ADVISORY, Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The winners of the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition at the University of Texas, a McCombs School of Business Center of Excellence created to foster entrepreneurship for graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Rob Adams, Director of Texas Venture Labs will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
University of Texas - Venture Labs Investment Competition Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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About University of Texas – Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition
Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) at The University of Texas at Austin is a campus-wide initiative to accelerate both student and community startups. The mission is to help graduate students learn to take their innovations to market and become great entrepreneurs and business leaders. Since 2010, TVL has accelerated over 148 Austin-area startups in a wide range of industries and 41% percent of these companies have gone on to raise total funding in excess of $415 million. In addition, TVL has helped launch more than 80 graduate student companies through the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC).
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