Laura Lorek

Louise Epstein

Louise Epstein

Louise Epstein is an Austin entrepreneur, former Austin City Councilmember and now managing director of the Innovation Center in the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Epstein also served as entrepreneur in residence at the McCombs School of Business and as a fellow at the IC2 Institute at UT Austin. She was one of the first women investment bankers in Texas and used her experience to create Charge-Off Clearinghouse, a distressed debt company that valued, purchased and sold $1 billion of charged-off credit cards. She led the company from 1997 to 2008. In this Ideas to Invoices podcast, Epstein talks about the keys to becoming a successful entrepreneurs and also discusses the process of commercializing technology spinning out of the University of Texas at Austin through the Innovation Center. 

Duration: 28 min

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