UT’s One Semester Startup Demo Day

During the first One Semester Startup at the University of Texas, 75 students formed 20 companies. Thursday night, the students behind those newly formed ventures pitched their startups to about 200 people, some students, university faculty, press, investors and entrepreneurs, gathered at the University of Texas stadium’s Red McCombs End Zone Club. The pitches ranged […]

Ethernet inventor wants to network startups to solve the world’s energy crisis

A network of entrepreneurs will solve the energy crisis. That’s the belief of Bob Metcalfe, professor of innovation at the University of Texas at Austin, founder of 3Com and co-inventor of Ethernet, a networking standard which links computers. “The biggest lesson of the Internet that applies to energy is it was not built by incumbents […]

Rackspace sponsors StartupCamp at ITExpo West

Rackspace has taken an active role in fostering startup companies. On Tuesday, the San Antonio-based hosting company announced the formation of the first cloud-based focused TechStars in San Antonio. The company has partnered with TechStars for awhile. It offers free hosting services to companies selected for the technology incubator program. Tonight it’s sponsoring StartupCamp. StartupCamp […]