Meet the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program founders during the 2021-22 academic year. They are growing their businesses in this unique, 9-month program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. Learn more at eccles.utah.edu/mbc.
Watch this speed pitch from Taylor Randall, dean of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, to learn why you should join its top 10 ranked program for entrepreneurship led by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy. Randall delivered this pitch as an introduction to the inaugural […]
For most of us, getting stuck at a stoplight is a mild annoyance. For Mark Pittman, a JD-MBA graduate from the U, it was the start of a business opportunity. While sitting at a stoplight in 2014, Pittman thought of ways to improve traffic patterns. While an associate in the Pierre and Claudette Lassonde New […]
Colton Gardner, who has a bachelor’s in finance from the U, co-founded Neighbor.com in 2016 to address the need of finding local storage that is both practical and affordable. He founded the company with Brigham Young University students Preston Alder and Joseph Woodbury. Neighbor is a platform that allows people to sell access to their […]
An entrepreneur from an early age, University of Utah senior Ethan Cisneros has capitalized on yet another opportunity from his connections from being a student entrepreneur as he opens the third location of his business, Thirst, on the University of Utah campus. Just over two years ago, Cisneros launched what has become a thriving drink […]
“I don’t know, what do you want to do?” Does this sound familiar when searching for date ideas? Well, a startup out of the University of Utah, led by students from the David Eccles School of Business, has solved this well-known issue. The company, Rendezvous Box, is a date night subscription service that pairs couples […]
Roots, a student startup that wants to teach literacy to inmates by using music, won first place at the fall ENTP 1020 Bootcamp hosted by the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. “Reading is such an important skill to have in the modern world, and more […]
Embracing an entrepreneurial spirit from a very young age, Ethan Cisneros, a marketing student at the David Eccles School of Business, got his start with a lawn mowing business at the age of 12. After expanding this venture for a number of years, Cisneros went on to found a business hanging Christmas lights during the winter months. Continuing to move forward in his commercial undertakings, he […]
“I am a simple man with complex ambitions,” said Vitaliy Mahidov explaining his journey as an entrepreneur. Mohidov is a Ukraine native who graduated in 2016 with an MBA from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, where he launched his Wi-Fi audio company, CloviTek. “Difficult is an easy word to describe […]
Watch the video from the 2017 Business Scholars Innovation Showcase at the University of Utah. The Business Scholars is a program for high-achieving students at the David Eccles School of Business. In this event, the students presented innovation projects they developed during the year. Learn more about Business Scholars: eccles.utah.edu/students/business-scholars/.