Master of Business Creation Full-Time startup founders for 2022-23

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy in partnership with the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business welcomed the fourth class of founders in the Master of Business Creation (MBC) Full-Time program this Fall Semester for the 2022-23 academic year. The group consists of 27 founders who have launched […]

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Valhalla Cell Health: Improving Wellness Through Smart Light Cell Therapy

Isaiah Tate and his company are on a mission to improve people’s lives through smart light cell therapy. Tate is the co-founder Valhalla Cell Health. He is growing the business in the Master of Business Creation program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. The company has found early success at their […]

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Yes, Entrepreneurship Can be Learned (Here’s How)

As the world gets more complicated, more problems need solving. Luckily, according to seasoned academics and successful entrepreneurs alike, out-of-the-box thinkers, problem-solvers and entrepreneurs aren’t born — they’re grown. We saw how entrepreneurship can be learned in conversations with professors in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School […]

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Master of Business Creation Featured on NPR’s Marketplace

  The Master of Business Creation (MBC) at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business was recently featured on NPR’s Marketplace program. The program featured Sherrita Magalde, founder of Sheer Ambrosia, which makes Greek-inspired, southern-dessert-infused, gourmet baklava and is based on Draper, Utah. Marketplace highlighted how her company is doing to show current […]

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WikiCharities: Global Impact Through Charity Validation

Excluding funding, what is the number one challenge facing nonprofits? Validation, according to Angela Holzer, founder of WikiCharities and a recent Master of Business Creation (MBC) graduate. As a humanitarian volunteer, nonprofit researcher and student, Holzer realized that a resource was needed to centralize and build trust between funders, users, and nonprofits. Thus, WikiCharities was born. […]

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Master of Business Creation Now Offered Online or In Person

The award-winning Master of Business Creation (MBC) program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is expanding. Starting in January 2023, startup founders can enroll in the one-of-a-kind program through a new online option to participate in the program virtually. The priority application deadline to join the online program in January is […]

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