Mays Business School
Venture Voices

Calling Student Business Owners and Entrepreneurs!

Posted on January 15, 2013

Beau Barnette Operations Manager at Startup Aggieland Beau Barnette ’15 is a Landscape Architecture serving as Operations Manager at Startup Aggieland. He currently serves as Head Wrangler for Startup Aggielands Student Leadership Council. Beau is interested in collaborative efforts relating to sustainable agriculture, sustainable development, and social businesses. Beau is team building for a social […]

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The Value of Startup Aggieland

Posted on October 30, 2012

Andrew Karl ’15 Student, Texas A&M University Andrew is a sophomore communications major from Spring, Texas, and who has the pleasure of serving as the Student Director of the Texas A&M Student Business Accelerator, Startup Aggieland. There are two main factors that contribute to the value of Startup Aggieland. The first factor is education. Whether […]

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Staying in the Game with Innovation

Posted on July 17, 2012

James Benham President and Founder of JBKnowledgeJames Benham is the founder and president of JB Knowledge Technologies, Inc. an information technology services provider and maker of the SmartBidNet and SmartCompliance software solutions. JBKnowledge specializes in enterprise application and database development, electronic data interchange, strategy consulting, mobile solutions, and web design and development, focusing on the […]

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A Gem of an Idea

Posted on June 26, 2012

Emily Huskinson President & Founder of College Ring Wraps Emily Huskinson will graduate this August with a degree in Agricultural Leadership and minors in Communications and Journalism. Emily is from Flower Mound, Texas and has two older brothers and two extremely supportive parents. Before starting Ring Wraps, Emily handmade custom game day dresses to make […]

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How A&M’s “Other Education” Taught Me Entrepreneurship

Posted on May 30, 2012

Joe Williamson Former President of Speak Social Class of ’02 Texas A&M University has a long tradition of valuing “the other education,” the education that comes from participation in student activities. In my time as a student at A&M (class of 2001), I took this concept to heart and got involved with everything from bonfire […]

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Long Term and Short Term Money

Posted on April 17, 2012

Shen Gen Co-Founder of Scientific Preparatory Academy for Cosmic Explorers (SPACE) Shen Ge is an entrepreneur in Houston, Texas who co-founded the Scientific Preparatory Academy for Cosmic Explorers (SPACE) and is also co-founding Astrome, LLC. He graduated with an MS in the Aerospace Engineering working under the supervision of Dr. Hyland from Texas A&M University […]

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Unconventional Financing

Posted on March 27, 2012

Claire Coleman Owner & CEO of Lone Star Bloom Working in the drive-thru for McDonalds to save money for college, Claire Coleman learned early on that the round-about path to her dream of becoming a small business owner would be found through opportunities in unexpected places. In 2011, she became co-owner and CEO of Lone […]

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From Technology to Entrepreneurship

Posted on March 13, 2012

Ryan Urban ’06 Fringe Development, Web Developer Personal Website Twitter Ryan Urban is a business and idea guy turned web developer and entrepreneur who currently runs a one-man web studio, Fringe Development, out of Pittsburgh, PA. He has some big plans for the future and is probably at this very minute clacking his way towards […]

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Cast out the Excuses and Just Go for It!

Posted on February 28, 2012

Paul T. Morin Jr. Owner at Einstein Moving Company Paul is the Co-Owner of Einstein Moving Company, an Austin based moving company changing the way the industry is viewed. Paul has a few other small businesses in progress, and is working on patenting and marketing a couple new products. In May of 2011, he graduated […]

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Creating Your Own Destiny

Posted on February 21, 2012

Elizabeth “Liz” Perez-Halperin President and Founder GC Green Liz is the President and founder of GC Green (GCG), a 9/11 service disabled veteran owned Green Build General Contracting and Consulting Firm.  Prior to starting GCG, Liz was in the green build and engineering industry for six years in San Diego, California. Liz also served in the […]

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