Partner With IIE

Become a Financial Partner

Your financial partnership will support the Institute involvement in the North Texas innovation ecosystem. Your investment will provide you with key logo and name placement, as well as recognition at IIE activities and events.

Your financial support goes towards the daily operations of the Institute and your program sponsorships will support one or more of the following programs:

Support the IIE with your Electronic Donation or contact Ramona Dorough at (972) 883-4924.

Become a Scholarly Partner

Share your years of experience and expert knowledge with our students and members of the community, shaping the future of business and the leaders of tomorrow.

Get involved as a:

  • IIE Scholar: Be a guest scholar in our classrooms, at a speaker event, or at the Entrepreneurship Club event.
  • Mentor/Specialty Advisor: Provide guidance for emerging ideas and sharing your hard-won experience with students. Your proven skills and perspective can help student ventures succeed.
  • IIE Fellow: After two consecutive years of service to the IIE, serving in multiple areas, the designation of IIE Fellow is bestowed upon our dedicated volunteers.
  • Business Idea Competition Judge: Join us to judge the latest business ideas, deciding who takes home the prize.

Put Students to Work

  • Provide part-time internships or permanent employment to our students, who are smart, motivated and out-of-the-box thinkers.
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship/Startup Launch Projects. Benefit from the rigor of graduate innovation and entrepreneurship student research, analysis and recommendations and enjoy cost-free assistance when your company‚Äôs project/initiative is integrated into a course.

The Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship would like to thank our sponsors:

IIE Leadership Circle logo UTD Tech Commercialization
IIE Partner Circle
Haynes Boone logo Trailblazer Capital logo
Haynes Boone logo Trailblazer Capital logo
Paul Pandian
IIE Patrons
Genesis Biosystems logo Hiawatha Education Foundation
Friends of the IIE
Dallas Entrepreneur Network logo Dan Owen
Bruce Quinnell
IIE Associates
Venture Spur Logo
Amy Cockerham
Doug Glen
Isaac Heller
Madison Pedigo
Paul Klocek
Greg Dess
Joe Picken
Vic Simon
David Vucina
Mark Denissen
David Vucina
IIE would like to extend a thank you to our Fellows who have two consecutive years of service to the IIE, serving in multiple areas.

Amy Cockerham
Chief Development Officer,
RiverRock Holdings
IIE Advisory Board Member

Jim Lafferty
Genesis Biosystems
IIE Advisory Board Member

David Matthews
Managing Partner,
Trailblazer Capital
IIE Advisory Board Member

Julie Nickols
Haynes and Boone
IIE Advisory Board Member

Daniel Owen
Private Investor
IIE Advisory Board

Scott Ticer
Princeton Avenue Partners
IIE Advisory Board Member

Chris Westfall
Author, Entrepreneur and
Business Coach
IIE Advisory Board

Jeff Williams
Managing Director,
Covera Ventures
IIE Advisory Board Member
IIE would like to extend a thank you to our Scholars who are guest scholars in our classrooms, at a speaker event, or at the Entrepreneurial Development Series.

Mark Denissen
Vice President,
Worldwide Strategic Marketing
Texas Instruments
IIE Advisory Board Member

Patrick Humm
Chairman & President,
Hie Electronics
IIE Advisory Board Member

Paul Klocek
IIE Advisory Board Member

Chuck McCoy
Founder & Executive Director,
North Texas Angel Network

Paul Pandian
Transglobal Technologies
IIE Advisory Board Member

Paul Peck
Senior Advisor
C-Level Advisor
IIE Advisory Board Member

Bruce Quinnell
Former President
Borders Group, Inc
IIE Advisory Board Member

David Hitt
Shareholder and Legal Services Consultant
Hitt Gaines, PC

David Overton
Opus Faveo Innovation Development

Jim Gregg
Chief Technology Officer
Austin Industries

Steve Hall

Please contact us for additional information on any of our initiatives:

Ramona Dorough
Administrative Assistant

(972) 883-4924
Office – JSOM 4.211