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DARDEN GRADUATES. READY TO LEAD.

of Darden Students take Entrepreneurship Classes

70%

OVE R $1M

in scholarships awarded to entrepreneurial students annually the Nation for Entrepreneurship

#5 in

Darden Ranked #4 Business School in the World by The Economist

#1 Ranked Faculty

Incubator companies remain viable 5 years out 42% of

UVA Consistently Ranked U.S.’ #1 or Best Public Univers #2 ity

SCHOLARSHIPS

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

EXPERIENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Entrepreneurship AT DARDEN

entrepreneurship . darden . virginia . edu

Philippe Sommer

Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership sommerp@darden.virginia.edu

MJ Toms

Associate Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership tomsm@darden.virginia.edu

CONTACT US


SCHOLARSHIPS

Over $1M annually 10 full and 7 partial scholarships

at Students discover tharned, le entrepreneurship is te na in t no

Entrepre neur ship at Dar den

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Innovative Courses

70% of MBAs take entrepreneurship courses ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Award-Winning Faculty #1 FACULTY – Princeton Review/Entrepreneur magazine ’11

TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR

BUSINESS PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR AWARD – The Economist ’12

CORPORATE INNOVATION AND DESIGN EXPERIENCE

WORLD’S TOP RESEARCH PROFESSOR IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP – Financial Times ’10

DEVELOPING NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

DECADE AWARD – Academy of Management, Greatest impact on Scholarship ’10

Network of Successful Alumni*

EXPERIENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES

ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

U.Va. committed to innovation and entrepreneurship OVER $350 MILLION IN SPONSPORED RESEARCH AT U.Va. i.Lab - INNOVATION LAB U.Va. TECHNOLOGY VENTURE FAIR

Batten Institute

IMPROVING THE WORLD THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION, RESEARCH AND PRACTICE

Charlottesville - Best Place to Live and Start a Business #1 CITY TO LIVE IN THE COUNTRY, Yahoo Real Estate/Sperling's Best Places ’11

i.Lab Incubator

Competitions

Student Groups

DARDEN CONCEPT COMPETITION

42% OF INCUBATOR-ASSISTED COMPANIES REMAIN ACTIVE AFTER 5 YEARS

EFFECTUAL DERISKING COMPETITION

24 COMPANIES HOSTED IN 2013

U.Va. E-CUP - UNIVERSITYWIDE CONCEPT COMPETITION BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION 2.0

NON-DILUTIVE FUNDING FOR ALL COMPANIES ALUMNI AND INDUSTRY MENTORING LEGAL CLINIC WITH U.Va. LAW SCHOOL

STRATEGIC COMPETITION INITIATIVE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT COMPETITION

PARTNERSHIP WITH SILICON VALLEY INCUBATOR

Boot Camps

Internships

FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN CAREERS IN VENTURE CAPITAL AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

PLACEMENT IN V.C. FIRMS OR THEIR PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

23 FUNDED VENTURE INTERNSHIPS EACH SUMMER

business innoVATION inno VATION + DESIGN CLUB

AMERICA’S SMARTEST CITY, Luminosity.com ’13 TOP 50 CITY ENERGIZING BUSINESS, Entrepreneur ’10 #2 BEST STATE TO START A BUSINESS, VIRGINIA, U.S. News and World Report ’09

Access to Capital *All company names and logos are trademarks of their respective companies.

$20 BILLION IN ACTIVE CAPITAL at the U.Va. Venture Summit EXTENSIVE ANGEL NETWORK

The Batten Insitute at the University of Virginiaʻs Darden School of Business improves the world through entreneurship and Innovation

The U.Va. E-Cup De sig Engineering and Ar ned by U.Va. t Students >>>>>>>>>>

www.batteninstitute.org


SCHOLARSHIPS

Over $1M annually 10 full and 7 partial scholarships

at Students discover tharned, le entrepreneurship is te na in t no

Entrepre neur ship at Dar den

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Innovative Courses

70% of MBAs take entrepreneurship courses ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Award-Winning Faculty #1 FACULTY – Princeton Review/Entrepreneur magazine ’11

TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR

BUSINESS PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR AWARD – The Economist ’12

CORPORATE INNOVATION AND DESIGN EXPERIENCE

WORLD’S TOP RESEARCH PROFESSOR IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP – Financial Times ’10

DEVELOPING NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

DECADE AWARD – Academy of Management, Greatest impact on Scholarship ’10

Network of Successful Alumni*

EXPERIENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES

ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

U.Va. committed to innovation and entrepreneurship OVER $350 MILLION IN SPONSPORED RESEARCH AT U.Va. i.Lab - INNOVATION LAB U.Va. TECHNOLOGY VENTURE FAIR

Batten Institute

IMPROVING THE WORLD THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION, RESEARCH AND PRACTICE

Charlottesville - Best Place to Live and Start a Business #1 CITY TO LIVE IN THE COUNTRY, Yahoo Real Estate/Sperling's Best Places ’11

i.Lab Incubator

Competitions

Student Groups

DARDEN CONCEPT COMPETITION

42% OF INCUBATOR-ASSISTED COMPANIES REMAIN ACTIVE AFTER 5 YEARS

EFFECTUAL DERISKING COMPETITION

24 COMPANIES HOSTED IN 2013

U.Va. E-CUP - UNIVERSITYWIDE CONCEPT COMPETITION BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION 2.0

NON-DILUTIVE FUNDING FOR ALL COMPANIES ALUMNI AND INDUSTRY MENTORING LEGAL CLINIC WITH U.Va. LAW SCHOOL

STRATEGIC COMPETITION INITIATIVE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT COMPETITION

PARTNERSHIP WITH SILICON VALLEY INCUBATOR

Boot Camps

Internships

FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN CAREERS IN VENTURE CAPITAL AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

PLACEMENT IN V.C. FIRMS OR THEIR PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

23 FUNDED VENTURE INTERNSHIPS EACH SUMMER

business innoVATION inno VATION + DESIGN CLUB

AMERICA’S SMARTEST CITY, Luminosity.com ’13 TOP 50 CITY ENERGIZING BUSINESS, Entrepreneur ’10 #2 BEST STATE TO START A BUSINESS, VIRGINIA, U.S. News and World Report ’09

Access to Capital *All company names and logos are trademarks of their respective companies.

$20 BILLION IN ACTIVE CAPITAL at the U.Va. Venture Summit EXTENSIVE ANGEL NETWORK

The Batten Insitute at the University of Virginiaʻs Darden School of Business improves the world through entreneurship and Innovation

The U.Va. E-Cup De sig Engineering and Ar ned by U.Va. t Students >>>>>>>>>>

www.batteninstitute.org


DARDEN GRADUATES. READY TO LEAD.

of Darden Students take Entrepreneurship Classes

70%

OVE R $1M

in scholarships awarded to entrepreneurial students annually the Nation for Entrepreneurship

#5 in

Darden Ranked #4 Business School in the World by The Economist

#1 Ranked Faculty

Incubator companies remain viable 5 years out 42% of

UVA Consistently Ranked U.S.’ #1 or Best Public Univers #2 ity

SCHOLARSHIPS

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

EXPERIENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Entrepreneurship AT DARDEN

entrepreneurship . darden . virginia . edu

Philippe Sommer

Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership sommerp@darden.virginia.edu

MJ Toms

Associate Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership tomsm@darden.virginia.edu

CONTACT US

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