Does career risk inhibit entrepreneurship? Research from Darden Professor Ting Xu and colleagues shows the effect of leave policies on entrepreneurship and explores the extent to which longer job-protected leave leads to new ventures, creating jobs in industries in which experimentation before entry has low costs and high benefits.Read more
While the future has always been unpredictable, the global uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus is at a record high. To help us steer through this unprecedented crisis, Professor Saras Sarasvathy shares insights on entrepreneurial decision-making and offers four strategies seasoned founders use to turn uncertainty into opportunity to co-create a better future.Read more
An influential academic journal has devoted the entirety of a recent issue to effectuation, the theory of entrepreneurship pioneered by University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Saras Sarasvathy.Read more
China’s progress towards modernization and marketization gave women unprecedented opportunities to launch and scale private enterprises and make billions in the process. Professor Ming-Jer Chen shares insights on how China managed to forge a new class of super-successful female founders.Read more
Ten startups will compete for the Grand Prize in a three-minute fast-pitch, facing a panel of distinguished judges from Orange County’s startup ecosystem.
Small businesses are the lifeblood of a community, but due to the impact of the coronavirus, they’re shuttering in enormous numbers. University at Buffalo School of Management experts share their insights to help entrepreneurs and local businesses ride out the storm.Read more
The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute will graduate the first group of founders from the unique Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the end of the Spring Semester.Read more
The David Eccles School of Business ranks No. 12 in the latest MBA rankings for entrepreneurship released today by US News and World Report. The rankings are for the year 2021. The Eccles School ranking is an improvement from the last year’s ranking of No. 17 for MBA entrepreneurship.Read more
Have a million-dollar idea? Want to pitch it to Shark Tank? 47ABC and Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business recently announced the return of the Shark Tank casting call to Salisbury, MD. The event will take place Saturday, April 18.Read more
The UN Global Compact Network USA is seeking applicants for this year’s SDG Pioneers program from businesses and other organizations worldwide. Nominate an SDG Pioneer from your organization today!Read more
UNLV history professor Elizabeth Nelson separates facts about the effects of marketing, consumerism, and social media on the holiday’s evolution from fiction about love’s golden age.Read more
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah continues to receive top 10 rankings for its entrepreneurship program, which consists of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy.
The latest ranking is from U.S. News and World Report, which listed the school’s undergraduate program No. 10 (or No. 6 among state schools) and graduate program No. 17 for 2020.