Posts Tagged ‘UT Dallas Seed Fund’

UTD Seed Fund Offers Startup Capital to Its Entrepreneurs

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor entrepreneurs who intersect with The University of Texas at Dallas, there’s a new source of startup funding. The UT Dallas Seed Fund offers up to $25,000 to any student, alumni, faculty or staffer with a business startup that looks

Cosmunity Adds Orlando Jones to Leadership Team

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Hollywood’s “King of Fandom” will be joining former University of Texas at Dallas students’ startup to spread awareness of its ultimate geek-out platform.

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Cosmunity announced recently that Orlando Jones, a respected figure in the fandom world, will help …

$1M Donation Spurs Entrepreneurship Among UT Dallas Students, Staff, Alumni

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorWith a $1 million donation from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, The University of Texas at Dallas opened Blackstone LaunchPad, a 5,000 square-foot space on the university’s campus in Richardson. 

The facility opened in late April and is equipped with conference …

UTD Seed Fund Makes First Startup Investments

Posted by Heather Noel

The UT Dallas Seed Fund has named local startups ShearShare and Cosmunity as its inaugural investments.

The evergreen fund launched earlier this year within the university’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to provide capital to startups progressed beyond …

UTD Creates Seed Fund for Startups

Posted by Heather Noel

Bryan Chambers describes the entrepreneurial climate at the University of Texas at Dallas as being in midst of the “perfect storm.” 

In recent years, the university has seen growth in its resources and programs for budding business mavens.

The Princeton …