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Venture Partner Position

The Venture Partner (VP) position gives graduate students the opportunity to work on their startups the first year after graduation. Graduates work for Texas Venture Labs in a full-time position and receive salaries and benefits while working on their own ventures. The mission of this program is to help launch more student-started companies out of the University of Texas at Austin. 

VP Companies

The companies started by VPs span a wide range of industries. Companies currently in operation include EquipBoard, a website that connects fans with celebrities' gear;  UrbanDish, a sustainable food focused fast casual restaurant; and BeatBox Beverages, an alcoholic beverage manufacturer. 

To learn more about the past and present VPs, please visit our TVL staff page


To be eligible, applicants must have graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and taken the TVL Practicum course during their studies. If you are interested in applying or learning more about this program, please email or visit our office hours Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. at the ATT Conference Center One Twenty 5 Cafe.