We are UT Austin's startup fund.

Genesis enables UT Austin student innovators and leaders to reach their greatest potential by providing them with membership, startup capital, and real world investment experience.

Announcing the
Genesis Smart Energy
Call for Innovation!

In partnership with UT Austin's Energy Institute, Genesis is investing in transformative student startups building 21st-century smart energy solutions.

We are Longhorns investing in Longhorns.





Our Team

Genesis provides early-stage capital to student entrepreneurs at UT Austin

Our Startups

Students and alumni lead the Genesis team, advising new entrepreneurs.


Startups that have achieved their goals

We are forever grateful for the
investment and support Genesis provided. They enabled a life-changing experience for us.
Sriram Hariharan
Cofounder | OctoShop
The team helps us work on big challenges and it is reassuring having people that share a vision for each other succeeding.
Jibran Khalil
Founder | My Workout Group
My Genesis Venture Partner dives right in to help with strategic plans, goals and timelines. He’s like another member of the team.
Emily Silver
Founder | FruitleatherNYC
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Call For Innovation

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Connect with us via email: leadershipteam@genesisut.com

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We are UT Austin's startup fund.

 We support student founders with early-stage capital and mentorship.