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JBTVL in 2019: Year in Review

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JBTVL in 2019: Year in Review As we wrap up 2019, marking our 35th year of supporting entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Austin and beyond, we take a look back and reflect on how JBTVL made a positive impact with the help of all our stakeholders. JBTVL Investment Competition Our flagship event, the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC), is held towards the end of each Spring and Fall semester. We…

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2019 Fall TVLIC Winners Announced

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Plexus Technology earned first place and the $10,000 award in JBTVL’s Fall 2019 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) on December 6, 2019. As Texas Champion, Plexus Technology also won the priceless opportunity to close the Nasdaq in New York City and advising from the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs staff. Plexus Technology provides a closed mesh dome for events and crowded locations to provide customers and administrators location and messaging capability without cell tower…

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Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) Schedule

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Semifinals Schedule – December 6, 2019 – Rowling Hall   Division I – RRH 3.304 9:00 AM – Aperiam Bio Aperiam Bio is engineering biological molecules for agricultural and pharmaceutical applications — these products might increase the nutritional profile of animal feed or help kill cancer cells — using proprietary machine learning tools.  Austin Cole, ICMB PhD ’20; Daniel Diaz, Chemistry PhD ’23; Raghav Shroff, ICMB PhD ’20 9:35 AM – Aevum BioTech Aevum BioTech…

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Watch Startup Pitches at the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition on Dec. 6

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The Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) is designed to mimic the real-world process of raising venture capital. Graduate students from the University of Texas at Austin present their ideas for new businesses and receive invaluable feedback from entrepreneurs and investors. Many TVLIC competitors go on to launch their businesses. Successful competitors have included uShip, Ordoro, BeatBox Beverages, Phurnace Software and Qcue among others. TVLIC gives away more than $58,000 a year in prizes during…

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Fall 2019 Venture Expo Companies

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Our upcoming Venture Expo on November 21, 2019 will be featuring our Fall 2019 JBTVL Accelerator cohort, JBTVL Alumni Companies and other amazing startups from the University of Texas at Austin ecosystem! Read about these exciting new ventures below. Our current JBTVL Accelerator cohort is showing some serious potential and promises to be one of our most successful cohorts to date. Some of the projects that JBTVL is working with them on as part of…

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Veteran Austin entrepreneur Mellie Price Tapped to Lead New Business/Medical Partnership

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Health Startups Have New Home for Growth, Opportunity at UT Austin Veteran Austin entrepreneur Mellie Price tapped to lead new business/medical partnership AUSTIN, Texas – Health product innovators and entrepreneurs in the Texas capital are getting a leg up thanks to a new partnership at The University of Texas at Austin between the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (JBTVL) at the McCombs School of Business and the Texas Health CoLab at Dell Medical School. The…

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Fall 2019 Accelerator Cohort

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Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (JBTVL) is proud to welcome these promising companies into our Fall 2019 Accelerator cohort. Please take a moment to explore this wonderful group of innovative Austin startups spanning healthcare, technology, consumer, and business services. Our JBTVL Practicum students hit the ground running on Monday, September 9 to work with these companies in preparation for the JBTVL Venture Expo on November 21! Elite Sweets was founded by UT Austin student athletes…

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ShaadiBox wins Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

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AUSTIN, Texas – Three members of the McCombs MBA Class of 2019, Pallavi Nair, Yukti Gangwani and Jamal Olatunde, earned first place for their online retail platform, ShaadiBox, during the Spring 2019 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) held on May 10, 2019 at Robert Rowling Hall. ShaadiBox solves a difficult problem that Indian-American brides and grooms have with sourcing the clothing and accessories necessary for an Indian wedding in the United States. ShaadiBox is…

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2019 Spring Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition Winners Announced

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ShaadiBox earned first place and the $10,000 award in JBTVL’s Spring 2019 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) on May 10, 2019. As Texas Champion, ShaadiBox also won the priceless opportunity to close the Nasdaq in New York City and advising from the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs staff. ShaadiBox solves a challenging and complex problem for Indian-American brides and grooms by sourcing the clothing and accessories necessary for an Indian wedding in the United…

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