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UT Entrepreneurship Week (2/25-3/2) is an annual collaboration between the Longhorn Entrepreneurship Agency and several on-campus entities to host a week full of events related to startups and entrepreneurship on the UT campus. From inspiring panels, to hands-on workshops and networking opportunities, we have the tools for you to start your next big idea here. Check out the full lineup below and follow the links to RSVP.

 

Mar
1
2:30 PM14:30

Bitcoin Lightning Network Demonstration

  • Union Eastwoods Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that aims to bring financial freedom to many across the globe. Although if you haven’t heard before, Bitcoin is slow! Come find out how scaling can be achieved with Bitcoin through the use of the Lightning Network.

In partnership with Texas Blockchain: http://blockchain.ece.utexas.edu/

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Mar
1
1:00 PM13:00

Investor Panel

  • Google Calendar ICS

In the early stages of fundraising for your company? Come learn about Austin’s funding ecosystem, how it has changed over time, and how to best prepare!

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Feb
28
5:30 PM17:30

Entrepreneurship Live! With Jared Simon

  • RRH 1.400 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

While the hotel and travel industry was slowly moving their businesses to online web booking, HotelTonight Co-Founder Jared Simon and his team built their entire product and business based on online mobile booking, making it the world’s first made-for-mobile hotel booking app. Join us in this fireside chat as we dive into Jared’s founder story, innovation within the industry and market trends on the horizon.

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Feb
28
3:30 PM15:30

SELL Changemaker Fireside Chat with Lee Walker

  • SAC 2.304 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SELL’s Changemaker Fireside Chats give both UT Students and SELL Fellows a firsthand look into the experience of being a seasoned changemaker in the local Austin community.

Featured Changemaker Lee Walker
Raised in Three Rivers, Texas, Professor Lee Walker began a career in nuclear physics before receiving his MBA from Harvard Business School. He served as President of Dell Computers at its formation before teaching at the University of Texas at Austin where he earned best teaching award three times over. The Austin Chamber of Commerce recognized Lee as the 1998 Austinite of the Year and in 2005, LiveStrong Foundation created The E. Lee Walker Imagination Award, an annual grant of $500,000 to honor individuals working in Community Impact Projects.

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Feb
28
1:00 PM13:00

Legal Office Hours

  • Blackstone Launchpad (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Need legal advice for your startup? Come get free, bookable office hours with professional legal advisors experienced in startup law!

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Feb
27
7:30 PM19:30

Marketing Workshop

  • Blackstone Launchpad (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ready to take your marketing to the next level? This workshop taught by a marketing professional, Keagan Wernicke from Moonshot Marketers, will give you the skills you need to grow your business.

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Feb
27
5:00 PM17:00

Social Media Panel

  • Blackstone Launchpad (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come see some of UT's biggest influencers discuss the power of social media in growing your own personal brand or business.

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Feb
27
11:00 AM11:00

HKC Entrepreneur in Residence Office Hours

  • Herb Kelleher Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Finding your passion can be a challenge for many. Even once you’ve got a great idea, knowing what to do next stops many would-be business owners in their tracks. See how the four HKC Entrepreneurs in Residence can provide mentorship, feedback, and help you zone in on business goals that make an impact.

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Feb
26
4:30 PM16:30

Blockchain Fireside Chat

  • Union Lone Star Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Interested in learning more about blockchain technology? Come listen to various industry leaders break down the fundamentals of why blockchain matters.

In partnership with Texas Blockchain: http://blockchain.ece.utexas.edu/

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Feb
26
12:30 PM12:30

SELL Changemaker Fireside Chat with Haydee Moreno

  • SAC 2.304 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SELL’s Changemaker Fireside Chats give both UT Students and SELL Fellows a firsthand look into the experience of being a seasoned changemaker in the local Austin community.

Haydee Moreno is a Fintech Product professional with deep background in building and managing financial products. She is in the discovery phase of a start-up, Almost Home Financial, which aims to unlock access to homeownership for working families. Almost Home targets consumers who can afford the cost of homeownership but are denied access to an affordable mortgage. The company provides an investment of capital, as well as a personalized playbook to resolve financial barriers to that mortgage approval is guaranteed. Haydee Moreno received her undergraduate business degree in finance from UT Austin and her MBA from Stanford. She has spent several years in investment banking at JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs.

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Feb
26
10:00 AM10:00

Startup+Coffee Connect

  • SAC 1.106 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Whether you're looking to see what other creative students are up to, have a business idea of your own, or are in search of other ambitious students to join your startup team, UT Startup+Connect is the perfect event to kickstart your creativity. Discover your next opportunity and make new friends at these monthly meetups. Free coffee and snacks served.

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Feb
25
5:00 PM17:00

Diverse Entrepreneur Showcase

  • Blackstone Launchpad (FAC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our Panelists for this event include Eunice Chendjou (founder of dataGig) and Meghan McNamara (co-founder of YourFare).

Come eat, network, and hear from a panel of women entrepreneurs discuss their experiences navigating the male-dominated world of technology. Speakers will discuss challenges that they have faced in the industry, as well as how to be an ally to others in the space.

Free Torchy’s Tacos will be served.

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Feb
25
2:00 PM14:00

UT Startup Job Fair

  • McCombs Atrium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Looking for a job or internship off of the corporate conveyor belt? Want to experience the ins and outs of a real startup on a small, dedicated team? Would you like to wear jeans and a t-shirt to work every day? Explore the UT Austin Startup Job Fair, brought to you by Longhorn Entrepreneurship Agency during our 2019 E Week.

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