Big Month for Darden Students’ Startup 1Degree
By Jay Hodgkins
It’s been quite a run for Second Years Sam Boochever and Max Huc and their startup, 1Degree, which they founded as students at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business with support from the W.L. Lyons Brown III i.Lab Incubator program. The 1Degree app allows users to bid on opportunities to speak to celebrity influencers face-to-face via Facetime.
First, Boochever and Huc traveled to Austin, Texas, in March for the South by Southwest conference, where 1Degree was one of three incubator ventures featured by the i.Lab in its first appearance at the innovation-themed trade show.
— iLab @ UVA (@iLabAtUVA) April 11, 2017
— Madison Carter (@madisonlcarter) April 19, 2017
Impressive work from the Darden students less than a month away from graduation.
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D., MSBA and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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