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Front Line presented the Texas HUB of the Year for 2019

By October 22, 2020No Comments
Agenda Originally published at https://ic2.utexas.edu/hub-11-20-19/

At a small gala on Wednesday November 20, 2019; Mr. Jessy Milner accepted the 2019 Travis County Texas Outstanding HUB of the year.

A HUB is a business that is formed for the purpose of making a profit and that is otherwise a legally recognized business organization under the laws of Texas. A HUB must be at least 51 percent owned by one or more persons who are economically disadvantaged due to their identification as members of certain groups. The groups include Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Native Americans, Service Disabled Veterans and Women. These individuals must have a proportionate interest and demonstrate active participation in the control, operation, and management of the business’ affairs. A HUB must also have its principal place of business in the State of Texas.

AGENDA—WEDNESDAY, November 20

Moderator: J. Jorge Anchondo

6:00-6:10:  Welcome
Dr. Greg Pogue, Deputy Executive Director, IC² Institute
Ms. Brigid Shea, Travis County Commissioner, Precinct Two

6:10-6:20: Travis County HUB Program
Ms. Sylvia Lopez, Travis County HUB Program Director

6:20-6:30:  Presentation by Outstanding HUB
(Introduction by Ms. Bonnie Floyd, Travis County Purchasing Agent)
Jessy Milner, Front Line Consulting

6:30-6:40:  Texas Venture Labs Overview
Dr. John Sibley Butler, Professor of Management and TVL Director
Ian Bidot, TVL Venture Partner

6:40-7:00: TVL Application Process
Dr. Butler and Ian Bidot

7:00-7:30: Questions and Answers
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