The Austin A-LIST increases visibility for Austin’s most innovative homegrown companies.

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  • Capital Committee

    This committee focuses on the need for additional capital across specific industries in the region.

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  • Austin Global Gateway

    This committee works with foreign investors and businesses that are interested in investing the region.

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  • Consumer Packaged Goods

    The region’s CPG community is growing by the day, and its products are available across Austin and beyond.

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  • Austin Ecosystem

    We have a diverse and dedicated network of partners that collaborate to help the Austin region continue to lead the way.

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COVID-19 Resources

Resources from the Austin Chamber

Partner Events

  • The Riveter: How Prejudiced Are You? Recognizing and Combating Unconscious Bias

    September 9, 2020
    10:00 AM

    Overt racism is easy to identify. But what about implicit bias – soft prejudices that we all have, but of which we are basically unaware. In today’s heated social and global climate, this lack of awareness can deeply impact your professional and personal life as well as the way you unintentionally communicate and think. It can even have serious economic ramifications, particularly for women, as well as for corporations.

    This thought-provoking workshop will take a deep dive into the subject, where you will confront your own biases and see how you – regardless of race, status, income or education –- have been a victim of unconscious bias. There will be an exercise that underscores and furthers the learnings.

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  • Naturally Austin: Off-The-Shelf with Dan Graham

    September 15, 2020
    1:00 PM

    Hear Dan Graham’s journey in this free webinar for Naturally Austin members. Dan is the former CEO of BuildASign, Partner at Notley Ventures, and a Naturally Austin Founding Board Member. Dan has been recognized as Austin Business Journal’s CEO of the Year and Austinite of the Year by “Austin Under 40.”

    Notley operates as an engine for social good. They leverage the profits of traditional investments in real estate, venture funds, startups and donations to fund our growing community efforts across various sectors of need. Their team supports multiple initiatives on a sliding scale and provides seed capital or grants to other organizations focused on social change.

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  • Austin Startup Week

    October 5-9, 2020

    Started in 2011, Austin Startup Week is five days of events celebrating Austin startups, the organizations and meetups that support them and all the awesome people that make them happen!

    Each year, organizations and startups open their doors, put on events and roll out the red carpet for both locals and visitors who are interested in learning more about the startup scene in Austin.

    We’re excited to share that the 10th annual Austin Startup Week is going virtual from October 5-9, 2020. Over the last few months, we have been inspired to see the Austin community come together to offer support, collaboration, and resources to one another. As we adjust and adapt to the new reality, it’s urgent that we continue to focus on supporting each other, removing barriers, facilitating connections, sharing resources and finding a way through this as a community. We hope you’ll join us October 5-9, 2020 for a week of engaging sessions, workshops, special events, and amazing speakers, all on a virtual stage.

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Recent News

  • International business advantage: Austin/Israel opportunities

    On Tuesday, August 11th, we were joined by leaders in Tel Aviv and a key tech CEO with offices in Israel and Austin to discuss why a deeper Israel/Austin relationship just makes sense.

    Aug 12, 2020

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  • Authentically Inclusive: TechTalk with Preston James

    In the Monday, August 10th Tech Talk, we were joined Preston James, founder of DivInc, who shared how groups like DivInc can survive and thrive in our socially distanced world and what he’s learned on his path to becoming a well-established leader in this much less predictable world of early-stage entrepreneurism.

    Aug 11, 2020

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  • Diversity in funding: Opportunities for emerging companies

    On Wednesday, June 10th, we were joined by key leaders from the Toronto Stock Exchange, S3 Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank to discuss the investment and funding opportunity trends that they are seeing.

    Jun 11, 2020

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