MEDIA COVERAGE

2020

Aug. 03

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AUSTIN, TEXAS — The ATXelerator on Monday announced Here To Help ATX raised more than $10,000 in its two-week virtual fundraiser for Foundation Communities' Emergency Assistance Fund.

July 20

The ATXelerator announced Here To Help ATX, a virtual fundraising effort July 13-26, benefiting Foundation Communities’ Emergency Relief Fund.

2019

Jan. 09

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The nonprofit and nonpartisan Center for Austin’s Future was formed by a group of business and political leaders concerned over a lack of meaningful progress from City Council...

2018

June 18

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The new ATXelerator wants to prepare future city leaders, but will it be just yield more of the same?

Feb. 13

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It's 5 p.m. on a Friday at a hip bar and hostel in East Austin. Half a dozen people occupy the blue velvet booths and alternative dance music blares overhead...

Feb. 11

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In Austin, a political nonprofit is taking a Shark Tank-style approach to finding and training candidates to run for office.

Jan. 17

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What makes ATXelerator different from other candidate schools is that it’s also part tech accelerator. 

2017

Dec. 21

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Imagine an accelerator, but for aspiring politicians and commissioners instead of startup companies.

Oct. 23

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High-profile names from the political and business worlds are collaborating to propel more qualified officeholders to halls of power in Austin.

Oct. 20

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Got a yen for public service? See yourself on the City Coun­cil dais, voting to extend another meeting past 10pm? The newly founded Center for Austin's Future wants your number...

Oct. 04

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Accelerators have played a big role in helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into tech startups -- and a wide variety of other businesses.