entrepreneurship

Texas Computer Science Ranks 8th in Alumni Who Have Founded Venture-capital Backed Firms

According to PitchBook Data Inc. Texas Computer Science is a global powerhouse when it comes to the number of companies founded by its former undergraduates who have gone on to start their own companies and raise equity capital. PitchBook Data Inc. is a Seattle-based independent provider of research data on the private-equity and venture-capital industries, which has published a "Top Universities Producing VC-backed Entrepreneurs" list since 2013. 

UT Computer Science Unveils Cognitive Computing Course Based on IBM Watson in Fall 2014

IBM Watson on Jeopardy

UT Computer Science is partnering with IBM to launch a new cognitive computing course that gives students unprecedented access to one of IBM’s most prized innovations: Watson.

Students Pitch Shark Tank’s Cuban at Demo Day

Fifth Annual Longhorn Startup Demo Day

The fifth annual Demo Day, held Dec. 5, had a packed house in the LBJ Auditorium to hear a conversation between Cuban and Bob Metcalfe, professor of innovation at the Cockrell School of Engineering and director of Longhorn Startup. RetailMeNot CEO Cotter Cunningham also took the stage, and 14 student startups made presentations.

UT Austin Student Entrepreneurs Showcase Their Success to President Obama

AUSTIN, Texas —Student entrepreneurs from The University of Texas at Austin and their professors are meeting with President Obama this afternoon to discuss their ideas and private sector successes.

1 Semester Startup Class to Host “Demo Day” with Special Guest James Truchard, President and CEO of National Instruments

UT News

Event: 1 Semester Startup's "Demo Day" featuring James Truchard, president and CEO of National Instruments

When: Thursday, April 26, 5-9 p.m., open to the public

Where: LBJ Auditorium at the LBJ Museum and Library, 2313 Red River St., University of Texas at Austin

Longhorn Startup Camp Showcases 27 New Companies During Startup Crawl March 8

The University of Texas at Austin's newest space for startups — Longhorn Startup Camp — will be a stop on the SXSW Startup Crawl, which takes place Thursday, March 8, from 4 to 10 p.m. as part of UT Entrepreneurship Week. As a stop on the crawl, Longhorn Startup Camp will showcase its residents – 27 new startups, all originated at the university.

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