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Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2010’

  • Idea to Product Competition April 2010

    The following post was written by Aruni Gunasegaram, Director of Operations for the Austin Technology Incubator. I had the privilege of serving as a judge in the final rounds of the Idea to Product (I2P) competition this past Saturday, April 24, 2010.  I always enjoy […]

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  • ATI Member Company, Notice Technologies, Graduates from Incubator

    Congratulations to Notice Technologies! Notice Technologies became a member company of ATI in May 2009 and will graduate from the incubator this month. The founders, Chris Treadaway and Robert Starek wanted to build a solution to take advantage of the growing demand for local digital […]

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  • So what is going on at the new job site itzbig.com?

    ATI’s member company, itzbig, is the first private network to allow working professionals to save time while safely exploring career opportunities. The company’s innovative approach rescues job seekers and employers from drowning in large quantities of poorly matched data. The CEO Jim Hammock was recently […]

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  • We Have Solutions in Hand: an interview with Dr. Michael Webber

    The following interview with Dr. Michael Weber, a co-director  was conducted for the KVRX UT student radio show “The Pursuit of Injustice.” Listen to the interview here Michael Webber is a co-director of ATI’s Clean Energy incubator  and  the Associate Director of the Center for […]

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  • Notes From Entrepreneur’s Workshop: Market Validation

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    The following blog post was written by Iva Paleckova and Justin Bowes, ATI marketing and law interns. The Rice Alliance – Austin Chapter, Austin Technology Incubator, and the Central Texas Angel Network have assembled a team of some of Austin’s most experienced entrepreneurs to present […]

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  • ATI Alum, Spredfast, Lands $1.6 million from Austin Ventures

    The following note is a summary of Austin American-Statesman article was written by Melissa Rabeaux, ATI’s Marketing Communications Manager. The Austin Technology Incubator congratulates Spredfast, for raising $1.6 million in funding from Austin Ventures. Spredfast joined the Austin Technology Incubator under the name Social Agency […]

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  • The wireless ecosystem in Austin, Texas

    I recently wrote an article about Entrepreneurship in Austin. This morning I found another good one on RCRWireless.com that talks about the wireless ecosystem, which is pretty significant in Austin. According to RCRWireless article, more than 4,000 people are working within the wireless industry at […]

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  • Four Companies Emerge from ATI-hosted 3 Day Startup

    The following blogpost was written by Melissa Rabeaux, ATI’s Marketing Communications Manager. Over the weekend, 42 students from a variety of disciplines participated in 3 Day Start Up Spring 2010, a sleep deprived, super-charged, idea-to-company-creation mini-camp. 9 brainstorming teams were formed with 12 ideas pitched […]

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    Austin Seeks a New Blueprint for Power Utilities

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    On April 7th, a great article was published in the New York TImes about the Pecan Street Project. Isaac Barchas, Director of ATI,  and Brewster McCracken Executive Director of the Pecan Street Project, were quoted commenting on the topic of Smart Grid and the Pecan […]

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  • ATI Hosts Spring 3 Day Startup 2010 for Student Entrepreneurs

    We are very excited to announce that we will host the 3 Day Startup 2010 this weekend on April 9-11 at the West Pickle Research Center (former MCC building). From the official announcement: “ In a super-charged, highly caffeinated Project Runway-esque for techies atmosphere, 40 […]

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