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  • Validated: Hard Work Pays Off for Winners at Business Model Competition Monday Mar 09 2020

    Every year successful student-run companies come out of BYU Marriott’s Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology through various competitions. This year’s Business Model Competition proved to be no different.


  • "The Real American Dream" Friday Feb 07 2020

    Italian-born BYU Marriott alum Giuseppe Vinci came to BYU thinking he would help coach BYU volleyball and study business before returning to Italy. What happened to him was so much more than he could have imagined.


  • Small and Simple Things Monday Jan 27 2020

    Whether it’s keeping bees or mentoring students, Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology  academic director and professor of information systems Steve Liddle enjoys the simple but powerful things in life.


  • Changing the World of Roofing Monday Dec 09 2019

    When BYU students Todd Paskett and Grant Hagen sat next to each other at a workshop for a business competition in 2018, they had no idea how their lives were about to change. 


  • Big Ideas Get Bigger Tuesday Nov 05 2019

    From biodegradable lip balm to upgraded back pillows, creative and innovative business ideas were pitched at the annual Big Idea Pitch competition sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at BYU Marriott.


  • BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty in 2019 Friday Nov 01 2019

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes seven new professors to the Tanner Building this fall.


  • Inspiring and Achieving with BYU Marriott's Women in Entrepreneurship Thursday Oct 31 2019

    Ever since Taunya Brown was hired as events and programs manager at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at BYU Marriott two years ago she has wanted to start a new women's student group that differs from others on campus.


  • Bigger Harvest Than Money Monday Aug 12 2019

    Forbes reports that nine out of ten startup companies end in failure. BYU Marriott’s Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology is working to change that statistic through its International Business Model Competition (IBMC).  


  • Entrepreneurial Roots Tuesday Jun 18 2019

    While many parents teach their children to ride a bike or tie their shoes, Jennifer Scherbel’s parents taught her to run a business.


  • Everybody Needs a Buddee Monday Jun 10 2019

    Entrepreneurs often dream of successful business endeavors; however, BYU Marriott accounting senior Tate Laing's first business idea literally came to him in a dream.


  • International Business Model Competition Awards the Girls Co. First Prize Friday May 31 2019

    The Girls Co. hope this win will inspire other women to realize their entrepreneurial dreams.


  • New Venture Challenge Wraps Up 2019 Miller Competition Series Thursday Apr 25 2019

    Three hundred million tons of plastic waste are produced each year, causing significant harm to wildlife and the environment, according the United Nations Environment Programme. Wanting to help solve this waste problem, four BYU students have developed a solution to this plastic predicament and took top honors along the way.


  • BYU Marriott Alum's Company Takes First at 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge Monday Apr 01 2019

    A BYU Marriott alum's company took home the $40,000 grand prize and the first-place title at the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah.


  • Utah Startup Marketplace Turns Ten Wednesday Mar 20 2019

    While many BYU Marriott School of Business students aspire to accept a secure corporate job after graduation, others crave the experience of getting their hands dirty and building a business from the ground up. For ten years now, the Utah Startup Marketplace career fair has been placing those students with the companies that seek their talent.


  • BYU Prototyping Event Connects Entrepreneurs and Engineers Wednesday Jan 23 2019

    BYU entrepreneurs and engineers recently came together to bring six innovative ideas to life during a thirty-hour rapid prototyping fest known as Prototype-a-palooza.


  • Big Ideas Take Off Tuesday Jan 22 2019

    Starting a business raises many questions that can often be overwhelming for an entrepreneur. However, students at BYU have access to a variety of resources to help give them the confidence, mentorship, and networking needed to launch their ideas and begin successful careers. One such resource is the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology in the BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • BYU Marriott Welcomes Its New Dean Brigitte Madrian Began Term 1 January Monday Jan 07 2019

    After six months of anticipation, Brigham Young University finally welcomes its newest dean. On 1 January 2019, Brigitte C. Madrian began her tenure as dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • Thriving Through Trials Saturday Dec 01 2018

    Maddie Hunt, office manager at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, has blossomed in evolving environments throughout her life.


  • BYU Marriott Ranks in the Nation’s Top Ten for Entrepreneurship Tuesday Nov 20 2018

    The Princeton Review ranked BYU Marriott's undergraduate entrepreneurship program No. 4 and the graduate program No. 10 for 2019, making this the ninth straight year that BYU Marriott has placed in the top ten for both programs.


  • If at First You Don’t Succeed… Friday Nov 16 2018

    After conducting extensive primary research, Caleb Wagner and Tanner Beckstrand were sure that their business model was going to be a major success. But as fate would have it, the duo unexpectedly hit a roadblock along the way.