Topic: Startup

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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Texas Still Needs to Support Innovation

Feb. 4, 2015
Texas Still Needs to Support Innovation

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has called for the elimination of the Emerging Technology Fund, a program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups but was hindered by bankruptcies and other issues.

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McCombs Scholarship Provides Money and Expertise to Student Entrepreneurs

Dec. 12, 2014

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) will award two scholarships valued at $50,000 each during a shark-tank style pitch competition Feb. 20, 2015, as part of their third annual TVL Scholarship Competition for student entrepreneurs who pursue their MBA degrees at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.

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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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Austin Technology Incubator Recognizes Manoj Saxena and Michael Webber for Contributions to Tech Community

Jan. 30, 2014

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin, has recognized a veteran entrepreneur and a renowned faculty member with a pair of awards that honor their accomplishments and contributions the technology community.

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