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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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Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition Schedule of Spring 2020 Competitors

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Semifinals – May 8, 2020 Division I 9:00 AM – Empire Learning Real estate professionals are required to complete continuing education (CE) in order to renew their license. At Empire Learning, we make CE easy. We are the highest rated online provider in the nation, providing a seamless user experience in 11 states.  John Wheeler, MBA ‘21 9:35 AM -ConsultEd ConsultEd helps today’s students seamlessly navigate multiple educational systems, into the jobs of tomorrow. ConsultEd’s…

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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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JBTVL in 2019: Year in Review

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JBTVL in 2019: Year in Review As we wrap up 2019, marking our 35th year of supporting entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Austin and beyond, we take a look back and reflect on how JBTVL made a positive impact with the help of all our stakeholders. JBTVL Investment Competition Our flagship event, the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC), is held towards the end of each Spring and Fall semester. We…

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2019 Fall TVLIC Winners Announced

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Plexus Technology earned first place and the $10,000 award in JBTVL’s Fall 2019 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) on December 6, 2019. As Texas Champion, Plexus Technology also won the priceless opportunity to close the Nasdaq in New York City and advising from the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs staff. Plexus Technology provides a closed mesh dome for events and crowded locations to provide customers and administrators location and messaging capability without cell tower…

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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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Watch Startup Pitches at the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition on Dec. 6

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The Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) is designed to mimic the real-world process of raising venture capital. 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, Phurnace Software and Qcue among others. TVLIC gives away more than $58,000 a year in prizes during…

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