Circuit of the Americas is One of Austin’s Biggest Startups

BY LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Don’t put too much pressure on picking a particular career in college, said Bobby Epstein, founder of the Circuit of the Americas. “You might pivot a couple of times,” he said. Epstein gave that advice at Longhorn Startup Lab’s Demo Day Thursday night to hundreds of people […]

Eleven Startups Launch Out of UT’s Longhorn Startup Lab

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News For six semesters, Longhorn Startup Lab has focused on turning undergraduates at the University of Texas at Austin into entrepreneurs. Some of the students, with companies like Burpy, a grocery delivery service, Lynx Labs, a 3D modeling camera, MSpaces, Airbnb apartment rentals, and, HTML 5 game […]

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 […]