Category Archives: Startups

Spencer Behrend and KiBand

In the cutest episode of Marriott MBA Today yet, Spencer Behrend, Founder and CEO of LiLife Tech, joins us to discuss his KiBand, a piece of wearable technology that helps keep kids safe. For more information about the KiBand and … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship at BYU

What resources does BYU offer to entrepreneurs? Spencer Behrend and Austin Graff talk about the Graduate Entrepreneur Association and Miller New Venture Challenge.

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BYU Innovation: Carbon Capture Technology

BYU Professor, Dr. Larry Baxter, has developed an exciting new process which could mitigate the negative impact of fossil fuels on climate change. See how ideas and companies started at BYU are working to improve the world we live in.

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Cowboy Kolaches, a BYU start-up having “sweet” success in business competitions & in the marketplace

BYU MBA student Derek Johnson has figured out a way to mass produce kolaches, speeding the process up 50x. Derek founded his company Cowboy Kolaches and partnered with another BYU MBA, John Christensen, to win more than $60K in several … Continue reading

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Going Global: What this means for BYU’s VCIC Team

MBA students bring home a very special award as they compete in the global competition for the third year.

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Local Utah Auto Businesses

Utah is a great place to do business and there are awesome auto companies doing great work here locally. Tony Liu, the new president of the Marriott School Automotive Club, joins Marriott MBA Today to talk about the future of … Continue reading

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Storeeze.com, BYU MBA Nick Perry’s Start-up

Marriott MBA Today sat down with Storeeze.com founder Nick Perry, who is studying entrepreneurship and graduates with his MBA in April. Learn how Nick and his team identified a pain, created a solution, and then validated their idea with real … Continue reading

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Twitter IPO: Great Opportunity or Buyer Beware?

Finance Professor Jim Brau provides insight on the upcoming Twitter initial public offering (IPO).

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IPO 101 with Professor Jim Brau

Finance Professor Jim Brau shares insight on the initial public offering (IPO) process. Join us and learn from Professor Brau how terms like “red herring” or “road show” relate to the IPO process.

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Internship Series: Intrapreneurship at Vivint

Shaun Bailey talks about his internship at Vivint, where he worked as an intrapreneur. Vivint is launching several start-up businesses and calls the process intrapreneurship. Learn more about how people with an entrepreneurial mindset can help established companies launch new … Continue reading

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