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

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

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

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.

Unique McCombs MBA Scholarship Offered to Entrepreneurs

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.

UT Austin Names Director for Commercialization Efforts

UT Austin Names Director for Commercialization Efforts

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.

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

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.

NuMat Technologies Wins Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

NuMat Technologies from Northwestern University beat out 37 teams from top MBA programs around the world to claim the grand prize at the 29th annual Global Venture Labs Investment Competition held at The University of Texas at Austin on Saturday, May 5. NuMat Technologies designs and creates high-performance materials to store clean fuels and produce…   » Continue Reading

Accenture Awards $600,000 to Equip Graduate Students with Skills to Launch a Business

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and The University of Texas at Austin announced today that Accenture has awarded the university’s Texas Venture Labs (TVL) a $600,000 grant to help provide graduate students the skills they need to launch a business. TVL is an interdisciplinary education and research initiative designed to give students real-world experience in starting and…   » Continue Reading

Ten Start-ups to Pitch New Business Ideas at University of Texas Venture Expo

Executive teams from 10 Texas Venture Labs (TVL) portfolio companies will pitch their ideas to investors at the upcoming Venture Expo Oct. 27.

Global Venture Labs Investment Competition Caps Venture Week, May 4-7

The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest-running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, will be held May 6-7 at The University of Texas at Austin. The event is the culmination of Venture Week, May 4-7, which includes a series of events for entrepreneurs, investors, business professionals, students and faculty designed to showcase…   » Continue Reading

Dominican Republic president visits IC2

Event: Visit of delegation of Dr. Leonel Fernández Reyna, president of the Dominican Republic, to the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. Where: IC2, 2815 San Gabriel St. View a map online.