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UPDATE: We are currently finalizing our plans for AES 2018

Thank you to all of our past attendees and sponsors.
We look forward to hosting you again in 2018!


Thank you for your interest in 
Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday. We hope you will make plans to join us and connect with other entrepreneurial-minded Aggies to share knowledge, collaborate, build connections and create mentorship opportunities.

Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday 2017 Recap Video


Past Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday Featured Speakers

Brandon Jones ’95
CEO of TexAgs

Branndon Stewart ’98
Founder & CEO of OutboundEngine and 2016 Aggie 100 Top 10 honoree

Mark McSpadden ’04
Director of Sabre Labs, emerging technology incubator and trends research group

Chris Valletta ’00
Co-Founder of MISSION Athletecare

Phil Miner '80
Founder of The Miner Corporation

Arch "Beaver" Aplin III '80
President/Owner of BUC-EE'S Food Stores

Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday 2017 Agenda:


 Time    Speaker(s)/Topic
9:30 – 10 a.m.    REGISTRATION 
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.    Welcome Remarks
The Association of Former Students
Center for New Ventures & Entrepreneurship, Mays Business School
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.    Opening Speaker
Branndon Stewart ’98
Founder & CEO of OutboundEngine
and 2016 Aggie 100 Top 10 honoree
 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.          Session 1
Legal Issues for Startups
 11:45 – 12:30 p.m.     Lunch 
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.   Keynote Speaker
Brandon Jones ’95
CEO of TexAgs

  1:15 – 2:15 p.m.   Session 2
Startup Financing Panel
 2:15 – 2:30 p.m.    Break
 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.   Session 3
Small Group Discussions
(Please follow emailed instructions to indicate your topic interests after registering)


 3:15 – 4 p.m.   Closing Speaker
Mark McSpadden ’04
Director of Sabre Labs
 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.   Aggie Networking Eventhosted by Capital City A&M Club
The Alcove Cantina 119 E Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664

Previous attendees say: 

"AES is one of the most valuable opportunities within the Aggie Network. The CNVE, Mays Business School, and The Association of Former Students continues to impress with stellar events." Tyler Gibbs ’10

"I walked away energized with tangible items that could be applied to my business right away. I loved the concept of Aggies teaching Aggies." Logan Beszterda '06 

"Come to Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday if you're ready to learn more about starting a business! This conference was exactly what I was look for and I can't wait until next year.Jordan Robertson ’07

"Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday is a one of a kind event that keeps entrepreneurs on the cutting edge their respective interest. Whether you are here to get feedback, financial support, or new ideas, this is the event to attend." Charles G. Deason '87

"Not only did we build a plan to grow our business, but we left with a new level of excitement and determination for success. As we've already had meetings with people we met and executed plans we built, AES has proven to be beneficial for us and far more valuable than the expense." Stephanie Poe '09  

"What a fantastic opportunity for early entrepreneurs to interact and learn from seasoned Aggie pros! An incredible event and I look forward to future ones." Randy Sauceda '93 

Interested in Sponsoring Next Year? 
Contact for more information. 

Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday is hosted and organized by The Association of Former Students, the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship, and Startup Aggieland, from an idea conceived by the Young Alumni Advisory Council.

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