Finance & Investing
09 January 2020

On Changing Destiny: 20 Questions With Mastercard CFO Sachin Mehra

Mehra's path to the C-suite certainly wasn’t fate. In fact, he was ready to board a plane to work for his father at the family business in India following Darden graduation, until one phone call changed his destiny.

13 December 2019

UVA Darden Dean Emeritus Bob Bruner’s Recommended Readings for 2019

Professor Bob Bruner released his annual list of recommended books from his personal reading list over the past year, as well as bonus video recommendations.

06 December 2019

Venture Capitalists Raise Unique Fund With Profit and Purpose to Benefit UVA, Darden

A pair of Darden classmates and fellow venture capitalists have completed the first close on the new fund, meeting its preset threshold to begin operating and making investments.

02 December 2019

UVA Investing Conference Hot Topics: Machine Learning, Sustainability and the Future of Alpha

Speakers at the 2019 University of Virginia Investing Conference provided quick insights from the sidelines of the conference on topics ranging from advice for aspiring investors to the roles of sustainability and machine learning in investment decisions.

12 November 2019

UVA Investing Conference: Purpose-Driven and ‘Super Weird’ Strategies to Drive Future of Benchmark-Beating Returns

The 2019 UVA Investing Conference, hosted at the Darden School of Business, turned its attention to the prospects for differentiated returns with a conference themed around “the future of alpha.”

28 October 2019

Opportunity Zones Aim for Social Impact, Investor Returns

Virginia state officials came to the Darden School on 22 October for the launch of Opportunity Virginia, a state initiative intended to coordinate efforts to tap into the federal “opportunity zones” program.