Veteran entrepreneurs advise startup founders to have “intestinal fortitude”

BY L.A. LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The buzz surrounding the Initial Public Offering of Facebook and the billions Mark Zuckerberg will receive might make people think that running a startup leads to fame, fortune and fun. But several entrepreneurs offered up a different view at the Texas Venture Labs “Been There, Done That” […]

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Got a startup? Get the ChooseWhat.com startup guide

ChooseWhat guides entrepreneurs through the process of starting up a business. And now the Austin Technology Incubator has announced a formal partnership with ChooseWhat.com. The Austin-based company, founded in 2007 by Gaines Kilpatrick and Leo Welder, seeks to solve problems for small business owners such as how to get the best deal on a fax […]

ATI inspires tech entrepreneurs to succeed

This year’s graduating class at the Austin Technology Incubator really encompasses a couple of years of companies, said Isaac Barchas, its director. He skipped a graduation year last year, he said. But the group of 21 companies have “tremendous diversity of focus from social media management to drug delivery to robotics controls.” “What most of […]

ATI graduates 21 companies tonight

The Austin Technology Incubator, a non-profit organization affiliated with the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas, will host a graduation ceremony tonight for 21 of its member companies. The event also celebrates the 23 years ATI has helped incubate central Texas companies. Founded by Dr. George Kozmetsky and first directed by Laura Kilcrease, ATI […]

ATI helps recruit 13 new companies to Austin in 2011

In 2011, 13 companies moved to Austin with the assistance of the Austin Technology Incubator’s Landing Pad Program. The companies included Amatra, BlackLocus, Convergence Wireless, Digital Harmony Games, Drivve, DXUp Close, SceneTap, Social Muse, Tactical Information Systems and V-Chain Solutions. Also, Ben Dyer, a serial entrepreneur, moved here from Atlanta with TechDrawl, and has since […]