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 […]

Austin-San Antonio tech start-up incubators, accelerators and other programs

So many central Texas start-ups have taken off recently and some of them may need a boost to get to the next level. This list of Austin and San Antonio incubators and accelerators help companies with a leg up in the marketplace. Some of them have rigorous application and screening processes. Check them out to […]

Famigo lets families play together safely on small screens

By Susan Lahey Special contributor to Silicon Hills News When people write about Austin start-up Famigo’s new tool, the Sandbox, they focus on the benefit: Parents can pass their mobile phones to children, touching the Sandbox icon, and restricting that kid to a safe world of age-appropriate games. In the Sandbox, he can never dial […]

Data demands putting strains on wireless industry

An explosion of demand for data on mobile devices has put a real strain on wireless network carriers and infrastructure. Worldwide 5.7 billion people subscribe to a wireless device, said Roberto Padovani, executive vice president at Qualcomm. “It’s truly the biggest platform in the history of mankind,” he said, during a Tuesday morning keynote address […]

Omni Water Solutions wins the Clean Energy Venture Summit in Austin

Want to win at the Clean Energy Venture Summit or the South Central Cleantech Open in Austin? It helps to have a solution. Omni Water Solutions won the Clean Energy Venture Summit. The Austin Technology Incubator, Austin Energy and Pecan Street Consortium sponsored the event. Omni Water Solutions pitched its portable water treatment system in […]