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Texas MBA Full-Time Program – FINAL Application Deadline Approaching

The final Texas Full-Time MBA application deadline (for domestic applicants) is March 24th. We are excited to have seen an increase in both the quantity and quality of applications this cycle so far, and have received applications from over 40 countries. The Texas MBA Admissions

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Posted in Admissions, Blog, Full-Time MBA, Students

SXSWi 2015: McCombs Entrepreneurship Night & Booth Info

SXSW 2015 is almost here! The Texas MBA will have a booth at the SXSWi Tradeshow, March 15-18. If you’re attending the conference and/or tradeshow, please stop by our booth to say hello and for the chance to win some Texas

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Posted in Admissions, Alumni, Blog, Community, Events, Full-Time MBA, Students

Entrepreneurship at McCombs: TVL Scholarship Competition Recap

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) at UT is a campus-wide initiative to accelerate start-ups in taking their innovations to market. In service of this mission they have created, in coordination with the McCombs School of Business, the TVL Scholarship, a

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Posted in Admissions, Blog, Full-Time MBA

Commencement Speaker Spotlight | Dan Driscoll, MBA ’14


Getting to Texas When asked how he ended up in Texas, Dan Driscoll (MBA and MA in Advertising ’14) will tell you that it wasn’t necessarily his choice. In fact, in the Washington D.C. native’s own words, Texas was the

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Posted in Community, Full-Time MBA, Students

MBA Startup: Unique Influence


Their website claims there’s no black magic or special sauce used, just science – an aggressive test-measure-adapt methodology that differentiates Unique Influence from most other customer acquisition companies. The idea for the company originated in a McCombs classroom, when Texas

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Posted in Alumni, Executive MBA

Startup Spotlight: Sports Tradex

Sports Tradex team picture with Founder Ben Lipson and COO Michael Cohen from their Super Bowl launch party

As a commodities trader for five years, Ben Lipson, MBA ’12, had always planned to eventually start up a company of his own. While in his final year as a student in the Texas MBA at Houston program, he decided

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Texas MBA Student Competes In TechCrunch Austin Pitch-Off

On May 30, TechCrunch hosted their very first Meetup+Pitch-Off in the Lone Star State. More than two dozen finalists took the stage to compete for a spot in Startup Alley at Disrupt SF 2013 – and of course, a Texas

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Student Org Spotlight: Executive MBA Entrepreneur Board of Advisors

Last semester, Texas Executive MBA student David Doran had an idea to help out his entrepreneurial classmates. He wanted to create a program that would allow EMBA students who own businesses to work together and directly apply the knowledge gained

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Big Things Ahead For Texas Venture Labs

Last year at the Venture Labs Global Investment Competition, Rob Adams, the popular McCombs instructor and director of the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL), promised everyone in attendance that big things were to come. “I’ve got two big goals,”

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Posted in Evening MBA, Executive MBA, Executive MBA at Mexico City, Full-Time MBA, MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth, MBA at Houston

New TVL Scholar Program Enables Entrepreneurs To Fund Their MBAs With A Business Plan

Originally posted by Renee Hopkins on McCombs Today. The Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) has just announced its new Texas Venture Labs Scholar Program, in which entrepreneurs are awarded scholarships to pursue their startup businesses as part of earning their

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