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Ask-Me-Anything: Startup Practicum for UT Grad Students

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We are excited about welcoming our 21st cohort of graduate students into the TVL Practicum! If you are a currently enrolled graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin interested in learning about the startup ecosystem and innovative companies throughout the great state of Texas, join us for this event. Along with getting real-world experience consulting for startups and working on projects to drive business growth, additional learning opportunities come from a stellar lineup…

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JBTVL Accelerator Info Session on July 7

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Join us for an introduction to our unique approach and learn how Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (JBTVL) can help your company reach the next milestone. Pre-Revenue and Post-Revenue companies looking for specific expertise: don’t miss this information session. We will discuss our various programs with a focus on how we engage with early-stage ventures, what the application process looks like, and the results we’ve seen from our alumni companies. We will also provide ample…

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Startups apply by July 12 for JBTVL Accelerator

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The JBTVL Accelerator is a zero cost, zero equity program that collaborates with Texas-based startups who want to work with graduate student consultants for up to 300 hours of high impact business consulting over the course of a 14-week semester. We accept applications from both pre-revenue and post-revenue companies who have a working prototype or product, can clearly define 2-3 projects for students, and are ready to engage with the student team. We welcome startups…

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Oxymoron Ink Wins TVLIC

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Oxymoron Ink won first place in the first ever virtual 2020 Spring Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) on May 8, 2020. Because of COVID-19, the competition was conducted over Zoom. Millions of people around the world are interested in tattoos, but avoid them because they know they might regret their decision later in life. Oxymoron Ink solves this problem by offering inks that disappear after six months, nine months or one year.  The company…

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TVLIC Info Session on April 23

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Join JBTVL virtually on Thursday, April 23 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, where we’ll be discussing our upcoming virtual pitch competition, the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition. This session will cover how to apply, what the virtual format is going to look like, and some best practices for pitching virtually. We’ll also share some tips on how to think about and present your investment opportunity in the context of this competition. Please join us…

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TVLIC Going Online for May 8 Competition

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This semester, Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs will be holding our biannual Investment Competition (TVLIC) online. This virtual competition will offer a unique opportunity for graduate students from any UT System school to pitch their startup ideas to a panel of investors and entrepreneurs. Past participants, such as the founders of uShip, BeatBox Beverages and Ordoro to name a few, have gone on to do great things after launching their startups at TVLIC. Many other…

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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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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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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…

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