A Recent Deal Puts Beyonic in the Money

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Last week, 1776 member Beyonic announced huge news. The mobile payment startup finalized its partnership with Mobile Accord to form the largest mobile money aggregator in Africa.

Luke Kyohere, Beyonic’s CEO and Cofounder, is Ugandan and explained that his startup is different from other similar mobile payment platforms because it focuses on company customers in emerging markets. Beyonic is the product of Kyohere’s determination to resolve financial transaction issues in Uganda and the rest of Africa. Read more.

2016 Texas Venture Labs Scholarship Now Open

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The 2016 Texas Venture Labs Scholarship is now open.

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2016 Texas Venture Labs Scholarship is a program that annually awards two entrepreneurial McCombs MBA applicants with scholarships to defray the cost of their MBA while continuing to develop their startups. Each scholarship is valued at up to $174,000.

2016 Scholarship – Important Dates

Scholarship Application opens Wed, Oct 1
MBA Round 1 Application Due Tues, Oct 13
Introductory webinar Thurs, Oct 15
MBA Round 2 Application Due Tues, Jan 12
Scholarship Application closes Thurs, Jan 21
Semi-finalists announced Tues, Jan 26
Competition Fri, Feb 19


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