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.
The 2016 Texas Venture Labs Scholarship is now open.
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
||Thurs, Oct 15
|MBA Round 2 Application Due
||Tues, Jan 12
|Scholarship Application closes
||Thurs, Jan 21
||Tues, Jan 26
||Fri, Feb 19
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