ShearShare Investor & UTD LaunchPad Director Wins Tech Titans Award

Undergrad students learn about venture capital, investing strategies in academic class Startup founders make presentations to seed fund class members, answering their questions as students consider funding decisions. BY BRITTANY MAGELSSEN • OCT 2, 2018 It was a class Bryan Chambers wishes he could have taken in college. A few years ago, Chambers, director of  Blackstone LaunchPad at The University of […]

Big Ideas Get Cash Infusion at UTD Competition

Originally published here by Jeanne Spreier Celebrity judges weigh on student pitches at the annual Big Idea Competition at UT Dallas. UT Dallas finance-economics sophomores Jason Tran and Konan Mirza and electrical engineering student Yosias Kassaye are Alta Air founders (left to right). Their team won 3rd place and $2,500 for the best undergraduate idea. […]