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 […]

Medical VR Startup Takes First at UTD Big Idea Competition

PHOTO GALLERY | Neuro Rehab VR creates virtual and augmented reality therapy games to help patients with traumatic brain injuries, neurodegenerative diseases, or those who have suffered a stroke. Steve Guengerich speaks at the UTD Big Idea Competition 2017. BY HEATHER NOEL • NOV 17, 2017 From giving attraction maps the augmented reality treatment via a mobile app […]

UTD Seed Fund Offers Startup Capital to Its Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs who intersect with The University of Texas at Dallas, there’s a new source of startup funding BY UT DALLAS NAVEEN JINDAL SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT • JUL 12, 2017   For entrepreneurs who intersect with The University of Texas at Dallas, there’s a new source of startup funding. The UT Dallas Seed Fund offers up to $25,000 to any […]

UTD Seed Fund Makes First Startup Investments

The fund launched earlier this year has named its inaugural investments in UTD-releated startups. The UT Dallas Seed Fund has named local startups ShearShare and Cosmunity as its inaugural investments. The evergreen fund launched earlier this year within the university’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to provide capital to startups progressed beyond an idea and needing to […]

ShearShare Receives Seed Funding from UT-Dallas Blackstone LaunchPad!

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, the University of Texas at Dallas hosted the grand opening of its Blackstone LaunchPad. Congrats to our team for being the first alumni recipient of the UT Dallas seed fund! Here’s to a long, prosperous relationship. Blackstone LaunchPad is a campus-based entrepreneurship program at UT Dallas. The program is accessible by over […]