Startup Grind San Antonio Features Bob Metcalfe

Bob Metcalfe is the Professor of Innovation, Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise at the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught an undergraduate course on entrepreneurship called Longhorn Startup for the past two years along with Joshua Baer and Entrepreneur in Residence Ben Dyer. Metcalfe was also inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame […]

Mark Cuban and Cotter Cunningham to Speak at Longhorn Startup Lab

Longhorn Startup Lab started out two years ago as a way to jump start undergraduate entrepreneurs at the University of Texas at Austin. The program run by Bob Metcalfe, UT professor of innovation, and Joshua Baer, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Capital Factory, has graduated four classes so far. Ben Dyer, entrepreneur in residence at […]

Bob Metcalfe at Startup Grind San Antonio

Startup Grind San Antonio features an interview with Bob Metcalfe Tuesday at Geekdom in downtown San Antonio. Metcalfe has had five careers so far and currently serves as professor of innovation at the University of Texas at Austin. The Internet Society also inducted Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, and Robert Taylor, an alumnus of the […]

Happy 39th Birthday Ethernet

Congratulations! Thanks! to Dave Boggs, Butler Lampson, Chuck Thacker on #Ethernet ‘s 39th birthday, today. — Bob Metcalfe (@BobMetcalfe) May 22, 2012 In 1973, there were no personal computers, says Bob Metcalfe, co-inventor of Ethernet. But 39 years ago today, Metcalfe and David Boggs, Chuck Thacker and Butler Lampson at Xerox set out to build […]

Entrepreneurial Insights from Dr. T of National Instruments

James Truchard couldn’t find a job that he liked so he created one. That’s what the co-founder, known as Dr. T, president and CEO of National Instruments, said last week during an interview with Bob Metcalfe, University of Texas professor of innovation and coinventor of Ethernet and cofounder of 3Com. Unlike some of today’s technology […]

10 Companies Shine at UT’s 1 Semester Startup Demo Day

All of the entrepreneurs presenting at the University of Texas’ 1 Semester Startup Spring Demo Day Thursday night appeared polished and professional. The 10 company teams had solid ideas and at least one, PhotoWhoa is already turning a profit. Josh Baer, one of the instructors and founder of Capital Factory and with UT’s Department of […]

University of Texas’ Spring 1 Semester Startup Demo Day tonight

If you don’t have plans tonight, snag a ticket to 1 Semester Startup Demo Day. It starts with drinks and appetizers at 5 p.m. and then the program kicks off an hour later with Bob Metcalfe, one of three instructors in the program and professor of innovation in the University of Texas Cockrell School of […]

UT Entrepreneurship Week features startups and tech veterans

In 1984, Michael Dell started his computer company in a dorm room at the University of Texas and now he is one of the world’s richest men and runs Austin’s largest company. Since then, hundreds of entrepreneurs have launched ventures while at the university or upon graduating. To put the spotlight on entrepreneurship, a group […]

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Bob Metcalfe’s pitch for 3Com

At the Demo Day for One Semester Startup, one of the best pitches came from Ethernet co-inventor Bob Metcalfe. Metcalfe, who moved to Austin in January, serves as professor of electrical engineering and director of innovation at the University of Texas at Austin. This fall, Metcalfe, who also serves as general partner of Polaris Venture […]