TVL INVESTMENT COMPETITION
Unleash the Power of Innovation: Experience the Texas Venture Labs' Investment Competition, where University of Texas graduate students pitch their business idea for invaluable feedback, cash prizes, and valuable connections.
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SPRING 2023 COMPETITIONThe Spring 2023 Texas Champion was Hamperapp, which was awarded the top prize of $15,000 for their online platform that streamlines the laundry and dry cleaning process with convenient pick-up and delivery services.
FALL 2022 COMPETITIONThe Fall 2022 Texas Champion was Outmore Living, which was awarded the top prize of $15,000 for their patent pending temperature–controlled chair and couch with goal of providing warmth for their customers year–round.
SPRING 2022 COMPETITIONThe Spring 2022 Texas Champion is Snarr3D, which was awarded the top prize of $15,000 for their patent pending 3D printing technology that unlocks a new era of golf club shaft design, providing golfers with innovative options to improve their game.
THIS COMPETITION IS THE REAL DEAL
The Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) mimics the real-world process of raising venture capital. Graduate students from the University of Texas System present their ideas for new businesses and receive invaluable feedback from entrepreneurs and investors. Many TVLIC competitors launch successful businesses, including uShip, Ordoro, BeatBox Beverages, Phurnace Software and Qcue.
The Spring 2023 Texas Champion was Hamperapp, which was awarded the top prize of $15,000 for their
The Texas Superstar Award and $5,000 prize went to Trinity Tube in second place, and the Texas Rising Star Award and $2,500 prize went to Tano Pharmaceuticals in third place. Two James D. Pippin Veteran Entrepreneurship Awards and $1,000 prizes each went to Underdog Supplements and Tano Pharmaceuticals.The award for Health Innovation and $5,000 prize went to Longhorn Life Sciences. The winner of the Technology Commercialization Award and the $10,000 prize went to Trinity Tube. The award for Sustainability and $5,000 prize went to FlareXES. The winner of the Energy Innovation Award and $5,000 prize went to Green Credit Exchange. The E. Craig Nemec Elevator Challenge Award and $1,000 prize are given to the three best elevator pitches. The three winners were Longhorn Life Sciences, Tano Pharmaceuticals, and Green Credit Exchange.
The Fall 2023 TVL Investment Competition will be held on Friday, December 8. The deadline to apply is November 27. Apply now!