust technology sector has clearly moved the city beyond its status as a state capitol and university town. But how great an influence does the tech sector have on the local economy? What does the tech landscape look like here? And what are the key business issues facing technology CEOs in the Austin area today? To find out, 150 Austin tech CEOs gathered to discuss the results of the Council’s Technology Economic Impact Report , an exclusive CEO assessment of the Central Texas talent pipeline, and the...Read More
Why Austin is tech’s new destination of choice- Guest Post by ATC President, Julie Huls. Silicon Valley is still the gold standard for tech entrepreneurship. However, Austin is now emerging as a new destination of choice for tech startups as well as larger enterprise companies — for a variety of economic and cultural reasons. Companies like Apple, Google, Facebook and Oracle are headquartered in Silicon Valley and there’s no question it’s is a hotbed of skilled labor; both workers and entrepreneurs from around the world migrate to the Valley to pursue their dreams...Read More
Even members of the Austin Technology Council, which includes Samsung, identified an educated work force as among their biggest concerns for the area, according to a recent survey. via Texas Business Incentives Highest in Nation – NYTimes.com.Read More
ATC president Julie Huls said the nonprofit is seeing more successful businesses in the social media, enterprise software and data-centric sectors. via Startups see rapid growth in hiring, funding – Community Impact Newspaper.Read More
SoftServe Inc.has recently joined the Austin Technology Council, the premier trade organization connecting technology companies of Austin and Central Texas.www.softserveinc.com/news/softserve-austin-tech-council/Read More
City working to close technology talent gap. With close to 4000 technology companies employing more than 100000 people—about 18 percent of the city's ...impactnews.com/topics/austin_technology_councilRead More