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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U Ranks 15th for Undergrad and 23rd for Grad Entrepreneurship Studies for 2018

For the seventh straight year, The Princeton Review ranked the University of Utah as one of the top 25 schools in the country in 2018 for entrepreneurship education in a new survey released today. Led by the David Eccles School of Business and its Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, the University of Utah ranked No. 15 for undergraduate and No. […]

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