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  • Students Converge in Silicon Valley for IBMC Tulane‚Äôs Instapath Bioptics named global champion Wednesday May 31 2017

    Entrepreneurs from around the world competed at the International Business Model Competition for more than $150,000 in cash prizes.


  • Petersen Rejoins Rollins Center Wednesday May 24 2017

    Dean Lee Perry recently announced Scott Petersen as the new executive director of the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.


  • Marriott School Honors Faculty, Staff Friday Apr 21 2017

    Michael Thompson, Shane Allred, and others were recognized at the annual Marriott School Awards Luncheon for their contributions to the university and their respective fields.


  • BYU Ranked No. 4 on Top Tech Transfer List Milken Institute ranks university for turning research discoveries into new technology, products and companies Friday Apr 21 2017

    BYU is one of the top five universities in the country for turning research discoveries into new technology, products and companies, according to a report released today.


  • BYU Company Wins U of U Competition Monday Apr 17 2017

    Marketing major Eric Stopper and his startup developing a wearable fetal activity tracker won the $40,000 grand prize at the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.


  • Top Cash Prize Goes to NVC Survivor Monday Apr 17 2017

    Eight entrepreneurs entered the waters at this year’s Shark Tank-themed New Venture Challenge. There was only one survivor.


  • Student-Created App Will Save Your Budget Winner of 2017 Mobile App Competition is like a digital envelope system Tuesday Mar 28 2017

    You've tried it all: spreadsheets, software, the envelope system. And despite your best efforts, it seems like every month you blow your budget.


  • KLOS Guitars Serenade Judges for Win Monday Mar 20 2017

    Jacob Sheffield put on quite the show at this year's Student Entrepreneur of the Year competition, winning first place and $11,000 in cash.


  • Graduate Programs Ranked Nationally Thursday Mar 16 2017

    The BYU MBA program maintained its national status in the U.S. News & World Report ranking, coming in at No. 34 in the country.


  • Sweet Heart Wins First Place Thursday Feb 16 2017

    Sweet Heart, a wearable baby monitor for pregnant women, won first place and the hearts of the audience as crowd favorite at the Rollins Center's Business Model Competition.


  • Top 10 Marriott School Stories of 2016 Wednesday Dec 28 2016

    The BYU Marriott School had another year full of achievements. Here's a list of our top stories of 2016.


  • Mike Norton: Athlete to Entrepreneur Wednesday Nov 30 2016

    Mike Norton dreamed of playing lacrosse in college on the East Coast. But thanks to his mom, he's now a budding entrepreneur major with new startups in his sights.


  • Entrepreneurship Programs Tops in U.S. Thursday Nov 17 2016

    BYU students' 422 companies and $719 million in funding raised in the last five years are just two ways the entrepreneurship program is ranked one of the strongest in the nation.


  • Alum Named to Fortune 40 Under 40 Thursday Sep 22 2016

    Qualtrics CEO and Marriott School of Management alum Ryan Smith was tabbed in Fortune's annual ranking of the most influential young people in business.


  • BYU Entrepreneurs Awarded Monday May 16 2016

    Student entrepreneurs from Brigham Young University took 15 of the top 25 spots at the Utah Student 25 Awards.


  • Liddle Delivers Devotional Address Wednesday May 04 2016

    Stephen Liddle, academic director of the Kevin and Debra Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology and professor of information systems, spoke on learning and agency.


  • David Royce: Entrepreneur of the Year Monday Apr 25 2016

    Royce has made pests less pesky by creating four of the most successful, environmental pest control companies in North America.


  • Companies Nab Big Bucks at NVC Audio tour app Latitude takes home $21,000 Monday Apr 18 2016

    In Brigham Young University’s own version of Shark Tank, eight student-run companies presented business plans to judges. The goal: to score thousands in cash, prizes and mentoring opportunities up for grabs in the Miller New Venture Challenge Final.


  • Journey App Makes Journaling Easier Wins top prize at the Rollins Center's Mobile App Competition Tuesday Mar 22 2016

    Keeping a journal is not a strength for some (OK, most) people. Micah Wilson wants to make it easy for those people to chronicle the most important parts of life.


  • Toothmaker Takes Title Sam Ballard claims Student Entrepreneur of the Year Wednesday Mar 16 2016

    Sam Ballard and his excellence in the teeth business led to the junior being named the Student Entrepreneur of the Year.