Category Archives: Venture Capital

Justin Jory: From JD/MBA to Search Fund Partner

BYU JD/MBA alumni Justin Jory joins Marriott MBA Today to tell us about his exciting journey from Investment Banking on Wall Street, to Private Equity in Utah, and now running his own Search Fund. Justin also teaches a very popular … Continue reading

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Silicon Slopes: Utah’s Technology Center

MMT Reporter Scott Gardner takes us on an in-depth look at technology companies in Utah and the emergence of Silicon Slopes, the Silicon Valley of the Mountain West. Featured companies include Scan, Pelion, and others who have contributed to the … 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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Larry Miller: A Legacy Lives on through the Miller New Venture Challenge

Find out how the Marriott School’s Miller New Venture Challenge got its name, meet Gail Miller, and hear from some of the MNVC winners.

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Celebrity Knockout–Who came out on top between the VCIC and LBO?

Daren Mann and Ben Lambert battle it out over the Venture Capital Investment Competition and the Wharton Leverage Buyout Competition. Find out what these competitions are about and who came out on top!

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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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Cougar Capital: Beyond Monopoly Money

Frank Chou and Hailey Shauklas come together to explore a unique course that turns second-year MBA students into sharks in the BYU version of Shark Tank. MBA 665, Cougar Capital, provides students the opportunity to invest $2 Million on live … Continue reading

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BYU MBA Student and VCIC winning team member John Mayfield

Reina Gould and John Mayfield recap the Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC). Learn how the competition works and keys to success.

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BYU Investor’s Professional Conference – Jason Gull Part 1

Mason Chenn talks to Jason Gull about venture capital, the equity markets and career advice.

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