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Hack Texas Hackathon, a 24-Hour Coding Marathon, Held Oct. 19-20 at The University of Texas at Austin

Hack Texas Hackathon, the first-ever 24-hour coding marathon hosted by the Technology Entrepreneurship Society at the Cockrell School of Engineering, will be held in the Student Activities Center (SAC) Ballroom.

1 Semester Startup Class to Host “Demo Day” with Special Guest James Truchard, President and CEO of National Instruments

The second-ever "Demo Day" will bring together Austin's entrepreneurial community on Thursday, April 26, for a showcasing of 10 undergraduate student startups from The University of Texas at Austin. Each startup will present a six-minute investor pitch. The startups are part of the spring 2012 1 Semester Startup (1SS) class, an interdisciplinary entrepreneurship practicum for undergraduates.

Longhorn Startup Camp Showcases 27 New Companies During Startup Crawl March 8

The University of Texas at Austin's newest space for startups — Longhorn Startup Camp — will be a stop on the SXSW Startup Crawl, which takes place Thursday, March 8, from 4 to 10 p.m. as part of UT Entrepreneurship Week. As a stop on the crawl, Longhorn Startup Camp will showcase its residents –…   » Continue Reading

Bob Metcalfe Receives Japan’s C&C Prize for Development of Ethernet

Bob Metcalfe Receives Japan’s C&C Prize for Development of Ethernet

Bob Metcalfe, Internet pioneer and now professor of innovation at The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering, has been recognized with an international award for his contributions to the development of the Internet.

1 Semester Startup Class at The University of Texas at Austin to Host “Demo Day” to Showcase 20 Undergraduate Startups

Twenty undergraduate student startups from The University of Texas at Austin will present five-minute investor pitches to the Austin entrepreneurial community Thursday, Dec. 1. The startups are part of 1 Semester Startup (1SS), a class at the university that supports undergraduates who are starting companies.

Ethernet Inventor Bob Metcalfe Interviews Michael Dell, Founder of Dell Inc., on Startups and Innovation

Event: The Cockrell School of Engineering's Technology Entrepreneurship Society (TES) presents "Talking Startups With Michael Dell, founder of Dell Inc." When: 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, doors open at 5:15 p.m. Where: The Auditorium, Student Activities Center (SAC) at The University of Texas at Austin. Background: Join the Cockrell School of Engineering's Professor of Innovation…   » Continue Reading

Former Ethernet Inventor to Speak at Science and Technology Forum

Former Ethernet Inventor to Speak at Science and Technology Forum

Event: The Austin Forum on Science, Technology & Society: "Innovating with University Startups" presented by Dr. Robert (Bob) Metcalfe, Professor of Innovation, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4. This event is free and open to the public. Where: AT&T Conference Center Amphitheater (Room 204), 1900…   » Continue Reading

Inventor of Ethernet and Venture Capital Executive Bob Metcalfe to Lead Innovation Initiatives at The University of Texas at Austin

Inventor of Ethernet and Venture Capital Executive Bob Metcalfe to Lead Innovation Initiatives at The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe, an icon of entrepreneurial engineering and inventor of today's local-area networking standard, Ethernet, has been selected to lead innovation initiatives at The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering.