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

Posted in About, Alumni, Investors, Startups, Students, TVL Accelerator, TVL Investment Competition, and Venture Expo

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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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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Wilder Systems wins Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

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Wilder Systems wins Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition   Posted by: Shaydi DeJesus | AUSTIN, Texas – Will Wilder, a Texas MBA ’18 candidate at the UT Austin McCombs School of Business received first place in the Spring 2018 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) on May 4, 2018, for his company, Wilder Systems (WS). Wilder Systems (WS) assists aircraft manufacturers in cutting costs and improving quality by integrating mobile, collaborative robots which do not…

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TVL Investment Competition (TVLIC) Semifinals and Finals Schedule for May 4, Rowling Hall

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May 4, 2018 The Spring 2018 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition will be held May 4, 2018 on the University of Texas at Austin campus in the new Rowling Hall, located at 300 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, next to the AT&T Executive Conference Center.  The event is free and open to the public.  No need to RSVP.  Check out the schedule below and feel free to sit in on the ventures that pique your interest.  The top…

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Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition – Deadline: April 20, 2018 – Open to all current UT Graduate students – All Majors

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Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition – Spring 2018 – Application deadline: April 20, 2018 The Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) is designed to mimic the real-world process of raising venture capital. Current 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, MacuClear and…

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Promising Companies get a Kick Start at McCombs’ Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs

Posted in Alumni, Investors, Startups, Students, TVL Accelerator, and TVL Investment Competition

From the Fall 2017 ‘Making Connections’ issue of McCombs, the magazine for alumni and friends of the McCombs School of Business. TVL: Pages 6, 22-27. Entrepreneurial students at The University of Texas at Austin are learning the ropes in Rob Adams’ New Venture Creation class. Pioneering start-ups tap into student talent by applying to the TVL Accelerator program at the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs. And aspiring founders from both inside and outside the university participate in…

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Texas Enterprise Speakers Series – An In-Depth Look at Texas Venture Labs: How it Works and How You Can Get Involved

Posted in About, Alumni, Investors, Startups, Students, TVL Accelerator, TVL Investment Competition, and TVL Scholarship

Texas Enterprise Speaker Series Event Re-Cap Authored by Shaydi DeJesus, TVL Venture Partner Takeaway Entrepreneurs need to be in command of the facts when seeking venture capital. It is not enough to show up and wing it. The money will not get thrown at you. You need to be in total command of the facts. TVL is a UT cross-campus initiative using an applied curriculum and program to fund local Austin startup companies. Rob Adams, Founding…

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SeatPotato Wins Fall 2017 TVLIC

Posted in Startups, Students, and TVL Investment Competition

Three MBA candidates at the McCombs School of Business took home first place from the 2017 Fall Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) at The University of Texas at Austin on Dec. 1, 2017, for their company SeatPotato. SeatPotato provides an in-seat delivery solution for concessionaires. Concessionaires and spectators at an entertainment event use the SeatPotato technology infrastructure to allow menu and merchandise orders to be delivered directly to a spectator’s seat. Team members include Brandon Schreiner, MBA ’18,…

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Varuna Wins Wells Fargo Clean Technology Award Winner at Fall 2017 TVLIC

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The UT Austin student company called Varuna won the Wells Fargo Clean Technology Award at the Fall 2017 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) at The University of Texas at Austin on Dec. 1, 2017. TVLIC featured 20 startup companies started by graduate students from programs at UT such as MBA, Masters of Science and Technology Commercialization, Electrical and Chemical Engineering, and Masters in Global Policy and Law. TVLIC is a bi-annual competition hosted by Jon…

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