Square Partners with MBAs to Dig into Sustainable Cryptocurrency Mining
Will cryptocurrencies enable eco-friendly economic empowerment?
MBA student Christine Dillman shares the challenge posed by Square: Create a financial model for Bitcoin mining that takes into account important environmental goals.
Daniel Segel Utilizing MBA to Benefit Others During the Pandemic
Keeping students healthier so they can make the world a better place.
“The (UC Davis) MBA program gave me new skills, capabilities, and connections to get my foot in the tech field,” says Daniel Segel MBA 96, who helped set up the technology the university uses for mass, on-campus COVID testing, and vaccination.
Why UC Davis is a Great Place for Entrepreneurs
“Aggie Innovators” are changing the world
“This truly was the apex of my education—blending my scientific expertise with my business acumen and my entrepreneurial spirit,” says MBA alumna Teri Slack.
Real Change in Health Care Demands Innovation and Empathy
Cutting-edge biotech therapies, combined with hope, lead to healing.
A biotech entrepreneur, Natalie Makableh MBA 21 says we need more empathic leaders at the intersection of science and society. Read how she’s changing that.
Breathing Easier with Big Bang! Business Competition Winner
2014 Big Bang! Business Competition winner Ben Wang has helped limit the spread of ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia and credits UC Davis for the foundation of his start-up NeVap, which stands for Never Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia.
MBA-Led Start-Up Earns $10K at 21st Annual Big Bang! Business Competition
An Airbnb for EV drivers
Led by Founder and CEO Angel Daniel Melchor and Chief Business Officer Meredith Roberts, a pair of UC Davis MBA students, local start-up INN>CHRG won the $10K Energy + Sustainability Award as part of the Big Bang! Business Competition.
College Honors 2021 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Recipients
Mike Child B.S. 76, a benefactor of the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus by the College of Engineering for his professional and personal achievements.
How Our Dog Treats Can Help Restore Lake Tahoe
Four keys to grassroots social entrepreneurism
MBA alum Yuan Cheng co-founded Shrimply Blue to help restore Lake Tahoe. His team is on a mission built on trust and social impact.
Cellars to Sellers: A New Law will Allow UC Davis to Sell its Wine to the Public
To sell thousands of gallons of wine previously poured down the drain, the Department of Viticulture & Enology turned to a team of UC Davis MBAs for a business plan as state laws passed to make it possible.
MBA Career-Switcher Striving to Live Zero-Waste Life
An email changed my professional life
Bay Area Part-Time MBA graduate Jill Holloway explains why she left her seven-year career at Chevron last year to become a co-owner of MudLab Café and Store.
West Sac's Origin Materials Going Public in $925 Million SPAC Merger
UC Davis alum John Bissell’s eco-friendly bioplastics firm, which transformed through the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, will go public in a nearly $1 billion deal with SPAC Artius Acquisition Inc.
Cloud Certs: Opening New Opportunities for MBA Students at UC Davis
Are you cloud certified?
More than 215 students have signed up to earn industry-recognized certifications from Google and Amazon.
UC Davis MBA Team Helps Chilean Winery Strategize
Bringing ‘creative and bold’ ideas to break into U.S. market
Full-Time MBA students team up virtually with students from the University of Talca to help Hugo Casanova Winery in Chile break into the U.S. market.
How Every Entrepreneur Wins in the Big Bang!
We’re proud to be one of 16 finalists
Sacramento Part-Time MBA student Teri Slack is co-founder of StarBio, one of 16 finalist teams in the 2020 Big Bang! Business Competition.
Surprisingly Tasty Solution to Tahoe’s Little Monsters
Our team's 10-week project to turn tiny invasive shrimp into a business
Tiny invasive shrimp are clouding Lake Tahoe's blue waters. UC Davis researchers called on MBAs to turn an environmental problem into a business opportunity—dog treats!
An Entrepreneurial LaunchPad in the Empire State
Propelling our companies forward
Have you ever had an idea for a business and thought how amazing it would be if you could change the world?
Seven UC Davis students from four startup teams did just that when they took on the Big Apple, attending the third annual LaunchPad Propel
Launch your Entrepreneurship Journey with a Big Bang!
UC Davis business competition celebrates 20 years of preparing innovators
"When I first came to the Graduate School of Management, I had one mission in mind: to transform industries, and I did that through the Big Bang! Business Competition," says MBA student Samantha Contreras.
A Social Impact Lens for Entrepreneurship
Insights from Warby Parker CEO Neil Blumenthal and Blackstone Group President and COO Jon Gray
I come from a household of six people and 24 eyes—everyone in my immediate family, including my four-year-old sister, wears glasses.
Growing up, my frames were usually purchased from the optometrist office and had price tags in the hundreds; they
What's New in B-Schools? 6 Big Changes at UC Davis
Perhaps it would be easier to start off by noting what’s NOT new in business schools globally. Business schools are ever evolving in response to changes in industry or shifts in regional needs, and also to remain competitive.
Long gone are the
Conference Ignites a Passion for Business, One Startup at a Time
If you want to go far, you must go with others
The annual Ignite Conference brings together students, CEOs and business leaders—and attendees get to see concepts learned during class in action. Over the course of four days in March, I toured four amazing companies, listened to thought-provoking