MBA alumnus Mark Otero Raises $15 Mil. for New Web3 Gaming Venture, Azra Games
Prolific gaming entrepreneur and MBA alumnus Mark Otero's new blockchain/Web3 gaming venture, Azra Games, closed a $15M seed round led by Andreeson Horowitz plus NFX, Coinbase Ventures, Play Ventures and Franklin Templeton.
Startups Make a Splash at the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition
Held in person for the first time since 2019, the 22nd Annual Big Bang! Business Competition presented over $100,000 in prize money and in-kind awards to early-stage startups in the food and agriculture, health, energy/sustainability, and social
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.
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.