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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.

 

Feb
28
5:30 PM17:30

Entrepreneurship Live! With Jared Simon

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

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
26
12:30 PM12:30

SELL Changemaker Fireside Chat with Haydee Moreno

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

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

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

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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