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Texas MBA Working Professional Programs Rank #1 in Texas

business-2017The Texas Evening MBA, Texas MBA at Houston and Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth programs are the most prestigious, highest ranked part-time MBA programs in Texas.

Ranked #7 in the nation overall, the part-time Texas MBA programs also hold the #5 ranking among public schools in the U.S. The part-time Texas MBA programs have held top seven status for the past seven years.

Cal-Berkeley (Haas) took first place in the annual ranking. The University of Chicago (Booth) was second with Northwestern (Kellogg) placing at number three. Rounding out the top 5 were Michigan (Ross) in fourth and UCLA (Anderson) in fifth.

Amongst Texas schools, the Texas MBA program is ahead of Rice University (Jones) #24, The University of Texas-Dallas #26, Texas A&M University-College Station (Mays) #30, The University of Houston (Bauer) #43 and Southern Methodist University (Cox) #51.

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Texas MBA Alumni @ SXSW Interactive

SXSW Interactive and McCombs Entrepreneurship Night are quickly approaching! Several of our talented Texas MBA alumni and current student entrepreneurs will be present on March 12 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. to talk about their startups and network with attendees. Check out which alumni and current students will be attending below and find out more about UT Austin’s presence at SXSW with #UTatSXSW.

Company Name
Alumni
Grad Year
Entrepreneurship Night?
SXSWi Trade Show?
Bravo Tip or Pay Maria Luna 1993 Yes Sunday, March 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
YouRefund Omar Garza 2017 Yes Sunday, March 13,  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Merivis Foundation Kate Perez 2015 No Sunday, March 13,
2 p.m. -6 p.m.
Renovate Simply Will Mitchell 2015 Yes Sunday, March 13,
2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
 3 Day Startup Cam Houser  2010  Yes Monday, March 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 soFetch Renae Donus  2000  Yes Monday, March 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
TradePending Brice Englert 2004 Yes Monday, March 14,
2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
TripRiff Jeremy Sapriel 2016 Yes Monday, March 14,
2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Cybernance Charlie Leonard 2015 No Tuesday, March 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Knock Knock Rebecca Tongsinoon 2008 Yes Tuesday, March 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Lady Epicure Gourmet Tenaj Ferguson 2017 Yes Tuesday, March 15,
2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Ordoro Naruby Schlenker 2010 No Tuesday, March 15,
2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Plot Guru Justin Key 2016 No Wednesday, March 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Skoop Martin Oberli 2006 Yes Wednesday, March 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
BeatBox Beverages Aimy Steadman 2013 Yes  
eyeQ Michael Garel 2012 Yes  

It’s not too late to register to attend McCombs Entrepreneurship Night! All attendees will need to RSVP below:

Register for McCombs Entrepreneurship Night
Note: Due to capacity restrictions, registration does not guarantee entry.

The Texas MBA will also have a booth at the SXSW Interactive Trade Show, Sunday, March 13 through Wednesday, March 16. If you’re attending the conference and/or Trade Show, please stop by our booth to say hello and for the chance to win some Texas MBA swag!

 

SXSWi 2016: McCombs Entrepreneurship Night & Trade Show Booth Info

SXSW 2016 is almost here! The Texas MBA will have a booth at the SXSW Interactive Trade Show, March 13-16. If you’re attending the conference and/or Trade Show, please stop by our booth to say hello and for the chance to win some Texas MBA swag!

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You’re Invited to McCombs Entrepreneurship Night!

What happens when you combine SXSWi with McCombs’ renowned faculty, world class students and alumni, and Austin’s hottest tech startups? McCombs Entrepreneurship Night!

Kick off SXSW with the Texas MBA. We’ll be having a reception during SXSWi with SXSW attendees, local entrepreneurs, and McCombs students, faculty, alumni, & prospective students. We will also be showcasing some McCombs startups. All attendees will need to RSVP below:

Register for McCombs Entrepreneurship Night
Note: Due to capacity restrictions, registration does not guarantee entry.

We’ll see you at SXSW! Hook ‘Em!

Entrepreneurship at McCombs: 2016 TVL Scholarship Competition Recap

The Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) at The University of Texas at Austin is a campus-wide initiative to accelerate start-ups in taking their innovations to market. In coordination with the McCombs School of Business, they have created the TVL Scholarship, a unique program for entrepreneurial students interested in attending business school.

This year’s TVL Scholarship Competition Semi-Finals & Finals were held on February 19th. Fourteen presenters gave their pitch to a panel of judges in hopes of winning the scholarship. Each TVL Scholarship is worth up to $174,000 and includes:

– $10,000 per year scholarship, as well as in-state tuition (for a total of $25,000 per year scholarship value).

– Consideration for admission of your company into the TVL Accelerator upon graduation.

– Consideration for a post-graduate position as a Venture Partner worth $50,000.

– Continued support from Texas Venture Labs throughout the development of your company.

Congratulations to the 2016 TVL Scholarship Winners!

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2016 TVL Scholarship winners Josh Berrington (left) and William Wilder (right)

Full scholarships were awarded to two first-place winners:

  • Josh Berrington, for Q’ello – a plant-based milk that is completely traceable and delivered right to your door.
  • William Wilder, for Wilder Systems – a business that supplies automated tools to the aerospace industry to improve productivity and quality.

First Runner-Up was awarded to Beth Hood,  for Tekton Industries, LLC and Second Runner-Up was awarded to Mahesh Murali for Falcon Technology.

More Entrepreneurship at McCombs

The McCombs School of Business, ranked #6 for entrepreneurship, offers many unique resources in one of America’s most innovative cities to prepare students for new business ventures. Learn more about TVL or check out these other resources:

Infographic: First Year MBA Insights from Working Professionals

The Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth and Texas MBA at Houston programs are prestigious, flexible MBA programs tailored to fit your lifestyle, allowing you to work full-time while earning an MBA from a globally-recognized brand within a network of award-winning faculty and accomplished students.

See what the Class of 2016 for the Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth program had to say about their first year in the program:

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And here’s what the Class of 2016 for the Texas MBA at Houston program had to say about their first year in the program:

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