In The Press

UTRGV Moving Forward with Weslaco Business Incubator

UTRGV ENACTUS

Weslaco, TX | February 17, 2017 (The Monitor)— A project one-year-in the making is moving forward as the University of Texas Board of Regents gave the green light for UT Rio Grande Valley to lease space in the upcoming business incubator in Weslaco… Read more


UTRGV Moving Forward with Weslaco Business Incubator

UTRGV ENACTUS

Weslaco, TX | February 16, 2017 (Valley Morning Star)— A project one-year-in the making is moving forward as the University of Texas Board of Regents gave the green light for UT- Rio Grande Valley to lease space in the upcoming business incubator in Weslaco… Read more


EDA Announces $1.4 Million Grant For New Weslaco Innovation Center

UTRGV ENACTUS

Weslaco, TX | July 29, 2016 (Rio Grande Guardian)— Jorge D. Ayala, director of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s southwest region, has announced a $1.4 million grant for the Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco’s Center for Innovation and Commercialization… Read more


U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.4 Million to Help Spur Start-Ups In Weslaco

UTRGV ENACTUS

Washington, DC | July 28, 2016 (Public.)— U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.4 million grant to the Weslaco Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco, Texas, to establish business incubator space in a city-owned building… Read more


Innovation In RGV

UTRGV ENACTUS

Rio Grande Valley | February 08, 2016 (The Rider)— JUT Rio Grande Valley, the City of Weslaco and the Weslaco Economic Development Corporation have signed an agreement to redevelop a building that will house the university’s Center for Innovation and Commercialization and a new business incubator… Read more


Mixed-Use Incubator Coming to UTRGV CIC

UTRGV ENACTUS

February 03, 2016 (Valley Business Report)— he University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has partnered with the City of Weslaco and the Weslaco Economic Development Center to expand the UTRGV College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s existing Center for Innovation and Commercialization and develop a mixed-use business incubator to include classroom space, student services and start-up business support functions… Read more


UTRGV Partners with City of Weslaco and WEDC On Entrepreneurial Hub Project

UTRGV ENACTUS

January 29, 2016 (UTRGV)— The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has partnered with the City of Weslaco and the Weslaco Economic Development Center (WEDC) to help support the university’s ongoing efforts to enhance its entrepreneurship infrastructure and strengthen the economic viability of Valley communities… Read more


The City of Weslaco and Weslaco EDC Sign of Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

UTRGV ENACTUS

Weslaco, TX | January 22, 2016 (UTRGV)— In a statement made earlier today, City of Weslaco Mayor David Suarez announced that city leaders and UTRGV President Dr. Guy Bailey approved and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the city and UTRGV initiating a partnership that signifies both parties’ commitment to broaden UTRGV’s presence in the Mid-Valley. “This is not just a win for Weslaco but for all of South Texas,” remarked Suarez… Read more


Weslaco Sign Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

UTRGV ENACTUS

January 15, 2016 (RGVision)— Speaking in reference to the partnership, Dr. Bailey added, “This MOU is a testament to UTRGV’s goal to provide regional opportunities to not only our students and faculty, but to the community as well. The City of Weslaco is now considered a valuable, long-term partner and is a community that believes in the same core values as we do.”… Read more


UTRGV Partners with Weslaco to Open Incubator

UTRGV ENACTUS

Weslaco, TX | January 15, 2016 (The Monitor)— City leaders have announced a partnership with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to open a mixed-use incubator designed to promote education, entrepreneurship and economic development in the area… Read more


RGV Angel Network Set Up to Fuel Economic Development

UTRGV ENACTUS

January 14, 2016 (The Brownsville Herald)— The RGV Angel Network (RGVAN) was established last fall to help fledgling entrepreneurs develop their ideas for products or services into something commercially viable. It’s affiliated with the Center for Innovation and Commercialization (CIC) of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley… Read more


UTRGV Sets Up Angel Investor Network to Help Finance New Local Enterprises

UTRGV ENACTUS

November 18, 2015 (Rio Grande Guardian)— Experts in business creation at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley say they are looking ahead to the creation of an investor network designed to help finance local enterprise… Read more


Border Economics Symposium Highlights Valley Challenges, Opportunities

UTRGV ENACTUS

McAllen, TX | November 10, 2015 (UTRGV)— Experts in business creation at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley say they are looking ahead to the creation of an investor network designed to help finance local enterprise… Read more


Kroll Discusses Innovation and Commercialization Center At STC Conference

UTRGV ENACTUS

McAllen, TX | (Jangansto)— Mark Kroll, dean of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s College of Business and Entrepreneurship, spoke at South Texas College’s fourth Inno’ Conference about a future entrepreneurial center… Read more