Entrepreneurship & Innovation
15 July 2019

Silicon Beyond the Valley: UVA Darden Alumni Predict Where Venture Capital Is Going Next

For the better part of a half-century, the epicenter of venture capital in the United States has been located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. But as technology increasingly enables entrepreneurs, “the universe is expanding” for VC.

11 July 2019

UVA Darden Alumni-Led Cybersecurity Venture Draws Significant Funding, High-Profile Clients

Digital risk protection startup SafeGuardCyber has scaled quickly since being launched in 2014 by two Darden alumni.

03 July 2019

UVA Darden Joins Effort to Aid Charlottesville-Area Entrepreneurs

Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will help lead UVA’s new Catalyst Accelerator Program, designed to support local entrepreneurs in the early stages of business development.

05 June 2019

UVA Darden School Announces Ventures Selected for 20th Annual Summer Incubator Program

Darden welcomed 20 venture teams to the 2019 i.Lab Incubator program, a 10-week summer accelerator program supporting founders from the University of Virginia and local communities.

13 May 2019

UVA Darden Hosts 10th Annual Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference

More than a dozen academics presented research at the conference, hosted by Darden, the Cambridge Judge Business School and the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Business and Economics.

10 May 2019

Startups, VCs and Corporate Boards: Practical Insights from Darden Alumni

Darden Reunion Weekend included a number of panels featuring alumni discussing their areas of expertise, from corporate boards to entrepreneurship to venture capital investing.