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Startup of the Month: INN>CHRG
Online MBA alumnus and Big Bang Business Competition winner featured
Online MBA alumnus Angel Melchor's new venture INN>CHG recently won our Big Bang! Business Competition as the Yolo County-based startup builds an Airbnb-like service to eliminate range anxiety for electric vehicle drivers.
Show Me the Money
“Even though it’s called the VC market, more and more of that money is not from VC investors,” says Ayako Yasuda, professor of finance at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Research Fellow of the Private Equity Research Consortium. “That
Global Consensus Needed to Develop Climate Risk Disclosures for Companies
Prof. Paul Griffin calls for a borderless mandate for company climate risk discourse in an article in the journal Nature Energy—a move in line with recommended actions from the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
It's Not Only the Pandemic That's Making Labor Scarce
Lecturer Suzy Taherian says despite a low national unemployment rate of 4.8%, there's a labor shortage in California involving both low-skilled and high-skilled workers due to numerous factors, such as childcare, more people working for themselves
Aggies Abroad: MSBA Student Navigating New Cities
MSBA student Susannah Schulze shares what it was like to participate in the UC Davis Summer Abroad UK Perspectives in Global Management program and travel to Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Dark Side of Startups: When "Fake It Till You Make It" Goes Wrong
Professor Don Palmer explores whether the current state of startups makes them susceptible to misconduct, and their "fake it till you make it" mantra goes wrong.
Private Equity Funds, Sensing Profit in Tumult, Are Propping Up Oil
In an interview with the New York Times, professor Ayako Yasuda discusses private equity investment companies that have pumped billions of dollars into fossil fuel projects, buying up offshore platforms, building new pipelines, and extending
Full Coverage Car Insurance Guide
When should drivers consider getting full coverage auto insurance?
Lecturer Suzy Taherian comments on California insurance options, deductibles, and when drivers consider dropping full coverage from their car insurance policy in her interview with Wallet Hub.
Interest-free Deferred Tuition Offered to UC Davis Online MBA Students
"Our hope is that this is perhaps a groundbreaking way of doing things," says Dean H. Rao Unnava of the new pilot program for interest-free deferred tuition for the Online MBA program.
An Innovative Way To Pay For That MBA Degree
Poets&Quants’ John Byrne writes that Dean Unnava believes the deferred tuition program could increase the available pool of applicants by as much as 20% because it makes the Online MBA degree more accessible to candidates.
The True Secret to MBA Application Success
"The key to MBA application success lies beyond GMAT scores or work experience," says Valerie D. James, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
MBA Team Finds About 23% of Sacramento's Workforce May Leave the Region within Three Years
A new workforce study from the Sacramento Metro Chamber and a team of UC Davis MBA students revealed about a quarter of the more than 400 Sacramento-area workers surveyed may leave the region within three years.