The University of California, Davis, launched 14 commercial startups during the past year to June 30 — the largest number of new ventures based on UC Davis technology to be started in a single year. Several have ties to the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Story about the UC Davis Biomedical and Engineering Entrepreneurship Academy, which connects students, researchers and faculty with industry representatives and investors. UC Davis Graduate School of Management Professor Andrew Hargadon is quoted in the story about the academy, which is organized by the UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Congrats to UC Davis alumni John Bissell (2008, BS in chemical engineering), named to Forbes “30 Under 30″ list for Energy and Industry. John is an alum of our Green Tech Entrepreneurship Academy and shares his entrepreneurial insights as a mentor in our programs. He is the co-founder of MicroMidas, which aims to turn trash into plastic.
Green Tech Entrepreneurship Academy alum Peter Frykman and his startup Driptech were recently featured in a New York Times story on the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship in India. Driptech makes affordable, efficient irrigation systems for small-plot farmers. Check it out!
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.