• Congress, don’t just preserve the research credit — expand it

    Expanding incentives for innovation and research, which fuel economic growth and hiring in the United States, is a bipartisan issue. No one in Congress wants to see more jobs outsourced, especially those that could create the next Apple, Google or Facebook — all uniquely American success stories. Congress should be mindful of that goal as it contemplates comprehensive tax reform […]

  • Tech Industry Employment Up by Over 100,000 in 1st Half of 2013

    Growth Driven by Software Services and Engineering & Tech Services Download the report Read the Press Release Highlights of What’s Inside… The U.S. tech industry employed 6.2 million people as of June 2013. The tech industry grew by over 100,000 jobs in the first six months of 2013, a 1.7 percent increase. This compares with […]

  • DEFINITION OF THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM TechAmerica Foundation utilizes the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) to define the tech industry.  The NAICS is a hierarchical system, with 6-digit numbers assigned to the most specific industries.  The NAICS is constructed around the concept of production and is able to reflect advances in technology, including […]


Press Releases

  • Finalists for American Technology Awards Announced

    Finalists for American Technology Awards Announced TechAmerica Foundation Recognizes Technology Products & Services in 15 Categories including Big Data and Cloud Washington, DC – The TechAmerica Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2014 American Technology Awards (ATAs) in 15 categories from over 100 outstanding entries. The ATA’s represent outstanding achievement and are the only “Best […]

  • Congress Costing U.S. Tech Industry with Haphazard Approach to R&D

    New Study Renews Call for Permanent, and Improved, R&D Tax Credit Washington, DC – A new study, released today by the TechAmerica Foundation and Grant Thornton LLP, finds that the piecemeal commitment to supporting research and development within the United States is hurting global competitiveness and, ultimately, costing U.S. tech companies and the country.  The […]

  • TechAmerica Foundation Honored for Leadership on Big Data

    Washington, DC – The TechAmerica Foundation has been honored by the Networking and Information Technology R&D (NITRD) program for its role as a Launch Partner for Building the Data Innovation Ecosystem.  The recognition was for the first-of-a-kind Big Data Roadshow as well as leadership in encouraging public/private sector cooperation and partnership to foster the use […]