Angelou noted, though, that the region isn't dependent on a large tech manufacturers, as about $600 million is being invested every year in start-ups of all types. "This is a very entrepreneurial environment," said Angelou.
The Austin region is adding about 55,000 to 60,000 residents each year, and its population not stands at just under 2 million.
As a U.S. employer, Dell has been a consistent one over the last few years. The company has increased the number of its U.S. employees by 4,000 over its three last reported fiscal years. Its U.S. headcount, as a percentage of its overall workforce, has been in the 36-37% range over this period.
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