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  • BlackLocus Acquired by Home Depot

    BlackLocus, who graduated from ATI’s Landing Pad Program at the beginning of 2012, was recently acquired by The Home Depot for an undisclosed sum.  BlackLocus uses disruptive techniques to analyze massive amounts of data that online retailers use for everything from price optimization to revenue [...]

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  • Ideal Power Converters Raises $4 million

    Austin-based Ideal Power Converters, a graduate of ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator, recently raised $4 million in funding to help bring its innovative photovoltaic inverters to market.  A photovoltaic inverter converts DC power from solar modules to AC power used on a power grid. There are [...]

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  • Toopher Secures Series A Funding

    Austin start up Toopher, a member of ATI’s development portfolio, recently announced it has risen $1.1 million as part of a $2 million Series A funding round.  Toopher’s CEO Josh Alexander, an adjunct professor of finance at the University of Texas’ McCombs School of Business, [...]

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  • Austin’s Gaming Scene

    KLRU’s Capital of Innovation, a documentary series dedicated to Austin entrepreneurs and startups, recently profiled Austin’s video game industry.   Over the past few decades, the video game industry has become larger than the music and film industries combined, and Austin has played an integral [...]

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  • Startup Fever

    VC funding season is in full swing.   Entrepreneurs everywhere are tweaking their slide decks and practicing their pitches with the hopes of turning their dreams into realities.  For many that means hitting the road, participating in pitch competitions, and hoping they impress investors enough [...]

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  • Calxeda Raises $55 Million in Latest Venture Round

    ATI graduate Calxeda has closed the largest venture capital round in Austin this year. Calxeda announced last week that it raised $55 million from Austin Ventures, Vulcan Capital and existing investors. The $55 million investment brings the total amount of venture capital raised by the [...]

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  • Member Company Spotlight—Omni Water Solutions

    For over 20 years, ATI has had the privilege of working with some of the most innovative start-ups in the country. We asked several to look back at their time with ATI and share their experiences in a project we’ve called Member Company Spotlight. We [...]

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  • It’s the Fourth Quarter that Counts

    Note: This post was originally written by ATI’s entrepreneur in residence, Ben Dyer. His excellent blog can be found here. The launch of college football season reminds us anew of plenty of truths that apply to entrepreneurial businesses. There is much more to the startup [...]

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  • New Faces in the Crowd

    Thanks to crowdfunding, it has never been easier to enter the music or film industry. For as little as $1, you can be a part of The Lonely H’s fourth album or help fund a documentary film about extreme wrestling. In 2011, $1.5 billion was [...]

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  • In The Pipeline….

    Every Friday, the directors, associates and interns at ATI get together for a Pipeline Meeting. It’s an informal way to reconnect after another busy week, and talk about what to expect in the future. One of the coolest parts about these meetings are the guest [...]

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