The Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (Texas VLIC) is designed to mimic the real-world process of raising venture capital. Graduate students from the University of Texas present their ideas for new businesses, and receive invaluable feedback from entrepreneurs and investors. Many Texas VLIC competitors go on to launch their businesses. Successful competitors have included uShip, Ordoro and Qcue among others. Download a copy of the program to learn what happened at the 2013 event.
The 2015 Texas VLIC
The 2015 Texas VLIC will be in February, 2015 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, TX. Student companies compete for prizes valued at $110,000 including:
Congratulations to the 2014 Texas VLIC winners
The winners of the 2014 Texas VLIC are:
- First place: WiseWear Corporation
- First runner up: Plasmatronycs
- Second runner up: GrillMobile
Invest at the Texas VLIC
Whether you're an angel investor or institutional investor, we're happy to introduce you to any of our current or former companies. Please feel free to email us directly with questions.
Sponsorship and Media Inquiries
If you are interested in sponsoring the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs, through the donation of either in-kind services or a gift, we would be happy to discuss our program in greater detail. Please email us to begin a conversation.
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