The annual Ignite conference provides MBA and graduate science and engineering students with a chance to meet and learn from some of the most successful and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the Bay Area.
You’ll enjoy a calendar packed with opportunities, many of which you’ll have a hand creating and planning.
Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Harold Schmitz, Chief Science Officer, Mars, Incorporated
"On a Mission From Mars: The Business of Chocolate"
Scientific discovery and fundamental understanding in food, agriculture and health sectors offer critical business opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation at scale.”
– Harold Schmitz, Chief Science Officer, Mars, Incorporated, and Senior Scholar in Management, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Seed Industry
A private lunch with Matthew Johnston, president and CEO of HM.CLAUSE
Before joining the UC Davis MBA program, Jennifer Hebets was an international economic development consultant who spent the eight years working for various institutions in Washington, D.C., and across Latin America dedicated to promoting equitable, sustainable economic growth in emerging economies.
UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition Winner Lands $350K in Angel Funding
Winners in Medtech, Recycling and Agricultural Development
By Sandy Louey and Tim Akin
UC Davis alumnus Benjamin Wang says winning the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition this year has been a boon for NeVap, Inc., the medical device startup he founded that has patented a potentially life-saving device that prevents hospital-acquired infections.
13 Silicon Valley company visits, 11 on-campus CEO talks, 75 students. The energy was electric.
The annual Ignite conference provides MBA and graduate science and engineering students with a chance to meet and learn from some of the most successful and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the Bay Area. The event was hosted by the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
The Finance Association is run by three student officers: President, Vice President, and Director of Finance.
Our board is made up of three student officers: President, Vice President, and Director of Operations and Finance.
Thirty-five undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty from UC Davis and industry participated in the 2015 Ag Innovation Entrepreneurship Academy, held April 21-23. This intensive business development program is offered to scientists and engineers who want to identify, design and validate business opportunities for their research.