Longhorn Startup Seminar introduces students to the world of startups though the experiences of people who have built successes and learned from failures.

Students also get a chance to see student startups from Longhorn Startup Lab present on a regular basis and to participate in numerous optional networking events. This track is open enrollment to all students at UT Austin. See Syllabus below. Any student from any college can register for either of these course numbers: CS178 ES177.

For Students    |    Introduction to Startup Formation and Operation    |    Open Registration

Longhorn Startup Lab is the ultimate startup challenge for student entrepreneurs.

Students must apply to the program as a team and should already have a startup in progress. In addition to the lecture series and networking events, student teams can expect hands-on mentoring from our roster of skilled entrepreneurs and experts from every vertical and discipline. This track requires professor approval. See Syllabus below. Apply now with your team.

For Student Teams    |    Hands-on Mentorship for Active Startup Teams    |    Application Required to Register

Providing professional guidance in the ART of technology commercialization.

Longhorn StARTup Studio provides UT professors guidance in the “ART” of technology commercialization and includes periodic pitch sessions at the offices of the Austin Chamber of Commerce. It is by invitation only and is led by Professor Bob Metcalfe. For more information about this program, contact Bob Metcalfe.

For Professors    |    Focus on Technology Commercialization    |    By Invitation Only

Entrepreneurial CXO’s of Scaling Companies

Longhorn Operators Studio is by invitation only to CXO’s of companies that are beyond early stage and are dealing with the challenges of scaling a business.  It is led by Ben Dyer, and the group is beginning fall semester by taking a 5-week MOOC from Stanford:  “Scaling Up Your Venture Without Screwing Up” taught by Huggy Rao, Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Robert Sutton, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford School of Engineering. For more information about this program, contact Ben Dyer

For Entrepreneurial CXO’s of Scaling Companies    |    Peer Groups Dealing with Growth Issues    |    By Invitation

Longhorn Startup Syllabus Fall Semester 2014 as of 9-9-2014      DOWNLOAD SYLLABUS