Austin Hacker Gives Security Spending Wish List for Local Businesses
Nov 29, 2022
I lead a team of hackers who spend their days trying to figure out how to hack into the biggest companies and government agencies in the world. Let me start with some bad news. There is always a way in.
Ending Unsheltered Homelessness in Austin
Nov 22, 2022
Ascension Seton recently announced a donation of $3 million to Finding Home ATX, a community initiative that aims to end unsheltered homelessness in Austin. On any given night in Austin about 3,000 people are without homes and Finding Home ATX is working to rehouse those individuals and restabilize an additional 2,300 local households by the end of 2024.
Job growth & unemployment
Nov 21, 2022
Austin ranks as the best performing major job market since the beginning of the pandemic and the tenth best over the last 12 months.
Monthly Luncheon Shares State Legislative Agenda for Upcoming Session
Nov 15, 2022
Last week the monthly luncheon for Opportunity Austin investors included a forecast of the upcoming Texas Legislative Session at the November Economic Development Corporation luncheon, generously hosted by Jacobs in their beautiful offices. The presentation included a financial outlook from Dale Craymer, president of the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association. The Chamber's policy and advocacy team provided a preview of the state legislative agenda that has been approved by the Austin Chamber Board of Directors.
Austin Chamber Partners Lead State in Effort to Help More Students Afford Higher Education
Nov 15, 2022
With approximately 60% of jobs in the Austin MSA requiring some form of postsecondary education, the Austin Chamber of Commerce has partnered with area schools, colleges, businesses, and community organizations to help families afford the education and training they need to compete for good jobs in Central Texas.
Austin Ecosystem Platform: Call to claim your profile
Nov 14, 2022
The Austin Chamber of Commerce and Opportunity Austin launched a new open access platform in August to track and measure the successful growth of our ecosystem, powered by Dealroom.
2022 State of Education & Talent Recap
Nov 10, 2022
At our 17th annual State of Education & Talent, we celebrated our local schools and businesses that are working together to shape our next generation of talent.
Cast your vote for the 2022 Uniquely Austin Award
Nov 10, 2022
Find out more about our Greater Austin Business award recognizing a business that keeps Austin the one and only.
Business Dynamics Statistics – firm startups & related measures
Nov 8, 2022
Austin’s startup density, 194 per 100,000 population, is 144% of the national rate, and ranks 5th among the 50 largest metros.
Art of Mentoring - Bringing Australia to Austin
Nov 7, 2022
Art of Mentoring was co-founded in 2013 by Alex and his mother, global mentoring expert, Melissa Richardson. The combination of Alex’s deep understanding of technology and Melissa’s mentoring mastery presented an opportunity to leverage technology to mobilize strategic mentoring programs and help organizations attract, develop and retain their people
Nomi Health deepens Texas roots, opens regional office in Austin on path to rewire how health care works in Texas and beyond
Nov 4, 2022
Nomi Health’s Austin location is one of four offices opening nationwide as the company expands rapidly to meet extraordinary demand from organizations turning to them for innovative health care delivery support and payment solutions.
Austin Chamber Partners with Growing Good on 2022 Corporate Giving Survey
Nov 3, 2022
Announced Nov. 3, Growing Good is conducting the eighth Central Texas Corporate Giving Survey in order to measure the motivation of corporate giving, as well as how corporations are donating to local and/or national nonprofits.