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.
College of Natural Sciences Builds Entrepreneurship Programs Under Direction of New Associate Dean Skip Porter
The College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin is building new entrepreneurship programs to better connect students and faculty to industry under the direction of W. Arthur "Skip" Porter, the college's new associate dean for innovation and science enterprise.
Melinda Garvey, owner and publisher of AustinWoman magazine, has been named Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, a yearlong appointment that began Sept. 1.
Event: TNG Pharmaceuticals, winner of the 2011 Global Venture Labs Investment Competition, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square Friday, June 3, to ring the closing bell. The team from the University of Louisville beat 37 other student teams from around the world for the title of Global Champion at the… » Continue Reading
TNG Pharmaceuticals, a team from the University of Louisville that developed a vaccine to prevent negative effects to cattle from the horn fly, won the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), hosted by Texas Venture Labs at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Vocal Media, a company that uses the dead-air time in international phone calls to advertise to U.S. immigrant populations, won the Texas round of the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) Feb. 16.
Ethernet Inventor and Professor of Innovation Robert Metcalfe Looks at Energy Issues through Internet Lens in Unique Session with Students
Robert M. Metcalfe, Internet pioneer and newly appointed professor of innovation at The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering, will present "Enernet: Internet Lessons for Solving Energy" on Jan. 20 from 4-5 p.m. in the Avaya Auditorium of the ACES building (room 2.302).
Louise Epstein, founder of Charge-Off Clearinghouse and a former Austin City Council member, has been named entrepreneur-in-residence in the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship at the McCombs School of Business of The University of Texas at Austin.
Inaugural Venture Expo Nov. 19 to Showcase University’s Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Successes
Texas Venture Labs' (TVL) first Venture Exposition, an event open to the public that will showcase new ventures ready for commercialization and funding from across the university, will be held Nov. 19, Rob Adams, director of TVL at The University of Texas at Austin, has announced.
The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business is adding the Master of Science in Technology Commercialization Program (MSTC) to its graduate degree offerings, Tom Gilligan, dean of the McCombs School, has announced.