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UT's Blockchain Entrepreneurship Practicum - Info and Call for Participation

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Capital Factory

701 Brazos Street Suite 1600 · Austin, TX

How to find us

Use the elevators at the Brazos/7th entrance. Come to the 16th Floor. We'll be in the ACL room. Validated parking for $7 is available - see

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Feature Presentation:

UT's Blockchain Entrepreneurship Practicum is an experiential leadership practicum that provides blockchain startups based in Austin with access to a team of interdisciplinary undergraduate students from UT Austin.

In this semester-long program, starting in January 2019, blockchain startups in the community work with a dedicated team of 4–5 students to accelerate their venture’s development. For example, projects might include: developing a strategy and business model; conducting market validation; refining a value proposition; creating a marketing strategy; or developing a funding model.

This presentation will provide more information on the Practicum and the opportunity to get questions answered ahead of the January 5, 2019 application deadline. Some information and the application is already online @

* Michael Peterson, Management Lecturer, The University of Texas at Austin | McCombs School of Business

Full Agenda - Times are Approximate:

[Doors should open at about 6.45pm]

7pm - Welcome. Notices and Shoutouts*.

7.15pm - Opening Presentation: Mike Duffy, Trust Nexus

7.30pm - Opening Presentation: Emma Aitken, Australian Trade and Investment Commission

7.45pm - Feature Presentation: Michael Petersen, UT McCombs

8.30pm - Adjourn. Time for a holiday beverage at the Omni bar?

* Shoutouts can include things like "We have a new cool project/company" or "We need help with beta testing" or "We are hiring". ICOs/STOs can be mentioned but we do not allow shoutouts specifically to promote ICOs or token sales.

Thanks to Capital Factory for hosting us in their awesome space.

Thanks as always to our Collective Patrons and Sponsors: Wanchain, NEM, TWO12, Capital Factory, CognitiveScale, Kilroy Blockchain, Lighthouse Partners, Massing PR, Pouch Points, TEN Capital Group and Vault Wallet