Entrepreneurship News and Events
We are happy to announce our 2015 Big Bang! Business Competition semi-finalists.
Sandia National Laboratories’ Twistact and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Optimization of Building Efficiency projects were selected today as the Livermore Valley Site’s participants in the Energy Department’s LabCorps pilot program. Program partners include the UC Davis Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The University of California, Davis, launched 14 commercial startups during the past year to June 30, 2014 — 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.
Getting involved with Zasaka this year was a true highlight of my entire Graduate School of Management experience—and it proved that UC Davis was totally the right school for me.
One of the main reasons I decided to get my MBA at the GSM was the sustainability and entrepreneurial culture that seemed to be widespread across campus. The Big Bang! Business Competition is just one of the many programs here at UCD that helps keep that culture alive and well.
Story about the winners of the 2014 UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition, including the top winner, Nevap Inc., a medical device startup founded by a UC Davis graduate.