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UT’s First Startup Investment Fund for All

May 15, 2018
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For the first time, all student entrepreneurs have a source of real cash to build their ideas and the opportunity to serve as venture capital investors.

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Meet Terry Orr, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Terry Orr

Terry Orr jokes that pursuing a degree in classical archaeology in his late 70s was all a ploy to avoid retirement. “You know, learning is a good thing,” he said. “Either learn or you die.”

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Meet Lawrence Garvin, II, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Lawrence Garvin

As a kid, Lawrence Garvin, II loved football. His dream was to be like Vince Young and play for the Longhorns. But in high school, Garvin decided his path was to be a doctor. He kept his sights on UT Austin as his top school.

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Meet Amanda Meriwether, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Amanda Meriwether

Amanda Meriwether was always the “perfect student.” However, during her time at UT, she says she developed a greater sense of perspective, realizing that there is more to focus on than getting perfect grades.

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Meet Fabian Jara Dohmann, Class of 2018

May 14, 2018
Fabian Jara Dohmann

Fabian Jara Dohmann grew up in Paraguay. He says most Paraguayans don’t have the opportunity to go to college, but for him athletics was a way to a brighter future.

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