Longhorn Startup fosters interdisciplinary startup innovation at the University of Texas at Austin.

<aside> 🤟🏽 Do you dream of starting your own company? Here’s a chance to experience entrepreneurship first-hand, learning from some of the most successful entrepreneurs in Austin.



📣 Seminar (FALL COURSE)


The Longhorn Startup Seminar is a lecture-based course in the Fall semester that features prominent entrepreneurs telling the stories of how they founded their companies and answering questions from the students.

Students get to pitch their idea to the class and participate in speed-dating events to meet potential co-founders and get advice from mentors.

ANY student from ANY college can register for any of these course numbers: CS174S, COM125, ES177, ES177, FA170, or MAN137.

📄 Read the Fall Seminar Syllabus

The Longhorn Startup Lab is an intensive project-based course in the Spring semester that identifies student entrepreneurs who are building scalable technology companies and gets them real course credit for working on their startups while still in school. These students receive weekly one-on-one mentoring sessions with successful entrepreneurs and free coworking memberships at Capital Factory. The semester culminates in a Demo Day where the students present their companies to the Austin community.

🛑 You MUST fill out this form to apply for the lab as a team to get instructor approval. You cannot register for this course through the Registrar system.

📄 Read the Spring Lab Syllabus

This class is hosted off-campus at Capital Factory in downtown Austin.

📝 Apply for the Spring Lab

Student Teams


Join the Longhorn Startup Slack

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📝 Student release for off campus activity

Directions to Capital Factory

🚙 Parking at Capital Factory

💻 Login to our online class on Zoom

🎤 Apply to get 2 minutes to pitch your idea and win 💵 $100 cash! (open to all)

🚨 Questions about the class? Email [email protected]