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TVLIC Winners Open Nasdaq

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On August 9, 2017, the winners of the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition rang the opening bell at Nasdaq in New York City.  SandBox Semiconductors and NovoThelium were 2 of 45 teams that competed in this year’s competitions.  Lauren Cornell and Bianca Cerqueira, founders of NovoThelium, and Meghali Chopra, CEO of SandBox Semiconductor shared the podium. Sandbox Semiconductor‘s patent-pending technology, Recipe Optimization for Deposition and Etching (“RODEo”) uses kinetic process…

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Jon Brumley Visits UT Austin and Shares How to Get a Job After College

Posted in Alumni, Students, and TVL Investment Competition

This past semester, Texas Venture Labs was visited by our benefactor and primary endowment donor, Mr. Jon Brumley. Each semester Mr. Brumley visits campus to meet with the leaders of the TVL Leadership Practicum, a class for graduate students at UT Austin, who have completed the TVL Associates Practicum class. This year, he shared his thoughts on how to get the perfect job after college. Jon Brumley, BBA ’61 has had a long career of…

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14 TVL Accelerator Companies are ready to shake and bake after Spring 2017

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From Clean Tech, Technology, Lifescience, Consumer Goods and Services, Texas Venture Labs was proud to usher this cohort to becoming Investor Ready! Each pre- and post revenue company worked with a specially curated set of practicum graduate students from January to May to define and refine their problem statements. This included a consulting deliverable, pitch preparation and the opportunity to present at the TVL VentureExpo. Sweet icing on the cake! Take a look at this cohort…

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Mesh Wins Wells Fargo Clean Technology Prize at Spring 2017 TVLIC

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The UT Austin student company called Mesh has won the Wells Fargo Clean Technology Award at the spring 2017 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) at The University of Texas at Austin on May 5, 2017. TVLIC featured 24 startup companies started by graduate students from programs at UT such as MBA, Masters of Science and Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineer, Law, Pharmacy and Psychology. TVLIC is a bi-annual competition hosted by Jon Brumley Texas Venture…

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Six Powerful Lessons from Jon Brumley

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On a gorgeous afternoon in Austin, Texas situated in a private dining room inside the AT&T Conference Center at The University of Texas, students and staff of the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs got to sit down with Jon Brumley himself for an engaging Q&A.  Here are six powerful lessons from Jon Brumley to current entrepreneurship students everywhere, especially at the University of Texas at Austin. Be success oriented, but not by knocking other people…

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A Recent Deal Puts Beyonic in the Money

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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…

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2016 Texas Venture Labs Scholarship Now Open

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The 2016 Texas Venture Labs Scholarship is now open. Apply Here 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 Introductory webinar Thurs, Oct 15 MBA…

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