University of Texas at Austin
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Three students listening
Three students listening

About Texas Venture Labs


Texas Venture Labs is committed to seeking out and encouraging great business ideas--especially those originating in central Texas. Learn more about the programs we offer for graduate students and startups.


TVL events offer students, entrepreneurs and investors of all varieties a number of great networking opportunities each year.

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Learn about new ventures and fast-rising startups by staying up to date with the latest news from TVL.

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McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (JBTVL)

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Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (JBTVL) is a McCombs School of Business Center of Excellence created to foster entrepreneurship for graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin. JBTVL offers programs including courses, competitions, and access to the startup community in Austin, Texas. JBTVL connects students from the Texas MBA and MSTC programs to graduate students from across campus to encourage innovation and commercialization. Read about our rich history here

Meet the TVL Staff

Mellie Price

Executive Director

John Sibley Butler

John Sibley Butler

Faculty Director

Ann Whitt

Ann Whitt

JBTVL Coordinator

Ian Bidot

Programs Administrator