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LONGHORN


INVESTMENT COMPETITION

Presented by Longhorn Entrepreneurship Agency & Varfaj Ventures

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DATE OF THE EVENT
DECEMBER 10
HOW THE PITCH WORKS

GROUP

FINALS

Pitch

Pitch

5 MINUTES

5 MINUTES

Q/A

Q/A

5 MINUTES

7 MINUTES

GROUP

Pitch

5 MINUTES

Q/A

5 MINUTES

FINALS

Pitch

5 MINUTES

Q/A

7 MINUTES

PITCH REQUIREMENTS

What are We Looking For? We are looking for an energetic entrepreneur, or team, with creative ideas that solve real problems and have a large potential market.

Our Goal: Our experience in building rapidly growing companies allows us to provide insightful guidance and to bring opportunities to entrepreneurs at any stage. We look to play an active role in helping entrepreneurs to bring their idea to market and succeed. Our goals are to be a true partner and resource to the company along the way, and not just a checkbook.

Be creative in your pitch and stand out! We recommend the following in your pitch: - Pitch Deck - Team Overview - Rough Business Model - Desired Investment Amount and Uses for Investment
There is no dress code whatsoever! Feel free to wear whatever you'd like.

APPLY TODAY LIMITED SPOTS
WHO IS ORGANIZING THIS EVENT?
ORGANIZED BY
LONGHORN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AGENCY

Longhorn Entrepreneurship Agency is an arm of Student Government dedicated to fostering and supporting entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Austin. As the hub for entrepreneurship on the 40 Acres, we work with the university’s administration to cultivate a premier campus environment for students to build new ventures.

BACKED BY
VARFAJ VENTURES

By giving some of the brightest students in the nation the resources they need to start companies, and by building a culture that celebrates entrepreneurs, the University of Texas at Austin will see world-changing ideas come to life more frequently and effectively than ever before. We hope that this investment competition can be another large step towards making UT Austin a nationally recognized institution for entrepreneurship in education.

HOW DOES THE DAY WORK?

WHEN?

DECEMBER 10TH

WHERE?

UT AUSTIN CAMPUS

HOW THE INVESTMENT WORKS

The Varfaj Ventures team conducts thorough due diligence on companies and their teams. Varfaj Ventures works closely with entrepreneurs and to understand their business challenges and how a Varfaj partnership can solve these challenges, add value to existing business, and bring new ideas to market. Beyond capital, an investment from Varfaj Ventures will not only yield expert business development opportunities and advice, but it will also grant access to our team of design, development, and marketing specialists. The investment pool is broken up as follows: $60,000 worth of the pool will go towards investments. $40,000 of the pool will go towards free prizes to all participants.

SPONSORS/PRIZES