Westlake Business Incubator company High Five Protection continues to find success. Since their initial funding in May 2017, they have found a new home in the Startup Aggieland entrepreneurship program at Texas A&M University.
Westlake High School Entrepreneurship & Enterprise
Incubatoredu blends entrepreneurship lessons with an experiential approach to traditional business subjects.
Congratulations to all teams that participated in our Inaugural Pitch Night on May 19, 2017. Food Squared received $5,000 and High Five Protection received $2,500 from the Westlake Innovation Funds. Food Squared will be competing at the INCubatoredu National Pitch in Chicago, Illinois on July 19, 2017.
The Board of Trustees on June 20, 2017 voted unanimously to name the Westlake High School Business Incubator Classroom "The Beau Ross Business Incubator Classroom" in honor of former Board Member and Community Leader Beau Ross.
Funded by private dollars, the WBI would like to thank the following:
Board of Advisors
Clint Bybee, ARCH Venture Partners
Adam Chibib, Silverton Partners
Mike Frost, GPB Capital Holdings, LLC
Mitch Jacobson, ATI Clean Energy Incubator
Jeff Newberg, Endeavor Real Estate Group
Founders - $25,000
Clint and Christie Bybee
Adam and Jeannette Chibib
Mike and Terri Frost
Lexus of Austin Vicki Roberts
Beau and Kathryn Ross
Partners - $10,000
Surangi and Dilum Chandrasoma
Supporters - $5000
Amy and John Porter - AffiniPay
Rod and Meg Favaron
Tom and Shelly Rogers - StarVista Capital
Brian and Margo Sbrocco
Srinivasan Family - LiveOak Venture Partners
Friends - $1000-$2500
Patrick and Gillian Burns
John and Rhonda Dirvin
Mitch and Janna Jacobson
Jeff and Valerie Newberg
Classroom & Technology Underwriters
Shelton Keller Group