Capital of the State of Texas. 11th largest U.S. city.2.2 million metro area population.
Home to SXSW Conference & Festivals — 417,400 creatives from 105 countries attended in 2019
Tier 1 research university with $680million in annual research funding#3 for patents per capita among major U.S. metros
151 venture capital deals with $1.7 billion in funding in 2019 —Austin ranked 7th among U.S. metros for the value of funding100 incubators, accelerators, maker & co-working spacesTech/innovation centers include Home Depot, Walmart, IBM, Comcast, GE Aviation, Dell Med, HEB, and GM