ADVISORY, June 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition from The University of Texas at Austin will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The Competition offers opportunities for graduate students from around the world to obtain funding for new ventures. Forty teams from 11 countries competed this year.
In honor of the occasion, Rob Warren, Director of the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition, and Visolis, from the Indian School of Business, 2013 Global Champion, will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition
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About The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition:
The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition, now in its 30th year, is produced by Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition is an annual, graduate student-centric event designed for new ventures from around the world to obtain funding and feedback from investors and successful entrepreneurs. The competition simulates the real world process of raising venture capital. The Competition is the oldest operating inter-business school competition in the world and has been named "the Super Bowl of world business plan competitions."
Visolis is developing the next generation of biocatalysts that can convert renewable feedstocks into chemicals and fuels at a price point competitive with petroleum-based processes. The team from the Indian School of Business will offer a way to reduce the environmental impact with sustainable alternatives to petroleum-based products for a wide range of industries.
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