The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business welcomed the third class of founders in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program this fall semester for the 2021-22 academic year. The program is offered with support from the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The group consists of 23 founders who have launched 18 companies with products and services ranging from choke-prevention devices and delivery logistics to party planning and luxury pajamas. All have already made progress in starting their companies and are looking to grow sales and attract investors, among other goals.
The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business continues to be recognized as a top-10 program for entrepreneurship. In new rankings from U.S. News & World Report, its undergraduate program for entrepreneurship ranked No. 8 overall and No. 5 among public schools for 2022.
Ivory Innovations has opened nominations for the 4th Annual Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability.
Creative Advocacy Lab is coming to University of Utah, as Innovation for Justice, a legal innovation lab focused on social justice, expands its operations to the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business.
Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: NATR), a leading natural health and wellness company that manufactures high quality herbal and nutritional products, announced the creation of a new scholarship in partnership with the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah to support diverse students in their education.
University Venture Fund II has joined lead investor Christian Angermayer’s re.Mind Capital, an SPV sponsored by Peter Thiel, German entrepreneur Tim Sievers, and with investment advice from local investor LDD (Lead Dog Development) in closing a $10 million financing round for Blackrock Neurotech, the world’s leading platform for brain-computer interface (BCI) technology and manufacturing.
The Utah Coal Country Strike Team signed a first-of-its-kind agreement to help Utah’s Coal Country (Carbon and Emery counties) diversify their economy.
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah continues to be ranked among the best schools in the country to study entrepreneurship by the Princeton Review. In the latest listing issued this month, Princeton Review ranked the Eccles School No. 12 for undergraduate and No. 18 for graduate entrepreneurship for 2020.
The MBA Online program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business jumped two spots in the 2020 Princeton Review top 25 online MBA programs ranking, landing at No. 9.