University of Texas at Arlington’s EpICMavs

The University of Texas at Arlington’s EpICMavs is a free entrepreneurship program that includes a weekly speaker series and a summer deep dive that helps aspiring entrepreneurs get their start.


The University of Texas at Arlington’s Innovation & Commercialization partners with the non-profit startup incubator, TechFW, to present a free entrepreneurship program.

EpICMavs, which stands for entrepreneurship, innovation & commercialization is backed by the trailblazing spirit of UTA’s Mavericks. EpICMavs hosts a weekly speaker series lead by entrepreneurs, a startup mini-accelerator program during the summer and a youth camp for aspiring business owners. EpICMavs takes place every Thursday in the Startup Lounge, UTA’s collision space and is located on the west side of campus. 

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Valuation

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Crowdfunding

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Retention

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education (Specialty)

Legal Services

  • Patent Seminars (Specialty)
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information (Specialty)

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization (Specialty)
  • Technology Transfer (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research


  • Formal Mentoring Programs (Specialty)
  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General (Specialty)

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning


  • Coworking

Product Development

  • Patent Information (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Patent Information (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization (Specialty)
  • Technology Transfer (Specialty)


  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator (Specialty)
  • Incubator (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
Contact Information
Terry Schultz