Connect with Early Stage Startups from Central Texas at Venture Expo

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Join us for the biannual Texas Venture Labs Venture Expo and meet our 14 Accelerator companies and other up and coming startups from Central Texas. Our keynote speaker will be whurley, founder and CEO of Strangeworks.  A lifelong entrepreneur, whurley has been using systems theory and open source to create innovative technologies for his entire career. He believes leveraging technology to solve our problems is the most exciting and noble challenge we face.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
1 PM – 4 PM
Rowling Hall

1 PM                 Keynote speaker whurley and elevator pitches from startups
2 PM – 4 PM    Talk one on one with the startups on the Expo floor


Pitch Your Startup at TVLIC

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UT Austin graduate students are invited to compete for $28,000 in cash prizes and the priceless opportunity to close the Nasdaq Market in New York City. The Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition simulates the real world process of raising venture capital and is open to graduate student ventures.

Applicants are invited to schedule private pitch prep with JBTVL staff, available by appointment from April 20 until May 9 from 9 AM until 4 PM. Book now at

Application deadline:  April 19, 2019
Competition date:       May 10, 2019
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All TVLIC events take place in Rowling Hall. Semifinals and Nemec Elevator Challenge will run from 9 AM until 12 PM. Top teams from Semifinals will compete in the Finals from 2 PM until 5 PM. Awards Ceremony will follow.