University of Texas at Austin




McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Get Investor Ready

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The TVL Accelerator matches Austin-area startups with cross-functional teams of UT Austin graduate students for 10-week long startup consulting projects. Our rigorous market validation process and our students’ research accelerates startups towards funding. At the end of the semester, each Accelerator company is offered an opportunity to present to Austin’s investor community at our capstone Venture Expo event. 

Interested in applying for the next cohort? The application is open now.  Deadline for applying to be an Accelerator Company in Spring 2018 is November 21, 2017 at 5 PM. 

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Broaden Your Investor Network

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Our Accelerator company alumni have successfully received funding approximately 40% of the time. This is due in large part to Venture Expo, an event we host twice a year to connect investors to our Accelerator companies.

 Check out the companies we have worked with here

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