Do you have a new idea? Do you have a product? What challenges do you need help overcoming?
REVTECH recognizes entrepreneurs are key to a flourishing community and network. We are hosting our first Legendary Office Hours at UTD and inviting the community of North Texas to participate!
Our mentors have specialties in: marketing, strategy, product development, IT, business growth, retail technology, manufacturing, customer retention, raising capital/exits, sales, recruiting, and talent management.
Each individual will have 15 mintues with a REVTECH mentor before they rotate to the next mentor. Make sure to prepare your elevator pitch beforehand and make a list of questions you plan to ask.
What mentors will be there?
David Evans - Founder and CEO, Geode Software
Jeff Donaldson - Founder and CEO, Intriosity
Sascha Jamal - Director, SAJ Consulting
Walt Holmes - President, Interstate All Battery Center
Monica Coney - New Business - Global Sales, American Airlines
Jeff Smith - CEO, QuantumIoT
Chuck Hasemen - Business Adviser, Retail & CPG Industry Professional, Sales Leader
Jim Skinner - Independent Board Member, Fossil Group
Michael Shornstein - Founder, TX-YAT LLC
Nick Mysore - President & CEO, V+V Apothicaire
Adrienne Palmer - Founder, Insite Interactive
Mark Layton - Founder, PFSWeb Inc.
Bryan Deluca - Co-founder + CEO, Foot Cardigan
Susan Parker - President, Parker Marketing Group
More mentors to come!
Parking: Parking passes will be emailed before the event. Make sure to park in Lot T/P/PS3: GREEN Spaces
Interested in Virtual and Augmented Reality?
Come to the Blackstone LaunchPad on January 18th for the first of this semester's Founder Series. We are cohosting with the UTD VR Society to bring in guest startup Roomored, a Dallas-based, 3D visualization & design platform. creating interactive virtual reality models of interior spaces.
The event will include a presentations from the VR Society, Immosis VR/AR, and from the Roomored team followed by a Q&A and mingle session over pizza.
There will be free VR demos at the event!
Join OnPoynt Aerial Solutions and the E-Club for a night of drones, app-design, and pizza. In this workshop you will work with drone expert Ron Poynter and design process expert Greg Gough to help design a drone racing application.
During the event we will have presentations from Greg and Ron on applying the design process to your startup and creating your own drone company.
Event is open to everyone but space is limited to 30 people, so RSVP below to save your seat!
Just in time for the Big Idea Competition (BIC)...
Spend a night with us at the Blackstone LaunchPad learning from last year's BIC winner, Samir Rahi. In this workshop we will cover tools and strategies you can use to streamline and clarify your startup's pitch.
When you're pitching to Guy Kawasaki, Mark Cuban, or anyone else that has the money to make your company grow, you'll be glad you came to this event.
We will be holding our first general meeting for the year to discuss upcoming events and opportunities on Tuesday, November 7th at the Blackstone LaunchPad (Near the IHOP-To-Go).
This event is for paid members only. If you would like to become a paid member, please visit the Get Involved page on our website to learn how.
On the agenda:
- The Big Idea Competition (BIC)
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Mentoring Sessions
- Officer Intros
- Club Fundraising Brainstorm
- Upcoming Events
The Startup Internship Fair features local startup companies looking for interns to fill various positions to help their startup grow. Undergraduate and graduate students of all majors are welcome to attend.
E-Club members who have an account on Ideator and are up to date on dues can submit their resume here to be hand delivered to every company present at the UT Dallas Student Startup Internship Fair for consideration. Follow the necessary links below.
Held annually, the UT Dallas Big Idea Competition (previously called the “Business Idea Competition”) gives both undergraduate and graduate students from every school on campus the opportunity to develop and present their business ideas while competing for $20,000 in cash and scholarship prizes.
Spend an evening with a local startup that's HOT right now, being awarded the $1 million grand prize in New York State’s 76West Clean Energy Competition. Skyven Technologies is a Dallas-based renewable energy company specializing in fuel-less industrial heat.
Plus they are looking to recruit from E-Club, so bring your resume.
IMPORTANT: This is an E-Club exclusive event so make sure you sign up for membership at https://utdeclub.com/getinvolved/ Membership dues can be paid via Venmo (@utdeclub) or at the door.
RSVP here: http://bit.ly/eclubskyven
Research here: http://www.skyven.co/news/
Skyven is looking for students that have skills in ANY of the following areas.
- Tools, building and/or troubleshooting mechanical assemblies
- Plumbing and/or in-depth knowledge of plumbing schematics/diagrams
- Prototyping and testing custom parts
- Electromechanical systems
- Sealing, weatherization
- Knowledge of Balance of Systems implementation for renewable energy
- Experience working on product development (like in senior design)
- Practical Systems and Controls engineering
- Low-level knowledge of microprocessors
- Ability to interface with analog sensors
- Coding (C, C++, C#) and algorithm development for open- and closed-loop systems
- Atmel Studio
- Experience debugging and troubleshooting complex electromechanical systems
- PCB design
- Data acquisition and storage
- Front-end UI development
- Wireless communication and mesh networks
- Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, etc.)
- Technical writing and design
- Video editing
We’re marking the start of the fall semester with an open house styled event to introduce students to our recently opened space on campus. Chat with faculty and staff from the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and learn about our new lineup of programs and events for the year and meet some fellow Comet entrepreneurs.
Students are invited to share their business ideas in a workshop led by SPURstartup to discuss new ways to approach ideation and idea viability. Lean about pin-pointing value propositions, defining your vision, customer segments, cost structure, and much more. Food and drinks will be provided.
SPURstartup is a launchpad for student startups, making the transition into the startup world after college easier than ever. Here, you can raise money for every stage of your startup journey, find mentors, and transform an idea into your dream business.
Whether you’re participating in the Business Idea Competition or working on a startup project, join us as we match students with ideas to students with skills.
This workshop will be hosted by Carri Craver of CoFounders Lab. If you have an idea, come ready to do a quick 60 second elevator pitch to the group. If you're someone with skills and interests come ready to talk about the work you've done.
About CoFounders Lab:
Did you know that founding teams with multiple co-founders have a greater chance of success? If you're looking for someone to join your venture, looking for a venture to join, or open to either, sign up and attend our local, in-person Meetups to discover the perfect co-founder to round out your team. You'll meet other entrepreneurs who are as energized as you are about launching a new business and who possess a wide range of unique experiences, ideas, and skills.
Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/CoFoundersLab