Annual Reports

Annually we produce a report to highlight the previous year's accomplishments towards the goals set forth in Opportunity Austin.


  • 2018

    “...2018 may be remembered as the year Austin stepped up to become a top-tier city for business alongside New York, Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.” - Austin Business Journal, 1/03/2019

    OA 2018 Annual Report
  • 2017

    “Austin ranks 1st for talent according to ‘Innovation that Matters’ study examining the health of startup communities in 25 leading innovation centers across the U.S.” - U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 10/13/2017

    OA 2017 Annual Report
  • 2016

    "Austin tops “America’s Cities of the Future” ranking of cities most likely to prosper over the next decade." - Forbes, 01/14/2016

    OA 2016 Annual Report
  • 2015

    Ranked #2 for "Best Places for Careers for Veterans" - Forbes, 2015

    OA 2015 Annual Report
  • 2014

    "Austin is one of the Hottest Startup Cities in the U.S." - RJMetrics, 04/23/2014

    OA 2014 Annual Report
  • 2013

    "Austin ranked first overall among the 200 largest U.S. metros." - Milken Institute’s Best Performing Cities Index, 2013

    OA 2013 Annual Report
  • 2012

    "Top Eight: Best American Cities to Live and Work in." - Business Review, 2012

    OA 2012 Annual Report
  • 2011

    "America's Clean-Tech Hub." - Time Magazine, 2011

    OA 2011 Annual Report


Additional Resources
  • Opportunity Austin 4.0

    Our current 5 year Economic Development Program

    Learn More
  • Previous Programs

    Overview of Opportunity Austin 3.0 & 2.0 priorities and resources.

    Learn More
  • Investor Directory

    Corporate and community partners that participate in Opportunity Austin.

    Meet Our Partners