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Extreme by Design

This documentary is about students who take part in a course that challenges them to create a solution for problems in other countries. The film follows them along the entire process, through their successes and failures.

For more information about it click here.

Group NIRE's Field Site Tour

TTIME leadership team and students will have the opportunity to tour Group NIRE's facility.

Group NIRE is a clean energy development company providing Project development and consulting services. They offer intelligent solutions based on innovation, reliability and customized services to their partners.

They work with renewable energy technologies, batter storage solutions, micro-grid and distributed generation, and weather and energy forecasting.

Startup Funding

This workshop will cover the basics on startup funding based on the type of business entity. PJ Pronger, Associate Director of the Northwest Texas Small Business Development Center, will explain the different funding sources available for startups (angel investors, venture capital). He will also talk about how investors evaluate a business proposal and a startup's team.

Is Your Startup Ready to Launch

In order to take your startup idea to the next level you need to conduct effective market research. Lisa McDonald, Director of the Kinetic Accelerator, a program innovated by Texas Tech, will host a workshop where you will learn to analyze whether your idea is worth commercializing and gauge the impact your product may have on the current industry/market. You will also learn how to identify your potential customers and generate a minimum viable product to get their feedback.
Click here to read the workshop´s main takeaways

3 Day Startup Fall 2015

3 Day Startup (3DS) offers Texas Tech University students an intensive 72-hour immersion into how to start a new business. Students learn the practice of entrepreneurship, how to form cross-disciplinary teams around a business idea, how to evaluate a potential market for their idea or product, how to create a business plan and how to pitch their idea to potential investors. The weekend ends with a pitch session where each team presents its business concept to a panel composed of faculty and business leaders.
The program is free, submit your application here

Pitch Workshop & Competition

TTime sponsored a pitch workshop and competition for Texas Tech entrepreneur on April 28 2014. TTime encouraged all graduate and undergraduate students to apply by submitting their business’s executive summary. In order to support the most talented entrepreneurial students, TTime provided funding for the top three teams. The travel funds allowed students to travel to another pitch competition within the United States.
Prizes and Selection Criteria
Pictures of event

Hosting Shark Tank Winner

TTime, along with other student organizations, hosted a talk with Shark Tank winner, BeatBox Beverages. They shared with us about their journey from a small startup to proud owner of 1 million dollars in investment money from Mark Cuban. They have expanded their operation to sell their products nationally by partnering with large retail stores like Wal-Mart and HEB.
Watch beatbox beverages on shark tank

3 Day Startup

3 Day Startup is a 72-hour learning-by-doing campus workshop that teaches entrepreneurial skills to university students in an extreme hands-on environment. The idea is simple: start tech companies over the course of three days.
About 3 Day Startup

Entrepreneural Mixer

Double Time hosted an entrepreneurial mixer to bring student from the business and entrepreneurship organizations together. There were member presents from the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Delta Sigma Pi Business Professional Fraternity, Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group and Texas Tech Innovation Mentorship and Entrepreneurship. There was also a brief introduction of the second 3-Day Startup Program.

T^3 Slow Pitch

Greetings Raiders and entrepreneurs! TTIME is having their first ever academic meeting Tuesday at 5:30 pm in room Experimental Science Bldg. room 120. We will be discussing several topics such as the organization, our guest speakers, and the upcoming schedule for the semester, and more aspects for TTIME.

Launch Event

The kick-off event will include networking time for students and speakers including Luis Jimenez, president and chief operations officer of medical biotechnology company EternoGen, and Sheila Grant, professor of bioengineering at the University of Missouri. While a student at Missouri, Jimenez was mentored by Grant in a close teaming relationship with the business school to develop Grant’s intellectual property (IP) and turn it into a startup company that is now a multi-million dollar enterprise.