AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin-based incubator and co-working space for startups Capital Factory joined Google’s entrepreneur funding initiative, Tech Hub Network on Tuesday.
Google invites organizations across the U.S. to join their network and provides funding and access to Google mentorships and products. Capital Factory is the eighth organization to join the network, all of which focus on hosting accelerator programs for talented developers and providing work spaces for entrepreneurs.
Google also announced beginning Tuesday, anyone who works in one of the eight tech hubs that belong to the network or Google’s campuses in London and Tel Aviv will be able to work for free from the other member spaces when traveling.
According to Google, since the program’s launch, organizations that belong to their Tech Hub Network have raised more than $50 million and created 1,200 jobs.
Google released a statement on Tuesday telling Austin entrepreneurs to “get their boots on” and said they’re anxious to see “how the growing startup community plays its part in keeping Austin weird.”