New research from the McCombs School of Business finds that motivation to launch a company often comes from a singular, notable event or person. This finding is contrary to previous research that showed entrepreneurs are guided by the collective influence of institutional investors, legislators, and industry activists.
Thurman has been named director of the Master of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC) program. His appointment began October 6, 2016.
M.S. in Technology Commercialization students took home first place from the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition with their business plan for Progrys Field Solutions at The University of Texas at Austin on May 6.
Venture Expo is a daylong showcase of “investor-ready” startups from UT Austin and Central Texas. The event will feature the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition finals and TVL Accelerator company presentations.
Registration for the 2016 Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition is now open to all graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin.
Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs and the Texas MBA program announced two 2016 TVL scholarship recipients, Josh Berrington and William Wilder at the fourth annual TVL Scholarship Competition on February 19.