Meet the Winners of the Texas Charity Pitch

    The University Securities Investment Team (USIT) hosted the first Texas Charity Pitch on Saturday, April 11. This unique competition featured 11 teams of students pitching the charities of their choice, using their skills of analysis and communication to develop a presentation on their chosen charity.   Winning 1st place for was Ziyaad Khayrattee, Arvind Sivakumar, […]

Pretty Data

This summer Rachel Gosch took on some challenging endeavors: mastering baking to an exact science, competing against friends in Extreme Uno and wrangling real-time data while conducting research in industrial math and statistics. As a BHP math and business double major, Rachel chose research over the beach this summer in preparation for the research thesis […]

3 Day Startup Fall 2013: McCombs Competes

3 Day Startup Fall 2013: McCombs Competes from utexasbba 3 Day Startup (“3DS”) teaches entrepreneurial skills in an extreme hands-on environment. This proven program provides members of a university community the tools they need to start successful technology companies. Over 4,000+ 3DS alumni from 70 programs across 4 continents–including programs at Harvard, MIT, ESADE and […]

3 Day Startup Austin

The 3 Day Startup (3DS) challenge is every young entrepreneur’s dream. The idea is to start a technology company over the course of three days. A group of 40 students with a wide range of backgrounds including Software Engineering, Business, Graphic Design and more have been recruited to participate in 3 Day Startup Austin, October 18–20. […]

Throw a $3,000 Pitch

If you’re one of those people that could sell a snow cone to an Eskimo or you have a good understanding of numbers and how they work, you should compete in pitching stocks. The Texas Stock Pitch Competition, hosted by the University Securities Investment Team (USIT), is on Saturday, Oct. 19, in CBA 4.328. Open […]

McCombs BBA student prepares for first finance course by winning (virtual) 4.5 million in a market trading competition

This summer, Markit, a financial infrastructure and risk management company headquartered in London, England received about 1,500 applications for the Summer Intern Program. Only 5% of applicants were accepted, one of which was Evan Watts, MIS ‘15. He worked in Dallas, TX as a Development Intern, documenting the installation processes of Markit’s financial software for […]

Case Competition: U.S. FIscal Debt Challenge

The University of Texas at Austin was selected as one of twelve universities to compete in a nationwide campus competition to raise awareness about the long-term U.S. fiscal debt challenge. Many economists believe that a debt-to-GDP ratio of 60 percent or less is a desirable fiscal goal. The U.S. public debt is 70 percent, and […]

10/5 – PwC Case Study Competition Launch – xACT 2011

Are you looking for a Case Study Competition where you can…Team with your friends to learn more about high-level accounting policy issues? Gain recognition for your teamwork, critical thinking, and communication skills?  And connect with professionals at PwC who can provide mentoring for your career pursuits, all while you have fun and compete for substantial […]

10/20-10/21: 22nd Annual Deloitte Consulting MBA-BBA Case Challenge

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of Deloitte Consulting’s Annual McCombs Case Competition.  Deloitte would like to include approximately 18 BBA Juniors in the competition this year.  Through the inclusion of standout undergraduate students, Deloitte hopes to more closely mirror the typical composition of a Deloitte Consulting engagement team. One BBA student will be selected […]