Topic: Entrepreneur

Student Teams from 12 Countries Will Compete in Annual Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

April 28, 2014

The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest-running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, takes place May 1-3 at the ATandT Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Google Supports Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas' Latest MOOC

Dec. 4, 2013

Noticing a lack of Spanish-language Web content, Google is supporting the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas in promoting the creation and development of digital journalism projects in Spanish.

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Unique McCombs MBA Scholarship Offered to Entrepreneurs

Nov. 6, 2013

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs will provide two scholarships to entrepreneurs to develop startup ventures while pursuing their MBA degrees. The scholarships will be awarded to the winners of a shark-tank-style pitch competition at The University of Texas at Austin on Feb. 15, 2014.

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UT Austin Names Director for Commercialization Efforts

Jan. 7, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin has appointed Dan Sharp, a veteran intellectual property and technology lawyer, to be the director of the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) and associate vice president for research. Sharp's appointment, effective Jan. 1, comes after an extensive search of candidates and a review of leading technology commercialization offices across the country.

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Austin Technology Leader Laura Kilcrease Named 2012-13 McCombs Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Oct. 10, 2012

Laura Kilcrease, a 25-year veteran of the Austin technology scene, is the 2012-13 entrepreneur-in-residence at the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship at The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business.

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