Venture Expo is a semi-annual showcase of "Investor-Ready" startups from The University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas.The companies include all current TVL Accelerator members as well as a select group of past TVL companies and companies from partner organizations.
Venture Expo is held during December and May of each year. Attendance typically ranges between 300 to 400 investors, entrepreneurs, and students. Additional details will be posted below as they become available. For the most up-to-date details subscribe to our newsletter.
Attend Venture Expo
Our most recent Venture Expo was held on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 9 AM until 5 PM at the ATT Conference Center at 1900 University Avenue on the UT Austin campus. Besides showcasing the TVL Accelerator companies in the afternoon, Venture Expo is also your chance to see the best of UT student startups during the TVLIC Finals from 9 AM until 12 PM. We finished the day with a TVLIC Awards Presentation and Networking Reception from 5 PM until 7 PM.
Venture Expo is a fantastic opportunity to network with Austin's vibrant community of entrepreneurs, investors, students and faculty. Presenting companies will be advertising their vacancies for investors, employees and advisers.
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition Finals
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Welcome and Opening Remarks
Presentation Block A – Life Sciences
• DataFlow 360
1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Presentation Block B - Consumer Goods and Services
• BeatBox Beverages
• Brobe International
• Pretty Smart Homes
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Presentation Block C - Technology
• Applicants Plus
• Renovate Simply
Presentation Block D
• Social Matterz
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Networking Reception on Amphitheater Patio
Get Involved as a Start-up
Venture Expo is free and open to the public if you'd like to attend and watch the presentations. Presenting at Venture Expo, however, is limited to companies affiliated with the TVL Accelerator. Please visit our TVL Accelerator page if your company is interested in joining the TVL accelerator.
Invest at Venture Expo
Whether you are 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 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 with inquiries on media or sponsorship.
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