7 Reasons to Study Entrepreneurship in College

Entrepreneurship is booming. Startup companies across the globe are gaining traction, attracting capital and customers. As interest in entrepreneurship grows, so do the academic programs. Whether you’re already running a company, you’re considering a major or minor program or don’t quite yet have a plan, below are seven reasons why taking an entrepreneurship class is […]

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Global Entrepreneurship Program Traveling to South America in Spring 2019

Last year, the Global Entrepreneurship Program, which is provided by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business, took 16 aspiring entrepreneurs on a unique, immersive semester-long trip through Asia. The students lived in and took University of Utah classes at a Korean University in Seoul, Korea, interned with different international startups and earned a […]

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Todd Zenger Q&A: Entrepreneurship is Value Creation

Todd Zenger is an accomplished academic, currently serving as the chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and presidential professor of strategy and strategic leadership. With degrees from Stanford University and UCLA, Zenger is an expert in the field of strategy, entrepreneurship and […]

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Troy D’Ambrosio Q&A: Entrepreneurship is a Team Sport

Troy D’Ambrosio, the executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and an assistant dean at the David Eccles School of Business, is a serial entrepreneur and widely admired business mind. Cofounder, officer and director of multiple startup companies including Transworld Telecommunications, Convergence Communications and EPM Mining Ventures, D’Ambrosio’s pursuits have attracted over $500 million in […]

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Startups & Pricing: Don’t Price Too Low

I’m on the board of a venture-backed startup that sells software-as-a-service. At a board meeting a while ago, the CFO enthusiastically announced that the company’s customer retention rate was 96 percent. I didn’t want to be a killjoy, but commented that, in my opinion, this was actually a bad sign. If customer churn was really […]

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Jay Barney Q&A: Teaching Entrepreneurial Action

Jay Barney is a strategy scholar, presidential professor of strategic management, and the Lassonde chair in social entrepreneurship in the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. Barney is a global expert, receiving honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Lund in Sweden, the Copenhagen Business School […]

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Live Create Launch Podcast: Jay Barney, Strategy Scholar & Professor

  Jay Barney is our guest in this edition of the Live Create Launch Podcast. Our host Gavin Van Wagoner talks to Barney, a strategy scholar and presidential professor in the Entrepreneurship & Strategy Department at David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Listen for tips and insights into business strategy and the […]

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