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‘Investor-Ready’ Startups to Compete at Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest-running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, will hold its 30th annual competition May 2-4 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin.  

Student Venture Seismos Wins 2013 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

Seismos, a services company that provides real-time analysis of oil and gas flows, won the 2013 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. At the Feb. 8-9 competition, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, teams whose members came from disciplines across the campus pitched a record…   » Continue Reading

$6 Million Gift Will Fund Expansion of Texas Venture Labs

The Texas Venture Labs at the McCombs School of Business is now the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs, in recognition of a combined gift of more than $6 million from Fort Worth businessman and entrepreneur Jon Brumley to fund the growth of the program at The University of Texas at Austin.

‘Investor-Ready’ Startups Showcased at Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest-running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, will be held May 2-5 at The University of Texas at Austin. The "Super Bowl of business plan competitions," this year’s Global VLIC features more than 40 teams that gained eligibility by winning a regional new venture competition in the U.S.…   » Continue Reading

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

Texas Venture Labs Selects New Startups, Announces Partnership with GE

Texas Venture Labs (TVL) has accepted 10 new portfolio companies for the spring semester. The accepted companies are equally divided into one of two stages — early development stage, with a business plan, executive team and need for capital, and funded stage, which comprises companies that have a product, have had an early round of…   » 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 Winners to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell June 3

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 Wins Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

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.