Explore Austin

Hub for High-Tech Entrepreneurship

Austin was identified as “America’s Clean-Tech Hub” for being a high-tech center that is friendly to entrepreneurs, according to Time Magazine.


#1 Economy in the U.S.

Austin has consistently been ranked #1 among top metro economies in the U.S. by The Business Journal’s “On Numbers” report. Austin leads the country in overall job creation.

Top Job Market

As a tech center, state capital, major convention center and music haven, Austin tops the list at Forbes.com (2013) and ranks among the top three U.S. job markets and cities to find a job, according to the Milken Institute.


Austin Resources

It's not just people from the sunshine states who have fallen for Austin. Washington, D.C.-based Kiplinger’s ranks Austin No. 1 among “Best Cities for the Next Decade.” Austin topped the national list based on “innovative thinking,” number of “creative-class” workers (such as educators, writers and scientists) and its ideal environment for small business.

Here's a list of resources for exploring Austin, beginning with what writers around the country have to say about the little town that could.

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