Thunderbird School of Global Management, a unit of Arizona State University, began supporting Afghan women’s economic empowerment in 2005, after the fall of the Taliban, through a program called Project Artemis. As an international business school, our team is working…
A group of 45 students were the first to compete the new Lassonde+X program during the 2020-21 academic year. Lassonde+X is a three-course program that allows any undergraduate student at the University of Utah to “entrepreneur your major” – the “X” is their major. The program is offered by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy, in partnership with the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, at the David Eccles School of Business.
Economic recovery following the pandemic will require an entrepreneurial skill set. Fortunately, the CSU offers inquiring minds a multitude of resources. No wonder CSU alumni are leading the way.
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced the lineup of TableTalks, a series of conversations shaping the future of food that will follow each AgTech NEXT conference session on Tuesdays, September 22 – November 10 from 1:30 – 2:15 PM.
The actions taken by retail health clinics — small primary care clinics located within retail outlets like Walmart’s Care Clinics or CVS’ MinuteClinic — will have a significant impact on public safety, and their actions may prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from overwhelming the U.S. health care system. Darden Professor Dennie Kim explains.
Experts from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to speak about wide range of business and economics topics related to the coronavirus pandemic. This will be updated. Contact them directly or via Greg Muraski…
More than a decade after the launch of Bitcoin, regulatory ambiguity surrounding the peer-to-peer virtual currency continues to discourage entrepreneurial activity by increasing risk and the costs of compliance.
Raising venture capital isn’t for the faint of heart, but the challenges are magnified for female founders. UVA Darden professors Saras Sarasvathy and Elena Loutskina share insights on barriers women face to raising risk capital and how to overcome them.
Mary Teagarden is recognized worldwide in academic, corporate and government sectors for her teaching, executive training, and consulting. Teagarden is professor of global strategy and associate dean of faculty and administration at Thunderbird School of Global Management and editor-in-chief of Thunderbird…
MIT Professor Cynthia Breazeal, a keynote speaker at a recent Psychology of Technology Conference led by Darden Professor Roshni Raveendhran, shares insights about a new generation of social robots and their impact on human flourishing.
University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnus Sean Foote (MBA ’93) was initially skeptical when his former classmate, longtime friend and fellow venture investor Jonathan Ebinger (MBA ’93) pitched an unconventional idea for partnering on a new fund.
ASU Innovation Open has announced the semifinalists for Arizona State University’s most exciting pitch competition, taking place Jan. 31, 2020, in Tempe, Arizona. Competitors will pitch their student-led ventures for a chance to win $300,000 in prizes, including two $100,000 grand prizes.
The full-time MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business received a No. 6 ranking for entrepreneurship by Bloomberg Businessweek in its listing of the 2019-20 Best B-Schools released recently.
Sophie Eckrich (Class of 2021) has had an acute curiosity regarding the disparity in global opportunity for as long as she can remember. Growing up in the cultural crossroads of Austin, Texas, with a mother from Mexico and a father from the United States, cross-border travel and cultural exchange were a way of life.
Studies show that gender bias in the venture capital (VC) industry hurts both female founders and has negative financial consequences for VC firms. Darden Professors Morela Hernandez and Roshni Raveendhran show how algorithm-aided, data-driven approaches can help investors mitigate bias and make better and more equitable funding decisions.
The University of California San Diego announces its largest-ever cohort of Entrepreneurs in Residence, a program that brings experts onto campus to mentor students and faculty beginning their startup journeys.
Odds of survival are slim when it comes to startups. One essential variable that goes into the equation: geography. New research supported by Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has produced the regional entrepreneurial ecosystem quality index, which measures the health of a location based on five key characteristics.
The Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University has released the Doing Business North America report, a first-of-its kind report that provides objective measures of business regulations across 115 cities in 92 states, provinces and districts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Saras Sarasvathy has been recognized on a global stage for her pioneering work in the field of entrepreneurship.
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Tulane’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation surveyed more than 200 local startup-stage companies for the 60-page report, which aims to become the standard for tracking entrepreneurial activity in New Orleans.
With a global population projected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050, food production will require innovative new methods for producing more food, more sustainably. Here, Darden Ideas to Action highlights one company trying to do just that: Beanstalk, founded by brothers Mike and Jack Ross in 2017.